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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Windows : Map-a-network-drive to a remote Shared-Folder (on QNAP NAS) using OpenVPN

Provided my lack of networking knowledge, I've been struggling with this issue for quite a few days now : I have a QNAP-TS212 NAS on which i've created a shared-folder (mostly excel files). All the ...
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OpenVPN client nslookup failure after disconnect

Currently I am trying to route my traffic through a gateway running Debian Linux which forwards all incoming traffic thorugh a VPN connection (Client -> Gateway with OpenVPN client -> VPN server -> ...
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OpenVPN doesn't share port with nginx

I have OpenVPN configured to sent non-VPN traffic on port 443 to my nginx server on port 4433. When I go to https://domain.tld:4433 it works, although https://domain.tld (Where OpenVPN listens on port ...
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Open VPN and Virtual machines

This is my environment: centos 7 running Gnome with KVM two virtual machines running centos 7 Gnome desktop This is what I would like: Users to log into the any virtual machine from either the ...
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OpenVPN failover

In my company we have two offices in two totally different locations. A is the main office, and B is the secondary. There is a VPN server at A office, and every computer access the A network via this ...
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IPTables, route specific port through VPN

I'm running my own mail server at home on a dynamic IP. Dynamic IPs are often blacklisted, so I currently send out mails through my provider's relay. I want to change that to sending mail directly, ...
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OpenVPN Bridged client can't see rest of subnet

I've got an OpenVPN setup using bridging mode, as I need both clients and computers on the network to be on the same subnet. My server has eth0 and tap0 bridged into br0. The server can ping both ...
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How can I do site-to-site OpenVPN routing without NAT

I have two OpenVPN servers at different location. Each machine in one location can ping and connect to every machine in the other location. My problem is when I use SSH to connect from machine A in ...
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Forwarding Traffic from an PPTP Server to Another Server

I'm facing a problem here. I have 2 servers. Server 1 is a pptp server and server 2 is another without pptp service. I want to forward some of the traffic from server 1 to server 2 through a tunnel ...
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OpenVPN client on Amazon EC2 leading to SSH disconnect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Amazon EC2.. I am trying to connect the EC2 instance to an OpenVPN so the traffic routes through the VPN.. When I do a sudo openvpn --config <config>.ovpn, the ...
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How do I let proxylocal connect to my OpenVpn server?

I have an OpenVPN server on a mac. I cannot port forward because of reasons. So i use the service called proxylocal that makes servers public and gives you a subdomain. I have the VPN server running ...
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OpenVPN Route Client Traffic Through VPN Server Tunnel

I have configured a vps following this tutorial, the server and client are successfully connected and can ping each other, server is at 10.8.0.1 and the connected client (android-OpenVPN Connect) get ...
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VPN gateway + redirect all lan clients over that gateway

I have a OpenVPN server set up to redirect all traffic through the VPN (gateway). That's working fine from the router (everything gets redirected). The router is set up to also serve a lan (eth1). ...
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Openvpn: no response from server in tcp handshake

I am attempting to connect to an openVPN server that I created on pfSense 2.2.3 by using tunnelblick on my Macbook. Whenever I attempt to connect using either OpenVPN version 2.3.6 or 2.3.7 (all that ...
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google-authenticator for two-factor-authentication support with openvpn client on linux

I am trying to get openvpn client to work with google-authenticator and two-factor-authentication. I cannot alter the server in any way (i.e. I cannot do password/token concactenation via pam mods, ...
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not able to create openvpn tunnel for two interface host

I am new to openvpn. I try to create openvpn tunnel between two hosts. Both hosts have two interfaces. Say eth0 and eth1. So I created two config files, server.conf, server1.conf. At client side, ...
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Mikrotik OpenVPN Server dropping OpenVPN Connections - Connection reset, restarting [0]

I was able to connect from within my local network connection but from remote site locations the connection looks to be dropping. Could this be a possible firewall issue? I see a connection but it ...
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OpenVPN on Docker

I'm just learning docker, but there are things which I don't understand. I'm trying to install OpenVPN in a docker, but it doesn't work for me. If I am install a Linux in a Docker container, it is a ...
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How to configure OpenVPN server to add route for new clients

I've got a LAN behind OpenVPN client (mikrotik router) which connects to a server, and allows access to the machines inside LAN for every other client that connects to the server. The LAN has its own ...
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Shorewall: VPN clients can access LAN resources, but not the Internet

I set up a network in my studio's office with a Raspberry Pi serving as a VPN server for remote clients to access LAN resources. Router port-forwards 1194 port to RPi, so it's accessible from the ...
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OpenVPN Chaining through VPS

I have a VPS that I want to connect to from my home machine via OpenVPN, but I also want that VPS to connect to another OpenVPN server. It ends up looking like this Home/Road Connection -> ...
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How to correctly setup Shorewall on VPN server connecting VPN clients to server's local network and vice versa?

