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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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 ...
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OpenVPN server does not assign IP

I have a VPS with these public IP-addresses: xx.xx.xx.192 (This IP-address is assigned to eth0) xx.xx.xx.193 xx.xx.xx.194 xx.xx.xx.195 xx.xx.xx.196 xx.xx.xx.197 xx.xx.xx.198 xx.xx.xx.200 xx.xx.xx.201 ...
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OpenVPN on Windows Server 2008 - keeps disconnecting 'from itself'

I have OpenVPN GUI on Windows Server 2008 & can connect fine from a Windows 8 client. However, after a few hours - whether the client is connected or not - the server disconnects and doesn't ...
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How to set a custom route source in openvpn

I have a simple openvpn configuration. remote 1.2.3.4 dev tun ifconfig 10.74.1.13 10.75.2.1 secret static.key route 10.75.0.0 255.255.0.0 keepalive 10 60 When the link come up, the routing table is ...
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Windows OpenVpn: client doesn't see another machines in network

I have configured OpenVPN server on windows server 2008 and client on windows 7. Connection between them is ok, there is a server default gateway in route table (192.168.0.1) but i can't see another ...
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OpenVPN routing between static hosts

I have an OpenVPN server with successful static-key tunnels to two separate hosts - my laptop, and another server elsewhere on the internet. I have connectivity over both OpenVPN tunnels. How do I ...
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pfSense OpenVPN clients routing

We've setup OpenVPN using pfSense 2.0.2. Local subnet is 192.168.1.0/24, VPN clients are 10.0.1.0/24 We also have another subnet 192.168.0.0/24 which is connected through pfSense IPSec as a ...
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Setup openvpn client on centos 6.4

Attempting to join a new CentOS 6.4 client to an existing OpenVPN network. Running service openvpn start gives the error: Options error: In [CMD-LINE]:1: Error opening configuration file: client.conf ...
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Can Meraki security appliances interoperate with openvpn?

I know this is a long shot, but has Meraki said anything about interoperating with SSL vpns such as openvpn?
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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) ++++++++++++++++++ | | ...