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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Multiple OU User Search for OpenVPN Server with AD/LDAP Authentication

I have an OpenVPN server that authenticates against a single AD domain. Here is my auth-ldap.conf that is used with OpenVPN <LDAP> URL ...
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OpenVPN issue - TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds

I'm configuring an OpenVPN (version 2.3.10) server on a Windows 2012 server but I cannot make it to work. The server is behind a router and I opened the 1194 port and created a rule to forward ...
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Accelerating VPN speed using multiple connections

I have set up a VPS with openVPN running on centOS. The VPN works, but it's too slow. Is there a way to speed this up using open multiple connections like IDM or aria2? I'm using openVPN but I'm ...
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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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Fix 'TLS Error: TLS handshake failed' on OpenVPN client

I am configuring OpenVPN 2.3.6-1 on my Arch Linux server in order to encrypt SMB traffic over the public Internet. When I test the setup on one of my Linux virtual machine clients, I get the error: ...
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Allow UPnP and NAT-PMP request in iptables

I have an OpenVPN gateway setup with forwarding which works great. My other machine connects through it and reaches the internet. Done an external port scan and no ports are visible on the external ...
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OpenVPN won't start on Ubuntu

I was trying to setup an OpenVPN server on LinuxMint 17.1 using the following guide: Click me. I followed up to the part where you start up OpenVPN with the following command: service openvpn start ...
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How to create connection between AWS VPN and our OpenVPN server on our premises?

we have a openvpn server version: 2.1.3 running on our premises. We want to connect our AWS VPC to that openvpn server, basically create a site to site vpn. Does anyone know if this can be done with ...
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OpenVPN connection Time out after connecting to Server

I have set up OpenVPN on my Server and now have problems when connecting to it. As soon as the connection is established I cant use the internet anymore. SSH into the server is still possible. here ...
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Access web console over OpenVPN on port

I have some services which are installed on my server with a web console running on port 5000. I have setup OpenVPN to access this web console, I am all connected but how do I configure OpenVPN to ...
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Slow OpenVPN tunnel

I have a tunnel set up between two AWS regions. Using iperf, I saw that if I connect two machines directly (through the internet), I get about 100mb/s. If I use the tunnel, I get 10mb/s. Is there a ...
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Lets Encrypt OpenVPN AS

I've got an OpenVPN AS running and I am trying to setup SSL certs (running ubuntu) from letsencrypt. I've managed to get my certificates from letsencrypt (using letsencrypt standalone) and I was ...
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When a client connects using an already-connected keys, it is the older client that is disconnected, rather than the newer being dissmissed

For administrative purposes some people from an administrative team share the same key to a server and it happens sometimes that one of them is already connected to the server when another is also ...
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tcpdump http containing non expected payload bytes

I am monitoring an openvpn link with tcpdump a la tcpdump -i tun5 -w capture.dump -W 100 -C 100M -s 0 -n There is http/xml traffic going over that link which is basically caputered just fine. However, ...
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Two(one OpenVPN) Networks Routed to Two Seperate Interfaces

I currently have a working network configuration. It is setup so that my Debian router connects to my modem, grabs an IP from DHCP using the physical eth0 interface connected to the WAN port on my ...
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TAP0 Drops Packets when OpenVPN Run Through VMWare Workstation

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server on Amazon EC2 running OpenVPN server and am running udp bandwidth tests with iperf3. In this case, the OpenVPN Server is running as the iperf3 server as well. When I use ...
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How to failover to another ovpn configuration?

The OpenVPN documentation gives information about failover/loadbalancing over several servers, within one configuration file. Is there a way to failover to another .ovpn configuration? I have the ...
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linOTP to openVPN authentication ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a project in which I have to install a one-time password authentication. I have successfully installed openVPN to which I can connect without any authentication. I have installed the ...
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Add second openvpn server for one segment subnet with able to see each to each of clients?

There is openvpn server for one segment subnet, client to client visibly, and static assign private IP addresses. But this server may be is off. How add second server for solve minimum time off ...
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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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Setting up a server that routes local traffic through vpn, while still being able to access internet directly [closed]

The goal is to setup a local server that routes local traffic through an uncontrolled remote vpn service while still being able to access the internet directly (not tunneled via vpn) and provide ...
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Changing openvpn dhcp pool

I have a config at the moment which is working almost fine until some clients connect, the server starts to kick the clients off from the server or something like that. As I have checked every clients ...
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How to configure different pfSense OpenVPN routes for different users?

I recently purchased the SG-4860 pfSense Security Gateway Appliance and I'm trying to migrate all of our settings off of our SonicWall. Everything for the most part has been great in my lab ...
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OpenVPN low performance. Do I have MTU problems? Dumps inside

I have problems with an OpenVPN tunnel which does not reach line speed. The gateway is a Debian Jessy virtual server hosted at OVH. The client is either my freebsd 10.2 homeserver (Intel I3 Ivy ...
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Route traffic between OpenVPN networks

The goal is to have main OpenVPN server and multiple OpenVPN subnets that are reachable for main server clients. All subnets' servers are clients of the main server too. Here are configs: main ...
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How to use VPN (openvpn) from ssh remote server?

