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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Sonicwall Connecting to VPN: failed to find connection entry for message id xxxxxxxx

I am trying to connect to a VPN using SonicWall but after authentication, I am getting "failed to find connection entry for message id xxxxxxxx". Any ideas? Note : I am not getting this error each ...
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Amazon VPN connection

I am using a netgear FVS336GV2 firewall and I have a comcast business router in front of it. After numerous phone calls with amazon support I have not been able to establish a vpn connection. I am ...
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WatchGuard XTM510, Dialed in VPN (PPTP) users cant Ping hosted datacentre machine on BOVPN

we have a BOVPN from our network 192.168.1.0/24 range to some hosted environments at a datacentre. 172.15.0.1/20 any machine on our internal network ranges can communicate with the systems at the ...
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OpenVPN Linux Client does not bring up tap0 interface

I have an OpenVPN client on Linux connecting to an OpenVPN server. The server assigns IPs via DHCP, thus I connect using the tap interface rather than the tun interface. OpenVPN connects, ...
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Openswan and OpenVPN

I have installed Openswan and have configured IPSec tunnels and they work perfect until i install OpenVPN. Now i can't find out way the ping wont work. When i execute the "service ipsec status" it ...
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Windows 8.1 — PPTP VPN connection dies after a minute or two

First of all, I'm not sure if I should be posting this here on Server Fault or on Super User. Please forgive me if I should have posted it elsewhere. I've set up a PPTP VPN using Amazon EC2. I did ...
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TCP connection through IPSec (Linux/Strongswan) stalls after exceeding PMTU

The backups (via Bacula) of one of my servers (“A”) connected via IPSec (Strongswan on Debian testing) to a storage daemon (“B”) don't finish 95% of the times they run. What apparently happens, is: ...
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Can I use --duplicate-cn option for a specific VPN account instead of using at server level?

If I use --duplicate-cn I am seeing it taking effect over all the accounts of my server. I want to make it per client basis, so that I can give this option only to select accounts. Is it possible?
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Accelerating OpenVPN using multiple connections

My ISP throttles single connection downloads, but if I use an accelerator like aria2c and open lets say, 20 connections, my download speed shoots through the roof. I have been able to saturate my ...
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Openvpn server behind NAT router with PPTP connection to service provider

I have Zyxel router connected to service provider using PPTP. Behind the router there is a Ubuntu box with OpenVPN server. I would like to forward a port for OpenVPN server to access it from internet. ...
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VPN Connection pooling?

I'm having a problem on PFSense https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=23914.0 where I can only connect one client with a PPTP VPN to a VPN Server outside out network. PFsense is our firewall and ...
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Setting up PPTP VPN server, cannot access remote hosts

I'm attempting to set up a VPN server on an industrial ProRoute M2M 4G router. My goal is for a client to be able to log in on the VPN and be able to "locally" hosts that are on the router's LAN. My ...
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Understanding an OpenVPN bridge from iptable's point of view

In my scenario, there is a machine which acts as both an iptables-based firewall and an OpenVPN-server at the same time. It has two network interfaces - eth1 is connected to the internet whereas eth0 ...
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VPN and router pass-through

I have been having trouble with VPN on my router, so I thought that since it allowed VPN Pass-through, I would set up a VPN server on an Ubuntu box here, and pass through to that. I have set up PPTP, ...
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VPN route on Windows [closed]

I'm trying to manually add a route to the VPN connection. The reason is that when i connect to the VPN, i can't navigate the internet. I've tried to uncheck the "Use default gateway on remote network" ...
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openvpn server for mobile access routing/bridging

I'm running a web server on an IPC and want to get access to the network with VPN, because the customer doesn't want to host his data directly on the internet. This web server runs a webapp, which ...
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Windows 7/8 Strongswan IKEv2 Wrong Gateway

I have setup Strongswan on Ubuntu 14.04 from the official package. I use IKEv2 with PKI authentication and a custom authorization plugin. This works great for Android and Ubuntu clients using ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server on virtual machine while Open VPN client is running on my system

I've got a server where there are a few virtual machines. I use Hyper-V. I created one virtual machine and installed SQL Server 2008 R2 there. Then I was able to connect to that server using ...
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What is the remote IP on PPTPD settings? ( digital ocean) [closed]

I'm trying to install a vpn ( PPTPD) server using digital ocean tutorial. Everything looks straightforward except that I don't know what the remoteip ip/range is. Is it something that I should look ...
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Persistent PPTP 807 through a single 877w edge router

Im setting up another vpn for cleaning malware infected computers remotely and some other things, Normally id use SSTP nat tcp 443 and be done in 5 minutes but in this case I need to use another ...
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Can't establish a reliable VPN tunnel (ShrewSoft client / ZyWALL USG-50 firewall)

I try to setup an IPSec VPN tunnel through my firewall (ZyWall USG-50), but it doesn't work like it should. quick scheme of my installation: ME [A.B.C.D] --- **INTERNET** | ...
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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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Can't connect VPN tunnel when other on same NAT-router is connected

We have recently changed our FW to a ZyWall 310 with drastically improved throughput over the old one. However there is a new problem that occurred, we have several L2TP/IPSec clients that connect to ...
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Should Carrier Ethernet traffic be encrypted?

