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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Arguments to connect using Open Vpn windows client

Is it possible to start a windows openvpn client to make it connect using a predefined config (.ovpn) by supplying program arguments using command prompt. Or specifying the arguments in the shortcut ...
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OpenVPN overrides gateways

I have problem with OpenVPN on Linux, because it overrides my gateways, so all network traffic goes through VPN tunnel. I want to push through tunnel only traffic from specific subnet. My routes ...
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How to bypass a firewall which asks for username and password [closed]

Here in my college we have a firewall installed by Fortinet. Whenever we open Firefox it asks for a username and password ... Once we enter that, accessing the internet is possible but with very very ...
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VPN on OSX disconnects after precisely 2 minutes and 30 seconds on specific network

When connecting to my own VPN server on a specific network, called public-network, my Mac disconnects the VPN connection after 2 minutes and 30 seconds. I have performed several tests and this is the ...
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What routes must be set (in Linux) to allow Internet access through given interface without setting it default?

I am trying to solve a task with routing and OpenVPN's configuration. After setting the connection, I don't want it to become defaut route to anything, but rather want to use its interface for this ...
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Why can't my OpenVPN client access machines on same LAN as OpenVPN server?

I have configured OpenVPN on my Linux server and Windows client according to the instructions here. My client can access the server, but can't get any further onto the LAN. My Server is 10.23.29.64/...
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Why don't my certificates match?

I'm configuring a VPN with OpenVPN without interfaz, the problem is when I try to connect, it says: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity) ...
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How to fix certificates verification creating a VPN (OpenVPN)?

Ok, I'll explain what I did... and at the end is the queston. THank you! To set up my VPN I installed OpenVPN in server and client machines. On server I configured the cert Authority in the file /etc/...
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Can DD-WRT create two WIFI ssid's one that routes through a VPN and the other that does not?

I am living in China and need a VPN to access youtube, facebook etc. However it is considerably slower to access local sites through a VPN. I am thinking to buy a router that will allow me to simply ...
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OpenVPN struggling

I've got some problems with my OpenVPN setup. The Setup: -> Ubuntu Server 12.04 -> Two active NIC's: eth0 (default): 192.168.1.0/24 eth1: x.x.x.x (external ip) I've managed to get the routing to ...
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How to get the gateway for a specific route on command line in Windows?

Is there a way to print out the gateway for a specific route (not interface) in Windows (in this case Win7)? I'd need to add a route dynamically in an OpenVPN _up script, but since the gateway is ...
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OpenVPN on router, router requirements?

I'm in need of a wireless router than can have OpenVPN installed on it, so connecting devices such as ipad, kindle fire etc will have vpn access. After a little research I understand that I need a ...
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OpenVPN Windows Server 2008 R2 Enabling NAT

I want to redirect all traffic through the VPN. - server.ovpn: port 1200 proto udp dev tun ca "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\config\\ca.crt" cert "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\config\\...
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Allow access to internet with DD-WRT OpenVPN in bridging mode

I am having issues with my OpenVPN configuration on DD-WRT. All traffic has to be routed through the tunnel. The DD-WRT device is not directly exposed to the internet, so the firewall is disabled. ...
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OpenVPN client inside network can't ping with eachother

Everything looks configured well. From any client I can ping with 10.8.0.1(server), but can't reach other clients. Here is my server.ovpn port 1200 proto udp dev tun ca "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\...
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Own VPN masking IP

I have got own VPN running on OpenVPN. I want to browse internet anonymously via this VPN. Examples: Steganos VPN or CyberGhostVPN These applications automatically transfers everything through VPN. ...
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TV stream and VPN

I'm trying to see a Spanish TV channel by Internet from Germany, but nor with a Spanish proxy and neither through VPN can I see this channel. I work with Ubuntu 12.10 and This live TV channel can be ...
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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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OpenVPN stopped working, what could have happened?

I have Openvpn, and it worked great when I used it on PC (Windows 8), then I copied all files (Certificates and config) to an Android 4 phone to use them. Now, Openvpn works on the phone, but not the ...
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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 google....
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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 ...