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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I want to remotely connect to my computer

I am using Reliance 4G mobile internet (i connect through mobile wifi hotspot to pc), my mobile has been assigned a ip of 10.x.x.x network (private) and , when i use hotspot my pc is assigned ip in ...
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Only one client can be connected to my OpenVPN server on my LAN

I set up OpenVPN on my Raspberry Pi the other day. It was rough at the beginning, with me being absolutely clueless, but I managed. I created client .ovpn files for my iPhone, iPad, and MacBook. For ...
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Can't ping to OpenVPN server

In my office, I am trying to connect Raspberry Pi as a client to OpenVPN server(Ubuntu 14.04.3). My Raspberry Pi's(client) ip is 10.1.2.14 & Server's ip is 10.1.2.12 When I execute following ...
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How can I connect devices on multiple networks to one VPN to control them remotely? [on hold]

Here's the challenge: I will be installing 10 TV screens into 10 different locations in my city. These are WiFi-enabled smart TV's that can be controlled via a software called MDC (Multi Display ...
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Fedora 12 Openvpn

Good Day all im wondering is some one could help im having a problem with openvpn on a fedora core 12 server the problem started when i tried to create a connection to my another server i had ...
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How to convert a .ovpn file to a .conf for OpenVPN?

A VPN provider gives .ovpn files that contain the configuration necessary to connect to a VPN server using the command : openvpn name.ovpn However using this command isn't very clean since it uses a ...
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Windows routing issue

I have two Windows boxes (Windows 10 and Windows 7). The first one named SERVER runs OpenVPN as server, the remote one named REMOTE runs the OpenVPN client and connects to the SERVER fine. Both have ...
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How to configure SSH to connect through an OpenVPN?

I have a desktop at work that I like to keep synchronized with my home computers using Unison, which connects through SSH. I also sometimes like to remote in to the work computer using SSH. My work ...
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Multiple connection VPN where ISP limits single connection download

I have searched and searched for an answer for this and have tried a pfsense to pfsense scenario with 2+ vpn connections bonded together with every LAG configuration but can never get what I need. ...
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VPN and local Apache port forwarding

I have the following configuration, Apache Web host that is running on my local PC at port 4444. I've registered at noip.com for DDNS, and I've done setup correctly. Was wondering, since I am ...
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How to tell an instance of firefox to use eth0 instead of tun0 while OpenVPN is running and connected to a VPN server?

sometimes I need to connect to websites without passing through VPN, is it possible to open an instance of Firefox and tell it to use the plain eth0 interface instead of the tun0 ?
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How to host a server behind another server

I would like to host a game server "behind" another server to hide the originals ip. Server A -> Server B -> Client Client -> Server B -> Server A Im not sure if its possible to forward ports on a ...
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openvpn blocking ports 80, 21

I am trying to get VPN running on my VPS. I have installed openvpn using a openvpn-install script from https://github.com/Nyr/openvpn-install and now I am having troubles accessing my server. Ports 80 ...
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PKI Certificate Authority private a keys and certificates

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN and I'm a bit confused about the terms. From what I've read, a PKI consists of: A separate certificate (also known as a public key) A private key for the server and ...
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How to uncompress an OpenVPN stream with lzo compression?

Hello I'm connecting to a VPN server using OpenVPN and the configuration file contain the parameter lzo-comp=yes meaning the data is at least compressed using the lzo algorithm. With Wireshark I'm ...
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et0 vs tun0 with OpenVPN

Hello I'm trying to understand how OpenVPN works and I'm wondering the following thing : Since all the traffic should pass through tun0 once the computer is connected to the VPN you should be able to ...
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Samba Slow on OpenVPN

In order to access my home network when travelling, I use OpenVPN, which I host on the same Raspberry Pi that I host OpenMediaVault on. This is very conveinent because it allows me to access my Samba ...
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Windows using VPN even when using IP address to access share

I'm connecting from my Windows 10 machine to a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine in the same subnet. I also have an OpenVPN connection that goes to the office and the server also has its own connection. ...
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OpenVPN not working as expected

I am attempting to connect to another location using OpenVPN. I have been provided a script however once it runs through and says "Initialization Sequence Completed" I check my IP and it remains as is....
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linux openvpn client connects to server but cannot access internet

I have issues using openvpn on linux. I have tested it on a Windows virtual machine and it worked fine. When connecting with linux, I can still ping IP addresses like "8.8.8.8" but cannot access web ...
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Excluding a specific IP from vpn tunnel

So I bought a vpn service, I got it's .ovpn file, and now I run it like this: sudo openvpn --config /path/to/ovpn But I am connected to a certain network that has a local website with a domain of ...
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How to get DNSMasq to use remote (OpenVPN) DNS on DD-WRT router?

I have a DD-WRT router with an OpenVPN client. I'm trying to configure the local DNS server on the router to use the DNS server pushed by the OpenVPN server, via the OpenVPN tunnel. Here's what I've ...
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VPN server behind a NAT without port forwarding

I installed the SoftEther VPN server on a raspberry pi which is connected via LAN behind a NAT/Firewall. The client should be an Android as well as an iOS device and should access the server from the ...
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How do I manually add IP to my routing?

I need to add an IP to my routing. I'm connected to a lab with Openvpn. My routing looks like this now; Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use ...
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openvpn tap adapter keep disapear after reboot

I have Windows 10 with OpenVPN. In order to work, OpenVPN need to have a TAP adapter. Every time when I reboot, the TAP adapter is uninstalled / removed and in order to use OpenVPN I need to install ...
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openvpn chain - dealing with “speed” and “location” restrictions

I (located in region HOME) watch content in region FAR via an openvpn server ALL which is located in region FAR. This bypasses geo restrictions, however all connections to FAR are throttled ...
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How can I autonomously dump/push the AP logs from the assortment of devices without logging into each?

