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

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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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How do I secure OpenVPN Access Server?

I'm at my wits end as to how I can possibly accomplish this goal. When you install OpenVPN Access Server you can manage everything over at https:/ /my.ip.address:port/ My problem is that I want to ...
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How to setup OpenVPN server on a namespace?

I have used OpenVPN for setting up VPN connections, but I have always set it up on the default root namespace. Now, I want to set it up only on a particular namespace other than the default root ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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how to configure OpenVPN with only IPv6?

I have a 14.10 server with OpenVPN 2.3.x How to configure it for IPv6 ? (I have a natted IPv4 that cannot be port forwarded.) I wish to be able to receieve VPN connecions from Android OpenVPN client. ...
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Using pkg-config to build OpenVPN

I want to build OpenVPN 2.3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. Therefore I downloaded and built the required libraries (lzo, openssl). I installed them in /opt. How do I ./configure OpenVPN with pkg-config to use the ...
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OpenVPN Set Up with RapidSSL Certificate

I am trying to set up openvpn on my web server using a certificate I purchased through RapidSSL. All I have done so far is follow the quick start guide found here and did some basic set up through the ...
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I've lost connection to my network after a failed attempt at a bridged connection

I need some help fast. I set up two server systems and decided to go full Linux on them, all in for the first time. I've pretty much since spent the entire time Googling "how to install [software I ...
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I can't connect OpenVPN automatically as soon as my Wifi is connected in Ubuntu 14.04

I see an option in Ubuntu 14.04 network manager that I can connect to VPN automatically as soon as a wireless connection is connected. For some reason, I can't make it work. It just tries to connect ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN from 14.04?

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the Network Manager, but the connection is failing. When I try the connection from the command line I get the following error: sudo openvpn --config ...
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OpenVPN keeps disconnecting

I have a OpenVPN configuration that I use to connect to the Internet through VPN on Ubuntu 14.04. However, every time when the connection is idle for about 5 minutes, I can no longer access the ...
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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 startado and configured with user/password requested at the entrance. http://youtu.be/tSNCE6j2zxM How do ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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How to do one click VPN, mount, and SSH

I do accessing to my uni shared files a lot and I need SSH to run commands at the uni server, and before I am able to mount I need to first access the uni VPN. I was trying to write a shell batch to ...
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All traffic is passed through OpenVPN although not requested

I have a bash script on a Ubuntu box which searches for the fastest openvpn server, connects, and binds one program to the tun0 interface. Unfortunately, all traffic is being passed through the VPN. ...
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Does the network proxy run after the VPN connection, no leakage whatsoever?

I'm inside a Ubuntu 12.04 Virtualbox guest (Bridged Adapter) and by finding 'Network' in the GUI, I can access three things, a VPN which I've configured to be an OpenVPN to a VPN, a 'Wired' connection ...
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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 in my server for I after using scp in my client desktop? What I have to put inside of this .conf file? In a ...
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Openvpn speed is very slow

What im trying to do is vpn into my home server so that I can stream my music and videos when im away from home. So far ive setup openvpn on ubuntu server 12.04 and although it works, I can browse my ...
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ERROR: Linux route add command failed: external program exited with error status: 4

A remote machine running fedora uses openvpn, and multiple developers were successfully able to connect to it via their client openvpn. However, I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am having trouble ...
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OpenVpn is working but no internet connection

I'm using an OpenVpn connection in Ubuntu, it's working well but when I'm using it, my internet connection is not working. I edited my connections in network manager, I've been to the VPN tab, and ...
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VPN failure Lubuntu 14.04

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 as an upgrade to 13.04. Now, when I attempt to run an openvpn connection I get an error message. (Everything worked fine in 13.04.) Clicking on the Network Icon gets ...
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OpenVPN server without port forwarding

I followed the instructions on this tutorial for setting up my OpenVPN server but I have no access to my router (don't know the password), so I can't forward port 1994. Is there a way to connect to ...
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OpenVPN is not connecting over UDP

OpenVPN works fine over TCP port 443 but fails to connect over UDP port 53. I've checked firewalls. Initial handshake works fine but then client hangs in WAIT state. VPN server is Ubuntu and client is ...
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How to set up a VPN connection for both traffic encryption and secure point-to-point access to a remote server?

