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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TeamViewer cannot connect

Last week I decided to use TeamViewer VPN to administer software on a server behind a firewall using RemoteDesktop. It was easy to configure to start-up with the system and make VPN available on the ...
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dynamic routing between openvpn tunnels

i'm thinking about using dynamic routing [ OSPF or RIP ] via OpenVPN tunnels. right now i have few offices connected in full mesh, but this is not scalable solution as we add more locations. i would ...
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How can I prevent OpenVPN from clobbering local route?

I have a local network on 192.168.1.0 with netmask 255.255.255.0. When I connect to a VPN though OpenVPN (as a client), it pushes a route for 192.168.1.0 that clobbers the existing one, making my ...
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OpenVPN tunnel created, but no data seems to be being transferred

I have several Amazon EC2 instances, running Ubuntu, which need to communicate (web servers and a MySQL server). I'd like to use OpenVPN to ensure their communication is secure and to reduce the ...
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Bridging interfaces for openvpn on ubuntu server

I am using this script to create a bridge for openvpn: #!/bin/bash br="br0" tap="tap0" eth="eth0" eth_ip="192.168.8.4" eth_netmask="255.255.255.0" eth_broadcast="192.168.8.255" for t in $tap; ...
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Redundant OpenVPN connections with advanced Linux routing over an unreliable network

I am currently living in a country that blocks many websites and has unreliable network connections to the outside world. I have two OpenVPN endpoints (say: vpn1 and vpn2) on Linux servers that I use ...
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VPN connection between Endian firewall and Android phones

We have an endian firewall (community, 2.4.0) as gateway, which is already serving as OpenVPN and IPSec endpoint (net-to-net). And we have many Android phones (most of them running Android 2.2 FroYo). ...
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Authentication failure of OpenVPN client against Active Directory

I'm getting the following error (client side) when connecting to my OpenVPN server: AUTH: Received AUTH_FAILED control message and on the server I get thefollowing error message in teh openvpn ...
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OpenWRT + OpenVPN client forwarding from lan to vpn not working

I've OpenWRT router with Backfire 10.03.1-rc3 (arch:brcm 2.6 kernel) I've set up an OpenVPN client connecting my router with workplace lan, and it works nicely, I can connect from router to networks ...
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Automatic certification exchange on OpenVPN?

Is it possible to just install openvpn client and login to openvpn server without copying certification stuff from the server to the client manually? I can use the user/pass authentication with out ...
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how does openvpn decide which interface to get IP addrs from

Using ubuntu 10.04 on both ends. We have a client and server machine on the SAME network attempting to make a vpn connection. We use the config files from here and made minimal changes. The server ...
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How can I setup OpenVPN with IPv4 and IPv6 using a tap device?

I've managed to setup OpenVPN for full IPv4 connectivity using tap0. Now I want to do the same for IPv6. Addresses and network setup (note that my real prefix is replaced by 2001:db8): ...
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OpenVPN Permission Denied Error

I am setting OpenVPN up, and I'm in the state of adding users. Details: Host System: Windows Server 2003 32-bit. Guest System: Ubuntu Linux (with OpenVPN installed already), actually I downloaded ...
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IPTables masquerading with one NIC

I am running an OpenVPN server with only one NIC. This is my current layout: public.ip > Cisco firewall > lan.ip > OpenVPN server lan.ip = 192.168.22.70 The Cisco firewall forwards the ...
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Problems setting up a VPN: can connect but can't ping anyone

This is my first time setting a VPN. Clients can connect but can't ping other machines. This is certainly a route problem but i can't find the right way to configure it. Here is a sample example of ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN

HI all , i've installed OpenVPN and configured it on my server , got all the files needed , i have a mobilephone 'Nokia N900' it has an OpenVPN applet , i uploaded all the files to the mobile and ...
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How do I configure OpenVPN for accessing the internet with one NIC? [closed]

After reading many questions, the HOWTO, the FAQ and even parts of a guide to Linux networking, I cannot get my an Internet connection to the Internet. I'm trying to set up a OpenVPN server on a VPS, ...
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openVPN Mac(Tunnelblick) all traffic over vpn

the problem is that we want to use openVPN here as default VPN Server. Now we have the same problem like everytime. On Windows all works fine but on Mac we have problems with the routing. When you ...
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Restricting the number of connections per client key to OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN setup and my clients authenticate with my server using the keys I've generated through pkitool. The problem is that the clients can share the keys with others and effectively allow ...
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How to make OpenVPN use VIA Padlock on OpenBSD?

