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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 
an howto to generate  own  certificates  is allso published on 

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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