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 certificate OR plugin-auth-pam authentication

Configuring OpenVPN server, I can enable either certificate-based authentication or username/password authentication using openvpn-plugin-auth-pam plugin, but not both at the same time. I enable ...
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openvpn push redirect-gateway towards another OpenVPN Client

Greetings Server Fault Team, I want to route all the traffic from Client1 to Client3 in order to use internet of Client3 on Client1. We're using bridging on OpenVPN Server and both the clients are ...
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How to setup multiple OpenVPN connections on a server for a single localhost app to use on CentOS 6.5?

I have a scenario where I need to run several OpenVPN connections at one time and to allow a singular application to access each of these connections. How wold I go about starting up several ...
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OpenVPN on Windows Server 2008 - keeps disconnecting 'from itself'

I have OpenVPN GUI on Windows Server 2008 & can connect fine from a Windows 8 client. However, after a few hours - whether the client is connected or not - the server disconnects and doesn't ...
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OpenVPN routing between static hosts

I have an OpenVPN server with successful static-key tunnels to two separate hosts - my laptop, and another server elsewhere on the internet. I have connectivity over both OpenVPN tunnels. How do I ...
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IPv6 routing over OpenVPN

Trying to learn how IPv6 works with OpenVPN, so I wanted to setup following scheme. I have a VPS server (Ubuntu), which have been allocated a /48 subnet. ISP ipv6 gateway is XXXX:XXXX:XXXX::1 Server ...
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openvpn refusing connections with freeradius

I installed openvpn and freeradius from yum and I installed the radiusplugin_v2.1a_beta1.tar.gz but I am having connection issues with the error: XML-RPC: ConnectionRefusedError: 10061: No connection ...
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OpenVPN resets connection repeadly

I have a OpenVPN server installed in an Amazon instance with Windows Server 2008 R2, and there's my client. First i connect to my VPN For some reason when i try to connect to my VPN server and RDP to ...
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OpenVPN Configuration - Windows 7 client & debian server

I recently formatted my Windows 7 computer and lost my client's config files for OpenVPN. I recovered the certificates and default config that were left on the server but I haven't managed to make the ...
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Routing not working with OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server but I'm stuck with routing problem... This my network configuration: Client(172.17.17.6)<->Router+Firewall<->OVPN Srv(WAN:197.174.211.77)<->Subnet A ...
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NAT for IPSEC access?

Please help to understand if the following configuration can be created. I have IPSEC connection with my customer. It is site2site vpn between customer network and my network 10.102.103.0/28. This ...
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Printer on OS X not printing across VPN subnets

I have an interesting situation where I have a two servers that connect two subnets via a VPN. One side is 192.168.0.0/24 and the other is 192.168.1.0/24. Communications appear to be working okay. I ...
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Client successfully connects to OpenVPN server but with no internet access over the VPN

I'm trying to setup OpenVPN with static key authentication(instead of TLS) on TCP port 443; but the client cannot access the internet over the VPN after connecting to the server. Here's my current ...
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OpenVPN TAP binding order issue

I am running a 64bit Windows 7/8 AD environment using OpenVPN on remote computers to access our network/servers in our main office. Typically, once we install OpenVPN on a new machine and configure ...
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Policy routing local user's traffic down a tunnel

I've got a Linux based Firewall/Router running iptables and SNAT for traffic passing through it to the Internet via a single uplink - This is working fine. There is also a small number of applications ...
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How to set up an OpenVPN server to accept server certificates as clients

I'm setting up a LAN to LAN VPN using openvpn. For reasons of easy certificate management I wish to re-use the server certificates which already exist on each host. I've set in the config file ...
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Chef - handle resources changing the network interface

I'm using chef to deploy an openvpn application in bridging mode to an ubuntu node. In my recipe i'm using a bash resource to create the bridge necessary for the vpn to work. Unfortunately the bridge ...
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Pfsense OpenVPN Site to Site Routing issues

I know this question has been asked a plethora of times before and I have looked over probably 100 different answers and still cant seem to get this to work. Im trying to create a very simple site to ...
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Renaming an OpenVPN server - how to keep from losing all clients?

I have been instructed to change the domain name on a bank of servers. One of these is for OpenVPN and I'm wondering how best to do this without cutting off all the clients. Each client is also ...
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OpenVPN server stops responding

I've setup an OpenVPN server at Google Compute Engine. The client connection initiates fine. I'm able to fetch websites with: curl --interface tun0 google.com However, when I open the same site in ...
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[SOLVED ]Openvpn routing for lan to lan through tun

I am trying to setup an OpenVPN tun to connect two lan's The open vpn connection is up and working but there is a problem with my routing or nat or something. What I need is an example of what a ...
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Openvpn-server: Execute a script when on a failed connection?

Good morning, I was wondering if It was possible to setup something to execute a script when someone tried to connect but the TLS check failed (When someone who is not supposed to connected try to° ...
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VPN connection reset

I have a device running ArchLinux and OpenVPN, which was connecting to VPN server without problems until recently. Now it can't connect, with the following output that keeps looping indefinitely: ...
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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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OpenVPN running on Internet Gateway, so all private clients can access VPN with no config

Our LAN connects to our office gateway machine (192.168.1.1), which is connected to the Internet. I have setup NAT/Masquerading for this purpose with no issue. We also use OpenVPN to connect to our ...
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Vagrant bridge to openvpn interface?

