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 to prevent pfsense from pushing a random route to the client

I've setup an OpenVPN server which uses tap device mode and everything works allright if I accept to work with dynamically assigned IP addresses. When I want to assign static addresses to the ...
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Get all IP's associated or used by process

I would like to retrieve all IP addresses associated with a specific Linux process. e.g I have OpenVPN running (or some webserver,etc.). using sudo netstat -tulpn | grep openvpn will give me this ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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I have 1 OpenVPN server, I want clients to connect to different IPs

How can I augment my OpenVPN server setup in a way to allows every client to connect to a different IP and still be routed through the same OpenVPN server? Requirements: Every client connects to a ...
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Connecting to a file store through a VPN

For an assignment, I have to build a service for the "road warriors" of a theoretical company. Basically, they need remote access to a file store or share that has to go through a VPN in the cloud. ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN client has failed - only the GUI fails (command line and services are OK)

I suddenly have exactly the same problem as in another question (blank OpenVPN GUI window, the after some time a popup stating that the connection failed) but the solution does not help. Specifically, ...
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Commonly open ports in restricted wifi networks

Which ports except for 80 and 443 are commonly not blocked in open wifi networks? I want to set up a OpenVPN Server on such a port to get around restricted networks. I have experienced the issue that ...
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Create Private Network based on TOR

I have a home server with deployed OpenStack and few cool services that I use, everything is inside my home network. I wanted to use this service outside the home network. I started with hamachi and ...
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Running an OpenVPN service on a VPS web server

I've deployed a VPS server on digitalocean to give node.js and applications like Ghost a try. Meanwhile, I want to use the droplet as a personal VPN as well. Would it be OK to run an OpenVpn service ...
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RT-N66U trying to connect to VPN after server removal

A while ago, I set up my Asus RT-N66U itself as an OpenVPN client, effectively tunneling every client's traffic through the VPN. Now, I have disabled the VPN client option (I removed the server's ...
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How to apply iptables rules for my OpenVPN?

I'm trying to use iptables rules, but it doesn't work. In my case I want to block specific ip address, so that my client can not visit specific website. I'm using VPS and my ifconfig look like this: ...
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No network access over OpenVPN

I was using OpenVPN-NL on a new Windows 10 machine for a while and it was working fine. Since yesterday, I can connect to the server but there is no network access whatsoever. I can not even ping ...
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OpenVPN - dynamic IP on client side, static IP on server side

I am following along with this tutorial for setting up a VPN between my home server and my production server. My issue is that in my network, the client (home server) is behind a dynamic IP and the ...
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OpenVPN connects but IP doesn't change

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN server on my windows VPS (2008 R2), now managed to set everything up and now my laptop is connected to my OpenVPN server. However, when I check my IP, it's still the ...
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Share VPN from wi-fi to ethernet port

I want to use my laptop as a router to connect PLC with Ethernet port to office network. I access public networks using my laptop's WI-fi card and OpenVPN. And later I need to access the office ...
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Accessing the client-config-dir in OpenVPN

I have set up an OpenVPN server on Ubuntu Linux 14.04LTS. The server configuration file resides in /etc/openvpn/server.conf and use the client-config-dir ccd option to supply client-specific ...
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OpenVPN stops working if I change to another network

I have some trouble using OpenVPN. When it's running, everything is fine. However, if I connect to another network while it's still running, it won't be able to connect again to the server. I can ...
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OpenVPN fails on different port

I have an OpenVPN setup with a linux server and windows client in mode-server with tap and over UDP. Everything works with port 1194. But I want to change to port 500. On my firewall I forward port ...
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DHCP Requests leaking through VPN

I have a spread-out setup to deal with: 3 off-site buildings with Tomato Firmware-based routers, connecting to another Tomato-based router as a VPN setup. The Server router is also in our private LAN ...
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Open VPN Android/IOS client does not route traffic

I have open vpn server running on a raspberrypi with debian jessie. And it works fine with the open vpn client for windows. But the same ovpn file configuration that works for windows 7 does not seem ...
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Sharing a 3G USB modem over Windows ICS

I'm currently having issues with my ADSL connection and it's looking like it's not going to be fixed any time soon. On my local network I have my Windows Server hardwired into my wireless router. ...
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Policy Based Routing Not Working Correctly

I have a openVPN connected on my ubuntu computer but I would like to have a couple of applications run through my home router untunneled. They run on port 22 and 32400 (ssh and plex). So I've done ...
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VPN : OpenVPN / L2TP trough router (Synology)

I managed to setup a L2TP setup on my DiskStation server but can't on my router for some reason (same VPN server though.) I try to setup OpenVPN but always have a timeout (same as L2TP). I did allow ...
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OpenVPN Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69

On Arch Linux I run OpenVPN 2.3.9 server and I get this error "Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69" I run the client on a rooted Motorola XT1039 android lollipop 5.1 and I use official "OpenVPN ...
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assign IP to tinyproxy on OpenWrt

I have installed tinyproxy on OpenWrt and now I want to make rules for iptables that match traffic from tinyproxy. I want to mark this traffic with set-mark and route it to different routing table. My ...
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Linux ip route: How to make all external traffic go via one interface

I've set up an OpenVPN connection with an external server. tun0 is the interface which is used for this connection: user@mypc:~$ ifconfig tun0 tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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Why is a LAN client machine unreacheable when the client is connected to OpenVPN?

