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 can one connect to a VPNGate VPN using a fedora system?

VPNGate is an academic project aiming to provide free VPN access to the public. The link is here: http://vpngate.net Unfortunately, they only provide a client for windows. Let's get some linux ...
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What can Pagekite do that Apache+VPN can't do?

I run a web server at home behind a firewall. I understand that if I ran pagekite on the home web server, and on some public machine (e.g. on Amazon), I could point DNS to the Amazon server, and have ...
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OpenVPN routing table change

Here is a copy of my routing table when I'm not connected to my VPN: =========================================================================== Interface List 12...00 ff cc b0 c2 44 ...
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Can I get a list of connected clients on openvpn (like “hamachi list”?)

I'm getting openvpn going between a server and a few clients. I've got them connecting, but I'm not sure how I'm supposed to find out what the remote IP's are. Back when I used Hamachi, I could just ...
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Established OpenVPN connection but cannot access to server

I have established a connection to a OpenVPN network. But I cannot access to the private server Sun Mar 9 17:29:01 2014 [OpenVPN_Server] Peer Connection Initiated with [AF_INET]37.35.80.126:1194 Sun ...
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Solution for automatic VPN-Connection on Ubuntu 13.10

I am searching since ages for a solution to connect to VPN-Servers automatically in my Ubuntu 13.10. It should connect on startup and reconnect on connection-drop. I tried several things: ...
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OpenVPN and advertising FQDN

Is there a config available for openVPN to advertise FQDN over the VPN connection. At my house, I don't have my own DNS server. Just know that after a few minutes on my lan, arp -a gives me a ...
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Persistent OpenVPN Connection

Hey I have an Ubuntu machine. I connect to a VPN like this: sudo openvpn --config 1.ovpn where 1.vpn is provided by my VPN provider. I would like a way that this connection is enabled on boot and ...
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Entry in routing table

When I connect to my VPN service, an entry is added to my routing table which adds my new ip address (given to me by the VPN service) as the network destination, a mask of 255.255.255.255 with the ...
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Tunnel specific traffic through OpenVPN

I have Ubuntu Server, and I would like to filter traffic and have only a specific users or groups traffic be sent through the VPN, and the rest of the traffic sent through the standard internet ...
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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 tun0 extremely slow

I'm working in a vpn - the server is connected via a 16.000 mb/s line. Sure, this connection is really slow itself, but the vpn connection doesn't use the real bandwith. So i connected to the server ...
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Excluding route in openVPN profile

To add routing through vpn I add the following line to .ovpn profile: route 173.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 how can I do the opposite? I need to EXCLUDE certain subnet to be passed throught vpn Do I need to ...
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how do I setup my D-link DSR250n to use openvpn server

My aim is to make my Iphone connect remotely (and securely) to my home network and get from the DHCP (the d-link router) IP on the same subnet. This is because I have an client app that broadcasts on ...
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vpn with dynamic ddns update ip

I am using openvpn in linux in a router which has openwrt. My problem is that every day ,in order for the vpn to work,I have to change manually my IP from the noip account. I am using an ...
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Remote IP on a local device

What I want to achieve is to be able to have one of the IP addresses from a remote server on a local server (raspberry pi). Right now the network map would look like this: RPi (192.168.0.42) ---> ...
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How to add Openvpn clients without the original rsa folder?

I have a working openvpn server, however I need to add a new client to my pool. The problem is that I do not seem to have the original rsa folder that was created when I was setting it up the first ...
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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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OpenVPN server issues

I am unable to connect to my OpenVPN server running on latest ArchLinux version, the port seems open if I scan from the outside, so im pretty sure its correctly forwarded, however the client displays ...
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OpenVPN server does not provide access to internet

I am able to connect to my newly installed OpenVPN server (Debian 6.0 VPS using OpenVZ). When connected with the windows client, I am not able to access the internet. net.ipv4.ip_forward and iptables ...
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OpenVPN on Debian 6 failed to start

I configured openvpn on my Deabian 6 VPS (using OpenVZ) several times but always stuck on "Starting virtual private network daemon: client server failed!" The syslog indicates, that there seems to be ...
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Losing internet access when creating ethernet bridge for OpenVPN

I'm trying to set up an ethernet bridge with OpenVPN. I create my bridge using this script I got from the setup guide on openvpn.org, modified slightly to work on Arch Linux. # Define Bridge ...
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Pfsense Openvpn site to site subnet

