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

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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 ...
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Heartbleed and OpenVPN, am I safe?

I run my own OpenVPN server, since the discovery of heartbleed I updated OpenSSL, changed the server password and ran the command ./clean-all to erase all keys and certificates. And of course, I ...
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OpenVPN Options error: You must define CA file

I'm setting up VPN from expressvpn.org, and I'm following this directions. I've installed openvpn using: sudo apt-get install -y openvpn and placed a .ovpn, .key and .crt files from expressvpn.biz ...
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Tunneling traffic from one application through a VPN and leaving other traffic alone

I'm trying to send traffic from aria2 (a download manager) through an OpenVPN conneciton, but leave the rest of my network alone. I saw this question and was wondering if it could be modified to send ...
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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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route traffic throught openvpn

Before I ask my question, let me clarify for dear moderators that I've searched a lot for a solution, but none of the questions/answers on Askubuntu (and other Stackexchange sites) addresses my ...
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OpenVPN Server on home desktop & Client on laptop

I would like to setup a small vpn server on my home desktop using Ubuntu Precise (shortly to be using Trusty). The aim is to be able to do secure online banking on my laptop (also using Ubuntu ...
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Easy method of switching from Openvpn-Acess Server to Community Edition?

I recently installed the OpenVpn-Access Server on a vps and it's great. However, now that I got it running I want to switch over to the Community-Edition because I do not want to deal with purchasing ...
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How do I setup OpenVPN to rotate logs?

I would like to rotate my openvpn logs. How can I accomplish this?
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Tunnelbear VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit and wish to have the VPN program Tunnelbear with the same functionality in Windows. I have checked the website ...
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How to make Ubuntu never use specified DNS server? (DNSLeak issues)

Im using VPN and dnsleaktest.com shows me that it discovered vpn dns and my isp dns. I want to avoid using isp dns when using vpn. I found I can use prepend domaine name servers in ...