This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
OpenFortiVPN is a client for PPP + SSL VPN tunnel services. It spawns a
pppd (PPP daemon) process
and operates the communication between the gateway and this process.
It is compatible with Fortinet VPNs.
Table of contents¶
A correct kernel config is needed:
The following kernel modules are needed: - CONFIG_PPP - CONFIG_PPP_ASYNC - CONFIG_PPP_SYNC_TTY - CONFIG_PPP_DEFLATE - CONFIG_PPP_BSDCOMP - CONFIG_PPP_MPPE - CONFIG_PPPOE
After configuring the kernel don't forget to do a kernel make and rebuild!
Simply connect to a VPN:
Connect to a VPN using an authentication realm:
Store password securely:
Don't set IP routes and don't add VPN name servers to
Using a configuration file:
- For the full list of config options, see the CONFIGURATION section of:
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