Friendlier Profile Name?

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shushry
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Friendlier Profile Name?

Post by shushry » Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:11 am

OpenVPN connect will name an imported profile, by it's "remote" hostname. Often this might not be terribly descriptive, particularly if you have multiple profiles.

Is there a way to specify, in the ovpn file itself (either by the name of the profile file itself, or some parameter in the file) that one could assign immediately via import the name of the profile, rather than having the user have to "rename" the profile after import?

jamesyonan
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Re: Friendlier Profile Name?

Post by jamesyonan » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:27 am

Try adding this to profile:

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setenv FRIENDLY_NAME "My friendly name"

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TinCanTech
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Re: Friendlier Profile Name?

Post by TinCanTech » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:40 pm

Does anybody know if this still works for Android ?

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