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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Accessing a server that is accessible to one computer from another computer

So basically I have a computer, let's call it 'X'. This computer has a standard Internet connection, via which it connects to a VPN, using CheckPoint VPN. When it's connected to the VPN (and only ...
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How do I, on a Ubuntu Server acting as a NAT, forward all requests for a subnet to a VPN?

I have an Ubuntu server handing out IP addresses in the 10.1.2.x range acting as a NAT. It is connected to a VPN, and has the IP address 172.16.1.250 from it. How do I have it forward any requests ...
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How do I route requests for an entire subnet over a VPN connection on Ubuntu?

I have an Ubuntu machine connected to a VPN, with the IP address 172.16.1.250. I want to tunnel all the requests for 172.16.1.* through the VPN, but nothing else. If I try to use sudo route -net add ...
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VPN client for linux machine + support checkpoint gateway

Since Checkpoint Company not have a VPN client for Linux (checkpoint VPN SNX R71 not fit for us because this VPN required changes on the gateway side ) I am trying to find if there is VPN client ...
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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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VPN plus Wake on LAN: Are there excesive security risks in remotely connecting to my computer with such a config?

My problem seems very simple: I have a laptop that has close to no internal storage, but a home PC that has tons. I want to be able to use the HDs on my home PC (which are shared across the local ...
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how to bypass internet censorship by SSH [on hold]

Here in our country most free internet services like YouTube and WordPress and many of theme are blocked! Can i use remote SSH servers to by pass censorship? would you u please list some free online ...
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Checking if VPN is working correctly

How to make sure, that all traffic (e.g. from web browser) is passing through VPN and no data is leaking through normal internet interface? Or how to check, what interface (VPN or other) is used by ...
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Proxy alternatives/Lightspeed systems

Please read the entire section before answering. Our school IT is extremely uncooperative and will not assist us. WEBSITES SUCH AS WIKI ANSWERS, UNITY FORUMS, AND THIS WEBSITE ARE BLOCKED. I HAVE NO ...
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Mac OS X and VPN Option all traffic over vpn

i have to say, i am new in using a Mac. So please don't expect too much. My operating system is Mac OS X 10.9.2. To connect to my company's pc, i managed to create a vpn connection using VPN (PPTP). ...
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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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openvpn client can't connect to server over the internet but it works over lan (server ports forwarded)

I set up an OpenVPN server and client configuration files for gaming and the client is able to connect to the server over the same LAN, but when I try to connect the client to the server over the ...
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Shrew Soft VPN Client 2.2.1 + how to configure user.c file for checkpoint VPN

I download the latest VPN client - ike-2.2.1-release From https://www.shrew.net/download/ike I need to install this VPN on my linux red-hat machine – version 6.3 I read that shrew VPN ...
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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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Force all traffic through VPN

I am using PfSense as a firewall, with its VPN functionality. The client I use is Shrew Soft VPN client. As it is a split tunnel, is there a way I can force all traffic through the VPN connection, ...
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How to best configure virtual machine network

Background: I have the following setup: Mac (OSX 10.8.5); Bootcamp partition; Virtual Machine, VM, (using Parallels Desktop) that runs from the physical Bootcamp drive; I have some Cross-platform ...
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Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...
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How to deal with Dual-Stack Lite and incoming connections

My ISP (german cable ISP Unitymedia) forced me to use DS-Lite / Dual Stack Lite because he ran out of IPv4 addresses. Common problems with that setup are: interrupted connections (i.e. in online ...
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How to set up Linux VPN server and connect from a Mac?

I am trying to set up my own VPN server on a Linux box which I would connect to from my Mac, and I am having trouble figuring out which is the best and easiest(recommended) way to do that. Which VPN ...
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Homeoffice VPN: torrent filenames visible at company?

I use VPN to connect to my company. Can they see the filenames which are downloaded on torrent?
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clone from bitbucket.org in command on guest linux virtual box through proxy in host

I am using an ubuntu virtualbox guest on a windows 8 host. I am going to clone a repo from www.bitbucket.org using git command in guest. BUT the problem: I realzied that I cannot connect to ...
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Route internet traffic from openvpn tun0 to eth0

I can't figure it out. How do I give chosen VPN-users access to internet trough eth0? All server traffic goes trough eth1. The eth0 is only supposed to give VPN-users internet access on chosen ports ...
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Accessing the underlying network withn a VPN

I'm using a computer which connects to my companies network via a VPN. When I try to access my local network it is unreachable as long as the VPN is active. Normally this is of course the desired ...
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VPN and Local IP Address

I am using a VPN service. After recently installing a program that monitors ports, I noticed that whenever I am using my VPN, my local IP address changes. I am aware that the external IP should change ...
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How to keep log of sites visited by remote access users in server 2012

I would like to know if its possible to keep a log of the websites visited by the users connecting to my server using a PPTP connection. The VPN server has been configured using routing and remote ...
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L2TP/IPSec stopped working after openssl upgrade

VPN connections from my MacBook / iOS devices to a Debian server having openswan / xl2tp were working just fine until I used apt-get to upgrade everything due to openssl heartbleed announcement. Now ...
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What can be the reason I can't connect to VPN from different network?

