OpenVPN is a free virtual private network (VPN) client and daemon.

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Route to LAN subnet via OpenVPN client

I am trying to route to a LAN subnet that is connected via an OpenVPN client. I am having trouble with the route command - I cannot make sense of it. The OpenVPN link is established and I can ping ...
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Import VPN config files to NetworkManager from command line

One can import .ovpn files to NetworkManager through GUI tool nm-connection-editor (right click on nm-applet and click on Edit connections): Add -> Import a saved VPN configuration.... My goal is to ...
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set rules for openvpn by iptables in firewall CentOS 6.2

Firewall (FW), three leg: eth0: 172.16.1.101 eth1: 192.168.99.99 (LAN) eth2: 10.0.0.1 (DMZ) I installed openvpn in FW by tunnel mode, already ok: tun0: 192.168.10.0/24. If I use shorewall and ...
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Bridged TAP interface to virtualbox

I need bridged TAP interface on client side of my VPN to virtual machine. I use VirtualBox 4.3.12. But in Adapter Network options in Attached to: Bridged adapter I do not see my TUN adapter. I have ...
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bypass firewall with Openvpn + Squid

I have 2 VPS servers, one in China and another in the US. The server (openvpn client) in China is connected to the US one via openvpn. I also have squid running in the China server. I want to ...
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How do I set up a OpenVPN server on pfsense

How do I set up a OpenVPN server on pfsense? I want to be able to VPN in from a labptop when I am on the road. I set up a openvpn server in the openvpn menu. I duplicated that NAT rules for the VPN ...
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How to run OpenVPN automatically?

How can I run OpenVPN automatically when I startup my Debian 7? Is there a specific script? What is necessary for this happen?
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Routing a LAN through OpenVPN on OpenBSD 5.5

I'm configuring an OpenVPN gateway to allow a LAN access to the internet through the tunnel. The gateway is running OpenBSD 5.5-stable amd64 on the PC Engines APU platform. The LAN contains re1, re2, ...
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Deamon openvpn configuration file with .conf?

In the video connected to a Linux to another Linux via SSH, the second openvpn daemon already started and configured with user/password requested at the entrance. http://youtu.be/tSNCE6j2zxM How do ...
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Yum update crashing my OpenVPN tunnels

I have 100's of CentOS 5.10 clients that I access through a OpenVPN connection. I have internal repo that they use for updates. However some of my clients have some serious issues pulling packages ...
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Routing public ipv6 traffic through openvpn tunnel

What I'm trying to do is to route IPv6 traffic through a vpn tunnel. That way, I should be able to use IPv6 in a network that doesn't support IPv6. I have a VPS which has an IPv6 block assigned. Part ...
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Please help diagnose very slow Remmina session for VirtualBox VM

I'm using Remmina 0.9.99.1 with CrunchBang VMs on a remote server (VirtualBox 4.3.4 on Debian 7.2.0 x64). I'm using RDP with TLS security, and connect through a UDP-mode VPN. With freshly-installed ...
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Issue installing OpenVPN via apt

Pastebin I wanted to install OpenVPN on my Debian Wheezy server at home, so I could create a tunnel with my phone or tablet from outside my home. We use OpenVPN at work, so I figured it would be easy ...
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Separate traffic between two tun+ devices with openvpn

I'm running two OpenVPN clients, so I have two tun interfaces configured. Each of the tun interfaces has a different subnet. One of the interfaces, let's say tun1 has a default route, so most of my ...
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How create a .conf file in a openvpn for run automatically on system startup?

I want run OpenVPN automatically on system startup. But How can I create a .conf file for my server after using scp in my client desktop? What do I have to put inside of this .conf file? In a HOWTO ...
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How can I enter the login and same time enter the OpenVPN server machine?

How can I do to configure my client computer that is on the VPN network, and as you enter the login, it automatically now enters automatic mode server? More or less like this video? ...
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Change OpenVPN client, can I use the same server configurations using scp?

