Who Uses This Software?

OpenVPN is ideally suited for Small business to the largest enterprises in the world


Average Ratings

58 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $15.00/year/user
  • Pricing Details
    Pricing is based on allowable concurrent connections to the server.
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • OpenVPN
  • openvpn.net/
  • Founded 2002
  • United States

About OpenVPN Access Server

Full featured secure network tunneling VPN solution for Windows, Mac, and Linus environments.


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OpenVPN Access Server Features

  • Anti Spam
  • Anti Virus
  • Email Attachment Protection
  • Event Tracking
  • Internet Usage Monitoring
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • IP Protection
  • Spyware Removal
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Threat Management
  • Web Traffic Reporting
  • Anonymous Browsing
  • DNS Leak Protection
  • Kill Switch
  • Multi-Language
  • Multi-Protocol
  • Peer-to-Peer
  • Policy Management
  • Remote Access
  • Web Inspection

OpenVPN Access Server Reviews Recently Reviewed!


This is the standard for remote access

Jan 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy to setup point to point tunnels from other openvpn routers to other openvpn routers, cross platform compatibility with apple, windows, android, and linux devices, tons of support and the gui is very simple for windows users to use as along as they can remember to open it in the right hand corner of the tray and click connect first before trying to open other network resources like remote desktop or windows file sharing.

Cons: some of the windows 10 system had a bug where you had to right click and run as administrator for security issues to get the software's TAP adapter to successfully load so you could connect.

Overall: I think it's a great standard that should continue to be developed.

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Adequate VPN Server

Jan 25, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I've used this to gain access to restricted work servers for email and storage. It works about 80% of the time to allow me to access the email and files stored there. Once installed, it's pretty easy to connect on a laptop and it's automatic on a phone (most of the time).

Cons: It's a little hit-or-miss, as previously stated. Every now and then, I need to manually connect my mobile device to the VPN, even though it should be automatic. It doesn't always play nicely with hotel networks so when I travel for work, I'm not always able to use the hotel wireless to check emails or access files.

Overall: Professional use for file access and email servers.

Solid VPN server, does what you need

Jul 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Reasonably easy to setup, generally just works most of the time. Price is quite fair for what you get. Overall a good VPN solution.

Cons: Server management interface could use some improvement. Could use improved functionality around audit logging and other related configurations.

Overall: Easy to setup Virtual Private Networking, generally works without much management.

A (Difficult) reliable solution

Aug 22, 2018
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: 1-There are too many solutions for one requirement. Cloud services, virtual appliance, and software packages.

2-very reliable and almost bug-free software.

3-community edition is free

Cons: 1-Community edition setup is really difficult and only a professional can install it.

Overall: I like it and I use it every day!

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I use it to work remotely from home and to have secure access to the application and database server

Jun 28, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The application is very light at the moment of downloading it and executing it on the PC when installed correctly is very easy to activate

Cons: The installation and configuration are complicated in occasions does not allow an easy access via remote to the enterprise servers

Overall: Secure connection

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One of the best solutions to access any app or website trespassing censorship on your country.

May 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: -Always get updates on security protocols and add new servers to secure user connections.

-As an open source product, it's compatible with almost any platform (iOS, Android, windows, etc). The developers' community always adapt this app to newer OS versions.

-IT departments have a great product to secure his environments (Hyper-V and VMware ESXi), there are some cloud services that allow VPN configurations like Amazon.

Cons: -For less technical users it's almost impossible to configure the app for every environment.

-Configuration guide use technical language, making even harder to fix issues.

-Customer Support it's not available via common channels like chat or email, users need to ask about his issues on forums or communities.

Overall: Free and secure access to online resources in my country.

Fast connecting VPN

Mar 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Like other reviewers have said, the set up is a bit difficult at first but once you get through that, the service itself is fast, secure, and the connection itself is reliable. It rarely drops for me.

