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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SSH tunneling is faster than OpenVPN, could it be?

Logically, VPN should be faster than SSH for tunneling, because: It's running on UDP and not TCP (so no TCP over TCP) It has compression However, today I tested Redis replication over both ...
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Use OpenVPN tun device for specific request

I have setup an OpenVPN connection with the route-nopull configuration. So now no special routes have been added to the client's configuration and only a TUN device is created, like so: tun0 ...
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OpenVPN server cannot ping client (routing/iptables issue?)

I am not sure exactly where the issue is here. I'm fairly sure that this is some NAT or iptables issue on the OpenVPN server but am lacking the networking know-how to fix the issue. The crux of the ...
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Openvpn failover setup - Routing to clients with static ips

I have a setup with an openvpn server and many clients connected to it. All those clients have fixed ip addresses, derived from their certificate name. Behind the openvpn server, I have a management ...
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Setup openvpn as interface device only

I just setup OpenVPN client using this guide on The Geek Stuff But now (somewhat as expected) all my traffic is routed through the VPN. I actually just want to set up the interface device. Does ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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how to auto start openvpn (client) on ubuntu 12.04 cli?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in sudo openvpn client.ovpn Now I would like to start up openvpn when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of ubuntu - if that matters - 12.04 ...
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openvpn forward internet client to client

I know the directive push "redirect-gateway def1" can be used to forward the traffic of a vpn server to the client. My question is, can vpn be used to share the internet between two clients ...
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Cannot make TCP Connection with OpenVPN Server

Client OpenVPN assigned IP: 10.8.0.2 ↓ TCP on 1194 Internet ↓ Router port-forwards 1194 to server- Public IP 104.162.67.198 ↓ Server LAN IP: 10.8.0.1 I think the above is what I am trying ...
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OpenVPN - Route and iptables configuration

simplified network diagram: Certs and keys already created OK. The 'straight' line between client and server is just to indicate a tunnel. Obviously, it goes through the firewall. Client is windows ...
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generating client.ovpn file on android

I am developing a open source application wrapper over OpenVPN library for Android. For that I need to generate openvpn conf file. I have followed OpenVPN how but did not understand how to generate ...
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Openvpn ip conflicts

I have a device which connects to my vpn, that i plan to distribute to third parties. my vpn ipset network is 10.8.0.0 i am also pushing 'route 10.7.0.0' Please excuse the config above. My ...
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OpenVPN No ping to one client's network (with client-to-client)

I have problem with my OpenVPN network through the internet: Client1 (XP) >>> Server (7) <<< Client (7) 192.168.71.90(test)|192.168.80.31 |192.168.80.21 (test) ...
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OpenVPN with mixed ipv4 and ipv6 clients

I have a VPN server handling various clients; some with ipv4 only, some with ipv4 and ipv6, and some that will be ipv6 only. Some of these clients are roaming, so ideally they should connect to ipv6 ...
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openVPN on another IP

I had a working OpenVPN on my server, and it was working fine, redirecting traffic to the/from the internet, but when i have found that the traffic to the services on this server not routing through ...
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Pfsense Openpvn and Vmware issue

Here is my network: Client --- WAN --- PfSense(VMWare) --- LAN --- vSwitch (Promiscuous) \--- ESXi Management (192.168.2.1) ...
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pfSense OpenVPN from specific IPs and Anywhere

I have 4 Openvpn users, but i would like to restrict the 3 of them to allow connect through the VPN only from specific IPs and the 4th from anywhere. Anyone knows how can i do that? I thought about a ...
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OpenVPN Segmentation Fault

I have a server running CentOS 5.7 and I'm trying to get OpenVPN 2.2.0 to work. To start off, I had this working for quite a while now, but decided to try and make it highly available by using ...
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Prevent SSH connection lost after logging into VPN on server machine

I encountered an issue that I can't deal with. When I'm logged onto an VPS over SSH and try to estabilish VPN connection on that VPS, the SSH connection between VPS and my machine get lost. I assume ...
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OpenVPN Tunnel between two LANs, traffic dropped on the way?

I'd like to create a OpenVPN Tunnel between to LANs 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24. However somehow packets entering the tunnel on one side don't come out of the other side ... The following ...
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What is the difference between those two IP addresses

I am trying to install OpenVPN server on a CentOS machine, the sample configuration files don't make that much sense. Specifically it's server.conf that I find difficult to understand What is the ...
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Client not routing through CentOS7 OpenVPN

I recently setup a server on digitalocean, i setup the vpn server key etc and i can connect with my client, the problem is that if i connect and i google for my public ip adress that i don't get the ...
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OpenVPN ignoring openvpn.conf, throws unrecognized or missing option

I set up openVPN on Debian, but can't start the service. [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: openvpn failed! Syslog says Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in ...
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OpenVPN Connect for ios can't parse my .ovpn file

For a user who wants to use my OpenVPN server on a mobile device, I have created a .ovpn file with embedded/bundled keys and certificates. But when I try to import it in the iOS client, I get this ...
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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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Can't get “redirect-gateway” to work correctly with this OpenVPN network and the internet

