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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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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How should DNS be configured for remote VPN access to a Windows Domain?

Suppose you have a small windows domain configured as follows: domain name is ad.example.com (as per these guidelines) DC1 is at 10.10.10.3 DC2 is at 10.10.10.4 DC1 and DC2 are running the ...
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VPN Connection Causes Internal LAN Connection Loss with Server

I've tried configuring basic PPTP VPN at my small business using a number of different tutorials. As far as I can tell, the actual VPN connection worked fine, but upon connecting a client, the Server ...
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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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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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RRAS SSTP VPN IPv6 traffic is not able to be routed through server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials box which is configured with the basic RRAS VPN functionality, it isn't configured as a router, this functionality is not enabled and my R2 Essentials box ...
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Windows 2012 with nginx

I'm planning on upgrading my server to windows 2012. One thing I'm trying to wrap my head around is how to get things working together with nginx. Question: I'm planning on making use of both vpn ...
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How to communicate effectively over a jumphost?

My company uses a jumphost to get into a datacenter. For various reasons I want to use applications that communicate from my localhost, to ports on a machine or set of machines in that datacenter. ...
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Cisco ASDM issue “cannot open device”

I've just gotten my ASA 5510 set up to run AnyConnect VPN (w/ client). Unfortunately, it appears that I broke whatever allows the ASDM to connect in somewhere during that process. I get a "cannot open ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN (OpenSwan, CentOS 6) unable to connect via iPhone (iOS 5.1) and Android (JellyBean)

I have successfully installed L2TP over IPsec VPN (PSK) using OpenSwan 2.6.38 running on CentOS. Connect DOES WORK perfectly from Windows 8. But doesn't work AT ALL from iPhone 4 (ios 5.1) or ...
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Shrew soft vpn routing [on hold]

I have successfully setup a Shrew VPN from Windows to a CISCO ASA router. (I dont have control of the CISCO ASA router. The tunnel comes up and works provided I only have one Remote Network Resource ...
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Is it possible to nest VPN connections?

Is it possible to create an VPN connection while using site-to-site VPN? Have you ever tried or done this? What are possible problems, pitfalls, things of the impossible, etc. ? Also see: ...
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Microsoft SSTP VPN returning HTTP 503

So I have finally set up my certificates correctly and such, so I'm trying to connect to my VPN. The Windows client is giving me an error with the code "0x800704D4". I looked into it and was told to ...
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Openswan tunnel to remote public NAT'd host

Need help on this VPN set-up to work. Left-hand. EC2: eth0:10.0.0.100/EIP=1.1.1.1 (ie. NAT'd IP) eth1:10.0.0.200/EIP=2.2.2.2 Peer ip/leftid: 1.1.1.1 Right-hand. Cisco: Peer ip: 3.3.3.3 ...
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VPC VPN SSH stalls at host verification

I have set up a VPN tunnel to our VPC on Amazon which consists of a public subnet with a couple machines, one NAT instance, and then several private subnets with an assortment of machines as well. I ...
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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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tinc - TCP Cipher method

In tinc 1.0.x there is Cipher param which allows to set encryption for UDP packets. For TCP packets encryption method is not allowed to be changed ...
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Force Juniper-network client to use split routing

I'm using the Juniper client for OSX ('Network Connect') to access a client's VPN. It appears that the client is configured to not use split-routing. The client's VPN host is not willing to enable ...
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Can Wake on LAN work on VPN connection?

Is it true that we can’t allow any machine to sleep that may need to be accessed var a VPN connection? (I am asking this on server fault as it is as much about VPN servers as about the end user PCs ...
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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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VPN within a Remote Desktop session

I connect to a server on my local network via Remote Desktop. I then need to make a VPN connection out to the internet from within that Remote Desktop session. However that immediately disconnects my ...
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Windows VPN server can talk to VPN clients, but won't send packets from its local network to the VPN clients

I want to configure Windows Server 2012, and its Windows 7 and Windows 8 VPN clients, with an SSTP VPN that uses split tunneling and off-subnet addressing, but I'm running into a problem: the RRAS ...
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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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Bad WAN Transfer Speed (Windows Server 2008 R2)

We have two servers in different data centers which are geographically separated by several hundred miles. The RTT (round trip time) for a ping between them is 61ms over our VPN. Both servers are on a ...
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IPSec VPN Shrew to Fortigate