I'd like to launch openvpn on my remote server connected via ssh, I mean, I want to make this kind of setup: local--<ssh>--remote--<vpn>--internet However, when I launch openvpn on the ...
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How to set multiple client IPs on a single machine mapped to multiple public IPs on a single OpenVPN server?

I have a properly working setup of an OpenVPN server in which: Each client has its own VPN IP address Each client IP is tied to a public IP Client configs are separated by CCDs So far, a client is ...
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OpenVPN access server on AWS and Integrated Authentication

I have setup an OpenVPN access server (using routed mode) on a VPC in AWS. our servers in the VPC are mostly windows machines, and so are the VPN clients. The client machine (in our office) are not ...
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Strange OpenVPN behavior - disconnects after one minute

I'm using OpenVPN for connect two private networks and now I got a problem, that I'm not able to solve. Servers are connected with simple UDP configuration with static key. I've already checked ...
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Set up a VPN inside my VPC. Why can I not connect to other hosts on the VPC?

Note: there is a similar quiestion here, but I do not understand the answer. I have just set up a VPN server using OpenVPN on an EC2 host inside my VPC. I've configured the VPN to tunnel all of my ...
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OpenVPN-server disappointing performance

On my VPS (Ubuntu 14.04 - 64-bit), which has OpenVPN 2.3.2-server installed, I'm getting disappointing performance. The VPN-server uses the AES-128-CBC cipher for encryption, and I have no firewall ...
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OpenVPN client to client without default gateway

I am trying to make OpenVPN server to allow client to client connections, but without pushing default gateway settings, so that by default there is a virtual LAN network between all the clients, while ...
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OpenVPN Install: Can't access to Client UI page

After installing open vpn successfully, i tested by accessing to Client UI but it said ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT. Is there any ways to fix it? @Information: I'm running CentOS 7 on Amazon EC2 instance. ...
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OpenVPN keeps a dead tunnel even though i did set keepalive

After a while my VPN tunnel is dead (can't sent packets through). I guess because my internet connection was dead or the firewall removed the state because of not using the tunnel. Restarting the ...
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problems when openvpn server is not the default gateway

I'm trying to set up an openvpn server on a raspberry pi to act as an endpoint for road worrier connections but the device is sitting on the network, not as the gateway of any of the machines on the ...
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Bridging VirtualBox over OpenVPN TAP adapter on Windows

I'm trying to configure a virtual machine (VirtualBox guest running Backtrack 4) with a bridged adapter over a VPN connection. The VPN is is hosted by the cybersecurity club at my university, and ...
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Cannot ping an ip of router

my issue is: r1 ping r4(em0) will lost the first packet r2 ping r3(em0) will lost the first packet too r3 cannot ping r2(eth0) r4 cannot ping r1(eth0) there are 4 routers, and connected with ...
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Implementing OpenVPN dynamic challenge/response

The OpenVPN docs for the management system (ref) say that dynamic challenge/response "works by returning a specially formatted error message after initial successful authentication." In theory, this ...
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Should I use tap or tun for openvpn?

What are the differences between using dev tap and dev tun for openvpn? I know the different modes cannot inter-operate. What is the technical differences, other then just layer 2 vs 3 operation. ...
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Qos/iptables? for vonage and openvpn? … or something else?

I have a small home office setup. I use google voice and vonage for phone calls. Please see the diagram -- I know this not the ideal but since my cisco switch (3550) packed up so this is the only ...
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openvpn multiple bridged connections

Have problem connecting several physical network segments using openvpn, please help. Have 172.16.0.0/16 network that consists of 3 segments: First one: 172.16.2 with 172.16.2.1 linux router that has ...
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Pritunl OpenVPN client configuration profiles not syncing

We are running a test deployment of Pritunl OpenVPN Enterprise server. We have two Pritunl hosts in our Pritunl cluster along with a VPN server that is active on one of the Pritunl hosts. One of the ...
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OpenVPN and systemd-resolved

How does one use the dns pushed via an openvpn server with systemd-resolved ? Before I decide to 'upgrade' to systemd-networkd. I could use some variant of openvpn-resolv-conf script to call ...
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Can someone please explain easyrsa vars options for PKI generation

I am using OpenVPN and whilst I can generate certificates using easyrsa just fine I don't really understand the settings in the easyrsa vars file: export KEY_COUNTRY="" export KEY_PROVINCE="" export ...
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How to ping machines behind an openvpn client router

I've a network located in 3 phisical places. In the first place I've a PC called PC1 configured as OpenVpn Client with a 10.8.0.3 ip address. In the second place I've a Router configured as OpenVpn ...
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VPN: ERROR: Linux route add command failed

I have configured a VPN server local 192.168.0.250 dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server-vpn.crt key ...
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Connect to openvpn management interface on unix domain socket

This should be super easy, I think I'm missing something obvious. The OpenVPN docs state that you can run the management interface on a Unix domain socket. OK, no problem, I tried that. openvpn ...
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openvpn, option tls-cipher not working, no shared cipher

while experimenting with setting up openvpn, i stumbled upon this tip on a website. it says that you can limit the list of ciphers, to prevent downgrade attacks. i testet it in a lan with 2 computers, ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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OpenVPN - how to make the client names visible

I am using openvpn. Once the clients are connected, I would like that they can be addressed by using the names instead of the ip addresses. e.g. instead of "ping 10.8.0.2" I can use "ping ...