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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Connect iPad to windows 7 VPN

My iPad keeps spitting out the error: "A connection could not be established to the PPP server." I am trying to connect it to a VPN I set up with Windows 7 as an incoming connection. On the iPad, I ...
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VPN Split Tunneling on Windows 7

I use uTorrent and other programs to download from the internet and use chrome for browsing how can I make chrome only use the vpn while the other programs use the direct line ?
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What is the correct way to plug DNS leaks when running OpenVPN?

I've set up OpenVPN on a Linux server. All my Internet traffic goes through the VPN from that server. I'm running Windows 7 at home. I noticed in Wireshark that DNS queries are not going through the ...
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Losing network connection after VPN disconnects

I use tunnelblick and OpenVPN on the mac, but when I choose to disconnect from the VPN I lose all network connectivity and have to reboot to get back online. Is there a way to get a new IP or ...
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ipsec configuration problems on Ubuntu. Errors on IP forwarding" connection authorization from Android client

I'm trying to create a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN from my Android phone to my Ubuntu server on my home network. I am receiving two errors. the first one is a failure checking IP forwarding when I run ipsec ...
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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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Watching Netflix through a VPN

Recently I bought a VPS from DigitalOcean. I setup a PPTP VPN so I could watch us Netflix content from outside the US. Now that I have it setup and all my traffic is going through the VPN, Netflix is ...
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Openvpn suddenly stopped working on some laptops in my college

My College: The LNM Institute of Information Technology What our tech department uses: Cyberaom Firewall for userid authentication What we found out 3 months back: OpenVPN was our solution to ...
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Multiple concurrent cisco VPN client connections

Team! I have the requirement where a piece of software that dials into the tax office uses cisco vpn client, but I also need my accountant to VPN to my office - requiring the cisco vpn client to make ...
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How do I update my routing table to accommodate VPN without using remote gateway?

Windows 7 x64 I have a VPN connection to my work network. It works fine if I have the "Use default gateway on remote network" is checked, but I don't want that. I know I need to update my routing ...
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VPN connection doesn't connect to some HTTP web site

I use a Mac Pro with two ethernet cards: Ethernet 1 is connected to an Airport Extreme (NAT) in turn connected to my cable modem Ethernet 2 is connected to an Airport Extreme (Off-Bridge Mode) which ...
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PPTP is allowing any username – even blanks?

I have a PPTP VPN server on my network. I have setup the username and passwords for clients in the chap_secrets file. However when testing with any username or even a blank one, the server accepts ...
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Clavister VPN Access

Error-Message during login: Unable to update interface address for TUN/TAP interface: OS:Windows 7 Pro. 64-Bit Clavister-VPN-Client: 1.0.1.3 Windows 7 UAC is enabled Connection works with ...
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Why do I see an orange star in the tray even when I'm not connected to a VPN?

I think I've encountered a bug when connected to Wi-Fi and having a VPN connection set up. Instead of the Wi-Fi signal I see an orange star, even though I am not connected to the VPN: And it ...
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How to remove SSH port forwarding

The following command has been executed on our server, Nexus, to forward remote desktop connections to remote machine Lagos-B: screen -S rdp ssh -L [*]:886:10.1.100.91:886 root@lagos-b -N I need to ...
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OSX 10.6.7 VPN client only connects once

I'm experiencing an odd problem when connecting from a MacBook Pro to a macMini runing OS X server.The client will only let me connect to the server once. If I disconnect, then I have to recreate the ...
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How can I make a client use a VPN as its Internet gateway?

I have a client PC. I want it to connect to a VPN. However, the client either doesn't use the VPN's IP, or it doesn't use the VPN to connect to the Internet the way an anonymous VPN would. Instead, it ...
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Can a VPN to a personal computer be monitored?

I work from home and use a work laptop with VPN connection. If I have a personal computer hooked up to the same wireless connection as my work computer (not on VPN though), can they monitor what I am ...
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Disabling Application Internet Connectivity w/ out VPN Running

Whats the easiest way in Windows to make it so an application can't access the internet through my internet connection but will work when I am connect thru a VPN.
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OpenVPN to access my company's VPN

I want to access the VPN setup at my office place from my macbook. I tried accessing the VPN by creating a VPN interface in Network Preferences BU all in vain. I am now trying to connect to the VPN ...
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How to redirect / route VPN traffic to back standing local network?

There are two computers one "HOME" with Ubuntu 10.10 installed, and another "WORK" with WinXP installed. WORK PC is behind draconian firewall. However, let's imagine, that there is VPN connection ...
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Windows 7 VPN to SBS 2003 using PPTP

This one has me really stumped. I have a client that want to VPN to her office from home PC, now the setup is bog standard. OFFICE: SBS 2003 RRAS configured through wizard, have no probs connecting ...
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setup L2TP on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm following this guide to setup a VPS on my Ubuntu VPS: http://riobard.com/blog/2010-04-30-l2tp-over-ipsec-ubuntu/ My config files are setup as in that guide, openswan version is 2.6.26 I think.. ...
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Set PPTP Passthrough in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Dear Friends, I have a big problem with VPN PPTP connections in Mac OS X SL and the problem exists in all my computers that I work with. When I connect to a PPTP connection, the connection is good for ...
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How to maintain normal ICS routing after the ICS host connects to a VPN?