I want to change my old FC 4 client to new Fedora 19 client, but I need to use all the same files on openvpn and IP address. Can I use SCP command for copy all this configurations? Thanks!
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openvpn routing

So far I have successfully created a virtual link between server A and server B using an unencrypted openvpn tunnel. I am trying to route some of server B's traffic through server A. Server B has 5 ...
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Cisco VPNC + get time out on target machine

I am running VPNC on linux red-hat machine ( version 6.3 ) , And my VPN connection seems to be timing out after 10-20 min . If it goes unused for more than a few minutes, I have to kill VPNC and ...
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Why does vpnc not block the LAN interface?

VPNC allows local LAN access in spite of activating the vpnc on my RedHat Linux machine When we want to activate the Cisco VPN on win machine, once VPN is active then the LAN port isn’t accessible ...
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Linux firewall distro that can configure a vpn connection as a WAN interface?

I'd like to setup linux as a router w/firewall between My machine and the internet. The linux box should connect to a VPN account using OpenVPN on boot (managed to get that done). Then the firewall ...
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Settings when using a bridge

I have a bridge set up between my physical Ethernet interface, eth0, and the virtual interface for OpenVPN, tap0. The bridge has an IP address, and the machine can be contacted on that IP address from ...
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Create a VPN network between a live server and private networks

I have a VPS (Cent OS 6) on a live IP. I have several other machines (All linux, mostly Cent OS 6 and a few Android devices) sitting behind NATted ADSL Routers on several sites. I need to create a ...
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openvpn server doesn't NAT the incoming traffic

It's couple of days that I'm having hard time figuring out what's wrong with openVPN. Few days ago, I installed and configured openVPN on a Debian server and also on my Ubuntu client. I am facing a ...
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SSH session through OpenVPN cuts off / locks up after a few lines

I have a large number of identical fanless PCs running debian 6 (ARM). Most of these are connected via comcast and work ok. There are some that are connected to 'WiMax' modems and are having ...
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Will the Linux ( red-hat ) Open VPNC Client connect to checkpoint or nortel VPN gateways?

Site: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/network/vpn/linux-solaris/index.xml?ID=VPNC What is open VPNC: VPNC is an open-source VPN client for Linux and other Unix systems which is compatible with the OUCS VPN ...
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OpenVPN not connecting on one network?

I've been using my VPN (privateinternetaccess) for almost a year. I've been connecting through the same gateway, using the same username and password, with the same settings. Yesterday, it randomly ...
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Accessing VirtualBox guest via VPN

I've searched and tried a few suggestions but I haven't been able to get this to work, yet... My host is running Ubuntu. I installed VirtualBox, created a host-only adapter, set the host IP to ...
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Why is ntpd listening on most of 192.168.1.X/192.168.2.X

I'm using the ntp package in debian squeeze and the ntpd process is listening on hundreds of rfc1918 addresses that are not configured on the server. Check this out: Mar 26 10:07:24 server ...
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How to setup openvpn client on linux mint

I am used to setting up the openvpn clinet on windows 7. How do I setup openvpn clinet on linux mint? I can't find a gui or a simple way to do so. My gui is nautilus
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How can I translate these OpenVPN client configuration instructions to work with Fedora 20?

Here's the link to the full instructions. When I get to step 9, under the heading "9. Setup Client Config Files", it says: Now we will configure the openVPN to work as client. Remember that we ...
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Understanding interface forwarding with VPN

I have a server with static IP address that I rented (Debian on it), and I have a server with a server at home which I bought and setup as home server (with Ubuntu Server). What I would like to do ...
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Gnome Network-Manager OpenVPN

I cannot get OpenVPN to work with GNOME NetworkManager. Authentication-Type is "Certificates (TLS)" I have 3 files: UserCert: user.crt CACert: ca.key PrivateKey: user.key All live in my ...
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OpenVPN static key ip meaning/order?

