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piactl

The command-line tool for Private Internet Access, a commercial VPN provider. More information: https://privateinternetaccess.com/helpdesk/kb/articles/pia-desktop-command-line-interface.

  • Log in to Private Internet Access:

piactl login {{path/to/login_file}}

  • Connect to Private Internet Access:

piactl connect

  • Disconnect from Private Internet Access:

piactl disconnect

  • Enable or disable the Private Internet Access daemon in the background:

piactl background {{enable|disable}}

  • List all available VPN regions:

piactl get regions

  • Display the current VPN region:

piactl get region

  • Set your VPN region:

piactl set region {{region}}

  • Log out of Private Internet Access:

piactl logout