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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Multiple servers for resolving different domains

I was wondering is there a way to configure a linux or windows machine to use separate nameservers depending on what domain is being queried. Like for internal.example.com it resolves to 192.168.10.7 ...
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Do VPNs reroute/encrypt all traffic or just traffic to hosts on the remote network? [closed]

I use VPN to connect to my company's wiki/email/etc. when I'm not in the office. Does VPN encrypt all the traffic between my laptop and the Internet (that is, even non-company hosts such as ...
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Can an internet connection be more robust when connecting through a VPN?

During live streams some viewers experiencing problems with the stream like dropouts and artifacts although they have a 100MBit line what makes me assume the problems are caused by packet loss. ...
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Debug VPN latency

Our openVPN VPN is having random latency issues (in particulier with ssh and smb). How can I determine the cause of this latency? Can I play on the MSS with iperf for example, and how?
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pptpd not working externally on Ubuntu Server 11.10

I am trying to set up a pptpd vpn on our newly installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit server, but am not having success having a client connect via an iPhone to the VPN. Note that no clients have been able to ...
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Cisco ASA - routing traffic between multiple site-to-site tunnels

We have a Cisco ASA providing multiple site tunnels to our clients. Most of our employees use standard VPN client connections to the ASA. However, we also want to allow employees who have a static ...
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Solutions for exporting a remote desktop app (display and audio)

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to export a desktop app running on a server to a client machine. The server is ideally Linux, the desktop is Windows (+Mac for icing on the cake). The ...
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Setup VPN on Linux, connect through ssh [closed]

I want to securely connect to linux through ssh. I heard that to setup a VPN is more secure. But I don't know how to setup VPN-connect-only in Linux. I want to restrict directly connection except ...
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How to setup the VPN tunnel through SMPP

I am trying to install VPN tunnel through SMPP on my centos server and need help or some tutorial which shows how to do it.
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vpnc gets stuck with “Error: either ”to“ is duplicate, or ”ipid“ is a garbage.”

Sometimes when vpnc gets interrupted in the middle of establishing or breaking a connection, it gets 'stuck': when i run vpnc-disconnect, i get no vpnc found running, but when i try to run ...
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“Error 53” with local LAN machines after VPN session on server

I have a Windows 2000 server with a Windows 7 client that occasionally gets "error 53" when accessing the server by name (net view \\server). It still works by IP address (net view \\192.168.0.1). ...
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Local server get online via VPN [closed]

I'm looking to make my local unix box visible online, but due to the network here, I can't. Is there a way I can get it to connect to a VPN and then have people access it through that? Thanks!
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Windows 2003 server RRAS on VPC

I'm trying to setup a L2TP VPN server(to give user access on to all my VPN instance) on a Windows 2003 instance running on my VPC. While trying to enable RRAS I'm getting error, "less than two network ...
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What is the bottleneck in VPN connection?

I have a LAN behind a Linksys RV016 Router. It is connected to the internet with DSL line with asymetric parameters 2Mbit download / 512 kbit upload. In this LAN I have MS SQL server, and i want to ...
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AnyConnect SSL VPN split tunneling for a single website?

We have a Cisco ASA 5510. We use split tunneling for AnyConnect SSL VPN clients. All internal addresses are tunnelled. Everything else is routed through the client's own internet connection. We use a ...
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openvpn client connection is not establishing

What does this error means? My client.conf file works in other clients like ubuntu. But in centos 5.7 client it is giving this error; Thu Mar 22 23:20:49 2012 us=231847 UDPv4 WRITE [14] to ...
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Site-to-Site VPN: remote machines can't access local machines

In our office network we have a VPN setup to our datacenter. We are using a Sonicwall NAS. The VPN works fine for most cases. From our office we can connect to the servers in our DC but if I were to ...
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How to test if a vpn has been established correctly between two pc's?

I'm trying to connect two pc's using IPsec and StrongSwan. The first pc, which I want it to be the server runs openSUSE and the client pc runs Fedora. So after installing StrongSwan in the first pc ...
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VPN Split Tunneling - Pros and Cons and how to achieve?

Well this is the dilemma, I want remote clients to connect to my network and only route local access through the VPN. This is split tunneling, the client uses its internet connection for all other ...
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PPTP VPN Server issue : server = centOS & client = windows 7

I have a CentOS server configured as a PPTP VPN Server. The client is a Windows 7 with "Use default gateway on remote network" in advanced TCP/IPv4 properties enable. He can connect to CentOS without ...
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Need an interface for an Elastic IP (DRBD & EC2)

We are trying to mirror a volumes over a geographical zone using DRBD (and Ubuntu 11.10). We are using elastic IP's - however there is no local interface for Elastic IP's - only an interface for a ...
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Internet traffic when connected to a SonicWALL VPN

We have a new VPN to let all users connect to the company's applications through it (inside the company net). We have a lot of users using the SonicWALL Client and we want to allow them use Internet. ...
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setting up bridged adapter for VPN server

I have an Ubuntu linux Linode server that I am trying to install OpenVPN on. I'm following the tutorials (which, it turns out, are quite incomplete). auto br0 iface br0 inet static address ...
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What steps can I follow to diagnose why PPTP VPN (rasClient) has suddenly stopped connecting?

I use my a Windows Server 2008 R2 workstation as a VPN client to a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN host. It has worked flawlessly for many months. All of sudden, rasClient stops connecting and throws: Error ...
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Windows 2008 Standard 64bit only have VPN & Dial Up options in Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard

System: Windows 2008 SP2 Standard Version 64Bit Network Card: only 1 Object: Set up VPN Guide: http://blog.thesysadmins.co.uk/server-2008-r2-pptp-vpn-with-1-nic.html Problem: How come I can only ...
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Remote Desktop over VPN or SSH?

