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firewalld settings for OpenVPN with https, ssh, and smtp

I am configuring a remote CentOS 7 webapp server to wrap https and ssh inside OpenVPN, while keeping smtp running outside of OpenVPN. I notice that, when I establish an OpenVPN connection from a ...
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Can you set OpenVPN to auto-connect to 'fallback' .ovpns in case the current one fails?

I'm in Debian 7.8 Wheezy, and have installed openvpn from the stable repository. I'd like to set up a system for another user (who does not have high computer literacy) where, if the primary server ...
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repair the static route to allow traffic to right place

I recently was taking an online test and I got the below question. The server has been configured with a TUN device tun-aib0 that acts as an endpoint for a VPN tunnel. The IP address of the device ...
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PPTP VPN in CentOS 7

I recently installed CentOS 7 (GNOME), but I realized that there is no option for setting up a PPTP VPN client. I tried to install networkmanager-pptp-gnome, but unfortunately it's not available in ...
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linux + get errors about libraries inspite lib rpm's already installed

I download the vpnc client from the following link https://www.unix-ag.uni-kl.de/~massar/vpnc/ Then I installed the vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine ( version 6.x ) as the following: tar zxf ...
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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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install cisco VPN client on linux in place on WIN XP

I am currently using Windows XP with Cisco VPN Client version 5.0.01.0600 I would like to replace Windows XP with Linux, either Red Hat version 5.x or 6.x My question is, what equivalent VPN ...
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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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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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OpenVPN not showing easy-rsa

wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm I did yum install openvpn in the guide then did the following: mkdir -p /etc/...
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Accessing a VPN from Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to access my schools VPN but it isn't working. I haven't used it in awhile but I followed the same procedure and it isn't working. I installed Cisco's Anytime Connect, I configured the ...
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VPN Setup Errors

I'm trying to install a VPN on one of our servers for use within my campus so that we can play some games, but I appear to be getting errors when I try to connect, as shown below. Not quite sure about ...
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Backtrack 5 R3 - Refuses to connect to VPN

I wanted to ask this on the Backtrack Linux forums but for some reason I couldn't register, reading it was disabled by the administrator. So I apologize if I'm in the wrong place (which I feel like I ...
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Tunnelling VPN through SSH mac

I have a pptp VPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi at home, and it works really well, except when I'm stuck behind my college's firewall. I can SSH into it through commonly open firewall ports (443, ...
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Only allow ssh/vpn on OpenWRT

If I don't want to use wireless encryption, but I still want security and I want to use sshuttle (on the clients, see: https://github.com/apenwarr/sshuttle/) for tunneling everything through an SSH ...
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logmein-hamachi - cannot login on Linux VM

I am using a VirtualBox VM with hamachi-logmein to access my home box from other places. Lately I decided to switch from Windows 8.1 VM to Linux VM, and this caused one problem: The logmein-hamachi ...
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TCP over TUN: SYN/ACK is received, but no ACK is generated, and socket remains in SYN_SENT state

I am tunneling an outgoing TCP connection over a TUN interface set up by a program I wrote. The TUN interface basically just relays the packets to/from a proxy server, with minimal modifications (...
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ssh cant copy key with hamachi

Trying to make ssh work with hamachi networked computers, as a solution for NAT and SPI firewall routers. Ping works, ssh-copy-id refuses to add key. user@c4 ~/.ssh % ssh-copy-id -i id_rsa.pub user@x....
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L2tpIPsecVpnControlDaemon critical error

I am currently trying to use l2tp-ipsec-vpn in my ubuntu machine. I followed a guide from tuxfamily to install it. Unfortanely, when I start the system, I got a window with the following error: A ...
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VPN Connected but url not not open

I have use CentOS 7 system and developing a SOAP web service. I connected FortiClient CLI using the terminal to the VPN server that is hosted on a windows server and it's working perfectly. But ...
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Stop nmcli from prompting for keyring password in X tray but only in the shell

I want to use a little script to keep the VPN connected. Problem is that when I do nmcli c up VPN_NAME it opens an X prompt to enter the keyring password. So I add the --ask parameter but now it asks ...
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What does it mean 10.171.10.1 --> 10.171.10.2 in openvpn-created interface?

I have installed OpenVPN server in FreeBSD and it created interface, visible by ifconfig: ovpns4: flags=8051<UP,POINTOPOINT,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500 options=80000<...
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Browser issues with VPN

I have a VPN setup which usually works completely fine. However, when I connect to my VPN server via some wifis, Firefox and Chrome seem to run into issues and aren't able to open websites anymore. So ...
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Is there a way to resolve ALL PIA VPN IPs with a script?

I am looking for a way to get a complete list of all the current IP addresses for PrivateInternetAccess' servers. I need the complete list so that I can manually enter them into a killswitch for ...
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Running a VPN through Debian into a router

I will soon have a file server running Debian, and this server has 2 Ethernet ports. I recently came up with the idea that one Ethernet port can come as an 'input' from my actual connection, and the ...
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PPTP VPN client auto startup : need to restart network interface

The PPTP client works well. So the following lines were added in /etc/network/interfaces to enable the tunnel at system startup : auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider myTunnel according ...
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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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What are the possible methods to start a PPTP VPN connection on boot?

