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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VirtualBox Guest Not Connecting to VPN On Snow Leopard

I used to access the VPN connection in my host machine from my Windows XP guest. Since upgrading to 10.6 (10.6.2), I can no longer access the host's vpn. I have tried setting up the VPN in the guest ...
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Load balancing router can't connect to VPN

I'm working on Windows XP Pro. I have 2 internet connections - one cable, one ADSL - and I'm trying to hook up using a load balancing router (D-Link DI-LB604). Everything is working just great - ...
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Windows 7 VPN how to not tunnel internet? [duplicate]

I just put windows 7 on my work laptop and im setting it all up like it used to be. But i cant remember what option i changed to stop my internet traffic being tunneled over the VPN connection. I only ...
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Browsing \\computer\share fails, but net use \\computer\share works?

I've had mixed results with using Windows Explorer to browse remote file shares. The setup: I'm at work on Windows XP SP3 Files are at home on Windows XP SP3 Two separate VPNs are available to ...
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VPN client doesn't work after updating to Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

I get the Error: Error 51: Unable to communicate with the VPN subsystem Please make sure that you have at least one network interface that is currently active and has an IP address and start ...
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Any way to remotely acquire my local IP? (VPN, maybe?)

Some work-related resources are IP-restricted, specifically the databases upon which I develop most of my applications. This is kind of annoying, as I have to remote-desktop into my machine if I want ...
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SSL VPN Command Line Client

How can I run the Array SSL VPN client via the command line w/o using a browser? I want to run the vpn client on a headless linux box.
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Getting VPN to work from Virtual PC

Setup: Host is running Windows7. Virtual PC is a Windows Server 2008 running under VMWare workstation 6.5. From the Host I have a VPN to e.g. TFS and other resources. From the VPC I need to connect ...
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L2TP problems on Mac

It seems there are consistent problems with establishing VPN connection to L2TP-VPN on Mac. It is working for the first time, but after you are disconnected, you are unable to re-connect again for ...
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Vista: “connect to a network” does not load (can't set up VPN)

I'm trying to connect to my office VPN from home. One small problem: my home desktop uses Vista (64-bit, Ultimate edition). On Vista, you're supposed to set up a VPN like so: Open the control ...
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Cannot connect via Mac OS X 10.6.2 & iPhone to VPN from LinkSys WRT54G

I am at a site that uses a Linksys WRT54G v8.0.0.7 router connected to an Insight Communications cable modem. I cannot connect to my Windows 2003 PPP VPN via OS X or my iPhone. Both report: "You were ...
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Can't connect to a local FTP - “Connection closed by remote host.”

I'm getting baffled by a seemingly simple problem: When I connect via VPN to my remote network, I can't connect via FTP to my FTP server - but I can do everything else (including Remote Desktop). I'...
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How can I set up a virtual private network on Windows? [closed]

I don't like the standard VPN server on Windows for some reason, and I'm searching for the best client/server application in order to create a virtual private network. I don't care if the ...
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Unable to access vpn using linksys WRT54G and Verizon DSL

I recently switched from Comcast cable Internet to Verizon DSL and can no longer access my company's VPN. The DSL modem is a Westell 6100G. When I connect directly to the DSL modem I have no problems ...
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Set up VPN so that it doesn't interrupt current connections?

I currently use Cisco VPN client on Windows Vista to connect to my school. However, whenever I use it all of my connections get dropped; e.g., Firefox downloads, torrents, etc. Is there a way to set ...
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Secure Free Proxy? [closed]

I want a TOR/VPN type application, that I can proxy my connection through for free. Also, I need to be sure that it doesn't save logs of what I browse, and it isn't sniffing my traffic or misusing the ...
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Can't open shared drive after disconnecting vpn

I use a VPN to connect to my office network. On my local network I have another WinXP machine that shares a printer and a few shared folders. While I'm connected to my work VPN, I can access the ...
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SOHO wireless N router with PPTP VPN server support and gigabit

Are there any wireless N routers in the SOHO category that support PPTP VPN as a server (not pass through) and DDNS? If so, which ones are the most reliable? I have a SnapGear SG300 router that is ...
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Help VPN novice browse VPN

I need to connect to a network which has 2 entry points. I was provided the VPN entry point addresses, a username, password and a machine name to connect to. I am on a vista machine and so I followed ...
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Disappearing DNS resolution via VPN on SnowLeopard

Ever since upgrading to Snow Leopard, I find that my DNS lookups go pear-shaped after 2 minutes or so. To be precise, I stop being able to resolve names that are only resolved by the specific servers ...
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Multiple User VPN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple User VPN I am looking for a cheap or free solution to be able to connect multiple people via VPN to a host computer. Each person should not be able to see what the ...
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Multiple User VPN

I am looking for a cheap or free solution to be able to connect multiple people via VPN to a host computer. Each person should not be able to see what the others are doing while logged in. Is this ...
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Word 2007 consistently crashes when I use my VPN

My Office 2007 consistently crashes when I use it while connected to the VPN. This happens even with local files. When I try to paste stuff, it tries to connect to the printer (over VPN) and if I stop ...
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How does anonymous VPN work?

How do these anonymous VPNs work? They say you can browse the web using a different IP address than your own. How does this work? I understand the Virtual Private Network model, I am just confused on ...
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Is there a way to hide that you are connected to a computer via Remote Desktop or Virtual PC?

