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[Bug 674725] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 > Ubuntu Server Guide > VPN > OpenVPN Client file copy step is ambiguous
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The 12.04 and 14.04 versions look ok.
** No longer affects: ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)
** Changed in: serverguide
Status: New => Won't Fix
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Ubuntu 10.04 > Ubuntu Server Guide > VPN > OpenVPN Client file copy
step is ambiguous
Status in Ubuntu Server Guide:
Binary package hint: ubuntu-docs
In following the instructions on setting up OpenVPN under Ubuntu,
there's one step which is ambiguous. In the section titled "Client
Certificates" it states :
Copy the following files to the client:
Remember to adjust the above file names for your client machine's hostname.
The target location for these files is however ambiguous. Should they
be copied to the client retaining the directory structure such that
the client certs end up in /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/? Should they be
copied into /etc/openvpn?
I'm assuming from the instructions further down the page in the
"Client Configuration" section which say :
Now edit /etc/openvpn/client.conf changing the following options:
remote vpn.example.com 1194
tls-auth ta.key 1
that these files should all be copied into /etc/openvpn/ regardless of
their originating location in the directory structure.
If this is the case it should be made more explicit / clear.
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