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

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how to configure OpenVPN with only IPv6?

I have a 14.10 server with OpenVPN 2.3.x How to configure it for IPv6 ? (I have a natted IPv4 that cannot be port forwarded.) I wish to be able to receieve VPN connecions from Android OpenVPN client. ...
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OpenVPN Set Up with RapidSSL Certificate

I am trying to set up openvpn on my web server using a certificate I purchased through RapidSSL. All I have done so far is follow the quick start guide found here and did some basic set up through the ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...