I have the following network layout: Everything in blue is a VPN client (except the obvious server) The my client side (which is the top side where it says "My Site"), If I include include ...
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Two openvpn servers on the same machine, route traffic between the two subnets

I have two openvpn servers ( one on tcp, one on udp) running on the same machine - an OPENVZ vps. The first network A uses 10.10.0.0/24 and it is designed as an intranet. The second network B uses ...
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OpenVPN connect on startup

I'm using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've set up OpenVPN to connect to my vpn service. It works great. Now, I need it to connect automatically. I can run from a terminal nmcli con up uuid ...
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OpenVPN not default gateway for all traffic

I'm trying to make my client forward all traffic through a VPS running OpenVPN. As you can see, it will allow pings to both domains and raw IP addresses, but it will not allow traffic like that made ...
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OpenVPN client connects but can't access internet

I setup an Openvpn server on a centos box and I can get the client to connect (osx) but can't access the internet or even the local network. I thought maybe DNS but couldn't access any sites via IP. ...
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Getting “Cannot ioctl TUNSETIFF tun: Operation not permitted” when trying to connect to OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN Access Server in AWS using the market place AMI, but I;m struggling to connect to it. The access server is up and running. I've also added a user with Auto-Login and ...
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Openvpn Packet loss troubles

Hy! I got an Openvpn server on Linux and use it to route all ipv4 traffic from my clients (win7,android, pfsense etc). I finally want to really understand the routing thing, although it works, but ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN [closed]

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80, and a home server running windows 7. See the diagram below. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public ...
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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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Make Monit check OpenVPN client connection status

We're running a multi-site business, each site connected to a central OpenVPN server to provide access to internal systems. I'm currently using Monit to check if OpenVPN client is running and if the ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN GUI setting incorrect default routing gateway

I'm currently playing with setting up an OpenVPN Access Server in AWS. For the most part I've got everything working, except when I try to add the VPN connection to Ubuntu using the networks GUI. ...
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SSH traffic over openvpn connection freezes when I cat a file

I have an openvpn (version 2.1_rc15 at both ends) connection setup between two gentoo boxes using shared keys. it works fine for the most part. I use mysql, http, ftp, scp over the vpn with no ...
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Openvpn server with bind9 DNS on AWS. Linux client cannot resolve host names.

I have a openvpn server set up and working on an AWS debian instance. It works as should but I want to push DNS queries to linux clients from bind9 which is on the same server as openvpn. All seems to ...
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How can I prevent OpenVPN from clobbering local route?

I have a local network on 192.168.1.0 with netmask 255.255.255.0. When I connect to a VPN though OpenVPN (as a client), it pushes a route for 192.168.1.0 that clobbers the existing one, making my ...
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Centos 7 with SElinux: openvpn and DNS

I'm trying to use openvpn as client on centos 7. It works fine, but i cannot get DNS from server. As you know, there is no resolvconf in new Centos, so, standard update-resolv-conf script doesn't ...
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OpenVPN Client recieves reply from Ping to Server but not from eth0 or non-server IP

I have been using OpenVPN succesfully with Layer2 bonding for over a year now. I have been experimenting with a more complicated setup on the local LAN using a ProxmoxVE hosting KVM VM as the server ...
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MULTI: bad source address from client - any one-off solutions?

Setup: I have the an openvpn client/server setup (config files at bottom), and I get the infamous MULTI: bad source address from client [192.168.x.x], packet dropped message at server. The server has ...
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Bridging a vlan and OpenVPN tap on Debian

Under Debian I need to bridge a vlan eth0.1 and tap tap0. Usually, when bridging a normal ethernet adapter with a tap I would include something along the lines of this in /etc/network/interfaces: ...
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OpenVPN client ping server: eth0 works, tun0 fails

Usually for OpenVPN, people have issues accessing LAN interfaces but no issues accessing the TUN interfaces. I have the opposite problem. Ping from client (10.9.0.1) to server eth0 (10.0.0.97) works ...
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Unable to logon to vpn [closed]

My openvpn client log file- The interesting bit: Tue Oct 26 12:32:49 2010 TLS Error: cannot locate HMAC in incoming packet from 67.228.223.12:3389 Tue Oct 26 12:32:49 2010 Fatal TLS error ...
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How access remote network with OpenVPN?

I am currently trying to configure OpenVPN to access our company network remotely. I was able to establish a connection and ping the server at the configured address (10.8.0.1), but I was not able to ...
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issues with installing, No config files OpenVPN 2.3.2-4.el7.x86_64 on Centos 7

Having some issues with OpenVPN 2.3.2-4.el7.x86_64 on Centos 7 (it's a VPS with digital ocean). Basically I am trying to install and configure OpenVPN to use as a VPN server. However it seems I am ...
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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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pfsense access openvpn client´s lan

I want to cover the following case: pfsense server´s LAN: 10.1.0.0/24 openvpn client network: 10.2.0.0/24 Local network of one openvpn client: 192.168.2.0/24 Working: Access the network ...
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Openvpn Server multiple Certs

We have OpenVPN clients with CA-Certificates from an old and a new authority. We can't change them all at once. The clients are verifying the certificate presented by the server. Is it possible ...