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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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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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Comodo Firewall blocks Cisco Anyconnect VPN

I am running Comodo Internet Security Firewall (6.3) and trying to connect to work using Cisco AnyConnect VPN client. I can make the connection but can't do anything else, not even ping by IP ...
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IPSec VPN between Astaro Sophos and SonicWALL

I'm trying to connect an Astaro Sophos ASG220 appliance v8 with a SonicWALL TZ 215 For some reason that escapes me the tunnel, named "Dev-VPN", fails to establish. Perhaps someone here can make ...
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Cisco AnyConnect client removes default gateway after disconnect, but only on Intel Ethernet Adapter not on wireless connection

I recently installed Intel Gigabit CT Network Adapter on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. Previously, I was using wireless connection and Cisco AnyConnect VPN client ver 3.1.0165. When trying connect to ...
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Enabling OpenVPN in Windows

I'm trying to establish a VPN from my Windows 8 machine to a server running OpenVPN. I have all certificates, key and configuration file set up. OpenVPN GUI works fine and says "client is now ...
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Whole house VPN

I'v been on this quest for a few days now and I haven't found the answers I've been looking for. What I'd like is a "VPN Client" router or server that accepts all LAN traffic and sends it through a ...
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Shrew VPN client configuration for ZyXEL USG 50 using IPSec

I just purchased a ZyXEL USG 50 and trying to configure the Shrew Soft VPN client, I have followed instructions from Shrew soft on how to configure the VPN Gateway and the client, it connects, however ...
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OpenVPN installation always corrupt, TAP driver screwed up

I'm trying to install OpenVPN on a computer running Windows 7. I usually get one of two errors: An error occurred installing the TAP device driver. or The specified service already exists. ...
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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 to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer?

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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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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connect to (“remotely”) local IP if router has VPN to remote server

I am confused by how this works. It took me two days, but now I see some connection from my DD-WRT router (as PPTP client) to a remote VPN server, e.g. issuing the command route on the router: ...
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Connect to VPN before Windows 7 starts

I am building a laptop with Windows 7 SP1 x64 which will be used by a remote user. The laptop needs to be locked down so they can only do their work and nothing else. It will have a VPN connection ...
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reading a routing table for pptp vpn data

I expected a route (on my router) to show my PPTP VPN connection. Now I see my VPN server IP show up, but still with vlan2, not ppp. Is this a problem? What can I do about it? Kernel IP routing table ...
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how to check if ddwrt vpn client reaches remote subnet?

I spent many hours trying to setup a VPN connection from my router to a VPN server where I have an account. After upgrading to a newer build, I finally see some entries after issuing ip route on the ...
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Unable to access remote LAN through VPN unless “Use Default Gateway On Remote Network” is enabled

I'm trying to connect to a new VPN we just setup but I can't see the remote LAN if I disable "use default gateway on remote network". If it's enabled I can see the remote LAN but can't access the ...
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Connecting clients to a private network

I'm currently building a domain network for a small enterprise. This is our current network: There's also some virtual machines connected to our server via virtualbox bridge. However, now we want ...
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Windows 8.1 — PPTP VPN connection dies after a minute or two

I've set up a PPTP VPN using Amazon EC2. I did that by following this guide. I don't want everything going through the VPN, and instead only want connections to specific IP addresses to go through the ...
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Connect to domain account over VPN

I've just wiped my laptop and reinstalled Windows 8.1 and have connected it to the work domain by connecting to our VPN while logged into a local account. I'm now trying to log into the laptop using ...
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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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Redirect external request thru VPN

I'm using Centos 5.4 and I'm trying to use the XMPP outside the company. But, the XMPP only works with the VPN. VPN connects and the XMPP become 10.0.2.49:5222 I tried to use iptables using this: ...
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Can't connect to specific FTP?

Have a bit of an issue and I'm pretty confused by this one. Yesterday I was connecting to my FTP all day and it seemed to be fine but now I'm having issues. I use a VPN and I'm not sure how that ...
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2 simultaneous VPNs to 2 different nodes

I am planning to setup Ipsec tunnels between a single server (server1) and two security gateways (seg1 and seg2).The setup should be like this: server1 -----ipsec tunnel1-------->seg1 server1 ...
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Remote Backup Solution

I have a customer who is looking for an extra backup. He already uses Western Digital's cloud backup as well as swapping out his physical backup drives once a week and bringing it offsite. He is ...
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Cisco VPN client settings overwritten by one host

I frequently connect to my work vpn, and to the vpn of one of my customers. Every time I connect to my customer's VPN all the settings from my work VPN are cleared out. That is, the next time I want ...
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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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How to route openvpn-server traffic over the vpn itself

So I have a server with the public ip address of 101.102.103.104 (for example). This server is running an openvpn server, plus a bunch of other stuff that is listening on the public ip network device ...
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Networking Basics: How Do VPNs Route Traffic Without A Default Gateway?

