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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openvpn route traffic over vpn but through specific client gateway

I have setup openvpn with a server A and two clients with their specific client-specific file overrides. It works normally, even when I configure it to route all traffic through the VPN. Now in ...
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Force all traffic from one user through an OpenVPN tunnel on Debian 6 with iptables and ip route

I’m trying to force all traffic of one user through an OpenVPN tunnel. It is giving me grey hairs. The current situation is that I can either allow all traffic for this particular user, and it will go ...
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Only allow SSH from specific IP to evade VPN connection?

I want a Linux server to use the VPN connection for all traffic that is not SSH from a specific IP. If the VPN connection becomes unavailable, not other communication than SSH with the specific IP ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN setup is slow, howto set CA on a remote system?

I want to run an OpenVPN-Server on a box but creating dh on it is really slow. I was searching the net, how to import a ca for the OpenVPN-Server on OpenWRT so I can run build-dh on a nother computer ...
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Redirect to another gateway in same subnet / route to another router in same subnet

There's this network: The computer 192.168.10.4 wants to access a VPS server which has an OpenVPN server running on it, configured to use the subnet 192.168.20.0/24. The computer's subnet also ...
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Routing Traffic to Subnet through OpenVPN Client Tunnel

I have a Shorewall powered masquerading router: eth0: DHCP client, external interface (net zone) eth1: static, internal interface (loc zone) Now I want to add an OpenVPN client that creates a TUN ...
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Reach non existing AWS VPC subnet from IPSec tunnel

So here is my setup: VPC: 172.16.0.0/16 Subnet 1: 172.16.1.0/24 openvpn server: eth0: 172.16.1.10 tun0: 172.17.0.1 ovpn client 1: 172.17.0.6 ovpn client 2: 172.17.0.10 IPSec VPN is using ...
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OpenVPN “rwRW” logging

When an openvpn client is configured to have a debugging level of verb 5 or higher, one will find text similar to "rWrWRwRwRwRwrWrWrWRw" in their OpenVPN log, appearing when packets transit the VPN ...
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OpenVPN - Bandwidth throttling a limit to 2 Mbps for both upload/down

I have installed deb package on ubuntu 14.04 x64 for two VPS servers. DigitalOcean and Ramnode and have the same results. I connect with client and I run speed test. I get the same result for both ...
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Cannot access to webmin through VPN

I have a server with webmin installed and the web interface can be reach by https://myip:10000. Also I'm using openVPN for tunnelling and openvpn-as is running in the same server, but when I'm trying ...
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OpenVPN - manually config IPs allocation

Yesterday I did this question about a strange fact (that firstly I thought it was some misunderstood from my part, but now looks real) that OpenVPN cannot allocate more than 63 clients when using ...
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Access internal network via VPN

I'm quite the newbie when it comes to network admin, so please excuse my ignorance! I have what seems to be a fairly simple-to-solve problem (so I hope!) Inside my company, we run a Synology Server ...
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Routing with bridge and multiple taps

I have a server with VPS nodes and 3 dedicated servers in other DCs. I use OpenVPN with tun devices and policy routing for packets being routed to a correct server like this ip route add via 10.0.0.1 ...
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openvpn connection has established but cant ping the server

I have a openvz vps and setup a openvpn server, and I successfully connect to the server in my ubuntu 14.10 client. server.conf: port 1199 proto udp dev tun ca ca.crt cert server.crt key server.key ...
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Share local area connection with multiple TAPs

I'm setting up an VPN server. In this server I want to have 2 different encryptions (1024, 2048), each one in different ports. So I created 2 TAP adapters, and shared the local area connection with ...
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OpenVPN network topology

I'm part of a very small startup and as such I have little money for infrastructure, etc. I need to roll out a OpenVPN service so some employees can VPN in while on-site. To give an indication of ...
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Remote client (android) can't connect to OpenVPN sever behind LAN

My plan is to connect over tunnel (via Internet) android phone with my LAN at home. I set up OpenVPN server behind (router) lan (ip adress is 192.168.1.3). There is also my laptop. Port 1194 UDP on my ...
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OpenVPN Access Server can't ping it's clients

As a proof of concept, I'm trying to configure an OpenVPN Access Server (AS) with two clients on respective private networks. The goal of the experiment is for the clients to communicate with each ...
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OpenVPN Radiusplugin AD and the user restriction

Im using FreeRadius which is using Samba4 (AD DC) as the user/password provider. OpenVPN is using Radiusplugin, which use that FreeRadius Server for authentication. This solution work great, but I ...
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Encapsulating VPN tunnels on Linux

I'm playing with python and networking and I want to write a program that allows me to select one of several VPN connections and encaspulate them within each other. That is to say, if I have VPN-A, ...
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OpenVPN and adding .p12 cert

Is there a way to add the .p12 type of cert to the openvpn config file? I've read and learned how to add the other files like so: <ca> -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- # insert base64 blob from ...
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Setting Up Policy Based Routing For Openvpn

