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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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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Samba over OpenVPN - horribly slow

I've set up a server to run OpenVPN, with the purpose of clients accessing Samba shares remotely. The server is running CentOS 5.6, a decent quad-core Xeon CPU and plenty of RAM. The client I've ...
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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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is it possible to connect a public EC2 instance into company VPN for secure web service calls?

i'm looking for a temporary solution to allow my public web application running in EC2 to make server-side HTTP requests to a web server inside my firewall. I looked into amazon VPC, but that seems ...
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VPN - Man-in-the-middle when connecting to a https service?

Choosing an off-the-shelf VPN service, is it safe to access my Gmail, Paypal, ... accounts? The accounts are accessed via https, but I don't know if with a VPN there is one secure channel between my ...
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Monitoring several remote servers over different VPNs

I'm a developer with about 20 different clients running our server application. I access each of the clients' servers remotely through VPN to provide support, updates, etc. Is there any tool ...
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Do I need a VPN to secure communication over a T1 line?

I have a dedicated T1 line that runs between my office and my data center. Both ends have public IP addresses. On both ends, we have AdTran T1 routers which connect to SonicWall firewalls. The ...
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Automatic connect to VPN in Windows server 2003

I have my VPN set up properly in Windows Server 2003. But there are some issue in it. I have always been scheduled a restart at midnight, when the restart finish, the VPN does not automaticaly ...
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IPv6 routing over VPN

I'm running OpenVPN on Debian Lenny and Tunnelblick on OSX. my goal is to have a fully routed VPN that supports IPv6. the OpenVPN server has a functional 6to4 device, so now my goal is to get the ...
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Simple VPN for iPhone using Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows 2008 server running in country A and I am in country B with an iPhone. Country B censors the internet. Obviously this is not acceptable, I want to make VoIP/Skype calls and access ...
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Setting up RADIUS Server for use by a VPN device

Currently we have a Vigor 3300 router that acts as our VPN server. At the moment we set up connections for home workers manually in the device. What I would like to do is remove this extra step and ...
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Error with a vpn client (PPTP protocole) over ssh

I have some errors when I use PPTP over ssh : sudo ssh -L 1723:127.0.0.1:1723 vpn-server@$192.168.1.1 192.168.1.1 is the vpn server ip. When I start pppd (client) whith the following command : ...
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Troubleshoot Broken TCP From OpenVPN Client To Server; But ping, traceroute Work

I'm troubleshooting an OpenVPN Server setup on OS X Mavericks. Prior to the 10.9 upgrade, this all worked, and I'm trying to isolate the problem to something fundamental or my server/client setup. ...
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Handling domain joined laptops that are rarely on the local LAN?

We have quite a few laptops that are rarely, if ever, connected to the local LAN. Since they won't be able to contact a domain controller very often, having them joined to the domain doesn't work ...
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pfsense 2.0.2 racoon(ipsec vpn) unreliable

I'm having issues with racoon (ipsec VPN) on pFSense 2.0.2 (and 2.0.1). According to racoon all my tunnels are up (I have about 130 of them), but over time more and more of them won't pass traffic ...
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How to add vpn subnet to a private local subnet (both in different subnet address)?

I set up a xl2tpd vpn server on a router, and assigned the ip range from 192.168.191.2 to 192.168.191.244, and there's local network behind the router's lan side with a 192.168.1.0/24 ip range, so I ...
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How can Bonjour be setup to function over a VPN connection using Mac OS X — Mountain Lion Server?

I purchased Mountain Lion Server for our office thinking that Bonjour would automatically enable any computers connected via VPN to see all computers and applications (such as Bento) running on the ...
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Connecting to IPSec/L2tp with OpenSwan/xl2tpd from Windows7 to Amazon EC2

I am trying to connect from my Windows7 at home to my OpenSwan/xl2tpd setup on an Ubuntu EC2 instance at Amazon. It is a connection being NATed from both the client and server ends. I was following ...
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PIX 506E, MTU, VPN Packet Fragmentation and Shoretel IP telephone system

We have two sites, a large Southern site and a small Northern site, that have a VPN between them defined on two Cisco PIX Firewalls. Over this VPN Shoretel IP phone traffic travels as well as all ...
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terminate ipsec transport at firewall?

I am exploring using ipsec transport mode to provide secure ipv6 access between 2 LANs and several remote users. I love the combo of a flat ipv6 global unicast address space combined with ipv6 ...
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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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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 ...
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Iptables: Selective PPTP VPN routing

I've been able to set up TomatoUSB firmware with Ipredator via PPTP, the configuration is as follows: However, I don't want to use Ipredator PPTP VPN for every machine on my network, how to only ...
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SSH VPN tunnel without having to enable root

ive been trying to setup a VPN SSH tunnel and ive had success executing ssh -Nv -w 0:0 root@192.168.2.2 -p 50 however what i am wondering is, can i do the tunneling without having root unlocked ...
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Forward specific network traffic to other server

Is it possible to redirect incoming traffic on a specific port of my Ubuntu Linux server machine to another server (that has another public IP address and is located at another site)? I'm running a ...
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Passing client MAC addresses to DHCP server over VPN

I'm tasked with implementing VPN access on a gateway. The LAN DHCP server is configured to assign the same IP address to a given MAC address. I would like to have this functionality for clients who ...
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Do not use VPN credentials to connect to network resources?