Setup: A box running OpenVPN server and few Vagrant virtual machines Problem: I would like to access Vagrant boxes directly from VPN clients as regular machines, and not on only few forwarded ...
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Connection two subnets behind routers

Task is very peculiar. I ask your help. Do you have any ideas on this subject. We have: 1.First device: |Internet| -> |ASUS RT-N16(firmware dd-wrt) 1| -> |Server base on Ubuntu 1| 2.Second device: ...
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Open ports for VPN users

I have been looking around for some time for answer to this, and have yet to find one. The issue that I am having is that users that are connected to the VPN cannot do the following, as examples: ...
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Pass a traffic from a specific domain through OpenVPN

I want to pass traffic from a specific domain through openvpn (tun0) and the rest through eth0 How can I configure openvpn to work with eth0? the domain name is set with ddclient to update dynamic ...
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LVS-DR and OpenVPN: returning packets not being routed into the vpn

i've set up a load balancer with ldirectord, and an active-passive mysql service managed by it, on two additional real servers. LVS is running in Direct Routing mode, so the client requests are ...
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OpenVPN: Doesn't close dead sockets, user limit reached

I am running OpenVPN 2.3.1 with a fairly basic configuration. The daemon has been up in it's current configuration for ~180 days. Earlier this week I began to get connection failures to find out the ...
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OpenVPN private domain unsing DNSMasq

What I want to do is to set up OpenVPN network which would make it possible to access private domain ( a.domain, b.domain, d.domain). I believe the simplest way to do it is to use dnsmasq to resolve ...
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How to list all units in systemd regardless of their state including parameterized / templated (@)?

OpenVPN unit file is parameterized (see @): > ls /usr/lib/systemd/system/openvpn* /usr/lib/systemd/system/openvpn@.service The problem is that I cannot list the parameterized service names by ...
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How can I test connectivity to a TLS-enabled OpenVPN server?

Unfortunately we don't have access to the management interface, so I'm after a way to tell that tls-enabled OpenVPN us up and responsive. I'm familiar with this trick, but it doesn't work for ...
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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 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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Connect two servers with OpenVPN

guys, I need a consulting. I need to connect two servers which are located at another places geographically. One of servers is at LeaseWeb, and another is at our office in Moscow. I'm using OpenVPN ...
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Windows OpenVpn: client doesn't see another machines in network

I have configured OpenVPN server on windows server 2008 and client on windows 7. Connection between them is ok, there is a server default gateway in route table (192.168.0.1) but i can't see another ...
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openvpn client.up script erroring out

I'm using OpenVPN 2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm having a little trouble getting "pull dhcp-options" working. I have client.up and client.down under /etc/openvpn/, and I can see it running client.up, ...
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Restrict “open” ethernet traffic to OpenVPN Traffic only when on a certain network

I would like to set up a pf or ipfw firewall rule on my Mac OS X 10.8 notebooks so that all Traffic on wireless and cabled networks is restricted to calling "home" through OpenVPN when I'm not in the ...
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Bash Script that connects to VPN server via openvpn, runs a program, and then disconnects from openvpn server

The operating system I am using is Ubuntu Server 10. I've been trying to cobble together a way to connect to a vpn server via openvpn using command line, run a unison profile, and then disconnect from ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 Foundation to route all Internet traffic through an OpenVPN connection using RRAS

First of all I'm not (yet) a fully trained IT professional but just a college student so please forgive me if some of the things I'm about to ask might seem "stupid" because the answers are totally ...
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Redirecting OpenVPN Server routes towards other VPNs to clients

I have an openVPN Server that share a network in tun mode, the main network that it share is on the class : 192.40.190.0/24 . The config file that I have on the Server is like the following : local ...
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Using iptables to route all internal data to tun0 from eth0

Looking for a few answers ;) I'm running Zentyal on a gateway. The gateway is also an OpenVPN client, to a server I run out of another country. Interfaces are thus : External : eth1 (dhcp from the ...
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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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here filtering terminate TLS in openvpn but not ssl

I have configured an openvpn sever appliance on vmware and windows 2008 R2 and set it to use port 80 for openvpn, iphone and ipad could connect to it but windows and mac could't and generated error in ...
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OpenVPN: Run 'bridge-start' on boot before starting openvpn service (Ubuntu)

I've got OpenVPN working properly on my server, using bridge-start and bridge-stop scripts to create and remove network bridge, respectively. How do I set these scripts up to run bridge-start at boot ...
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How to properly replace CA certificate when clients get it bundled in PKCS#12 containers?

I'm about to regenerate a certificate of my CA (maintained by OpenSSL) used mostly to provide OpenVPN access to the intranet for my clients. My question is related to this one — "Certification ...
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Static Public IP OpenVPN Client Needs to Accept Incoming Connections on His Public IP

I love serverfault, I have learned quite a bit from this website. Hopefully I can learn one more thing. OpenVPN Server has 30 Static WAN IP's each one has 1 user on it. Plus there is a main IP ...
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Virtualbox: Bridging Guest VPN within a Bridged Connection

I've been trying to figure this out for a few days. Perhaps the biggest problem with figuring out the answer is that there are no unique keywords that I can think of to explain the issue. I have ...