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 make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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upload from iPad to VPN?

The setup: I'm working on an app that has to run on a tablet. One section requires that a file (typically a picture) get uploaded to a central server. "No big deal" - right? The catch: The tablet ...
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2 NICS / Networks, 1 Gateway

I have a system that has 2 NICS... I want all traffic that is going out to the internet to go through 1 NIC. I have the Following setup currently. Internet > Router (192.168.2.1) > VPN Router ...
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Can I connect many on-prem sites to the same virtual network in Azure? [migrated]

Here's a scenario: I have two branches in my company. One in Toronto, the other in Montreal. I have an Azure virtual network containing a variety of resources. I want to connect both of my branches ...
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sudo route - n add not working in Yosemite

I'm hoping someone can help. I log into one of my customers via a PPTP Mac native VPN. Prior to Yosemite, I would connect to the VPN, then run this command so I could access mail/internet while ...
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Windows 7 don't use VPN connection

I have a Windows 7 computer connected to a VPN (PPTP). This VPN is only being used to access a remote server, and is quite slow. So, I'd like to browse the internet directly, not over the VPN. On OS ...
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Why do IPSec VPN Compression and Windows Remote Desktop not work together?

I just discovered a strange problem. I connect to a remote network via VPN. Within this VPN is a separate Microsoft Small Business Server (which does not provide the VPN, another device does this). So ...
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Why are my routes being removed/replaced when connected to vpn?

Since I work on customers sites and most of the time I need to be connected to my company's network (vpn), I usually create routes to access customers servers. However, sometimes when I'm connected to ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Intermittent VPN connection in VM

I have a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu inside a Win8 host, using NAT for networking in the VM. I'm connecting to a Cisco AnyConnect VPN client on my host. The VPN connection works fine on my host ...
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Windows XP VPN Server with Static IP in a VM

My network is in a small business network environment. 1 48 port switch, business grade modem, 30+ computers. Lets say I want to VPN to one of our static IP addresses. These computers all use the ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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Does an OpenVPN client config .ovpn file require ssl keys or can I use a username and password instead?

My .ovpn file looks like: client dev tun proto tcp remote 1.2.3.4 1194 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun ca [inline] cert [inline] key [inline] verb 1 keepalive 10 900 ...
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whilst on a vpn cannot access some urls

I use windows 7 machine and a VPN to access a remote work computer. This worked fine and I was able to also access skype simultaneously on the home machine (to take a work call with smooth sound) and ...
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IP Tunnel / VPN / IPSec How to on CentOS/RHEL

I'm trying to connect two LANs that can't directly connect to each other through a bridge that can be accessed by both LANs. Here is the scenario: LAN #1 is on 192.168.0.x at location X and cannot ...
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PPTP client on ADSL router

If my internet connection is done by ADSL, is it possible to configure the router to connect to a VPN by PPTP protocol and all the computers in my home network to be in the same subnetwork that has ...
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Wifi, VPN and IP addresses

I am connecting to a set of VPN servers using wifi on my Macbook Air. I am trying to understand the triangle of relationships between the wifi connection (provided by my ISP), the connections to the ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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How to solve routing issue when connecting to VPN?

I am located in the Middle East, and connecting to a VPN in New York. Some time in the past couple of weeks, something appears to have gone wrong with the routing, such that it is now impossible for ...
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VPN Setup On Windows 8.1

Long story short, I have the work old Cisco PCF file and have been asked to make it work with my new test Windows 8.1 work machine (without running any Cisco client), ie: using the internal Windows ...
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set not to use vpn for specific urls (ip range)

How to config my PPTP VPN connection to being used for all traffic, except specific IP range (or urls)? I'm a linux newbie with no network knowledge.
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Establishing SSH connection through VPN tunnels

I have three devices marked as A, B, C. (A is a dd-wrt router at home, B & C are servers) Each of B and C has a pptpd server running on it. Then I establish two ppp tunnel on A, respectively to B ...
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Setting up VPN connection for devices behind firewall

I am new to network security concepts and I want to know how to set up a VPN connection to a home network. I followed this tutorial but still unable to connect. My router has onboard Tomato VPN and ...
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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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VPN not connecting shows error 720 or 800

My computer currently runs on windows 8 64-bit. I have been trying to setup a vpn on my computer using vpnbook. But when i try to login error 720 shows up "A connection to the remote computer could ...
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VPN Issue with A/D Server

I am having intermittent issues with our VPN which I think I have narrowed down to something that is going on on our Active Directory Server. I completed tests that show that the packets being sent ...
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How can I force my VPN connection to use WiFi while letting other connections use Ethernet? [duplicate]

My Laptop is connected to one WiFi network and on Ethernet. I need to connect to a VPN to use my company network for works on which I want to connect via WiFi, and want to let other connections use ...
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Can someone help me understand ALG and VPN settings on my router?

