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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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 ...
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Pfsense Openvpn site to site subnet

Site A Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Site B Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Can OpenVPN Link A<>B, or should i use different subnet for A and B ? (like 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.1.0)
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Routing traffic of wlan1 through vpn and traffic of wlan0 to eth0

I am trying to setup a wireless router and make use of a vpn. As I am fairly new to this secific topic. I hope somebody here can give me a hint or if possible a practical solution. I have searched the ...
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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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OpenVPN server on Virtualbox Guest. Can connect but fail to ping

As a development environment for my production server I have setup a Virtualbox guest. However I am failing to setup an OpenVPN Server. I can connect to my VPN without problems using (KDE ...
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DNS search suffix not working anymore on Mac osx

DNS resolution just has stopped working when connecting to our corporate VPN via openvpn using tunnelblick. When I connect to the vpn the following (examplified) DNS settings are set: ...
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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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Route Internet from eth0 to openvpn to eth1

I need to route all traffic coming and going from/to eth0 through openVPN before I send/receive it to/from eth1, this is a virtual machine Debian, you can call it a virtual router. The idea is to put ...
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Sharing OpenVPN to specified IP-range on the local LAN

Is it possible and how to share OpenVPN (currently Anonine) -connection to specified IP-addresses on the local LAN? Local LAN consist windows- and linux machines and Android devices. Current setup, ...
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OpenVPN disappears after a short period of time

I have an Ubuntu client OpenVPN that connects to a Debian OpenVPN server. For a while I had it setup on default port 1194 with udp and I was connecting from a network that did not filter my ...
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OpenWRT: Routing between LAN and OpenVPN

So, this is the current situation: There is an OpenVPN-Server in the internet, there is an OpenWRT-Router at my place. The router is connected to the VPN as a client. I want the router to behave ...
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Virtualbox(bridge adapter) isnt connecting via VPN, but eth0

I use Mint and openVPN to connect with the net. Its working well. In a virtualbox I have lubuntu running, using the bridge adapter, but then I am not able to connect to VPN, because lxcbr0 isn't ...
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OS X OpenVPN — connect via VPN only to one IP

I have an OpenVPN connection and I want to connect via this connection only to one IP, and route all other traffic via usual network connection. How should I do it?
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Can't establish connection to server

I've got a VPS running CentOS 6 & I installed OpenVPN (the one with an admin interface), using 2 simple steps on their start-to wiki. I'm not sure if this is correct doing this really .. I've seen ...
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Terminating OpenVPN after disconnect - how to disable reconnecting

I want my OpenVPN client application (running on A) to quit when it is unable to connect (or reconnect) to a server (B). I use the UDP protocol. Both A and B are Linux systems. More precisely, I keep ...
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Connecting to local machines through OpenVPN

I've now done quite some research on this topic and could not come up with a viable solution so far. There have been many questions, most of them not quite matching my issue, and only few answers. So, ...
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OpenVPN - how to disable internet access after OpenVPN hang

Time to time my OpenVPN connection hang. I want to disable all internet access automatically after VPN hang (to prevent leakage) until I done some "action" or reconnect to VPN. OS: Windows 7 I am ...
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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: failed to resume on wake up

I've installed an OpenVPN daemon on my Ubuntu 13.04 computer, I'm forwarding all my traffic through a personal server. Everything works fine, I've also installed it with success on several other ...
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pfSense 2.1 OpenVPN client not using tunnelled interface

I'm having some trouble getting OpenVPN working on my pfSense box. The issue is quite strange to me. When I have the OpenVPN turned on, only my router is able to connect to the Internet. From the ...
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OpenVPN GUI window is empty. Why can't I connect to my VPN?

I'm desperately trying to troubleshoot an issue with our OpenVPN, but whatever I'm trying, the OpenVPN GUI window just comes up blank. I've already increased the verb directive in the config file to ...
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Using ccd OpenVPN user can connect , but can't access other devices [closed]

I'm using ccd OpenVPN settings to make static keys for each users. My Server config looks like cat openvpn.conf dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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How can an outgoing OpenVPN connection fail when an additional incoming OpenVPN connection is added?

I have the very strange behavior that my VPN-connection to a remote location "restarts" every couple of minutes when I logged on to the connecting machine via another VPN tunnel. When I sit in front ...
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OpenVPN 4in6 or 4over6 tunnel

My ISP sucks. It gives me an IPv6 Address and an IPv4 one, but IPv4 is down 50% of the time (I can't access any IPv4 Services every 10 minutes)... As I already have an OpenVPN Server set up, I asked ...
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My client can't ping to server tunnel and no internet connectivity

I have installed OpenVPN in my Centos machine as OpenVPN server. I generated all authentication certificates, keys and all and it worked fine through the key authentication system. I tested it with my ...
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OpenVPN as a paranoid mesh network

I would like to set up a VPN with a similar topology to a Hamachi network: each computer connects to the other, as a "mesh," but traffic between them is still secure. Can OpenVPN do that? Or, if ...
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Automatically navigate through Internet using a VPN or not depending upon if the URL is in a black list or not

I'm using the Firefox extension autoproxy. When we introduce an url, it checks if it is in a black list. If it is in the list, it uses the proxy. If not, it navigates without any proxy. I made my ...