Hi guys, thanks for clicking into this post and I could really use some help here 'cause I don’t know what’s going on here… So a little bit of back story.
I have a Synology DS1821 connect to my ASUS router at location A, on the ASUS router I have the OpenVPN server open and is working perfectly fine, my iPhone and my laptop can all connect to my router from outside.
A while ago I wished to have anther copy of my file at another location, B, on a totally differnt network and IP. So I bought a Synology DS920+ as a backup solution, uploaded the OVPN into DSM and it just worked. Recently I sold that DS920+ and built another TrueNAS system as an upgrade but I somehow can’t get the VPN connection to work, both CORE and SCALE.
Frist I follow the official guide like everyone else:
Then, at the OpenVPN client setup page this would just popup:
So I started to see if there are people like me on reddit, then I landed on this post:
Which also took me to this page:
But the solution mentions creating a OpenVPN config under mnt, which I have totally no idea how.
Also, below is the redected version of my OVPN file:
remote <MY IP> <MY PORT> float nobind proto tcp-client dev tun sndbuf 0 rcvbuf 0 keepalive 10 30 # for OpenVPN 2.4 or older comp-lzo yes # for OpenVPN 2.4 or newer ;compress lzo auth-user-pass client auth SHA1 cipher AES-128-CBC remote-cert-tls server <ca> -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- -----END CERTIFICATE----- </ca> # # Update client certificate and key if necessary # <cert> -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- -----END CERTIFICATE----- </cert> <key> -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- -----END PRIVATE KEY----- </key>
If I can’t get this to work I guess I’ll have to just get another Synology and sell this system…
Any kind of help is greatly appreciated.