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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How to prevent Windows Server 2008 R2 from automatically shutting down applications?

I have been running various processes over night on a Windows 2008 R2 AMD64 SP1 virtual server share via a VPN connection and remote desktop. Recently, I have been noticing that when I return in the ...
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VPN/tunneling/proxy service for devices in the field

I'm trying this question here, but if there's a better stack exchange or somewhere else that's more appropriate, please let me know. Thanks! We have a number of devices in the field in corporate ...
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Azure Point-to-Site VPN but no DNS

I've got: an Azure Virtual Network, an Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller on that network, a Point-to-Site VPN set up for that network all the way so that I can connect to it from my local ...
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Vyatta Remote Access VPN firewall (PPTP)

I am using Vyatta Remote Access VPN (PPTP) and NAT for proxy. When pc-A and pc-B are connected to VPN, pc-A ipaddress is 192.168.10.10 and pc-B is 192.168.10.11. ...
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Pass a traffic from a specific domain through OpenVPN

I want to pass traffic from a specific domain through openvpn (tun0) and the rest through eth0 How can I configure openvpn to work with eth0? the domain name is set with ddclient to update dynamic ...
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Cannot access L2L VPN from RA VPN connected client on Cisco ASA 5510

We have a Cisco 1921 router running IOS 15.1 at one of our branches which is connected via a L2L IPsec VPN to a ASA5510 running ASA 7.2 at our headquarters. The ASA also provides IPSec Remote Access ...
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Routing and remote access on Windows Server 2012 locks out RDP and ping

I have a server with 2 network cards, one unplugged and not in use and the other on a public IP address. Using remote desktop, I setup Routing and Remote Access (VPN access with NAT), assigned the ...
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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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AWS VPC public web application connecting to database via VPN

What I am trying to do is set up a web application that is public facing but makes calls to a database that is on an internal network. I have been trying to set up an AWS VPC with a public subnet, ...
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big speed difference on a network link with and without VPN tunnel

Scenario: We have a network link between two offices. The link is provided by a third party company through a VLAN on their network, but to us it is totally transparent -as if we had a simple ...
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Setting up an IPSec VPN with Cisco ASDM

I am trying to set up a VPN remote access with a Cisco ASDM 6.4 for ASA 5505 Version 8.2(5). In order to set up the VPN I followed this steps. After this steps my info look like this: VPN Tunnel ...
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RRAS and Static Routes for VPN

I've searched and searched and cannot find an answer (that I can understand). Here's my situation: I've got an office network using IP addresses like 192.168.1.1-255 and a home network using the same ...
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Disconnect lancom vpn connection

How can I kill a special vpn connection within ssh session on my lancom router? # show my active connections ls Status/VPN/Connections # I try something like ... set ...
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SSTP VPN connects, then disconnects

I'm trying to setup an SSTP VPN on Windows Server 2012 which works fine when I connect from the same subnet as the RAS server but does not work when I configure PAT or when I try to route the traffic ...
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Multiple IPsec tunnels implented with raccon - need tunnel specific debug output

I have a network appliance box serving as an end point for several site to site IPsec VPN tunnels. raccon's docs specify that a log file can be written to with the -l option. My clunky approach to ...
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Strange DNS behaviour over VPN

We have a small branch with few computers with few computers connected via the Internet to our central building. We don't use site-to-site, but dial-in to the Cisco router (we use ShrewSoft as a ...
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CheckPoint Firewall R71: Is it possible to reserve an IP for a specific MAC address on a VPN session?

My Checkpoint firewall is configured to allow users to open the GUI (Smart Dashboard) only if their IP is on the allowed list. Whenever I work from home (I use the CheckPoint SNX client on an Ubuntu ...
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How Windows establishes L2TP/IPSEC VPN connection without “IPSec ID” (group id)?

