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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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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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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Does a VPN make 3g/4g/cellular connections more secure?

I have been reading the FAQs at witopia.net, publicvpn.com, and other VPN providers, and I see why their services might be valuable when I use my computer or smartphone at a WiFi hotspot. But what ...
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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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What service responsible for VPN server?

I have this VPN server on my OS and when I send my computer to sleep and return it from one, the server stops to receive incoming connections. So I reboot it and it works again. Either that or I can ...
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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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Will a slow upload rate have a negative impact on VPN usage?

Will my slow upload speed (1MBit cap on my fiber line) significantly reduce the performance of my connection over a VPN? I'm in mainland China and am considering getting a VPS server in Hong Kong ...
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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? [on hold]

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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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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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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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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Can't connect to personal (self hosted) VPN with Windows

I set up a L2TP/IPSEC with pre-shared key VPN server on my RaspberryPi using these instructions. I know that part works fine, because I can connect to it using my phone (Android), and view resources ...
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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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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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Juniper Network Connect for Windows 10

In my current project, we have been using Juniper Network Connect to connect to client's VPN. It's a web based VPN authentication that uses Juniper Network Connect to establish connection. I don't ...
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virtualbox guest os through vpn

I have an Oracle Linux guest running a web server in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host. I need to set the networking up so that I can do 3 things: the host can connect to the guest through a browser ...
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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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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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How to access network shares, printers, etc.through Windows 7 Built-In VPN?

After I have successfully connected to a Windows 7 box via the built-in VPN: how do I access shares, shared printers, network appliances, etc.? So, call me bad at googling, but: I can find dozens of ...
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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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Find the IPsec ID and Secret id for my vpn connection

Hi i'm using ubuntu and new to cisco vpn anyconnect client. I have installed it successfully and establish the connection by giving the user name and password. But it is showing the timeout error. So ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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iTunes Home Sharing over VPN?

At my office, I have iTunes set up for listening to music while I program. Every now and then I'll hear a song on someone else's playlist, and want to purchase it. Only problem is transporting it to ...
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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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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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Lion built-in VPN client times out connecting to Windows 2003 PPTP server

I have a new iMac with OS X 10.7 (Lion) on it that refuses to connect to a PPTP-based VPN server (running Windows 2003 SBS). To shortcut past a lot of questions: There is a Dell workstation running ...
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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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OpenVPN Linux client - tls key negotiation failed to occur (FrootVPN)

I'm using the free FrootVPN service (works flawlessly on Windows). However on Linux I can't manage to get it to work. FrootVPN's support webpage is broken so I can't message their support. I know ...
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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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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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Connect iPad to windows 7 VPN

My iPad keeps spitting out the error: "A connection could not be established to the PPP server." I am trying to connect it to a VPN I set up with Windows 7 as an incoming connection. On the iPad, I ...
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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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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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Setting VPN domain Windows 10

On step 10 of https://www.my-private-network.co.uk/windows-7-pptp-setup/ it has a place to enter a domain (of which I need according to instructions by my workplace) but on windows 10 I have no way to ...
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Cannot access Windows machines by Name over PPTP VPN but can access ip address

I have a PPTP VPN Incoming Network Connection setup on a windows 8.1 machine which is where I have all my computers setup on a local intranet (say machine X, Y and Z) I VPN into the Windows 8.1 ...
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Problem with persistent routes and VPN connection in Windows 7

My home PC has a VPN connection to my office. The office network is firewalled, with a secure zone on 192.168.0.* and a DMZ on 10.0.0.* From outside, www.mycompany.com routes to a public IP - say ...
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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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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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Strongswan IPSEC VPN for Windows 7 road warrior config

Following the Strongswan wiki link for configuring Strongswan for Windows 7 clients: http://wiki.strongswan.org/projects/strongswan/wiki/Win7EapMultipleConfig I used the sample files as-is with no ...
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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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Tap Win Adapter installs every start of Win 8.1 a new TAP adapter apears

I have a problem since nearly 2 or 3 month now. Every time I start win 8.1 64 Bit a new Tap Win32 Adapter OAS and a V9 Tap adapter appears in the system and my internet is getting worse. Can somebody ...
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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. ...