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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Connect approx 30 users to a remote office

Info: My company has a base office in Little Rock and we are setting up a remote office in Virginia with approximately 30 users. We do A LOT of SQL and Oracle data manipulation (heavy processing). ...
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Changing Forefront TMG VPN Certificate

I need to change my TMG server from an old VPN server certificate to a new one due to changing my internal CA structure. Where the heck do I do that? I don't see any certificate references in TMG ...
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IPSec VPN access to VPS

I would like to be able to be able to tunnel a local IP address (i.e 192.168.1.211) through my router that supports IPSec to a remote VPS (i.e. 106.187.34.207). Network map is here: ...
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Accessing machine by name in a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN not working as required

I have a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN with two clients (both running Windows 7). The VPN works as expected, except that I am unable to access any of the three machines in the network using their Windows ...
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VPN between 2 windows servers

I have an application that runs on a remote server (server A). Specifically, it is a virtual windows server I rent from fasthosts. In order to work, it needs to read data from a file which is stored ...
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How to setup test environment behind VPN?

I have a Linode VPS that I use to host multiple sites. I run Ubuntu 10.04 and Apache 2. What I would like to do is have my live sites (example-site.com) and test sites (test.example-site.com) on the ...
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openvpn: distribute other ip

i have openvpn installed on my vps now what i an trying to do is to let the client have their own ip as of now when a client connect to my vpn(2.2.2.2 example ip) -they will get the same ip as my ...
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How do I get internal hosts to use a VPN connection set up on a FreeBSD router?

Question in short: How do I get traffic from a host on an internal network, using NAT behind a router, to use a VPN connection set up on the router? I have a FreeBSD 9 router with 4 network ...
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Hardware Recommendation - Consumer Grade Wireless Router that is capable of routing to two separate networks from a single connection [closed]

I need to purchase a wireless router for an end user which is capable of routing between the public internet and our internal intranet depending on the traffic request. Basically, I need the router ...
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What back-end hardware or software do Amazon Web Services use to provide the VPN functionality for their VPCs? [closed]

When connecting a customer gateway to a VPC VPN, what hardware or software is providing the service on Amazon's side?
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IPSec Tunnel via Shared band using local IP instead of external

We have recently moved onto Shared Band which is causing us some issues. We have a direct Ip Address Mapping which maps our External Address down to our internal address set on the router (which ...
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F5 Networks VPN

I have a Windows 2008 server which needs to establish a VPN connection to a company that is using a product from F5 Networks. They sent a VPN URL, username and password to me for establishing the ...
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VPN or RemoteDesktop?

I need to keep an eye on our small company server while I'm away. I Have Windows2008 server with a spare NIC and went through all the steps to setup a WIndows VPN. But before I set the port forward ...
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VPN Connection causes DNS to use wrong DNS server

I have a Windows 7 PC on our company network (which is a member of our Active Directory). Everything works fine until I open a VPN connection to a customer's site. When I do connect, I lose network ...
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Is this considered 2 Factor Authentication?

Trying to create a 2 Factor Authentication for users to access data remotely. Here my scenario: We have a Watchguard to VPN into the network - If we use it's internal DB to store authentication ...
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IPsec Connection Ports

i configured a VPN server with IPsec to surfe secure at public networks. At generally it works. Now i would like to access my vpn server from my campus. Here i can't get any connection. I know, that ...
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Updating Client and Domain password domain and vpn

Win server 2003 R2 and Windows 7 Pro on VPN. Client computer will never been in domain without VPN. When I press ctrl+alt+del, and enter the new password i get the error: Unable to update password. ...
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Cannot connect to sql server from vpn client

I have a client that using openvpn is connecting to a remote lan where i have a openvpn server (zeroshell) i can use any service without troubles. Now i am trying to connect to a sql server sitting on ...
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Traffic routing with unreliable connections

I have a group of offices that are all connected to the main office via DSL links on the far end to save costs. (We're a non-profit, don't ask) We've historically had noticeable problems with the ...
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Active Directory and VPN on single server setup

I've attempted this several times now and never got it exactly correct. I am looking to setup my ML5 server as a VPN Server, Domain server, DHCP Server and file server. However every time i have ...
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What is the difference between connecting via VPN and SSH/SOCKS proxy for a specific application?

If I understand correctly, a VPN connection will make the whole computer behave like it is on the target network. Is it correct to say that a SOCKS proxy via an SSH tunnel would accomplish the same ...
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VPN Trunk Between Cisco ASA 5520 and DrayTek Vigor 2930

I'm a bit of a VPN newbie, so please go easy on me ... I'm trying to use the VPN trunking capabilities of the DrayTek Vigor 2930 firewall to bond two IPSec VPN connections to a Cisco ASA 5520 device ...
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VPN Trouble in China - How to Troubleshoot

I'm currently in China and my VPN connection (the server is not mine, by the way. I'm using a paid service) seems to be interfered with. Usually from within China I could connect to my VPN and I was ...
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Securing EC2 machines with VPC + a VPN?

Right now, my company is pre-launch and is getting away with a few dirty hacks. The biggest one is that our staging, ci, and monitoring boxes are available at staging.ourcompany.com, ...
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Cisco Anyconnect via OpenVPN tunnel on Windows

I'm trying to connect to a Cisco VPN using an USB-tethered connection using OpenVPN. The moment I enable Cisco AnyConnect, traffic stops on OpenVPN interface, resulting in disconnection. OS is ...
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how to NAT site to site VPN web traffic?

