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LVS-DR and OpenVPN: returning packets not being routed into the vpn

i've set up a load balancer with ldirectord, and an active-passive mysql service managed by it, on two additional real servers. LVS is running in Direct Routing mode, so the client requests are ...
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OpenVPN: Doesn't close dead sockets, user limit reached

I am running OpenVPN 2.3.1 with a fairly basic configuration. The daemon has been up in it's current configuration for ~180 days. Earlier this week I began to get connection failures to find out the ...
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OpenVPN private domain unsing DNSMasq

What I want to do is to set up OpenVPN network which would make it possible to access private domain ( a.domain, b.domain, d.domain). I believe the simplest way to do it is to use dnsmasq to resolve ...
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How to list all units in systemd regardless of their state including parameterized / templated (@)?

OpenVPN unit file is parameterized (see @): > ls /usr/lib/systemd/system/openvpn* /usr/lib/systemd/system/openvpn@.service The problem is that I cannot list the parameterized service names by ...
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How can I test connectivity to a TLS-enabled OpenVPN server?

Unfortunately we don't have access to the management interface, so I'm after a way to tell that tls-enabled OpenVPN us up and responsive. I'm familiar with this trick, but it doesn't work for tls-...
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openvpn setup ping/routing fail

My problem is that after setting up VPN on a virtual machine (Ubuntu Linux) with that has an IP I cant ping anyone at all over the tun interface from the client. VPN Connection is however successful. ...
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Connect two servers with OpenVPN

guys, I need a consulting. I need to connect two servers which are located at another places geographically. One of servers is at LeaseWeb, and another is at our office in Moscow. I'm using OpenVPN ...
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Windows OpenVpn: client doesn't see another machines in network

I have configured OpenVPN server on windows server 2008 and client on windows 7. Connection between them is ok, there is a server default gateway in route table (192.168.0.1) but i can't see another ...
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openvpn client.up script erroring out

I'm using OpenVPN 2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm having a little trouble getting "pull dhcp-options" working. I have client.up and client.down under /etc/openvpn/, and I can see it running client.up, ...
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Restrict “open” ethernet traffic to OpenVPN Traffic only when on a certain network

I would like to set up a pf or ipfw firewall rule on my Mac OS X 10.8 notebooks so that all Traffic on wireless and cabled networks is restricted to calling "home" through OpenVPN when I'm not in the ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 Foundation to route all Internet traffic through an OpenVPN connection using RRAS

First of all I'm not (yet) a fully trained IT professional but just a college student so please forgive me if some of the things I'm about to ask might seem "stupid" because the answers are totally ...
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Redirecting OpenVPN Server routes towards other VPNs to clients

I have an openVPN Server that share a network in tun mode, the main network that it share is on the class : 192.40.190.0/24 . The config file that I have on the Server is like the following : local ...
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Using iptables to route all internal data to tun0 from eth0

Looking for a few answers ;) I'm running Zentyal on a gateway. The gateway is also an OpenVPN client, to a server I run out of another country. Interfaces are thus : External : eth1 (dhcp from the ...
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here filtering terminate TLS in openvpn but not ssl

I have configured an openvpn sever appliance on vmware and windows 2008 R2 and set it to use port 80 for openvpn, iphone and ipad could connect to it but windows and mac could't and generated error in ...
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OpenVPN Client-specific routing when using username/password authentication

So I have an openvpn running on a debian machine and I have set it up to work with PAM authentication via the pam module AND NOT the provided example script. However, requirements changed and now I ...
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OpenVPN server won't start (CentOS 5)

I am trying to setup a VPN server on 1&1 VPS. I was able to install OpenVPN-AS more or less as instructed; separately, I have checked and cat /dev/net/tun/ yields cat: /dev/net/tun: File ...
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juniper ssg320 intrazone configration issues Close - AGE OUT

