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 do I update my routing table to accommodate VPN without using remote gateway?

Windows 7 x64 I have a VPN connection to my work network. It works fine if I have the "Use default gateway on remote network" is checked, but I don't want that. I know I need to update my routing ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS terminal session constant freeze, disconnects

I have installed Windows 2012 R2, using it to support 15 remote desktop users. I have installed Office 2007 open lic. The problem I am having is I start a session, then if I run any Office program, or ...
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VPN Adapter, current user only

Recently I faced a problem with my vpn on an rdp server, there are multiple users on the server the issue I am facing is when I enable my vpn it connects everyone on the server to my vpn, is there a ...
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About setting up a VPN

Do i need a dedicated server machine to run a VPN server or would it be ok if i used one of the working PC and a windows VPN client on it? I would expect at a time 10 clients to be connected and ...
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pfSense OpenVPN Server uses PAP Authentication…is this secure?

I have followed many guides online including: http://blog.stefcho.eu/?p=545 I'm setting up openvpn and radius authentication on a pfsense box. All the guides suggest to use PAP authentication. I'm ...
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How to route internet connection through teamviewer's VPN?

I'm trying to VPN to my home computer using teamviewer. i can connect successfully and can easily see the shared files/folders. But I also want my internet to go through this vpn connection so that I ...
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Specifics of Setting up a VPN

I have two small offices, and one office has a NAS storage, say office 1. I want office 2 to also have access to the NAS via a intuitive interface - shared drives, as seen by office 1 employees. If i ...
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How much data is used on VPN? [closed]

The house I am purchasing does not have any internet options available besides using cell phone service 4G network. If I log on through VPN I'm wondering how much data I will be using since cell ...
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Xfinity blocking VPN

I just moved and had to get Comcast Xfinity service. They gave me a Arris Interactive, L.L.C. tg862g. Everything works fine, except I need VPN access for work. When I connect to my work's VPN all the ...
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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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Setting up a Basic VPN

Ok so we are a small company, and I am a Partner cum Computer Enthusiast(and hence IT Administrator) at this company. We have two offices, separated 100km. I have purchased a NAS to be installed in ...
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Can a VPN tell my country besides looking at my IP address?

I VPN into a network daily. I'm currently in the USA, but will relocate soon. I am looking into buying a dedicated IP address located in the USA and setting up my router to use that from the other ...
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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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OpenVPN GUI stopps working

I finally configured my OpenVPN Server v5 installed on Windows 7 machine. I have 25 clients which can reach it, ping it and do all the network traffic through the VPN. However, I need my server to be ...
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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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combined VPN shortcut

After creating a VPN connection shortcut for the desktop -- and also creating a shortcut for the private IP (10.1.2.145) that I go to after establishing the connection -- I began to wonder if it is ...
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Reason for root with SOCK_RAW?

What is the reason for requiring root when a socket is created with SOCK_RAW? I think its kind of silly to run a program as root just to create a socket to use with VPN. Not to mention other sockets, ...
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if VPN does not encrypt data between VPN Server and Web Server, then why ISP is not able to throttle streaming in a VPN

I understand VPN does not encrypt communication between VPN Server and Web Server (e.g. Netflix server) I saw this video In this user claims that using VPN, ISP is not able to throttle streaming of ...
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Connecting to ssh server that only accepts local connections

This is the situation right now if I want to connect to my university server for using some statistical software made available. I connect my laptop to the university VPN I use putty to establish an ...
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Error Installing OpenVPN TAP

I'm trying to install OpenVPN (2.2.2) on a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine. When I run the installer, I receive an error saying it can't install TAP. The same when running the batch file. My ...
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How do I VPN out of a Windows Server 2012 R2 system?

I've found plenty of help online for setting up Windows Server 2012 R2 to be a VPN server, but none for having it be a VPN client. The standard Windows 8.1 methods don't seem to work or even be there ...
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SCEP trustpoint equivalent for ipsec scepclient

I can't seem to wrap my mind around what exactly the cisco reference to a trustpoint is, as pertains to a scep request. I am trying to perform this request on a ubiquiti edgerouter which has ...
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Win 8.1 “Metro” VPN: How to create with “Allow other people to use this connection” enabled?

In Windows 8.1, there appear to be 2 ways to create a VPN connection. One way is through the 'Metro' interface, PC Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection. The second way is the 'Windows 7' way, ...
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Setup router with 2 seperate LANs, one that pipes thru VPN, one that doesn't?

I use a VPN at home for privacy, but there are times where you do want your true public IP to be known. Like for Google Maps, or pizza. I currently use a software-VPN tool on my computer for this, but ...
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Using host proxy in VMware

I installed VMare on My Windows7 and I have a BackTrack5 r3 installed on VMware. Backtrack use a NAT network adapter to connect to the host and use internet. Some web-sites are restricted/filterd to ...
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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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Need help monitoring latop/vpn traffic for interruptions

I have much trouble with dropping vpn connections (I can only connect through to one of the 2 vpn servers in the first place). Right now I'm using the Windows 7 resource monitor utility to try to ...
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Is it better to use a router's openVPN implementation or to build my own?

