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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A connection to the remote access server was not made because the modem was not found

I'm trying to setup VPN connection and getting this error: Connection failed with error 797 A connection to the remote access server was not made because the modem was not found. Ideas? UPD I'm ...
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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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Server 2008 VPN isn't working, DHCP coming from a different source

Alright, I have a Windows 2008 server running. It serves up DNS but not DHCP. I want to have VPN running on it, and my understanding is that you can do this as long as you set the DHCP relay server ...
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Bridge Citrix Desktop Network to Host Computer

The project I am currently working on requires me to use a Citrix desktop client. While the Citrix desktop client isn't all that bad, I am not (nor will I ever be) an admin in that desktop ...
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Error 619 when trying to connect with Windows VPN client

While trying to connect with the Windows VPN client, the client hangs at the "Verifying user name and password..." message for about 10 seconds, and then I get the following error message: Error ...
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Connecting an external server as a subnet to another network

I haven't had any luck trying to find the answer, or much for information to my problem. I have my home network and a server off site. I would like to be able to connect them together some how so ...
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Router drops connection to L2TP VPN

I'm connecting to VPN service through my TP-Link (TL-WR740N v4) router, using the L2TP server they provide. The router frequently drops the connection, every 30-40 minutes or so but usually reconnects ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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If one Uses a VPN , Can the ISP still see or know - What exact URLs one visits or downloads from?

I mean if one uses a VPN, can the ISP still see or know what exact URLs one visits or downloads from? By that I mean any URLs we type in our browser or even use URL Links in like jDownloader ...
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How can I use Android “remotes” when outside of my home network when using a VPN?

I recently downloaded Transdroid (Transdrone) and started using it. It is an app that allows me to operate Transmission on my desktop from my phone. I was able to get it to connect properly while ...
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Cannot connect to VPN Unlimited,s VPN [on hold]

Signed up for VPN Unlimited's VPN service (3 years = $18). Installed program per their directions, but cannot connect. It says 'Connecting' but never actually connects. Then I get an error message ...
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How do I setup a VPN service like “hide my ass” using Azure?

I already subscribe to Microsoft Azure. I would like to know if there's a way to setup a VPN service on Azure to act like a free "Hide My Ass" service that I run? Just to be clear, it's just for ...
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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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Create a new VPN connection via Powershell

I have to create an application with PowerShell that creates a new VPN connection (adapter) to a given host, with given settings (credentials, etc...). The computers will be running Windows 7. I ...
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openconnect on ubuntu 14.04LTS I get “XML response has no ”auth“ node”

I run openconnect to connect to juniper as following $ openconnect --version OpenConnect version v5.02 Using GnuTLS. Features present: PKCS#11, TOTP software token, DTLS (using OpenSSL) sudo ...
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Can a website see/know my MAC address even if I use a VPN?

I have searched other results and read many of them but I could not get an enough information. My question is that can a website see my MAC address or can they have an information about that I'm the ...
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OpenVPN security, authentication

I would like to know if this config can be enhanced, in particular i wanted to ask if OVPN certificate-auth can be considered somewhat secure'ish ... ? For example : would any client be able to ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Can not access internet through VPN

I have a home wifi network that I want to access remotely via VPN. I want to access files/folder that I have shared and the internet access through my home wifi (not from my local wifi) - That is I ...
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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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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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Windows 8.1 can't access internet through VPN

In my university we should connect to VPN for access to internet, Every things was okay when I used Windows 7, But recently I have upgrated to Windows 8.1, In this windows I have a trouble with that ...
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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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How to elegantly selectively exclude FreeBSD network traffic from OpenVPN interface by port

inexperienced sysadmin here. I'm planning on running a net daemon inside a FreeBSD jail through OpenVPN, but want to be able to SSH directly into the jail and use the daemon's web interface daemon ...
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Cisco AnyConnect fails after initiating connection

I'm trying to VPN to my work place but Cisco AnyConnect fails after initiating a connection. It pops up an error that says The VPN client failed to establish a connection then it shows another error ...
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IPSec on Windows 8 - filter IP range to go through VPN

