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Openvpn Connect - fix support of old profiles

Around July 2023 , Openvpn Connect 3.4 was released which has broken support of old OpenVPN profiles. It gone global.

More info: DuckDuckGo

How the issue appears

Openvpn Connect won’t connect and throws an error: unknown/unsupported option


Solution 1.

Edit the profile (.ovpn file) & delete 2 lines:


Save the file.

Add the profile and connect

Solition 2

Use older Openvpn Connect (pre 3.4 ).

Solution 3

Use Openvpn Community client