Virtual private network; a network that connects remote sites or users via the Internet using virtual connections so that devices can communicate as if they were on a private network.

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Is it safe to connect to network share via VPN?

I have a NAS running somewhere and I have configured VPN access for it. I usually need to access the files outside the NAS LAN, hence VPN. I'm currently accessing it through "\\MYNAS" on Windows ...
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OpenVPN client fails to activate pushed DHCP options for DNS and DOMAIN

OpenVPN client is connecting to OpenVPN server OK. During connection, we see the options pushed contain dhcp-option of DNS 10.0.0.2 and DOMAIN prd1.o2: Sun Aug 2 17:31:06 2015 PUSH: Received ...
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Repeating mDNS/Bonjour requests from eth0 through a tunnel (tun0)

To start off, I am quite new at both networking and Unix/Ubuntu/Linux distros. Just a warning, for any setup/code may look a bit ugly. Basically, my end goal is to successfully AirPlay Mirror to a ...
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RaspberryPI OpenVPN Client Not Forwarding to tun0

reposting from the RPI SO - apparently off topic for Server SO... I found plenty of guides for how to run RPIs as OpenVPN servers, but I want to run it as a client. I have a OpenVPN server set up ...
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Windows 10 VPN client is not working

In Windows 10 (an upgrade from Windows 8.1), old VPN PPTP connections were not correctly migrated. Created new VPN PPTP connection which was not working.  Error message: A Connection to the remote ...
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How to connect to a iOS/OSX IPSec VPN from Windows 8.1?

So I have a VPN server that I can successfully connect with iOS and OS X. I am trying to figure out how to connect to it with Windows 8.1 (64bit). I have following info about the VPN server: Type ...
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Fedora L2TP IPSEC VPN failure

I'm trying to connect to an L2TP IPSEC VPN server on Fedora 22. Connections have been successful Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android. I cannot get it to work on Fedora 22. I've followed ...
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Computer connects to ethernet when I'm only using wifi

I connect my computer through a wireless connection and use a vpn (private internet access). Whenever I start my computer it connects to the wifi and I have internet. Then however whenever my vpn ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

I know what you're thinking, "Just go to the VPN connection, right click and go to properties > Networking > IPv4 > Properties > Advanced > Uncheck 'Use default gateway on remote network'" ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10. Cannot rollback to 8.1

I have a similar problem to this user: No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10 I have a surface Pro 3 and after upgrading I have no internet. Recovery says there are no points to rollback ...
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Home Network - NAS, VPN, 2 Wifi networks [on hold]

I have a scenario where I want to have a home network setup with the following things: Normal Wifi network Another Wifi network that runs over a VPN (possibly multiple), so my TV and pick up netflix ...
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How to configure Windows VPN to not save *Session password?

So I have a standard PPTP VPN connection in Windows (8 or 10, behavior is the same). When I connect to the VPN, I'm using a standard username/password combination, not a Windows password and not my ...
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Windows 10 RTM - VPN - Connection - Connect Button

I installed Win 10 Rtm Pro and added a windows vpn connection. When I press the network icon in lower right edge, I see all my connections including my VPN connection. However, when I click on it, the ...
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Netgear R7000 router lags when connecting to VPN

I just bought a new Netgear Nighthawk R7000 router to use on my 100Mbps cable broadband connection. Download speeds and upload speeds look fine except when I VPN into my work's intranet. On my old ...
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Is there any non-network-based software KVM? [on hold]

I've been using Synergy, but it's useless for a computer connected to a different VPN, that doesn't allow split tunneling or LAN access. I don't want to route all KVM traffic through the VPN. And I ...
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Old Notebook as headless Server [on hold]

I have an old Notebook (Dell D630, to be precise) which has a dead graphics card. Because I have an Windows-Server training through school i want to use that on it too. (Yay - Marketing has worked.) ...
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2 vpn Combined..Questions

Hello so i have some theoritical questions about combining 2 vpns using a virtual machine.I whould test it my self but don't have the budget right now so my questions are: 1)If i use one vpn provider ...
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OpenVPN server forwards DNS and Traffic to private + WWAN

Intended: OpenVPN server allows clients to masquerade as its public IPv4 on the WWAN, as well as connect to other local servers within the private network, e.g. the internal DNS server. The private ...
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Anyway to make OpenVPN's DNS entry the last priority?

I'm connecting from school to home. I have OpenVPN set so that only home network connections go through the VPN; it is NOT set to send all traffic through the VPN. And I would prefer to keep it that ...
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Creating a WAN using WRT 1900 AC

I have two WRT 1900 AC routers, and I would like to create a WAN, I know that it has VPN technology built in it, and everything I have ever tried seems to die. I have searched and searched and really ...
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OpenVPN iptables and security

I want to run OpenVPN at home. I have a virtual instance of Debian 8 on my ESXi 6.0 host with its primary IP as 10.0.0.99. I assigned multiple virtual NICs (server, vpn, management, backup) with the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working on VPN — another session in progress?

I have looked at many solutions online for the issue that I am having but they just don't seem to be applicable. I have a VPN connection and I am trying to remote desktop into a computer over the ...
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VPS as a relay for applications behind NAT

Is it possible to use an inexpensive VPS as a sort of relay to accessing a CCTV setup whose internet connection is behind a NAT/private IP (specifically 3G). I can setup a ddwrt router on the NAT'ed ...
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Continuously check status of OpenVPN connection

I'm trying to check and display the status (connected/not connected) and the server's hostname/cn of an OpenVPN connection that should connect at every boot. Now I've found out that in ...
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Connecting to corporate VPN from China if blocked?

