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[Openvpn-users] Re: Command line fine but daemon fails

  • Subject: [Openvpn-users] Re: Command line fine but daemon fails
  • From: Matt Easley <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 07:56:37 +0000 (UTC)

> The "daemon() failed" message basically means that the daemon() system  
> call returned an error code when OpenVPN tried to call it. 
> Which OS/distribution are you using? 
OS is Debian Sarge 
My conf file is  
port 1194 
# TCP or UDP server? 
proto udp 
dev tun 
# Certificate Authority file 
ca /etc/ssl/cacert.pem 
# Our certificate/public key 
cert /etc/ssl/servercert.pem 
# Our private key 
key /etc/ssl/serverkey.pem 
# Diffie hellman parameters. 
dh /etc/ssl/dh1024.pem 
# Ping every 10 seconds, assume that remote 
# peer is down if no ping received during 
# a 60 second time period. 
keepalive 10 60 
# Enable compression on the VPN link. 
# Output a short status file showing 
# current connections, truncated 
# and rewritten every minute. 
status openvpn-status.log 
# 9 is extremely verbose 
verb 9 

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