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 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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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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NFS Over OpenVPN: Top Performance Boosters

I have two VPS's - One is running 2008 Server R2 and the other is a Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I am using the Windows VPS for RD sessions for Quickbooks and a couple other apps and using the Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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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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 ...
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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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BIND9 private DNS server with OpenVPN config file errors

I am setting up a private DNS server that will only be accessible by my OpenVPN users. OpenVPN is setup on the tun0 interface of my Ubuntu 14 server. The issue is that I am getting some errors. I am ...
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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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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 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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How to send a message to openvpn client from management interface before killing the connection?

I have a script that enforces simultaneous connection limits for certain users, so the server runs with a duplicate-cn option. I have a way to manage and kill connections already, however I would ...
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OpenVPN force maximum session length

Server: OpenVPN 2.3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 How do I force a session to disconnect after a set time? I want VPN sessions to last no longer than 24 hours. Currently, clients appear to be able to stay ...
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Static routing between LAN, IPSec and VPN

I got the following network setup: LAN: 10.10.2.0/24 -> IPSec -> 10.10.1.0/24 (VPN Server addr: 10.10.1.5/24) VPN: 10.10.3.0/24 IPSec connection is transparent Users between 10.10.1.0/24 and ...
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Tunnel only specific port over OpenVPN on OpenWRT-Merlin

My Asus RT-AC87U router is running OpenWRT-Merlin. OpenWRT-Merlin allows you to set up an OpenVPN client and disable NAT so that you have to manually configure the routes for this VPN. How do I do ...
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OpenVPN Access Server Site-to-Site Layer 2 Bridging. DHCP Issues

First of all sorry, my english is a bit sucky or broken at parts. I'm having a little issue with OpenVPN S2S Layer-2 Bridging and DHCP over the bridge. First of all, all clients no matter on which ...
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IP served by OpenVPN doesn't take ipp.txt into account

I'm facing some troubles right now with an OpenVPN server an former colleague set up (I'm not too into it ATM). We're using OpenVPN for a private network of ~200 clients (to be more specific, only 15 ...
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Tunnelling all thaffic through OpenVPN on ubuntu without GUI

I'm going slightly crazy here. I want: a docker container that runs ubuntu a minimal desktop and VNC server to allow me to run Firefox openvpn in this container routing all traffic through a PIA VPN ...
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How to test if I have a working VPN connection?

I have setup a CentOS 5 OpenVPN server using this howto. The test client is another CentOS 5, where I have copied ca.crt, client1.crt, client1.key and client.conf to. I don't see any errors when ...
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Open port 1194 for openvpn service

I am looking to open the openvpn service on my CentOS VM. When I run nmap -sU localhost -p 1194, the following is output: Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2016-01-08 13:23 GMT Nmap scan ...
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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Routed traffic away from VPN has no internet (Fedora)

I'm very new to linux routing and such as a preface. I have a plex server set up on Fedora 22. I've recently started using a VPN service connected via OpenVPN. Everything works great via VPN on my ...
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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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Mikrotik5.20 with radiusmanager, VPN issue showing TLS error

One of the user Not able to connect via openvpn . Showing TLS error. It was working fine one week ago.The ip address is able to ping. But TLS handshake error showing. I am new to mikrotik server.Thank ...
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OpenVPN Tunnel not working for subnets after some time

okay this sounds weird, I have one OpenVPN Server with 2 clients, 1 client works fine, the second one drops out after about 1 day. The server is 10.7.2.1, the client 1 10.7.2.2 (not working) and ...
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Connection Refused while opening openvpn admin url on browser [duplicate]

I have installed openvpn-as package on a Ubuntu 14.04.3 x64 from this link https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04 When I try to access ...
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OpenVPN running on Internet Gateway, so all private clients can access VPN with no config

Our LAN connects to our office gateway machine (192.168.1.1), which is connected to the Internet. I have setup NAT/Masquerading for this purpose with no issue. We also use OpenVPN to connect to our ...
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Forward SSH to OpenVPN client via UFW

I have an Ubuntu 14 server that is running OpenVPN gateway and ufw. Let's call it Server A. I have an IP reservation for a permanently connected server (Server B). It always connects to OpenVPN and ...
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Openvpn linux connection reset, restarting [0]

This works perfectly fine under windows but fails on my ubuntu laptop Does anyone have any insight as to why this is? openvpn output Thu Dec 31 13:49:42 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.2 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu [SSL ...
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No tun device in lxc guest for openvpn

I am trying to set up an openvpn server inside a lxc guest. However, it seams there is no tun device available in the container. Starting openvpn inside the container gives me this error: Tue Sep 18 ...
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OpenVPN as proxy

What I want: I want to connect to OpenVPN, and my predefined list of IP-addresses get routed through that connection (tun0). All other traffic is unaffected (goes through eth0). What I have tried: ...
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How to config private IPs for IPMI using VPN?

Recently I discovered it is best to protect my IPMI web interface behind a VPN. I went ahead and installed OpenVPN on my server and connect to it using tunnleblink on OSX. The VPN part is all set and ...
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Openvpn in Azure : how to resolve hosts

I successfully managed to install an OpenVPN machine in my Azure network. I can connect to it and ping my internal LAN without any issues. ~ ping 10.0.0.8 PING 10.0.0.8 (10.0.0.8): 56 data bytes ...
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Adding multiple static routes for the same host to different gateways

I have 2 openvpn clients connected to 2 different servers, on tun0 and tun1 devices. I need to add 2 static routes, for the same host IP, and map them to 2 different gateways and tun devices. I've ...
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How do I configure pfSense in a virtual machine as a firewall?

Here is my network: Client -- WAN -- PfSense(VMWare) -- LAN -- vSwitch (Promiscuous) \-- ESXi Management (192.168.2.1) ...
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Enable Google Authenticator to send codes via SMS with OpenVPN

Setup: Using OpenVPN in single-server<->multi-client configuration. Running google authenticator PAM module in order to enforce 2 factor authentication. Problem: Some employees don't have a ...
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OpenVpn and SSH listen

i have OpenVpn connection from my home at my developement Server, the ip of my Developement server in OpenVpn is 10.0.8.2, i can see in netstat two interfaces, eth0 and tun0. now i want connect from ...