Installing and Configuring OpenVPN (Windows)

To use a VPN, you have to install the OpenVPN software on the local PC and then configure it. In the Access section, you can download a zip file with the necessary configuration file. To install OpenVPN:

Installing OpenVPN

Requirements
  • You have administrator rights.

  • You have already created a VPN in the Cloud Panel.

  • You have logged in to your local PC.

  • Download OpenVPN Software.

    OpenVPN is available as a 32-bit and a 64-bit version.

  • To start the installation, double-click the installation file.

  • Click Next.

  • To accept the license terms, click I Agree.

  • Click Next.

  • Optional: Enter the following target folder: C:/Program Files/OpenVPN

  • Click Install.

  • Click Next.

  • Click Finish.

Configuring OpenVPN

To configure OpenVPN:

Requirement
  • Click Network > VPN.

  • Activate the desired VPN.

  • To download the configuration file, click Download in the Access section.

  • Save the zip file.

Note

This zip file contains the configuration file.

  • Extract the zip file to the desired folder.

  • Open the folder you extracted the configuration file into.

  • Copy the configuration file with the .ovpn file extension and paste it into the C:/Program Files/OpenVPN/config folder. If you have installed OpenVPN in the C:/Program Files folder, the path is C:/Program Files/OpenVPN/config.

  • Paste the files into the following folder: C:/Programs (x86)/OpenVPN/config or C:/Programs/OpenVPN/config

OpenVPN has been configured.