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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Unable to access remote LAN through VPN unless “Use Default Gateway On Remote Network” is enabled

I'm trying to connect to a new VPN we just setup but I can't see the remote LAN if I disable "use default gateway on remote network". If it's enabled I can see the remote LAN but can't access the ...
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Connecting clients to a private network

I'm currently building a domain network for a small enterprise. This is our current network: There's also some virtual machines connected to our server via virtualbox bridge. However, now we want ...
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Windows 8.1 — PPTP VPN connection dies after a minute or two

I've set up a PPTP VPN using Amazon EC2. I did that by following this guide. I don't want everything going through the VPN, and instead only want connections to specific IP addresses to go through the ...
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2 simultaneous VPNs to 2 different nodes

I am planning to setup Ipsec tunnels between a single server (server1) and two security gateways (seg1 and seg2).The setup should be like this: server1 -----ipsec tunnel1-------->seg1 server1 ...
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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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OpenVPN service fails to start

I am trying to set up a VPN server on a Raspberry Pi, however, I get an error [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: server failed! I have followed a few different tutorials, but none of ...
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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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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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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...
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how to pick addresses and DNSMasq server for PPTP VPN client (in DD-WRT)?

I must be confused about terminology for addresses my remote network uses, but I could not get my DD-WRT (build 20548) connect to the PPTP server. At least I could not even verify that I am connected ...
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Chromecast on public wi-fi; control over internet

I'm interested in setting up a Chromecast dongle for a relative in the hospital. Can the Chromecast be set up on a VPN, and then be controlled remotely by a phone or Chrome browser on that VPN? We ...
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Over VPN IP/USB sharing Linux

I have one issue I don't know if this are possible but so i explain you and i hope to can find a great result of this. I have a server in the cloud so and on my home i have a scanner/Printer over IP. ...
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Redirect external request thru VPN

I'm using Centos 5.4 and I'm trying to use the XMPP outside the company. But, the XMPP only works with the VPN. VPN connects and the XMPP become 10.0.2.49:5222 I tried to use iptables using this: ...
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Can't connect to one specific website after making VPN connection

When I login to my VPN and immediately after try connecting to a certain website (in this case http://www.sporza.be), Chrome responds with a "Oops, Chrome couldn't connect to..." message. I have to ...
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Run scripts after establishing PPPoE connection in Ubuntu

I need to change some configuration after a PPPoE connection has been established. (Change /etc/resolv.conf, add routes.) I made a script, moved it to the /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ and made it executable, ...
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Replace Checkpoint VPN client by Windows 8/7 built-in client

Hi I'm running the Check point Endpoint Security VPN R75 (which replaces SecureClient) for Windows and it crashes my laptop very often. Now I've fixed it and due to the crashes I upgraded to Windows ...
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How to connect a remote IP Phone to our VOIP Network?

We have an IP phone system in our office, and about 8 VoIP phones running on the system. We have a remote worker, who is literally states away. We'd like to connect his phone to our VoIP network, so ...
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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 repair Windows 8.1 generic network drivers? [on hold]

It's very strange problem: after loading from Arch Linux LiveCD, when returned back to Win8.1, I tried to connect via VPN PPTP to Internet, as I always do, but it hanged for a while, and no connection ...
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Can't connect to specific FTP?

Have a bit of an issue and I'm pretty confused by this one. Yesterday I was connecting to my FTP all day and it seemed to be fine but now I'm having issues. I use a VPN and I'm not sure how that ...
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VPN connection with VirtualBox

I am on a Windows PC running VirtualBox with Ubuntu installed. I have my networking setup as NAT. On my Windows PC, I am connected to a VPN, but I cannot access those VPN resources from VirtualBox (I ...
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Remote Backup Solution

I have a customer who is looking for an extra backup. He already uses Western Digital's cloud backup as well as swapping out his physical backup drives once a week and bringing it offsite. He is ...
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Cisco VPN client settings overwritten by one host

I frequently connect to my work vpn, and to the vpn of one of my customers. Every time I connect to my customer's VPN all the settings from my work VPN are cleared out. That is, the next time I want ...
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How do I setup my Ubuntu 12.04 PPTPD Server properly?