I have a third-party VPN server configured with only 4 credentials given to me: server ip, preshared key, user name and user password. Under Windows 7, i can easily connect to this VPN via standard ...
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OpenVPN routing between static hosts

I have an OpenVPN server with successful static-key tunnels to two separate hosts - my laptop, and another server elsewhere on the internet. I have connectivity over both OpenVPN tunnels. How do I ...
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Issue Routing along IPSEC VPN

I am struggling to get two different subnets routing along a IPSec tunnel. The tunnel is between a Vyatta (6.5) and a Juniper firewall. The tunnel was initially created to route between a subnet in ...
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LAN to PPTP VPN bridge

I am pretty new to VPN and networking stuff so please bear with me if this seems a noob question. I have a cisco linksys e2500 router running on Tomato firmware. My situation is, I have set up a PPTP ...
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What is the KMS road warrior user experience?

We provide Office and Exchange and Sharepoint services to our users who are all "permanent road warriors" - by which I mean they don't belong to any domain, they don't even dial in to a VPN, they act ...
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VPN Authentication Credentials (Local/Remote Identifiers) For Remote Access VPN

So I am trying to set up a remote access VPN using the free ShrewSoft vpn client: https://www.shrew.net/software I want to use a PSK as the authentication mechanism combined with XAuth so that a ...
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DD-WRT/TOMATO Whitelist openVPN connection for specified client MAC/IP

I will use these settings: # Allow these TRUSTED hosts unrestricted access iptables -A wanout -i `nvram get lan_ifname` -m mac --mac-source <allowed MAC #1> -j ACCEPT iptables -A wanout -i ...
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Using ebtables to drop packets out of bridge and route via Tinc VPN

We have a bridge set up on Ubuntu to link our LAN to our gateway which is on the same subnet. We need this to be able to control the traffic and are not currently in a position to change subnets so we ...
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Running a VPN server and a captive portal on the same machine with a DNS too

I don't know if this can be done but I'm asking anyways. Let's say that I've an Ubuntu machine with OpenSwan and xl2ptd to handle incoming VPN connections. Now, what I need to do is something like ...
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List of valid Vendor ID in Vendor ID payload

I have some logs from a VPN with lines like this one: Ignoring Vendor ID payload [4a131c8107035845...] Can I use the hexadecimal code there to identify what kind of hardware attempted to establish ...
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Site-to-Site VPN between Draytek Vigor and ISA 2006 Authentication Issue

I currently have a remote satellite office that has been configured as a site-to-site VPN. There is a Draytek Vigor 2830 router that is connected to an ISA 2006 server. I am having issues with ...
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OpenVPN Client-specific routing when using username/password authentication

So I have an openvpn running on a debian machine and I have set it up to work with PAM authentication via the pam module AND NOT the provided example script. However, requirements changed and now I ...
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Android devices fail to connect to MS L2TP PSK

I have configured MS Server 2003 RRAS with IPSec / L2TP using PSK. iPhone devices connect fine however Android devices fail to connect. The MS "Oakley" trace file shows the negotiations for Apple and ...
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VPN (PPTP with MPPE 128) + SMB2 -> plain text transmissions?

Setup: I have a simple test setup: PC (Win7) and Server (Win Server 2008) and I open a VPN tunnel between the two of them via PPTP (encrypted with MPPE 128). The server has a shared folder that the ...
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CCP site-to-site VPN using access rules

I use CCP for creating site-to-site VPNs on a Cisco router. I need to use network objects on my ipsec rule for having multiple hosts but the network objects are only available on the access rules ...
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L2TP & IPSec (OpenSwan) on Centos time out when connecting

I'm having big trouble setting up a very simple VPN. Using Centos 6. My Server Address : 61.34.26.32 (fictive) Whenever I try to connect (from iPhone5 or MacOS X) i get a connection timeout. I ...
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Windows 7 & Windows 8 VPN Client for Netgear FVS318