We have one main office and another small office that holds only 5 people. We have recently setup OpenVPN on our main office and created a bridged vpn between our main office LAN and a windows 2003 ...
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OpenVPN very slow on dedicated server Ubuntu 12.04

I installed an openVPN server on my dedicated server on ubuntu server 12.04. Both my server and my current connection are on optic fiber. I tested server bandwidth: upload 50mbit / download 88mbit ...
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OpenVPN on openSUSE 12.2 bridge not working

I would like to ask for a little help. I'm setting up a openvpn bridge in opensuse 12.2, I can connect to server, but I can't ping the server, nor anything that is behind server. Also, I can't ping ...
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Webserver un-contactable when openvpn is active

I have been trying constantly to get this working for a fortnight. I am about to admit defeat but I really cannot. I have openvpn client installed on my router and have it connected to an online VPN ...
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Using TomatoUSB and OpenVPN to tunnel IPv6 traffic

Assume the following scenario regarding the current IPv4/OpenVPN setup: Central Site with a /64 IPv6 (10.0.0.1) | | OpenVPN Server A OpenVPN Server B ...
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One host unavailable over (Open)VPN

I have an interesting issue with OpenVPN Ubuntu 12.04. I've been running an OPenVPN box for some time now. Clients can connect with Linux, Windows and OSX no problem and it seems stable. However I ...
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OpenVPN routing without affecting host routing table

I have a Linux OpenVPN server with two clients, A and B. I've set these up with client-to-client so they can talk to each other. I want to make client A to be the default route for client B so that B ...
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Multiple Devices connecting to VPN on CentOS server

I am looking for a solution as to what would be the VPN software for multiple OSes and Devices. I currently have 15 systems to connect to a VPN. I was using Hamachi from LogMeIn but their lack of ...
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dnsmasq and openvpn, server resolving different IPs based on client network

Long time lurker, first time poster - here it goes: We've got an office server running Debian 6. It's used as a smb file server, ssh server, openvpn server, dns and dhcp server (via dnsmasq). The smb ...
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allow spoofing when using tun

I have a working openvpn setup with a server and a number of clients. How would i go around allowing IP spoofing through the openvpn server? (to demonstrate security concepts)? A normal ping from ...
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OpenVPN enable split tunneling, client to overload over their own Internet connection

I am trying to enable split tunneling with my VPN network. I am using OpenVPN to host my VPN network and have follwed the steps to get split tunneling working however my clients still get the: 0.0.0.0 ...
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SNAT on windows 2008

I've an openVPN client which runs on windows2008 R2 server and through this windows 2008, I'm trying to do static nat to a machine which lies behind this win2008s real network. Here is my ...
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virtualbox instances dedicated-server with custom dnsmasq

I have dedicated server where I planned to run virtualbox virtual machines. Since the VMs are managed with vagrant/chef I may end up with many different ones. I thought it would be a great idea to ...
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OpenVPN Clients using server's connection (with no default gateway)

I wanted an OpenVPN server so that I could create a private VPN network for staff to connect to the server. However, not as planned, when clients connect to the VPN, it's using the VPN's internet ...
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OpenVPN, Ubuntu Server 12.04, connect to machines in home LAN behind VPN server

Problem: I've set up a working OpenVPN server on a headless Ubuntu 12.04 box, a D-LINK DIR 655 router w/ factory firmware, and am able to connect to it from anywhere using my mac laptop and ...
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How to forward all traffic through openvpn?

and thanks in advance. I'm having problems trying to forward all openvpn clients traffic through the vpn network. The vpn server, has 2 interfaces, one connecting to the internet (eth0), and the ...
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Networking between openvpn and pptp clients

Long uptime to everyone! OS FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE, pptpd-1.3.4. Network: em0 1.2.3.4 - external interface and ip tun0 10.18.1.0/24 - network for openvpn clients tun1 10.18.2.0/24 - network for pptp ...
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OpenVPN without Root-CA

Simple OpenVPN Setup with SSL Authentication. SSL-Setup: Root-CA > Intermediate-CA > Issuing-CA All certificates (vpn-server and -clients) are issued by the "Issuing-CA". I tried to use the ...
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How do I reach both VPN IPs of Machine running multiple instances of OpenVPN (as client)?

