OpenVPN service status



  • It shows not started. Can't start in logs.
    Jun 13 16:19:10 openvpn[16172]: Exiting due to fatal error
    Jun 13 16:19:10 openvpn[16172]: TCP/UDP: Socket bind failed on local address [AF_INET]98.207.74.204:1194: Address already in use
    Jun 13 16:19:10 openvpn[16172]: Control Channel Authentication: using '/var/etc/openvpn/server1.tls-auth' as a OpenVPN static key file
    Jun 13 16:19:10 openvpn[16172]: WARNING: POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS OPTION –client-cert-not-required may accept clients which do not present a certificate

    I can connect fine. Bug? How is my openvpn connections working?


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    It must already be running but somehow disconnected from the management socket.

    If you look in the output from "ps uxawww" it is probably showing up there still.

    If you manually kill the process and then restart it from the GUI it should work.


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