Start/stop of OpenVPN interfaces with ifup/ifdown

Jos Vos jos at
Sat Jan 12 08:19:52 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 06:56:47PM -0500, Andrew Parker wrote:

> Personally I would like to see this and the mounting/unmounting of
> network shares wired up to NetworkManager.  For my purposes, NM
> doesn't quite cut it as when I change wired to wireless, I need to
> unmount shares, shut down vpn, change network, start up vpn, mount
> shares again.  Consequently I have some ugly scripts to do this work
> for me, but I would be much happier if NM would do the job for me.

I'm personally not interested in NM, but only in the abillity to
control individual OpenVPN connections in scripts and manually
via the ifup/ifdown commands.

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