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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OS X Server ignoring static VPN IP request

I've just enabled the VPN service on OS X Server, everything is working fine however we are facing one issue. All of our clients (about 30 iMac's) are connecting to the VPN with a static IP however OS ...
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share OpenVPN tunnel to other machines and multiple DHCP server concern

I'm thinking about trying OpenVPN on a particular host to tunnel traffic to a VPS. As well, I'd like to get arbitrary clients on my LAN to use that OpenVPN interface for routing their traffic. My ...
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Setting up a VPN connection to Amazon VPC - routing

I am having some real issues setting up a VPN between out office and AWS VPC. The "tunnels" appear to be up, however I don't know if they are configured correctly. The device I am using is a Netgear ...
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enable user to connect to external pptp VPN server

I want to enable local user to connect to remote VPN server I added those rules to the iptables but still not able to connect -A OUTPUT -p gre -j ACCEPT -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1723 -j ACCEPT ...
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Tunneling traffic from eth0 to tun0 (OpenVPN) Ububtu 12.04

Following the steps described here I've managed to configure both the VPN server and client(I can ping both ways). Their respective configuration files are: server: ;local a.b.c.d port 1194 ;proto ...
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What is best practice for secure access to AWS, especially RDS?

After some reading (AWS docs, http://stratumsecurity.com/2012/12/03/practical-tactical-cloud-security-ec2/, etc..) I still don't understand how to organize secure & easy access to AWS (especially ...
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Error with a vpn client (PPTP protocole) over ssh

I have some errors when I use PPTP over ssh : sudo ssh -L 1723:127.0.0.1:1723 vpn-server@$192.168.1.1 192.168.1.1 is the vpn server ip. When I start pppd (client) whith the following command : ...
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DirectAccess & VPN on Windows Server 2012 Essentials

This is supposed to be very simple - deploy WS2012E on server, install the DirectAccess and VPN role and that should be about it. But it seems that its not, tried this method with no success, Not ...
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redirect http traffic through ppp0(vpn tunnel)

So I have this tunnel connection with a VPN on interface ppp0, I need to redirect the traffic through that vpn, of course if I do route add default dev ppp0 it will redirect all the traffic through ...
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Pros / cons of using password-less OpenVPN client keys

I'm setting up an OpenVPN server for my organization, and I'm reading up on the different ways that the client side keys work. I'm still a little unfamiliar with all of the concepts behind these ...
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SMB 3 encrypted over internet

SMB 3 offers an option to enable encryption. Does that mean it would be a possible option to let people use SMB over the internet or are there other not securable aspects about SMB left? What extra ...
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Can you connect to a FVS336Gv2 without using VPN Lite Software?

My uncle purchased a NETGEAR ProSafe FVS336Gv2. Now we want to use the VPN functionality of it. I didn't see any mention on the box or the manual that we'd have to pay for a license to use their VPN ...
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PPTPD VPN only forward DNS requests?

Is there any possible way of configuring a PPTPD VPN server to only forward DNS requests on so that I can save bandwidth? Thanks, Francis
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OpenVPN and Routing and IPtables

GOAL: Access internal network devices and browse web via the tunnel. 192.168.2.x = internal network 192.168.3.x = openvpn server 192.168.2.111 = openvpn server on internal network [root@openvpn ~]# ...
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What is the simplest open source Linux VPN software/configuration with Windows Clients?

I used Strong Swan (server/client cert) server before with a Windows 8.1 client base and it was a nightmare to configure (that's an understatement). The documentation was poor. I read books on ...
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How can I allow UDP traffic over my SBS2011/Win7 VPN connection?

VPN Server: Windows SBS 2011 Client workstation: Windows 7 64bit Enterprise Machines in physically separate network (home & office) I am in the process of troubleshooting a problem where a ...
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How can I determine if my VPN is passing through UDP traffic?

I have an client application that is unable to connect with it's server counterpart over a VPN connection. Server is Windows SBS 2011, client is Windows 7 64bit Enterprise. Using Windows VPN client. ...
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Azure VPN shows connecting but I can ping/rdp from local network

I set up a virtual network on Azure and connected it with Site to Site VPN to my local network. I am able to ping and RDP to the VM's in Azure from my local network. The problem is that the VPN ...
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Sonicwall TZ205w and Server 2012: Unable to authenticate via LDAP for VPN access (SSLVPN nor NetExtender)

I have been working all evening on this issue and have hit a roadblock. We have a firewall that recently was restored to a November backup, and after reconfiguration LDAP auth is toast. I researched ...
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How to route traffic only to specific hosts using sshuttle?

I'm currently using sshuttle to access some VPN-restricted resources, the vanilla version of "route everything" works fine but I'd like to know how to use it to route only traffic to those servers. I ...
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Repair RRAS and NAT on Windows Server 2008 R2

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server with RRAS installed and configure with VPN and NAT. NAT stopped working and when I checked, IPv4 is missing . I've tried re-installing RRAS but it just ...
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OpenVPN Configuration Setup

I have a CentOS 6.64bit machine that I installed OpenVPN on. I want to have OpenVPN setup internally as a VPN to replace QuickVPN(it's horrible, fragile and randomly will work on Windows 8.x and not ...
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Is secure pptp not possible on Ubuntu?

