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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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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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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Route outbound connections from local network through VPN

I have a server A running OpenVPN, an OpenVPN client B (a rooted Android phone as it happens) and a third party C (a laptop, tablet etc.) tethered to B. B can use the VPN to access the internet via ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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OpenVPN connected but no Internet or LAN

Good evening, I'm facing an issue with my OpenVPN installation. Been at it for 3 days now but still cant figure out what is wrong for the life of me... Basically the issue is that i'm able to ...
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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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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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Openvpn, forward packets very slowly

I rebooted my server, and an odd issue just came out. I am running on ArchLinux, the clients are Ubuntu, Android and Mac. The problem is that accessing the internet via the clients is slow, about ...
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OpenVPN: Add clients without rebuilding all keys?

I've just managed to setup OpenVPN properly on my server and test it to be properly working with client computers and I came to wonder how OpenVPN keys can be generated as clients come and go. Is it ...
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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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OpenVPN: Not all DNS entries get pushed to clients from server. (dnsmasq)

I have been trying to find a solution to this problem, but have found no answer so far, so I hope you guys can help me out. I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04, which has a static IP address and an ...
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Configuring Shorewall for routed OpenVPN

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 machine that serves as a NAT router. The routing is achieved using Shorewall, mostly in line with this tutorial. The LAN has the subnet 10.0.0.0/24 On this machine I ...
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NFS fails to mount through openvpn tunnel

I am trying to establish an nfs connection through an openvpn tunnel. It really anoying and i dont know what to try next. The connectein test has been made on several platforms now. used ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN via OpenVPN tunnel [Unable to modify IP forwarding table]

Background: I'm working as a contractor for a small web design agency. We have a particular project / client requires that any updates / development that are performed are done via VPN. The client VPN ...
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Assign a public ip to openvpn client

For learning purposes, I'm trying to set up openvpn server, so that each connected client would get a unique public ip address. I have a vps server and I ordered extra 8 static ips and they are ...
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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 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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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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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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OpenVPN run script after tunnel is set up

I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how can I update my A records on my cloudflare account. I have already set up a script that checks for IP changes, and pushes the changes through the ...
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OpenVPN won't start on ubuntu - PID not found

I am running ubuntu version 12.04 LTS and I have installed OpenVPN on it. After a while of troubleshooting why my client won't connect (I have generated keys and confligured the client), I ran ...
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OpenVPN and TomatoVPN

Wondering if someone can help me with the following. I have updated my Linksys router with TomatoVPN and used the following config: Interface Type:TAP Protocol:UDP Port:1195 Firewall Custom ...
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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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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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Get OpenVPN clients names to resolve through dnsmasq

I have a PFSense box running as an OpenVPN server. There are several remote devices that connect through the VPN (as tap devices). The VPN stuff is working, I can access the remote hardware by ...
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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: 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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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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Why OpenVPN client fails to start (TLS timeout) when wifi signal is not ideal?

I have OpenVPN clients running on Carambola2 devices [1] and when I use 3g/umts stick or wired ethernet then OpenVPN clients establish vpn tunnel every time. When wifi is used then OpenVPN client ...
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Anonymizing OpenVPN Allow SSH Access to Internal Server

I'm using an anonymizing VPN, but want SSH access to internal computer. How do I access my internal computer through SSH? When I do ssh 98.123.45.6, the connection times out. IP address from cable ...
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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: after changing to server mode, client does not create TUN device

I had a previously working configuration with the config files used in a previous question However, I've changed this now to the following configuration using server mode, everything on the logs seem ...
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How access remote network with OpenVPN?

I am currently trying to configure OpenVPN to access our company network remotely. I was able to establish a connection and ping the server at the configured address (10.8.0.1), but I was not able to ...
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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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How to view connected users to open vpn server?

I'm developing a web site for managing open vpn users with django framework. But I need to now is there any way to extract active users from open vpn? My server is running Ubuntu 12.04.
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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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How to troubleshoot problem with OpenVPN Appliance Server not able to connect

1) I have a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 2) I am running Hyper-V and have the OpenVPN Appliance Server virtual running 3) I have configured it as it said, only issue was that the legacy network ...