Cons: The set up made me struggle. I am a pretty average software user, I'm not too much of a computer whiz so I don't appreciate when the set up is difficult... the UI is also outdated but this is not a major problem for me.

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Browse the web and protect your data.

May 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It offers us a strong encryption and confidentiality protection, so that our traffic is encrypted so that it can not be examined in case of being intercepted.

Cons: It has some difficulty to configure it once installed but with practice it becomes easy. The interface could be more friendly.

Overall: If you are thinking about implementing a virtual private network you can be sure that OpenVPN is a solid, safe and functional choice.

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Good tool that guarantees privacy when it comes to protecting our data in the network.

Jun 22, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What I like most is that it is fast and secure when it comes to accessing content from other countries and protecting our network, especially when financial operations are carried out or simply increasing our security, which is more to install or antivirus, with this we can navigate in a safe way and its price is commensurate and I am really satisfied with this product.

Cons: Sometimes but very few connection errors have existed, however, they have been corrected quickly, the rest is very safe and reliable in relation to the funcinality and guarantee offered by the provider.

Overall: It has been positive since it has fulfilled the requirements for which it was designed, it is efficient and of quality, I recommend it because it is a useful tool in relation to the security of personal and company information.

100% recommended

Jul 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I have not really used many VPN applications, but it has not been necessary to try too many, because when I found Open VPN I did not have to search anymore, this application does not need to be downloaded, I use it directly in the cloud and it fulfills its function very well. which is to protect my IP in a very effective and free way, I love it.

Cons: It is difficult for me to indicate a disadvantage to an application that does its job very well and also I do not have to pay anything for its use, I really recommend it.

OpenVPN works great and satisfies our needs.

Jun 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The things I like most about this software is the price point and the functionality. I specifically chose OpenVPN because it was a free piece of software that is integrated right into my Linksys router. I was able to set this up with little effort and no cost. For occasional use the speed was good and the availability was right.

Cons: What I like least about this software is, as with most free software, you are not guaranteed good service or support. This tool is open sourced and while the community is very helpful, the site is not laid out well and there is no solid support system that I have seen. Avoid this if you don't want a challenge if something goes wrong.

Utilitarian VPN server

Sep 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Based off the open sourced free version it tends to have updates for security problems fixed very quickly when they occur. Once configured it works smoothly. The LDAP integration for the business version is pretty slick

Cons: Configuration can be tricky depending on your certificate setups and your installation (specifically on windows, had some files in the wrong directory and in the wrong format initially). Updates are frequent which is good but aren't clandestine as I would expect them to be.

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Best ever VPN software I have used to work from home.

Jul 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use.

Easy to install.

Easy to connect.

Lots of servers other than the work based configuration.

It also has different user interface languages.

Simple UI.

Can add extra configuration files through the installed directory.

Cons: Sometimes needed to reconnect the VPN because of not getting connected through the channel.

Sometimes it takes a bit of time to get connected.

Overall: Work from home benefit.

Safe and better encryption of data.

Better speed in the network.

Great, though interface might intimidate some

May 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This is a good, reliable, secure way to accomplish the security of VPN. While it does drop connection from time to time, it seems better than others I've tried.

Cons: While the service works well, setup is intimidating and requires some previous knowledge with regards to networking.

Overall: Solid, reliable VPN security

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OpenVPN Access Server is a secure and fast connecting.

Jul 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This Virtual Private Network allows me to access the website those work inappropriately OpenVPN Access Server is the best VPN software that resolves my issues which occurs while browsing. I will get updates off n on to secure connections.

Cons: I need customer support through email or chat but i am unable to contact with them, because i want to tell them about some issues.

But i have no disadvantages about this software.

100% recommended.

A solid and reliable VPN option at a good price point.

