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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Tunneling a PPTP VPN connection through a L2TP VPN connection

My company recently moved to a serviced office space : they provide the desks, power and internet. My company has a VPN to connect to the main head quarters that uses PPTP to connect. In the new ...
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Why Can't OpenVPN GUI add routes in Windows 7?

Good-day all, I'm having trouble getting the OpenVPN GUI application to add routes to a Windows 7 client. I'm using the same config file I've used on a Windows XP client except that I added the ...
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Linux: Bridge two NICs and route traffic through VPN tunnel except specific destinations and ports

I have a Linux PC (Debian Wheezy) with two Ethernet adapters. Adapter eth0 is connected to the Internet (modem/router/DHCP/firewall thingy) and eth1 is connected to an WiFi access point. All other ...
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Cisco VPN client - how to automate vpn process

I use Cisco vpn client to connect some customer Vpnclient.exe required answer about the question “Do you wish to continue” (yes / no ) Is it possible to run the vpnclient.exe without question ? ...
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ospfd over an OpenVPN link - strange error in logs

I am trying to set up Quagga ospfd on two hosts connected by an OpenVPN link. These hosts have VPN IPs 10.31.0.1 and 10.31.0.13. ospfd config is pretty simple: hostname bizon password xxxxxxxxx ...
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Revoke multiple client certs signed by one CA: only the first one got denied?

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 OpenVPN version: 2.2.1-8 Setup: one CA cert, one server cert, multiple client certs Server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun keepalive 10 120 comp-lzo user nobody group nogroup ...
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Open VPN copying files very slow

This is my first experience with setting up a VPN. I have Open VPN running at my work network on a firewall/router that uses the PFsense admin software. I connected to the VPN from my home network ...
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OpenVPN server stops responding [closed]

I've setup an OpenVPN server at Google Compute Engine. The client connection initiates fine. I'm able to fetch websites with: curl --interface tun0 google.com However, when I open the same site in ...
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iptables - openvpn can't access port 80

I have a server set up with OpenVPN. While connected to the VPN, all external websites work great, but when I try access a site that is hosted on the same server, it fails to connect. I can ssh into ...
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OpenVPN server only gives username/password and client requires certificates

We have a eFive OpenVPN server which gives me a CA cert, usernames and passwords for the account. In addition, I have a RUT550 LTE router, from Teltonika, whose OpenVPN client setting allows static ...
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Rsyslog refuses to log over OpenVPN

I'm trying to forward rsyslog from a client to a server over a VPN. I have it working across an internet link already (through eth0 to an edge router) but would like it to go through the OpenVPN ...
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Pfsense OpenVPN tunnel goes down

I have a pfSense openVPN tunnel problem. I have 10 sites, but sometimes some of the sites automatically go down, so I need to restart the openVPN service on the client side. What can I do to fix it? ...
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OpenVPN tunnel not able to support secure connect request

In CentOS 7 host we have installed openvpn package and did create an tunnel using OpenVPN tunneling for eth9 and tap9. Everthing work fine for unsecure connection but when we try to connect to server ...
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openVPN disconnect via command line in linux

Is there a way to disconnect an openvpn connection that was established by free-radius with a shell command line? I have all information about the openvpn connection: Username Client IP ...
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Routing VPN traffic between two networks

I have recently set up a two-network bridge using OpenVPN (Connect two networks with OpenVPN) The following things work: -Pinging any Network 2 computers from Network 1 Gateway (10.0.1.9) -Pinging ...
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How to make an OpenVPN connection over pptp connection in ubuntu

I need to connect to my ISP's server using pptp. And then I need to connect to the private network at my office using OpenVPN. OS: Ubuntu 10.10 How can I make such connection? Thank you.
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Set DNS server on client when using static key configuration in OpenVPN

I’m using static key configuration for OpenVPN. But I can’t set DNS server. My server.conf is: port 3001 proto udp dev tun ifconfig 10.8.1.1 10.8.1.2 secret static.key keepalive 10 60 ...
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OpenVPN and DNS. How to?

I'm using OpenVPN to set up a VPN to connect my laptop at home to my workplace LAN. I want to be able to refer my workplace computers by their name and not by their IP but I can't. This is my ...
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Connect two networks with OpenVPN

I am trying to connect two networks together via OpenVPN. Gateways can ping each other, however they cannot access other computers on the network they're joining. Logs don't show any errors, and the ...
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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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In an OpenVPN network, Windows clients cannot access the host and other clients

I have set up an OpenVPN network and I'd like to let every client in the network be able to connect to each other, ie. servers 10.8.0.1, 10.8.0.2 and 1.8.0.3 should be able to communicate over VPN and ...
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OpenVPN client cannot connect to the server

I'm trying to configure VPN between two PCs both running Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I have created and configured OpenVPN server on one of them, OpenVPN daemon is online and I can see tun0 interface in ...
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Stretched LAN over OpenVPN

I'm trying to achieve the following but can't find the right information. I have a Windows server box in a datacenter which has only a WAN connection that I want to integrate in an existing LAN at ...
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OpenVPN Access to LAN behind client (and vice versa)

I have the following setup: -------------------------------- --------------------------------- |Windows server 2012 | |PFsense router | |Running OpenVPN server ...
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OpenVPN start at boot not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying do configure my Ubuntu 14.04 server, so OpenVPN will start at boot. So far, I am able to start OpenVPN server with the command: service openvpn start After I execute this command, I ...
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How to access connected devices to a remote router using OpenVPN?