I am running an AWS OpenVPN EC2 server providing a VPN for mobile devices. Additionally, I am managing an OpenWRT in my house, an ISP provided Linksys in another state, and a mid-grade Cisco Aironet ...
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OpenVPN network asks for password

I setup a vpn connection under user_A and it works just fine (I used network-manager-openvpn-gnome to setup this connection). Now I added another user into my system (Ubuntu 16.04) -- user_B. I ...
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How to use OpenVPN GUI for connecting to VPNs with Google Authenticator?

My workplace has a VPN server which requires a Google Auth token to connect. Connecting via console works - I'm asked for the token and the connection goes through smoothly. However connecting via the ...
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What is “push route” used for in OpenVPN?

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi, when I installed it the guide I followed said to add a line like: push "route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0" so that the server would let the client ...
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How to enable internet traffic logging in OpenVpn?

I am currently running a VPN server for my school without any data logging. However, despite many warnings not to do illegal stuff, I have now received a DMCA notice for torrenting and I think that I ...
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Cannot go on Internet from my remote location over vpn connection

Many information exists on this forum and Internet but I just can't filter out the solution for me. My setup is quite simple. I just installed pfSense and configured OpenVPN server on it. I downloaded ...
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Port forward from LAN to an OpenVPN client (iptables?)

I have a OpenVPN server running in a LAN (locally addressable at 192.168.1.12) and I'd like to forward requests to it from other devices on the LAN, over just port 3000, to one of the VPN clients. (10....
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have got OpenVPN running & listening on all IPs on port 1194: # netstat -tunlp | grep 1194 udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1194 0.0.0.0:* 1629/openvpn But I ...
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OpenVPN connectivity Issue

I'm trying to connect to lab.pentestit.ru which requires VPN connection to connect to their lab but I cannot establish a connection. The lab.ovpn provided is client dev tun proto tcp remote vpn....
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Signing OpenVPN server and clients certificates by Samba4 DC auto-signed CA.pem

I installed Samba4 and configured it to be domain controller, and it auto generated ca.pem, cert.pem, key.pem. And now I want to use the same CA of samba to sign the new certificates (maybe generated ...
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DD-WRT router with OpenVPN Server - single subnet home network

I just upgraded my aging Netgear router to DD-WRT, and I'm wanting to use the built-in OpenVPN Server component to service my home's private single subnet. So I have this setup: [public-Internet]----[...
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Options error: --tls-auth fails with 'ta.key': No such file or directory

When trying to connect my Linode to my home OpenVPN server I get the error message; sudo openvpn --config .openvpn_keys/linode.ovpn Options error: --tls-auth fails with 'ta.key': No such file or ...
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openVPN 2.3.x windows 7 to force traffic go through vpn

I am trying to follow this instruction to force all traffic go through vpn on my Windows 7 client machine. But I don't know how to do the last step: Turn on Use default gateway on remote network. On ...
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VPN connection problems regarding plex media server and voice over IP

I have a home server - running Debian Jessie and plex media server. My router (fritzbox) allows all smartphones in my LAN to receive incoming landline calls (due to a certain app). This part works ...
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Connecting to openvpn behind a firewall by using SSH tunnel in OS X

Openvpn is blocked but I can connect to SSH servers. I want open a tunnel by -D [port] command in terminal and add localhost [port] to openvpn config to bypass firewall restrictions but the problem is ...
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OpenVPN Access Server will not Start on System Boot

I have installed OpenVPN Access Server on my computer running Fedora 23 using the instructions from this YouTube video. I have been able to install the server on the machine with no problem, and it ...
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Allow OpenVPN and Securepoint through Windows 8.1 Firewall

A Windows 8.1 machine is connected to an OpenVPN using the Securepoint client software. The Windows 8.1 client is able to https to the OpenVPN server, and to ping another client through the OpenVPN. ...
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Internal Domain on OpenVPN with Dnsmasq

I'm trying to get dnsmaq and OpenVPN working together on DigitalOcean. I want to create a VPN that forwards the requests that end with *.local to the droplet and the others to be resolved by Google ...
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Open vpn connection loses Internet access after 30 seconds

Using open vpn client i am able to connect to a vpn which has Internet access. Everything goes well and am able to use the Internet for about 30 seconds then it goes off. When I disconnect and ...
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Receive incoming public IP addresses through VPN?

For a short spell, I ran a VPN server with OpenVPN + iptables on a VPS I purchased, and would tunnel my home server through it, in order to mask my home server's IP address from visitors. This worked ...
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IPTables — Forwarding to Attached Client but keep source IP

Here's my scenario: I have a VPS that has two IP addresses and is running OpenVPN (IP Address of OpenVPN server: 10.1.2.1). I want to forward all received traffic on ONE address to VPN-client (10.1....
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Access Router website of remote VPN

I recently set up a OpenVPN server with a Raspberry PI using https://www.datenreise.de/raspberry-pi-vpn-server-einrichten-anleitung/ . This works quite good. But now I would like to access the ...
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How do I force all traffic through VPN

I am using Debian 8, with openvpn, I am able to connect to the vpn but traffic (ping google.com) isn't working (ping: unknown host google.com). Ontop of that I'd like to add an ip table to the ...
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access web server host on same server as openVPN

I have OpenVPN and Web server hosted on the same server. I know that I can access the server by using the tunnel's IP but i want to be able to access the web server (with virtual host enabled) by ...