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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tunnelblick - Chrome doesn't open HTTPS sites in office network

I use Tunnelblick VPN client to connect to Office network. When my mac connects to mobile 3G hotspot, VPN connection works just fine. I can access HTTPS & HTTP web sites in office network. When ...
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Signing OpenVPN server and clients certificates by Samba4 DC auto-signed CA.pem

I installed Samba4 and configured it to be domain controller, and it auto generated ca.pem, cert.pem, key.pem. And now I want to use the same CA of samba to sign the new certificates (maybe generated ...
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Openvpn tap interface configuration gets self assigned IP

I have a strange misconfiguration on my openvpn tap network. Clients can connect and get there IP address in 192.168.42.x as intended, but after few seconds another address gets assigned to it, self-...
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openvpn: How to not use VPN for domains with multiple IP addresses

I want to route around openvpn for a specific domain. I have tried: allow-pull-fqdn route specificdomain.com 255.255.255.255 net_gateway But this simply does a DNS lookup of the domain and adds ...
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With OpenVPN how can I only let LAN go through the VPN?

So I have the following setup: Now from home I like to make a connection through OpenVPN to access my LAN from work. So I edit the config of the OpenVPN client on my home computer to: remote 180....
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Can only ping one direction across an Openvpn tunnel

Setup: Main office - Ubuntu openvpn server behind a sonicwall Remote Office - ASUS router connected to the openvpn via it's builtin VPN client. Main Office 10.0.5.0/24, Openvpn 10.8.0.1 Remote ...
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Routing between openvpn interfaces/instances

I have 2 openvpn instances on one server (TCP and udp). One has clients in subnet 10.8.0.0/24 and another 10.8.1.0/24. Server IPs are 10.8.0.1 and 10.8.1.1: Is it possible to ping 10.8.0.2 client ...
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Why does OpenVPN give the error: “unsupported certificate purpose” for an intermediate certificate?

When trying to connect an OpenVPN client (Android or Windows 7/10) to my test server, I receive the following error: VERIFY ERROR: depth=1, error=unsupported certificate purpose: C=CA, ST=QC, L=...
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How can I assign OpenVPN clients static IPs?

I am trying to work out how to assign my various OpenVPN clients static IPs every time they connect. I have found multiple posts explaining how to do it when OpenVPN is on a PC, but not when it is ...
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How to forward port through VPN on Linux

I'm setting up a small CTF (hacker competition) and have a machine that hosts VMs. One of these VMs will be the target. The host machine cannot be reached through the internet, so I have set up a ...
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NO routing in VPN to client side

I try to configure the following network structure in one dev VMWare environment. W.XP------| |-----W10 192.168.5.100 | | 192.168.4.100 ...
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VPN connection problems regarding plex media server and voice over IP [migrated]

I have a home server - running Debian Jessie and plex media server. My router (fritzbox) allows all smartphones in my LAN to receive incoming landline calls (due to a certain app). This part works ...
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Is it possible to WOL via OpenVPN?

I am trying to find a way to turn on my work PCs remotely via OpenVPN. The PCs are connected to a router which is on the subnet of another router owned by the people who manage our building. When the ...
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forward eth0 traffic over tun0

I'm trying to setup a raspberry pi 3 as a vpn access point(?) So far I have wlan0 configured to connect to a mobile hotspot, when this is connected openvpn connects to the vpn server. This works fine,...
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Docker serveral ip in container and openvp

Run docker container with openvpn. How for each user i can assign external Ip address of the server where Docker. In the usual case, for openvpn I use "client-config-dir" where you assign each user an ...
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Client route for OpenVPN Access Server

I am running OpenVPN Access Server and I'd like to push a route to every client on connection that is the equivalent of: sudo ip route add 172.17.0.0/24 via 172.27.232.1 Where should I go to set ...
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Securepoint client will not launch in Windows 8.1

An OpenVPN hosted on a CentOS 7 server needs to have a Windows 8.1 client. But when I install the SecurePoint VPN client and try to launch it, nothing happens. Specifically, I right click on the ...
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How can I connect remotely to our network from behind a double NAT?

Having successfully set up my home office network for remote access via OpenVPN, I would now like to do the same thing at work, however I am double natted. There is a central router maintained by ...
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User specific network IP/Port permissions for Open VPN

We are using Open VPN to give secure access to our remote team to access our EC2 instances hosted on AWS. Usually we create one open VPN account for each team and give that account to the team. By ...
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have been trying to configure OpenVPN to listen on multiple IPv4 addresses. What I want to achieve is to have OpenVPN listen on all available IP address & it does it at the moment: # netstat -...
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OpenVPN gateways configuration with non-routable addresses

I have to configure OpenVPN gateways with cryptographically protected tunnel connecting two non-routable subnet addresses. Mutual authentication gates on the basis of certificates. I used this ...
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OpenVPN Server on Windows does not accept connections

I currently have a strange problem with my OpenVPN Server. I am using OpenVPN 2.3.11 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. The problem is that after a while (between 5 and 10 hours) after the OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN Windows 10 Server, Windows 7 Client, can ping each other on VPN IPs but nothing more?

Server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun dev-node MyTap server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 ca "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\ca.crt" cert "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\server.crt" key "C:\\OpenVPN\\...
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OpenVPN wont connect from android, TLS error

I have set up OpenVPN server and I am connecting it with no problem with my Fedora 23 computer using NetworkManager. Alas, when I try to connect from OpenVPN Connect application from Android, I get ...
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Using a rented VPS as an Openvpn server for friends: legal risks and how to avoid them?

