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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CA certificate expired on openvpn

I have a problem with CA certificate on openvpn, it has expired and clients cannot connect. I tried to create a new certificate with the ca.key, but it did not work. Here is the command I used to ...
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SSH over VPN to AWS :: VirtualBox Guest Linux is way slower that native Mac

I have a strange problem with connecting AWS with SSH over VPN. My host machine, iMac27/Yosemite with TunnelBlick connects to AWS SSH over VPN smoothly. My VirtualBox guest OS, Ubuntu, experiences ...
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“Couldn't resolved host repos.openvpn.net” while trying to install new packaged on redhat

I'm trying to install 7zip but keep getting this error $ sudo yum install install p7zip-full Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager This system is registered ...
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How to set correct MTU for OpenVPN link

I'm trying to use my OpenVPN SSL connection over a restricted satellite connection. The issue seems to be related to the correct MTU. When pinging from windows 7 machine the highest payload that can ...
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How to route only certain http/s requests through VPN

I'm trying to create a VPN service which is capable of filtering only certain HTTP/S web traffic through the VPN, and other traffic that doesn't match my dynamic filter criteria should be sent through ...
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WAMP with remote DB

I want to use WAMP server with a database located on another place. I can access it through a VPN (openVPN). I will change the config.ini of my PHP code to use the remote database (10.x.x.x instead of ...
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Remote Port Scanning

One of our Open VPN Linux host in cloud is said to scanning the remote hosts on the internet. How to restrict the flow of traffic from my server to the other network.How can I find that my server is ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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OpenVPN works fine on windows but not everything on ubuntu

I have setup OpenVPN connection on windows and ubunt PCs. there are several websites I should be able to reach with this VPN connection and everything is fin with windows as I can reach them all. but ...
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Can’t share main network adapter’s network with OpenVPN tap adapter in Windows Server 2008

Recently I bount a French unlimited VPS which is run on Windows 2008 R2 operating system. I installed OpenVPN 2.1.3 on it and build keys and other stuff for both clients and server. I tested it and ...
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OpenVPN without NAT

I'm trying to figure out how to route OpenVPN clients without using NAT/PAT. What I want to do is to route the IP address that they are assigned when clients authenticate to the OpenVPN server to the ...
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OpenVPN setup in linux

I am running a Linux server with 2 network interface. one for internet and one for local clients. Local clients use windows 7.how can i use openvpn to connect from remote (home pc) to this linux ...
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Can't connect to the containers using OpenVPN and Proxmox VE

I got a system set up constructed of Proxmox VE containers. Every container got access to the internet using iptabels POSTROUTING. They can ping themselves and the others and the hostnode. Everything ...
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Do VPNs based on OpenVPN have a “soft ceiling” around 6MBps?

I've consistently gotten ~6MBps (down) VPN speeds with a 3rd party VPN provider, and much higher than that at home, at work, and maybe other places (i.e. a hotel). For example, non-VPN might be 20 - ...
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Error /dev/net/tun No such device - openvpn

I'm trying to set up openvpn on my chroot debian server. #openvpn --dev tun1 --ifconfig 10.9.8.1 10.9.8.2 Sun Aug 16 18:29:19 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.4 arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] ...
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OpenVPN Connected but no internet

I'm currently on OpenWRT and trying to use the router to work as client to divert all my internet traffic through Router via VPN. I was able to get my Odroid C1 to use VPN and my PC as well after ...
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Connect router to VPN

I would like to connect my router to VPN in such a way, that would allow any house device to connect to router and be automatically routed through VPN. This is quite different setup from usual ...
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OpenVPN client with two interfaces

I have found many resources describing how to expose networks behind OpenVPN server. But I could not find much about following situation: one of the clients has got two interfaces one interface is ...
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OpenVPN working with TCP not with UDP

I have successfully set up an OpenVPN server on Debian (raspberry pi model b+). With the protocol set to TCP it works exactly as desired (internet routed through VPN, access to local network ...
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How to setup an OpenVpn tunnel to IPV4 from a dualstack lite (ipv6 address only) cable modem

As of today, I am on a nice and fast new cable modem connection. Unfortunately, that connection is natted to an external shared IPV4 by my ISP. It is only possible to reach my modem via a unique IPV6 ...
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Force virtual machine to only use VPN connection?

Here's what I have: Mac OS X 10.10 - running VirtualBox and acting as an OpenVPN client. This works just fine on the VPN and is intended to be my host machine. There is also a WiFi connection on this ...
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OpenVPN server - SMB shares

I have a Windows 8.1 machine set up with OpenVPN server by following the instructions here:OpenVPN and its advanced features My Windows 8.1 client laptop can connect to the server no problem; but I ...
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Use of own propriety encryption in OpenVpn

The revelation that the American and British governments have cracked SSL/TLS leaves a lot of questions for the future of OpenVPN. The project cannot continue forward built on top of an insecure ...
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Set up OpenVPN via SSH?

So I recently bought a Linux server (Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)). I only bought this server to use it as a VPN-Server. But it seems to be more complicated than I thought. I mean I don't want to learn ...
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Why openvpn GUI client doesnt start after hybernation on win 7?

After hybernation, im trying to connect to ovpn, clicking for that on "connect" in context menu of openvpn GUI, than GUI becom yellow collor and stuck in this point. Logs are empty. OS Win 7. How to ...
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Openvpn script on (re)connect?

Openvpn can execute a script upon connection using the --up parameter. However this does not seem to work at reconnecting, i.e. when a connection is lost and openvpn automatically reconnects. Is this ...
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Routing subnet to specific routing table with fwmark, direct to ISP and VPN

Introduction I'm trying to set up a VPN on my router so that I have two routing tables. I want it so that all the filtering is done with iptables, and iproute just acts on the specific fwmarks, ie ...
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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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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 ...