Is your eduvpn-profile getting old this week?
The OpenVPN Connect client need a user specific eduvpn-profile to work. The profile is valid for two (2) years. Once the profile has expired, the OpenVPN client will no longer open the connection, but will issue an error message “Authentication Failed”.
If you are using the OpenVPN Connect client, you should check when you created your personal profile. Most created it quite exactly two (2) years ago.
- The creation date appears in the profile name which you see when opening OpenVPN Connect application. See how to check your profile validity.
Create a new profile no later than when its age approaches two years!
Detailed instructions and more information:
- Create the new eduvpn-profile in the service https://account.oulu.fi/eduvpn. At the same time, remove your old profile from the service.
- After creating a new profile, bring it to OpenVPN client on your computer. Remove your old profile also from OpenVPN.
Last updated: 14.3.2022