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 From:  Andreas Busch <monomailing at linuxfriends dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.2b2 - OpenVPN Certificates and Keys. How?
 Date:  Sun, 24 Oct 2004 20:33:31 +0200
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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