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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Tutorial for configuring OpenVPN

I have been through 10+ tutorials on setting up a OpenVPN, and each tutorial gives a different problem... Does anyone know of a decent and helpful website/tutorial which I could go to to get it set ...
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Ports do not open after rules appended in iptables [closed]

I have a server that I am trying to setup for OpenVPN. I have followed all the steps, but I see that when I try to connect to it in Windows, it doesn't allow me, it just hangs on connecting, so I did ...
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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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Tomato RT-N16 - How to Prevent Multicast Packets from Reaching OpenVPN clients (TAP)

We have a remote (like in the woods) client using a VPN connection to connect to our office, using this link we can monitor and operate the remote client without a few hours drive in the wild. This ...
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OpenVPN: Single certificate authority, multiple VPNs

The company in which I work has a single site (I'll refer it as "Site A"). There are several private networks within site A. We have a running instance of OpenVPN which allows some employees to ...
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Openvpn mat through access server depending on client

I have several services which should be accessible through a VPN. Clients who connect through the VPN server should be NATed so that all their traffic passes through the access server. However server ...
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How do I specify the external IP when using iptables masquerade?

I'm using this rule to allow internet access through OpenVPN: -A POSTROUTING -s 10.8.0.0/24 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE However traffic via the VPN is coming from the box's primary IP. eth0 has a /29 ...
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Using ccd OpenVPN user can connect , but can't access other devices

I'm using ccd OpenVPN settings to make static keys for each users. My Server config looks like cat openvpn.conf dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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OpenVPN Keeps Crashing

Oct 20 21:00:44 sb1 openvpn[2082]: <MY_IP>:28523 [vpntest] Peer Connection Initiated with [AF_INET]<MY_IP>:28523 Oct 20 21:00:44 sb1 openvpn[2082]: vpntest/<MY_IP>:28523 MULTI_sva: ...
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Setting up a server that routes local traffic through vpn, while still being able to access internet directly

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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Get OpenVPN clients names to resolve through dnsmasq

I have a PFSense box running as an OpenVPN server. There are several remote devices that connect through the VPN (as tap devices). The VPN stuff is working, I can access the remote hardware by ...
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OpenVPN slow with Firewall enabled on Zyxel ZyWall USG-100

I have an OpenVPN server on a Linux machine, after installing a ZyWall USG-100 I'm experiencing extremely slowness navigating web servers on my remote LAN through the VPN connection, while accessing ...
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No routing or forwarding, plain ssh from server

I'm currently developing on a system with distributed computers around the country. All of these are sitting behind a NAT and are self-controlled. As a Backup-plan if puppet fails or for other ...
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IPv6 tunnel with openvpn “tun” and subnetting

I have a vps with a /64 IPv6 prefix and I'm trying to use it to bring IPv6 connectivity to a host using openvpn. I first used the layer-2 "tap" method, I created a permanent tap tunnel and configured ...
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openvpn bridged mode: interface config with loopback

I'm currently running an openvpn server using routed mode (ubuntu 12.04) Because I have written a network application that uses broadcast, I think I have no choice but to go to bridged mode. However, ...
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Improving OpenVPN Performance

I've been trying to improve my OpenVPN performance and this is my current setup: cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf port 443 #- port proto tcp #- protocol dev tun #tun-mtu 1500 tun-mtu-extra 32 #mssfix ...
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Amazon EC2 Creating Tunnel with OpenVPN

I have followed these instructions: http://aws.amazon.com/articles/0639686206802544 I can ping the VPN endpoints and I have the corresponding VPC CIDR pointing to the EC2 instance in the route table. ...
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OpenVPN: quit on proxy connection error

My goal is to try various proxy ports. My application would call openvpn at first with one set of proxy settings. If it fails, then it takes the other set. For now my application tries another set ...
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“Connection reset by peer” when i'm trying to connect to server

I've got a computer with openvpn server behind the NAT. When I try to connect to it from client - I get this error: read UDPv4: Connection reset by peer (WSAECONNRESET) (code=10054) I've configured ...
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OpenVPN and Performance [closed]

From my understanding RDP is encrypted and so is the OpenVPN connection so that is an encryption in an encryption. My Setup: LAPTOP <---> REMOTE SERVER <---> OFFICE SYSTEM Due to ...
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OpenVPN see other users on network

I have 2 machines connected to an OpenVPN network but I can't seem to ping or RDP into each other. EDIT: Tried adding client-to-client and did a restart of the server and clients, can't ping or ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to connect to internet

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my Ubuntu 12.04 web server, but as soon as OpenVPN is running, I can't connect to the internet. Befor starting OpenVPN, route says: Kernel IP routing table Destination ...
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Some clients on a VPN network are not reachable

The problem of this model is that some (only some) clients cannot be reached. See the link below for more information about the model which is being described in the upcoming section. Problem ...
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OpenVPN server won't connect [closed]

Everytime I try and connect with the below profile it gets stuck on "logging in" client dev tun proto tcp remote IP 443 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun comp-lzo verb 3 <ca> ...
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Complicated OpenVPN/IPSec passthrough setup to solve

I currently have some sort of complicated setup to do. I have a dedicated server, installed with OpenVPN server. There is one OpenWRT router connected to the dedicated server via OpenVPN. On the other ...
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Openvpn, 2 connections. Bind specific config to device

