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 file transfer speed

Problem: File downloads to remote office, pulling data from server are stuck at 128KB/sec (as reported by windows explorer), which is roughly 1mbps. Question: Why can't I get close to remote office ...
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Unable to connect to open vpn server

I cannt able to connect with my open vpn server from client. I'm using ubuntu OS as my server and client. I have attached client log file for reference. I need your kind help to fix this. I ...
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OpenVPN connection impossible from some network [on hold]

I sucessfully installed an OpenVPN serveur on my Raspberry Pi and everything works like a charm when I want to connect to the VPN server from a random 4G or wifi network. I configured OpenVPN to use ...
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IPTables route only specific IP and ports over VPN

I have a DD-WRT router that is a OpenVPN client. I am trying to get my network to use the regular ISP based connection and only use the VPN connection for a couple specific IPs on specific ports ...
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OpenVPN allow two clients to connect to each other without using client-to-client globally

I'm running OpenVPN 2.3.7 on CentOS 6. I'm using routing (tun) and have two instance of OpenVPN. On the second instance there are two clients that I'd like to be make visible to each other i.e ping, ...
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Setting HTTP proxy in OpenVPN client

I'm having trouble configuring my OpenVPN client to use an HTTP proxy. If I don't enter any proxy information in the client.ovpn file I get the following output: Mon Jun 29 14:30:07 2015 OpenVPN ...
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Multiple TAP devices on OpenVPN Server

So we have a number of clients that have their own VPS instances which we host via Proxmox. The clients servers are all behind a NAT firewall and we forward ports per client request to our various ...
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how to port forward to server + tunnel specific hosts route though openvpn client on tomato [migrated]

Running Shibby Tomato v130 on an Asus RT-N66U. My goals are the following With Transmission running on the router have all torrent traffic route through an OpenVPN client also running on the ...
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OpenVPN connection resetting

OpenVPN running on Raspbian (Raspberry Pi Debian, Wheezy). Relatively stock, didn't do anything other than install OpenVPN, and generated some keys. Server config: local 192.168.1.175 port 1194 ...
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From a technical perspective, is my data insecure when using a public VPN like SecurityKiss?

I wonder if I understand well VPN. I connected to SecurityKiss, they provide a list of TunnelBlick configs. In order you to connect their VPN. (TUnnelBlick is OpenVPN based). Am I right : your IP is ...
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Double VPN (OpenVPN)

I am trying to set up a double VPN with openvpn 2.3.4, on two Debian 8. Say I have this 'diagram': client -> A (vpn server 1) -> B (vpn server 2) Interfaces: on A : eth0 with public ip & tun0 ...
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Limit/Throttle per user OpenVPN bandwidth using TC

I have a group of users connecting to my server via OpenVPN TCP and UDP (2 services). The two services are operating on tun0 and tun1 I'd like to be able to limit each user's bandwidth to say 5mb/s ...
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OpenVPN can't ping host outside local network

After an entire day spent to let openvpn's client get their ipv6 and ipv4 at the same time now i have a big problem. ipv4 works fine From my openvpn server i can ping6 every host From my openvpn ...
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Network behind OpenVPN client

Good day, i have a problem with OpenVPN networking. Main idea is as illustrated, remote OpenVPN server, 2 clients, MyPC and OpenWRT client with its own network with Client_1 and Client_2. I need to be ...
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OpenVPN + FreeRADIUS Authentication Error

Trying to set up a OpenVPN server with FreeRADIUS server running on the same machine. All servers are running but I'm getting errors with authentication when the end user logs on VIA OpenVPN client. ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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OpenVPN ifconfig-ipv6 in TAP mode

I want to set up IPv6 address on my OpenVPN server operating in TAP mode. According to documentation, ifconfig expects two parameters: l and rn. For TAP devices, l is local address, rn is netmask. ...
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Access local network resources remotely using OpenVPN [closed]

I've been banging my head against the wall on this for a week, so thought I'd finally turn to the experts. Much appreciated for any help. What I'm trying to do: I have some resources on my local ...
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OpenVPN - Public ip pool

Start: 3 VPS with OpenVPN. Whether it is possible wiht openvpn to make with the help a pool with rotation out ip address? Scheme: public ip pool = [2.2.2.2, 3.3.3.3, 4.4.4.4] Client [ip: 1.1.1.1] -> ...
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OpenVPN and specifying client IP's

I have set up an OpenVPN network with a number of clients. To assign an IP address to my clients, for each of the clients I create a client file in the ccd directory on the VPN server that contains a ...
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BIND and OpenVPN on the same port (different IP and interfaces)

I have 2 network interfaces: eth0 has IPv4 104.x.y.44 and eth1 has 104.x.y.38. BIND is listening on 104.x.y.44:53 and I want OpenVPN to be on 104.x.y.38:53 (udp mode). However OpenVPN fails to start: ...
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OpenVPN server in VirtualBox Linux guest with host only adapter

I need to setup a VirtualBox virtual machine that will act as a VPN. I'm using Vagrant to create the VM on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS client. I'm using OpenVPN as the VPN server on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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OpenVPN timeout to reconnect on fail takes a long time

I'm trying to create a high-availability environment for my OpenVPN servers. I do this by having two identical VPN servers and in my client config specify multiple remote's: # The hostname/IP and ...
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Why i can't access computers in LAN behind OpenVPN server?

