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Install OpenVPN Community Software Under Debian 6 Squeeze, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick, CentOS 5, CentOS 6

Content:
1. Preliminary
2. Installing GCC and Dependencies
3. Installing OpenVPN
4. Creating Certificate and Key
5. Creating OpenVPN COnfiguration
6. Starting OpenVPN, IP Forwarding, NAT
7. Client Configuration


Preliminary
Before we are going to the main course, why Debian Squeeze comes first in title? Because i recommend it. Simple answer for me, it is light so you can (even) use 64MB or 128MB VPS for this software. But i will also write the how to for another three Distros i (or people) almost use. So what is OpenVPN Community Software and why is it very popular among another VPN?

It is an open source SSL VPN with full features inside that can gather lots of configurations and includes site to site VPN, remote access, load balancing, and failover. Many people move to OpenVPN because it is Open Source which means free and easy to use, configure, and implement. More about OpenVPN Community Software can be read at http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/245-community-open-source-software-overview.html

Okay now let’s begin. Anyway i am using fresh installed OS, first you need to check whether your TUN is already activated or not because our main purpose of OpenVPN here is for anonymous and safe browsing.

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