VPN Setup Examples

Secure Internet Access Admin Guide

This guide takes you through the process of securing internet traffic for your workforce. You can set up secure access to the public internet on the whole or to specific public resources. This illustration shows a high-level view of the concept of secure internet access. On the left, each user connects with the OpenVPN Connect […]

User Guide - Securing DNS and using DNS-based content filtering

This guide shows you how to set up OpenVPN Cloud DNS security and the DNS-based content filtering provided by Cyber Shield.

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.

User Guide - Using a domain name for a load-balanced private service

This guides provides steps to set up a host with a domain name and multiple connectors, which you can use to load-balance user traffic to that domain name.

User Guide - Remote access to private networks with overlapping IP address space

You can configure secure remote access to your private networks even when those LANs use overlapping private IP address ranges.

User Guide - Limiting network access to only authorized private and trusted internet services

Establish an authenticated VPN connection to OpenVPN Cloud in order to gain HTTPS access to apps hosted on the private network, and a select set of internet sites.

User Guide - Routing traffic to specific public internet domains through a VPN

You can route traffic to specific public internet domains through a VPN, which enables you to restrict sign ins to only those that originate from the public IP address of the VPN.

User Guide: Zero Trust Application Access

Follow the steps in this guide to set up zero trust application access, which means that in order to access your SaaS applications, users must connect to the VPN even when they are physically in the office.

User Guide - OpenVPN as a system service on Windows

Starting from the OpenVPN Connect app version 3.2, the application includes the OpenVPN Service binary that allows running a VPN connection as a system service. This guide provides steps to help you configure OpenVPN Connect as a Windows system service.

User Guide - Securing IoT Communications

This document provides steps for you to secure your IoT communications across multiple networks, using the example of a network of video monitoring services.

User Guide - Using VPN for role-based access control to SaaS applications

Follow the steps in this guide to configure your VPN to allow role-based access control to your SaaS applications.

User Guide - VPN with multiple VPN Egress locations

Follow the steps in this guide to set up networks with VPN egress to route traffic that has entered the VPN to destinations on the Internet.

User Guide - Using multiple connectors to increase reliability of remote access

This guide provides steps for configuring multiple connectors to improve the reliability of remote access across VPN regions.

Video - OpenVPN Cloud for DNS Security

Watch this video to learn about the inherent DNS security that OpenVPN Cloud provides.

Video - Securing Remote Desktop with OpenVPN Cloud

Watch this video to learn about how OpenVPN Cloud can enable you to secure your RDP connections.

Using OpenVPN Cloud profile to configure DD-WRT

This guide provides information to enable you to make a decision on whether you want to use a router with DD-WRT firmware to connect to OpenVPN Cloud.

Using OpenVPN Cloud profile to configure pfSense

This guide provides information to enable you to make a decision on whether you want to use a pfSense router to connect to OpenVPN Cloud.

Using OpenVPN Cloud profile to configure OpenWrt

This guide provides information to enable you to make a decision on whether you want to use a router with OpenWrt firmware to connect to OpenVPN Cloud.

Connecting to a Windows Server 2016 network

This is a how-to guide to show the steps involved in networking a Windows-based office network to OpenVPN Cloud.

User Guide - Whitelisting access to SaaS for a distributed workforce

Follow the steps in this guide to learn how to set up your VPN to ensure secure, whitelisted access to your SaaS applications.

User Guide - Securing remote access to AWS VPC

This guide provides information on how to use OpenVPN Cloud to set up remote access to private websites and other private services hosted on an AWS virtual private cloud.

User Guide - Secure access to a private service

Follow the steps in this guide to learn how to set up secure access to your organization's private services.

User Guide - Securing DNS

This guide provides information on how OpenVPN Cloud secures DNS queries to guard against DNS-based attacks and exploits.

User Guide - Site-to-Site Private Connectivity

Follow the steps in this guide to learn how to create a full-mesh private network between two private networks and enable remote access to those networks, ensuring full site-to-site private connectivity.

User Guide - Configuring a VPN for Secure Access to Internet

Follow the steps in this guide to learn how to set up secure internet access for your users with a VPN egress network that acts as an internet gateway.

User Guide - Configuring a VPN that meets a variety of needs

This guide provides a comprehensive set of steps to configure a VPN that meets a variety of needs including site-to-site networking, secure remote access, and more.