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OpenVPN AS via LDAP

OpenVPN AS authentication with LDAP, powered by Foxpass.

Here's how to set up OpenVPN AS authentication with LDAP, powered by Foxpass.

First, log into Foxpass and do the following:

  1. Note your Base DN on the dashboard page. Copy/paste it somewhere.
  2. Create an LDAP Binder account with the name 'openvpn' on the LDAP binders page. Copy/paste the generated password! It is only displayed once.

OpenVPN AS LDAP configuration:

  • Primary Server: ldap.foxpass.com
  • Secondary Server: (leave blank)
  • Enable "Use SSL to connect to LDAP servers"
  • Credentials for initial bind: "Use these credentials"
  • Bind DN: cn=openvpn,[ your base dn ] (i.e. cn=openvpn,dc=example,dc=com)
  • Password: [ binder password from above ]
  • Base DN for User Entries: ou=people,[ your base dn ] (i.e. ou=people,dc=example,dc=com)
  • Username Attribute: uid
  • OPTIONAL: To limit access to a certain group, set Additional LDAP Requirement to memberOf=cn=[ group name ],ou=groups,[ your base dn ] (i.e. memberOf=cn=vpn,ou=groups,dc=example,dc=com)
  • OPTIONAL, but highly recommended: Configure OpenVPN to use two-factor authentication using Google Authenticator.

Users will log-in with their username (i.e. 'bob', not 'bob@example.com') and their "Foxpass" password. If they haven't set a "Foxpass" password, please direct them to this page to set one.

OpenVPN AS via LDAP


OpenVPN AS authentication with LDAP, powered by Foxpass.

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