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L2TP on Windows 8 with Shared Key without certificate

I've got a VPN running on Azure, with Windows Server 2012 R2, and I have configured a Shared Key to connect my Android Device to that VPN. This requires a username, password and the Shared Key. The ...
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Router drops connection to L2TP VPN

I'm connecting to VPN service through my TP-Link (TL-WR740N v4) router, using the L2TP server they provide. The router frequently drops the connection, every 30-40 minutes or so but usually reconnects ...
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ssh over VPN to ubuntu server

I have remote server(ubuntu server). I access remote server by ssh as ssh root@IP_OF_SERVER, then I have setup a webapp running in server and access it by IP_OF_SERVER:80. Every thing is working fine. ...
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L2TP/IPSec stopped working after openssl upgrade

VPN connections from my MacBook / iOS devices to a Debian server having openswan / xl2tp were working just fine until I used apt-get to upgrade everything due to openssl heartbleed announcement. Now ...
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IPSec with or without L2TP?

I'm referring to this question. And to be clear: This is really not about the old PPTP vs L2TP debate. ;-) I successfully set up racoon as an IKE server without any L2TP implementation running and it ...
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Windows 2003 as L2TP server (without IPsec) L2TP PPP

Is there a way to configure Windows server (2003/2008) as a traditional L2TP server without having IPsec . I have an L2TP client which is similar to an LAC and dials in to the LNS using SCCRQ and gets ...
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How can one connect to a VPNGate VPN using a fedora system?

VPNGate is an academic project aiming to provide free VPN access to the public. The link is here: http://vpngate.net Unfortunately, they only provide a client for windows. Let's get some linux ...
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Can I run a VPN server with certificates only, and no password/pre-shared keys?

I've seen several writeups around discussing VPN server configuration. In all of them, there are 2 or 3 pre-shared keys / passwords used at various levels of the tunnel -- one for IPSec, one for ...
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In Windows, Is there any way to connect to IKEv1 IPSec server, without using L2TP tunnel?

My server uses StrongSwan to host an IPSec server using IKEv1. Platforms such as Android, iOS, MacOS natively support IPSec connection without using external client application. Windows 7 and 8 seem ...
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Logging VPN Traffic (L2TP/IPSec on Ubuntu)

I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have ...
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VPN Client issue

I have an VPN L2TP server very well configured. I know that because from my phone I may connect to this vpn server using L2TP protocol and trought the VPN gateway I succefully may navigate. The ...
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VPN can't access local IPs

i have mac mini with OS X mavericks at the office. We have server app installed their and I connect succesfully but L2TP but can access only the mac mini and can't access other local computers. This ...
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Setting up VPN client: L2TP with IPsec

I've got to connect to vpn server. It works on Windows, but in Ubuntu 10.04 not. Number of options is confusing for me. There is the input that I have: IP Address of VPN Pre-shared key to ...
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Bonding 2 Internet Service Provider connections?

It's a silly question, probably, but anyway... I've got 2 Internet Service Providers: First provides a connection that runs over L2TP Second provides a Wifi connection Is there any way I can ...
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Openswan l2tp ipsec vpn on Ubuntu 13.04 for remote access (Android road warrior). Does not work

I followed the directions from here: http://samsclass.info/ipv6/proj/proj-L5-VPN-Server.html I used the same exact files as posted at that site. On my router, I have port-forwarded 500 UDP and 4500 ...
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Setup Ubuntu L2TP VPN server and authenticate users with certificates

I am trying to setup an L2TP server on my Ubuntu VPS and use certificates to authenticate users rather than a password. The reason behind this choice is that I don't want to have plain text passwords ...
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How do I connect Android 4.2 VPN to OS X Server VPN (L2TP)?

I have a Mac mini running OS X 10.8.2 with the OS X Server 2.2.1 from the app store, and I have set up the VPN using L2TP in the Server.app interface. I have tested this VPN connection using a ...
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How do I get L2TP to successfully install on Centos 5.9?

