OpenVPN is a free and open source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN)

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instances of openvpn server on a Ubuntu server

Anyone know how many instances of openvpn server can I run simultaneously on a Ubuntu server (EC2 Amazon).
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firewall script to limit download bandwidth based on ip's

does anyone have a script to limit the download bandwidth of more than (1) user connecting to OpenVPN? Many thanks
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Bash Script Works On Command Line but not at startup

Let me ask this another way: There are at least (2) ways to have a bash script called automatically when a user connects to OpenVPN: Placing the script in the /etc/network/if-up.d folder Renaming ...
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16.04 XUbuntu - OpenVPN losing DNS after a couple minutes

Stock install of Xubuntu 16.04. Followed this guide to install OpenVPN for Network Manager, and to download the certs and opvn files for PIA VPN: ...
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OpenVPN Import Problem

i had a strange problem when i try to use vpn first i tried to use tunnelbear vpn it succeeded but it caused that the network isn't working and i had to disable it then i tried to use finchvpn by ...
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How to enable OpenVPN access to ONLY the internal LAN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN connection to a company server so that anyone working from home or is out of the office can access our internal resources. I have the VPN setup correctly, using a guide ...
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network-manager times out connecting to openvpn server (TLS error)

I am trying to connect to an open vpn server through the network manager; below are the system logs for connecting through NM and using the client directly. The client connects fine but NM doesn't NM ...
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How to configure simple routing between NICs

I have the following setup: Physical router Internet interface 192.168.1.1 Port forwarding of IP 1194/udp to virtual machine below Virtual machine (VM) Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server AMD64 One virtual ...
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Bash Script Not Working

I hope this is an easy answer Problems: I placed the following bash script called learn-address.sh in the following folder: vi /etc/openvpn/netem/learn-address.sh Added the following two lines to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server should block specific websites over OpenVPN

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 server to host an OpenVPN server on it. Now I need to block some websites/IPs to prevent abuse over the OpenVPN server. Is there a 'good' way (without using the hosts ...
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Block internet if vpn connection drops

Trying to set up gufw so that it if my vpn connection drops, my computer won't be able to access the internet any more. My plan was to block all outgoing, but allow only a connection to the IP of my ...
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OpenVPN server setup on 16.04

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server on my Raspberry Pi 2, running Ubuntu 16.04. I'm following the official Ubuntu documentation from this page. I've got the basic setup working, and I'm now trying ...
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OpenVPN: internet lost

I have installed OpenVPN on my computer which is running Ubuntu 14.04. Basically when I try to run OpenVPN, I lose access to the Internet. I tried to turn off ufw,to change my nameserver and also I ...
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Samba share distributed on VPN subnet

I am trying to connect to a Samba share through a VPN I set up using OpenVPN. Both, Samba and OpenVPN are set up within a Virtual Machine runnning Ubunutu 14.04. On the client side I'm using several ...
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Connecting to Private Internet Access server using OpenVPN and Ubuntu 16.04 server

Can someone please give me a guide to setup a vpn connection (that connects on startup) using openvpn and ubuntu 16.04 server. all the guides on the internet are wrong, outdated, or just don't work. i ...
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Error while installing Easy-RSA as part of installing OpenVPN

I am attempting to install OpenVPN on a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 16.04 by following this article in the documentation. During the "Public Key Infrastructure Setup" section I get an error from ...
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OpenVPN no valid VPN secrets on 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I followed below guide: Connect to access server from Ubuntu I tried the first time to get OpenVPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed network-manager-openvpn-gnome and also ...
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Need help to configure VPN Connection with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

i have a special problem with connecting a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS with a VPN Server (cisco endpoint). I have a datasheet with some configuration setting but it doesn´t work. I tried with openswan: ...
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Starting openvpn error: “Please enter password with the systemd-tty-ask-password-agent”

I've just upgraded to 15.10 (and yes I plan to go to 16.04 next time I have a little free time). I've been using openvpn to connect to a work VPN for years and years via a .ovpn config file that's ...
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[HELP]Ubuntu 16.04 vs OpenVPN & Google Authenticator

:-) I tried searching for a solution to my problem, but was unable to find any, other than "it's a bug in OpenVPN". Essentially the problem is this: OpenVPN w. Google Authenticator does not seem to ...
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i have a problem in client windows openvpn conection

Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 OpenVPN 2.3.10 i686-w64-mingw32 [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [PKCS11] [IPv6] built on Feb 1 2016 Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 Windows version 6.1 (Windows 7) Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 ...
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Correct way of systemd for OpenVPN client on 16.04 Server?

I'm about to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, but first I need to sort out the systemd services for most important software I use, like OpenVPN client. I have a perfectly working upstart script ...
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Openvpn - Terminal blocked after starting connection

i have a little Problem with openvpn. I want to establish a VPN connect with open vpn, then get a file from an FTP Server and than close the connection. The VPN and the FTP are working fine. But if ...
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Xerus - missing L2TP plugin for Network-Manager?

On my Windows 7 box, I used Cisco AnyConnect to remote into my workplace network. Now playing wih Xerus. I set up an L2TP VPN connection using nmcli, but not much luck activating it: ...
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“error: the plugin does not support import capability” when attempting to import openvpn config file

Gnome network manager can't import any openvpn config file (.ovpn) after upgrade ubuntu to 16.04 version; I get the following error message when I try to import openvpn config file: The file ...
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Intermittent NetworkManager error on importing .ovpn files or editing such connection in 16.04 only?

