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 do I set up a VPN on WIndows Server 2008 R2?

I have searched all over the Internet and used several walk-throughs on how to set up VPN on Windows Server 2008 R2. I still cannot seem to get this to work properly. Can someone please point me ...
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Setting up a VPN for my company so that a remote worker can connect through the office IP

We will have a windows server 2008 r2 in our company. We have some apps which needs to be used only from our office IP. So, I would like to set up a VPN so that a remote worker can connect the ...
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Masquerade traffic from certain source IP to VPN connection

Network Setup: 10.0.0.1 Router: to internet 10.0.0.70 Server: Ubuntu based server,default gateway is 10.0.0.1 10.0.0.51 PC I created a PPTP connection(interface: ppp0) on Server to a machine ...
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Using OpenVPN on Two Linux Machines *not on the gateways* to link the networks over the internet

I am running OpenVPN linking two linux machines on two networks. These machines are not the networks' gateways. There are also separate DD-WRT routers which are acting as the gateways on both ...
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Connecting two networks together with OpenVPN

I have two Debian boxes sitting on two separate networks. I am trying to set up an OpenVPN link across the internet between the two and I've hit a little roadblock. I would like to set this up so ...
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Cisco 1841 to Netgear FVS318 VPN connection

I've got a site-to-site VPN that was previously between a Cisco 1841 and a Cisco PIX 515. The PIX dropped dead yesterday, and I had to swap in a cheap Netgear firewall to restore basic internet ...
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cisco asa NAT to site-to-site VPN

I'm trying to NAT an external address to an internal address which is not local, but on a remote end of a site-to-site VPN connection. Is this possible? Log says Routing failed to locate next hop for ...
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How can I create a host to host IPsec VPN if my server has direct Internet access and no LAN?

I have a Linux server (CentOS 5.5) that has direct access to the Internet with a fixed IP address. That is, the IP address is 200.29.X.Y. The gateway was given by the datacenter (200.29.X.Z) and the ...
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Configuring CiscoASA5505 VPN direct network connection

We have a ciscoasa 5505 that has the security+ license. I need to setup VPN so that people can connect to our internal domain when they are out on the road. I was thinkign there was a way for them to ...
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Cisco ASA Multiple Tunnels

Is it possible to have multiple VPN's between an ASA and other peer and each tunnel have it's own PSK? For example, crypto map 1 would have PSK "test" and look after traffic between 10.10.10.0/24 and ...
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Cannot connect to firewall services through VPN on firewall device

I have a Juniper SSG5 firewall I'm using for VPN at a remote site, and I'm using Shrew Soft VPN client to connect from my office to this site. If I connect to the web GUI or SSH of the Juniper from ...
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OpenVPN redirect-gateway does not work on Windows 7?

i have set up openvpn, and it works. pinging from client to server and backwards works just fine. but now i wanted to redirect all the clients traffic through the vpn. so i did the following steps as ...
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How do I configure a Linux VPN Client to get into a network through a Fortigate firewall?

In order to connect to my job's VPN, I have been given by the network admin: a username a password a PSK I run Ubuntu at home. I know Fortigate's VPN should be a vanilla IPSec, so OpenSwan should ...
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Linking 20 servers that are located around the world at different datacenters of which I normally connect to individually via SSH

How would I link my 20 servers to one "console" or "portal" (website or VPN or what?) so I could manage them there or at least view them and see they are online etc. The OS's vary from FreeBSD to a ...
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Windows Server 2008 VPN creates a DNS record and breaks server access for internal clients

We have a server running Windows Server 2008. It runs DC, DNS etc and has RRAS configured. Users can VPN OK, with no issues. Under normal operation server can be found at .3, however once a VPN user ...
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how to choose secure PPTP password?

I'm running a PPTP server on a ubuntu VPS, which has around 20 users . currently we use passwords like this "bi9_Knh78A#" . is this considered safe ? What's the best method to choose passwords ? How ...
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Juniper ScreenOS Windows 7 Vpn client

I'd like to configure my Juniper firewall so users can VPN from the windows built in client. Can anyone provide me with that information on how to go about configuring this? (I'm somewhat new to ...
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Watchguard SSL VPN and Outlook 2010

Recently I installed a watchguard xtm 21 appliance. Everything went fine until I updated from Office 2007 to Office 2010. Behind my watchguard appliance I've got an Exchange 2007 server, which I was ...
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Tunneling all TCP and UDP traffic through a Server?

On a Linux or Windows system, how would it be possible to tunnel all TCP/UDP packets through a thirdparty server? What would one use, does it work with SOCKS5, OpenVPN or SSH?
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Windows Server 2008 VPN

I have some questions about Windows VPN that I am hoping someone can answer: 1) Is it possible to limit what users can access when connecting via VPN? For example, can I only allow users to access ...
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Trouble connecting my server to a firefwall trough VPN

I have a server running Ubuntu and Openswan, but I'm not able to connect to the remote firewall. I hope that anybody can help me. My ipsec.conf-file is as follows: config setup protostack=netkey ...
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Host VPN on a allways on machine with dynamic IP [closed]

Is it possible to host a VPN sevice on a dynamic IP machine? I'm trying to do this by myself. I'm not a pro in networks. I just can recognize RJ-45 from RJ-11 and setup an ad-hoc network and stuff ...
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remote network access to LAN devices - VPN/LAN

I have several energy meters (with a web server embedded) distributed in many buildings, all these sensors are connected to the local network so that can be accesed through a browser to see the real ...
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Main mode SA stopped responding?

I'm having connection problems with a site to site VPN. My site uses Forefront TMG box, the remote site a Cisco VPN concentrator. The connection is dropping frequently. The only entry that shows up ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 VPN Trouble Seeing Server Shares

I am a new system administrator and I am having trouble getting a remote vpn connection to work properly. I have spent many many hours trying to resolve with no luck. I am trying to set up a vpn for ...
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vpn connection fails with 800 code after wifi router reset

I previously had successfully set up a VPN connection that allowed my computer (Windows 7 Professional) to connect to a remote server. Last week, we had to reset our Lynksys WRT54GL wireless router, ...
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Linux VPN - what to do after getting connected [closed]

Update: My client forgot to forward an email from peak10 (with the IPs for two servers)! Since I and some other people have put in some efforts (either way :) ), let me document the steps to get VPN ...
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Ipsec config with openswan

I try to configure Ipsec on server with openswan as client. But receive error - possible, it's auth error. What I wrote wrong in config ? Thank you for answers. #1: ...
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What is the best open source VPN client? [closed]

I would like to setup a VPN server can I check whatopen source client I can install?
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789 connecting Forefront VPN

I am receiving event 789 when connecting to my Forefront TMG VPN server from windows 7 clients via L2TP. This does not occur on XP systems. I've run through the debugging at ...
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AWS-hosted sites unreachable from my EC2-based VPN

So I setup a simple PPTP VPN on my EC2 Ubuntu instance. However, when I'm connected to that VPN from my laptop, I'm unable to access any AWS-hosted sites/services (times out). Everything else works. ...
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RAS log analyzer (PPTP / L2TP VPN)

I'm looking for a free log analyzer for windows 2003 RAS logs, specifically VPN logs. My goal is to determine how many times a particular user connects. I googled of course and found 100s of links, ...
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exclude ip from vpn

I have a mac running a parallels virtual machine with ubunutu server and a webserver installed. I can ssh to it and navigate to the web server in the virtual machine from the mac. Once I connect to my ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client drops

I have the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client on a Server2003 std edition. The client will periodically drop and I have to go in and manually reconnect it. Is there a way with to restart the client and ...
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How do I load the dummy network adapter in linux if it's not as a module?

I want to build a roadwarrior ipsec gateway for routing traffic securely through my server. For this, I plan to use racooon and debian linux. I have a VPS with a monolithic kernel (no kernel ...
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Remote Desktop restricted to Hamachi connection and LAN only

I have a Windows XP Professional box, that runs Hamachi on it. The users that outside the office use Hamachi to get VPN access. I would like to secure the Remote Desktop access by limiting it to only ...
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Custom software with OpenVpn, weird error in Windows

We have some software that programmatically installs a network adapter for OpenVpn. It is a loopback adapter that sets up a vpn on Windows. The installation keeps failing and rolling back. So we ...
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Cisco SA520W VPN Works in 1 Direction

We have a persistent tunnel setup between 2 offices. It has been working perfectly for several months. Last week, a new issue arose: office A can see resources in office B, but not vice versa. ...
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Can't VPN into WS2008R2

I am a new administrator to Windows Server 2008 R2. I am trying to set up a VPN connection to my server with not much luck. Thus far I can connect to my server with a VPN PPTP connection but I ...
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2008r2 RRAS VPN issue due to poor domain naming. Any ideas?

We have a domain with 900+ clients and 250+ workstations that has the name of the domain the same as it's public domain name (we'll call it example.org). I'm trying to set up RRAS VPN, and it works ...
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Windows 2008 R2 vpn tunnel to DD-WRT

I've DD-WRT router in one location with all servers (Windows 2008 R2) and workstations. In hosting I have Windows 2008 R2 Server with public IP address. I need to setup permanent VPN connection so ...
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AES Encryption License for ASA series?

I'm trying to set up a VPN and am struggling a little. I've googled some of the lines in the log and someone suggested that to use AES encryption I have to purchase a license from Cisco. Can anyone ...
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Does a VPN connection bypass a router's firewall?

I've been looking at VPN providers lately and I noticed that Vypyr VPN provides a firewall for an extra monthly charge. On their firewall page it says the following: When you connect to VyprVPN, ...
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Cisco AnyConnect or IPSec user/ip authentication restriction

I'm trying to restrict some users from authenticating and accessing the VPN from home. I have a Cisco ASA5505, they use AnyConnect or IPSec, and I only want them to gain access to the VPN when ...
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Route VPN Traffic From Linux Box To Windows Box

We have a VPN client running on Windows (because that's the only OS the VPN client will run on) and we have some linux boxes that need to route traffic through that VPN for 10.x.x.x IPs. I'm not sure ...
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VPN error 778 between Windows 7 and Debian Squeeze w/ pptpd and AD

I have a VPN server set up on a debian (lenny) machine. I get an error, 778: "it was not possible to verify the identity of the server", every time I try to connect. I checked the configuration ...
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how to detect moment when mapped network drives are lost on Windows 7

For some reason, I keep losing access to my company's network drives. I'm using Windows 7. What could cause this? I'm the only one that VPN's to a certain client using the Windows 7 VPN ...
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How Does VPN Passthrough Actually Work?

I am interested in PPTP passthrough here not Ipsec etc. I have looked on the net but can't find out how it is done. I am an IT administrator myself and know a lot routing, NAT etc. I think I know how ...
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configuring VPN with DHCP

We have configured a VPN server and DHCP and assigned the clients address range as 10.10.1.10-20. The DHCP server is given the router address as 10.10.1.1. When I connect using VPN client the VPN ...
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sonicwall vpn and NAT

I have a site-to-site VPN set up with a vendor. Let's say the tunnel endpoints are 192.1.1.101 on my side and 192.1.2.0/24 on the vendor's side (which get's NATted to their LAN of 10.x.x.x). This is ...