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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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Access WSL2 distro's VPN network from Windows 11 host

I am running an debian 11 in WSL2, and I am connecting to a VPN network using openvpn. Within the distro (from CLI) I can reach the desired remote hosts, but I cannot reach them from Windows. Here is ...
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Routing from OpenVPN client to main router: How?

My Pi/OpenVPN settings: IPv4 address for tun0: 10.8.0.1 IPv4 address for eth0: 192.168.222.20 IPv4 address of router: 192.168.222.1 The OpenVPN client (smartphone) needs to see the router for a ...
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How to make a Windows local group default for new users?

I have created a local group on Windows Pro ("OpenVPN Administrators"). I want every new user that gets created on the machine to have this local group. How can I achieve this? I have ...
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Can't route traffic through home VPN

Small disclaimer: I'd much rather ask this question in forums.openvpn.net but it appears that the registration page is busted... I'm trying to set up my home router (an Asus RT-AX55) to act as a VPN ...
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PiHole and OpenVPN not working: tun0 doesn't even exist

I installed OpenVPN and PiHole. It works independently, but not together. I want to block stuff that comes through OpenVPN. I tried the official guide. But in my case (Ubuntu server for Pi), there is ...
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OpenVPN: route to the same domain where the server is located

Domain mydomain.com is defined in Windows' hosts file, OpenVPN uses it's IP address. So, when I go to mydomain.com in browser, my setup doesn't use DNS resolving (I have to explicitly connect to VPN ...
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OpenVPN - name resolution between connected clients

I am looking for a solution with which distributed clients can easily reach each other via the internet. For this I have set up an OpenVPN server to which all clients connect. If I connect myself to ...
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How to forward openvpn/wireguard to another wirdguard interface without modifying global route table?

I have one wireguard interface wg_vpn, but I don't want it to be global, so I add the line "Table = off" to the wg_vpn.conf to prevent wg-quick to modify the route table. I also have an ...
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Forward traffic from Trojan (server) to OpenVPN (client) on Ubuntu 20

There is server_1 And there is server_2 Server_1 External IP: 1.1.1.1 Eth adapter: eth0 There is a trojan server: { "run_type": "server", "local_addr": "0....
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FirewallD Block Destination IP Address

I currently have a OpenVPN Access Server setup (AlmaLinux 8) I also have 2 OpenVPN clients (also using AlmaLinux 8) connecting to it over the internet that are acting as gateways at each location. (...
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Openvpn fails running dhclient script

I have an OpenVPN setup running in bridge mode (tap). I have to run dhclient tap0 manually after connecting to vpn. I want to automate this, so I added those lines in my ovpn conf : script-security 2 ...
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OpenVPN multiple gateway issue (server can't access new client gateway's)

By default, OpenVPN gateway is 10.8.0.x, i want to add 10.8.1.x gateway additionally. the problem : Clients with 10.8.0.x and 10.8.1.x ip can ping the server and access via ssh. In addition, clients ...
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OpenVPN can't resolve private domain with allow-pull-fqdn option

I'm using OpenVPN client with allow-pull-fqdn and route-nopull options to just route some domains through tunnel. It's working for public domains, but for local private domains it doesn't work. It ...
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DNS setting for openVPN for using remote desktop

I have this error when make mac OSX remote desktop connect via VPN(by openVPN) to remote desktop server(windows) mac OSX(local) -> openVPN(on rent VPS service) -> Windows10 error is here below ...
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Need certificate (.crt file) but OpenVPN only provides a config (.ovpn) file?

When I try to configure a new vpn connection in Ubuntu, it's asking for a CA certificate (.crt) file but I only had the option of downloading a .ovpn file from the OpenVPN portal. Can I get a CA ...
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OpenVPN connects but IP doesn't change

I setup an OpenVPN server on a personal AWS EC2 instance, and am trying to connect to it from an Ubuntu 14.04 client. (I had to update the server for minimum version of TLS 1.0 to get the handshake ...
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How to route all traffic to my own application and then tunnel through OpenVPN?

