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

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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 ...
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Problem to start ssh automatic

My Ubuntu 12.10 don't start ssh automatic when I boot it. So when I use this after I restart my system appear Booting system without full network configuration and I can't use ssh for external ...
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How to make openvpn to accessible to specific user only in shred ubuntu system

I am using openvpn client to access remote server on a shared ubuntu system but while I am connected to vpn using openvpn client, other users of the shared ubuntu system are also able to access that ...
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openvpn: this is a generic configuration and cannot directly be used

I have experienced a problem. I have installed OpenVPN AS on VPS. Used .ovpn config with OpenVPN Connect on my Windows 7 desktop. Works fine. When I tried to configure VPN connection on Ubuntu, I ...
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How do I route an OpenVPN connection to an interface?

I want a service on my server to connect to the Internet using an OpenVPN connection. While I could connect the server to the OpenVPN server directly, it would (a) make the rest of the server connect ...
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How to disable IPv6 when connecting to an OpenVPN server using Network Manager on a dual-stack system?

I'm using the OpenVPN client through the OpenVPN Network Manager plugin on a dual stack (meaning configured both for IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity) Ubuntu 13.10 to redirect all traffic through the VPN ...
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Openvpn w/ Network manager

This may be a shot in the dark. I'm setting up a Ubuntu 12.04 computer in an open area in which each user need their own username and password to access the network via VPN. This must be a very simple ...
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set username to client

how to set username when connect from vpn to linux server? I use of pptpd for vpn server in my server. I want to assign username or id for each client when connecting to server for identify users.
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Is there a way to start openvpn to specify a start-paramater (laddr) when using the network-manager?

Is there anyway to give a start parameter to open vpn when launching it from the network manager? I would like to configure it to use a specfifc mac address for the tap0 device. usually this is done ...
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unable to to make a tunnel between two hosts

I am very new in Ubuntu and openswan. I have two virtual machines with Ubuntu 10.4. I have also checked to see if eth0 is bridge or not (it is not part of bridge). I want to make a tunnel between ...
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How to add OpenVPN connection in NetMan without a client cert?

I've had a look around and can't find this on any other threads; I wondered if it's possible to add an OpenVPN connection to NetMan without a client certificate? My office setup uses an OpenVPN server ...
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Ubuntu and OpenVPN

Im trying to setup OpenVPN on Ubuntu and I can't get internet access when I connect. Only local ip of server is reachable (10.8.0.1) Please Help. My configurations: Server.conf ...
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Unable to ping ubuntu server 12.04 from devices connected using OpenVPN

I'm new here and new to Ubuntu I have a network with several CentOS servers, an Ubuntu server, a firewall handling OpenVPN connections and a router External users are connected to the network using ...
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Auto start Openvpn with one .ovpn file

Hi i have bought vpn access form a vpn provider, i have all of thees .ovpn files inn /tmp/astrill. Yes i have made thoes folders. How can i get openvpn to startup one of thees .opvn files under ...
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Set max-routes from network-manager-openvpn

The openvpn of my company is pushing about 250 routes. I can connect by the command line interface of openvpn by using max-routes 300 in the clients config file. By importing this file into nm, this ...
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openvpn TLS Error: TLS handshake failed

TLS Error: TLS handshake failed What ports need to be open for OpenVPN to work? Server configuration: server port 1194 proto udp server-bridge 192.168.1.104 255.255.255.0 192.168.1.160 ...
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Man in the Middle Attack warning with OpenVPN

When using openvpn --config /home/xxx/vpnbook-uk1-udp25000.ovpn I always get this warning: Sat Feb 22 11:16:04 2014 WARNING: No server certificate verification method has been enabled. See ...
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Ive tried all solutions on internet I found but none of them fix my dns leak issue [closed]

Im using VPNBook and on every server Ive a dnsleak according to dnsleak and dnsleaktest What intrigues Me is that the vpn's dns never appears there but my normal dns always does.So I don't even know ...
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Trying to configure PrivateTunnel in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I'm new to Ubuntu. Step-by step I followed the procedure I found at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1881124 But there's one step I skipped because I don't understand what they are talking ...
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OpenVPN plugin not showing in Network-Manager on Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Saucy

I have installed openvpn + network-manager-openvpn & network-manager-openvpn-gnome for the Network-Manager in Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. Running netstat -rn I get tun outputs:- 10.8.0.1 ...
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Autostart OpenVPN Client in Lubuntu

I'm currently using Network Connections manager to manually make an OpenVPN connection from a Lubuntu client machine to an OpenVPN server. Is there a way to automatically make the client connection ...
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Another question about configuring OpenVPN Server

I have a group of public IP addresses that I want to assign to assign to a remote client. I'm using the latest version of OpenVPN on both the server and client side. The client can connect to the ...
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OpenVPN connection refused (code=111)

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN server on my PC. I have followed the steps described here. My server configuration file looks like this: local 192.168.1.150 port 1194 dev tun ifconfig 10.8.0.1 ...
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Problems configuring OpenVPN Server

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN Server. I'm following the setup guide found here. Everything works fine until I execute the source vars command. While I don't get an error, when I execute ./clean-all. ...
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Configuring ufw and iPredator VPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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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 ...