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How can I allow a user to connect to my OpenVPN by knowing their public key?

Given the public key of a remote user, I would like to run OpenVPN and allow that user to connect to my network. I only need to be connected to one remote machine at a time. The options outlined in ...
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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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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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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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How to route specific traffic through OpenVPN?

I'm running a server at home with rtorrent and apache2. I would like to route my rtorrent traffic via OpenVPN and since im kinda new to OpenVPN and iptables i would like to have a user friendly guide. ...
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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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Debian eth0 to wlan0 forwarding, with openvpn

I'm using "raspian" (Debian for the raspberry pi), and would like the raspberry-pi to serve internet access through eth0, using wlan0. The catch here is that while wlan0 is connected to my router, I'd ...
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DD-WRT: Repeater bridge with VPN?

Setup: Router1 and Router2 run DD-WRT Cable modem is connected to WLAN port of Router1 Router2 runs in Repeater Bridge mode (there is also a separate SSID with virtual interface) This setup works ...
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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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Load balancing with multiple gateways

I have to different ISPs, each on each own network. The main connects via ethernet and the secondary via wifi. The two networks have no relation at all. I just connect to them simultaneously. The ...
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How to setup DNS server behind a VPN

I want to host some websites behind a VPN and I need some help with the finer points of the configuration. Thus far I've settled on OpenVPN + Bind9 and I want to configure the domains like this: ...
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How to setup DNS server behind a VPN

I want to host some websites behind a VPN and I need some help with the finer points of the configuration. Thus far I've settled on OpenVPN + Bind9 and I want to configure the domains like this: ...
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Port forwarding & OpenVPN

I have a raspberry pi running Debian (raspbian) and I'm having issues that don't seem raspberry pi related. I connect to this device via ssh most of the time on my local network, but decided I would ...
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OpenVPN client without administrator rights on Win7

My parents use a Win7 laptop. I have set it so that they are not administrators of the device, only I am. I have installed OpenVPN for them to access the home network resources when they are out. The ...
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How to execute multiple scripts when openvpn establishes?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 to connect an openvpn server. Two scripts update-resolv-conf and vpn-up.sh in /etc/openvpn should be executed then the connection established. The commands following added to ...
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How can I stop subversion from freezing when connecting over a VPN?

I'm trying to svn up a subversion repository on Windows 7 x64. It's set up to connect via the svn:// protocol and should be accessed via a VPN (OpenVPN). There's an entry in my local hosts file ...
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Providing Access to a Whitelisted Server through OpenVPN

Ok, so there's a server A. This server is only accesible from another server B, with a given IP address. I want to install OpenVPN server on B so that clients connecting to this VPN can access server ...
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Linux OpenVPN client cannot access Samba on LOCAL LAN

I have a small network with both Windows and Linux machines. The Windows machines have shared folders on them which I can access using Samba from the Linux machines. I recently connected one of my ...
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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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OpenVPN AUTH failure, but login data is correct

I installed OpenVPN on both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. In both cases I have the same problem. I have a .ovpn file and a .crt file which I need to connect to the vpn. I also have a username/password ...
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Pinging an external server through OpenVPN tunnel doesn’t work

I have an OpenVPN server and a client, and I want to use this tunnel to access not only 10.0.8.0/24 but the whole internet. So far, pinging the server from the client through the tun0 interface works, ...
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Route problems with OpenVPN through a local Astaro firewall

I am trying to connect to a OpenVPN server on my Windows 7 desktop though my Astaro (ASG) Firewall. I got it setup and can connect just fine but I can't surf the web. I can ping websites like ...
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After disconnecting my vpn, why do I have to reset my network adapter to revisit certain sites?

If I create an encrypted connection to my VPN host (via openVPN) and tunnel all internet traffic through it everything seems to work fine (i.e. Websites think my ip is that of the remote server). ...
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iCloud stuff stops working while connected to OpenVPN

I have a fairly simple OpenVPN setup on an OpenVZ VPS with Ubuntu 11.10. Client is the Viscosity client on Mac OS X 10.8.2, and after some testing, we can rule out the client as being part of the ...
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Route traffic from one VPN to a second VPN

I have set up an OpenVPN server on my windows 7 64-bit PC. I also have a subscription to a VPN service. My aim is to be able to connect my android phone to the VPN server on my PC, and then route ...
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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
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Public - Private networks behind NAT Modem using OpenVPM – Shorewall

I have been asked to configure a firewall between the public and private parts of a network for a small UK charity. The only imposed requirements is that the firewall must allow access using VPN into ...
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Packets marked by iptables only sent to the correct routing table sometimes

I am trying to route packets generated by a specific user out over a VPN. I have this configuration: $ sudo iptables -S -t nat -P PREROUTING ACCEPT -P OUTPUT ACCEPT -P POSTROUTING ACCEPT -A ...
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4in6 tunneling (via OpenVPN?)