I want to provide a remote employee remote desktop into a PC in the office and am trying to decide between the following two options: Use Microsoft VPN to get him a local network IP. Use RDP to ...
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Is it possible to connect two IPSec site-to-site VPNs to one Windows 2008 Server?

I need to connect to two IPSEC site to site vpns from a Windows 2008 Server at the same time. Is it posible? I tried to assign two IP Security Policies, but it seems I can only have one assigned at ...
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How to access shared folders

I have VPN tunnel between two computers and through WinSCP (or any other SFTP client) I can access shared folders. Is it possible to access them outside the SFTP client (in the OS)? I have to access ...
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Configure VPN on ASA to log accounting via NPS

Currently we have VPN setup on an ASA 5510. I have it set to use NPS for RADIUS authentication, but I've never really configured much as far as accounting. I'm wanting to set this up to be able to ...
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Restrict VPN user to Remote Desktop only with Sonicwall

Basically I want him to only be able to log onto the VPN in order to use Remote Desktop to use HIS machine. Not surf the internet or do anything like that, but just use the programs on his machine ...
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How secure is limiting site access by IP? [closed]

I'm currently developing software which requires various remote sites to securely connect to our servers to access a basic webapp. Up until now, I've been working on a client/server VPN setup - it's ...
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Connecting a LAN to an OpenVPN server via a windows 7 client gateway

I've got OpenVPN set up between my windows 7 client and linux server. The goal is that I'll get secure access to a webapp running on the server from any computer on the client LAN. I'm using ccd to ...
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How do I configure OpenSwan to allow pure IPsec (not L2TP) connections from an iPhone?

Similar to this question, I want to configure an IPsec server on Linux which will accept connections from the iPhone. However, unlike the other question, I want to be able to test with pre-shared keys ...
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dhcp relay through VPN

I am doing a school project. There are 3 sites wich are connected trough vpn, i have my server infrastructure at the head office. Which would be the best option; have a seperate dhcp server at each ...
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Setting up a GRE tunnel on a Cisco ASA 5505 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up a GRE tunnel with Cisco PIX-506 v6.3 I'm trying to establish one half of a GRE tunnel, the other being configured by my service provider. I have a Cisco ASA 5505 ...
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VPN redundancy, failover

I am making a project for school with 3 offices wich are connected with vpn, the main server infrastructure is located in the head office and i am trying to remove all the single point of failures. ...
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Restrict VPN user to Remote Desktop only with Sonicwall [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restrict VPN user to Remote Desktop only with Sonicwall Basically I want him to only be able to log onto the VPN in order to use Remote Desktop to use HIS machine. Not ...
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How to test fail over VPN between ASAs without disabling the main connection?

I have a fail over VPN set up between two ASA in case the p2p connection drops. I'm trying to find a way to test this with out dropping the p2p. Any ideas on this? I can't generate any interesting ...
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Is it possible to detect if visitors coming to my website are using a VPN?

I'm running Apache 2.2 on a linux box. Is there any reliable way of detecting if a visitor to my website is connecting from a VPN? I've heard of attempting to open a tcp connection on the remote ip ...
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Network with 3 locations connected through VPN; beginner

I already asked this question but i did not provide enough info, i am sorry for that so i drew a schematic of the network. I am a student IT (networks) first year, and i am making a fictional network ...
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What is the ASA packet process order when there is both a VPN and route in place?

What will happen if there is a static route in place telling the packet to go to routerA but there is also a crypto map telling the packet to go over the VPN? Will it hit the route table first or go ...
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Getting OpenVPN to fully connect two networks

I have a client (which is also a gateway for a 192.168.203.0/24 network) that is trying to connect to a remote server (that is a gateway for a 192.168.150.0/24 network) and make a fully bridge between ...
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Are the latest generation Blackberry smart phones capable of arbitrary IPSec mobile VPN connections?

Googling around briefly, see references to VPN and WPA2 Enterprise (tunneling in from an untrusted WIFI connection), but unclear whether the Blackberry Bold, Torch, etc. can be used as a generic ...
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Routing issue for SonicWall VPN client

We presently have two sites connected via a nailed-up VPN connection. Site 1 (corporate office) has a SonicWall Pro 2040 Enhanced, and site 2 (a data center) has a SonicWall NSA 2400. The IP scheme at ...
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Are all Virtual Private Networks in the 10.x.x.x range?

I am in the very early stages in planning a program for monitoring a VPN connection and am currently catching all ipv4 addresses from the adapters. When I am connected to my VPN it is always starting ...
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Server 2008 VPN authentication WITHOUT Active Directory

First the set up. 15 workgroup users, and we have a Watchguard firewall with VPN. Currently using the Watchguard to authenticate users for VPN access, but the boss wants to use server 2008 as the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection through VPN cannot see computers on network

I am trying to connect to my work desktop computer through a VPN connection using Microsofts Remote Desktop Connection at home. I get a successful VPN connection but when I enter my work computers ...
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Site to site VPN tracert

I'm not sure how in depth I need to go with this question, but currently I have a site-to-site VPN setup and we are having major connection issues between the two sites. I did a tracert and received ...
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Set up a GRE tunnel with Cisco PIX-506 v6.3

I'm trying to establish one half of a GRE tunnel, the other being configured by my service provider. I have a Cisco PIX-506-E running Firewall version 6.3(5). Provider Router Public IP: 8.8.8.8 My ...
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Checkpoint VPN on Linux

I need to setup a Checkpoint VPN client with a customer who gave me these settings: Authentication Type: P12 certificate Password: * Peer Site: IP_ADDRESS They tell me the VPN server is: IPSO ...