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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How would I configure a dedicated server only to be accessible via vpn

I have a server inside my lan. It runs owncloud and some applications for development purposes: docker, wildfly, tomcat, samba ... My workflow: I use a openvpn appliance to get inside my lan and then ...
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Pushing routes in OpenVPN not working on iOS?

Because of a certain public government firewall with deep packet inspection preventing OpenVPN out of the country, I am trying to run OpenVPN over SSH. I also wanted all traffic to run through ...
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OpenVPN connection impossible from restrictive places

I sucessfully installed an OpenVPN serveur on my Raspberry Pi and everything works like a charm when I want to connect to the VPN server from a random 4G or wifi network. I configured OpenVPN to use ...
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How to configure user -> OpenVPN -> Tor -> OpenVPN with Whonix

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > Whonix-Gateway with Whonix-Workstation or with any ...
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How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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DNS with OpenVPN on a linux server with routing enabled

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS headless server. Before I enabled routing, my AirPort Extreme was the router. At that point, DNS was not an issue. Ever since I stopped using the AirPort Extreme, and ...
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PGP Public keys [on hold]

I am facing an issue while developing a pgp email client We created several pgp keys and uploaded to keyservers (Open PGP). We can retrieve public keys of the email recipients from public servers. ...
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How to find the real process that is generating traffic when using OpenVPN

A pretty easy thing to do so it seems but i'm struggling with it. I got some (Windows XP) clients connected via OpenVPN using bridged mode. Now suddenly I started to see higher traffic load from those ...
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how to port forward to server + tunnel specific hosts route though openvpn client on tomato

Running Shibby Tomato v130 on an Asus RT-N66U. My goals are the following With Transmission running on the router have all torrent traffic route through an OpenVPN client also running on the ...
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OpenVPN: how can I assign specific netmask for clients from server side?

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu Linux v14. This is an example of the ifconfig for a connecting client: luis@Zarzamoro:/etc/openvpn$ sudo ifconfig tun0 tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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Prevent facebook from seeing real IP

I am using OpenVPN through networkmanager on Linux, and all is going well. However, I checked my active sessions on Facebook and it was able to see the IP address from my ISP. How can I prevent my ...
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Is it possible to use VPN behind a transparent proxy? [closed]

My company installed a man in the middle proxy (transparent proxy) on their network recently and it is pushing it's own CA and it caused my OpenVPN to stop working and some of my programs that rely on ...
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Configure router to use vpn for only proxy server

My router is configured with an OpenVPN account from StrongVPN and all traffic passes over though the VPN. I want all traffic to use the normal wan ISP internet. If an application has the routers ...
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OpenVPN does not auto reconnect

I run OpenVPN in Win7 as a service in background. For years now this worked fine, the connection was always automatically re-established and this is how it should be. However, suddenly this does not ...
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Use a secondary router for VPN authentication

I have the following setup: - Router1 connected to the internet - Router2 connected to Router1 - Both these routers are at home - A freeradius and a vpn servers root servers somewhere else and they ...
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Problems with Windows Task Scheduler (Constantly restarting task)

I'm trying to configure OpenVPN to automatically start and connect on login. For the most part, my setup works however it starts, goes, and then restarts. This continues forever. Also, the status of ...
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OpenVPN --up script - “could not execute external program”

After a few days on Google, i'm not able to find the right answer to my question. After reading a lot of scripting possibilities, then OpenVPN is up. I have a client running Debian 7.8, with OpenVPN ...
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Sharing OpenVPN on Mac OS X Yosemite

Up until OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I had been sharing OpenVPN connection in this way . However, ever since I updated my Mac to the latest OS, this method becomes no longer valid. I did some google ...
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*some* OpenVPN clients won't connect within same network as server (TLS Handshake Failed)

I have an Raspberry Pi running an open VPN server on my LAN. I moved this server from one location to another (at the old location, it was working just fine). NOW my android devices are running on ...
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Client to Client Communication in OpenVpn

In client to client communication in OpenVpn, can server be separated from the network once the authentication is done?
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Access local network resources remotely using OpenVPN

I've been banging my head against the wall on this for a week, so thought I'd finally turn to the experts. Much appreciated for any help. [Note: originally posted this on ServerFault, was told this ...
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VPN device filtering ASUS Asuswrt Merlin

I've been attempting to get the following to work: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/How-to-Direct-Traffic-over-VPN-and-Drop-connections-if-VPN-goes-down I've specifically gone through ...
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Router port forwarding - Connection refused

I have a comcast router that uses the IP 10.0.0.1 I have a openwrt router connected to this that takes up 10.0.0.3. I've been trying to enable openvpn on this router. Towards this, I first enabled DMZ ...
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OpenVPN DNS not working on windows domain computer

The connection is established and I can ping out fine. However nslookup fails. nslookup bbc.co.uk Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
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make OpenVPN Run as service but not auto-connect on Windows

OpenVPN is configured to run as service. It starts up successfully and auto connect. But I have more than 10 configuration files in config/, and I don't know which configuration OpenVPN uses to ...
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how to create openvpn between multiinterface linux machines..?

