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Hey guys I do not really understand what to put where in the openvpn openelec section to get airvpn to work. Does anyone have experience in that field and can help me?

 

I would be really gratefull for any tip :-)

 

Tank you in advance

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Hey guys I do not really understand what to put where in the openvpn openelec section to get airvpn to work. Does anyone have experience in that field and can help me?

 

I would be really gratefull for any tip :-)

 

Tank you in advance

 

 

You need to use a terminal to ssh to your openelec box & FTP (or ssh)to copy files across..

 

Using AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn in this example. Download from Client Area/Config Generator.

 

Copy AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn, ca.crt, user.crt & user.key to /storage/.config/vpn-config/ via FTP.

 

In a ssh terminal:

 

Create pass.txt in /storage/.config/vpn-config/.  This is a simple text file with yourusername & password.

 

 

cd /storage/.config/vpn-config
nano pass.txt
 

pass.txt.....

myusername
mypassword
 

 

 

 

 

 

Create autostart.sh in /storage/.config....

cd /storage/.config/ 
nano autostart.sh
 

 

Paste as below..

 

#! /bin/sh

(sleep 30; \
/sbin/hwclock -w; \

openvpn /storage/.config/vpn-config/AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn


)&
 

 

Make it executable....

 

chmod +x autostart.sh
 

 

Reboot & it should work.

 

Above was cobbled together with info I found on the openelec forum and a bit of trial & error..

 

Hope that helps.

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Hey guys I do not really understand what to put where in the openvpn openelec section to get airvpn to work. Does anyone have experience in that field and can help me?

 

I would be really gratefull for any tip :-)

 

Tank you in advance

 

You need to use a terminal to ssh to your openelec box & FTP (or ssh)to copy files across..

 

Using AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn in this example. Download from Client Area/Config Generator.

 

Copy AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn, ca.crt, user.crt & user.key to /storage/.config/vpn-config/ via FTP.

 

In a ssh terminal:

 

Create pass.txt in /storage/.config/vpn-config/.  This is a simple text file with yourusername & password.

 

 

cd /storage/.config/vpn-config
nano pass.txt
 

pass.txt.....

myusername
mypassword
 

 

 

 

 

 

Create autostart.sh in /storage/.config....

cd /storage/.config/ 
nano autostart.sh
 

 

Paste as below..

 

#! /bin/sh

(sleep 30; \
/sbin/hwclock -w; \

openvpn /storage/.config/vpn-config/AirVPN_United-Kingdom_UDP-443.ovpn


)&
 

 

Make it executable....

 

chmod +x autostart.sh
 

 

Reboot & it should work.

 

Above was cobbled together with info I found on the openelec forum and a bit of trial & error..

 

Hope that helps.

 

Has anyone tested this with KODI (formerly XBMC).  I am interested in using this with KODI (Openlec).

 

Thanks,

 

Shadowfire

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Well.. I got it working... but I have to add a peice to the puzzle so it would work.

 

I had to add the following line to my *.ovpn file:

 

 

auth-user-pass /storage/.config/pass.tx
 

 

 

Here is a sample of where I added it at:


 

# --------------------------------------------------------
# Air VPN | https://airvpn.org | Thursday 1st of January 2015 04:43:29 PM
# OpenVPN Client Configuration
# AirVPN_America_UDP-443
# --------------------------------------------------------

client
dev tun
proto udp
remote america.vpn.airdns.org 443
resolv-retry infinite
nobind
persist-key
persist-tun
remote-cert-tls server
auth-user-pass /storage/.config/pass.tx     <-------------I placed it here!
cipher AES-256-CBC
comp-lzo no
verb 3
 

 

Hope this helps someone using Openelec / Kodi.

 

Thanks

 

-SF-

 

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I am trying to conect to AirVPN through Openelec also buyt having zero success. I followed your settings above but note in Openelec there is no sign of the connection unless you physically input a new VPN connection in the GUI to create the config file. This is where I get stuck and it isn't mentioned in the above posts , but how is the config file created if not via inputting the VPN details in Openelc GUI and if they are input via the GUI what needs to be input because there are many options available.

 

Hope someone with knowledge of this can suggest what I need to enter.

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Well.. I got it working... but I have to add a peice to the puzzle so it would work.

