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OpenVPN on Mac OS X Lion

2011-07-12 10:38:24

I need OpenVPN and Apple Remote Desktop. I can't upgrade to a new Mac OS until I know they will work. Here are notes I'll need to remember when updating my other machines to Lion.

For get OpenVPN, I need Macports.  There is no released Macports for Lion yet, so you need to build it from subversion.

(Thanks to

There's actually a compile problem in openvpn2, you need to add these lines in socket.c:

#ifndef SOLIP
#define SOL
(Thanks to

Regarding Remote Desktop, there is a Developer build (version 3.5) at  You have to be in the Developer program to get it. I assume they'll release an update to the App Store version of ARD when Lion is released.