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Setting up Mac OS X OpenVPN Client and Connection

1. Installing

Get TunnelBlick VPN Client for Mac OS X. TunnelBlick Website:

Download Link:

1. Run it (double click the icon to run) 2. after running

 click the "Create and open configuration folder"

Log onto OpenVPN Client Management Site and download the client.ovpn file.

Move the client.ovpn file to the directory ~/Library/Application Support/Tunnelblick/Configurations:


mv client.ovpn /Users/michaelc/Library/Application Support/Tunnelblick/Configurations

Rename the file client.ovpn to workvpn.conf

cd ~/Library/Application Support/Tunnelblick/Configurations
mv client.ovpn workvpn.conf

2. Running

To establish the vpn connection: 1) Start Tunnelblick and open the 'workvpn' connection

guides/firewalls/setting_up_mac_os_x_openvpn_client.txt · Last modified: 2010/05/04 15:25 by michaelc