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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Revamping an old and unstable office IT-solution using Windows Server and OpenVPN

I've been given the cumbersome task to totally redo the IT-infrastructure for a customer's office. They are currently running Windows XP all over, with one computer acting as a file server with no ...
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How to stop my wireless adapter from received dhcp from router (windows)

I have a windows 7 computer which is connected via vpn to an OpenVpn server which happens to be in another country. I have all internet traffic being routed from my computer through the vpn to the ...
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How can I set up OpenVPN to accept more than 60 connections?

Greetings! We're using OpenVPN and today hit an unexpected connection limit of 60 - even though max-clients is set to the source code default 1024. Server log: Tue Dec 21 13:49:41 2010 MULTI: ...
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Direct connection between multiple clients on OpenVPN

I've spent my entire day learning about VPN, and have been working with following setup: 2 VPS Servers at the same data centre in Texas. (Texas1 and Texas2), 1 VPS in England and 1 VPS in Atlanta and ...
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How to automatically restart RRAS service after OpenVPN

I have OpenVPN set up on a Windows Server 2003 box using a routed configuration. This allows users to connect and access the work LAN subnet. There are remote hosts/services however that are only ...
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How can I disconnect from openvpn in windows via command line?

I know how to connect to an openvpn via a command line in Windows XP. What I can't figure out is how to end the connection. Any thoughts?
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OpenVPN multiple servers on the same subnet, high availability

Hey everyone. Let me start by saying that my Linux experience isn't super awesome but I can usually find my way around things easily. Over at work we have an OpenVPN setup that's been due for some ...
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How to make an OpenVPN connection over pptp connection in ubuntu

I need to connect to my ISP's server using pptp. And then I need to connect to the private network at my office using OpenVPN. OS: Ubuntu 10.10 How can I make such connection? Thank you.
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Generating OpenVPN static keys in memory?

I know I can generate an OpenVPN static key by 'openvpn --genkey --secret myfile.key'. In python, I am currently using a shell call to generate a key, open the 'myfile.key' and read it back in. It ...
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Untangle VPN setup, how to see internal addresses?

So Untangle is setup as the default gateway at 192.168.100.1/24, it is the authorative DHCP server issuing addresses from 192.168.100.100 to 192.168.100.200 and is successfully connected to the ...
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cannot connect to work network using OpenVPN

I am running a properly-configured OpenVPN client on Windows Vista (the same config has worked on other computers). I'm using OpenVPN GUI 1.0.3. I seem to be properly connected according to OpenVPN ...
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Does A SSL Certificate Need to be Purchased and Setup for OpenVPN?

I'm planning on setting up OpenVPN on a Cloud Server from Rackspace Cloud. Does a SSL certificate need to be purchased and setup manually for OpenVPN? What about Amazon EC2?
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How can I associate a specific subnet with a specific certificate with openvpn?

I have a firewall linux box with 4 interfaces: eth0 147.87.107.4 (to the internet) eth1 192.168.11.2 (Employee subnet) eth2 192.168.22.2 (Guest subnet) eth3 192.168.33.2 (Management subnet) And I am ...
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What is difference between OpenVPN and PPTP?

I know PPTP is based PPP, so what is the openVPN based on ? can the packets of openVPN be routed by ubuntu server ? thanks!
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How to capture packets of VPN

I hava 2 VPN servers, one is pptp, one is openVPN, I need to capture the VPN response packets for the VPN client, and later I need to forward these packets to vpn clients by another linux server. I ...
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Connecting to a VPN with OpenVPN on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to connect to a VPN through OpenVPN on Ubuntu 10.04. I first tried the network-manager-openvpn package, but unfortunately, Network Manager seems to have a few bugs that prevent me from ...
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IPTables SNAT + OpenVPN problem on reboot

I am trying to create a LAN to LAN VPN using OpenVPN and two RHEL5 machines. I have everything working, except that it fails after I reboot the client side(until I restart iptables). The relevant ...
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openvpnserver not startted

How can i solved the problem? "Options error: Parameter ca_file can only be specified in TLS-mode, i.e. where --tls-server or --tls-client is also specified. "
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Openvpn configuration problem - cannot ping the vpn server with it's usual IP address

I'm a total VPN noob setting up my first openvpn on a centos VM in my office which has a LAN in the 192.168.0.x network. I've successfully configured my laptop to connect from home - it gets assigned ...
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OpenVPN Client Issue

We have a call centre setup with an ubuntu server as a DC box. We need to access our clients internal application . They have provided us openvpn keys. I am confused how can i have all 120 users ...
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Tunnelblick cannot load private key file

I got a certificate from my network administrator and the passphrase for it. Put everything in the Tunnelblick configuration folder, but always get an error: 2010-11-20 13:22:10 Cannot load private ...
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software VPN via Ubuntu & osX

I want to be able to access my shared folders on my ubuntu server from my laptop (osX) when I'm at Uni. I'd prefer to set up a VPN and continue to use the SMB or AFP (if i can get it working) that I ...
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OpenVPN: Setup a virtual network that only contain Servers - Is this possible?

All the examples about OpenVPN I have read so far either show "A client connecting to a Server(Point-To-Point)" or "Two networks are connected with each other(Bridge)". What I want to achieve is, I ...
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OpenVPN vs. IPSec - Pros and Cons, what to use?

Interestingly I have not found any good search results when searching for "OpenVPN vs IPSec". So here my question: I need to setup a private LAN over an untrusted network. And as far as I know, both ...
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User accessing Windows share keeps receiving username/password request (across OpenVPN if that's relevant)

At my work, we have set up an OpenVPN system for our remote users to access the machines in the office. The office machines are set up on a domain. I have created a domain user for her. A new ...
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What may the reason of slowness be (see details in message body)?