From [1], it was said that 1) All users and providers of PPTP VPN solutions should immediately start migrating to a different VPN protocol. PPTP traffic should be considered ...
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Fortigate VPN can't reach site

I've two Fortigate's here and I use one of them for each site. Site A Site B 192.168.2.0/24 <---------- VPN ...
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Need help troubleshooting QuickVPN hang

have QuickVPN 1.4.0.5 on XP Pro SP3 and am trying to connect to a RVS4000 using its public IP address. QuickVPN gets to "Connecting..." and hangs. The context menu on the systray icon won't come ...
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Cisco 3800 - Crypto map gone wrong

I've noticed a very strange issue on our Cisco3800 router. The router is hosting multiple Site to site VPN connections. Everything was working fine for several months. No changes were made. All of a ...
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site to site vpn between sonicwall and pfsense

The problem i am facing is establishment of a site to site VPN in between pfSense( version 2.0.1) and SonicWall Pro2040 Enhanced ( Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced 4.2.1.4-7e) . All of the ...
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RRAS behind Ubiquity EdgeMAX drops PPTP tunnel

I have a Server 2008 R2 machine behind an Ubiquiti EdgeMAX router. The router has been configured as a NAT, and all GRE traffic along with the TCP control port (1723) has been forwarded to the ...
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What are the possible reasons that and troubleshooting steps when one specific internet connection cannot view a website? [closed]

I have a client that is unable to access the website I developed for him. I'm really confused as to why! When he navigates to the URL it attempts to load (on any device) for 4-5s and eventually says ...
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Cisco IPSEC VPN Slow Speeds

We have a site to site IPSEC VPN, both endpoints are Cisco PIX 515e's. The links at both end are 100mb, however speeds over the VPN (logged using jperf) are at most 4mb. Obviously this represents a ...
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Can't find the configuration panel for DirectAccess and VPN

I have a Windows 2012 Server Standard in which I cannot find where to configure DirectAccess and VPN. I have it installed and working (did that a while ago) but I need to confirm some configuration ...
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Windows 2008 R2 VPN Server - Windows 7 Ultimate VPN Client - Fails to connect

I have installed a Windows 2008 R2 server with RRAS to act as a VPN (SSTP or PPTP) Server. The client machines that connect to the server are Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and mobile devices - ...
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Performance impact of slower encryption/hash/group settings in Phase 1

When defining IPSec VPN tunnels, how much of a performance impact can I expect from choosing "stronger" Phase 1 settings (such as AES256/SHA1/DH5 over DES/MD5/DH1)? For example, I'm told that AES-256 ...
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Tunnel windows VPN through SSH

Ok here is my issue... I want to connect to a VPN via pptp on Windows XP however it is behind a firewall that I have no control over. I am able to make SSH connections. I wish to VPN to a server I ...
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L2TP VPN disconnects on sustained file transfer from server LAN computer to VPN client

VPN Server: Windows Server 2008 x86 RRAS installed and running All necessary firewall ports are open, I no longer get rejected log entries Behind router which is DHCP, serving 192.168.0.2 to ...
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Software VPN connection to Amazon AWS VPC private instance [closed]

I have a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) instance on Amazon AWS. Inside the VPC, I have a private instance which is running the database and a public instance which has the front-end web pages for ...
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VPN Server with site CNAME

I have set up a VPN server on my router and set a subdomain from my website (ex. vpn.mywebsite.com) that forwards my dynamic DNS address, so when I connect to my VPN, my server is vpn.mywebsite.com ...
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Sharing Cisco VPN connection with network peers

We have a Windows Seven host with Cisco VPN Client access configured. We want to share this connection with some linux machines. We tried sharing the Lan connection (GUI option), then adding the ...
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Open ports for VPN users

I have been looking around for some time for answer to this, and have yet to find one. The issue that I am having is that users that are connected to the VPN cannot do the following, as examples: ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Server over Azure Point-to-site VPN

I'm having trouble connecting to SQL servers over an Azure point-to-site VPN. SQL Standard is running on an Azure VM which is part of an Azure point-to-site VPN. It is a named instance. SQL Express ...
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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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PPTP VPN - No internet access though the VPN

I am very new to the world of windows server I'm renting a VM in the USA for my web hosting(DC, DNS and Web host role) and I decided that I would install a VPN on it so I could re-route me ...
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VLAN over VPN (ASA 5520)? if not any other options available?

Is it possible to extend the local VLANs to a Remote site connected by IPSEC VPN using ASA 5520 / Cisco 1841 DSL router. can we have many VPN tunnels between the ASAs? (from every VLAN one vpn ...
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routing instead of VPN

I have a browser-based application deployed on an intranet server at a client's office. They have Wyse thin clients and have recently added Surface tablets for office use. 90% of the time, the users ...
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Fortigate PPTP push default gateway and DNS server

I've got a fortigate 40C here and copied the config mainly from a Fortigate60. Everything is working fine, but I've got some problems with the PPTP VPN connection. I want to add SSL VPN in the future, ...
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SSH Tunnel not working, but not able to find the point of failure as it worked previously

I am having an odd issue wherein suddenly port forwarding stopped working in a particular scenario for me. By default I need a particular port forwarded on all servers I manage and so I have the ...
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Window CLient User Connect PPTP VPN FreeRadius verify username from MySQL not chap-secrets file

FreeRadius are working proper Sending Access-Request of id 223 to 110.4.43.172 port 1812 User-Name = "test" User-Password = "mypassword" NAS-IP-Address = 127.0.0.1 ...
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how to do a traffic analysis gateway (logging, content storage, reviewing, querying) [closed]

I'd like to set up a network monitoring server that will be 1) my LAN's gateway to the internet, 2) a VPN server for my devices running outside (e.g. laptop on public wifi, smartphone over 3G/4G ...
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Preventing SSH to use VPN

I use a VPN service on my Debian server which I connect to remotely using SSH. The problem I'm facing is that when I connect to the VPN on the server I get disconnected from SSH since the server's IP ...
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Active Directory replication over VPN - DNS resolution

I have looked around whether anyone had the same issue but so far have not seen anything that would help me. I have a homelab and two VMs (Windows 2k8r2) with public IP addresses hosted in remote ...