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

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Generating .ovpn Config for android phone

I'm using an Ubuntu Server and I wanted to use OpenVpn for my server and my android phone. I installed OpenVpn connect for my phone and the software needs *.ovpn file from my server. How can I ...
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L2TP over IPsec & OpenVPN server on same Ubuntu Server

Has anyone tried to run a L2TP/IPsec server alongside an OpenVPN server on one single Ubuntu machine successfully without using virtualization? Haven't been able to find any information on this so ...
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Using OpenVPN Server with Network Manager

My 13.10 system has its network devices managed by NetworkManager so the network devices and configuration don't show up in /etc/network/interfaces. I want to bring up an OpenVPN Server but the ...
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file permissions for openvpn setup

I can't find what permissions I should give to certificates and to the folder. I am importing the files from kde network manager. If I give 400 or 640 permissions to /etc/openvpn ,then , from the ...
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Why is OpenVPN sending packets each few seconds even with not connected VPN connection?

After setting up a VPN connection with gnome's NetworkManager I have noticed that OpenVPN is sending each few seconds some packets to my VPN server that I am not currently connected to: ...
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Where is OpenVPN's client configuration from Network-manager's OpenVPN plugin?

I know how to write and when to put OpenVPN's config files for clients but I would like to be able to see the config files generated by network-manager-openvpn plugin. (For instance to change logging ...
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Unable to bridge using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I set up an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS in my LAN and forwarded tcp port 1194 to it. OpenVPN-Server is running, the Client (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) can connect. Device tap0 is visible on client: tap0 ...
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OpenVPN and the NetworkManager plugin - Advanced Settings Questions

I just set up OpenVPN and the network manager plugin. I purchased VPN service from PrivateInternetAccess.com. It works fine but only when the Cipher and HMAC Authentication under the advanced ...
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How to add route after connecting to openvpn server?

I'm trying for several days now to solve my problem. I have been using openvpn for windows for quite a while and after replacing windows with ubuntu 13.10, I was happy to see that openvpn is available ...
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Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn with hostname?

Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn using my hostname? Because I am not finding any field to insert my ddns hostname.
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Can't access LAN behind OpenVPN from Ubuntu 13.10

I'm having trouble reaching the machines in a VPN. The server has a TAP configuration and I can successfully connect from a Windows 7 client. I've been following mainly this guide to get everything ...
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C compiler cannot create excecutables

When I am trying to install a openvpn from a tarball , following error occurs checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/shubhamd/Downloads/openvpn-2.3.2': ...
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openvpn kde network-manager (shows connected but no internet)

I am trying to create openvpn connection. I have set up an openwrt router to work as server. I name it 'myVPN' and it can connect to it but I have no internet. I am not sure if I have set the correct ...
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OpenVPN Fails to start

I wish to start a VPN server with my old computer. I have to connected to one of the ethernet ports on the back of my router. I have tried to set up a bridge VPN however the openvpn service fails when ...
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OpenVPN: How do you put multiple CA certificates & config files in the openVPN folder?

I have several CA certificate files and config files for various VPN servers. The way (from what i understand) OpenVPN works is that you load a config file with the command: sudo openvpn --config ...
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VPN won't connect while ufw is enabled

I use a paid VPN service which uses OpenVPN. It works great and I have been pleased with it for months now. Recently, I enabled, and began configuring, the firewall that is provided with Ubuntu ...
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How to setup an access point for two wireless networks of which one ends on a VPN?

I currently have an Ubuntu machine, which I'd like to use as a access point/proxy server. Now, due to the requirements I have, it's going to be a fairly complex (for a beginner...) setup. The ...
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How do I configure NetworkManager to connect to two separate VPN servers simultaneously?

I have to connect to two OpenVPN servers at once. How do I configure NetworkManager to connect as a client to both? -- <OpenVPN1> -- <Resource 1> <laptop> - -- ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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Problem with adding ppa in ubuntu 13.10

When I want to add any ppa in terminal it give me this error: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:flacon/ppa'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. but when I turn on openvpn I could add ...
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Using Ubuntu as a VPN Route(r)

I'm attempting to use an Ubuntu box as a VPN route(r) back to my office for my VOIP telephone. The voip phone we use, requires STUN which doesn't work unless on the same network range. So my ...
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Create VPN in Ubuntu 12,04

I want to share local intranet in our college with a friend who is sitting at a remote location. Is there any way to go about. I dont particularly understand VPN well. Do I have to pay something for ...
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“RESOLVE:NOTE localhost resolve to 2 addresses”, when using OpenVNP

I was just trying to fix my server.conf because it's suddenly getting error, I was trying to replace the server.conf with the one from my other server which works fine. I'm just copying overwrite with ...
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Returning after VPN tunnel is up

I have a working TeamCity setup for my projects on my local network using local resources like svn, web servers and database servers. Now I want to be able to open a vpn tunnel to another network and ...
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How do I configure which programs go through the OpenVPN tunnel?