I am trying to setup a Centos 5.9 VPS as a L2TP VPN server. I am using this tutorial Tutorial but when I try to start Racoon with /etc/racoon/init.sh it gives me an error. pfkey_open: Address family ...
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Dlink DIR-615. Virtual server feature doesn't work after switching to L2TP

Hardware. Router Dlink DIR-615. Hardware Version: E4 Firmware Version: 5.10RU What did I have? A static IP from ISP. The mode to be used by the router to connect to the Internet is set to "Static ...
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Access to VPN possible from inside network but not from outside as intended

I installed an L2TP VPN network on an iMac using OS X Lion Server app. It works fine in testing when I use my wireless access on the network (accessing the external IP address), but am unable to ...
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Linux Distro with PPTP/L2TP client support and IP Forwarding

I'm looking for a lightweight linux distro with a nice web based front end that I can throw on a VM to act as a secondary gateway out of my network through a VPN. I currently have a debian VM with ip ...
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I can't communication with PCs behind my VPN server

My scenario is: Local net = 192.168.0.0/24 GW and VPN server = 192.168.0.3 Reserved IP for VPN clients = 192.168.0.87 to 99 I'm using OpenSWAN + xl2tpd + PPP on Debian "Squeeze" 6.0.5 with kernel ...
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Openswan L2TP/IPsec VPN for iPhone fails during connection

I spent the morning trying to configure an L2TP/IPsec VPN using Openswan and xl2tpd on a Debian Squeeze server for use by a mix of iOS and Mac clients. I am trying to set it up using pre-shared keys ...
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Alternative tool to dial VPN connection in WinXP

My home Internet provider uses L2TP. So does my office network. And I want to connect from home to office. But after connecting to internet I cannot connect to my office network in Windows XP. I ...
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Send local IP from VPN instead of remote IP

I'm trying to setup a server with L2TP and Apache. Some folders in the Apache config will only be accessible to those connected to the VPN. I do know that I can use the allow and deny rules with the ...
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Sharing L2TP VPN on OSX with natd

I want to share a VPN connection that has been established by my Mac OS X 10.7.2 computer with another machine in my network. This is what I did: In the /etc/hostcongig file on the main computer I ...
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OS X: how to figure out what prevents L2TP/IPSec from running correctly

It seems that an old installation of Cisco Anyconnect prevents the OS X built-in L2TP/IPSec client from running (I posted a question here: OS X 10.7, can't log into any L2TP VPN server, but didn't ...
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OS X 10.7, can't log into any L2TP VPN server

I was running 10.6.8 and couldn't login to any L2TP VPN server (tried 2 completely different ones) using the built-in VPN client. Upgraded to 10.7.2, the same issue. It doesn't seem that the machine ...
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Cisco IPsec versus L2TP/IPsec

I have a VPN service which gives me the option of connecting via PPTP, Cisco IPsec, or L2TP over IPsec. PPTP i know is inferior in terms of security and encryption, but I'm not really sure what the ...
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Why is xl2tpd / pppd adding a route for 192.0.0.0/8 after bringing up the link?

I am establishing an l2tp connection with IPSEC between two hosts and when the link comes up a route is added on the client side for 192/8 pointing out the newly established ppp interface. I can find ...
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Access L2TP over IPSec VPN using OpenVPN on Mac?

Is this possible? To connect to L2TP VPN using OpenVPN on Mac?
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setup L2TP on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm following this guide to setup a VPS on my Ubuntu VPS: http://riobard.com/blog/2010-04-30-l2tp-over-ipsec-ubuntu/ My config files are setup as in that guide, openswan version is 2.6.26 I think.. ...
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Mac OS X L2TP VPN won't connect

I'm running Mac OS X Server 10.6, providing an L2TP VPN service. The VPN works just fine when connecting from all computers except one --- this one computer stays at the "Connecting..." stage for a ...
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Windows 7 default VPN - Single Click to Connect

The default way to connect to a VPN (standard includedd MS client) seems to be to click on the network icon in the system tray to expand it, then pick the VPN connection, and click the connect button. ...
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L2TP problems on Mac

It seems there are consistent problems with establishing VPN connection to L2TP-VPN on Mac. It is working for the first time, but after you are disconnected, you are unable to re-connect again for ...
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Accept incoming L2TP connections on Windows 7

Windows 2003 can be configured as a VPN server that uses L2TP with a preshared key. Windows 7 can be configured to accept incoming VPN connections, presumably using PPTP. Is there a way to configure ...