I am trying to run a server that is connected to a vpn. I want to route some of the traffic through the vpn and some of the traffic outside of the vpn. More specifically, I want all traffic to go ...
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Secondary floating IP on TUN/TAP interface

I'm currently working on a HA Cluster implemented using Corosync 2 and Pacemaker and I've run into a network limitation beyond my control that prevents me from implementing floating virtual IPs. Now ...
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site-to-site OpenVPN tunnel with PFSense + CARP enabled causes regular drops

I have two datacenters, and in each datacenter I have two pfSense 2.1.5 servers running in CARP failover mode. I've established a OpenVPN, shared-key tunnel between the two datacenters, pointing at ...
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openvpn peers can ping network but not reverse

In a nutshell, I have two libvirt/kvm hosts on which I have virtual machines running. The hosting company that these machines are with cannot provide any sort of virtual network between these ...
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openvpn bridge works, but I can't get any other server on the network

I was configuring openvpn server, and I got the keys and the connection to work pretty fast. However, I can't get the client to connect to other instances in the vpn network, which defeats the whole ...
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DD-WRT OpenVPN Client Router not routing

I have been trying all weekend to solve this and unfortunately no success. I have a DD-WRT installed router, which is intended to be a gateway or tunnel to an OpenVPN server via the internet with the ...
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OpenVPN + Scrambled patch on Amazon EC2

Yesterday I deployed a regular OpenVPN installation on Debian Squeeze / Amazon EC2. The VPN server is in Singapore and I connect to it from China Mainland. Later on, after some tests I had to start ...
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OpenVPN --route-up Missing environment variables when passing to script

I'm diving into the glory of OpenVPN and I'm having a bit of trouble manually configuring the routing tables. I'm on Arch Linux. I know OpenVPN automatically updates the routing tables when ...
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OpenVPN - Http proxy - connection reset

I am dealing with a problem in OpenVPN (I think so) and maybe someone can help to sort it out. I am connecting to the internet through a HTTP proxy server (10.0.0.1:8080). As I set manual ...
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Routing traffic from LAN over VPN link out to 'net; works from router, not from LAN. What route is missing?

I have 3 machines. 2, routers, are connected over a VPN. The 3rd is a PC on the lan behind one of the routers. internet | | ROUTER S1 external: YYY.56.52.56 ...
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OpenWRT firewall redirect punch through

I am using an OpenWRT based firmware on a Netgear router as part of a research project that links the router to an existing broadband router to allow members of the public to access the internet via a ...
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Routing, OpenVPN and blocked Packets to Router

I have a running Zentyal Router. Now I have created a Softether-VPN (which wraps OpenVPN basically), to connect to this network per Network-Bridge/L2-Switch. So, when I connect per VPN I am in the ...
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openVPN on TCP 443 + sniproxy only for certain IPs - is it a way to do it?

I'm currently running sniproxy and https server. If user is known (IP is known) iptables just allows connection to sniproxy which redirects user to desired website or local https server (127.0.0.1 ...
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OpenVPN Linux Client does not bring up tap0 interface

I have an OpenVPN client on Linux connecting to an OpenVPN server. The server assigns IPs via DHCP, thus I connect using the tap interface rather than the tun interface. OpenVPN connects, ...
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Logstash, send output of analyse to a web service

I am actually looking for a way to analyse the logging from my OpenVPN server. I tought about using logstash to analyse those log. If logstach find any certificate that are expired, I want him to ...
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Zentyal VPN Tunnel not routing properly?

I'm new to Zentyal and trying to set up a Zentyal-to-Zentyal Tunnel. There's 2 Offices. One uses a standard ADSL connection and the Zentyal (A) Gateway sits behind the Router. The other one is a ...
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Accelerating OpenVPN using multiple connections

My ISP throttles single connection downloads, but if I use an accelerator like aria2c and open lets say, 20 connections, my download speed shoots through the roof. I have been able to saturate my ...
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Openvpn server behind NAT router with PPTP connection to service provider

I have Zyxel router connected to service provider using PPTP. Behind the router there is a Ubuntu box with OpenVPN server. I would like to forward a port for OpenVPN server to access it from internet. ...
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OpenVPN in bridged mode, confusion about interfaces

I'm trying to understand some fundamental OpenVPN/networking basics. Let's assume the following scenario: there is an openVPN server which is already configured properly it runs in bridged mode the ...
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openvpn server drops route for client

I am using the following openvpn config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun ca keys/ca.crt cert keys/openvpn-server.crt key keys/openvpn-server.key dh keys/dh1024.pem crl-verify keys/crl.pem ...
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pfSense LAN network unable to communicate with remote network on OpenVPN TAP connection

I set up pfSense to connect to a remote network (192.168.122.0/24) that only accepts tap connections. The connection is being initiated successfully. pfSense (192.168.1.1/24) itself can connect to ...
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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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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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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 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 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 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 ...