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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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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Zeroshell + Vyprvpn Openvpn: How to import the Vyprvpn cert without a key?

i am trying to get my Vyprvpn Openvpn Account working in Zeroshell. However since i have only the cert and no key i am unable to import the certificate. If i could import the cert i suppose i only ...
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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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OpenVPN Server & Two Gateways

I have a network setup as follows: The firewall allows incoming connections for the VPN server on OpenVPN ports and all outgoing connections from the NAT. It is stateful, even for UDP "connections" ...
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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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openvpn client can't connect to server over the internet but it works over lan (server ports forwarded)

I set up an OpenVPN server and client configuration files for gaming and the client is able to connect to the server over the same LAN, but when I try to connect the client to the server over the ...
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Shrew Soft VPN Client 2.2.1 + how to configure user.c file for checkpoint VPN

I download the latest VPN client - ike-2.2.1-release From https://www.shrew.net/download/ike I need to install this VPN on my linux red-hat machine – version 6.3 I read that shrew VPN ...
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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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OpenWRT: Share openvpn connection with network

I want to tunnel all the traffic of my network through an openvpn connection running on my openwrt router.. Openvon is installed on the OpenWRT router. It is possible to connect to the openvpn server ...
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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 ...
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Client config for private openvpn server

I installed openvpn server on a local Ubuntu server at home. I want to use this to connect to in situations where I have to use public wifi. The server setup is done. I followed the Ubuntu guide, and ...
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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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VPN access kvm guests

OpenVPN is installed on my host system running kvm as virtualization and I've several guests with static/public (Bridged) and private IPs (NAT), every guest uses Samba to share some folders. how can ...
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How to make some applications pass through a network interface and some over different?

I am trying to setup an openvpn connection over the SSH tunnel which is having SOCKS proxy, but as soon as I connect to the openvpn server after setting up the SOCKS proxy, the SSH tunnel breaks as ...
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How can I translate these openvpn client configuration instructions to work with Fedora 20?

Here's the link to the full instructions. When I get to step 9, under the heading "9. Setup Client Config Files", it says: Now we will configure the openVPN to work as client. Remember that we ...
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Restrict internet access through VPN/SSH tunnel to prevent leaking non-tunneled data (No router)

Pretty simple use case. Let's say I use various applications, and at no such time can any of these applications ever transmit data natively from my actual connection. Here's my actual problem in more ...
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OpenVPN setup using only .openvpn and .key

I have a tunnel purchased from PRQ.se, previsouly I've been running it on Windows Server 2003 but I've moved on to Windows Server 2012 R2 this week. The OpenVPN program that PRQ recommends from ...
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VPN on, can't connect from outside world

I'm looking for help to configure my Synology. I can't ssh it from outside when the VPN is connected. Everything is fine when deconnected. I'm using openvpn with privateinternetaccess. I want to ...
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OpenVPN encryption and authorization issues

I have configured my OpenVPN server and client by reading various tutorials. The configuration I'm using currently is the following: For the server: port 1194 proto tcp dev tun ca ca.crt cert ...
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RDP over OpenVPN in Windows 8

I'm trying to configure a Windows 8 computer to allow RDP over OpenVPN. I successfully configured OpenVPN to start at boot, using the OpenVPN service. My problem is that Windows 8 sees the TAP ...
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VPN no longer working after System Update

I recently Updated Linux Mint (13) - I didn't upgrade the distro, but it seems that I updated network-manager. After a restart (that was required), the VPN (openvpn) connection stopped working. I ...
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OpenVPN routing table change

Here is a copy of my routing table when I'm not connected to my VPN: =========================================================================== Interface List 12...00 ff cc b0 c2 44 ...
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Can I get a list of connected clients on openvpn (like “hamachi list”?)

I'm getting openvpn going between a server and a few clients. I've got them connecting, but I'm not sure how I'm supposed to find out what the remote IP's are. Back when I used Hamachi, I could just ...
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Sample (working) configuration for openvpn in AWS

I've been trying to set up openvpn on AWS EC2 instance and I'm having lots of trouble with that... I followed the guide on ubuntu help center but it either blocks all connections or doesn't work ...
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How to configure VPN traffic over certain ports only - Windows

I would like to force only certain ports through my VPN (or open only certain ports from my VPN, which ever is easier). I am on windows, and the VPN service has options for OpenVPN, SSTP, L2TP/PPTP. ...
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Established OpenVPN connection but cannot access to server

I have established a connection to a OpenVPN network. But I cannot access to the private server Sun Mar 9 17:29:01 2014 [OpenVPN_Server] Peer Connection Initiated with [AF_INET]37.35.80.126:1194 Sun ...
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Solution for automatic VPN-Connection on Ubuntu 13.10

I am searching since ages for a solution to connect to VPN-Servers automatically in my Ubuntu 13.10. It should connect on startup and reconnect on connection-drop. I tried several things: ...
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Unable to transmit stream through OpenVPN tunnel

We are trying to transmit a video-stream via netcat from a OpenVPN server to a client. The server is a Raspberry Pi with Pidora running on it. The client is a Notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 and has a ...
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Multiple OpenVPN connections from one client to one server - connection reset

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 OpenVPN client, and Windows XP OpenVPN server. Connection is established, everything works fine (actually Im testing it on two virtual machines). My question is simple: can I ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu Linux, connection established, how to send data through vpn?

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu machines (both client and server are Ubuntu machines). Its a fresh Ubuntu installation (13.10). I wrote some config files, for client and server: server.conf: (my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...