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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Troubleshooting client-config-dir issues

In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to troubleshoot issues related to the use of the client-config-dir directive. This directive can be used to specify a directory for so-called CCD files. CCD files can contain OpenVPN directives to assign a specific IP address to a client, based on the client's certificate. Experience has shown that it is easy to misconfigure this directive. In this recipe, we will make one of the common misconfigurations and then show how to troubleshoot it.

Getting ready

Set up the client and server certificates using the first recipe from Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks. For this recipe, the server computer was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.11. The client was running ...

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