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 works only with one server only?

I have a premium subscription with a website, i could connect to all their 15 servers without any problems and one day everything stopped working, i literally searched for tens of VPN services and ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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Does an OpenVPN client config .ovpn file require ssl keys or can I use a username and password instead?

My .ovpn file looks like: client dev tun proto tcp remote 1.2.3.4 1194 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun ca [inline] cert [inline] key [inline] verb 1 keepalive 10 900 ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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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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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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VPN not connecting shows error 720 or 800

My computer currently runs on windows 8 64-bit. I have been trying to setup a vpn on my computer using vpnbook. But when i try to login error 720 shows up "A connection to the remote computer could ...
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How to configure openwrt openvpn bridge

I am trying to use my openwrt router to connect to my home network and i can connect to the vpn server but i need to forward or bridge the vpn so everything that comes through the router either ...
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How to force Google safesearch on entire network

I've a problem filtering web searches on Google domains. Currently I've a linux openVPN Server running with openDNS "family block". I can block a lot of websites with dangerous content and it's ok. ...
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Set OpenVPN to turn off TAP Adapter when it loses connection

Here is my current setup: I'm connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot that closes the connection every 1h 30min. After that, credentials are asked to resume the connection. To do this, I'm using a Java ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Troubleshooting open VPN on Netgear Nighthawk AC3200

I have a new shiny Netgear Nighthawk AC3200 router, that works great and gives good coverage. However, I'm trying to get the VPN connection up so I can remotely access my home network (I'm ...
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Unable to ping 10.8.0.1 once client is connected Linux base OpenVPN

Am I correct in thinking I should be able to ping 10.8.0.1 from the client? The client connects to the server fine however am unable to ping the server using the 10.8.0.0 subnet. I did a traceroute ...
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What is Shared Key field in OpenVPN client setup in pfSense: The field 'Shared Key' does not appear to be valid

I have OpenVPN client for windows, which is functionning Ok. Now I want to set the same VPN be accessible via pfSense. In my standalone client I have ca.crt file, which is referred from ...
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List which VPN clients are connected

Situation: I have a private VPN server at home which is open to the internet so that a certain group of people can connect to it (only keypair authentication is allowed). How can I see which clients ...
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allow incoming ssh with openvpn client

I have set up an OpenVPN client on my home router. The moment the tunnel goes up, I can no longer ping my router from the internet using its WAN_IP. I would like to allow certain incoming connections ...
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How to Share openvpn connection over ethernet?

I'm trying to share my openvpn connection on linux to my pc. My wan connection comes through on wlan0 and my vpn is on tun0. Eth0 is my cat5 cable plugged into my laptop. I can't bridge tun0 so I ...
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OpenVPN route specific traffic through normal interface

I use OpenVPN service and I test my software with a remote server. My problem is that VPN connection is slow and picture uploading through VPN with FTP service is laggy. I want to use C# database ...
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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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Becoming a VPN router in Arch Linux

I want to be able to set my computer as the router (or "default gateway") on any device on my network and have it go through my VPN, eliminating the need for a VPN client on that device. I do echo 1 ...
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How to use Openvpn and system VPN(PPTP) at the same time?

I need to connect VPN using Mac's system(PPTP) and use Openvpn to connect to my private servers. But it seems that I can't connect both of them at the same time. Is there any way to solve this? For ...
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OpenWRT: OpenVPN + obfusproxy ? (Linux and Android Clients)

Is it possible to use obfusproxy (or similar) tool together with OpenVPN on a OpenWRT powered router? How to set it up on the router? How do I configure the client (Linux and Android OS)?
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Which SOHO hardware/router to use for high speed OpenVPN client

I need to establish a OpenVPN tunnel for my internet connection. Because not every client in my LAN is capable of doing this, I want a router which can handle it. The favored OpenVPN tunnel throughput ...
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Openvpn connnects but public ip still my own

Hi there superuser people. I am using a vpn (on the OpenVPN protocol) but the connection seems to be not working. my public ip reported by both (cmd.exe ipconfig) and openvpn is x.x.x.x but when i ...
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No internet through OpenVPN

I am having trouble with my OpenVPN setup. I have a Linode box with an OpenVPN server installed on it and I managed to get Tunnelblick to establish a vpn connection from my mac. I followed this guide ...
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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 ...
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Prevent outgoing traffic unless OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf on Mac OS X 10.9.4

I've been able to deny all connections to external networks unless my OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf Into etc/pf.conf in the end i add # # Allow connection via Viscosity only # wifi=en1 ...
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Open VPN Windows, pass all traffic through remote server

Goal: To pass all information (web browsing, video games, ftp / tftp traffic, etc) through a remote network before exiting to the internet. I am able to get a default gateway on working, but I'm not ...
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Cannot access network connected to OpenVPN server

The VPN server (Linux) is behind a router. I want to connect from an external network to my VPN server and access devices in the server’s local network (and the server itself). The local network’s ...
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Connecting to a VPN box on my LAN, while connected via VPN

I've recently configured an old laptop to sit on my home network, and I have it sending all of its traffic through an OpenVPN connection. It's running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm still able to connect to this ...
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VPN kill switch on DD-WRT and OpenVPN

I followed the DD-WRT: VPN OpenVPN Setup to configure the VPN connection on my router. Apparently i use privateinternetaccess as a VPN provider and OpenVPN. It works fine, but there is no VPN kill ...
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How to set up a two Wifi Router home Network, with one providing regular internet Access and the other VPN connection?

