Setting up SoftEther VPN Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux -

SoftEther is an Open Source VPN Server, an alternative to OpenVPN. It's thought to be the world's most powerful and easy-to-user multi-protocol VPN software. Our article concerns how to setup SoftEther on Ubuntu Xenial Xerus Linux.

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Tsulatsi Tamim

After running sudo dhclient vpn_ethvpn0 on client, I can’t connect to internet.


one of the best tutorials out there for anything on linux that actually work lol

Brandon Rock

To make it auto-start, I had to run “sudo systemctl enable vpnserver”


have you tried using ppa like https://launchpad .net/~paskal-07/+archive/ubuntu/softethervpn ?
I suppose updating software with deb-packages is easier than downloading new binaries from site.

Mirosław Wojciechowski -> dep

You are right, it is more easy, but you have old version… without support tls 1.2

I have the same problem , the vpn server doesn’t work