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 setup my VPN Server?

I had successfully setup vpn server on windows 8.1! Since, I am in a university, many sites are blocked, so in my vpn server I have connected through another vpn (OpenVPN, Psiphon etc.) But now I want ...
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VPN, Proxy - Why we use them for? [closed]

Can anybody explain me what is a VPN/Proxy and why and where we use them for? Is there any connection between them? Thanks for the help!
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Clients get logged out after 12 minutes from VPN

I have installed and setup a PPTPD-VPN server on my Raspbian RPi to route my internet traffic through. It all works fine until (precisely) 12 minutes after login, then the client gets logged out. ...
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Websites and Netflix blocking connection from VPN

I use a VPN to browse internet sites. But when connected to the VPN, some sites are blocking or limiting access. One site declared that I had shut off the VPN before I could make a purchase from ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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VBox NAT Network VPN

I wasn't quite sure whether to post this in a networking forum, or here, but I chose here since it is more software related rather than networking related. Basically, I want to be able to remotely VPN ...
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Yet another routing issue in OpenVPN - Cannot access local machines while on VPN

This is probably going to be quite a lengthy post because I want to make sure I don't forget anything. This is likely a very trivial issue but I can't figure out what's wrong with my setup. Scenario ...
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RDC - Screen Shifts to Show Local Task Bar

I have scoured the internet trying to find an answer and hope someone can help. I have a Windows 7 Pro laptop that I use to connect to a virtual machine at my place of work via a VPN. I recently ...
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SonicWall blocks from others computers in the local network

Sometimes I have to connect to my office using SonicWall VPN (version 4.9). When VPN is open, I can't access any of local computers/printers in the network. My local network is 192.168.2.0/24, and ...
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ASA Cisco VPN Connection drop when user switch is attached

Have established a VPN connection (albeit over satellite) between a Cisco ASA 5505 (running IOS 8.2(2) and the mother ship in the U.S. Firewall issues DHCP to internal interface users and the inside ...
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Unable to connect to Virtual Private Network

I am trying to figure out what is going on here as I am unable to connect to a VPN most of the time. I am using FrootVPN on the OpenVPN protocol. I used this guide to set it up. It is entirely ran ...
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Route traffic through different interfaces randomly

I'm connected to one server from multiple VPN [pptp] connections and each connection gives me a limited bandwidth. When I connect to multiple vpns windows sends all traffic through the last connected ...
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VPN is blocked only on windows?

Hi was trying to setup an vpn on my macbook because the network i am on blocks a lot of pages and it worked fine on the macbook i used the afreevpn.com vpn it worked no problems then i tried on my ...
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Routing only one Program through a VPN/Network card [duplicate]

A user uses a VPN for tons of reasons, Privacy, Evading blockades, or using apps/programs that are blocked on a network, a great example would be a school network! IRC's default port is blocked, ...
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Any solution using SMS to restart / reboot the router / server?

Given home network: VPN server behind NAT of a router office network: VPN client to access home resources Problem Either router/ VPN server is hung Unable to restart/ reboot them through ...
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Connect Xbox to VPN through DD-WRT Router

I'm trying to connect my Xbox One to a ping reduction service which is a PPTP VPN. I can connect to it in Windows 8.1 without any kind of problem. Here are the settings for security tab: Now, I ...
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Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox can ssh to VPN server under WinXP host, but not Win7 host after import

I just did a fresh install of the latest version of VBox (4.3.20) on my brand-spankin' new Windows 7 64-bit machine, then imported the vdi file describing my Ubuntu guest installation (14.04 32-bit) ...
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Copy a Windows VPN client configuration to a Linux client so it also connects to a Windows VPN Server

I have two virtual machines at hand, one Windows 8.1 and the other Debian 7.7 linux. The first one (Win8.1) was already configured to connect to a Windows PPTP VPN, I now need to do the same on the ...
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How to easly block user from using surfeasy VPN

Does any one know if its possible to block user from using using surfeasy VPN to download pirate movies from the internet?
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Set up OpenVPN network to allow access to machines on remote LAN even if they have the same address as machines on local network

I have a Linux machine set up as an OpenVPN server, with the main function of having a secure way to connect to my home machines via SSH from outside, primarily using Android devices. My home ...
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Override DNS order when conencted to a VPN?

I'm having some issues with DNS when I connect to my VPN from my Mac. When not connected, scutil --dns (the DNS lookup table) returns: resolver #1 nameserver[0] : 10.0.1.1 flags : Request A ...
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How does Windows 7 store a mapped network drive? I have one that cannot be deleted, and connects in spite of a required VPN being inactive

When I type \\192.168.1.2\ into Windows Explorer on my desktop, it is connecting to another one of my servers halfway across the state of Pennsylvania and I have no idea how. I have absolutely no ...
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How to make OpenVPN client work on UDP only and a non-default port?