I'm trying to configure an IPSec VPN on a Fortigate 80C and connect to it using Shrew Soft VPN. I'm stuck with a negotiation failure, even though debugging on the Fortigate unit shows the same values ...
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Windows 8.1 VPN error 800 when connecting to Mikrotik VPN router

After creating a new VPN connection on a Windows 8.1 machine, to a VPN server (using Mikrotik router), the connection times out and an error no 800 is displayed.
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Vpn tunnel to Amazon VPC with pfsense

I'm trying to create an ipsec tunnel between my office and our Amazon VPC. However I have never used ipsec before so I'm at lost. The gateway/firewall is running pfsense 2.1.3-RELEASE (i386) on ...
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IPSec tunnel between FortiGate and iPhone / iOS - Works except for DNS / Wins

I have configured my Fortigate with a new VPN IPSec tunnel to allow the iOS Cisco client to connect. That works fine. I can RDP to my servers, browse to my servers via IP address, etc. But, the ...
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Most secure: Authentification point at Citrix Access Gateway, or Web Interface

At our company we have XenApps accessible through Citrix Access Gateway. I am looking through the settings and i can see under the Web Interface settings that the authentication point is set to be "at ...
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Multiple VPN connections on the same Computer at the same Time with the same Subnets

What's the best approach for such scenario? : One machine „GATEWAY” SERVER with configured multiple VPN connections. PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4 are the clients that with the same time wants to connect to ...
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How to route traffic over an active VPN tunnel by domain name?

I set up a VPN tunnel to my web server targetting its FQDN: (e.g. my.server.com) using the built-in Windows 7 VPN feature and the built-in Windows 8 Routing and Remote Access (RRAS) VPN feature. How ...
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Server 2012 network share cannot be accessed on Windows 10 through cisco vpn

We have a user who is at home trying to get access to our Windows 2012 server network share. He can view network shares on 2008 but not on 2012. We had this previous problem with users on Windows ...
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pfSense - Site to Site OpenVPN

I have two pfSense 2.1 servers running with LANs of 192.168.0.0/24 and 192.168.10.0/24. The pfSense servers are 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.10.1 I just configured an OpenVPN site to site tunnel, that ...
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Win2008 - restrict VPN user permissions

Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Foundations file server with no AD, only workgroup sharing some folders, and now a RRAS server. Shared folders are open to everyone in the office (XPs and Sevens) without ...
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Hyper-V and Openswan

I have Openswan on Hyper-V and I have notice that for every tunnel I have there is no route. So the tunnels are established, local pc can ping each other. With "ip xfrm policy" the policy are shown, ...
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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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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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Barracuda v180 SSL VPN: What is the quick, efficient client connection workflow?

This is a new device (within a year), with current firmware etc. We are finding the client workflow to be cludgy. First the user has to start the vpn agent (desktop app). Then the login is done ...
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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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VPN Access to a Synology NAS Behind a Firewall

I have a box that I want access to from outside the office (Synology NAS). I don't need access to the rest of the subnet, just that box. For the moment it's to use a git repo, but some day maybe file ...
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Pppd upstart script

I am creating an upstart conf to manage different VPN connections. The problem is that if the pppd daemon dies, initctl still think it is start/running. This is my current vpn.conf description "VPN ...
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How can two AWS VPCs using the same Customer Gateway for a VPN connection

If there are two vendors with seperate VPCs connecting to a single customer gateway for a VPN connection, what are possible configuration options to allow this? As it stands it seems that AWS only ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to user on VPN

Scenario: Support is at work location. User is at home, connecting to work via VPN. The support person then get's user's IP via logged in users on VPN. He uses Remote Desktop Connection to connect ...
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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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How to setup VPN on home network [closed]

I am a software developer. I travel and sometimes have a need to access my files at home and tweak other family members computers. I would like to connect to my home network via VPN and then RDP ...
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Skype performance in IPSEC VPN

I've been challenged to "improve Skype performance" for calls within my organisation. Having read the Skype IT Administrators Guide I am wondering whether we might have a performance issue where the ...
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sonicwall vpn and NAT

I have a site-to-site VPN set up with a vendor. Let's say the tunnel endpoints are 192.1.1.101 on my side and 192.1.2.0/24 on the vendor's side (which get's NATted to their LAN of 10.x.x.x). This is ...