I already know how to tunnel all traffic to my custom C-application. You basically just create a new tun-Interface and add a route. Okay. But I just can't comprehend the way how to route the tunneled ...
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Openvpn connection times out whenever I try to connect to university intranet with given config file

I am trying to use openvpn to connect to my schools intranet. They provide a config file that I have imported but whenever I try to connect the session times out. Does anyone know what the issue might ...
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Registering OpenVPN client addresses with DNS

I am running OPNSense on my home router and have configured OpenVPN on the device, allowing me to connect to my home network from anywhere in the world. I am also running a BIND DNS server on my home ...
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Upgrading OpenVPN 2.4.7 to 2.5.6 results in frequent disconnects

When using OpenVPN 2.4.7 on my server (Ubuntu Server 20.04) and connecting from a 2.5.6 client (also Ubuntu 20.04), I can connect with no issue. However, when I try to use OpenVPN 2.5.6 on the server, ...
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OpenVPN only connects over local LAN

I followed this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwrR18_xO_Q&t=44s It works perfectly in the local network, but not in External network I think something wrong in my dd-wrt iptables. I ...
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OpenVPN clients with same subnet in a client to client environment

I am currently using a client-to-client function of the openvpn to establish a connection between the clients: https://openvpn.net/community-resources/expanding-the-scope-of-the-vpn-to-include-...
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private DNS not working with OpenVPN Connect

I'm posting here since my post on OpenVPN forum was not answered. I'd like to connect to my OpenVPN server from IOS and android but it seems that the configuration for DNS that is pushed from the ...
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IPSEC tunnel lan to lan with VPS in the middle

I have an ipsec tunnel between two points with different static public ips, when the tunnel is stablished, each machine see the others with the private ip. The issue is that I want to put a VPS in the ...
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OpenVPN: Only route a specific IP addresses through VPN doesn't work for some websites

I wrote route-nopull route myexternalip.com 255.255.255.255 in .ovpn config file as it is shown on many tutorials. And for myexternalip.com it works well, but for some other sites - does not. For ...
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Trying to prevent IPv6 leaks on OpenVPN server results in no internet access

I've had a working IPv4 OpenVPN server for some time now, and in order to stop IPv6 traffic on it I added an IPv6 pool to my server and pushed a route for the public IPv6 range: server-ipv6 2001:db8:0:...
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Cannot access OpenVPN client through SSH while it is connected

Some time ago I used OrangePI with Raspbian to do my home server for several purposes. More of these purposes came along the way, and now I have some problems with configuration. I'd like for it to ...
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OpenVPN: No internet when connected (Mac)

I installed the OpenVPN client on my MAC. When connecting there is no internet. Here is what I have observed: On other clients (Android) it works with the same OpenVPN server When I go to network ...
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Setting DHCP on QNAP Openvpn

I have an openVPN on a QNAP server and all i want is to have the same ip address on the same pc on connect, but for only some - i want DHCP server with reserved IPs for specific MACs. I tried to set a ...
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Accessing devices on the server's LAN over VPN

I have a VPN setup that allows me to tunnel home and access any home server running on the network. However, I'm only able to use it from my Android device's mobile network or Macbook that's connected ...
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OpenVPN Simple Remote Access

I've now spent 2 days searching for any clue to create a proper OpenVPN configuration that meet my requirements. Now I hope that somebody of you understands this hell of possibilities. Requirements My ...
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OpenVPN dhcp-option DNS not working?

