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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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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L2TP Client Routing

I've setup a VPN Terminator in our DMZ using Windows 2012 R2. It is multi-homed with 2 interfaces: 1 to the DMZ for incoming connections from VPN clients, 1 to our LAN for the tunnelled traffic from ...
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VPN Sonicwall 190 with MAC OS 10.6.1?

Has anyone been able to vpn to a sonicwall 190, using a free or cheap VPN client? I've tried VPN Tracker 6 and it works but don't want to spend $129+
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How can Bonjour be setup to function over a VPN connection using Mac OS X — Mountain Lion Server?

I purchased Mountain Lion Server for our office thinking that Bonjour would automatically enable any computers connected via VPN to see all computers and applications (such as Bento) running on the ...
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Configuring SoftEther on VM with two virtual ethernet card

I am very novice in networking and I just have basic knowledge. I have scenario that I'd like implement. I have a VMWare Windows 7 VM with two network interfaces. One shares the host's network using ...
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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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Persistent static route stops working after VPN drops and reconnects

I've got a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are: (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately these can ...
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Draytek SSL VPN connection incorrect subnet mask and gateway

I have remote machine connecting to our office lan through a draytek 2930 router in our office with a fixed IP (FW3.3.0). I have set it up to use SSL VPN with Draytek smartvpn client software on the ...
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Site to site active directory for hyperv replication

We have two dedicated servers across two different sites. They host hyper v virtual machines for email hosting etc. I'd like to have hyper v do replication between them and so I have a copy elsewhere, ...
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Configuring VOIP server without SIP

So I want to create a VOIP server with that I can connect with OpenVPN so I can call only a number of people that are in my network. I'll be using CSIPSIMPLE for that purpose. I'll be using only ...
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How to Setup VPN server in Windows Server 2008 on Amazon Cloud E2?

I have servers in Amazon Cloud E2 with Windows Server 2008 R2. I want to setup a VPN server. Can any one guide me? Because as per the MS articles I completed the steps but I am not able to connect ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RAS VPN: access server on internal interface ip

short question: I'm usually a linux admin but need to setup a Win2k8 R2 server for a student project. The server is running as VM on a root server and has a public internet IP assigned. Additionally I ...
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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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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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Can OpenVPN routes be stored in a database?

I'm trying to develop a simple custom intranet web-based tool to manage OpenVPN routes so that they can be added and removed without having to edit the config file. Is there any way to make OpenVPN ...
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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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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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How do I configure pfsense as an outbound VPN client?

We use pfsense as a router/firewall. Because we're based in China, it is useful for us to have VPN access for all our internal clients. Instead of each individual client connecting to a VPN server ...
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AWS VPN Tunnel going down without traffic

I managed to setup a site-to-site VPN connection from Amazon VPC to a company's network, and after a lot of configuration it was working fine, but now i realized that the VPN tunnel is DOWN every time ...
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ubuntu 12.04 vps server pptp setup not working, openvz host has ppp/pptp enabled

I'm trying to setup a vpn between two servers with pptpd on one server and the client running on the other. I am using ubuntu 12.04 on both server vps's. I had the one vps provider enable all the ...
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OpenVPN and TomatoVPN

Wondering if someone can help me with the following. I have updated my Linksys router with TomatoVPN and used the following config: Interface Type:TAP Protocol:UDP Port:1195 Firewall Custom ...
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No DNS resolving with VPN (RRAS)

I have a RRAS server setup on a Windows 2003 machine with two NIC's. The VPN works like a charm, I can ping all the other computers on the network. But it fails when I try to access resources with ...
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OpenVPN and adding .p12 cert

Is there a way to add the .p12 type of cert to the openvpn config file? I've read and learned how to add the other files like so: <ca> -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- # insert base64 blob from ...
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Connecting to IPSec/L2tp with OpenSwan/xl2tpd from Windows7 to Amazon EC2

I am trying to connect from my Windows7 at home to my OpenSwan/xl2tpd setup on an Ubuntu EC2 instance at Amazon. It is a connection being NATed from both the client and server ends. I was following ...
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No Internet access while being connected to VPN using Cisco VPN Client 5

I have an access to corporate VPN using Cisco VPN Client 5.0.00:0340, but when I'm connected to it, I don't have an Internet access. I'm using Windows XP SP3. As it was suggested here ...
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TightVNC over VPN encrypted? [closed]

I'm using tightvnc to connect to my servers over a IPSEC VPN connection with split tunneling enabled. Is my communication with my servers via VNC encrypted or unencrypted?
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MAC OS X Server Lion - how to join two subnets?

