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Beginning OpenVPN 2.0.9 by Norbert Graf, Markus Feilner

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Installing OpenVPN on Windows

If you want to install OpenVPN on Windows, you have to make a choice before downloading. You can install the original OpenVPN software from a link such as http://www.openvpn.net/release/openvpn-2.0.9-install.exe (this is still my preferred suggestion) or install the OpenVPN GUI from http://openvpn.se/files/install_packages/openvpn-2.0.9-gui-1.0.3-install.exe. This package contains the OpenVPN software plus a GUI to bring up or close down tunnels. Especially, if you set up an OpenVPN client—be it a laptop or desktop PC for a home worker, which is only connecting temporarily to your VPN—the Windows user will want to have an easy-to-use, clickable interface. However, if you do not want the users to interact with the ...

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