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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OpenVPN starts from CLI but not using “service” or on boot

I've set up an OpenVPN server (loosely following this tutorial) I can start the service using sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start but if I use sudo service openvpn start I get the following error: ...
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accessing outside my network through a server

I have: A user-machine (embedded device where I can't log in to console or ssh) , that doesn't have access to lan 192.168.5.x B a server debian that sees the A's network , but is in 192.168.1.x ...
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CSipSimple can't hear when calling from Jitsi or vice-versa when openvpn connected on one of the devices

First of all my English is not good, but i will try my best to explain the problem I face. Please help with editing if you can. I configured Ostel (SIP) on PC (Jitsi) and on Android phone ...
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Access US-based web sites without using VPN? [on hold]

A site I'd like to read is off-limit to non-US IP's. Since it's the only site I read that is thusly restricted, setting up a VPN just for this seems overkill. So I was wondering if there's some ...
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Cisco AnyConnect to Mac built-in VPN

I have Cisco AnyConnect installed on my laptop which let me connect to company's network. For some reason I want to use Mac OSX built-in VPN client instead. With AnyConnect, I just provide the server ...
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How to make VPN use only 1 of the 2 NIC?

I know it sounds a bit dump, but here is the case, I work in China a lot and we all know, China blocks gmail / facebook / twitter... etc, to access these tools along with my company network, I would ...
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How to redirect LAN traffic to a L2TP/IPsec client connection on a gateway?

I established a L2TP/IPsec client connection on the gateway, and I'm trying to redirect my host on LAN to use this connection when accessing the Internet. Here is the network topology. This is my ...
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Softether VPN slow throughput

I set up a Softether VPN on my Raspberry Pi per the instructions here, and I'm getting extremely low throughput when connecting to the VPN. My Internet connection to the Raspberry Pi is about 30 ...
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OS X iptables owner equivalent OR use only vpn for specific user

I am trying to make sure all network traffic initiated by a specific user on OS X Yosemite will go through a specific vpn or otherwise be blocked. I imagine I could do that easily on linux using ...
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Unable to connect VPN from DLink 710

I using D-Link DWR-710 Le Petit router .. I am unable to connect to office VPN .. I am using tata docomo 3G sim.. But I am able to connect through other tata docomo sim..Does any router firewall ...
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How much barring does the CPU, BUS and Motherboard have on a pfSense system?

I am planning on turning an old Pent 4 system into a pfSense box using (4)100Mbps ports and I have a 50/50 fiber connection currently for $25/mo and was wondering if I would by at any rate slow the ...
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OpenVPN: how can I assign specific netmask for clients from server side?

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu Linux v14. This is an example of the ifconfig for a connecting client: luis@Zarzamoro:/etc/openvpn$ sudo ifconfig tun0 tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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SonicWALL Net Extender, security?

I'm new to SonicWALL. How secure is the SonicWALL Net Extender? It seems to be using PTPP, but calls it SSL VPN, are they different. Am I secure? If its bad, whats better? Thanks
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Create a bridge between a tunnel and ethernet device

I have a Raspberry pi with Debian wheezy. There are three connections exists: eth0: native usb ethernet, connected to the router. eth1: plug-in usb ethernet adapter tun0: tunnel created by ...
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Configure router to use vpn for only proxy server

My router is configured with an OpenVPN account from StrongVPN and all traffic passes over though the VPN. I want all traffic to use the normal wan ISP internet. If an application has the routers ...
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How to prevent Internet acees if SwitchVPN is not running

I've got a VPN Client (Switch VPN) that automatically starts on Windows login, but requires administratives elevations. As I am the owner of the computer (I share my PC with 2 other persons), I would ...
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How to make Windows 8.1 auto-connect to a VPN if connecting to an unsecure WiFi network?

When connecting to an unsecure WiFi network, is there any chance to force Windows to make sure it is connected to one of my selected VPNs before allowing any other traffic to pass through that WiFi ...
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Can I use fingerprint reader to login through SonicWall

One of the directors didnt know where to put his head. So he introduced new security measures. Now I have to type login and password every time I login into the office VPN (I work from home so it is ...
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OpenVPN does not auto reconnect

I run OpenVPN in Win7 as a service in background. For years now this worked fine, the connection was always automatically re-established and this is how it should be. However, suddenly this does not ...
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Can ping by IP, and FQDN, but not hostname over SSL VPN

I am connecting to a server at another location, I cannot access network shares by hostname (\server\share). I decided to ping the server to see if I could reach it, no luck. Pinged by IP and got a ...
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OpenVPN --up script - “could not execute external program”

After a few days on Google, i'm not able to find the right answer to my question. After reading a lot of scripting possibilities, then OpenVPN is up. I have a client running Debian 7.8, with OpenVPN ...
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Sharing OpenVPN on Mac OS X Yosemite

Up until OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I had been sharing OpenVPN connection in this way . However, ever since I updated my Mac to the latest OS, this method becomes no longer valid. I did some google ...
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Is the Modem's MAC Address Public? [duplicate]

Just reading about tracking and security. So far from resources I gather that the MAC address of my machine is known to the router and when the router communicates with the modem the MAC address of ...
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Can VPN steal passwords from client?

