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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pfSense multi site-to-site vpn with openvpn

I've a strange behavior of the pfSense system when establishing a multiple site-to-site connection. All sites use the same version of pfSense (2.1). I've three sites which are all in different ...
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OpenVPN Error : TLS Error: local/remote TLS keys are out of sync: [AF_INET]

Fist off thanks for reading this, I appreciate any and all suggestions. I am having some serious problems reconnecting to my OpenVPN client using Riseup.net's VPN. I have spent a few days banging my ...
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Openvpn and heartbeat

I have several servers connected to openvpn and I want to make simple ip failover with heartbeat, but I can't figure out how to assign virtual openvpn ip. Is it possible to configure heartbeat in ...
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Login to openvpn web GUI after change IP

My provider just changed my IP address. How can I login to my web GUI with my new IP address? Thanks in advance.
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OpenVPN - Forwarding only IPv6

I have an Ubuntu server, and a Windows 8 desktop. The server has IPv6 connectivity, but the desktop does not, so is there a way using OpenVPN to ONLY forward IPv6 traffic to the VPN, and leave all my ...
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l2tp/pptp + freeradius (accounting information only gets updated on disconnect)

I have a basic PPTP/L2TP setup that uses a remote freeradius server with mysql. Issue is that when a user gets connected to the vpn and as long as the user stays connected (could be hours), no ...
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Can somebody read the challenge password value from client.key, if he get my client.key file?

Can somebody read the challenge password value from client.key if he get my client.key file? This is about easy-rsa, it comes with OpenVPN
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Openvpn signing certificates with wrong CA

I have a working (until now) ubuntu openvpn server. I think that my server is using a wrong CA to sign client CRTs. E.g: I use "source ./vars" followed by "./build-key john.doe" and it all works ...
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iptables: combine SNAT with network remapping for OpenVPN

[Apologies for the long prelude; question halfway down.] I have a working OpenVPN setup whereby a VPN server pushes a route back to one client (hereafter called the “router”) which can then expose ...
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OpenVPN: TLS error

I am trying to connect a laptop running Linux Mint to a FreeBSD server running OpenVPN with no luck. I keep seeing TLS errors like this in the server log: Tue Sep 17 23:14:51 2013 us=127496 ...
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Mapped Network Shares Not Showing Up After Successful Batch Execution

Good evening, I'm running into a strange issue on a Windows 7 machine. I'm working on deploying OpenVPN to our mobile workforce and they've requested the ability to have their home drive and another ...
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Openvpn forward all routing to a socks port

Is it possible to configure openVPN to route all client connections through a socks port? ie, I want the setup to be: Client -> openvpn server -> localhost socks5 port -> socks5 port forward ...
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openvpn setup ping/routing fail

My problem is that after setting up VPN on a virtual machine (Ubuntu Linux) with that has an IP I cant ping anyone at all over the tun interface from the client. VPN Connection is however successful. ...
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How do I map a Samba user's home drive via VPN?

Good evening, I'm not sure if what I'm attempting to do is possible or not, but I figured I'd put the question out there - in case somebody may have already tried this and been successful. I am in ...
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Why Can't OpenVPN GUI add routes in Windows 7?

Good-day all, I'm having trouble getting the OpenVPN GUI application to add routes to a Windows 7 client. I'm using the same config file I've used on a Windows XP client except that I added the ...
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SSH Tunnel or OpenVPN to securely connect app and database servers?

I have my app (a PHP forum) and database on separate servers, and want to make sure that the connection between them is secure. I've taken all the preliminary steps that I've come to know of, and am ...
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OpenVPN and DD-WRT [closed]

I am trying to setup a fresh dd-wrt router to work with OpenVpn. However, the OpenVpn I need to use has a automatically generated config file. That looks like: # Automatically generated OpenVPN ...
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Is it possible to use server with multiple openvpn connections as proxy

I am not a system administrator, so I will do my best asking this question. I have a server which connects to three OpenVPNs simultaneously. My question is if there are three clients is it possible ...
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OpenVPN routing issue (cache in routing tables)

I'm adding the route IP_ADDRESS NETMASK net_gatewayto the OpenVPN config file (locally), so it's not being pushed by the server and it works perfectly fine. However, when I remove the routing line ...
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How can I map a network share after a successful client VPN connection?

I've been recently tasked with providing VPN functionality for some "road-warriors" at my workplace. I'm running a CentOS 5.4 Linux server. I've chosen OpenVPN as my VPN server and have successfully ...
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OpenVPN bridging for Xen VMs

I have a following situation and need your help. My client has several servers-routers in different GEO regions and some servers within one DC which are used for a Xen virtualization each. Routers ...
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OpenVPN Setup with multiple AWS VPC Subnets

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu 12.04 in an AWS VPC with 3 subnets. I am able to connect my client and can ping the server (10.8.0.1) with no issues, however I cannot reach any other ...
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pfSense OpenVPN from specific IPs and Anywhere

I have 4 Openvpn users, but i would like to restrict the 3 of them to allow connect through the VPN only from specific IPs and the 4th from anywhere. Anyone knows how can i do that? I thought about a ...
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Strange OpenVPN behavior - disconnects after one minute

I'm using OpenVPN for connect two private networks and now I got a problem, that I'm not able to solve. Servers are connected with simple UDP configuration with static key. I've already checked ...
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OpenVPN routed lans