Ok so I have setup a PPTPD server and configured it appropriately. Here is my pptpd-options: name pptpd require-mschap-v2 require-mppe-128 ms-dns 8.8.8.8 ms-dns 8.8.4.4 proxyarp nodefaultroute ...
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Win 7 connects via VPN L2TP to Mac Mini 10.9.2 but can't map drive to file share

I'm connected via VPN L2TP protocol to Mac Mini server running Mavericks 10.9.2, but can't see network or map a drive to the file share. Why not??
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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 route openvpn-server traffic over the vpn itself

So I have a server with the public ip address of 101.102.103.104 (for example). This server is running an openvpn server, plus a bunch of other stuff that is listening on the public ip network device ...
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Setting up a vpn server(?) without AD [duplicate]

So, I have a program running in an office (3rd party) that is set to run off a local IP address (192.168.1.252 - this is hard-coded into the jnlp, and is not controlled by me or my employer). I also ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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Can't use local default gateway with Cisco Anyconnection VPN connection

I'm using Cisco Anyconnect as my VPN client on Windows 7. When I connect to VPN, all my traffic is routed through the remote gateway, but I'd like the traffic to route through the local gateway. I've ...
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Routing connections through VPN based on hostname (not IP range)

This bugs me immensly. I need to connect to client's network through VPN. But I definitely do not want to send all the traffic through client's network so this option is out of question. What I need ...
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Linksys RV042 and QuickVPN fails

I've got a RV042 in the office. It's already got some site to site VPNs setup through other gateways and I'm trying to a simple remote user's VPN access. I tried using QuickVPN, adding a user to VPN ...
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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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High-performance HTTP request sniffing in linux [closed]

I have a VPN server that many users are connected to. I want to know which URLs are mostly accessed by the users. Therefore, I have to sniff HTTP requests that are transferred inside my VPN server. I ...
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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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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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How to wake-on-LAN through VPN router

I am working at home and want to wake a computer in the corporate network. I have a VPN connection from my Windows 7 PC to the ISA server that operates as RAS server. Wake-on-LAN is based on UDP/IP ...
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Sonicwall Global VPN Client fails to connect, despite successful connections from other computers from behind the same router

I've recently been unable to connect to our Sonicwall VPN at work. The Sonicwall client is stuck on "connecting", and the log says "The peer is not responding to phase1 ISAKMP requests". The weird ...
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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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Networking Basics: How Do VPNs Route Traffic Without A Default Gateway?

I'm trying to better undstand how traffic is routed through a VPN on a windows machine. I have a working vpn server at work that I am connected to from home. My networks subnet is 192.168.8.x The ...
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Setup PPTP VPN server on linux

I want to setup a PPTP vpn server on linux so that I can connect to and use the internet of the VPN on both Windows 7 and Mac OS X. I know how to create an SSH tunnel, but I would like to learn about ...
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How to setup a VPN server using Windows Server 2008 R2?

I wanted to setup a VPN connection to my home network, since there are several web services I'd like access to remotely and several computers at home I'd like to RDP into. My router at home is a ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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How to set up VPN connection for Windows 8 migrating from Windows 7?

I can succeed to set up VPN connection to my company in Windows 7. But in Windows 8, with the box asking to choose VPN type, I have no idea what to choose. Please help if you know how to. In Windows ...
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How should I disconnect from a VPN connection in Windows 8.1?

I've set up a VPN connection to my work network on my home Windows 8.1 machine. I can easily connect to the VPN connection from the Networks pane (Desktop > Taskbar > Networks icon). However, once ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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Connect to multiple VPNs?

I need a way to connect to multiple VPNs. It's to access camera systems and resources that are on different networks as a client. One VPN could be a company network, and another a city network. Is ...
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No sound on remote machine

I connect to windows 8 desktop from windows 7 via vpn. There was a sound before but couple days ago it disappeared. The connection is bad but it still worked in the past. I put "Play on this computer" ...
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Send HTTP traffic to VPN

I want to encrypt my unencrypted HTTP traffic by sending them to VPN. I tried to use this IPFW rule, but it is not seem working (I dont see traffic on VPN connection). allow ip from any to any ...
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Zyxel Keenetic Lite Rev B, OPEN VPN client

I have Zyxel Keenetic Lite. I have 2 PC(standalone and laptop) at home, from where I need to work remotely. PC INTERNET works via cable, laptop works via WiFi. On both of PC I have to use OPENVPN (2 ...