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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Launching the VPN client makes all remote services unavailable

While trying to use a VPN connection on my Ubuntu server, I found out that when launching my OpenVPN client with : sudo openvpn --config someplace.ovpn it makes all my remote services unavailable : ...
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Running a webserver on the same server as an OpenVPN setup

I have an application which runs as a web server. An absolutely regular type of server. But, the application needs to connect to another server through a VPN. If I run an OpenVPN client on my server ...
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openvpn connection without forwarding all traffic

I am trying to connect a client to a vpn network without openvpn forwarding all my traffic into the network. The point being is I want to be able to connect and communicate with all the other ...
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tun0 Not Found On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to connect to an OpenVPN server I made and it connects, but it does not browse the Internet. I tried using sudo modprobe tun to enable the tun adapter and it didn’t work. I have tried ...
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Steam In-Home Streaming with OpenVPN Server on ASUS RT-AC68U

So I've tested out in-home streaming with hamachi on mac osx. Worked flawlessly. Currently I want to host an OpenVPN server on my Asus RT-AC68U. I've got the server up and running and I'm able to ...
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disable NAT in openvpn

I'm having a similar problem to this: OpenVPN without NAT Seems it wasn't answered yet. Description of my situation: I have an openvpn server on network A which another admin installed before he ...
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Chromecast with OpenVPN

I’m an American living in Taiwan. I have a very good VPN (privateinternetaccess.com) and good broadband. Together, I get about 15 mb/s to California on my laptop. I’d like to keep using my Chromecast ...
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Can I route all connections on my router through a VPN?

I have a Cisco Linksys e1200v2 with DD-WRT v24sp2 mega. I would like to have all connections go through the OpenVPN server that I already have configured. I have noticed the Open VPN Server and Open ...
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How can I over-ride Windows10 default DNS Servers to use OpenVPN assigned DNS servers

A problem has arisen with Windows 10 in that it always uses it's local DNS servers (as well as VPN assigned DNS servers) for DNS resolving, which in turn leads to a DNS leakage scenario. Details ...
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OpenVPN RDP Split tunnelling

I have OpenVPN installed on windows 8.1 with the intent that I should be able to remote into my office computer. The issue is that I cannnot use my internet connection for anything but the remote ...
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Port Forwarding with OpenVPN active on DD-WRT

At home, I have two networks, my home network, then a second network separated by a DD-WRT router, which I call my homework network. This homework network can be treated as a separate network to my ...
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What are the security risks of connecting to a VPN?

Does connecting to a shared-IP VPN expose local ports to other users of the same VPN server? Does a VPN tunnel neutralize the protection offered by a NAT router? Are local ports reachable from a ...
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OpenVpn issue with FTP traffic

OpenVpn traffic counter stops to increase when downloading file via ftp. At the beginning, when downloading file via ftp, everything is as expected, but when some portion of file is downloaded, ...
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Do I need to open a specific port on an OpenVPN server for torrent traffic

If I connect to an openvpn server on port 1194 from Tunnelblick on a Mac (OSX 10.10), how can I ensure that the port used by Transmission (e.g. 66887) will be open for incoming connections? Current ...
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OpenVPN restart script not working

The following script was posted on the openwrt forum https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=31853 as a way of restarting OpenVPN. The problem we're having is the ping is not going through when ...
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Error when configuring iptables while setting up OpenVPN on Raspberry Pi

I'm in the process of setting up OpenVPN on my Raspberry Pi. Not sure if this is the right forum to post this but when I was trying to configure iptables i get this error message. Any thoughts? ...
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How to configure OpenVPN to access eth1 subnet?

I have successfully installed OpenVPN server on ubuntu 14.04 and connected to it from my client. As far as I understand I can connect now to the defined ip adress 10.8.0.1 which also works. My goal ...
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OpenVPN network range overlap issue

A networking newbie here. I setup an OpenVPN server in my home network so that I can use public Wi-Fi to first connect to my home network, and then use the Internet with some degree of security. I ...
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OpenVPN and port translation

So, here's the deal. I have an openvpn instance on a port 443. I need it to also be on port 993, the same instance, the same virtual network. Openvpn can not really do that, but Linux comes with ...
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OpenVPN connect kills internet connection on OSX

I have ubuntu 14.04 server installed inside a VirtualBox VM running on OS X 10.10. My goal is to configure OpenVPN on ubuntu in order to access via the host system. This is a testrun for a OpenVPN ...
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Starting OpenVPN

Starting to do some penetration testing and I’m using this lab called Pentestit. I’m just trying to get connected through the VPN so I can begin, the instructions are here. The instructions on that ...
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Home VPN Server Remote Connectivity vs Local Connectivity

I have an old college laptop, Lenovo Y510, that I am trying to revive as a home server, LXLE, and I wanted to start by getting OpenVPN up and running so that I can have a secure VPN connection over ...
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Store OpenVPN username and password in Windows Credentials

Is there a way to store OpenVPN login info as a Windows credential in such a way that either the OpenVPN service or GUI can access it to login? Barring that, is there a way to store a plaintext file ...
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Issue reaching OpenVPN nodes but other hosts are reachable

I'm currently really confused ... and No, this is not a normal state for me ;-) My problem: I'd a setup, working since month which let me connect to networks so I can reach each machine from other ...
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OpenVPN Access Server hangs after a while

