OpenVPN 2.3 Stable Build now out

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by luciddream, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. luciddream

    luciddream Registered Member

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  2. BoerenkoolMetWorst

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    OpenVPN gui still does not ask for admin rights :thumbd:
     
  3. ComputerSaysNo

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    Cool, thanks!
     
  4. luciddream

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    Agreed... lots of people are still eagerly awaiting this functionality. Present company included.
     
  5. PaulyDefran

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    Can you explain this ^? I run admin on everything, relying on other methods for protection. Does it not run on Limited Accounts? Can you "Run As Admin"? Curious as to the problem. Running fine here, thanks for the post.

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    If you run Vista/7/8 on default account, applications will run with normal rights, or they give an UAC prompt to the user to run with admin rights. By default the OpenVPN gui executable does not ask for admin rights but still succesfully reports a secure connection. However, even basic showmyip sites will still show your actual IP adress, so it is definitely not working properly. When the user right-clicks and runs as Admin, then everything seems to be working properly and those sites show the IP adress of the VPN server. So in conclusion, probably tons of users are running it non-admin and are unaware that they are not protected.
     
  7. PaulyDefran

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    Awesome, thanks for the info.

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