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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
98 views

OpenVPN iptables and security

I want to run OpenVPN at home. I have a virtual instance of Debian 8 on my ESXi 6.0 host with its primary IP as 10.0.0.99. I assigned multiple virtual NICs (server, vpn, management, backup) with the ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Continuously check status of OpenVPN connection

I'm trying to check and display the status (connected/not connected) and the server's hostname/cn of an OpenVPN connection that should connect at every boot. Now I've found out that in ...
0
votes
1answer
300 views

Where can I find Network Manager VPN connections files in a Debian 8 Jessie installation?

I had some vpn connections configured through network manager on a Debian 8 Jessie installation and I want to copy them to another fresh install of the same OS.y On the old install I used the default ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Set Up VPN on home network and use on home PC

I was thinking of setting up my own VPN on a Raspberry Pi and linking it up to my router at home and then using the VPN on my PC which is on the same network. I've only ever used VPNs before, not ...
1
vote
1answer
388 views

port forwarding doesn't work when OpenVPN client is active

I have successfully configured OpenVPN client on my router running ddwrt and I have also set it up to enable OpenVPN on startup. home network => ddwrt router with OpenVPN client => web I can see the ...
0
votes
0answers
232 views

How do I fix my mac so that resolv.conf does not get overwritten by any VPN software?

I'm running Mac OSX Yosemite and am now having issues with my VPN since installing OpenVPN. I recently installed OpenVPN to connect to a new VPN setup. I have Junos Pulse to connect to another VPN as ...
1
vote
2answers
718 views

How do I connect to SSH over an existing OpenVPN connection?

I have a dedicated server running OpenVPN and SSH on Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes, port 22 is blocked on a remote network, while OpenVPN can still be used. So how do I manage to connect to SSH over the ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How can I use different services over one VPN tunnel?

I have one OpenVPN tunnel to a dedicated server with Ubuntu running. I would like to use (1) regular Internet masquerading, (2) accessing the TOR network and (3) surfing via another proxy hop from my ...
0
votes
1answer
338 views

SSH to clients in VPN - connection refused

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN network and allow computers on that network to SSH to one another. The reason for this setup is that one of the computers has a DHCP connection, and is behind a router ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

OpenVPN between two routers

I would like to establish OpenVPN connection between two remote routers, so I can access computers from network 1 being phisically connected to network 2. Here is what I got: Network 1 Router ...
0
votes
1answer
608 views

Kali Linux vpn installing issues

I have looked at questions about how to install a VPN on kali but I still can't get it to work for me. I used the following commands to begin getting the VPN. I am aware that there are more commands ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 - client connects but tunnel seems to not work

I want to setup a vpn server on my home server (which acts also as a router and internet gateway). It has 2 ethernet interfaces (eth0, eth1) and a wireless card (wlan0). eth0 is connected to Internet ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

How to set up a VPN gateway box with limited port availability

I have full root access on a Ubuntu virtual server. I have OpenVPN up and running, and it's working fine for me tunnelling my devices' internet traffic when travelling abroad to ensure clean and ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

bridge WAN interface with TUN interface except openvpn port

I want to make a bridge between eth0 (static WAN) and tap0 (TUN), but leave 1194 port for openvpn on eth0. Is it possible? How to achieve it using iptables?
0
votes
1answer
74 views

OS X OpenVPN packet filtering

I currently have an OpenVPN connection running on my Mac. By default, all of my network traffic is currently being routed through this connection: http, ssh, etc. I'm attempting to use packet ...
0
votes
1answer
316 views

Access a subnet behind an openvpn server

I have an Ubuntu OpenVPN server set up. Everything works just fine, VPN clients can successfully connect to the VPN server. Challenge is that I cannot connect to the computers behind the VPN server ...
0
votes
0answers
335 views

OpenVPN starts from CLI but not using “service” or on boot

I've set up an OpenVPN server (loosely following this tutorial) I can start the service using sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start but if I use sudo service openvpn start I get the following error: ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

How would I configure a dedicated server only to be accessible via vpn

I have a server inside my lan. It runs owncloud and some applications for development purposes: docker, wildfly, tomcat, samba ... My workflow: I use a openvpn appliance to get inside my lan and then ...
0
votes
1answer
335 views

Pushing routes in OpenVPN not working on iOS?

Because of a certain public government firewall with deep packet inspection preventing OpenVPN out of the country, I am trying to run OpenVPN over SSH. I also wanted all traffic to run through ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

OpenVPN connection impossible from restrictive places

I sucessfully installed an OpenVPN serveur on my Raspberry Pi and everything works like a charm when I want to connect to the VPN server from a random 4G or wifi network. I configured OpenVPN to use ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

How to configure user -> OpenVPN -> Tor -> OpenVPN with Whonix

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > Whonix-Gateway with Whonix-Workstation or with any ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
0
votes
2answers
151 views

DNS with OpenVPN on a linux server with routing enabled

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS headless server. Before I enabled routing, my AirPort Extreme was the router. At that point, DNS was not an issue. Ever since I stopped using the AirPort Extreme, and ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

How to find the real process that is generating traffic when using OpenVPN

A pretty easy thing to do so it seems but i'm struggling with it. I got some (Windows XP) clients connected via OpenVPN using bridged mode. Now suddenly I started to see higher traffic load from those ...
1
vote
0answers
529 views

how to port forward to server + tunnel specific hosts route though openvpn client on tomato

Running Shibby Tomato v130 on an Asus RT-N66U. My goals are the following With Transmission running on the router have all torrent traffic route through an OpenVPN client also running on the ...
0
votes
1answer
222 views

OpenVPN: how can I assign specific netmask for clients from server side?

