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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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 ...
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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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Security and encryption with OpenVPN

The UK government is trying to implement man-in-the-middle attack systems in order to capture header data in all packets. They are also equipping the "black boxes" they will use with technology to see ...
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OpenVPN Appliance Routing Configuration

I am trying to set up the OpenVPN VMware ESXi Virtual Appliance. I have downloaded and loaded the VM and gotten it running. I am using the web UI at this point with local authentication. I have ...
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Error Installing OpenVPN TAP

I'm trying to install OpenVPN (2.2.2) on a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine. When I run the installer, I receive an error saying it can't install TAP. The same when running the batch file. My ...
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Is is possible to set up a static IP through Pfsense when user is connecting through OpenVpn?

I'm setting IP based restrictions on our firewall and need to allow certain people to connect even when they are connected through OpenVPN. Is it possible to assign users a static IP?
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OpenVPN routing issue

Building 1: 10.1.0.0 255.255.0.0 Building 2: 10.10.0.0 255.255.0.0 192.168.0.0 255.255.0.0 Buildings are connected by 1G metro ethernet. I reside in building 1. 192.168.0.0 is firewalled from ...
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Connect OpenVPN network to internet

I've set up a OpenVPN server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and client (Windows 7). Both can ping each other, I can see shared files and so, but the VPN subnet has no access to the Internet. I know (or I ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 11.10 - unable to redirect default gateway

I'm trying to connect to connect to OpenVPN server from my Ubuntu 11.10 machine. I use the following command to do it (under root user): openvpn --config /home/vladimir/client.ovpn Everything ...
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OpenVPN, install a TAP adapter

When I try to connect to my work VPN using OpenVPN, the connection fails with the message: All TAP-Win32 adapters on this system are currently in use. Many sources suggest to look in Control ...
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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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How do I access SSID info from postup() in Gentoo's OpenRC /etc/conf.d/net

I would like to fire up openvpn (or stop it) depending on what wireless network I'm connected to. But dumping env from postup() does not indicate ${SSID} being available at that time. Staring at ...
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using tun0 on centos6

I'm connected to a VPN known to work from server-side (I can connect to it on Windows). I cannot use the VPN on Centos6. ping -I tun0 www.google.com Warning: cannot bind to specified iface, falling ...
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OpenVPN Tunnel in Tunnel

I want to connect to my OpenVPN server which inside the campus network from the internet. Getting into the campus network is possible through SSH or (another) OpenVPN connection. After that I can ...
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Routing to one IP via different gateways

I have an OpenVPN connection (point to point). When program connects to server it gets IP and Gateway dynamically, from server. I need to make windows add route to my secure server through given ...
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OpenVPN vs. SOCKS proxy

I've been trying to set up a secure connection over which I can browse the internet, and it seems like there are two options, and SSH SOCKS proxy or OpenVPN (at least, those two are what I have found, ...
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Using (Squid) Caching Proxy with (HideMyAss) OpenVPN VPN

I've set up Squid proxy, and I confirmed it's working on my PC. Note: To be able to use the Internet with better speed, I have to forward to another parent proxy (my university's proxy). Now I'm ...
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How to route traffic from VM (Parallels) over an Open VPN connection on the host (OS X)

Scenario: I have a Mac running Lion that is connected to an OpenVPN server I have a Windows XP VM (running on parallels, but I don't think this is important) I want to be able to route traffic from ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN server

I'm trying to get a working setup of OpenVPN on my VM and authenticate into it from a client. I'm not sure but it looks to me like it's socket related, as it's not set to LISTEN, and localhost seems ...
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Is there any way to treat the OpenVPN connected clients list as a hosts file or DNS source?

I would really like for clients on my VPN to be able to use the client names from the OpenVPN licenses as DNS names. If, for example, my machine is connected with the client name tgm-desktop then I'd ...
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Route all traffic via OpenVPN client

I've got OpenVPN client running on 192.168.0.3. What I'd like to do is route all the traffic from the second computer with 192.168.0.100 via OpenVPN client that's running on the first computer. My ...
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OpenVPN Connects but can't see network

I can connect to the firewall but cannot get to the lan. The lan can ping the interface of the open vpn gateway. My workstation cannot ping the interface of the openvpn gateway. I tried setting a ...