Setup description: One VPN server called vpn1 One VPN client called vpn2 One network behind vpn1 with IP addresses 10.0.0.0/24 One network behind vpn2 with IP addresses 10.0.2.0/24 For simplicity ...
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playing with ip route to connect to VPN and lost local internet

I'm following this tutorial about openVPN, every goes good until this following step on client (just before autostart section from wiki): # ip route add VPNSERVER_IP via LOCALGATEWAY_IP dev eth0 ...
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PF, redirecting SSH to internal VM

I run a FreeBSD server with VirtualBox on it. There's a VM in there I'd like to contact via SSH directly using Port 20000. Client and FreeBSD server are connected through OpenVPN via tun. The ...
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OpenVPN Route Issues w/ Mikrotik & Windows 7

I'm having (what I suspect is) a route issue with an OpenVPN implementation and a Windows 7 client. The VPN connection looks to establish itself just fine, and the route is available however efforts ...
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openvpn to share internet connection: client side (kubuntu) configuration

Server Debian 7.0 Client Kubuntu 12.10 Followed debian wiki about OpenVPN with success until TLS-enabled VPN section. Now from client I want to have internet thru vpn. For that I opened KDE ...
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OpenVPN client connects but can't access internet

I setup an Openvpn server on a centos box and I can get the client to connect (osx) but can't access the internet or even the local network. I thought maybe DNS but couldn't access any sites via IP. ...
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How to to avoid “Port 22: Connection refused” error?

I have a server where I just use openssh, openvpn and rabbitmq (which requires a lot of erlang dependencies). Every time I reboot my server I can't access to it anymore getting Port 22: ...
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Linux + OpenVPN + SNAT + Failure on client grab the reply to it's own generated traffic

Ok, I'm really desesperate I need to release an openvpn deploy to get rid of a dying server. On the subject: I installed OpenVPN with a routed interface (tun0) into a server with a public IP + 3 ...
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Remote Ubuntu Server crashed while configuring OpenVPN [closed]

When I tried to follow these instructions my remote linux (ubuntu) server crashed. I don't have physical access to this computer. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN I will try again with ...
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Network-Manager with bridge interface and OpenVPN

I'm running Debian Wheezy with Gnome-Shell. My current network interface configuration is this: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface ...
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Have bind9 wait until openvpn interface settles

I have OpenVPN AS started as an rc.d script. I want Bind9 to bind to a virtual network interface that OpenVPN sets up. However only after the script terminates some virtual devices names as0t0 and ...
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Opening ports for VPN clients

I am trying to open specific ports for users so that they can use programs such as RDP. I have searched all over the internet, and have yet to find an answer to this question. I have tried every ...
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Connecting a VPS's static IPs to a mailserver on a dynamic LAN over an IPv6 OpenVPN connection?

Yes, I know. Ugh! I have a small office and we're trying to reduce our network expense. Because of client audit requirements, we run our own mail server, and would like to keep it that way. For ...
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NetworkManager is not changing /etc/resolv.conf after openvpn dns push

I've got a problem which is "NetworkManager is not updating /etc/resolv.conf after openvpn connection with dns push configured". Here's my openvpn server config: (I've changed domain name to ABC.COM ...
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OpenVPN and zeroshell, how to use your own gateway instead the remote one

I'm testing zeroshell, a little linux distribution that act as router/firewall. Through the web interface I correctly configured an OpenVPN tunnel. The tunnel is working but there is a situation that ...
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Openvpn assign random ip to clients

I have this directive in the server.cfg which assigns a range of ips for connecting users: server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 Each time I connect a client it always (if he's the first in line) gets ...
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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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Connect Debian server to a VPN server and still provide services to the internet

There is one server in the local network (running Debian 7) and one remote VPN server. I have no control over the remote VPN server. I need the server in the local network to provide services ...
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How to restart openvpn in pfsense?

The OpenVPN Status page on the pfSense shows the following error: [error] Management Daemon Unreachable Disabling then enabling the configured VPN does not resolve this. How do you restart the ...
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Pfsense OpenVPN tunnel goes down

I have a pfSense openVPN tunnel problem. I have 10 sites, but sometimes some of the sites automatically go down, so I need to restart the openVPN service on the client side. What can I do to fix it? ...
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Connect two servers with OpenVPN

guys, I need a consulting. I need to connect two servers which are located at another places geographically. One of servers is at LeaseWeb, and another is at our office in Moscow. I'm using OpenVPN ...
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Create route through OpenVPN via specific IP address / virtual interface on Linux

I have a Linux server at home, on which I run an OpenVPN client connected to some server on the Net. What I want to archive is this: I want my home server to expose an interface (e.g. an IP address), ...
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Pfsense OpenVPN tunnel

I have pfsense openVPN tunnel problem. I have 10 sites. The problem is that sometime some of the sites automatically go down, so I need to restart the openVPN service in client side to resolve the ...
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openvpn client preventing http server from serving web pages to WAN

At first I thought this was a misconfigured IPTABLES but it is not. Note that this is not an issue with LAN web requests, only WAN. I temporarily deactivated all iptables chains except logging of all ...
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Multiple Subnets on OpenVPN

Let me start of by saying that I/m new to posting questions here. So if I do no post enough information, please let me know. Let me know what more I should post. I'm using OpenVPN for my VPN ...
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Cannot start OpenVPN on sheevaplug. Any suggestions?

I installed OpenVPN on my arm-based sheevaplug (OS is Debian 7 Wheezy, kernel 3.8.8.) but as soon as i try to start the service i receive the following error: [....] Starting virtual private network ...