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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Connect to Samba Share across OpenVPN tunnel

I've recently setup OpenVPN for remote connection to our CentOS 6 file server. Server Static IP: 10.0.0.66 Remote OpenVPN IP: 10.8.0.1 However when using the OpenVPN connection I am unable to ...
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OpenVPN routing based in LDAP Authentication?

To understand the solution better this is an example: The company has 1000 users that constantly switch seats (computers are set with DHCP IP, so the user can constantly have his IP address ...
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can openVPN run a simple http proxy?

I'm sorry for asking the shortest question on this website, but there's just not much else to it... Can you make a simple http proxy with openVPN?
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VPN Client Routing

I'm having trouble getting my VPN client on open-wrt to work. The actual VPN connection works fine and I was able to access the remote network from the router but when my VPN is active it shuts down ...
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Softether. Clients can connect but I can't access the server

I followed this guide in setting up a Softether VPN server on a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 instance. I installed Softether vpn client and openvpn on my laptop (ubuntu 14.10). The server logs ...
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OpenVPN and port forwarding

I have an issue with my Linux-based server regarding VPN and port forwarding. I am also a beginner is this area, so forgive me for any mistake. First, let me describe you the infrastructure. I have a ...
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OpenVPN limit monthly transfer

I want to limit clients with my OpenVPN to about 5gb/month,then autodisconect them until the next 1st. Is there an easy way to do this with Openvpn?
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site to site openvpn with Merlin and DD-WRT

I am trying to setup an OpenVPN site to site between site A(Server-Merlin) and site B(Client DD-WRT). The tunnel comes up and both peers are able to ping each other but when anyone on the client ...
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Integrate Active Directory with OpenVPN server [duplicate]

I would like to setup a simple OpenVPN server on a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller and DHCP server. Simple, the person using whatever OpenVPN client they choose, should be able to try to ...
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OpenVPN multiple configurations

I have OpenVPN setup to route all traffic through the VPN. I am wondering if there is a way to switch whether all traffic is routed or just traffic destined for that network per client. For example, ...
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How to fix the Logjam vulnerability in OpenVPN server config?

As of this writing (Day-2), there are quite few accurate guidelines as to how to mitigate Logjam for Apache and other web servers, such as this page: https://weakdh.org/sysadmin.html What are the ...
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Use haproxy to route openvpn trafic to mutliple openvpn instances [closed]

I'd like to use multiple OpenVPN docker instances on the same IP port, so I'm looking for a way to route the ssl vpn trafic, does something like haproxy can do the job? Maybe by sniffing the ssl ...
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OpenVPN: Traffic Redirection not Working

tl;dr (after hours of debugging with @krisFR): At least under Debian 8, never use virtual interfaces (eth0:1) for OpenVPN, instead apply the new debian iproute2 methods (manual approach) described ...
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Tcpdump/Iptables on bridge interface without assigned IP address

I have set up a bridge interface without an ip on it. $ brctl addbr br0 $ brctl addif tap0 $ brctl addif tap1 $ ifconfig br0 up As seen above, this bridge is connecting 2 TAP interfaces setup ...
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OpenVPN Server configuration to route internet trafic

I have a problem to configure OpenVPN. This happens when I am connected: I can ping the server 192.168.42.1 from the client 192.168.42.6 and vice versa. I can access to the listening daemons on the ...
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OpenVPN routing: multiple default entries. OpenVPN client: iptables. DNS issues

I'm running an OpenVPN-Server (Debian 8) for privacy purposes when using public wifi. Hence, all network traffic of the client is intended to be handled over the VPN connection. The server and client ...
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Can I use the same client certificate in multiple OpenVPN tunnels to the same server?

I have a simple setup like this: SERVER ---- INTERNET ---- CLIENT On SERVER I already have OpenVPN set up with a sertificate for CLIENT. On CLIENT I already have OpenVPN set up to contact the server ...
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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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Route a port through a specific network interface

I'm using OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server to connect to my VPN. That network interface is tun0. All traffic currently goes through the VPN. I'd like to exclude traffic that goes over a specific port, and ...
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Hide OpenVPN client's IP

Is it possible for a OpenVPN server letting clients communicate with one another and they do not know other's IP in VPN? My VPN server is ubuntu 14.04 32bit
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OpenVPN client stops working after a few minutes

I'm using OpenVPN client, and it works fine but after a few minutes the VPN stops working. I'm getting these errors in the logs: Sun May 10 20:55:28 2015 [nrt-c01.ipvanish.com] Inactivity timeout ...
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OpenVPN client-server Static Key setup error: ifconfig used inconsistently

I have followed the basic Static Key guide found here but I cannot establish a successful connection and ping either server. ...
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Setting up OpenVPN with IPv6 drops packets

I have tried a multitude of OpenVPN tutorials with zero luck getting OpenVPN up and getting clients to talk to the internet with IPv6. However IPv4 works just fine. The server is Ubuntu 14.10 and ...
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openvpn dns server not resolving forwarded DNS lookups after connecting, only local

I am using OpenVPN server (on an Ubuntu server 14.04) with Mac OS X Yosemite client (using TunnelBlick v 3.50 build 4265). It works well except for the DNS server from the VPN server which although ...
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SSH authentication based on existing OpenVPN tunnel

I have a single CentOS server, and several Windows clients that should connect to it, from remote. I've successfully setup OpenVPN (with Public Keys), with which the clients connect to the server; and ...
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Failover or replication with an OpenVPN server?

