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Authored by: quangdiggity on Oct 26, '09 06:42:06AM
I forgot about that quirk with KEYS_DIR when creating keys for Open VPN according to the howto. The HOWTO says to execute

. ./vars

The problem is that your etc/openvpn directory probably is only writable by root, so you will try to run the above with sudo. However, the vars script sets the KEYS_DIR environment variable that clean-all and build-ca depend on, so you will need to make sure that it gets passed to them. This is what I did:

. ./vars
sudo -E ./clean-all
sudo -E ./build-ca

The -E option tells sudo to preserve your environment. Otherwise, clean-all and build-ca will be run in a fresh environment that does not have the KEYS_DIR variable set.

As for the backslash problem. I donít know. Have you tried running openvpn in the foreground with your current directory set to /etc/openvpn? i.e.

cd /etc/openvpn
openvpn2 --config server.conf

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