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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Prevent SSH connection lost after logging into VPN on server machine

I encountered an issue that I can't deal with. When I'm logged onto an VPS over SSH and try to estabilish VPN connection on that VPS, the SSH connection between VPS and my machine get lost. I assume ...
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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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Configuring Shorewall for routed OpenVPN

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 machine that serves as a NAT router. The routing is achieved using Shorewall, mostly in line with this tutorial. The LAN has the subnet 10.0.0.0/24 On this machine I ...
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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, 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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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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OpenVPN low performance. Do I have MTU problems? Dumps inside

I have problems with an OpenVPN tunnel which does not reach line speed. The gateway is a Debian Jessy virtual server hosted at OVH. The client is either my freebsd 10.2 homeserver (Intel I3 Ivy ...
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OpenVPN multiple LAN Routing

This is My network topology. Edi and Ted can ping one another Ted and Maria can ping one another Edi and Maria CANT ping one another USA is my VPN server for 19 VPN clients. This is first time ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Router OpenVPN client connected, but remote VPN machines not visible

My goal is to connect my Asus RT-68 router to remote VPN network, so LAN computers can access remote ones. Remote OpenVPN server is run on Zentyal Linux distro. My LAN address range is 100.100.0.0/24 ...
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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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Why OpenVPN client fails to start (TLS timeout) when wifi signal is not ideal?

I have OpenVPN clients running on Carambola2 devices [1] and when I use 3g/umts stick or wired ethernet then OpenVPN clients establish vpn tunnel every time. When wifi is used then OpenVPN client ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN via OpenVPN tunnel [Unable to modify IP forwarding table]

Background: I'm working as a contractor for a small web design agency. We have a particular project / client requires that any updates / development that are performed are done via VPN. The client VPN ...
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OpenVPN with IPSec

OpenVPN with IPSec We are using OpenVPN to connect multiple devices. The customer requires using IPSec, but OpenVPN is SSL VPN. Their website says this OpenVPN's security model is based on using ...
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OpenVPN on pfSense: CRL verify fails with PKI depth 2

I've create a site-to-site OpenVPN structure on pfsense 2.2 using the built in certificate manager and the following: There is a root CA and an intermediate CA from which the server and client certs ...
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OpenVPN won't start on ubuntu - PID not found

I am running ubuntu version 12.04 LTS and I have installed OpenVPN on it. After a while of troubleshooting why my client won't connect (I have generated keys and confligured the client), I ran ...
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How can I prevent OpenVPN from clobbering local route?

I have a local network on 192.168.1.0 with netmask 255.255.255.0. When I connect to a VPN though OpenVPN (as a client), it pushes a route for 192.168.1.0 that clobbers the existing one, making my ...
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Setting HTTP proxy in OpenVPN client

I'm having trouble configuring my OpenVPN client to use an HTTP proxy. If I don't enter any proxy information in the client.ovpn file I get the following output: Mon Jun 29 14:30:07 2015 OpenVPN ...
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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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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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Set up a VPN inside my VPC. Why can I not connect to other hosts on the VPC?

Note: there is a similar quiestion here, but I do not understand the answer. I have just set up a VPN server using OpenVPN on an EC2 host inside my VPC. I've configured the VPN to tunnel all of my ...
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Can't connect to VNC server via OpenVPN

I've got the problem with connecting via VNC to remote computer. Connection goes through OpenVPN and I'm routing 5900 port to localhost.. ssh -p(port) -L5900:vpn adress of machine:5900 ...
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How to troubleshoot problem with OpenVPN Appliance Server not able to connect

1) I have a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 2) I am running Hyper-V and have the OpenVPN Appliance Server virtual running 3) I have configured it as it said, only issue was that the legacy network ...
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Windows + Tomato and OpenVPN - Client 2 Client logic = help please [on hold]

Background: Client wants a (seemingly simple) VPN solution to connect his main-office(site A) to his satellite-office(site B)(in same city) Never attempted OpenVPN. Purchased 2 ASUS RT-N66 routers ...
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openvpn: after changing to server mode, client does not create TUN device

I had a previously working configuration with the config files used in a previous question However, I've changed this now to the following configuration using server mode, everything on the logs seem ...
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OpenVPN TAP interface security

