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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Issues accessing file shares of certain servers across site to site VPN

We recently had a problem crop up with one of our remote facilities, i'm not a system admin, and we are currently without one, but I will try to explain the best I can. Employees at the remote site ...
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Sniffing Application Network Traffic on Windows

I have an application running on my computer which communicates with a server over Windows-VPN. I would like to sniff the traffic between that app and the server but Wireshark f.x. will only show me ...
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how to pick addresses and DNSMasq server for PPTP VPN client (in DD-WRT)?

I must be confused about terminology for addresses my remote network uses, but I could not get my DD-WRT (build 20548) connect to the PPTP server. At least I could not even verify that I am connected ...
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Chromecast on public wi-fi; control over internet

I'm interested in setting up a Chromecast dongle for a relative in the hospital. Can the Chromecast be set up on a VPN, and then be controlled remotely by a phone or Chrome browser on that VPN? We ...
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Send HTTP traffic to VPN

I want to encrypt my unencrypted HTTP traffic by sending them to VPN. I tried to use this IPFW rule, but it is not seem working (I dont see traffic on VPN connection). allow ip from any to any ...
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VPN on WIN 7…ipad connects but no DNS services

I have set up a vpn on a win 7 machine PPTP and can successfully connect to it from another win 7 machine over the internet and get out with the new ip address. However, when I connect with an ipad, ...
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Windows 8 creating 'ghosts' VPN connections

I have a paid VPN service (StrongVPN), and as I live in university halls I have to connect to the internet through the university's VPN and then connect to StrongVPN. This usually works fine, but ...
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How to bring up the ppp0 interface?

I am trying to start my pptpd server on Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I was following the instructions at this page and Ubuntu's official guide. I am doing this because I wanted to setup a VPN server ...
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VPNC cisco + quick mode response rejected error

I installed a vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine version 6.3 Most of the cases vpnc work well ( connecting to gateway customers by vpnc ) But against some particular customers ( Cisco gateways ) , ...
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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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How to auto login with OpenVPN

OpenVPN v5. ask about password in every connection try, so I want to automate this process. I created file password.txt with username/password and added line auth-user-pass password.txt to .ovpn ...
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Linking router from VPN to main network?

So, here's what I have going on now: Thomson Cable Modem ---> WAN port on D-Link N600 (IP 192.168.0.1 - DHCP 192.168.0.100-149) running stock D-link Firmware ---> Wan port on Linksys E1200 (IP ...
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Online collaborative team, connecting to 1 or more servers

I have a team of partners working from different locations in the world. We all are connecting to our own VPS, as well as to a bunch of customers websites via http and ftp to other shared or vps ...
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VPN access kvm guests

OpenVPN is installed on my host system running kvm as virtualization and I've several guests with static/public (Bridged) and private IPs (NAT), every guest uses Samba to share some folders. how can ...
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VPN no longer working after System Update

I recently Updated Linux Mint (13) - I didn't upgrade the distro, but it seems that I updated network-manager. After a restart (that was required), the VPN (openvpn) connection stopped working. I ...
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How to configure VPN traffic over certain ports only - Windows

I would like to force only certain ports through my VPN (or open only certain ports from my VPN, which ever is easier). I am on windows, and the VPN service has options for OpenVPN, SSTP, L2TP/PPTP. ...
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VPN connection rejected after switching to ASUS RT-N66U router and different subnet

I had a working VPN setup using my Netgear router to my VPN server (Windows 2008 at 192.168.0.10). After the router developed problems I switched a new ASUS RT-N66U router. I configured port forward ...
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OpenVPN to bridged wifi

I have a OpenVPN vpn server running on my Linksys/Tomato router. I can connect to all machines on my home network just fine, except for the following. I have several machines in another part of the ...
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Is this router/provider that blocks or does not support GRE protocol?

I am currently living in dorm and I have troubles accessing company's VPN. I wanted to make sure that problem lies not on my side before I go to ITS and start complaining. When I use WiFi I have no ...
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Tunneling traffic through OpenVPN

Following the steps described here I've managed to configure both the VPN server and client(I can ping both ways). Their respective configuration files are: server: ;local a.b.c.d port 1194 ;proto ...
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BindIPEndPointDelegate to select VPN interface on Windows

I have multiple Windows-intergated L2TP VPN connections on my server. By default, all internet traffic should be routed through my local network adapter and not through the VPN. My application should ...
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Shrew Soft VPN - “session terminated by gateway”

I am running Windows 7 64-bit. I use Shew Soft VPN to connect to several VPNs. Everything was working fine until a few days ago, but now, every time I connect to any VPN, it seems to connect but then ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...