I have a local network with internet access. But unfortunately IPv4 internet connection speed is limited to 1mbps, which is realy sad. Fortunately I have a native IPv6, and there is no connection ...
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How to open a server port outside of an OpenVPN tunnel with a pf firewall on OSX (BSD)

I have a Mac mini that I use as a media server running XBMC and serves media from my NAS to my stereo and TV (which has been color calibrated with a Spyder3Express, happy). The Mac runs OSX 10.8.2 and ...
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Routing specific IP/block to VPN and the rest to net_gateway in OpenVPN

VPN is working properly. However, I wanted to route only a specific IP/block to net_vpn and all the rest of the traffic to net_gateway. route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 net_gateway route 10.8.1.0 ...
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OpenVPN exclude IP or port

I brought a VPN service that I want to use on VPS for web bots. I've installed OpenVPN and config from the VPN Service, but openVPN is tunneling with the VPN service for all services even for remote ...
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Setting default route for tun1: RTNETLINK answers: No such process

I am currently trying to route all incoming and outgoing network traffic to/from applications listening on an OpenVPN tunnel tun1 through said tunnel. Here are my devices: tun0 is an OpenVPN server ...
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Tomato VPN connect but cannot ping LAN IP

I've setup TomatoVPN using these settings on the server: TAP UDP 1194 Client address pool 10.10.9.1 -10.10.9.254 LAN clients are configured with 10.10.10.x I can connect from a remote client, but ...
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Most of the ports blocked, 80 open, will VPN be my savior?

My friend is on an uni where most of the ports are blocked so he can't even play games online, 80 is open obviously. The idea is "I will set up VPN tunnel on :80 on my router, so you should be able to ...
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How can I route all traffic coming in to an OpenVPN server through an Apache proxy on the same machine?

I was following the instructions here to set up mod_pagespeed as a proxy for my phone. As the security note suggested, I set up OpenVPN and got that much working on my phone, but OpenVPN isn't letting ...
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Finding default gateway in an openvpn environment in windows

I need to find the default gateway in a openvpn scenario where the route output looks like that: IPv4 Route Table =========================================================================== Active ...
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Is Samba “remote browse sync” possible across OpenVPN tunnel?

I'm connecting 2 TomatoUSB (Shibby build on WNR3500L v2) routers with an OpenVPN routed connection: ----------------------- ----------------------- | Router 1, subnet 20 | ...
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How do I build openvpn without libpam?

Since I have no root privilege to install libpam, I failed to run ./configure. So is there any method with which I can build openvpn without libpam? checking for OPENSSL_CRYPTO... yes checking for ...
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I configured openvpn with elevated rights but now I am an ordinary user. How can I correct this issue?

checking tap-windows.h presence... no checking for tap-windows.h... no checking whether TUNSETPERSIST is declared... yes checking for setcon in -lselinux... yes checking for pam_start in -lpam... no ...
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What to do with ca.crt, name.crt, name.key, name.ovpn files?

I was given these four files to access the office's vpn server. I am on ubuntu 12.04, and am unsure how to began using these. I tried using the vpn connection tab under the network connections, but my ...
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Increasing link speed on OpenVPN (bandwidth)

I have bought a tunnel service by using OpenVPN. For a year I've had 10 Mbps max upload/download speed but now I've bought an additional 20 Mbps making the available total bandwidth 30 Mbps for me. ...
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Prevent outgoing traffic unless OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf on Mac OS X

I've been able to deny all connections to external networks unless my OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf. However, I lose Wi-Fi connectivity if the connection is broken by closing and opening ...
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Need to have access to my office PC from my laptop hopping through two VPN servers

Here's the illustration of what I have: My office PC with it's IP of 123.45.e.f. Office VPN, which I will connect to from my VPS to get to my office PC. My own VPS, which I use as a: client to ...
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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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Why should I use openvpn instead of ssh? [closed]

I have an ec2 instance running. I connect it via ssh. It looks good for me. Now my team lead asks me to set up an OpenVpn. I wonder why should I do this. With the ssh command, I can connect to my ...
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OpenVPN on Tomato and Vista - can't see my network

I followed the instructions here (http://todayguesswhat.blogspot.ca/2011/03/quick-simple-vpn-setup-guide-using.html) to set up a TCP connection to OpenVPN on my Tomato router. Used TCP because the ...
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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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OpenVPN: Only route a specific IP addresses through VPN?

On a remote private network there are two servers -- a file server and a database server (these are both Win machines, in case it matters). The file server has its own fairly robust authentication ...
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How do I force FileZilla to use OpenVPN?

I want to connect to a public SFTP server, but not via its public IP but over an OpenVPN connection because the server refuses SSH connections from the Internet. I'm using OpenVPN on a Windows 7 ...