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

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How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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Script does not run properly under cron - restart OpenVPN

I have a OpenVPN Server, that I connect via a VM (Ubuntu 14.04). In this VM I have the following script, that checks if the connection is up, and then if it's down, it restarts the openvpn service. ...
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How to connect to a VPN using ubuntu 12.04?

One of my friends Shared his VPN credentials with me. Now I have VPN Address: vpn.example.com VPN User: user1 VPN Pass: 4321456fvg VPN Shared Key: ThisIsPassKey Server Name: Odoo-01 Server IP: ...
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OpenVPN --up called scrip does not work properly

I use such command to run my OpenVPN connection (part of script): gw=`netstat -rn|grep UG|awk '{print $2}'` openvpn --config ./openvpn.ovpn --up "./up $gw" >/dev/null 2>/dev/null& So I ...
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How do I enable the PPTP addition dialogue when using a regular user in Debian Wheezie under Gnome Unity?

I just installed openvpn, pptp and vpnc. Under the user I am using, I am unable to create a PPTP connection as the dialogue is grayed out. Under the root user login, I can with no problems, however I ...
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Systemd can't start openvpn on 15.04

systemd can't start my seemingly working openvpn config. I believe my openvpn config works because it works from the command line when I run /usr/sbin/openvpn /etc/openvpn/client.conf I have ...
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Can I use IPv6 connectivity through openVPN if my router does not support it?

Can I use IPv6 connectivity through openVPN if my router and my ISP does not support it but my openVPN server does?
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How to start the OpenVPN client service on Ubuntu 15.04

I can launch OpenVPN and point it at the config file and everything works fine, such as: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/myvpn.conf but when I try start the service with sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start ...
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Create OpenVPN Server that connect to another OpenVPN IP

i have an ubuntu servers on DigitalOcean, the cheap $5/monthly. and i want to create an openvpn server there. but on the server, i need to connect it to another openVPN ip (company server) too. is ...
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How to modify KDE Network Configuration GUI for Custome OpenVPN settings

KDE Plasma 5 is a thing of beauty, to be sure. But how do I modify the network manager client OpenVPN gateway settings to accommodate custom connections? For instance I need to connect to a gateway ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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Need help installing openvpn-2.3.7.zip from source

I downloaded openvpn-2.3.7.zip and unzipped it to my /home directory. Next I did the following: username@hostname:~$ sudo -i [sudo] password for username:~$ (After keying in the password I am in ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: ...
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Ubuntu openvpn daemon

I've installed openvpn client in to my ubuntu I've downloaded my cerfification files and I was also able to set up client config file. When I start open vpn from terminal like so openvpn --config ...
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squid and vpn traffic monitor

I have configured VPN and Squid in Server. I tested it with iphone and both are working properly. But I'm facing some problem: 1) if I give Squid proxy ip means all traffic goes through Squid and ...
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Route all LXC container traffic through host VPN connection

I have a host with an OpenVPN connection working on tun0 but not routing traffic through it. How would I configure an LXC container to route all it's traffic through the OpenVPN connection on tun0 ...
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Windows 7 - VirtualBox - OpenVPN - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows 7 64bit Professional. On this I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu Server 12.04. OpenVPN is installed on both. I need to allow internet on Ubuntu and I also need to connect to a ...
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Proxy VPN settings in Network Manager: for remote or local?

So I am at some place with a normal (direct) internet connection and want to go through a remote network (my work) where I need a proxy to access the internet. Thus, I need to configure also a proxy ...
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Starting OpenVPN won't let me access local network IPs

OpenVPN is installed via apt-get. sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start # works Now if I try to access, for example, my NAS device web page (or even the network share over afp:// or smb://) at ...
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How to clone an OpenVPN server to a SoftEther server [closed]

I have a configured OpenVPN server and want to clone it to my new configured SoftEther server.
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OpenVPN doesn't connect on Ubuntu, but works on windows

Cannot deal with openvpn connection. It works on windows, but on Ubuntu linux 15.04 script end 'Initialization Sequence Completed' and unaccessible .local resources. I checked many links and answers, ...
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VPN Configurations lost after boot

I had VPN connections stored in network-manager and everything worked like a charm. However, i recently deleted all my VPN connections and added new ones and now, after every reboot they disappear. ...
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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OpenVPN client issues and workaround in Ubuntu 15.04

Just sharing my experience with OpenVPN as a client on Ubuntu 15.04. I have two VPNs to connect my laptop, and I just used to connect by dropping two vpn1.conf and vpn2.conf files in /etc/openvpn. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN no internet

Hi I have an OpenVPN server on my VPS machine. I can successfully connect to my VPN but I have not internet connection. openvpn.log: Sat May 2 12:25:23 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.2 i686-pc-linux-gnu [SSL ...
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NM broken on new install - not saving oVPN pwd or init mobile PPP

I've (re)installed 15.04 on my X1 Carbon (migrated back from Fedora). Initially I tried restoring /etc/NetworkManager, but that got me nowhere fast, so I reverted to the stock's backup & manually ...
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How to run OpenVPN as unprivileged user with Network Manager?

