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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How do I set WINS server for OpenVPN running on pfSense?

I have a OpenVPN Server running on pfSense 2.0.3. I can't find an option to add WINS address for VPN connections. I tried going to VPN > OpenVPN > Server > Edit server > Client Settings > NetBIOS ...
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Only let OpenVPN connected users access FTP server - on Windows Server

Windows server 2008 R2 - I have setup OpenVPN, how do I give users connected to it access to an FTP server on the account (but no other users). I am using a hardware firewall not Windows Firewall. ...
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Can my ISP know that I am connected through a VPN?

I have a general understanding of VPNs and how they work. However, I am not sure of how the initial request is seen by my ISP? For example say I am connected to an OpenVPN provider, what happens when ...
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Cisco VPN client - how to automate vpn process

I use Cisco vpn client to connect some customer Vpnclient.exe required answer about the question “Do you wish to continue” (yes / no ) Is it possible to run the vpnclient.exe without question ? ...
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OpenVPN to host tap device having very large MTU

Question What is the minimum set of server and client configuration directives that I need in order to satisfy the following conditions? Virtual layer 2 ethernet network that will not be bridged ...
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Openvpn server not forwarding ping traffic from tun0 to eth0 for rest of the hosts in the subnet

Currently I have a openvpn server and client setup with rounting (not bridging) When I try to ping from my client to server ip address it works fine. But when I try to ping rest of the subnet hosts ...
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openvpn client.up script erroring out

I'm using OpenVPN 2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm having a little trouble getting "pull dhcp-options" working. I have client.up and client.down under /etc/openvpn/, and I can see it running client.up, ...
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OpenVPN and one way pings

Network configuration I have set up a network: Appropriate ports of computers in 192.168.87.0/24 are forwarded on TP-LINK router to be seen "all over the world". IP forwarding in enabled on ...
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Common server ip address for multiple openvpn daemons

I'm not sure if my solutions lies in openvpn routing or iptables, but if i explain what i'd like to do, maybe some can help. I have two open vpn daemons running on different ports. One on 1194, with ...
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OpenVPN - What's my IP Address [closed]

I have OpenVPN running on a RaspberryPi on my network. I setup my iPhone to to connect to my VPN when on the cell network. When I go to WhatIsMyIP.com it still shows me that I'm coming from ...
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Cisco VPN and .pcf file

I have few of profiles .pcf files , and I used them in order to automate the vpmclient connection VIA CLI command I have WIN XP server for example vpmclient connect "customor_alpha" ...
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OpenVPN on Android TCP retransmissions after OpenVPN server reboot

I raised OpenVPN on server for the first time. It worked fine until the server rebooted. The firewall configuration is unchanged. When I tcpdump from tun interface on the server, I always get TCP ...
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With split openvpn network, unable to connect to remote server via vpn

I am running ubuntu 12.04 and only want the vpn for specific applications that can bind to vpn port(address). If I connect to the VPN with all the traffic routed through the VPN port everything works ...
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OpenVPN-AS not starting

I have been trying to get an OpenVPN Access server running but I am having a lot of trouble. I have a host node running Proxmox and I would like an OpenVZ container to run the server. I have gone ...
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How to get config files for package after removing them?

i have uninstalled a package(openvpn) and then deleted the config files in /etc/openvpn because of old files i don't remember creating, i wanted a fresh install. now whenever i do yum install openvpn ...
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OpenVPN Chaining

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN "chain", similar to what is described here. I have two separate networks, A and B. Each network has an OpenVPN server using a standard "road warrior" or "client/server" ...
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Website filtering for OpenVPN clients

I am currently trying to block some websites by their domain names for all the clients of my OpenVPN server. My first idea was to use the /etc/hosts file. But, its effects seem to be limited to the ...
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Windows : Map-a-network-drive to a remote Shared-Folder (on QNAP NAS) using OpenVPN

Provided my lack of networking knowledge, I've been struggling with this issue for quite a few days now : I have a QNAP-TS212 NAS on which i've created a shared-folder (mostly excel files). All the ...
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OpenVPN needs to change its port every time I use

I have a Linode VPS that I setup OpenVPN server on it. Since I'm in China we have to deal with the GFW (Great Firewall), so I use the VPN a lot. The weird part is, that every time I use it, I need to ...
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Restrict “open” ethernet traffic to OpenVPN Traffic only when on a certain network

I would like to set up a pf or ipfw firewall rule on my Mac OS X 10.8 notebooks so that all Traffic on wireless and cabled networks is restricted to calling "home" through OpenVPN when I'm not in the ...
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Bash Script that connects to VPN server via openvpn, runs a program, and then disconnects from openvpn server

The operating system I am using is Ubuntu Server 10. I've been trying to cobble together a way to connect to a vpn server via openvpn using command line, run a unison profile, and then disconnect from ...
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Endian Community: How to correct PURPLE_DEVICE in /var/efw/openvpn/settings permanently

Dear serverfault community, I am currently migrating a "normal" IPTABLES firewall with an OpenVPN server to a new box containing Endian Community Firewall 2.5.1. The new Endian firewall contains an ...
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Two IPs - One OpenVPN instance, impossible?

