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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Mangling traffic from a Mikrotik Router

I have a MikroTik powered Router in the house with a couple of internet connections (2 200/10Mb Cable modems and a 100/20Mb VDSL Line). I am using Mangle rules to set routing marks and NAT rules to do ...
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Web Server: Need VPN? [closed]

We are starting a new web development company and know very little about web servers. The hosting company is wanting to lease to us a VPN appliance (Sonicwall TZ215). Do we need this or is the a ...
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VPN pptp connection Unable to pass through linux iptables

I have set up a windows VPN server behind Linux - Ubuntu box that is working as firewall and proxy server. Now I want people from outside to be able to connect to the VPN server, but the connection is ...
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OpenVPN - pushing script to client upon connect

Is it possible to have an OpenVPN server push scripts out to clients upon tunnel establishment? I need to set up specific iptables rules on my Linux clients and would like to be able to deploy the ...
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Server 2012r2 VPN DNS

Have an issue where onsite clients cannot resolve VPNusers. but VPN users can resolve onsite machines. example. USER! uses LAPTOP1 USER1 connects to VPN gets internal IP address of 10.243.0.200 ...
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Hopping a VPN Tunnel

My central office and remote offices are connected to each other over site to site ipsec vpn. We use Fortigate firewalls and everything is working fine. On the other hand, only central office is also ...
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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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Port Forwarding to a VPN Client

I'm looking for some help getting a port forward setup to a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 on my LAN. I can forward the port to the VM successfully and connect to the service over the Internet. But when I ...
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How to stabilish a VPN connection, only on port 8080

Infrastructure: Here's what I want, be able to connect to the website 10.10.100.32:8080 from my LAN on 'Router 1', and all the traffic outside the port 8080 should go to the default gateway 'Router ...
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strongSwan 4.5.2 with iOS and Mavericks, Connection Troubles

I am having trouble configuring strongSwan 4.5.2 to work with iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. I have followed these two guides, but am still encountering problems. ...
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How can I ssh to vm from mac under vpn

I have a vmware fusion which is installed a rhel in it, I can ssh to the rhel from my mac. But when I enabled VPN on mac, I can not ssh to rhel anymore. Details are as below: I tried Reverse SSH ...
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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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Unable to access network resources on SSTP connection

I am attempting to get a SSTP server online, I have managed to successfully connect a client to the server via SSTP however the client cannot access any network resources outside the SSTP gateway ...
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Searching for (hardware/software) solution for tunneling VPN over port 80/443 [closed]

I know the topic is broad. But I want to narrow things down. My WLAN router doesn't work anymore and I'm thinking about a better VPN solution. I have a WHS 2011 (kernel based on Windows 2008 R2) with ...
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Setting up a VPN in a Network with Various Restrictions

I work for a Social Welfare Center in Greece, that consists of 5 separate institutions, located on a radius of roughly 150 km. 4 of those are effectively connected through Syzefxis which is a national ...
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Going in circles trying to configure SSL VPN for Sonicwall TZ105

I'll preface this question by saying that I have made an effort to research this and I have been learning more about networking etc. as I broaden my IT experience, but VPN configuration still has gray ...
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Openswan and sonicwall and encryption parameters

This error leads me to investigate my encryption parameters: 003 "sonicwall" #2: ignoring unknown Vendor ID payload [...] Can some expert please have a look at tell me what is wrong? Sonic wall ...
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how to limit multiple login in softether vpn server for openvpn clients?

I have a softether vpn server.for all account of a group, I want to limit multiple login to 1 user per account. I have set the group's security policy like this : "maximum number of multiple logins = ...
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How to block access to OpenVPN server services?

First of all, I'm a total noob with VPNs. I only managed to install OpenVPN by following a tutorial. The clients can see each other and everything seems to be working without a hitch. However, the ...
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VPN service with proxy forwarding

I have 2 computers that are both inside NAT, where I do not want (preferable) to do port forwarding (or related things), however want to unite them with VPN to get access to private network. Let's ...
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L2TP within local network not working

i can't connect to my vpn server when i'm in the same network and use the external ip address to connect. It seems like the server doesn't receive any traffic. When i'm outside the network OR use the ...
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Set up multiple VPN's with a static ip with PPTP with only 1 vpn-login

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and i need to connect 118 VPN's to interfaces with (pon vpnname). I've made a script that creates them all, the problem is that no interface will have a unique local ...
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Is there a way to create a VPN on Windows Server 2012 Essentials without using Anywhere Access?

