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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I have both IPv4 and IPv6 public addresses. Why?

For my home network, my public IP address shows through some websites as an IPv4 and others as an IPv6 address. I have read this thread and understand that it is possible for my ISP to have assigned ...
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Configuring a VPN on a router for a single IP address

So I'm not even sure if this is possible, but I thought I'd give it a shot anyway. I use private Internet access VPN on my laptop, phone etc. I wish to use it on my PS4 too. Now, I am aware that ...
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Cannot connect to VPN

I am not able to connect to my vpn using the built-in Windows 10 Pro x64 VPN client. I am out of ideas. When I try to connect I get "A connection to the remote computer could not be established, so ...
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Is it possible to create a git repository in home network for cross platform?

At home I have a Mac Mini that handels backups and works as NAS. Normal Mac users can connect to the server to upload & download files or stream media from it using plex. Right now I have a ...
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VPN Duration in Multi-session

I have a VPN in my office through which I connect to the Internet; but just for limited time (4 hours a day). Be connected longer than that and it expires till next day. So, I wanna know how I can ...
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How can i connect to a VPN then to a sock5 proxy? Proxy refused

I need my connection to be like this My PC --- VPN --- Sock5 --- Web. But everytime I'm connected to the vpn and then try to connect to the proxy. It reads somethin like "proxy server refused". I ...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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PPTP VPN on Android for Selected Apps

I've created a PPTP VPN on our firms Mikrotik router. And I've successfully connected the android devices via their native VPN app in settings. However that means that all of the traffic will be sent ...
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How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [closed]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
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Preventing true IP Visibility when allowing Teamviewer control

Is it possible to prevent IP from a client(me) being controlled from a third party via teamviewer(or alike). When using VPN with teamviewer, is the ip still visible to the controller if they were ...
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Run VPN through whonix tor (and anon system): connection failing

I'm having trouble setting the vpn up. I imported the config file in the workstation which ended up creating a vpn connection with group name, group password and user credentials. However, when trying ...
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Routing between interface and OpenVPN tunnel

I have two NICs: ethernet and wi-fi. I configured an OpenVPN tunnel with route-noexec option, so the computer still uses ethernet connection by default. Now, I want to make an AP with my wi-fi card. I ...
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Does VPN on a virtual machine make the host connection VPN as well?

I am using VPN on a virtual machine to my organization's network. And I was just wondering whether this will make the host connection also under VPN. My organization's network may be monitored for ...
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how create ssh-tunnel PC-to-LAN through SSH in VPN (CYGWIN) to the remote LAN

I have remote PC (WIN7) and access to it throurgh VPN to PC2 (win7) I configured CYGWIN at that PC and able to connect via PUTTY to that SSH. Remote PC has access to the own LAN. I have to get that ...
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Rerouting all internet traffic for more direct path and lower ping

Is it possible for an end user to set a "custom route" for packets outbound to the "internet". Let me put this in perspective using a server and a game. 'isp x` is in charge of 99% of all ...
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How to use 2 different connection (Internet & VPN) using 2 LAN cable in a single PC?

I have 2 connections (1) Internet and (2) Intranet (VPN). Some software needs Intranet(VPN) for using when internet LAN is being disabled. But I want to use internet at a time. Can anyone give me a ...
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OpenVPN Confusion - Server and client on one machine?

I have searched all over the internet and tried so many things.. but I cannot seem to figure this out. I have a Raspberry Pi. I have an ethernet, but I have access to a wireless if I needed it. ...
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On windows 7, looking for Registry Key or non-gui command to Change “Use Default gateway on Remote network”

Does anyone know of the Registry Key that is used to turn on or off "Use Default gateway on Remote Network" ? I need to automate this change for many computers and want to avoid the GUI method of ...
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Cannot execute ssh-ed osascript properly inside of shell script

I have created a ip-down script in my etc/ppp/ directory. Essentially I am trying to kill certain programs/servers when the VPN disconnects, then display a notification on another computer via ssh. I ...
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How does point to point network interface work?

I configured vpn with openswan. To allow L2TP vpn connections new interface got created: ppp0. Here's what ifconfig shows: ppp0: flags=4305<UP,POINTOPOINT,RUNNING,NOARP,MULTICAST> mtu 1410 ...
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Multiple VPNs setup from a single station and a router recommendation

guys. I need to access geo-restricted applications while traveling. There are two apps - first one can be accessed only from England and the other one only from Ireland. Please advise if ...
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get the real true external IP even with VPN

I am running a server software on my PC. It has a VPN software running. The internet connection is wired to a router (sometimes wireless). I have a PHP script that gets the external IP correctly ...
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Access to a bridge modem through router / VPN setup

I have a Synology RT which is connected in PPPOE to my bridge modem. I allow VPN port in the firewall and port forwarding (UDP Public and private : 1701, 500, 4500 / Private IP address 192.168.1.1) ...
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How to have the same machine names for local and VPN networks

I have a bunch of machines in an OpenVPN network, including laptops. Sometimes they are on the same local network, sometimes not. I'd like to have a mechanism to give them local DNS names such that ...
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Connecting to a VPN over a Crossover Cable - DNS Issues

My Issue Hi. I am trying to connect a PS4 to my VPN which I am running on my Mac. The Mac is connected to WiFi, and is using PureVPN. The mac is then connected to the PS4 with a crossover cable. ...
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Internet Sharing on a University Network - Will it screw things up?