The Netgear FVS318 Reference Guide (ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/FVS318v11_Refguide.pdf) states: The PC must have a VPN client program that supports IPSec. NETGEAR recommends and supports the ...
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PPTP won't connect error 628

vim /etc/ppp/chap-secrets # Secrets for authentication using CHAP # client server secret IP addresses #* pptpd 34fg3g93jgij3g * and vim /etc/radiusclient/servers ...
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Cannot connect to SSH or FTP through VPN connection to network

Ok so this may be something really obvious that I am missing out but hopefully somebody will be able to spot what I have done wrong or suggest some further steps. I am running a debian squeeze server ...
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Setting up VPN with wired and wireless connection

I have a VPN working for the wired connection but it doesn't seem to work for the wireless connection. I'm trying to get a VPN set up with both a wired and wireless connection. So to do so, after ...
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Gateway-to-gateway VPN not allowing access to PDC/shares

I have a gateway-to-gateway VPN between my datacenter (HQ) and a remote site. The VPN is between two Netgear UTM9S gateways. In HQ, I have a Windows Server 2003 DC as well as several Windows 7 Pro ...
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OpenVPN routing without affecting host routing table

I have a Linux OpenVPN server with two clients, A and B. I've set these up with client-to-client so they can talk to each other. I want to make client A to be the default route for client B so that B ...
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Cisco SR520W-ADSL-K9 + Mac/iPad/iPhone = “The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify the server address and try reconnecting.”

I am seeing the following error when attempting to connect to an Cisco 520 Secure Router /w 802.11g SR520W-ADSL-K9 with Mac, iPad or iPhone clients "The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify ...
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Multiple Devices connecting to VPN on CentOS server

I am looking for a solution as to what would be the VPN software for multiple OSes and Devices. I currently have 15 systems to connect to a VPN. I was using Hamachi from LogMeIn but their lack of ...
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ras (dial-up) has no Internet after VPN setup

what's wrong with my configurations? RAS Interface han no Internet. I had given static IP pool to VPN users, 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.254. I am really stuck! screenshot of my config: ...
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Advice on Auditing VPN Connections

I've inherited a network that is truly a mess and the VPN config is amazingly long with confusing group names and very little documentation. I am curious to see how others have gone about auditing ...
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Shrew Soft VPN - Network Connection Timeout Occured

I am trying to troubleshoot as to why I am getting the following error when I try log-in to the VPN using Shrew Soft VPN. What doesn't make sense is that it works on the same machine except that in a ...
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Route specific network traffic through vpn in virtualbox guest

I am running OSX with a windows server 2008 guest in Virtualbox. My goal is to route some of the network traffic in the host through the server guest. This is because the win2008 server has a VPN ...
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MacOSX Server vpnd “CANNOT_LOAD_BUNDLE_ERR”

My office vpn server (a mac osx server) doesn't seem reliable. Clients loose connectivity to the server after 15-20 minutes or more of activity. Often the the first time authentication is re-tried the ...
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pfSense IPsec VPN setup (Log error: racoon: INFO: unsupported PF_KEY message REGISTER)

Good morning, I'm trying to setup an IPSec Tunnel on a pfSense firewall. I have 2 interfaces configured: WAN (public firewall IP: .../31) LAN (internal static IPs: 192.168.104.0/29) I set up the ...
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Debian PPTPD Misunderstanding

I have just installed pptpd on a debian server, configured the ip to 10.0.0.1 and started the service. The service appears to be running on eth0: gl.ob.al.ip:1723, which is as expected. However I ...
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VPN Passthrough

I have VPN passthrough open on my Cisco WRVS4400N router with port range forwarding open on port 1723 to my Windows 2003 server running as a VPN server. It has been working fine until this past ...
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WAN Woes Between Satellite Offices

Having a baffling time trying to troubleshoot an issue between 3 sites on a WAN set up via site-to-site VPN. The sites are: NY: 10.30.1.0 (HQ) OH: 10.30.6.0 CT: 10.30.7.0 When I first ...