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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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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Script in if-up.d appears to be running 3 times. Only want it to run once

I have a script in /etc/network/if-up.d to connect to my VPN on startup. It appears that the script is running three times and therefore connecting to my VPN three times. After startup, looking at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN route missing

I can connect to an OpenVPN server from Windows without any problems. But when I try to connect from Ubuntu 12.04 (start OpenVPN) I receive the following: OpenVPN needs a gateway parameter for a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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openvpn: site2site with bridging-device tap0

I am trying to establish a link between two networks so as if they are really(!) one. I want all network-traffic possible, like IPX, DHCP, etc. To visualize what I mean, I have created an image (see ...
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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 to import OPENVPN crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest?

how to import OPENVPN **crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest ??** I tried installing openvpn in Debian setting and reboot even in root with admin access but still cant see option to import ...
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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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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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Windows 7 client fails to connect to Debian OpenVPN server

I have set up an OpenVPN server on my Debian Wheezy machine. When I try to connect from my Windows 7 client machine, I receive some message which I am not able to decipher. I would be very grateful ...
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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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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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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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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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How can one connect to a VPNGate VPN using a fedora system?

VPNGate is an academic project aiming to provide free VPN access to the public. The link is here: http://vpngate.net Unfortunately, they only provide a client for windows. Let's get some linux ...
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OpenVPN client behind corporate firewall

I cannot connect from the corporate network at work to my OpenVPN server. However, with client and server settings untouched, connecting from other networks works. I can only assume that this is due ...
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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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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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What can Pagekite do that Apache+VPN can't do?

I run a web server at home behind a firewall. I understand that if I ran pagekite on the home web server, and on some public machine (e.g. on Amazon), I could point DNS to the Amazon server, and have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN server issues

I am unable to connect to my OpenVPN server running on latest ArchLinux version, the port seems open if I scan from the outside, so im pretty sure its correctly forwarded, however the client displays ...
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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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How to fix certificates verification creating a VPN (OpenVPN)?

Ok, I'll explain what I did... and at the end is the queston. THank you! To set up my VPN I installed OpenVPN in server and client machines. On server I configured the cert Authority in the file ...
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Persistent OpenVPN Connection

Hey I have an Ubuntu machine. I connect to a VPN like this: sudo openvpn --config 1.ovpn where 1.vpn is provided by my VPN provider. I would like a way that this connection is enabled on boot and ...
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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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Firewall is blocking internet traffic to OpenVPN clients

I have a virtual network setup with a Linux router/firewall connected to two private networks. An OpenVPN server in routing mode and a web server are in one of the networks. On the other are linux ...