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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All connections lost when connecting to OpenVPN server

What I have: OSX/PC VDS (ubuntu server) VPN provider account What I did: Installed openvpn on VDS. Successfully connected from PC to VDS server. Successfully connected from VDS to VPN provider ...
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Setup VPN client on Windows 8.1

I am trying to follow this tutorial to connect to my home network: https://www.outcoldman.com/en/archive/2014/10/21/ubuntu-as-a-home-server-part-2-openvpn/ I need only the "... to get access to home ...
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TAP-Windows driver kernel mode

I am using TAP-windows driver for creating VPN connection. According to this link Windows can have user-drivers and kernel-drivers. Is TAP-Windows a kernel- or user-driver?
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Why does routing for this single address fails?

Summary: I would like to route traffic initiated from a specific IP to a VPN Existing answers: there are several questions and answers (1, 2) which address this exact problem but they do not work for ...
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ASUS-WRT OpenVPN DNS errors

I'm currently connected to an enterprise network which allows for VPN connections. Using an OpenVPN client on any of my devices allows me to connect successfully. In order to be granted access to the ...
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Cannot Access Internet using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

Here is what I want: I want to access Internet from my phone when I'm on unsafe networks by routing it through my home internet connection using VPN on my home router. Router is connected to a modem ...
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Bypass routers vpn with proxy

I have openvpn on openwrt router. I need to exclude some services i.e steam. Because Steam uses many ports and games also use different ports its hard to make rules for them. So I think good option ...
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Safety of local network over VPN

I have a Linux machine in a local network that uses an OpenVPN connection to reach the outside world. However, I know nothing about the VPN server itself and therefore I assume that whoever operates ...
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Public server acting as proxy to non-public server

PROBLEM: Because my free cloud service is going down, I decided to build my own using RPi and OwnCloud, because it is cheaper and has (basically) unlimited amount of space. I was unable to get public ...
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How can I regain SSH access to a remote server after changing AllowUsers?

I was in the process of upgrading my security standards. I added AllowUsers admin. Then I realized I had another account that needed SSH access for web development, so I changed the line to AllowUsers ...
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Peering two sites in a VPN: DIY mode with twin Raspberry Pi

I have two sites, A and B, like shown in the diagram below +-+------------------------------------------------------------------+ | | |OTHER DEVICES ...
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Recovery after losing the master key - how to make OpenVPN accept clients signed by different certificates

Due to unfortunate circumstances, I lost my master signing OpenVPN keys. However I still have the public part of the key as well as all the client certificates. This means the system is usable and ...
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Bind VMware guest's NAT to specific NIC

I'm trying to accomplish seemingly trivial task, but after hours of googling I'm unable to find a solution. Here is what I'm trying to do: Suppose I have two virtual machines in VMware Workstation, ...
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Ubuntu, Multiple VPN's, connection issues

I have a desktop running Ubuntu 14. This server is connected to a 3rd party VPN service, subnet 10.186.1.0/24. I have an Asus router, and have enabled the VPN service on that router so that I can ...
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route all traffic from one user through vpn

I am trying to setup my linux computer so that all network from one user goes through my openvpn client, while everything else from all other users goes straight out to the internet. I know that this ...
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Cannot ping VPN server by tun address when connected

I have an OpenVPN server set up in a datacenter running Debian. I am using a TUN interface to connect to it, and my Windows PC gets a 10.8.0.x address, as expected. When I run ip addr on my server, I ...
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OpenVPN installation issue on windows

When I was trying to install OpenVPN, it always tells me "The installation cannot continue as OpenVPN is currently running. Please close all OpenVPN instances and re-run the installer." I also tried ...
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Running a VPN from within a Virtualbox VM, encrypted/secure?

I am running an openVPN client from within a VirtualBox linux guest (Win 7 host) to connect to a PIA VPN server. The VM is in the default NAT server configuration. The host is NOT connected to a VPN ...
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FTP through openvpn

When I connect and test HTTP traffic, everything is good. But when I try to connect to the FTP server using Cyberduck, it is not using the VPN connection. This is regular old fashion FTP. I am on ...
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Openvpn error in El Capitan

I use a java application to connect to openvpn. It worked well on Yosemite but immediately I upgraded to El Capitan it stopped working. It gives the error "OPENVPN ERROR OCCURED: java.io.IOException: ...
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OpenVPN Confusion - Server and client on one machine?

I have searched all over the internet and tried so many things.. but I cannot seem to figure this out. I have a Raspberry Pi. I have an ethernet, but I have access to a wireless if I needed it. ...
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tunnelblick disconnects after every 25sec

I have install latest Tunnelblick ( 3.5.5 ) and and also have .ovpn file for configure network on my mac machine. It's connects only on first attempt. It remain connect as much as i want. But when i ...
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DLNA/Multicast over vpn (Plex)

I'm not a networking pro and I've been trying to get this to work for the last couple of days. Infrastructure: Home: vdsl 100/40, fritzbox 7490 ip range: 192.168.100.0/24 linux server which runs ...
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How to have the same machine names for local and VPN networks

I have a bunch of machines in an OpenVPN network, including laptops. Sometimes they are on the same local network, sometimes not. I'd like to have a mechanism to give them local DNS names such that ...
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OpenVpn on router need assistance with single device bypass

I have a VPN on my router I was wondering if there was a certain configuration or changes I can make on my Asus router in order to have just my PS4 bypass the Vpn and everything else in my network to ...
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Windows + Tomato - Client 2 Client logic = help please

