Configuring OpenVPN version 2 in Windows
To configure it you will need the OpenVPN application and configuration file UDP or TCP, which you need to download in the properties of the VPN order in the personal area of Fornex.
Install the app on your computer. Leave all settings at their defaults and choose the installation path:
Agree to install additional drivers:
Next, copy the file ####.ovpn to the program's directory. In our case it is C:\ProgramFiles\OpenVPN\conf:
Start OpenVPN and on the taskbar in the properties, click Connect and enter the username and password from your personal account - https://fornex.com/my/vpn/:
The result of a successful connection:
To prevent problems with starting and running the application, it is recommended to run it as an administrator. In the shortcut properties, select "Run as administrator".
Saving password in the openvpn. client
In order not to enter authorization data manually every time you connect, create a txt file in the same directory where ####.ovpn is located, for example, auth.txt, and add to it two lines: first login, second password. Example
Then in the configuration file ####.ovpn add a line:
Important: The username and password will be stored in unencrypted form, so we recommend that you check your computer for malware and make sure no unauthorized persons have access to it before setting up automatic authorization. It is advisable to edit the fornex.ovpn* file using special editors, for example, Notepad++, AkelPad, PSPad, etc.
In some cases your provider may restrict access to Internet resources, then you need to use public DNS!
Change the DNS servers in your network connection settings to something like this:
If you have further questions, use our ticket system.
Configuring OpenVPN version 3 in Windows
You will need the OpenVPN Connect application to set it up.
Install the app on your computer.
Next, download the configuration file #####UDP.ovpn or #####TCP.ovpn for OpenVPN, which can be found in the description to order VPN service in Billing.
Open the downloaded file to import it
Click OK then the configuration file will be added to OpenVPN
Now you can enter Username* and Password**, which you will find in personal account in billing.
Click CONTINUE and you will be connected to a VPN.
This completes the setup.
If you have any questions or problems connecting, please contact our technical support via tickets.