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

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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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How to Import openvpn config in ubuntu 16.04?

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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Error when trying to run sudo apt-get update [closed]

Below is the error that I receive, root@openvpnas2:~# sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease [10.7 kB] 100% [1 InRelease gpgv 10.7 kB] [Waiting for headers] [Waiting ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10: openVPN connected but can only visit limited corporate website

I've set up the openVPN through network manager for cisco Anyconnect. I also set the Network proxy with configuration URL which is provided by our corporate. However,after these steps I can only visit ...
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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 ...
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Remote connect OpenVPN

I've got an Ubuntu server running at home, and it's connected to a OpenVPN server. The OpenVPN remote address is 176.126.237.214, with port 25000. This tunnel connection changes my public IP to a IP ...
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Cannot mount shared folder over OpenVPN. Works over local network

I have setup an OpenVPN connection from my client machine to a second machine with a VPN server on it and want to mount a shared folder from the server machine on the client machine. When I try to ...
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OpenVPN only getting local IPV6 no IPV4 when connected

so let me start by saying this is my first time attempting to set up a vpn server and first time using firewalls on linux. Basically I followed the digital ocean guide ...
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Can OpenVPN use an existing tunnel device instead of dynamically creating a new one?

I wondered, if the following scenario is possible: If I create a new tunnel adapter on startup of my ubuntu server 14.04, can I tell an OpenVPN client to use this tunnel instead of creating a new ...
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start openvpn client automatically at certain time?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with an OpenVPN Server running on it. I would like to have an OpenVPN client from this machine connect to a remote machine in order to save backup files on the remote ...
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Samba over Openvpn

I'm sorry to bother about this silly question, I found many and many answers on this topic but none of them work for me. The Ubuntu 14.04 server's got both Openvpn and Samba. The client is a Windows ...
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Start / Stop OpenVPN client on machine with OpenVPN server running (command line)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with an OpenVPN Server running on it. Now for backup purposes I want this machine to create a VPN connection to a seperate machine. I figured out that I can create a new ...
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Ubuntu Touch Stable OTA-9.1, Nexus 4, connect OpenVPN via cli

I have an OpenVPN server that is up and working. I can connect to it using an Android client, a Windows client, an iOS client and a linux client. I set up a client.ovpn for my Nexus 4 and try to ...
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What's the best place to set up a VPN network in Linux

I have a Linux router and an Ubuntu server with both having vpn (openvpn) capabilities. Between the two, which place is the best to set up vpn? I want to set one up tonight, but I still can't decide ...
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openvpn client doesn't import in network applet

Following the copious examples, I am trying to setup an openvpn client on 15.04 and when I try to import the client.ovpn file I get the same gateway name entered a bunch of times and none of the cert ...
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Openvpn doesn't connect after disconnent

I connect to openvpn with this command openvpn --config ovpn file address when I try it for the first time it's ok and connect correctly but when I disconnect it using ctrl+c it wont connect again ...
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Installing regionally restricted packages on 14.04

So I've been trying to install Skype* but it didn't work because it's restricted in my region by the original company, so I tried to install the OpenVPN package but it's also restricted in my region. ...
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Difference between OpenVPN Access Server and just OpenVPN

I'm trying to setup a VPN using OpenVPN and I'm completely confused here. I followed some more less clear tutorials that include something like sudo apt-get install openvpn I configured here and ...
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Configure NIC as dedicated VPN interface

I have a setup with two ethernet connections. I'm trying to configure it so that one of the interfaces (eth1) is configured for use with OpenVPN and is not a default route for anything. (Connections ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 no network connection when coupled with OpenVPN

Good morning everyone, Apologies if this has been asked before - to my best understanding knowledge and research, there is nothing that answers this issue... that I can understand with my limited ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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How do I undo the patch to openvpn recommended by Private Tunnel?

i was making new connection with openvpn by documents on privatetunnel.com and at the end of docs i enter this command in terminal and after that openvpn in broken. i remove open vpn with apt-get ...