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OpenVPN is a free and open source software SSL VPN solution. It allows secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

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Cannot access internet through openVPN on certain IP pools

My setup currently is an Ubuntu 20.04 server running docker with an OpenVPN server inside a container, specifically this one. Running with the default config: server 192.168.255.0 255.255.255.0 verb 3 ...
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OpenWRT routing DNS traffic *from* router through OpenVPN tunnel

OpenWRT 23.05.2 Router: Linksys WRT3200ACM OpenVPN configured (NordVPN) NordVPN has a static IP I am paying for (to help things like streaming services not complain about being on a VPN) I have 2 ...
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OpenVPN Client connects to host server but internet does not work on client

I have searched everywhere for an answer and I am still at a loss. I have setup an OpenVPN host server on a windows PC on a personal network. When I initiate a connection to the server on the ...
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Problems configuring OpenVPN to use the public IP and LAN as their own, for clients

I ran into a problem when configuring an OpenVPN server to use my public IP address and access devices on my local network through that server. My goal is to allow users to use my public IP and access ...
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Azure Virtual Network Gateway - OpenVPN Private DNS resolution

I have a Virtual Network Gateway set up using OpenVPN with certificate-based authentication. I am able to connect to the OpenVPN server on my Ubuntu 22.04 machine, and while connected I am able to ...
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OpenVPN disconnect without killing process

I am using OpenVPN on ubuntu like this sudo openvpn --config vpnconfig.ovpn --daemon I am wondering is there a way to stop/disconnet OpenVPN connection I started without killing OpenVPN process?
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forward tcp requests through VPN

I have 3 devices: A server, connected to Network1 A laptop, connected to Network2 A Raspberry Pi, also connected to Network2 There is also a openVPN server on Network1, plus port forwarding for ...
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Strange VPN problems in new home network

I have a very strange problem after I moved apartments. I'm working remotely from Japan using a OpenVPN connection and connect to my work computer via Remote Desktop. I recently moved apartments. In ...
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Port forwarding from VM via OpenVPN

I'm sorry if this problem has already been explained in another thread, but I couldn't find a solution to my problem anywhere. I have a question about the attached network diagram. Can I permanently ...
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Can I access multiple OpenVPN connections, each accessed through socks proxy?

I have a piece of software, I'll call it "FooSoft" here, which needs to connect to multiple devices on networks protected by a variety of third party VPNs. Each VPN is independent and I have ...
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Allow cross-subnet/VLAN connections for client connected to VPN

I've re set-up my network and have started using VLANs to segregate my normal devices, homelab, and IoT devices. I have one device in the homelab VLAN that I want to be connected to a VPN at all times....
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Running forward proxy over openvpn

Where I live, there is quite a bit of censorship on the internet, and so I hope to be able to run a proxy on my home server which passes all my internet traffic through an openvpn tunnel, such that I ...
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OPNSense OpenVPN Site to Site VPN unable to reach internal networks

I've been pulling my hair out setting up a site to site vpn with OPNSense. I followed the official guide with one exception, I'm using certificates. And I saw in a video that the interfaces created by ...
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How to get through restrictions blocking OpenVPN?

I have recently set up a VPN server on my desktop at home in the hopes I can connect to it while at the university from my laptop. I have confirmed that I can connect easily on a mobile data hotspot, ...
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Issue with passing OpenVPN connection from Raspberry Pi device to only one particular device in subnet

I'm trying to figure out, how to pass OpenVPN connection to device from Raspberry Pi There is openVPN connection set up on Raspberry Pi. Also pi-hole is set up for the whole network via main gateway (...
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Forwarding traffic from one VPS to another to utilize GCP's network and speedy connection

I have a VPN currently hosted on a VPS far away. For this reason, I have a pretty slow connection. I hypothesize that if I have a VPS close to me, I could connect to the closer one, and use that to ...
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Why I can’t access to internet with this vpn setup?

