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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Cent OS - OpenVPN client connects but can't access internet

I set up openVPN 2.3 on a centOS 6.5 system I could connect with my windows client to the server. client gets IP address and DNS entries but when I like to access the internet with my client it does ...
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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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Router OpenVPN client connected, but remote VPN machines not visible

My goal is to connect my Asus RT-68 router to remote VPN network, so LAN computers can access remote ones. Remote OpenVPN server is run on Zentyal Linux distro. My LAN address range is 100.100.0.0/24 ...
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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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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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OpenVPN with IPSec

OpenVPN with IPSec We are using OpenVPN to connect multiple devices. The customer requires using IPSec, but OpenVPN is SSL VPN. Their website says this OpenVPN's security model is based on using ...
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OpenVPN on pfSense: CRL verify fails with PKI depth 2

I've create a site-to-site OpenVPN structure on pfsense 2.2 using the built in certificate manager and the following: There is a root CA and an intermediate CA from which the server and client certs ...
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Can't connect to VNC server via OpenVPN

I've got the problem with connecting via VNC to remote computer. Connection goes through OpenVPN and I'm routing 5900 port to localhost.. ssh -p(port) -L5900:vpn adress of machine:5900 ...
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OpenVPN TAP interface security

Background: I am very naive about how bridging works. I wanted to know bridging interfaces exposes devices on both ends of the bridge to communicate? Question: How secure is the openvpn tap ...
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How do I use OpenVPN as an appliance in Azure to access protected resources?

I've been successful in creating a Virtual Network, adding subnets and security groups to different levels of our infrastructure, and installing OpenVPN on a VM and establishing a connection to it ...
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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 steps to configure only username/password authentication

I am newbie in OpenVPN and I need help to configure server and client .ovpn to use only username/password authentication. Examples of client.ovpn and server.ovpn with be very helpful. Thank's Here ...
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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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SSH X11 forwarding is extremely slow over VPN

I'm using an VPN (with OpenVPN) to keep access between my home and work computers, and today I tried to ssh-forward an app which is GUI-only, and I found this to be terribly slow. I've used SSH X11 ...
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OPENVPN route local net to remote server

I have configured a openvpn connection from my debian pc to my remote debian server, and it works. In fact, I can ping 10.0.0.1 (address in vpn of the server). Now I want to share this connection. I ...
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Multiple VPNs - can't activate more than one

I have a small problem. In my setup (linux, kernel 3.10.17) I have one ethernet port and multiple WWAN interfaces; each WWAN has its own VPN already activated. The VPNs are connected to the same ...
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Setting OpenVPN user “nobody” to delete routes

I have setup OpenVPN server and client successfully. However it all works great when I run it as root but I would like to run them with the reduced privileges of user "nobody" and group "nogroup". ...
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Setting up OpenVPN server and client

I have been trying to better understand how OpenVPN works and so I have setup a OpenVPN server and client through VMs on my machine. I have an Ubuntu VM acting as the OpenVPN server and a Kali machine ...
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Windows OpenVPN server , clients cant reach LAN behind server

I`m trying to setup an Windows OpenVPN server to share the network behind this server. On Linux Ive done this several times. However on a Windows server I dont have any luck getting this to work. I ...
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OpenVPN - smcroute for multicast tunneling

Good day Problem: After some tiresome research, I discovered not only does OpenVPN not allow Multicast over tun, but I am also not able to switch to tun due this feature not being present in VPN ...
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How do I make Docker forward a packet from remote when a packet from the dockerhost works?

I have set up a docker container with a vpn. I added another container with a Squid proxy using the --net option, sharing the same network as the vpn. Running a traceroute from within the container I ...
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OpenVPN - Adding Send & Receive buffer for higher data/bandwidth throughput

Good day all While setting up a OpenVPN server on a 1Gbps Fibre line, I had issues with bandwidth throughput, there was no other traffic. To be clear, I had a 500Mbps Fibre line where I was and the ...
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OpenVPN and nginx port sharing : Adress already in use

I have an instance of nginx running on ports 80 and 443, and I would like to use openvpn with the port 443 in sharing. So in my server.conf I have this port 443 port-share 127.0.0.1 4433 proto tcp ...
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OpenVPN - OpenVZ - Multicast and how to enable it

Good day all My application makes primary use of Multicast packets on ip = 224.8.0.1 I have tested over normal Wifi/Ethernet and hosted networks, which are all good. Problem: My OpenVZ ...
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Access LAN when connected to OpenVPN

I have an Asus router with Asuswrt-merlin firmware installed. I have the DHCP server on my router give out addresses in the 192.168.0/24 subnet. My OpenVPN server is configured as seen on this image. ...
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OpenVPN Speed Slow

Background: I have an OpenVPN server running on my Netgear R7000 [openddwrt] router. My ISP connection is 50 mb/s down and 25 mb/s up. When connecting to my vpn from my cellphone, and windows ...
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OpenVPN cannot route traffic

Scenario OpenVPN server running on Gentoo eno1: (server public ip) has static ip... NO dhcp eno2: vlan (down for now) tun0: openvpn tunnel interface server.conf local <external ip> port ...
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OpenVPN and DNSLeakTest

I've recently setup an OpenVPN instance on my VPS using the open GitHub code: OpenVPN Install After that, I came across DNSLeakTest which enables you to figure out if your vpn is leaking your real ...
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openvpn pass ip to client like hidemyass does

I have a debian server with 64 external ips (ip blocks) and no internal IP. They go like eth0:1 eth0:2 (virtual interfaces) I have successfully setup an openvpn server on it so that I can connect from ...
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How to reload openvpn config without restart the process

config is in /etc/openvpn/server.conf most time is updating routing In init script there's no case for reload. "service openvpn restart" is just stop and then start the process, which obviously will ...
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OpenVPN works, but other connections to the server are bypassing the VPN

My client machine (Windows 7) connects to the server's (Ubuntu) OpenVPN fine, but when I want to access the server's website, those connections are not routing through the VPN... How do I amend this? ...
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Can't enable TUN/TAP on VPS [duplicate]

I'm desperately looking for a way to enable TUN/TAP on a VPS in order to use an OpenVPN client. The VPS is based on Parallels Virtuozzo. I've been reading a ton of tutorials and forum topics, and here ...
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Openvpn server can ping via IP but not via hostname

I have a vserver (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) on which I run OpenVPN. Nearly everything works really fine: Clients can reach other clients via their IP's AND names (I had to modify the clients conf with ...