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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Setup openvpn as interface device only

I just setup OpenVPN client using this guide on The Geek Stuff But now (somewhat as expected) all my traffic is routed through the VPN. I actually just want to set up the interface device. Does ...
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SSH tunneling is faster than OpenVPN, could it be?

Logically, VPN should be faster than SSH for tunneling, because: It's running on UDP and not TCP (so no TCP over TCP) It has compression However, today I tested Redis replication over both ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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openvpn forward internet client to client

I know the directive push "redirect-gateway def1" can be used to forward the traffic of a vpn server to the client. My question is, can vpn be used to share the internet between two clients ...
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Cannot make TCP Connection with OpenVPN Server

Client OpenVPN assigned IP: 10.8.0.2 ↓ TCP on 1194 Internet ↓ Router port-forwards 1194 to server- Public IP 104.162.67.198 ↓ Server LAN IP: 10.8.0.1 I think the above is what I am trying ...
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OpenVPN - Route and iptables configuration

simplified network diagram: Certs and keys already created OK. The 'straight' line between client and server is just to indicate a tunnel. Obviously, it goes through the firewall. Client is windows ...
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Openvpn ip conflicts

I have a device which connects to my vpn, that i plan to distribute to third parties. my vpn ipset network is 10.8.0.0 i am also pushing 'route 10.7.0.0' Please excuse the config above. My ...
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OpenVPN with mixed ipv4 and ipv6 clients

I have a VPN server handling various clients; some with ipv4 only, some with ipv4 and ipv6, and some that will be ipv6 only. Some of these clients are roaming, so ideally they should connect to ipv6 ...
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How do I configure pfSense in a virtual machine as a firewall?

Here is my network: Client -- WAN -- PfSense(VMWare) -- LAN -- vSwitch (Promiscuous) \-- ESXi Management (192.168.2.1) ...
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Prevent SSH connection lost after logging into VPN on server machine

I encountered an issue that I can't deal with. When I'm logged onto an VPS over SSH and try to estabilish VPN connection on that VPS, the SSH connection between VPS and my machine get lost. I assume ...
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What is the difference between those two IP addresses

I am trying to install OpenVPN server on a CentOS machine, the sample configuration files don't make that much sense. Specifically it's server.conf that I find difficult to understand What is the ...
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OpenVPN ignoring openvpn.conf, throws unrecognized or missing option

I set up openVPN on Debian, but can't start the service. [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: openvpn failed! Syslog says Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in ...
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OpenVPN Connect for ios can't parse my .ovpn file

For a user who wants to use my OpenVPN server on a mobile device, I have created a .ovpn file with embedded/bundled keys and certificates. But when I try to import it in the iOS client, I get this ...
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Client not routing through CentOS7 OpenVPN

I recently setup a server on digitalocean, i setup the vpn server key etc and i can connect with my client, the problem is that if i connect and i google for my public ip adress that i don't get the ...
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Two openvpn servers on the same machine, route traffic between the two subnets

I have two openvpn servers ( one on tcp, one on udp) running on the same machine - an OPENVZ vps. The first network A uses 10.10.0.0/24 and it is designed as an intranet. The second network B uses ...
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Can't get “redirect-gateway” to work correctly with this OpenVPN network and the internet

I have the following network layout: Everything in blue is a VPN client (except the obvious server) The my client side (which is the top side where it says "My Site"), If I include include ...
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OpenVPN not default gateway for all traffic

I'm trying to make my client forward all traffic through a VPS running OpenVPN. As you can see, it will allow pings to both domains and raw IP addresses, but it will not allow traffic like that made ...
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OpenVPN Tunnel between two LANs, traffic dropped on the way?

I'd like to create a OpenVPN Tunnel between to LANs 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24. However somehow packets entering the tunnel on one side don't come out of the other side ... The following ...
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Make Monit check OpenVPN client connection status

We're running a multi-site business, each site connected to a central OpenVPN server to provide access to internal systems. I'm currently using Monit to check if OpenVPN client is running and if the ...
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Openvpn Packet loss troubles

Hy! I got an Openvpn server on Linux and use it to route all ipv4 traffic from my clients (win7,android, pfsense etc). I finally want to really understand the routing thing, although it works, but ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN [closed]

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80, and a home server running windows 7. See the diagram below. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN GUI setting incorrect default routing gateway

I'm currently playing with setting up an OpenVPN Access Server in AWS. For the most part I've got everything working, except when I try to add the VPN connection to Ubuntu using the networks GUI. ...
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Getting “Cannot ioctl TUNSETIFF tun: Operation not permitted” when trying to connect to OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN Access Server in AWS using the market place AMI, but I;m struggling to connect to it. The access server is up and running. I've also added a user with Auto-Login and ...
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MULTI: bad source address from client - any one-off solutions?

