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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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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Port Blocked by Network Adminstrator how to bypass it? [on hold]

I use a gaming client called "steam". My network adminstrator (college sysadmin) has blocked the steam port.Also, steam does no allow remapping ports. I tried various VPN services like Hotspot Shield, ...
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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 ...
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Why is torrent transfer speed reduced when using VPN?

I have been living in a country where recently access to Twitter and a week later, YouTube has been prevented by the command of the government. There are ways to circumvent it but they are often ...
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How can I to update the kernel in my network NAS from Conceptronic: CH3SNAS (same as D-Link DNS-323)?

I have installed Fun_Plug (up to v0.7) and using it for years in my CH3SNAS, following instructions from Uli's web site, but even when the site has new kernel modules for download, I have not been ...
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Client config for private openvpn server

I installed openvpn server on a local Ubuntu server at home. I want to use this to connect to in situations where I have to use public wifi. The server setup is done. I followed the Ubuntu guide, and ...
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Chromecast and accessing Netflix from outside the US

I have given this as an answer, but there is a question involved so that's why I'll post this again. You can find the answer here: http://superuser.com/a/734838/311358 I have a computer (iMac) that ...
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Content filtering despite VPN anonymizer

K9 and OpenDNS both work great otherwise, but a VPN can be used to get around them. What types of content filters will work despite the use of a VPN anonymizer by the end user?
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Connected to vpn but can't connect to internet

I am using ubuntu 12.10 as a vps. And I am trying to configure a vps server on it. I can connect to the vpn but just can't get internet access. Maybe because I don't know how to write a iptables. ...
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How to configure pptp vpn client on ubuntu server to route specific traffic?

I installed and ran successfully a pptp vpn client on a ubuntu server (aws ec2). I want to be able access certain websites through this vpn. However, still able to ssh and connect to server. $ route ...
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VPN connection “blocks” windows 7 computers in network neighbourhood

Using Rasdial.exe to make VPN connection, i am using Windows 7. When connection is active i am unable to browse Windows 7 or newer computers (ie. access shared drives). I get standard error message: ...
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VPN DNS Configuration bug in OS X

I am using TunnelBlick to connect to an VPN (OpenVPN) with OS X 10.9.2. I can authenticate and pass traffic but the DNS entries injected from the VPN do not work. Here is the output of scutil --dns ...
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VPN access kvm guests

OpenVPN is installed on my host system running kvm as virtualization and I've several guests with static/public (Bridged) and private IPs (NAT), every guest uses Samba to share some folders. how can ...
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Is it possible to establish full VPN between 2 windows machines using ssh tunneling

Okay, I have asked this question in a different way Here but I am confused and wanted to ask it in a different way: Is it possible to establish a VPN connection between two windows machines using no ...
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Windows 2003 as L2TP server (without IPsec) L2TP PPP

Is there a way to configure Windows server (2003/2008) as a traditional L2TP server without having IPsec . I have an L2TP client which is similar to an LAC and dials in to the LNS using SCCRQ and gets ...
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How can I translate these openvpn client configuration instructions to work with Fedora 20?

Here's the link to the full instructions. When I get to step 9, under the heading "9. Setup Client Config Files", it says: Now we will configure the openVPN to work as client. Remember that we ...
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How to set up my notebook as a VPN service?

I have a friend in Turkey who is being bothered by the DNS based banning of Twitter. Soon this is going to be done on IP level and already it seems like Google DNS is not reachable anymore. This got ...
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Can't SSH into a computer that is connected to a VPN

I set up a linux machine with an ssh server that I can connect to from an external network. When I have the server computer use a private VPN though, I can't ssh into it remotely anymore. Is there ...