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Is there a way to view OpenVPN logs?

Hello everyone, I was wondering If It’s possible to view OpenVPN logs like requests of the users who used it(Firewall logging maybe), users, IP addresses who used it & etc.


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You can view the OpenVPN Log in Viscosity like so:

  • Go to the Viscosity menu and open the Details window.
  • Make sure the correct connection is selected in the connection menu to the top-left-hand corner of the screen.
  • Click on the Log button. This is the third button from the left.
  • You can resize the window to get a better view of the log. Standard copy/paste/select-all shortcuts can be used to copy parts of the log to support staff if required.