Setting up your own VPN server on Ubuntu Server

There’s a few steps involved to get this working, but this article covers all you need to get a VPN server running on Ubuntu:


To configure a Windows VPN client, I used the OpenVPN windows client, but removed these sections from the example client config file based on other article posts related to some errors I was getting. First, removing these lines removed the userid/password prompting which I didn’t need because I was using certificates:

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Then this section was causing the client to hang during extablishing the connection – removing these lines got it working for me:

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