My router has an openVPN server built in which I use. My only real need is for me to be able to access my home network so I can connect to my ZNC and media server. I was thinking about either putting ...
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How do I get a service around VPN?

I recently signed up for a VPN service. It's been great, but I have a few services (like a web server and a Plex media server) which I want to access from outside my network. I was able to do that ...
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What can I do to make my VPN connection faster?

I am using hideman as my VPN, however I found that my internet browsing speed was significantly degraded when I was using VPN. I used speedtest.net without VPN and I got 5Mbps, and when connected to ...
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How to safeguard PPTP connection - Windows 7?

There is a computer connecting to a VPN. The network should remain offline, if the machine can't reconnect to the VPN. It should not ever use the normal connection. Only the VPN one. Is there a way ...
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How to access router web interface behind VPN with same IP as local router

I have a two home networks involving cable routers. Network A is an Asus RT-N66U that is hosting a PPTP VPN. My PC is connected to Network B which is another router (Netgear WNR1000). Both routers ...
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Restricting access to iOS apps based on time of day

I'm looking to set up something on my iPhone and iPad that works like SelfControl on my Mac. I get distracted by Facebook, and would like to restrict my access to it except during certain times of ...
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In Mac OS X, is there a way to individually route apps through a VPN or not?

I've seen plenty of information on selectively routing (through a VPN or other interface) by subnet or IP. But is there a way, in OS X, to selectively route through a VPN by application? Could one, ...
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What edition of Windows 7 do I need to allow me to VPN in to work?

I'm about to buy a new Windows PC, and I'm wondering which edition of Windows 7 to get. The standard retail customer choices nowadays seem to be Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate. I need to do ...
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How to check if my ISP let GRE traffic through

is there any way to check if my ISP is letting GRE traffic through? I have some issuses with PPTP VPN server. From the server side everything seems to be ok. But whenever I try to connect from my PC ...
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force router to use proxy server / VPN

I have router that suports static and dynamic routing. Is it possible to make router to use a proxy server/VPN with static IP? So every PC in the network can connect to blocked sites. For example I ...
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cisco vpnc + how to disable the IPSec ID and IPSec secret

I use the vpnc in order to open vpn connection against the customer in the following example I run the vpnc and get error about "hybrid" so according to some site they suggest to remark the line ...
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VPN for gaming over the internet (in LAN)

I created a VPN to connect my clients to a server and get them into a "LAN". Need to do some things that a game need to be hosted/joined in this emulated LAN. I'm working on Warcraft 3 (DOTA) game ...
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OpenVPN client tun device name in OSX

I have a VPN server set up that I am using to connect to from my OSX 10.9 laptop. When I load my openvpn profile with tunnelblick, it works, and I get a device named "tun0" just like you would expect. ...
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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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OpenVPN, L2TP, or PPTP client that is a SOCKS5 server | linux

I need an OpenVPN, L2TP, or PPTP client for Linux - don't care which - that acts as a SOCKS5 server on the local machine. It should not set up tunnel interfaces or anything like that, it should just ...
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Issues accessing file shares of certain servers across site to site VPN

We recently had a problem crop up with one of our remote facilities, i'm not a system admin, and we are currently without one, but I will try to explain the best I can. Employees at the remote site ...
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PPTP server not functioning (or set up) correctly

I've set up a PPTP server on Ubuntu Sever 14.04. I need to allow a foreign client to access the LAN, but NOT attempt to use my internet connection. When connecting to the VPN the client loses internet ...
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Running a VPN connection inside a Hyper-V VM on Windows 8, irregular issues

So im running Windows 8 Enterprise x64 on a computer here with the Hyper-V role installed and i want to use this to VPN to work in order to access some server etc, and avoid dropping my connection on ...
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VPN connection failure with Virgin Media

How do I VPN to my workplace after setting up Virgin Media? It doesn't work for me.
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Connect using anyconnect from command line

I am trying to use cisco anyconnect 3.1 from linux command line to connect to a server. I can connect, but I have to submit one parameter at a time. I would like to connect from a script that will run ...
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Aventail VPN connection doesn't work

I installed the Aventail VPN client on both the Mac and a Windows 7 machine, both on my home network. When I try to connect one or the other (I make sure one is disconnected before connecting through ...
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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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Can another VPN client be used to connect to a network, OpenVPN is installed on?

I'm trying to connect a computer by VPN. OpenVPN fails to install, it's corrupt. Is there an alternative VPN client that would work on Windows 7 that I can install? I'm a little confused as I thought ...