OpenVPN is an open-source VPN (Virtual Private Network) application that allows you to securely connect multiple devices over the internet. It provides a secure and encrypted connection to protect your data and activities from unauthorized access. OpenVPN uses SSL/TLS protocols for authentication and encryption, providing a reliable and secure VPN solution.
To install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 20.04, follow the steps below:
Update the system packages by running the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
Install OpenVPN and the necessary dependencies using the following command:
sudo apt install openvpn
Once the installation is complete, you can configure OpenVPN by creating a configuration file. Open the terminal and navigate to the directory where you want to store the configuration files. Use the following command to create a new .ovpn file:
sudo nano .ovpn
Replace `` with the desired name for your configuration file.
In the editor, you need to specify the connection settings. Here's an example of a basic configuration:
Replace `` with the IP address or hostname of the OpenVPN server you want to connect to and `` with the corresponding port number.
Save the configuration file and exit the editor by pressing Ctrl + X, then Y, and finally Enter.
To establish the OpenVPN connection, run the following command in the terminal:
sudo openvpn --config .ovpn
Replace `` with the name of your configuration file.
Enter your sudo password when prompted, and OpenVPN will initiate the connection. You will see the logs indicating the connection status.
With these steps, you have successfully installed and configured OpenVPN on Ubuntu 20.04. You can now enjoy a secure and encrypted VPN connection for your online activities.
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