I use to connect to my remote PPTP VPN server by doing: # pon MyVPNConnection persist holdoff 60 maxfail 0 I would like to automate this connection to be executed on system boot, so I have added ...
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Enabling graphics acceleration for OpenGL over remotely via VPN from Ubuntu client(my laptop)to Windows server(computation is here)

I have an access to Internet via a Wifi. Then, I have a VPN connection established from my Ubuntu laptop to a LAN network. My Windows Machine where computation happens using OpenGL is on the same ...
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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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Different behaviour over WIFI and LAN-Ethernet when connecting via VPN

I have some problems getting my internet connection working over the LAN, meanwhile over the WIFI, everything seems to work nicely with my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. First thing I do is connecting to ...
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Port Forward WAN Traffic through VPN

I am new to VPN and Traffic rerouting. I already read this thread: Port forward to VPN Client? But I didn't get it working :/ That is why I am asking again. So here is my problem: I have a server (...
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Routing only VM traffic through VPN

I'm stuck on a problem and would like some help if possible :-) My goal is to make my VM going through my VPN connection and my HOST through the standard gateway. Configuration : VM (192.168.100.1) =>...
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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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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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bash command/script to reset default route

I manage several OpenWrt (embedded linux) routers for which I've written bash scripts to run an Openconnect VPN client. The client uses "vpnc-script" to set up routing, which replaces the initial DHCP-...
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Is there any P2P VPN solution that does not require port opening(forwarding)?

The closest to a VPN P2P-based solution that I have found is PeerVPN: really easy to install, but it needs to open one port (7000 TCP by default) on one of the computers (also known as node) that runs ...
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Forwarding traffic coming from SSH tunnel to VPN tunnel on a Linux device

I want to route network traffic that comes from one end of an ssh tunnel (constructed by ssh dynamic port-forwarding) into one end of a VPN tunnel. Given four Linux devices A, B, C and D, for ...
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VPN: Script at /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ not autoexecuting on PPTP connection established

My PPTP client is Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2LTS. My PPTP Server is a Buffalo DD-WRT Firmware. If I establish my PPTP VPN connection (named Themiscyra): luis@PortatilHP:~$ sudo pon Themiscyra luis@...
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Issues with getting a tun0 connection to route any and all connections from eth0 to be made to this interface and if not working drop

So I've been having this issue for a while and the internet has been mixed for a response. Sadly most configurations for setting up a VPN seem to assume you are running both a vpn client and server ...
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How do I persistently set the MTU for a PPTP VPN connection in Ubuntu?

I have a M$-based VPN connection that I connect to every so often. After connecting to the VPN server, I need to run sudo ifconfig ppp0 mtu 1200, So that I can log on to the server, or else ssh client ...
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Kali Linux openVPN does not pass the DNS Leak test

I recently installed Kali Linux on VMWare. I was able to successfully install openVPN following these instructions, but it seems that it does not pass the DNS Leak test. Is there anything that can fix ...
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It is possible to make an IPSEC VPN Bonding?

I wanted to know if It is possible to bound two IPSEC tunnels ? I've already done a VPN bonding of SSH tunnels, but It will be better if I use IPSEC.
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Port forwarding with iptables and PIA VPN for single user

I've gotten a Private Internet Access VPN setup on a Mythbuntu 14.04 machine and I am at wits end trying to get port forwarding working with rTorrent (and ruTorrent). My setup is rTorrent running ...
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How to route vpn traffic over hostapd-raspberry pi

I have a raspberry pi running hostapd and I am able to connect my laptop as a wifi client to the raspberry bi wifi router. The problem is with the vpn traffic, I cant connect to my office vpn with ...
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Which iptables rule causes vpn not to connect?

I can't connect to VPN until flushing iptables with iptables -F. pppd fails to connect with error message LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests. Which rule is causing this error? The result of ...
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iptables allow only ssh and vpn traffic

I have dedicated server with ubuntu 14.10 installed. The server should connect to an openvpn server and the traffic should only go through the vpn, except for SSH traffic. My idea is to realize it ...
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Why my xl2tpd doesn't redial?

I have a router that runs debian and is used to connect to my ISP using L2TP (over a cable modem). xl2tpd is configured to redial if the connection fails (and pppd is configured to do a LCP ping all ...
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Routing problem through 2 hop in the LAN

This is the scenario I'm facing with: firewall (Zyxel Zywall USG210) configured as default gateway, with LAN IP 172.29.0.1 /16 2nd firewall, directly connected with the 1st, with LAN IP 172.29.0.250 ...
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routing through a GVPE network

The following is a GVPE network (VPN) setup on Debian Linux systems. It is how I interpreted the two paragraphs starting at line 174 in the GVPE README. Sadly, there is not much detail and my ...