Ubuntu 16.04 64bit – OpenVPN and SafeNet iKey 5100 token

My company allows remote connection to some computers by OpenVPN, but you have to use SafeNet iKey 5100 token. There is small tutorial how can you install and configure OpenVPN with iKey 5100 token and how to modify windows *.ovpn files to be a Linux compatible.

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Important note: OpenVPN contains bug and it doesn’t work with systemd and pkcs11 token. This is our case, Ubuntu 16.04 use systemd and SafeNet has pkcs11 API. This bug should be fixed in OpenVPN 2.5. You can find more informatinon at: https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/ticket/538

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