Background: I am very naive about how bridging works. I wanted to know bridging interfaces exposes devices on both ends of the bridge to communicate? Question: How secure is the openvpn tap ...
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Unable to redirect the package to the internet with Openvpn Debian server and TunnelBlick for mac

I have tried many times, can anyone give me some hint? (I am sure my bind9 server works on the same openvpn server) Server Config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun ca easy-rsa-proxy/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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Gateway gets stripped from DHCP Reply through OpenVPN tunnel

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup. This is my server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tap0 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server.crt key ...
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Help with OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003

Just wondering if someone can assist me further with the set-up of OpenVPN on my Windows Server 2003. I have configured Win Server as per the following guide: http://tinyurl.com/kxusv and I'm now at ...
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OpenVPN: ERROR: could not read Auth username from stdin

I managed to setup openvpn but now I want to integrate a user/pass authentication method so, even though I haven't added the auth-nocache in the server config, whenever I try to connect it returns ...
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How do I use OpenVPN as an appliance in Azure to access protected resources?

I've been successful in creating a Virtual Network, adding subnets and security groups to different levels of our infrastructure, and installing OpenVPN on a VM and establishing a connection to it ...
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Zentyal Server : Setting up secure VPN Client

I have officially exhausted pretty much all my google-fu trying to set this up so I'm asking my question here. For the record, I am a mid level rookie who has played around with servers in his spare ...
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OpenVPN steps to configure only username/password authentication

I am newbie in OpenVPN and I need help to configure server and client .ovpn to use only username/password authentication. Examples of client.ovpn and server.ovpn with be very helpful. Thank's Here ...
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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 ...
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NFS Over OpenVPN: Top Performance Boosters

I have two VPS's - One is running 2008 Server R2 and the other is a Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I am using the Windows VPS for RD sessions for Quickbooks and a couple other apps and using the Ubuntu ...
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SSH X11 forwarding is extremely slow over VPN

I'm using an VPN (with OpenVPN) to keep access between my home and work computers, and today I tried to ssh-forward an app which is GUI-only, and I found this to be terribly slow. I've used SSH X11 ...
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OPENVPN route local net to remote server

I have configured a openvpn connection from my debian pc to my remote debian server, and it works. In fact, I can ping 10.0.0.1 (address in vpn of the server). Now I want to share this connection. I ...
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How do I know if an openVPN tunnel is established?

How do you know if a Site to site VPN tunnel is established in OpenVPN? Apart from pinging the other side, is there a command or something that shows the status of the tunnel? I am using centos on ...
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Windows OpenVPN server , clients cant reach LAN behind server

I`m trying to setup an Windows OpenVPN server to share the network behind this server. On Linux Ive done this several times. However on a Windows server I dont have any luck getting this to work. I ...
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Multiple VPNs - can't activate more than one

I have a small problem. In my setup (linux, kernel 3.10.17) I have one ethernet port and multiple WWAN interfaces; each WWAN has its own VPN already activated. The VPNs are connected to the same ...
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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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Setting OpenVPN user “nobody” to delete routes

I have setup OpenVPN server and client successfully. However it all works great when I run it as root but I would like to run them with the reduced privileges of user "nobody" and group "nogroup". ...
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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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Setting up OpenVPN server and client

I have been trying to better understand how OpenVPN works and so I have setup a OpenVPN server and client through VMs on my machine. I have an Ubuntu VM acting as the OpenVPN server and a Kali machine ...
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Access LAN when connected to OpenVPN

I have an Asus router with Asuswrt-merlin firmware installed. I have the DHCP server on my router give out addresses in the 192.168.0/24 subnet. My OpenVPN server is configured as seen on this image. ...
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OpenVPN - smcroute for multicast tunneling

Good day Problem: After some tiresome research, I discovered not only does OpenVPN not allow Multicast over tun, but I am also not able to switch to tun due this feature not being present in VPN ...
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Unable to connect to my DNS server with my OpenVPN setup

I am using OpenVPN and BIND9 for my DNS server. The IP I am using in my configuration is 10.8.0.1 for my DNS server. I also forwarded the rest of the DNS queries to Google very own DNS servers. acl ...
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How do I make Docker forward a packet from remote when a packet from the dockerhost works?

I have set up a docker container with a vpn. I added another container with a Squid proxy using the --net option, sharing the same network as the vpn. Running a traceroute from within the container I ...