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 can a VPN connection be maintained after closing its port?

Consider a VPN server with its ports closed using port knocking to open ports only upon a successful knock sequence. When a closed port is opened up using port knocking, and then a VPN connection is ...
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“Your Credentials Did Not Work” on connect, but remoting into another machine first works

I'm trying to remote desktop into a win7 pro desktop across VPN. When I try to connect I get an error saying Your credentials did not work. The credentials that were used to connect to [computer] did ...
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Receive incoming public IP addresses through VPN?

For a short spell, I ran a VPN server with OpenVPN + iptables on a VPS I purchased, and would tunnel my home server through it, in order to mask my home server's IP address from visitors. This worked ...
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Outlook 2016 won't connect to Office 365 anymore after LogMeIn Himachi install

I installed Bitdefender and Hamachi successfully on my desktop; however, after installing Hamachi, my Outlook can't connect to the server anymore. I uninstalled Hamachi and it works again so I ...
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Not able to setup DDNS in the wireless router

I recently bought ASUS RT-AC51U. So, I tried to setup DDNS in the router to create a VPN. But when I tried to setup DDNS, it is showing this error: "The wireless router currently uses a private ...
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Cisco AnyConnect vpn stops internet connection in Windows 8

I have a VPN set up through Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.04072 on a Windows 8 laptop. I can connect to the vpn, but as soon as I do, all internet traffic stops. I've been researching for days now and I ...
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Mac OS VPN uses default Subnet Mask

We expanded our subnet mask from 255.255.255.0 to 255.255.254.0 to incorporate more IP addresses in the business: 192.168.0.0 - 192.168.1.255 is the new subnet. All of the servers etc are on the 192....
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Replace Checkpoint VPN client by Windows 8/7 built-in client

Hi I'm running the Check point Endpoint Security VPN R75 (which replaces SecureClient) for Windows and it crashes my laptop very often. Now I've fixed it and due to the crashes I upgraded to Windows 8....
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Game process not binding UPD socket to VPN interface

I've recently set up a VPN for playing LAN games with some friends. I have a Linux server running pptpd and have successfully been able to connect on Windows using the VPN client built into the ...
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Unable to get Windows clients connecting to VPN OS X Server

My aim is to allow for all employees to be able to connect to the office via a Mac mini running OS X Server (Mavericks). I've set up the VPN service on the Mac and can connect to it fine with a ...
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Unable to connect to DHCP after using VPN

I used a VPN to play a game I was having some issues with. After uninstalling the VPN I have had some issues connecting to the internet & my local network on a Ethernet connection, wireless works ...
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How to use OpenVPN GUI for connecting to VPNs with Google Authenticator?

My workplace has a VPN server which requires a Google Auth token to connect. Connecting via console works - I'm asked for the token and the connection goes through smoothly. However connecting via the ...
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Can you set up a gaming LAN using OpenVPN installed in a VMware guest OS and be playing the game on the host OS?

I would like to setup a gaming VPN. Ie. I have some games that work over LAN and would like to play them with people that are not on my LAN. I know I can do this with OpenVPN. My ultimate goal ...
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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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OpenVPN tun0 extremely slow

I'm working in a vpn - the server is connected via a 16.000 mb/s line. Sure, this connection is really slow itself, but the vpn connection doesn't use the real bandwith. So i connected to the server ...
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What is “push route” used for in OpenVPN?

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi, when I installed it the guide I followed said to add a line like: push "route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0" so that the server would let the client ...
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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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How to enable internet traffic logging in OpenVpn?

I am currently running a VPN server for my school without any data logging. However, despite many warnings not to do illegal stuff, I have now received a DMCA notice for torrenting and I think that I ...
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Port forward from LAN to an OpenVPN client (iptables?)

I have a OpenVPN server running in a LAN (locally addressable at 192.168.1.12) and I'd like to forward requests to it from other devices on the LAN, over just port 3000, to one of the VPN clients. (10....
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OpenVPN connectivity Issue

I'm trying to connect to lab.pentestit.ru which requires VPN connection to connect to their lab but I cannot establish a connection. The lab.ovpn provided is client dev tun proto tcp remote vpn....
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How does SFTP work?

We run a system that automatically sends a swift message at the end of a process. But this messages are sent using FTP. We feel the FTP process is too prone to MITMA and wish to change the sending ...
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Windows 10 DNS resolution via VPN connection not working

In Windows 10, when connected to a VPN with Split Tunneling enabled (Gateway disabled), DNS resolution always uses the LAN DNS servers, ignoring the DNS servers and the DNS Suffix set on the VPN ...
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CREATE a VPN Connection on Windows Command Line

I need to be able to CREATE a new VPN connection through the command line. I have seen things like rasdial but they are all for connecting to an existing VPN, not creating one, then joining it. The ...
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How to use the Server's IP address instead of mine?