I am currently doing some remote work from China. The corporate VPN that I connect to occasionally will stop working for 30-45 minutes at a time, and I have no idea why. I was wondering if anyone had ...
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Unable to access router admin when using anonymous VPN service

My existing home network setup is as follows; Virgin Media Superhub 2 in modem only mode ASUS RT-N13U working as a switch / wireless AP running DD-WRT firmware version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std ...
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Wrong dns suffix is appended

I use Win7 inside a vpn, and my organization have a few dns suffixes that are used: a.myorg b.myorg c.myorg and I'm using the server server.c.myorg. And some of the time when I do ping server, the ...
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How to make Chrome bypass global VPN settings

So I'm home office and I'm connected to the company's VPN network, using the Cisco AnyConnect software. All traffic goes through that VPN, including traffic from/to Chrome. My question is, how can I ...
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How do I find a program or file that is blocking my VPN from using TCP?

I am using SoftEther VPN + VPN Gate extension and I am having trouble connecting to a VPN using TCP. UDP works, but TCP does not. I get a Protocol Error code instantaneously after trying to connect. ...
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How can I tunnel traffic from vpn to SSH?

I have: 1) PC - openvpn_connection - Server1(my server) - tunnel works fine i have internet on pc. 2) Server1(my) - SSH_tunnel - Server2 (not my) - proxy works fine, tested on browser internet ...
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VPN (Windows 7) & local (physical) network access

I've set up a VPN (on a synology server) located at my home, to which I connect using the windows 7 VPN (PPTP connection). When I connect to the VPN while at work, I can see my external IP address ...
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Can't connect to VPN any longer on Windows 8.1

I'm not sure what caused it to stop working, but I cannot connect to my VPN connections that I used to be able to connect to before. I get this error (in Event Viewer's Application logs from ...
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DNS Search Suffix: Multiple domains, multiple DNS servers

I'm at work connected to workdomain.com I use a client VPN connection to connect to homelab.com Now if I ipconfig /all I get: Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ...
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Cut connection if VPN down

How can I effectively cut my Internet connection as soon as my VPN is down, avoiding my leaking my actual IP address? I have tried creating a rule in Gufw to just allow traffic to my newly assigned ...
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Linux box as network gateway changes source address

I have a Ubuntu Server box(A) with an IPSec tunnel to another datacenter(AWS, through a VPC VPN). The tunnel is fine and I can ping the other side of the tunnel. The problem is when I try to ...
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Set Up VPN on home network and use on home PC

I was thinking of setting up my own VPN on a Raspberry Pi and linking it up to my router at home and then using the VPN on my PC which is on the same network. I've only ever used VPNs before, not ...
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Is it possible to use VPN only for virtual machine?

I want to use a VPN only for some applications, if I use a virtual machine with a VPN configured on it, my entire pc will use that VPN or only my virtual machine will use that VPN? Another question. ...
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Printing through VPN, 2 ubuntu installs, one behind firewall

I have a cubox running Ubuntu 14.04 and would like 2 Laserjet pro 1102w printers be connected to it (USB connection). The cubox is behind a not accessible router connected to the internet. From my ...
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How to proxy traffic through VPS to destination host

So, I have a nice, DDoS protected VPS. Then, i have a horribly protected Dedicated server which I'm running a minecraft server on. I want to set it up so, I can set my domain to the VPSs ip, and when ...
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Make address/url only available when VPN is connected

I'd like to try to make an address/url only available to my PC (Linux) when my VPN is connected and absolutely unavailable when it's not. That means no ping and nothing else. It should act as if the ...
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racoon IPSec/L2TP Client

I try to configure a racoon IPSec/L2TP client to connect a Windows 2003 server. The server is originally intended to be used with Windows XP clients (successfully tested with Windows XP SP3 but ...
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Internet stops working a short while after I connect to the VPN [on hold]

I need to connect to a VPN server and route all of my internet traffic through that. Now the problem is that, whenever I connect to the VPN, my internet works for some 10-15 seconds and then drops ...
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VPN on guest machine only

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that does a fair bit of media transcoding, and serves the house via Plex server. I am looking at making a VM guest (windows 7 or 8) that will have a VPN client ...
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Share internet through Proxy Server?

I know that a proxy server can be used to secure a network, everything is encrypted, to connect from other country as if i were in another, surf anonymously... But what i don't know if it's possible ...
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How do I fix my mac so that resolv.conf does not get overwritten by any VPN software?

I'm running Mac OSX Yosemite and am now having issues with my VPN since installing OpenVPN. I recently installed OpenVPN to connect to a new VPN setup. I have Junos Pulse to connect to another VPN as ...
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Configuring a VPN to both act as a client and a server

Ideally I would like to have a network setup where my internet traffic would be anonymized through Private Internet Access's VPN service. I would like to set this up on my dd-wrt router so the ...
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Low VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN) performance on raspberry pi

I own a raspberry pi modebl b+ with Raspbian and kernel 3.12.26+ installed. I recompiled the kernel and enabled pptp module in order to use it with pptp_accel Using the same VPN provider and their ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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VPN disables Internet connection sharing ICU

I've been having this problem with my VPN. normally I share my Internet connection with other laptop and ICU works well but when I connect to VPN on my computer, the other laptop won't have Internet ...
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on DD-WRT router how to reconnect PPTP and bypass VPN for specific IPs or connected devices

I've ASUS RT-N66U flashed with "DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) big". I use VyprVPN service with PPTP protocol. I set up the router through PPTP protocol following these instructions: ...