I'm looking at the settings in my TP-LINK WDR4300 router and noticed settings for VPN passthrough and ALG. Every single option is enabled but I am hoping someone can help me understand these settings ...
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How to configure openwrt openvpn bridge

I am trying to use my openwrt router to connect to my home network and i can connect to the vpn server but i need to forward or bridge the vpn so everything that comes through the router either ...
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VPN router configuration

I've set up an IPSec VPN tunnel and connected it. It works fine. Now, I want to access the remote subnet. How do I do it? How do I "connect" my machine to this VPN? My local secure group is ...
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Set OpenVPN to turn off TAP Adapter when it loses connection

Here is my current setup: I'm connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot that closes the connection every 1h 30min. After that, credentials are asked to resume the connection. To do this, I'm using a Java ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN peculiar routing

I have noticed that when my VPN connection (Cisco AnyConnect 3) is active, I have the following routing entry: Persistent Routes: Network Address Netmask Gateway Address Metric ...
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Using another server as a gateway

I have a server set up off site and I want to VPN it to another site. Problem is we can only have 2 VPN connections at once. Is there a way to configure one server to be connected by VPN and tell all ...
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assign multiple ips to a network interface card so as to route some programs through a vpn in ubuntu

I have a home server with several programs with web interfaces running on it. I want to access all these web interfaces from outside my local network. I also have a program I want to go through a ...
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Software does not open over a VPN/RDP connection

I am at home and I have established a VPN tunnel and RDP session into my workstation at the office where I work. There is a specific piece of software that I'd like to use. When I'm physically at my ...
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Is there a chance that my real IP can be traced if I surf through a VPN?

Is there a chance that my real IP can be traced if I surf through a VPN? Which IP is registered to any particular website I visit? What if I disconnect the VPN after browsing, can my real IP be ...
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Setup PPTP to access home network transparently

I have Raspberry Pi box connected to home WiFi-router and running pptpd. The local addresses is 192.168.1.32 (eth0) and 192.168.2.1 (ppp0) and local name raspberry.local. I have iMac connected to ...
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linux vpn server setup

I want to install a vpn server so that I cant access my office network from home I have 16 windows 7-8.1 workstations and a hp proliant server (runing proxmox with a few VPSs) I want to run a VPN on a ...
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install programs whitout internet access on Machine A connected to Machine B with internet access

I have a Machine A with no access to internet. I have a Machine B with access to internet. A & B can connect to each other via ssh. I'd like to make some program installs on A (perl, R package ...
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Windows + VPN + port forward or proxy

I have two computers on LAN: 192.168.0.2 (windows 7 workstation) 192.168.0.3 (debian linux server) My windows 7 workstation (.0.2) is connected to external VPN and has also IP 10.0.15.5 and can ...
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windows server 2008 R2 vpn cannot access internet

It seems I have a rather complex case here that I've been stuffing on net for a week but still not go. I would try to explain this issue(s) at the best I could and hopefully get this solved. I have a ...
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Mobile broadband with hardware VPN (vs. software configuration of VPN on the computer)

Context I find it quite convenient to connect to the Internet using the following setup Computer is connected to DSL internet via a router The router has DD-WRT firmware installed VPN access and ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Tunnel from work computer

I work offshore in the Gulf of Mexico on production platforms. We have guest wifi that is unusably slow due to so many people signed on at once. The network on my work computer is a lot better with ...
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Why my connection in SSH is failing?

I am having trouble with making a connection through SSH Secure client in Windows 8. For making this connecition I am using VPN client and it makes the connection that I want but when I try to make ...
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Troubleshooting open VPN on Netgear Nighthawk AC3200

I have a new shiny Netgear Nighthawk AC3200 router, that works great and gives good coverage. However, I'm trying to get the VPN connection up so I can remotely access my home network (I'm ...
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Need help … ssl vpn tunnel between two sites

could any one help me throw this .... i have a graduating project and I'm going to use ssh VPN tunneling between tow sites .... a bank and a branch ...... from where should i start ..... does it need ...
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Remote Access VPN on Cisco IOS doesn't complete phase 1

I have successfully configured my Cisco router to create a VPN tunnel to Azure. This is working fine. Now I am trying to add a remote access VPN for clients. I want to use IPsec and not PPTP. I'm not ...
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How to setup routing / NAT / Remote network for VPN in pfSense?

I have a gateway machine—running under pfSense—and it has VPN connection to private network in range 10.0.0.0/8. I have standalone OpenVPN program, which allows me to connect to this net ...