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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Sharing folders over VPN, Windows 7 does not ask for username and password

So I have to Windows 7 machines and am trying to share folders between them. Default permissions are: SYSTEM John Admins If I leave it like that, the remote machine will simply be denied access. ...
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Can I use RADIUS for strongswan - psk configured?

I'm a beginner for the strongswan server. And I was looking through the configuration examples from the strongswan.org. It seems the strongswan server should be configured to use EAP authentication ...
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Login to Hamachi using IPv6 times out

My cable modem uses IPv6 and so does my LAN. I want to connect my laptop to the hamachi service. However, the laptop tries to connect via IPv4 and this attempt fails. The network configuration of my ...
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Network not properly restored after VPN disconnect

This is a followup of my earlier question Windows 7 can't connect to samba share on Linux, because I think I can phrase the question now in a more appropriate form. I'm using a laptop running ...
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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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OpenVPN disappears after a short period of time

I have an Ubuntu client OpenVPN that connects to a Debian OpenVPN server. For a while I had it setup on default port 1194 with udp and I was connecting from a network that did not filter my ...
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Direct traffic from LAN interface into VPN

I have created a loopback network interface (by a software tool). Now I want to direct internet traffic through this interface. Note that I only can access internet via a VPN . Now I do not know how I ...
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PPTP Connection

When connecting to the PPTP VPN Router the gateway defaults to 0.0.0.0 and a subnet mask of 255.255.255.255 and I can't browse the web. Is this an issue on the client side? When I uncheck the ...
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VPN can't access local IPs

i have mac mini with OS X mavericks at the office. We have server app installed their and I connect succesfully but L2TP but can access only the mac mini and can't access other local computers. This ...
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iTwin or VPN: what is the difference?

The company I work for has provided us with iTwins, to allow us to work from home. A friend of mine suggested that a normal VPN would be cheaper and safer. Is this true? Does anyone have any ...
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Multiple PPTP VPN Client on Cisco 3G Router

I want the router to be a client to 2 independent PPTP servers, both are in different cities in Cisco routers. I have tested with one on cisco 1841 aqnd its working fine; but when I add the 2nd, its ...
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Increased data usage on a VPN connection

I have been working on a remote computer over a VPN connection using Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection. I RDP from my laptop (with non-HD display). Recently my wife has also been working from home ...
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Media server's VPN interfering with SOME local network (but not all). How to troubleshoot?

All devices on same subnet. Ubuntu 12.04LTS desktop (but functioning as headless server) auto connects to a VPN (purpose to anonymize internet activity for server only - nothing to do with other ...
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How to troubleshoot routes while trying to forward all traffic through VPN

I've recently set up a LogMeIn Hamachi VPN in Gateway mode. My goal is to forward all internet traffic from my local machine through the VPN. I've been searching for a while now and have only found ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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How can I make Linux chain through 2 VPN connections?

I am looking to setup a WiFi access point for use in my Uni halls, except I have a problem and that is my uni require the use of a VPN. And I would like to mask my traffic by using another VPN. I'm ...
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Windows 7/8 VPN to localhost (one computer only)

In Windows 8.1 (also try windows 7) I'm trying to create a Windows VPN connection that connects to 127.0.0.1 (localhost) I did all the configuration in the PC (as server) to accept connections, and in ...
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Applescript app. won't force OSX to connect with VPN on Mac 10.8.4

I set up an applescript application (saved under the name "BTGuard VPN-OSX) to force OSX to connect with my VPN service (BTGuard). I followed instructions from this link ...
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Rerouting IP address or better solution on KVM on RHEL

I've been having some issues accessing some secure websites through my KVM Windows 7 on a Linux RHEL. I have to use a VPN in the Windows 7 but somehow, it doesn't detect me as if I was on the same ...
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How to troubleshoot a VPN connection drop

I have a Windows 8 machine that won't connect to a work VPN (other machines configured the same* way work fine). The IT dept at work says the attempt never shows up in the logs. On my computer, it ...
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Why/how is OpenVPN tinkering with my BIND9 configuration?

I have a DNS server that lacks forwarders. Its only aim is to resolve machines on my internal domain. As such, dig/ping somevaliddomain.com returns nothing. This is the behavior I want. When I ...
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Can't connect to the router when using Linux as a router

I am using Linux as a router to filter and tunnel all the traffics from LAN through PPTP VPN, I managed to set up the router, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine, and the client, which is also an ...
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Setting up VPN on Centos with router doing dhcp

I've successfully setup PPTP VPN on my CentOS 5 server and can connect to it. I've set it up to use the IP range 10.0.1.50-60 and this works and we can ping each other but from what I can tell these ...
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Trick a piece of software into thinking you are not using RDP

I usually RDP into my work machine that has all my software and the computing horsepower I need to do my work. From there I connect to a VPN that allows me to access my test and production servers. ...
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How to restrict windows connection (PPTP) to a specific Port or App?

