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 From:  Andre Maoro <andre at maoro dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.2b2 - OpenVPN Certificates and Keys. How?
 Date:  Sun, 24 Oct 2004 21:21:00 +0200
Thanks a lot.
Should open my eyes when looking for answers :)

Andreas Busch schrieb:

> you can find test certificates in the linux  Source Tarball on 
> http://openvpn.sf.net
> an howto to generate  own  certificates  is allso published on 
> http://openvpn.sf.net
>
> please be carefull with the test certificates the are public and very
> dangerous for an produktiv employment
>
>
>
>
> Andre Maoro schrieb:
>
>> Hi!
>> First of all, great job Manuel! I love m0n0 and the new features in 
>> 1.2b2 are great!
>> Thank you!
>>
>> Now to my question:
>>
>> I'm using OpenVPN a whole time now, but now monowall supports it itself,
>> which is in fact really cool, but I can't get it to run with this SSL 
>> stuff.
>> I always used the static key method to authenticate my clients, but mono
>> wants that I use the safe way, but I'm really not familiar with SSL.
>> I spend this afternoon with reading the readme files an trying around,
>> but I didn't get it to run.
>>
>> Is there anyone who could tell me, what exactly I have to do?
>> I need to know, which certificates and keys I need either for the 
>> server (mono)
>> and also for my clients. Some are windows boxes, some of them are 
>> running linux.
>> I also have a linux box, which is my current OpenVPN server, so I 
>> have all the
>> tools I need to generate those certificates etc.
>>
>> It would be great, if anyone would tell me step-by-step what I have 
>> to do, to generate
>> the certificates and keys and which of them I have to give to my 
>> clients and where
>> they have to put them.
>>
>> Or is there a way to use the easier method with the static keys? I 
>> know that this
>> isn't really safe, but it's safe enough for my purpose...
>>
>> Thanks in advance and please excuse my english ;)
>>
>> Greets,
>> Andre
>>
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