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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DD-WRT + Windows 8 OpenVPN refuses to browse internet

I have a DD-WRT router with subnet 10.0.2.x, running at IP 10.0.2.1. It has an OpenVPN server set up. OpenVPN should use 10.0.10.x to host its clients. It should then forward all traffic so I can use ...
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VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT)

I am a new at openwrt (attitude adjustment - TP-Link WDR3600), I am trying to get an OpenVPN On Dedicated Wireless Access Point (VAP). Let me show you what I'm trying to do here with visuals: SSID ...
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Cannot access internet and local DNS server using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

I tried to setup Dnsmasq and OpenVPN server on my DD-WRT router. My goal is to connect to my dd-wrt (v24-sp2 (03/25/13) mega) router via openvpn and: use my local resources, address to them using ...
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getting request into lxc-guest via host firewall but no answer (openvpn inside lxc)

my goal is to set up openvpn inside an lxc-container and i came close but it could not manage to get an answer out of the host. The Setup Host: public ip: 88.88.88.88 (on eth0) LXC-Gateway: ...
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Is it possible to get two IPv6 networks to communicate over IPv4 Internet in this case?

I have a setup of a laptop connected to a cellular IPv4 network (3G usb dongle) and PC connected to another IPv4/IPv6 network. Both have been configured to run as IPv6 routers and each has its IPv6 ...
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How to elegantly selectively exclude FreeBSD network traffic from OpenVPN interface by port

inexperienced sysadmin here. I'm planning on running a net daemon inside a FreeBSD jail through OpenVPN, but want to be able to SSH directly into the jail and use the daemon's web interface daemon ...
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Can't load tun module in Linux

I am trying to set up a VPN connection, but OpenVPN fails with ERROR: Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/net/tun: No such device (errno=19) modprobe tun has no effect, and modinfo tun shows that the ...
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OpenVPN stops working after X period of time or X connections

I am running an openVPN client on a windows 2008 VM. It works great. I can RDC into it via the openVPN IP. But eventually it stops working properly. Usually around 24-48hrs. But I believe its ...
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How to use openvpn daemon with authentication token

we recently started using openvpn in production environment. We also use several kinds of OS here (Mac, Linux and Win). I would like to talk about linux. Those who have access also have tokens from ...
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How to properly override OpenVPN's redirect-gateway on Linux?

My VPN provider pushes redirect-gateway and I don't like that. On Windows, I override this with routes as advised here: route 0.0.0.0 192.0.0.0 net_gateway route 64.0.0.0 192.0.0.0 net_gateway route ...
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Can’t ping gateway on a Tomato OpenVPN server setup

I have some problem configuring an Open VPN server from a tomato firmware (v1.28.9054 MIPSR2-beta K26 USB vpn3.6) on a WNR3500L router. I’ve setup the server like that : And, when connecting ...
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pfSense OpenVPN Server uses PAP Authentication…is this secure?

I have followed many guides online including: http://blog.stefcho.eu/?p=545 I'm setting up openvpn and radius authentication on a pfsense box. All the guides suggest to use PAP authentication. I'm ...
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OpenVPN GUI stopps working

I finally configured my OpenVPN Server v5 installed on Windows 7 machine. I have 25 clients which can reach it, ping it and do all the network traffic through the VPN. However, I need my server to be ...
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How to set up openvpn on Mikrotik RouterOS 5.26

I have an OpenVPN connection that works well between an Ubuntu client and a Debian server. I want to replace the Ubuntu client with a Mikrotik router equipped with RouterOS 5.26. In order to do that I ...
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OpenVPN client tun device name in OSX

I have a VPN server set up that I am using to connect to from my OSX 10.9 laptop. When I load my openvpn profile with tunnelblick, it works, and I get a device named "tun0" just like you would expect. ...
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Intermittent disconnections when using OpenVPN over SSH tunnel; possible iptables issue?

I've recently set up a Debian Wheezy server with OpenVPN to help out some friends in areas where internet censorship is a problem (including the blocking of VPN traffic in general). To overcome this, ...
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Can another VPN client be used to connect to a network, OpenVPN is installed on?

I'm trying to connect a computer by VPN. OpenVPN fails to install, it's corrupt. Is there an alternative VPN client that would work on Windows 7 that I can install? I'm a little confused as I thought ...
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Enabling OpenVPN in Windows

I'm trying to establish a VPN from my Windows 8 machine to a server running OpenVPN. I have all certificates, key and configuration file set up. OpenVPN GUI works fine and says "client is now ...
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Safe to put Openwrt in DMZ?

I currently have my openwrt router setup 'behind' my fios actiontec router. I am trying to get OpenVPN and having issues. I'm wondering if putting the openwrt router in the DMZ on the fios router ...
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How to route openvpn-server traffic over the vpn itself

So I have a server with the public ip address of 101.102.103.104 (for example). This server is running an openvpn server, plus a bunch of other stuff that is listening on the public ip network device ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...