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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Return OpenVPN Internet clients' traffic to non-default gateway

At home I have an OpenVPN server which is at the same time an OpenVPN client. The purpose is to share one foreign IP address between several devices. In the local network everything works fine since ...
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As OpenVPN client, do all my internet traffic goes to the server?

This is a simple question. On OpenVPN's site, I can read: By default, when an OpenVPN client is active, only network traffic to and from the OpenVPN server site will pass over the VPN. General web ...
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Networking VPN expert out there? Should Remote VPN “Client” be pingable/reachable FROM the VPN server?

I've setup VPN connections with different servers today and all worked, in one direction, from VPN client TO VPN SERVER. BUT I could NOT whatever I tried access ports/services on my 'connected' VPN ...
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Using two openvpn clients to expose services of a server

I am currently attempting to use two openvpn clients to expose services of a server, as is already said in the title. I may be playing with powers far beyond my current comprehension, but please bear ...
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OpenVPN tunnel suddenly stopped working

I have OpenVPN tunnel established. It suddenly stopped to push data through it. Connection establishes normally, but i don't have ping from either side (second client works fine). I've checked ...
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Openvpn stops responding [migrated]

I've been trying to set up openvpn with a vps and raspberry pi. The raspi is natted while the vps is public. I've tried connecting to the openvpn from mint laptop as well, but it's no use: Server ...
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Open Vpn is connected in Windows 8.1 pro but ip is not changed [closed]

I run openvpn-gui as administrator. I got assigned ip from the server but my ip is not changed. any idea why?
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How do you properly setup OpenVPN Server on mac? And how do you setup the certificates?

I have been searching for hours now, and I still cannot seem to find a proper tutorial on OpenVPN on mac. I did see the HOWTO, though that doesn't seem to be enough. The worst part is the one with ...
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OpenVPN client on a windows 7, packets not routed

I have an OpenVPN client on a Windows 7, that connects to an OpenVPN server with tap. The tunnel establishes correctly. AFAIK, tap means that my virtual adapter is 'virtually' connected to the remote ...
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Troubleshooting poor point to point (over internet) bandwidth between two machines

My problem started out as poor bandwidth between a 64 bit Win 7 Home OpenVPN server in location A (Northern Europe) and a Win 7 or Linux Client in location B (Southern Europe). Location A has FTTC ...
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OpenVPN not working well on specific ISPs

I have a well configured ClearOS server that provides OpenVPN connectivity and Samba shares. I am able to connect to the server via VPN and view the shares with no issues. However, when the client is ...
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OpenVPN between a pfSense and a Windows client, with tap

I'm trying to implement the simplest possible OpenVPN between a pfSense and a Windows 7 client. I would like to use tap configuration, because my pfSense is not the gateway of the remote network. So ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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Accessing lab subnet from outside of corporate network via openVPN/Anyconnect

I have a lab subnet(10.10.25.1 from outside and its inside has 172.16.2.0/24) in the corporate network that's accessible via openVPN while people are in the office. (Their openVPN client would connect ...
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Openvpn doesn't log user disconnect event

I am running CentOs 6.5 and OpenVPN server 2.3.6. The task is to log info about VPN sessions: who logged in, when, from what ip, when disconnected. I have already done some part of the task. But how ...
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How to create /dev/tun device inside unprivileged LXC container?

This question is similar to No tun device in lxc guest for openvpn . The LXC has evolved and the unprivileged LXC containers were introduced recently that offer another layer of security against ...
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iptables rules for StrongVPN-like VPN endpoint

Goal: To replicate the functionality I have with StrongVPN on my own Debian VPS. With StrongVPN, seemingly, all ports on the public IP provided are forwarded to the client, meaning, e.g, ssh :22 from ...
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OpenVPN UDP and TCP Traffic Fowarding

It's been a while since I've used OpenVPN, but using the TUN configuration, how would one go about sending all TCP and UDP traffic over the VPN? Would I need two VPN Clients and Servers running? ...
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Seeing Who is Logged into LibreSwan VPN

We recently setup a LibreSwan VPN and for the most part it is working great. One thing we are having some trouble with is trying to see who is currently logged in. I found a solution for seeing ...
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openvpn TLS handshake fails on client because firewall drops packets (but why?)

I seem to have problem with my openvpn server - client connection. now, the important information is in the log (verb3) of my client: Mon Mar 30 17:09:59 2015 OpenVPN 2.2.2 ...
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OpenVPN options for internal instance name resolver on GCE

What option should be set under OpenVPN for config across Google Compute Engine to allow connected client to resolve/ping by instance name and resolve to its ip same way as it can be done when on any ...
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Quagga, OSPF, announcing inactive tunnel

I have a 3 node network with OSPF Quagga running on each of them. Each node connected with p2p, OpenVPN: http://vetal.ca/Download/img/Network_loop.png (Will embed picture here when have reputation > ...
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What is the best way to configure an iDRAC/dell server in a public data center such that the idrac doesn't have to be exposed public facing

I have a server right now in a data center behind an OpenVPN using the client on the box to connect to the vpn server. I'm going to install the iDRAC and want to know how to best configure the ...
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Amazon EC2: OpenVPN server won't route bridged packets from client to VPC subnet

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup on a Linux server in an Amazon EC2 VPC. (Spent hours on docs, reading similar problems, here, openVPN forums, no luck yet.) The bridged interface is up and contains ...
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Forwarding ports and traffic to VPN tunnel

I've installed OpenVPN on my VPS. I have one question: how to forward traffic going to that VPS to go to VPN tunnel created with my local PC. I will use TCP connection. The whole traffic will be like ...
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OpenVPN not giving the right ip-address

I have this Openvpn-configuration file generated for my windows 7 pc, when i connect to the openvpn it gives me the message that i'm connected with the vpn, but when i check i still get my old ...
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How to do the port forwarding from one ip to another ip only for right incoming ip?

