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 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 ...
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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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OpenVPN connects but no internet access

I can't figure out why my openvpn connection is not working. It seems that it works fine on connection, i can connect to my server but once when im connected i can't use internet through vpn. This is ...
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OpenVPN for secure browsing OpenWrt

I want to setup a private OpenVPN server which will allow me to surf the web securely at home. Essentially I want all my traffic encrypted and protected from my ISP or hackers snooping. How do I go ...
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Route traffic selectively through OpenVPN as a SOCKS proxy

Is it possible to convert OpenVPN traffic into a SOCKS proxy locally, so that applications can use the VPN only when needed by connecting to the SOCKS proxy? I'm aiming for something like Underleech ...
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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 can I allow a user to connect to my OpenVPN by knowing their public key?

Given the public key of a remote user, I would like to run OpenVPN and allow that user to connect to my network. I only need to be connected to one remote machine at a time. The options outlined in ...
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DD-WRT: Repeater bridge with VPN?

Setup: Router1 and Router2 run DD-WRT Cable modem is connected to WLAN port of Router1 Router2 runs in Repeater Bridge mode (there is also a separate SSID with virtual interface) This setup works ...
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Providing Access to a Whitelisted Server through OpenVPN

Ok, so there's a server A. This server is only accesible from another server B, with a given IP address. I want to install OpenVPN server on B so that clients connecting to this VPN can access server ...
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Route traffic from one VPN to a second VPN

I have set up an OpenVPN server on my windows 7 64-bit PC. I also have a subscription to a VPN service. My aim is to be able to connect my android phone to the VPN server on my PC, and then route ...
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How to open a server port outside of an OpenVPN tunnel with a pf firewall on OSX (BSD)

I have a Mac mini that I use as a media server running XBMC and serves media from my NAS to my stereo and TV (which has been color calibrated with a Spyder3Express, happy). The Mac runs OSX 10.8.2 and ...
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Moving OpenVPN client files from Users directory in Windows 7?

I've been using the OpenVPN client in Windows 7 and it leaves two files in my Users directory. One is a log file and one is a json file. If I move them they are re-created. Does anyone know a way to ...
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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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Windows 7 not using VPN DNS Server

I'm connecting to my company VPN using OpenVPN. My VPN network is 192.168.32.x and it resolves to the company network which uses 10.0.x.x. My home network users 192.168.1.x. When I connect, Open ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN to bridged wifi

I have a OpenVPN vpn server running on my Linksys/Tomato router. I can connect to all machines on my home network just fine, except for the following. I have several machines in another part of the ...
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Tunneling traffic through OpenVPN

Following the steps described here I've managed to configure both the VPN server and client(I can ping both ways). Their respective configuration files are: server: ;local a.b.c.d port 1194 ;proto ...
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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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OpenVPN disappears after a short period of time

I have an Ubuntu client OpenVPN that connects to a Debian OpenVPN server. For a while I had it setup on default port 1194 with udp and I was connecting from a network that did not filter my ...
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Is Windows Firewall active on OpenVPN connection?

(This applies to "private" Internet browsing through a VPN such as privateinternetaccess.com) If I connect to a VPN using OpenVPN client on my Windows 7 box, will the Windows firewall be active ...
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Why/how is OpenVPN tinkering with my BIND9 configuration?

I have a DNS server that lacks forwarders. Its only aim is to resolve machines on my internal domain. As such, dig/ping somevaliddomain.com returns nothing. This is the behavior I want. When I ...
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OpenVPN Bridging Woes (Can't Ping Server From Client)

Here is my problem: I am trying to set up OpenVPN on my home network, to use as a secure tunnel for traffic from insecure networks when away from home, and also to access machines on my home LAN. ...
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OpenVPN works locally but not publically

Main Problem I can get OpenVPN to work when I use all local IP addresses but when I try to connect the client to a public address, it doesn't work. I'm following this guide: ...
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OpenVPN route all traffic except select local subnets

Seen several questions attempting to approach this question, but none of them are very helpful. I'd like something definitive that can assist others with this question, as it comes often and rarely ...
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local routing with openvpn : ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted

I set up a simple vpn with IP 10.0.0.1 using openvpn --mktun --dev tun1 ip link set tun1 up ip addr add 10.0.0.2/24 dev tun1 and I run a simpletun program on two machines which is ...
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using opendns, but why does dnsleak test show 5 opendns ip's?

