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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Routing Traffic to Subnet through OpenVPN Client Tunnel

I have a Shorewall powered masquerading router: eth0: DHCP client, external interface (net zone) eth1: static, internal interface (loc zone) Now I want to add an OpenVPN client that creates a TUN ...
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Weird routing when accesing local service on OpenVPN server

I'm currently having a very restrictive internet access, basicly, anything that doesn't use port 22, 443 or 80 are routed through a different network who has a 1 seconde ping and 60% packet loss. ...
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When the OpenVPN client is on, remote ssh access don't works

I'm a new user forum and I'm doing my first VPN setup. I have purchased a VPN service with PrivateInternetAccess. I'm setting up a Linux VM (CentOS 6.5 server) on a VMware ESXi remote host. It's ...
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Gateway pushed by OpenVPN is automatically replaced

I'm using OpenVPN as gateway and it works perfectly - connection is successful, routes are set and forwarding is working. But some clients have problem with gateway (two different windows PC on same ...
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Rewrite source with iptables

I'm going to route a static IP from a VPS to my OpenWRT router. They are connected with OpenVPN - the server is the 10.8.0.1 and the router the 10.8.0.6. My public IP is 1.1.1.1 for example, and all ...
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Reach non existing AWS VPC subnet from IPSec tunnel

So here is my setup: VPC: 172.16.0.0/16 Subnet 1: 172.16.1.0/24 openvpn server: eth0: 172.16.1.10 tun0: 172.17.0.1 ovpn client 1: 172.17.0.6 ovpn client 2: 172.17.0.10 IPSec VPN is using ...
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Add VPN To WIndows VPS via RDP ? (Internet access - A Quick n Easy Way)

I have a VPS running Windows Server 2008 R2 with one NIC hosting some websites. I have tried to install OpenVPN with no success. I am trying to set up for VPN with 1x user and password specifically ...
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How secure is an Apache2 virtual server which is listening on a private IP, to provide access only to the VPN

I have an Ubuntu 12.05 on a VPS where I run Apache 2.2 and OpenVPN - both on the same public ip. My intention was to set up an area in my Apache webserver which I will be able to access only while I ...
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Setting up iptables for port forwarding of incoming requests over a OpenVPN Client on a Router

I have a Router that runs DD-WRT and a OpenVPN Client that connects and redirects every request over the VPN. My VPN provider supports port forwards, the problem is my router does not forward ...
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Connecting an EC2 VPC with OpenVPN all routed traffic being lost

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on Amazon Linux to connect the local LAN to a VPC on EC2. I have traffic flowing from the OpenVPN instance to any machine on the LAN, but other machines on the VPC are not ...
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Bridging Two VPNs With Routing Tables and OpenVPN

I have a set up that looks like this: + | ...
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NAT for IPSEC access?

Please help to understand if the following configuration can be created. I have IPSEC connection with my customer. It is site2site vpn between customer network and my network 10.102.103.0/28. This ...
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OpenVPN “rwRW” logging

When an openvpn client is configured to have a debugging level of verb 5 or higher, one will find text similar to "rWrWRwRwRwRwrWrWrWRw" in their OpenVPN log, appearing when packets transit the VPN ...
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openvpn client port forwarding? [closed]

I'm running on a linode and trying to open a port to the client. I've run the following commands and it isn't working... iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 47201 -i tap0 -j DNAT ...
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OpenVPN - Bandwidth throttling a limit to 2 Mbps for both upload/down

I have installed deb package on ubuntu 14.04 x64 for two VPS servers. DigitalOcean and Ramnode and have the same results. I connect with client and I run speed test. I get the same result for both ...
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OpenVPN connection issue

After I successfully connect to the VPN, a TLS handshake that I believe is done for the ping (keep alive parameter) always fails, so I keep getting disconnected after a random period of time. My ...
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OpenVPN and PPTP clients. Get DHCP from server [on hold]

I would like the following: Ubuntu server with PPTP server and OpenVPN server and a DHCP server Ubuntu clients all with the same PPTP username and OpenVPN client certificate. Client connects to the ...
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Cannot access to webmin through VPN

I have a server with webmin installed and the web interface can be reach by https://myip:10000. Also I'm using openVPN for tunnelling and openvpn-as is running in the same server, but when I'm trying ...
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OpenVPN - manually config IPs allocation

Yesterday I did this question about a strange fact (that firstly I thought it was some misunderstood from my part, but now looks real) that OpenVPN cannot allocate more than 63 clients when using ...
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Selective routing with OpenVPN

Hi I am connecting to my private server through an OpenVPN using a .ovpn configuration. However when I am connected to the VPN I need to access some servers in my Local Network with the ip range ...
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Is there a way to check is a machine is accessible from its public ip?

My purpose is to find out if a machine (here known as C1) is accessible from its public ip. A few details: C1 private ip: 192.168.0.14 . C1 belongs to LAN 192.168.0.0-255 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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OpenVPN 63 max clients limit?

