OpenVPNLinux OpenVPN set up

  1. Install the latest OpenVPN package (depends on your Linux distribution).


  2. Download the OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate.


  3. Unzip all *.ovpn files (each file is for one VPN server) and unblockvpn-ca.pem files to some directory. For example to your HOME directory.


  4. Open terminal as a ROOT and change to directory which contain previously unzipped files.


  5. Then start your openVPN connection in terminal using for example this command (uk server): openvpn --config eu4_united_kingdom.ovpn


  6. Enter your GuardMyIP.com Account details - your User name and Password.


  7. If you can see the message "Initialization Sequence Completed" your openvpn connection is established.

    If you have problem with opening pages. It is probably problem with automatic DNS or ROUTE configuration. Please check your /etc/resolv.conf file and add right DNS configuration. You can use for example Free DNS servers from OpenDNS.com.

    NOTE for CHINA users: Please use alternative this: OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate

  8. You are now connected to a secure GuardMyIP server. You can disconnect and reconnect as often as you wish and set up multiple server connections for different IP server locations (see step 5.)

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