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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Set up SSH access with gogoc service

I'm trying to set up gogoc in order to allow my computer to be accessible via SSH using a Freenet6 Tunnel Broker. Here are the relevant parts of my /etc/gogoc/gogoc.conf: userid=<my_userid> ...
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Specific traffic over OpenVPN

So I have OpenVPN on my NAS set-up and working, but my provider pushes "redirect-gateway" down meaning that all traffic is sent over VPN. The basic problem is that I want only certain programs to use ...
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OpenVPN causes my internet to not work

I pay $6/mo for nVPN, a paid VPN service. A few days ago, it stopped working. When I connected my internet would just cut out. The instant I disconnected my internet would turn back on. Now, when I ...
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openvpn interface, local routing and linux kernel routing table

from this article: http://backreference.org/2010/03/26/tuntap-interface-tutorial/ the author created a tun interface # openvpn --mktun --dev tun2 # ip link set tun2 up # ip addr add 10.0.0.1/24 dev ...
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Accessing DLNA over VPN [duplicate]

I have set up a VPN server using OpenVPN on my home Ubuntu 10 box as a means to access my home network drives and media drives whilst at work and on the move. I get a valid connection, can ping and ...
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DD-WRT home VPN setup..help needed

I currently have 2 routers. Router 1 is my primary gateway. It is actiontec wifi router that I got from frontier communications. (192.168.1.1) Router 2 is a Netgear N600 Dual Band, DD-WRT based ...
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FTP to a server through a VPN on the same server?

I have a remote server (at home but I'm at university) which is running a VPN, I am connecting through the university network, through the vpn server to the internet. That server does a bit of ...
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Pass through OpenVPN only connections to specific destinations?

I want to connect to various streaming sites from outside US. So I using one of OpenVPN provider to do so. Default config file from provider redirects through OpenVPN all traffic. I want to change ...
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OpenVPN configuration

Preamble: I am lucky to have an IP subnet which has real IPs, so no NAT. I have a network from 1.2.3.0 to 1.2.3.128. I have a Debian server with an eth0 interface say 1.2.4.9. Now I want to have an ...
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OpenVpn Stops working now

Here is the situation.... Few days ago OpenVpn Portable / Expatshield and other vpn application works perfectly on my network.. My ISP blocks some port and now the vpn doesnt work on my ISP but not ...
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OpenVPN causes WLAN/WiFi to disconnect in Linux?

If I configure my Wireless network on start up (wpa_supplicant & dhclient), the connection is fine until I launch OpenVPN. At which point the wireless interface disassociates (not until the ...
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Using OpenVPN for specific application(s)

Is is possible to run Transmission or Google Chrome only using OpenVPN? Other applications should use default connection (eth0) since I am connected to Intranet which won't be accessible if all ...
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OpenVPN which linux works best with

I have had problems using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 11.04. I am not able to connect at all. I see there are some outstanding bugs related to this that also affect 12.04. Can anyone recommend a different ...
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Arguments to connect using Open Vpn windows client

Is it possible to start a windows openvpn client to make it connect using a predefined config (.ovpn) by supplying program arguments using command prompt. Or specifying the arguments in the shortcut ...
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VPN on OSX disconnects after precisely 2 minutes and 30 seconds on specific network

When connecting to my own VPN server on a specific network, called public-network, my Mac disconnects the VPN connection after 2 minutes and 30 seconds. I have performed several tests and this is the ...
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OpenVPN struggling

I've got some problems with my OpenVPN setup. The Setup: -> Ubuntu Server 12.04 -> Two active NIC's: eth0 (default): 192.168.1.0/24 eth1: x.x.x.x (external ip) I've managed to get the routing to ...
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How to get the gateway for a specific route on command line in Windows?

Is there a way to print out the gateway for a specific route (not interface) in Windows (in this case Win7)? I'd need to add a route dynamically in an OpenVPN _up script, but since the gateway is ...
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OpenVPN on router, router requirements?

I'm in need of a wireless router than can have OpenVPN installed on it, so connecting devices such as ipad, kindle fire etc will have vpn access. After a little research I understand that I need a ...
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OpenVPN Windows Server 2008 R2 Enabling NAT

I want to redirect all traffic through the VPN. - server.ovpn: port 1200 proto udp dev tun ca "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\config\\ca.crt" cert "C:\\Program Files ...
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How to autostart OpenVPN (client) on Ubuntu 12.04 CLI?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in: sudo openvpn filename.ovpn. Now I would like to start up OpenVPN when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit if that ...
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Connection refused (WSAECONNREFUSED) OpenVpn connecting refused by server side

OpenVpn Gurus, I successively configured my Openvpn server.ovpn and client.ovpn files and all other required certification files. And I could load them on my server computer. Please first have a ...
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Automatically reconnect to VPN when it drops

I use OpenVPN to connect to a VPN service. I will often use it unattended and on occasion I have come back to find the service disconnected and GUI asking for login credentials. If the connection is ...
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Simple source routing policy on dd-wrt router does not “stick”

Goal State: Have the traffic from one computer on my LAN use the VPN tunnel setup between my router and an OpenVPN provider, and leave all other traffic unaffected. Here's some relevant information ...
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OpenVPN useradd error

I tried to install an OpenVPN access server in Centos 6 on a linode VPS. The installation error occours when adding the user "openvpn". However, the installation is okay for my ubuntu 11.10 distro in ...
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Tunneling DNS traffic with OpenVPN over Hamachi

Due to some particular requirements that I can't get around, I need to use OpenVPN over a Hamachi network to establish a working VPN connection. I have a server running Ubuntu that has an instance of ...
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How do I configure routes in OpenVPN?

