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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What does tracert make NETBIOS work on Win7?

This is really strange - I have a workaround for this (read on), but I'd love to know why it works. I had a VPN setup working fine with a WinServer2003 server and a Vista client. Then I setup a new ...
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How does Windows decides which DNS Server to use when resolving names and connected to a VPN

When connected to a VPN network how does the windows DNS client choose a prefered DNS server, between the DNS servers configured for the local connection and the server statically defined for the VPN? ...
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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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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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How do I configure OpenSwan to allow pure IPsec (not L2TP) connections from an iPhone?

Similar to this question, I want to configure an IPsec server on Linux which will accept connections from the iPhone. However, unlike the other question, I want to be able to test with pre-shared keys ...
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Trying to get a new user up on pfSense IPSec VPN; Config file import failed, now getting gateway errors

Caveat: I am not a sysadmin, so please forgive the n00bness of the query. We have a new user and I'm trying to get them up on VPN. We use pfsense as an IPSEC endpoint. This person is using Shrewsoft ...
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Site-to-site VPN using MD5 instead of SHA and getting regular disconnection

We are experiencing some strange behavior with a site-to-site IPsec VPN that goes down about every week for 30 minutes (Iam told 30 minutes exactly). I don't have access to the logs, so it's ...
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Get floating ip from mmm to work on Tinc vpn on Ubuntu

I've got 3 ubuntu servers connected with a Tinc VPN right now. 2 servers are running mysql 5.6 db's, and the 3rd is used only as a monitor. We're using mmm to do the monitoring and assign a floating ...
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Stream IPTV through SSL VPN

I have a question about streaming IPTV through Cisco ASA5510 ssl vpn. My current setup at the moment is: Public - firewall (asa5510) - L3 switch - L2 switch But my iptv source feed is coming to L3 ...
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Dual path VPN on ASA 9.2

We have two sites that are joined by a VPN over two WAN links, one primary and one backup only. The VPN endpoints are a pair of active/standby ASA clusters at each site. Each site also has multiple ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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Running Cisco VPN Client after Windows 10 November Update

I had installed Cisco VPN Client so that I could connect to my client's VPN, and this was working great on Windows 10 (after many hacks) until the Windows 10 November update, which automatically ...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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Map an IP from virtual network interface to physical network

A Linux VPN Router has the IP 192.168.1.1/24 (eth0), in the same network there are other network devices with fixed IPs Machine A 192.168.1.20 and Machine B 192.168.1.21. To access this devices over ...
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SSH VPN tunneling

I am testing some basics of SSH VPNs on Layer 2 like this: ssh -w 1:1 -o Tunnel=ethernet hostname That works fine, but is there a way to tunnel multiple VLANs over such a SSH Tunnel? I know i could ...
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meaning of 'event_wait : Interrupted system call'

I manage several OpenVPN links. sometimes while the VPN is UP since minutes, hours, suddenly it falls with this message: event_wait : Interrupted system call (code=4) Sep 8 11:13:46 hostname ...
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How to set up MS Azure VPN with the password authentication?

I'm trying to connect to the MS Azure VPN. I installed the Client certificate and got access to the VPN network. But now I need, the system request the password when somebody is trying to connect to ...
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“Register this connections address in DNS” - unable to automatically tick this box with a VPN connection

Hoping you can help. We have about 70 Microsoft Surface's in our network and they all have a VPN connection that is deployed from our SCCM 2012 Server. the problem I have is they will not update DNS ...
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PDNS forward zone subdomains only

I am trying to use zone forwarding, but only for subdomains. Imagine that you have an VPN server at the domain vpn.provider.tld. This domain is pointing to an global IP address, accessible from the ...
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Cisco VPN:Secure vpn connection terminated locally by the client

I get this error when trying to connect to a Cisco VPN: Secure vpn connection terminated locally by the client Reason 412: The remote peer is no longer responding I tried to disable firewall and ...
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Debugging slow Quickbooks in multi-user mode

Building 1: Main QB server with 15 users Building 2: 12 users accessing the QB server There is no sluggishness in building 1. Building 2 has issues. They can RDP to the server fine with no lag but ...
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OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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How to allow vpn users to access only specific servers?

Currently we have an ASA with an IP pool to allow an outside contractor to remotely connect and access our network. What we would like to do is limit what they can get to once they are connected. I ...
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Mac 10.9 Server + Windows Foundation 2012 Server + VPNing in = Is it possible?

I need to be able to connect to both a Mac 10.9 server and a Windows Foundation 2012 Server at the same time through a single VPN login... Alright so here's the skinny on the setup. Running OSX ...
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Routing and remote access on Windows Server 2012 locks out RDP and ping

I have a server with 2 network cards, one unplugged and not in use and the other on a public IP address. Using remote desktop, I setup Routing and Remote Access (VPN access with NAT), assigned the ...
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capistrano deployment script fails with Cisco AnyConnect VPN connection

I am new to capistrano and trying to run script to deploy source codes to QA server which connected with VPN. Tested script in my 'Git bash' shell in windows machine. I have no problems at connecting ...
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Site-to-site VPN between Azure Virtual Network and a Cisco RV016

I'm attempting to configure a Cisco RV016 router to connect to an Azure Virtual Network to create a site-to-site VPN, but it's not working. I'm aware that a Cisco RV016 is not in the list of ...
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OpenVPN daemon fails to start — starting server manually returns no output

I am setting up an openvpn server on my network for the purposes of accessing devices remotely. I have generated crts and keys with the easy-rsa scripts and have configured server.conf correctly ...
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Why does IKEv2 fail on Windows 8 and Android strongSwan, but not on Windows 7?

