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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What other IP addresses can/should I use for my home network?

I've been using 192.168.1.x for my home network, which has been perfectly happy for quite some time. However, I just started a new job, and they use the same set of IP addresses when I connect over ...
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Setup vpn to bypass NAT limits and portforwarding of ISP

I have a problem with my ISP that don't let me have a public ip and open the ports to have an open NAT on xbox live. I read about the possibility to use VPN or buy a VPS server to open these ports. ...
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Configure VPN to access remote LAN network (Asus RT-AC66U)

I want to access a remote LAN network, without using this remote Internet connection when I browse websites for example. What I have so far is a working VPN connection (PPTP) but when I connect to ...
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Two VPN connections on Windows 7

I have three laptops running Windows 7. I'd like to set one up as a server and have the other two connect through VPN, so they can access the server anywhere. The problem is Windows 7 only accepts one ...
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Redirect incoming connection to existing tunnel

Can I use my shared web hosting server, and currently unused domain names, to forward incoming connection requests to my home computer without a public IP address (due to a cgn), without opening up ...
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How much a VPN is secure?

I use free VPN softwares like CyberGhost and HotSpot Shield. I know that there are many commercial VPNs too. I wonder how much they hide our privacy. I know that while using it they change the IP of ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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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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How to change IP of VPN interface?

I have connected to a VPN on Ubuntu. and type ifconfig shows VPN interface has an IP of 10.10.0.11. Unfortunately, there is another computer in my lan whose ip is also 10.10.0.11 and they're ...
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Cannot access Windows machines by Name over PPTP VPN but can access ip address for ONE of two laptops

my windows 8 computer is acting strangely as the netbios resolves when I try to access a workstation by its name \desktop1 when connected to the LAN on-site but when I try to access it using a VPN, I ...
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OpenWRT: Routing between LAN and OpenVPN

So, this is the current situation: There is an OpenVPN-Server in the internet, there is an OpenWRT-Router at my place. The router is connected to the VPN as a client. I want the router to behave ...
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VPN and Windows Accounts [on hold]

I connect to a VPN "Private Internet Access" with Windows 7. I'd like to know if there's a way to connect to the VPN in one account and have another IP in another account. For example: Account User1 ...
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SoftEther VPN not allowing clients to connect using AD credentials [migrated]

We are trying to get SoftEther VPN to work on a SBS 2003 domain but it is rejecting apparently valid user credentials. (The server application is running on our actual SBS 2003 domain controller and ...
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What are These Outbound Network Rules

I Have a few odd looking network outbound rules for my computer they are Name Group Application Package f5.vpn.client f5.vpn.client ...
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Openconnect for Cisco VPN doesn't recognize private key file - asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_CHECK_TLEN:wrong tag

I'm trying to use my Synology DS212 NAS box also act as VPN gateway to my companies VPN. Sadly, they only use Cisco ASA and to complicate stuff even further, we've got to use personal certificates ...
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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How can I solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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Force all traffic through VPN Wndows 8.1

I am using SoftEther VPN, I can connect to my server however I am unable to force traffic through the VPN. Is there a setting to control this in Windows or do I need to handle this at the application ...
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Use of ip-hider software on VPS

I am using an unmanaged vps to play a morph game. 6 cores, 30gb, 2000 GB ram, 1gbit/s port. I want to log into the game site with a browser but I don’t want the game site to see my server’s ip ...
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Accessing bridged VM from within VPN

I'm trying to get a torrent remote (Transdroid) on Android to connect with a torrent client within a bridged VM. All traffic from the VM goes through a VPN. Problem is, when I attempt to connect with ...
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Uninstall Microsoft DirectAccess from laptop

How do I uninstall Microsoft DirectAccess, the built-in VPN software installed in some versions of Windows 7? Background My IT Operations group attempted installing Microsoft DirectAccess on a small ...
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Manually Setting Interface metric priority of Network Adapters not preferring lower metric route on Windows

After Connecting to Cisco VPN AnyConnect, Now I have two network interfaces having set same default routes, but with different metric values. Even after manually changing/raising the metric value of ...
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Getting a 'Error 720 - A connection to the remote computer could not be established.' windows 8

I have a user who gets 'Error 720 - A connection to the remote computer could not be established.' when trying to connect to any VPN using windows VPN on Windows 8. I do not think this is an issue ...
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Windows 8.1 VPN connection to customer's network blocks access to local domain's shares, SQL Server [duplicate]

With Windows 7, I could access my company's Windows Server file shares and SQL Servers (with Windows authentication) from that same LAN while connected to my customer's VPN. With Windows 8.1, I lose ...
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IPsec on a LAN without a VPN

I'd like to set up layer 2 authentication and encryption for a LAN via IPsec, without having to run a VPN endpoint. Essentially the goal is a point-to-point setup where traffic between configured ...
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Best way to secure RDP connections WITHOUT VPN?