I'm trying to better undstand how traffic is routed through a VPN on a windows machine. I have a working vpn server at work that I am connected to from home. My networks subnet is 192.168.8.x The ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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OpenVPN service fails to start

I am trying to set up a VPN server on a Raspberry Pi, however, I get an error [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: server failed! I have followed a few different tutorials, but none of ...
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Zyxel Keenetic Lite Rev B, OPEN VPN client

I have Zyxel Keenetic Lite. I have 2 PCs (one desktop and a laptop) at home, from where I need to work remotely. The desktop reaches the Internet via a wired network cable. The laptop works via ...
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ShrewSoft VPN, multiple users with same external gateway issues

I have a VPN firewall, we can connect more than one user if using different external gateways. If we have more than one user with the same external gateway then only one can connect and keep pinging ...
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How to use Belgian eID card to connect SSTP VPN handled by TMG

I'd like to know how to use my personal eID card as Smart Card credentials for a SSTP VPN connection. The VPN server is Forefront TMG 2010. I currently use normal credentials (User / Password), it ...
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How to simulate a hub in Virtualbox?

I have the following network topology simulated using VirtualBox: Ubuntu1 >> IPFire1 ---- IPFire2 << Ubuntu2 All this network links are internal networks. Of course, IPFire 1 and IPFire ...
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I need to resolve a given TLD by using a known DNS server

We have a VPN to another network and that network has a DNS server with a few resources we want to resolve by name. On a Mac I can add a file in /etc/resolver called thing.place.com inside which I ...
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cisco ipsec vpn of maverick does not work

I want to connect to my company network through my macbook pro which runs osx 10.9. And I have the right configuration which runs perfectly well in windows. I use the osx's built in cisco IPSec vpn ...
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Is it possible to connect to TeamViewer's VPN and a Proxy Directly? (i.e. with out a second TV client)

I am abroad and remoting into my home machine trying to set up a VPN and proxy server because I'm using a lot of public WiFi is Southeast Asia on a working holiday. As I already use TeamViewer, I am ...
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OpenVpn Service is connected but no ip change

First let me start with that yes it is run as an administrator here is the route print The problem is that the open vpn client says it is connected and it shows it has an assigned IP but ...
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Turning windows 7/8 into VPN router

I am currently trying to turn my pc running windows 7 (storage media server with flexraid) into a VPN router that allows other devices to access the media content (works fine now) and allow other ...
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Unable to connect to URLs which were accessed before VPN was connected after Cisco VPN connects

We have a very strange situation with Cisco VPN client on Windows 7. Currently it appears like it is manifesting only with .NET applications. It is not reproducible on Macs using the same VPN. It is ...
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Windows 7 IPsec IKEv2 EAP-TLS error

I have set-up Strongswan on a Ubuntu 14.04 server from the official package repo with IKEv2 and rightauth=eap-tls using our PKI infrastructure. I can connect just fine from Android and Linux but not ...
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Win 7 connects via VPN L2TP to Mac Mini 10.9.2 but can't map drive to file share

I'm connected via VPN L2TP protocol to Mac Mini server running Mavericks 10.9.2, but can't see network or map a drive to the file share. Why not??
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Setup VPN in docker

I am working on connecting docker containers together. I have explored the options provided in docker for networking. Now I want to create a VPN kind of setup to connect docker nodes and containers. ...
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Does VPN really protect IP address?

I have tried a VPN on ipad from Onavo. When trying different websites giving IP address to my surprise some were able to still show my ip address not the VPN address. So is VPN really worth as it ...
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Openswan won't connect to SonicWall NSA 2400 - Policy does not allow static IP

We have a SonicWALL NSA 2400 firewall, and connect successfully from the office to our datacentre via VPN on Windows machines using the SonicWALL Global VPN Client. We now need to connect an Ubuntu ...
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VPN connection sharing through Windows guest / Share guest VPN with host

Can I route traffic from Linux through the VirtualBox guest's VPN? The guest VPN client should see this traffic as local and therefore would not attempt to block it.