Networks

OpenVPN Cloud Settings User Guide

Specify OpenVPN Cloud settings based on the needs of your organization. This will maximize the benefits of the product—thus enhancing your workflow experience. It’s best to specify OpenVPN Cloud settings before using the product. However, settings can be specified at any time. Here, you can learn how to do the following: Specify VPN settings Specify […]

Create Network Using Wizard

The Create Network configuration starts with an intention-based configuration wizard that can be skipped to continue with a form-based Network Configuration as described in Adding a Network It is recommended that you use the wizard for the following reasons: Configuration steps are tailored based on your intention(s) behind connecting your network to OpenVPN Cloud so […]

Deploying a connector on Google Cloud Platform

You can deploy a connector in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environment during the network creation process. You must create a Linux virtual machine (VM) on GCP on which you install the network connector.

Deploying a connector on a Teltonika (RutOS) compatible router

You can configure a Teltonika compatible router for network connector deployment. You must use specific sections from the OpenVPN Cloud connector profile and apply them to the associated router settings.

Deploying a connector on a Ubiquiti (EdgeMAX) compatible router

Overview You can configure a Ubiquiti compatible router for network connector deployment. You must use specific sections from the OpenVPN Cloud connector profile and apply them to the associated router settings. Note: You must ensure that your router OS is EdgeRouter X v2.0 or newer. Steps: Download the connector profile Sign in to the OpenVPN […]

Enabling routing and NAT on Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Steps: Enable routing on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 You must first deploy the Routing and Remote Access Service on Windows Server. We strongly recommend that you refer to the specific documentation for the Windows Server version that you are using. This document provides information on deploying Routing and Remote Access Service for Windows Server 2016. […]

Enabling automatic login on macOS

You can enable automatic login on your macOS computer, which is required for deploying OpenVPN Cloud network connectors in a macOS environment.

Enabling routing and NAT on macOS

How to enable routing and NAT on macOS.

User Guide - Deploying a network connector in Microsoft Azure

You can protect your connections to networks hosted in Microsoft Azure with OpenVPN Cloud. Follow these steps to deploy a connector in your Azure network environment and enable VPN tunneling.

User Guide - Using AWS private hosted zones with OpenVPN Cloud

There are two options for properly configuring the OpenVPN Cloud service to work with your AWS private hosted zone. For both options, you must first reconfigure your OpenVPN Cloud DNS servers to use the IP address of the Amazon-provided DNS servers for your VPC.

Adding a private domain name as a route to a network

OpenVPN Cloud allows you to configure one or more domain names as routes to reach a network. You can either use both domain names and IP address subnets or just one of them to configure a network.

Assign a public domain name to a network service

If you want to enforce access controls for public services that you have added as a route to a network, then you can define services under the destination network by using the public domain names that will be routed to the network.

Adding a public domain name as a route to a network

OpenVPN Cloud allows you to configure one or more domain names as routes to reach a network. You can either use both domain names and IP address subnets or just one of them to configure a network.

Adding a DNS record for a public domain name

You can add a DNS record for a public domain name similar to the steps for adding a private domain name. However, when you direct traffic to a server on your private network, you must ensure that the server can properly forward traffic on to the actual public internet destination.

Assign a private domain name to a network service

If you want to enforce access controls for services that you already have configured domain names in your private DNS server or in the Cloud DNS, then you can define services under the destination network by using the domain names that have been assigned to those services instead of using the IP address.

OpenVPN 3 Client for Linux

The OpenVPN 3 Linux project is a new client built on top of the OpenVPN 3 Core Library, which is also used in the various OpenVPN Connect clients and OpenVPN for Android.

Connecting Networks to OpenVPN Cloud Using Connectors

Additional steps need to be taken after downloading and installing connector software to ensure that proper routing of traffic occurs between your networks and OpenVPN Cloud. In this document, we take an in-depth look at traffic flows to help you understand why certain actions need to be taken, and to also provide instructions and references for configuring the required functionality on the instance running the connector.

Launch Connector on AWS

Follow the steps in this guide to configure an AWS VPC network in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal, and install an AWS instance with a Connector that uses AWS CloudFormation.

Installing a connector for Windows

Follow these steps in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal to install a connector for a Microsoft Windows environment.

Installing a connector for macOS

Follow the steps in this guide to install an OpenVPN Cloud host connector on a private network running macOS.

Assign specific protocols to a service

Follow the steps in this guide to assign specific protocols to a service in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Configure a subnet as a service

Follow these steps in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal to configure a subnet as a service.

Changing a Network's Internet Access to use VPN Egress

Follow these steps to change a network’s internet access such that internet traffic exiting the network enters the VPN and exits from the VPN Egress network.

Adding VPN Egress

This guide provides information on setting up a network as VPN Egress. One or more networks can be set to act as an exit point for public internet traffic that enters your VPN.

Installing a connector for Linux

Follow these steps to install a connector for Linux in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Adding a network

Follow these steps to create a network in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.