I'm looking for a best practice answer. We have a 100Mb point to point Carrier Ethernet circuit between a corporate office and an offsite data center. Basically we have SQL traffic replicating to ...
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Add routes for VPN on CentOS

I am a completely new in server routing and VPN. I have a CentOS 6 server with 2 interfaces running (eth0, eth1) and current routes like this # route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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Cisco ASA + FreeRadius: Downloadable ACL configuration

VPN users that are using FreeRadius are having access to all VLANs. VPN users using local authentication have local ACLs applied to their access. I need to know what configuration change I need to ...
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Two-factor authentication via mobile phone on Windows Server

Is it possible to set up two factor VPN authentication on Windows Server 2008 R2? In other words: when someone tries to connect to a corporate VPN, they are sent an SMS with a code, which they then ...
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How do I connect to Windows Desktops from a Linux Server? [closed]

I have system A on a network connected to the Internet, another system B on a different place (different location also). I have a VPS server with SSH connectivity. Both A and B are Windows, and the ...
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PPTP and windows 7 809 error [closed]

I want to connect from home to my router(linux mashine) at work. i have installed pptpd. i have added following fw rules: iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -p gre -j ...
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Use local Internet connection

I have a network split into through two ethernet segments through a virtual VPN hub. In the figure, blue is the part of the network that I control. My problem is due to the orange subnetwork, that ...
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External VPN users cant access mapped network drives with Name have to use IP address

It's not a massive problem but some users complain they can't access our storage drive when working externally across the VPN. For instance, internally they can type \\storageserver\adminfolders and ...
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OpenVPN doesn't start correctly

When I install Open VPN and try to start it, I get this: iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT) I have VPS in OVH. I don´t know if the problem can be tun/tap ppp. I also ...
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Route between two branch offices via IPsec VPN to head office?

I have TMG 2010 running on Server 2008 R2 in our head office with 2 branch offices connecting in using Dray Tek 2930 routers with IPsec site to site VPNS. The remote sites can route between the head ...
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Aggregate two pptp connection ubuntu

I used pptp client to create two pptp VPN connection ppp0 and ppp1. I would like to aggregate these two connections (in round-robin style). I tried bonding , but it seems that it only work for two ...
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Private, secure network between web nodes

I need to create small network of vps (linux) servers. Their main puropse is to server some data over http to clients. Each server is going to be located elsewhere in the world. I want those servers ...
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Cisco RV016 dual WAN and VPN setup

I have a VPN of several RV016 routers and I want to set some of them with 2 ISPs. I plug the two ISP cables in WAN 1 and 2 ports and configure the router to "Intelligent Balancer(Auto Mode)". It works ...
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Openvpn - stuck on Connecting

I've got a problem with openvpn server... every time when I trying to connect to the VPN , I am getting a window with login and password box, so I typed my login and password (login = Common Name ...
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Site-to-Site PPTP VPN connection between two Windows Server 2008 R2 servers

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 machines, one in our main office and one in a new office which we have just moved offsite. The main office has previously been handling client-to-server PPTP VPN ...
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Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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Create a windows VPN server from Powershell [closed]

Has anybody configured a Windows Server VPN with powershell, I am looking for a way to create a VPN server from scratch from powershell.
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Connecting Small business network to Azure Site to Site VPN

Would like to have connectivity between azure virtual machines and on LAN users. My current network has a Cisco ISA550 connected to the WAN (one Ethernet cable into the office the fiber transceiver ...
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VRF Internet Gateway Multiple External IP's 1 Internal IP to AWS

Trying to setup VRF for the first time and its not working for me even though I keep reading everything online. IP's are different to real life. I have an Internet connection which I can ping to my ...
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NAS device for distributed team [closed]

We are a distributed team spread across 5 locations. We have a shared drive (1 TB data) at our former location that we are currently accessing via Hamachi VPN. Our shared drive is a network folder on ...
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ASA 5540 v8.4(3) vpn to ASA 5505 v8.2(5), tunnel up but I cant ping from 5505 to IP on other side

I am having problems pinging from a 5505(remote) to IP 10.160.70.10 in the network behind the 5540(HQ side). 5505 inside IP: 10.56.0.1 Out: 71.43.109.226 5540 Inside: 10.1.0.8 out: 64.129.214.27 I ...
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PPTP server/client to client communication fails

I have some problems with my PPTP VPN server on Debian 7 x86. I'm mainly using Windows clients to connect to the VPN and this works. The VPN connection from client to server works, because in the ...
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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 ...