Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 1
07 Feb

Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 1

I mentioned in a previous post that I had a spare Raspberry Pi. It’s taken me a while to finish but I’ve managed to turn it into a portable OpenVPN server. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a way of extending your private network into the outside world all fully encrypted. Free and in […]

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Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 4
07 Feb

Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 4

Time to put it all together OpenVPN Configuration So far we have setup and new Raspberry Pi, install OpenVPN, generated some server keys and at least one user/device key and created a Certificate Authority to sign them. We are still missing something though. OpenVPN doesn’t know any of the yet. We still have to tell […]

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Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 3
07 Feb

Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 3

Client Side So we now have a working server, what we have to do now is create certificates for our users or our selves. If you want to you can cheat here and create one certificate per user then they can use that everywhere, but as I talked about before, if they device is every […]

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Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 2
07 Feb

Raspberry Pi Powered OpenVPN – Server, Part 2

Groundwork Keypair I mentioned before that a VPN encrypts traffic to and from your device. In much the same way as connecting to a site over HTTPS. This is done by public-key-cryptography. If any of you have ever heard me talk at Dundee Tech Talks you’ll have heard me go on at length about encryption […]

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