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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Windows PPTP VPN - Slow File Transfer

I currently have a PPTP VPN configured between my SBS 2011 box on site and a Server 2008 R2 box in a datacentre. Line speed in the office is 20Mb leased line with 1:1 contention and obviously the ...
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Under what circumstances is TCP-over-TCP performing significantly worse than TCP alone (2014)?

Many admins keep perpetuating - on ServerFault and elsewhere - how bad of an idea TCP-over-TCP is, e.g. in VPNs. That even the slightest packet loss will make one suffer from at least severe ...
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PowerDNS Reverse lookup is not responding in VPN connected network

I created a test network. It is a star VPN network with: - 1 main router - 2 subrouters (DrayTek Vigor 2920) - behind each router a client - behind the main router a PowerDNS machine now the ...
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Cannot view folders on client with VPN to 2008 server

Recently installed server 2008 as part of our upgrade from 2003 and managed to resolve most problems but left with the last one which is that I cannot view folders or files on 2008 server from client ...
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What software can I use to create a private network between Windows Server 2012 boxes regardless of physical location?

I have several Windows Server 2012 dedicated servers with static ip addresses. I am wondering if it's possible to create a secure private network for these machines using software only. The machines ...
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How to set up an VPN Server which directs a connected users browser requests to one specific domain to another IP address?

I'm about to create a testing environment for my clients, which have to access certain web addresses. What I want to achieve is the following: - A client connects to the VPN server - He opens a ...
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L2TP Client Routing

I've setup a VPN Terminator in our DMZ using Windows 2012 R2. It is multi-homed with 2 interfaces: 1 to the DMZ for incoming connections from VPN clients, 1 to our LAN for the tunnelled traffic from ...
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Configuring SoftEther on VM with two virtual ethernet card

I am very novice in networking and I just have basic knowledge. I have scenario that I'd like implement. I have a VMWare Windows 7 VM with two network interfaces. One shares the host's network using ...
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Site to site active directory for hyperv replication

We have two dedicated servers across two different sites. They host hyper v virtual machines for email hosting etc. I'd like to have hyper v do replication between them and so I have a copy elsewhere, ...
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Configuring VOIP server without SIP

So I want to create a VOIP server with that I can connect with OpenVPN so I can call only a number of people that are in my network. I'll be using CSIPSIMPLE for that purpose. I'll be using only ...
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Draytek SSL VPN connection incorrect subnet mask and gateway

I have remote machine connecting to our office lan through a draytek 2930 router in our office with a fixed IP (FW3.3.0). I have set it up to use SSL VPN with Draytek smartvpn client software on the ...
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How to correctly configure DNS usage in Ubuntu? Authoritative answers without RA flag are ignored

I have latest clean Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit from official website installed in Virtualbox. I connect to a VPN network using vpnc that sets 2 DNS servers using DHCP: user@virtual:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf ...
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Windows 8.1 VPN error 800 when connecting to Mikrotik VPN router

After creating a new VPN connection on a Windows 8.1 machine, to a VPN server (using Mikrotik router), the connection times out and an error no 800 is displayed.
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Printer on OS X not printing across VPN subnets

I have an interesting situation where I have a two servers that connect two subnets via a VPN. One side is 192.168.0.0/24 and the other is 192.168.1.0/24. Communications appear to be working okay. I ...
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Can OpenVPN routes be stored in a database?

I'm trying to develop a simple custom intranet web-based tool to manage OpenVPN routes so that they can be added and removed without having to edit the config file. Is there any way to make OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN and adding .p12 cert

Is there a way to add the .p12 type of cert to the openvpn config file? I've read and learned how to add the other files like so: <ca> -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- # insert base64 blob from ...
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TightVNC over VPN encrypted? [closed]

I'm using tightvnc to connect to my servers over a IPSEC VPN connection with split tunneling enabled. Is my communication with my servers via VNC encrypted or unencrypted?
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Cisco 887 router as an IKEv2 VPN server?

A follow up to this question. The scenario is exactly the same, but I replaced my 877 router with a 887VA running IOS 15.4. The VPN server configuration works exactly like before, and I can ...
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Route all traffic through VPN

So I have one VPS (based on openvz) with VPN (openvpn) up and running. I'm connecting to this setup with laptop (archlinux) and everything seems to be working. Let's say that vps's ip is 192.0.2.4. I ...
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How to use a VPN Client inside Azure VM and Keep Remote Desktop Connection available?

I have a virtual network in Azure using point-to-site connection. I connect to it using Azure VPN normally and access my VMs through remote desktop normally as well. The problem is, I want to run a ...
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VPN from home to office to AWS

I have a remote access VPN set up so developers can access our internal network. I also have an IPSec VPN setup so the personnel that are physically at the office can access the AWS servers. What I ...
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OpenVPN Access Server connects and can browse all other ports than port HTTP and HTTPS

Hello dear Serverfault experts, I have a very frustrating issue with my recently installed OpenVPN Access Server ...
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How to have a Open VZ VPS running a PPTP VPN, run without having PUTTY open?

I just set up a VPN on my VPS server. It works great, except that once I close PUTTY, the VPN is shut down. I tried to use screen, but I don't know how to get that working with the VPN. What can I do ...
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How can I manage remote site printers?

