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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Set up VPN to log data for certain IP addresses

We have a mobile application that we use, which we want to log user tokens with. Usually, we can use Wireshark and collect the token this way, but not too many of my users are familiar with how it ...
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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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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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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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How can I trace a connection through a proxy server and/or a VPN?

Someone is continuously attacking my ftp servers. I observed the IPs he left, but running whois on all of them, I concluded that they are socks5 proxy servers. I even found the site where he is ...
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OpenVPN Server & Two Gateways

I have a network setup as follows: The firewall allows incoming connections for the VPN server on OpenVPN ports and all outgoing connections from the NAT. It is stateful, even for UDP "connections" ...
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Accessing a server that is accessible to one computer from another computer

So basically I have a computer, let's call it 'X'. This computer has a standard Internet connection, via which it connects to a VPN, using CheckPoint VPN. When it's connected to the VPN (and only ...
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How do I, on a Ubuntu Server acting as a NAT, forward all requests for a subnet to a VPN?

I have an Ubuntu server handing out IP addresses in the 10.1.2.x range acting as a NAT. It is connected to a VPN, and has the IP address 172.16.1.250 from it. How do I have it forward any requests ...
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How do I route requests for an entire subnet over a VPN connection on Ubuntu?

I have an Ubuntu machine connected to a VPN, with the IP address 172.16.1.250. I want to tunnel all the requests for 172.16.1.* through the VPN, but nothing else. If I try to use sudo route -net add ...
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VPN client for linux machine + support checkpoint gateway

Since Checkpoint Company not have a VPN client for Linux (checkpoint VPN SNX R71 not fit for us because this VPN required changes on the gateway side ) I am trying to find if there is VPN client ...
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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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Checking if VPN is working correctly

How to make sure, that all traffic (e.g. from web browser) is passing through VPN and no data is leaking through normal internet interface? Or how to check, what interface (VPN or other) is used by ...
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VPN plus Wake on LAN: Are there excesive security risks in remotely connecting to my computer with such a config?

My problem seems very simple: I have a laptop that has close to no internal storage, but a home PC that has tons. I want to be able to use the HDs on my home PC (which are shared across the local ...
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how to bypass internet censorship by SSH [on hold]

Here in our country most free internet services like YouTube and WordPress and many of theme are blocked! Can i use remote SSH servers to by pass censorship? would you u please list some free online ...
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Fedora 19 and PPTP

I'm having problems setting up VPN PPTP on Fedora 19. When I try to add new VPN I have only possibility to add openconnect or L2TP protocols. After some googling I found out that you have to install ...
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Proxy alternatives/Lightspeed systems

Please read the entire section before answering. Our school IT is extremely uncooperative and will not assist us. WEBSITES SUCH AS WIKI ANSWERS, UNITY FORUMS, AND THIS WEBSITE ARE BLOCKED. I HAVE NO ...
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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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Mac OS X and VPN Option all traffic over vpn

i have to say, i am new in using a Mac. So please don't expect too much. My operating system is Mac OS X 10.9.2. To connect to my company's pc, i managed to create a vpn connection using VPN (PPTP). ...
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can't vnc to a machine connected through openvpn

I am trying to set up a gaming vpn with OpenVPN and although the connection succeeds and we can see network shares, the broadcast packets don't go through the vpn connection. Both the client and ...
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openvpn client can't connect to server over the internet but it works over lan (server ports forwarded)

I set up an OpenVPN server and client configuration files for gaming and the client is able to connect to the server over the same LAN, but when I try to connect the client to the server over the ...
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Shrew Soft VPN Client 2.2.1 + how to configure user.c file for checkpoint VPN

I download the latest VPN client - ike-2.2.1-release From https://www.shrew.net/download/ike I need to install this VPN on my linux red-hat machine – version 6.3 I read that shrew VPN ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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Allow Internet Access with Default Gateway on Windows 7 VPN Server

I have a Windows 7 box at home (which I'll refer to as Home-VPN) that runs a simple PPTP VPN server. I have a range of 2 IP address (192.168.1.10-192.168.1.11) to give out, although the server is only ...
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Could local ISP capture my location whenever i launch a VPN to a VPN server?

I am extremely concerned that my ISP collects any information once I am connected to a VPN server. For instance, as far as I know, when I start a connection to a HotSpotShield VPN server, an IP ...
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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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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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Why is port 500 in use and how can I free it? VPNC error

I tried to use NetworkManager to connect to my university's VPN, but it didn't work. Then I used a command line vpnc: > sudo vpnc [sudo] password for kirill: Enter IPSec gateway address: ...
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How to reconnect VPN automatically after sleep/hibernate on Vista/7?