I live in a country (USSR) that does internet censorship, but doesn't (yet?) go so far as to shut off foreign internet altogether, implement "white-list" Great Chinese Firewall or ban encryption. I ...
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Connect to Open VPN Server using TLS Certificates

I have installed openvpn and network-manager-openvpn-gnome because I need to connect to an Open VPN Server. This is the config file I was given: client dev tun proto udp remote XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX 1194 ...
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Logging onto work VPN using linux

I am new to linux. I was using windows for years now ,and my work from home was done by using vnc viewer. I use vnc to log into an linux system. Now I am using a linux system , is there any way i can ...
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Openvpn is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my sony e series laptop but openvpn is not working in lastest version of ubuntu..i used openvpn in 13.10 and it worked perfectly but in 14.04 its not working >:( please ...
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Openvpn problem

When I connect to a vpn I get a message "connection succesfully established". I can download files with good speed, surf the internet apart from google search. Seems I cannot search anyting in google. ...
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OpenVPN setup with PIA - Connects but no internet

Currently using Ubuntu Server 14.04 (so no GUI, all terminal) sitting inside VirtualBox, and am currently trying to get it to connect to Private Internet Access using their VPN configs found here ...
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Starting openvpn client automatically at boot

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to start automatically at boot. Today I have to manually type in sudo openvpn --client --config $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ovpn --ca $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ca.crt followed by ...
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Configure Nested OpenVPN Servers

My company now work with OpenVPN, we have an OpenVPN server and clients connect to this server without any problem. Recently, we want to test nested OpenVPN servers, the scenario that we want: Client ...
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Sslh and openvpn usage issue

on my server i am using openvpn, owncloud and web server. i recently install sslh for using owncloud with https. i install sslh successfuly and make the configurations. problem is i am try to start ...
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Route all traffic through OpenVPN

Yep, this question has been asked a hundred times, and I have searched everywhere, to no avail. The title says it all really. I have an OpenVPN server (On ubuntu), and I can connect to it through ...
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VPN controls not working now with 14.04

I'm using Open VPN with the default Ubuntu interface (upper right hand corner). Once I make a connection it won't let me disconnect. With 13.10 it was working fine, now with 14.04 it's not. It's the ...
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How to setup OpenVPN Client

I'm trying to setup OpenVPN using NetworkManager. The GUI seems buggy and unresponsive. Are there any other tools for setting up a VPN client?
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13.04 Server as a router with OpenVPN to provider [closed]

I'm having a devil of a time getting accurate information on this setup ... searches result in info all over the map. Anyway, I have a 13.04 Server (CLI only) which has my Comcast cablemodem ...
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import openvpn config file using command line is not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have openvpn config files for tunnelbrick for Mac laptop, now I would like to import these files for Ubuntu 14.04. I know there is an open bug to import openvpn config file using network manager: ...
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how can i access openVPN to a VPN Provider

How can I open with a connection to a vpn vpn provider build. I have the Netherlands_B.ovpn file and ca.crt. What is the command? openvpn - config Netherlands_B.ovpn
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Removing OpenVPN and all modifications

When starting up my server takes a long time. I already tried sudo apt-get remove openvpn but somewhere it's still trying to setup OpenVPN. When I connect to the server I get all these internal VPN ...
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Set up OpenVPN (Mullvad)?

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN virtual adapter for my Mullvad VPN service (which is excellent, by the way). Anyway I'm in the Network Connections utility/panel/applet/whatever-it-is and I am trying ...
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VPN connection EAP auth error

I am having issues to configure my connection. I have found several tips on setting up 'refuse-eap'. This is my log: $ sudo pon myvpn nodetach Using ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - webmin & OpenVPN have both stopped accepting connections

I work for a small company that has an off-site Windows 2012 server which hosts two other virtual servers via VirtualBox; one of these is an Ubuntu 12.04 server which runs OpenVPN. The set-up was ...
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How to connect to Softether VPN server

I have a Softether VPN server on my VPS. It is OpenVPN compatible. I can connect using OpenVPN app on iOS. I also connected on Windows without any problem but I could not make it on Linux. I ...
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Ubuntu Launcher Toggle

I am looking to create a 'toggle' to put in my Unity Launcher to either start or stop my OpenVPN setting. Basically I am looking for an icon that could either sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start ...
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Cannot browse using OpenVPN in Kubuntu

On Ubuntu 13.10 Private Internet Access worked great but since changing to Kubuntu 14.04 when I press connect from the network manager it connect but there is no Internet access? I also imported the ...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation [closed]

i installed the openvpn network manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, which also installs the gnome package. this made it possible to import configurations under 13.10, but ...
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How do you use OpenVPN with these settings?

client proto udp dev tun remote xxxxxxxx port 1194 #route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 #http-proxy-retry route-method exe route-delay 2 keepalive 3 15 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun auth none ...
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OpenSSL remains vulnerable after update to 14.04

We have an AWS server running OpenVPN which was built using Ubuntu 13.10. After the announcement of the Heartbleed vulnerability, we updated the server. This morning, we upgraded the server to 14.04. ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Port usage in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Precise

I'm using OpenVPN to setup a VPN server on a desktop with the client on a laptop also using OpenVPN. Both machines are Ubuntu Precise Desktop. All that I want to do is to access website securely when ...