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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Routing traffic through PPTP VPN

I have a Windows XP SP3 with set up VPN PPTP server, and i need to make it available for the clients to access the internet via the VPN server, but i have a problem. Everything is set up corectly (I ...
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VPN Windows 2008 Server

I am trying to setup VPN between two "Windows 2008 Datacenter Edition" servers reciding in two different datacenters. I did do the setup outlined in help files, but I am sure I missed somewhere how ...
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Site to site (Checkpoint — CIsco ASA 5505) problem

I am not able to get a S2S connection between my Central office (Checkpoint R65) to my remote office (Cisco ASA 5505). Currently in testing phase, the Cisco box is also at my office, but connected to ...
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P2P VPN: cross between Hamachi and OpenVPN

I recently started using OpenVPN. It is useful because you can securely connect many clients from different networks. However, when two clients communicate, they are not directly connected but they go ...
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Using Viscosity VPN for Mac OS X, How Do I Set DNS Server Dynamically When Connected?

I am using Viscosity VPN for Mac OS X 10.5. I would like to configure the networking on our users' mac laptops to use the company's DNS server (so it will resolve the names of internal nodes) when ...
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software to proxy/gateway all traffic

My friend is in a country where facebook is blocked, but he wants to use facebook api services that is blocked. He can't use proxy because there's no way to configure the api lib for accessing ...
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How serious is a problem is multi-homed networks?

Multi-homed is the term that I have heard for being connected to a LAN at the same time as being connected to the internet via something like a wireless connection. I have heard that this is so ...
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How To Limit Svn Access to VPN Users

We have a collection of subversion repositories on our server and want to get a VPN up and running so we can access them off site. However, my boss insists that a select few repositories are not ...
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Split Tunnel VPN using incorrect Tunnel

Our company has a handful of field offices that have recently been setup with a regular internet connection after we removed the T1 and router that connected them directly to our network. Now, when ...
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Connect to multiple VPN with Cisco Client

I use VPN Client version 5.0.05.0290 in Windows XP SP3. Is it possible to be connected to more than one VPN server at the same time? For example, I have some batches running every 5 minutes that are ...
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Should I add my remote web server to the domain?

I have a remote web server (Windows 2008 Web Edition) to host some applications and company website. We only access this server using RDP. But I'd like to access it as it was in our LAN, so I'm ...
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Initiating VPN connection from VPN server

I have a setup with a local host A behind a firewall acting as VPN client and a VPN server B which is publicly reachable. This setup works fine using openvpn. Now what I would like to do is to ...
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Cisco ASA VPN: Where can I find information on what the detailed logs mean?

I'm working on troubleshooting a Cisco ASA VPN connection and I'm after more information on what some of the log messages mean, specifically this one at the moment but a good general resource on how ...
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Setting up a proxy server that uses a vpn connection

My thoughts are like this: I have this external vpn service that I am connecting to. But Is it possible for me to set up a local proxy server that uses that vpn connection, so applications that ...
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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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Vista VPN - This connection requires an active Internet connection

I seem to be getting this annoying error intermittently. Although my internet connection is working fine the Connect To dialog insists that I can't connect to my VPN connections as there isn't an ...
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Cisco ASA -> Windows 2003 site-to-site VPN

Is it possible to set up an ipsec site-to-site VPN between a Cisco ASA (5510) and a Windows 2003 Server? (using RRAS or similar on the windows server) And the followup question - if this is ...
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Routing to a specific LAN gateway depending which application sends the request

I have a VPN set up with USAIP (usaip.eu) to get an IP in the US although being physically connected to the internet in Europe. Now i want to route only specific requests via this VPN (you already ...
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Easiest software VPN solution in Windows Server 2003

At a client's office, their SonicWALL device is out of commission temporarily, so I've set up a Linksys WRT54G router in its place until we can get a fix. They need some kind of VPN solution, though, ...
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PPTP VPN - users cannot access internet via the server

I have set up a pptp vpn on windows xp, and added the users. The vpn users can connect to the server, but once they are connected they can't access the internet via the vpn server which should act ...
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Connect an iPhone to OpenVPN

Is there any way to connect an iPhone to our company OpenVPN server?
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VPN server on Arch Linux

Trying to set up a VPN server on an Arch Linux box. All I want is for it to be usable by OS X and iPhone OS. I'm a noob at VPN and can't seem to have much luck googling. What software do I need to ...
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What is your method to deal with vpn access for contractors/non-employees

I am looking to see how others deal with contractors/non-employee vpn access. How do you provision/deactivate their accounts? Are they in your AD or are they in another account silo? How do you ...
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How to set up an encryption-only proxy server?*

I need to create an encryption-only proxy server. By this I mean, from anywhere in the world I'd like all of the company's laptops' Internet traffic to be encrypted and routed through this single ...
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Virtual PC and network sharing on Windows 7

I am running the Windows 7 RC which prevents me from running my companys VPN software (Juniper Network Connect). So I thought I could use the Virtual PC capability in Windows 7 to do it for me. I ...
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OpenVPN with a Windows Certificate Services PKI

has anyone tried using OpenVPN with certificates generated by Windows Certificate Services? In theory this should work. The provided easy-rsa PKI is not very comfortable to manage for many users. I ...
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Why am I getting duplicate DNS entries for same IP address?

