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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Pam-Mysql “Can't initialize threads: error 11”

Inside a Debian OpenVZ container, I have 2 OpenVPN servers (udp on port 53 and tcp on port 443). The authentication is based on Pam-Mysql. Inside my OpenVPN conf file I have: [...] plugin ...
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OpenVPN doesn't start correctly

When I install Open VPN and try to start it, I get this: iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT) I have VPS in OVH. I don´t know if the problem can be tun/tap ppp. I also ...
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Problems on using KVM Guest as router

We have two private subnets on different locations BJ and SH. in BJ, subnet is 10.1.0.0/16 in SH, subnet is 10.2.0.0/16 We want them connected, so we build a tunnel through public internet using ...
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TCP RST from telnet/ssh daemons when connecting from openvpn

I have LAN_1 and LAN_2 interconnected with an openvpn tunnel terminated ona pair of SOHO routers running busybox. One of the vpn purpose is to allow clients on both LAN_1 and LAN_2, to administer the ...
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Failing to setup OpenVPN Client (tap) on Ubuntu 14.04 - Viscosity works with same Server

I'm kind of desperate for help here... So I'm trying to setup a Client Machine to make a VPN Connection accessible to my whole local network. When I connect directly from a Computer in the local ...
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Not able to connect to port different than 22 - OpenVPN

I have OpenVPN network with 5 clients. Computer with Arch Linux which hosts OpenVPN server, It also hosts virtual machine with Computer with CentOS which is also connnected to OpenVPN subnet. ...
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OpenVPN Route Issues w/ Mikrotik & Windows 7

I'm having (what I suspect is) a route issue with an OpenVPN implementation and a Windows 7 client. The VPN connection looks to establish itself just fine, and the route is available however efforts ...
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OpeVPN log connecting client IPs

I looking for the best solution to log all connecting client's ip to either a text file or a database who logs into my VPN server. Under the IP I mean the public WAN IP on the internet where they are ...
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Openvpn - stuck on Connecting

I've got a problem with openvpn server... every time when I trying to connect to the VPN , I am getting a window with login and password box, so I typed my login and password (login = Common Name ...
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All traffic is passed through OpenVPN although not requested

I have a bash script on a Ubuntu box which searches for the fastest openvpn server, connects, and binds one program to the tun0 interface. Unfortunately, all traffic is being passed through the VPN. ...
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OpenVPN - does it need public WAN IP mapping

This is a small sample of my network Topology where I have a WAN Router <-> Switch <-> OpenVPN server. I currently have limited number of public IPs assigned to the office. My question is, can ...
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SSH traffic over openvpn connection freezes when I cat a file

I have an openvpn (version 2.1_rc15 at both ends) connection setup between two gentoo boxes using shared keys. it works fine for the most part. I use mysql, http, ftp, scp over the vpn with no ...
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OpenVPN on port 53

I have an OpenVPN server setup on UDP port 53 on a public IP. All the connecting clients gets pushed external DNS servers such as 8.8.8.8 (Google) and OpenDNS. Sometimes the resolution stops working ...
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How to configure OpenVPN server to use custom default gateway?

I have a vpn server at address 10.1.0.2 and the server have another ip in it's network -- 10.0.0.2 in his subnet (it's a tun2socks router). But default server's gateway is NOT 10.0.0.2 (and it's ok) ...
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OpenVPN Keeps Crashing

Oct 20 21:00:44 sb1 openvpn[2082]: <MY_IP>:28523 [vpntest] Peer Connection Initiated with [AF_INET]<MY_IP>:28523 Oct 20 21:00:44 sb1 openvpn[2082]: vpntest/<MY_IP>:28523 MULTI_sva: ...
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Renaming an OpenVPN server - how to keep from losing all clients?

