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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Docker serveral ip in container and openvp

Run docker container with openvpn. How for each user i can assign external Ip address of the server where Docker. In the usual case, for openvpn I use "client-config-dir" where you assign each user an ...
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Client route for OpenVPN Access Server

I am running OpenVPN Access Server and I'd like to push a route to every client on connection that is the equivalent of: sudo ip route add 172.17.0.0/24 via 172.27.232.1 Where should I go to set ...
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Securepoint client will not launch in Windows 8.1

An OpenVPN hosted on a CentOS 7 server needs to have a Windows 8.1 client. But when I install the SecurePoint VPN client and try to launch it, nothing happens. Specifically, I right click on the ...
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How can I connect remotely to our network from behind a double NAT?

Having successfully set up my home office network for remote access via OpenVPN, I would now like to do the same thing at work, however I am double natted. There is a central router maintained by ...
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User specific network IP/Port permissions for Open VPN

We are using Open VPN to give secure access to our remote team to access our EC2 instances hosted on AWS. Usually we create one open VPN account for each team and give that account to the team. By ...
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have been trying to configure OpenVPN to listen on multiple IPv4 addresses. What I want to achieve is to have OpenVPN listen on all available IP address & it does it at the moment: # netstat -...
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OpenVPN Server on Windows does not accept connections

I currently have a strange problem with my OpenVPN Server. I am using OpenVPN 2.3.11 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. The problem is that after a while (between 5 and 10 hours) after the OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN Windows 10 Server, Windows 7 Client, can ping each other on VPN IPs but nothing more?

Server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun dev-node MyTap server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 ca "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\ca.crt" cert "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\server.crt" key "C:\\OpenVPN\\...
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OpenVPN wont connect from android, TLS error

I have set up OpenVPN server and I am connecting it with no problem with my Fedora 23 computer using NetworkManager. Alas, when I try to connect from OpenVPN Connect application from Android, I get ...
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Using a rented VPS as an Openvpn server for friends: legal risks and how to avoid them?

Disclaimer: I have done some research on the legal implications of an Openvpn server hosted on a VPS, but have come back from these quite empty-handed. Context: We are a bunch of friends in ...
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openvpn with ccd - not reading ifconfig-push from ccd

Trying to set use ccd with openvpn 2. I want some clients to get IP addresses on a separate subnet so their access to systems can be limited. my server.conf file has these settings: dev tun0 server ...
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OpenVPN: How to redirect traffic for just one client?

I have an OpenVPN server configured on my Tomato router and I have the Direct clients to redirect Internet traffic option disabled because by default I don't want my traffic to be redirect through my ...
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OpenVPN | How to make the server communicate to another server in LAN via OpenVPN gateway?

I've been trying my EC2 instance (OMD) to communicate to my LAN server (Raspberry Pi) via another EC2 instance (OpenVPN) but I can't make it work. The OMD server can ping the RPi but it can't connect ...
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Use EC2 instance as proxy to client's VPN

I have a client who has given me access to their database over a VPN. I need my web application to also connect to the same database. My current approach is: Create a new EC2 micro instance (...
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Get access to services outside VPN while tunneling OpenVPN Access Server

I have two VPS with one on which I installed OpenVPN Access Server and vpn client on the second one. When I connect the client to the OpenVPN AS, I can't get access to apache which is installed on the ...
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OpenVPN on an AWS instance breaks connectivity

Summary: I want to set up an OpenVPN server on an EC2 instance (Ubuntu 16.04). It fails to configure its interfaces after a reboot. Details: the image installs fine, reboots fine apt update ; apt ...
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How to directly connect laptop sytem login to login for openvpn server?

Basically, this is my setup: a server running ubuntu behind a firewall and several client laptops, also running ubuntu, outside the firewall. I have openvpn installed on all of the machines and they ...
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Can OpenVPN clients access the resources of the server? And if so, how?

Here is my setup, I have a server and clients all running ubuntu and all have openvpn installed on them. If I were to use a client to login to the openvpn server, would there be any way I would ...
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Two users behind same NAT (PSK or EAP) - strongswan

I have a strongswan implementation and am running into an issue where when there are two users behind the same NAT, the second one "kicks off" the first one. I was able to resolve the issue using: ...
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How to only allow openvpn client to download software from server instead of internet.

