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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Changing network type from Unidentified network to Private network on an OpenVPN connection

Is it possible to change the connection type in Windows 7? I have a OpenVPN connection which is identified as "unidentified network" and I do not want to apply certain rules to all unidentified ...
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Redirecting or routing all traffic to OpenVPN on a Mac OS X client

I have configured an OpenVPN (2.2.1) server on an Ubuntu virtual machine in the Amazon elastic compute cloud. The server is up and running. I have installed OpenVPN (2.2.1) on a Mac OS X (10.8.2) ...
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how to setup openvpn services on servers behind firewall

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server behind our department firewall, I could SSH login via domain name and port 8022, I tried setup openvpn services following guide: the Ubuntu 12.04 Server guide -- OpenVPN. ...
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Revert OpenVPN AS Configuration to Standard OpenVPN

I recently built a machine using Openmediavault, a software dedicated to build a fileserver for SOHO environments. OMV comes with a lot of useful plugins, which the one for OpenVPN (vanilla) isn't the ...
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OpenVPN connections works on LAN but not through WAN

I'm trying to set up a simple OpenVPN server in my home network to safely connect from the outside. The authentification itself works as i am able to connect from LAN. My DDNS lookup and the ...
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Multiple network interfaces with the same local IP address

I run several VPN connections that give me different external IP addresses. But these VPN servers often give me the same local IP address. So I can end up with the following configuration: eth0 ...
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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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how to setup nginx on my digitalocean vps to have my visit to facebook from china redirected right to the facebook website?

i'm from china, in our china most useful websites are blocked, so i used to buy vpn services to unblock the cencorship, for google, facebok, youtube, etc... but until now, recently i bought some vps ...
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OpenVPN connection established but IP remains the same?

I have an ASUS RT-N66U router which I recently supports VPN functionality. I enabled the OpenVPN option on it and am able to connect to it from a different location using the OpenVPN GUI, but my IP is ...
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Tunnelling UDP Traffic Through OpenVPN

Referring to this answer I'm trying to route UDP streaming through an available OpenVPN tunnel. On the VPN client machine, I've access to a UDP stream over an IP (udp://1.2.3.4:5555) which I want to ...
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Single application through OpenVPN tunnel (Debian Lenny)

I'm using Debian Lenny and I want to tunnel rtorrent only through a OpenVPN tunnel. I have a tunnel running, the config file looks like this: client dev tun proto udp remote openvpn.xxx.com 1194 ...
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How to only pass browser traffic to openvpn connection

I have succesfully set up an openvpn connection. By using the parameters redirect-gateway def1 dhcp-option DNS 10.8.0.1 all traffic will go through the VPN, but I only want a specific application ...
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Can't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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OpenVPN - can connect but can't ping or access the server

I have a problem with openvpn. I have Ubuntu server and Windows client. The configuration file on server looks like: dev tun proto udp port 1194 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert ...
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How to autostart OpenVPN (client) on Ubuntu 12.04 CLI?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in: sudo openvpn filename.ovpn. Now I would like to start up OpenVPN when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit if that ...
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Setting up bridged OpenVPN server with single public IP NIC

I've been trying to set up a bridged OpenVPN server without much success. I've got VPS running Ubuntu with one NIC, which has assigned static public IP to it. I want to be able to have a couple of ...
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how to give username/pass with openvpn shell-script

I'd like to write a little script to connect to an openvpn server from an ubuntu desktop machine. The password for the server changes regularly, so it is not in the config file in /etc/openvpn. I can ...
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OpenVPN over SSh port forwarding : can't redirect all trafic through VPN

I'm trying to escape my university wifi network rules with my Macbook (OSX 10.10). The university allows us to use a server, say bastion.univ.com, to mount an ssh port forwarding. I've an OpenVPN ...
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Error Installing OpenVPN TAP

I'm trying to install OpenVPN (2.2.2) on a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine. When I run the installer, I receive an error saying it can't install TAP. The same when running the batch file. My ...
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OpenVPN, protecting computer from private network access

I'm a new OpenVPN user. I'm working under Ubuntu, as a client. What I couldn't find is if OpenVPN client process gives anyone on a private network any access to my computer, or if it looks the same ...
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OpenVPN works only with one server?

I have a premium subscription with a website, i could connect to all their 15 servers without any problems and one day everything stopped working, i literally searched for tens of VPN services and ...
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Where can I download the OpenVPN client?