I try to setup a vpn between 2 networks over internet following this link https://openvpn.net/community-resources/how-to/ On my server openvpn runs port 1194 transfered interface ; inet 10.9.8.1 peer ...
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Troubleshooting problems with Viscosity and DNS requests

I'm using Viscosity 1.10.8 on macOS 14.2.1. A friend of mine has just sent to me the following OpenVPN configuration file for my client: client dev tun remote <MY FRIEND'S IP> 1194 tcp tun-mtu ...
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Fixing routes for an OpenVPN client using a http-proxy to connect to the commercial VPN server

On my OpenWRT router I do use passwall and a couple of internet censorship circumventing proxies. In order to maximise the security of my home internet I am using a *reputable commercial * VPN product....
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Manage Wireguard VPN Clients

I have a VPN app which uses OpenVPN/WireGuard protocol. I have managed OpenVPN in a way that I use same config for all clients and my users connect very easily. But for WireGuard this is not working, ...
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SSH Connection Timed Out - TryHackMe Linux Walkthrough

I am a beginner trying to learn Linux from TryHackMe's Linux Fundamentals. I ran out of time on the attack box and have been trying to connect to my active machine using a VPN over OpenVPN Connect. ...
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Network Manager does not take into account OpenVPN dhcp-option directives

I am quite amateur in the world of VPNs. I've set up an OpenVPN server at home, and I was expecting that by connecting to that server when traveling abroad I would be "virtually" using the ...
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How to have pfSense append an RFC 6238 suffix to client passwords when connecting to OpenVPN server?

I want to setup pfSense to bridge two networks using OpenVPN. But due to non-security reasons, and not security reasons, it is required that the user's password have a 6-digit suffix (that follows the ...
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UFW not filtering FORWARD traffic on same (tun0) interface

I have an Ubuntu 22.04 server with OpenVPN running and I want to filter access between clients on the tun0 interface with UFW. As far as I know this all has to do with the FORWARDING chain within UFW. ...
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Where does OpenVPN Connect (Windows) upload files?

After installation of OpenVPN connect on Windows, I get what is shown on this screenshot: So, there is wording "Upload file", and picture of a cloud. Does that mean OpenVPN Connects will ...
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How can I use iptables to forward all traffic through an interface based in gid?

I'm on Debian 12 bookworm I'm trying to forward all traffic from (and to) users in the group watchers through interface tun9 and prevent them from using enp2s0. I've set up a tunnel using openvpn with ...
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Openvpn connect to server's lan

Could somebody help me because I do not understand what's happening? I setupped openvpn server on windows 10 successfully and everything is alright with it. I can ping computers on server side lan ...
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connecting to VPN server w/IPv6 address from client with IPv4

I'm a migratory bird with three locations. Each has an OpenVPN server with several uses: connect to devices on the LAN to update configs or troubleshoot, present a 'home' IP when making a purchase (...
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configuring an .opvn file to allow certain fully qualified domain names down the tunnel when used by the client

Let me describe a little trick I use to access lets-encrypt certifcated web sites that are internal. Lets say I own example.com and I want to access a web site called www.example.com only internally. ...
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How do I configure an Advanced Tomato router as a PIVPN OpenVPN client?

I have a PIVPN OpenVPN server in one fixed location. In another location, I have a Netgear R6400 wifi router with Advanced Tomato installed which I would like to be an OpenVPN client. This would ...
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Which server & client options are needed to create an OpenVPN "Remote Access" i.e. "Client-to-Site" VPN, without routing all traffic through the VPN?

the goal & issue I have tried very hard to solve this, but I'm stuck. I'm not looking to create a site-to-site VPN, for reference. I have successfully installed OpenVPN using ansible: https://...
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How to avoid integrated KDE vpn to redirect all traffic through the VPN?

I just setup a VPN server with OpenVPN. It seems to work so far. I created a client configuration and keys on my Debian/KDE computer and when I start the VPN client through command-line: sudo openvpn -...
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OpenVPN Initialization Sequence Complete with a .ovpn from VPNBook but no Internet connection

I'm learning with a Kali Linux on a VM and I am not able to connect through any VPN from vpnbook.com. I am following this tutorials, but I get stuck in the part where it connects through the VPN. ...
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How to configure iptables to allow OpenVPN clients to access internet via the server, if it's run under OpenVZ?