My OpenVPN server has the following lines in it's configuration file, but when I connect to my VPN with Linux Network Manager and check my DNS, it shows I'm using DNS server 89.187.179.174: push &...
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IP leakage after installing a VPN service

I have questions about how I can prevent IP leakage after installing a VPN service. For example, if I installed Shadowsocks, what should I do to prevent IP leakage? Thank you for your help.
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ubuntu server temporarily stop all network traffic

I have an ubuntu machine connected to a openvpn server with inbound and outbound connections. In terminal, what is the best/cleanest/safest/least disruptive way to quickly stop/block all network ...
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Lightsail OpenVPN tunnel to Raspberry Pi not working

I'm trying to set up a VPN tunnel for my Helium miner to be reachable from the internet via port 44158. I have followed this guide, but my set-up differs in terms of my OpenVPN server is in the cloud: ...
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When Using the --lport option for OpenVPN, I receive an error about incorrect parameters

I have a guest virtual machine (VirtualBox) behind a NAT and am port forwarding the OpenVPN connection to the machine. Because of this, I need to have my listening port set to a consistent port number ...
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How to set up OpenVPN on a guest virtual machine that(VMWare or VirtualBox) that is NAT'ed?

Firstly, I cannot use bridged mode because of the security settings used by school's network so I only have internet connectivity when using NAT. How do I set up an OpenVPN connection when I cannot ...
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Share my internet connection using my own VPN server

I need some help, a little bit lost in here. Let me explain what I’m trying to achieve. I currently have an OpenVPN server in my house, which works fine and I use it to access my own network when im ...
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OpenVPN on windows: server.ovpn config will not recognize ca path

I'm trying to configure an OpenVPN server on windows 10. I generated the ca.crt and I tried to add the path to the config file, but no matter what I do or how I write it, it gives me the same error ...
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How do I specified a socks5 proxy behind the openVPN tunnel in a client config file?

I need to connect to my company's VPN in order to access internal websites and web applications, while I cannot access the regular internal when connecting to the VPN unless via a specific socks5 ...
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Make nordvpnd work without root

There is nice service nordvpn.com which obviously provides VPN services. On Linux it uses openvpn as a backend. All works fine when user: $ sudo nordvpnd $ nordvpn connect Expecting nordvpn auth ...
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Is OpenVpn community a VPN-host ? Or just a protocol?

Im trying to understand what openvpn really is, but its confusing to me. 1 - Openvpn is the same as openvpn community ? 2- Is openVpn a free opensource tool to host a Vpn server ? 3 - OpenVpn has a ...
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Routing tables in two routers connected with VPN

I have two Asus routers connected via VPN over Internet. Home (VPN client) network is 192.168.0.0/24 and Work (VPN Server) network is 192.168.1.0/24. More details there . Computers inside of each ...
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OpenVPN client blocks incoming external connections

An OpenVPN connection (a Linux-like homebrew package on macOS) to my office works flawlessly, but it blocks incoming HTTP(S) traffic from my external IP address; however, when I turn off OpenVPN, I ...
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Centos 7 to plug-in VPN for proxying outgoing HTTP requests

We wanted to have any VPN somehow so that to run [scraping] scripts at VPS under VPN proxying. This implies we will be able turn VPN on/off in order to be able to run [web scraping] scripts behind VPN ...
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Could not connect to VPN

I am using OpenVPN to connect to a VPN, as my work required it, but I am in a country that restrict the VPN usage. Is that any way I can use that VPN ? I'm getting an error "TLS Error: TLS ...
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OpenVPN config file Ubuntu

I have a problem locating openvpn config files on both Ubuntu 20.04 and 19.10. It is not in any usual locations, i searched through entire disk via find / -name but no hits. I was looking for .ovpn, ....
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How to use AWS OpenVPN with a domain name and redirect the IP address to the hostname?

I have an AWS OpenVPN deployed in AWS marketplace. I want to connect on URL using domain only https://example.com not accessible via https://132.x.x.x is there a way public IP is not accessible? I ...
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Wireguard client on top of Openvpn client

My school require a OpenVPN connection to authenticate into the network and access internet. I also have a wireguard VPN setup at my house to access my local network remotely. What I would like to do ...
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ASUS Router VPN Client not masking IPs

I am currently trying to set up 2 routers in my home network, one of which is connected to a VPN to mask the IP of any device in its subnet as seen below: The VPN is definitely set up correctly, as ...
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