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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Windows 10, VPN and slow DNS lookups

I can't seem to figure this one out. I was using windows 7 and I had no issues with being VPN'ed into work and browsing websites. Since switching to Windows 10, it's another matter. Windows 10 and no ...
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How to make Windows 10 play well with VPN and proxy?

I have your basic Cisco Anyconnect and W10. I finally got the cisco anyconnect software to run properly by running it in windows 7 mode. And note that this is a machine that was just upgraded a ...
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How to use OpenVPN through a restrictive firewall?

I'm currently in the situation of attempting to setup OpenVPN on a personal VPS, for connection primarily through an overly restrictive firewall. All of the setups mentioned below work when used ...
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Shrew soft connects to cisco VPN in windows 10 but no traffic passing

Recently I've upgraded to windows 10 and facing a problem with connecting to my workplace cisco vpn. Cisco vpn client refused to work. So I opted to install shrew soft vpn client. It says tunnel ...
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Connecting to a machine which is only reachable through a computer which is only reachable through a VPN

I have the following problem: I would like to connect to some machines (get their files in the Windows Explorer) without having to use a RDP connection to the controller Server, because the amount ...
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Juniper Network Connect (VPN) on Windows 7

My company uses Juniper networks for vpn access. I am unable to get the juniper network connect client to work on windows 7 64-bit. It used to work before but after I formatted my system it gives the ...
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How do I surf via a VPN and have a home VPN endpoint?

Here's my issue. Previously I had my Gargoyle-based router operating as a VPN server so I could connect to home whilst away. This proved very handy. Due to changes in local snoopery I have changed ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

I know what you're thinking, "Just go to the VPN connection, right click and go to properties > Networking > IPv4 > Properties > Advanced > Uncheck 'Use default gateway on remote network'" ...
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Raspberry Pi VPN with 3g dongle for internet access

I'm trying to set up a VPN connection on my RPi, but always times out. I have a DDNS setup and the public IP address is updated using ddclient. I have a network machine connected to eth0 and a 3g ...
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How to show VPN connection properties in windows 8.1

Microsoft help says to right-click on the connection to edit it, but that does not appear to do anything in Windows 8.1 This is similar to How to show WIFI connection's properties dialog in ...
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OpenVPN fails to connect when switching from Windows XP to Windows 7 - with same ovpn profile

My workplace has a VPN set up, which I used to connect to using OpenVPN on Win XP. Now I'm trying to achieve the same on a Win 7 64bit box. I installed the 64bit OpenVPN client (March 2013 release) ...
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Why can't my Windows 10 device reach the internet when VPN is connected but my Windows 7 one can?

I'm in China with an old Win7 netbook and a new Win10 tablet. Formerly, either device would work on Wi-Fi with or without VPN but of course I needed VPN for Google, Facebook, etc. Recenently the ...
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How to set correct MTU for OpenVPN link

I'm trying to use my OpenVPN SSL connection over a restricted satellite connection. The issue seems to be related to the correct MTU. When pinging from windows 7 machine the highest payload that can ...
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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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Internet is extremely slow after using VPN (and exiting/restarting)

I'm a student at Penn State, and for my engineering class I use a program called SolidWorks. Penn state provides me with a fully licensed edition of this program, but for it to acquire a license I ...
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Mac and Windows Server 2008-based SSTP VPN. Does it work?

Does anyone know how to set up a Mac with a Windows Server 2008 SSTP VPN? Is it even supported? We have said VPN installed here, and I need to know if we can have Macs as well as Linux clients working ...
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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 do I setup a VPN behind Tor in Tails?

I would like the following setup: Tails -> Tor -> VPN. My limited knowledge on the matter tells me that this would render me "anonymous" to the VPN and provide me with some privacy with regards to ...
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vmware fusion cannot connect to network

If I don't believe wrongly. I think VMware fusion use Cisco Any connect to connect to internet right? However, now the Cisco in my windows virtual machine reports: VPN service not available The VPN ...
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How to route only certain http/s requests through VPN

I'm trying to create a VPN service which is capable of filtering only certain HTTP/S web traffic through the VPN, and other traffic that doesn't match my dynamic filter criteria should be sent through ...
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WAMP with remote DB

I want to use WAMP server with a database located on another place. I can access it through a VPN (openVPN). I will change the config.ini of my PHP code to use the remote database (10.x.x.x instead of ...
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Windows 10 windows vpn ipv4 properties not accessible

I just installed windows 10 and I want to join my domain through my windows vpn. But when I want to change the properties of the ipv4 protocol, nothing happens. The button is not greyed out, because i ...
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Windows 10 split tunneling

