First openvpn install. From a user level perspective this seems to be a permissions issue but my searches here and DuckDuckGo do not quite match what I see from logread.
edit 1: I followed only 'client openvpn' instructions. My goal is connect to a VPN Provider service, not run a VPN server on my router. But now I wonder if 'client only' instructions are adequate..
edit 2: The error msg:
Thu Dec 6 02:14:25 2018 daemon.notice openvpn(vpnclient): /sbin/ifconfig tun0 10.8.4.3 netmask 255.255.255.0 mtu 1500 broadcast 10.8.4.255
Thu Dec 6 02:14:25 2018 daemon.notice openvpn(vpnclient): /etc/openvpn/update-resolv-conf tun0 1500 1585 10.8.4.3 255.255.255.0 init
Thu Dec 6 02:14:25 2018 daemon.err openvpn(vpnclient): WARNING: Failed running command (--up/--down): could not execute external program
occurs since /etc/openvpn/update-resolv-conf does not exist. The .opvn file provided by my VPN Provider invokes it:
This script addresses DNS leaks in Ubuntu and is available here: edit 3: I do not know what causes leaks.
edit 4: Add .ovpn file via pastebin and added OpenVPN to title:
Has anyone seen this before? Is there a workaround?