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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Routing all Traffic through OpenVPN Tunnel

I have installed OpenVPN server on Archlinux and am now using OpenVPN GUI on Windows 7, I can talk to other computers connected through the VPN but I have not yet figured out how to route all traffic ...
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Changing network type from Unidentified network to Private network on an OpenVPN connection

Is it possible to change the connection type in Windows 7? I have a OpenVPN connection which is identified as "unidentified network" and I do not want to apply certain rules to all unidentified ...
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OpenVPN, protecting computer from private network access

I'm a new OpenVPN user. I'm working under Ubuntu, as a client. What I couldn't find is if OpenVPN client process gives anyone on a private network any access to my computer, or if it looks the same ...
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How to combine with openvpn, dynamic-ip?

Dear everyone, I am currently using openvpn to surf online to bypass censorship. Let me show you the initial scenario: before openvpn is turned on: IP: 1.2.3.4 (hypothetical, checked by visiting ...
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Single application through OpenVPN tunnel (Debian Lenny)

I'm using Debian Lenny and I want to tunnel rtorrent only through a OpenVPN tunnel. I have a tunnel running, the config file looks like this: client dev tun proto udp remote openvpn.xxx.com 1194 ...
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Losing network connection after VPN disconnects

I use tunnelblick and OpenVPN on the mac, but when I choose to disconnect from the VPN I lose all network connectivity and have to reboot to get back online. Is there a way to get a new IP or ...
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Do I need 2 NIC's to setup a OpenVPN server?

I'm planning to setup OpenVPN in my Ubuntu server. Do I need to have 2 NICs, one for connecting to the internet and another for users to connect to the OpenVPN server?
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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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Remotely push DNS server to client via OpenVPN

When I try to push a DNS server via the OpenVPN server-config I don't get that server to be the first DNS server on the connected client system. It ends up being specified as an alternative DNS ...
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How to set up simple VPN for secure Internet connections over unencrypted Wi-Fi?

I recently moved into an apartment where the complex provides free unencrypted Wi-Fi. The speed is good for my purposes, but I'm not 100% comfortable with all my traffic being sent in the clear, given ...