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OpenVPN question/No connection

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Hello guys,

 

I have a quick question which hopefully results with a quick fix.

 

This is my first time trying to get VPN running on Arch.

What I have done is download the congfig file, extracted into /etc/openvpn

then through terminal typed in

sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/AirVPN/name_of_the_file_.ovpn

 

The problem comes after the command executes and terminal outputs 'Sequence Authenticated'. I have no longer a connection nor can run a ping command.

 

I am pretty sure I a missing a step. Any ideas?

 

Please pardon my English and thank you much in advance.

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Could try w/o the --config line:

sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/AirVPN/name_of_the_file_.ovpn

 

Or just log in as root and run it.

 

The config files can be anywhere. There's no need to put them in the /etc/openvpn directory when starting it from terminal.

 

Enabling logging via iptables might also help.

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Hi,

 

I am still having the same problem no matter what I do. It is quite frusterating.

 

I have tried several methods from terminal to congfiguring NetworkManager manaully. Still no luck.

 

Through the openvpn command,  I get this message in the end.

Tue Jul 7

2015 Initialization Sequence Completed

With absolutely no errors or anything.

 

There is gotta be something else I am missing.  I have not yet touched iptables yet.

 

At this point, any ideas are welcomed.

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Nothing in that video is required for airvpn.  - err other than extracting the files lol.

 

-Download the files.

-Run openvpn /path/to/your/file.ovpn

-surf on

 

Post the log file if its still failing.

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