OpenVPN is a free and open source software SSL VPN solution. It allows secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

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OpenVPN: Route only specific subnetwork through vpn - works for single IP adresses

I was trying to route only specific subnet/single through open vpn. I have read several questions like this on superuser, and even found good answer to my question. So I am now able to route single ...
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Access OSX Server from Internet While OpenVPN Is Active

I have a OSX box sitting at home that I am using as a server. I have set up OpenVPN using an app called Viscosity (just a GUI for OpenVPN) and have configured it to route local network (192.168.1.0, ...
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Automating VPN launch

I've recently set a VPN connection up, between my home computer (Ubuntu 14.10) and a dedicated server (Debian 7.7), using OpenVPN. So far so good. My question is, how would you go about simplifying / ...
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Close VPN connection opened with openvpn and openconnect

I connect to a Cisco AnyConnect VPN with a script that looks like the following. #!/usr/bin/env bash cleanup() { sudo ifconfig tun1 down sudo ip link delete tun1 sudo killall openconnect ...
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Does the Android “OpenVPN Connect” client app let my tablet to have an connectable IP address

I want to know that would the official Android OpenVPN client app "OpenVPN Connect" provides us an IP address of my Android 4.4.2 tablet so that I could ping it (or use it somehow) from my home ...
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Unable to open files with OpenVPN and samba (writing works)

I have setup a samba server and it works correctly from the local network. When accessing via OpenVPN both from Windows and GNU/Linux writing works but can't open any files. It just timeouts when ...
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How to tell which services run at startup on Raspberry Pi? (raspbian)

I have some services that run on boot but I've actually forgotten how I set them up! If I want to change their activity how might I do that? For instance, maybe I want to disable a service from ...
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Two WLAN cards, one connected using VPN, one not

I want to give my Chromecast VPN access but not give VPN access to my laptop. I have to Wlan cards, an inbuilt one and a USB. Is it possible to connect using OpenVPN and then share it (I'm currently ...
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DD-WRT as a switch and a VPN server

I am trying to run a DD-WRT as both a switch in an existing network and a VPN server. I have set up DD-WRT as a switch in the network. My network now looks like this: imgur[dot]com/KPGVxEP I am ...
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Mac OS 10.10 ignoring Openvpn DNS settings

Running Mac OS 10.10. Setup a openvpn connection and put the DNS servers to be used with the VPN connection under VPN Profile->Advanced->DNS. When I connect, it only uses the the DNS server pulled ...
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Solved! - Understanding Routing Table with OpenVPN

Network layout: Laptop (OpenVPN client) <-> router with 192.168.1.xxx subnet <-> internet <-> Home router (running DD-WRT with OpenVPN server) with 192.168.11.xxx subnet The VPN ...
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Remote join LAN [on hold]

I would like to join company LAN from my PC at home through VPS server. Connection diagram: I only found http://www.packetix.net/en/vpn/help/remote.aspx, but it uses third party server. I want to ...
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how to connect openvpn through a proxy server with port80? [closed]

i have a proxy that i can log in to internet but how can i use it to connect openvpn and for now i use hotspot shield to connect then use openvpn the proxies i use are from the internet like ...
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TLS-auth problems with openvpn on debian

I have a raspberry pi which I intend to use as a vpn proxy while on public networks. I followed this guide (http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=81657) to set up openvpn on the ...
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Host openVPN server on public machine or private

I have several VPS's, the office server (static IP, but not listed on any DNS), and 2 road warriors. All of these machines ultimately want resources on the office server (maybe occassionally road ...
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openvpn client connects to server but name resolution does not work

Here is my (x)ubuntu version: root@ubuntu:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Is dnsmasq really needed for Openvpn redirect gateway?

I have my openvpn tun-udp Tunnel with redirect-gateway up and running and all traffic is routed through the gateway. but not DNS request. I setup dnsmasq on the openvpn server and made it listen to ...
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OpenVPN router - how to propagate 255.255.255.255 broadcasts on VPN?

I have a dd-wrt router with openVPN set up which I'm using to play LAN games remotely. Some details on the network: remote site LAN: 192.168.10.0/23 router LAN IP: 192.168.11.1 LAN DHCP range: ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80 and a home server running Windows 7. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public and local IPs. When ...
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how to setup openvpn services on servers behind firewall

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server behind our department firewall, I could SSH login via domain name and port 8022, I tried setup openvpn services following guide: the Ubuntu 12.04 Server guide -- OpenVPN. ...
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Revert OpenVPN AS Configuration to Standard OpenVPN

I recently built a machine using Openmediavault, a software dedicated to build a fileserver for SOHO environments. OMV comes with a lot of useful plugins, which the one for OpenVPN (vanilla) isn't the ...
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OpenVPN connections works on LAN but not through WAN

I'm trying to set up a simple OpenVPN server in my home network to safely connect from the outside. The authentification itself works as i am able to connect from LAN. My DDNS lookup and the ...
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Multiple network interfaces with the same local IP address

I run several VPN connections that give me different external IP addresses. But these VPN servers often give me the same local IP address. So I can end up with the following configuration: eth0 ...
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how to setup nginx on my digitalocean vps to have my visit to facebook from china redirected right to the facebook website?

i'm from china, in our china most useful websites are blocked, so i used to buy vpn services to unblock the cencorship, for google, facebok, youtube, etc... but until now, recently i bought some vps ...
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OpenVPN connection established but IP remains the same?