Background: Client wants a (seemingly simple) VPN solution to connect his main-office(site A) to his satellite-office(site B)(in same city) Never attempted OpenVPN. Purchased 2 ASUS RT-N66 routers ...
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SSH over OpenVPN without Admin rights

Would it be possible to install openvpn on a machine without admin rights? Of course it wouldn't be possible to change the network routings but this shouldn't be a problem. I only want to run a ssh ...
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Save username and password of openvpn in encrypted format

While searching on internet I have found that we can automate vpn login via editing config file through adding auth-user-pass login.conf and create login.cnf file and add your credentials in pure text ...
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Connect my homeserver, running an OpenVPN server, to an external VPN

Following Situation. One of my homeservers is running an OpenVPN server as well as an OpenSSH Server (and some other stuff), both remotely accessible. When I'm not at home, I usually connect to ...
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Connect to server LAN through OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server running on my Asus router (merlin firmware). I can connect to the OpenVPN which gives me an ip of 172.16.36.0 255.255.255.0. I can connect to the router ip address ...
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Windows OpenVPN server, clients can't reach LAN behind server

I`m trying to setup an Windows OpenVPN server to share the network behind this server. On Linux I've done this several times. However on a Windows server I don't have any luck getting this to work. ...
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Can I use /etc/hosts file to block ads when using Ubuntu 14.04.3 OpenVPN server?

I have an OpenVPN server hosted on Digital Ocean. I've uploaded a hosts file to the server to help filter a lot of unwanted domains. When using the server, it filters the domains. However, when I use ...
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Connect To Watchgaurd SSL VPN On Lubuntu

I have followed the steps below to set-up on my Lubuntu machine, and per the command line I am connected to the server BUT my internet connection appears to drop the second I connect to this VPN ...
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how would I go about seting up a VPN such that i can access the local network

Okay so I have computer A and computer B. Both in different locations/networks. I need to access the local network to configure my router connected to computer A from computer B both run Ubuntu. I'm ...
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Secure settings for a personal OpenVPN IPSEC/L2TP server?

I'm trying to harden my personal server as much as possible. This is the first server I have managed, so I'm also using this as a learning experience. My setup so far: 4096 bit SSH keys SSH is on a ...
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OpenVPN client on DD-WRT router. How to block all WAN traffic when VPN is disconnected?

I've successfully configured the OpenVPN client on my DD-WRT router and verified that all traffic is being routed through the VPN. How would configure it such that all WAN traffic is dropped when the ...
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How to configure OpenVPN multiple authentication method?

I use mfa to connect OpenVPN. Now there is a client requirement that they want to connect OpenVPN through a click with bat or cmd file. I found solution to auto connect in OpenVPN with the username, ...
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OpenVPN cannot ping

I have configured OVPN server on Mikrotik router. My LAN have adresses: 192.168.0.0/24 I have set vpn local address to: 192.168.1.5 and remote address 192.168.1.6 Router on which VPN server is runing ...
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Windows static routing with 2 NICs

I've got a Server 2012 Essentials PC set up with 2 NICs. Both NICs are connected to the same Asus AC66U router. I'm trying to have one NIC go through a VPN solely for torrenting, and the other one for ...
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Iptables route specific port outside VPN (Tomato router firmware)

Im trying to configure my router to what I feel is the perfect setup for me. I have managed to connect the router to my VPN-provider (PIA), and routed such that only one computer connects through VPN ...
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Exclude torrent traffic from vpn tunnel

I have a vpn with vpn.sh (on my home network) using OpenVPN and I cant torrent over it as they dont allow it. In order to torrent I have to turn off the vpn and then start torrenting and turn the vpn ...
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How do I set up a VPN “access point” in my LAN?

I bought a subscription at a VPN-provider, so that I use internet services with a different IP. The VPN provider offers access through "OpenVPN", which does not run on all of my home devices (FireTV, ...
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DDWRT with Server and Client VPN

I have set up OpenVPN Client on DDWRT that routes the traffic through a VPN company. Next I set up OpenVPN Server that allows my mobile devices connect remotely. They both work great exclusively but ...
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Remote OpenVPN LAN unreachable on Linux laptop, but reachable on Android

First I should mention that the local and and remote LANs sit on 192.168.1.0. My local/client LAN router is sitting at 192.168.1.1. The remote LAN router is also sitting on 192.168.1.1. Actual VPN ...
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Timeout on a raspberry pi openVPN server

I followed a mixture of the following guides(this and this) There was a common error where you had to remove the local address from the pi's server.conf, which I did. Now, when I print out my ...
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Is there a way to optimize encrypted packet traffic over multiple Internet connections?

I want to accomplish this: Combine multiple Internet connections. Encrypt the connection from the local computer to the remote proxy/VPN server. Ideally, switch between "Reliable" and "Speed" modes ...
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OpenVPN Client Autoconnect/Autologin (Start On Client Boot)

How can I avoid having to press connect and login every time for my OpenVPN server? I would like the application to boot on start and connect without login credentials. I only want to have to put the ...
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Save OpenVPN username/password in Linux

I want to let OpenVPN find my username and password from a file, so that I do not have to enter these every time I connect. I'm using Backbox linux (Debian/Ubuntu). uname -a Linux pop ...
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openvpn part of the subnet is unavaliable

I have a problem with my 'home' network... I've been pulling my hair out for the whole day now, and still cant find the solution. What is worse, I cant really pinpoint the source of the issue ;( I ...
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Auto close connection when openvpn lose connection

Is there a way to disable/close connection automatically if OpenVPN lose the VPN connection? I'm currently using Debian.