I've bought a VIA based router for the only purpose to run OpenVPN on it. Unfortunately it seems that Padlock is not used. Here is the important part from dmesg: OpenBSD 4.8 (GENERIC) #136: Mon Aug ...
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OpenVPN IPV6 Tunnel Radvd

I have an interesting question regarding ipv6 + openvpn.. My Version is OpenVPN 2.1.1 i have been given 2 native /64 ipv6 networks ( Block1 -> 2a01:abc:123:deac::/64 ) ( Block2 -> ...
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what can i do for this openvpn error

when i start my openvpn server this error shows:- Service deferred error: IPTablesServiceBase: failed to run iptables-restore [status=1]: ['iptables-restore: line 62 failed']: ...
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Making to the DNS on two different VPNs play nice

Setup: I have two separate networks I need to connect to at the same time. VPN 1 PPTP IP : 192.168.2.0/24 DNS : 192.168.2.32; 192.168.2.34 (Windows 2003) Domain : old.com Forwarder : ...
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Stop OpenVPN client sending spam

I have openvpn configured on the centos server and client can connect via openvpn client from there windows box on port 1194. Clients gets the gateway 10.0.8.1. The problem is that client boxes have ...
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OpenVPN: Add clients without rebuilding all keys?

I've just managed to setup OpenVPN properly on my server and test it to be properly working with client computers and I came to wonder how OpenVPN keys can be generated as clients come and go. Is it ...
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Tunnel with least overhead

I'd like to tunnel a large amount of traffic from my local network to a server located in a datacenter, in a way that I don't have to make many changes to my local applications. The two methods that ...
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Routing traffic over VPN to a certain subnet. Ping is okay, but no TCP traffic is coming back

I have the following setup Server (192.168.21.11, 172.17.4.6), that routes 10.10.10.0/24 through OpenVPN Client (192.168.21.9) Router (192.168.21.1) [m0n0wall] that has a static route for ...
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Can't send outgoing email through OpenVPN in my Rails app

I have a company intranet site programmed in Rails on an EC2 instance running OpenVPN. I'm using the basic email configuration for Rails similar to as described in the Rails guide: ...
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How to test OpenVPN connection from within the same network?

We have an OpenVPN connection for our employees to use with their laptops when they are abroad. I'd like to be able to test the OpenVPN connection on the employee's laptop(s) when I am setting it up ...
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Route certain domains through different interfaces

Is there a simple way to route certain domains (i.e. debian.org) through a different network interface. Here is the situation. I have a server with two interfaces eth0 going to the local network and ...
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How to let unprivileged user change/add route in Win7? OpenVPN client configuration

I have a Win7 laptop with OpenVPN installed. The normal user is an unprivileged user without knowledge of the administrator password. When running as an administrator, everything works fine with ...
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Ssh and other services over openvpn are slow

I use openvpn to access my workplace network. When I ssh into a server(Ubuntu) over openvpn, as I type into the shell prompt the characters and letters appear slowly. So I should wait a little to see ...
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openvpn and TLS error

Hello im struggling for one week to get this to work without luck the problem seems strange though i set up openvpn on server and configure it then create license file for client and done the rest but ...
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surfing internet through openvpn

i have openvpn server and the client are able connect to the server by ( openvpn Gui ver2.2beta5 ) but the clients can't surf the internet what can i do to solve this problem?????? thanks all
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OpenVPN Server Site-to-Site and RoadWarrior access

I have a main office with a network 192.168.40.0/24 and a subsidiary office that have a network with this address 192.168.1.0/24, i want to link this office : Allow PC on the main office to access ...
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Route certain domains through oVPN

A small startup I work for has employees all over the world, including countries such as China where censoring is in place. All these employees connect to the corporate network through OpenVPN which ...
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Forwarding requests throught Apache to openVPN

I am wondering if it is possible to redirect requests through Apache to eg. OpenVPN. As long as I need to bypass firewall, I need to use port 80/443 for openVPN, but there is Apache server which has ...
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openvpn client sending spams

I have OpenVPN configured on a Centos server and client can connect via OpenVPN client from their Windows box on port 1194. Clients get the gateway 10.0.8.1. The problem is clients' boxes have ...
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openvpn issue avoid simultaneous access

How can i avoid openvpn users from using their keys simultaneously on two different computers. For example : I have got my openvpn keys . Now say i will install them on 10 computers and m able to ...
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OpenVPN Server hangs at “Initialization Sequence Completed”

I have been trying to get an OpenVPN server setup on FreeNAS (not the most straight forward choice, I know) and have run into a puzzling error. It seems that the server is hanging after the ...
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OpenVPN to access my LAN remotely

I want to have the following things in my OpenVPN installation: redirect internet access through the VPN access the PCs on my local LAN I figured out how the first works, but how do I assign a ...
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DNS search path on Windows

I'm using OpenVPN on a Linux box and I need a method to push this setting to client, in order to be able reach machine.example.com within *.example.com.I've tried to use openvpn's config to do this, ...
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VPN server on Windows Server 2008 for a small office

I'm going to refurbish the IT-infrastructure for a small organization with one single office, and I'm not sure what VPN server to use. In your opinion, would the built-in Windows Server 2008 VPN ...
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OpenVPN to connect remote networks, peer to peer instead of client/server possible?

I would like to connect two remote networks using OpenVPN. I am very new to this we are very small and don't have a sys/network admin. What are the possible setups to have both networks both live on a ...
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How to setup a fast VPN server

I am trying to set up a VPN that has a fast download speed. The server I have is a linux server and from there I can download 2 megabytes a second. At home I can also download with 2 megabytes a ...
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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 ...