So lets say i want to restrict the PPTP (VPN) connection to specific applications, lets say for example Google Chrome uses the connection and other apps go through it. There is an app called ...
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Use Connectify to share VPN to my iPhone

I'm trying to share the VPN used on my PC to my iPhone by Connectify. Now the problem is: in the first few seconds after the WiFi set up by Connectify started, my iPhone can connect to Twiter and ...
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OpenVPN Bridging Woes (Can't Ping Server From Client)

Here is my problem: I am trying to set up OpenVPN on my home network, to use as a secure tunnel for traffic from insecure networks when away from home, and also to access machines on my home LAN. ...
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local routing with openvpn : ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted

I set up a simple vpn with IP 10.0.0.1 using openvpn --mktun --dev tun1 ip link set tun1 up ip addr add 10.0.0.2/24 dev tun1 and I run a simpletun program on two machines which is ...
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Cable unplugged after NeoRouter connection disabled once

Network adapters can be disabled and then enabled again in Windows. This doesn't work for the NeoRouter network adapter, which is a VPN shell. What happens is that once disabled, this adapter can't ...
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using opendns, but why does dnsleak test show 5 opendns ip's?

Am using a vpn along with opendns, so there's no dns leaks. I use dnsleaktest to check, and it shows many opendns ip's. Shouldn't it just show on dns ip being in use? I'm not sure if I have my dns ...
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Is it possible to replace Forticlient with the native Mac OSX networking tools to connect to a VPN?

Because I don't like FortiClient software, it installs a daemon running all times, and I just really want to run the app when I do need to connect to the VPN (once a month), not really have it use ...
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Accessing media drive over VPN

I have set up a VPN server using OpenVPN on my home Ubuntu 10 box as a means to access my home network drives and media drives whilst at work and on the move. I get a valid connection, can ping and ...
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VirtualBox, multiple OpenVPN connections and network config

We are setting up a system for software acceptance testing. The test computers will run Win7 or Win Server 2003 R2. The test computers will have multiple VirtualBox VMs on which the programs under ...
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DNS fallback from VPN-provided DNS

I have a local DNS server that tracks all of my machines in my house, provides caching from the internet on commonly-used look-ups, etc. I'd like to use that to cache both the internet and the DNS ...
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Route only some traffic over VPN

I would like only some programs/ports (namely IRC) from my Windows 7 computer to send traffic through a VPN while the other programs (web browsing, FTP, etc) should default to not using the VPN and ...
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OSX 10.8.3 slow SMB file access - especially over VPN

Possible same issue here: slow SMB transfers from Mountain Lion over VPN to Windows Server with no answer. On the local LAN SMB file browsing is OK. It's slower than a Windows client, but ...
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Windows 8 VPN PPTP Settings

I am having a problem getting my computer to connect to my companies VPN, the thing is it connects just fine from my Android phone with the default settings so I know it is a problem with the settings ...
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Share printer over VPN

I have a customer who just recently bought two Cisco ASA 5505's from us. He will be buying several more for each of his business offices, but for now we have one set up at his main office and one at ...
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Mapped network drive is behind a VPN; How do I stop Windows from auto-connecting at startup?

(After about 15 minutes of searching S.U. I haven't found any relevant questions, so excuse me if I got the wrong search terms, and this is a dupe.) I'm running Windows 7 at work, and have a couple ...
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Forwarding VPN port (1723) disables internet on server

I'm trying to set up a VPN on Windows 7 and I started by forwarding port 1723. However, the exact moment that my router saves the port forwarding, I lose internet access on the PC being forwarded to. ...
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Hyper-V - RDP into guest that is VPN'ed into inaccesible network (or set custom resolution in VM Connection)

I have a local Win8 Hyper-V guest running XP that I use to VPN into a network that is completely isolated from the internet. The guest and the host share the same network adapter through a "external ...
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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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barebones features for a DD-WRT router acting as PPTP server

I have a little router (Linksys E900) only to act as a VPN server. I have a decent router behind it, handling radio anyway. So I am happy to relegate any other CPU-intensive stuff to the bigger ...
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WAN Remote Desktop VPN connection blocking local connection

When ever i use my WAN to connect Remote Desktop to work, it blocks my internet access thru the local connection. Not disabling it. The web browser says there is no connection error. Is there a way ...
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Internet cuts out and cannot reconnect, DHCP not enabled

Sometimes the internet cuts out and then when I try to reestablish a connection it gives me limited connectivity where I can't access anything. The network problem diagnostic tool can repair the ...
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User limitations with software on a VPN

Here is the breakdown of our situation: 2 locations location 1 has file server(SBS03), 6 workstations, and a VPN(SBS08). location 2 has 5 workstations and needs to access a database that is stored on ...
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How to configure ShrewSoft VPN for Cisco VPN with Token Code?

I am trying to get ShrewSoft VPN to work with a Cisco VPN connection that requires a next token code. With Cisco VPN or NPC Secure Client these are the steps I would take: List item Import .pcf ...
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Can't connect to remote desktop via Cisco VPN using wireless connection, works with wired

I have a laptop using Windows 7 64bit connected over wireless connection to a router and then onto the Internet. That laptop was connecting to a Windows 2000 Server over remote desktop through Cisco ...
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PPTP VPN connection disconnecting when accesing an IP over VPN

I have two PC lan behind a router. I am connecting to my company network through a VPN. I was not able to reach an IP, nor access the internet. The VPN connection would be disconnected automatically. ...
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Netgear NAT over LAN TO LAN

I have the following question: I need to connect through a vpn IPsec lan 2 lan tunnel with a partner but they want that I connect through a specific ip subnet which is not mine. Here's the situation: ...