OpenVPN for CentOS Linux OS

 
The following tutorial has been created on CentOS 7 64 bit

a) Install OpenVPN® Plugin for CentOS Network Manager

-Open “Terminal” and type following commands.
-Type: sudo yum -y install epel-release and press Enter
-It will ask for your root password. Enter it
-Type: sudo yum -y install NetworkManager-openvpn NetworkManager-openvpn-gnome and press Enter

b) Setup VPN

Step #1: Download FastestVPN Config Files for OpenVPN TCP and UDP from here.

Step #2: Go to your ‘Downloads’ folder, and “Extract” Fastestvpn_ovpn which you download in above step. You will find TCP and UDP folders there.

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 

 

Step #3: Now click on the Network icon at top-right side. Then click on Wired Connected > Wired Settings to launch Network Manager.

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 

Step #4: Click on “+” sign there next to VPN.

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Step #5: Click on Import from file

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
Step #6: Go to your Downloads folder. Open any of the folders TCP or UDP whichever OpenVPN protocol you want to connect to. (Note: UDP is faster than TCP)

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
Step #7: Select your desired VPN server location whichever you want to connect to, such as I selected Australia here.

CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
Step #8: Enter your FastestVPN username and password and click on Add there at the top-right side


CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
Step #9: Turn the VPN switch “ON
CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
VPN connection will go under process. You can see its icon next to Network icon. VPN connection is currently under process.
CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
Once the VPN is connected successfully, that icon will turn into a “Lock”.


CentOS Linux Open VPN TCP UDP

 
You are connected to FastestVPN. Enjoy Complete Online Freedom with FastestVPN Speed
 

 

How to Disconnect

When you want to disconnect VPN, click on the Network or VPN icon and go to the connected VPN. After that, select Turn Off

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To connect to another VPN server location, disconnect to the connected VPN server and repeat Steps 3 to 9.