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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enable internet on openvpn tun - azure linux

I am trying to do this with OpenVPN TUN on an Azure Linux instance: -=Android Client=- --> -=VPS=- --> -=Internet=- Client connects but no internet access. Iptables commands iptables -t nat -...
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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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How to bridge tap to eth0 on raspberry pi?

I am using my raspberry pi as a openvpn cleint for my xbox 360 because at my college i get kicked off xbox live for either strict nat type or a connection limit. I can connect to the vpn just fine, i ...
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IPfire OpenVPN access to LAN (Green) network

I've set up a separated(Dev) network with IPfire: Web --> dd-wrt --> Home Network (192.168.0.0/24) --> IPFire (192.168.0.29) --> Dev Network (192.168.2.0/24) I would like for the team to be able to ...
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VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT)

I am a new at openwrt (attitude adjustment - TP-Link WDR3600), I am trying to get an OpenVPN On Dedicated Wireless Access Point (VAP). Let me show you what I'm trying to do here with visuals: SSID ...
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pfSense OpenVPN Server uses PAP Authentication…is this secure?

I have followed many guides online including: http://blog.stefcho.eu/?p=545 I'm setting up openvpn and radius authentication on a pfsense box. All the guides suggest to use PAP authentication. I'm ...
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Safe to put Openwrt in DMZ?

I currently have my openwrt router setup 'behind' my fios actiontec router. I am trying to get OpenVPN and having issues. I'm wondering if putting the openwrt router in the DMZ on the fios router ...
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OpenVPN service fails to start

I am trying to set up a VPN server on a Raspberry Pi, however, I get an error [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: server failed! I have followed a few different tutorials, but none of ...
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OpenVpn Service is connected but no ip change

First let me start with that yes it is run as an administrator here is the route print The problem is that the open vpn client says it is connected and it shows it has an assigned IP but http://...
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How to configure VPN connection to be more tolerant of network latency?

I need to connect to a private network at my university using an OpenVPN connection. We are currently using such a connection successfully in most cases. However, I often need to connect via HughesNet ...
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OpenVPN not sending traffic to internet?

I've set up openvpn on my pi and am running into a small issue. I can connect to the VPN server and ping it just fine, and I can also connect to other machines on my local network. However I am unable,...
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Is OpenVPN an appropriate VPN solution for our non-profit organization? [closed]

We are a non-profit organization on a budget looking for a free VPN solution to replace LogMeIn Hamachi. Our organization consists of a central office (1 Windows 2003 server, 25 workstations), 2 ...
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minidlna + OpenVPN = Can't see DLNA server on VPN

I've got OpenVPN (tunnel, not bridged) and minidlna servers running on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. Each one works individually (as in the VPN works, I can connect and browse samba shares and internet traffic ...
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Any way to set up multiple independent VPNs with OpenVPN?

Looking to find some way to set up multiple VPNs under a single OpenVPN Server, where external clients can only connect to other devices in the same network/group. Open VPN Server (host) VPN ...
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Openvpn to stream media to Android

If I set up an openvpn rig like this, could I use the official openvpn app (or anything, I don't care as long as it's free) to stream videos from the home PC to my Android device when I'm away from ...
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Client config for private openvpn server

I installed openvpn server on a local Ubuntu server at home. I want to use this to connect to in situations where I have to use public wifi. The server setup is done. I followed the Ubuntu guide, and ...
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VPN on, can't connect from outside world

I'm looking for help to configure my Synology. I can't ssh it from outside when the VPN is connected. Everything is fine when deconnected. I'm using openvpn with privateinternetaccess. I want to ...
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Unable to transmit stream through OpenVPN tunnel

We are trying to transmit a video-stream via netcat from a OpenVPN server to a client. The server is a Raspberry Pi with Pidora running on it. The client is a Notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 and has a ...
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How to use OpenVPN behind a HTTP and HTTPS proxy?

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I want create a VPN server that will connect through this proxy. It makes it easier to setup on devices. Here is a grid: # # # # # # # # # # # # ...
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How to configure ufw-firewall for OpenVPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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OpenVPN CA Certificate creation error

When doing ./build-ca I'm getting a weird error and I cant find any information about it, been stuck with this error for hours. I'm doing it as SU and SUDO and neither work. This is the error I'm ...
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Ubuntu+NetworkManager+openvpn - completely replace /etc/resolv.conf with openvpn pushed DNS servers?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but have configured NetworkManager to NOT use its built in dnsmasq for DNS resolution (by commenting out dns=dnsmasq in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf) as ...
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Do I need to buy SSL when setting up my own OpenVPN Access Server?

I was able to quickly do the following: Setup an OpenVPN Access Server using a lowend VPS I was able to connect to it from my Windows PC using the OpenVPN Desktop Client It was able to change my PC'...
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vpn using dynamic DNS connected but no internet (openwrt router as server)

I have setup a router as server with openwrt. I have added the Dynamic DNS configuration.(I created an account with noip) When I try to connect through openvpn (in a free wifi) , I am using my domain ...
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From a command prompt, change OpenVPN adapter from Public to Work location/profile on Windows?