I've got two routers connected to two different providers. I also have Mac OS X Lion server connected to both of them, so it looks like this: [INTERNET] [INTERNET] | ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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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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Cannot connect with Cisco VPN but can connect with ShrewSoft VPN

EDIT: We connected an air card to the computer to use a different Internet connection and using the Cisco software, we were able to successfully connect to our VPN server. I just don't understand why ...
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Virtualized endian firewall on VMWare ESXi - VPN Malfunction

we got a physical machine with VMWare ESXi 5.1.0 U1 hosting a virtual Endian Firewall 2.5.2 all is running properly. The NICs are configured as shown in this image: http://imgur.com/o4IXn2D We have ...
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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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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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Cisco 887 router as an IKEv2 VPN server?

A follow up to this question. The scenario is exactly the same, but I replaced my 877 router with a 887VA running IOS 15.4. The VPN server configuration works exactly like before, and I can ...
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Route all traffic through VPN

So I have one VPS (based on openvz) with VPN (openvpn) up and running. I'm connecting to this setup with laptop (archlinux) and everything seems to be working. Let's say that vps's ip is 192.0.2.4. I ...
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VPN DHCP addressing

Got a situation where a VPN connection is being sporadic in its routing. Its a Windows Server 2003 environment, and the server is handling both DHCP and RRAS. When I look in DHCP, not all of the ...
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SSL certificate causes VPN connection error

Everyone! My problem - when I create SSL certificate (using selfssl7 or IIS management console), my vpn connection (L2TP with certificate authentication) will not go up (I get error 789). I have to ...
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OpenVPN with a Windows Certificate Services PKI

has anyone tried using OpenVPN with certificates generated by Windows Certificate Services? In theory this should work. The provided easy-rsa PKI is not very comfortable to manage for many users. I ...
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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 ...
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How to use a VPN Client inside Azure VM and Keep Remote Desktop Connection available?

I have a virtual network in Azure using point-to-site connection. I connect to it using Azure VPN normally and access my VMs through remote desktop normally as well. The problem is, I want to run a ...
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VPN from home to office to AWS

I have a remote access VPN set up so developers can access our internal network. I also have an IPSec VPN setup so the personnel that are physically at the office can access the AWS servers. What I ...
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OpenVPN Access Server connects and can browse all other ports than port HTTP and HTTPS

Hello dear Serverfault experts, I have a very frustrating issue with my recently installed OpenVPN Access Server ...
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Can't Access Network Drives through VPN

My issue is that when I'm outside the office I can't access any of my network drives. I can't UNC to them, through the FQDN or IP address. For example, domain.local\folder, or 172.26.6.2\d$. ...
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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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How to have a Open VZ VPS running a PPTP VPN, run without having PUTTY open?

I just set up a VPN on my VPS server. It works great, except that once I close PUTTY, the VPN is shut down. I tried to use screen, but I don't know how to get that working with the VPN. What can I do ...
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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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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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Is it Possible to VPN onto the entire local network through Windows 2012 R2?

I currently have a windows 7 client set up to VPN into a Windows 2012 R2 server but it has it own ip network addresses between the client/server. eg. the Server has internal network ip of 192.168.1.11 ...
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openconnect VPN works in KDE NetworkManager widget but not on command line

I need to connect to a Cisco VPN on Linux and at first I did this using the KDE NetworkManager plasma widget thingy. That worked fine and I'm able to connect to the VPN if I choose it from the Network ...
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Openswan not updating the routing table

I have problems to find solution about this. I have Openswan and ASA configure IPSec VPN tunnel and the connections is established and working but with some little problems. The topology is looking ...