I use 2 connections and iproute2 with mark to route packages. But my problem is that sometimes, one connection is faster then the other and this messes up my routingtable. Is there some way, in the ...
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Make local OpenVPN server show client's IP as localhost

I have an OpenVPN server, Tomcat and Jenkins server all running on the same DigitalOcean instance. I want to only be able to access Jenkins' web interface when I'm connected to the VPN. I can close ...
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Remote domain clients use remote gateway instead of local gateway

I've a remote office, connected via VPN LANtoLAN to the main office where is located a server with 2003 SBS. In the remote office there is a dozen of clients not joined to the domain, that use local ...
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Resource requirements for cloud OpenVPN server [duplicate]

I am building a proxy server for a client of mine. My platform of choice is Amazon EC2 with Arch Linux and Squid running. For the encryption part I have chosen OpenVPN for simplicity and large ...
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Openvpn, forward packets very slowly

I rebooted my server, and an odd issue just came out. I am running on ArchLinux, the clients are Ubuntu, Android and Mac. The problem is that accessing the internet via the clients is slow, about ...
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OpenVPN and “appropriately firewall the tun interface” (iptables)

In the default config of OpenVPN there is this commented blocked at the client-to-client line: # By default, clients will only see the server. # To force clients to only see the server, you # will ...
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pfSense multi site-to-site vpn with openvpn

I've a strange behavior of the pfSense system when establishing a multiple site-to-site connection. All sites use the same version of pfSense (2.1). I've three sites which are all in different ...
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OpenVPN Error : TLS Error: local/remote TLS keys are out of sync: [AF_INET]

Fist off thanks for reading this, I appreciate any and all suggestions. I am having some serious problems reconnecting to my OpenVPN client using Riseup.net's VPN. I have spent a few days banging my ...
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Openvpn and heartbeat

I have several servers connected to openvpn and I want to make simple ip failover with heartbeat, but I can't figure out how to assign virtual openvpn ip. Is it possible to configure heartbeat in ...
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Login to openvpn web GUI after change IP

My provider just changed my IP address. How can I login to my web GUI with my new IP address? Thanks in advance.
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OpenVPN - Forwarding only IPv6

I have an Ubuntu server, and a Windows 8 desktop. The server has IPv6 connectivity, but the desktop does not, so is there a way using OpenVPN to ONLY forward IPv6 traffic to the VPN, and leave all my ...
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l2tp/pptp + freeradius (accounting information only gets updated on disconnect)

I have a basic PPTP/L2TP setup that uses a remote freeradius server with mysql. Issue is that when a user gets connected to the vpn and as long as the user stays connected (could be hours), no ...
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OpenVPN Bridged VMs

I have two servers. One contains few VPS which acquire IP via OpenVPN bridge from another server. So setup looks like this: Internet -> (ServerA.br0 -> ServerA.tap0) -> (ServerB.tap0 -> ...
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Can somebody read the challenge password value from client.key, if he get my client.key file?

Can somebody read the challenge password value from client.key if he get my client.key file? This is about easy-rsa, it comes with OpenVPN
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Openvpn signing certificates with wrong CA

I have a working (until now) ubuntu openvpn server. I think that my server is using a wrong CA to sign client CRTs. E.g: I use "source ./vars" followed by "./build-key john.doe" and it all works ...
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iptables: combine SNAT with network remapping for OpenVPN

[Apologies for the long prelude; question halfway down.] I have a working OpenVPN setup whereby a VPN server pushes a route back to one client (hereafter called the “router”) which can then expose ...
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OpenVPN: TLS error

I am trying to connect a laptop running Linux Mint to a FreeBSD server running OpenVPN with no luck. I keep seeing TLS errors like this in the server log: Tue Sep 17 23:14:51 2013 us=127496 ...
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dev tap on Windows7 using DHCP and same internal network

I'm having some issues connecting to my openvpn server. This is the setup: I have a win7 machine running openvpn server behind a router. I am able to connect to the server from my client without issue ...
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Mapped Network Shares Not Showing Up After Successful Batch Execution

Good evening, I'm running into a strange issue on a Windows 7 machine. I'm working on deploying OpenVPN to our mobile workforce and they've requested the ability to have their home drive and another ...
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Openvpn forward all routing to a socks port

Is it possible to configure openVPN to route all client connections through a socks port? ie, I want the setup to be: Client -> openvpn server -> localhost socks5 port -> socks5 port forward ...
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Debian Wheezy OpenVPN server, OpenGUI Windows 7 client fails

I have set up an OpenVPN server on my Debian Wheezy machine. When I try to connect from my Windows 7 client machine, I receive some message which I am not able to decipher. I would be very grateful ...
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openvpn setup ping/routing fail

My problem is that after setting up VPN on a virtual machine (Ubuntu Linux) with that has an IP I cant ping anyone at all over the tun interface from the client. VPN Connection is however successful. ...
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How do I map a Samba user's home drive via VPN?

Good evening, I'm not sure if what I'm attempting to do is possible or not, but I figured I'd put the question out there - in case somebody may have already tried this and been successful. I am in ...
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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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SSH Tunnel or OpenVPN to securely connect app and database servers?

I have my app (a PHP forum) and database on separate servers, and want to make sure that the connection between them is secure. I've taken all the preliminary steps that I've come to know of, and am ...