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 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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How can I restart my networking after using Witopia's Viscosity openVPN install that dies?

I am a customer of Witopia; they provide a VPN service. For the client, they license a copy of Viscosity which is a GUI front-end for openVPN. Over the past couple of days I've noticed that if ...
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Policy Based Routing - DD-WRT

I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on a NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900. My intention is the flash the device with DD-WRT and set up an OpenVPN connection through it (I am currently outside of the states ...
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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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If I use openvpn, can vpn servers monitor my usernames/passwords?

Openvpn uses a type of encryption similar to ssl. This seems to suggest that even if I choose an incredibly shady VPN server, then my content will be secure. That is, the VPN server will be able to ...
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How to create a OpenVPN server that redirects all incoming traffic to Tor?

I have a working OpenVPN server that forwards all traffic to/fro the internets. How can I configure another VPN user/client that will forward all traffic through Tor? I have Tor running. Must I ...
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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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Inconsistent DNS resolution on OS X Snow Leopard when using Tunnelblick/OpenVPN

I'm using Tunnelblick (an OpenVPN wrapper) to establish a VPN connection on my MBP running Snow Leopard. The connection is great, and was giving me no trouble at all for several months. The VPN ...
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VPN To kick in for certain domains

I'm using Tunnelblick for Mac, and I was wondering if it's possible to only limit VPN traffic to be routed for certain domains / or if there's a different way to limit it. It slows down the rest of ...
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OpenVPN on a campus network?

I have my router at home running Tomato USB with OpenVPN running on port 1194. The campus network only has port 80 publicly open and I'm almost positive that they do traffic shaping and content ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN with NetworkManager

I have installed an OpenVPN server on my OpenWrt 10.03 router [freshly flashed]: echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" > /etc/resolv.conf; opkg update; opkg install luci-app-openvpn openvpn openssl-util ...
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Why would my VPN connection work better than my direct connection?

I have a new Windows 7 64bit laptop, which connects wirelessly to a ASDL router/modem. With my regular connection, page requests often time out - usually with form submissions. When I use the same ...
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Skype doesn't connect through OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS. When I connect to the VPN using the redirect-gateway option to route all traffic from the client through the VPN, Skype loses its connection. As soon as I ...
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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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Providing secure access of internal network to outsiders of internal network [closed]

How can we give secure access of our internal network to some one who is not in our internal network. What can be most secure way of doing that? We have created a java based webportal which is ...
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OpenVPN client can't reach a box on server's LAN

I can't seem to figure this out. The server runs on a VPS with private networking. I need to reach another VPS on the same datacenter from the client via the OpenVPN server. The server's LAN IP is ...
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Checking if VPN is working correctly

How to make sure, that all traffic (e.g. from web browser) is passing through VPN and no data is leaking through normal internet interface? Or how to check, what interface (VPN or other) is used by ...
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VPN DNS Configuration bug in OS X

I am using TunnelBlick to connect to an VPN (OpenVPN) with OS X 10.9.2. I can authenticate and pass traffic but the DNS entries injected from the VPN do not work. Here is the output of scutil --dns ...
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VOIP over double VPN isolation system = bad call quality, solutions?

First of all, I'm not sure that this is the correct Stack Exchange site to ask this question on. I originally asked this on Information Security but was told that because this question involves a lot ...
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OpenVPN connects but no internet access

I can't figure out why my openvpn connection is not working. It seems that it works fine on connection, i can connect to my server but once when im connected i can't use internet through vpn. This is ...
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Firewall is blocking internet traffic to OpenVPN clients

I have a virtual network setup with a Linux router/firewall connected to two private networks. An OpenVPN server in routing mode and a web server are in one of the networks. On the other are linux ...
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OpenVPN for secure browsing OpenWrt

I want to setup a private OpenVPN server which will allow me to surf the web securely at home. Essentially I want all my traffic encrypted and protected from my ISP or hackers snooping. How do I go ...
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OpenVPN route all traffic except select local subnets

