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VPN and router pass-through

I have been having trouble with VPN on my router, so I thought that since it allowed VPN Pass-through, I would set up a VPN server on an Ubuntu box here, and pass through to that. I have set up PPTP, ...
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0answers
135 views

VPN pptp connection Unable to pass through linux iptables

I have set up a windows VPN server behind Linux - Ubuntu box that is working as firewall and proxy server. Now I want people from outside to be able to connect to the VPN server, but the connection is ...
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1answer
80 views

Set up multiple VPN's with a static ip with PPTP with only 1 vpn-login

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and i need to connect 118 VPN's to interfaces with (pon vpnname). I've made a script that creates them all, the problem is that no interface will have a unique local ...
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0answers
138 views

OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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1answer
272 views

Strongswan (IKEv2) connection established, but no traffic routing

I've seen this sort of question posted a few times before, but so far, none of them have solved my issue. I'm trying to set up an IKEv2 VPN on my Ubuntu Server to use with my Windows Phone using ...
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1answer
34 views

Allow PPTPD VPN clients to communicate with one another

I have an Ubuntu server on the net, I setup PPTPD on said server because I was experiencing a problem I VPN might solve. At my home address I have my Desktop, and I would like to access its resources ...
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5answers
119 views

SSH security while traveling

I'm new to the sysadmin/IT side of things, so I apologize if this may seem straightforward. I tried searching, but since SSH is such a broad field I didn't know what keywords or terminology to ...
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1answer
39 views

PPTPD VPN only forward DNS requests?

Is there any possible way of configuring a PPTPD VPN server to only forward DNS requests on so that I can save bandwidth? Thanks, Francis
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1answer
40 views

Is secure pptp not possible on Ubuntu?

From [1], it was said that 1) All users and providers of PPTP VPN solutions should immediately start migrating to a different VPN protocol. PPTP traffic should be considered ...
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0answers
74 views

Windows XP VPN server with Ubuntu client

I'm trying to setup VPN connection to Windows XP server with a static public IP address from my Ubuntu machine. VPN used is standart windows built-in PPTP. I have got problem when connecting. Here is ...
2
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1answer
380 views

PPTP disconnects when peers disconnect

Just setup a Ubuntu 13.10 on a server, and configured PPTP VPN. Everything works just fine, until another peer disconnects his VPN connection. I was able to consistently simulate this by connecting ...
0
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0answers
100 views

OpenVPN Connected but Unable to Access Machines Inside

I'm on an Ubuntu laptop connected wirelessly, attempting to VPN into my network. It seems to connect successfully, showing "Initialization Sequence Completed", but I can't ping or otherwise access ...
0
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1answer
82 views

Using ccd OpenVPN user can connect , but can't access other devices

I'm using ccd OpenVPN settings to make static keys for each users. My Server config looks like cat openvpn.conf dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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1answer
289 views

Strange OpenVPN behavior - disconnects after one minute

I'm using OpenVPN for connect two private networks and now I got a problem, that I'm not able to solve. Servers are connected with simple UDP configuration with static key. I've already checked ...
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1answer
137 views

Dealing with multiple private DNS servers

I'll try to explain this as best I can... I'm on ubuntu 13.04, and I am running a local BIND instance at 127.0.0.1 for access to basic wild-card DNS for development (i.e. "*.dev == 127.0.0.1" - yes, ...
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0answers
183 views

ubuntu create vpn connection

Ubuntu 13.04 Trying to connect to VPN with having IP, username and password. In Windows vpn connection does work. Thanks in advance. /etc/ppp/options.pptp lock noauth nobsdcomp nodeflate persist ...
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1answer
65 views

Remote Ubuntu Server crashed while configuring OpenVPN [closed]

When I tried to follow these instructions my remote linux (ubuntu) server crashed. I don't have physical access to this computer. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN I will try again with ...
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1answer
36 views

Access denied on vsftps while writing a file

I installed vsftpd on ubuntu 13.04 server write is enabled im able to login as authenticated user - i own /home/luby directory and it's chmod 7777, when trying to write to it i get 550 Access is ...
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1answer
275 views