After much confusion I have finally managed to connect Windows 7 box to a remote 3G router using OpenVpn. The Windows 7 box is set to run as a OpenVPN server(10.8.0.1) and the 3G router is set as a ...
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OpenVPN connected but no Internet or LAN

Good evening, I'm facing an issue with my OpenVPN installation. Been at it for 3 days now but still cant figure out what is wrong for the life of me... Basically the issue is that i'm able to ...
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“Packet Dropped” in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server

I configured OpenVPN Server in Ubuntu 14.04 Server. It's okay but in /var/log/syslog I got the error. Mon Jan 26 02:46:02 2015 us=389908 user/20.10.10.1:57237 MULTI: bad source address from client ...
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Cannot get Ramnode KVM OPENVPN Server to route inbound traffic to the vpn client

I have used many free VPN services that work perfectly with my webserver and other servers but I just cant get this one to work. I simply installed the OPENVPN Access Server Via this guide here. ...
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Tomato to OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu Server

I use OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server as VPN Server, and Viscosity successfully working with this client configuration: xxx.no-ip.org remote udp 1194 dev tun tls-client ca ca.crt cert cert.crt key key.key ...
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Cisco VPN and .pcf file

I have few of profiles .pcf files , and I used them in order to automate the vpmclient connection VIA CLI command I have WIN XP server for example vpmclient connect "customor_alpha" ...
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iptables rule(s) to send openvpn traffic from clients over an sshuttle tunnel?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 box with OpenVPN. The VPN is working as expected -- clients can connect, browse the Web, etc. The OpenVPN server IP is 10.8.0.1 on tun0. On that same box, I can use sshuttle ...
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Split tunneling through two VPNs simeltaneously

I want to run two OpenVPN client instances on an Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have both .conf files that can work independently (both are set to different interfaces - tun0 and tun1). I want to run both at ...
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Network-Manager with bridge interface and OpenVPN

I'm running Debian Wheezy with Gnome-Shell. My current network interface configuration is this: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface ...
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openvpn route only ssh traffic over vpn connection

I have a OpenVPN server and we would like all traffic to go out the end users internet but if they are Developer and they are using SSH to the AWS servers I would like that traffic to go out the VPN ...
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How to allow single user to use user/pass authentication in openvpn when all others will use private keys?

I've got a Mikrotik Routerboard RB750GL which I bought to configure as an openvpn gateway for lan at the office. Unfortunately I was lured by the openvpn promise, I didn't read to carefully to know, ...
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ubuntu route all client eth0 traffic to openvpn on client tun0

OpenVPN client has 2 physical interfaces: eth0 = 192.168.10.14/24 gw 192.168.10.1 eth1 = 192.168.10.17/24 gw 192.168.10.1 tun0 = 172.160.1.6/24 gw 172.16.1.5 Server is external somewhere listening ...
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OpenVPN: Can't get clients connected

I just followed this tutorial for openVPN: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/openvpn.html Sadly, I have trouble to get clients machine connect. This is the log of the client: Wed Mar 27 ...
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Openvpn on windows 08R2 times out clients

I have installed openvpn on windows 2008 R2 and I also configured it properly , I connected the server and it was successful but when a client tries to connect the ip, he receives the connection time ...
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Allowing SSH on a server with an active OpenVPN client

I have a VPS running CentOS 7 that I connect to with SSH. I would like to run an OpenVPN client on the VPS so that internet traffic is routed through the VPN, but still allow me to connect to the ...
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How discovery if data center provider is keeping network transfer logs or listening for traffic of the VPN provider? [closed]

How do I know if the data center provider is keeping network transfer logs or listening for traffic on both inbound and outbound connections of my VPN service hosted in their infrastructure? I mean ...
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Tunneling traffic from eth0 to tun0 (OpenVPN) Ububtu 12.04

Following the steps described here I've managed to configure both the VPN server and client(I can ping both ways). Their respective configuration files are: server: ;local a.b.c.d port 1194 ;proto ...
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OpenVPN SELinux Permission Denied

I am running CentOS 6.4. # cat /etc/centos-release CentOS release 6.4 (Final) After some updates, and a reboot, OpenVPN fails to start. # service openvpn start Starting openvpn: ...
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Setting up OpenVPN server: should I use tun or tap?

I'm trying to set up my first OpenVPN server, and I'm having trouble figuring out whether I should use tun or tap for my particular setup. I have an Amazon VPC with a few EC2 instances running ...
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OpenVPN Traceroute Issue

I have the following basic OpenVPN configuration: Datacenter Side: Subnet: 192.168.168/24 WAN->Router(192.168.168.1)->OpenVPN Server(192.168.168.200) Config File: port 1195 dev tun remote ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interfaces between two hosts ubuntu linux

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth0, eth1 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) ...
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openvpn list all active certificates

I have a openvpn setup on ubuntu that multiple users are connecting to. I want to list all the active certificates with their Common name. Is their a way of doing this ?
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Open port only on OpenVPN network with iptables

I'm running an OpenVPN network and one of the VPN clients in my network is a web server which provides access to some internal services used by my application. Normally, on a public facing web server ...
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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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Restarting OpenVPN server causes connected clients to stall

I have a small OpenVPN based network tying together a bunch of VPS's and I noticed that when I add a new client and restart the OpenVPN server to expose the IP address of the new client, the already ...