Settings

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 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.

SAML configuration for IdP-initiated sign on

You can have your users to sign in to the OpenVPN Cloud User Portal directly from your SAML IdP application dashboard.

Alerting for important VPN events

An administrator can navigate to the Email Notifications tab within Settings to enable alerting emails for important VPN events. These emails can notify the administrator of events that require attention or action.

SAML setup with Azure AD

An administrator can configure OpenVPN Cloud to authenticate access to the user portal, and download a VPN profile and VPN connections using a SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Provider.

SAML setup with G Suite

An administrator can configure OpenVPN Cloud to authenticate access to the user portal, and download a VPN profile and VPN connections using a SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Provider.

SAML setup with Okta

An administrator can configure OpenVPN Cloud to authenticate access to the user portal, and download a VPN profile and VPN connections using a SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Provider.

Using SAML for user authentication with OneLogin as the Identity Provider

An administrator can configure OpenVPN Cloud to use OneLogin as the SAML IdP to authenticate access to the user portal, download VPN profiles, and make VPN connections.

Enable two-factor authentication for OpenVPN Cloud users

Follow the steps in this guide to enable two-factor authentication for your OpenVPN Cloud users.

Change the per user device allowance

Follow the steps in this guide to change the per user device allowance in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Change the VPN subnets

Follow the steps in this guide to change your VPN subnets in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Change the default VPN region

Follow the steps in this guide to change the default VPN region in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Change DNS servers from default to custom

Follow the steps in this guide to change your DNS servers from default to custom in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Switch to manual profile distribution and create a user device

Follow the steps in this guide to set up manual profile distribution and create user devices in the OpenVPN Cloud administration portal.

Change the VPN topology from full-mesh to custom

Follow the steps in this guide to change your VPN topology from full-mesh to custom.

Sign up as an owner

Follow these steps to get signed up to OpenVPN Cloud as an owner.