Ubuntu – Where are the OpenVPN connection logs and configuration files


I have problem connecting to OpenVPN server. Where are OpenVPN log files and how do I find the connection details?

Best Answer

  • If you are using the network manager plugin (network-manager-openvpn), look into /var/log/syslog

    This should give you the last logs of openvpn:

    $ grep VPN /var/log/syslog

    Connection details are to be found in /etc/openvpn/

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