VPN is the acronym for Virtual Private Network - a network type that uses a the Internet to provide remote networks or single machines with secure access to their organization's network avoiding expensive leased lines.

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Remote Backup Solution

I have a customer who is looking for an extra backup. He already uses Western Digital's cloud backup as well as swapping out his physical backup drives once a week and bringing it offsite. He is ...
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Cisco VPN client settings overwritten by one host

I frequently connect to my work vpn, and to the vpn of one of my customers. Every time I connect to my customer's VPN all the settings from my work VPN are cleared out. That is, the next time I want ...
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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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How to route openvpn-server traffic over the vpn itself

So I have a server with the public ip address of 101.102.103.104 (for example). This server is running an openvpn server, plus a bunch of other stuff that is listening on the public ip network device ...
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High-performance HTTP request sniffing in linux [on hold]

I have a VPN server that many users are connected to. I want to know which URLs are mostly accessed by the users. Therefore, I have to sniff HTTP requests that are transferred inside my VPN server. I ...
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Networking Basics: How Do VPNs Route Traffic Without A Default Gateway?

I'm trying to better undstand how traffic is routed through a VPN on a windows machine. I have a working vpn server at work that I am connected to from home. My networks subnet is 192.168.8.x The ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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Setting up a vpn server(?) without AD [duplicate]

So, I have a program running in an office (3rd party) that is set to run off a local IP address (192.168.1.252 - this is hard-coded into the jnlp, and is not controlled by me or my employer). I also ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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OpenVPN service fails to start

I am trying to set up a VPN server on a Raspberry Pi, however, I get an error [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: server failed! I have followed a few different tutorials, but none of ...
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Zyxel Keenetic Lite Rev B, OPEN VPN client

I have Zyxel Keenetic Lite. I have 2 PC(standalone and laptop) at home, from where I need to work remotely. PC INTERNET works via cable, laptop works via WiFi. On both of PC I have to use OPENVPN (2 ...
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ShrewSoft VPN, multiple users with same external gateway issues

I have a VPN firewall, we can connect more than one user if using different external gateways. If we have more than one user with the same external gateway then only one can connect and keep pinging ...
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How to use Belgian eID card to connect SSTP VPN handled by TMG

I'd like to know how to use my personal eID card as Smart Card credentials for a SSTP VPN connection. The VPN server is Forefront TMG 2010. I currently use normal credentials (User / Password), it ...
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How to simulate a hub in Virtualbox?

I have the following network topology simulated using VirtualBox: Ubuntu1 >> IPFire1 ---- IPFire2 << Ubuntu2 All this network links are internal networks. Of course, IPFire 1 and IPFire ...
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I need to resolve a given TLD by using a known DNS server

We have a VPN to another network and that network has a DNS server with a few resources we want to resolve by name. On a Mac I can add a file in /etc/resolver called thing.place.com inside which I ...
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cisco ipsec vpn of maverick does not work

I want to connect to my company network through my macbook pro which runs osx 10.9. And I have the right configuration which runs perfectly well in windows. I use the osx's built in cisco IPSec vpn ...
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Is it possible to connect to TeamViewer's VPN and a Proxy Directly? (i.e. with out a second TV client)

I am abroad and remoting into my home machine trying to set up a VPN and proxy server because I'm using a lot of public WiFi is Southeast Asia on a working holiday. As I already use TeamViewer, I am ...
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OpenVpn Service is connected but no ip change

First let me start with that yes it is run as an administrator here is the route print The problem is that the open vpn client says it is connected and it shows it has an assigned IP but ...
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Should I use Android phone/dongle or linux plug computer to run VPN server? [closed]

If you consider yourself an über nerd, I need help with this problem. I’m looking for a VPN (virtual private network) solution that meets the following criteria: It’s not via a paid service It’s ...
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Turning windows 7/8 into VPN router

I am currently trying to turn my pc running windows 7 (storage media server with flexraid) into a VPN router that allows other devices to access the media content (works fine now) and allow other ...
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Unable to connect to URLs which were accessed before VPN was connected after Cisco VPN connects

We have a very strange situation with Cisco VPN client on Windows 7. Currently it appears like it is manifesting only with .NET applications. It is not reproducible on Macs using the same VPN. It is ...
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Windows 7 IPsec IKEv2 EAP-TLS error

I have set-up Strongswan on a Ubuntu 14.04 server from the official package repo with IKEv2 and rightauth=eap-tls using our PKI infrastructure. I can connect just fine from Android and Linux but not ...
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Win 7 connects via VPN L2TP to Mac Mini 10.9.2 but can't map drive to file share

I'm connected via VPN L2TP protocol to Mac Mini server running Mavericks 10.9.2, but can't see network or map a drive to the file share. Why not??
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Setup VPN in docker

I am working on connecting docker containers together. I have explored the options provided in docker for networking. Now I want to create a VPN kind of setup to connect docker nodes and containers. ...
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Does VPN really protect IP address?