I've found how to wither make all routes go through the VPN tunnel (default) or none (by unticking the 'Use default gateway on remote network'). But how do I specify that only a certain range should ...
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Restrict Hamachi Gateway Scope / Ports

A client wants to make a couple of websites intranet-only, but still allow access at about 30 outside locations. Hamachi gateway would work nicely for this, but I do not want those computers to have ...
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How do I get the IP Adress of my vpn server

I Connect to internet using PPTP connection type from my computer using following setting internet address: blue.connect.net.pk user id: myusername password: mypassword my problem: my dwr-112 ...
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The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot

While installing Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.05170, the following error message appears in a dialog box. Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess ...
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L2TP VPN won't finish connection

I'm running Openswan, xl2tpd and PPP on Ubuntu 14. I've been following this guide. When I finished and tried to connect I see the following in my local system.log: racoon[39110]: Connecting. ...
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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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How SmartDNS Works

If you travel outside the US you'll notice that most of the streaming services like Netflix, Pandora, hulu etc are blocked, usually by the service providers themselves. To get around that, people use ...
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Setting up VPN client: L2TP with IPsec

I've got to connect to vpn server. It works on Windows, but in Ubuntu 10.04 not. Number of options is confusing for me. There is the input that I have: IP Address of VPN Pre-shared key to ...
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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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Sonicwall VPN spoke is unable to re-initiate tunnel

I have been battling this for months and have drilled through every settings yet the solution is still evading me. I set the Keep Alive on all the spokes for 15 minutes then pointed ERAC and LabTech ...
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Problem playing games using OpenVPN that use broadcast packets. Other games work, hosts can ping each other

I'm running an OpenVPN server in bridged mode and clients can successfully connect, see shared folder and play LAN games that let you enter the LAN IP address. However I'm unable to play games like ...
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VPN Error “attempted VPN tunnels failed” (Windows 7 IKEv2)

I try to set up a VPN connection to my workplace following the clear instructions from HERE It fails to connect returning an error 800: "The remote connection was not made because the attempted ...
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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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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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expose VPN IP to External IP

I have setup a VPN on a windows server 2012, I have several machines at multiple locations, (ie: laptop/workstation etc..). What I need is to be able to connect to the VPN from anywhere and would be ...
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Avoid VPN connection interfering with LogOn script

I'm having a problem with my VPN connection at work, interfering with some Internet Connectivity during start up. I have set up the VPN to not "Use default gateway on remote network" so, once I ...
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Mac OS X Internet Sharing VPN Over WIFI - Selective IP Address Routing

I am using internet sharing to share a VPN PPTP Connection over Wi-Fi. My Mac Mini is an access point and I have clients connecting through it. This works a treat and all devices connecting to my ...
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Checkpoint UTM-1 EDGE NW ADSL Pass Through Mode

I'm trying to set this device to act as an ADSL router pass through mode, like you can with most standard ADSL routers. I'm unable to find any documentation to show me its supported or any settings ...
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VPN Server not accepting all traffic

I have a server where I host my VPN (Windows Server 2008 R2) and I can access all the websites that are hosted on the same server, but any time I try and make an internet request, the connection ...
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How to use my static IP outside the network?

I want to use my static IP when I'm far away of my network / router. Like to make it portable. I'm not sure how to achieve this. Maybe through a vpn or proxy server? What's the simplest way to achieve ...
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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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Accessing remote folders when vpn is connected failed

I have a computer that is connected to a remote computer via VPN. When the VPN connection is up I'm unable to connect to remote shared folders from other local computers defined in my domain (LAN). ...
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Routing IPv6 traffic through Debian pptpd into Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnel

I have set up a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's services on a Debian machine. It seems to work alright; I can ping6 ipv6.google.com and open it in links. I've also set up a PPTP daemon on the ...
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Two (multiple) internet providers?

I have two (multiple) separate internet providers. Is it possible to setup my network so that it use both (all) of them to speed up both download and upload (packet-level routing)? If it is not ...
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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 ...