In my home network, i am running two Wifi Routers, a Buffalo WHR-HP-G300N running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (07/24/13) std (192.168.1.2) a Linksys WRT320N running Shibby Tomato 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-121 K26 Max ...
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IPfire OpenVPN access to LAN (Green) network

I've set up a separated(Dev) network with IPfire: Web --> dd-wrt --> Home Network (192.168.0.0/24) --> IPFire (192.168.0.29) --> Dev Network (192.168.2.0/24) I would like for the team to be able to ...
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What is the most effective method for implementing PIA VPN for my home network?

I am looking to funnel all of the traffic on my home network through Private Internet Access (or any other VPN provider). At this point, I just use the PIA desktop client which works fine, but only my ...
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DD-WRT + Windows 8 OpenVPN refuses to browse internet

I have a DD-WRT router with subnet 10.0.2.x, running at IP 10.0.2.1. It has an OpenVPN server set up. OpenVPN should use 10.0.10.x to host its clients. It should then forward all traffic so I can use ...
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VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT)

I am a new at openwrt (attitude adjustment - TP-Link WDR3600), I am trying to get an OpenVPN On Dedicated Wireless Access Point (VAP). Let me show you what I'm trying to do here with visuals: SSID ...
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Cannot access internet and local DNS server using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

I tried to setup Dnsmasq and OpenVPN server on my DD-WRT router. My goal is to connect to my dd-wrt (v24-sp2 (03/25/13) mega) router via openvpn and: use my local resources, address to them using ...
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getting request into lxc-guest via host firewall but no answer (openvpn inside lxc)

my goal is to set up openvpn inside an lxc-container and i came close but it could not manage to get an answer out of the host. The Setup Host: public ip: 88.88.88.88 (on eth0) LXC-Gateway: ...
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Is it possible to get two IPv6 networks to communicate over IPv4 Internet in this case?

I have a setup of a laptop connected to a cellular IPv4 network (3G usb dongle) and PC connected to another IPv4/IPv6 network. Both have been configured to run as IPv6 routers and each has its IPv6 ...
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How to elegantly selectively exclude FreeBSD network traffic from OpenVPN interface by port

inexperienced sysadmin here. I'm planning on running a net daemon inside a FreeBSD jail through OpenVPN, but want to be able to SSH directly into the jail and use the daemon's web interface daemon ...
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OpenVPN security, authentication

I would like to know if this config can be enhanced, in particular i wanted to ask if OVPN certificate-auth can be considered somewhat secure'ish ... ? For example : would any client be able to ...
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Can't load tun module in Linux

I am trying to set up a VPN connection, but OpenVPN fails with ERROR: Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/net/tun: No such device (errno=19) modprobe tun has no effect, and modinfo tun shows that the ...
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OpenVPN stops working after X period of time or X connections

I am running an openVPN client on a windows 2008 VM. It works great. I can RDC into it via the openVPN IP. But eventually it stops working properly. Usually around 24-48hrs. But I believe its ...
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Trafic of a VM through VPN (Viscosity)

I'm on windows 7 and I wanna use VirtualBox with a ubuntu inside. Let say that I use (as a client side) viscosity as tun on the host (win 7). How may I make the VM traffic (and only this traffic) ...
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How to use openvpn daemon with authentication token

we recently started using openvpn in production environment. We also use several kinds of OS here (Mac, Linux and Win). I would like to talk about linux. Those who have access also have tokens from ...
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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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Asus-wrt AC52U configuration problems

I am having problems getting my Asus ac52u working with openvpn from mullvad.net, a swedish VPN provider. It is not working despite many hours with both trying and googling. SHORT INTRODUCTION I ...
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Can’t ping gateway on a Tomato OpenVPN server setup

I have some problem configuring an Open VPN server from a tomato firmware (v1.28.9054 MIPSR2-beta K26 USB vpn3.6) on a WNR3500L router. I’ve setup the server like that : And, when connecting ...
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pfSense OpenVPN Server uses PAP Authentication…is this secure?

I have followed many guides online including: http://blog.stefcho.eu/?p=545 I'm setting up openvpn and radius authentication on a pfsense box. All the guides suggest to use PAP authentication. I'm ...