Ubuntu PPTP VPN to Microsoft Server Command Line ONLY

I try to setup a VPN Connection from a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Microsoft VPN Server (Ubuntu is the Client in this Case), but I only get this error message: .. connection failed! Check the log messages ...
1
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0answers
270 views

Using ebtables to drop packets out of bridge and route via Tinc VPN

We have a bridge set up on Ubuntu to link our LAN to our gateway which is on the same subnet. We need this to be able to control the traffic and are not currently in a position to change subnets so we ...
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votes
2answers
285 views

How can I set up my own VPN on my cloud server? [closed]

What I want to do is to have a VPN that I can connect to from when travelling to get a safer and faster connection. I have OSX - can I set it up so that I can use OSX's built in VPN service? My ...
0
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0answers
59 views

VPN Server Doesn't Allow Internet Access

I recently set up a VPN on my local network to test and confirm that I could do it before sending it to my production server on Amazon AWS. It worked perfectly well, and I was satisfied with the ...
0
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1answer
142 views

PPTP server remote IP assignment causing problems

Our PPTP vpn server (Ubuntu) is working as it's supposed to, but because of the way it assigns remote IP addresses it's causing some problems with our other software. Example: machine A joins the VPN ...
0
votes
1answer
325 views

tunneling layer 2 ssh

Ok, I'm trying to break my previous question down into parts: This is my reference: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH_VPN tunneling ubuntu -> debian 1. ssh -i green.pem root@$HOST echo 1 | ...
0
votes
1answer
544 views

how to manually setup pptp vpn in linux?

I tried to setup the pptp vpn in ubuntu i.e /etc/ppp/peers/myvpn Its contents are pty "pptp <host> --nolaunchpppd" name myusername remotename myvpn linkname myvpn ipparam myvpn usepeerdns ...
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0answers
1k views

IPSEC Tunnel with OpenSwan on Ubuntu <-> CISCO Router

I have setup a tunnel between a UBUNTU SERVER linux box and a CISCO ROUTER. This is what's the topology looks like: host 1 ------ UBUNTU SERVER IPSEC <---> CISCO ROUTER ------ host 2 | ...
1
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1answer
343 views

Ubuntu: As of 2013 how to keep vpnc connection alive?

I am using ubuntu 10.14 and there is a need to connect to a cisco vpn. after several attempts on installing cisco vpn client from here which succeeded installing finally but i couldn't connect. So i ...
3
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2answers
6k views

Simple L2TP/IPsec server not working (openswan, xl2tpd, Ubuntu, Windows)

I configured openswan and xl2tpd on an Ubuntu 12.04 server (on EC2) by following various tutorials/documentation which seem to largely say the same things, but most recently this one. However, my ...
0
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1answer
35 views

vpn ubuntu mac os file transfer [closed]

I have an Ubuntu Server that works on VPN, to connect to the machine I use ssh. I would like to transfer some files from my Mac box to Ubuntu server. Can anyone explain or point where to search for?
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1answer
82 views

How to allow clients from virtual network connect to ubuntu web-server hosted on VirtualBox?

I have a web-app running on VirtualBox Ubuntu VM. And also I have a virtual network with users which I want to let use this web-app. Software for virtual network called 'Remobo'. In VM network ...
1
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1answer
216 views

How to setup a ubuntu server as a VPN server and a router [closed]

I have search the forum and could not get what i want so im starting a new question. I want to ask that how can I make Ubuntu system a VPN server that connects to Internet via another NIC. this is ...
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2answers
1k views

Setup VPN issue on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a problem with setup VPN server on my Ubuntu VPS, here is my server environments: Ubuntu Server 12.04 x86_64 xl2tpd 1.3.1+dfsg-1 pppd 2.4.5-5ubuntu1 openswan 1:2.6.38-1~precise1 After ...
10
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2answers
246 views

Should the virtualization host be allowed to run any service?

