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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Error 812 when connecting to office VPN

I am currently setting up an office VPN on a new server (running SBS 2011), and I keep getting "Error 812: The connection was prevented because of a policy configured on your RAS/VPN server..." when I ...
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UDP over TCP on vpn connections

For example we have a VPN TCP transport connection through proxy. I wonder how is UDP emulated over this TCP connection? How its unreliable nature is emulated?
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GRE Tunnel over IPsec with Loopback

I'm having a really hard time trying to estabilish a VPN connection using a GRE over IPsec tunnel. The problem is that it involves some sort of "loopback" connection which I don't understand -- let ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RAS VPN: access server on internal interface ip

short question: I'm usually a linux admin but need to setup a Win2k8 R2 server for a student project. The server is running as VM on a root server and has a public internet IP assigned. Additionally I ...
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Xen - Centralized logon for all domU's

I'm part of a small business who is curently renting a dedicated server running Xen (Debian) with 4 Debian guests. Dom0 = eon DomU-1 = fry - build server DomU-2 = get - development env DomU-3 = hal - ...
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Windows VPN Server software that supports bandwidth caps

I am looking for a VPN server like OpenVPN that supports bandwidth caps for users. I posted an original question which in which I asked for a VPN server that supported bandwidth throttling - which is ...
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Can I host a VPN service on a shared Windows Host I already have?

I have a windows hosting plan with Plesk control panel, FTP, email and other popular options already found in common windows hosting plans. I want to know whether I can convert my hosting plan to a ...
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Routing traffic through a specific port depending on Subnet requested

I have my network setup with a sonicwall device as the default gateway so all my traffic goes in and out through it. Now I have just setup a VPN on a cisco router from our local network of 192.168.5.X ...
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Export list of TinyCA2 certificates

How can I export a list of TinyCA2 certificates held on a machine?
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After enbaling VPN/NAT on 2008 R2 direct access to server is blocked (RDP, FTP,…)

After setting up VPN with NAT over RRAS configuration menu in windows server 2008 R2, direct access to server is blocked. Does anybody know why is this happening? How to enable RDP, FTP, and other ...
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After NAT how to setup VPN in windows server 2008 r2?

We have one windows server 2008 R2 with about 10 Hyper-V virtual machines. We've used wizard that comes when you enable RRAS to setup NAT, so that virtual machines can connect to internet (and to ...
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Force Juniper-network client to use split routing

I'm using the Juniper client for OSX ('Network Connect') to access a client's VPN. It appears that the client is configured to not use split-routing. The client's VPN host is not willing to enable ...
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openvpn as two factor network entry point integrated to AD

I'm looking to deploy openvpn as a linux RAS server (rather than site-to-site) and i'd like to use two factor authentication, specifically the use of ssl certificates and passwords tied into an ntlm ...
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iPhone VPN with OpenSwan fails to reconnect

I have managed to configure VPN with iPhone and OpenSWAN on Linux 2.6. Though, when disconnecting the iphone and reconnecting, it times out. I have found that: 1) no packets are being sent when you ...
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Which VPN-Software for Road-Warriors

I am using Linux (Debian) as my server platform and want to configure the following: A remote user can connect to a secure VPN server and use its IP to access the Internet, mostly for browsing and ...
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What is the least expensive gateway for Amazon VPC?

I need to prototype a solution using Amazon VPC - what's the least expensive option available to create a VPC gateway on our side for the test lab? I realize there are probably free VPN gateways ...
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Can I hook a firewall inside a network and VPN connect to another network?

I'm wondering what I'd have to do to make the following scenario possible: _____________ __________________ | | | | | Network A | | Network ...
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Will being a VPN Client interrupt web pages hosted by IIS?

We have a dedicated server that is primarily used to host our website. I've been tasked with determining the feasibility of setting up a VPN connection from it to our Internal Network at our offices ...
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Connect three servers in lan over internet

We have three Windows Server 2008 R2 servers in different physical locations. We would like to connect them over the internet as if they were in LAN. My guess is to use VPN, but is there another ...
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Problems with self-signed SSL certificate for SSTP in Windows Server Foundation 2008

I am trying to configure SSTP in Windows Server Foundation 2008. I want to use a self-signed SSL certificate to do authentication. When the server is running, I get the following error when trying ...
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Active Directory Replication

We have Active Directory Environment which we want to expand to 3 different locations. Our main office and 2 branch offices. We have create domain.local. We don't have VPN between branches or with ...
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How can I configure Windows Server 2003 to route to each other using VPN?

I'm using two Windows Server 2003 machines. Our professor asked us to have the two routers communicate with one another via VPN. Here's a diagram of the setup: Is there a tutorial online you ...
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What's required to configure VPN (over IPsec) server with FreeBSD which can accept connections from iPhone?

What's required to configure VPN (over IPsec) server with FreeBSD which can accept connections from iPhone? As I guess, the server should have ability to manage incoming connections, but I don't know ...
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Windows server security setup (firewalls, SQL server and other points)

Firstly apologies for this being a non-specific question, I'm not really sure where to look for specifics so this is a general discussion of regular issues I'm faced with. I'm going round in circles ...
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VPN Error 619: Behind Cisco Router WRT310N

I've researched a lot on all the forums and this error is too generic for any of the proposed solutions to work. I'll try to give as much detail and tried solutions. I'm running a CentOS PPTP server ...
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VPN compatible with iPhone/iPad WITHOUT GRE protocol

Is there any VPN which is compatible with iPhone/iPad and works WITHOUT GRE protocol (my router not support GRE)
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What is the recommended way to permanently connect two remote linux based environments together?

