FS#44876 - [openvpn] set enable_x509_alt_username to yes

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Swen Thümmler (grmblfrz) - Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 15:52 GMT
Last edited by Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion) - Thursday, 12 May 2016, 20:35 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


Please configure openvpn with enable_x509_alt_username=yes
I tried to use option x509-username-field which is documented in the manual page but only got an error message. Took me a while to find the reason...
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Closed by  Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion)
Thursday, 12 May 2016, 20:35 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  openvpn 2.3.11-1
Comment by Bogdan Szczurek (thebodzio) - Friday, 01 April 2016, 21:43 GMT
Please do. I need this feature badly!

In fact, I need it so badly that I patched the PKGBUILD (attached) to take care of that.
Comment by Bogdan Szczurek (thebodzio) - Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 12:22 GMT
In the meantime I created AUR package (based directly on [core]): https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/openvpn-x509-alt-username/