PiVPN commands

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PiVPN is a personal VPN server you can install on a Raspberry Pi or any Debian LINUX setup.

I have also written a guide on how to setup PiVPN, just in case you need to reinstall.

Once installed, all commands are available by typing in the shell / terminal.

pivpn -command

Help

The help file will also list the commands, to invoke PiVPN help type

pivpn -h

Add a Client

pivpn -a

Remove a Client

pivpn -r

List all Clients

pivpn -l

Show the QR Code for a Client (needed for mobile app)

pivpn -qr

Show a List of Connected Clients

pivpn -c

Update PiVPN

pvpn -up

Backup PiVPN

pivpn - bk

Debug PiVPN

pivpn -d

Uninstall PiVPN

pivpn -u

Windows/MAC Setup

The configuration files are saved in:

/home/pi/configs

PiVPN config can be downloaded using SFTP. You can then import them into the Wireguard Windows desktop program.

Important I am not affiliated with any of the products and companies listed in this review, and this is my personal experience. I also can’t provide you with technical support if you get stuck. If you find this helpful had success and want to say thanks, please buy me a coffee or take a look at my book on Amazon. It keeps this page ad-free. Thank you!