I try to connect to a VPN. Before I moved I had no problem establishing the connection but with a new router the old settings don't work anymore. My guess is that I need to forward a couple of ports ...
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linux + Open VPNC Client can service checkpoint vpn or or nortel vpn?

regarding the Site: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/network/vpn/linux-solaris/index.xml?ID=VPNC My question: As we know OPEN VPNC support Cisco VPN's clients But not clearly if VPNC can also support a ...
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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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Setup a PPTP VPN on DDWRT Router

I have a internet connection with Static IP ,I want to setup a VPN for my Personal use and my setup is given below.I followed the instructions for setting up a pptp Vpn from here Intenet with static ...
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Bridge Citrix Desktop Network to Host Computer

The project I am currently working on requires me to use a Citrix desktop client. While the Citrix desktop client isn't all that bad, I am not (nor will I ever be) an admin in that desktop ...
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configure iptables to block all(as much as possible) bittorrent traffic

good day all This is my current iptables setup Generated by iptables-save v1.4.7 on Wed Apr 9 13:50:31 2014 *filter :INPUT DROP [0:0] :FORWARD DROP [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :LOGDROP - ...
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Benefits of using a VPN for personal Internet browsing [closed]

I can understand a VPN is good in this scenarios: For a company network, to allow encrypted connection among company computers and with the comany server. If you are connected to a public Wi-Fi, ...
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linux + bad ELF interpreter when install VPN client

I have Linux red-hat machine - kernel 2.6.32 64 BIT I installed the Cisco VPNC client on my Linux machine according to the instruction in the following site: ...
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Ubuntu + CISCO VPNC CLIENT for my new ubuntu version (32 bit )

I have newest Ubuntu Linux version 10.04.4 (32 bit ) I want to install Cisco VPNC client on this linux machines in order to connect to other customers I little confuse , which VPNC cisco version ...
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Linking router from VPN to main network?

So, here's what I have going on now: Thomson Cable Modem ---> WAN port on D-Link N600 (IP 192.168.0.1 - DHCP 192.168.0.100-149) running stock D-link Firmware ---> Wan port on Linksys E1200 (IP ...
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Confirming VPN functionality?

I need some basic help with using a VPN client. My home network is: 192.168.1.0/24 and my work network is: 10.0.0.0/8. I'm connecting in Debian Linux via client.ovpn file, using the command: openvpn ...
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Do we need a VPN?

We are looking at setting up a server for our university research group (small group of 5 people). The server is eventually going to be gathering and storing data from a number of our project partners ...
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Problems with PPTP VPN on Windows 7

I have a PPTP VPN server set up on Ubuntu VPS and it works OK on my Mac, but when I connect to it on my Windows 7 machine, most sites work, but for some reason some others do not work – browser just ...
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Allow PPTPD Clients to Communicate

Ive set up a PPTPD VPN server on an Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. I have 3 machines connected to it, 2 of which are on the same network and one that is on a separate network. All 3 are on the VPN, and can ...
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Moving Windows PPTP VPN to DD-WRT

How to move Windows PPTP VPN to DD-WRT. While I have set the VPN IP address under VPN Client in DD-WRT and also the username and password. Therefore, the MPPE Encryption in DD-WRT, I've set as mppe ...
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How to connect to a VPN on start up?

I need to have a computer at a branch office automatically connect to the corporate VPN to simplify the login process (not forcing the user to press network login down the right). The client machine ...
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OpenWRT: Share openvpn connection with network

I want to tunnel all the traffic of my network through an openvpn connection running on my openwrt router.. Openvon is installed on the OpenWRT router. It is possible to connect to the openvpn server ...
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VPN Error “attempted VPN tunnels failed” (Windows 7 IKEv2)

I try to set up a VPN connection to my workplace following the clear instructions from HERE It fails to connect returning an error 800: "The remote connection was not made because the attempted ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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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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IPSec with or without L2TP?

I'm referring to this question. And to be clear: This is really not about the old PPTP vs L2TP debate. ;-) I successfully set up racoon as an IKE server without any L2TP implementation running and it ...
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How do I configure my network to force some devices over vpn but still have them on the local network?

I want to setup a router with that will be a VPN endpoint that a number of devices can connect to (roku, apple tv, etc). These devices will be piped over the VPN to the internet. The rest of my ...
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Cannot port through CISCO router

I am running Windows Vista, and using RealVNC viewer to try and ssh tunnel into a server. Furthermore, I am running the VNCviewer on my laptop (which I normally do not bring to work). I keep getting ...
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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 ...