Seen several questions attempting to approach this question, but none of them are very helpful. I'd like something definitive that can assist others with this question, as it comes often and rarely ...
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Openvpn through socks proxy on linux

I hope this is the correct place to post this. Basically i'm trying to run vpn through a socks proxy. Now this works fine in Windows 7 for me but when i try it in Linux it fails with Code: Mon Jun ...
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OpenVPN fails to connect when switching from Windows XP to Windows 7 - with same ovpn profile

My workplace has a VPN set up, which I used to connect to using OpenVPN on Win XP. Now I'm trying to achieve the same on a Win 7 64bit box. I installed the 64bit OpenVPN client (March 2013 release) ...
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Autotype credentials to OpenVPN from KeePass

I try to use Autotype feature of KeePass (2.16) on credentials window of OpenVPN (v3, windows 7 x64). But it is not input any characters. I try Hotkey and menu item "Autotype" in KeePass nothing ...
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Route traffic selectively through OpenVPN as a SOCKS proxy

Is it possible to convert OpenVPN traffic into a SOCKS proxy locally, so that applications can use the VPN only when needed by connecting to the SOCKS proxy? I'm aiming for something like Underleech ...
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How to only pass browser traffic to openvpn connection

I have succesfully set up an openvpn connection. By using the parameters redirect-gateway def1 dhcp-option DNS 10.8.0.1 all traffic will go through the VPN, but I only want a specific application ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Moving OpenVPN client files from Users directory in Windows 7?

I've been using the OpenVPN client in Windows 7 and it leaves two files in my Users directory. One is a log file and one is a json file. If I move them they are re-created. Does anyone know a way to ...
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OpenVPN access to a private network

There are many similar topics about my issue, however I cannot figure out a solution for myself. There are three hosts. A without a routable address but with an Internet access. Server S with a ...
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Can't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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SSH+OpenVPN+FTP = How to make them work?

I'm working in a Uni project where I have to connect to a server (Linux) to get some files for my project. I was told that I have to use ssh or OpenVPN in order to get access to the files I need. I've ...
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What is the correct way to plug DNS leaks when running OpenVPN?

I've set up OpenVPN on a Linux server. All my Internet traffic goes through the VPN from that server. I'm running Windows 7 at home. I noticed in Wireshark that DNS queries are not going through the ...
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Openvpn suddenly stopped working on some laptops in my college

My College: The LNM Institute of Information Technology What our tech department uses: Cyberaom Firewall for userid authentication What we found out 3 months back: OpenVPN was our solution to ...
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With Windows 7 how to access a network with an other domain name?

I want to access my company's internal network from my home (on a PC running WIndows 7). I received configuration details to use with OpenVPN and connected successfully (according to OpenVPN log). I ...
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Connecting to multiple computers via SSH behind only only one public IP?

I have the following predicament. I find myself becoming more and more used (albeit paid) as the "computer guy" in the neighborhood for "fixing" common "issues." Being a hacker, I've thought of ...
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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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Enabling OpenVPN in Windows

I'm trying to establish a VPN from my Windows 8 machine to a server running OpenVPN. I have all certificates, key and configuration file set up. OpenVPN GUI works fine and says "client is now ...
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Script in if-up.d appears to be running 3 times. Only want it to run once

I have a script in /etc/network/if-up.d to connect to my VPN on startup. It appears that the script is running three times and therefore connecting to my VPN three times. After startup, looking at ...
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OpenVPN connect to server not accessible from internet

My ISP sucks at IPv4, so they are NAT'ting one public IPv4 to multiple customers (they call that DSLite). The problem is: I can't open ports for incoming connections. My public IP can't even be pinged ...
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OpenVPN doesn't resolve names when using a router

I'm using OpenVPN client (TCP TUN) on an Ubuntu box. For some reason, it stopped resolving names when I'm connected through my dd-wrt router. It used to work just fine, and when connected directly, it ...