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 service fails to start

I am trying to set up a VPN server on a Raspberry Pi, however, I get an error [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: server failed! I have followed a few different tutorials, but none of ...
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Zyxel Keenetic Lite Rev B, OPEN VPN client

I have Zyxel Keenetic Lite. I have 2 PCs (one desktop and a laptop) at home, from where I need to work remotely. The desktop reaches the Internet via a wired network cable. The laptop works via ...
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OpenVpn Service is connected but no ip change

First let me start with that yes it is run as an administrator here is the route print The problem is that the open vpn client says it is connected and it shows it has an assigned IP but ...
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(Windows 7)Bridge: (tap+wifi) -> ok, (tap+ethernet) -> dhcp is not working. What are possible problems?

All this happen on win 7. I set up the ovpn bridged connection with wifi+tap bridged, and it worked fine. Now I need to make it use ethernet instead of wifi, but bridging of ethenet+tap has issues: ...
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how to connect the OpenVpn Server to the android emulator running on the same machine, windows 7

I'm trying to connect openVPN server my computer with the client the emulator. I configured the server by following these steps https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/Easy_Windows_Guide. I then ...
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How to use OpenVPN on Whonix Workstation?

I've checked the documentation and googled it like a mad man. It's supposedly straight-forward as it should just go through the gateway with no problems. But I am getting one error after another with ...
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pnputil.exe cannot enumerate any drivers - cant install necessary drivers either (driver store corruption?)

Executing pnputil.exe -e in an admin command prompt should list a bunch of drivers but it instead failed to enumerate any and says access is denied. I ran several windows update fixits (several ...
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Curl over interface for port forwarding

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN and Deluge to seed torrents via the VPN. I am running other services on the server, so I only want the torrent info to go over the VPN. The way I've accomplished this so ...
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Don't retry vpn connection after tls-error

I have several cellular devices which establish always-on openvpn tunnels to a server which is always listening for incoming openvpn connection requests. Sometimes the cellular devices are delivered ...
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vpn from another router onto main router

I have two routers at home. One "normal one" ASUS RT-AC66U with original firmware 192.168.10.1 and A tomato "flashed one" one 192.168.0.1 I needed the Tomato one for connecting my Voip via VPN ...
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How to configure VPN connection to be more tolerant of network latency?

I need to connect to a private network at my university using an OpenVPN connection. We are currently using such a connection successfully in most cases. However, I often need to connect via HughesNet ...
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OpenVPN on a Diskstation TLS Handshake error, Self signed cert, Defaults

I have a DS 1813+ with DSM 5 4493 Update 1 installed (latest) and am having issues setting up OpenVPN I have it working internally, (which is strange in itself) but when I remote from my house or ...
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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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Route incoming traffic from VPN Clients through localhost-proxy on VPN server?

I’m still quite a newbie to Linux in general and I want to learn by establishing useful projects. My actual project is for a vpn-server to get rid of ads, cookies etc. for all clients. Meaning: No ...
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Router based VPN through single Ethernet port or easy on/off

I've recently moved out of the USA. Before my move I signed up for a VPN service. I've been searching for a way to enable network-level VPN for all my devices through my router. It seem easy enough ...
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OpenVPN not sending traffic to internet?

I've set up openvpn on my pi and am running into a small issue. I can connect to the VPN server and ping it just fine, and I can also connect to other machines on my local network. However I am ...
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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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Routing Traffic With OpenVPN

Few minutes ago i configured my VPN server, and actually I can connect to my VPN but all trafic is going through my normal home network. On my OpenVPN application I've got an information : Server IP: ...
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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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Is OpenVPN an appropriate VPN solution for our non-profit organization? [closed]

We are a non-profit organization on a budget looking for a free VPN solution to replace LogMeIn Hamachi. Our organization consists of a central office (1 Windows 2003 server, 25 workstations), 2 ...
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Iptables mark incoming packet - vpn routing

I have connected my home to my workplace for out of house backup reasons through OpenVPN. The connection is working nicely. At work I have 5 fixed IP addresses. Now I would like to assign one of ...
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using NFS over unreliable networks (wifi/mobile)

I have a NFS server at home (and an openvpn connection that only works outside of home). My phone (Jolla) is basically Linux, and has mobile data/wifi/usb network capability. Basically, I want to ...
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Routing table with openvpn over an unstable wireless network

I'm connected to the Internet via a campus network: IP range is, let's say 10.42.0.0/16 and everything has to go through a proxy server 10.42.0.42. I'm sometimes connected to this network via a ...
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Combination of NAT, DHCP, and OpenVPN on lubuntu 14.04

Okay, so I've got a set up, where eth0 my internal IP address (192.168.1.3) it has been configured as my default gateway using the iptables this sudo sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 sudo ...
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openvpn with ubuntu server 12.04

ERROR: Linux route delete command failed: could not execute external program When command: sudo openvpn server.conf Would anyone have a solution to this problem? My server.conf folder: serveur ...
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minidlna + OpenVPN = Can't see DLNA server on VPN

I've got OpenVPN (tunnel, not bridged) and minidlna servers running on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. Each one works individually (as in the VPN works, I can connect and browse samba shares and internet traffic ...
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openvpn connected, but not routing. (ping test fails)

I am setting up a VPN connection for the first time. I am working on a project in which i would like to access my LAN at my home from the outside world. So, I installed OpenVPN2.2.2 on my 32-bit ...
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Debian OpenVPN listen on eth0?

