IT Diary (Jul 2023)

Deploying the OpenVPN client with connection profile (.ovpn)

Since I didn’t find a documentation on how to deploy OpenVPN plus a connection profile, here’s how it worked for me.

Rename your ovpn file to bundled.ovpn

Place it in the same folder as the openvpn-connect-x.y.z.msi

Provide a script that starts the setup with /qn switch and runs a task that kills the application (it is launched by the setup)

The simple way:

openvpn-connect- /qn

timeout 5 > 0
taskkill /F /IM openvpnconnect.exe


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