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How To Setup OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in 5 minute

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Introduction OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN (virtual private network). It implements OSI Model  layer 2 or 3 secure network extension using the SSL/TLS protocol. It is an open source software and distributed under the GNU GPL. A VPN allows you to connect securely to an insecure public network such as wifi network at the airport or hotel. VPN is also required to access your corporate or enterprise or home server resources. You can bypass the geo-blocked site and increase your privacy or safety online. This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for configuring an OpenVPN server on Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS server.

Procedure: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Set Up OpenVPN Server In 5 Minutes

The steps are as follows:

Step 1 – Update your system

Run the apt command/apt-get command:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt upgrade

Step 2 – Find and note down your IP address

Use the ip command as follows:

$ ip a
$ ip a show eth0




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