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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Juniper SRX1400 VPN

I have been trying to set up a client VPN on a Juniper SRX1400 without much success. All documentation I found from Juniper and elsewhere does a lot of other (difficult and wonderful) things other ...
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Use internet connection of server, on a client, using proxy or something [on hold]

I am working around to find the best and simplest solution to this: Assume we have a windows server 2008 R2 (name this A) with 2 network card configured, one is connected to Internet and another is ...
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How to Setup VPN server in Windows Server 2008 on Amazon Cloud E2?

I have servers in Amazon Cloud E2 with Windows Server 2008 R2. I want to setup a VPN server. Can any one guide me? Because as per the MS articles I completed the steps but I am not able to connect ...
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How to configure strongswan to support iOS mobile devices?

I'm trying to configure strongswan server to support iPhones and iPads. I'm using client certificate for authentication, I have the following configuration for iOS in strongswan.conf : conn iOS ...
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Bridging Two VPNs With Routing Tables and OpenVPN

I have a set up that looks like this: + | ...
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whilst on a vpn cannot access some cdn sites [on hold]

I use windows 7 machine and a VPN to access a remote work computer. This worked fine and I was able to also access skype simultaneously on the home machine (to take a work call with smooth sound) and ...
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No DNS resolving with VPN (RRAS)

I have a RRAS server setup on a Windows 2003 machine with two NIC's. The VPN works like a charm, I can ping all the other computers on the network. But it fails when I try to access resources with ...
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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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ipsec verify on ubuntu Two or more interfaces found, checking IP forwarding [FAILED]

Ubuntu 14.04, Openswan U2.6.38/K3.13.0-30-generic When I run ipsec verify I get this error. Two or more interfaces found, checking IP forwarding [FAILED] I see quite a few of this same ...
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How to build a Layer 2 VPN across an uncontrolled network using cisco router?

We have two cisco 871 routers, one is in the datacenter with a fixed ip address, the other is at our office with a changing ip address(dsl with pppoe). How to build a L2 VPN for this scenario? I ...
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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 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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NAT for IPSEC access?

Please help to understand if the following configuration can be created. I have IPSEC connection with my customer. It is site2site vpn between customer network and my network 10.102.103.0/28. This ...
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AWS VPN Tunnel going down without traffic

I managed to setup a site-to-site VPN connection from Amazon VPC to a company's network, and after a lot of configuration it was working fine, but now i realized that the VPN tunnel is DOWN every time ...
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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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VPN server setup in Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I am facing a challenge in setting up a VPN server in Windows 8.1. My current setting: I am in Canada and using Rogers Static IP internet. Roger--->Rogers Modem--(hard wired)-->dlink DIR-515 ...
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pfsense PPTP VPN can access LAN but not internet

I am running pfsense at home and I want to set up a PPTP vpn (yes I know its not secure, lets ignore that) My current pfsense setup: LAN: 192.168.1.1 (/24) WAN PPPoE (real world IP lets say ...
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Home workers requiring simultaneous office VPN and local network access

I now have a large number of remote users that are using a Check Point Secure Client VPN connection into the office. These users also need access to network resources attached to their local ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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stop rdp to deactivation session after close

I try to run VNC Server on my Server2012 R2 (VM on HyperV Host). I login via RDP (mstsc.exe) to a Windows Server 2012 R2. Connect via real VNC to the Server also. After closing the Windows RDP ...
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Trouble hitting EC2 AmazonProvidedDNS server over VPN

I have a VPC using the network 10.10.0.0/16, and a VPN server in the public subnet (10.10.0.0/24). The VPN uses addresses in the 10.11.254.0/24 range. When I connect to the VPN, I can access hosts in ...
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What is the significance of the “gateway subnet” for Microsoft Azure VPNs?

We have a point-to-site VPN setup in Microsoft Azure to house our cloud services, virtual machines. The point-to-site configuration allows our office workstation to individually connect to that VPN ...
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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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Running standard (GUI) vpn pptp with the rules in iptables [on hold]

To connect to the vpn I use a standard pptp (GUI). Ubuntu 14.04 http://i.cubeupload.com/xe7TL3.png I pre-configured iptables so that would be the internet connection was only TOR (debian-tor). ...
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How can I connect two machine's networks using a software approach?

