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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Using the status file

OpenVPN offers several options to monitor the clients connected to a server. The most commonly used method is using a status file. This recipe will show how to use and read the OpenVPN's status file.

Getting ready

The network layout used in this recipe is the same as in the Server-side routing recipe. This recipe uses the PKI files created in the first recipe of this chapter. Install OpenVPN 2.3.9 or higher on two computers. Make sure the computers are connected over a network. For this recipe, the server computer was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.9. The first client was running Fedora 20 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.9. The second client was running Windows 7 64 bit and OpenVPN 2.3.11. For the Linux server, keep the server ...

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