Jan 14, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Rapid setup

- Easy configuration

- Solid VPN connections

Cons: - Manual updates to client PCs can be a tad tedious

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We used it in the work to connect by vpn to the offices that are in the United States

Jun 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Excellent to connect by vpn to another remote place, easy to install and does not consume much broadband

Cons: There is a certain degree of complexity to configure the openVPN, you can use other tools to help the easy connection

Overall: Excellent for having a secure connection to other work equipment

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One of the best tools for small businesses

Aug 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: OpenVPN is in my opinion one of the best option you have to set up a VPN for your employess/customers, because they can easily access your network with both their computers and their mobile phones without having to know much about how the VPN works.

Cons: Unfortunately, it is not always possible to apply some restriction to the VPN users like for example limit duration or number of accesses per day/week.

Provides me with connection to a remote office

Jun 22, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software helps me connect to certain aspects of my company that I am unable to obtain in Pennsylvania, that I would be able to in the North Carolina Office.

Cons: My computer is sometimes glitchy when my computer is off for too long, it sometimes does not allow me to connect to the VPN. Not many hiccups though.

Overall: It allows me to connect to all aspects of my company even when being a remote employee.

OpenVPN AccessServer allows users of our University to access remote resources reliably and securely

May 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - As an administrator I consider it easy to configure

- I believe that its behavior is very stable, given the different changes in the network

- It is very helpful to explain the concepts of virtual private networks to students in their practices

Cons: - Some users have indicated that the configuration from their homes is not easy

- Online support should be improved

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Fast connecting and secure.

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Open VPN server easy to install and easy to use. This is the best software that resolve my issues. Automatically get updates to secure connections. Reasonable price. I will recommend this VPN.

Cons: I would suggest customer support should be available via chat or email and phone. Overall it's good and fast connecting VPN.

Great VPN software that gives you that extra protection

Jan 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Generally stable and excellent product. It is rock solid, secure and extremely reliable. Overall, a great product

Cons: The design could be better, it is a simple click button to connect/disconnect option. the latest update seems to have affected the performance, not as reliable as before.

OpenVPN Access Server Safe name in networking

Apr 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: OpenVPN Access Server is one of the Safe VPN servic. Using many bigest companies. Another one is reasonable price.

Cons: OpenVPN Access Server is very secure. It's have many features and supporting major operating systems like that Windows, Android, Mac, Linux also

Overall: Securely do my business

Does what I need it to.

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: We have been using it for a year for our office. It connection just fine and keep the connection for the most part.

Cons: We are getting a wire dns issues. We are not sure it is openvpn or our network connection that cause these issues.

Overall: Good inexpensive vpn for a business.

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Super simple VPN that is super cost effective. Everyone should have it

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: super cheap for a lifetime plan. Super useful for developers who need to change their location for testing.

Cons: The interface is simple without any real use besides selecting server and turning on. Would like to see a bandwidth monitor, server cpu useage, etc...

Easy to use and very versatile!!!

Mar 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The installation is very easy, once configured you can add router tables in the ovpn.conf file to reach other networks

Cons: Its configuration is a bit difficult, and it has very few instructions to do it, the TUN / TAP interface, if it is disabled, does not indicate

Overall: Connect from the internet in a secure way

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Worked well for our needs as business grew.

Jan 09, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Better for our needs as we became larger. It is more technical than our previous software (Tunnel Bear) but the options are more vast. You can find what fits your needs and budget. It isn't just one option for all needs and here's your price.

Cons: In the beginning, the technical side of it was overwhelming but it paid off when we got our needs met and found a price we could work with.

Overall: I would recommend this to anyone whose business is growing and have higher needs than a basic VPN. The price is worth it if you need a VPN. There are more than one option for solutions to work with Open VPN - AWS being one of them. Name recognition works for me.

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Endless configuration options s

Oct 26, 2018
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The amount of levels of privacy, types of security and other configurations make this a great product for anyone who knows exactly what they need for security.

Cons: OpenVPN has a large learning curve involved as it's not necessarily ready "out of the box"

Protect my IP for free.