I've server(Windows Server 2008) in South Korea, and I'm living in California,so I configured VPN and NAT on it and now I have access to all files and folders on my Server, but my ip address is still ...
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Use VPN only for certain domains/hostnames

I'm using OpenVPN on Windows with a TAP adapter. I know you can specify a route to a specific ip address to go to your local internet connection. However it can't do the same for a hostname/domain. ...
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Windows 10, VPN and slow DNS lookups

I can't seem to figure this one out. I was using windows 7 and I had no issues with being VPN'ed into work and browsing websites. Since switching to Windows 10, it's another matter. Windows 10 and no ...
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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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site to site vpn from linux machine

I have a rv110w which only supports site to site ipsec vpn. However, I want to connect my linux box remotely to it, and route all my internet traffic through that router. I was wondering how I can ...
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How to select client certificate for Azure Point-to-Site VPN, to fix (Error 789)

In setting up a point-to-site vpn connection from my windows 8.1 client to my Azure Virtual Network, I followed the steps on this instructional. I'm pretty clued up with certificates and networking ...
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DD-WRT router with OpenVPN Server - single subnet home network

I just upgraded my aging Netgear router to DD-WRT, and I'm wanting to use the built-in OpenVPN Server component to service my home's private single subnet. So I have this setup: [public-Internet]----[...
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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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Windows 10, Cisco VPN and Forti SSL VPN

When I connect both to Fortinet SSL VPN and to Cisco VPN at the same time, I cannot use network provided by Forticlient (i.e. my PC cant see remote hosts, ping timeouts). Cisco VPN network works fine ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Is it possible to transverse down in a network?

I have my main network 192.168.2.X and I placed a router running DD-WRT and placed machines under that router as 192.168.3.X. Is it possible to access those 192.168.3.X machines from the 192.168.2.X ...
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Best way to share folder or drive over LAN and WAN

I have a dedicated home linux server and 100 Mbps internet connection at home also I use it as a central folder storage (500 GB SSD) for LAN. (I have shared a folder on the server across all computers ...
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openVPN 2.3.x windows 7 to force traffic go through vpn

I am trying to follow this instruction to force all traffic go through vpn on my Windows 7 client machine. But I don't know how to do the last step: Turn on Use default gateway on remote network. On ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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What is the relationships between VPN,SSH, PROXY, Shadowsocks, my ISP, internet censorship and how they work? [closed]

This is a question that has always bugged me. I am by far not someone who is completely a moron when it comes to tech and computers. I mean, i know how to use a computer. But really, all i know is you ...
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Nmap scan on my LAN is blocked by my host firewall (Linux)

I recently added some rules to GUFW to make sure only my (personal) VPN connection is allowed to get out, x.x.x.x being my ip, y.y.y.y being my VPN's IP I connect to. To - Action - From y.y.y.y ...
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How to setup a VPN server on a home laptop having windows?

I have 2 Laptops (One with Windows Vista Home edition and other with Windows7 Professional) at home. I would want to leave them on and running(connected to internet), and access my data from a remote ...
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VPN connection problems regarding plex media server and voice over IP

I have a home server - running Debian Jessie and plex media server. My router (fritzbox) allows all smartphones in my LAN to receive incoming landline calls (due to a certain app). This part works ...
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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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Use Windows machine as network gateway

I have two machines on the same local network (non-domain). One of these machines runs windows 7 and has VPN client software that connects to a remote site, it runs and I can ping the remote network, ...
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Can not access internet through VPN

I have a home wifi network that I want to access remotely via VPN. I want to access files/folder that I have shared and the internet access through my home wifi (not from my local wifi) - That is I ...
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Connecting to openvpn behind a firewall by using SSH tunnel in OS X

Openvpn is blocked but I can connect to SSH servers. I want open a tunnel by -D [port] command in terminal and add localhost [port] to openvpn config to bypass firewall restrictions but the problem is ...
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VNC via VPN in a VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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Why does SoftEther VPN listen to random ports? How do I make it stop?

I have SoftEther VPN running on a Linux server with SSTP, L2TP over IPSec, VPN over DNS, and VPN over ICMP enabled, along with management via TCP port 5555. I have disabled everything else I could ...
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PPTP VPN issue with Mac OS X over ADSL

I have a MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite (even El Capitan) version 10.10.5 and I use ADSL connection to connect to my university internal network which works just fine but when I use the PPTP VPN to ...
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How to connect entire network to VPN using RouterOS

What I have got : Mikrotik stx 5hpndr 2 And the other devices on the network.. I used to share my vpn connection on my laptop to other devices so I needed to move it around the house now ihave ...
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OpenVPN Access Server will not Start on System Boot

I have installed OpenVPN Access Server on my computer running Fedora 23 using the instructions from this YouTube video. I have been able to install the server on the machine with no problem, and it ...