AWS Client VPN does not work with other clients except AWS's client


Hello! I've recently setup a Client VPN. Authentication is done using AWS SSO (IAM Identity Center).

I have downloaded the ovpn file and installed the AWS client. All works perfectly! I have tried loading the ovpn into other clients, such as OpenVPN or TunnelBlick, but both fail to work. Is it because of the federated authentication? If yes, can it be fixed?

asked 10 days ago13 views
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Accepted Answer

You are right, the note is mentioned in the documentation:


For SAML-based federated authentication, you must use the AWS provided client to connect to a Client VPN endpoint. For more information, see Connect using an AWS provided client or contact your VPN administrator.

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answered 10 days ago

thanks! i missed that note somehow.

answered 9 days ago

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