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

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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 ...
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Route only traffic on specific port through VPN

I would like to route only traffic on a specific Port. In my case for torrents through a VPN. For Transmission the port is 51413 I think. I only found tutorials how to set this up on a router but I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't download software [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu version 11 to ver 13.04. When I try to download anything like "openvpn" a message of "Failed to fetch openvpn and 404 File not found" occurs. It also says the software cannot be ...
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On Ubuntu 13.04 cannot download openvpn [duplicate]

Need to download the openvpn client but get an error whether I try with synaptic manager or by the 'sudo apt-get install openvpn' from a terminal.... The error in the terminal is: E: Unable to locate ...
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Not able to access outside services though Openvpn in brigded bridged mode and routing everything thorugh the vpn

I have setup a small server with a bridged openvpn setup. My goal is use my network services and Internet connection from every location with Internet access. Right now I am just able to use services ...
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Cannot connect to VPN with OpenVPN in Ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody give me a hint what's going on in here? I run in Terminal: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/Free1.UDP.ovpn ............. OpenVPN static key file Sun Feb 22 13:00:54 2015 Outgoing Control ...
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OpenVPN: Public IP still visible when connected to vpn

I'm trying to use a vpn with a proxy using openvpn. I get to connect to the vpn, but my public ip is the same whether I'm connected to the vpn or not, and I don't really know why, but I guess it means ...
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Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04

First I like to thank anyone who is giving these great answer here ! Im a new Ubuntu user and still on learning curve. After 8 years of OSX it is been harder than I expected. Two weeks ago I installed ...
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I want to change my ip

I want to access a website that is blocked for my country. How can I configure a VPN to do that?
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC

I have recently acquired a BeagleBone Black, onto which I've installed Ubuntu using this method. It has all worked so far. I want to use my BeagleBone as a torrent box, but I don't want to do it ...
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Firewall Config to get access to ports via eth0

My headless ubuntu Server has an OpenVPN client that connects to a gateway provided by PIA. I gathered some settings provided here to basically setup kill switch I have a domain that redirects to ...
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Ubuntu touch - OpenVPN

Is there something available or on the horizon (network settings or an app) to use OpenVPN with Ubuntu touch? My secondary solution would be to switch to read-write (although I'd hate loosing over ...
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Unable to open terminal via VNC and New network settings blacked out

Sort of stuck with this one and not to sure what could it be. I have just setup a new VPS and still learning Linux. I have a VPS that I am is running xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver with a SSH ...
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OpenVPN connection problem

I am trying to set up a bridging VPN connection between my rooted android phone and my home network. I know I have set the server up correctly, because it works over LAN but when I try to connect over ...
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How To Bind OpenVPN to ppp0 from Mobile Broadband?

My main question is: How to bind my ppp0 interface connection (from Mobile Broadband ZTE AC782) into my OpenVPN connection (from vpngate.net config file)? In short words: I want to hide my IP on ...
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OpenVpn bridge problem - Server behind NAT - Client can ping server, default GW but nothing else

first of all, yes I have been searching.. The issue is with setting up OpenVPN in bridged mode on ubuntu Server 12.04. It generally works, I can connect, I get an IP and can ping the OpenVPN server ...
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Problem with VPN no longer working 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty Tahr. Starting six days ago I haven't been able to access my VPN. I try to connect and nothing happens. I am using ubuntu's native VPN authentication. I have tried re-setting ...
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Help, I May Have a Rootkit

It's been a while since I have been here. I have been very preoccupied with trying to sort out endless problems with my devices getting hacked. I have a bridge set up on my home network. It is a ...
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OpenVPN: IP check looks good but doesn't seem right

I am using OpenVPN with a new VPN service (used to use PTPP without an issue). I am deeply suspicious that the VPN is not working though. The IP checks seem to indicate that everything is ok, but when ...
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Can't start OpenVPN server

When I try to start my openvpn service, I receive the following error. OpenVPNTest ovpn-server[1306]: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in /etc/openvpn/server.conf:78: ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface cont

thank you for reply. The host1 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces, host2 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces. I want create tunnel between, host1 eth0 <-> host2 eth0 host1 eth1 <-> host2 eth1 In openvpn ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface of a host1 and multiple interface of host2?

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth1, eth2 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) ...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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Since Ubuntu 14.04 server, no login to vsftpd possible

One more further issue, introduced with 14.04 update : vsftpd can no more connected, looks as there is any kind of authentication error. All config-files, which had run up to 12.04, had been still ...
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OpenVPN - losing internet access when VPN is connected

I have a computer with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.4. When I connect to a VPN using OpenVPN on Windows I can access both the external machine and the normal internet. When I try with Linux, I can ...
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OpenVpn install Depends on iptables but is not installed? help

openvpn as-: Depends on iptables but is not installed so i.. sudo apt-get install iptables following packages have unmet dependencies iptables=: depends:libnfnetlink0 (>= 1.0.0) is not going to be ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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VPN server using two NICs

Currently, I have an Ubuntu server and desktop attached to my home network. However, I'm trying to get my server to have two network interfaces. One "internal", and one "external" that routes traffic ...
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Stuck in a loop after login in 14.04

I am a Linux beginner so bear with me please. I used a bash script to automatically re-connect to OpenVPN. It worked fine when I ran it. ...
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OpenVPN: Allow access only for local connections (via OpenVPN)

I was recently assigned a task to do set up a secure development environment. I am thinking of doing the following: Use OpenVPN to connect to the server. Use firewall rules to block all incoming ...
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Hotspot Shield VPN to OpenVPN

I am on ubuntu and I need to access the internet through a vpn, my colleague gave me a config to use with HSS(hotspot shield vpn), but I am on ubuntu. I figured that what can be done in windows can ...
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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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How can you test for a DNS leak for an OpenVPN provider?

I'm currently using VPNBook with OpenVPN. I just recently learned about DNS leaking. Is there a way to scan for it?
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openVPN https problem in ubuntu 14.0.4

when I want to load HTTPS websites like youtube, google plus, etc I get DNS lookup fail error, what should I do? should I change DNS?
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How can be disabled the tls authentication in OPENVPN

I just install the OpenVPN from OpenVPN.net, however I am getting the following error while I am trying to connect: TLS Error: cannot locate HMAC in incoming packet from [AF_INET] The configuration ...
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OpenVPN Will not Create a Tun0 Interface

I've followed all of the appropriate steps under Server Installation and Simple Server Setup according to the Ubuntu14.04 guide, but in the last step I run openvpn on the server (command: service ...