We have an OpenVPN Access Server (OpenVPN AS) installed on one of our bare metal servers. The service runs fine, but after a while—indefinitely, maybe hours, maybe a day—it just hangs. The process is ...
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CA certificate expired on openvpn

I have a problem with CA certificate on openvpn, it has expired and clients cannot connect. I tried to create a new certificate with the ca.key, but it did not work. Here is the command I used to ...
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SSH over VPN to AWS :: VirtualBox Guest Linux is way slower that native Mac

I have a strange problem with connecting AWS with SSH over VPN. My host machine, iMac27/Yosemite with TunnelBlick connects to AWS SSH over VPN smoothly. My VirtualBox guest OS, Ubuntu, experiences ...
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“Couldn't resolved host repos.openvpn.net” while trying to install new packaged on redhat

I'm trying to install 7zip but keep getting this error $ sudo yum install install p7zip-full Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager This system is registered ...
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How to set correct MTU for OpenVPN link

I'm trying to use my OpenVPN SSL connection over a restricted satellite connection. The issue seems to be related to the correct MTU. When pinging from windows 7 machine the highest payload that can ...
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How to route only certain http/s requests through VPN

I'm trying to create a VPN service which is capable of filtering only certain HTTP/S web traffic through the VPN, and other traffic that doesn't match my dynamic filter criteria should be sent through ...
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WAMP with remote DB

I want to use WAMP server with a database located on another place. I can access it through a VPN (openVPN). I will change the config.ini of my PHP code to use the remote database (10.x.x.x instead of ...
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Remote Port Scanning

One of our Open VPN Linux host in cloud is said to scanning the remote hosts on the internet. How to restrict the flow of traffic from my server to the other network.How can I find that my server is ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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OpenVPN works fine on windows but not everything on ubuntu

I have setup OpenVPN connection on windows and ubunt PCs. there are several websites I should be able to reach with this VPN connection and everything is fin with windows as I can reach them all. but ...
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Can’t share main network adapter’s network with OpenVPN tap adapter in Windows Server 2008

Recently I bount a French unlimited VPS which is run on Windows 2008 R2 operating system. I installed OpenVPN 2.1.3 on it and build keys and other stuff for both clients and server. I tested it and ...
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OpenVPN without NAT

I'm trying to figure out how to route OpenVPN clients without using NAT/PAT. What I want to do is to route the IP address that they are assigned when clients authenticate to the OpenVPN server to the ...
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Can't connect to the containers using OpenVPN and Proxmox VE

I got a system set up constructed of Proxmox VE containers. Every container got access to the internet using iptabels POSTROUTING. They can ping themselves and the others and the hostnode. Everything ...
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Error /dev/net/tun No such device - openvpn

I'm trying to set up openvpn on my chroot debian server. #openvpn --dev tun1 --ifconfig 10.9.8.1 10.9.8.2 Sun Aug 16 18:29:19 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.4 arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] ...
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OpenVPN Connected but no internet

I'm currently on OpenWRT and trying to use the router to work as client to divert all my internet traffic through Router via VPN. I was able to get my Odroid C1 to use VPN and my PC as well after ...
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Connect router to VPN

I would like to connect my router to VPN in such a way, that would allow any house device to connect to router and be automatically routed through VPN. This is quite different setup from usual ...
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OpenVPN client with two interfaces

I have found many resources describing how to expose networks behind OpenVPN server. But I could not find much about following situation: one of the clients has got two interfaces one interface is ...
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OpenVPN working with TCP not with UDP

I have successfully set up an OpenVPN server on Debian (raspberry pi model b+). With the protocol set to TCP it works exactly as desired (internet routed through VPN, access to local network ...
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How to setup an OpenVpn tunnel to IPV4 from a dualstack lite (ipv6 address only) cable modem

As of today, I am on a nice and fast new cable modem connection. Unfortunately, that connection is natted to an external shared IPV4 by my ISP. It is only possible to reach my modem via a unique IPV6 ...
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Force virtual machine to only use VPN connection?

Here's what I have: Mac OS X 10.10 - running VirtualBox and acting as an OpenVPN client. This works just fine on the VPN and is intended to be my host machine. There is also a WiFi connection on this ...
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OpenVPN server - SMB shares

I have a Windows 8.1 machine set up with OpenVPN server by following the instructions here:OpenVPN and its advanced features My Windows 8.1 client laptop can connect to the server no problem; but I ...
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Use of own propriety encryption in OpenVpn

The revelation that the American and British governments have cracked SSL/TLS leaves a lot of questions for the future of OpenVPN. The project cannot continue forward built on top of an insecure ...
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Set up OpenVPN via SSH?

So I recently bought a Linux server (Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)). I only bought this server to use it as a VPN-Server. But it seems to be more complicated than I thought. I mean I don't want to learn ...
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Why openvpn GUI client doesnt start after hybernation on win 7?

After hybernation, im trying to connect to ovpn, clicking for that on "connect" in context menu of openvpn GUI, than GUI becom yellow collor and stuck in this point. Logs are empty. OS Win 7. How to ...
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Openvpn script on (re)connect?

Openvpn can execute a script upon connection using the --up parameter. However this does not seem to work at reconnecting, i.e. when a connection is lost and openvpn automatically reconnects. Is this ...
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Routing subnet to specific routing table with fwmark, direct to ISP and VPN

Introduction I'm trying to set up a VPN on my router so that I have two routing tables. I want it so that all the filtering is done with iptables, and iproute just acts on the specific fwmarks, ie ...