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SMB connection speed over VPN [migrated]

I'm seeking for some advices on how to improve connection speed while using SMB shares over VPN. I have two Win10 PCs with following setup. PC1 - 500Mb/s DL and 350 MB/s UL per SpeedTest PC2 - 100Mb/s ...
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Hide IP with softether client in ubuntu - no response from DHCP

I have setup Softether VPN server on my OVH VPS with this tutorial. When I'm connecting from my windows machine everything works fine and the internet sees me by my VPN servers IP instead of mine. Now ...
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SSMS connections dropping with SoftEther

We've recently changed VPNs from OpenVPN to SoftEther; it's working great so far, with one exception: SQL Server Management Studio. For some reason, either SSMS or the SQL Server seems to drop the ...
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Login to softether VPN with GitHub Actions

I need my CI/CD on github actions to log into VPN in order to access ssh on server and deploy stuff. VPN server itself works fine, as I tried to do the same sequence on my linux machine and it worked ...
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Do not route local network traffic via SoftEther VPN

I'm confused with configuring that the local network traffic is not routed via VPN. I want to use the VPN (connecting via Windows SSTP client, not using SoftEther client) at home (local ip: 10.0.0.2, ...
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SoftEther vpncmd example

Here there is a tutorial for SoftEther. But it is based upon the GUI software that is available only for Windows. I'm reading the manual, but it describes the functions in general. I'm looking for an ...
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How to test VPN connection inside LAN?

I'm going to setup several machines for remote development and debugging. The final scenario will be: [SERVER] at my office |----> VPN server | Internet | |----> Router at customer's ...
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OTP authentication in the softether VPN Client

I setup the softether vpn server in my ubuntu server and also installed the softether vpn client in my windows machine. by following this link. softether vpn server setup Now I created the user in my ...
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Can we use CA signed certificate like let's encrypt in softether vpn server?

I am trying to attach let's encrypt certificate to my softether vpn server, But didn't found a way for it. Can we use CA signed certificate like let's encrypt in vpn server ? If yes, then please ...
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Accessing OpenVPN host through tunnel

Is it possible to access the host running OpenVPN server through the tunnel itself on Linux (openSUSE)? For example, if my OpenVPN host's* VPN IP is 10.125.0.1 and its public IP is 1.2.3.4, I would ...
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Failing to connect to Softether VPN with OpenVPN for Android while Softether VPN client can connect successfully

I've recently setup VPN server for my self using Amazon Lightsail using SoftEther. The system I'm using is Centos 7. I'm not using firewalld, but I'm using iptables instead. Everything was running ...
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Stop SoftEther from routing all traffic through the VPN

I have successfully set-up SoftEther on my AWS free tier machine, and put a small apache2 instance on there. I can access the webpage via VPN from windows, Mac & Linux. BUT - when the VPN client ...
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SoftEther only providing an IP address with secure NAT and not from the windows DHCP server

I am trying to see if softether is a viable VPN solution for our needs. I have been successful in getting sstp to connect to SE, but only when secure NAT is enabled. When I disable secure NAT the ...
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Softether VPN - How to setup Squid proxy without switching off SecureNAT DHCP?

I have a Softether VPN server running and configured to use DHCP (SecureNAT) instead of local bridging as I couldn't figure out how to do it (despite reading all available tutorials on the internet). ...
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softether Layer3 routing between virtual hubs

straightforward scenario but I've spent hours on this without success I have one server with 2 virtual hubs configured with secureNAT enabled and DHCP set with the below virtual hub1 192.168.30.1 - ...
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SoftEther VPN AD Authentication only works for wildcard user

I'm using SoftEther on SBS2011, with L2TP/IPSec protocol. My initial client is Windows 10 with built-in L2TP/IPSec protocol. In my SoftEther Users, if I add a wildcard (*) user, and select "NT Domain ...
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How to split vpn traffic from https traffic on the same port using haproxy?

