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 client fails to activate pushed DHCP options for DNS and DOMAIN

OpenVPN client is connecting to OpenVPN server OK. During connection, we see the options pushed contain dhcp-option of DNS 10.0.0.2 and DOMAIN prd1.o2: Sun Aug 2 17:31:06 2015 PUSH: Received ...
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RaspberryPI OpenVPN Client Not Forwarding to tun0

reposting from the RPI SO - apparently off topic for Server SO... I found plenty of guides for how to run RPIs as OpenVPN servers, but I want to run it as a client. I have a OpenVPN server set up ...
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OpenVPN server forwards DNS and Traffic to private + WWAN

Intended: OpenVPN server allows clients to masquerade as its public IPv4 on the WWAN, as well as connect to other local servers within the private network, e.g. the internal DNS server. The private ...
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Anyway to make OpenVPN's DNS entry the last priority?

I'm connecting from school to home. I have OpenVPN set so that only home network connections go through the VPN; it is NOT set to send all traffic through the VPN. And I would prefer to keep it that ...
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Diffie Hellman parameters still calculating after 24 hours [on hold]

I have a fresh install of Arch Linux on a RaspberryPi model B. I'm setting up OpenVPN and using easy-rsa with OpenSSL 1.0.2d to generate initial keys and certificates. All went fine until I ran ...
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Forward VOIP phone on eth1 over OpenVPN (tun0)

I have a remote computer connecting to my network via OpenVPN. This computer is running Linux Mint, and has two network cards: eth0: used for Internet connection eth1: has a VOIP deskphone plugged ...
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Using a VPN provider thoughts about security

If i use an a VPN provider that offers Open VPN would i still have to worry about my DNS requests possilby getting messed with and that i am getting forwarded to a malware hosting site or is this ...
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Is it possible to install TAP-Windows virtual OpenVPN network driver in a completely unattended manner?

The TAP-Windows is a network driver used by OpenVPN to establish remote connections. It is included on its main GUI installer, but it prompts to the user to accept unsigned driver. OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN iptables and security

I want to run OpenVPN at home. I have a virtual instance of Debian 8 on my ESXi 6.0 host with its primary IP as 10.0.0.99. I assigned multiple virtual NICs (server, vpn, management, backup) with the ...
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Continuously check status of OpenVPN connection

I'm trying to check and display the status (connected/not connected) and the server's hostname/cn of an OpenVPN connection that should connect at every boot. Now I've found out that in ...
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Where can I find Network Manager VPN connections files in a Debian 8 Jessie installation?

I had some vpn connections configured through network manager on a Debian 8 Jessie installation and I want to copy them to another fresh install of the same OS.y On the old install I used the default ...
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Set Up VPN on home network and use on home PC

I was thinking of setting up my own VPN on a Raspberry Pi and linking it up to my router at home and then using the VPN on my PC which is on the same network. I've only ever used VPNs before, not ...
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port forwarding doesn't work when OpenVPN client is active

I have successfully configured OpenVPN client on my router running ddwrt and I have also set it up to enable OpenVPN on startup. home network => ddwrt router with OpenVPN client => web I can see the ...
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How do I fix my mac so that resolv.conf does not get overwritten by any VPN software?

I'm running Mac OSX Yosemite and am now having issues with my VPN since installing OpenVPN. I recently installed OpenVPN to connect to a new VPN setup. I have Junos Pulse to connect to another VPN as ...
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How do I connect to SSH over an existing OpenVPN connection?

I have a dedicated server running OpenVPN and SSH on Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes, port 22 is blocked on a remote network, while OpenVPN can still be used. So how do I manage to connect to SSH over the ...
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How can I use different services over one VPN tunnel?

I have one OpenVPN tunnel to a dedicated server with Ubuntu running. I would like to use (1) regular Internet masquerading, (2) accessing the TOR network and (3) surfing via another proxy hop from my ...
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SSH to clients in VPN - connection refused

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN network and allow computers on that network to SSH to one another. The reason for this setup is that one of the computers has a DHCP connection, and is behind a router ...
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OpenVPN between two routers

I would like to establish OpenVPN connection between two remote routers, so I can access computers from network 1 being phisically connected to network 2. Here is what I got: Network 1 Router ...
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Kali Linux vpn installing issues

I have looked at questions about how to install a VPN on kali but I still can't get it to work for me. I used the following commands to begin getting the VPN. I am aware that there are more commands ...
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OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 - client connects but tunnel seems to not work

I want to setup a vpn server on my home server (which acts also as a router and internet gateway). It has 2 ethernet interfaces (eth0, eth1) and a wireless card (wlan0). eth0 is connected to Internet ...
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How to set up a VPN gateway box with limited port availability

I have full root access on a Ubuntu virtual server. I have OpenVPN up and running, and it's working fine for me tunnelling my devices' internet traffic when travelling abroad to ensure clean and ...
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bridge WAN interface with TUN interface except openvpn port

I want to make a bridge between eth0 (static WAN) and tap0 (TUN), but leave 1194 port for openvpn on eth0. Is it possible? How to achieve it using iptables?
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OS X OpenVPN packet filtering

I currently have an OpenVPN connection running on my Mac. By default, all of my network traffic is currently being routed through this connection: http, ssh, etc. I'm attempting to use packet ...
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Access a subnet behind an openvpn server

I have an Ubuntu OpenVPN server set up. Everything works just fine, VPN clients can successfully connect to the VPN server. Challenge is that I cannot connect to the computers behind the VPN server ...
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OpenVPN starts from CLI but not using “service” or on boot

I've set up an OpenVPN server (loosely following this tutorial) I can start the service using sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start but if I use sudo service openvpn start I get the following error: ...
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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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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 <------> ...