Using OpenVPN

You can use OpenVPN to create a secure tunnel between your workstation and the private subnet for the MapR cluster.

Using OpenVPN with AWS

To download the OpenVPN desktop client:
  1. On the Outputs tab, and copy the OpenVPNUrl. For example:
  2. Paste the URL into a browser, but remove the admin. For example:

    OpenVPN displays download links for the OpenVPN Connect app.

  3. Click the appropriate link to download the app for your workstation. You need to do this only once.
To connect to the cluster using OpenVPN:
  1. Use the OpenVPN Connect command to display the Login screen.
  2. In the Server field, paste the OpenVPNIp value from the Outputs tab.
  3. In the Username and Password fields, enter the OpenVPN username and password you specified in the reference template.

Using OpenVPN with Azure

For Azure clusters, OpenVPN uses the admin username and password entered during deployment. You can find the Open VPN IP address on the ARM template deployment output page:
  1. Navigate to https://<openvpn ip>:943.
  2. Log in with the Azure admin username and password.
  3. Download and install the OpenVPN client for your platform.
To connect to the cluster using OpenVPN:
  1. Select Connect on the OpenVPN client icon on the task bar.
  2. Enter the VPN IP address displayed on the template deployment output page.
  3. Log in with the user name and password you entered while creating your resource group.