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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Is it possible to route only a specific application through a VPN?

I've recently purchased a VPN from vpntunnel.se and was wondering if it was possible to use it for specific applications (Firefox, xchat etc) Also i'm having a little trouble setting up the the VPN ...
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How to set up simple VPN for secure Internet connections over unencrypted Wi-Fi?

I recently moved into an apartment where the complex provides free unencrypted Wi-Fi. The speed is good for my purposes, but I'm not 100% comfortable with all my traffic being sent in the clear, given ...
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OpenVPN does not work on Wireless

On some connections I have issues with OpenVPN accessing the internet and my internal network at home. I can do it at home but when I go to public wifi places I can't access my local network or even ...
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vpn using dynamic DNS connected but no internet (openwrt router as server)

I have setup a router as server with openwrt. I have added the Dynamic DNS configuration.(I created an account with noip) When I try to connect through openvpn (in a free wifi) , I am using my domain ...
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Can't get OpenVPN to start on Ubuntu Linux 10.04

I went through the easy-rsa setup on a server (Ubuntu Desktop) that didn't have OpenVPN on it before. I think everything is set up. However, when I try to start the service (sudo service openvpn ...
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Sandboxed VPN environment?

Updating and re-launching this post. I need an advice which software fits my needs. Network Diagram: What I already got running is the VPN1 which adds clients from "outside" (Carol) to the ...
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Prevent outgoing traffic unless OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf on Mac OS X

I've been able to deny all connections to external networks unless my OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf. However, I lose Wi-Fi connectivity if the connection is broken by closing and opening ...
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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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OpenVPN: Only route a specific IP addresses through VPN?

On a remote private network there are two servers -- a file server and a database server (these are both Win machines, in case it matters). The file server has its own fairly robust authentication ...
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OpenVPN client as SOCKS 5 server?

Are there any Windows applications that can connect to a remote OpenVPN server then act like a SOCKS 5 server in the local environment? EDIT: which means a local server speaks VPN/OpenVPN ...
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Routing all Traffic through OpenVPN Tunnel

I have installed OpenVPN server on Archlinux and am now using OpenVPN GUI on Windows 7, I can talk to other computers connected through the VPN but I have not yet figured out how to route all traffic ...
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Setup routing and iptables for new VPN connection to redirect **only** ports 80 and 443

I have a new VPN connection (using openvpn) to allow me to route around some ISP restrictions. Whilst it is working fine, it is taking all the traffic over the vpn. This is causing me issues for ...
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Debian eth0 to wlan0 forwarding, with openvpn

I'm using "raspian" (Debian for the raspberry pi), and would like the raspberry-pi to serve internet access through eth0, using wlan0. The catch here is that while wlan0 is connected to my router, I'd ...
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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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OpenVPN vs. SOCKS proxy

I've been trying to set up a secure connection over which I can browse the internet, and it seems like there are two options, and SSH SOCKS proxy or OpenVPN (at least, those two are what I have found, ...
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Load balancing with multiple gateways

I have to different ISPs, each on each own network. The main connects via ethernet and the secondary via wifi. The two networks have no relation at all. I just connect to them simultaneously. The ...
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Is it possible to route internet traffic when OpenVPN connection is active?

I use an OpenVPN client to connect to my office network to run a remote control client (VNC, LogMeIn) from home. I think that the server is the Untangle OpenVPN server. My understanding is that while ...
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Remotely push DNS server to client via OpenVPN

When I try to push a DNS server via the OpenVPN server-config I don't get that server to be the first DNS server on the connected client system. It ends up being specified as an alternative DNS ...
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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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How to route specific traffic through OpenVPN?

I'm running a server at home with rtorrent and apache2. I would like to route my rtorrent traffic via OpenVPN and since im kinda new to OpenVPN and iptables i would like to have a user friendly guide. ...
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What routes must be set (in Linux) to allow Internet access through given interface without setting it default?

I am trying to solve a task with routing and OpenVPN's configuration. After setting the connection, I don't want it to become defaut route to anything, but rather want to use its interface for this ...
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OpenVPN routing issue

Building 1: 10.1.0.0 255.255.0.0 Building 2: 10.10.0.0 255.255.0.0 192.168.0.0 255.255.0.0 Buildings are connected by 1G metro ethernet. I reside in building 1. 192.168.0.0 is firewalled from ...
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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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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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VOIP over double VPN isolation system = bad call quality, solutions?

First of all, I'm not sure that this is the correct Stack Exchange site to ask this question on. I originally asked this on Information Security but was told that because this question involves a lot ...
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openvpn no access - No route to host

I am using a router (openwrt) as server. route -n (before VPN): Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.254 0.0.0.0 UG 0 ...
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Accessing media drive over VPN

I have set up a VPN server using OpenVPN on my home Ubuntu 10 box as a means to access my home network drives and media drives whilst at work and on the move. I get a valid connection, can ping and ...
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How to bridge tap to eth0 on raspberry pi?

I am using my raspberry pi as a openvpn cleint for my xbox 360 because at my college i get kicked off xbox live for either strict nat type or a connection limit. I can connect to the vpn just fine, i ...
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How do I stop OpenVPN from using every interface?

I've previously dealt with PPTP, which would give me the ppp0 interface that I could bind services to. However, OpenVPN covers all interfaces. How can I make it only work on a single interface, thus ...
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OpenVPN to access my company's VPN

I want to access the VPN setup at my office place from my macbook. I tried accessing the VPN by creating a VPN interface in Network Preferences BU all in vain. I am now trying to connect to the VPN ...
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openvpn connection only for specific websites

i am under windows 7 and using the openvpn client gui. I want to use the openvpn connection only for a specific website. How do i do that?
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How to connect multiple VPNs using OpenVPN on Windows 7 at the same time?

I work most of the time remotly from home. To gain access to the different Networks we use OpenVPN. I would like to connect to all of them (three, sometmes four) at once, so I don't have to switch ...