I'm trying to allow Windows and Android clients to connect through a VPN to a Windows Server 2012 Essentials machine. The VPN works fine over SSTP, but for performance reasons, I want to move to ...
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IIS 6.5 application hangs - strange behavior

Ok, here are the symptoms in chronological order: (iis 6.5 - asp.net 2.0 - windows server 2003) Application pool drops all requests. (dropped, and abandoned by reqQueue) Trying to log into ...
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Can't ping other machines at Linux VPN PPTP server's local lan from outside

Before anything else, hello guys, this is the first time I ask for something here so I hope someone can give me a hand, please look at the following network diagram: ...
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Route specific network traffic through vpn in virtualbox guest

I am running OSX with a windows server 2008 guest in Virtualbox. My goal is to route some of the network traffic in the host through the server guest. This is because the win2008 server has a VPN ...
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NAT not working after enabling DirectAccess

following test setup is given: server1 - 1 network card connected to internal network (10.0.0.2/24) + gateway 10.0.0.1 server2 - 2 network cards (1. connected to internal network (10.0.0.1/24) / 2. ...
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Server doesn't accept L2TP connections although it is configured to

I own a Windows Server 2003 VPN server which my clients connect to for accessing the local network.. I have configures the RRAS to use the RADIUS authentication and accept connections. The PPTP ...
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Cisco AnyConnect hangs on “Checking for profile updates…”

I have a Cisco AnyConnect accessing ASA 5510. The AnyConnect connection correctly authenticates and then hangs of "Checking for profile updates...". The client (Vista64) is behind a firewall and can ...
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Dynamic VPN tunneling technologies

Ok, so I'm asking a more specific question this time. I'm writing a paper about Cisco's DMVPN and one of the tasks I have is to make the analysis of available network solutions which use dynamic VPN ...
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Sending L2tp/IPsec PSK client packets to OpenSwan server

I'm trying (kind of) to create VPN client, I set my server on Ubuntu using OpenSwan (L2tp/IPsec PSK). What I'm doing right now is sending packets to my server and trying to exchange my keys with the ...
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Debian squeeze as L2TP/IPSec gateway for Android devices

I'm trying to configure Debian squeeze as L2TP/IPSec VPN for Android devices, but with no great success. So far I have done following: Successfully configured Debian with openswan implementation of ...
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Juniper SSG5… How to setup VPN to Netgear FVS338

I'm trying to configure a Juniper SSG5 for VPN. So far I'd say I'm lost lost lost. The server (just one for now) is a dedicated host at a hosting company. I have a block of 8 public IPs (/29), the ...
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Windows Authentication over site-to-site VPN

We have recently opened up a satellite office about 500 Km away from our main office. The office consists of 2 staff, and some of our office workers make their way out to this office every once in a ...
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VPN client has severe intermittent connectivity issue with Windows 2008 RRAS server, but NOT with the other remote servers

I have a Windows 2008 server setup in the cloud as a RRAS running VPN access and NAT. It is joined to a domain controller also running in the cloud. A Windows 7 VPN client connects using SSTP to the ...
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cisco asa NAT to site-to-site VPN

I'm trying to NAT an external address to an internal address which is not local, but on a remote end of a site-to-site VPN connection. Is this possible? Log says Routing failed to locate next hop for ...
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Errror on connecting to VPN-server by Demand-dial interface (Windows Server 2008 R2)

I have several LAN-interfaces and internet access over VPN (connect to provider VPN-server). I want to setup NAT from local area networks to internet. For this I install on Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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RDP or SSH connection trough Windows 2008 server VPN hang after a while

I have been experiencing a very strange issue with our VPN setup on Windows Server 2008. That server is running as a Xen Virtual Machine. We use it for two purposes, permit our mobile workers to ...
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Windows 7 VPN fails due to Protocol-Reject for 8021 (IP Control Protocol)

Server is Windows 7 Ultimate, client is Windows 7 Professional. Server setup: (from Network Connections screen) > File -> New > incoming connection Who may connect? > Added a user How ...
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ipsec: Can't authenticate: no preshared key found for

I'm using Openswan with ipsec and ipsec keeps complaining about the shared-key not being present. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 . I'm just experimenting on a couple of internal systems since I'm new to ...
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Configure routing between two VPN clients through RRAS 2012

I need to connect to my office network from home. I have set up vpn connection on my home laptop and vpn connection on one of my office servers (internal network, IP - 10.0.0.13, connects through ...
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IKEv2 with PSK on Windows Server 2012

Is it possible to configure Windows Server 2012 to run an IKEv2 VPN with a preshared key? It appears to be possible in the general IKEv2 protocol, and it appears to be supported by the actual ...