Site A Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Site B Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Can OpenVPN Link A<>B, or should i use different subnet for A and B ? (like 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.1.0)
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OpenWRT: Routing between LAN and OpenVPN

So, this is the current situation: There is an OpenVPN-Server in the internet, there is an OpenWRT-Router at my place. The router is connected to the VPN as a client. I want the router to behave ...
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OpenVPN - how to disable internet access after OpenVPN hang

Time to time my OpenVPN connection hang. I want to disable all internet access automatically after VPN hang (to prevent leakage) until I done some "action" or reconnect to VPN. OS: Windows 7 I am ...
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OpenVPN: failed to resume on wake up

I've installed an OpenVPN daemon on my Ubuntu 13.04 computer, I'm forwarding all my traffic through a personal server. Everything works fine, I've also installed it with success on several other ...
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Automatically navigate through Internet using a VPN or not depending upon if the URL is in a black list or not

I'm using the Firefox extension autoproxy. When we introduce an url, it checks if it is in a black list. If it is in the list, it uses the proxy. If not, it navigates without any proxy. I made my ...
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How can an outgoing OpenVPN connection fail when an additional incoming OpenVPN connection is added?

I have the very strange behavior that my VPN-connection to a remote location "restarts" every couple of minutes when I logged on to the connecting machine via another VPN tunnel. When I sit in front ...
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My client can't ping to server tunnel and no internet connectivity

I have installed OpenVPN in my Centos machine as OpenVPN server. I generated all authentication certificates, keys and all and it worked fine through the key authentication system. I tested it with my ...
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Ubuntu openVPN TCP no internet, UDP works. Win7 works on both TCP/UDP with same settings

I've recently purchased a VPN service which I'm connecting to with openVPN. On Windows 7 I can connect on both UDP and TCP settings, but when I'm trying the same thing on Ubuntu 13.04, it gives me ...
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Windows 7 client fails to connect to Debian OpenVPN server

I have set up an OpenVPN server on my Debian Wheezy machine. When I try to connect from my Windows 7 client machine, I receive some message which I am not able to decipher. I would be very grateful ...
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Allow only VPN traffic with GUFW not working

Running Kubuntu 13.04 I have read this tutorial about only allowing torrent traffic with GUFW but it seems this is not working for the browser. My torrent application is working but I cant browse any ...
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Traffic through openvpn

So I've configured openvpn to another server and I can now successfully start the process on ubuntu and it says I am connected. However, if I try to SSH to other servers or access privileged websites ...
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OpenVPN - Windows 8 to Windows 2008 Server, not connecting

I have followed this tutorial about setting up an OpenVPN Server on Windows Server - and a client on Windows (in this case Windows 8). The server appears to be running fine - but it is not connecting ...
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OpenVPN TLS Error

Today, I set up a VPN with OpenVPN at my house to increase my security, however I am getting an error which is preventing me from connecting to the server that works. Error: TLS Error: TLS key ...
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OpenVPN Options Error

I have created an OpenVPN server at my house, and while that seems to be working, I am having trouble with the client. Whenever I try to start the client, I get this error: http://imgur.com/ZOcgKEJ ...
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How to make a OpenVPN tunnel between home and server network with IPv6 support

I'm build a OpenVPN tunnel between my home network and my server. Here's my current scenario: Server (IPv4: 198.x.x.5) IPv6: 2001:xxx:xxx:xxx::abcd) <-----------> My ISP (CGN) ...
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OpenVPN connection limited

Just successfully installed (after 2 days trying!) my openvpn today. But it seems the bandwidth is limited because when I use ssh tunnel I can reach 300++ KB/s with no problem compared to using ...
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Split tunnel routing a specific port over OpenVPN on Ubuntu Server 12.04

So I know there is another question on here that I used as a guide as it was super helpful! (Setup routing and iptables for new VPN connection to redirect **only** ports 80 and 443) Only my goal is a ...
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How do I connect through university's VPN

I have a very high ping on my internet connection to international game servers and I was told a VPN connection should do some trick to try to lower it. That said, I found my university has a public ...
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Connecting to openvpn server from linux command line

I'm trying to setup openvpn client on Debian Linux so my traffic goes through he vpn. I have done a lot of Googling and in all the articles I crossed it mentions that I need to copy the certificate ...
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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 ...