I'm having some problems with my network setup. It looks something like this: The goal was to create a VPN server inside the local network that will a) Allow VPN clients to access local network ...
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Multiple TAP devices on OpenVPN Server

So we have a number of clients that have their own VPS instances which we host via Proxmox. The clients servers are all behind a NAT firewall and we forward ports per client request to our various ...
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OpenVPN allow two clients to connect to each other without using client-to-client globally

I'm running OpenVPN 2.3.7 on CentOS 6. I'm using routing (tun) and have two instance of OpenVPN. On the second instance there are two clients that I'd like to be make visible to each other i.e ping, ...
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Setting HTTP proxy in OpenVPN client

I'm having trouble configuring my OpenVPN client to use an HTTP proxy. If I don't enter any proxy information in the client.ovpn file I get the following output: Mon Jun 29 14:30:07 2015 OpenVPN ...
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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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OpenVPN connection resetting

OpenVPN running on Raspbian (Raspberry Pi Debian, Wheezy). Relatively stock, didn't do anything other than install OpenVPN, and generated some keys. Server config: local 192.168.1.175 port 1194 ...
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ARP reply vanishes from br0 to tap0 using OpenVPN in bridging mode

I have setup a linux box (on an esxi5) which acts as an OpenVPN server. the server is configured to use bridging for the clients, which essentially works, with one exception. If the client pings some ...
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From a technical perspective, is my data insecure when using a public VPN like SecurityKiss?

I wonder if I understand well VPN. I connected to SecurityKiss, they provide a list of TunnelBlick configs. In order you to connect their VPN. (TUnnelBlick is OpenVPN based). Am I right : your IP is ...
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Double VPN (OpenVPN)

I am trying to set up a double VPN with openvpn 2.3.4, on two Debian 8. Say I have this 'diagram': client -> A (vpn server 1) -> B (vpn server 2) Interfaces: on A : eth0 with public ip & tun0 ...
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OpenVPN can't ping host outside local network

After an entire day spent to let openvpn's client get their ipv6 and ipv4 at the same time now i have a big problem. ipv4 works fine From my openvpn server i can ping6 every host From my openvpn ...
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OpenVPN server cannot ping clients

I have OpenVPN set up on a Debian server. Clients can connect, and clients can ping and access resources (Samba shares and intranet) on the server. However, the server cannot ping the client - it ...
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Network behind OpenVPN client

Good day, i have a problem with OpenVPN networking. Main idea is as illustrated, remote OpenVPN server, 2 clients, MyPC and OpenWRT client with its own network with Client_1 and Client_2. I need to be ...
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Port Forwarding through OpenVPN to Client on OpenVZ

Edit: Okay I will try to make this more clear. What I am trying to achieve is simply a port forward, through my OpenVZ hosted openvpn server, to a service running on a client. There are a few ...
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OpenVPN + FreeRADIUS Authentication Error

Trying to set up a OpenVPN server with FreeRADIUS server running on the same machine. All servers are running but I'm getting errors with authentication when the end user logs on VIA OpenVPN client. ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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OpenVPN ifconfig-ipv6 in TAP mode

I want to set up IPv6 address on my OpenVPN server operating in TAP mode. According to documentation, ifconfig expects two parameters: l and rn. For TAP devices, l is local address, rn is netmask. ...
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Access local network resources remotely using OpenVPN [closed]

I've been banging my head against the wall on this for a week, so thought I'd finally turn to the experts. Much appreciated for any help. What I'm trying to do: I have some resources on my local ...
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Netfilter : invalid state for proxy through VPN

I have an OpenVPN between my box A, and the remote server B (both Debian jessie). On server B, I also run Squid3. I then configure my A-browser to use the remote proxy with the VPN address of the ...
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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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OpenVPN Python plugin

I have a task about authentication OpenVPN users using database which is located on remote server (not a host with OpenVPN server instance). And we use Python as main language for all our tools. ...
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BIND and OpenVPN on the same port (different IP and interfaces)

I have 2 network interfaces: eth0 has IPv4 104.x.y.44 and eth1 has 104.x.y.38. BIND is listening on 104.x.y.44:53 and I want OpenVPN to be on 104.x.y.38:53 (udp mode). However OpenVPN fails to start: ...
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OpenVPN and specifying client IP's

I have set up an OpenVPN network with a number of clients. To assign an IP address to my clients, for each of the clients I create a client file in the ccd directory on the VPN server that contains a ...
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OpenVPN server in VirtualBox Linux guest with host only adapter

I need to setup a VirtualBox virtual machine that will act as a VPN. I'm using Vagrant to create the VM on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS client. I'm using OpenVPN as the VPN server on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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OpenVPN timeout to reconnect on fail takes a long time

I'm trying to create a high-availability environment for my OpenVPN servers. I do this by having two identical VPN servers and in my client config specify multiple remote's: # The hostname/IP and ...
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Why i can't access computers in LAN behind OpenVPN server?

On ESXI server i have several VMs: one with external ip address (and internet access), that is configured as NAT (and plays OpenVPN server role) and several VMs in VLAN (using 192.168.182.*/28 ip ...
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Two IPs - One OpenVPN instance, impossible?

I have a debian 64bit vps, OpenVZ, with perfectly working openvpn server. I have ADDITIONAL IP which I want to use on that same openvpn server and I can't make it work. It only works if I specify ...
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How do you avoid network conflict with VPN internal networks?

While there's a wide variety of private non-routable networks across 192.168/16 or even 10/8, sometimes in being thoughtful of potential conflict, it still occurs. For example, I set up an ...
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OpenVPN: Setting client's ip address as route gateway

I want to create an OpenVPN config entry which looks like this: route 255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 {CLIENT_IP_ADDRES} Is there any way to accomplish this without hard-coding the client ip into ...
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Can not connect to OpenVPN server from LXC container

I can't seem to connect to an OpenVPN server from an LXC container. I have spent some time searching around and tried the suggestions many have posted but I still can't seem to get this working. I was ...