I've got a really weird situation I'm beating to solve. A performance problem which looks really like an empty waiting sequence set in code (while it probably isn't so). I've got a pretty powerful ...
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How to configure Untangle OpenVPN client to connect to a n ordinary (non-Untangle) OpenVPN server?

Choosing Untangle I was hoping that I could set its OpenVPN client-mode facility to connect to my OpenVPN server (which I've manually set up on a dedicated server, not in another office, the purpose ...
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what is simplest VPN type approach to use with home network when travelling? [closed]

I'm going travelling and would like to be able to VPN from a internet cafe to home so I can do internet banking more securely. Any advice re what would be the best VPN technology/approach to use ...
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Client unable to reach Internet through OpenVPN

The clients can all connect through OpenVPN. OpenVPN serves the following pool: server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 I've configured the server's iptable with the following rule: iptables -t nat -A ...
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Check (and fix) OpenVPN status over Remote Desktop

We're having problems with one server that doesn't seem to be accessible through VPN. When I RDP to the server (local network, no VPN needed), the Open VPN icon is red. This on its own is not a ...
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Force (limit) OpenVPN client's IP/IPv6/lladdress

Is there any way to forcefully limit OpenVPN client's addresses? I.e. for each of multiple clients (identified by certificates) offer a specific IP address and disallow it to use any other. It ...
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ipv6 over VPN tunnel

I'm having an ipv6 problem that's plagued me for some time. (http://serverfault.com/questions/73241/ipv6-routing-over-vpn) the goal is to use a HurricaneElectric v6 tunnel to get v6 on my laptop, no ...
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OpenVPN client without redirect-gateway doing triangular routing and IP spoofing not working on Ubuntu

I have an OpenVPN client running on a server of mine obtaining a public IP on a remote network in a different country. The client configuration is as follows: dev tap remote a.b.30.7 float a.b.30.7 ...
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Is it safe to share easy-rsa keys between machines? How?

I have two vpn hosts, vpn1 being the primary, vpn2 being a hot failover machine for cases where vpn1 goes down, either planned or unplanned. Right now, we manage client keys using the easy-rsa shell ...
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DNS Does Not Register at Off-site Locations

First of all, let me give you the specifics of our setup: Windows Small Business Server 2008 Domain w/ all applicable updates on the DC The DC does DHCP for the main site The DC does DNS for all ...
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OpenVPN redirect-gateway on Windows 7 Server

I occasionally connect to the internet using public wifi networks at coffee shops and the airport. I know they are not secure networks and I'd like to ensure that when I am on them all my traffic is ...
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How do I make Windows 7 treat a VPN connection to a subnet look like a non-“public” network?

I'm torturing myself with the task of trying to get an OpenVPN connection to a work subnet working under Windows 7. After some travail I've gotten the OpenVPN client to work and properly connect. ...
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OpenVPN client for Windows 7 64-bit

I've been trying to get the OpenVPN client to install on a Windows 7 laptop, and so far none of the various versions work. Some won't install at all (one version's .exe installer humorously told me ...
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Unable to logon to vpn [closed]

My openvpn client log file- The interesting bit: Tue Oct 26 12:32:49 2010 TLS Error: cannot locate HMAC in incoming packet from 67.228.223.12:3389 Tue Oct 26 12:32:49 2010 Fatal TLS error ...
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OpenVPN connection disconnects, but SSH and Ping Works?

I got a bit of a weird problem, I have an OpenVPN Server running on my WNDR3700 router that used DD-WRT. Server Configuration push "route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0" server 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 ...
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mDNS on bridged OpenVPN network

I have openvpn running on a openbsd server that is behind a firewall, so it is a local member of the LAN. The openvpn is a bridge configuration. firewall internal 10.0.10.1 openvpn server ...
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OpenVPN on OpenVZ TLS Error: TLS handshake failed (google suggested solutions not helping)

this is my first post here, hope I made correct formating I've set up an openvpn server on an openVZ VPS. struggling for 2 days but connection always failed by: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed ...
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OpenVPN with two gateway and DNS server

i've got a network as describe in this schema and I would like to setup an openvpn to access it from outside. http://i.stack.imgur.com/2Oqod.png The name of my VPN server is relay. Here is my openvpn ...
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OpenVPN and bridge interface configuration

I am trying to configure a VPN under Ubuntu and openVPN. I have followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/openvpn.html but I can't conect from any client, I always get a timeout ...
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OpenVPN with iptables and a tun interface

With an openvpn tunnel that uses a tun device, what iptables rules allow the encapsulated traffic through and what rules control the packets after encapsulation? Basically, I am wondering how the ...
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Can IPCop connect external server with internal server?

The sysadmin in my company just resigned (me, intern has to fill that role) & I'm tasked to connect the external bugtracker (Redmine) with the company's Subversion server that is located inside ...
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Can't get my OpenVpn client to connect

I am trying to setup a test vpn between my home desktop and my laptop. So far I have got the server on the desktop to connect fine but I can not get my laptop to finish the connection. I have tried ...
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Forcing all traffic through OpenVPN from the client on Windows XP

Is there any way that a client can decide, on it's own, whether to route all traffic through OpenVPN or not? I know that I can add: push "redirect-gateway def1" to my server config, but sometimes ...
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Create VPN for single computers located in different regions

I have a set of single computers (terminals). Each terminal is connected to Internet via xDSL or Dialup connection. Terminal IPs are dynamic. Terminals would like to communicate to each other via ...
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How to prioritize openvpn traffic?

I have an openvpn server, with one network interface. VPN traffic is extremely slow. I tried to do traffic control with this configuration (currently): qdisc del dev eth0 root qdisc add dev eth0 root ...