Updates: let's assume the locations are separated, so WAN transversal is a must, and no physical networking is possible. I want to be able to connect two machine's networks together using a ...
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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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Setup VPN issue on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a problem with setup VPN server on my Ubuntu VPS, here is my server environments: Ubuntu Server 12.04 x86_64 xl2tpd 1.3.1+dfsg-1 pppd 2.4.5-5ubuntu1 openswan 1:2.6.38-1~precise1 After ...
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Ubuntu server PPTPD with OS X clients Problems

I'm trying to get a PPTP server running on a ubuntu server, but I've run into some issues with it. I followed this guide on how to set up pptpd on my server, and everything went smooth, but when I try ...
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Facing issues in setting up VPN connection(IKEv1) using iphone (Defult Cisco VPN client) and Strongswan 4.5.0 server

I am facing issues in setting up VPN connection(IKEv1) using iPhone (Defult Cisco VPN client) and Strongswan 4.5.0 server. The Strongswan server is running on Ubuntu Linux, which is connected to some ...
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Windows VPN / TMG Server Expired Password Stuck Sending New Password

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 Server running Forefront TMG (7.0.9193.500) which works as our firewall and VPN gateway. For the most part it works, blocking traffic and allowing users to VPN in. I ...
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Debian 7 ignores /etc/network/if-up.d on reconnect

I want my static routes to automatically be loaded on VPN reconnect. According to the wiki on Debian this can be done by placing a script in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ So I did, this is what it looks ...
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Cannot access Windows file share over Kerio VPN

My setup 1 Domain controller OS: Server 2012 (also file server 1) 1 File server OS: Server 2012 (file server 2) My problem When domain users (laptops authenticated via Kerio VPN) try to access ...
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How to stop pptpd even when there are active vpn client connections?

After issued command to stop pptpd, the pptpd won't stop until all the VPN client has disconnected. The following code shows pptpd is still running after issuing the stop command. ...
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Virtualized endian firewall on VMWare ESXi - VPN Malfunction

we got a physical machine with VMWare ESXi 5.1.0 U1 hosting a virtual Endian Firewall 2.5.2 all is running properly. The NICs are configured as shown in this image: http://imgur.com/o4IXn2D We have ...
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PPTP VPN Problem

I am using Debian OS with pptpd. My clients (both Windows and Mac) cannot complete the connection. The following shows in syslog: Jun 2 12:52:37 vpn pptpd[891]: MGR: Maximum of 6 connections ...
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OpenVPN - manually config IPs allocation

Yesterday I did this question about a strange fact (that firstly I thought it was some misunderstood from my part, but now looks real) that OpenVPN cannot allocate more than 63 clients when using ...
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Howto route VPN client traffic over a VPN tunnel with pfSense?

My pfSense box is running as an OpenVPN client and OpenVPN server. The client tunnel connects our network (192.168.1.1/24) to a remote network (10.10.10.10/24) and works just fine. The server allows ...
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OpenVPN 63 max clients limit?

I'm newbie in network/routing subject and I'm doing my first VPN server. While reading my server.ovpn file, I saw the line: server 10.1.0.0 255.255.255.0 So I though: looks like I can reach only ...
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openvpn stops working a short period after connecting

I manage simple workgroup at work that uses openvpn gui for connecting to remote computers. Accidently I discovered a very strange bug -- the openvpn connection works initially, and pings work, but ...
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VPN - local and remote networks IP collision

I have created a VPN connection in Windows using the New Network Connection wizard that comes with Windows. It works without problems in most places, but there is one concrete place where, despite ...
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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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Masquerade traffic from certain source IP to VPN connection

Network Setup: 10.0.0.1 Router: to internet 10.0.0.70 Server: Ubuntu based server,default gateway is 10.0.0.1 10.0.0.51 PC I created a PPTP connection(interface: ppp0) on Server to a machine ...
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Windows 8.1 client disconnects immediately upon successful VPN connection with Windows Server 2012 R2

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 (Datacenter) running the Server Essentials Role. I've setup Anywhere Access (setup DNS, obtained SSL cert for remote.domain.com, opened ports 80,443 on router). ...
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Access internal network via VPN

I'm quite the newbie when it comes to network admin, so please excuse my ignorance! I have what seems to be a fairly simple-to-solve problem (so I hope!) Inside my company, we run a Synology Server ...
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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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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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Is it possible to bridge/join two or more vritual (Hyper-V) switches with the same address range over VPN?

I have several Hyper-V servers which are not in the same LAN. On every server are several Hyper-V guest VMs which are connected via an internal virtual switch. Now I want to to connect these two ...
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How to “clear” IPs allocation?

my server is allocating 4 IPs per new key generated. I read in documentation that this is a normal behavior when using a /30 subnet (I'm not sure if I'm using this :roll: ) Anyway, I noted that I ...
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IPSec VPN using ZyWALL IPSec VPN Client: unable to connect from some providers

I'm trying to configure an IPSec VPN to one company from my home. The company has SANET internet service provider. I was able to create a VPN connection from another company that has the same internet ...