I'd like to join a client computer to a domain via the internet. Ideally I just want a basic VPN connection so that the client can see the domain controller. The DC is running Windows Server 2012 ...
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Windows 8.1 VPN stopped working on Windows server 2008 R2

Background: All the Windows 7 pro machines can connect to VPN via PPTP or SSTP on a Windows 2008 R2 VPN server fine. But windows 8.1 Pro can't. It generates 720 on the machine and on the server with ...
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OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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VPN connection no longer able to ping FQDN of server

Have a domain running at ent.website.com, the domain is running Windows Server 2012 R2, WSUS Server, the DNS Server, and the Remote Access VPN server. In HyperV we have another Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Pfsense PPTP VPN Error 806

I was previously using another firewall software and simply by port forwarding port 1723 from the ADSL interface to a Windows Server attached to the LAN, we were able to VPN in. Since switching to ...
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xl2tpd doesn't connect and no logs with Openswan

I'm using Openswan and xl2tpd to set up a VPN connection for a Windows computer, everything looks perfectly configured and the IPSec connection is successful : STATE_QUICK_R2: IPsec SA established ...
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How to make uTorrent bypass VPN and connect directly? (otherwise it will consume my VPN quota) [closed]

Internet is full of recipes on how to prevent ISP throttling and make uTorrent use VPN. My case is completely opposite: I need VPN to bypass Great Russian Firewall - since my government pretty much ...
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SBS VPN no longer working after migration to new server

Our SBS 2011 recently had some hardware trouble, so we decided to migrate everything to a new server which we also installed with SBS 2011. Since the migration, I've been having trouble to get our ...
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frustrating issue while transfer data from windows 7/8 through vpn(openvpn or pptp)

I really spent a lot of time trying to solve my problem without any solution, I hope to find someone that will give me a nice tip. so.. I was starting a mounth ago with a pptpd debian server in my ...
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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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Strongswan (IKEv2) connection established, but no traffic routing

I've seen this sort of question posted a few times before, but so far, none of them have solved my issue. I'm trying to set up an IKEv2 VPN on my Ubuntu Server to use with my Windows Phone using ...
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Give internal access to external client

I am newbie in the networking issues. I got a question for which I don’t know how to solve. I have my internal network that has a fixed IP (only accessed by VPN) and I have a server where I put some ...
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SMTP Server will not send to connected VPN domain

I have a Windows 2012 web server that is connected to a company's VPN (vpn.company.com) to access network resources and needs to send emails to users of that company as well. When the web server is ...
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utorrent loses dht nodes with VPN connected [closed]

When I am connected to my VPN utorrent will begin losing DHT nodes or not find any at all (reads 'waiting for DHT nodes'). utorrent 3.4.1 Purevpn Win7x64 Australia Any ideas?
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Connecting to a network with personal computer

Is it possible to limit connections to a companies network, via VPN, to certain computers? For instance, is it possible to only allow certain authorized computers, and not any Macs?
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Redirect all traffic sent to an unallocated alias IP within a VPN subnet, to a fixed IP within another VPN

I have a server hosting multiple bridged (i.e. tap) VPNs using openvpn, where each VPN has a different 10.8.X.0/24 subnet. I wish to redirect traffic sent to a specific, unallocated IP address (e.g. ...
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How can I use hardware VPN connections from the cloud?

We currently host our servers in a typical hosting environment. We connect to several third parties via VPN connections. Each third party stipulates what VPN devices we can use to connect to their ...
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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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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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Openswan sessions hanging with multi user VPN configuration (ipsec/l2tpd)

I've got a linux box running openswan and xl2tpd. It's a simple configuration with multiple users connecting using a sharedKey, and then establishing an L2TP connection with PPPD providing the ...
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How to surf the internet using static IP using SSL VPN [closed]

I have a Fortinet 60D device which configured to use SSL VPN this appliance connect to ADSL router with WAN interface and to my Radius server on LAN interface. The problem is when I go out to the ...
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vpnc client ( open source ) that can connect to checkpoint gateway

I am searching for a long time a vpnc client ( open source ) that can connect to checkpoint gateway ( firewall ) Until now without any results I need vpn / vpnc client for Linux machine ( no matter ...
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OpenVPN Server & Two Gateways

I have a network setup as follows: Internet <---> Firewall <---> VPN (1) VPN <---> NAT (2) Internet <---> Firewall <---> NAT (3) (I don't have the reputation to post the picture :/) ...
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Is it possible to do IPSec Site to Site VPN without static & public IP on one end?

I am working on a project for my engineering degree that requires me to interface with some pre-existing equipment, so I am rather limited on my options. I'm rather new to VPN and ipsec for that ...
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Openswan is not restaring

I am configuring new ip-address in configuration file /etc/ipsec.conf & restarting Openswan. But, It struck & not started. Here is my logs: Apr 26 18:02:16 (none) authpriv.warn pluto[11631]: ...
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vpnc not work on linux backup machine

I have a very strange problem with the VPNC ( vpnc cisco client , open source vpn for cisco ) I installed the VPNC on my linux machine linux_box1 ( red-hat version 6.3 ) this machine is VM ware ...
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Cisco VPNC + get time out on target machine

I am running VPNC on linux red-hat machine ( version 6.3 ) , And my VPN connection seems to be timing out after 10-20 min . If it goes unused for more than a few minutes, I have to kill VPNC and ...
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VPNC cisco + quick mode response rejected error

I installed a vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine version 6.3 Most of the cases vpnc work well ( connecting to gateway customers by vpnc ) But against some particular customers ( Cisco gateways ) , ...