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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OpenVPN and advertising FQDN

Is there a config available for openVPN to advertise FQDN over the VPN connection. At my house, I don't have my own DNS server. Just know that after a few minutes on my lan, arp -a gives me a ...
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Persistent OpenVPN Connection

Hey I have an Ubuntu machine. I connect to a VPN like this: sudo openvpn --config 1.ovpn where 1.vpn is provided by my VPN provider. I would like a way that this connection is enabled on boot and ...
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OpenWRT: Forward traffic to non private IP address space through VPN

I am running an OpenWRT router which establishes an VPN connection via OpenVPN and routes all traffic through the VPN. The OpenWRT router is behind another router, which establish the internet ...
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OpenVPN Issues with company VPN

I ram running Ubuntu 12.04 and have OpenVPN installed using NetworkManager GUI. I am trying to connect to a company VPN server with difficulties. I believe the settings are mostly correct but ...
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OpenVPN DHCP server issue

I've worked through the tutorial listed at http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/VPN_(the_easy_way)_v24%2B. I have dd-wrt running on my router with the OpenVPN server daemon running. I'm running in ...
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Port Forwarding on a Tomato router with OpenVPN client enabled

When I enable the OpenVPN client on my Tomato-based router, port forwarding seems to not work anymore. I have an Asus RT-N16 router with this firmware installed: Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-115 ...
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OpenVPN to bridged wifi

I have a OpenVPN vpn server running on my Linksys/Tomato router. I can connect to all machines on my home network just fine, except for the following. I have several machines in another part of the ...
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Sandboxed VPN environment?

Updating and re-launching this post. I need an advice which software fits my needs. Network Diagram: What I already got running is the VPN1 which adds clients from "outside" (Carol) to the ...
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VPN DNS resolution

I have several Windows, Linux, and Mac clients connected to an OpenVPN server. I would like for some of them to be able to resolve internal names (host.vpn.company.com, where the VPN server which is ...
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Entry in routing table

When I connect to my VPN service, an entry is added to my routing table which adds my new ip address (given to me by the VPN service) as the network destination, a mask of 255.255.255.255 with the ...
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wbadmin from vpn network drive to local

Using OpenVPN to connect directly to a Linux server and I need to backup all the files from it automatically using wbadmin. CMD log: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft ...
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Tunnel specific traffic through OpenVPN

I have Ubuntu Server, and I would like to filter traffic and have only a specific users or groups traffic be sent through the VPN, and the rest of the traffic sent through the standard internet ...
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How to use OpenVPN behind a HTTP and HTTPS proxy?

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I want create a VPN server that will connect through this proxy. It makes it easier to setup on devices. Here is a grid: # # # # # # # # # # # # ...
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create openVPN tunnels like with putty

Is there a way to create a tunnel through a client open vpn connection the same way as you would through putty. Eg. forward localhost:1234 to 192.168.1.x:5678? The configuration I have uses the tap ...
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OpenVPN - Connects but no internet on Linux, works perfectly on Windows

I have set up an Amazon EC2 server with OpenVPN configured. I can connect using a windows machine and everything works as expected - internet traffic is all routed through the VPN. With the Ubuntu ...
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Tunneling traffic through OpenVPN

Following the steps described here I've managed to configure both the VPN server and client(I can ping both ways). Their respective configuration files are: server: ;local a.b.c.d port 1194 ;proto ...
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openVPN gaming vpn and bridging

I would like to set up a gaming VPN that works with games that only support LAN play on Windows 7. I have been following guides such as this: http://judebert.com/progress/permalink/GameVPN.html I ...
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OpenVPN tun0 extremely slow

I'm working in a vpn - the server is connected via a 16.000 mb/s line. Sure, this connection is really slow itself, but the vpn connection doesn't use the real bandwith. So i connected to the server ...
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OpenVPN does not work on Wireless

On some connections I have issues with OpenVPN accessing the internet and my internal network at home. I can do it at home but when I go to public wifi places I can't access my local network or even ...
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How to configure ufw-firewall for OpenVPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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Is it possible to have 2 different VPN connections simultaneously on the same machine? maybe on different network interfaces?

I am setting up a new cluster in my new workplace, and I am still administering another cluster in my last work place. Basically I am "copying" the configuration of the first one to setup the new one. ...
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Excluding route in openVPN profile

To add routing through vpn I add the following line to .ovpn profile: route 173.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 how can I do the opposite? I need to EXCLUDE certain subnet to be passed throught vpn Do I need to ...
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how do I setup my D-link DSR250n to use openvpn server

My aim is to make my Iphone connect remotely (and securely) to my home network and get from the DHCP (the d-link router) IP on the same subnet. This is because I have an client app that broadcasts on ...
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How do you route within an Amazon VPC subnet?

I have an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud that looks like this: 10.40.1.1 Internet Gateway 10.40.1.5 My OpenVPN Instance 10.40.1.100 My Windows Box What I want is traffic from the Windows box ...
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How do I share my internet connection for a VPN when I get it from a router?

Alright, I have this setup: A common router with outgoing PPPoE connection to my ISP which provides me internet. A computer connected through the LAN to the router, default settings including DHCP, ...
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How to get OpenVPN server to forward tun0 packets to the local network?

