File Extension Library

.OVPN File Extension

  • Developer by: OpenVPN Technologies
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .OVPN files and how to open them?

Can't open .OVPN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .OVPN file.

What is a .OVPN file extension?

.OVPN file extension is created by OpenVPN Technologies. .OVPN has been classified as Settings Files.

.OVPN is OpenVPN Configuration File

Stores connection settings for an OpenVPN session; used for creating a VPN connection with a remote computer; can be opened directly by OpenVPN to start a VPN session.

OpenVPN configuration files should be stored in the "\Program Files\OpenVPN\config" directory in Windows.

NOTE: In Windows, configuration files are named "server.ovpn" and "client.ovpn." On Unix systems, they are named "server.conf" and "client.conf."

How to fix problems with .OVPN files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .OVPN files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .OVPN file format
  2. You need to check the .OVPN file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)