On 23/08/16 14:34, Gert Doering wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:55:23AM +0100, debbie10t wrote:
>> I need to use --up/--down/--client-connect/disconnect et al ..
> You can, but they will run with the user privileges of the user that
> runs openvpn-gui by default.  If you need more privileges, you need
> to run openvpn.exe or the gui with admin privs.
>> How does one run openvpn on *windows* without these "considered"
>> security flaws ? or are we all just "lambs to the slaughter"
>> from here on in ?
> You can use openvpnserv2 to run openvpn.exe with admin privs (and no
> gui), or you can set [x] run as admin on the openvpn-gui (as it was done
> for 2.3.x).
> Most people on windows only need privileges to add/delete routes and
> configure IP addresses - this is what the iservice will give you, without
> the potential dangers of running openvpn and all scripts with full
> admin privs.
just for my understanding: how would a user run an up/down script with 
*USER* credentials (necessary to map a share or printer, for example) in 
this scenario?


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