I have a following goal: Running softhether vpn and web applications both on port 443. I want all traffic to come to haproxy, which sends vpn to one container, and the rest to another container (...
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Run Softether and Apache on the same server

The question is pretty much in the title. I'm currently running Apache with a https cert, and softether on two different servers currently. But due to cost cutting measures, I will be installing both ...
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Can I connect an RDS instance to a software based VPN (an EC2 instance)

To elaborate, I have an AWS EC2 instance running a SoftEther VPN server, an AWS RDS instance, and clients on the VPN. What I need to be able to do is have my RDS instance(s) connect through the VPN ...
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VPN connection with different destination and source port without SSH tunnel

We run a little webserver with a web GUI but more and more confidential data is being stored on it. So we setup a little OpenVPN Server. In the last couple of months we have been facing more and more ...
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Understanding SoftEther VPN packet log

Help me to identify each part of a packet log from softether VPN. for example, the below given is a packet log. 2017-06-07,23:40:20.888,SID-USER-[L2TP]-15,SID-SECURENAT-1,CA9DC6D826F0,00AC3A3F04D0,...
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How can I access my own IP under StrongSwan? [MacOS]

I've set up SoftEther VPN on a brand-new Ubuntu 16.04 server and connected macOS, Windows and iOS client to it. I've created Ruby on Rails webserver on my macbook and binded it to my VPN address. ...
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Forwarding VPN traffic to Squid proxy

I am using SoftEther as a VPN and Squid for proxy. I want to forward this VPN to proxy and then to internet. My basic requirement is like this. SmartPhone---->VPN--->Squid--->Internet ...
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SoftEther VPN has very slow download, while upload is high

I've installed SoftEther VPN Server on Ubuntu 16.0.4.1 VPN clients: iPhone, Windows 8 and another Ubuntu Server Network Traffic Speed Test Tool: without VPN: Download - 36.88 Mbps Upload - 4.93 ...
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Cannot connect to sshd over vpn

I have a VPS running Centos 6.8 where I installed SoftEther VPN server with a local bridge. VPN IP range is 192.168.86.0/24. Client VPN IP addresses are provided by SoftEther VPN Server's DHCP server....
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Softether on lxc container with bridged connection

I've configured an lxc container with softether. The lxc container has a bridge connection, so I have a LAN IP with my lxc container. Here's the IPs of my office: Router/DHCP Server: 192.168.1.1 ...
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VPN - Intermittent connection issues

Most of the time, our VPN (L2TP over IPSec, SoftEther) works great. All the users (3 or less concurrent) can connect without problems. Lately, we have been noticing that we sometimes can't access ...
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SoftEther, unable to ConfigGet

I have logged in as an administrator of a Hub: "Connection has been established with VPN Server "localhost" (port 443). You have administrator privileges for Virtual Hub 'VPN' on the VPN Server." ...
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SoftEther Site-to-Site VPN

I have already already setup a Site-to-Site connection via the SoftEther bridge package. (Please see attached diagram). I enabled SecureNAT on the central server, and to avoid conflict with my local ...
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Connect remotely to Database by SoftEther VPN Client

As i have just started studying about Softether VPN, i have some questions : I want to work at home, and I installed SoftEther Server at my company, and SoftEther Client at home, I successfully ...
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Linux Samba domain join to auth AD user to SoftEther

According to SoftEther docs on authentication using Active Directory: In order to conduct NT domain or Active Directory authentication, the SoftEther VPN Server to conduct user authentication must ...
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Softether VPN server - not reachable from outside

I am pretty new to vpn, but i have set up anything written down in the softether documentation. So, i am able to connect locally from every machine in my net to the vpn server, but from outside, i ...
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Trying to connect to servers in a remote lan with softether vpn client and iptables nat ip_forwarding

I have implemented a softether vpn server on one aws server connected to other instances in a LAN. I can ssh into the server with ssh myname@10.0.1.10 without problem. I followed this guide My goal ...
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Using SoftEther VPN on OpenWRT router with HTTP Proxy

I've successfully installed OpenWRT router to my TP-LINK MR-3020 (ar11xxx). I've made a extroot for this using my flashdrive, having swap 2GB, 2GB root, and 4GB shared samba. I also tried OpenVPN ...
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Softether. Clients can connect but I can't access the server

I followed this guide in setting up a Softether VPN server on a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 instance. I installed Softether vpn client and openvpn on my laptop (ubuntu 14.10). The server logs ...
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VPN SSTP windows client can not ping or connect to VPN server but it can talk to every other PC on the local LAN that VPN server is on

So I have an SSTP (with native Windows client) working fine in a sense. My windows client's local IP is 192.168.10.11 , so its local network is: 192.168.10.x The Remote VPN server is behind a router ...
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How do I connect a SoftEther bridge to a server without getting an authentication error?

I've been playing around with SoftEther, and I'm trying to use the VPNCMD utility to create a site to site VPN. However, when I try to get the Cascade connection up between the bridge and the server, ...
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Issues with using the native Windows SSTP client on Softether

When trying to use SSTP with password authentication I'm unsuccesful at creating a connection from the native windows client. I always get MS-CHAPv2 authentication errors: 2015-01-03 03:04:43.278 On ...
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