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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Site-to-site tunnel using two MikroTik routers where one endpoint is behind NAT (LTE modem)

I would like to interconnect two offices where one has a public static IP address (main office) and the second one is behind NAT (no public IP) because there is just an LTE modem. I am able to create ...
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Convert script to get called when a user connects

I hope this is easy The following script called up.sh works perfect when I run it from the command line as root. However, instead of manually calling this script each time a new user connects to ...
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openvpn send internet traffic to seperate server

Short version: I want my aws ubuntu openvpn server to forward all of the clients internet traffic to another server to instead of sending it out directly itself. Long version: I'm setting up an ...
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Protect a second server behind existing OpenVPN

I have an existing Ubuntu server that denies all incoming traffic with a client unless it's able to authenticate with OpenVPN (we use Tunnelblick to manage client connections). However, we have other ...
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Connect with ipv4 to server with Openvpn and continue with ipv6 to other server [on hold]

I want to connect to my Openvpn server with ipv4 and then connect from the server with ipv6 to another server (this one only has ipv6). How can I do this? I run an Ubuntu 16.04 server with Openvpn ...
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openvpn certificate error prevents from connection

I try to connect with Tunnelblick to my private VPN, but I get the following error message. 2016-05-24 12:18:07 VERIFY ERROR: depth=1, error=unable to get issuer certificate: C=IL, O=StartCom Ltd., ...
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Possible routing issues with OpenVPN

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my arch box to be able to route some traffic through an OpenVPN connection, but not all traffic. But I'm having trouble trying to use my OpenVPN tunnel when using for ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [on hold]

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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How to block ssh when not logged into openvpnas

How can I configure my server so that someone who tries to SSH into the server without being logged into the openvpnas is dropped and only people who are "inside" the network (connected to openvpnas) ...
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Docker is only listening locally on a container connected to a VPN

I've just nuked my CoreOS box and am rebuilding the setup as a Ubuntu Xenial (16.04) based docker platform. I'm happy with it so far but I'm now having to re-resolve a problem I already fixed on ...
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Bash Script Not Working

I hope this is an easy answer Problems: I placed the following bash script called learn-address.sh in the following folder: vi /etc/openvpn/netem/learn-address.sh Added the following (2) ...
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How to get a list of options, that can pushed to the clients?

The OpenVPN manual currently only states: This is a partial list of options which can currently be pushed: --route, --route-gateway, --route-delay, --redirect-gateway, --ip-win32, --dhcp-option, ...
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Bandwidth Throttling per User using TC

This question is an extension of a previous question asked in 2015: Limit/Throttle per user OpenVPN bandwidth using TC Great answer and great script @Oliver I also have (3) or more Clients ...
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DOWN-ROOT: Error sending script execution signal to background process

Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN 2.3.2 server config file: topology net30 mode server tls-server push "route-gateway 192.168.0.1" ifconfig 192.168.0.1 192.168.0.2 ifconfig-pool 192.168.0.5 192.168.0.9 port ...
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Huge performance penalty in gbit link with ip forwarding / masquerade through clear VPN tunnel

I have a problem with IP forwarding between my home computer and a remote server (from online.net). My home connection is a 1 Gbit/s FTTH and the remote server has a 2.5 Gbit/s bandwidth. The context ...
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Remote-access VPN to HTTPS server [closed]

For a university assignment, essentially I want to create an OpenVPN server that acts as a tunnel for remote access to a HTTPS server. I also want to set up the server in the cloud using AWS. ...
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Commonly open ports in restricted wifi networks [closed]

Which ports except for 80 and 443 are commonly not blocked in open wifi networks? I want to set up a OpenVPN Server on such a port to get around restricted networks. I have experienced the issue that ...
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OpenVPN NAT gateway on Debian, no traffic

My Debian server is successfully configured to connect to "HideMyAss", using OpenVPN, has internet access, receives HMA IP and still sees the computers on the LAN. I'm trying to configure the other ...
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openvpn route ALL traffic through VPN but through particular client (not server)

I have managed to setup a configuration where specific routes are routed through a particular client . For example I setup route X.X.X.0 255.255.255.0 and in the client A iroute X.X.X.0 255.255.255.0 ...
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Except some IPs from rule to not allow internet through openwrt + openvpn when vpn is disconnected

I have the following working setup on my network: A. ISP-Router (connected to inet, internal ip 192.168.0.1 ) <----> B. eth0 - OpenWrt Router (OpenVPN client running) br-lan (bridge eth1 + wlan0, ...
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Does changing the openvpn server config affect already issued certificates?

We've got an OpenVPN server running that is in use, with a number of static clients defined and certificates issued. However, over time it's become apparent the the IP pool currently available isn't ...
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OpenVpn Client credentials security, key crt generation

I'm curious what is Your opinion on openvpn client crt/key security In most cases (tutorials), the clients key/crt are generated on the same openvpn server, and no one cares about the future. This is ...
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Can not start OpenVpn service within a FreeBSd Jail

Recentrly I've been fiddling with my FreeBSD VPS. I have it installed with FBSD 10.3, I created a jail with ezjail and installed openvpn from ports following the guide in http://bit.ly/1T6qg4G and ...
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OpenVPN: VPN routed traffic blocks external acces to a VPN client server

We are running OpenVPN Access Server on an Ubuntu Server and connect successfuly with a few PC clients. There is also another Debian server inside a private LAN which is autoconnected as a VPN client ...
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Particular workstations cannot reach specific servers in an openvpn site2site environment

It seems to be a weird problem to me. Here is the situation. I set up a site to site environment by openvpn (udp protocol), most servers and workstations can reach the other site but several servers ...
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OpenVPN on OpenWRT: Routing a specific subnet through a VPN tunnel

I have setup a router with OpenWRT 15.05 installed (Chaos Calmer), and configured two wi-fi networks each with there own network interface: wi-fi-1: interface br-lan ip address 10.0.2.1; address ...
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Way to find most people connected on OpenVpn?

So I know that if you set up telnet and then type in 'load-stats' OpenVpn will tell you how many clients are connected at the moment, but is there a way to find the highest amount of people that have ...
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Redirect client to specific URL openvpn?

Soon I'm going to have to change my VPN server's IP address. This will mean that current client configuration files will no longer work with the new server. I was wondering if it's somehow possible to ...
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OpenVPN for embedd devices

I'm a newbie in OpenVPN and the related questions, I'm googling for several days without positive answer. I have several linux-based devices located in my town that collects data and sends it for me. ...
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How can I get a user to interact with an executable configured to run from a scheduled task?

I am trying to get the OpenVPN GUI to open for configured users automatically at (or recently after login). My original plan was to use a Computer Configuration scheduled task to run as the logged on ...
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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

I am searching for a solution to route all traffic from a server through OpenVPN but keep it possible to host applications on the server which can be accessed outside of the local area network. To ...
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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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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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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 ...