I would like to download this version of the OpenVPN client for my Windows 8.1 (x64) computer: However, I can't find the official link. On OpenVPN download page, only the OpenVPN GUI is provided. ...
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enable internet on openvpn tun - azure linux

I am trying to do this with OpenVPN TUN on an Azure Linux instance: -=Android Client=- --> -=VPS=- --> -=Internet=- Client connects but no internet access. Iptables commands iptables -t nat ...
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openvpn on linux centos 6.5

My Problem: Ok I followed tutorials googleing forever and learned how to set up a linux centos 6.5 64 bit server as a active directory domain controller and all is working fine. My next challenge ...
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Forcing a game to not take “real local IP” into account but only recognize virtual local IP assigned by VPN server

We are two friends who want to play Heroes of Might and Magic 2, 3 or 5 together in online multiplayer mode over internet using a TCP/IP connection. As we are not happy with third party solutions ...
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openVPN server installation over single port?

First of all please understand that i am new to this i need to clear technical term before i actually do any research over it so please ignore my illitracy over the subject.. My company have VPN in ...
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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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Skype doesn't connect through OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS. When I connect to the VPN using the redirect-gateway option to route all traffic from the client through the VPN, Skype loses its connection. As soon as I ...
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RDP works to any host other than the VPN Host

Dont think this is a duplicate question, lots of similar ones but none exactly the same. Setup: Win7 "Home Server", hosts OpenVPN server, listens on 443. XP and 7 Boxes on the LAN Remote: Win8 client ...
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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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Does an OpenVPN client config .ovpn file require ssl keys or can I use a username and password instead?

My .ovpn file looks like: client dev tun proto tcp remote 1.2.3.4 1194 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun ca [inline] cert [inline] key [inline] verb 1 keepalive 10 900 ...
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Setting up VPN connection for devices behind firewall

I am new to network security concepts and I want to know how to set up a VPN connection to a home network. I followed this tutorial but still unable to connect. My router has onboard Tomato VPN and ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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Why can't my OpenVPN client access machines on same LAN as OpenVPN server?

I have configured OpenVPN on my Linux server and Windows client according to the instructions here. My client can access the server, but can't get any further onto the LAN. My Server is ...
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How to configure openwrt openvpn bridge

I am trying to use my openwrt router to connect to my home network and i can connect to the vpn server but i need to forward or bridge the vpn so everything that comes through the router either ...
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4in6 tunneling (via OpenVPN?)

I have a local network with internet access. But unfortunately IPv4 internet connection speed is limited to 1mbps, which is realy sad. Fortunately I have a native IPv6, and there is no connection ...
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VPN not connecting shows error 720 or 800

My computer currently runs on windows 8 64-bit. I have been trying to setup a vpn on my computer using vpnbook. But when i try to login error 720 shows up "A connection to the remote computer could ...
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OpenVPN server certificate configuration instructions for DD-WRT router do not match user interface

I'm setting up the OpenVPN server daemon on a Buffalo N600 router which came stock with DD-WRT v.24 SP2. I'm following the instructions at VPN (The Easy Way) V24+ to set up the server side of things ...
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How to force Google safesearch on entire network

I've a problem filtering web searches on Google domains. Currently I've a linux openVPN Server running with openDNS "family block". I can block a lot of websites with dangerous content and it's ok. ...
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No internet through OpenVPN

I am having trouble with my OpenVPN setup. I have a Linode box with an OpenVPN server installed on it and I managed to get Tunnelblick to establish a vpn connection from my mac. I followed this guide ...
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Set OpenVPN to turn off TAP Adapter when it loses connection

Here is my current setup: I'm connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot that closes the connection every 1h 30min. After that, credentials are asked to resume the connection. To do this, I'm using a Java ...
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How to Share openvpn connection over ethernet?

I'm trying to share my openvpn connection on linux to my pc. My wan connection comes through on wlan0 and my vpn is on tun0. Eth0 is my cat5 cable plugged into my laptop. I can't bridge tun0 so I ...
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How to bypass a firewall which asks for username and password [closed]

Here in my college we have a firewall installed by Fortinet. Whenever we open Firefox it asks for a username and password ... Once we enter that, accessing the internet is possible but with very very ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Setting DNS servers using OpenVPN client config file

How can I set DNS servers on the client using only the client configuration. My client is a windows machine and I want to change the DNS servers when the client connects and revert back to the ...
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Troubleshooting open VPN on Netgear Nighthawk AC3200

I have a new shiny Netgear Nighthawk AC3200 router, that works great and gives good coverage. However, I'm trying to get the VPN connection up so I can remotely access my home network (I'm ...
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OpenVPN AUTH failure, but login data is correct

I installed OpenVPN on both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. In both cases I have the same problem. I have a .ovpn file and a .crt file which I need to connect to the vpn. I also have a username/password ...
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Unable to ping 10.8.0.1 once client is connected Linux base OpenVPN

Am I correct in thinking I should be able to ping 10.8.0.1 from the client? The client connects to the server fine however am unable to ping the server using the 10.8.0.0 subnet. I did a traceroute ...
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With Windows 7 how to access a network with an other domain name?

I want to access my company's internal network from my home (on a PC running WIndows 7). I received configuration details to use with OpenVPN and connected successfully (according to OpenVPN log). I ...