Recently I noticed that when running openvpn as a client on my friends Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 system, the actual openvpn deamon is running as root. $~:ps aux | grep openvpn root <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> S ...
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Adding route on client using OpenVPN

So this is my setup. Laptop Running Ubuntu openvpn version 2.3.2 ( latest if using apt-get install ) I connect to a OpenVpn server that connects to an off-site network. I get the opnevpn client ...
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Openvpn with network-manager

So I've been trying to setup openvpn with my VPS like this: Raspi: provides route to home lan. Have set up routes on router already. Laptop: use when out and about by connecting to vps via openvpn ...
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VPN plugin for 14.04

Where do I find then install vpn plugin for ubuntu 14.04? I want to install a vpn but can not find a plugin for it. I have read through many questions but not found out where to get a plugin for vpn.
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OpenVPN: Cannot access local IP adresses

I did set up OpenVPN-AS (32 bit) as described here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04 After installing OpenVPN I upgraded my Ubuntu ...
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my ...
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Configure openvpn

I tried configuring openvpn and server-client connection is working fine and I can ping bot server and client from each other. But I would like to route all my client traffic through server.... and I ...
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OpenVpn dosen't work with pppoe connection

When I want to connect to my openvpn It worked fine and I have ping form google but when connect with pppoe connection and then set up my openvpn it doesn't work I think maybe because pppoe is kind of ...
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OpenVPN client not working

I more or less followed the guide here. I'm able to connect to the server, I see the tun0 interface has an IP address in ifconfig, I can get off a ping or two before all traffic stops. I know the ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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Cant connect to OpenVPN because of Invalid VPN secrets

So I signed up for a vpon and installed it properly and had it working. Yesterday I had a problem where I needed to completely reinstall Ubuntu. I re-set-up my vpn connection and now i'm running into ...
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How to store OpenVPN password when using a static-challenge

I use two factor authentication for OpenVPN, and I am doing that using the static-challenge directive. I also want to store my VPN username and password. I tried doing this using auth-user-password ...
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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Browse using VPN from behind a proxy

My company internet works with an http proxy. In addition they block most websites. I am trying to setup a free vpn connection to browse. I installed openvpn and used vpnbook for vpn settings. The ...
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Openvpn configuration Issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lts and the error i get while configuring my openvpn file is that. The file 'TunnelBear Germany.ovpn' could not be read or does not contain recognized VPN connection ...
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Selecting VPN in gnome network manager does nothing

I've read some other old posts and bug reports relating to this, but none of the fixes have worked. I have an OpenVPN connection listed in Gnome network manager, and when I select it from the ...
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OpenVPN disables DNS due to firewall

I'm trying to use an OpenVPN service with Network Manager. When I'm on wireless and activate the VPN, it works flawlessly, but when I'm on a wired connection, I have no Internet access. Through trial ...
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Network Manager OpenVPN

Does anybody know how to use Network Manager with OpenVPN TLSv1.1 and TSLv1.2 ? It seems a shame that network manager doesn't have any advanced options that allows you to enable/disable some features ...
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Can Connect to OpenVPN but no internet access

I have set up an openvpn server, generated a certificate and downloaded it to my client machine. After importing the client.ovpn file in the network manager, I can still ssh into the server itself, ...
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OpenVPN: SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed

Im trying to use vpn to connect two internal networks using virtual machines. I have a virtual machine "gateway" and a virtual machine "client", and I want to connect to my gateway from client using ...
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Openvpn for ubuntu-phone

i have ubuntu-phone on nexus 4. Are there plans to make openvpn accessable without the need of switching to read-write mode? Thanks
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OpenVPN creates multiply tunnels?

i'm relatively new to ubuntu. I configurued OpenVPN between my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS following mostyl the official english serverguide and a german tutorial from ...
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OpenVPN HMAC Authentication Failure No Matter What I do?

I am having an issue with my openvpn server, running Debian Wheezy x64, and my client, running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It seems no matter what configurations I try, I get this error, over and over, a couple ...
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Mullvad VPN (openvpn) keeps disconnecting / reconnecting (14.04)

New user of Ubuntu 14.04 here. Thanks to the community for all the support with answering questions! The Mullvad VPN client breaks and re-establishes the connection every few minutes! In one example ...