I recently deployed a new remote access VPN system at my company, using a Cisco ASA 5510 as the concentrator. The protocol is L2TP-over-IPsec for maximum compatibility across clients, and ...
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Site to site VPN : how does the routing work?

I've established a site to site VPN with two Zyxell routers. Site A (LAN: 192.168.16.x) is the main office, and site B (LAN: 192.168.17.x) is a branch office. Both sites are able to reach each other, ...
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site-to-site VPN between cisco ASA and 870 cannot ping remote network

I have two sites which are connected through site-to-site vpn from cisco. One site has a cisco ASA router, the other has a cisco 870 router The tunnel has been setup, and active, however I cannot ...
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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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How to route traffic from a VirtualBox VM only over a VPN?

I've got a VirtualBox VM (both host & guest Ubuntu Maverick). My VPN provider uses OpenVPN to setup TUNs. I'd like to set things up so that traffic from the VM only goes over the VPN and is just ...
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IPSec tunnel between FortiGate and iPhone / iOS - Works except for DNS / Wins

I have configured my Fortigate with a new VPN IPSec tunnel to allow the iOS Cisco client to connect. That works fine. I can RDP to my servers, browse to my servers via IP address, etc. But, the ...
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Replacement/upgrade for RV082 wired router with VPN access

Current Configuration We have two sites that are connected via a gateway-to-gateway VPN tunnel using Cisco RV082 routers. We also have VPN access using QuickVPN for our Windows employees and PPTP for ...
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IPSec Tunnel to Amazon EC2 - Netkey, NAT, and routing issue

I'm working on getting an IPSec VPN working between Amazon EC2 and my on-premise. The goal is to be able to safely administer stuff, up/download data, etc. over that tunnel. I have gotten the tunnel ...
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Multiple Set Peer for VPN Failover

I will have two Cisco routers at Location A serving the same internal networks, and one router in location B. Currently, I have one router in each location with a IPSec site-to-site tunnel connecting ...
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How can I create a VPN connect/disconnect wrapper around SVN commands?

My company has an internal SVN server (VisualSVN) we would like to start using for keeping track of changes to our python source code in the cloud. The ec2 instances would use the linux SVN client. I ...
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Site-to-Site Tunnel between Cisco Router and Windows Server 2003/2008

Has anybody successfully created an IPSec site-to-site tunnel between a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 and a Cisco router? We tried the steps outlined at: ...
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Linux IPSec issue. (CentOs 5.3, manual keying)

I'm creating an IPSec tunnel from a Linux box to a SonicWall firewall running standard firmware. The tunnel seems to be getting created just fine, but packets from the Linux box to the remote network ...
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OpenVPN: Where sould the private key be generated?

A friend of mine says that the keys (private and public) for the clients shall be generated at the server and somehow delivered to the client when setting up a new client for an OpenVPN based network. ...
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Connecting to TFS over VPN

At work I can connect to the Team Foundation Server (TFS) from Visual Studio and do all the source control etc. that I need to. However, when working from home and connected to work via VPN I cannot ...
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Can't establish PPTP VPN windows 8/8.1

I am having an issue where I keep getting either error 800 or 807 whist trying to connect to a VPN server via PPTP on Windows 8 and 8.1 pro. The server itself is Synology's VPN Server running on a ...
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How do I configure pfsense as an outbound VPN client?

We use pfsense as a router/firewall. Because we're based in China, it is useful for us to have VPN access for all our internal clients. Instead of each individual client connecting to a VPN server ...
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OPENVPN route all traffic - Synology

I have a synology NAS that is my OPENVPN server. I am always on the road and I want to route all of my traffic through my house. Here is my config and my log. config file dev tun tls-client ...
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Configuring VPN on Windows Server 2008 with no DHCP

Please see the revised section at the bottom as the original question seems to have been a little convoluted I have a cloud based virtual machine from my client's hosting company. The sole ...
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Site to site VPN between Cisco VPN Router and Sonicwall NAT issues

I'm trying to establish a site-to-site VPN connection from office to datacenter. Cisco RV042G and SonicWall NSA2400 In the office; we have the subnet 10.0.0.0/24 defined and hosts from 10.0.0.150 to ...
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Set source address to use tun device does not work (Debian Squeeze)

There have been similar questions on StackExchange but none of the answers helped me, so I'll try a question of my own. I have a VPN connection via OpenVPN. By default, all traffic is redirected ...
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selective routing through a VPN tunnel

The problem: after establishing an IPsec VPN tunnel all traffic is routed to the remote endpoint, while I only need to route the packets destined to that internal network and still be able to access ...
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No TCP connections to hosts behind VPN server (SYN, SYN-ACK, but no ACK), UDP, ICMP works

I'm probably doing something incredibly stupid, but I just can't seem to figure out what. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: I want remote users to be able to log into our network, so I set up a ...
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Force Windows to Stay Connected to Microsoft VPN when User is Logged Off

I have a Windows Server 2008 at a remote office location that needs to stay connected to the main office via VPN (standard Windows PPTP connection) even when there is no user logged in. Right now, ...
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How do I get internal hosts to use a VPN connection set up on a FreeBSD router?

Question in short: How do I get traffic from a host on an internal network, using NAT behind a router, to use a VPN connection set up on the router? I have a FreeBSD 9 router with 4 network ...