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Re: openvpn with networkmanager

From: Adam Massmann
Subject: Re: openvpn with networkmanager
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:05:56 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Ben,

Benjamin Slade <address@hidden> writes:

> What is a recommended/working way of using OpenVPN on GuixSD?  

I do not know what the recommended way of working with
openvpn is, but I do have a working way. Attached is a bash
script that takes a wireless interface as an argument and
starts up a vpn, adjusting dns to avoid dns leaks (you will
need to modify to add the dns for your setup). So if I have
a wifi connection called "interface" I just run
``` interface``` to start my vpn
session, and then ``` interface```
to cleanup the connection after I have finished
openvpn. Also depending on your setup you might need to
either run as root, or sprinkle sudos before the nmcli

This works well for me, but I strongly doubt it is the
recommended way using openvpn. If anyone has a better way
I'd also love to hear it.


Description: Bourne shell script

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