Disclaimer: I have done some research on the legal implications of an Openvpn server hosted on a VPS, but have come back from these quite empty-handed. Context: We are a bunch of friends in ...
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openvpn with ccd - not reading ifconfig-push from ccd

Trying to set use ccd with openvpn 2. I want some clients to get IP addresses on a separate subnet so their access to systems can be limited. my server.conf file has these settings: dev tun0 server ...
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OpenVPN: How to redirect traffic for just one client?

I have an OpenVPN server configured on my Tomato router and I have the Direct clients to redirect Internet traffic option disabled because by default I don't want my traffic to be redirect through my ...
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OpenVPN | How to make the server communicate to another server in LAN via OpenVPN gateway?

I've been trying my EC2 instance (OMD) to communicate to my LAN server (Raspberry Pi) via another EC2 instance (OpenVPN) but I can't make it work. The OMD server can ping the RPi but it can't connect ...
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Use EC2 instance as proxy to client's VPN

I have a client who has given me access to their database over a VPN. I need my web application to also connect to the same database. My current approach is: Create a new EC2 micro instance (...
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Get access to services outside VPN while tunneling OpenVPN Access Server

I have two VPS with one on which I installed OpenVPN Access Server and vpn client on the second one. When I connect the client to the OpenVPN AS, I can't get access to apache which is installed on the ...
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OpenVPN on an AWS instance breaks connectivity

Summary: I want to set up an OpenVPN server on an EC2 instance (Ubuntu 16.04). It fails to configure its interfaces after a reboot. Details: the image installs fine, reboots fine apt update ; apt ...
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How can I force applications to use specific interface (tun0) or eth0?

I have two active networks: eth0, tun0. By default all outgoing traffic uses tun0 (when active). How can I force certain applications (like Plex) to use eth0 for incoming/outgoing calls?
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How to directly connect laptop sytem login to login for openvpn server?

Basically, this is my setup: a server running ubuntu behind a firewall and several client laptops, also running ubuntu, outside the firewall. I have openvpn installed on all of the machines and they ...
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Can OpenVPN clients access the resources of the server? And if so, how?

Here is my setup, I have a server and clients all running ubuntu and all have openvpn installed on them. If I were to use a client to login to the openvpn server, would there be any way I would ...
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Two users behind same NAT (PSK or EAP) - strongswan

I have a strongswan implementation and am running into an issue where when there are two users behind the same NAT, the second one "kicks off" the first one. I was able to resolve the issue using: ...
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How to only allow openvpn client to download software from server instead of internet.

I have a server and several clients (all running ubuntu) with openvpn installed and configured on them. I want to disallow my clients from installing/downloading any software independently and ...
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OpenVPN TAP network

I have a question about the OpenVPN in TAP configuration. I want to access local resources through VPN connection from outside network. I think I need TAP configuration, because I want to send ...
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Is there a way to only push routes via OpenVPN under certain conditions?

Abstract question: In my OpenVPN client setup I'd like to set routes pushed by the server only under certain conditions. Concrete situation: I am using a laptop, that, when I am at the office, ...
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Autostart openvpn with username/password authentication in ubuntu

I have a server with OpenVPN installed on it, and I also have laptops (clients) running Ubuntu with openvpn installed. On the client, if I manually run the command "sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/client....
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Route only Web Traffic of my Ubuntu machine through OpenVPN proxy [closed]

My question is simple, but I couldn't find a clean, step_by_step guide/example on the Internet. I have an OpenVPN proxy server and I want to just route the web traffic of my local Ubuntu machine ...
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OpenVPN Variables Passed via Script

Can someone explain and/or direct me to a summary of the variables that are available to be passed to OpenVPN upon a client connection? For example, what do the following $1, $2, $3, $4 values ...
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How to stop OpenVPN tunnel if server doesn't response?

I have two openvpn servers, but both routes to the one network. It made for the fault tolerance. If one of them is down traffic should go via another one. Clients receive routes with different metric, ...
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Add Filters to Users

I am running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04 (dev tun) and I can't seem to get my learn-address script to run below I would like to run the learn-address script each time a user connects to OpenVPN that ...
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Setup OpenVPN to allow Android and iOS Devices to Connect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in dev tun I would like to allow Android and iOS Devices to connect to the OpenVPN and use learn-address to acquire the MAC address of each device connecting to OpenVPN ...
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Add Filter Based on Client Certificate Name (OpenVPN)

Can anyone show me how to filter (change bandwidth, delay, etc) of one or more users connecting to OpenVPN based on their Client Certificate Name? Why I would like to use the Client Cert name is I ...
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Add Filter based on MAC Address

Can anyone show me how to filter (change bandwidth, delay, etc) of one or more users connecting to OpenVPN based on their MAC address? Why I would like to use the MAC address is I could have 100's of ...
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Why could the TLS handshake fail?

My OpenVPN client (Windows 10) is in a corporate LAN and connects to a server on Internet (Ubuntu). The setup used to work but stopped some time ago (see below for the small infrastructure change, the ...
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Local DNS server is ignored on Windows

I've setup dnsmasq on a Linux box and setup the DNS address on another Linux by adding its IP to /etc/resolv.conf file. $ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 192.168.9.105 nameserver 8.8.8.8 Now I can ...