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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Allow OpenVPN client to push it's own DNS servers, regardless of OpenVPN server's pushed dns?

There is an OpenVPN server running on a Debian and it pushes a DNS in the server config file: push "dhcp-option DNS 8.8.8.8" Is there an option to allow the users to change that DNS servers on the ...
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NIC bonding over bridged GRE-TAP: not getting replies… unless I run “tcpdump”?

I'm trying to get Linux bonding working over a VPN (GRE-TAP). The funny thing is, that it only works when I have tcpdump running on both hosts, but more on that later... There are two machines, ...
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VPN client can ping LAN machines but no other TCP/UDP service works

After just having succesfully configured my VPN server to connect my VPN clients to my LAN ( Expose internal LAN to VPN using CentOS FirewallD ) I find that pinging is the only thing that works. I ...
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Expose internal LAN to VPN using CentOS FirewallD

I have a (tinc) VPN setup with multiple clients that connect to a VPN server that sits on a LAN behind a firewall. I want to expose that LAN to the VPN that server is serving. I've seen a few examples ...
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Scheduled RasMan connection to SSTP VPN fails only at night

Background I have an SSTP VPN with a self-signed certificate. It's running on a physical instance of Server 2008 R2 on our LAN. Three off-network workstations are scheduled to connect to the VPN "at ...
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Cisco VPN:Secure vpn connection terminated locally by the client

I get this error when trying to connect to a Cisco VPN: Secure vpn connection terminated locally by the client Reason 412: The remote peer is no longer responding I tried to disable firewall and ...
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Get Windows Firewall to allow connection from user coming in via VPN (Routing and Remote Access)

A single NIC Windows Server has a number of services, for example FTP. The same machine is also running Routing and Remote Access to provide VPN/NAT services to remote users. Meaning users who ...
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How to Access Server After Cisco AnyConnect Connected?

I have bought a VPS with Windows Server 2003 and Valid Public IP a.b.c.d In this Server I have to Connect to Another Private Network with Cisco Any Connect also I have to RUN a CCProxy (http proxy ...
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Forward only internet traffic through VPN

The title probably needs some work, sorry in advance. My network is small and consists of a server with one NIC, a desktop computer and a few laptops. There's one wireless router (running OpenWrt) ...
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OpenVPN Connect issue

I am having trouble connecting to my VPN and I think I may have located the issue but I am unsure how to solve it. I can connect fine through my mobile device but when I try to connect through my ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 VPN - connects to network but cannot access server

I've configured Windows Server 2012 R2 SSTP VPN and for the most part it appears to be functioning normally. The remote machine connects, is allocated an IP address in the LAN, and has access to ...
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Can't access website though PPTP VPN

I have setup a VPN server on AWS Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS VPS. And I added NAT on the server for my Win7 client PC. After I connect to that VPN, I can't access any websites. But I can ping google.com from ...
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Using an Ubuntu VPS as a firewall/router

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu 12.04 hosting several websites and other applications which require client IP's to be visible, however the main dedicated server does not have DDoS protection, ...
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FreeBSD L2TP/IPsec not routing traffic to vpn server

I have configured a VPN server on my FreeBSD server, it all seems to be running, but the VPN traffic is not routing through to the local VPN server and I cannot figure out as to why. So my question ...
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Allowing all users on the machine to use azure vpn connection?

I have a point-to-site VPN connection to an azure network. It's set up by the localadmin on the computer and only works as long as he is logged in and opened the connection. However, if another user ...
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Setup openwrt router for 2 simulteneous openvpn clients on different wifi networks

I would like to setup openwrt router to be able to serve 2 different wifi networks which route their traffic thru 2 different openvpn tunnels. So far I have created 2 different wifi networks with ...
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SSTP VPN connection errors

We're testing an Amazon EC2 server for a cloud application server and I'm trying to configure VPN access to it. I've read that PPTP cannot be used due to the blocking of GRE port 47 and that the best ...
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SSH over VPN connection

We have an AWS EC2 server that we've configured to be only accessible (via SSH) from within our office network. Obviously this isn't ideal for remote arrangements where someone has to connect to the ...
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Current state of Tinc 1.1? [closed]

So as probably any Tinc user ( www.tinc-vpn.org ), I noticed there are two versions: 1.0 and 1.1. On the website is explained that 1.1 is the stepping stone for 2.0 and that it has a lot of neat ...
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What can I do if the VPN can be connected but not loading any traffic?

I set up a VPN with pptpd on my Linux server. For many months it works fine. But suddenly it failed. The VPN can be successfully connected but no traffic can come in. Is there anything I can try to ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Registering remote VPN users in DNS

Our server runs Windows SBS 2008 and we're utilising Routing and Remote Access for VPN connectivity. Some of our remote VPN users have workstations which are attached to our domain. When these users ...
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Three separate VMs for webserver, database, and data crunching. Good idea? [closed]

I'm writing some quantitative marketing research software, and have a bit of a "blind leading blind" situation at work. I'm not really used to writing web apps or configuring servers; most of the ...
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Setup openvpn as interface device only

I just setup OpenVPN client using this guide on The Geek Stuff But now (somewhat as expected) all my traffic is routed through the VPN. I actually just want to set up the interface device. Does ...
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Include multiple sub-interfaces in Cisco ASA for VPN tunnel

I am trying to create a VPN tunnel between two Cisco ASAs where one ASA has multiple sub-interfaces. Say, In Cisco ASA 5550, I created multiple subinterfaces with VLAN ID as below: Inside, int0/1 : ...
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Q: How do I set up a VPN to a PC in Windows Azure?

