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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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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Softether VPN server - not reachable from outside

I am pretty new to vpn, but i have set up anything written down in the softether documentation. So, i am able to connect locally from every machine in my net to the vpn server, but from outside, i ...
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Windows IKEv2 VPN not passing traffic after inactivity

I have an IKEv2 VPN between the Windows 8 VPN client and a Zyxel USG60. The VPN connects fine and I can communicate through it. However, unless I keep a continuous ping running, the tunnel will ...
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Access to a drive through a VPN [closed]

I bought a hosted VPS (with Windows Server 2012) on which i would like to do two things: - Run a client/server application - Map as a letter a drive The idea is to connect through a VPN to secure the ...
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Gateway can't ping client

I try setup a new gateway in my virtual network. But sure I' have a problem. The Gateway cannot ping client but client can ping other client and gateway. So I have check my iptables rule (I does'nt ...
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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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DDWRT PPTP VPN - Single Network, Single Subnet - Partially Working Config

So I have the following configuration, and it works - sort of: Primary Router - Edge device (UBEE router from provider). This router is the gateway and is assigned 192.168.0.1 This router ...
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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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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 tunnels won't reconnect on sonicwall 215 after network outage

Sorry if this is too long or I leave something out, our network is a bit complex and I'm filling in for my boss during his vacation. We have 2 sonicwall 215s, each with a static public IP, and each ...
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Mapped Network Drive Dropping

We have a Head Office with a file server containing shared folders. Group Policy is used to map all of the network drives on every domain joined PC. One of our remote sites, connects back to Head ...
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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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SonicWall Global VPN only works with old static IP

I have a Sonicwall NSA 2400 MX that has been working just fine with GlobalVPN client. We received a new fiber connection with a new block of IP's. I have set one of the LAN ports to the WAN portshield ...
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Sonicwall NSA 2400 Not switching back to Primary VPN after Failover

We are experiencing an issue with our SonicWall NSA 2400 Firewall. We have a secondary gateway over IPSec setup in the event of a failure of our main ISP (which is unfortunately common). The ...
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Need users to stay connected to the domain even if they temporarily lose Internet connection

We need to join our users to a domain but they are traveling a lot and often get disconnected from the Internet. I read about "offline domain join" to help them join without contacting a DC, but is it ...
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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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OpenVPN failover

In my company we have two offices in two totally different locations. A is the main office, and B is the secondary. There is a VPN server at A office, and every computer access the A network via this ...
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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 monitor VPN traffic with Wireshark on Windows 7?

I'm running Wireshark 1.6.7 (latest available release) x64 on Windows 7 x64. I only have a single network card on this computer, and Wireshark shows only it as an available adapter to capture packets ...
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Trouble setting up MACBook to Cisco RV042 VPN

I am trying to create a VPN connection from a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5 to a Cisco RV 042 Firewall/Router. Using the MacBook Pro built in VPN client software. I have exported the client ...
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Cannot Make a Cisco IPSec VPN Connection Through a PFSense Firewall

We are building an onsite network here and we are using PFSense 2.0 as our firewall. We have no trouble connecting to various services and other VPNs but for some reason we cannot connect using ...
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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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Forwarding Traffic from an PPTP Server to Another Server

I'm facing a problem here. I have 2 servers. Server 1 is a pptp server and server 2 is another without pptp service. I want to forward some of the traffic from server 1 to server 2 through a tunnel ...
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Azure VM and Web App in VNET VPN, changing IP and automatic start of vpn

To connect Web App to VM I created a Vnet (point 2 site). Web app can see VM now, but: it can access it just through an IP and not the host name. To use host name, I found info that I have to setup ...
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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 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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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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Strongswan ipsec linux not passing traffic after established

I currently have two PFsense routers that connect over the WAN using a similar configuration and traffic is passed with no issue. I'm trying to set up a 2nd path over 4G WWAN and have to use linux ...
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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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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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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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Computer Name lookup over PPTP VPN

I have a very small company with just 1 server, a Windows Server 2008 R2, serving as an AD DS, DNS, WINS, DHCP, and now RRAS VPN. Not ideal, but it's what I have. I recently turned on routing and ...
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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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DHCP reservation for Forefront TMG VPN clients

We have a remote computer connect to our cloud VPN network. VPN server is Forefront TMG. FF TMG is configured to server IP addresses based on the netowork's DHCP server. In DHCP I see leases to VPN ...
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Setting up VPN on CISCO ASA with private IP on outside interface

I am trying to setup our ASA 5510 to allow IPsec(IKEv1) access to the inside network through VPN. The hard part about our setup is the outside interface does not have a public IP address assigned to ...
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How to add persistent route for VPN when interface # varies?

In Windows, I can add a persistent route for an IP using the interface number of my VPN connection. However, when I reconnect to the VPN later, the interface number changes, which means the route I ...
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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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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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number of hops using tracert over vpn

I work for a small tech company that is signing up a new client that has two locations connected via a site to site VPN. If I run tracert from one pc to another pc at the remote office, there are no ...
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DNAT in Shorewall not working for VPN

I have a firewall (10.8.0.1) connected to an internal server (10.8.0.2) via VPN. On the firewall the VPN interface is called tun0. So in my shorewall configuration I have this: $ cat interfaces #ZONE ...
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OpenVPN Route Client Traffic Through VPN Server Tunnel

I have configured a vps following this tutorial, the server and client are successfully connected and can ping each other, server is at 10.8.0.1 and the connected client (android-OpenVPN Connect) get ...
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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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nap vpn enforcement method requires computer certificate

My question is why nap vpn enforcement method requires the use of a computer certificate?
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Issue routing openswan vpn traffic beyond the server

Trying to set up a openswan based server sitting in an Amazon VPC cluster. The goal is to make it so we can VPN into VPC and have our workstations be as if they were on the network, more of a ...
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Using VPN inside and outside of LAN (2 IP adresses)?

I have just setup a small VPN server racoon/strongswan/etc. (192.168.0.100) in my home LAN (192.168.0.0/24). The LAN consists of a single TP-Link router (192.168.0.1) and various clients ...
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Route outbound connections from local network through VPN

I have a server A running OpenVPN, an OpenVPN client B (a rooted Android phone as it happens) and a third party C (a laptop, tablet etc.) tethered to B. B can use the VPN to access the internet via ...
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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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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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Fortigate VPN Routing issue

I have 200B Fortigate unit with 2 internet WAN connections. I also have a remote site which I'm connected to via IPSEC VPN through WAN1. This site has only one GW IP address. I'd also like to setup a ...
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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 ...