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OpenVPN web traffic routing not working

My first time trying to set up OpenVPN. I followed the HOWTO guide from OpenVPN's site and was successfully connected but when I tried to route my web traffic, it seems that nothing gets through to my ...
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Qos/iptables? for vonage and openvpn? … or something else?

I have a small home office setup. I use google voice and vonage for phone calls. Please see the diagram -- I know this not the ideal but since my cisco switch (3550) packed up so this is the only ...
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OpenVPN: Not all DNS entries get pushed to clients from server. (dnsmasq)

I have been trying to find a solution to this problem, but have found no answer so far, so I hope you guys can help me out. I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04, which has a static IP address and an ...
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OpenVPN and TomatoVPN

Wondering if someone can help me with the following. I have updated my Linksys router with TomatoVPN and used the following config: Interface Type:TAP Protocol:UDP Port:1195 Firewall Custom ...
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Two openvpn servers on the same machine, route traffic between the two subnets

I have two openvpn servers ( one on tcp, one on udp) running on the same machine - an OPENVZ vps. The first network A uses 10.10.0.0/24 and it is designed as an intranet. The second network B uses ...
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How access remote network with OpenVPN?

I am currently trying to configure OpenVPN to access our company network remotely. I was able to establish a connection and ping the server at the configured address (10.8.0.1), but I was not able to ...
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Openvpn server with bind9 DNS on AWS. Linux client cannot resolve host names.

I have a openvpn server set up and working on an AWS debian instance. It works as should but I want to push DNS queries to linux clients from bind9 which is on the same server as openvpn. All seems to ...
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How to route traffic through OpenVPN for the server only

I have a number of services running on my server to which I want to restrict access to only those connecting through OpenVPN. I did manage to get routing to work to a second IP I added to the ...
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Openvpn different subnet with dynamic ip using client-config-dir (cdd)

Good Morning, I need some help for a specific configuration in a server. Let's say I have two kind of people that will connect to my VPN. Pepole from Group A and people from Group B. I need them to ...
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Openvpn limit bandwidth

I would like to ask you a question concerning openvpn and the possibility to increase the bandwidth in case I want to transfer files. I have an openvpn server via which I connect to my data center. ...
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openvpn client preventing http server from serving web pages to WAN

At first I thought this was a misconfigured IPTABLES but it is not. Note that this is not an issue with LAN web requests, only WAN. I temporarily deactivated all iptables chains except logging of all ...
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openvpn client cant reach external internet *solved

Setting up an openvpn server with tls auth and ip forwarding. I could connect to the vpn server just fine, but couldn't reach any outside connections I could not successfully ping 8.8.8.8 the ...
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OpenVPN connects but gets invalid IP on Tap Device

I have a WinXP SP2 box trying to connect on a OpenVPN server and getting the following errors: Tue May 14 11:29:52 2013 Notified TAP-Windows driver to set a DHCP IP/netmask of ...
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OpenVPN tunnel, iptables don't support NAT

I wanted to route my private PCs traffic through my VPS and set up my OpenVPN as fas as necessary but now I have the problem that I can't set iptables, since NAT support is disabled for my server's ...
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How to access a port via OpenVpn only

I've set up an openvpn server alongside an apache website that can only be accessed on port 8100 on the same machine. My /etc/openvpn/server.conf file looks like this: port 1194 proto tcp dev tun ca ...
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Route outbound connections from local network through VPN

I have a server A running OpenVPN, an OpenVPN client B (a rooted Android phone as it happens) and a third party C (a laptop, tablet etc.) tethered to B. B can use the VPN to access the internet via ...
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Routing not working with OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server on Debian 6.0.5 (installed via apt) but I'm stuck with routing problem. This my network configuration: Client <-> Router+Firewall <-> OVPN Server ...
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IPTables unable to nat trough VPN

I have a VPN connection to a server on a remote location. I want other pc's to be able to reach the webserver on the remote location trough the VPN connector. But i can't get where i want. This is ...
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General OpenVPN + DNS Strategy

I'm creating a virtual private cloud as a development environment. Right now there is just a single server running OpenVPN, BIND and Subversion at IP 10.0.0.100. If I pass along push "dhcp-option ...
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Give a KVM Guest only access to OpenVPN

I'm in a kind of weird situation where I need to do the following: Connect an OpenVPN tunnel with static RFC1918 IPs (think of 10.3.3.1 for the server end and 10.3.3.2 for the client end) and have it ...
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OpenVPN tunnel suddenly stopped working

I have OpenVPN tunnel established. It suddenly stopped to push data through it. Connection establishes normally, but i don't have ping from either side (second client works fine). I've checked ...
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How to create /dev/tun device inside unprivileged LXC container?

