Systemd starts unknown openvpn instances – how could I disable this?

ikreb asked:

this is my output by tail -f /var/log/syslog/.

May 26 08:02:29 ovpn-server systemd[1]: [email protected]: Main process exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE
May 26 08:02:29 ovpn-server systemd[1]: [email protected]: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
May 26 08:02:29 ovpn-server systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenVPN service for ovpn/42.

But there are not a config file like ovpn-42.conf at /etc/openvpn/server/. How could I debug this or better disable this?

My answer:


You can copy and paste the unit name right out of the log entry, and then disable it.

systemctl disable [email protected]

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