I recently setup a virtualization server for the small company I'm running. This server runs few virtual machines that are used for development, testing, etc... My business partner works from a ...
1
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0answers
266 views

OpenVPN, Ubuntu Server 12.04, connect to machines in home LAN behind VPN server

Problem: I've set up a working OpenVPN server on a headless Ubuntu 12.04 box, a D-LINK DIR 655 router w/ factory firmware, and am able to connect to it from anywhere using my mac laptop and ...
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0answers
114 views

Ubuntu Server UFW NAT Issues

*nat :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] -A POSTROUTING -s 10.8.0.0/24 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE -A ufw-before-input -i tun0 -j ACCEPT -A ufw-before-output -i tun0 -j ACCEPT -A ufw-before-forward -s 10.8.0.0/24 -j ...
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1answer
581 views

Restrict traffic to local network and VPN using ufw or iptables

I want to restrict all traffic from my ubuntu-machine to come or go from the local network (eth0) or from or to my VPN (tun0). It should be possible to connect the router in the local network but not ...
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2answers
307 views

Can't route specific subnet thru VPN in ubuntu

I'm having issues routing traffic thru VPN. Here's my setup I have 3 hosts, let's call them A, B and Z B and Z have a VPN connection in the 10.10.10.x SUBNET A and B have a direct connection in the ...
0
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1answer
97 views

VPN on server for certain outgoing connections

I have a server running openvpn for outgoing connections. However, once I start openvpn, I lose SSH, HTTP access to the server's IP. This is expected I guess, but is there a way to circumvent the VPN ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

Cannot install anything because of dependencies. (ubuntu)

Hey so my web server on my vpn was not sending out any emails via php and so I tried installing quite a few packages and they all started giving me this error: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
2
votes
1answer
293 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
654 views

Configure IPTables to block specific ports on VPN Disconnect?

I am using the latest Ubuntu distribution... and I have a rather spotty VPN connection. I am using the default Network Manager application that came with Ubuntu. I am having trouble maintaining a ...
0
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1answer
312 views

PPTP a poor choice for VPN server?

I have an Ubuntu server with a static IP for personal use on which I want to install a VPN server. There are a few [unhelpful] tutorials on installing openvpn on Ubuntu but they all are predicated on ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

pptpd not working externally on Ubuntu Server 11.10

I am trying to set up a pptpd vpn on our newly installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit server, but am not having success having a client connect via an iPhone to the VPN. Note that no clients have been able to ...
0
votes
0answers
347 views

How can I create a permanent VPN Client Connection? (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have a working PPTP vpn server setup, and what I'd like to do is have a couple other systems login to this vpn server and maintain a permanent connection - if it fails I'd like it to try to ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

setting up bridged adapter for VPN server

I have an Ubuntu linux Linode server that I am trying to install OpenVPN on. I'm following the tutorials (which, it turns out, are quite incomplete). auto br0 iface br0 inet static address ...
0
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1answer
344 views

IPSec VPN access to VPS

I would like to be able to be able to tunnel a local IP address (i.e 192.168.1.211) through my router that supports IPSec to a remote VPS (i.e. 106.187.34.207). Network map is here: ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Can't get the L2TP IPSEC up and running

i have an Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric) server running on a ReadyNAS. Im planning to use this to accept ipsec+l2tp connections through a router. However, the connection is failing somewhere half through. ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

StrongSwan ipsec ubuntu “ignoring informational payload, type NO_PROPOSAL_CHOSEN”

I have StrongSwan running on a ubuntu server and I'm trying to create an ipsec encrypted VPN tunnel with a Cisco 2821 router . The connection is not working and I cannot figure out why. It appears ...
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0answers
1k views

Openswan Ubuntu Malformed Packet

I'm trying to create an IPSec encrypted VPN tunnel to a Cisco ASA 5540 from a ubuntu server using openswan. I've set up VPN connections before to Cisco routers, so this task didn't seem like it would ...
0
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2answers
97 views

VPN, routing, specified application

Details: eth0 = current internet port pptp1 = VPN connection, when I connect to my provider, the provider gives me an IP address, which is accessible from the internet. I would like to connect ...