I'm using Win 7's built-in VPN client but every time I put my computer to sleep / hibernate mode and then wake it up again, the connection is lost and I need to reconnect manually. Is there any way to ...
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Force all traffic through VPN

I am using PfSense as a firewall, with its VPN functionality. The client I use is Shrew Soft VPN client. As it is a split tunnel, is there a way I can force all traffic through the VPN connection, ...
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How to deal with Dual-Stack Lite and incoming connections

My ISP (german cable ISP Unitymedia) forced me to use DS-Lite / Dual Stack Lite because he ran out of IPv4 addresses. Common problems with that setup are: interrupted connections (i.e. in online ...
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How to best configure virtual machine network

Background: I have the following setup: Mac (OSX 10.8.5); Bootcamp partition; Virtual Machine, VM, (using Parallels Desktop) that runs from the physical Bootcamp drive; I have some Cross-platform ...
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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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Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...
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Default gateway on vpn for traffic outside the vpn domain

I connect to a VPN at somedomain.com; if I have "use default gateway" unchecked, will traffic not directed to somedomain.com just go through my normal internet provider, or will it also go through the ...
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How to set up Linux VPN server and connect from a Mac?

I am trying to set up my own VPN server on a Linux box which I would connect to from my Mac, and I am having trouble figuring out which is the best and easiest(recommended) way to do that. Which VPN ...
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Routing a local host's default connection to VPN

I have a home LAN behind a Linux firewall connected to the Internet. The firewall also has a VPN connection to a remote host that can route traffic from the VPN to its Internet connection with NAT. I ...
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Homeoffice VPN: torrent filenames visible at company?

I use VPN to connect to my company. Can they see the filenames which are downloaded on torrent?
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clone from bitbucket.org in command on guest linux virtual box through proxy in host

I am using an ubuntu virtualbox guest on a windows 8 host. I am going to clone a repo from www.bitbucket.org using git command in guest. BUT the problem: I realzied that I cannot connect to ...
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Route internet traffic from openvpn tun0 to eth0

I can't figure it out. How do I give chosen VPN-users access to internet trough eth0? All server traffic goes trough eth1. The eth0 is only supposed to give VPN-users internet access on chosen ports ...
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Ubuntu + CISCO VPNC CLIENT for my new ubuntu version (32 bit )

I have newest Ubuntu Linux version 10.04.4 (32 bit ) I want to install Cisco VPNC client on this linux machines in order to connect to other customers I little confuse , which VPNC cisco version ...
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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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Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client service can not start on Windows 7 64 bit system

I am using "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client v3.1.04059" to establish a VPN connection to a campus network at a university. When I start the VPN client (vpnui.exe) I receive the following error ...
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Accessing the underlying network withn a VPN

I'm using a computer which connects to my companies network via a VPN. When I try to access my local network it is unreachable as long as the VPN is active. Normally this is of course the desired ...
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L2TP/IPSec stopped working after openssl upgrade

VPN connections from my MacBook / iOS devices to a Debian server having openswan / xl2tp were working just fine until I used apt-get to upgrade everything due to openssl heartbleed announcement. Now ...
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VPN and Local IP Address

I am using a VPN service. After recently installing a program that monitors ports, I noticed that whenever I am using my VPN, my local IP address changes. I am aware that the external IP should change ...
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How to keep log of sites visited by remote access users in server 2012

I would like to know if its possible to keep a log of the websites visited by the users connecting to my server using a PPTP connection. The VPN server has been configured using routing and remote ...
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OpenVPN encryption and authorization issues

I have configured my OpenVPN server and client by reading various tutorials. The configuration I'm using currently is the following: For the server: port 1194 proto tcp dev tun ca ca.crt cert ...
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What can be the reason I can't connect to VPN from different network?

I try to connect to a VPN. Before I moved I had no problem establishing the connection but with a new router the old settings don't work anymore. My guess is that I need to forward a couple of ports ...
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Setup a PPTP VPN on DDWRT Router

I have a internet connection with Static IP ,I want to setup a VPN for my Personal use and my setup is given below.I followed the instructions for setting up a pptp Vpn from here Intenet with static ...
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set up vpn with toonel

I use toonel as proxy server to bypass filtering. how can I set up a vpn connection on 127.0.0.1:8080 and use it? I'm using windows 7 professional .