I have been instructed to change the domain name on a bank of servers. One of these is for OpenVPN and I'm wondering how best to do this without cutting off all the clients. Each client is also ...
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OpenVPN plus SQUID

Diagram: OpenVPN client A ----> openVPN Server A ----> Squid Proxy (remote) When client A connects to openVPN Server A, I want all of his traffic going to the squid proxy and exiting through ...
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OpenVPN - pushing script to client upon connect

Is it possible to have an OpenVPN server push scripts out to clients upon tunnel establishment? I need to set up specific iptables rules on my Linux clients and would like to be able to deploy the ...
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Do I need two interfaces on the server for bridged OpenVPN setup?

I have not seen this clearly explained in tutorials, although some tutorials/guides seem to assume for one interface. I have a machine that is connected to local network with a single interface. ...
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OpenVPN tun routing (can ping tun interfaces) with mikrotik and NAT on both ends

Problem The Mikrotik site is unable to ping anything on the server site. The Server site is less important right now. OpenVPN Server config is on LINUX port 1194 proto tcp dev tun ca ca.crt cert ...
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OpenVPN routing issue (cache in routing tables)

I'm adding the route IP_ADDRESS NETMASK net_gatewayto the OpenVPN config file (locally), so it's not being pushed by the server and it works perfectly fine. However, when I remove the routing line ...
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Multiple openvpn clients on one openvpn server

Can I have multiple openvpn clients connecting to a single openvpn server? The following setting works well for a single user This is the server configuration (openvpn.conf) port 1194 proto udp dev ...
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Searching for (hardware/software) solution for tunneling VPN over port 80/443 [closed]

I know the topic is broad. But I want to narrow things down. My WLAN router doesn't work anymore and I'm thinking about a better VPN solution. I have a WHS 2011 (kernel based on Windows 2008 R2) with ...
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Is there any solution to make OpenVPN authentication with Google ID?

Or, maybe any oauth? All I could find - is 2factor authentication with google. But I'd like to use Google Apps base for OpenVPN auth. I believe that it is possible to make something like gitlab. ...
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How to block access to OpenVPN server services?

First of all, I'm a total noob with VPNs. I only managed to install OpenVPN by following a tutorial. The clients can see each other and everything seems to be working without a hitch. However, the ...
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OpenVPN certificate OR plugin-auth-pam authentication

Configuring OpenVPN server, I can enable either certificate-based authentication or username/password authentication using openvpn-plugin-auth-pam plugin, but not both at the same time. I enable ...
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Assign static IPs to tap clients in pfSense's OpenVPN server

I am trying to set up a pfSense server with OpenVPN. The OpenVPN will use the tap interface, tun clients are no option for us. The LAN network is 10.0.0.0/24, the pfSense machine is 10.0.0.10 and ...
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OpenVPN is not connecting over UDP

OpenVPN works fine over TCP port 443 but fails to connect over UDP port 53. I've checked firewalls. Initial handshake works fine but then client hangs in WAIT state. VPN server is Ubuntu and client is ...
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How to route traffic through OpenVPN for the server only

I have a number of services running on my server to which I want to restrict access to only those connecting through OpenVPN. I did manage to get routing to work to a second IP I added to the ...
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how to limit multiple login in softether vpn server for openvpn clients?

I have a softether vpn server.for all account of a group, I want to limit multiple login to 1 user per account. I have set the group's security policy like this : "maximum number of multiple logins = ...
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OpenVPN server stops responding

I've setup an OpenVPN server at Google Compute Engine. The client connection initiates fine. I'm able to fetch websites with: curl --interface tun0 google.com However, when I open the same site in ...
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How can I achieve OpenVPN client routing without NAT on Linode

I've set up an OpenVPN network, and it is working properly in the sense that I can access the inner/LAN machines from the remote client. However, my problem is that all traffic from the remote ...
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Change OpenVPN client, can I use the same server configurations using scp? [closed]

I want to change my old FC 4 client to new Fedora 19 client, but I need to use all the same files on openvpn and IP address. Can I use SCP command for copy all this configurations?
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How to set OpenVPN client bind address?