I have tried a VPN on ipad from Onavo. When trying different websites giving IP address to my surprise some were able to still show my ip address not the VPN address. So is VPN really worth as it ...
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Openswan won't connect to SonicWall NSA 2400 - Policy does not allow static IP

We have a SonicWALL NSA 2400 firewall, and connect successfully from the office to our datacentre via VPN on Windows machines using the SonicWALL Global VPN Client. We now need to connect an Ubuntu ...
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VPN connection sharing through Windows guest / Share guest VPN with host

Can I route traffic from Linux through the VirtualBox guest's VPN? The guest VPN client should see this traffic as local and therefore would not attempt to block it.
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How to use OpenVPN on Whonix Workstation?

I've checked the documentation and googled it like a mad man. It's supposedly straight-forward as it should just go through the gateway with no problems. But I am getting one error after another with ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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Don't retry vpn connection after tls-error

I have several cellular devices which establish always-on openvpn tunnels to a server which is always listening for incoming openvpn connection requests. Sometimes the cellular devices are delivered ...
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Server 2012 share over vpn

I have a VPN between two routers, on location one I have a bunch of servers and on the second location I have a backup system. Until now I had a Windows 2000 Server running at the first location and ...
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How to set up VPN connection for Windows 8 migrating from Windows 7?

I can succeed to set up VPN connection to my company in Windows 7. But in Windows 8, with the box asking to choose VPN type, I have no idea what to choose. Please help if you know how to. In Windows ...
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How to properly install certificate issued to me?

I tried various ways to install certificate, but it seems it either not being seen by linux or something else is wrong. I got .pfx to be able to connect to another server via vpn (need to use Cisco ...
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How to configure VPN connection to be more tolerant of network latency?

I need to connect to a private network at my university using an OpenVPN connection. We are currently using such a connection successfully in most cases. However, I often need to connect via HughesNet ...
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Getting a 'Error 720 - A connection to the remote computer could not be established.' windows 8

I have a user who gets 'Error 720 - A connection to the remote computer could not be established.' when trying to connect to any VPN using windows VPN on Windows 8. I do not think this is an issue ...
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is it possible to run multiples of the same operating system one one computer at the same time?

I am attempting to run multiple systems at once one ONE computer all at the same time. Is this at all possible? my knowledge of computers and technology is limited, but to give you a little more ...
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Reply from *VPN IP Address*: Destination host unreachable. Request timed out

I have a device attached to my Netgear router (recording device with an HDD). The IP is the first in the below image: I have a VPN IP set up for it. The getter command for it returns VPN IP ...
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Router based VPN through single Ethernet port or easy on/off

I've recently moved out of the USA. Before my move I signed up for a VPN service. I've been searching for a way to enable network-level VPN for all my devices through my router. It seem easy enough ...
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VPN only for a single program

I'm creating a new VPN service, to enable players of the Crysis 1, Crysis Wars, and Crysis 2 games to continue playing after the online multiplayer is shut down at the end of this month. The purpose ...
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Use VPN service for specific programs in Windows

What I'm trying to achieve is to have several programs (uTorrent, Sick Beard, other programs without proxy settings) directed through a VPN, whilst other programs (TeamSpeak server, possibly others) ...
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Networking issue in Windows 8.1 / 7 and Virtual Box

I have a Windows 8.1 (x64) installed on my notebook PC, I've also installed a Windows 7 (x86) in Virtual Box which is installed in my Windows 8.1. in Windows 8.1 I can access a network that is not ...
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Connect to internet using other computer's internet on LAN

I have 2 systems one is windows 8 and the other one is windows XP, the XP one has direction connection to internet as well is on my local network. I want to use that computer's internet connection in ...
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how to export import VPN PPTP android connection?

I have created vpn connection with pptp protocol and I want to export this connection information to install it in many number of android devices, can any one help please ?
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Is there any way of extracting a shared secret from a PBK file or a similar artefact from a Windows 7 installation?

My company's laptop comes with preconfigured VPN connections to access the company's network. The default setup of the laptop is a bit outdated to say the least and I was wondering if in some cases I ...
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OpenVPN not sending traffic to internet?

I've set up openvpn on my pi and am running into a small issue. I can connect to the VPN server and ping it just fine, and I can also connect to other machines on my local network. However I am ...
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Windows 7: Increase VPN timeout to keep connection because of unstable internet connection?

I use the built-in VPN support of Windows 7 Home Edition to connect to my company. But I get disconnected a lot, which is probably the result of an unstable LAN or internet connection (I can't do ...
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Cisco RV016 dual WAN and VPN setup

I have a VPN of several RV016 routers and I want to set some of them with 2 ISPs. I plug the two ISP cables in WAN 1 and 2 ports and configure the router to "Intelligent Balancer(Auto Mode)". It works ...
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Routing Traffic With OpenVPN

Few minutes ago i configured my VPN server, and actually I can connect to my VPN but all trafic is going through my normal home network. On my OpenVPN application I've got an information : Server IP: ...