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  1. Install and configure the openvpn package for your distribution. For example, on Ubuntu 16.04, run the following commands:

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    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install openvpn unzip

  2. Download the Rapid Access Cloud VPN configuration files. VPN access is configured per region:

    1. Calgary

    2. Edmonton 

  3. Unzip the file and move the contents to /etc/openvpn/. For example: 

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    wget http
    sudo mv ca.crt client.conf client.crt client.key /etc/openvpn/

  4. Start the OpenVPN client service: 

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    sudo systemctl start openvpn@client
    Enter Auth Username:
    Enter Auth Password:

    Enter your Rapid Access Cloud username/email address and password to authenticate.

  5. See the section Verifying Connectivity to confirm the VPN connection is working.

  6. To disconnect from the VPN: 

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    sudo systemctl stop openvpn@client