OpenVPN client software
The standard OpenVPN client for Windows, OpenVPN GUI, provides a system tray icon and minimal user interface for making VPN connections.
Please see the OpenVPN client setup guide for Windows to get started.
Alternatively, you can use the proprietary OpenVPN Connect Client on Windows. This client can be downloaded from here and a HowTo guide is provided here.
Mac OS X
Tunnelblick is an OpenVPN client for macOS (OS X). To install it, download the dmg from the Tunnelblick site, mount the dmg, and drag the Tunnelblick app to your Applications folder.
Please see our Tunnelblick setup guide.
OpenVPN is available through the standard package management system on most Linux distributions.
sudo apt-get install openvpn
sudo yum install openvpn
Then, to run OpenVPN:
sudo openvpn --config profile.ovpn
profile.ovpn is your configuration profile (e.g. from csconnect.hofstra.edu or app.cr.cyber.hofstra.edu).
Download the OpenVPN Connect app from the Google Play Store.