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 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 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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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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OpenVPN Linux client - tls key negotiation failed to occur (FrootVPN)

I'm using the free FrootVPN service (works flawlessly on Windows). However on Linux I can't manage to get it to work. FrootVPN's support webpage is broken so I can't message their support. I know ...
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Routing traffic around VPN

I recently setup a OpenVPN client on my HTPC, however once I connected to the VPN server I was no longer able to remotely SSH or connect to the other servers I had running on the HTPC. I followed ...
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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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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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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 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 I'm connected I can't use internet through vpn. This ...
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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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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 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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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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SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?

I have vpn set up in two different countries A (primary, where I live) and B (secondary, which I visit once or twice a year) and would like to SSH to my devices across the vpn. My Setup: Country A: ...
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How can i connect to a VPN then to a sock5 proxy?

Hi i need this for a school project im working on,the thing is i connect to a VPN through OpenVPN or a VPN client. So my conection look like this. My PC --- VPN --- Web if i connect to a sock5 proxy ...
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vnstat: Statistics of two connected OpenVPN-interfaces differ

I have two servers connected over an OpenVPN tunnel. The tunnel is a 1-to-1 tunnel with fixed IPs, so there should be no one else talking over the same tunnel interfaces than these servers. Some days ...
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How does the OpenVPN browser client work in Chrome?

OpenVPN allows you to establish the VPN connection directly from Chrome (other browsers, too, but Chrome is what I'm using). No installed software is required on the client machine. I remember when ...
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How to set up an OpenVPN Access Server inside of NetworkManager for GNOME?

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS I rent out from Atlanta. It is running CentOS 7 and is using the latest version of the OpenVPN Access Server software. I want to set up my VPN inside of the ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN LAN access

My target is to connect a PC from internet to a local VPN at my home and then access my computers in local LAN. Explanation: ****** ************** ****************** ...
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Setting up our existing Vagrant / VirtualBox instance to use VPN when not in the office

I'm currently trying to edit our existing Vagrant / VirtualBox image so that when users aren't within our office network they connect through their OpenVPN connection on the host computer. After ...
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OpenVPN client unable to connect to obfsproxy

I've set up my VPN server and client all working fine, but I'm trying to obfuscate the traffic with obfsproxy according to this guide, however it is not working for me on my elementaryOS-based pc. ...
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OpenVPN sans port forwarding on unfriendly networks

I have a problem. I'm about to move onto campus right in the middle of the semester. For a student, I have a complicated network setup where all of my systems are reliant on NAS and all of them VPN ...
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Mac OS 10.10 ignoring Openvpn DNS settings

Running Mac OS 10.10. Setup a openvpn connection and put the DNS servers to be used with the VPN connection under VPN Profile->Advanced->DNS. When I connect, it only uses the the DNS server pulled ...
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openVPN server installation over single port?

First of all please understand that i am new to this i need to clear technical term before i actually do any research over it so please ignore my illitracy over the subject.. My company have VPN in ...
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Setting up VPN connection for devices behind firewall

I am new to network security concepts and I want to know how to set up a VPN connection to a home network. I followed this tutorial but still unable to connect. My router has onboard Tomato VPN and ...
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How to properly override OpenVPN's redirect-gateway on Linux?

My VPN provider pushes redirect-gateway and I don't like that. On Windows, I override this with routes as advised here: route 0.0.0.0 192.0.0.0 net_gateway route 64.0.0.0 192.0.0.0 net_gateway route ...
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Intermittent disconnections when using OpenVPN over SSH tunnel; possible iptables issue?

I've recently set up a Debian Wheezy server with OpenVPN to help out some friends in areas where internet censorship is a problem (including the blocking of VPN traffic in general). To overcome this, ...
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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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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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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...
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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: ...