I am trying to understand why the following is a problem. I have an ASUS RT68U Router on which i have enabled the OpenVPN Server. I can successfully connect to the OpenVPN Server using an external ...
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VPN “Split Tunneling” on Mac OS X by APPLICATION, not by Domain/IP

I'm interested in split tunneling, where some of my data goes over the VPN connection and the rest goes over my regular ISP connection. I see tons of tutorials on how to filter my traffic by IP ...
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DDWRT PPTP Client and OpenVPN server at sametime

Is it possible to configure one DDWRT (Linksys E900) as PPTP client and OpenVPN server at the same time? The OpenVPN server is configured OK with TAP. How do I configure the PPTP client on same ...
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OpenVPN policy-based routing not working correctly

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN client on ArchLinux with PrivateInternetAccess. By default PIA pushes routes such that all traffic goes through the VPN. I only want some applications to use the VPN. ...
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Can I connect to a Windows PPTP VPN when already connected to a OpenVPN?

Here's my problem: some places where I use my notebook blocks almost everything with firewall rules. Then I configured a DigitalOcean Server with a VPN. Everything runs fine when: My Notebook --> ...
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What is more secure running openvpn on a router or on a dedicated machine behind the router?

I was wondering which one of these openvpn setups would be considered more secure . 1: run openvpn server using the Netgear r7000 out of the box, the problem with this is that I don't trust Netgear ...
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Can not add static route in my Ubuntu, SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable

I'm trying to add a static route in my VPS to a client that is on the other side of the VPN tunnel to my VPS and forwards it's traffic through the tunnel. This is the setup of my destination that I'm ...
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Openvpn to forward ipv6 to though my DSL router

I'm trying to create a VPN that would allow me to connect from an unsafe place (ex: public wi-fi) through my home DSL, but I am struggling to make my OpenVPN forward the ipv6. I am an IPv6 newbie, and ...
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Can't ping OpenVPN server using tunnelblick on MAC?

I have a dedicated vpn server at home running debian and openvpn. As far as I know, it works as it should on android, Linux and windows clients. I tested it on wind mobile, public transit, McDonald's, ...
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Redirect secondary network interface traffic along with port forwarding to tun0 (OpenVPN) using iptables

I have a NAS server which I should do port forwarding for it in order to make its services accessible from internet. However my ISP is blocking ports, so I've managed to buy myself a cheap Ubuntu VPS ...
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OpenVPN website secure connection Error

I want to download the OpenVPN Client from openvpn.org, but I get an error: *This site can’t provide a secure connection swupdate.openvpn.org uses an unsupported protocol. ...
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Where to download OpenVPN CLIENT for Windows? [closed]

Where to download OpenVPN CLIENT for Windows? Currently they have only server on page https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html Where is the client? UPDATE Okay, below is ...
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Tunnelblick external (internet) DNS does not work

Tunnelblick is connecting to an OpenVPN server: Retrieved from OpenVPN: name server(s) [ 192.168.2.11 ], search domain(s) [ ] and SMB server(s) [ ] and using default domain name [ openvpn ] Not ...
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How to tunnel whole android traffic SSH?

Let's say I have an SSH server, I want to tunnel my android traffic through that server without installing any VPN service on my server. I am able to port forward my SSH on a Socks 5 proxy. Then I ...
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Can't ping specific IP via OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server set up via my Asus DSL-AC68U router, and can connect to it remotely and access the internet through it without issues, using both my iOS device and Tunnelblick on OS X as ...
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How do I connect my AWS server to a VPN?

I have an AWS server that I SSH into. When I follow the steps to connect it to a VPN (using openVPN) as if it were a local machine, as soon as the connection occurs, my SSH connection no longer works. ...
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Failed to connect to VPN

I am very new in establishing a VPN. I am trying to make a VPN network using my RaspberryPi2 (which has Ubuntu). I am following this 'step by step' guide. I face some issues in the fourth part, when I ...
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Can not start openVPN server

I am trying to make a VPN network using my RaspberryPi2 (which has Ubuntu). I am following this 'step by step' guide. I face some issues in the end of the second part, when I have to run: service ...
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Configuring network share over VPN

I have created an OpenVPN server on my Asus RT-AC87U router. There is an external drive connected to it, serving as an ftp server. I have a client connecting over OpenVPN from another country and I ...
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iptables: plugging a VPN leak

I have a small personal VPN based on OpenVPN in bridge mode. The main purpose is to allow communication between machines, but as an added bonus, I can let mobile devices tunnel their traffic through ...
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Simple VPN Configuration for OpenWRT

I'm trying to use OpenVPN with and OpenWRT router. Full disclosure - I'm not a Networking guru and I honestly only understand about 1/4 of the OpenWRT configuration properties. What I hope to ...
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Can't SSH when routing through Asus RT-N66U

I have a remote server, and on my local LAN there is a router (Asus RT-N66U) with a local server and my laptop behind it. The two servers are connected over an OpenVPN link. The remote server has IP ...
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Is OpenVPN with bridging right for my situation?

I am setting up a VPN with the following goals: The devices act exactly like they were on the same network (other than obvious speed of connection limitations). All devices on the LAN's use their ...
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Can't access point to point VPN from behind local server

My local server, which acts as both a router and gateway for my LAN, is connected to another remote server by OpenVPN on a point-to-point connection. The remote server's IP is 10.8.2.1 while the local ...