On ESXI server i have several VMs: one with external ip address (and internet access), that is configured as NAT (and plays OpenVPN server role) and several VMs in VLAN (using 192.168.182.*/28 ip ...
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Netfilter : invalid state for proxy through VPN

I have an OpenVPN between my box A, and the remote server B (both Debian jessie). On server B, I also run Squid3. I then configure my A-browser to use the remote proxy with the VPN address of the ...
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Port Forwarding through OpenVPN to Client on OpenVZ

Edit: Okay I will try to make this more clear. What I am trying to achieve is simply a port forward, through my OpenVZ hosted openvpn server, to a service running on a client. There are a few ...
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OpenVPN: Setting client's ip address as route gateway

I want to create an OpenVPN config entry which looks like this: route 255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 {CLIENT_IP_ADDRES} Is there any way to accomplish this without hard-coding the client ip into ...
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Can not connect to OpenVPN server from LXC container

I can't seem to connect to an OpenVPN server from an LXC container. I have spent some time searching around and tried the suggestions many have posted but I still can't seem to get this working. I was ...
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Not able to browse internet after connecting Open VPN in WIndows 7 [migrated]

I have downloaded Open VPN client and connected to Free VPN Server.But after connection is made,I am not able to browse internet.I did some trouble shooting by my own and I found that it is a DNS ...
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Connect to Samba Share across OpenVPN tunnel

I've recently setup OpenVPN for remote connection to our CentOS 6 file server. Server Static IP: 10.0.0.66 Remote OpenVPN IP: 10.8.0.1 However when using the OpenVPN connection I am unable to ...
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OpenVPN routing based in LDAP Authentication?

To understand the solution better this is an example: The company has 1000 users that constantly switch seats (computers are set with DHCP IP, so the user can constantly have his IP address ...
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can openVPN run a simple http proxy?

I'm sorry for asking the shortest question on this website, but there's just not much else to it... Can you make a simple http proxy with openVPN?
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OpenVPN on Tomato on Wireless router to TorGuard - Client traffic not going through tunnel [migrated]

I have a Asus RT-N12 flashed with Tomato 1.28. I have followed the instructions from TorGuard on how to configure the OpenVPN client on Tomato and the VPN client starts without issues. However when I ...
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VPN Client Routing

I'm having trouble getting my VPN client on open-wrt to work. The actual VPN connection works fine and I was able to access the remote network from the router but when my VPN is active it shuts down ...
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Softether. Clients can connect but I can't access the server

I followed this guide in setting up a Softether VPN server on a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 instance. I installed Softether vpn client and openvpn on my laptop (ubuntu 14.10). The server logs ...
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OpenVPN and port forwarding

I have an issue with my Linux-based server regarding VPN and port forwarding. I am also a beginner is this area, so forgive me for any mistake. First, let me describe you the infrastructure. I have a ...
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OpenVPN limit monthly transfer

I want to limit clients with my OpenVPN to about 5gb/month,then autodisconect them until the next 1st. Is there an easy way to do this with Openvpn?
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site to site openvpn with Merlin and DD-WRT

I am trying to setup an OpenVPN site to site between site A(Server-Merlin) and site B(Client DD-WRT). The tunnel comes up and both peers are able to ping each other but when anyone on the client ...
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Integrate Active Directory with OpenVPN server [duplicate]

I would like to setup a simple OpenVPN server on a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller and DHCP server. Simple, the person using whatever OpenVPN client they choose, should be able to try to ...
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OpenVPN multiple configurations

I have OpenVPN setup to route all traffic through the VPN. I am wondering if there is a way to switch whether all traffic is routed or just traffic destined for that network per client. For example, ...
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How to fix the Logjam vulnerability in OpenVPN server config?

As of this writing (Day-2), there are quite few accurate guidelines as to how to mitigate Logjam for Apache and other web servers, such as this page: https://weakdh.org/sysadmin.html What are the ...
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Use haproxy to route openvpn trafic to mutliple openvpn instances [closed]

I'd like to use multiple OpenVPN docker instances on the same IP port, so I'm looking for a way to route the ssl vpn trafic, does something like haproxy can do the job? Maybe by sniffing the ssl ...
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OpenVPN: Traffic Redirection not Working

tl;dr (after hours of debugging with @krisFR): At least under Debian 8, never use virtual interfaces (eth0:1) for OpenVPN, instead apply the new debian iproute2 methods (manual approach) described ...
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Tcpdump/Iptables on bridge interface without assigned IP address

I have set up a bridge interface without an ip on it. $ brctl addbr br0 $ brctl addif tap0 $ brctl addif tap1 $ ifconfig br0 up As seen above, this bridge is connecting 2 TAP interfaces setup ...
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OpenVPN Server configuration to route internet trafic

I have a problem to configure OpenVPN. This happens when I am connected: I can ping the server 192.168.42.1 from the client 192.168.42.6 and vice versa. I can access to the listening daemons on the ...
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OpenVPN routing: multiple default entries. OpenVPN client: iptables. DNS issues

I'm running an OpenVPN-Server (Debian 8) for privacy purposes when using public wifi. Hence, all network traffic of the client is intended to be handled over the VPN connection. The server and client ...
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Can I use the same client certificate in multiple OpenVPN tunnels to the same server?

I have a simple setup like this: SERVER ---- INTERNET ---- CLIENT On SERVER I already have OpenVPN set up with a sertificate for CLIENT. On CLIENT I already have OpenVPN set up to contact the server ...
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google-authenticator for two-factor-authentication support with openvpn client on linux

I am trying to get openvpn client to work with google-authenticator and two-factor-authentication. I cannot alter the server in any way (i.e. I cannot do password/token concactenation via pam mods, ...
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Route a port through a specific network interface

I'm using OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server to connect to my VPN. That network interface is tun0. All traffic currently goes through the VPN. I'd like to exclude traffic that goes over a specific port, and ...
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Hide OpenVPN client's IP

Is it possible for a OpenVPN server letting clients communicate with one another and they do not know other's IP in VPN? My VPN server is ubuntu 14.04 32bit