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 DNS resolution not working

I'm currently trying to get a simple OpenVPN setup working and I'm almost there, except for a DNS (or routing) issue I seem to be having. The client connects to the server just fine, and I can ping ...
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UDP tunnelling outside OpenVPN

this is my first post. I have already looked for solutions but I haven't solved my problem at all actually. I have a linux server connected to a OpenVPN server whose service I pay for. This provider ...
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How to setup a traffic limit per user on OpenVPN?

I am setting up a VPN server using OpenVPN. The authentication method is the certificate one (different certs for client and server). The VPS has 1TB of traffic monthly. I plan allowing up to 4 ...
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Route all network traffic through an openvpn connection and also accepting incoming requests on the hosts' real IP-address

Is it possible to accept incoming connections that are made from an extern client to a host its (real) IP-address when routing all the traffic from the host through a VPN tunnel? I want to configure ...
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OpenVPN: Best methods for multiple server authentication

What is the best way for multiple clients to authenticate to multiple severs? I was thinking a token based system when a token is generated for each client and a custom script is added to verify this. ...
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Error with setting up OpenVPN Client files?

I have been trying to set up multiple OpenVPN Client files for use on multiple computers. The guide I am following is : ...
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OpenVPN leaks IP for one host only

I've been trying to solve this for the past week and I can't figure this out. I've pretty much boilerplate OpenVPN server using TUN running and then I've 3 separate HTTP servers each running Nginx ...
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Why would OpenVPN attempt a TCP connection in a UDP setup?

I connect to an OpenVPN server (IP_of_OpenVPN_server) from a network which is behind a firewall (iptables managed by Shorewall). The firewall is set up to only allow outbound OpenVPN (udp/1194) ...
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Internet throught VPN in local network, using windows 7 as router

I have windows 7 (192.168.1.0/24) using as router in SOHO network. Everything works fine until I'm creating openvpn connection on windows 7 (10.0.0.0 mask 255.255.255.252). Windows 7 machine has ...
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OpenVPN Access Server Creating Groups & Users

I have created an OpenVPN on aws via cloudformations - all working as expected except bootstrapping. on user data i have entered some comands to do some of changes e,g, enabling googleauth etc. in ...
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Route ipsec to openvpn with iptables

I am not a very experienced user but I do have determination, after a week with no progres it is getting rough. I have two NIC, one facing to the internet and one towards the internal network. Both ...
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Openvpn Error opening configuration file:

I just set up openvpn with this script on clean centos 7. And I can't connect to server. I got following error in journalctl -xn 05:18:39 localhost.localdomain openvpn[1433]: Options error: In ...
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cannot connect openvpn ubuntu 16.04

I have openvpn with google authenticator. It connects via browser but when I try to connect it via terminal following error is thrown after I enter google authenticator code. I am able to connect ...
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Amazon EC2 openVPN instance connection issues

Currently trying to connect to an openVPN server set up on an EC2 instance that is also running a web application. My client establishes a connection with the server and I can ping the gateway ...
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OpenVPN Client Config Dir - where common name includes non-utf8 characters?

How do one go about handling individual client configurations in OpenVPN where the common name of the certificate includes non-UTF8 characters (Such as Swedish names)? I had a look at the OpenVPN ...
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Debian as VPN Server for Cisco ASR

I've to set up a Debian Server who should connected by a Cisco ASR via Side2Side VPN with a preshared key. Tried Open-VPN, but found out that both sides need Open-VPN. So the Cisco ASR is the VPN ...
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Jenkins best practices for inter region connectivity in AWS [closed]

One of the new requirement that I have is trying to use my Jenkins server which is set up in my AWS us-east account to deploy code to the application servers(in a private subnet) in the AWS china ...
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OpenVPN per user rules while not routing Internet traffic

EDIT: I know that learn-address is what I would need to use to call a script (as specified in the openvpn-netfilter project) to set the firewall rules. I guess my question is more related to the ...
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Issue with site to site OpenVPN

So my end goal is to utilise OpenVPN to connect to a remote IP camera. The reason I am going down the route of OpenVPN is to try and overcome the carrier grade NAT that prevents me from doing port ...
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Routing your Internet through openvpn and Squid Proxy

I am trying to setup a proxy to filter the internet traffic. In order to do so have arrived at the following combination Client -> Openvpn -> squidproxy -> internet Squid proxy and openvpn have been ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN clients from LAN 'members'

Working on a IoT type of thing, I want to connect some devices "in the wild" to servers in AWS through OpenVPN on an EC2 instance. So far I have been able to set up an EC2 instance configured as an ...
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Route all traffic from virtual interface to temporary tun0

I'm trying setting up at home an automated torrent client to download some big GIS databases I produce at work and release as .torrent files. My home server is a Raspberry PI with one Ethernet ...
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OpenVPN Ubuntu Server Routing Problems No Internet

I'm running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 15.04. When I connect to the server, I can connect and authenticate correctly (I use PAM auth because I'm lazy). Once connected I can't ping the server or access the ...
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How can I access to devices on remote LAN

Here is a quick diagram of what i'm trying to configure I have multiple clients connecting to my VPN Server (from 10.0.1.2 to 10.0.25.2). Each LAN behind the clients are always the same : ...
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OpenVPN Firewall management

I'm trying to restrict access to have and establish connection just from their offices. Example, we have 2 officess with x.x.x.x and y.y.y.y so i would like just from those two ip to have access and ...
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ICMP ECHO REPLY is not being SNATed correctly

I am trying to provide L3 connectivity between two remote LAN networks (10.0.0.0/24, 10.0.1.0/24) using OpenVPN with the following setup: +----------------+ +---------------------+ ...
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Asterisk over OpenVPN

i have big problem about rtp flow on my network, i have server asterisk, and this server i have installed openVPN access server too. i use directmedia on asterisk to analysis end-to-end client using ...
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How to disconnect the openvpn client, when another client connects using same certificate?

