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Post by xxedgexx » Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:57 pm
Seeing this in my logs:

2021-03-13 01:53:43: ---------
2021-03-13 01:53:43: State changed to Connecting
2021-03-13 01:53:43: Checking reachability status of connection...
2021-03-13 01:53:43: Connection is reachable. Starting connection attempt.
2021-03-13 01:53:43: Options error: specify only one of --tls-server, --tls-client, or --secret
2021-03-13 01:53:43: The OpenVPN subsystem could not be started.
2021-03-13 01:53:43: State changed to Disconnected (OpenVPN System Failure)

This feels like an interface issue. I'm trying to use Static Key authentication. Any ideas?


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Post by James » Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:55 am
Hi xxedgexx,

Thanks for posting your log. The error message appears to indicate that multiple authentication files have been defined. Try the following;

1. Edit your connection in Viscosity
2. Under the Authentication tab, from the Authentication Type menu select the "SSL/TLS Client" option, and then make sure the CA, Cert, and Key fields are empty. If they're not click the Clear button next to them.
3. Repeat the above step for the SSL/TLS Client (PKCS12) and SSL/TLS Client (PKCS11) Authentication Type options, making sure that all fields are clear.
4. Now from the Authentication Type menu select Static Key. Make sure your static key is set under the "Secret" field.
5. Click Save and try connecting.

James Bekkema
Viscosity Developer

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