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 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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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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Accessing MySQL server via VPN in python

Hi I have a MySQL server that I need access through a VPN. I use MySQLdb package to access MySQL server in Python. When I can access the server without VPN, it works fine, but when I'm at certain ...
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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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Easy to set up 2-factor auth server? (SecureID looks scary to set up) [closed]

I want to use two factor auth for my vpn users. You know, the secureid kind of thing where they have a changing number from a keyfob to enter. I got the free demo kit from secureid and... scary ...
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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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How to setup router on desktop linux to provide access to vpn subnet to other local machines?

I have a desktop linux (Ubuntu based 12.10, laptop, 1 network card) from which I connect to work vpn via standard pptp, so I can access local network and work network from the machine. On the desktop ...
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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 ...
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VPN or RemoteDesktop?

I need to keep an eye on our small company server while I'm away. I Have Windows2008 server with a spare NIC and went through all the steps to setup a WIndows VPN. But before I set the port forward ...
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Watchguard L2TP over IPsec passthrough

I'm attempting to connect to a VPN (L2TP over IPsec) server through (not to) a WatchGuard XTM 505 appliance. I have the VPN server setup behind the firewall on a 1-to-1 NAT, and other protocols (such ...
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IP Phone over VPN - one way calls unless default route?

I have come across a strange problem with our VPN and BCM 50 (Nortel/Avaya) phone system. As you can tell by my other questions I have been doing some work on setting a VPN up from one location to ...
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Monitor Network Performance of VPN Servers from different locations

Our company has 3 VPN Servers in US. We want to monitor network performance ( the most important factor is how fast users from different locations in the world can download data when using our servers ...
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Using VLANs at 2 locations across VPN?

Forgive me if this question is horribly misguided. I'm primarily a developer, but my company has asked me to work on setting up their network for data and voip connections in a sensible way (I do have ...
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How do I configure my VPNs on my new firewall without taking out the old one?

I have a colocation facility with my main firewall in it. It has a bunch of site-to-site VPN tunnels built from the main firewall to the firewalls that are in the remote facilities. I want to ...
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DNS problems when connecting via VPN

So on my home network I run my own domain controller & DNS server. On my client machine (which is a member of this home domain), I connect to my work VPN and from that point my DNS messes up. My ...
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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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VPN Router question

What does it take to set up a wireless router to connect to a vpn service so everybody in the local wireless network surfs the internet through that vpn tunnel? What do I need to be careful about? ...
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Limit VPN login to members of a group

I'm running Cisco ASA5520's with PIXOS 8.2(1). I have my vpn setup to authenticate users from my ldap server. I need to be able to limit them to a specific group. My login base dn is ...
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Is it true that hosts doesn't work in VPN?

C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Seems it's no longer working after I switch on the VPN. Is it the case ,or just my own mistake?
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PPTP Clients Connect But Do Not Have Network Access

I have clients that connect to a Window Server 2008 R2 box via PPTP. They are able to successfully negotiate a connection and receive a local IP address, but are unable to access any internal network ...
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How to route all traffic over site to site VPN tunnel?

I have a site to site VPN configured between our main site (Site A) and a remote site (Site B). Site A is 10.60.0.0/16 Site B is 192.168.99.0/24 The firewall in Site B is a Juniper SSG running ...
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VPN with one nic

i want to use VPN and i follow this tutorial. http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/w3k_vpn_server.htm Everything works fine just i can not remote to my computer any more. Internet works but ...
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Configuring OS X L2TP VPN to use Certificate for IPSEC layer instead of Pre Shared Key

I'm trying to setup a L2TP VPN on an OS X Snow Leopard Server setup, and have had success using a pre-shared key, however I would rather not rely on a simple string, and use a certificate instead. ...
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Can't access dfs namespace over vpn

I've recently configured 2 servers in AD on the same domain level. They are physically separated and permanently connected through a site-to-site vpn for dfs replication. All well, but when users ...
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Cisco PIX to Juniper Netscreen Policy-based VPN fails Phase 2 Proposal

I've followed the instructions to configure a VPN between a netscreen device and a Cisco PIX as directed by Cisco's [netscreen to PIX ...
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PPTPD with PAM authentication?

I need a VPN solution for my company. One requirement is to be able to use the built-in windows VPN client. We are running a Debian Etch server. I've managed to set up PPTPD but the authentication is ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 - L2TP over IPsec

I have followed this document on cisco site to set up the L2TP over IPsec connection. When I try to establish a VPN to ASA 5505 from my Windows XP, after I click on "connect" button, the "Connecting ...
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IPSec bandwidth between two Pfsense hosts has predictable, variable bandwidth

I have a IPSec tunnel between two Pfsense machines. Both machines are connected to a 100mbps symmetrical connection. The latency between the two routers is ~70ms. I'm using AES-GCM-128 and SHA1, both ...
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Android to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd error: result_code_avp: avp is incorrect size. 8 < 10

I am trying to use a simple Android 4.4.4 VPN connection to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd combo. the IPSec SA works, but xl2tpd at one point terminates the pppd and this shows up in logs: xl2tpd[17990]: ...
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strongSwan 4.5.2 with iOS and Mavericks, Connection Troubles

I am having trouble configuring strongSwan 4.5.2 to work with iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. I have followed these two guides, but am still encountering problems. ...
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Windows server 2012 ignores static routing

BIG UPDATE: I was blind I see now that route 172.17.50.1 has netmask 255.255.255.255 and so it point to single host! But now I cannot understand how can I ping 172.17.50.10 because there is not route ...
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Connect to a machine in a vpn via ssh with dynamic dns

I have set up my router on my local network to use dynamic dns (no-ip) to get a "static" hostname. I have forwarded port 22 to my local pc and I can remotely log into it using ssh. I also need the ...
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Cisco ASA ipsec vs Anyconnect client issue

So I have an iPad that has a IPSec VPN created. I am able to connect from the outside fine and I can access my local LAN files just fine. When I connect with the Cisco AnyConnect client from the same ...
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Hub-and-Spoke VPN using Window Server 2008 R2 and RRAS

I am trying to create a simple VPN hub-and-spoke topography. I have managed to get quite a long way and I hope the following diagram describes what I have been able to build thus far: As you can ...
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Overlapping subnets - VPN

I have Site to Site VPN on Debian box which is setup by rackoon. It works fine, however because subnetworks overlap NAT is used on both ends of the VPN (1.1.1.1/32 & 2.2.2.2/32) On both subnets I ...
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UDP Packet Size.. max, ping failing to 3G.. Recalcitrant software vendor

We have a network of 330 clients (Service Vans) connected via 3G to our central office. Currently these clients are connected via a small ruggedized 3G router that establishes the 3G connection and ...
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how can I give openvpn clients access to a dns server (bind9) that is located on the same machine as the openvpn server

I currently have a debian server that is running an openvpn server. I also have a dns server (bind9) that I would like give allow access to by the connected openvpn clients, but I am unsure as of how ...