I have a system (SYSTEMX) that is connected to our network through a VPN. Periodically the VPN gets disconnected and SYSTEMX loses its connection to the network. When this occurs I usually easily ...
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Proxy.pac myIpAddress() returns local address and not ethernet adapters

This is kinda a Part two from here. When clients VPN into my network they get assigned an Ip address which in turn gives them the 252 option from the DHCP. The auto detect then grabs this file What ...
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VPN: Cisco / Watchguard: IKE lost contact with remote peer

I'm trying to set up a lan-to-lan VPN between a Cisco ASA 5510 (7.0(5) firmware, IP 222.222.222.222) and a Watchguard X750e firewall (10.2 firmware, IP 111.111.111.111) Phase 1 comes up but then the ...
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Change Active Directory password over VPN

We've got a few users in a remote office that only access any of the servers through the SonicWALL Global VPN Client. Their machines are members of the Active Directory domain here, so they can ...
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The best point-to-point VPN?

I'm working with a contractor in a different country. We need some method to add his machine to the local network, using a point-to-point VPN. Unfortunately, Hamachi, while very easy to use, creates ...
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VLAN over WAN

Ive never done VLAN before, in our own LAN i create subnets physically by using CISCO ASA 5505. We now have added a new site and Ive been requested to create a VPN connection and 2 or 3 VLANs between ...
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Connecting over a VPN what is remote server IP?

I am connecting to a VPN successfully and now I want to use MySQl Administrator to connect to the MySQL database on the server. I don't know what to put in the Server Host address. There is a PHP ...
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Sharing a drive on a hosted Win2003 Server

I have a dedicated windows 2003 server that is hosted in a data center. I would like to map the drive to my pc - and looking for the best way to do that. I could create a VPN, but that seems like ...
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Best way to create a vpn between two windows machines?

I'm looking for way to create a VPN between two windows machines. I want the installed software to behave as if the two computers are connected through a LAN. What's the best (free) way to do it? ...
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Cisco VPN Client for Windows

is there any Free Cisco VPN Client software for Windows ?
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Virtual PC in Remote Desktop session runs very slowly?

I have a VPN to my work which is quite fast... I Remote Desktop to my work PC, which is running a Microsoft Virtual PC. Working with the PC while I'm actually at work isn't too bad, but when I try ...
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Windows DNS server database scrambled by VPN incoming connections

Simple setup: Primary server (\MASTER): Windows 2008 server standard with following roles DHCP server DNS server AD domain controller Secondary server (\SLAVE): Windows 2003 server standard with ...
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VPN with wrong subnet mask

I followed these instructions on www.hottonetworking.com to set up VPN on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 SP2 (not R2 yet). When I then establish a VPN connection to that machine from a ...
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Need an absolute proxy server to route HTTPS, FTP, etc

I have managed to setup a squid proxy server as an HTTP proxy and this is working well. However, it does not work with HTTPS. I am looking at making use of an external machine to setup as a proxy for ...
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What is a WAN <PPP/SLIP> Interface?

My colleague recently pinged our DC and instead of replying from it's static IP it replied from it's WAN Interface. I think it has something to do with the VPN connections we allow which we setup ...
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I have a site to site VPN tunnel set up between offices, when I connect from home to either I cannot see the other side

This is my first time posting here so please be gentle. The title describes my problem, I will outline the setup: I have a site to site bidirectional VPN tunnel set up in two offices 100 miles apart. ...
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Any problems usinga GoDaddy SSL certificate on a Cisco ASA firewall?

I need to purchase and install a SSL certificate on my Cisco ASA firewall. This will allow my VPN users to connect to my ASA without receiving the certificate error from the untrusted self assigned ...
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Setting up VPN on Ubuntu VPS @ linode

I'm really struggling with this because I'm not a network admin, only a mortal programmer. Linode gives you an external and internal IP for use with other nodes on the linode network. In my case I've ...
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Running Firewall (IPCop) on Hyper-V

I currently use IPCop for our corporate firewall & VPN. I am looking to consolidate a number of servers, and am considering including the firewall server in the consolidation. I currently plan ...
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OpenVPN Hardware Requirements

I am planning an new network. All the traffic coming out of this network will be fowarded into a VPN in order to exit out onto the Internet on a distant server. This will be done via OpenVPN. There ...
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My ISP has me on a static IP address, but I'm sharing my connection. What IP address should I provide for Remote login?

The company I work for wants to set me up with Remote Desktop access to one of their servers. My ISP has assigned me a static IP address; however at home I have multiple machines sharing the Internet ...
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Losing DNS when connecting via pptp vpn from a Windows client to a Linux server

I setup pptp on my Linux (CentOS) server. When I connect from a Windows client I am losing name service on the windows side. Connecting to my application works ok, though. I tried to set ms-dns in ...
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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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VPN client connect/disconnect via command line in XP

In an XP Pro workstation, is there a way to start the native Windows VPN client and open/close a connection from the command line so it can be scripted in a batch file?