I have three machines I am trying to coordinate through a TUN connection. FREEBSD box running OpenVPN server (tun) 10.0.200.21/24 on local subnet 10.0.202.1/24 on VPN REMOTE Public IP 10.0.202.6/24 ...
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How do I block every connection except vpn and ssh without endangering the state of my vps?

I have some vps space but I get alot of scans based on what I see in iftop. I tried some iptables stuff but it gets tiring and useless to put all the ips that I see in the logs. I am wondering about ...
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Can using UDP and OpenVPN lead to file corruption?

I know with TCP that it always checks your files to ensure nothing got fragmented or lost or destroyed. So if I use UDP for OpenVPN to download files or access an internal network, does that mean I ...
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vpn with dynamic ddns update ip

I am using openvpn in linux in a router which has openwrt. My problem is that every day ,in order for the vpn to work,I have to change manually my IP from the noip account. I am using an ...
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OpenVPN CA Certificate creation error

When doing ./build-ca I'm getting a weird error and I cant find any information about it, been stuck with this error for hours. I'm doing it as SU and SUDO and neither work. This is the error I'm ...
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Remote IP on a local device

What I want to achieve is to be able to have one of the IP addresses from a remote server on a local server (raspberry pi). Right now the network map would look like this: RPi (192.168.0.42) ---> ...
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OpenVPN client behind corporate firewall

I cannot connect from the corporate network at work to my OpenVPN server. However, with client and server settings untouched, connecting from other networks works. I can only assume that this is due ...
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How to add Openvpn clients without the original rsa folder?

I have a working openvpn server, however I need to add a new client to my pool. The problem is that I do not seem to have the original rsa folder that was created when I was setting it up the first ...
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openvpn no access - No route to host

I am using a router (openwrt) as server. route -n (before VPN): Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.254 0.0.0.0 UG 0 ...
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Ubuntu+NetworkManager+openvpn - completely replace /etc/resolv.conf with openvpn pushed DNS servers?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but have configured NetworkManager to NOT use its built in dnsmasq for DNS resolution (by commenting out dns=dnsmasq in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf) as ...
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OpenVPN server issues

I am unable to connect to my OpenVPN server running on latest ArchLinux version, the port seems open if I scan from the outside, so im pretty sure its correctly forwarded, however the client displays ...
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OpenVPN server does not provide access to internet

I am able to connect to my newly installed OpenVPN server (Debian 6.0 VPS using OpenVZ). When connected with the windows client, I am not able to access the internet. net.ipv4.ip_forward and iptables ...
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OpenVPN on Debian 6 failed to start

I configured openvpn on my Deabian 6 VPS (using OpenVZ) several times but always stuck on "Starting virtual private network daemon: client server failed!" The syslog indicates, that there seems to be ...
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VPN across three VPS's

I have three servers running on virtual machines. The gateway is 192.168.0.1, and the hosts are the numbers 2,3 and 4. The first host is serving a PHP script which outputs the visitor IP ...
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Do I need to buy SSL when setting up my own OpenVPN Access Server?

I was able to quickly do the following: Setup an OpenVPN Access Server using a lowend VPS I was able to connect to it from my Windows PC using the OpenVPN Desktop Client It was able to change my ...
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Are you using your VPS' bandwidth when using it as VPN?

I setup my VPS from a different country as an OpenVPN Access Server. I am now connecting to it from my PC using OpenVPN client. If I download 1GB of data to my PC while connected to the VPN, is my VPS ...
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vpn is working but ip address not changing

Is there something we can check for this? It is a response from vpn using dynamic DNS connected but no internet (openwrt router as server). When I connect to vpn and check my ip from whatismyip it is ...
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vpn using dynamic DNS connected but no internet (openwrt router as server)

I have setup a router as server with openwrt. I have added the Dynamic DNS configuration.(I created an account with noip) When I try to connect through openvpn (in a free wifi) , I am using my domain ...
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From a command prompt, change OpenVPN adapter from Public to Work location/profile on Windows?

I'm working on a silent installer for OpenVPN as part of a bigger software package to be deployed on numerous Windows systems within my employer's corporate network. I'm able to get OpenVPN to ...
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Passing through TOS/DSCP through two layers of OpenVPN, possible?

About a week ago I posted about a problem I am having getting usable VoIP connections working on a machine configured using mirimir's dual-VPN isolation system. (For details on the setup see my ...
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connecting 2 or more virtualbox vm's to the internet without connecting them to each other / or to the host

I am trying to build a lab environment, for testing an openVPN network between a 2~3 virtual machines. In order to do so, I want to setup the connections (virtualbox network adapter) of each VM to ...
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Don't let Vuze use a VPN

I don't download anything illegal with Vuze (a bittorrent client) and have no need to use my VPN (which is set up on my private VPS, using OpenVPN on both the server and client) on it. How do I force ...
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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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Losing internet access when creating ethernet bridge for OpenVPN

I'm trying to set up an ethernet bridge with OpenVPN. I create my bridge using this script I got from the setup guide on openvpn.org, modified slightly to work on Arch Linux. # Define Bridge ...
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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 ...