I have two computers in my home sharing an internet connection. They both have Windows XP and are connected together with a cross-over cable and share the internet connection via Windows ICS. The ...
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Default gateway on vpn for traffic outside the vpn domain

I connect to a VPN at somedomain.com; if I have "use default gateway" unchecked, will traffic not directed to somedomain.com just go through my normal internet provider, or will it also go through the ...
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VPN authentication and MAC addresses

I have to set up a VPN (various clients connecting to a web service on a server, which is also the VPN server) and I want to make sure that no user will share his/her credentials with third parties. ...
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why does “ipconfig getifaddr ppp0” fail?

I am trying to find my IP on VPN (PPTP) so I tried "ipconfig getifaddr ppp0" but it gave me "get if addr ppp0 failed, (os/kern) failure." Why does it fail and what should I do instead? ifconfig shows ...
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Connecting two routers together

I have a d-Link DIR615 router provided to me by my ISP, and a Vigor2900G router. I used to have the Vigor router as my main router, but since I upgraded my internet connection and speed, the Vigor ...
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set up vpn with toonel

I use toonel as proxy server to bypass filtering. how can I set up a vpn connection on 127.0.0.1:8080 and use it? I'm using windows 7 professional .
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Will a VPN allow Remote Desktop to all machines on network?

If I setup a XP-Pro VPN server and a user logs into it from outside the LAN, can they Remote Desktop to any of the machines on the network? What are the security concerns with this setup? All ...
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VPN only connects once and then fails

I have a VPN connection setup to my office from home, it works great except for one thing. Once I connect and then disconnect the next time I go to connect to the vpn it hangs on verifying your ...
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Weird routing problems with VPN

In our VPN setup I have to add a route to my routing table like this: route add 1.2.3.0 mask 255.255.255.0 172.16.1.1 -p Our internal addresses 1.2.3.x then use 172.16.1.1 as their gateway and both ...
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Can I use VPN only for internet access and not on my entire computer?

I signed up for VPN service, downloaded their VPN program and ran it. It works perfectly except that when it's running my networked drives stop working and Outlook keeps asking me to re-enter my ...
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Unable to connect to VPN, but can connect to the internet

I have a client that is trying to access my VPN server from a newly allowed connection at his work place. He can connect to the internet and browse when he plugs in his laptop, but when he tries the ...
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Fast http tunnel through transparent http proxy

I want to create a fast http tunnel through a very restrictive firewall (BLOXX). As far as I know only TCP port 80 is allowed going through a transparent proxy. Https traffic is also captured, working ...
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Mapped network drive cannot be deleted, but shows up in Explorer; connects to wrong server

This is the most bizarre problem I've ever encountered. Summary: A mapped network drive persists in Windows Explorer and cannot be deleted/disconnected (claims it does not exist; net use shows ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Slower browsing after vpn + ipconfig/flushdns + changed dns

I tried a vpn service but when I did a dns leak test(https://www.dnsleaktest.com) I saw that I had a dns leak. So I followed this instructions:https://www.dnsleaktest.com/how-to-fix-a-dns-leak.html. ...
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Route traffic to a destination to another destination using iptables

How to route traffic to a destination to another destination and receive response using iptables I have two vps on cloud. Lets say VPS-A and VPS-B. If a request to 8.8.8.8 generated from VPN-A, I ...
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Is there a way to use another location's STATIC IP?

Trying to connect to RemoteMySQL on my web server. My web host need to whitelist a single static IP to allow remoteMysql connection. My dilemma is that at home, where i'm programming 99% of the ...
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How the servers know i am using VPN?

Like steam,if i am connecting through VPN then i will be blocked to make any payment.But how do they detect that?Scan the network adapter on my PC? I've tried googled this problem but seems like not ...
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How do I get the IP Adress of my vpn server

I Connect to internet using PPTP connection type from my computer using following setting internet address: blue.connect.net.pk user id: myusername password: mypassword my problem: my dwr-112 ...
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Control who connect to my server and access the file

I have installed NAS sever which is accessible from Internet by SFTP with certificate authentication. but I have a challenge: I want to control who is using my server but If I send a ...
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Work VPN only slow on at my house

I am connecting to my work VPN from home. It is EXTREMELY SLOW. network admin and sys admin see no issues on the VPN side. IE, it is working properly from them when they are on the vpn and the ...
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How to calculate the total VPN time on a network?

How can I calculate the total active connection time to a network? Ex. I work from home and when i do I create a VPN connection to my work network. I want to be able to let me boss see total of ...
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Which VPN setup is iOS/Mac friendly and easy?

Normally my choice for VPN is OpenVPN which I have successfully setup before. However on iOS that is not a choice. I only see L2TP, PPTP and IPSec so I guess that I will have to learn a new way to ...
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vpn and proxy to get ip from another network

i used to be connected to a server in the US and i got it's IP so i could get to pandora from outside of the US. now i need to be connected to another computer of mine, windows xp home, and my ...
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Regarding VPN connectivity on mac

I was using a VPN on my windows system and it was working just fine. I still have all the requirements. But the issue now is, that I want to set up the same VPN connection for my Mac system. But I ...
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Best way to route internet through remote comptuer

Alright, I'm not from the US and I pay for a VM running Windows Server 2012 in the USA. I have full access to that VM and I can install whatever I want on it. I want to be able to re-route my ...