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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OpenVPN restriction

Ive set up an OpenVPN server at my place and handed out a certificate to a client who has an openvpn client at his place. I need require that he should be able to connect to the vpn server only from ...
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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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Using two openvpn clients to expose services of a server

I am currently attempting to use two openvpn clients to expose services of a server, as is already said in the title. I may be playing with powers far beyond my current comprehension, but please bear ...
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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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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 client on a windows 7, packets not routed

I have an OpenVPN client on a Windows 7, that connects to an OpenVPN server with tap. The tunnel establishes correctly. AFAIK, tap means that my virtual adapter is 'virtually' connected to the remote ...
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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 stops responding [migrated]

I've been trying to set up openvpn with a vps and raspberry pi. The raspi is natted while the vps is public. I've tried connecting to the openvpn from mint laptop as well, but it's no use: Server ...
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Open Vpn is connected in Windows 8.1 pro but ip is not changed [on hold]

I run openvpn-gui as administrator. I got assigned ip from the server but my ip is not changed. any idea why?
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VPN server on Google Compute Engine with OpenVPN

I'm trying to use Google Compute Engine server as VPN server for all my traffic (I'm living in Russia, we have some issues with censorship here). There is mini-tutorial about VPN on GCE, but it's ...
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How do you properly setup OpenVPN Server on mac? And how do you setup the certificates?

I have been searching for hours now, and I still cannot seem to find a proper tutorial on OpenVPN on mac. I did see the HOWTO, though that doesn't seem to be enough. The worst part is the one with ...
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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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Troubleshooting poor point to point (over internet) bandwidth between two machines

My problem started out as poor bandwidth between a 64 bit Win 7 Home OpenVPN server in location A (Northern Europe) and a Win 7 or Linux Client in location B (Southern Europe). Location A has FTTC ...
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OpenVPN not working well on specific ISPs

I have a well configured ClearOS server that provides OpenVPN connectivity and Samba shares. I am able to connect to the server via VPN and view the shares with no issues. However, when the client is ...
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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 between a pfSense and a Windows client, with tap

I'm trying to implement the simplest possible OpenVPN between a pfSense and a Windows 7 client. I would like to use tap configuration, because my pfSense is not the gateway of the remote network. So ...
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Accessing lab subnet from outside of corporate network via openVPN/Anyconnect

I have a lab subnet(10.10.25.1 from outside and its inside has 172.16.2.0/24) in the corporate network that's accessible via openVPN while people are in the office. (Their openVPN client would connect ...
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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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stunnel vpn traffic and ensure it looks like SSL traffic on port 443

I am trying to make my outgoing and incoming traffic look as legitimate as close to SSL traffic as possible. Is there a way to DPI my own traffic to ensure it looks like SSL traffic and not OpenVPN ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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How can multiple clients of an openvpn server find each other?

I am bringing up an openvpn server that will support multiple clients into a private subnet. So on the private subnet the clients connecting will get IP addresses such as 10.8.0.10, 10.8.0.11, etc. ...
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Should I use tap or tun for openvpn?

What are the differences between using dev tap and dev tun for openvpn? I know the different modes cannot inter-operate. What is the technical differences, other then just layer 2 vs 3 operation. ...
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Openvpn doesn't log user disconnect event

I am running CentOs 6.5 and OpenVPN server 2.3.6. The task is to log info about VPN sessions: who logged in, when, from what ip, when disconnected. I have already done some part of the task. But how ...
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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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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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openvpn tun forwarding with firewalld

I have an OpenVPN server on Fedora 19 with 2 clients - 1 client on the same LAN as the server, and the other on the internet. I want the 2 clients to be able to talk to each other thru the tunnel and, ...
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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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How to work around an uncooperative HTTP Proxy?

I am trying to set up a OpenVPN tunnel and I'm getting this error on the server side: Wed Dec 11 13:34:24 2013 us=454625 WARNING: Bad encapsulated packet length from peer (18245), which must be > ...
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How can I achieve OpenVPN client routing without NAT on Linode

I've set up an OpenVPN network, and it is working properly in the sense that I can access the inner/LAN machines from the remote client. However, my problem is that all traffic from the remote ...
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OpenVPN options for internal instance name resolver on GCE

What option should be set under OpenVPN for config across Google Compute Engine to allow connected client to resolve/ping by instance name and resolve to its ip same way as it can be done when on any ...
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Seeing Who is Logged into LibreSwan VPN

We recently setup a LibreSwan VPN and for the most part it is working great. One thing we are having some trouble with is trying to see who is currently logged in. I found a solution for seeing ...
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OpenVPN UDP and TCP Traffic Fowarding

It's been a while since I've used OpenVPN, but using the TUN configuration, how would one go about sending all TCP and UDP traffic over the VPN? Would I need two VPN Clients and Servers running? ...
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Forwarding requests throught Apache to openVPN

I am wondering if it is possible to redirect requests through Apache to eg. OpenVPN. As long as I need to bypass firewall, I need to use port 80/443 for openVPN, but there is Apache server which has ...
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Juniper SRX1400 VPN

I have been trying to set up a client VPN on a Juniper SRX1400 without much success. All documentation I found from Juniper and elsewhere does a lot of other (difficult and wonderful) things other ...
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Simple OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003 SBS with RRAS

I am trying to set up the most basic VPN configuration with OpenVPN. The server is Windows Server 2003 SBS. A typical client system is Windows 7 Professional. The server has two physical NICs (WAN ...
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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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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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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 TLS handshake fails on client because firewall drops packets (but why?)

I seem to have problem with my openvpn server - client connection. now, the important information is in the log (verb3) of my client: Mon Mar 30 17:09:59 2015 OpenVPN 2.2.2 ...
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Comments in OpenVPN client config files?

Is it possible to put comments in the client config files (those in the path specified by "client-config-dir") for OpenVPN, i.e. something beginning with "#" or "//" or the like? If so, what is the ...
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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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Amazon EC2: OpenVPN server won't route bridged packets from client to VPC subnet

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup on a Linux server in an Amazon EC2 VPC. (Spent hours on docs, reading similar problems, here, openVPN forums, no luck yet.) The bridged interface is up and contains ...
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What is the best way to configure an iDRAC/dell server in a public data center such that the idrac doesn't have to be exposed public facing

I have a server right now in a data center behind an OpenVPN using the client on the box to connect to the vpn server. I'm going to install the iDRAC and want to know how to best configure the ...
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OpenVPN redirect-gateway does not work on Windows 7?

i have set up openvpn, and it works. pinging from client to server and backwards works just fine. but now i wanted to redirect all the clients traffic through the vpn. so i did the following steps as ...
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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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openVPN and multiple external IP addresses

I currently have an openVPN server with multiple external IP addresses. I'd like to have all VPN connections (tun0 interface, and/or 10.19.88.xx IP range) to take the 2nd external IP address as ...
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Forwarding ports and traffic to VPN tunnel

I've installed OpenVPN on my VPS. I have one question: how to forward traffic going to that VPS to go to VPN tunnel created with my local PC. I will use TCP connection. The whole traffic will be like ...
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Issues with connecting to OPENVPN

I am trying to configure Mullvad on openVPN - Debian I have followed their online tutorial - Install OpenVPN and resolvconf (sudo apt-get install openvpn resolvconf) Extract the configuration files ...
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OpenVPN AS accept connections forwarded by NAT

We're running OpenVPN AS servers which are accessable and working over a public IP. But some of our clients aren't allowed to access our VPN server directly (because of some nasty firewall admin - ...
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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 ...