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 to install tun/tap driver for openvpn on centos linux?

How to install tun/tap driver for openvpn on centos linux? Best wishes for you.
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OpenVPN: client pushing route to server?

I have a situation like this: Server with 2 IP addresses: SIP1 and SIP2 Client with 2 IP addresses: CIP1 and CIP2 On SIP2 I have started OpenVPN server, and I connect to it from Client, using ...
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OpenVPN client problem with two NICs (One ethernet and the other one Wireless)

First, the working scenario. One OpenVPN client (2.1~rc11 under ubuntu 9.04) connects to a OpenvPN server (2.1~rc11 ubuntu 8.10) using a ethernet interface (eth0). Both use TUN device and UDP ...
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How do I improve OpenVPN reliability over a high latency link?

We are running a OpenVPN VPN over a BGAN satellite link where ping times are about 3 seconds. We use it in a tun configuration, and we're running on Linux (CentOS). It is primarily email that will be ...
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OpenVPN Server Ethernet Bridging Question

I am having a difficult time properly configuring an ethernet bridge using OpenVPN 2.0.9 install on CentOS 5 ( VPN server ). The goal that I am trying to complete is to connect a VM ( instance running ...
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OpenVPN Server - CPU is pegged out

I am configuring OpenVPN to act as a SSL tunnel for a remote location. I have OpenVPN1 at our current location acting as a server then OpenVPN2 at the other location that is acting as a client but is ...
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Changing default openVPN IP in linux server

The problem is that we have a public OpenVPN service. Pay €9.95 and you get an OpenVPN account at currently half a dozen of servers for a month. This means there are always and will always be some ...
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Cannot open TUN/TAP dev

Can someone please help me with this? I have a linux 2.6.9 server (I know it's outdated, but it has some special modules and so kernel cannot be updated/recompiled/etc), and I need to have a tun/tap ...
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iptables forwarding to a dummy interface

I'm trying to accomplish the following: I have a box with a service listening on a dummy interface (say 172.16.0.1), udp port 5555. Now what I'd like to do is to take packets that arrive on interfaces ...
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The right vpn to replace heavy ssh usage

We are a small development firm looking to access the following services remotely: http smb network shares rdc / vnc Currently we do this with a lot of ssh tunnels. We are looking into switching ...
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deploying openvpn on windows clients

I am trying to use OpenVPN instead of PPTP for our VPN. In order to be able to do this, I need it to be "easy" to setup. Right now, I have to get people to rename the Tap-Win32 network interface to ...
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OpenVPN - admin run & custom installs

Few quick questions. To install and run OpenVPN you must be an administrator on the machine. We have a few groups that are not local admins on their machines so how do we go about them being able to ...
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Open VPN with win XP and wireless card

I'm trying to run an OpenVPN VPN on an XP box. It works fine when I have a physical connection plugged in to the wired Ethernet port. However, when I try to run it with the wireless card as the ...
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OpenVPN: both tcp/udp

Can OpenVPN work on both tcp and udp in one configuration?
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OpenVPN goes straight to systray

I have OpenVPN set up and running fine. I have had an issue, not really a problem, but more of a confusion issue with my end users. When you open OpenVPN it sends the icon straight to the systray. Is ...
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Openvpn - enabled traffic forwarding but want to restrict it

I have a server client openvpn setup with all client traffic directed through the tunnel via udp. Id like to restrict what type of applications the client can use whilst connected to my vpn. To begin ...
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OpenVPN: ifup tap0 drops all connections

I'm trying to create star shaped "virtual" LAN with OpenVPN which is not connected to physical network. ie. tap0 packets should not go to eth0. Packet should only go through OpenVPN to connected ...
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How to troubleshoot problem with OpenVPN Appliance Server not able to connect

1) I have a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 2) I am running Hyper-V and have the OpenVPN Appliance Server virtual running 3) I have configured it as it said, only issue was that the legacy network ...
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IPv6 routing over VPN

I'm running OpenVPN on Debian Lenny and Tunnelblick on OSX. my goal is to have a fully routed VPN that supports IPv6. the OpenVPN server has a functional 6to4 device, so now my goal is to get the ...
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Tunnelblick OpenVPN client on x64 Snow Leopard?

Apparantly the Tunnelblick OpenVPN client doesn't work on x64 Snow Leopard. Does anyone have a workaround or know of a timeline when it will be updated?
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pfSense Site-toSite VPN with OpenVPN connects but won't route traffic

Using two pfSense routers, I've created a shared-key VPN between 2 sites. Both routers are pfSense 1.2.2. The pfSense box at the client site is the gateway router for that site, but at the server ...
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advanced openvpn - how do clients generate their own private keys and get the remote ca to sign their certificate

From answers to this question ive been recommended to not create client keys on the server home to ca.key but rather make the clients create their own private key and simple pass a csr to the ca ...
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How to generate keys for clients whilst keeping ca.key safe

I'm setting up a small vpn service for 10 - 100 expats so they can access normally blocked sites. I would like them to be able to sign up via my website, which upon payment the site will generate ...
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openVPN and multiple external IP addresses

I currently have an openVPN server with multiple external IP addresses. I'd like to have all VPN connections (tun0 interface, and/or 10.19.88.xx IP range) to take the 2nd external IP address as ...
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How to prevent users filesharing on an openvpn network (all traffic redirected through tunnel set to on)

I'm in the process of setting up an openvpn service for fellow friends (10 - 50) who live in remote countries and would like to get access to various websites. I've got it working great for me but ...
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OpenVPN: Route all traffic through server from client config

