OpenVPN on Windows notes

These notes are intended to highlight the Windows-specific characteristics of OpenVPN. For a general introduction to OpenVPN configuration, see the FAQ.

Please report any bugs to the openvpn-devel list (

Before you post, check out the FAQ ( for more info.

Currently, OpenVPN runs on Windows XP (or later), Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD, making it one of the most portable VPN packages today.

Note however that OpenVPN does NOT run on Win9x/Me or Windows 2000.