I'm working on a silent installer for OpenVPN as part of a bigger software package to be deployed on numerous Windows systems within my employer's corporate network. I'm able to get OpenVPN to ...
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pfSense 2.1 OpenVPN client not using tunnelled interface

I'm having some trouble getting OpenVPN working on my pfSense box. The issue is quite strange to me. When I have the OpenVPN turned on, only my router is able to connect to the Internet. From the ...
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OpenVPN as a paranoid mesh network

I would like to set up a VPN with a similar topology to a Hamachi network: each computer connects to the other, as a "mesh," but traffic between them is still secure. Can OpenVPN do that? Or, if ...
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Chromebook VPN support

Can a VPN be used in the Chrome OS? I have not been able to determine if a VPN can be used on the various models. I am looking for either pptp or openvpn support.
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OpenVPN disconnects after 10minutes

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on AMD64. I use OpenVPN to connect from my home to office. On Windows it just works. When I installed it on Ubuntu Im using same config file from windows. I can connect. It works ...
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Use VPN to make upload better

Today I found a couple of video on youtube that showing how to upload videos faster on youtube, by using PrivateTunnel a technology based (i think) on OpenVPN. How can improve the upload speed? It ...
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OpenVPN Server on VirtualBox Guest (Ubuntu 12.04 Server)

I have a PC running Windows 7 as the host for a Ubuntu Server 12.04 VirtualBox-Guest installation. On this guest OS I installed OpenVPN following the tutorial on help.ubuntu.com. I am now running Mac ...
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what can filter a port on Fedora 19 besides router, firewall and selinux?

I am trying to use seafile which seems very nice. Unfortunately I have an issue that I fail to explain. From my two fedora 19 machines, nmap says port 12001 is filtered on the distant (say private) ...
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Configure and Lock Down OpenVPN

I've installed OpenVPN Access Server on my Ubuntu box at home. It's set up so that I can connect my website hosted on the box, log in, and download the client. The Admin site is not port-forwarded and ...
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Trouble with connection to openVPN

I have openVPN on my VPS and connect to it from 2 computers(at home, at work) with ubuntu onboard. Now I can't connect to my vpn at work, I guess that some changes in corporate network, maybe cause it,...
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How do I stop OpenVPN from using every interface?

I've previously dealt with PPTP, which would give me the ppp0 interface that I could bind services to. However, OpenVPN covers all interfaces. How can I make it only work on a single interface, thus ...
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Allow Local Connection to Client Running OpenVPN

For simplicity purposes, assume that a network has two computers behind a gateway and firewall, computer A and computer B. Computer A is running openvpn as a client. Its traffic is forwarded to an ...
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Web surfing issues in openvpn client

I have setup an openvpn access server in my vps. And now l'm living China, the goverment blocks the many foreign sites such as facebook and twitter. I can use the vpn server the cross the firewall of ...
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--remote in openvpn

I am trying to configure openvpn. As I read there is an option "--remote". It says the client the IP address of server to connect. Now my question is, is it possible to use "--remote" in server config ...
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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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Merge a remote network into main network, via VPN?

I've gotten an appartment in a city 25 000km from home as I'll be living there during the weeks, in this appartment I'll have one Mac Pro (10.7), one MacBook Pro (10.6) and maybe one Windows 7 Laptop. ...
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Connect to my entire LAN through OpenVPN, QNAP

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN server on my QNAP Nas. My network: Router: 192.168.0.254 QNAP Nas: 192.168.0.5 Some other computer in LAN: 192.168.0.7 Subnet 255.255.255.0 I've forward port 1194 ...
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How to set up VPN Connection with .p12 and ovpn file

Right, i'm quite new to linux 'Ubuntu 10.10' and i'm having a hard time trying to import keys and certificates for vpn connection to my work office server. I have a .p12 file which is the key i'm ...
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OpenVPN GUI does not run; error opening registry for reading HKLM\SOFTWARE\OpenVPN

I'm trying to run OpenVPN as a portable application and to that effect have installed it on a Windows 7 machine, copied the files to another Windows 7 machine and manually restored the registry ...
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openvpn connection only for specific websites

i am under windows 7 and using the openvpn client gui. I want to use the openvpn connection only for a specific website. How do i do that?
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Use both OpenVPN & eth0 together

I connect to a VPN using openVPN. Now, after the connection is established, all my traffic goes through tun0. My LAN gateway is 10.100.98.4... So, for apps to use my direct internet connnection I did ...
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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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OpenVPN connects, but I can't see the network

I'm trying to setup openvpn in bridge mode. I've done this before on a openbsd router. Now I have an internal machine that is running openbsd. the client is a windows 7 laptop. The setups is as ...
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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 ...