If I subscribe to a vpn service, then use it and log in to paypal, type my password there and everything... can they see it? if i'm not mistaken the password is sent to the vpn server, and the vpn ...
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No host name resolution on VPN connection

I have an ASUS wireless router (RT-AC68U) which allows to create a VPN server. I set up the VPN server (PPTP) and I was able to connect to it from the Internet. The problem is that when I connect to ...
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Access local network resources remotely using OpenVPN

I've been banging my head against the wall on this for a week, so thought I'd finally turn to the experts. Much appreciated for any help. [Note: originally posted this on ServerFault, was told this ...
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VPN and multiple devices

My laptop is connected to a VPN, via my WiFi router through an ISP. If I connect my mobile to the WiFi router, will my mobile net access go via the VPN? My guess is no, just wanted to confirm. Is it ...
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Asus rt-n66u blocking Direct Access VPN from work Network

my Asus rt-n66u is suddenly blocking Direct Access VPN from my work. It just stopped working. I have used it for over a year. I wiped the router and no luck. I installed tomato and it' still not ...
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Is Hotspot Shield safe?

I have the Hotspot Shield VPN on one of my computers. It works fine, but I've noticed that it runs in the background after I restart my computer and even after I removed it from the startup folder. I ...
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VPN device filtering ASUS Asuswrt Merlin

I've been attempting to get the following to work: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/How-to-Direct-Traffic-over-VPN-and-Drop-connections-if-VPN-goes-down I've specifically gone through ...
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Can VPN IPs be learned?

So everyone is talking about this PIA thing. They say they have 200 servers in 18 countries, and I was wondering could the IPs of these servers be obtained by ...let's say the Chinese government? Do ...
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How to dynamically change IP address repeatedly?

I'm working on a spam detection engine (early stages). I've deployed my spam detection engine on a web server and to test it I need to access the remote resource repeatedly with different client IP ...
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Freelan error: Invalid Parameter

I can't run freelan even with the example configuration and sample certificates. Here is my configuration: OS: Windows 8.1 Freelan: freelan-1.1-amd64 Configuration: [fscp] listen_on=0.0.0.0:12000 ...
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Running HMA on VPS but still being able to connect via Remote Desktop

Right, here's the tricky situation We have a VPS ( windows 2008 ) We have a bot installed on this which needs to run behind HMA ( hide my ass VPN ) The obvious issue- - IF we are connected to the ...
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Bypassing VPN routes based on the destination port

I have a Raspbian machine connected to a VPN using OpenVPN. Without any configuration, all traffic goes through that VPN and I have no control over the VPN server. What I'm trying to achieve is ...
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Connected to OS X Server Yosemite VPN not seeing Network Server in Finder

I can get the VPN connected and I am given a proper network IP address but I am not seeing the Server in the Network area of finder. This is the last line from ifconfig in terminal: inet ...
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Limit of 2 outgoing VPN connections of any one type from Windows 8.1 - how do you increase the limit?

I can only make two SSTP VPN connections from my Windows 8.1 machine. If I try to connect to a third server over SSTP I get "Error 633: The model (or other connecting device) is already in use or is ...
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OpenVPN DNS not working on windows domain computer

The connection is established and I can ping out fine. However nslookup fails. nslookup bbc.co.uk Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com Address: 8.8.8.8 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
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No internet (on mobile) via Hotspot (on laptop) after connecting to L2TP VPN (on laptop)

am running Windows 8.1; I've created a WiFi Hotspot on my laptop (to connect my cell phone) to internet as well; and shared the Ethernet connection so that it works for WiFi Hotspot as well. ...
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How to bypass proxy with either VPN or Socks5

My university wifi has no restrictions for web sites, however I can not SSH or using remote desktop. I solved this problem by using VPN. Now at my dormitory I'm behind a proxy with same problem. My ...
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How to disable the security policy of check point VPN-1 endpoint security on Mac OS X?

To connect to company network via IPSec VPN there is a software called Endpoint Security from Check Point. I use Release E80.60 The version under windows has the option to disable the client firewall ...
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Automate downloads which could be interrupted by VPN/ Download failures

I need to download 20 files each of almost 2 GB each. However, more often than not my downloads are interrupted either by internet failure or VPN errors. So, If its a download error, I need to restart ...
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Route specific traffic through VPN

I have a few questions, hopefully someone more knowledgeable than me can help. If I'm able to fix one of these issues it should help me out. Running windows 7 32 bit business. I would prefer not to ...
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How to securely access Home NAS from WAN?

I have a Synology NAS on my network, it has a static IP and I want to be able to access it from outside of the LAN. Currently I have 2 services running there that I want to access from outside: ...
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Is it safe to register on an HTTP webpage when I am using VPN?

I only register (make an account/login stuff) on HTTPS webpages. However, a webpage I wanted to register right now doesn't use HTTPS. I am wondering if I am connected to my company VPN, is it safe to ...
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DNS Errors through VPN Connection

I have a DirectAccess server on Windows Server 2012 R2. It is working well for most of my clients. I have one client (Windows 8.1), however, which has an old group policy on it with the wrong IP-HTTPS ...
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Is it possible to automatically start a VPN connection when either a wired or wireless network connection is present?

As the question title says: Is it possible to automatically start a VPN connection when either a wired or wireless network connection is present on Windows 8? Is there an event code or such that is ...
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multiple router setup (Double NAT issue)

I am attempting to set-up a network on a larger compound. The goal is to have two (2) individual wireless networks and a server connected to the first layer modem/router. The modem receives internet ...
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Can I set up Windows 7 VPN so that only sites blocked in China are routed through VPN?

I'm in China behind the Great Firewall using a VPN service provided by a friend so didn't get blocked in the VPN crackdown in January 2015. Since VPN can slow down traffic a lot I'd like to only ...
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What is the difference between using a VPN and using a SOCKS proxy through an SSH connection to a VPS?

I will be traveling to the People's Republic of China soon. I already have a VPS and have successfully used an SSH connection to my VPS as a SOCKS proxy in the past. Is it worth also getting a VPN? ...