VPN is the acronym for Virtual Private Network - a network type that uses a the Internet to provide remote networks or single machines with secure access to their organization's network avoiding expensive leased lines.

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OpenSwan VPN pings but other traffic fails

I'm setting up a VPN server using OpenSwan, to establish site to site VPN. Site A has the OpenSwan server, sitting behind the SOHO router (ports 500 and 4500 forwarded and default route to subnet B ...
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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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Internet Explorer not working after establishing a SSTP VPN connection

I have a problem which is constantly appearing on each Windows 7 computer I'm using, whenever I establish a SSTP VPN connection to a ForeFront TMG 2010 firewall; it only happens with SSTP connections, ...
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Windows 8.1 — PPTP VPN connection dies after a minute or two

First of all, I'm not sure if I should be posting this here on Server Fault or on Super User. Please forgive me if I should have posted it elsewhere. I've set up a PPTP VPN using Amazon EC2. I did ...
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Facing issues in setting up VPN connection(IKEv1) using iphone (Defult Cisco VPN client) and Strongswan 4.5.0 server

I am facing issues in setting up VPN connection(IKEv1) using iPhone (Defult Cisco VPN client) and Strongswan 4.5.0 server. The Strongswan server is running on Ubuntu Linux, which is connected to some ...
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Squid traffic tunneled through VPN

So what I'm trying to do is have a Squid Proxy run on 1 machine along side a VPN connection. What I want to happen is all traffic running though the Squad Proxy would run though the VPN for its ...
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Windows Server 2003 VPN and Local network

I have some problems reaching local network , where VPN Windows 2003 server stands. I have a network, which has a VPN server (LAN ip 10.0.0.201). I created a VPN server on that server with different ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN with OpenSwan and XL2TPD can't connect, timeout on Centos 6

I'm setting up LT2p over IPSec on my Centos 6.3 fresh install. I have iptables flushed, permit all. Whenever I try to connect, i get a 'no reply from vpn' and nothi Here's my ipsec.conf file ...
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Can I use --duplicate-cn option for a specific VPN account instead of using at server level?

If I use --duplicate-cn I am seeing it taking effect over all the accounts of my server. I want to make it per client basis, so that I can give this option only to select accounts. Is it possible?
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Accelerating OpenVPN using multiple connections

My ISP throttles single connection downloads, but if I use an accelerator like aria2c and open lets say, 20 connections, my download speed shoots through the roof. I have been able to saturate my ...
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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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Ubuntu server PPTPD with OS X clients Problems

I'm trying to get a PPTP server running on a ubuntu server, but I've run into some issues with it. I followed this guide on how to set up pptpd on my server, and everything went smooth, but when I try ...
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VPN PPTPD with MPPE Support for Debian or Ubuntu

Having an unencrypted vpn connection from a windows client to linux is pretty easy by using pptpd. When I was looking for an solution for encrypted (per MPPE) connection, I found a lot of information ...
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Route public subnet to client over openVPN

I want to route a public /29 subnet over vpn to a client with a natted ipv4. After doing some research, I can't figure out to make that work. Maybe I was searching for the wrong terms, but it seems ...
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Openvpn server behind NAT router with PPTP connection to service provider

I have Zyxel router connected to service provider using PPTP. Behind the router there is a Ubuntu box with OpenVPN server. I would like to forward a port for OpenVPN server to access it from internet. ...
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Setting up PPTP VPN server, cannot access remote hosts

I'm attempting to set up a VPN server on an industrial ProRoute M2M 4G router. My goal is for a client to be able to log in on the VPN and be able to "locally" hosts that are on the router's LAN. My ...
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Cannot connect to VPN on Server 2012

We run a small business and have a server that runs our VPN on Windows Server 2012. Our VPN was working fine until we restarted our router and it seems that restart procedure broke the VPN. We are ...
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Masquerade traffic from certain source IP to VPN connection

Network Setup: 10.0.0.1 Router: to internet 10.0.0.70 Server: Ubuntu based server,default gateway is 10.0.0.1 10.0.0.51 PC I created a PPTP connection(interface: ppp0) on Server to a machine ...
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How to stop pptpd even when there are active vpn client connections?

After issued command to stop pptpd, the pptpd won't stop until all the VPN client has disconnected. The following code shows pptpd is still running after issuing the stop command. ...
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Unable to access internal network through PfSense WAN port

Our branch office is unable to connect to our internal network for some reason. However we can connect to the branch office domain controller from behind PfSense. The following is our setup: ...
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VPN - local and remote networks IP collision

I have created a VPN connection in Windows using the New Network Connection wizard that comes with Windows. It works without problems in most places, but there is one concrete place where, despite ...
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VPN and overlapping subnets

I have a number of Cisco site-to-site VPNs between using ASA and Pix devices established for my clients. This is a hosted application and I need for the entire address range on the client's network to ...
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Untangle VPN setup, how to see internal addresses?

So Untangle is setup as the default gateway at 192.168.100.1/24, it is the authorative DHCP server issuing addresses from 192.168.100.100 to 192.168.100.200 and is successfully connected to the ...
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winfail2ban VPN / RDP?

I would like to ban IP addresses after incorrect (RDP right now, soon to be VPN once I get that going) login attempts on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine I help administer. This answer specifically ...
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Understanding an OpenVPN bridge from iptable's point of view

In my scenario, there is a machine which acts as both an iptables-based firewall and an OpenVPN-server at the same time. It has two network interfaces - eth1 is connected to the internet whereas eth0 ...
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How can I create a VPN connection inside windows image?