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu Linux v14. This is an example of the ifconfig for a connecting client: luis@Zarzamoro:/etc/openvpn$ sudo ifconfig tun0 tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Prevent facebook from seeing real IP

I am using OpenVPN through networkmanager on Linux, and all is going well. However, I checked my active sessions on Facebook and it was able to see the IP address from my ISP. How can I prevent my ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Configure router to use vpn for only proxy server

My router is configured with an OpenVPN account from StrongVPN and all traffic passes over though the VPN. I want all traffic to use the normal wan ISP internet. If an application has the routers ...
0
votes
1answer
445 views

OpenVPN does not auto reconnect

I run OpenVPN in Win7 as a service in background. For years now this worked fine, the connection was always automatically re-established and this is how it should be. However, suddenly this does not ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Use a secondary router for VPN authentication

I have the following setup: - Router1 connected to the internet - Router2 connected to Router1 - Both these routers are at home - A freeradius and a vpn servers root servers somewhere else and they ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Problems with Windows Task Scheduler (Constantly restarting task)

I'm trying to configure OpenVPN to automatically start and connect on login. For the most part, my setup works however it starts, goes, and then restarts. This continues forever. Also, the status of ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

OpenVPN --up script - “could not execute external program”

After a few days on Google, i'm not able to find the right answer to my question. After reading a lot of scripting possibilities, then OpenVPN is up. I have a client running Debian 7.8, with OpenVPN ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Sharing OpenVPN on Mac OS X Yosemite

Up until OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I had been sharing OpenVPN connection in this way . However, ever since I updated my Mac to the latest OS, this method becomes no longer valid. I did some google ...
1
vote
0answers
295 views

*some* OpenVPN clients won't connect within same network as server (TLS Handshake Failed)

I have an Raspberry Pi running an open VPN server on my LAN. I moved this server from one location to another (at the old location, it was working just fine). NOW my android devices are running on ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Client to Client Communication in OpenVpn

In client to client communication in OpenVpn, can server be separated from the network once the authentication is done?
2
votes
1answer
419 views

Access local network resources remotely using OpenVPN

I've been banging my head against the wall on this for a week, so thought I'd finally turn to the experts. Much appreciated for any help. [Note: originally posted this on ServerFault, was told this ...
0
votes
0answers
696 views

VPN device filtering ASUS Asuswrt Merlin

I've been attempting to get the following to work: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/How-to-Direct-Traffic-over-VPN-and-Drop-connections-if-VPN-goes-down I've specifically gone through ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

Router port forwarding - Connection refused

I have a comcast router that uses the IP 10.0.0.1 I have a openwrt router connected to this that takes up 10.0.0.3. I've been trying to enable openvpn on this router. Towards this, I first enabled DMZ ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

OpenVPN DNS not working on windows domain computer

The connection is established and I can ping out fine. However nslookup fails. nslookup bbc.co.uk Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
0
votes
2answers
178 views

make OpenVPN Run as service but not auto-connect on Windows

OpenVPN is configured to run as service. It starts up successfully and auto connect. But I have more than 10 configuration files in config/, and I don't know which configuration OpenVPN uses to ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

how to create openvpn between multiinterface linux machines..?

I tried to create an openvpn channels between two linux machines. Each machine have eth1 and eth2 interfaces. I want to create two openvpn tunnels like, openvpn host1_eth1 <------> ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
1
vote
1answer
316 views

Why doesn't OpenVPN Client start when Windows boots?

I own my own private OpenVPN server and serves to encrypt my connection, as well as giving access to private file storage on the VPS that hosts the OpenVPN server. Due to this, I want the OpenVPN ...
1
vote
1answer
755 views

OpenVPN server to forward incoming connection to client

Scenario: Server on the internet has OpenVPN server running. Client-1 at home has app running on port 5000 (UDP and TCP), connecting to Server on it's OpenVPN (app binds to 0.0.0.0). Client-2 at ...
0
votes
2answers
534 views

How to securely access Home NAS from WAN?

I have a Synology NAS on my network, it has a static IP and I want to be able to access it from outside of the LAN. Currently I have 2 services running there that I want to access from outside: ...
2
votes
1answer
154 views

Unable to execute root commands inside an openvpn script

I'm using the openvpn option client-connect to run a script when a client connects. The script works fine when I use simple commands but when I add commands that need root privileges it doesn't work ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

Not able to browse internet after connecting Open VPN in WIndows 7

I have downloaded Open VPN client and connected to Free VPN Server.But after connection is made,I am not able to browse internet.I did some trouble shooting by my own and I found that it is a DNS ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?

I have vpn set up in two different countries A (primary, where I live) and B (secondary, which I visit once or twice a year) and would like to SSH to my devices across the vpn. My Setup: Country A: ...
2
votes
1answer
242 views

ISP Issues - TCP Out-of-Order

Accessing any webpage (basically any TCP connection), results in multiple retries before and long loading times before it loads a page with missing elements (reload might fix it). Google Chrome throws ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

VPN remote access to lan

I am rather new to this. I have done some it/cyber defense competitions in the past and have some knowledge. I am trying to set up a group of about 5-6 xenserver boxes. I want to use xencenter to ...