Is there a way to hide that you are connected to a computer via Remote Desktop or Virtual PC? Software (Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client, to be exact) has the ability to tell if you are connected to the ...
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Set up several VPN connections through Windows Vista?

Is it possible to set up several VPN connections through Windows Vista? if so, how?
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Changing Mac OS X 10.6 Routing after VPN'd In

I have a coffee shop around the corner that I use to do some work when I want to get away from home. They offer free wi-fi and I then use my Mac 10.6 VPN to log into my work network. I have "Send all ...
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Recommendations for VPN client software for Windows 7?

In my scenario the built-in Windows 7 VPN system isn't able to connect using L2TP. So I would like to find out what people's recommendations are for third-party VPN client software that in ...
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Start VPN Connection Automatically when Outlook Starts / Internet Connection Starts

I have a VPN connection setup to connect to my hosted exchange server. I would like to have this VPN open automatically when either a) MS Outlook 2007 starts b) There is an open connection to the ...
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How do I remote desktop to my work's Windows box from my Mac at home through VPN?

I would like to remote desktop from my Macbook to my Work's laptop from home. I connect to the work's network via Cisco VPN. My Cisco VPN clients connects fine in Mac OS X but I am unable to ...
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Configuring Windows VPN Connection from Cisco AnyConnect

I don't know if it is possible but I would like to configure a Windows 7 VPN connection in a way that I can connect to a network which I normally reach by using Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. Does Cisco ...
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Work from home VPN not safe on home router?

I'm getting set up to work from home and I have an existing cable internet connection with a router connected to the cable modem for my home computers. My work's IT dept says it's their policy not to ...
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How do I Ban/un-ban users in Hamachi2?

I was using Hamachi (v1) and banned a couple of users for a week. During this time, Hamachi auto-updated to Hamachi2, and now I can't find the ban/un-ban function. Any idea where this is and how to ...
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Windows based portable PPTP Client separate from built-in OS client

Is there any Windows based portable pptp client separate from built-in OS client that I can put on my jump drive for use in a lock-down PC User/Guest account in XP or Vista? I would like to use my ...
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How to set up a easy-to-use proxy for the whole system with WinXP client and server?

I am working together intensively with a colleague on the Canary Islands. We speak through live messenger and work together using a RDP software. She has frequent problems with connections to certain ...
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Accept incoming L2TP connections on Windows 7

Windows 2003 can be configured as a VPN server that uses L2TP with a preshared key. Windows 7 can be configured to accept incoming VPN connections, presumably using PPTP. Is there a way to configure ...
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Connect External HardDisk to two computers - concurrently

I have two computers sitting very close to each other. One is an older computer nearly constantly logged in via VPN to another network, and I use SVN to push/pull files from that other network and ...
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Why we need Cisco VPN client as most OS has build-in client?

I'm not a Cisco user, just wonder.
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How do you manage Outlook Personal Folders between multiple devices?

This seems to be a recurring problem. I have users who have 2 devices they use on a regular basis: their desktop at work and a portable lightweight notebook. Generally these are executives who ...
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Routing all Internet traffic through home network

I'm looking to establish a connection between my computer at school and my computer at home for the purpose of routing all Internet traffic across this connection. My school monitors my Internet usage,...
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Use a remote desktop viewer from an iMac to a remote workstation through VPN

I have an iMac on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and I connect to my workplace through a VPN connection. To this point everything is ok. But I'd like to use a remote desktop viewer, with a good quality, and ...
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Problem connecting to PPTP VPN in Ubuntu 9.10

I have a VPN client configured for using PPTP under Ubuntu 9.10 (the alpha version, but fully up to date). The configuration has everything enabled except for EAP (I found I had to uncheck that to ...
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Static IP for up VPN?

To setup a VPN is it necessary to have a static IP? Also VPN is a new concept to me any help (guides) and tips for setting up a VPN Server and Client in Windows (Xp and 7) (alternatively Linux ...
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Is it possible to access my WinXP home via VPN

I'd like to access folders etc on my home computer, a windows xp home edition operating system. How/Is it possible to set up that machine in such way that I can vpn into it and see its files and ...
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Remote Desktop throttles internet connection

I work remotely from home for several hours each week. In the last few weeks, my remote desktop connection has been virtually unusable for productive development. Both my workplace and my home ...
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Why doesn't my PPTP VPN connection stay alive with RDP on WM6.1

I have my Windows Mobile 6.1 Device connecting to my home router via PPTP VPN. I am able to RDP into a machine at home and see the screen. This will last for no more than a minute. The VPN connection ...
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Connect to a Netscreen Remote VPN from a Mac

I need to connect to the company VPN. The official way to do this is using Netscreen Remote, which as far as I can tell is Windows-only. Is it possible to get connected using Snow Leopard's built-in ...
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What VPN router can restrict access to VPN tunnel via MAC address?

We're currently using Netgear DGFV338 routers to provide VPN access to the office from home locations. But I don't think it can restrict access to the VPN tunnel based on MAC address. Does anyone ...
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Can the VPN built into Windows 7 replace the Cisco VPN client?

Is there any way that the built-in VPN client in Windows 7 can be used to replace the Cisco VPN client? I have tried several times using different methods and have failed. It seems that inputting IP ...
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How to set up simple VPN for secure Internet connections over unencrypted Wi-Fi?

I recently moved into an apartment where the complex provides free unencrypted Wi-Fi. The speed is good for my purposes, but I'm not 100% comfortable with all my traffic being sent in the clear, given ...