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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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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Network connection failed :unknown reason:

Im on RHEL, and found that my VPN stopped working. I discovered that I could use the command line utility, nmcli, to try to get more info about what was happening. However, Im finding that the ...
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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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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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how to make scutil login to VPN with password on Mac?

I'm trying to login to my VPN (Cisco IPSec) through command line on a mac scutil --nc start "myVPN (Cisco IPSec)" --password "mypassword" When running that script i just get the usual popup ...
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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 use my Windows Server 2008 as a proxy server?

I have a Windows Server 2008 server in Germany which I can connect to using remote desktop connection. I'm using this server as a host for my website. My problem is some sites and net sources are ...
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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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Mac and Windows Server 2008-based SSTP VPN. Does it work?

Does anyone know how to set up a Mac with a Windows Server 2008 SSTP VPN? Is it even supported? We have said VPN installed here, and I need to know if we can have Macs as well as Linux clients working ...
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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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Uninstall Microsoft DirectAccess from laptop

How do I uninstall Microsoft DirectAccess, the built-in VPN software installed in some versions of Windows 7? Background My IT Operations group attempted installing Microsoft DirectAccess on a small ...
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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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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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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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tuning windows 7 to centos linux smb over a long distance VPN connection

I'll try to fill in as I can, but here's the basics We have a VPN (I believe running openvpn) between a site in singapore to a main site in london, with the main site.Its a purely ipv4network. We ...
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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Two VPN connections on Windows 7

I have three laptops running Windows 7. I'd like to set one up as a server and have the other two connect through VPN, so they can access the server anywhere. The problem is Windows 7 only accepts one ...
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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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Openconnect for Cisco VPN doesn't recognize private key file - asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_CHECK_TLEN:wrong tag

I'm trying to use my Synology DS212 NAS box also act as VPN gateway to my companies VPN. Sadly, they only use Cisco ASA and to complicate stuff even further, we've got to use personal certificates ...
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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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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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Configure VPN to access remote LAN network (Asus RT-AC66U)

I want to access a remote LAN network, without using this remote Internet connection when I browse websites for example. What I have so far is a working VPN connection (PPTP) but when I connect to ...
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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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How can I solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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Can my ISP know if I'm using vpn

I have connected internet through openvpn. Without vpn like normal internet, I trace the path using tracert google.com I determined that, firstly the data goes from my computer to my home router ...
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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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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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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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Single application through OpenVPN tunnel (Debian Lenny)

I'm using Debian Lenny and I want to tunnel rtorrent only through a OpenVPN tunnel. I have a tunnel running, the config file looks like this: client dev tun proto udp remote openvpn.xxx.com 1194 ...
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Manually Setting Interface metric priority of Network Adapters not preferring lower metric route on Windows

After Connecting to Cisco VPN AnyConnect, Now I have two network interfaces having set same default routes, but with different metric values. Even after manually changing/raising the metric value of ...
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OpenVPN on VPS anonymity [closed]

Is vpn on virtual private server better from a regular vpn service ? I believe this since you are able to delete log files from a vps and then fill up the hdd with random files . Also , you can rent ...
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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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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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Hamachi network adapter won't install in windows 7

I had Hamachi working normally for some time, then out of the blue it started giving me VPN error (showing that yellow triangle with an exclamation mark) for every single person on my networks and I ...
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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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The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot

While installing Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.05170, the following error message appears in a dialog box. Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess ...
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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't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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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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Installing or uninstalling Kerio VPN Client - error 2738

I had problems with beta version of Kerio VPN Client (KVC) and I decided to uninstall it and install older stable version. When I tried to uninstall it, I get a message: "Error 2738. Could not access ...
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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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How to share a VPN connection in a VMWare Guest VM with the Host

The need - This question is relevant for all of those who want to bypass their corporate's annoying VPN, and access their work/corporate network from their private computer, especially if the ...
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How do I setup a VPN behind Tor in Tails?

I would like the following setup: Tails -> Tor -> VPN. My limited knowledge on the matter tells me that this would render me "anonymous" to the VPN and provide me with some privacy with regards to ...
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Is it possible to have 2 different VPN connections simultaneously on the same machine? maybe on different network interfaces?

I am setting up a new cluster in my new workplace, and I am still administering another cluster in my last work place. Basically I am "copying" the configuration of the first one to setup the new one. ...
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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 ...