OpenVPN for Kodi

A script that allows you to control OpenVPN from within Kodi.

Features

  • Start and stop OpenVPN from with Kodi.
  • Setup multiple VPN connections.
  • Display current geo-location.

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Installation

Download the latest zip file and install the addon. See http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_an_Add-on_from_a_zip_file for more details on installing addons from zip file.

Usage

The OpenVPN script can be accessed from the Programs menu or called using the RunScript builtin function (RunScript(script.openvpn)). The script can be passed the following arguments; e.g. RunScript(script.openvpn, Los Angeles).

import
Run the import configuration dialog.
delete
Run the delete configuration dialog.
location
Display the current geo-location. Uses IPInfoDB API.
disconnect
Disconnect the current OpenVPN connection.
<openvpn configuration>
Run the specified OpenVPN configuration.

Settings

The following settings are available.

Import OpenVPN Configuration File
Selecting this setting invokes the import configuration dialog.
Delete OpenVPN Configuration File
Selecting the option invokes the delete configuration dialog.
OpenVPN
Set this to the OpenVPN binary.

Default: /usr/bin/openvpn

Management IP Address
Use this option to change the IP address used by OpenVPN management interface.

Default: 127.0.0.1

Management Port
Use this option to change the port used by the OpenVPN management interface.

Default: 1337

Additional Arguments
Use this option to specify any extra command line arguments to be supplied to OpenVPN.
Use sudo when running OpenVPN
Set this option to true if you require OpenVPN to be run using sudo.

Default: false

Password is required
Set to true if a password is required when using sudo.

Default: true

FAQ

Is this plugin available in a Kodi addons repository?
No
I can't get the OpenVPN plugin to work on Raspberry Pi?
Before asking me for help I suggest reading the following guide.

Issues

If you find a problem with the plugin please raise an issue on GitHub.

License

OpenVPN for Kodi is licensed under the GPL 3.0 license.