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

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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 ...
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start openvpn as a service ubuntu 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 and installed openvpn. I'm using the same .conf files as I had in 14.x however the service will not start on it's own. can someone provide assistance. when I attempt ...
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OpenVPN missing bridge.ko

Installing OpenVPN on a new server following these instructions. I have gotten this working a couple times before but this time I get stuck getting the bridge driver to load. Once the interface file ...
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Does OPenVPN requires two network adapters?

I want to install OpenVPN on my server to accept incoming connections. I have read the moreless clear tutorials but one issue remains unclear: Does OpenVPN needs a second network adapter (say eth1) ...
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OpenVPN server stopped working after apt-get upgrade

I had OpenVPN running fine as a server, then after running an apt-get upgrade command it stopped working right. Clients can connect to it fine, but then any web-based request just hangs. I've checked ...
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Why can't I connect from Ubuntu laptop to a Win7 desktop thru Cisco AnyConnect?

I have Windows laptop that can connect to my work thru a Cisco AnyConnect (version 3.1) VPN, then using the Windows 7 built-in Remote Desktop Client. It works OK. I now also have a Ubuntu distro in ...
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Multiple OpenVPN server instances on a single machine

I have a machine with two NICs both public facing with different IP addresses Is it possible to have two instances of openVPN running and one using NIC1 and the other using NIC2?
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OpenVPN connection established, but no internet access

So I recently set-up OpenVPN server on my box using this guide. I can successfully connect to the OpenVPN server but there is no network access. I've tried looking this up but none of the fixes I've ...
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Using expect for inputting commands

Heres the thread I'm bouncing off of: Inputting input in a command? So I'm trying to run this command: cd /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa; . ./vars; ./build-key username However, after running that command, I ...
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Inputting input in a command? [duplicate]

I'm running a command through a program that needs to create an OpenVPN account. After putting in this line to start making the account: cd /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa; . ./vars; ./build-key username I ...
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OpenVPN auth only on ccd filename?

I implemented a server with openvpn in my network. It works great but I have one question about the auth: When I connect to my private network I only nedd to connect. The authentification works about ...
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OpenVPN Configuration with ufw eth0 doesn't exist to add it in before.rules

in this guide I am asked to edit /etc/ufw/before.rules and add: # START OPENVPN RULES # NAT table rules *nat :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] # Allow traffic from OpenVPN client to eth0 -A POSTROUTING -s ...
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OpenVPN - Can not Connect to Server (Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s))

I have a problem connecting to a VPN-Server, and I cant figure out why. The server is working fine on my Phone, as well as it did on Windows before I changed to Linux. When I try to connect via ...
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Openvpn : Local internet and remote DNS

Here what I want to do : Access to a remote network through OpenVPN Use client gateway to access internet (so I DON'T want to redirect all through VPN) Use remote DNS through VPN, because I have ...
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Installing OpenVpn on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install OpenVpn on Ubuntu 15.10 and running into issues. Here are the instructions from (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenVPN): Step 3: Setup the CA and create the first ...
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OpenVPN doesn't listen on port

I configured OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi on my local network. I've done all configurations but I have one problem: the OpenVPN server doesn't use the port specified in server.conf. When I start NMAP on ...
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Use Ubuntu as VPN Gateway router (internet traffic only over VPN)

I have a VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 14.04.3 that I would like to use as a Gateway router. connect to an OpenVPN server from this VM, and have all forwarding to the internet via VPN connect to ...
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IP forwarding over OpenVPN (tun0) with external forwarded ports

I am trying to configure a very basic routing setup with Ubuntu Server 15.04. I have an internal interface p4p1 (IP 192.168.0.23) and a working OpenVPN connection using tun0. I want to forward all ...
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How to setup VPN bridge between 2 networks

I have a small ubuntu box which I want to use to bridge 2 networks together over VPN. One network is in the 192.168.2.0/24 range. The other network is in the 192.168.93/24 range. Said ubuntu box is ...
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Can't connect VPN with OpenVPN on Network Manager Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I would like to connect to my new VPN (HMA) with openVPN and Network Manager on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I can establish a connection with a VPN server but I can't use Web browsers ("Address not found"). Also ...
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VPN won't connect in Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon desktop

I'm trying out some different desktop environments to find the one that works for me, and right now I'm really liking Cinnamon. I'm having only one strange problem, though. When I try to connect to ...
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Running bash script in detached screen

I could use a little help on this one. I am a novice scripter at best. I am trying to write a bash script to connect to my multiple openvpn sites. I am trying to write the script to open in a ...
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OpenVPN and wlan0 won't play nice

I've setup a WIFI connection using /etc/network/interfaces that works very well. udooer@udooneo:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces # Loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # Primary ...
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VPN to specific organization

I have a question about VPN in ubuntu 15.10. I want to connect a VPN of Lund university, Sweden. What I have are: my user-name and the password Also I'm able to configure the VPN from the network ...
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How do I route all network traffic through OpenVPN using network manager in Ubuntu 15.10?

I am trying to connect to my university's VPN on a 15.10 machine. When I do it via the command line, all the traffic is routed through the VPN: That's what I want. When I load the same OpenVPN ...
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Authenticated OpenVPN before User Authentication

Is it possible to prompt the user for OpenVPN credentials before they are required to login? Our problem is that the ubuntu laptops we distribute use LDAP for authentication, but since our LDAP is ...
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Fix VPN DNS Leak on Ubuntu 15.10

When using Cyberghost through OpenVPN, my computer still uses the DNS settings from my router (in this case, Google Public DNS). I was able to use OpenVPN without DNS leaks on Ubuntu 15.04. Following ...
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Firewall zone not changing when activating VPN

How can I make the Firewall zone change automatically at VPN connect? I have set up Firewall with firewalld and firewall-config GUI. There is many preset zones, in which "home" has all ...
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eth0 uuid keeps changing. How do I stop it.

I have an openvpn connection. Every time my ubuntu server reboots the uuid for eth0 changes. Is there a way to prevent that or to have the vpn config point to eth0 by name regardless of uuid? Also ...
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Web Server behind routed OpenVPN tunnel

In an attempt to serve an nginx vhost from one particular remote IP address, using an OpenVPN server as a router, I am trying tunnel web traffic, like so: Internet ---- OpenVPN Router Server ...
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Openvpn not working on ubuntu 15.10

I have a problem trying to connect to openvpn on ubuntu 15.10(32 bits). I have 15.04 64 bits and to install open vpn all I have to do is run the command "sudo apt-get install openvpn ...
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executing remote user profile for a specific mounted remote file system

I was able to mount my work box locally over my work's vpn. My goal is to run jdeveloper locally on remote files. However, I can't see the files as they are vob objects (clearcase). I can ssh to my ...
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OpenVPN, IPv6 and DNS Leaks in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to set up a secure connection using OpenVPN but I've been running into some issues with DNS leaks. Basically, I have no problems getting the VPN service up and running using ...
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Setting up CyberGhost VPN service on Ubuntu

I have set up an account with CyberGhost VPN service and downloaded the configuration file and followed the tutorial on their website and now when I am trying to connect I get this error: ...