I have followed these Steps on setting up a VPN Connection on Window Server 2008 but I cannot connect. I got this error :Error 800. When I tried to follow what this Troubleshooting Guide says, still ...
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How can two AWS VPCs using the same Customer Gateway for a VPN connection

If there are two vendors with seperate VPCs connecting to a single customer gateway for a VPN connection, what are possible configuration options to allow this? As it stands it seems that AWS only ...
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openssl verify error 7 at 1 depth lookup:certificate signature failure

I have installed OpenVPN server on CentOS. I have two clients - first under CentOS (all works), and trying connect Windows client now. I generated client's certificates with build-key utility. If I ...
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Junos Pulse users are competing with eachother for VPN connection

We've having the issues described here: http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB26822 where one user kicks another user off the VPN when connecting. Our PCs were cloned after the ...
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Encrypted layer 2 tunnel over Internet for a contiguous subnet

I have two offices that are connected at layer 2 with fiber on a primary link with contiguous subnets on each end(it won't change anytime soon). It works just fine, I have full end-to-end layer 2 ...
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Server 2008 refusing all credentials over VPN

Our business is currently in the process of moving sites. At site 1 (the old site), we have 2 servers, both with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. At site 2 we've got about 8 PCs at the moment, all ...
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How to setup a Domain Controller in the cloud

We are implementing a new Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller for our 2 small offices, and we want to set it up on Amazon EC2. I have read that with this type of setup you normally use a VPN. How ...
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Connect clients to Azure Virtual Network (point to site)

I'm started using the Azure Virtual Network (Point-to-Site), I successfully implemented the VPN and I can connect from my Windows 8 to a Virtual Machine. Now I want to connect several users (no ...
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Expose a machine on the far side of a VPN

We're using a VPN to connect a remote office to our main office, and a machine in the remote office needs to expose port 22 to the outside internet. Complications: The main office has a fixed IP ...
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How does UnblockSit.es work?

UnblockSit.es is a proxy site, however it is a little different to onces I've seen before. Rather than using a PHP or other server side script to fetch and display a page, it seems to do everything ...
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Cannot make TCP Connection with OpenVPN Server

Client OpenVPN assigned IP: 10.8.0.2 ↓ TCP on 1194 Internet ↓ Router port-forwards 1194 to server- Public IP 104.162.67.198 ↓ Server LAN IP: 10.8.0.1 I think the above is what I am trying ...
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route vpn over wifi when ethernet is first priority

I have a very special problem and google couldn't help me so far. I usually connect to the Internet via ethernet (en3). For some applications etc I need a wifi connection (en1). So my service order ...
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Windows firewall blocking network shares through VPN server

I have a VPN server in front of a 172.16.0.0/24 network. On my client side is a 192.168.1.0/24 network. I am able to successfully VPN in to the server network from the client, and I am trying to ...
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OpenVPN No ping to one client's network (with client-to-client)

I have problem with my OpenVPN network through the internet: Client1 (XP) >>> Server (7) <<< Client (7) 192.168.71.90(test)|192.168.80.31 |192.168.80.21 (test) ...
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Openvpn ip conflicts

I have a device which connects to my vpn, that i plan to distribute to third parties. my vpn ipset network is 10.8.0.0 i am also pushing 'route 10.7.0.0' Please excuse the config above. My ...
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Improve openvpn bandwidth Debian 7

I configured openvpn on a dedicated server. Things are working fine but the bandwidth is not as high as it should be given the network specifications : The dedicated server has 250Mbps DL speed and ...
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openswan ipsec tunel configuration

Its posible create ipsec tunel from SERVER1 to internal FTP. (i.e only for application on SERVER1) ? Network scheme: (private APP) (SERVER1 PUBLIC:1.1.1.1) ----------------------- ------- ...
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Routing Help Needed - Site to Site VPN

I have successfully established an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN tunnel between our On-Prem network (Gateway, Cisco RV220W) and Azure. However I am hitting a knowledge gap with regards to setting up the ...
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Openswan malfunction since update

For security reasons i performed and update from a previous version of openswan to U2.6.32/K2.6.18-194.el5 (netkey) Since that moment i've been experiencing constant tunnel drops, i've checked the ...
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Prevent SSH connection lost after logging into VPN on server machine

I encountered an issue that I can't deal with. When I'm logged onto an VPS over SSH and try to estabilish VPN connection on that VPS, the SSH connection between VPS and my machine get lost. I assume ...
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Cannot estabilish connection via VPN/L2TP to server

Hello system administrators! I would like to ask you a question, because I was looking at various internet tutorials for this, and nothing worked, so... I can't connect to server via VPN, it looks ...
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OpenVPN ignoring openvpn.conf, throws unrecognized or missing option

I set up openVPN on Debian, but can't start the service. [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: openvpn failed! Syslog says Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in ...
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Ubuntu VPS running VPN server not forwarding packets

I've asked a related question here - Can't route back down ipsec tunnel from VPS - but I've answered that and moved on a bit. The end goal of what I'm trying to achieve is this: We have a bunch ...
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Number of simultaneous VPN connections from office limited?

In our office we are several users (ca. 5) that regularly connect to a remote network via VPN. Usually this works fine and has worked fine for years, but recently we have had trouble when more than ...
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Powershell cmdlet requesting optional parameters as mandatory when running as script

I am trying to use powershell to create a script which I use to add vpn connections to windows 8.1 machines. For this microsoft has made the add-vpnconnection cmdlet. When running add-vpnconnection ...
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Windows RRAS server behind NAT to remote Fortigate via IPSec

I am about to deploy a Windows sever 2012 R2 RRAS server to connect to a FortiGate device via IPSec for site-2-site VPN. Phase 1 ending successfully, however, the Phase 2 failing, the Windows server ...