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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Layer 2 OpenVPN Bridge Headaches

I have a "working" layer 2 home->cloud (Vultr) bridge over OpenVPN. On both ends is an OPNSense firewall (since pfSense doesn't plan to switch to libreSSL due to "rude forking" by the libreSSL devs). ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu server

(Edit: left out main paragraph, this should fix it) I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. ...
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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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OpenVPN Problems, connecting with Windows OpenVPC client to Linux OpenVPN

After following this guide and connecting to the VPN Server, I get the following error: Sat Mar 06 19:43:08 2010 us=127000 NOTE: failed to obtain options consistency info from peer -- this ...
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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 Access Server: Remote Subnet Cannot Access Client's Resources

I have OpenVPN Access Server running. Here's the configuration: 172.18.16.0/20 Client (172.18.16.101) ----- OpenVPN Server (172.16.0.0/20) | ...
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After connecting vpn by openvpn impossible to browse internet [on hold]

I am connecting to a vpn provider by using openvpn Everything looks nice i get the message Initialization Sequence Completed But after this i cannot connect any website browser just keeps trying ...
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IP served by OpenVPN doesn't take ipp.txt into account

I'm facing some troubles right now with an OpenVPN server an former colleague set up (I'm not too into it ATM). We're using OpenVPN for a private network of ~200 clients (to be more specific, only 15 ...
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OpenVPN and gateway on linux [on hold]

I have home server with Debian installed When I turn on openvpn it creates new interface - tun0 It also adds some routing rules for that interface, including 0.0.0.0/1 via 192.168.101.1 dev tun0, ...
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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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vpn session over http or https [on hold]

I can only access http://site.example.com or https://site.example.com (running linux centos behind ddwrt router) the http firewall allows those virtualhostnames to connect to the client (me) but not ...
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Ping not reaching in OpenVpn clients to subnet and vice versa

I have a vpn server which is connected to vpn client having ip 10.30.0.x now. I want it to able to ping another private client connected to vpn server. Please note that other private client is private ...
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OpenVPN: restrict a client to certain IP addresses

I have an OpenVPN system with a number of users. I need to restrict some of the users so they can only connect from certain source IP addresses. It's not possible to simply firewall the OpenVPN port ...
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Set Up OpenVPN with Ldap support on CentOS7

We are trying to set up OpenVPN with ldap support via openvpn-auth-ldap on CentOS7. The EPEL repository is not listing openvpn-auth-ldap anymore for CentOS7. For CentOS6, there was a working relase. ...
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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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Debian Openvpn port closed

Newbie in linux! there is already similar questions are asked here, but the solutions are not working for me. can somebody help me with this issue: I have been installed openvpn server on debian 8.1 ...
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Limit/Throttle per user OpenVPN bandwidth using TC

I have a group of users connecting to my server via OpenVPN TCP and UDP (2 services). The two services are operating on tun0 and tun1 I'd like to be able to limit each user's bandwidth to say 5mb/s ...
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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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Am I going to be able to use OpenVPN if there is a routing conflict? [closed]

Looking at my OpenVPN logs I see the following warning: Sat Aug 22 16:54:41 2015 NOTE: your local LAN uses the extremely common subnet address 192.168.0.x or 192.168.1.x. Be aware that this might ...
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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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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: 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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Access OpenVPN Clients

I'm currently having some dificulties configuring my network to a new openvpn connection. I'll try to be clear as possible. This is our network diagram. I have a OpenVPN Server installed on ...
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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 port UDP 53 connectivity issue

I need to run openvpn server on port 53. I have a bind server already running on this port. Here are my iptables rules to let my gateway decide to which service it should redirect traffic: # ...
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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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Samba server disappears from the browser list after a period of time

I have a Ubuntu server running as a router. On the server I use iptables and DHCP 3.1.3, Samba 3.4.7 and OpenVPN 2.1.0 server. I have problem with Samba server disappears from the VPN client browser ...
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OpenVPN: Assign a single URL to an IP

I have a remote server that I am connecting to via OpenVPN. The OpenVPN-Server is configured not to forward ipv4 packages, so the "internet-traffic" does not go through the server. Now I would like ...
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is LLDP through routed openvpn possible?

I would like to have LLDP traffic forwarded between client & server. Is it possible to achieve this using routed openVPN configuration? P.S.: LLDP works with bridged openVPN
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VPN bridge duplicate routes

I'm trying to establish a VPN bridge between 2 embedded computers. VPN gets established correctly, however once tap0 interface gets created on the client's side, it creates a duplicate route: ...
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Connecting two clients openvpn

I have two clients one connected to vpn server through vpn and another without vpn. I can ping both the clients from my server but I can't do directly using one client to another. I am adding route ...
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prevent openvpn client from changing ip of tap device

I have an openvpn server behind a firewall, clients are assigned static IP addresses with specific ifconfig-push directives in the client-config-dir. The problem is that clients can change their ...
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Route torrent traffic through VPN interface [closed]

I'm trying to set up my own seedbox with rTorrent and I would like to redirect all torrent traffic through my VPN. I know there is a bunch of QA and HOWTOs on this subject. I've read a lot and came ...
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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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Site - Site VPN using Zentyal (OpenVPN)

I've got some servers in location A which has a Zentyal machine running, lets call it Z1, I then have another Zentyal machine running in my AWS VPC, location B, lets call it Z2. Z1 is connected to Z2 ...
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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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Forward SSH to OpenVPN client via UFW

I have an Ubuntu 14 server that is running OpenVPN gateway and ufw. Let's call it Server A. I have an IP reservation for a permanently connected server (Server B). It always connects to OpenVPN and ...
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OpenVPN connects to server but no internet connection

i am trying to setup my openvpn server but it doesnt work! Client config: client dev tap ;dev-node MyTap ;proto tcp proto udp remote 5.1.85.206 1194 ;remote-random resolv-retry infinite ...
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OpenVPN solution/options for traffic reduction?

I am looking into VPN for the purpose of traffic reduction on the client side. CPU load is secondary. Is lzo good enough to beat the overhead malus? Are there other options to tune compression in ...
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How to route traffic from private network to openvpn subnet (and back)

I have a couple servers at Linode. I'm trying to set them up so I have a VPN into one of the machines and can then access all the other machines using the private linode network. Public access to ...
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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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No internet access when toggling `redirect-gateway` in OpenVPN client config

I have a router with IP 192.168.1.1 subnetting 192.168.1.0/24. On that subnet, a Synology NAS has an IP of 192.168.1.181 and is running a VPN server using subnet 192.168.2.0/24. When I connect a ...
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Tunneling VPS Traffic Through VPN

I am trying to tunnel the traffic coming from a VPS through a VPN but it doesn't seem to be working. The current .ovpn file that I am using seems to work fine on my local machine, but when I launch ...
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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 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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What's the meaning of “\x38\x01\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00” in openvpn connection using netcat?

I am testing my openvpn server by netcat, and I found this answer: How to check that an OpenVPN server is listening on a remote port without using OpenVPN client? by send a magic string ...
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Using a VPS as an OpenVPN client

I am trying to tunnel the traffic coming from a VPS through a VPN but it doesn't seem to be working. The current .ovpn file that I am using seems to work just fine on my local machine, but when I ...
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openvpn ping: packet response is done on a different (?) port

I am having difficulty pin pointing the exact location of a problem with my openvpn which is running on a Linux server, which sits behind a modem that is in turn connected to the Internet through a ...
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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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Get OpenVPN client IP script

My machine get's an IP from OpenVPN server when connecting to the VPN gateway. This is tun0 on Ubuntu. I assume naming might be different for other systems that may connect to OpenVPN gateway. Is ...