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 to OpenVPN Connected System AND Tunnel through VPN

I want to SSH to a Docker system running Debian (latest), with OpenSSH, and OpenVPN installed. I also want to create a Dynamic forward (SOCKS proxy), and I want it route through the VPN connection as ...
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AWS EC2 and OpenVPN

I've been trying for a few hours to get OpenVPN working with AWS EC2 without any luck. Its the same setup as anyone would think of: Openvpn running on a server to gain access to resources within the ...
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OpenVPN opens msn.com on Windows

I have asked my question on the OpenVPN forums, and I have not got a single response. So maybe I'll get some knowledge here. I have my OpenVPN server on an RPi2 at home. I connect to it with the ...
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OpenVPN with CryptoAPI on Linux

I have an OpenVPN config file that uses Microsoft CryptoAPI. Meaning, it contains these lines: cryptoapicert "SUBJ:..." ca ca_file.crt tls-auth tls.key It works fine on a Windows system. However, ...
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Only allow access to a port when connected to VPN

I am running a Centos 7 server with OpenVpn on an amazon ec2 server. How can I configure it to only allow access to ports 2087 and 2083 when I am connected to the VPN, but not when I am not connected. ...
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How to find my VPN gateway?

I'm not a network engineer but I'm trying to configure my linux machine to have internet access while being connected to my VPN. My current idea to solve this is to connect to my VPN while ...
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Traffic from OpenVPN client to 'self' rejected by UFW

I currently have a single VPS set up with OpenVPN server. My idea behind this setup is that, while developing, I would be connected to server over VPN, which would allow me to access ports on the ...
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How to route LAN traffic for OpenVPN?

Network Environment Setup Image Speedtest.net without OpenVPN - 300Mbps Speedtest.net with OpenVPN - 10Mbps Accessing \\192.168.0.223 through Windows Explorer with OpenVPN - 80-100MB/s Is accessing \...
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How to force Centos to use ipv6 interface only?

My Centos server has two virtual (Openvz) interfaces. One from these interfaces has ipv4 address configured, while the other one has the ipv6 one. In short this server is used for browsing / proxy. ...
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Got VPN setup to AWS EC2, how to setup RDP access?

I setup OpenVPN on a AWS EC2 windows server and got my client pc to VPN successfully to the EC2 instance. How can I setup and allow RDP access? I want to allow access only when I VPN. I tried ...
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Configuring OpenVPN server (debian 8) and client (windows 10)

I'm having trouble configuring OpenVPN server on Debian 8 and client on Window 10 (64-bit). When trying to connect I get a fatal error notice on the client side. Server log: Fri Mar 25 09:25:34 ...
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How to correctly set up a bridge interface in GCE

I'm trying to set up a bridge interface as described in many docs, for instance: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN My setup in identical to that one, except obviously I used my GCE internal ...
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connect to 3rd party VPN server but don't use it as the default route?

I would like to connect to a 3rd party VPN server in Linux (e.g. Debian Jessie) but by default still use my eth0 lan interface as the default route, and am curious how to achieve this. I will be using ...
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OpenVPN issue - TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds

I'm configuring an OpenVPN (version 2.3.10) server on a Windows 2012 server but I cannot make it to work. The server is behind a router and I opened the 1194 port and created a rule to forward ...
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Allow UPnP and NAT-PMP request in iptables

I have an OpenVPN gateway setup with forwarding which works great. My other machine connects through it and reaches the internet. Done an external port scan and no ports are visible on the external ...
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OpenVPN won't start on Ubuntu

I was trying to setup an OpenVPN server on LinuxMint 17.1 using the following guide: Click me. I followed up to the part where you start up OpenVPN with the following command: service openvpn start ...
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OpenVPN connection Time out after connecting to Server

I have set up OpenVPN on my Server and now have problems when connecting to it. As soon as the connection is established I cant use the internet anymore. SSH into the server is still possible. here ...
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Access web console over OpenVPN on port

I have some services which are installed on my server with a web console running on port 5000. I have setup OpenVPN to access this web console, I am all connected but how do I configure OpenVPN to ...
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Slow OpenVPN tunnel

I have a tunnel set up between two AWS regions. Using iperf, I saw that if I connect two machines directly (through the internet), I get about 100mb/s. If I use the tunnel, I get 10mb/s. Is there a ...
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How to create connection between AWS VPN and our OpenVPN server on our premises?

we have a openvpn server version: 2.1.3 running on our premises. We want to connect our AWS VPC to that openvpn server, basically create a site to site vpn. Does anyone know if this can be done with ...
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When a client connects using an already-connected keys, it is the older client that is disconnected, rather than the newer being dissmissed

For administrative purposes some people from an administrative team share the same key to a server and it happens sometimes that one of them is already connected to the server when another is also ...
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tcpdump http containing non expected payload bytes

I am monitoring an openvpn link with tcpdump a la tcpdump -i tun5 -w capture.dump -W 100 -C 100M -s 0 -n There is http/xml traffic going over that link which is basically caputered just fine. However, ...
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openvpn pam authentication failure

I am trying to setup PAM authentication on my openVPN instance running on Ubuntu Server 15.04 but i keep getting an authentication failed error, am i missing anything? server.conf port 1194 proto ...
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Accelerating VPN speed using multiple connections

I have set up a VPS with openVPN running on centOS. The VPN works, but it's too slow. Is there a way to speed this up using open multiple connections like IDM or aria2? I'm using openVPN but I'm ...
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Two(one OpenVPN) Networks Routed to Two Seperate Interfaces

I currently have a working network configuration. It is setup so that my Debian router connects to my modem, grabs an IP from DHCP using the physical eth0 interface connected to the WAN port on my ...
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Lets Encrypt OpenVPN AS

I've got an OpenVPN AS running and I am trying to setup SSL certs (running ubuntu) from letsencrypt. I've managed to get my certificates from letsencrypt (using letsencrypt standalone) and I was ...
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TAP0 Drops Packets when OpenVPN Run Through VMWare Workstation

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server on Amazon EC2 running OpenVPN server and am running udp bandwidth tests with iperf3. In this case, the OpenVPN Server is running as the iperf3 server as well. When I use ...
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How to failover to another ovpn configuration?

