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 […]

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 or NAT on Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Enabling routing or NAT on Windows Server 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. You […]

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 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.

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.

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 an Internet Gateway

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 | OpenVPN Cloud

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

OpenVPN Cloud Internet Gateway

OpenVPN Cloud does not provide direct egress of Internet traffic. Any traffic to the Internet that enters the VPN needs to exit out of a customer’s network. A network can be configured as an exit point for internet traffic by turning the VPN Egress setting ON.

OpenVPN Cloud Network

A network represents your organization's site, either on-premises or cloud based. An administrator configures a network if that network is to be part of the VPN in order to provide site-to-site access or remote access.