it is possible to setup a OpenVPN server with multiple clients, which are using username and password for the authentication instead of files?

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    Yes, it's possible. – jordanm Apr 3 '17 at 6:23
  • @jordanm, I just need to have multiple username on my Debian? Or It is possible to have the same username with multiple clients? – KostasC Apr 3 '17 at 6:37

There is an in-depth tutorial here. There is also a similar question with an answer on AskUbuntu here.


Yes you can.
Simply add the following line to your server config file (usually at /etc/openvpn/server.conf) -
Don't forget to restart the openvpn service after changing that file.

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