I have 2 wifi connections, one has internet and the other doesn't. I use the one that has no internet to access local machines. When I connect via VPN, even the one that has no internet connection is ...
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How to share a VPN connection in a VMWare Guest VM with the Host

The need - This question is relevant for all of those who want to bypass their corporate's annoying VPN, and access their work/corporate network from their private computer, especially if the ...
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Can't set the DNS in my VPN on Windows 10

I would like to change the DNS in mi VPN on Windows 10, first i go the Network and Sharing Center, Change Adapter Settings, choose my VPN, then properties and when I go to "Networking" and try to ...
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HTTP log-on with cURL fail with error (7) in VPN

My PC's inside a campus network and need to do HTTP log-in periodically to keep on-line. So I wrote a one-liner cURL bash script to do the log-in. It worked fine until I started to use VPN. The log-in ...
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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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Free alternative to vpn service like LogMeIn Hamachi? [closed]

I have under my network "Home" server. I cant access it online on another network, cause i dont have public ip address. Im now using free Hamachi, to access the server in another network. I DONT USE ...
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Route all Ubuntu traffic to Windows 7 Virtualbox with Juniper VPN

I have to use Juniper VPN to connect to my company's VPN. Unfortunately my company doesn't allow connections directly from Ubuntu. So I have a minimal Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox and run Juniper from ...
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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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SSH into remote computer from home (Port foward)

Sometimes the VPN at my friend's place goes down and there ends up being no way to access his computer remotely. I was looking up SSH port forwarding but do not really understand what I'm reading. ...
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How does TOR or a VPN keep you annonymous?

Ok, I've got a few things that are bugging me about TOR proxy and VPNs. More specifically how they keep you annonymous, for example, say that I'm using VPN and that my internal IP address is ...
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Running a VPN inside a Linux VM, connect from host to encrypt traffic

Is it possible to run a VPN inside a Linux VM that a host would connect to in order to protect traffic on an unsecured network? Or is the traffic that the VM VPN tunnel sends going to be unencrypted ...
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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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DDWRT - OpenVPN connects, but can't communicate

This seems to be a popular topic, but I can't find any solution to the same problem I am having. Here's the setup: I have a DD-WRT router (build 14896) on a linksys WRT54GL. I have one file server ...
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Outlook 2007 and VPN connection?

Is it possible to have only outlook use a VPN connection? Rest of internet traffic flowing through normal gateway?
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Windows 10 VPN Connect Button Cumbersome

I installed Win 10 Pro and added a Windows VPN connection. When I press the network icon in lower right edge, I see all my connections including my VPN connection. However, when I click on it, the ...
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Rerouting local LAN and Internet traffic when in VPN

I'm connecting to a VPN which doesn't allow split tunneling and basically reroutes my Internet traffic through, which is slow. Additionally and more importantly, this also effectively removes my ...
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Is there any way to fix an annoying Windows 10 UI design re: VPN connections?

For as long as I can remember (definitely as far back as Vista, possibly XP as well) to connect to a VPN connection in Windows I could just click on the network icon in taskbar, select the VPN ...
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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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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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allow specific port past VPN while denying all other internet access

I have a local machine that connects to a VPN for internet access, and is configured so that it can't access the internet at all besides through the VPN, although the local network can be accessed ...
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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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ISAKMP negotiation error connecting to VPN from China?

I am attempting to connect through SonicWall Global VPN Client. It comes up with the following error much of the time when trying to connect: "The peer is not responding to phase 1 ISAKMP requests. ...
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1723 port isn't opened after setting up an incoming connection on Windows 10

I have set up my VPN server/incoming connection as this: http://www.howtogeek.com/135996/how-to-create-a-vpn-server-on-your-windows-computer-without-installing-any-software/ I can connect to the ...
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Whitelisting public network only on IPSec

I have successfully do IP whitelisting using IPSec on Windows Server 2008 R2 . Currently I am trying to whitelist private network. We got a game server using Smartfox Server. It seems the connection ...
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Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Agent Service Starts then Stops

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Agent was working until yesterday, then it suddenly stopped. I have not installed/updated any software on my PC in the past week. When I start the Cisco AnyConnect ...
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How to create mixed mesh configuration in freelan VPN?

I’ve been following the Freelan configuration examples and have everything working fine for a peer-2-peer configuration with 10 nodes. I want to add another set of 3 nodes to the VPN but they can only ...
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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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Tor with SSH Server on top of it

One of the problems with tor is the exit node - if it's a malicious, it can sniff all the traffic. If I will chain Tor and SSH server (Tor->SSH Server->Internet), the exit node will be able to decrypt ...