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What is OpenVPN?

OpenVPN is one of the most popular and strongest encryption protocols for virtual private networks (VPNs). This is one of several VPN protocols that you can choose to use with PrivadoVPN.

iOS OpenVPN Manual Setup

This type of connection is available only for premium subscriptions. Download and install the  OpenVPN Connect  client from the App Store. Download the OpenVPN server configuration files from . Open the location where you saved the  ovpn_config.zip  file, then proceed to extract the files. Each server…

What is the Difference Between UDP & TCP?

Have you ever heard of UDP or TCP? These protocols are responsible for sending pieces of data, commonly known as packets, across the Internet. You may have come across UDP and TCP when setting up your router or installing firewall software. If you’re someone who prioritizes Internet privacy, you may have even seen th…

How Does OpenVPN Work?

OpenVPN was invented by James Yonan and published under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It engages in key exchange through the TLS/SSL protocol. It can be used through firewalls and network address translations (NATs). There are several possible ways for peers to authenticate each other using OpenVPN. Wh…

What do the three letters in the OpenVPN files mean?

The three letters in our OpenVPN configurations correspond to airport codes. This helps us to shorten the file names while helping to identify the general location of servers. You can search the three-letter airport code to find the general server location. ex: "yyz airport" = Toronto Pearson Airport in Ontario,…

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