I haven't been able to clearly find an example solving a problem that is exactly like this, so I'm posting this request for help. Ideally, diagnosis of what's wrong with my ecosystem and applicable ...
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Android openvpn + zeroconf browser sending mdns query packets over eth0 instead of tap0 interface on wifi

On an android device, I am connecting to a remote network using openvpn for performing service discovery. WORKING CASE: After the device is camped on 3g/4g and after connecting to remote network by ...
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Debugging multicast connection over VPN

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10. I have a local application that is trying to receive multicast UDP streams via an OpenVPN tunnel. I have network connectivity to the remote host that is generating the ...
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OpenVPN not routing on DD-WRT

The problem is pretty easy to explain, basically I have 2 tunnels open on the server. 1 tunnel goes to our main office so I can manage the company servers. Another tunnel goes to our branch office ...
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OpenVPN Failover Validation

I've never seen something like this: I'm using OpenVPN Access Server to validate failover between two servers. When I validate their SSH connecction I get this error: ERROR: CONNECT_SECONDARY: ...
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OpenVPN tunnel routing issues

Please excuse my inexperience. I managed to setup a vpn connection between a single client and server. Currently I am testing this in VM's which are running Server 2008 R2 (temporary since I have ...
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OpenVPN GUI keeps disconnecting/reconnecting on Windows 7

I'm having an interesting issue with Windows 7 where several customer's OpenVPN clients are constantly connecting & disconnecting to my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server. I'm able to connect to the same ...
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OpenVPN on AWS EC2 gives Error Code 1232 (Transmit Failed)

I am using OpenVPN for a VPN client in an Amazon's EC2 machine instance of Windows Server 2008 (32bit). It successfully connects, briefly, and I get Reply from 10.9.0.1: bytes=32 time=39ms TTL=64 ...
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Is this firewall for openvpn tunnel ok?

Here is the script I want to use to setup secure firewall for openvpn tunnel in which all my internet traffic goes through the vpn. I have a couple of questions below: #!/bin/sh # # iptables example ...
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OpenVPN & Juniper SSG-140

I asked this question over on some Juniper Forums but they seem to be pretty dead as in over a week it hasn't had that many hits and no one has had any advice. I figure if I can find someone familiar ...
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ICMP Redirect with OpenVPN

I am running an OpenVPN Server on an Azure linux machine. I would like to understand the cause of the following issue. In particular I'm wondering if there is anything wrong with my routing. 10.8.0....
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OpenVPN authentication using pam_winbind

I'm running an OpenVPN Server on a Debian machine joined to my Active Directory Domain. I'd like to use pam_winbind for VPN authentication. This is where the troubles arise. Authentication is working ...
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Port-forwarding with openVPN client-server (ubuntu 16.04)

Here is my situation : - I want to set my computer (Ubuntu 16.04) as a VPN server. It has a local IP address 192.168.43.190, and a public IP - I have one raspberry pi as a VPN client, on a DIFFERENT ...
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OpenVPN server to forward traffic to client

I've set up OpenVPN on my Debian server. I want all traffic that goes on the OpenVPN server on port 65535 to route to a client's port. The client is connected to the server using OpenVPN. But the ...
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Openvpn tap interface configuration gets self assigned IP

I have a strange misconfiguration on my openvpn tap network. Clients can connect and get there IP address in 192.168.42.x as intended, but after few seconds another address gets assigned to it, self-...
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openvpn: How to not use VPN for domains with multiple IP addresses

I want to route around openvpn for a specific domain. I have tried: allow-pull-fqdn route specificdomain.com 255.255.255.255 net_gateway But this simply does a DNS lookup of the domain and adds ...