The OpenVPN community project team is proud to release OpenVPN 2.6.5.

This is a small bugfix release.

User visible changes:

* tapctl (windows): generate driver-specific names (if using tapctl to create
  additional tap/wintun/dco devices, and not using --name).
  See GH ​#337.
* interactive service (windows): do not force target desktop for openvpn.exe
  - this has no impact for normal use, but enables running of OpenVPN in a 
  way when no user is logged on (for example, via task scheduler).
  See GH ​openvpn-gui#626 

Windows MSI changes since 2.6.4:

* MSIs now use OpenSSL 3.1.1 

Debian/Ubuntu packages in official apt repositories are now available for 

More details can be found in the Changes document:


(The Changes document also contains a section with work-arounds for
common problems encountered when using OpenVPN with OpenSSL 3)

Source code and Windows installers can be downloaded from our download page:


Debian and Ubuntu packages are available in the official apt repositories:


On Red Hat derivatives we recommend using the Fedora Copr repository.


Kind regards,
  Frank Lichtenheld

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