How to setup Ivacy VPN on OpenSUSE Leap

How to setup Ivacy VPN on OpenSUSE Leap. Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You must have an active internet connection
  • A Premium Ivacy VPN account. If you haven’t subscribed yet, click here to subscribe to Ivacy VPN

Work securely and anonymous on your OpenSUSE Leap with Ivacy VPN. Read the following tutorial to learn how you can set up the VPN using the PPTP or OpenVPN protocol.

  1. Access the Application Launcher and open Yast.
  2. Scroll down and select Network Settings.
  3. Go to Global Options then select Network Manager Service option under Network Setup Method.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Open your default browser and download OpenVPN configuration files.
  6. Right-click the file and Extract the files into a folder of your choosing.
  7. Click Wired Connections then select Settings.
  8. Click Add to add a VPN connection then select OpenVPN from the drop-down list.
  9. Insert the following information:
    • Connection name: Ivacy VPN
    • Gateway: (Here we use you can also use your desired server address, in order to see the complete list click here)
    • Connection Type: Password
    • CA File: Click on folder icon for CA Certificate and upload the ca.crt.crt file from the OpenVPN configuration files you just downloaded.
    • Username provided by Ivacy VPN
    • Password provided by Ivacy VPN
  10. Click Advanced.
  11. From General tab select following options:
    Check Use custom gateway port: For UDP insert 53 and For TCP insert 80
    Note: For TCP connection select “Use a TCP Connection…..”
    From Security tab select following options:
    • From Cipher: Select AES-256-CBC
    • From HMAC Authentication: Select SHA-1
    From TLS Settings:
    • Mode = TLS-Auth
    • Key File = Click on folder icon next to Key File. Go to OpenVPN downloaded folder, select key and click “Open”
    • Key Direction = Client (1)
  12. Click OK.
  13. Click OK and close Networks window.
  14. Click Wired Connections then select Settings.
  15. You are now connected to Ivacy VPN!

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