I dial my internet connection(PPoE) and this poses to be a problem when OpenVPN sets up routes(I think). OpenVPN fails to route my connection with the following error message. Mon Aug 06 19:31:53 ...
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Is is possible to set up a static IP through Pfsense when user is connecting through OpenVpn?

I'm setting IP based restrictions on our firewall and need to allow certain people to connect even when they are connected through OpenVPN. Is it possible to assign users a static IP?
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Connect OpenVPN network to internet

I've set up a OpenVPN server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and client (Windows 7). Both can ping each other, I can see shared files and so, but the VPN subnet has no access to the Internet. I know (or I ...
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Is there any way to treat the OpenVPN connected clients list as a hosts file or DNS source?

I would really like for clients on my VPN to be able to use the client names from the OpenVPN licenses as DNS names. If, for example, my machine is connected with the client name tgm-desktop then I'd ...
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Route all traffic via OpenVPN client

I've got OpenVPN client running on 192.168.0.3. What I'd like to do is route all the traffic from the second computer with 192.168.0.100 via OpenVPN client that's running on the first computer. My ...
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OpenVPN Connects but can't see network

I can connect to the firewall but cannot get to the lan. The lan can ping the interface of the open vpn gateway. My workstation cannot ping the interface of the openvpn gateway. I tried setting a ...
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Tunnel Splitting with Openvpn Acess Server

I want to be able to use my vpn for all nonbrowsing applications that require the internet (eg steam, sc2, etc) and use my normal internet for browsing (chrome, etc). How can this be done? Can it be ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 OpenVPN config

I'm trying to setup a vpn server with an old box I have at my office. I only have a single ethernet port and saw on reddit that it was possible to use only one to create a vpn server. The problem is ...
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Can't get OpenVPN to start on Ubuntu Linux 10.04

I went through the easy-rsa setup on a server (Ubuntu Desktop) that didn't have OpenVPN on it before. I think everything is set up. However, when I try to start the service (sudo service openvpn ...
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Will a slow upload rate have a negative impact on VPN usage?

Will my slow upload speed (1MBit cap on my fiber line) significantly reduce the performance of my connection over a VPN? I'm in mainland China and am considering getting a VPS server in Hong Kong ...
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OpenVPN with two NIC

I have setup OpenVPN server on my Citrix XenServer with the following NIC: NIC#1: Setup to connect to the Internet with a static IP. NIC#2: Setup to interface with other machines connected to this ...
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Clavister VPN Access

Error-Message during login: Unable to update interface address for TUN/TAP interface: OS:Windows 7 Pro. 64-Bit Clavister-VPN-Client: 1.0.1.3 Windows 7 UAC is enabled Connection works with ...
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Problem_ with connecting to a OpenVPN Server

My client has given me a OpenVPN client file (.ovpn) and I have to connect to his server. I have no experience with OpenVPN. I installed it and tried this command: openvpn --config ...
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Using pam_exec.so for openvpn authentication

I've set up a PAM authentication config for OpenVPN. auth required pam_exec.so debug expose_authtok /opt/openvpn/bin/pamauth The script pamauth returns 0 on success. I verify this is true by also ...
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Connect to openvpn past enterprise firewall

I have a dd-wrt router at home running openvpn, I am able to connect to it from any other location except from my office. Firewall at office : port 80 , 443 is open (I can access any website ...
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iptables openvpn forward selectively from eth to tun

Simple for those who know, indecipherable for those who don't... I'm running openVPN on (hypothetical) 66.66.66.66, I want to FORWARD incoming traffic, arriving on interface eth0 to interface tun0. ...
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SVN+SSH connection over VPN using tortoise SVN failing

I am using a 64-bit system running Windows 7. I have Open VPN and Tortoise SVN 64-bit installed. The repository is in a remote system, and we connect using VPN. I have followed the necessary steps ...
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Setup openVPN on server and client, I can ping from client to 10.8.0.1

But when I check my ip address, it is the same as my local ISP's ip address. Both services are started on the client(local) and my server. How can I debug this issue? where to start? Both client ...
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Setting up OpenVPN on Debian

I'm trying to setup openVPN on debian, well this worked. But every client will get the same ip (172.17.0.6 - local it is). I have no idea how to set my server in bridge mode. I've read about: ...
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OpenVPN to access my company's VPN

I want to access the VPN setup at my office place from my macbook. I tried accessing the VPN by creating a VPN interface in Network Preferences BU all in vain. I am now trying to connect to the VPN ...
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How to set routes on Windows so that traffic is allowed through VPN only?

What routes do I have to set on Windows so that while using OpenVPN I have full Internet connectivity, but if OpenVPN tunnel collapses then my computer has no routes to use and thus has no ...
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OpenVPN (Tunnelblick) Suddenly Dropping Constantly

I've been using Tunnelblick on my Mac for OpenVPN for about a year now. All of a sudden, this morning, it decided that it was going to take a nasty turn for the worse with no explanation. Here are the ...
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Connecting to a VPN box on my LAN, while connected via VPN

I've recently configured an old laptop to sit on my home network, and I have it sending all of its traffic through an OpenVPN connection. It's running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm still able to connect to this ...
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Single application through OpenVPN tunnel (Debian Lenny)

I'm using Debian Lenny and I want to tunnel rtorrent only through a OpenVPN tunnel. I have a tunnel running, the config file looks like this: client dev tun proto udp remote openvpn.xxx.com 1194 ...
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How to setup OpenVPN? [closed]

How do I setup openVPN on Win7? Most of the tutorials online are simple copy-paste into the config folder. is there a better way to do it that explains what to do and more importantlywhy to do it