I have a debian 64bit vps, OpenVZ, with perfectly working openvpn server. I have ADDITIONAL IP which I want to use on that same openvpn server and I can't make it work. It only works if I specify ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 Foundation to route all Internet traffic through an OpenVPN connection using RRAS

First of all I'm not (yet) a fully trained IT professional but just a college student so please forgive me if some of the things I'm about to ask might seem "stupid" because the answers are totally ...
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OpenVPN bypass on some ports

This is my first question here, so please be kind :-). I have a server running Debian 7 and I would like to connect to a VPN and let all the traffic pass via the VPN except for some ports (SSH, ...
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SUSE YaST routes not in kernel route -n

I'm using opensSuSE as a router. eth0 is the WAN nic, eth1 is the LAN nic. I also have a tun10 device, which I'm using with an OpenVPN client connection. I want yast routes to specify what traffic ...
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Open port and route incoming traffic back to the connected client - OpenVPN

I did my own VPN setup on a CentOS box and it's working very nice and smooth. However I would like to add a feature that I open a specified port on the box for the incoming traffic that should be ...
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Log into Active Directory Domain over OpenVPN

Is it possible for an OpenVPN client to log into a Windows AD domain on the server end of the tunnel? In my set up, my OpenVPN server is running on a linux box joined to the domain and I'm using the ...
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virtual NIC, local routing and linux kernel routing table

from this article: http://backreference.org/2010/03/26/tuntap-interface-tutorial/ the author created a tun interface # openvpn --mktun --dev tun2 # ip link set tun2 up # ip addr add 10.0.0.1/24 dev ...
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Poor Bonding performance over 2 bonded vpn channels

I have two Linux machines that I wish to connect via a bonded link. One machine has two UMTS modems (DN:5mbit UL:1.2mbit) as its gateways, and the other machine has optical fiber (DL:100Mbit UL: ...
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IPv6 routing over OpenVPN

Trying to learn how IPv6 works with OpenVPN, so I wanted to setup following scheme. I have a VPS server (Ubuntu), which have been allocated a /48 subnet. ISP ipv6 gateway is XXXX:XXXX:XXXX::1 Server ...
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VPN chaining using openvpn

My boss got extra-paranoid and wants me to organize VPN-chaining of some sort for him. I come up with following scheme: Client VPN1 VPN2 ...
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Routing through OpenVPN gateway

I have the following setup: ++++++++++++++++++ + OpenVPN server +........ . . . . (cat pictures) ++++++++++++++++++ | | ...
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openvpn client cant reach external internet *solved

Setting up an openvpn server with tls auth and ip forwarding. I could connect to the vpn server just fine, but couldn't reach any outside connections I could not successfully ping 8.8.8.8 the ...
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Redirecting OpenVPN Server routes towards other VPNs to clients

I have an openVPN Server that share a network in tun mode, the main network that it share is on the class : 192.40.190.0/24 . The config file that I have on the Server is like the following : local ...
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OpenVPN - iptables restrict one IP's access to only some servers

I have a large OpenVPN network. Most of the addresses have free access to one another. However a few IPs need to be restricted to only a couple of other IPs. For example 10.8.0.6 can only be ...
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Exclude one protocol from VPN on Windows

How can I exclude one single protocol from a VPN connection on Windows? I wish to keep NNTP connections off my VPN connection. I know which port it uses (443, SSL enabled). The goal is to keep high ...
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openvpn routing setup for incoming connections on client

I have a debian server, call it A, that is connected as an openvpn client to another network. Server A is also http and email server accepting connections from the internet. Now, one of the servers on ...
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bridge on openVPN client

I have some problem with setting up what i call a "remote entry point" (i'm sure ther is a real name for this) First things First : Here is my setup : ...
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OpenVPN connects but gets invalid IP on Tap Device

I have a WinXP SP2 box trying to connect on a OpenVPN server and getting the following errors: Tue May 14 11:29:52 2013 Notified TAP-Windows driver to set a DHCP IP/netmask of ...
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OpenVPN - possible to log failed authentications?

I do not know how the OpenVPN authentication protocol works in detail, which is why I am wondering if there is a possibility to log failed authentications. E.g. if I try to use a invalid key file. I ...
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OpenVPN pass through to lan and out second internet connection

I asked on SuperUser, was told it might be best to ask on here, so here we go. I want to run OpenVPN on a computer connected to a FiOS connection on one NIC, then pass that traffic onto the LAN, and ...
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Unable to use gateway once in OpenVPN

I'm trying to get an OpenVPN server working to give clients access to a network that is 10.202.0.0/16. I'd like the OpenVPN clients range to be 10.202.46.1-255. I have configured the server, and can ...
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openvpn (tun0 + bridge) : Comunication bridge --> tun0 works but not the opposite direction

My network is composed as follows: Host A with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.x (openvpn client) Host B with ip 9.x.x.x and vpn ip 192.15.206.1 (openvpn server) this host has a bridge br0 with ip ...
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Packets do not reach FILTER chain of iptables

I have a problem I cant figure out, I am trying to access webserver on [RPI], but packets never reach iptables FILTER chain I will try to explain it a bit: GW1 has public address and doing DNAT from ...
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OpenVPN : Cannot SSH or MySQL properly

I have been happy with OpenVPN so far. But I have other issues. Following is the situation right now : - OpenVPN server installed on Amazon Linux. - OpenVPN client installed on Windows 7. - Set up ...
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SSH through OpenVPN on iPhone

I have problem with connecting to my SSH server through OpenVPN from my iPhone. I can successfully connect from my PC so all settings are good. OpenVPN also works well ("connected") - I can see VPN ...
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OpenVPN bridge failed to forward packet

I have a pair of OpenVPN bridge working for my school. The bridge works well, it did bridge ip traffic between the 2 sites. My problem is, if a user turn on a PC after the bridge has already started. ...
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OpenVPN server on Windows 7 - How to route specific IP addresses to clients?

Okay, so I do not have a strong background per se in computing, nor networking, and I'm really just starting to learn this stuff now, for a relatively small family business of ours. It is rather ...
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Using iptables to route all internal data to tun0 from eth0

Looking for a few answers ;) I'm running Zentyal on a gateway. The gateway is also an OpenVPN client, to a server I run out of another country. Interfaces are thus : External : eth1 (dhcp from the ...