We are needing to use RDP for a client, but the VPN and internet connection is just too flaky to use VPN anymore. VPN is NOT an option anymore for us. Currently the plan is to open a bunch of ports ...
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The fastest way to toggle VPN connection for Windows 7 or later? [duplicate]

When I connect to my company VPN, I cannot browse internet normally i.e. even open google.com So I need to turn on and off that VPN connection very often and currently I have to go to the connection ...
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Does connecting to a VPN always provide a secure environment over unencrypted WiFI connections?

Sometimes I have to use public WiFi connections. I always connect to a VPN thinking it will provide the security of encryption. However, I don't know any details about how the VPN I use is ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Using VPN connection in OSX will only route through the first service in “Service Order”

I am trying to get my VPN connection to only route network traffic related to my workplace through the VPN connection and any other traffic through my Wi-Fi connection. If I have my Wi-Fi at the top ...
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Hamachi network adapter won't install in windows 7

I had Hamachi working normally for some time, then out of the blue it started giving me VPN error (showing that yellow triangle with an exclamation mark) for every single person on my networks and I ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN Server via Chrome/Firefox Browser

I'm planning on running a OpenVPN Service on my Raspberry Pi to encrypt only Browser Data from Chrome or Firefox and therefore I'll be setting up the RPi as a OpenVPN Server. I plan on following ...
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All created VPNs result in Error 720

I have a few different VPNs I need to connect to. I'm using windows 8 and standard ptpp VPN. Every VPN I have created though results in the same error: Error 720: A connection to the remote computer ...
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setup L2TP on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm following this guide to setup a VPS on my Ubuntu VPS: http://riobard.com/blog/2010-04-30-l2tp-over-ipsec-ubuntu/ My config files are setup as in that guide, openswan version is 2.6.26 I think.. ...
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How to set up an OpenVPN Access Server inside of NetworkManager for GNOME?

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS I rent out from Atlanta. It is running CentOS 7 and is using the latest version of the OpenVPN Access Server software. I want to set up my VPN inside of the ...
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is it possible to detect that someone has used a VPN after the VPN has been disabled?

I'm asking this question because I am using a VPN for work and apparently Tera Online servers ban users for using VPN. I've asked their support about what if I disable it and try logging in, and their ...
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A separate network card for p2p traffic [duplicate]

I have a motherboard with 2 ethernet outlets. Is there a way to route all p2p traffic though one (with VPN) and the rest through the other without VPN? I am on Windows 7. EDIT: there are solutions ...
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openvpn on load-balanced network

I'm running Tunnelblick (OpenVPN client) on OS X 10.10.3 to connect to my server back home. Everything works once the connection is made; that's not the problem. The issue is that I, the client, am ...
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Windows and VPN, order of resolution?

I'm a remote worker in my company. My company use Active Directory with a single corp.local domain, and my desktop computer has joined the domain. A VPN connection is available (provided by a ...
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Can't install tap driver using tapinstall.exe for OpenVPN when run from a .bat file, but it works when running OpenVPN installer

When I run "..\bin\tapinstall.exe" install "..\driver\OemWin2k.inf" tap0901 To add the tap driver, all I get back is a "failed" message with no details and the tap driver is not ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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Single application through OpenVPN tunnel (Debian Lenny)

I'm using Debian Lenny and I want to tunnel rtorrent only through a OpenVPN tunnel. I have a tunnel running, the config file looks like this: client dev tun proto udp remote openvpn.xxx.com 1194 ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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ipsec configuration problems on Ubuntu. Errors on IP forwarding" connection authorization from Android client

I'm trying to create a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN from my Android phone to my Ubuntu server on my home network. I am receiving two errors. the first one is a failure checking IP forwarding when I run ipsec ...
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Adding the route to openvpn server on the fly

I would like to connect to my openvpn server without a default route for internet (just a route for DNS), and to dynamically add the route to the server once the server ip is resolved. The purpose is ...
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Unable to get Windows clients connecting to VPN OS X Server

My aim is to allow for all employees to be able to connect to the office via a Mac mini running OS X Server (Mavericks). I've set up the VPN service on the Mac and can connect to it fine with a ...
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Is there a way to force OS X Lion to connect to a VPN whenever there's network connectivity?

I need to deploy a couple of remote computers and I need them to always connect to the VPN whenever there is internet connectivity. Is this possible? If so, how?
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Zywall IPSEC config for remote shares using ipsecuritas

I have a Zywall USG 20 using IPsec. It works and connects fine however I can only access the zywall its self. Traffic does not route to other computers on the subnet. In my case I need to access linux ...
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How to route certain applications through a VPN and others to use my 'standard' connection in OSX 10.6?

I am currently working abroad and use my company's VPN for FTP and some browsing. This is a relatively slow connection and while it is suitable for those VPN necessities; much of my other internet ...
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Route everything over virtual interface without dropping backend connection

I've got vpn-ws setup on my server. I'm connected to a public wifi which has blocked many ports blocked (obviously not 80 and 443). When I connect to domain.tld/vpn and run dhcpcd, I get IP address ...