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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Cannot get client to pass DNS queries through openVPN tunnel

I cannot get my openVPN client machine (Windows 10) to pass DNS queries through the VPN tunnel. I am pushing 10.0.0.1 as a DNS server and the VPN connection shows that it is the DNS server for that ...
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Connecting OS X to an IPSec VPN

The company I work for provide VPN access using the FortiClient for Windows. This is great for people running Windows but I also wish the connect using OS X. As far as I can tell the VPN connection ...
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Route VPN traffic to internal VPN server on SOnicwall NSA220

We have a Sonicwall NSA220 firewall, and about 4 public IPs we can use. I have just set up a Windows 2012 VPN server internally and will ask our DNS hosts to route VPN.domainname.com to one of the ...
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PPTP VPN - No internet access though the VPN

I am very new to the world of windows server I'm renting a VM in the USA for my web hosting(DC, DNS and Web host role) and I decided that I would install a VPN on it so I could re-route me ...
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Openswan L2TP setup to allow admin user access to AWS VPC

I've got an ssh bastion host, but managing the ssh whitelist is annoying, opening ssh to the world is suboptimal. I'd like to tuck a vpn server in front. Can't get openvpn to stay connected for more ...
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OpenVPN and TomatoVPN

Wondering if someone can help me with the following. I have updated my Linksys router with TomatoVPN and used the following config: Interface Type:TAP Protocol:UDP Port:1195 Firewall Custom ...
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OpenVPN Ethernet Bridge not encrypting traffic on campus connection [on hold]

I have OpenVPN set up to run an Ethernet Bridge VPN on an Odroid XU4 so that I can access my home network from my university campus. I use it to use Steam in home streaming over the internet so I can ...
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VPN access for individual users on AWS?

I have been following this guide to setup my AWS architecture, but instead of an ssh bastion host/jump box I'd prefer to use a VPN. There are lots of guides on connecting a VPC directly to a customer ...
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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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Using Ubuntu Karmic as an L2TP Client for VPN

I'm trying to connect to a VPN service over L2TP using Karmic as a client and it's not working. The only details I have are the remote IP address, username & password, and a shared secret string; ...
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WAN bonding to a VPN server

We have some network issues with our ISP's and almost always have one WAN link down/repairing. We currently use WAN Failover, however this cuts out our SIP calls midway. I want to join three ...
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xl2tpd: Provide L2TP/IPsec VPN connectivity to an entire subnet without using a default route

I've set up an L2TP/IPsec VPN using OpenSwan and xl2tpd using the "nodefaultroute" ppp option. The server's virtual IP address is set to 10.10.31.1 and it allocates addresses in the range ...
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Should I create a second WAN Interface for a new SSLVPN setup on my Sonicwall 2400?

Sonic Wall 2400 I'm setting up a new SSLVPN on our Sonicwall, very new to this. I currently have an exchange server as well, so mail.company.com is directed to our mail server. I'd like to setup a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RAS VPN: access server on internal interface ip

short question: I'm usually a linux admin but need to setup a Win2k8 R2 server for a student project. The server is running as VM on a root server and has a public internet IP assigned. Additionally I ...
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site to site vpn between sonicwall and pfsense

The problem i am facing is establishment of a site to site VPN in between pfSense( version 2.0.1) and SonicWall Pro2040 Enhanced ( Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced 4.2.1.4-7e) . All of the ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu server

(Edit: left out main paragraph, this should fix it) I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. ...
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SSL certificate causes VPN connection error

Everyone! My problem - when I create SSL certificate (using selfssl7 or IIS management console), my vpn connection (L2TP with certificate authentication) will not go up (I get error 789). I have to ...
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After connecting vpn by openvpn impossible to browse internet [closed]

I am connecting to a vpn provider by using openvpn Everything looks nice i get the message Initialization Sequence Completed But after this i cannot connect any website browser just keeps trying ...
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Connecting two different IPv6 /64 prefixes together [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 RRAS VPN that is both IPv4 and IPv6 capable. I was having problems with external IPv6 connectivity but managed to resolve this here: RRAS SSTP VPN IPv6 traffic is not ...
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Super simple VPN set up [closed]

Is there a product that consists of 2 hardware boxes that work as follows: power each on connect each to a separate LAN (via ethernet or wifi) then, when you connect your laptop to the 1st box (via ...
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Squid traffic tunneled through VPN

So what I'm trying to do is have a Squid Proxy run on 1 machine along side a VPN connection. What I want to happen is all traffic running though the Squad Proxy would run though the VPN for its ...
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Pfsense PPTP VPN Error 806

I was previously using another firewall software and simply by port forwarding port 1723 from the ADSL interface to a Windows Server attached to the LAN, we were able to VPN in. Since switching to ...
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VPN PPTPD with MPPE Support for Debian or Ubuntu

Having an unencrypted vpn connection from a windows client to linux is pretty easy by using pptpd. When I was looking for an solution for encrypted (per MPPE) connection, I found a lot of information ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN with OpenSwan and XL2TPD can't connect, timeout on Centos 6

I'm setting up LT2p over IPSec on my Centos 6.3 fresh install. I have iptables flushed, permit all. Whenever I try to connect, i get a 'no reply from vpn' and nothi Here's my ipsec.conf file ...
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Where can I download the latest 64-bit edition of Sonicwall SSL-VPN NetExtender for Windows 7? [on hold]

Does anyone know where to download the latest edition of the 64-bit version of SonicWall SSL-VPN NetExtender for Windows 7?
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Why OpenVPN client fails to start (TLS timeout) when wifi signal is not ideal?

