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Fedora 25 install - openvpn client configuration (feedback)

asked 2017-04-30 10:03:22 -0600

VinceK gravatar image

updated 2017-04-30 12:48:02 -0600

More feedback than a question.

The default OpenVPN install allows only root to configure client VPN servers.

Inorder to allow a member of group 'wheel' (i.e., admin.) to configure a connection I changed /etc/openvpn/client to group 'wheel'.

I also had to retrieve an update-resolv-conf script from the web - could this be included in a package? (Or is it already?)

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what script did you retrieved?

jlozadad gravatar imagejlozadad ( 2017-05-02 14:46:48 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-06-20 13:54:04 -0600

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How are you trying to configure the client that only works for root? If you are in the wheel group, then you can use sudo to edit the config. If you're just a user, then you should use the NetworkManager configuration tool to set up the VPN.

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