We used to have unfettered OpenVPN access until
the Great Firewall of FCPS decided to indiscriminately block all OpenVPN traffic through some sort of Packet Inspection starting in Fall 2018. Fortunately, we were able to get an exception for the CSL's OpenVPN server, so as of Spring 2019 it is back up.
If you can connect to the VPN successfully, but are having issues accessing other machines, try running the following command on the server:
Run the commands below, first setting the
$USERNAME variable to the username of the person you are generating the certificates for.
USERNAME=<username>cd /root/./quick_add_vpn_user $USERNAME
After running the script and selecting the defaults, the
.ovpn file will appear as
$USERNAME.ovpn. That file is the only file necessary to connect with an OpenVPN client.