I have a server and several clients (all running ubuntu) with openvpn installed and configured on them. I want to disallow my clients from installing/downloading any software independently and ...
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OpenVPN TAP network

I have a question about the OpenVPN in TAP configuration. I want to access local resources through VPN connection from outside network. I think I need TAP configuration, because I want to send ...
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Is there a way to only push routes via OpenVPN under certain conditions?

Abstract question: In my OpenVPN client setup I'd like to set routes pushed by the server only under certain conditions. Concrete situation: I am using a laptop, that, when I am at the office, ...
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Autostart openvpn with username/password authentication in ubuntu

I have a server with OpenVPN installed on it, and I also have laptops (clients) running Ubuntu with openvpn installed. On the client, if I manually run the command "sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/client....
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Route only Web Traffic of my Ubuntu machine through OpenVPN proxy [closed]

My question is simple, but I couldn't find a clean, step_by_step guide/example on the Internet. I have an OpenVPN proxy server and I want to just route the web traffic of my local Ubuntu machine ...
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OpenVPN Variables Passed via Script

Can someone explain and/or direct me to a summary of the variables that are available to be passed to OpenVPN upon a client connection? For example, what do the following $1, $2, $3, $4 values ...
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How to stop OpenVPN tunnel if server doesn't response?

I have two openvpn servers, but both routes to the one network. It made for the fault tolerance. If one of them is down traffic should go via another one. Clients receive routes with different metric, ...
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Add Filters to Users

I am running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04 (dev tun) and I can't seem to get my learn-address script to run below I would like to run the learn-address script each time a user connects to OpenVPN that ...
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Setup OpenVPN to allow Android and iOS Devices to Connect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in dev tun I would like to allow Android and iOS Devices to connect to the OpenVPN and use learn-address to acquire the MAC address of each device connecting to OpenVPN ...
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Add Filter Based on Client Certificate Name (OpenVPN)

Can anyone show me how to filter (change bandwidth, delay, etc) of one or more users connecting to OpenVPN based on their Client Certificate Name? Why I would like to use the Client Cert name is I ...
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Add Filter based on MAC Address

Can anyone show me how to filter (change bandwidth, delay, etc) of one or more users connecting to OpenVPN based on their MAC address? Why I would like to use the MAC address is I could have 100's of ...
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Why could the TLS handshake fail?

My OpenVPN client (Windows 10) is in a corporate LAN and connects to a server on Internet (Ubuntu). The setup used to work but stopped some time ago (see below for the small infrastructure change, the ...
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Local DNS server is ignored on Windows

I've setup dnsmasq on a Linux box and setup the DNS address on another Linux by adding its IP to /etc/resolv.conf file. $ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 192.168.9.105 nameserver 8.8.8.8 Now I can ...
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OpenVPN packet loss between network interface and tunnel interface

I have an OpenVPN server that is setup to do tunnels over TCP connections with a bunch of other servers on various remote networks. It all works pretty reliably except for one of the remote servers. ...
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How can I check that the firewall is disabled for a TUN/TAP interface?

while trying to diagnose a UDP multcast issue on an OpenVPN client configuration and I've come across this block in the config file: # Use the same setting as you are using on # the server. # On most ...
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Site-to-site tunnel using two MikroTik routers where one endpoint is behind NAT (LTE modem)

I would like to interconnect two offices where one has a public static IP address (main office) and the second one is behind NAT (no public IP) because there is just an LTE modem. I am able to create ...
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Automatically Call a Script when a New User Connects and Bandwidth Shape the Connection

I hope this is easy The following script called up.sh works perfect when I run it from the command line as root. However, instead of manually calling this script each time a new user connects to ...
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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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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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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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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [closed]

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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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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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 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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How to do traffic shaping (rate limiting) with TC per OpenVPN client

This question is related to another question with a great answer and script from @Oliver. The goal: I want to modify/extend the script provided in this answer to suit my requirements, which are as ...
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How to configure upstart for OpenVPN instance which is using the down-root plugin

Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN 2.3.2 Init daemon: upstart 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 ...
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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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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 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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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, ...