To access vSphere/NSX-T, you must install the OpenVPN client software and establish a VPN connection. The OpenVPN client software is an open source software allowing you to establish a VPN connection that is protected by SSL.
This article explains how to install and configure the OpenVPN client software on your local computer.
You have administrator rights.
You have logged in to your local PC.
In order to use OpenVPN, you must enable the following ports in your router and firewall:
Alternatively, OpenVPN can be used with port 1194 TCP. In this case, this port has to be enabled as well. ll.
Download the OpenVPN software. This is offered as a 32-bit and a 64-bit version.
To start the installation, double-click the installation file.
To accept the license terms, click I Agree.
Optional: Enter the following destination folder: C:/Program Files/OpenVPN
Download configuration file
To configure OpenVPN, you need the *.ovpn file. To download this file, please proceed as follows:
Open the Cloud Panel.
To download the configuration file, click VPN in the Private Cloud section.
The configuration file will be downloaded.
To configure OpenVPN, please proceed as follows:
Extract the zip file into the desired folder.
Press the Windows key.
Click OpenVPN GUI.
Click the up arrow on the right side of the taskbar.
Click with the right mouse button on the OpenVPN symbol.
Click on Import File.
Open the directory where you have unpacked the ZIP file.
Select the configuration file with the file extension *.ovpn.
The configuration file will be imported.