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vpn connected computer does not accept ports forwarded by router

My setup is like this: VPN Provider -- Internet -- Router -- Server My router has a dynamicDNS name which gets updated on every reconnect as well as a couple of ports that are forwarded to the ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN though a PPTP VPN on Yosemite

I have just updated to Mac OS X Yosemite and the problem is that the traffic doesn't route to OpenVPN or Kerio connection behind a PPTP connection. Mavericks OS X does not have a problem. I can also ...
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Connected to OpenVPN server (through WiFi), changing DNS on unprotected adapter stops Internet entirely

So whenever I connect to an OpenVPN with a configuration file I notice two things: The TAP- adapter has no gateway of it's own. Is that normal? Trying to resolve this problem: I copied all the ...
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VPN tunnel RDP to VM that is connected to different 3rd party VPN

Here is the situation I'm in: I have a server that for sake of argument we will call the Blue machine. I have a VM inside the blue machine that we will call the purple machine. The purple machine ...
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Problems with RDP over OpenVPN Only to Win 7+ computers

I am having problems RDPing from a Win 7 client to a Win 7 box on the other side of an OpenVPN server. Connecting from my Win 7 client to an XP box works wonderfully. The destination machines do not ...
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I am getting an error while trying to install Openvpn Client

I am trying to install a vpn client using the script provided by the company. Usually this works but now I am getting the following error. I am using mint 17.1. Please advise <pre><code> ...
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SecurePoint is not allowing https access through OpenVPN, why not?

How can I get https access from Windows through OpenVPN to apps running on a remote CentOS 7 server? I am trying to use the SecurePoint OpenVPN client for Windows, but need some better instructions. ...
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Automatically switch to VPN Gate when loading certain websites

My internet provider keep blocking innocent websites such as Vimeo and Reddit as if they're a porn galore. So I wanted a software that automatically switches to VPN Gate (http://www.vpngate.net/en/) ...
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How to access a OpenVPN network from a site that blocks most ports?

I would like to access my office, but I can't get in because the site (a coffee shop) has seemed to have blocked many ports. My networking knowledge is a bit lacking but I think it is possible to ...
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How to split traffic between vpn and ISP

I have vps with configured open VPN server and my router with openWRT and openVPN client. In this moment I can route all my traffic via vpn or ISP. But I want route some connections (for example on ...
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How can I inform Mac OS and iOS clients of VPN routes?

On my home network (10.0.1.0/24) I have my Macs and iOS devices (the others don't matter). LAN clients gain IPv4 and IPv6 (native) access via an Airport Extreme (AEBS) connected to a cable modem on ...
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OpenVPN traffic with Synology not encrypted?

Requested: I would like to have the possibility to encrypt my internet traffic from my portable computer when I'm on networks outside my home. From what I have understood, this should be possible ...
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How to use my own DNS settings as an OpenVPN client?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I’m connecting to a VPN server using OpenVPN via Gnome Network Manager. I prefer to use OpenNic as my DNS but my VPN provider uses Google Public DNS. My OpenNic DNS ...
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Tunneling trough VPN over TCP

I'm currently trying to set up a VPN on my server to connect to from my Laptop. The server is a command-line ubuntu running on a x64 machine. The Laptop runs x64 Windows 7. The VPN itself is already ...
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OpenVPN does not connect VIA FrootVPN

Suddenly quit working... again... OpenVPN 2.3.6 (32 bit) Latest FrootVPN config file Windows 7 64 bit Port 1194 is open for UDP AND TCP I have been told to use 32 bit OpenVPN due to bugs, and it ...
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Let i2p works via VPN on VPS

There is VPS with OpenVPN and i2prouter on board. It is possible to send all traffic from local machine via VPN (using OpenVPN client). When VPN is off, I can forward localhost:4444 (for i2p proxy) to ...
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Can't pass all the traffic through vpn tunnel without setting default gateway

I want to pass all the traffic through vpn tunnel, using this: "redirect-gateway def1". but it doesn't work until I add a default gateway. I want to know how to do this without setting default ...
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WAN IP (or domain name) for OpenVPN client profile

I've set up OpenVPN on my home server and would now like to connect my phone to it (when using certain networks). The client site (http://MyServer:943/) displays just fine and I can download the ...
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Traffic doesn't go through OpenVPN

I configured OpenVPN, and it works well, except that traffic doesn't go through VPN. I'v checked that with Wireshark, also did tracert and here is my route PRINT: Active Routes: Network Destination ...
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DDWRT - OpenVPN connects, but can't communicate

This seems to be a popular topic, but I can't find any solution to the same problem I am having. Here's the setup: I have a DD-WRT router (build 14896) on a linksys WRT54GL. I have one file server ...
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Can't resolve internal/private DNS entries over VPN connection

I have a basic VPN setup that allows me to connect to my AWS VPC via an OpenVPN client (tunnelblick 3.5). There is an OpenVPN sever (Ubuntu 12.4) that is running in the VPC which creates the ...
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Openvpn TLS 1.2 cipher suites

This is a repost of my original question (openvpn tls 1.2) The problem is split in two because a solution was found for the 128-bit cipher suites. Openvpn can't connect with these cipher suites: ...
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OpenVPN TAP and setup ICS for multiple subnets

I have installed tap-9.9.2 driver (provided by OpenVPN) on windows 7 ultimate. Previously I have setup network profile using TAP and ICS feature, to access internet in the subnet, where using ICS it ...
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DD-WRT OpenVPN on Single Access Point

I tried following the instructions from http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/OpenVPN_on_Dedicated_Wireless_Access_Point_(VAP) to setup a virtual access point that routes all traffic through OpenVPN. ...
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difference in openvpn protocol between android and linux