This question is similar to No tun device in lxc guest for openvpn . The LXC has evolved and the unprivileged LXC containers were introduced recently that offer another layer of security against ...
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iptables rules for StrongVPN-like VPN endpoint

Goal: To replicate the functionality I have with StrongVPN on my own Debian VPS. With StrongVPN, seemingly, all ports on the public IP provided are forwarded to the client, meaning, e.g, ssh :22 from ...
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Quagga, OSPF, announcing inactive tunnel

I have a 3 node network with OSPF Quagga running on each of them. Each node connected with p2p, OpenVPN: http://vetal.ca/Download/img/Network_loop.png (Will embed picture here when have reputation > ...
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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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OpenVPN: forward client's LAN to the VPN

My current setup involves an openVPN server with a single network interface and a client on another network that acts as router for a specific LAN. My goal is to enable forwarding of LAN traffic ...
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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How to use a Linux OpenVPN client host as gateyway for a Windows OpenVPN client host?

I have an environment where I have a OpenVPN server (Linux) and a few OpenVPN clients (both Windows and Linux). All those hosts (server & clients) are connected to the Internet, they are not ...
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OpenVPN tunnel one-way traffic failure between LAN and AWS VPC

We are trying to configure an OpenVPN tunnel that allows devices on our LAN to communicate with servers in an Amazon VPC. We are using the turnkey OpenVPN access server instance on Amazon and have ...
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Lots of users, reverse proxys and problems with both

I have a somewhat unique situation that is making managing my vpns a bit of a pain, so I am trying to make it easier on me and my users, hope somenone can give me some ideas and/or alternatives. The ...
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OpenVPN connected but not internet access on the client

I've setup OpenVPN following this tutorial, and everything works fine except that I don't have an internet connection on the client while connected to VPN. ...
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connect two vpn server

I have 2 VPS in 2 locations. The first vps is located in Iran and has the ip : A.A.A.A. The second vps is located in the USA and has the ip : B.B.B.B. I run pptp/l2tp on server 1 and my VPN users ...
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bridging multiple openvpn networks

Is it possible two bridge multiple openvpn networks like following - root | ---------------------------------- S1 C1 C2 ...
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OpenVPN - VM-Setup with MacVTap, ICMP echo works, TCP/UPD don't

Short résumé No errors, no dropped packets, pings reach clients, tcpdump shows packages travelling, everything else never reaches the LAN hosts (or OpenVPN clients). Edit After trying to eliminate ...
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Configure username/password only auth in OpenVPN Connect

I'm trying to configure my client to use only username/password for authentication. Unfortunatly, iOS app keeps asking me for a Certificate (I'm not sure it's Client certificate though). Here is ...
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Understanding VPN Implementation

The above image shows what I think occurs during an OpenVPN connection. Hosts A and B are connected to the VPN through the VPN server at 1.2.3.4:1194. My question is: if host A wishes to send a ...
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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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virtual NIC, local routing and linux kernel routing table

from this article: http://backreference.org/2010/03/26/tuntap-interface-tutorial/ the author created a tun interface # openvpn --mktun --dev tun2 # ip link set tun2 up # ip addr add 10.0.0.1/24 dev ...
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OpenVPN : Cannot SSH or MySQL properly

I have been happy with OpenVPN so far. But I have other issues. Following is the situation right now : - OpenVPN server installed on Amazon Linux. - OpenVPN client installed on Windows 7. - Set up ...
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OpenVPN bridge failed to forward packet

I have a pair of OpenVPN bridge working for my school. The bridge works well, it did bridge ip traffic between the 2 sites. My problem is, if a user turn on a PC after the bridge has already started. ...
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OpenVPN networks conflict

When having an OpenVPN instance working fine I'm having troubles with networks conflict in some specific circumstances. The setup is as this: tun-mode clients' network in OpenVPN: 172.16.159/24 ...
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openvpn up script execute command in schroot

We would like to control a service in a chroot environment utilising scripts run during an openvpn up and down sequence. Host OS is ubuntu-12-04, chroot environment runs ubuntu-12-10 A session has ...
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SMB share client side connection (Win7 with net use) is very slow

I have a SMB share on a CentOS server. Windows 7 based clients connect to the server via OpenVPN. Then net use is used to init the share. On some clients (not all) I am experiencing very long ...
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Cannot access Hyper-V machine via OpenVPN

We have an XP/SP3 Hyper-V machine running at Windows2012 Server. There is no problem to connect that virtual machine via mstsc or ping it from within our LAN. We have a branch in other city. They ...
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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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Custom certificate/key pair does not work on OpenVPN clients

I have setup very basic OpenVPN network on Windows Server 2008. My clients are IP Cameras having Unix OS and built-in feature of openVPN connectivity. Initially I used a common client certificate/key ...
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How to portforward with iptables?

I currently installed openvpn on CentOS 6 64bit and everything is working fine but I want to portforward a client "user" so they can use that port. Here is what I thought it should work iptables -t ...
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OpenVPN very slow on dedicated server Ubuntu 12.04

I installed an openVPN server on my dedicated server on ubuntu server 12.04. Both my server and my current connection are on optic fiber. I tested server bandwidth: upload 50mbit / download 88mbit ...
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Cannot see an EC2 VPN server from another EC2 instance

I'm using openVPN to connect to one EC2 instance from another. The client cannot see the server, however, despite that servers outside of AWS can see the server and successfully negotiate with it. ...
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OpenVPN clients cannot access internet able to access LAN

Clients are sucessfully connected to OpenVPN server and they are able to access lan share drives, but they are not access internet Below is my OpenVPN server conf file mode server local 10.2.2.121 ...