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How to start setting up a VPN server for smart phone clients?

I have a Ubuntu Lucid Lynx VM which I've been tinkering with. I want to set up a VPN and I am happy to learn how to do it on my own but the vastness of options makes my head spin, so I'm just looking ...
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Android software for the system administrator on the move [closed]

My company has over service through Verizon, and AT&T Service in the area is "shoddy" at its best, so I haven't been able to join the "iPhone party" like so many of my fellow system administrators ...
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Connect to Cisco ASA 8.2 VPN with Android 2.1 L2TP/IPsec?

I am trying to configure my Cisco ASA 5510 running software version 8.2 to allow my Droid X to connect via L2TP/IPSec VPN. I have configured the DefaultRAGroup like so: tunnel-group DefaultRAGroup ...
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how to disable remote wipe for Exchange 2010 ActiveSync?

When connecting android mobile devices to Exchange ActiveSync some require granting device administrator privileges which permit an exchange administrator to remotely wipe the phone. The warning ...
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Does Android version 2.2 locally encrypt Activesync messages?

I am a sysadmin for company X. They are interested in allowing ActiveSync access to devices that support local offline encryption of the downloaded attachments and email data. Considering how the ...
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How turn of MS Exchange's requests for “Activate Device Administrator” (shows on Android Device)

I have an MS Exchange server for a small business and we just upgraded to 2010. It's now prompting people on Android with: Activate device administrator? * Erase all data: Perform a factory reset, ...
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Android phone as a Live Linux USB stick? [closed]

I got only a quick question before I actually try to do this thing myself. HTC phones with Android can be used as classical USB mass storage sticks, so I'm planning to use one as a live Linux USB ...
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Is it possible to detect Android and iOS devices based on DHCP requests?

I want to configure DHCP server in a way that it puts "regular" smartphones and tablets into a separate subnet. Is it possible to detect if the DHCP request comes from an Android or iOS device based ...
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Exchange Encryped Email with PGP

My organization is currently looking into encrypting our emails internally as well as the occasional message to come outside recipients. The requirements are currently a bit overwhelming and I am not ...
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1answer
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Are there any Microsoft Exchange Clients for iOS and Android that store their local data in an encrypted manner?

I don't feel like this is a product recommendation question, more of a "does this tech even exist and is it feasible" question, but if I'm wrong, feel free to give this question the boot. Context: ...
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Blocking Android TouchDown access to Exchange

I found out recently that a user with an Android phone is using TouchDown to sync with his Exchange 2003 account. What's the best way of blocking this?
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Mobile test device charging station and checkout managment solution

Alright... here's praying this is the right place for this question. Frankly, I think it straddles the border between a number of different categories, but maybe ServerFault will embrace it as their ...
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XMPP Server on EC2 Amazon Web Service (AWS)

My company uses OpenFire for server-side and smack for client-side in its XMPP Android application. AWS seems like a good and scalable service for what we need. We use it for testing our app, but ...
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1answer
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VPN connection between Endian firewall and Android phones

We have an endian firewall (community, 2.4.0) as gateway, which is already serving as OpenVPN and IPSec endpoint (net-to-net). And we have many Android phones (most of them running Android 2.2 FroYo). ...
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Printing from Android/IOS phone in the enterprise?

Simple question, possibly complicated answer. What has been your solution for users wanting to print from their Android/iOS devices? Print email attachments, etc directly from the phone to your ...
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Why doesn't Android cache Apple Touch Icons? [closed]

I'm not sure if this applies to every Android phone, but it seems that many Android browsers don't cache the Apple Touch Icon and reload it on every page view. I have the following in the ...
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Exchange user is no longer receiving email on Android phone

Mfg/Model: Samsung Droid Charge Android Version: 2.3 Provider: Verizon Error: Failed to connect The user was previously receiving emails just fine on his phone, but since this morning, he hasn't ...
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Users complaining about inputting PIN on Android, Exchange Server 2007

I have users complaining about having to input a PIN to access their Android phone when they are linked to an Exchange Server account. I understand this is a security feature built into MS Exchange. ...
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1answer
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Ipsec reload fails to load ipsec.conf Strongswan 5.0

I am having trouble configuring a connection to an Android device using a fedora 17 linux machine and strongSwanv5.0.1dr2. I have made some progress but when I try adding the configuration to support ...
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Network monitoring system with mobile app

I'm looking for a monitoring system (that runs on linux) and can monitor the most used operational systems and has an application for android to show the status of the servers. Anyone knows a software ...
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1answer
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IPsec tunnel to Android device not created even though there is an IKE SA

I'm trying to configure a VPN tunnel between an Android device running 4.1 and a Fedora 17 Linux box running strongSwan 5.0. The device reports that it is connected and strongSwan statusall returns ...
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What is the best Android phone for remote ssh administration/scripting? [closed]

I've got a Moto Droid that I use with connectbot for remote admin on Linux webservers. However, I'm wondering if there are any Android phones out there with better hard keyboards for use with ...
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1answer
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Route outbound connections from local network through VPN

I have a server A running OpenVPN, an OpenVPN client B (a rooted Android phone as it happens) and a third party C (a laptop, tablet etc.) tethered to B. B can use the VPN to access the internet via ...
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Exchange 2007 and Droid Rezound SD CARD Encryption

We have an Exchange 2007 server that supports many DROIDX phones. The configurations are setup to only enforce a pin code. However on the DROID REZOUND, it forces you to encrypt the SDCARD. This ...
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Debian squeeze as L2TP/IPSec gateway for Android devices

I'm trying to configure Debian squeeze as L2TP/IPSec VPN for Android devices, but with no great success. So far I have done following: Successfully configured Debian with openswan implementation of ...
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Can I have TCP timouts up to 10-20 minutes?

