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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Using a VPS as front end proxy

I run a shell host that many users share which gets frequently DDoS'd (at least once every other month). So I have come up with a plan to peer all traffic with a VPS, so that it appears to everyone ...
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Running OpenVPN within k8s container

Suppose I have a k8s cluster whose services IP range is 10.198.240.0/20. Now I want this IP range to be accessible from another cluster or data center. Is it feasible to run OpenVPN within ...
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Push DNS for only a domain OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server to access an Amazon VPC. I have a bind DNS on that same VPN server for solving local names (say *.local.example.com) and for everything else, bind uses forwarders as google ...
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Can not add static route in my Ubuntu, SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable

I'm trying to add a static route in my VPS to a client that is on the other side of the VPN tunnel to my VPS and forwards it's traffic through the tunnel. This is the setup of my destination that I'm ...
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Access OpenVPN client network from server

I have setup an OpenVPN connection between a Windows 2012 Server and an Debian Linux machine. The windows machine is the server and the linux machine is running openvpn as client. I can ping and ...
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Openvpn routing for lan to lan through tun

I am trying to setup an OpenVPN tun to connect two lan's The open vpn connection is up and working but there is a problem with my routing or nat or something. What I need is an example of what a ...
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OpenVPN connect to OpenVPN client network

OpenVPN Server Ubuntu 14.04 In Digital Ocean (Public and Private interface) OpenVPN client Ubuntu 14.04 I can't SSH from Server to client via VPN connection. Ping works fine. Tunnel is up. Followed ...
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OpenVPN with LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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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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How to automatically add a local route after OpenVPN start?

I have a container which routes all its traffic via OpenVPN. This is done by OpenVPN via a combo of 0.0.0.0/1 via 10.8.8.17 dev tun0 128.0.0.0/1 via 10.8.8.17 dev tun0 which masks the default ...
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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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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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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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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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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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iptables: access connected openvpn client from the LAN with the VPN server

I have what is essentially a routing problem, and I'm not familiar enough with routing and iptables to effectively troubleshoot and set up my network needs. What's working I have an openVPN network ...
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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 bypass OpenVPN per application

I have a linux machine that routes its whole internet traffic through an openVPN connection. It was explicitly configured to work that way. However, the machine has a few applications that should not ...
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OpenVPN - tap interfaces and default gateway

Quick question just to verify i'm not going mental. If using device mode "tap" and i got a fully function connection in the sense that i can ping from client to server without any issues. However, i ...
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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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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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Multiple OU User Search for OpenVPN Server with AD/LDAP Authentication

I have an OpenVPN server that authenticates against a single AD domain. Here is my auth-ldap.conf that is used with OpenVPN <LDAP> URL ldap://ad1.test.company:389,...
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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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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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openVPN Mac(Tunnelblick) all traffic over VPN

The problem is that we want to use openVPN here as default VPN Server. Now we have the same problem like everytime. On Windows all works fine but on Mac we have problems with the routing. When you ...
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Fix 'TLS Error: TLS handshake failed' on OpenVPN client

I am configuring OpenVPN 2.3.6-1 on my Arch Linux server in order to encrypt SMB traffic over the public Internet. When I test the setup on one of my Linux virtual machine clients, I get the error: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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Setting up a server that routes local traffic through vpn, while still being able to access internet directly [closed]

The goal is to setup a local server that routes local traffic through an uncontrolled remote vpn service while still being able to access the internet directly (not tunneled via vpn) and provide ...
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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 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 ...