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OpenVPN with IPVanish on Linux Mint: Connects but no internet access

I'm trying to connect to an IPVanish server on Linux Mint. IPVanish does not provide software for Linux so it has to be done manually. I downloaded an ovpn file from IPVanish here. I then went to ...
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How do I get the network manager applet and install openvn on Kali 2.0 Gnome 3?

I'm attempting to install VPN on my Kali Linux Gnome 3 laptop. I've followed the instructions on this page ...
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OpenVPN connection on remote server blocks all incoming connections

I login into remote server (DigitalOcean) by SSH, and start OpenVPN client there. When this client gets connected to its endpoint, my SSH connection breaks. After that I cannot connect to server or ...
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Proxpn and other VPNs in Iran

Back in the free world I purchased a lifetime-package of proXPN and tested it quite successfully under Linux. Now I'm in Iran and everything fails. We seem to use ITC as ISP - which is the ...
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How to make resolvconf / dnscrypt / unbound work together on systemd - and respect openVPN routes?

I'm finding it tremendously confusing to appropriately setup Unbound.service on systemd. Use Case I am trying to get my Debian Jessie laptop to use DNScrypt as default DNS and Unbound as the local ...
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socks to remote vpn clients on single server

I have the following setup: [user1] > ssh -D 1080 server > [server A a.a.a.a] openvpn --config vpn1.ovpn > [vpn server #1 x.x.x.x] [user2] > ssh -D 1081 server > [server A a.a.a.a] openvpn --config ...
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OpenVPN connection help. Multiple Tunnels

i have a system setup, mostly from reading posts and instructions and am having a bit of trouble. My basic setup multiple openvpn clients, e.g. macbook, android phone dd-wrt router / firewall ...
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OpenVPN public IP on tun0 interface instead of vpn network

I cant access devices in local network behind openvpn client using public IP of VPN server. A litlle bit of information Openvpn server (openVZ, Debian7) Opevpn client (raspberry pi 2 raspbian ...
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Connect to Ubuntu Server through SSH over the internet

I have a ubuntu server that I access locally through ssh, but I need to configure it to be able to access it through ssh from the internet. I connected eth1 to the internet and configured the ...
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route on specific interface based on port

I have a php / bash application on top of a Linux machine with 1 physical interface connecting to e.g., outbound webserver 123.123.123.123 :80. I do this via several openvpn providers. I have both tun ...
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ssh into a server which is connected to a VPN service

I have a virtual private server, which I would like to run a web server while my server is connected to a VPN service When the VPN connection to my provider is not up, I can do anything I want with ...
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How to restrict openvpn clients to communicate with other vpn clients

I have this Openvpn scenario.. I have Lot of openvpn clients connected to my server, All i want is to restrict client to client communication. for eg. i have ...
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OpenVPN load balancing

The question is in general about the best practices. VPN network has to manage about a thousand of simultaneous connections, so there is a problem in load balancing over several OpenVPN servers. ...
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Connecting Shrew using terminal

I am using Shrew in CentOS to enable VPN tunneling. I use the following to start it. iked qikea Now I want to enter username and password also from terminal. I don't want to use the GUI so that I ...
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read-only ldap client setup

I have a Debian Linux box hosted on the cloud that I want to provide mail services with (Postfix/Dovecot). I want it to access my openLDAP server at home for authentication and to provide users email ...
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OpenVPN - How to log user activity?

I have a small OpenVPN server and I want to log which sites/IPs my users are accessing, and how much traffic they've consumed. Is there a way to do this? Thanks!
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Why ip_forwarding=1 fails with VPN?

My computer offer a Wifi AP, to share its eth Internet connection. It works painlessly. I decided to connect my computer to my VPN server (my eth <=> VPN distant server), in order my "WifiAP ...
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How to bind wlan and tun

When you want to 'bind' eth and wlan on your computer, you use ip_forwarding set to 1. How do you do to 'route/bind' such a configuration to access VPN server from wlan , through eth? anna ...
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OpenVPN clients cannot share their connection to the Internet

Context: a Wifi VPN gateway (Linux Ubuntu computer) Simply One distant Server (www.example.com) and One Client (Paul, Ubuntu Linux, gateway) linked with openVpn. Server allows Paul to ...
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OpenVPN “breaks” my local DNS down

Context: Router-computer (Ubuntu 14) runs a wifi AP (wlan0), as a router between clients and Internet (on eth0). For DHCP it uses isc-dhcp-server and DNS resolvers are defined in ...
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Questions about setting up an OpenWRT Router as a client and ethernet ports

I'm fairly new to Linux and wanted to create a little OpenVPN setup. I have a computer setup with an openVPN server and a (cheap TP-link) router with openWRT and OpenVPN (client). Basically, I want to ...
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Raspberry Pi run script after startup

I have a Raspberry Pi with openvpn installed and running perfect and I want to launch a command after the desktop mode enters and after all is loaded and running including openvpn on Raspbian. I ...
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Raspberry Pi OpenVPN SSH problem

I followed this tutorial to configure OpenVPN and it and runs very well: http://blog.frd.mn/raspberry-pi-vpn-gateway/ Now I want to access my Raspberry Pi via SSH. OpenVPN is most of the time ...
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How to get the VPN icon in Kali 2.0 (gnome) as root?