Is it possible to somehow force all IP traffic through our corporate OpenVPN server by just changing the client config?
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OpenVPN configuration file

Can I use the OpenVPN client to connect to a VPN Network using the settings here: http://luchthaven.tudelft.nl/engels/vpn.htm If the answer is yes, how should the config file look? Thanks!
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How to set up an advanced network config with OpenVPN

I need to set up an OpenVPN network with two protected segments. 1) A developer network where all developers can reach each other machines. 2) A support network with two roles, supporter and client. ...
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Openvpn : Vista client and Linux Server. All internet traffic is not being directed through vpn

EDITED - Just added push "redirect-gateway def1" push "dhcp-option DNS 10.254.1.1" and it works fine for vista now.. not sure if it will mess it up for my linux client though. Can anyone explain ...
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How to benchmark openvpn server

Ive successfully setup a tunnel between my home ubuntu desktop(Japan) and my remote server(UK) using openvpn. Ive set it so that i can have the server fetch pages for me hiding my desktop ip to bypass ...
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OpenVPN: Connection established but can’t connect to server

I am trying to set up OpenVPN to allow me to connect a number of laptops to my network in a way that allows the laptops to connect to specific computers via HTTP (to e.g. a server management page) and ...
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OpenVPN working - but how to route all traffic down it?

I've setup a static one-to-one OpenVPN connection fine. However I can't seem to get the client to route all traffic via the VPN device. Here's my configs: Client config: remote 89.21.xx.xx dev tun ...
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Openvpn - enabled redirect gateway but can't access any websites

First of all I'm a newbie to servers but not to stuff like programming so not totally alien to command lines etc. Second, I want to run openvpn on my remote server and connect from my ubuntu desktop ...
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Restrict VPN client traffic to certain domains/IP

Is there any way to restrict a VPN client to only route certain traffic via the VPN and the rest via their local gateway? For example: traffic to a certain IP or domain gets routed across the VPN and ...
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openvpn routing in windows vista without admin privileges

my windows vista vpn client interface receives an ip in: 192.168.50.0/24 and the server pushes a route to the local lan 192.168.5.0/24 In my windows vista (client) the user account does not have ...
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Routing/Networking problem with OpenVPN + Linux

I have a problem where I have an office LAN and a colo network. The colo has a linux box that's acting as a router/VPN. I also have an office machine that's acting as a VPN client. The way it looks ...
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Connect to OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server from Windows 7

I am on my Windows 7 laptop and want to connect to my home network and browse to \\192.168.1.10. I have a Ubuntu Server running on my home network on 192.168.1.11. So far I have done this on my ...
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Site to Site VPN Gateway - Checkpoint R60 and OpenVPN

I'm new with this kind of stuff, I'm usually only configure VPN client connect to server, but this time I have to make Site to Site VPN gateway, and I'm very clueless about this. Anyone know where I ...
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OpenVPN client to client

I have set up a basic openvpn server with static keys. I have two clients that can see each other and transfer information between each other, but all traffic goes through the main VPN server. Would ...
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Opening up the subnet LAN behind an OpenVPN server

I've set up an OpenVPN server on my work network, and I am able to access the server from a remote machine over the vpn. However I can't work out how to access the lan behind the server. The network ...
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OpenVPN Route traffic through Windows XP

I have installed an OpenVPN server + client, the server is windows xp and the client is slackware 12 linux. I set up the first tunnel, test it, ping the machines from each side and saw it's working. ...
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How can I get my applications to use the tap0 device, rather than eth0?

I am using Ubuntu and I'm trying to establish a vpn-connection to an Endian server, which seems to be based on openvpn. I have installed openvpn and connected to the server, using the following ...
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Differences between SSH's tunnels and OpenVPN

I discovered that recent OpenSSH has support for tun devices. When it comes to tunnels and VPNs, I always thought the main programme was OpenVPN. Are there any advantages to using SSH tunnels? What ...
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OpenVPN advanced setup help

I am new to OpenVPN - I just know how to set up a basic tunnels between two computers, but now i am assigned with a lot harder task. I need to set up a special VPN: I got hosts A, B, C and D and all ...
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OpenVPN certificate whitelist instead of CRL?

is it possible to configure OpenVPN to use a certificate whitelist which contains allowed certificates insetead of a certificate revocation list (CRL) for disallowed certificates? Regards, Jochen
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OpenVPN on a Netgear GS108 switch?

I have a Netgear GS108 gigabit switch - can I flash OpenVPN on this? My network is as follows Internet <-> Motorola DSL Modem <-> NetgearGS108 <-> LAN I'm guessing I can't since this is ...
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How should openvpn config look like to tunnel “all traffic” thru vpn?

Many related questions on this site, looked thru a few of them, none helped my problem. Anyways my client is Vista, server is IPCop My client config file: #OpenVPN Server conf tls-client client dev ...
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OpenVPN Adding Client Keys

I have OpenVPN set up and working fine, however I want to add a new client key to it. Going off of the documentation, I issued the following commands with the following output on a CentOS box. $ cd ...
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Help setting up OpenVPN server

I set up an openvpn server on ec2 following the directions here: http://alestic.com/2009/05/openvpn-ec2 That all works great. I'd like to change this to use asymmetric keys, and allow multiple ...
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OpenVPN and UDP broadcasts

How can I get this to work? Hours of configuring - and no result. Is that possible at all? P.S. UDP broadcasts are needed by old games for LAN play.