I am currently running PureVPN on my University's network as I live in halls. This is running on my Mac. I wish to use the VPN on my PS4, and I have found a guide on how to do this which involved ...
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Route VPN Pool out of local network

i have a Sophos UTM home installed, which provides a VPN for me. This works so far, i can successfully connect. My network looks like this: Router: 192.168.1.x net (route to 192.168.2.x) UTM: ...
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Windows + Tomato - Client 2 Client logic = help please

Background: Client wants a (seemingly simple) VPN solution to connect his main-office(site A) to his satellite-office(site B)(in same city) Never attempted OpenVPN. Purchased 2 ASUS RT-N66 routers ...
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Windows 10 VPN - L2TP/IPSec With Certificate

I keep unsuccessfully connecting to a VPN and get the following message: The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a processing error during the initial negotiations ...
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Use of vpn server behind load balancing router e.g. tl-r470t+

I have two isp connections (adsl) with dynamic public ip's and just got a third one (adsl) with static public ip's(16 ip addresses). Using a load balancing router e.g. tl-r470t I would like to give ...
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PPTP VPN issue, multiple platforms

Using PPTP VPN for multiple clients, I've seen an interesting issue on Mac OSX El Capitan, and Windows 7 and 8. For clients connecting from home using a subnet that is identical to the internal subnet ...
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Spoof OS for VPN?

My company uses Juniper VPN for remote access. Unfortunately, they have not upgraded Juniper to allow remote access for Windows 10. Juniper uses Java and executables to verify. Is there a way to ...
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Route computer's internet traffic through another remotely connected computer

I have two separate computers(both Windows 10) in different locations, different ISPs for both. From one computer say A, ping to an online game server is horrible(+300ms) thanks to ISPs garbage ...
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How to setup VPN server without giving access to my home network

I would like to give censorship-free access to the Internet to my friend who lives abroad. However I want to restrict his access to my home network. My main router Netgear Nighthawk can be setup as a ...
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Openconnect certificate validation with NetworkManager

On my Cinnamon (linux) desktop, I have setup an openconnect VPN connection in NetworkManager. When connecting, I don't seem to have any issues: the connection is established and network traffic is ...
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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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Is it possible to access a server's IIS on home network from an android device 4G network via VPN?

I have a Windows computer residing in my home network. The computer acts as a webserver for my own personal devices (laptop/android/iOS). The reason for this is that I deploy my home automation ...
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Save username and password of openvpn in encrypted format

While searching on internet I have found that we can automate vpn login via editing config file through adding auth-user-pass login.conf and create login.cnf file and add your credentials in pure text ...
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Monitor and control a VPN connection

I have one VPN connection on my work PC I need constantly connected. However, it occasionally disconnects, and I discover this in a time consuming way, like thinking I have a bug in my work or ...
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Server tries to communicate to Client's local IP from a different network

I am a networking illiterate but I am trying to make a Server on my home network communicate with some Clients on my friend's home network over the Internet. Neither my friend nor I have a static ...
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Linux VM DNS stops working when host connects to Cisco Any connect

I have a Linux (Xubuntu 14.04) VirtualBox VM inside a Windows 7 host. I have the network set up as NAT (and bridged is not an option) and I also have a host-only connection. When not connected to my ...
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Cannot access Internet on iPad sharing an Internet connection with iMac (on iMac: ethernet using cisco client)

I have an iMac (OS X Yosemite v.10.10.5) which is connected via ethernet with the internet. I have to use Cisco Any Connect Secure Mobility Client to actually use the internet, which is provided by my ...
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Connect my homeserver, running an OpenVPN server, to an external VPN

Following Situation. One of my homeservers is running an OpenVPN server as well as an OpenSSH Server (and some other stuff), both remotely accessible. When I'm not at home, I usually connect to ...
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Host Checker issue with Juniper Network Connect (VPN) on Windows 7

A company I am working for uses Juniper to provide a VPN access from outside (or from inside with a "foreign" computer). When I try to connect to the VPN from inside but with a "foreign" computer, I ...
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Access remote VPS with VPN setup

I have a VPS which I use SSH to operate it. Very often, I need to use VPN on my VPS to connect to other network. The problem happens if I want to route all traffic through the VPN link. My SSH ...
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setting up a remote access between two NATted hosts for remote assistance

I need to reach remote sparse machines (ARM Linux Appliances) for maintenance and support. All these machines are Customer owned and plugged into their own private LANs (where I have no privilege), ...
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Connect to server LAN through OpenVPN

I have an OpenVPN server running on my Asus router (merlin firmware). I can connect to the OpenVPN which gives me an ip of 172.16.36.0 255.255.255.0. I can connect to the router ip address ...
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No external DNS when connected to Cisco VPN and tethered

I use Cisco AnyConnect to access a VPN for our main vendor. I use it on my desktop at the office every day. Today I'm working from my laptop at home but due to internet slowness I tethered my laptop ...
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Assigning different IPs to each app with VPNs without the use of VMs?

I'm trying to run multiple copies of an app (game) while forcing each copy to have a different IP. I tried using forceBindIP with no luck (Tried connecting to a VPN and forcing Firefox to run on my ...
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Can I use /etc/hosts file to block ads when using Ubuntu 14.04.3 OpenVPN server?

I have an OpenVPN server hosted on Digital Ocean. I've uploaded a hosts file to the server to help filter a lot of unwanted domains. When using the server, it filters the domains. However, when I use ...