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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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 ...
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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 I'm connected I can't use internet through vpn. This ...
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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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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 ...