My institute has an internal network that can be accessed via a VPN server. It s turned on with a modprobe tun followed by a service openvpn start (which asks for remote authentication) I need ...
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OpenVPN works in terminal, but not via network manager

I managed to setup openvpn connection, which works via terminal: sudo openvpn --config '/home/deckoff/Desktop/vpn/config.ovpn' This is usernmae/password login, I have ca.crt and config.ovpn files. ...
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How to automatically open multiple OpenVPN connection at once?

I'm using 3 OpenVPN and, not sure it's relevant here, but also a Tinc VPN. While the Tinc is always connected, I constantly find myself switching from an OpenVPN to another through Ubuntu's interface ...
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Trouble saving iptables

I am having some issues with removing an iptable entry I have entered. I added -A PREROUTING -d 95.211.213.149/32 -i venet0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 443 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 1194 To experiment ...
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open vpn connected / disconnected script runtime

we use to route subnets dynamically by executing a connectd script and delete routes when the clients disconnects. seems we encounter fork failed and auth failed errors due to execution time. is it ...
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Is my OpenVPN connection doing its job?

My first question is whether or not my openvpn connection is working as it is supposed to (routing all network traffic via the tun0 interface). When I type netstat -rn I get the following: $ netstat ...
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OpenVPN not connecting

There have been a number of post similar to this, but none seem to satisfy my need. Plus I am a Ubuntu newbie. I followed this tutorial to completely set up OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 server. Here is my ...
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Best way to ensure a VPN connection starts (and hopefully remains)

Ok, trying again :) I tried to find the answer to this on my own, and that led me to the first suggestion in this topic... which, through a Series of Unfortunate Events, let me to hours and hours ...
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OpenVPN - Cannot browse ipv4 websites

I have set up an openVPN tunnel on my VPS (OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04). The problem is when I'm connected to the vpn, I can only browse websites which support ipv6 like google. Ipv4 sites aren't loading ...
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Problem using expect variable!

I am trying to automate my vpn using a shell scipt What I want is to get a webpage (curl) and parse it for password. If I write a normal script looks something like: var=$(curl -i ...
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network-manager openvpn dependencies issue - Install error - Ubuntu 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, 64bit. I tried installing OpenVPN network manager but the installation was halted due to dependencies issue. Even I tried with "apt-get -f", which also had the same error. $ ...
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OpenVPN Server Fails to Auto Start

I have been working on migrating our OpenVPN server from Debian 5 to Ubuntu 10.04 for a couple weeks now. Went through a slew of issues, mostly having to do with being a major newb in this realm. ...
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openvpn issue, SIGTERM[soft,init_instance] received, process exiting

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, the existed openvpn is longer working. I run sudo openvpn xxx.ovpn and it returns SIGTERM[soft,init_instance] received, process exiting If I try to ...
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DNS issues on Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenVPN

I followed this guide to setup openvpn on my home network. I accidentally downloaded ubuntu 12.10 at first and without noticing, I went ahead and followed the guide... Then I did some stuff from ...
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proXPN via OpenVPN on 13.04

Is anyone currently managing to use proXPN via OpenVPN? I tried using the config files from both the Mac and Windows downloads per these instructions: ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to connect to internet when OpenVPN is running

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my remote Ubuntu 12.04 web server, but as soon as OpenVPN is running, I can't connect to the internet. Befor starting OpenVPN, route says: Kernel IP routing table ...
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OpenVPN seems to not allow webpage loads

On my openvpn tunnel into my home router (running asuswrt-merlin), when I try to load a webpage in firefox, it just seems like it's trying to load the page, but has no success. RDP connections appear ...
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ip route - connecting two tun dev

Im trying to get two tun dev connected. If got everything, but the nat running. One tun is secure connection and the other tun for internet access. If got everything, but the nat running. There is a ...
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how to start service after openvpn connects

I'm trying to setup deluged to run after OpenVPN makes a connection to my VPN. From researching, it looks like there isn't a reliable "start on" status with openvpn, so the next solution is to put the ...
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VPN connection successfully established, but IP address does not change

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the network manager on Ubuntu 12.04 following these instructions: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/#ubuntu_openvpn_installer ...
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tun: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I am new to Openvpn and tried the step through tutorial at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openvpn.html. I have set up the server without hassle. I have got stuck with the client though. I get ...
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Restore networking after failed and rolled back vpn setup

At some point I tried to set up VPN on my home server, but couldn't get it to work. So I finally decided to roll the setup back (uninstalled openvpn) as I didn't really need it, but now the server ...
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OpenVPN and IPTV

My home computer (ubuntu 12.04) is behind router and has all TCP ports and some main UDP ports forwarded to it. I'm also able to watch iptv from it via VLC. Channels in vlc playlist got addresses ...
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How to install openVPN server in Ubuntu 12.04 to have PPTP access using username and password?

I am trying to install OpenVPN Server with PPTP type enabled, so that only using username/password someone can have my network access. But my OpenVPN Access server is not allowing me to login via the ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, ...
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Why NetworkManager use a biased route when I import the VPN configuration?

I'm trying to play around with virtual machines. I've set up a network of VMs accessible via nat gateway (a VM too) and openvpn. Everything works fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu 13.04 it only works ...