pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix

The OpenVPN export package in pfsense does not work out of the box for Ubuntu linux clients.  The fix lies with editing the VPN configuration after importing it. You can do this with the following tool:


  1. click on the connection then click the cog: Edit the selected connection
  2. Click “Advanced”
  3. Click the “TLS Authentication” tab.
  4. Change the key direction to 1.

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