We have a linux based environment hosted remotely and a few spare machines in the office. I'd like to use those machines as workers for the remotely hosted application though they would need permanent ...
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iptables rules to allow L2TP/IPSEC VPN behind firewall

I asked about this on the Smoothwall Express forums but they are understandably reluctant to provide to much help. After all, they really want to sell the commercial version. I need to provide an ...
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how to setup secure access to a host on internet?

we are planning to setup a source code repo + bug tracker for multiple users across the globe. Hence the network is internet - that is the host has public IP address provided by the ISP. since this ...
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Juniper’s Network Connect ncsvc on Linux: “host checker failed, error 10”

I’m trying to log in to a Juniper VPN with Network Connect from a headless Linux client. I followed the instructions and used the script from http://mad-scientist.us/juniper.html. When running the ...
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Emulate a VPN through ssh

I have a Linux server running ubuntu 10.04 server. I would like to tunnel my iPhone traffic through this server using ssh, but that's not such an easy solution. Is there a way to simulate a VPN over ...
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TeamViewer cannot connect

Last week I decided to use TeamViewer VPN to administer software on a server behind a firewall using RemoteDesktop. It was easy to configure to start-up with the system and make VPN available on the ...
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VPN into mac osx server from home

We have an OSX server running 10.4 in our office. We would like to access the RAID drives externally (eg. from home). Can anyone detail steps to go through to set this up?
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VPN into mac osx server from home

We have a MacOS X server running 10.4 in our office. We would like to access the RAID drives externally (e.g., from home). Can anyone detail the steps to go through to set this up?
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server 2008 vpn

I have enabled the vpn server on a server 2008 installation according to tutorials found on the internet, and after that, the server stopped receiving connections except VPN, or anything after ...
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Windows Server 2008 RC2 VPN auto connect

How can I make a Windows Server 2008 RC2 server, auto connect to a vpn when it boots?
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Build server: Recycle IIS application pool on remote server without a VPN connection

I have a build server (Windows Server 2008) set up to pull down code from our SVN repository and build the web applications we develop. My current process involves using WinSCP to perform a remote ...
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How can I prevent OpenVPN from clobbering local route?

I have a local network on 192.168.1.0 with netmask 255.255.255.0. When I connect to a VPN though OpenVPN (as a client), it pushes a route for 192.168.1.0 that clobbers the existing one, making my ...
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Internal only DNS?

We are running a research project with hundreds (becoming thousands) of remote hosts. Each host is running OpenVPN so we can find them regardless of what their 'assigned' IP is. We have been using ...
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OpenVPN tunnel created, but no data seems to be being transferred

I have several Amazon EC2 instances, running Ubuntu, which need to communicate (web servers and a MySQL server). I'd like to use OpenVPN to ensure their communication is secure and to reduce the ...
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For remote IT purposes, VPN or WAN?

I work for a small insurance company that only has 2 offices. Right now, if something goes wrong in another office, it's just a short road trip. But... This company is expanding, and will have 4-5 ...
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IPSEC VPN Router / Firewall [closed]

I'm not sure whether it's the right place to ask for a router / firewall recommendation. My requirements are as follows: supports IPSEC tunnels (at least two connections) has WAN/LAN throughput of ...
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Microsoft SSTP VPN returning HTTP 503

So I have finally set up my certificates correctly and such, so I'm trying to connect to my VPN. The Windows client is giving me an error with the code "0x800704D4". I looked into it and was told to ...
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How to get two seperate remote domain controllers with same IP to work?

I have a VPN setup between multiple locations. Between each location and the central point (me), is a trust between our domain controllers. It all works great.. A new location wants to join, but ...
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VPN connection between Endian firewall and Android phones

We have an endian firewall (community, 2.4.0) as gateway, which is already serving as OpenVPN and IPSec endpoint (net-to-net). And we have many Android phones (most of them running Android 2.2 FroYo). ...
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VPN from Windows XP to OpenSwan: correct setup?

Main question is what I am doing wrong in my OpenSwan or L2TP client setup? I am trying to create a Linux OpenSwan VPN connection from Windows XP machine, using preshared key and the builtin Windows ...
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Correctly Setting Up SSTP VPN On Windows Server 2008

I'm in the process of setting up a VPN server, and with the environment, it seems that the SSTP VPN would be the best choice for me. I don't care to buy a certificate, I can sign one myself, though I ...
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Route through site-to-site VPN not working

I'm trying to set up a site-to-site VPN using RRAS on two 2K8r2 servers since yesterday. The connection is working at this point, but I can't get it to send traffic from one site to the other one. ...
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Sonicwall site-to-site can not access remote network

I have 2 SonicWall devices (tz100) in 2 different geographical locations. They are connected to each other using site-to-site vpn connection and this works just great. Device A network - ...
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Looking for a VPN server that fits my needs

This question (and some more research) has revealed that OpenVPN isn't for me. So, what are my other options? In particular things I need/want (most important first) are: A server daemon that runs ...