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

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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 ...
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How to disable the OpenVPN Web UI and keep tunnelling feature

I installed OpenVPN server according to DigitalOcean's manual (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04). I prepared all that I need and ...
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`nmcli connection up uuid my uuid` successful but quickly failed

When i use gui(network manaager > vpn connections > select my vpn), there is nothing problem, but when i use nmcli connection up uuid my uuid, it succeed too but quickly exit following is my log in ...
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Vpn traffic not going through tun0

Good afternoon! I'm trying to configure a VPN server in Ubuntu using openVpn. I already configured the server.conf file and the client.conf file (one of my vpn clients is a Windows virtual machine ...
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Fail to start openvpn server

I'm trying to setup an openvpn server by following this tutorial. The relevant parts of my server.conf is as below. root@something:/etc/openvpn/easy-rsa# cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | grep "^[^#;]" ...
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Can't access any remote network routes using OpenVPN client

My home network has an OpenVPN server installed and working. I can connect into that network from Windows machines using the OpenVPN client software and everything works fine. I have an Ubuntu laptop ...
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Automatically connecting to OpenVPN only when using Wifi, not on Ethernet

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my home network using TAP (rather than TUN) devices, such that clients that connect to the network remotely are bridged to the same subnet as my (wired) home ...
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Can I run OpenVPN as a common user?

How can I run OpenVPN without sudo or being root?
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How to detect if an OpenVPN connection has disconnected?

I have a machine that is connected to a VPN through OpenVPN. Is there a way to detect if the connection has dropped and run a script in the event of the disconnect?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Help please to setup VPN

I use VPN from www.privateinternetaccess.com My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1. The VPN provider provided me with Beta version of special software which kills all traffic of PC except VPN so if VPN is turned ...
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How to import OpenVPN key?

I was following this tutorial here, and I have done everything except the last step at 7:05 of the video, because my "Import" button was disabled, it was not clickable. I dont know if this is ...
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Cisco VPN cannot connect to server

I followed this link to install and configure VPN for my pc. After that I connected to VPN and I saw the message: VPN connection successfully established. However, when I check my IP before and after ...
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Tunneling VPS Traffic over FrootVPN

I have an Ubuntu VPS that I've been using as a SOCKS5 proxy for a while now. I've recently been trying to additionally encrypt everything through a VPN tunnel. I signed up for a FrootVPN account and ...
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Set frootvpn as global VPN

I can't set frootvpn as default VPN layer in my Ubuntu 14.04. Following the official guide I succeded in activating it for the time being, but after restarting I have to do the last step again. I ...
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OpenVPN PIA sites wont load completely or load at all

I went and configured openvpn based on the tutorial on the website of pia. I am able to go online but many times while using the VPN sites will not load completely or just don't load at all. Random ...
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Why does OpenVPN Access Server have two Virtual Interfaces?

I am trying to configure OpenVPN Access Server to allow connected users to access resources on the host machine and I am a bit lost with the use of two Virtual Interfaces. Why does OpenVPN Access ...
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OpenVPN Username/Password

An OpenVPN server is installed on Ubuntu 14.04. This server is working for remote users to access local network. Each user has his own certificates generated by the CA (OpenVPN server itself). What is ...
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Routing Problem OpenVPN / KVM

I've set up a rented root server with KVM and OpenVPN. In order to administrate VMs without a public IP the VM guests are connected to a Host/Guest private network: 10.10.10.0. Now i want to access a ...
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Crashing Network Settings after importing tunnelbear file

I've been trying to use a vpn connection provided by TunnelBear but everytime I tried to import the file Ubuntu crashes, does anyone knows how can I setup the vpn manually in OpenVPN? If not can ...
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software to create a VPN

This is Arslan. I am software engineering student and don't know much about ubuntu. Actually I was just looking for some software that can configure a VPN connection automatically for me :P I know ...
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OpenVPN TLS Error

I've tried to install and setup OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 14.04 and after generating the certificates and connecting i get the following error: Sat Oct 25 10:53:13 2014 us=916595 192.168.1.1:54081 ...
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Extreme difficulty setting up VPN

Oh my god, there are so many tutorials out there, and all of them involve complicated instructions that don't work. I'm really about to cry, and it's the first time I'm getting emotional over a ...
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Connection to tor network and proxy server fails after vpn connection or running a local server

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I am facing this weird issue which I never faced before. I am a university student. I have multiple proxy servers to which I connect for internet. Everything works fine when I am ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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OpenVPN connection

Can someone please give me a hand. I've set up a VPN server. Edited the server.conf and everything seems to work fine. I go to my second computer and when I try to connect to the VPN I get the ...
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Use Steam's In-Home Streaming across VPN (OpenVPN)?

Like the question says, I would like to set up an OpenVPN server using TAP mode to facilitate the game-streaming capabilities built into Steam to stream from a Windows 7 gaming machine to an ...
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problem with Openvpn on openVZ VPS

Ok guys. I finally joined this forum after lond educational journey of linux :) I'm advocate of making research on my own before asking questions. But after several days of trying to figure this out I ...
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VPN Private Tunnel problem. “Connection timed out”

I bought 100GB of Private Tunnel storage few days ago. Private Tunnel works perfect at windows and it works perfect on my phone. Problem is, i followed the guide ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Cannot set static route in Networkmanager OpenVPN configuration

I have an OpenVPN connection between my laptop and a leased VM which is working splendidly. I have figured out how to have that VPN open up automatically on select wireless connections. However, on ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I followed this tutorial. I managed to install it and can access the admin panel through my browser. However, when I try to start the server, this error ...
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my ubuntu laptop can not connect to VPN (openVPN)

very first time it was connecting but I was not able to access server. But now it is not even connecting to the openVPN. my laptop has some interfaces showing "as0t0..as0t4...as0t8". I dont ...
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how to run an --up script using network-manager-openvpn?

I'm using network-manager-openvpn (w Ubuntu 14.04) to manage VPN connections (client end). I need to run a script when a VPN is activated to fix some routing issues. I know how to do this using ...
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Live USB with OpenVPN

I would like to create an Ubuntu 14.04 live USB to access a remote system. When plugged in a computer, it should constantly monitor if an internet connection is available. If it is, it should send me ...
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Alternatives to OpenVPN with more free users?

Are there any alternatives to OpenVPN that will give more than 2 users for free? I am currently using OpenVPN Access Server.