OpenVPN with multiple configurations (TCP/UDP) on the same host (with systemd)

As much more people is getting worried about their online privacy (including me), I started to use my home server as a VPN termination (with OpenVPN) when I am not at home and I need to access Internet via non-secure wired/wireless networks (e.g., hotel wireless network, airport Wi-Fi, etc.). Some overzealous network admins, though, try … Continue reading OpenVPN with multiple configurations (TCP/UDP) on the same host (with systemd)

Workaround for OpenVPN PAM authentication broken on Ubuntu 15.10

After updating to Ubuntu 15.10 a box with an OpenVPN termination I am using to browse when I travel and use insecure networks, my VPN tunnel stops working. I am using, in this particular box, an OpenVPN server that relies on PAM plugin for authentication (and 2-step verification). Given the fact that I keep all … Continue reading Workaround for OpenVPN PAM authentication broken on Ubuntu 15.10