Please bear with me, my server and networking knowledge is not amazing. The company that I work for has a central 'Head Office'. This is where our server room is located. We have a bunch of Windows ...
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Openswan not updating the routing table

I have problems to find solution about this. I have Openswan and ASA configure IPSec VPN tunnel and the connections is established and working but with some little problems. The topology is looking ...
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openconnect VPN works in KDE NetworkManager widget but not on command line

I need to connect to a Cisco VPN on Linux and at first I did this using the KDE NetworkManager plasma widget thingy. That worked fine and I'm able to connect to the VPN if I choose it from the Network ...
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Secondary floating IP on TUN/TAP interface

I'm currently working on a HA Cluster implemented using Corosync 2 and Pacemaker and I've run into a network limitation beyond my control that prevents me from implementing floating virtual IPs. Now ...
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configure juniper SSL VPN on seperate server for users

we have some client servers in USA and users in our LAN connect these servers using juniper SSL vpn client provided by the client. Now the issue is, numbers of users are increasing here and its been ...
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Is it Possible to VPN onto the entire local network through Windows 2012 R2?

I currently have a windows 7 client set up to VPN into a Windows 2012 R2 server but it has it own ip network addresses between the client/server. eg. the Server has internal network ip of 192.168.1.11 ...
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Can't Access Network Drives through VPN

My issue is that when I'm outside the office I can't access any of my network drives. I can't UNC to them, through the FQDN or IP address. For example, domain.local\folder, or 172.26.6.2\d$. ...
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How do I write a SRV record for PPTP? [closed]

Hosting a PPTP VPN server on a subdomain, how do I enable the service on the domain with a SRV DNS record? I've already tried: _pptp._tcp.domain.top. 86400 IN SRV 10 10 1723 sub.domain.top. though ...
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Is it possible to configure a reverse VPN tunnel?

Basically, my goal is to have a 100% portable and independent server. I'm building it using a Raspberry Pi powered by solar panels and batteries, and it is to be connected to the internet using a 4g ...
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Softether vpn ufw firewall config - is it correct?

I've correctly installed and configured Softether on my Ubuntu 14 x64 VPS in local bridge mode with a virtual TAP interface. What I have now is a fully functioning L2TP/IPSEC server with two network ...
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Why I can't ping server on remote network from AWS through VPN

I've created a VPC in Amazon and created a number of subnets - both public and private. 1 of these subnets is a private subnet that has a linux server in it. I've created a virtual private gateway for ...
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Configure the Routing and Remote Access Server for DirectAccess

I have 2 Windows Serer 2012 R2 DC machines. I am currently on my main which runs AD and has GUI. Number 2 is just server core and I want to setup Direct Access. However, I get this error when trying ...
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IPSEC VPN with same remote peer IP - Only 1 remote connection at a time

I am using a Mikrotik router to connect multiple road warriors (Avaya phones) with IPSEC VPN behind the same WAN address. The first phone connects fine, when the second phone connects the first phone ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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How to use same static IP from anywhere [closed]

Not sure if this belongs here or is a dumb question so feel free to kindly tell me to get out of here(I'm New to all of this). So I need to be able to have SSH access to a server for pulling down ...
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OpenVPN --route-up Missing environment variables when passing to script

I'm diving into the glory of OpenVPN and I'm having a bit of trouble manually configuring the routing tables. I'm on Arch Linux. I know OpenVPN automatically updates the routing tables when ...
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Is there a better way than VPN tunnels to access local tools in remote DCs?

I have created a fancy interface which pretends to be an unified interface to access to different local tools located inside different datacenters. These tools are not accesible from the outside. To ...
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Set-AzureVNetGatewayKey cmdlet does not exist in Azure PowerShell

Background I am attempting to link up multiple VNets with one another in Azure. To do this I am following this tutorial: VNet-to-VNet: Connecting Virtual Networks in Azure across Different Regions I ...
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private network IPs (of a VPN) in public DNS

I have a public DNS server responsible for my domain local.example.com. Some ISPs always deliver the private IP, some do NOT at all, but most of them answer the correct IP to a DNS request after 5 to ...
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TCP under OpenVPN is very slow (tsg attached)

I have a very weird problem with OpenVPN. Most VPNs work fine, except this one. Here I get very low performance from TCP connections, but the CPU load is low (so, not a CPU issue). OpenVPN is ...
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Same routes under VPN - how to workaround?

I only have basic experience with VPNs (mostly OpenVPN) and mostly theoric, but now I want to set up something more complex and I am evaluating the possible issues that I may face. I will try to ...
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Freeradius and Cisco. VPN client public address attribute

Once again I am here with a FreeRADIUS question. I use RADIUS for authentication of my IPSec clients and the NAS is a Cisco router. I want RADIUS to be writing not only the NAS IP address into the ...
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How to connect remote client software over VPN to DVR

Junior sysadmin here: I would like to enable a remote user to view security camera footage on DVR using its client software installed on the remote machine. Software is Nuvico CMS Lite, DVR is also ...
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Netgear VPN can't access specific server

I have a Netgear FVS318N configured with a VPN. I'm trying to access my call recorder with the provided software from another office. I've already setup the VPN connection, and it works. I can connect ...
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LDAP: Extend database using referral

My company uses an off-site LDAP server to handle authentication. I'm currently working on a local VPN for my branch that needs to use the off-site LDAP to check user's usernames and passwords, but I ...
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Need help configuring NAT

First of all, the router I am using is a Cisco WRVS4400N. My company runs a software which handles the MySQL database of all of their products. The software now has an e-commerce module, so I have ...
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Best Practice: DNS and VPN (with private network IPs) [closed]

I am trying to find the best solution for my DNS problem. We are running several services in our company that you can reach only over VPN. Other services, that are reachable through the internet got ...