OpenVPN is a free and open source software VPN solution. It allows secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

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OpenVPN client cannot connect to the server

I'm trying to configure VPN between two PCs both running Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I have created and configured OpenVPN server on one of them, OpenVPN daemon is online and I can see tun0 interface in ...
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Stretched LAN over OpenVPN

I'm trying to achieve the following but can't find the right information. I have a Windows server box in a datacenter which has only a WAN connection that I want to integrate in an existing LAN at ...
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Replacing DevilLinux firewall [on hold]

We are currently running an x86 firewall using a DevilLinux distribution that starts from USB pendrive (no HDD). There are basically an iptables script and an openvpn server running on the machine. ...
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OpenVPN start at boot not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying do configure my Ubuntu 14.04 server, so OpenVPN will start at boot. So far, I am able to start OpenVPN server with the command: service openvpn start After I execute this command, I ...
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How to access connected devices to a remote router using OpenVPN?

After much confusion I have finally managed to connect Windows 7 box to a remote 3G router using OpenVpn. The Windows 7 box is set to run as a OpenVPN server(10.8.0.1) and the 3G router is set as a ...
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OpenVPN connected but no Internet or LAN

Good evening, I'm facing an issue with my OpenVPN installation. Been at it for 3 days now but still cant figure out what is wrong for the life of me... Basically the issue is that i'm able to ...
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OpenVPN Access to LAN behind client (and vice versa)

I have the following setup: -------------------------------- --------------------------------- |Windows server 2012 | |PFsense router | |Running OpenVPN server ...
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“Packet Dropped” in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server

I configured OpenVPN Server in Ubuntu 14.04 Server. It's okay but in /var/log/syslog I got the error. Mon Jan 26 02:46:02 2015 us=389908 user/20.10.10.1:57237 MULTI: bad source address from client ...
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Cannot get Ramnode KVM OPENVPN Server to route inbound traffic to the vpn client

I have used many free VPN services that work perfectly with my webserver and other servers but I just cant get this one to work. I simply installed the OPENVPN Access Server Via this guide here. ...
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OpenVPN Linux client - tls key negotiation failed to occur (FrootVPN) [migrated]

I'm using the free FrootVPN service (works flawlessly on Windows). However on Linux I can't manage to get it to work. FrootVPN's support webpage is broken so I can't message their support. I know ...
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Routing traffic around VPN [migrated]

I recently setup a OpenVPN client on my HTPC, however once I connected to the VPN server I was no longer able to remotely SSH or connect to the other servers I had running on the HTPC. I followed ...
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openvpn route only ssh traffic over vpn connection

I have a OpenVPN server and we would like all traffic to go out the end users internet but if they are Developer and they are using SSH to the AWS servers I would like that traffic to go out the VPN ...
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How to Setup OpenVPN as Internet-Gateway and Connection between multiple Private networks on Virtualized Server

I am trying to implement the following: Network A (e.g. 192.168.1.0/24) with Router (192.168.1.254) Network B (e.g. 192.168.2.0/24) with Router (192.168.2.254) Online vServer for VPN (e.g. ...
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How to allow single user to use user/pass authentication in openvpn when all others will use private keys?

I've got a Mikrotik Routerboard RB750GL which I bought to configure as an openvpn gateway for lan at the office. Unfortunately I was lured by the openvpn promise, I didn't read to carefully to know, ...
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OpenVPN on Windows: clients don't see network behind server [migrated]

I set up my openvpn server on Windows 7 pc. Client is connecting to server succesfully, so my port is forwarded to openvpn server. I'am able to ping 10.8.0.1 address from client. And that's all, but I ...
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Openvpn on windows 08R2 times out clients

I have installed openvpn on windows 2008 R2 and I also configured it properly , I connected the server and it was successful but when a client tries to connect the ip, he receives the connection time ...
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ubuntu route all client eth0 traffic to openvpn on client tun0

OpenVPN client has 2 physical interfaces: eth0 = 192.168.10.14/24 gw 192.168.10.1 eth1 = 192.168.10.17/24 gw 192.168.10.1 tun0 = 172.160.1.6/24 gw 172.16.1.5 Server is external somewhere listening ...
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Allowing SSH on a server with an active OpenVPN client

I have a VPS running CentOS 7 that I connect to with SSH. I would like to run an OpenVPN client on the VPS so that internet traffic is routed through the VPN, but still allow me to connect to the ...
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Setting up OpenVPN server: should I use tun or tap?

I'm trying to set up my first OpenVPN server, and I'm having trouble figuring out whether I should use tun or tap for my particular setup. I have an Amazon VPC with a few EC2 instances running ...
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How discovery if data center provider is keeping network transfer logs or listening for traffic of the VPN provider? [closed]

How do I know if the data center provider is keeping network transfer logs or listening for traffic on both inbound and outbound connections of my VPN service hosted in their infrastructure? I mean ...
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OpenVPN Traceroute Issue

I have the following basic OpenVPN configuration: Datacenter Side: Subnet: 192.168.168/24 WAN->Router(192.168.168.1)->OpenVPN Server(192.168.168.200) Config File: port 1195 dev tun remote ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interfaces between two hosts ubuntu linux

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth0, eth1 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) ...
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Open port only on OpenVPN network with iptables

I'm running an OpenVPN network and one of the VPN clients in my network is a web server which provides access to some internal services used by my application. Normally, on a public facing web server ...
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How to config private IPs for IPMI using VPN?

