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OpenVPN Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:21 am
by jeremy
Everything seems to setup fine with OpenVPN on a Pi 4 until this line and then it exits with a fatal error.

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21-13-11-991| [SYSLOG] <29>Aug 16 01:13:12 openvpn[886]: TUN/TAP device tun0 opened
21-13-11-992| [SYSLOG] <29>Aug 16 01:13:12 openvpn[886]: /sbin/ip link set dev tun0 up mtu 1500
21-13-11-996| [SYSLOG] <27>Aug 16 01:13:12 openvpn[886]: Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program
21-13-11-997| [SYSLOG] <29>Aug 16 01:13:12 openvpn[886]: Exiting due to fatal error

Re: OpenVPN Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program

Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:51 pm
by mattphillips27
I have the same error, did you work out a fix for it?

Re: OpenVPN Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program

Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:17 pm
by aka
Show me full log.

Re: OpenVPN Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program

Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:55 am
by mattphillips27
aka wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:17 pm
Show me full log.
Can I email it to you directly? I emailed on Friday the logs to the support email but not heard anything yet.

Re: OpenVPN Linux ip link set failed: could not execute external program

Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:38 am
by aka
Did you try your OpenVPN config on linux? Show me your openvpn config and openvpn output on linux.