I have an ASUS RT-N66U router which I recently supports VPN functionality. I enabled the OpenVPN option on it and am able to connect to it from a different location using the OpenVPN GUI, but my IP is ...
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Tunnelling UDP Traffic Through OpenVPN

Referring to this answer I'm trying to route UDP streaming through an available OpenVPN tunnel. On the VPN client machine, I've access to a UDP stream over an IP (udp://1.2.3.4:5555) which I want to ...
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how to give username/pass with openvpn shell-script

I'd like to write a little script to connect to an openvpn server from an ubuntu desktop machine. The password for the server changes regularly, so it is not in the config file in /etc/openvpn. I can ...
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OpenVPN over SSh port forwarding : can't redirect all trafic through VPN

I'm trying to escape my university wifi network rules with my Macbook (OSX 10.10). The university allows us to use a server, say bastion.univ.com, to mount an ssh port forwarding. I've an OpenVPN ...
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Where can I download the OpenVPN client?

I would like to download this version of the OpenVPN client for my Windows 8.1 (x64) computer: However, I can't find the official link. On OpenVPN download page, only the OpenVPN GUI is provided. ...
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enable internet on openvpn tun - azure linux

I am trying to do this with OpenVPN TUN on an Azure Linux instance: -=Android Client=- --> -=VPS=- --> -=Internet=- Client connects but no internet access. Iptables commands iptables -t nat ...
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openvpn on linux centos 6.5

My Problem: Ok I followed tutorials googleing forever and learned how to set up a linux centos 6.5 64 bit server as a active directory domain controller and all is working fine. My next challenge ...
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Forcing a game to not take “real local IP” into account but only recognize virtual local IP assigned by VPN server

We are two friends who want to play Heroes of Might and Magic 2, 3 or 5 together in online multiplayer mode over internet using a TCP/IP connection. As we are not happy with third party solutions ...
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openVPN server installation over single port?

First of all please understand that i am new to this i need to clear technical term before i actually do any research over it so please ignore my illitracy over the subject.. My company have VPN in ...
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Skype doesn't connect through OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS. When I connect to the VPN using the redirect-gateway option to route all traffic from the client through the VPN, Skype loses its connection. As soon as I ...
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OpenVPN works only with one server?

I have a premium subscription with a website, i could connect to all their 15 servers without any problems and one day everything stopped working, i literally searched for tens of VPN services and ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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Does an OpenVPN client config .ovpn file require ssl keys or can I use a username and password instead?

My .ovpn file looks like: client dev tun proto tcp remote 1.2.3.4 1194 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun ca [inline] cert [inline] key [inline] verb 1 keepalive 10 900 ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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Setting up VPN connection for devices behind firewall

I am new to network security concepts and I want to know how to set up a VPN connection to a home network. I followed this tutorial but still unable to connect. My router has onboard Tomato VPN and ...
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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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VPN not connecting shows error 720 or 800

My computer currently runs on windows 8 64-bit. I have been trying to setup a vpn on my computer using vpnbook. But when i try to login error 720 shows up "A connection to the remote computer could ...
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How to configure openwrt openvpn bridge

I am trying to use my openwrt router to connect to my home network and i can connect to the vpn server but i need to forward or bridge the vpn so everything that comes through the router either ...
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How to force Google safesearch on entire network

I've a problem filtering web searches on Google domains. Currently I've a linux openVPN Server running with openDNS "family block". I can block a lot of websites with dangerous content and it's ok. ...
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Set OpenVPN to turn off TAP Adapter when it loses connection

Here is my current setup: I'm connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot that closes the connection every 1h 30min. After that, credentials are asked to resume the connection. To do this, I'm using a Java ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Troubleshooting open VPN on Netgear Nighthawk AC3200

I have a new shiny Netgear Nighthawk AC3200 router, that works great and gives good coverage. However, I'm trying to get the VPN connection up so I can remotely access my home network (I'm ...
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Unable to ping 10.8.0.1 once client is connected Linux base OpenVPN

Am I correct in thinking I should be able to ping 10.8.0.1 from the client? The client connects to the server fine however am unable to ping the server using the 10.8.0.0 subnet. I did a traceroute ...
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What is Shared Key field in OpenVPN client setup in pfSense: The field 'Shared Key' does not appear to be valid

I have OpenVPN client for windows, which is functionning Ok. Now I want to set the same VPN be accessible via pfSense. In my standalone client I have ca.crt file, which is referred from ...
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List which VPN clients are connected

Situation: I have a private VPN server at home which is open to the internet so that a certain group of people can connect to it (only keypair authentication is allowed). How can I see which clients ...
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allow incoming ssh with openvpn client

I have set up an OpenVPN client on my home router. The moment the tunnel goes up, I can no longer ping my router from the internet using its WAN_IP. I would like to allow certain incoming connections ...