Recently I discovered it is best to protect my IPMI web interface behind a VPN. I went ahead and installed OpenVPN on my server and connect to it using tunnleblink on OSX. The VPN part is all set and ...
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Restarting OpenVPN server causes connected clients to stall

I have a small OpenVPN based network tying together a bunch of VPS's and I noticed that when I add a new client and restart the OpenVPN server to expose the IP address of the new client, the already ...
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OpenVPN server process terminates unexpectedly after android client disconnects

I've installed openvpn on a debian VPS & configured it as you see below: port 1194 proto udp dev tun ifconfig 10.0.2.21 10.0.2.22 ifconfig-noexec route-noexec keepalive 10 120 persist-key ...
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iptables only blocks OpenVPN on server startup

I'm currently in the process of setting up OpenVPN across multiple data centres on Linode. The OpenVPN set up is working great and I'm now focusing on getting my firewall set up so that my public and ...
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Configuring quagga to report Openvpn VPN subnet

I'm trying to use quagga with RIP2 to route traffic through an openvpn server. At the moment I'm having trouble because it's reporting the VPN subnet (172.19.2.x) as just a single IP (172.19.2.1). ...
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Allow OpenVPN client to push it's own DNS servers, regardless of OpenVPN server's pushed dns?

There is an OpenVPN server running on a Debian and it pushes a DNS in the server config file: push "dhcp-option DNS 8.8.8.8" Is there an option to allow the users to change that DNS servers on the ...
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Forward only internet traffic through VPN

The title probably needs some work, sorry in advance. My network is small and consists of a server with one NIC, a desktop computer and a few laptops. There's one wireless router (running OpenWrt) ...
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OpenVPN Connect issue

I am having trouble connecting to my VPN and I think I may have located the issue but I am unsure how to solve it. I can connect fine through my mobile device but when I try to connect through my ...
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iptables treating vpn traffic to public IP differently [duplicate]

I have a VPN that is intended to provide access to the internals of an iptables defined cluster. The firewall on each machine has a list of rules a la -A INPUT --src <machine0_ip> -j ACCEPT -A ...
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Access Local LAN machines of Open VPN server from remote VPN clients

I am setting up a Open VPN server on one of the Windows 2008 machines of the local (LAN 192.168.10.0) with IP 192.168.10.6 The other local LAN machines are ...
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OpenVPN server, how to block clients without redirect-gateway

is there a way not to connects a clients without redirect-gateway option? For example if the client ignore this directive with https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/IgnoreRedirectGateway.
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OpenVPN + DNScrypt

I'm using Debian 7 Wheezy. I've installed OpenVPN using this awesome, fully automated script: wget https://raw.github.com/cwaffles/ezopenvpn/master/ezopenvpn.sh --no-check-certificate -O ezopenvpn.sh ...
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OpenVPN Access Server: Exclude specific IP addresses

I have setup an OpenVPN Access Server (openvpnas) on a Linux box and use the OpenVPN Connect client on Windows. How I could exclude specific IP addresses (e.g. google.com current ip) from routing ...
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OpenVPN Python plugin

I have a task about authentication OpenVPN users using database which is located on remote server (not a host with OpenVPN server instance). And we use Python as main language for all our tools. ...
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Setup openwrt router for 2 simulteneous openvpn clients on different wifi networks

I would like to setup openwrt router to be able to serve 2 different wifi networks which route their traffic thru 2 different openvpn tunnels. So far I have created 2 different wifi networks with ...
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OpenVPN site to site VPN tunnel with Windows Server 2012 R2

This is my clients setup: Site A Site B 192.168.2.0/24 192.168.0.0/24 Client A1 --|-- Server A Server ...
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OpenVPN: unable to reach clients over IPv6

Current setup: OpenVPN server with IPv4 and IPv6: [...] port 1234 proto udp6 dev tun server 10.9.8.0 255.255.255.0 server-ipv6 2001:1af8:3100:a00a:0021:a:b:0000/112 client-to-client [...] Clients ...
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OpenVPN server cannot ping client (routing/iptables issue?)

I am not sure exactly where the issue is here. I'm fairly sure that this is some NAT or iptables issue on the OpenVPN server but am lacking the networking know-how to fix the issue. The crux of the ...
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Openvpn failover setup - Routing to clients with static ips

I have a setup with an openvpn server and many clients connected to it. All those clients have fixed ip addresses, derived from their certificate name. Behind the openvpn server, I have a management ...
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Use OpenVPN tun device for specific request

I have setup an OpenVPN connection with the route-nopull configuration. So now no special routes have been added to the client's configuration and only a TUN device is created, like so: tun0 ...
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Setup openvpn as interface device only

I just setup OpenVPN client using this guide on The Geek Stuff But now (somewhat as expected) all my traffic is routed through the VPN. I actually just want to set up the interface device. Does ...
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SSH tunneling is faster than OpenVPN, could it be?

Logically, VPN should be faster than SSH for tunneling, because: It's running on UDP and not TCP (so no TCP over TCP) It has compression However, today I tested Redis replication over both ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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openvpn forward internet client to client

I know the directive push "redirect-gateway def1" can be used to forward the traffic of a vpn server to the client. My question is, can vpn be used to share the internet between two clients ...
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Cannot make TCP Connection with OpenVPN Server

Client OpenVPN assigned IP: 10.8.0.2 ↓ TCP on 1194 Internet ↓ Router port-forwards 1194 to server- Public IP 104.162.67.198 ↓ Server LAN IP: 10.8.0.1 I think the above is what I am trying ...
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OpenVPN - Route and iptables configuration

simplified network diagram: Certs and keys already created OK. The 'straight' line between client and server is just to indicate a tunnel. Obviously, it goes through the firewall. Client is windows ...
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OpenVPN No ping to one client's network (with client-to-client)

I have problem with my OpenVPN network through the internet: Client1 (XP) >>> Server (7) <<< Client (7) 192.168.71.90(test)|192.168.80.31 |192.168.80.21 (test) ...