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Edit or Examine an OpenVPN Configuration File

Edit a Configuration's OpenVPN Configuration File

  1. Launch Tunnelblick.
  2. Click on the Tunnelblick icon in the menu/status bar and click on "VPN Details...".
  3. Click on the large "Configurations" button at the top of the window.
  4. Click to select the configuration whose OpenVPN configuration file you wish to edit.
  5. Click on the little "gear" icon at the bottom of the list of configurations.
  6. If you see "Edit OpenVPN Configuration File..", click on it and skip to step 11.
  7. Click "Make Configuration Private" and enter your username and password when asked.
  8. Click on the little "gear" icon at the bottom of the list of configurations.
  9. If you see "Edit OpenVPN Configuration File...", click on it and skip to step 11.
  10. Try again from step 1. (Don't try too many times! Ask for help on the Tunnelblick Discussion Group).
  11. The configuration's OpenVPN Configuration file should open in TextEdit.
  12. If you make changes to the file, save them before connecting the configuration.
  13. If you did not the configuration "private", skip to step 16.
  14. Click on the little "gear" icon at the bottom of the list of configurations.
  15. Click "Make Configuration Shared" and enter your username and password when asked.
  16. That's it! You're done.

You can print a copy of the configuration by holding down the "Command" key while pressing the "p" key momentarily. When you are finished, just click the red circle at the top left corner of the window.

If you save the file, the next time you try to connect the configuration, Tunnelblick will ask for a computer admin username/password.

Examine (without changing) a Configuration's OpenVPN Configuration File

  1. Launch Tunnelblick.
  2. Click on the Tunnelblick icon in the menu/status bar and click on "VPN Details...".
  3. Click on the large "Configurations" button at the top of the window.
  4. Click to select the configuration whose OpenVPN configuration file you wish to edit.
  5. Click on the little "gear" icon at the bottom of the list of configurations.
  6. If you see "Examine OpenVPN Configuration File...", click on it and it will open in a window.
  7. If you see "Edit OpenVPN Configuration File..", click on it and it will open in TextEdit.

You can print a copy of the configuration by holding down the "Command" key while pressing the "p" key momentarily. When you are finished, just click the red circle at the top left corner of the window.

If you save the , the next time you try to connect the configuration, Tunnelblick will ask for a computer admin username/password.

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