"connection.gateway-ping-timeout: cannot set property: value of "###" of type 'guint' is invalid or out of range for property type 'gateway-ping-timeout' of type 'guint' " "###" is sometimes a ...
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Why does a new tun connection appear in NetworkManager when a VPN connection is established?

This connection appears in addition to the VPN (openvpn) and it disappears when the VPN connection is closed. I can see it has route settings and the following line appears in the system log: set ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 OpenVPN

When I choose the Connection Type in VPN Connections, I have only PPTP and I can't find OpenVPN, but I already installed it via terminal with the command sudo apt-get install openvpn easy-rsa Why I ...
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cannot import saved openVPN configuration file in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to import a .ovpn file from the network manager. Here are the steps I follow. Network Manager -> VPN Connections -> configure VPN.. This opens the Network Connections dialogue. Then, Add ...
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OpenVPN Ubuntu Server Routing Problems No Internet

I'm running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 15.04. When I connect to the server, I can connect and authenticate correctly (I use PAM auth because I'm lazy). Once connected I can't ping the server or access the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 connect to VPN server on port 443 without certificate

I need to connect to a VPN server from Ubuntu 15.10. I know gateway, port 443 username and password. Usually I connect from Windows using Forticlient, but there is no version of this software for ...
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Configuring openvpn client behind router

I have a dlink dir-645 router which is connected to cisco modem. My laptop (Ubuntu 15.10) is connected to this router via wi-fi. I have a problem with openvpn connection. When laptop is connected ...
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bash: /etc/openvpn/server.conf: Permission denied [duplicate]

I want to run this command: gunzip -c /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/sample-config-files/server.conf.gz > /etc/openvpn/server.conf Instead I get the error message: bash: ...
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How to setup OpenVPN provided with OTA10 on Ubuntu Touch?

How to setup VPN on Ubuntu Touch? I have paid account with NordVPN. I have followed their tutorials for setting up in different OS's and assembled from there various setting as per screenshot: It ...
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error while setting network manager client on Kubuntu

I recently setup my own vpn(OpenVPN 2.3.7) to enhance my own security on some networks. Everything works right on windows, but on Kubuntu (that is my main os), it works in command line (sudo openvpn ...
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Cannot open some websites when using OpenVPN in Ubuntu

I use OpenVPN in my Ubuntu. I can access every site, except YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Chromium says that the site cannot be reached, that it took too long to connect. I tested this in other ...
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OpenVPN AS and LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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Start a GUI in NetworkManager if-up.d script

I was wondering if it was possible to start a graphical application from a bash script when my openvpn is up. I was trying with command like this: gksudo -u username "sh -c '(/usr/bin/firefox &) ...
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How do I share samba via Open VPN? Is that possible?

I have configured open VPN in my home and that can be accessible from my office easily. Now I want to share samba via my open VPN. How do I can share samba over open VPN between Ubuntu and Windows?. ...
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How do I connect open VPN Ubuntu server with a windows client?

I have configured an OpenVPN server on my Ubuntu machine with the help of this link https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openvpn.html. I can connect my Open VPN server with Ubuntu client. Now I ...
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Accept “Connect Banner” message for openvpn via command-line

I'm trying to connect to my school's department VPN using the openvpn command line interface. I have gotten to the point where the "Connect Banner" gets displayed, which is basically a T&C message ...
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OpenVPN and Asterisk - Ekiga or Empathy is unable to register the service

Given is the following configuration: An Openwrt router with Asterisk and OpenVPN installed, an Ubuntu 14.04 client with Ekiga and Empathy. I would like to connect thorough VPN to Asterisk server ...
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OpenVPN connected but internet is blocked

I've installed OpenVPN on fresh debian 8 from this tutorial. Connecting from Ubuntu works fine but I can't connect to any ip or dns address but the ip of my vpn. Pinging anything from vpn server works ...
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Torgaurd will not start with Crontab at reboot [duplicate]

I'm currently using the guide posted on Torguard here. Everything work perfectly up until setting up the cronjob to start at reboot. This is the steps I've taken: crontab -e and then adding this ...
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OpenVPN client does not up tap0 interface

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu with the following configuration: port 5991 proto udp dev tap0 up "/etc/openvpn/up.sh br0 tap0 1500" down "/etc/openvpn/down.sh br0 tap0" ca ...
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Network-manager: secure storage of VPN private key

I'd like to configure a connection to an OpenVPN server using network-manager. The VPN provider gives me: A user certificate: user.crt A server certificate: ca.crt A private user key: user.key ...
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Systemd fails to start openvpn in lxd managed 16.04 container

openvpn starts fine from the command line using the exact ExecStart= call from the systemd unit file: /usr/sbin/openvpn --daemon ovpn-server --status /run/openvpn/server.status 10 --cd /etc/openvpn ...
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VPN error “Socket bind failed on local address” “Address is already in use”

I'll try not to make this too wordy. I know nothing about Linux or VPN but I'll try to follow instructions and give any additional information you need from me. I've installed OpenVPN successfully ...
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VPN bandwidth usage logging

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running OpenVPN and expect to have 10 or so unique clients using it at any given time. I will be issuing unique certificates to each device. Is there a straightforward ...
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Finalizing VPN, won't save

I have followed a guide on wiki-how for setting up an VPN tunnel to ensure somewhat anonymous internet browsing. I have created a virtual PC with Ubuntu on it and bought a VPS service. I have also ...