 

I had to add the following line to my *.ovpn file:

 

 

auth-user-pass /storage/.config/pass.tx
 

 

 

Here is a sample of where I added it at:

 

# --------------------------------------------------------
# Air VPN | https://airvpn.org | Thursday 1st of January 2015 04:43:29 PM
# OpenVPN Client Configuration
# AirVPN_America_UDP-443
# --------------------------------------------------------

client
dev tun
proto udp
remote america.vpn.airdns.org 443
resolv-retry infinite
nobind
persist-key
persist-tun
remote-cert-tls server
auth-user-pass /storage/.config/pass.tx     <-------------I placed it here!
cipher AES-256-CBC
comp-lzo no
verb 3
 

 

Hope this helps someone using Openelec / Kodi.

 

Thanks

 

-SF-

Yes, that is correct - sorry I missed that out on my original post. Also need to make sure all other paths are correct to where you put the files:

Eg:

ca "/storage/.config/vpn-config/ca.crt"

cert "/storage/.config/vpn-config/user.crt"

key "/storage/.config/vpn-config/user.key"

tls-auth "/storage/.config/vpn-config/ta.key" 1

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I am trying to conect to AirVPN through Openelec also buyt having zero success. I followed your settings above but note in Openelec there is no sign of the connection unless you physically input a new VPN connection in the GUI to create the config file. This is where I get stuck and it isn't mentioned in the above posts , but how is the config file created if not via inputting the VPN details in Openelc GUI and if they are input via the GUI what needs to be input because there are many options available.

 

Hope someone with knowledge of this can suggest what I need to enter.

Forget the GUI in OpenElec - it doesn't work with AirVPN (& many others apparantley!) Use the command line & SSH in to your OpenElec box.

To get your external/public IP try at the command prompt:-

curl ipecho.net/plain

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Thanks for thje responses guys. Hope you can bare with me because I still have Network Input/Output error.

This is the contents of my .ovpn file:

 

client
dev tun
proto udp
remote 198.203.28.42 443
resolv-retry infinite
nobind
persist-key
persist-tun
remote-cert-tls server
auth-user-pass /storage/.config/pass.txt
cipher AES-256-CBC
comp-lzo no
verb 3
explicit-exit-notify 5
ca "/storage/.config/vpn-config/ca.crt"
cert "/storage/.config/vpn-config/user.crt"
key "/storage/.config/vpn-config/user.key"
tls-auth "/storage/.config/vpn-config/ta.key"

 

All the AirVPN files nb. keys etc are in /storage/.config/vpn-config

I have to generate a config file in this config directory otherwise I see no AirVPN connection.

So my config file is this:

 

[global]
Name = AirVPN_US-Pollux

[provider_openvpn]
Type = openvpn
Name = AirVPN_US-Pollux
Host = 198.203.28.42 443
OpenVPN.Key = /storage/.config/vpn-config/user.key
OpenVPN.Cert = /storage/.config/vpn-config/user.crt
OpenVPN.CACert = /storage/.config/vpn-config/ca.crt
Domain = vpn
advanced = 1
OpenVPN.TLSAuth = /storage/.config/vpn-config/ta.key 1
OpenVPN.AuthUserPass = /storage/.config/vpn-config/pass.txt
OpenVPN.Auth =
OpenVPN.CompLZO = 1
OpenVPN.TLSAuthDir = /storage/.config/vpn-config/ta.key
OpenVPN.Port = 443

 

Whatever I do or change I either get Nework Input/Output error or remote connection fail.

 

Hope you can point me in the right direction

Thanks

 

 

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Thanks Georg12

 

I also found that link yesterday and installed the OpenVPn add-on for Kodi.

Following the instructions for Openelec on the page was easy and  AirVPN is now up and running with very little trouble . For anyone else needing AirVPn to work with Kodi all that was needed was the .ovpn file and pass .txt in /storage/.config/vpn-config and then follow the OpenVpn GUI prompts in Kodi add-on.

 

After lots of pain I hope this helps anyone else.

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Hi guys,

I wanted to set up Kodi to use AirVPN but I dont get it how.

I pasted all files .ovpn, ca.crt, user.crt and user.key in /storage/.config/vpn-config/

In the ovpn file I edited the path and edited my autostart.sh but it dont work.

 

Im using OpenElec 6 with RPi2.

Can someone helf me.

 

EDIT: I have solved it. The problem was openvpn itself, the file from the unofficial repo must be corrupted at the moment or something went wrong for me.

It works now.

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