Jun 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like it to work with both windows and linux, because many of the new computers in my country have this operating system, it downloads quickly and helps me change the VPN thus protecting my IP, so I recommend it.

Cons: So far what I can say as a disadvantage is that it was a bit difficult to configure it, but after the configuration everything becomes very easy.

Great open source option for VPN

Feb 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: This is a great solution for a DIY VPN. Many routers even have openvpn installed on them so you can simply install the certificates on your phone or laptop and connect back to your home LAN for security or access to the local network. If your router does not have this and you are somewhat tech savvy, you can set this up on a Raspberry Pi.

Cons: The app is a little cumbersome to use. A simpler UI would be nice.

OpenVPN is a great free resource to create a VPN

Mar 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is a great free VPN software that can be used to create a call back VPN. Often found very useful for customers that do not have VPN software that allows us to create a secure tunnel back into our environment while providing remote management securely.

Cons: So far I have not found any issues with OpenVPN. In most cases the access is allowed unless blocked by a proxy server.

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Fully Functional but Complex

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Open VPN is the best when it comes to using a virtual connection which gives full functions especially providing the details in the shell.

Cons: Setup is tough mostly because of IP authentication expiration.

One of the best open source VPN servers

May 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I installed OpenVPN on my private cloud system to provide remote VPN access. It's a complete, almost standard solution for IT techies and network admins who want a cost effective, secure, widely supported solution

Cons: Nothing really. I think that even spending some little time learning how to install and configure it is not beyond the normal

Good VPN Service

Mar 08, 2018
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: OpenVPN is available for Ipads, Android and PC and gives you the flexibility to change your IP: address.

Cons: The first impression of the software is it is difficult to setup compared with other services, however after some time you get used to it.

Overall: It gives me the freedom to change my IP address.

The VPN I use the most

May 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: OpenVPN is ideal for people who want to keep their networks safe and secure from prying eyes and hackers. I have tried many different VPN and for my OpenVPN beats them all, in functionality and in cost.

Cons: Sometimes it can take a while for you to find the best IP address and it can also slow down a bit your navigation but you will be completely secure.

Simple program that establish VPN

Jul 29, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Simple program that establish VPN. I like the auto-startup. It can be a little quirky sometimes where you aren't connecting and you have to restart computer, but it is better than most.

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Excellent VPN software, easy and fast to use.

Apr 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is very easy to use, its installation is fast and simple, excellent documentation and support of your community. The connection is very stable and it's open source.

Cons: Its configuration is somewhat complicated for beginners, however after a short time of use it is easy to master it.

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OpenVPN free VPN server software

Feb 13, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: After many years of availability, there is a wealth of documentation and how-to tutorials available about how to quickly stand up OpenVPN servers. It runs on a variety of platforms and accepts a variety of client software options.

Cons: The text based configuration can be confusing for new admins to learn.

Use it while traveling

Feb 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Allows secure internet access at cafes, airports, etc.

Cons: Can be difficult to get VPN profile onto mobile devices.

super good my experience with this software

Jun 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: very fast.

super safe

easy to install.

very complete.

has an android application that helped me a lot

Cons: the only tedious thing is when configuring the server since it is a process that must be a bit of experience, but if it is just a client it is super easy to configure.

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excellent software met my needs and my demands

Apr 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: its stability, and the ease of use, is quite stable to the connection and what I liked most was the variety of countries

Cons: I do not have anything negative to say I actually use it on my cell phone is the best I've tried

Overall: excellent benefits open blocked pages and speed on the internet

Great for getting past restricted networks

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Great for accessing the internet in areas with restricted networks (like schools). Allows you to access all of the sites that you need to access, that may be blocked by a network (social media, for example)

Cons: Nothing - I think the product does what it says it will.

Great for when we need to work remotely

Apr 24, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We use OpenVPN at our company for any time we need to work off campus. It has worked great every time I have worked from home.

Cons: I did have a little trouble getting all the settings and everything configured correctly to start but once IT got it going, it has been great.

