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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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: ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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OpenVPN on Debian 6 failed to start

I configured openvpn on my Deabian 6 VPS (using OpenVZ) several times but always stuck on "Starting virtual private network daemon: client server failed!" The syslog indicates, that there seems to be ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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PGP Public keys [closed]

I am facing an issue while developing a pgp email client We created several pgp keys and uploaded to keyservers (Open PGP). We can retrieve public keys of the email recipients from public servers. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to use VPN behind a transparent proxy? [closed]

My company installed a man in the middle proxy (transparent proxy) on their network recently and it is pushing it's own CA and it caused my OpenVPN to stop working and some of my programs that rely on ...
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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 ...
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Can my ISP know if I'm using vpn

I have connected internet through openvpn. Without vpn like normal internet, I trace the path using tracert google.com I determined that, firstly the data goes from my computer to my home router ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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*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 ...
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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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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?
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Is it possible to have 2 different VPN connections simultaneously on the same machine? maybe on different network interfaces?

I am setting up a new cluster in my new workplace, and I am still administering another cluster in my last work place. Basically I am "copying" the configuration of the first one to setup the new one. ...
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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 ...
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Autotype credentials to OpenVPN from KeePass

I try to use Autotype feature of KeePass (2.16) on credentials window of OpenVPN (v3, windows 7 x64). But it is not input any characters. I try Hotkey and menu item "Autotype" in KeePass nothing ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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Don't let Vuze use a VPN

I don't download anything illegal with Vuze (a bittorrent client) and have no need to use my VPN (which is set up on my private VPS, using OpenVPN on both the server and client) on it. How do I force ...
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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 ...
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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 <------> ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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RDP and DNS issues when I start OpenVPN

Already searched a lot, also here, I have installed OpenVPN Server on Windows Server 2008 r2, it worked smoothly for a time, now when I start OpenVPN service it drops RDP and other services. I have a ...
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openVPN http-proxy-option version (EXT1)?

I have a question about http-proxy-option in openVPN. I have a client *.ovpn file which works on Windows, but doesn't work on Mac OS X or Linux. Here is my client config file (key and certificate are ...
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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: ...
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Access a domain controller (replica) from rdp without principal rpd

I have a windows 2003 Server as a principal domain controller (Let's call this the principal) I have a windows 2008 R2 server as a replicated domain controller of the first one (Let's call this the ...
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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 ...
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How to keep alive the VPN connection?

I'm using NetworkManager and OpenVPN on linux. The problem is I get random disconnections, especially when idle. So I was thinking maybe there was an option to keep it alive. I have seen examples ...