The OpenVPN documentation gives information about failover/loadbalancing over several servers, within one configuration file. Is there a way to failover to another .ovpn configuration? I have the ...
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linOTP to openVPN authentication ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a project in which I have to install a one-time password authentication. I have successfully installed openVPN to which I can connect without any authentication. I have installed the ...
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Add second openvpn server for one segment subnet with able to see each to each of clients?

There is openvpn server for one segment subnet, client to client visibly, and static assign private IP addresses. But this server may be is off. How add second server for solve minimum time off ...
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Changing openvpn dhcp pool

I have a config at the moment which is working almost fine until some clients connect, the server starts to kick the clients off from the server or something like that. As I have checked every clients ...
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How to use VPN (openvpn) from ssh remote server?

I'd like to launch openvpn on my remote server connected via ssh, I mean, I want to make this kind of setup: local--<ssh>--remote--<vpn>--internet However, when I launch openvpn on the ...
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How to set multiple client IPs on a single machine mapped to multiple public IPs on a single OpenVPN server?

I have a properly working setup of an OpenVPN server in which: Each client has its own VPN IP address Each client IP is tied to a public IP Client configs are separated by CCDs So far, a client is ...
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OpenVPN access server on AWS and Integrated Authentication

I have setup an OpenVPN access server (using routed mode) on a VPC in AWS. our servers in the VPC are mostly windows machines, and so are the VPN clients. The client machine (in our office) are not ...
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Route traffic between OpenVPN networks

The goal is to have main OpenVPN server and multiple OpenVPN subnets that are reachable for main server clients. All subnets' servers are clients of the main server too. Here are configs: main ...
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OpenVPN client to client without default gateway

I am trying to make OpenVPN server to allow client to client connections, but without pushing default gateway settings, so that by default there is a virtual LAN network between all the clients, while ...
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OpenVPN Install: Can't access to Client UI page

After installing open vpn successfully, i tested by accessing to Client UI but it said ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT. Is there any ways to fix it? @Information: I'm running CentOS 7 on Amazon EC2 instance. ...
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OpenVPN keeps a dead tunnel even though i did set keepalive

After a while my VPN tunnel is dead (can't sent packets through). I guess because my internet connection was dead or the firewall removed the state because of not using the tunnel. Restarting the ...
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problems when openvpn server is not the default gateway

I'm trying to set up an openvpn server on a raspberry pi to act as an endpoint for road worrier connections but the device is sitting on the network, not as the gateway of any of the machines on the ...
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Cannot ping an ip of router

my issue is: r1 ping r4(em0) will lost the first packet r2 ping r3(em0) will lost the first packet too r3 cannot ping r2(eth0) r4 cannot ping r1(eth0) there are 4 routers, and connected with ...
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Implementing OpenVPN dynamic challenge/response

The OpenVPN docs for the management system (ref) say that dynamic challenge/response "works by returning a specially formatted error message after initial successful authentication." In theory, this ...
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openvpn multiple bridged connections

Have problem connecting several physical network segments using openvpn, please help. Have 172.16.0.0/16 network that consists of 3 segments: First one: 172.16.2 with 172.16.2.1 linux router that has ...
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Pritunl OpenVPN client configuration profiles not syncing

We are running a test deployment of Pritunl OpenVPN Enterprise server. We have two Pritunl hosts in our Pritunl cluster along with a VPN server that is active on one of the Pritunl hosts. One of the ...
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VPN: ERROR: Linux route add command failed

I have configured a VPN server local 192.168.0.250 dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server-vpn.crt key /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/...
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Connect to openvpn management interface on unix domain socket

This should be super easy, I think I'm missing something obvious. The OpenVPN docs state that you can run the management interface on a Unix domain socket. OK, no problem, I tried that. openvpn --...
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How to ping machines behind an openvpn client router

I've a network located in 3 phisical places. In the first place I've a PC called PC1 configured as OpenVpn Client with a 10.8.0.3 ip address. In the second place I've a Router configured as OpenVpn ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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OpenVPN - how to make the client names visible

I am using openvpn. Once the clients are connected, I would like that they can be addressed by using the names instead of the ip addresses. e.g. instead of "ping 10.8.0.2" I can use "ping client-...
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Cent OS - OpenVPN client connects but can't access internet

I set up openVPN 2.3 on a centOS 6.5 system I could connect with my windows client to the server. client gets IP address and DNS entries but when I like to access the internet with my client it does ...
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How to configure different pfSense OpenVPN routes for different users?

I recently purchased the SG-4860 pfSense Security Gateway Appliance and I'm trying to migrate all of our settings off of our SonicWall. Everything for the most part has been great in my lab ...