Archive for December 22nd, 2012

Getting OpenVPN to run on random ports

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have a friend who’s heading to China. I have an OpenVPN server. I thought the two would match together well, but then China went and started to filter & kill OpenVPN connections, and block those IP/port combinations. People are reporting that using a random port (as supported by their VPN provider) seems to work, and so I looked into randomizing what port OpenVPN ran on. Read the rest of this entry »