I'm have 2 vpn clients and 1 vpn server. One vpn client(work) has access to the server on amazon, but it seems for this server in the firewall block incoming requests from all ips except work ...
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ip6tables snat don't work properly [closed]

I got three computers with these names: laptop, vds and home; vds is openvpn server; home is openvpn client. and, I got an ipv6 network 2a01:dead:beef::/64 vds has address 2a01:dead:beef::311 on ...
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Howto forward traffic between multiple OpenVPNs

I have an OpenVPN server which hosts two VPN networks, one is bridged and the other one is routed. See the following draft: The VPNs are working quite well while they are used in isolation. But if ...
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Make lan ip's available to external devices over openvpn [closed]

My goal is to make my home media library available to external devices. External device ====== OpenVPN Server ====== unknown Modem ----- OpenWRT --- lan machines External devices are OpenVPN ...
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stunnel vpn traffic and ensure it looks like SSL traffic on port 443

I am trying to make my outgoing and incoming traffic look as legitimate as close to SSL traffic as possible. Is there a way to DPI my own traffic to ensure it looks like SSL traffic and not OpenVPN ...
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Apache SSL works but the config shows it's only listening on 80 not 443, how is it possible?

Server: CentOS 6, Apache 2.2 and OpenVPN installed. The httpd.conf has: #Listen 443 Listen 80 Websites work in https so I think OpenVPN might be listening on 443 and forwarding to Apache ...
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OpenVPN Server client-connect scripts aren't executed

I have an OpenVPN server up and running that (Windows) clients can successfully connect to. Now I'd like to share a luks encrypted partition with those clients. The goal is, that the server fetches ...
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Stop Outbound SYN Scan

Hello I run a VPN company, and recently my host has been sending me these complaints that are likely coming from a user. I am not sure how to identify the user, if I could just do that I wouldn't ...
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OpenVPN don't start: --cert fails with 'client.crt': No such file or directory

I have a VPS Server running with openVZ and CentOs 6 and I want to install openVPN on it. I followed this tutorial: ...
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how to check if openvpn is active

i am runnning multiple openvpn instances each connected to different servers let's assume there are 3 and i am using a simple php script with this command system('openvpn config1'); system('openvpn ...
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Issues with connecting to OPENVPN

I am trying to configure Mullvad on openVPN - Debian I have followed their online tutorial - Install OpenVPN and resolvconf (sudo apt-get install openvpn resolvconf) Extract the configuration files ...
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OpenVPN issues on VM with XenServer 6.2

Clients connecting via OpenVPN on VM server A, cannot connect to VM's on server B within XenServer 6.2 on same pool using SSH I have a pool of two servers using XenServer 6.2, server A and server B ...
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What's an inexpensive way to connect 3 sites over VPN, each with dynamic IPs?

I have 3 networks that I would like to connect to each other over VPN (IPSec or OpenVPN). Each site has a single dynamic public IP address and is running NAT. How can I connect each of the sites ...
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Open VPN troubleshooting

I'm trying to set up a site-to-site VPN connection between 2 of our offices. The VPN servers i'm using are 2 "Edgerouter lite" and the tunneling software i'm using is OpenVPN. This is how the setup ...
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Routing between eth0 <-> tun0 doesnt work

I am configuring a linux vm as a openvpn client to act as router to route to another machines connected to the central vpn hub Data. Lan: 192.168.10.0/24 Remote vpn subnet: 192.168.40.0/24 openvpn ...
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OpenVPN howto discover peer addresses at the server

With an Ubuntu server running OpenVPN 2.2.1 and with server 10.9.0.0 255.255.255.0 in the server.conf, how can I programmatically identify an individual client amongst multiple clients, and the IP ...
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Choose between Full/Split Tunnel on Client side, how?

I have openvpn server configured on the Ubiquiti ERL and it works fine. I have set up: openvpn-option "--push redirect-gateway def1" openvpn-option "--push dhcp-option DNS 10.10.0.1" in the OpenVPN ...
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How to make a client's pkcs12 bundle if only server pkcs12 bundle is present

I've got a linux box with openvpn installed on it, openvpn is configured to use pkcs12 certs: dh server.dh pkcs12 server.p12 crl-verify server.crl I'd like to add more vpn clients, but I ...
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Connect AWS and Azure via OpenVPN

I am trying to connect two networks (AWS and Azure) together via OpenVPN. I am aware of other implementations (OpenSwan+Azure GW etc.) but I need maximal portability as I will be expanding this to ...
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In OpenVPN, what's the risk of omitting the key-direction when using tls-auth?

In my TLS enabled OpenVPN configuration I would like to use the additional security offered by using tls-auth. The good news is, is that it works as expected. However, I have a question about the ...
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How to configure two default routes on Linux?

I'm configuring a routing server with Linux. An Ethernet link (eth0) to internet (fast, but can't access some sites); An OpenVPN link (tun0) to provide internet access to local users; An OpenVPN ...
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https and ssh access to OpenVPN from windows

I recently installed OpenVPN on a remote CentOS 7 web server. I am able to connect to it from a local CentOS 7 devbox by typing openvpn --config /path/to/client.ovpn. Once the connection is made, I ...
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OpenVPN: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s)

I am trying to assign different ip address ranges to two different types of users of OpenVPN. The two user types are administrators and employees. Towards this end, I created certificates and keys ...
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OpenVPN - open ports for clients only via iptables

OpenVPN server running on my ubuntu server (tun mode). My problem is that i cannot set some ports be accessible only for VPN clients. I have a dirty solution, but i want better. I have no iptables ...