By default, OpenVPN runs as the root user. This page seeks to describe how to instead run as an unprivileged user, "openvpn", instead. This is more secure than the built-in directives(--user and --group) because the openvpn process is never started with root permissions.

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The purpose of this vpn service is to connect to a VPN via openvpn at boot and start/stop a service when the VPN client process starts/stops. The script is documented; to summarize, install at: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/vpn Edit /etc/rc.conf to add: vpn_enable="YES" vpn_service="SERVICE" How to use Openvpn & ipfw in a jail so it only connects to

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