problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

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throughwalls
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problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby throughwalls » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:32 pm

The client is unable to load the server generated configuration file.

I select the .ovpn file using the GUI. When I press "Save Changes" I get a popup which gives the router IP address and says ERROR: Could not find config file

The logs say:

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Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: tr: short write
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: tr: short write
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: egrep: : No such file or directory
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: egrep: : No such file or directory
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: egrep: : No such file or directory
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: egrep: : No such file or directory
Thu Jun 28 01:23:19 2018 daemon.err uhttpd[1490]: egrep: : No such file or directory


Both vpn server and client routers are running a fresh install of Garoyle 1.10.0. Both routers are TP-Link 3600s and have lots of space. I have tried rebooting the client router, but it makes no difference.

Symptoms are similar to what is reported in the older thread viewtopic.php?t=10024

throughwalls
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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby throughwalls » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:51 pm

I have also tried configuring with individual config files. Same error message.

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby ispyisail » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:00 pm

The client


What is the client?

Another Gargoyle router or client loaded on a PC?

throughwalls
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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby throughwalls » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:20 pm

The client router is a TP-Link 3600 running a fresh install of Garoyle 1.10.0. This matches the hardware/software running the server.

The logs above are from the client router when I try to install the configuration file from the server.

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby Lantis » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:54 pm

You must upload the zip file with the individual configs. Not the ovpn single config for setting up a client.
Routers: Various ar71xx/mvebu/x86-64
http://lantisproject.com/downloads/gargoyle_ispyisail.php for the latest releases

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby ispyisail » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:14 pm

Lantis wrote:You must upload the zip file with the individual configs. Not the ovpn single config for setting up a client.


just what I was thinking.....

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby ispyisail » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:15 pm

also 1.10.x is a much better version than 1.10.0

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby throughwalls » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:21 pm

Lantis wrote:You must upload the zip file with the individual configs. Not the ovpn single config for setting up a client.

This is exactly the problem. Fixed now.

The labelling of both the server download and the client configuration web gui could likely be tweeked to guide people away from this confusion.

Where do I find 1.10.x versions? I usually download from the main download page.

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Re: problem setting up an OpenVPN client router

Postby Lantis » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:44 pm

I tend to agree. I think the upload page does state it is looking for a .zip.
I was going to write it to accept the .ovpn but I ran out of time.

http://lantisproject.com/gargoyle_ispyi ... 018-03-25/
Routers: Various ar71xx/mvebu/x86-64
http://lantisproject.com/downloads/gargoyle_ispyisail.php for the latest releases


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