VPN

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Debian / Ubuntu / Ubuntu Mate

Information stolen from here

install OpenVPN

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn network-manager network-manager-gnome network-manager-openvpn-gnome

enable Network Manager

  • gksudo pluma /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf (Mate edition) or gksudo gedit /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf (GNOME version)
  • Make sure that managed=true
  • logout and log in again

add OpenVPN connection

  • download and extract ackspace.ovpn.7z
  • click the network icon
  • click on Edit Connections...
  • click on Add
  • select Import a saved VPN configuration... and click Create...
  • select the downloaded ackspace.ovpn file
  • type in your User name and given Password and click Save
  • close all remaining network dialogs

connect to OpenVPN

  • click the network icon
  • go to VPN connections and click ackspace

now, go to LDAP#Reset_password to update your credentials


windows

Tested on Windows 10

install OpenVPN

add OpenVPN connection

  • run OpenVPN GUI
  • download media:ackspace.ovpn.7z
  • right click the OpenVPN GUI tray icon
  • click on Import file...
  • open the downloaded ackspace.ovpn file, click Ok

connect to OpenVPN

  • right click the OpenVPN GUI tray icon
  • click on Connect
  • type in your User name and given Password and click Ok

now, go to LDAP#Reset_password to update your credentials