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 Connecting Tunnels

I am struggling with a specific OpenVPN scenario for a few months now. Researching on Google, reading on Serverfault, browsing Blogs and other forums, messing with my config time and time again. I am ...
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Shrew Soft VPN Client 2.2.1 + how to configure user.c file for checkpoint VPN

I download the latest VPN client - ike-2.2.1-release from: https://www.shrew.net/download/ike. I need to install this VPN on my Linux Red Hat machine – version 6.3. I read that shrew VPN client ...
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Openvpn different subnet with dynamic ip using client-config-dir (cdd)

Good Morning, I need some help for a specific configuration in a server. Let's say I have two kind of people that will connect to my VPN. Pepole from Group A and people from Group B. I need them to ...
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Can existing clients connect to OpenVPN If I regenerate the server certificate?

I have an OpenVPN server that only a few clients are using and due to heartbleed issue, I've simply recreated the server certificates. I've also deleted all the previous certificate files from the ...
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OpenVPN not routing over tun0 interface

I've looked at a lot of different pages on this site and in other places but I couldn't find any solution to this problem I've spent the afternoon on. I want to setup an OpenVPN server on a VPS ...
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Upgrading OpenVPN - caveats?

Im running OpenVPN 2.0.9 on RHEL5. I want to stay current with bug fixes and such so I've built 2.3.3. Before I pull the proverbial trigger on this I'm wondering: Will the existing clients ...
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4in6 tunnel for heterogeneous systems [closed]

I have clients (OS X 10.9 and Linaro/Ubuntu) in a native IPv6 network and a Server (Debian) in both native IPv4 and IPv6. The Plan is to use the Server as a gateway of sorts, as in 4in6 ...
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Is OpenVPN UDP vulnerable to heartbleed?

Is OpenVPN UDP vulnerable to heartbleed? I need to decide if I'm going to rebuild some servers, but they are very carefully firewalled; 1194/TCP is one of the firewalled ports (yay whitelist!). ...
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Raspberry pi with openvpn for a 5 user office can work? [closed]

My company have a lot of small offices around the world with between 1 and 10 employees and when they need vpn access to our network we have been using small barebone PC with Linux to work as ...
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Route IP to OpenVPN client

I have to external IPv4-IPs at my VPS. I want to route one to a VPN client, OpenVPN (tun). Only one VPN-Client should use the VPN, and I want to route all traffic to my second external IP to this VPN ...
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OpenVPN with IPv6 drops packages

I am using OpenVPN (build from tarball) and have a /112 subnet. My server is configured to use tun. IPv4 is working correctly, but IPv6 has some problems: ping6 ipv6.google.com gives no reply. When ...
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openvpn TCP/UDP slow SSH/SMB performance

I have question about strange behavior of my openVPN configuration on Debian lenny. I have 2 server configs (one proto tcp-server based and one proto udp based). ISP bandwidth is 7Mbit/7Mbit. When I ...
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Force OpenVPN Access Server clients through proxy?

I have an OpenVPN Access Server (v2.0.3) which I use to provide remote access to a dozen or so users, as well as a small site-to-site connection with a pfSense gateway. I am currently pushing a proxy ...
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How do I assign specific IP address to my OpenVPN server?

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server which would dynamically assign clients their IP addresses from given range and I need the server to have a specific static IP address which does not lie at the ...
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Tracking OpenVPN user login

Situatio is that each user login is loged in log file. Each Server start log file is erased and created new. Is any way to log user logins into antoher file or other place that when server start it ...
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VPN connection reset

I have a device running ArchLinux and OpenVPN, which was connecting to VPN server without problems until recently. Now it can't connect, with the following output that keeps looping indefinitely: ...
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FortiGate 80c port forward

I have a FortiGate 80c and I'm getting at a lost on how to port forward to get my OpenVPN service accessible externally. I did setup the VirtualIP assigning tcp 1194 on the internal IP to the ...
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Is it possible to run pptpd with certificates and is it recommend?

To secure my internet experience, I want to set up a vpn on a on-demand way using amazon AWS EC2. My primary client is running with windows 7 professional. (Maybe further clients will be my android ...
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Openvpn-server: Execute a script when on a failed connection?

Good morning, I was wondering if It was possible to setup something to execute a script when someone tried to connect but the TLS check failed (When someone who is not supposed to connected try to° ...
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How to import users (openvpn) into PFsense

I have a OpenVPN setup from an barebone server with ~60 users, and searching for a way to import those users with certificates into a new PFsense setup. They don't have passwords, because we use ldap ...
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OpenVPN with several servers

We have our servers spread over 3 different sites (geographically). So, we have deployed a VPN using OpenVPN so that machines (virtual or not) can communicate to each others, and sysadmins can access ...
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NetworkManager is not changing /etc/resolve.conf after openvpn dns push

I've got a problem which is "NetworkManager is not updating /etc/resolve.conf after openvpn connection with dns push configured". Here's my openvpn server config: (I've changed domain name to ABC.COM ...
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customised client to client connection configuration inside OpenVPN server

I have two clients with common names [client_sina] and [client_extra] that are connecting to an OpenVPN server on remote place via (TUN21) running on Tomato Router The only physical port of the ...
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OpenVPN access server on Amazon VPC vs free version

Maybe I'm missing the point, but I'd like to setup simple VPN access with software VPN to access my private network on Amazon VPC. I thought OpenVPN would be a great solution for this, and I thought ...
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Debian - OpenVPN connects but no internet - Forgots iptables

I have Debian 7.2 VPS server which I use as Nginx/MySQL/PHP/Mail host and VPN for private use. For VPN I installed OpenVPN. After installation I was able to connect to VPN, but there was no internet ...
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Reply on the same interface as incoming with DNATed IP

A server has 3 ifaces, 2 internal (eth1/2) in different public networks, one external (eth0). There is a service (openvpn) that can't bind to some IPs/ifaces, only to all or one, but I need it to ...
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Multicasting on server with bridged interfaces

Network: 10.1.1.2 and 10.1.1.3 in same network. 10.1.1.2 has VPN server running in bridged mode. 10.1.1.4 - ip address of VPN client. All machines have Debian 6 installed. I'm trying to test ...
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Logging OpenVPN/PPTP connections

I currently have a default setup of OpenVPN and PPTP. I was wondering how I can enable the most verbose logging of the services so in case of abuse we can track down who's IP did what?
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Adding OpenVPN client connection to cron [duplicate]

I wrote simple server-client OpenVPN config files: server.conf dev tun0 ifconfig 10.8.0.1 10.8.0.2 client.conf dev tun0 ifconfig 10.8.0.2 10.8.0.1 remote 192.168.0.123 which basically is a ...
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Pfsense 2.1 OpenVPN can't reach servers on the LAN

I have a small network set up like this: I have a Pfsense for connecting my servers to the WAN, they are using NAT from the LAN -> WAN. I have an OpenVPN server using TAP to allow remote workers ...
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OpenVPN: Setting DNS & WINS servers to Windows client, without DHCP

I have a few Windows 7/8 clients connecting to a Linux OpenVPN Server (tap). I'd like to set the clients' DNS and WINS servers upon connection. The OpenVPN isn't acting as DHCP server; there is an ...
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VPN for specific URLs?

I have a root server and want to achieve that specific URLs should be under VPN control and some not. For example: www.mydomain.com or subdomain1.mydomain.com should not be under VPN control, [ip of ...
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force an application to use a given VPN tunnel

trying to have traffic from a specific user on a linux machine run through a vpn tunnel. Have tried without and with the update-resolv-conf / dhcp-options ~$ cat /etc/openvpn/pia.conf client dev tun ...
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Getting openvpn client to forward all traffic through server

I am trying to set up an openvpn server and client, with all client traffic being routed through the server. I am currently able to access the server through the client, but when I enable 'push ...
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OpenVPN radiusplugin for IPV6 Freeradius Server

I'm having trouble configuring radiusplugin (nongnu.org) for OpenVPN auth with Freeradius server which listen on it's IPV6 interface. Is it possible to use radiusplugin.cnf with IPv6 server address? I ...
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OpenVPN: Connection established but can’t connect to server

I am trying to set up OpenVPN to allow me to connect a number of laptops to my network in a way that allows the laptops to connect to specific computers via HTTP (to e.g. a server management page) and ...
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pfSense OpenVPN clients routing

We've setup OpenVPN using pfSense 2.0.2. Local subnet is 192.168.1.0/24, VPN clients are 10.0.1.0/24 We also have another subnet 192.168.0.0/24 which is connected through pfSense IPSec as a ...
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Why OpenVPN client fails to start (TLS timeout) when wifi signal is not ideal?

I have OpenVPN clients running on Carambola2 devices [1] and when I use 3g/umts stick or wired ethernet then OpenVPN clients establish vpn tunnel every time. When wifi is used then OpenVPN client ...
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how to completely quit openvpn, make network work normal

I use a openvpn config file connect to a vpnserver successfully. But after I ctrl + C quit openvpn, ubuntu counld not access network. I think the route table is wrong or openvpn is not shutdown ...
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SoftEther VPN vs OpenVPN? [closed]

I'm currently using OpenVPN, and it's too slow. Searching for alternatives, I've found https://www.softether.org/ which claims to be much faster than OpenVPN. Can anyone approve this? Are there any ...
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How can I run an OpenVPN client on a server while still having access to both networks?

I have a server that I want to connect normally to a different OpenVPN server using openvpn. The problem is that this makes my client server inaccessible because it's no longer listening to any ports ...
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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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How to best encrypt http traffic between frontent (VPS/AWS) and remote backend?

I have a couple of frontend servers running on AWS (running pound for SSL termination and Varnish for caching). My backend is at a remote location (not on AWS). I am looking for the best/fastest way ...
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how to pass traffic for port 80 not through openvpn?

Is there a way to configure OpenVPN clients to route traffic for HTTP port 80 and HTTPS port 443 directly (i.e. not through the VPN), but through the regular default gateway the clients have. All ...
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Acces VPN over Windows network management instead of OpenVPN client

I am running openVPN on my Linux server and use openVPN Windows client to connect to it - everything is working fine. Now I was wondering if I can setup the VPN connection through Windows' network ...
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OpenVPN On Dual Wan

I have a Dual-WAN Linux Box WAN1 & WAN2, Installed on it OpenVPN Server, is there a way to make OpenVPN server accept connections from both interfaces, as it now it only accepts connection from ...
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rsync over vpn (not ssh)

I'd like to use rsync over openvpn to copy some files as root from one server to another, all on the same LAN (i.e., not over the Internet). Both servers are running Wheezy. I could do this over ...
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How do I use OpenVPN for all traffic other than ports 80 and 22 (inbound and outbound)? [closed]

I use a dynamic DNS service which is sent ip address updates from my router. In router settings, ports 22 and 80 are forwarded to my server at 192.168.1.10. I have a webserver and sshd running on my ...
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Selective subnet access permission on AWS VPC

I have multiple private subnets on AWS VPC (Virtual Private Cloud). E.g. 10.0.128.0/20, 10.0.192.0/20, 10.0.224.0/20 etc. I have an OpenVPN gateway on the VPC which allows users to connect to these ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu: IP Forwarding not working

I have successfully set up a VPN connection between a Windows 8 client and my Ubuntu server running OpenVPN. However, I just cannot get IP forwarding to work. I have adjusted all settings as desribed ...