OpenVPN Server crashes with --management-client flag

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apache8080
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OpenVPN Server crashes with --management-client flag

Post by apache8080 » Fri May 22, 2020 12:52 am

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openvpn --config server.conf --management localhost 50389
So when I run this with a the sample server.conf the openvpn starts up fine and I can telnet into the management information setup.

But when I do this:

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openvpn --config server.conf --management localhost 50389 --management-client
I get the following error:

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MANAGEMENT: connect to [AF_INET6]::1:50389 failed: Operation now in progress (errno=36)
Any ideas as to what would cause

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--management-client
to make the server crash?

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TinCanTech
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Re: OpenVPN Server crashes with --management-client flag

Post by TinCanTech » Fri May 22, 2020 1:09 am

The manual has a specific example which answers your question.

apache8080
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Re: OpenVPN Server crashes with --management-client flag

Post by apache8080 » Fri May 22, 2020 4:36 pm

Could you give a link to this? I have gone through the manpage and not found what I am looking for.

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Re: OpenVPN Server crashes with --management-client flag

Post by TinCanTech » Fri May 22, 2020 4:38 pm

I cannot give you a link because there is no link in the manual for me to do so.

Try this: https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/w ... n24ManPage

The same example is given in both the webpage and `man openvpn`

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