Starting virtual private.. server FAILED

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Post 3+ Months Ago

i have problem!

/etc/init.d/openvpn restart

Quote:
Stopping virtual private network daemon:.
Starting virtual private network daemon: server(FAILED).


So... do it manually by command:

/usr/sbin/openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/server.conf

Quote:
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 OpenVPN 2.0.9 i486-pc-linux-gnu [SSL] [LZO] [EPOLL] built on Sep 20 2007
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 Diffie-Hellman initialized with 2048 bit key
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 Control Channel Authentication: using '/etc/openvpn/keys/ta.key' as a OpenVPN static key file
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 Outgoing Control Channel Authentication: Using 160 bit message hash 'SHA1' for HMAC authentication
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 Incoming Control Channel Authentication: Using 160 bit message hash 'SHA1' for HMAC authentication
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 TLS-Auth MTU parms [ L:1542 D:166 EF:66 EB:0 ET:0 EL:0 ]
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 TCP/UDP: Socket bind failed on local address [undef]:1194: Address already in use
Tue Feb 24 19:50:08 2009 Exiting


is that run?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Generally, that means your server.conf is misconfigured.

You may want to follow a how-to to configure it properly, if that is indeed the problem.

http://openvpn.net/index.php/documentation/howto.html
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thank you for help
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Sure thing.

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