I have a Debian 7 machine with an OpenVPN client and several services. The OpenVPN client does work as intended and all outgoing traffic from the Debian machine flows over the VPN connection (tun0). ...
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OpenVPN + unbound DNS: simultaneous usage possible on same machine?

I am trying to run a OpenVPN tun server that listens to port 53 on UDP. I also am running unbound DNS on the same machine to provide DNS and filtering to the VPN and the machine itself. I am unable ...
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Why is change to iptables not taking effect?

Im trying to setup OpenVPN to use Tor as a proxy in Liberte. When I run openvpn as root, I get the following response: Tue May 13 15:15:18 2014 Attempting to establish TCP connection with ...
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OpenVPN: connected, but traffic still via normal route

I have installed Openvpn on a Debian server, and tried to connect my Android phone to the VPN. The connection works, but when I open whatismyip.com in the phone browser, it still returns my normal IP ...
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squid blocking access to http and https by IP, but not by domain

I've been succesfully using openvpn from my Windows 7 laptop whilst connecting to public wifi networks but have come across one network where I can not access the openvpn server as access to any and ...
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Error to install openvpn on debian

I'm on Debian 7 and I had an error to install openvpn: aurelien@ns22895:~$ sudo apt-get install openvpn [sudo] password for aurelien: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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how to setup browsing via OpenVPN?

I've setup OpenVPN and connected to the server; the tray icon shows everything is fine. However, my browser still doesn't use VPN. It shows my real IP, when I check it via a website. How can I make my ...
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troubleshooting OpenVPN not connecting to the server

I've installed OpenVPN GUI for Windows, created and put config file to the appropriate folder. When I'm pressing "Connect", it shows a progress window (without any messages) and after a few seconds - ...
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Any way to set up multiple independent VPNs with OpenVPN?

Looking to find some way to set up multiple VPNs under a single OpenVPN Server, where external clients can only connect to other devices in the same network/group. Open VPN Server (host) VPN ...
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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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Openvpn to stream media to Android

If I set up an openvpn rig like this, could I use the official openvpn app (or anything, I don't care as long as it's free) to stream videos from the home PC to my Android device when I'm away from ...
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how to easily configure openvpn with bridged interface?

I have two PC(Ubuntu 12.04 lts) both residing in two different local lan network both having private IPs. I have searched the web, read many website contents but was unable to setup openvpn properly. ...
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Windows 7 not using VPN DNS Server

I'm connecting to my company VPN using OpenVPN. My VPN network is 192.168.32.x and it resolves to the company network which uses 10.0.x.x. My home network users 192.168.1.x. When I connect, Open ...
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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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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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How to specify a certain device to access the Internet via the OpenVPN client of router?

Involved Devices: a VPS, a router, and several devices that connected to the router. Final Aim: Base on the OpenVPN client which has connected to the server on the VPS, specify only one local device ...
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How to set up Linux VPN server and connect from a Mac?

I am trying to set up my own VPN server on a Linux box which I would connect to from my Mac, and I am having trouble figuring out which is the best and easiest(recommended) way to do that. Which VPN ...
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Routing static IPs to different machines on LAN

We have Comcast Business Class (not the same as Comcast residential) internet service running to our home in to a Comcast-provided SMC D3G-CCR cable modem. This modem is configured to serve DHCP, and ...
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Use local gateway for internet access, but stil have the vnet accessable, tun interface

I did setup a OpenVPN server on a Fedora 20 VPS, I can connect to the server itself and its services via the vnet just fine. # +<tun>+ VNET <tun>-<eth> +------------+ # | ...
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Route internet traffic from openvpn tun0 to eth0

I can't figure it out. How do I give chosen VPN-users access to internet trough eth0? All server traffic goes trough eth1. The eth0 is only supposed to give VPN-users internet access on chosen ports ...
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How to auto login with OpenVPN

OpenVPN v5. ask about password in every connection try, so I want to automate this process. I created file password.txt with username/password and added line auth-user-pass password.txt to .ovpn ...
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Online collaborative team, connecting to 1 or more servers

I have a team of partners working from different locations in the world. We all are connecting to our own VPS, as well as to a bunch of customers websites via http and ftp to other shared or vps ...