[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: OpenVPN auf Debian unstable - wie?

Am Montag 19 April 2004 12:59 schrieb Volker Tanger:
> Works like a charm, but:
> 	- create custom kernel (TAP/TUN)
> 	- compile OpenVPN from source (no problems)

Why creating a custom kernel? The tun/tap device is included in the debian 
standard kernel images, so there is no need for compiling your own kernel.

You can compile openvpn from sources, that should be no problem, but there are 
also packages for debian unstable  (and testing) available.

See: http://packages.debian.org/openvpn

Available is the last stable version 1.5, if you want a newer openvpn that you 
can add:

"deb http://packages.debianbase.de/binaries/openvpn ./" to 
your /etc/apt/sources.list.

On this apt-source you can get openvpn 1.6rc4 (and always the newest version 
in future).

If you want bleeding edge versions than try:
"deb http://packages.debianbase.de/binaries/openvpn-beta ./"
In this apt-repository is the latest openvpn 2 beta package (test23 in the 

> FAQs/Docs are quite sufficient for connecting networks.

The docs are quite good and openvpn is easier to setup than ipsec setups, so 
you should be able to make the first successfull connection very quick.

You should make ssl certs for the server and for every client (from the same 
CA) and make a simple config for each client (every client on a own udp port) 
and that should it be...


Hope I could help a bit...


Reply to: