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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Shorewall blocks openvpn traffic

I have one root server and two clients. The root server has a static ip address and runs Debian Linux. My clients are Mac OS X and Debian Linux with dynamic ip addresses. From my clients I can open a ...
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Openvpn TLS handshake error only on linux clients

I configured my VPN to accept traffic on udp 1194 on the server. I generated 3 .ovpn files including keys and certifications. I tested the 3 configuration files on Windows Openvpn client and also on ...
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openvp client “spoofing” server with IPv6

An openvpn client (windows 64 bit -presumable windows 8-) is connecting my OpenVPN server normally. After connecting, it is routing all it's vpn related traffic through the vpn, natting (seems to be ...
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Routing Traffic Through from VPN Client to Switch Network

Network Diagram I have two computers, Foo and Bar, connected to an OpenVPN server on Amazon EC2. Both the computers are connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. The VPN IP addresses are on 13.8.0.*. ...
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EC2 Shared Drive / VPN / Security Groups

I have an EC2 instance, running Win 2008. On it, I have a shared drive. Windows permissions are set properly. The server has a static IP through Elastic IP. I do not want to open this to the world. I ...
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OpenVPN server sending bogus default gateway information to client?

Though the VPN client successfully connects to the OpenVPN server, it seems to be setting an incorrect and bogus gateway no matter what permutations of push "redirect-gateway local def1" and/or push ...
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OpenVPN service cannot start

I configure OpenVPN on my VPS (Fedora 23) and I have an issue with starting it as systemd service. From command line (openvpn server.conf) all works fine, but when I try start it via systemd it fails. ...
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OpenVPN and AWS VPC. VPN Client can connect to VPN and ping VPN Server but cannot connect to VPC Servers through the VPN

I'm having issues routing traffic from the VPN Clients to the LAN the openvpn server is on. This is running in AWS VPC. I can ping vpn client and server from one another, but not the other servers ...
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OpenVPN-AS Apache reverse proxy

I have ubuntu server setup with openvpn-access server and apache. I have reverse proxy working for most things I need access to but I cant figure out how to set it up for the connect/admin page of ...
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AWS NAT instance as OpenVPN Client can't route instances behind it

I have an Amazon AMI 2015.09 instance as a NAT server for my backend servers. I have configured the OpenVPN client on this same box, the NAT server is able to talk to everything over VPN, all ...
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Can't establish connection between openvpn client and server

I've set up an openvpn server on a computer and I'm currently trying to connect to it with a client. The server seems to init correctly (although it does give a warning about the common 192.168.1.X ...
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Setting up a secondary network interface (VPN) on a linux server using openvpn

Network WAN __|___ |Router| ‾‾|‾‾‾ ______ 192.168.0.1----(192.168.0.0/24)----192.168.0.102-|Server|-192.168.3.1---(192.168.3.0/24) ...
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Best way to setup highly compatible VPN (thinking IKEv2) in Ubuntu 15+?

Having used OpenVPN for a while, I've found it tiresome to install a client on every machine that needs to connect (Android, Windows, Linux.) I'd rather just enter the details in the OS's built in ...
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routing two DCs using VPN

I have two remote servers that have their local LAN connected via a VPN. Some more details including routing tables here https://ghostbin.com/paste/6sv3w 192.168.1.1 is router1 with lan ...
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Unable to login via PAM and ldap: failed to get password

I'm trying to have OpenVPN authenticate users via PAM over LDAP to an Active Directory server. Here are the relevant parts of my configuration files: /etc/openvpn/server.conf: # ... plugin ...
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Openvpn client frequently uses a different IPv6 address causes a unstable connection

I set up an OpenVPN server on IPV6 recently, it runs well, except for one thing: the client loses connection frequently for Inactivity timeout (--ping-restart). Here's the log infomation on the ...
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DNS resolution happening inconsistently over OpenVPN

Here's my OpenVPN server configuration: port 1194 proto udp dev tun ca ca.crt cert server.crt key server.key dh dh4096.pem topology subnet server 10.224.127.0 255.255.255.0 # AKA 10.224.127.0/24 ...
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Why does data sit in Send-Q? TCP sessions freezing

Issue I run an IRC server for 20-50 users. We sometimes have issues with messages not arriving in a timely fashion or at all. After some packet captures we determined that messages sit in the ...
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Sending multicast over VPN (with buffering)

I am trying to connect two sites using VPN (OpenVPN) to transmit multicasts (IPTV) from one site to another. I have created a layer2 VPN and it works, however, multicasts are very sensitive to packet ...
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Cannot connect to LAN when VPN connection is active

I have a headless server (skynet) which I would like to connect to a OpenVPN server running on a VPS I've purchased. The VPN is up and running and when I test to it with my laptop, I have internet ...
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No gateway / internet connection with both OpenVPN an PPTPD on Debian Server

I tried setting up a VPN on my Debian 8.2 Server using OpenVPN which was working fine. After a few days I was not getting any internet connection anylonger using OpenVPN and I saw using ipconfig ...
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What would be the cause of openvpn network fault?

We have openvpn network for aproximately 1200 client connections. Basically everything is running fine but there exists 0-4 collapses per day (which occurs randomly), when we looses majority/all of ...
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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 can' reach client Lan

I have a question about OpenVPN, I had made a "dev tun" connection between my office network and a VPC on Amazon.But.... in few words: Everething work, except: i c'ant ping the client Lan from the ...
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Adding New Users on OpenVPN Access Server

I recently started using OpenVPN AS and am trying to figure out best practices for adding new users. Googling doesn't turn up much. I know I can do it by adding a user by logging sshing in and running ...
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OpenVPN connection reachable but times out

What I'm trying to do: Set up my own VPN server using a VPN-supported router (in this case, OpenVPN supported by Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000) Be able to access both internal network and internet with ...
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OpenVPN Client alongside Apache HTTPD

What is the best way to set OpenVPN Connect on the same server where Apache HTTP Deeamon is running. I have multiple domains hosted on that server and I want to configure OpenVPN on vpn.example.com ...
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How to restart openvpn setup on amazon AWS turnkey linux

I installed TKL AMI on my AWS EC2 pool, and the first time I logged in, it showed me the setup screen, which I dismissed since I had to do some other config first. However, when I logged out and ...
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openvpn - prevent clients to access openvpn servers local network

I have openvpn setup on my server My hosting provider doesn't like network scans from their server and so i want to disable client devices connected to my openvpn to do a nmap scan for example Is ...
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How to log outbound connections in an OpenVPN server?

I'm running a corporative OpenVPN server in an Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 Intel Xeon E3 machine. I need to log each connection try to any website, including destination IP, hostname, date, up/down ...
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Routing IPv6-traffic from client via OpenVPN-server

For playing and learning purpose i set up an OpenVPN-server. Im currently attached to a network without IPv6. Because of that, I would like to route all IPv6-traffic via the VPN. With IPv4 and ...
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OpenVPN log not showing up in /var/log/messages file

When running service openvpn status, the output states Status written to /var/log/messages However, nothing shows up in the file.
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OpenVPN bridged mode, cant access private network

I am struggling with this problem and I just can't figure it out. I am using cloud servers and I got a private network from them with ip's 10.99.x.x and netmask 255.255.0.0 I have 2 servers: ...
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Direct all traffic between Eth0:1 interface and VPN Tun0

If answered correctly this question will show you how to link a 2nd public IP address on a machine to a VPN server tunnel on that machine, so that the remote VPN client (running a server), sees this ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN from Windows native interface

This is quite a simple question. I'm trying to set up a VPN on a VPS and all of the sources I've read say "Use OpenVPN". It also seems that with OpenVPN, you have to install this GUI on Windows in ...