Open VPN review

Oct 10, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: One of the advantage of this vpn is that it assures over 90% privacy coverage

Cons: I am afraid, there's often break in connection and this is not good for business

Great vpn

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I was forced to use open VPN by our IT department, it was super easy to use once set up

Cons: Some of the set up was confusing, I needed a lot of support

We use OpenVPN to establish VPNs to our server.

Oct 13, 2017
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to connect software that can be used to connect to remote servers over the internet. We also used it for tech support.

Cons: Difficult to set up and can require technical expertise beyond the normal user. Software lacks features that competitors have.

Capterra loader

access your files anywhere!

Oct 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: IT was fairly easy to set up and it works on pc, mac, android, and ipad

Cons: requires manually renewing free ddns server to work without $

Very configurable VPN for the technical user

Oct 07, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It's probably one of the most, if not the most flexible or versatile VPN out there. In the community version can connect to all kinds servers in addition to OpenVPN, with servers in Japan, China, USA, France and everywhere you can think off. Their code is on GitHub so you can make alternations to it that suits your needs.

Cons: Unless you're very tech savvy it is pretty difficult to set up. There are all sort of configurations that needs tinkering before you can hit the ground running. OpenVPN is definitely not for everyone - I opted for another VPN that's more user friendly since I don't need that many advanced options.

VPN for a small user

Jan 09, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The ability to run something myself that allowed me to create VPN tunnels. The cost is not really that large either.

Cons: I did not run into the issues as my needs were small but I can see the cost getting to be an issue with a large deployment

Great VPN

Feb 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Strong connection and never drops for me. There is nothing worse than a VPN constantly interrupting your browsing. I use this for personal internet protection as my work doesn't require a VPN, and I am extremely satisfied.

Cons: It could be a bit simpler. I struggled a bit with setup but after I was up and running I was very impressed.

Capterra loader

Great VPN if you can get it to work

Mar 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

1 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The cost is low and it's open source. There is wide support for OpenVPN and works on pretty much any device out there.

Cons: OpenVPN's setup is very difficult and requires an in-depth knowledge of networking and SSL certificates. You have the time to make it work and it's very user friendly.

Testing VPN products

May 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: nice reliable tool providing high security comparing to others, the tool has nice GUI and, IMHO, offer a decent support for Windows.

Cons: In my opinion, the tool does not 100% compatible with working with proxies (might be more protocol related), in addition, the configuration is less user friendly as expected from GUI.

OpenVPN is one of the fastest connecting VPNs I've used

Sep 29, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The network connection is probably the fastest I've experience across multiple VPNs. I have no problem connecting quickly in North America and Europe.

Cons: The user interface could use some work but this is not a major detractor for me and my associates that use it daily.

A very reliable connection tool

Jan 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has never dropped my connection from my remote location to my company's intranet so far, and that is all I need from this software.

Overall: Reliability, and security. It has never disconnected me, nor the connection has been lost in any way.

Works as expected

Dec 28, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Simple to use, pretty hard to go wrong. Just click connect and it works.

Cons: Minimal features, this is good if you just need a basic VPN, but not much more.

Overall: Great! Reliable and easy to use.

Set up VPN access

May 10, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: OpenVPN is feature rich and has a lot of documentation and advice. You can find a lot of info on how to get the best of this product.

Cons: OpenVPN may not be the easiest product to set up, it may require some reading and researching. It also requires exact understanding of what you want.

Overall: Set up a VPN server with OpenVPN

good

Feb 10, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: it helps me to browse facebook and google when I have a business trip in China

and sometimes helps me to browse some websites secretly

Cons: the speed can be very slow sometimes and it really annoying me to browse a website

Free and secure.

Mar 15, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: OpenVPN works very well with my Linux based database server. Strong security and very reliable VPN tool.

Cons: Setting up OpenVPN is really hard for a beginner. The availability of only two clients accepting connections.