So what I have right now: A working VPN server that clients can connect to running under ubuntu 22.04 Enabled ip_forward on the server What I don't have is clients being able to access the Internet, ...
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OpenVPN can't open (Kali)

I'm setting up an OpenVPN server on Kali. When the service is started, this error occurs: Job for [email protected] failed because the control process exited with error code. See "...
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VPN over VPN using Amazon EC2 instance

I have a OpenVPN configuration file for TryHackMe that I need to connect to. However, I also need to connect to another OpenVPN Access Server hosted on an Amazon AWS EC2 instance. Is there a way that ...
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How can I set up OpenVPN on a Windows Server to allow clients to authenticate against Active Directory and access LAN

I have setup OpenVPN and my test client is able to ping the OpenVPN Server and vice-versa. However, I am unable to connect to (or ping) any other device on the local network. Ultimately, I would like ...
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routing openvpn connection on secondary interface

i have a few openvpn servers that have secondary interface and im trying to route the internet for openvpn users through second interface, lets name main interface eth0 and secondary w1. current ...
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OpenVPN through Tunnelblick - "Unrouteable TLS received" connecting to Riseup VPN

I'm trying to connect to RiseupVPN on my Macbook Pro M2 running macOS 14.1 Sonoma. I downloaded the branded BitmaskVPN client from them, and with 2 nondescript errors in the installation, I launched ...
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People say that VPN tunnels are bi-directional, but how to you actually route traffic in the reverse direction

I am trying to understand how you can use a VPN in the reverse direction. There are plenty of post on here asking a question about is a tunnel bidirectional spanning over 10 years, and there are lots ...
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How to update OpenVPN Server on Windows?

I have OpenVPN 2.6.6 installed on Windows 10, configured to run as a server. For security reasons, i like to keep all components of my server up to date, and when i noticed that OpenVPN 2.6.7 had been ...
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Is it possible to use 2 VPN connections on MacOS simultaneously and route traffic through connections based on hosts?

I use MacOS and I want to use 2 VPN connections simultaneously and route traffic through connection based on hosts. Traffic to hosts example1.xxx and example2.xxx should be routed through ...
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How can I setup 2 VPS can connect without using VPN which those VPS has already setup the ListenAddress to the VPN

I have 2 VPS, and those 2 VPS are setup OpenVPN, and we only can access it by connect to VPN, then ssh it to VPN gateway itself. I set it up from sshd_config by adding ListenAddress. here's the ...
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Ubuntu Vpn client connected network share through single Ethernet

Please assist how to setup open vpn client connected ubuntu pc to share other network devices through ethernet by separating ethernet port through vlan.
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pkcs11 print certificate validity date

I'm using an SmartCart to store a certificate and use it to connect to an openvpn. I'm trying to retrieve the certification validity date through the command line. I'm able to check for some info but ...
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route all traffic through vpn, on the fly

I just installed openvpn on my server and my client. It seems to work fine. Now, I would like to route all the traffic from my client through my VPN server, over internet, on demand, just in some ...
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I can reach OpenVPN server from inside LAN but not from outside anymore

I configured openvpn server and everything work well, but now i cant connect to openvpn server from outside network with same conf.ovpn Port forwarding and firewall is checked I got this error in ...
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What does the OpenVPN 'auth' directive do?

What does the 'auth' directive do in an OpenVPN config file? I am using a PKI system with my OpenVPN setup, as detailed here, and i have got everything working OK (I.E Client connects to server). ...
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How I can make VPS rotate traffic coming from PC-02 to RPI-01?

I would like to ask a question: How can I control a Raspberry remotely via ssh by routing traffic through a VPS with VPN (openvpn-server) installed? Important condition: It's not possible to change ...
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macOS Ventura - Losing network connection after VPN disconnects

I have an OpenVPN, and when I make a connection everything looks good - both the internet and VPN connection works. But after I disconnected the VPN, I am immediately loosing the internet connection. ...
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