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Portapps is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with OpenVPN™, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates.

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OpenVPN™ portable app made with Portapps.
A free and open-source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques.

Latest version 2.4.9-I601
Internal release 8
Last updated 2020/04/25
Maintainer CrazyMax
License GNU General Public License v2.0


Download and install the latest portable setup where you want then run openvpn-portable.exe.

If you have already installed OpenVPN™ from the original setup, move the following files :

  • %USERPROFILE%\OpenVPN\* to data

Then run openvpn-portable.exe and remove OpenVPN™ from your computer.


For an upgrade, simply download and install the latest portable setup.



Before using OpenVPN™ portable you have to install the TAP driver. The setup file is located in app\win*\tap-windows.exe.


Here is what differs from the original release to ensure portability:

  • Following switches are passed to the process.
    • --exe_path <app_path>bin/openvpn.exe: Path to openvpn.exe
    • --config_dir <data_path>/config: Path to configuration files
    • --ext_string ovpn: Configuration files extension
    • --log_dir <data_path>/log: Log path
    • --priority_string NORMAL_PRIORITY_CLASS: Priority value
    • --append_string 0: Truncate log file on connection
  • Registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\OpenVPN is imported and exported (reg folder) at runtime


OpenVPN™ portable can be configured through the main YAML configuration file:

  cleanup: true
  • cleanup: Cleanup leftover folders and registry key (default false)

Known issues

There is no known issues Please let us know if you found one!


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