Setup: I have the an openvpn client/server setup (config files at bottom), and I get the infamous MULTI: bad source address from client [192.168.x.x], packet dropped message at server. The server has ...
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OpenVPN client ping server: eth0 works, tun0 fails

Usually for OpenVPN, people have issues accessing LAN interfaces but no issues accessing the TUN interfaces. I have the opposite problem. Ping from client (10.9.0.1) to server eth0 (10.0.0.97) works ...
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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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issues with installing, No config files OpenVPN 2.3.2-4.el7.x86_64 on Centos 7

Having some issues with OpenVPN 2.3.2-4.el7.x86_64 on Centos 7 (it's a VPS with digital ocean). Basically I am trying to install and configure OpenVPN to use as a VPN server. However it seems I am ...
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pfSense OpenVPN Routing to Sever LAN

I'm trying to get my OpenVPN server to route traffic from clients to the server's LAN. My setup is as follows: pfSense box at 10.1.1.1 Other servers on the LAN at 10.1.10.0/24 (with DNS server at ...
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OpenVPN ERROR: could not insert 'tun': Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

I'm trying to configure OpenVPN on my Debian 7 VPN but I'm getting the following error ERROR: could not insert 'tun': Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg) I tried the ...
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pfsense access openvpn client´s lan

I want to cover the following case: pfsense server´s LAN: 10.1.0.0/24 openvpn client network: 10.2.0.0/24 Local network of one openvpn client: 192.168.2.0/24 Working: Access the network ...
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Tomato to OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu Server

I use OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server as VPN Server, and Viscosity successfully working with this client configuration: xxx.no-ip.org remote udp 1194 dev tun tls-client ca ca.crt cert cert.crt key key.key ...
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Check concurrent connections per user on OpenVPN server

I have an OpenVPN server running on a dedicated server and I want to know how many connections each user has open with the server. To test, I made it so im the only one that can login, and then ...
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vpnc through openvpn failed

I should connect to a Cisco VPN server for example 95.94.66.6, it configured to accepts specified IPs so I launched a server with a registered IP on Cisco which runs an openvpn server. The scenario ...
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OpenVPN client from multidomain SSL host

My server uses it's server certificate when connecting as a client to another server. webserver - server1.mydomain.com openvpnserver - server2.mydomain.com Server1 is a web server with SSL ...
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VM LAB - Promiscuous mode clarification

So for clarification I am running a Lab within VMware behind OpenVPN, 1 NIC with direct internet access (WAN vswitch) and another NIC with a leg inside a LAN vswitch. (This obviously houses my VM's ...
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OpenVPN Route Client Traffic Through VPN Server Tunnel

I have configured a vps following this tutorial, the server and client are successfully connected and can ping each other, server is at 10.8.0.1 and the connected client (android-OpenVPN Connect) get ...
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OpenVPN Port forwarding on a OpenVZ VPS

I've been trying for the past 3 hours to forward the 443 port from my client to the 20443 port on my server (CentOS 7 on OpenVZ), so i can access it on myserverip:20443. I have OpenVPN Access ...
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OpenVPN: correct way to use a relative path in an OVPN file

I am attempting to connect to a service using OpenVPN. There are a number of configuration files (.OVPN) that share a single certificate (ca.crt); all are located in the same directory. ...
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Openvpn server with bind9 DNS on AWS. Linux client cannot resolve host names.

I have a openvpn server set up and working on an AWS debian instance. It works as should but I want to push DNS queries to linux clients from bind9 which is on the same server as openvpn. All seems to ...
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Openvpn Server multiple Certs

We have OpenVPN clients with CA-Certificates from an old and a new authority. We can't change them all at once. The clients are verifying the certificate presented by the server. Is it possible ...
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Change OpenVPN server's tun0 address from xxx.xxx.xxx.1 to xxx.xxx.xxx.11

In the openvpn server's config file I have the line server 192.168.20.0 255.255.255.0. This will cause tun0 to be created with inet addr:192.168.20.**1** P-t-P:192.168.20.**2** Mask:255.255.255.255 ...
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OpenVPN Hairpin Nat

I have an OpenVPN set up that looks like this: +------------------------------------------------------+ | ...
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openvpn windows routes ip forwarding enabled but not working

I have setup an openvpn network, I have in my client windows two interfaces, one public with IP 1.2.3.4 and the openvpn interface, with ip 192.168.244.10 I am able to ping from windows to the ...
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Server Loses Public Access When VPN Started

I have a setup a server that uses an OpenVPN client, in order to connect it to my private network at home. Whenever I start the VPN client-connection on the server, I can only connect to it's public ...
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Access website hosted on same server as VPN via the VPN

I have just finished setting up a OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have been able to connect to it from my own computer (the client). I am able to set up the VPN server to route ALL ...
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How Can I Give My VPN Clients Internet Access

I have been successful in setting up two OpenVPN servers as follows: Ubuntu1 (LAN IP: 172.23.6.148 WAN IP: 60.242.175.132) Ubuntu2 (LAN IP: 172.23.6.149 WAN IP: 60.242.175.133) Clients ...
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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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Centos 7 with SElinux: openvpn and DNS

I'm trying to use openvpn as client on centos 7. It works fine, but i cannot get DNS from server. As you know, there is no resolvconf in new Centos, so, standard update-resolv-conf script doesn't ...
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OpenVpn & KVM: can't access LAN behind server

i just set up an OpenVPN Server on a rented root Server. I can ping the OpenVPN Server IP, but can't connect or ping to other Machines (VMs) on the OpenVPN Server Network. According to the official ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN setup is slow, howto set CA on a remote system?

I want to run an OpenVPN-Server on a box but creating dh on it is really slow. I was searching the net, how to import a ca for the OpenVPN-Server on OpenWRT so I can run build-dh on a nother computer ...