Howto install OpenVPN 2 on CentOS 6

These are my notes on howto install OpenVPN 2 on CentOS 6, more specifically OpenVPN 2.3.2 on CentOS 6.5.  My notes build on the DigitalOcean community guide and are accurate as of 25 April 2014.  The guide was a helpful starting point but I’ve managed to shorten a couple of the steps and updated some to take into account directories ...

Time for a rookie mistake

As with all these learning things we do in life it is time for a rookie mistake to be made and I have made it.  Following on from my Starting from scratch with CentOS 6 post I discovered today what can only be called a complete and utter fail in thinking on my latest VPS.  ...

Starting from scratch with CentOS 6 1

As part of my current experiments with VPS servers, here are my notes on starting from scratch with CentOS 6.  This is the standard set of commands that I now run when I’ve wiped a VPS to try the next experiment on it.  I only run them on 64-bit CentOS 6 though so if they ...

Messing with CentOS6 on MiniVPS

So, the clock ticked on and we arrived at renewal time for the Real Private Server [RPS] which I’ve had for a couple of years with OVH.  The RPS hadn’t been performing well recently which was starting annoy me.  It also didn’t help that the Release 2 operating system by OVH is based on Gentoo ...