BUG: OpenVPN client configs being overwritten
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As per guidelines, posting particulars here for confirmation/discussion.
I have an existing VPN client connection set up for privacy purposes (ala PIA, Nord, etc). Connection is nice & stable.
I'm trying to set up another connection, connecting my own pfSense (current & patched 2.4.4-RELEASE-p3) to a oVPN server at a remote site I manage. I'm making use of the [Bundled Configurations Archive] (archive.ovpn) as provided by the [Client Export Utility].
Archive seems to work well on my mobile & desktop, so functionality confirmed.
I've created the client config on this pfSense box & establish connection OK, but when I go back & make changes to this (2nd) config (i.e. custom options, routing etc), it gets populated with SOME configuration setting for the 1st oVPN Client configuration.
Certs seem OK, but values overloaded/overwritten include:
- Server host or address
- unsure or otherwise not confident what else has changed.
Initially I thought it was client-side caching, but experienced the same issues on multiple desktops (W10, Fedora), multiple browsers (Chrome & FireFox) & in privacy/incognito mode.
Connection works OK if above values for 2nd connection is changed to what it should be.