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client vpn on linux , client configuration template?

Does anybody have a client vpn config file template?

i have a centos (no gui) and need to connect to MX via client vpn. already installed the openvpn, but stuck on on the configuration file. 

according to some documents on internet,  it should be like /etc/openvpn/***.ovpn

thank you!

 

on Meraki document, it just ignore linux. 

https://documentation.meraki.com/MX/Client_VPN/Client_VPN_OS_Configuration

 

Robin Jiao  

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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

So you want to connect via linux to your mx via client vpn?

 

Your read the last part of the doc?

 

 

Linux
Since Client VPN uses the L2TP over IPsec standard, any Linux client that properly supports this standard should suffice. Please note that newer versions of Ubuntu do not ship with a VPN client that supports L2TP/IP, and will therefore require a 3rd party VPN client that supports the protocol.

Note: The xl2tp package does not send user credentials properly to the MX when using Meraki Cloud Controller authentication, and this causes the authentication request to fail.  Active Directory or RADIUS authentication can be used instead for successful authentication.
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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

thanks, yes. connect to MX via client vpn from Linux;

i did read that part. many linux has openvpn already, but seems do need a configration file to get connected.

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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

okay i will try it and give u feedback

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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

really appreciate it, bro!
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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

OpenVPN uses SSL/TLS afaik so that won't be an option.

 

I found this guide which may help:

http://stuffjasondoes.com/2018/08/16/configuring-meraki-client-vpn-on-linux-mint-19-network-manager/

 

Full credits to Jason!

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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

Hey @RobinJiao ,

 

did that guide helped you?

 

I only found a solution to connect client vpn with gui, wich worked fine.

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Re: cient vpn on linux , client configuration template?

thank you @Niklas2
no, not really, none of the command line solutions works for me;
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