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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Android - using the OpenVPN for Android clients

OpenVPN can also be used on mobile devices, such as Android or iPhone smartphones. In this recipe, we will show how to set up a basic configuration file for the OpenVPN for the Android app. The same configuration can be used on iPhones and iPads.

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 device was running Android 4.2 and OpenVPN for Android version 0.6.57. Keep the configuration file, basic-udp-server.conf, from the Server-side routing recipe in Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks at hand. For the client, keep the ...

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