Is it possible to implement two OpenVPN with failover and replication capability? As in, if one is down/fails, the other one is avaliable for authentification, server/client configuration, etc. ?
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Very low TCP OpenVPN throughput (100Mbit port, low CPU utilization)

I am experiencing extremely slow OpenVPN transfer rates between two servers. For this question, I'll call the servers Server A and Server B. Both Server A and Server B are running CentOS 6.6. Both ...
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Running OpenVPN on Xen node causes guest VM to view all inbound connections as originating from the node IP

I have two node servers running Xen 4.2 -- I'll call them Node A and Node B. Node A is running OpenVPN as the server. Node B is running OpenVPN as the client. Both nodes host a number of Xen guest ...
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OpenVPN server, UDP port no longer accessible

I am having a strange problem with OpenVPN. The server has worked fine and with no modification for a long time, except for updates. It suddenly stopped working and I can't figure out why. I cannot ...
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OpenVPN service mode connection from Windows 8 fails after shutdown

I have an openvpn server that works fine, but have an issue on a Windows 8.1 station that is configured in service mode. I have installed it already to more Win8 PCs but not in service mode. The ...
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Are there any Distributed/mesh-like/P2P VPNs?

I have my personal VPN, connecting several devices so they can have fixed IP addresses on an always-reachable network (as long as they are connected to the Internet). This is necessary for me, since ...
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OpenVPN won't assign static IPs

I have OpenVPN setup and running correctly. The problem is I want to assign static IPs to certain users on my VPN, so they always get the exact same IP every time. My setup is for PAM authentication, ...
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OpenVPN Disable route but allow bridge

I have an OpenVPN setup running fine. The problem is one of my systems that connects I don't want it to run all traffic through OpenVPN. That single system I want it to only run the VPN IPs through ...
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Control OpenVPN's publicly visible IP Address

I would like to separate services on a host with two separate IP addresses. One IP should only be used for OpenVPN and will function as a gateway for connecting to other servers. On the other IP all ...
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Can a client certificate be revoked and reissued with the same name in OpenVpn?

Can a client certificate be revoked and reissued with the same name in OpenVpn? Please Help.
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Setup OpenVPN network with subnet

I want to set up a OpenVPN network where there will be another subnet network. My top network located in site A should be able to locate a subnet inside the OpenVPN tunnel in different location, as ...
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Access OpenVPN client network from server

I have setup an OpenVPN connection between a Windows 2012 Server and an Debian Linux machine. The windows machine is the server and the linux machine is running openvpn as client. I can ping and ...
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Return OpenVPN Internet clients' traffic to non-default gateway

At home I have an OpenVPN server which is at the same time an OpenVPN client. The purpose is to share one foreign IP address between several devices. In the local network everything works fine since ...
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As OpenVPN client, do all my internet traffic goes to the server?

This is a simple question. On OpenVPN's site, I can read: By default, when an OpenVPN client is active, only network traffic to and from the OpenVPN server site will pass over the VPN. General web ...
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Networking VPN expert out there? Should Remote VPN “Client” be pingable/reachable FROM the VPN server?

I've setup VPN connections with different servers today and all worked, in one direction, from VPN client TO VPN SERVER. BUT I could NOT whatever I tried access ports/services on my 'connected' VPN ...
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Using two openvpn clients to expose services of a server

I am currently attempting to use two openvpn clients to expose services of a server, as is already said in the title. I may be playing with powers far beyond my current comprehension, but please bear ...
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OpenVPN tunnel suddenly stopped working

I have OpenVPN tunnel established. It suddenly stopped to push data through it. Connection establishes normally, but i don't have ping from either side (second client works fine). I've checked ...
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How do you properly setup OpenVPN Server on mac? And how do you setup the certificates?

I have been searching for hours now, and I still cannot seem to find a proper tutorial on OpenVPN on mac. I did see the HOWTO, though that doesn't seem to be enough. The worst part is the one with ...
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OpenVPN client on a windows 7, packets not routed

I have an OpenVPN client on a Windows 7, that connects to an OpenVPN server with tap. The tunnel establishes correctly. AFAIK, tap means that my virtual adapter is 'virtually' connected to the remote ...
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Troubleshooting poor point to point (over internet) bandwidth between two machines

My problem started out as poor bandwidth between a 64 bit Win 7 Home OpenVPN server in location A (Northern Europe) and a Win 7 or Linux Client in location B (Southern Europe). Location A has FTTC ...
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OpenVPN not working well on specific ISPs

I have a well configured ClearOS server that provides OpenVPN connectivity and Samba shares. I am able to connect to the server via VPN and view the shares with no issues. However, when the client is ...
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OpenVPN between a pfSense and a Windows client, with tap

I'm trying to implement the simplest possible OpenVPN between a pfSense and a Windows 7 client. I would like to use tap configuration, because my pfSense is not the gateway of the remote network. So ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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Accessing lab subnet from outside of corporate network via openVPN/Anyconnect

I have a lab subnet(10.10.25.1 from outside and its inside has 172.16.2.0/24) in the corporate network that's accessible via openVPN while people are in the office. (Their openVPN client would connect ...
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Openvpn doesn't log user disconnect event

I am running CentOs 6.5 and OpenVPN server 2.3.6. The task is to log info about VPN sessions: who logged in, when, from what ip, when disconnected. I have already done some part of the task. But how ...