Security, PKI, sys and network admins

How to install an run OpenVPN?

OpenVPN is a software compatible with both Windows and Linux, often used in corporations for creating secure connections towards their own internal IT infrastructure.

Install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 LTS

Open your Ubuntu terminal and type:

sudo apt-get install openvpn openvpn-systemd-resolved 

Run OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18.04/20.04 LTS

Open your Ubuntu terminal and type:

sudo openvpn --config path-to-openvpn-config-file.ovpn

After running OpenVPN, the system will require you to enter your local super user (if prompted) and after that, for your OpenVPN user and password.