I have 2 Cisco routers and they are connected via GRE over IPsec. All of the traffic from the first router is being routed to the 2nd router with a default route. I need to access internet from the ...
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how to forward all traffic over a GRE over IPsec VPN on cisco routers?

i have 2 cisco ISR 2821 and 2811 and they are connected over a site to site GRE over IPsec vpn. my question is that, how can i forward all traffic or web traffic to the other router? thanks
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Iptables: Selective PPTP VPN routing

I've been able to set up TomatoUSB firmware with Ipredator via PPTP, the configuration is as follows: However, I don't want to use Ipredator PPTP VPN for every machine on my network, how to only ...
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Automatic Login to Active Directory via VPN

I need to connect a remote computer (physically outside of the domain) to the infrastructure at our data center which is controlled by active directory. I can VPN to the data center just fine, but I ...
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SonicWALL SSL VPN HTTP Bookmarks

We have a SonicWALL NSA 240. I'd like to use the Virtual Office SSL VPN to add a HTTP (web) bookmark....but when I click Add Bookmark, all I see is RDP, VNC, SSH, and Telnet. Is there some license ...
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network is not available even when cisco vpn client is connected. wrong route?

I'm using Vodafone 3G modem. I've disabled other network devices in the system (ethernet, wifi, wimax) turned off firewall and antivirus. cisco vpn client connects successfully but I still can not ...
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Can't get the L2TP IPSEC up and running

i have an Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric) server running on a ReadyNAS. Im planning to use this to accept ipsec+l2tp connections through a router. However, the connection is failing somewhere half through. ...
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Bandwidth Consumption on VPN + SSL

I need to estimate how much bandwidth (in Kilobytes) I will consume doing a https request (with client ssl authentication) between two servers connected through VPN over Internet. There's no need to ...
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Is it possible to restrict SQL server access to a Hamachi VPN?

We already use Hamachi to link our isolated servers together, but it is possible to restrict access to certain applications so that they can only be seen on the server or via Hamachi's VPN. From our ...
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Can you connect to Amazon VPC VPN from Windows 7 without a hardware VPN on your end?

I found this thread that seems to suggest it's not possible to connect to Amazon VPC VPN from a Windows 7 box without an external hardware (router) on the client side. Is this true, or did I miss ...
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VPN with NAT on a single nic

Setup: Windows 2k8 VPS 1 public ip 1 NIC What I'd like to configure: VPN server witch you can connect to and use the VPS's internet connection. The vpn clients should be given IP's by a DHCP server ...
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PPTPD Couldn't open the /dev/ppp device: Permission denied

I cannot connect to my pptpd server, because it fails to send LCP: Config-Requests to my client. I found the problem, it was located in syslog Jan 14 03:45:38 mightyowl3 pppd[22256]: Couldn't open ...
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Strange PPTP Issue

I have a Windows PPTP VPN Tunnell that I connect to. This terminates on a Win2k8 Server. I authenciate fine to the VPN. I can RDP to my admin workstation fine and from this I can RDP to all of the ...
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Windows 2003 Std HTTP issues (also affects windows updates)

I have 3 Windows 2003 servers in a domain. Server 1 is running the AD and VPN roles. Server 2 is running Exchange 2003. Server 3 is running some third party network apps and was supposed to be running ...
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Windows VPN fails after installing - Antivirus causing routing issue

I have installed VIPRE on my server and Windows VPN fails since then. It does connect to VPN but I can't access any resources on the server through VPN. It seems that I'm not getting correct IP ...
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Why VPN when I can just use SSH keys?

A friend of mine installed VPN on our LAMP development server. Previously, we just used SSH and sometimes SSH public keys to avoid password prompts. My question is, what is the advantage of using ...
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SSH VPN tunnel without having to enable root

ive been trying to setup a VPN SSH tunnel and ive had success executing ssh -Nv -w 0:0 root@192.168.2.2 -p 50 however what i am wondering is, can i do the tunneling without having root unlocked ...
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Can not connect to Windows network share from non domain computer via VPN

I have two separate Windows Domains in different LANs. Between both I have established a site-to-site VPN. Red is a Windows 2003 Domain Controller of Domain Dom_a. Blue an Windows 2008 R2 Domain ...
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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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Forward specific network traffic to other server

Is it possible to redirect incoming traffic on a specific port of my Ubuntu Linux server machine to another server (that has another public IP address and is located at another site)? I'm running a ...
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Is there an alternative to 'classic' client Vpn, using only a browser?

i would like to allow my company employee, to connect from outside office to our server using the browser. Does exists some product that emulate a 'virtual web desktop' (like an RDP session, for ...
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Shared folders not available when connected to Windows Server 2008 R2 via SSL VPN

When a user(from a WAN/Windows 7 Professional desktop) is connected via SSTP/SSL VPN, shared folders are not available. But if the same user logs in via within LAN/office-PC, gets to see all the ...
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TFS over Virtual Private Network (VPN) over P2P

[Note: I know this is a sloppy shot! I just want to cure my understanding about the P2P mesh.] Goal: I need to make my partner access the Team Foundation Server running on my local LAN, via the ...
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Unable to Connect to PPTP server Debian Linux

I just set up a pptp server on Debian Linux and I can connect to the server from my iPhone when in the same network as the PPTP server. But when I leave my office network, I can't connect to the vpn. ...
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One way traffic PPTPD Server / No Internet Access

I just set up a pptp server on Debian Linux yesterday by following this guide: http://poptop.sourceforge.net/dox/debian-howto.phtml When I tried to connect to the server using both XP and iOS, the ...