[APP] OpenVPN for WM5/6 Smartphone
I managed to install and run OpenVPN for PPC on my S710 smartphone. I'm sure it will also work on other WM5/6 smartphones.
Here are the steps to install:
1. Make sure your device is unlocked, otherwise unlock it with Microsoft Security Manager
2. Unzip the attached .zip and copy the OpenVPN directory to \Storage Card\Program Files (you can choose another path but then you will have to modify two shortcuts in \Windows\Start Menu
3. Copy the Windows directory to \ (don't worry, it only adds two files in \Windows and two shortcuts in \Windows\Start Menu)
4. Copy the two registry files form the Registry directory to your device, e.g. to \My Documents and register them. To easily do that, I recommend Resco Registry editor)
To use OpenVPN you must of course have an OpenVPN server where you can connect to. Furthermore you need to create a config file and save it as "smartphone.ovpn" to \Storage Card\Program Files\OpenVPN\config
I have put there an example file which contains a line to write a log file "client.log" to \Storage Card\Program Files\OpenVPN\log. The log file helps you to debug any connection issues.
If you want to connect to your OpenVPN server, first fire up your Wifi or GPRS/Edge/UMTS. Now start the OpenVPN Connection manager, return to the Home screen and start the OpenVPN client by clicking on the white icon in your Start menu (sorry, I didn't bother to create or link it with a nice icon ...). The VPN connection will be established on top of your existing data connection. I noticed that it is sometimes necessary to tweak connection settings in the browser (toggle from Internet to Work or vice versa. It requires some experimenting to get the hang of it).
If you want to disconnect then click on OpenVPN Connection manager and select the VPN tab. In the bottom-right corner you can see just a little part of a button. Use the D-pad to select that button (the border line will become bold if you selected it) and click it. This will send a terminate signal to client and release the TAP network interface.
My mobile operator blocks VoIP ports so I mainly use an OpenVPN connection to tunnel VoIP traffic through an Edge connection
Only if you have smartphone specific feedback post in this thread. Do not ask general OpenVPN questions here. For more info about OpenVPN for PPC see: http://ovpnppc.ziggurat29.com/ovpnppc-main.htm
there is a forum as well.