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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VPN connection problems regarding plex media server and voice over IP

I have a home server - running Debian Jessie and plex media server. My router (fritzbox) allows all smartphones in my LAN to receive incoming landline calls (due to a certain app). This part works ...
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Forwarding traffic on Linux virtual machine received through GRE tunnel connected over OpenVPN

I'm trying to route traffic destined for the public Internet through an OpenVPN network, where the traffic will exit the VPN through another client on the network (that happens to be a VirtualBox VM). ...
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Nginx + openvpn (proxy) and access.log

I currently have a nginx server running on 444 and an openvpn on 443 with the port-sharing feature. The both applications run well but the IP written in /var/log/nginx/access.log is, thereby, 127.0.0....
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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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How to use OpenVPN GUI for connecting to VPNs with Google Authenticator?

My workplace has a VPN server which requires a Google Auth token to connect. Connecting via console works - I'm asked for the token and the connection goes through smoothly. However connecting via the ...
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All connections lost when connecting to OpenVPN server

What I have: OSX/PC VDS (ubuntu server) VPN provider account What I did: Installed openvpn on VDS. Successfully connected from PC to VDS server. Successfully connected from VDS to VPN provider ...
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Windows + Tomato - Client 2 Client logic = help please

Background: Client wants a (seemingly simple) VPN solution to connect his main-office(site A) to his satellite-office(site B)(in same city) Never attempted OpenVPN. Purchased 2 ASUS RT-N66 routers ...
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OpenVPN Access Server hangs after a while

We have an OpenVPN Access Server (OpenVPN AS) installed on one of our bare metal servers. The service runs fine, but after a while—indefinitely, maybe hours, maybe a day—it just hangs. The process is ...
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Is it possible to install TAP-Windows virtual OpenVPN network driver in a completely unattended manner?

The TAP-Windows is a network driver used by OpenVPN to establish remote connections. It is included on its main GUI installer, but it prompts to the user to accept unsigned driver. OpenVPN ...
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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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using NFS over unreliable networks (wifi/mobile)

I have a NFS server at home (and an openvpn connection that only works outside of home). My phone (Jolla) is basically Linux, and has mobile data/wifi/usb network capability. Basically, I want to ...
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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 10....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I autonomously dump/push the AP logs from the assortment of devices without logging into each?

I am running an AWS OpenVPN EC2 server providing a VPN for mobile devices. Additionally, I am managing an OpenWRT in my house, an ISP provided Linksys in another state, and a mid-grade Cisco Aironet ...
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access web server host on same server as openVPN

I have OpenVPN and Web server hosted on the same server. I know that I can access the server by using the tunnel's IP but i want to be able to access the web server (with virtual host enabled) by ...
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Address LAN computers by name over Open VPN

Using OpenVPN client on Windows 7 laptop to access my home network. Workgroup on the laptop is "MyWorkgroup". Home network: Wifi router on 192.168.1.1 - Linksys EA6500 with USB hard drive plugged ...
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When I connect to an OpenVPN server can the server access my network?

When I connect to our work OpenVPN server I can access the servers at work. What I'm concerned about is whether work can access the machines on my network. I'm not entirely sure what to search for but ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN client has failed - only the GUI fails (command line and services are OK)

I suddenly have exactly the same problem as in another question (blank OpenVPN GUI window, the after some time a popup stating that the connection failed) but the solution does not help. Specifically, ...
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OpenVPN fails on different port

I have an OpenVPN setup with a linux server and windows client in mode-server with tap and over UDP. Everything works with port 1194. But I want to change to port 500. On my firewall I forward port ...
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assign IP to tinyproxy on OpenWrt

I have installed tinyproxy on OpenWrt and now I want to make rules for iptables that match traffic from tinyproxy. I want to mark this traffic with set-mark and route it to different routing table. My ...
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Failed to connect to VPN

I am very new in establishing a VPN. I am trying to make a VPN network using my RaspberryPi2 (which has Ubuntu). I am following this 'step by step' guide. I face some issues in the fourth part, when I ...
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Configure OpenVpn on remote server

This is the scenario... I have a dedicated virtual server running on Centos7. the sever is connected to the internet with a valid ip address (xx.xx.xx.xx) through bridged interface venet0:0 ip addr ...
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Why does routing for this single address fails?

Summary: I would like to route traffic initiated from a specific IP to a VPN Existing answers: there are several questions and answers (1, 2) which address this exact problem but they do not work for ...
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OpenVPN Confusion - Server and client on one machine?

I have searched all over the internet and tried so many things.. but I cannot seem to figure this out. I have a Raspberry Pi. I have an ethernet, but I have access to a wireless if I needed it. 1)....
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Save username and password of openvpn in encrypted format

While searching on internet I have found that we can automate vpn login via editing config file through adding auth-user-pass login.conf and create login.cnf file and add your credentials in pure text ...
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Exclude torrent traffic from vpn tunnel

I have a vpn with vpn.sh (on my home network) using OpenVPN and I cant torrent over it as they dont allow it. In order to torrent I have to turn off the vpn and then start torrenting and turn the vpn ...
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openvpn part of the subnet is unavaliable

I have a problem with my 'home' network... I've been pulling my hair out for the whole day now, and still cant find the solution. What is worse, I cant really pinpoint the source of the issue ;( I ...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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Cannot start OpenVPN

I am not able to start openvpn all i see is service openvpn start * Starting virtual private network daemon(s)... ...
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OpenVPN and iMessage

I have created a VPN on a private server using OpenVPN. It is a encrypted tunnel. I have done so to protect my browsing and info on public wifi networks like airports and coffee shops. It is on ...
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OpenVPN - ping OK but no web browser working on college

I used to protect myself using a VPN anywhere I connect my laptop. But in the college where I am, I can connect to the VPN via openVPN, I can ping google, I can even use torrent, but no internet ...
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Static DNS when connected to VPN loses internet connection

I have a relatively standard home network environment, with my Windows 8.1 computer connected to the ISP's router/modem. Internet works with regular DHCP for my IP and DNS servers (that is, nothing is ...
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Port Forwarding with OpenVPN active on DD-WRT

At home, I have two networks, my home network, then a second network separated by a DD-WRT router, which I call my homework network. This homework network can be treated as a separate network to my ...
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OpenVPN and port translation

So, here's the deal. I have an openvpn instance on a port 443. I need it to also be on port 993, the same instance, the same virtual network. Openvpn can not really do that, but Linux comes with ...
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Issue reaching OpenVPN nodes but other hosts are reachable

I'm currently really confused ... and No, this is not a normal state for me ;-) My problem: I'd a setup, working since month which let me connect to networks so I can reach each machine from other ...
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How to route only certain http/s requests through VPN

I'm trying to create a VPN service which is capable of filtering only certain HTTP/S web traffic through the VPN, and other traffic that doesn't match my dynamic filter criteria should be sent through ...
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Can't connect to the containers using OpenVPN and Proxmox VE

I got a system set up constructed of Proxmox VE containers. Every container got access to the internet using iptabels POSTROUTING. They can ping themselves and the others and the hostnode. Everything ...
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Error /dev/net/tun No such device - openvpn

I'm trying to set up openvpn on my chroot debian server. #openvpn --dev tun1 --ifconfig 10.9.8.1 10.9.8.2 Sun Aug 16 18:29:19 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.4 arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [...