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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Is it possible to connect to OpenVPN on Windows, without a 3rd-party client?

The title says it all. Is it possible to connect to OpenVPN from Windows 7, without using a 3rd party VPN client? Can I use the native Windows VPN functionality alone?
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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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Setup routing and iptables for new VPN connection to redirect **only** ports 80 and 443

I have a new VPN connection (using openvpn) to allow me to route around some ISP restrictions. Whilst it is working fine, it is taking all the traffic over the vpn. This is causing me issues for ...
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Can I browse the web using the UDP protocol?

Is it possible to browse the web if a firewall is blocking the HTTP protocol? I've read about OpenVPN UDP tunnelling, but is it possible to use the web via the UDP protocol?
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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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How come LogMeIn is able to connect to an Office computer even when the VPN client does not run?

I am using LogMeIn to control my office machine (Win 7) from home (Win XP). In order to do that, I installed the OpenVPN client to connect to the VPN server at the office's intranet. The ...
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Is it possible to route internet traffic when OpenVPN connection is active?

I use an OpenVPN client to connect to my office network to run a remote control client (VNC, LogMeIn) from home. I think that the server is the Untangle OpenVPN server. My understanding is that while ...
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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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Where can I find a free, simple VMWare VPN Appliance

I'm wondering where I can find a free, simple VMWare VPN appliance (or VPN server I can run within windows). Something I can get up and running in 10 minutes, with minimal configuration. Needs to run ...
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Making SELinux play nice with OpenVPN (in NetworkManager)

I have been trying to use OpenVPN to connect to my work network. Using it via the command line works fine: openvpn user.conf I haven't bothered to set it up with DNS properly though, and it looks ...
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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 playing games using OpenVPN that use broadcast packets. Other games work, hosts can ping each other

I'm running an OpenVPN server in bridged mode and clients can successfully connect, see shared folder and play LAN games that let you enter the LAN IP address. However I'm unable to play games like ...
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openVPN http-proxy-option version (EXT1)?

I have a question about http-proxy-option in openVPN. I have a client *.ovpn file which works on Windows, but doesn't work on Mac OS X or Linux. Here is my client config file (key and certificate are ...
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Routing everything except a certain IP range through an OpenVPN tunnel

I've been working with my OpenVPN server for a while, and I have a rather interesting problem. I need to redirect all client traffic through the tunnel except for a couple IP's that need to be ...
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Can't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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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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Connecting to multiple computers via SSH behind only only one public IP?

I have the following predicament. I find myself becoming more and more used (albeit paid) as the "computer guy" in the neighborhood for "fixing" common "issues." Being a hacker, I've thought of ...
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Fedora 15 Open VPN wont connect

Ive been trying to get a VPN connection working in fedora 15 using Open VPN through network manager, I setup the connection following this tutorial. However it doesnt connect and doesnt give me a ...
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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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SSH+OpenVPN+FTP = How to make them work?

I'm working in a Uni project where I have to connect to a server (Linux) to get some files for my project. I was told that I have to use ssh or OpenVPN in order to get access to the files I need. I've ...
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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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How to connect site to site from Linux IPsec VPN through a Juniper Junos SRX (210, 240 series) gateway?

It's been almost more than a week, but I seem to have no answer for this and can't really figure out how to solve this: I am using Fedora/CentOS Linux and have a Juniper SRX210 gateway configured as ...
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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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Flash Linksys Router with TomatoVPN

Can anyone point me, or help me in the update of Linksys with TomatoVPN? I'm running Tomato firmware; however, when I visit http://tomatoVPN.keithmoyer.com/ I don't see where I can download the ...
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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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Inconsistent DNS resolution on OS X Snow Leopard when using Tunnelblick/OpenVPN

I'm using Tunnelblick (an OpenVPN wrapper) to establish a VPN connection on my MBP running Snow Leopard. The connection is great, and was giving me no trouble at all for several months. The VPN ...
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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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VPN To kick in for certain domains

I'm using Tunnelblick for Mac, and I was wondering if it's possible to only limit VPN traffic to be routed for certain domains / or if there's a different way to limit it. It slows down the rest of ...
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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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Access L2TP over IPSec VPN using OpenVPN on Mac?

Is this possible? To connect to L2TP VPN using OpenVPN on Mac?
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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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peer to peer software vpn solutions?

Looking for a software based way to create a vpn for sales guys that will automatically reconnect if dropped (setup pptp dialin for moment but doesnt autoreconnect). I'm aware of Hamachi which is ...
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OpenVPN on a campus network?

I have my router at home running Tomato USB with OpenVPN running on port 1194. The campus network only has port 80 publicly open and I'm almost positive that they do traffic shaping and content ...
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OpenVPN client as SOCKS 5 server?

Are there any Windows applications that can connect to a remote OpenVPN server then act like a SOCKS 5 server in the local environment? EDIT: which means a local server speaks VPN/OpenVPN ...
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What is the correct way to plug DNS leaks when running OpenVPN?

I've set up OpenVPN on a Linux server. All my Internet traffic goes through the VPN from that server. I'm running Windows 7 at home. I noticed in Wireshark that DNS queries are not going through the ...
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OpenVPN Alternative for connection over unreliable line

OpenVPN works great when you're connecting two tunnels over a stable, reliable connection. However, when one of the nodes is connected to the internet via an unstable internet connection (unstable: ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN with NetworkManager

I have installed an OpenVPN server on my OpenWrt 10.03 router [freshly flashed]: echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" > /etc/resolv.conf; opkg update; opkg install luci-app-openvpn openvpn openssl-util ...
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Can you set up a gaming LAN using OpenVPN installed in a VMware guest OS and be playing the game on the host OS?

I would like to setup a gaming VPN. Ie. I have some games that work over LAN and would like to play them with people that are not on my LAN. I know I can do this with OpenVPN. My ultimate goal ...
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Why would my VPN connection work better than my direct connection?

I have a new Windows 7 64bit laptop, which connects wirelessly to a ASDL router/modem. With my regular connection, page requests often time out - usually with form submissions. When I use the same ...
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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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Are openvpn and pptp mutually interchangeable?

I mean, can I use openvpn client to connect to pptp server, or vice versa: pptp client to connect to openvpn server? I'm building a virtualized mock-up of an ISP infrastructure, which uses the VPN ...
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Is it possible to route only a specific application through a VPN?

I've recently purchased a VPN from vpntunnel.se and was wondering if it was possible to use it for specific applications (Firefox, xchat etc) Also i'm having a little trouble setting up the the VPN ...
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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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Can you run a VPN in a VM whilst the host OS doesn't?

Simple question I guess: am I able to have a Win7 VM use a VPN whilst my host OS (most probably Win7 as well) isn't? Essentially, when I want to use an encrypted VPN connection I want to be able to ...
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SSH vs. OpenVPN, which one is faster?

Hi I need to have access to to my server remotely. I would like to have x forwarding functionality as well. SSh provides me with that however it's a little slow over the internet. Would openvpn ...
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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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Want shortcut to OpenVPN GUI connect in Windows 7 (without going through the system tray)

I am running OpenVPN with OpenVPN GUI under Windows 7 x64. Currently, to connect I need to right-click the OpenVPN icon in the system tray and select "connect", which brings up the password prompt. ...