I have OpenVPN clients running on Carambola2 devices [1] and when I use 3g/umts stick or wired ethernet then OpenVPN clients establish vpn tunnel every time. When wifi is used then OpenVPN client ...
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vpn session over http or https [closed]

I can only access http://site.example.com or https://site.example.com (running linux centos behind ddwrt router) the http firewall allows those virtualhostnames to connect to the client (me) but not ...
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Need help about VPN and programs [closed]

2 VPN to 2 programs, it's possible ?? example: Program A use IP of VPN 1 and Program B use IP of VPN 2. At the same time. Thanks --- edit with another example --- I have installed on pc: Chrome ...
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Cannot connect with Cisco VPN but can connect with ShrewSoft VPN

EDIT: We connected an air card to the computer to use a different Internet connection and using the Cisco software, we were able to successfully connect to our VPN server. I just don't understand why ...
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Windows server 2012 VPN + RDP

I'm trying to connect my Windows Server 2012 to a VPN while working on it on rdp but when I connect the VPN my rdp connection is closed and I cannot reconnect. How should I do to be able to connect to ...
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Solaris 11.1 as L2TP Client

Is there anyway to do this with a PSK? I need to connect to an off-site Windows L2TP server. I can't seem to find any documentation on using Solaris as a VPN Client.
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Running ssh as a default gateway?

We currently have a PPTP VPN, but we have a couple of people off site who are on a network which only allows outgoing http/https and ssh. For some reason, it appears that they cannot connect to our ...
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Access server via multiple VPN [closed]

Is it possible to send network traffic trough multiple VPN to achieve access from Home to Server ? Office is connected via Cisco VPN Client (IPSec) to the server farm, and we can access to ...
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IPv6 with IPv4 over RRAS SSTP VPN from Client that only has IPv4 access

I'm setting up Server 2012 R2 RRAS to be a SSTP VPN. I've got IPv4 working perfectly. My environment is dual stack (v4 and v6). When I enable IPv6 on the VPN my client gets a valid address but is ...
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Can one use a MySQL backend for user authentication in a strongswan VPN server?

We have installed and configured a strongswan VPN server with username / password authentication. Is it possible to store the users' credentials in a MySQL backend and configure strongswan to use the ...
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How to set permanent mtu size for ppp0

every time I connect to my VPN, I should run sudo ifconfig ppp0 mtu 1300 How could I make it permanent? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04
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What is a “VPN Consolidator”

A client recently mentioned using a VPN consolidator for remote access to their server. I've never heard this term used before. Is it some type of slang that I'm not familiar with? I did a bit of ...
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End-to-Site VPN from IPv4 -Host to IPV6 (only) - Site

I want my IPv4 only Clients to my IPv6 only Site. I have a dualstack Server which I could use as a gateway. There is a Question somewhat related here: IPv6-only client to IPv6/IPv4 dual stack server ...
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FortiClient (Windows 7 32 bit) shows 'connected' for an SSL VPN connection but can't ping the remote server

I am trying to connect to a remote server through FortiClient for an SSL VPN connection. When I connect through the FortiClient (version 4.3.5.472) on my windows 7 32-bit system, it shows connected. ...
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VPN client blocked through squid server

I have a computer running debian between the local network and the load balancer who connects to the internet. Everything is fine, that computer has a Squid running inside, BUT we have a problem with ...
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Limit/Throttle per user OpenVPN bandwidth using TC

I have a group of users connecting to my server via OpenVPN TCP and UDP (2 services). The two services are operating on tun0 and tun1 I'd like to be able to limit each user's bandwidth to say 5mb/s ...
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Help with OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003

Just wondering if someone can assist me further with the set-up of OpenVPN on my Windows Server 2003. I have configured Win Server as per the following guide: http://tinyurl.com/kxusv and I'm now at ...
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Setting up Linux VPN Client on Mint: Never sends “Set-Link-Info” packet

I have tried to set up a VPN Connection on the Linux Mint disto, but could not get it working. When I use a Windows 7 VPN client it works fine. I brought up Wireshark on both Windows and Linux ...
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L2TP/IPSec from Windows 7 to ASA 5520

I am trying to setup L2TP/IPSec on our ASA5520 to support a fringe case for one of our developers. The Windows VPN subsystem apparently stores the kerberos or NTLM cookie for the login when you use ...
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Unable to RDP to Windows Server 2012 via VPN connection

Using a VPN connection I am able to RDP to all of my servers other than the Windows 2012 servers. When on the local network I was successfully able to connect to them. I saw a post that seemed to ...
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What is the correct way to set up a VPN and then only allowing SSH from that VPN?

What is the correct way to set up a VPN and then only allowing SSH from that VPN? I want to set this up to remove my SSH from the open internet and only allow access via a dedicated VPN connection, ...
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OpenVPN connected but not internet access on the client

I've setup OpenVPN following this tutorial, and everything works fine except that I don't have an internet connection on the client while connected to VPN. ...
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How should DNS be configured for remote VPN access to a Windows Domain?

Suppose you have a small windows domain configured as follows: domain name is ad.example.com (as per these guidelines) DC1 is at 10.10.10.3 DC2 is at 10.10.10.4 DC1 and DC2 are running the ...
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VPN Connection Causes Internal LAN Connection Loss with Server

I've tried configuring basic PPTP VPN at my small business using a number of different tutorials. As far as I can tell, the actual VPN connection worked fine, but upon connecting a client, the Server ...
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