I have trouble getting the VPN status icon into the top bar for Kali 2.0 (gnome). Installation I recently installed latest kali 2.0 (in a VirtualBox from kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso). I checked the ...
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Openvpn does not work

My VPN service has given me a zip containing a .key file, a .ovpn file and a .crt file. I used the following command to import the ovpn settings root@test:~$ openvpn ~/path/foo.ovpn After ...
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OpenVPN client config: Route command fails

I want to connect to my company's VPN server, so I can access work resources. I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and I've been given an ovpn-file. I installed OpenVPN and run sudo openvpn --config ...
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OpenVPN is working but not DNS resolution

I am using : uname -a Linux 2.6.32-042stab108.5 #1 SMP Wed Jun 17 20:20:17 MSK 2015 x86_64 GNU/Linux This is my server config: cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | egrep -v "#|;" port 1194 proto udp ...
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How to make OpenVPN to autoreconnect to gateway at any time

I've recently discovered a built-in way to have OpenVPN to auto connect to VPN gateway on startup, which is via setting profiles .conf files in /etc/default/openvpn as a part of AUTOSTART parameter. ...
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How to get systemd running correctly?

I'm currently trying to set up a OpenVPN on a Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy) server, via SSH. I haven't really used Linux before, so I'm completely new to the terminal etc. However, in a guide that I ...
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Password entry only responds to Ctrl + D, and password cannot be read

I am trying to run build-key-pkcs12 user on my OpenWRT NSLU2, to generate some client keys for the users of my VPN. Everything runs normally until I get to the enter export password part, and the SSH ...
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openvpn: iptables not forwarding

I have the following topology: And I'm following the iptables rules listed on https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/BridgingAndRouting Here's the output of iptables -L -v Chain INPUT (policy ...
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Make user made entries in /etc/hosts permanent

I use Juniper Networks network connect to connect to the office network. Once i am inside the office network, i check the server ips and add entries for them in /etc/hosts file like, 10.199.xx.yy ...
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External port forwarding stop working when VPN is activated

I've a problem with my local Debian server. I use a port forward to allow access from outside my lan to my server. It's works very well but when I activate my VPN (OpenVPN) on my server, the port ...
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Rotate remote server in openvpn config

In my config, I have chosen a remote server for hide.io: # cat /etc/openvpn/anonvpn.conf |grep remote remote nl.hide.me 3478 It seems like some servers are somehow overloaded. I have a script that ...
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openvpn connection tracking

We have an openVPN-server based on Debian. Client connects to server and get local IP-address, for example 10.20.0.4. Is it possible to get information, what web-sites does it use? We consider to ...
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Unable to surf internet with VPN on OpenBSD

I am using OpenBSD 5.7-amd64 with the latest patches applied. I downloaded and installed OpenVPN (package version: openvpn-2.3.6.tgz) available for OpenBSD 5.7 using the following command: sudo ...
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Iptables exception for specific port

I'm new to iptables but configured a simple natting today on my raspian: # Always accept loopback traffic /sbin/iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT # Allow established connections, and those not ...
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OpenVPN traffic re-routing fails

I have installed a small OpenVPN server on a ArchLinux server I own to get a little more security on my laptop (also ArchLinux) connected to a unsecure Wi-Fi connection. Until recently, the VPN worked ...
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/bin/sh script error “arithmetic expression: expecting primary: ” + “ ”

ERROR: ./client-disconnect.sh: 22: ./client-disconnect.sh: arithmetic expression: expecting primary: " + " I just need to know how to fix it. It's for user accounting with OpenVPN. Script ...
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Run openvpn without root privilegies

I am working with openvpn, when I type: $ sudo openvpn Every is fine, but when I type: $ openvpn bash: openvpn: command not found I try in my Debian 8 with this instructions but in Jessie I can ...
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How to check server.conf error for OpenVPN

I want to install OpenVPN server in my VPS. After configuration I run sudo service openvpn start, but failed to start. Is there a some kind of "grammar check" option for server.conf? I put the ...
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OpenVPN connection impossible from some network

I sucessfully installed an OpenVPN serveur on my Raspberry Pi and everything works like a charm when I want to connect to the VPN server from a random 4G or wifi network. I configured OpenVPN to use ...
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OpenVPN integration with LinOTP

I am trying to run OpenVPN with two-factor authentication using LinOTP. I can't authenticate my login and password (PIN+OTP) with FreeRadius which is configured with LinOTP using OpenVPN. I get ...
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Debian 8 Jessie with OpenVPN client

I have a Debian 8 Jessie server that I need to connect to my home network and I'm using an OpenVPN server on a pfSense 2.2 box at home. I have done this fine under older Debian versions, so I'm ...
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OpenVPN and MerlinWRT

My ASUS router is flashed with MerlinWRT. This configuration used to work, however now when I connect I get, $ sudo openvpn ./client1.ovpn OpenVPN 2.3.2 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] ...
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Forward only one port in openvpn

I have a ‍openvpn server in Amazon Cloud and I use it to make a link between my home pc and linux computer which is located on a corporate network. It works except that it routes all traffic through ...
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A script to install OpenVPN & modify iptables?

I d like to automatize the install/config of OpenVPN on my client machines. Roughly, it should looks like : - apt-get openvpn - cp, edit, .... - modify iptables. Is it possible in one script ? or am ...
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OpenVPN, resolvconf, and DNS domain resolution

While at site1, I need to connect to site2 via OpenVPN. Once connected, the OpenVPN site2 pushes a DNS nameserver and domain search options. This causes all name resolutions for site1 to fail. ...
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Openvpn client and server cannot ping each other(Connection established)

I have setup OpenVPN client and server between two VPS. I have a client and server setup, server using 10.8.0.1 and 10.8.0.2 IPs in tun interface, and client using 10.8.0.6 and 10.8.0.5 in tun ...
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Job for openvpn@server.service failed

here is the problem during starting the OpenVPN service.. Just after command systemctl start openvpn@server.service terminal shows message: Job for openvpn@server.service failed. See 'systemctl ...