I have openvpn server. There is no "duplicate-cn" in configuration file. The sequence of my actions: Client A connects to server. Everything works. Has access to server and to internet. Client B ...
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Can't connect to Ubuntu server on LAN from pfSense VPN

Quick summary pfSense server is connected to the WAN and LAN. This box also has an OpenVPN server running. The LAN clients use 192.168.20.0/24 OpenVPN clients use 192.168.30.0/24 On the LAN I ...
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assign IP to tinyproxy on OpenWrt [migrated]

I have installed tinyproxy on OpenWrt and now I want to make rules for iptables that match traffic from tinyproxy. I want to mark this traffic with set-mark and route it to different routing table. My ...
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openvpn exclude some web pages

I have OpenWrt with openvpn on it. Some computers are excluded from openvpn traffic by --set-mark rules. But now I need some more elastic solution. I am using VPN for web browsing, but some web pages ...
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OpenVPN server local network access and vpn network access

first off, apologies if this is a duplicate, I couldn't find a question that matches mine I have a home linux server and a remote VPS linux server. OpenVPN satisfies the requirement of a high speed ...
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How to keep openvpn connection open on Centos

I access test server via shell and i use this command to connect to VPN sudo openvpn client.conf I want to keep the connection open with the VPN, something like service when you make service ...
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OpenVPN block SMTP Access Server completely

I've tried almost all iptables rules to block smtp on openvpn server but still clients clients can access remote smtp servers on port 25. I'm using openvpn access server. It's creating two interfaces ...
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Can I use amazon VPC to encrypt communications between my office and the internet [closed]

I was recently working with Amazon VPC to connect to Amazon RDS. I noticed that I need to use OpenVPN with Google Authenticator in order to be able to connect to the instance. I was wondering the ...
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Monitor OpenVPN User Bandwidth Usage

So i've been researching this as much as possible and i haven't found a specific result. I'm trying to monitor the incoming and outgoing bandwidth of OpenVPN users, i'm removing as many logs as ...
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Using a VPS as front end proxy

I run a shell host that many users share which gets frequently DDoS'd (at least once every other month). So I have come up with a plan to peer all traffic with a VPS, so that it appears to everyone ...
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Running OpenVPN within k8s container

Suppose I have a k8s cluster whose services IP range is 10.198.240.0/20. Now I want this IP range to be accessible from another cluster or data center. Is it feasible to run OpenVPN within ...
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Push DNS for only a domain OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server to access an Amazon VPC. I have a bind DNS on that same VPN server for solving local names (say *.local.example.com) and for everything else, bind uses forwarders as google ...
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ubuntu network manager openvpn overwrites default route

I am running VPN server on aws account which hosted under Account A. I have another aws Account B, where I have a Ubuntu ec2 instance. On this instance I have installed Openvpn and configured client ...
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Openvpn to forward ipv6 to though my DSL router [migrated]

I'm trying to create a VPN that would allow me to connect from an unsafe place (ex: public wi-fi) through my home DSL, but I am struggling to make my OpenVPN forward the ipv6. I am an IPv6 newbie, and ...
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Can not add static route in my Ubuntu, SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable

I'm trying to add a static route in my VPS to a client that is on the other side of the VPN tunnel to my VPS and forwards it's traffic through the tunnel. This is the setup of my destination that I'm ...
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OpenVPN connect to OpenVPN client network

OpenVPN Server Ubuntu 14.04 In Digital Ocean (Public and Private interface) OpenVPN client Ubuntu 14.04 I can't SSH from Server to client via VPN connection. Ping works fine. Tunnel is up. Followed ...
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OpenVPN with LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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How to automatically add a local route after OpenVPN start?

I have a container which routes all its traffic via OpenVPN. This is done by OpenVPN via a combo of 0.0.0.0/1 via 10.8.8.17 dev tun0 128.0.0.0/1 via 10.8.8.17 dev tun0 which masks the default ...
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SSH to OpenVPN Connected System AND Tunnel through VPN

I want to SSH to a Docker system running Debian (latest), with OpenSSH, and OpenVPN installed. I also want to create a Dynamic forward (SOCKS proxy), and I want it route through the VPN connection as ...
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AWS EC2 and OpenVPN

I've been trying for a few hours to get OpenVPN working with AWS EC2 without any luck. Its the same setup as anyone would think of: Openvpn running on a server to gain access to resources within the ...
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OpenVPN opens msn.com on Windows

I have asked my question on the OpenVPN forums, and I have not got a single response. So maybe I'll get some knowledge here. I have my OpenVPN server on an RPi2 at home. I connect to it with the ...
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OpenVPN with CryptoAPI on Linux

I have an OpenVPN config file that uses Microsoft CryptoAPI. Meaning, it contains these lines: cryptoapicert "SUBJ:..." ca ca_file.crt tls-auth tls.key It works fine on a Windows system. However, ...
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Only allow access to a port when connected to VPN

I am running a Centos 7 server with OpenVpn on an amazon ec2 server. How can I configure it to only allow access to ports 2087 and 2083 when I am connected to the VPN, but not when I am not connected. ...