The OpenVPN client machine has two interfaces to Internet: a low-speed and high-speed one. Default route goes throught the low-speed one. I'd like OpenVPN to connect to server through the high-speed ...
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OpenVPN client routing on TomatoUSB router (gw IP instead of dev interface)

I connect to my openvpn server over Linux (Debian), iOS, Android - everything is ok. But over router (as client) with TomatoUSB firmware it's a problem with routing. I connect to my ISP over L2TP ...
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OpenVPN identical subnets for client & server

I have an OpenVPN server (Ubuntu 14.04 routed mode) on a local network with a subnet of 192.168.0.0/24. The subnet it uses is obviously a very common subnet. My problem When a client is out and ...
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Samba over OpenVPN - horribly slow

I've set up a server to run OpenVPN, with the purpose of clients accessing Samba shares remotely. The server is running CentOS 5.6, a decent quad-core Xeon CPU and plenty of RAM. The client I've ...
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OpenVPN daemon fails to start — starting server manually returns no output

I am setting up an openvpn server on my network for the purposes of accessing devices remotely. I have generated crts and keys with the easy-rsa scripts and have configured server.conf correctly ...
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openvpn 's netmask and client-to-client mode

I had set openvpn 's config as route 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 push "route 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0" client-to-client and set ccd/username as iroute 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 BUT, the client's netmask ...
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Questions about OpenVPN

So, I have an OpenVPN server on Windows Server 2008. Here are the settings (sorry, it's Russian, but I think it's understandable) http://imgur.com/824zYNa http://imgur.com/pP2m22w It is a VPS, so I ...
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[SOLVED ]Openvpn routing for lan to lan through tun

I am trying to setup an OpenVPN tun to connect two lan's The open vpn connection is up and working but there is a problem with my routing or nat or something. What I need is an example of what a ...
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Can generated OpenVPN keys be used on multiple clients?

We are experimenting with running an OpenVPN server for our business. One question I can't seem to find the answer to is this: When we generate keys for one of our users for them to use at home, can ...
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Redirect all traffic sent to an unallocated alias IP within a VPN subnet, to a fixed IP within another VPN

I have a server hosting multiple bridged (i.e. tap) VPNs using openvpn, where each VPN has a different 10.8.X.0/24 subnet. I wish to redirect traffic sent to a specific, unallocated IP address (e.g. ...
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Split tunneling through two VPNs simeltaneously

I want to run two OpenVPN client instances on an Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have both .conf files that can work independently (both are set to different interfaces - tun0 and tun1). I want to run both at ...
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NFS Over OpenVPN: Top Performance Boosters

I have two VPS's - One is running 2008 Server R2 and the other is a Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I am using the Windows VPS for RD sessions for Quickbooks and a couple other apps and using the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to get OpenVPN working on Ubuntu on an OpenVZ VPS

I have TUN/TAP enabled server.conf port 1194 proto udp dev tun ca ca.crt cert server.crt key server.key dh dh1024.pem server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 ifconfig-pool-persist ipp.txt push ...
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OpenVPN Server & Two Gateways

I have a network setup as follows: Internet <---> Firewall <---> VPN (1) VPN <---> NAT (2) Internet <---> Firewall <---> NAT (3) (I don't have the reputation to post the picture :/) ...
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Verify OpenVPN is no longer vulnerable to Heartbleed

As you may know, OpenVPN is vulnerable to the heartbleed attack. However, I can't find any guide online on how to fix it. The only source I've found is this: ...
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Cisco VPNC + get time out on target machine

I am running VPNC on linux red-hat machine ( version 6.3 ) , And my VPN connection seems to be timing out after 10-20 min . If it goes unused for more than a few minutes, I have to kill VPNC and ...
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OpenVPN advanced privileged client access customization

I have implemented an OpenVPN server running on Tomato router (Let's call the router TR) the OpenVPN server is using TUN interface which means connections between clients and servers are based on ...