Just like we can add driver packages to a windows image file can one add a vpn connection preferably thru Add-VpnConnection inside a .wim file ?
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How do I prevent TCP connection freezes over an OpenVPN network?

New details added at the end of this question; it's possible that I'm zeroing in on the cause. I have a UDP OpenVPN-based VPN set up in tap mode (I need tap because I need the VPN to pass multicast ...
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Can't establish PPTP VPN windows 8/8.1

I am having an issue where I keep getting either error 800 or 807 whist trying to connect to a VPN server via PPTP on Windows 8 and 8.1 pro. The server itself is Synology's VPN Server running on a ...
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VPN route on Windows [closed]

I'm trying to manually add a route to the VPN connection. The reason is that when i connect to the VPN, i can't navigate the internet. I've tried to uncheck the "Use default gateway on remote network" ...
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Setting up Linux VPN Client on Mint: Never sends “Set-Link-Info” packet

I have tried to set up a VPN Connection on the Linux Mint disto, but could not get it working. When I use a Windows 7 VPN client it works fine. I brought up Wireshark on both Windows and Linux ...
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IPsec Connection Ports

i configured a VPN server with IPsec to surfe secure at public networks. At generally it works. Now i would like to access my vpn server from my campus. Here i can't get any connection. I know, that ...
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Windows Server VPN: Error 720

I want to created vpn server on Windows Server 2012. First I installed Active Directory domain services, then Remote Access server role. Opened Gettng Started Wizard, entered configure just vpn. Then ...
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IPSec VPN using ZyWALL IPSec VPN Client: unable to connect from some providers

I'm trying to configure an IPSec VPN to one company from my home. The company has SANET internet service provider. I was able to create a VPN connection from another company that has the same internet ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 IPSec Tunnel Connected, But Not Working (Possibly NAT/RRAS Related)

Configuration I have setup a "raw" IPSec tunnel between a Windows Server 2003 (SBS) machine and a Netgear FVG318 according to the instructions in Microsoft KB816514. The configuration is as follows ...
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openvpn server for mobile access routing/bridging

I'm running a web server on an IPC and want to get access to the network with VPN, because the customer doesn't want to host his data directly on the internet. This web server runs a webapp, which ...
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Watchguard to Cisco VPN

I am trying to setup a site to site VPN. I can see the tunnel is up but i'm unable to ping across the VPN. The other end is a watchguard. Current configuration : 8098 bytes ! ! Last configuration ...
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Can't connect VPN tunnel when other on same NAT-router is connected

We have recently changed our FW to a ZyWall 310 with drastically improved throughput over the old one. However there is a new problem that occurred, we have several L2TP/IPSec clients that connect to ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server on virtual machine while Open VPN client is running on my system

I've got a server where there are a few virtual machines. I use Hyper-V. I created one virtual machine and installed SQL Server 2008 R2 there. Then I was able to connect to that server using ...
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L2TP/IPSec from Windows 7 to ASA 5520

I am trying to setup L2TP/IPSec on our ASA5520 to support a fringe case for one of our developers. The Windows VPN subsystem apparently stores the kerberos or NTLM cookie for the login when you use ...
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VPN is working, except for DNS lookups. Firewall (Cisco ASA 5505) issue?

I've got the following set up: LAN -> DHCP / DNS / VPN server (OSX 10.6) -> Cisco ASA 5505 -> WAN Connecting to the LAN via VPN works fine. I get all the details properly and I can ping ...
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What is the remote IP on PPTPD settings? ( digital ocean) [closed]

I'm trying to install a vpn ( PPTPD) server using digital ocean tutorial. Everything looks straightforward except that I don't know what the remoteip ip/range is. Is it something that I should look ...
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Cisco ASA user authentication options - OpenID, public RSA sig, others?

My organization has a Cisco ASA 5510 which I have made act as a firewall/gateway for one of our offices. Most resources a remote user would come looking for exist inside. I've implemented the usual ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 transactional replication over VPN

I'm having difficulty setting up replication over a VPN. I have a SQL Server 2008 R2, Enterprise Edition database on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. SQL Server is running on a non-standard port. I have ...
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Should Carrier Ethernet traffic be encrypted?

I'm looking for a best practice answer. We have a 100Mb point to point Carrier Ethernet circuit between a corporate office and an offsite data center. Basically we have SQL traffic replicating to ...
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Sonicwall SSLVPN spoofing issue

We have a Sonicwall TZ-210 configured for SSLVPN. We are using the NetExtender client on a completely different network (ISP and LAN subnets don't conflict). The NetExtender client connects, ...
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Can't establish a reliable VPN tunnel (ShrewSoft client / ZyWALL USG-50 firewall)

I try to setup an IPSec VPN tunnel through my firewall (ZyWall USG-50), but it doesn't work like it should. quick scheme of my installation: ME [A.B.C.D] --- **INTERNET** | ...
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Persistent PPTP 807 through a single 877w edge router

Im setting up another vpn for cleaning malware infected computers remotely and some other things, Normally id use SSTP nat tcp 443 and be done in 5 minutes but in this case I need to use another ...
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PPTP and windows 7 809 error [closed]

I want to connect from home to my router(linux mashine) at work. i have installed pptpd. i have added following fw rules: iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -p gre -j ...
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OpenVPN and Routing and IPtables

GOAL: Access internal network devices and browse web via the tunnel. 192.168.2.x = internal network 192.168.3.x = openvpn server 192.168.2.111 = openvpn server on internal network [root@openvpn ~]# ...