I'm newbie in network/routing subject and I'm doing my first VPN server. While reading my server.ovpn file, I saw the line: server 10.1.0.0 255.255.255.0 So I though: looks like I can reach only ...
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OpenVPN-Connection as default gateway for another host in the same subnet

I would like to achieve to use my openvpn-connection as default gateway for another host in the same subnet. I have 2 Hosts in the same subnet, both of them with Ubuntu Server 14.04. Host A runs ...
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Access internal network via VPN

I'm quite the newbie when it comes to network admin, so please excuse my ignorance! I have what seems to be a fairly simple-to-solve problem (so I hope!) Inside my company, we run a Synology Server ...
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Openvpn and ssh which port can be accessed

Scenario: point to point openvpn between two machines (this implies that computerA and computerB have both public ip) If I nmap computerA (nmap -PO 192.168.0.10) the output shows that there are 22 ...
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How to “clear” IPs allocation?

my server is allocating 4 IPs per new key generated. I read in documentation that this is a normal behavior when using a /30 subnet (I'm not sure if I'm using this :roll: ) Anyway, I noted that I ...
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OpenVPN route remote traffic depending of the subnet

I achieved to setup an OpenVPN to route all the traffic through a remote openvpn server. The OpenVPN server have two interfaces : eth0 -> Internet access eth1 -> Private network : 192.168.1.0/24 ...
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Centos 7 and OpenVPN: how make them friends?

I'm trying to install OpenVPN server on Centos 7 and faced with next problem: [root@msk ~]# /etc/init.d/openvpn start Starting openvpn (via systemctl): [ OK ] [root@msk ~]# ...
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Routing with bridge and multiple taps

I have a server with VPS nodes and 3 dedicated servers in other DCs. I use OpenVPN with tun devices and policy routing for packets being routed to a correct server like this ip route add via 10.0.0.1 ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location [migrated]

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Restrict access to some addresses for some OpenVPN clients

I have a VPN server on FreeBSD to access a LAN in which there are several machines. Some of the LAN machines offer un-autenthicated services. I want some VPN clients to access only one of the ...
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OpenVPN config for route some traffic through VPN CentOS 6

My server is using CentOS 6.4 64 bit and have 2 network adapter. 1st adapter have an internet ip: 192.241.190.x 2rd adapter is an LAN network with ip: 10.60.5.62 I installed openvpn and config for ...
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How to make Nginx try_files ignore the port the server listens?

I have a server running both OpenVPN and Nginx on port 443: I configured OpenVPN to run on 443 with the port-share option while Nginx runs on 4545. All of this seems to work except the try_files ...
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How to add password authentication to working OpenVPN server?

I have already working OpenVPN server, which connects 25 branches. Config is below. Our company has outsourcing developers, and they need to access servers in DMZ. How do I add N number of ...
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Why OpenVPN create keys with '-nodes' option?

I was reading about the parameters that OpenVPN build-key script uses to generate a private client's key (with OpenSSL) and I noted the parameter "-nodes". According to documentation, this parameter ...
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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openvpn connection has established but cant ping the server

I have a openvz vps and setup a openvpn server, and I successfully connect to the server in my ubuntu 14.10 client. server.conf: port 1199 proto udp dev tun ca ca.crt cert server.crt key server.key ...
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My real IP address still appearing (while connecting in FTP)

Few days ago I started configuring an OpenVPN Server in Windows 2008 machine. So far everything looked working properly, but today I found something strange. While in browser, my IP was the same as ...
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openvpn installation fails on debian squeeze [duplicate]

when I try to install openvpn on debian squueze 6.0.10 executing as root # apt-get install openvpn I get the following error: # apt-get install openvpn Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Share local area connection with multiple TAPs

I'm setting up an VPN server. In this server I want to have 2 different encryptions (1024, 2048), each one in different ports. So I created 2 TAP adapters, and shared the local area connection with ...
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OpenVPN tls-verify with batch script

I want to execute a batch script to verify if the common name of the user is present in some TXT file, if yes, authorize the connection, otherwise deny. My server.ovpn is: local IPADDRESS mode server ...
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How to route only specific openVPN traffic through a openVPN based on IP filtering of the destination? [on hold]

I noticed a DNS proxy service I saw utilizes openvpn and tunnels supposedly only DNS traffic through the VPN which masks the users of the VPN's geolocation and allows the users system to use their ...
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OpenVPN network topology

I'm part of a very small startup and as such I have little money for infrastructure, etc. I need to roll out a OpenVPN service so some employees can VPN in while on-site. To give an indication of ...
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Remote client (android) can't connect to OpenVPN sever behind LAN

My plan is to connect over tunnel (via Internet) android phone with my LAN at home. I set up OpenVPN server behind (router) lan (ip adress is 192.168.1.3). There is also my laptop. Port 1194 UDP on my ...
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OpenVPN Access Server can't ping it's clients

As a proof of concept, I'm trying to configure an OpenVPN Access Server (AS) with two clients on respective private networks. The goal of the experiment is for the clients to communicate with each ...
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OpenVPN + Samba share not working on very fast connection

I have a server running ClearOS with OpenVPN and Samba shares (flexshares) enabled. Client machines are able to connect to the OpenVPN server from a remote location, and are able to see all shares on ...
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Printer on OS X not printing across VPN subnets

I have an interesting situation where I have a two servers that connect two subnets via a VPN. One side is 192.168.0.0/24 and the other is 192.168.1.0/24. Communications appear to be working okay. I ...
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Can OpenVPN routes be stored in a database?

I'm trying to develop a simple custom intranet web-based tool to manage OpenVPN routes so that they can be added and removed without having to edit the config file. Is there any way to make OpenVPN ...
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How to know which user is connected to the OpenVPN Server?

I'd like to learn which user is connected to the OpenVPN server and the user is authenticated through certification. How can I do that? Is that possible to match the users and their certifications ...
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OpenVPN Radiusplugin AD and the user restriction

Im using FreeRadius which is using Samba4 (AD DC) as the user/password provider. OpenVPN is using Radiusplugin, which use that FreeRadius Server for authentication. This solution work great, but I ...