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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Assign static IP to VPN client on Zyxel ZyWALL USG 50 L2TP/IPSec server?

Im using the L2TP/IPSec server on a Zyxel ZyWALL USG 50 and I have it working but I would like to assign static IPs to clients that connect. This includes Android devices and other devices. How can ...
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FortiClient (Windows 7 32 bit) shows 'connected' for an SSL VPN connection but can't ping the remote server

I am trying to connect to a remote server through FortiClient for an SSL VPN connection. When I connect through the FortiClient (version 4.3.5.472) on my windows 7 32-bit system, it shows connected. ...
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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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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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Setup Tunnel via ssh and use it's Internet for VPN clients

I have two VPS centos 6.6 x64 with Public IP addresses example:1.1.1.1 and 2.2.2.2 VPS with 1.1.1.1 is a VPN server I Need to connect 1.1.1.1 via ssh to 2.2.2.2 so My VPN clients on 1.1.1.1 can Have ...
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AWS S3 content over VPN is not getting decompressed (gzip)

We have a client who is having difficulty viewing our content over their VPN. If they browse to the content it appears with all crazy characters. I think I have worked out its somthing to do with ...
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Handling domain joined laptops that are rarely on the local LAN?

We have quite a few laptops that are rarely, if ever, connected to the local LAN. Since they won't be able to contact a domain controller very often, having them joined to the domain doesn't work ...
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Docker container can not access hosts behind VPN

I have a VPN gateway which allows remote access to a network with subnet 171.30.0.0/16. I have a local machine setup with ubuntu 14.04 and strongswan which connects to that VPN server using IKEv2 RSA ...
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Network behind OpenVPN client

Good day, i have a problem with OpenVPN networking. Main idea is as illustrated, remote OpenVPN server, 2 clients, MyPC and OpenWRT client with its own network with Client_1 and Client_2. I need to be ...
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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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Why do VPN connections break when I sleep my computer? [closed]

On the limited (Cisco) VPN systems that I've used, the VPN connectivity is broken when my computer is put to sleep and must be re-established on wakeup. Is this a necessary property of VPN?
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Stream IPTV through SSL VPN

I have a question about streaming IPTV through Cisco ASA5510 ssl vpn. My current setup at the moment is: Public - firewall (asa5510) - L3 switch - L2 switch But my iptv source feed is coming to L3 ...
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site-to-site vpn tunnel - does hardware matter? [closed]

I have been tasked with setting up 4 offices and connecting them all together so they can be on the same network. Does hardware really matter or could I build a decent machine in the low $1000's and ...
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OpenVPN + FreeRADIUS Authentication Error

Trying to set up a OpenVPN server with FreeRADIUS server running on the same machine. All servers are running but I'm getting errors with authentication when the end user logs on VIA OpenVPN client. ...
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Assign public IP to PPTP clients

i have a VPS with two (or more) public IPs: 1.1.1.1 1.1.1.2 The 1.1.1.1 is used by eth0, so i wanna assign the 1.1.1.2 to PPTP (vpn) client and route all inbound traffic from internet to that PPTP ...
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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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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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SSL configuration for Intranet/VPN site

We've got a web site in development, that is to be used internally within our intranet, but also used externally by one client that will be accessing it via VPN. As far as Certificates go, what's the ...
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I cannot ping my server on PPTP vpn?

I have made a client server PPTP vpn connection on ubuntu. I can connect but cannot ping or ssh from my client to server or vice versa. IP tables server side #!/bin/bash # Set defaults. iptables -F ...
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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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Limit of 2 outgoing VPN connections of any one type from Windows 8.1 - how do you increase the limit? [migrated]

I can only make two SSTP VPN connections from my Windows 8.1 machine. If I try to connect to a third server over SSTP I get "Error 633: The model (or other connecting device) is already in use or is ...
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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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Remote Management only via VPN on a TL-ER6020

We have a TL-ER6020 which we are setting up in a "Non NAT" mode (the WAN side is on a /30 network and routes a /29 network). I want to be able to "Remote Manage" the router, but want to prevent it ...
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Openvpn on ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

I am trying to set up a vpn and it will not connect. I am using ubuntu 15.04 and I have my error file posted below: Jun 17 15:05:54 ultron-MS-7641 nm-openvpn[15674]: UDPv4 link local: [undef] Jun ...
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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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Will setting up a VPN prevent others from seeing what is on the network? [closed]

I have a computer in the house that is used for a work from home call center business. Part of their contract is for nothing else to be connected to the network (wired or wifi) during work hours. ...
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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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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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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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VPN Tunnel Migration

I need to do a VPN tunnel migration from 1 Cisco Asa to another one on 20 remote routers. I wrote a little script that can automaticaly migrate the routers to the new ASA. However, when I run this ...
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OpenVPN bypass on some ports

This is my first question here, so please be kind :-). I have a server running Debian 7 and I would like to connect to a VPN and let all the traffic pass via the VPN except for some ports (SSH, ...
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How does IPSec right=%any setup the SA?

I've seen lots of examples where each gateway in an IPSec is configured with right=%any. I'm perplexed how these gateways find the IP to connect to (assuming both gateways are set up that way). The ...
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Openswan VPN routing issue

I have configured the openswan VPN correctly on an EC2 server ( Elastic IP ), and it shows 2 tunnels up. Given the following setup : MY_PUBLIC_IP: x.x.x.193, MY_ENCRYPTION_DOMAIN: ...
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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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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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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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route traffic directly without vpn while the vpn still connected

I have a box with fedora, connected to vpn, forwarding done by iptables, every thing is fine, and it is always connected, vpn interface is ppp1, connected through the pppoe interface: ppp0, but ...
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Connecting two AWS VPC Regions of the same CIDR range

Let say I have two VPC's (VPC-A with 10.50.0.0/16 and VPC-B with 10.50.0.0/16) in AWS with same conflicting/overlapping CIDR ranges in my AWS account. I already have the two VPC's fully functional ...
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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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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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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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How to control access to folders to a Windows VPN client session?

I have setup a Windows service role VPN all right. Next step is limit access of the VPN session user account. Some folders should be denied from client viewing (e.g.: system folders, program files, ...
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Why i can't access computers in LAN behind OpenVPN server?

On ESXI server i have several VMs: one with external ip address (and internet access), that is configured as NAT (and plays OpenVPN server role) and several VMs in VLAN (using 192.168.182.*/28 ip ...
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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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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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AWS VPCs + VPN between regions. How does DNS work?

When using a VPC on AWS DNS is handled in a neat way whereby any requests for the external DNS name for an instance in the VPC resolves to the local/private IP address of the node. This is useful ...
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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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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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How do you avoid network conflict with VPN internal networks?

While there's a wide variety of private non-routable networks across 192.168/16 or even 10/8, sometimes in being thoughtful of potential conflict, it still occurs. For example, I set up an ...