It it important to rely on TCP guaranteed delivery even in case of mobile client which could disappear in a tunnel for a long time when TCP with standard settings give up and close the connection. Is ...
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Using Android 2.0 with Exchange server behind firewall

Blackberry has an enterprise server that works with MS Exchange, and pushes all updates to the user's blackberry devices. We are considering switching to Android phones, which supposedly support ...
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Is it possible to push DNS search suffices from DNS server to client?

Our (active directory, windows-server-based) intranet used to be called "intranet", and DNS worked fine for windows machines and iPads/Android devices. We have changed it to be "apps.intranet", and ...
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466 views

Remote Assistance for mobile users [closed]

One of our clients has about 100 users in the field with Windows Mobile 6.5 devices, with another 600 coming online soon that will be running a mix of Windows Mobile 6.5 and Android phones (I'm not ...
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Can't find shared lib on an amd64 machine

# /opt/dev/android-sdk/platforms/android-1.5/tools/aapt /opt/dev/android-sdk/platforms/android-1.5/tools/aapt: error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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1answer
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How exactly does e-mail push work in non-blackberry phones?

I've been a blackberry user for the past 6 years. I've convinced myself to make the switch to an Android device. I have already started some Android development so having an actual android device ...
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iptables redirect single website traffic to port 8080

My goal is to be able to make a connection to one, and only one, website through a proxy. Everything else should be dropped. I have been able to do this successfully without a proxy with this code: ...
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How to issue machine certificates to Android devices trying to connect to L2TP VPN (L2TP/IPsec with Certificate)?

I are trying to find a way to connect Android devices to our VPN box running Windows Sever 2008. We manage to configure a couple Android devices to connect via PPTP. However, I would like to be able ...
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Exchange ActiveSync is not working with Android's 'verify certificate' setting, what do I need to do to make them work together?

All other methods of Activesync and web access to my Exchange server are working fine with no errors or issues, but when we attempt to configure Android phones for the server, it will only work with ...
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1answer
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Exchange Forcing Password on Droid 2

When I configured my Droid 2 (Android 2.2) to communicate with our Exchange 2007 client access server, it appeared to apply a policy that forced me to use a password lock on the device. Curious, I ...
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android.apis.google.com DNS issue at EC2

We have a really strange issue with DNS on our EC2 instances. An application we're running on some of our instances is Java-based service that provides a back-end for an Android application. As part ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 9.10 - getlibs - Libraries Not Found?

I'm using the getlibs package to obtain Android 32 bit dependencies for the aapt tool. However, when this is run, I get the following- Note the Not Found on the ubuntu16 libraries. I checked the ...
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How can google play see client ip address [closed]

I'm trying to forward Google Play traffic through a proxy server, but I'm getting an 403 forbidden. I'm sure that the requests are sent through the proxy server and x-forwarder is off, and what is my ...
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SNI error over SSL on some Android devices

I am getting an SNI error: Hostname X provided via SNI, but no hostname provided in HTTP request On some Android phones when making SSL requests to my domain. This is despite ensuring that the Host ...
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Block a Non-ActiveSync Device from accessing Exchange 2010

We're trying to tighten security, and block users from accessing our mail server without having the proper MDM on their phones. With programs like Aqua Mail and CloudMagic, it seems like they go ...
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1answer
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Website has a lot of requests of 'fqexpack' url from Android devices

Recently our website started to get a lot of requests for /fqexpack url from devices with user agent, somehow connected to Android, like Dalvik/1.6.0 (Linux; U; Android 4.0.4; GT-S5303 Build/IMM76D) ...
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Android device cant access a website

The company i work for is having a weird problem. They have a website. You can access their website from any device, anywhere, easily. But when we are in the office, android device that are on ...
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Google cloud services “Registered apps” missing [closed]

I've been following the guide to register for Google cloud messaging. I've enabled "Google Cloud Messaging for Android" and a few others, but am unable to see "Registered Apps" under "APIS & auth" ...
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Windows authentication vs Android browsers in Windows Server 2008 r2 IIS7

I have a company website which uses Windows Authentication. The site runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7. When we try to access it from mobile, we get mixed results - some browsers do succeed to ...
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1answer
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OpenVPN on Android TCP retransmissions after OpenVPN server reboot

I raised OpenVPN on server for the first time. It worked fine until the server rebooted. The firewall configuration is unchanged. When I tcpdump from tun interface on the server, I always get TCP ...
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Block all future ActiveSync Devices?

We're working on requiring MDM on all devices. I've got all current devices set up, but we're still open for users to add their device without MDM. How can I block ALL future devices without blocking ...
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Android devices fail to connect to MS L2TP PSK

I have configured MS Server 2003 RRAS with IPSec / L2TP using PSK. iPhone devices connect fine however Android devices fail to connect. The MS "Oakley" trace file shows the negotiations for Apple and ...
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iptables - force all traffic over VPN (and drop all traffic when no VPN connection)

Goal: Ensure all traffic is forced over VPN tunnel from all network interfaces (wlan0,rmnet0,rmnet1), that is all traffic is dropped when not connected to VPN. In other words, Internet traffic should ...
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Android openvpn + zeroconf browser sending mdns query packets over eth0 instead of tap0 interface on wifi

On an android device, I am connecting to a remote network using openvpn for performing service discovery. WORKING CASE: After the device is camped on 3g/4g and after connecting to remote network by ...
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HTC Incredible not downloading email from Exchange 2003 account

I have a Exchange 2003 setup, with no SSL. I have one user who also receives his work email on his HTC Incredible. I've setup his email account as an Exchange account and to synchronize his email, ...