I recently tried to connect with my custom openvpn server through my company network. I use a rather vanilla ovpn setup for this matter: tcp over port 443 (with comp-lzo) with public key auth. When I ...
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Not registering on Asterisk over VPN

I want to work in local area from home, I configured OpenVPN on my Asterisk server (it is only one Linux server in LAN), it works fine. I enabled forwarding on Asterisk server, and client now can ...
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Openvpn client routing not always working

I use a server with openvpn and pptp daemons. In iptables I have rules to give some pptp clients permission to have contact with other clients through pptp or openvpn tunnels, available on the ...
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OpenVPN is not masking my public ip address

I have OpenVPN installed and connecting on my client to my server in ipconfig it shows that my internal IP is the specified one from my server but my public one does not change ip config output (Hate ...
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Route between two OpenVPN tunnels

I need to set-up something like this: Clients - OpenVPN_tun0 - Int_Server - OpenVPN_tun1 - Ext_Servers - public_internet Both OpenVPN tunnels are up and running using 'dev tun', but I have ...
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How do I set up a VPN, such that I can connect to my Samba Share and printer?

I am looking for a way to set up my OpenVPN server so that all my internet trafffic redirects through it, and I can access my Samba Share through it. My samba share is located on my server machine, ...
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Autoresolve a hostname via “closest” network - how?

Having all linux(redhat) machines always on one VPN network and moving them between different LAN networks, how to setup hostname resolution(/etc/resolv.conf?, and DHCP server?, and DDNS server?, and ...
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OpenVPN on Windows: clients don't see network behind server

I set up my openvpn server on Windows 7 pc. Client is connecting to server succesfully, so my port is forwarded to openvpn server. I'am able to ping 10.8.0.1 address from client. And that's all, but I ...
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How to setup my VPN Server?

I had successfully setup vpn server on windows 8.1! Since, I am in a university, many sites are blocked, so in my vpn server I have connected through another vpn (OpenVPN, Psiphon etc.) But now I want ...
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Websites and Netflix blocking connection from VPN

I use a VPN to browse internet sites. But when connected to the VPN, some sites are blocking or limiting access. One site declared that I had shut off the VPN before I could make a purchase from ...
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How to create two different open VPN link between two hosts?

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth0, eth1 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) Host1 ...
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OpenVPN server can't connect to client sshd

The openVPN server setup is rather simple and works fine in order to connect the vpn client to the server. Since client-to-client is enabled, clients communicate to each other without isses. However ...
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Set up OpenVPN network to allow access to machines on remote LAN even if they have the same address as machines on local network

I have a Linux machine set up as an OpenVPN server, with the main function of having a secure way to connect to my home machines via SSH from outside, primarily using Android devices. My home ...
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How to use vpn in Linux with group security and hardware token?

I was trying to use VPN with group security and hardware token, but could not find anything about it for OpenVPN or VPNC. I have the setting under windows like: How can I do this in Linux? Is ...
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openvpn socks handshake failure

Openvpn asking for socks password for 127.0.0.1 : 9050 tor proxy I'm having a nightmare setting up openvpn using tails is, I've got as far as tcp connection made but it's now saying socks handshake ...
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Automating VPN launch

I've recently set a VPN connection up, between my home computer (Ubuntu 14.10) and a dedicated server (Debian 7.7), using OpenVPN. So far so good. My question is, how would you go about simplifying / ...
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Unable to open files with OpenVPN and samba (writing works)

I have setup a samba server and it works correctly from the local network. When accessing via OpenVPN both from Windows and GNU/Linux writing works but can't open any files. It just timeouts when ...
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Two WLAN cards, one connected using VPN, one not

I want to give my Chromecast VPN access but not give VPN access to my laptop. I have to Wlan cards, an inbuilt one and a USB. Is it possible to connect using OpenVPN and then share it (I'm currently ...
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DD-WRT as a switch and a VPN server

I am trying to run a DD-WRT as both a switch in an existing network and a VPN server. I have set up DD-WRT as a switch in the network. My network now looks like this: imgur[dot]com/KPGVxEP I am ...
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TLS-auth problems with openvpn on debian

I have a raspberry pi which I intend to use as a vpn proxy while on public networks. I followed this guide (http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=81657) to set up openvpn on the ...
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Is dnsmasq really needed for Openvpn redirect gateway?

I have my openvpn tun-udp Tunnel with redirect-gateway up and running and all traffic is routed through the gateway. but not DNS request. I setup dnsmasq on the openvpn server and made it listen to ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80 and a home server running Windows 7. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public and local IPs. When ...
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how to setup openvpn services on servers behind firewall

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server behind our department firewall, I could SSH login via domain name and port 8022, I tried setup openvpn services following guide: the Ubuntu 12.04 Server guide -- OpenVPN. ...
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Revert OpenVPN AS Configuration to Standard OpenVPN

I recently built a machine using Openmediavault, a software dedicated to build a fileserver for SOHO environments. OMV comes with a lot of useful plugins, which the one for OpenVPN (vanilla) isn't the ...
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how to setup nginx on my digitalocean vps to have my visit to facebook from china redirected right to the facebook website?

i'm from china, in our china most useful websites are blocked, so i used to buy vpn services to unblock the cencorship, for google, facebok, youtube, etc... but until now, recently i bought some vps ...
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OpenVPN connection established but IP remains the same?

I have an ASUS RT-N66U router which I recently supports VPN functionality. I enabled the OpenVPN option on it and am able to connect to it from a different location using the OpenVPN GUI, but my IP is ...