I tried to create an openvpn channels between two linux machines. Each machine have eth1 and eth2 interfaces. I want to create two openvpn tunnels like, openvpn host1_eth1 <------> ...
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Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
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Why doesn't OpenVPN Client start when Windows boots?

I own my own private OpenVPN server and serves to encrypt my connection, as well as giving access to private file storage on the VPS that hosts the OpenVPN server. Due to this, I want the OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN server to forward incoming connection to client

Scenario: Server on the internet has OpenVPN server running. Client-1 at home has app running on port 5000 (UDP and TCP), connecting to Server on it's OpenVPN (app binds to 0.0.0.0). Client-2 at ...
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How to securely access Home NAS from WAN?

I have a Synology NAS on my network, it has a static IP and I want to be able to access it from outside of the LAN. Currently I have 2 services running there that I want to access from outside: ...
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Unable to execute root commands inside an openvpn script

I'm using the openvpn option client-connect to run a script when a client connects. The script works fine when I use simple commands but when I add commands that need root privileges it doesn't work ...
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Not able to browse internet after connecting Open VPN in WIndows 7

I have downloaded Open VPN client and connected to Free VPN Server.But after connection is made,I am not able to browse internet.I did some trouble shooting by my own and I found that it is a DNS ...
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SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?

I have vpn set up in two different countries A (primary, where I live) and B (secondary, which I visit once or twice a year) and would like to SSH to my devices across the vpn. My Setup: Country A: ...
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ISP Issues - TCP Out-of-Order

Accessing any webpage (basically any TCP connection), results in multiple retries before and long loading times before it loads a page with missing elements (reload might fix it). Google Chrome throws ...
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VPN remote access to lan

I am rather new to this. I have done some it/cyber defense competitions in the past and have some knowledge. I am trying to set up a group of about 5-6 xenserver boxes. I want to use xencenter to ...
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Access a domain controller (replica) from rdp without principal rpd

I have a windows 2003 Server as a principal domain controller (Let's call this the principal) I have a windows 2008 R2 server as a replicated domain controller of the first one (Let's call this the ...
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OpenVPN on Tomato on Wireless router to TorGuard - Client traffic not going through tunnel

I have a Asus RT-N12 flashed with Tomato 1.28. I have followed the instructions from TorGuard on how to configure the OpenVPN client on Tomato and the VPN client starts without issues. However when I ...
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How to locally access (ie. ssh) my home server once it's open an OpenVPN connection?

I've set up a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) at home as a media server which I access from outside my network via SSH and other ports (ie using Plex client from mobile through port 32400). Recently, ...
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How can my VPN connection be faster than my standard connection?

Yesterday I got a VPS as a dedicated machine for OpenVPN, I set it up and ran a speed test today, what I saw astonished me: With VPN: Without VPN: The VPN is situated in another country, on a ...
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Windows 7 - VirtualBox - OpenVPN - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows 7 64bit Professional. On this I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu Server 12.04. OpenVPN is installed on both. I need to allow internet on Ubuntu and I also need to connect to a ...
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Make OpenVPN Accessible from outside the network

I'm trying to get openvpn working on my centos machine but I'm having some issues and I don't really know much about openvpn. I've managed to get it working and I can connect to it with another ...
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VPN between a Server, a Raspberry Pi and a Smartphone

here's the problem I'm facing. I want to connect with a client (eg. smartphone via mobile network) to my server (which is connected via vpn to my rapsberry at home) so that I can access my home ...
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Does a bridge between 2 TAP interfaces need an IP address?

I am trying to setup openvpn on a machine so that I have 2 different tap interfaces (tap0 and tap1) and then a bridge connecting those interfaces. The openvpn is setup with a server-bridge ...
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How can i connect to a VPN then to a sock5 proxy?

Hi i need this for a school project im working on,the thing is i connect to a VPN through OpenVPN or a VPN client. So my conection look like this. My PC --- VPN --- Web if i connect to a sock5 proxy ...
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Openvpn connects but can't ping server

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I used to connect to corporate openvpn network from command line by running: sudo openvpn --config client.ovpn This is what client.ovpn looks like: client dev tun proto tcp ...
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How to disable routing all traffic (including web-traffic) through the VPN in client's .ovpn config file?

In order to connect to corporate network I've got these four files ca.crt client.ovpn client.key client.crt I couldn't create VPN connection via Ubuntu GUI, but I managed to get it work from ...
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vnstat: Statistics of two connected OpenVPN-interfaces differ

I have two servers connected over an OpenVPN tunnel. The tunnel is a 1-to-1 tunnel with fixed IPs, so there should be no one else talking over the same tunnel interfaces than these servers. Some days ...
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UDP traffic through OpenVPN tunnel

I want to tunnel UDP traffic (Video) through OpenVPN between two clients. I am able to ping both the clients but unable to transmit video through the tunnel to the Client B.
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Linux Server Virtual Networking

I have a Linux (CentOS 6) database test server which is often inaccessible so therefore a terrible way to test. I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for remote access to the server ...
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Can my ISP know if I'm using vpn

I have connected internet through openvpn. Without vpn like normal internet, I trace the path using tracert google.com I determined that, firstly the data goes from my computer to my home router ...