I'm following this tutorial. What do the IPs mean after the ifconfig here? dev tun0 ifconfig 10.9.8.1 10.9.8.2 secret /etc/openvpn/static.key Can I use external IPs (assuming I'm configuring this ...
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Is an ethernet bridge the correct way?

I want to access a private subnet, is bridging the right way? Example eth0 192.168.178.x tun0 10.8.0.x I can access every VPN client with 10.8.0.x. But I want to access devices from eth0 when ...
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How to ignore “certificate is not yet valid” errors

I have systems that sometimes lose time drastically due to low RTC battery voltage such that the system time lies outside these boundaries (/etc/openvpn/certificate): Not Before: Jun 18 16:40:18 2012 ...
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“SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/openvpn from name_bind access on the tcp_socket”

I am configuring an openvpn server on a new centos 6.5. But the main problem is that selinux is blocking openvpn to use the default port tcp 1194. The following is the sealert -a ...
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Arch Linux OpenVPN DNS-Problem

I can´t successfully connect with OpenVPN or maybe I´ll connect successfully and something is wrong with my network-settings... this is the Output of OpenVPN while connecting: Thu Feb 13 23:21:13 ...
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Shall I copy server's ca.crt to the client?

I'm setting up an OpenVPN server and I need a little info: do I need to copy the server's ca.crt to the client? I have tried both ways and only when I do that I can get it working; I would like to ...
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Understand the Route table

I just setup the OpenVPN and it is working as expected. However, the routing table of the client is confusing me to no end. Here is the route table: # route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination ...
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nm-applet openvpn connects only as root

I have a following problem, network-manager doesn't connect to vpn using openvpn, when I run it as a unpriviledged user. when I run sudo nm-applet and the choose to connect to vpn it works fine. ...
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Route wlan0 to openVPN tunnel and rest to eth0

I'm having problems to create route/iptables rules for following configuration: I have an openVPN server (tun type) running on my raspberry machine at home At work i have company pc (behind proxy) ...
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How can I configure OpenVPN to wait for slow SOCKS proxies?

I'm experimenting with OpenVPN connections routed through Tor, using pairs of Tor gateway and OpenVPN-hosting VMs. On the server side, link local ports are forwarded to Tor hidden-service ports on the ...
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What's preventing ifenslave from bonding multiple OpenVPN-through-Tor tunnels in balance-rr mode?

This question builds on a previous question, Can Tor connections between hidden services be aggregated using ifenslave? (… and might Mevade be doing this?). In researching that, I came across VPN ...
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Prevent internet connection if VPN drops

When using DD-WRT firmware (on a LINKSYS CISCO E4200 if it matters) is there any way to stop all outgoing internet traffic when the VPN connection drops, and force the VPN to auto redial?
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openvpn[]: Options error: In [CMD-LINE]:1: Error opening configuration file

when trying to service openvpn start Oct 12 14:02:01 ccushing1 openvpn[9091]: Options error: In [CMD-LINE]:1: Error opening configuration file: devnet-client-vm.conf running openvpn ...
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OpenVPN port forwarding without router forwarding?

I would like to setup an OpenVPN server with port forwarding on my VPS, because I can not forward ports in my home router. The general question is, if it is even possible to bypass router port ...
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Any guides for dummies to setting up a VPN?

I am looking for a guide to setting up a VPN on a VPS, most of the guides don't explain certain elements and I've been left feeling clueless halfway through them. For example when I was installing ...
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TUN/TAP Will not load

I have an OpenVZ server but can't seem to get the tun/tap module to load. I ran modprode tun on the hostnode but when I go under the VM I get: Tue Sep 24 03:08:36 2013 Note: Cannot open TUN/TAP dev ...
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Amazon AWS (Amazon AMI) installing OpenVPN

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN on AmazonAWS. I'm pretty new to Linux so I followed a tutorial. I ran yum -y install openvpn and I received a message saying it was successfully installed. The next step ...