I wanted to configure OpenVPN to run on a non-standard UDP port only, to avoid opening several ports on my router for port forwarding. However, it looks like the OpenVPN client can only connect if I ...
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Routing internet traffic via site-to-site VPN remote router instead of local one

We have a setup like the following: VLAN 90 ---- FORTIGATE ----- INTERNET ----- CISCO ROUTER ----- VLAN 31 IPSEC VPN TUNNEL I can ping the VLAN 31 router and subnet ...
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Max OSX can not connect to PPTP server

I followed the guide lines in Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server on my newly created Linode VPS, but My Mac won't connect to that host. I can ssh to that host, though.
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Access router management from VPN

I'm using a tp-link TL-ER6120 router in order to use a VPN. The LAN is using the IP range 192.168.100.1 - 255, and I have a TP-Link Archer C7 Wireless router (as AP, with DHCP disabled and connected ...
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no received packet on osx yosemite using pptp connection

i am very new at this networking stuff. what i want to archived is - accessing and browsing internet using my vps ip on other country. ( so i can bypass my country blocked website ) - sharing my vps ...
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Shrewsoft VPN connection disables internet on Linux, but not on Windows

I am using the Shrewsoft VPN Client 2.2.1 on a Windows 7 machine, and on an Antergos (Arch) machine (installed via AUR), to establish a VPN connection to a customers intranet. In my configuration ...
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Automatically connect WAN Miniport (SSTP) adapter at login

I have a WAN Miniport (SSTP) Adapter which I want to automatically connect when I log on. It authenticates using a certificate in the local users certificate store, no password required. When I ...
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Share VPN to Xbox One

I'm trying to connect to a PPTP VPN (which is a ping reduction service) on my Xbox One through my PC as a gateway. Here's what I have: They gave me a .pbk file. 2 network adapters. One (Ethernet2) ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 using VPN gateway by default?

Yes, I am aware of this question. However, I have tried following the answers to the question, and they don't work for me. If I uncheck "Use default gateway on remote network", RDP simply refuses to ...
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How to use vpn in Linux with group security and hardware token?

I was trying to use VPN with group security and hardware token, but could not find anything about it for OpenVPN or VPNC. I have the setting under windows like: How can I do this in Linux? Is ...
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VPNs and system time zones

If my computer takes its time from the internet, and the time zone is determined by the IP location, why doesn't using a VPN change the time zone, assuming the VPN server is in a different time zone?
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Possible to route multiple networks through same Switch? [closed]

I am not sure if I phrased this question correctly so I drew it out as best as possible My dilemma is I am on a budget and Nano/Booksize PCs with dual RJ45 connections are twice as much as the lower ...
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NAT traversal of VPN/proxy server in home network with no access to the router

I want to setup a VPN (or proxy) server on my workstation located outside my permanent residence and behind NAT. I need to use workstation's network IP. The problem is I don't have physical nor ...
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Firewall and Torrent

I use my university internet network and all incoming connection is blocked on every port.(they use netasq firewall) They have no other restrictions which stops me from using a torrent client. Using ...
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VPN to work from another continent?

Has anyone tried to VPN to their work servers located in another continent? If so, how was the speed? I know wifi hotspots at cafes can be unreliable as local internet connections themselves, but what ...
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Route traffic through VPN for specific destinations

I would like to route some requests through a VPN while some others would go through a "normal" route. For instance, all requests to website *.xxxx.com, would get routed through the VPN, but all ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu

I'm trying to connect to a L2TP VPN from a Ubuntu 14.0.4 VM running on VirtualBox on a Mac OS. I installed various things (lost track of everything) that include openswan, ipsec, xl2tpd, and a L2TP ...
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can i hide real ip with dd-wrt and hidemyass VPN?

I have an wrt54gl with dd wrt, and working with te vpn form hidemyass, but when i reestart the router my original ip appears, its there any script or someting to prohibite the wrt54gl shows the ...
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Snow Leopard Show Contents of VPN

I got the credentials to connect to my company's VPN from home. I'm running Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Problem is I can connect to the VPN, but no remote Volume appears in the Finder. I've tried in ...
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Remote vs. VPN + Remote

I am required to remote into my employer's Windows server for accessing certain programs for work. This server is on a network for which I have VPN access as well. I was just wondering - from both ...
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I am on an office network with 192.168.X IP's. I VPN into another network with 10.X IP's. If I was on a 10.X network, would there be conflict?

I am on a small office network that opted to use 192.168 private address ranges. I occasionally VPN into another network that uses a 10.X private IP range, since it requires a large number of hosts. ...
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VPN and MPVS Host file

I was wondering if anyone can tell me if my MPVS Host file (for add blocking from sites) will conflict with Private Internet Access VPN I'm about to purchase? I find the host file blocking is very ...
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How do interfaces work with in a VPN (en 0 & tun 0)

VPN noobie here with a general VPN question. I have just installed a vpn on my mac. When i opened wireshark to check what was going on in the VPN i notice that two interfaces are at work. One ...
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Prevent some programs from using VPN on Mac OS X 10.10

Problem: I have created a VPN and it works flawlessly. However, I want to prevent certain programs, such as FTP and IRC, from using the VPN. In other words I want everything except FTP and IRC to go ...
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getting connections blocked when disconnect from open vpn

I am having this thing for days now. I use open vpn for getting around country censorship and sometimes anonymity. When I write a url of a site (which is not filtered/censored) and enter it, after ...
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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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VNC over Reverse SSH Tunnel or VPN?

Okay so I'm fairly new to SSH Tunneling, VPN, VNC, all that good stuff. *NOOB ALERT* I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and I loaded the Raspberry Pi release of Kali Linux on it. I have tried all day ...
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Privoxy - Route certain traffic through VPN

I'm trying to setup privoxy so certain traffic is routed through a VPN tunnel. The idea is: Clients -> Server running privoxy -> send requests directly or through VPN based on URL. I already had a ...