Am using a vpn along with opendns, so there's no dns leaks. I use dnsleaktest to check, and it shows many opendns ip's. Shouldn't it just show on dns ip being in use? I'm not sure if I have my dns ...
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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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VirtualBox, multiple OpenVPN connections and network config

We are setting up a system for software acceptance testing. The test computers will run Win7 or Win Server 2003 R2. The test computers will have multiple VirtualBox VMs on which the programs under ...
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Allow access to internet with DD-WRT OpenVPN in bridging mode

I am having issues with my OpenVPN configuration on DD-WRT. All traffic has to be routed through the tunnel. The DD-WRT device is not directly exposed to the internet, so the firewall is disabled. ...
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How to setup DNS server behind a VPN

I want to host some websites behind a VPN and I need some help with the finer points of the configuration. Thus far I've settled on OpenVPN + Bind9 and I want to configure the domains like this: ...
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Port forwarding & OpenVPN

I have a raspberry pi running Debian (raspbian) and I'm having issues that don't seem raspberry pi related. I connect to this device via ssh most of the time on my local network, but decided I would ...
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Route problems with OpenVPN through a local Astaro firewall

I am trying to connect to a OpenVPN server on my Windows 7 desktop though my Astaro (ASG) Firewall. I got it setup and can connect just fine but I can't surf the web. I can ping websites like ...
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After disconnecting my vpn, why do I have to reset my network adapter to revisit certain sites?

If I create an encrypted connection to my VPN host (via openVPN) and tunnel all internet traffic through it everything seems to work fine (i.e. Websites think my ip is that of the remote server). ...
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iCloud stuff stops working while connected to OpenVPN

I have a fairly simple OpenVPN setup on an OpenVZ VPS with Ubuntu 11.10. Client is the Viscosity client on Mac OS X 10.8.2, and after some testing, we can rule out the client as being part of the ...
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Public - Private networks behind NAT Modem using OpenVPM – Shorewall

I have been asked to configure a firewall between the public and private parts of a network for a small UK charity. The only imposed requirements is that the firewall must allow access using VPN into ...
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Routing specific IP/block to VPN and the rest to net_gateway in OpenVPN

VPN is working properly. However, I wanted to route only a specific IP/block to net_vpn and all the rest of the traffic to net_gateway. route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 net_gateway route 10.8.1.0 ...
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Setting default route for tun1: RTNETLINK answers: No such process

I am currently trying to route all incoming and outgoing network traffic to/from applications listening on an OpenVPN tunnel tun1 through said tunnel. Here are my devices: tun0 is an OpenVPN server ...
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using tun0 on centos6

I'm connected to a VPN known to work from server-side (I can connect to it on Windows). I cannot use the VPN on Centos6. ping -I tun0 www.google.com Warning: cannot bind to specified iface, falling ...
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Using (Squid) Caching Proxy with (HideMyAss) OpenVPN VPN

I've set up Squid proxy, and I confirmed it's working on my PC. Note: To be able to use the Internet with better speed, I have to forward to another parent proxy (my university's proxy). Now I'm ...
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PFsense OpenVPN traffic getting routed through WAN rather than IPsec tunnel

So I have a PFsense firewall setup with a IPsec tunnel created to access a special webpage housed at another companies website. Internal traffic routes properly through the IPsec tunnel for this ...
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Where can I find a free, simple VMWare VPN Appliance

I'm wondering where I can find a free, simple VMWare VPN appliance (or VPN server I can run within windows). Something I can get up and running in 10 minutes, with minimal configuration. Needs to run ...
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How to connect site to site from Linux IPsec VPN through a Juniper Junos SRX (210, 240 series) gateway?

It's been almost more than a week, but I seem to have no answer for this and can't really figure out how to solve this: I am using Fedora/CentOS Linux and have a Juniper SRX210 gateway configured as ...
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peer to peer software vpn solutions?

Looking for a software based way to create a vpn for sales guys that will automatically reconnect if dropped (setup pptp dialin for moment but doesnt autoreconnect). I'm aware of Hamachi which is ...
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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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Gogoc and OpenVPN - can't seem to make them work together

I have a problem with my setup and I was hoping you guys could help me figure out what I should do. I'm currently running a 6LowPAN using RaspberryPi and Arduino nodes. Since I don't have native IPv6 ...