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Cannot get outside VPN (same settings work on Debian)

Background I have an OpenVPN server on my Debian VPS box. The purpose is to bypass firewalls (my paranoid ISP blocks TCP port 25) enable safe connection via untrusted networks (mainly for portable ...
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Can I use the Openvpn Access Server WEB GUI on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is the openvpn web-gui working on ubuntu 12.04? See access-server: download openvpn for Ubuntu on openvpn.net. On the link above i only see support for ubuntu 10 and below.
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Setting up ovpn connect for iPhone with no ovpn file

I have a working openvpn connection on a Ubuntu laptop. When I export it (using network-manager) I get a conf file. I need an ovpn file so I can configure my openvpn app on my iPhone. I also have a ...
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Package network-manager-openvpn is not available, but is referred to by another package

I'm trying out Ubuntu's live cd and have booted in from a USB. I want to check if it will work with my VPN or not. I already have Network Manager installed, but when I go to Configure VPNs, I can only ...
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crt certificate not appearing in menu for selection

I'm trying to set up the VPN for my university on my laptop. I have downloaded to certificate file and put it in ~/misc/cacert.crt. When I try to set up the VPN, I click on the CA Certificate option ...
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OpenVPN struggling

I've got some problems with my OpenVPN setup. The Setup: -> Ubuntu Server 12.04 -> Two active NIC's: eth0 (default): 192.168.1.0/24 eth1: x.x.x.x (external ip) I've managed to get the routing to ...
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OpenVPN Logs “IP Packet with unknown IP version=15”

On my OpenVPN server, I'm getting messages from OpenVPN like: ovpn-server[2455]: host/192.168.129.155:33454 IP packet with unknown IP version=15 seen I have three OpenVPN clients and each of them ...
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OpenVPN fails with invalid secrets

I followed these set of instructions: https://www.ipredator.se/guide/openvpn/ubuntu/gnome But unfortunately, when I connect it fails saying that invalid secrets are the cause. I'm quite sure that my ...
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Setting up bridge to tun0 (OpenVPN)

I have two networks, with one machine that is supposed to act as bridge between them. The bridge host is a Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) connecting via OpenVPN to a remote network. The local network is ...
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How to configure an OpenVPN Client Router

I am attempting to set up an OpenVPN Router so that I may connect my tablet (wireless) and Blu-Ray (wired) to a paid VPN service in another country on Ubuntu 12.10. I have successfully done this using ...
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how to auto start openvpn (client) on ubuntu cli?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in sudo openvpn client.ovpn Now I would like to start up openvpn when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of ubuntu if that matters. 12.04 64bit. ...
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OpenVPN does not start with the error Already running (PID file exists)

If I try to start OpenVPN, I get this error: /etc/init.d/openvpn start * Starting virtual private network daemon(s)... * Autostarting VPN 'server' * Already running (PID file exists) But OpenVPN is ...
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Connecting to VPN disconnects other connections

When I connect to my company's VPN, my IM gets disconnected. Same is true if I'm streaming video. Have I configured it wrong? I am using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.10. Thanks!
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What is the best way to bypass China firewall to allow SSH deploy@**.com

I am trying to bypass the china firewall and allow SSH deploy@**.com at the command console. This is because I need to test the games I wrote on apps.facebook.com/**. I tried VPN (both pptp and ...
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How to remove lingering /etc/openvpn/ directory after removing OpenVPN package?

I wanna completely remove openvpn from my pc (linux ubuntu 12.04) but when i type sudo apt-get remove openvpn the /etc/openvpn/ folder remains... how can i delete this too? I wanna delete ...
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/etc/init.d/openvpn not starting automatically but can be started manually

This is about init.d or Upstart init or something else, maybe, I think. But only OpenVPN is affected so far, after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 on my VPS. The problem is: OpenVPN ...
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openconnect displayed conncect succesful, but actually cannot access source on vpn network

I had install the openconnect plugin, and configure it well, when connect vpn, it displayed successful, but actually, I cannot get the vpn network IP address, and ping the vpn network IP failed. what ...
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IP forwarding not working in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I'm having trouble getting IP forwarding going in Ubuntu 12.04 server with UFW. I'm trying to get OpenVPN working. I have two interfaces, eth0 and tun0, and they can't ping each other. I've made the ...
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connect to openvpn using username and password

Is it possible to connect to an openvpn server using a username and password. I read that you need a config file on ubuntu, but I don't have a config file. How can I connect to my openvpn server ...
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OpenVPN and Login Authentication for OS X

I am gathering that this sounds insane and impossible to do, but I thought I'd ask anyways. I'd like to setup roaming profiles for my self and a couple of other users, but we don't have the resources ...
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OpenVPN, Server 12.04, connect to machines in home LAN behind VPN server

Problem: I've set up a working OpenVPN server, and am able to connect to it from anywhere using my mac laptop and tunnelblick. When I connect in, I'm assigned an IP address of 10.8.0.x, the server is ...
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How can I use a .ovpn file with Network Manager?

I have a .ovpn file with my VPN config - it works fine when I do sudo openvpn --config ~jrg/Documents/vpn-config.ovpn in the terminal, but I'd like to use Network Manager. How can I do this?
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I want to use Ubuntu as a firewall and wireless AP, with some external traffic passing through openVPN, and the rest just through a firewall

I would like to do some configuration through Zentyal or a similar setup, but I am also willing to use config files. I am connecting to a commercial VPN using a username and password. I want that ...
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Openconnect problems on Ubuntu 12.04

Getting problems on the Ubuntu 11.04 for openconnect... the failure after connecting says: Got CONNECT response: HTTP/1.1 200 OK CSTP connected. DPD 30, Keepalive 20 Connected tun0 as 172.21.246.21, ...
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Is there a juju charm for OpenVPN?

This is my first time trying to use juju to install a service, and I have not yet found a charm to install openvpn-server easily (with sensible configuration). Is any such charm available, and how can ...
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Why the connection is getting closed?

I have installed Open VPN. Both in my servers and in my computer. I see my log files as : Aug 18 18:37:52 ubuntu openvpn[27920]: Local Options hash (VER=V4): 'bd6dea9e' Aug 18 18:37:52 ubuntu ...
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Why does the common internet stop working when I connect to an OpenVPN server?

I've set up an OpenVPN daemon on an Ubuntu server of mine and as soon as I connect to it from my Ubuntu laptop with a Network Manager plug-in web pages won't open any more (but get ok as soon as I ...
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Asking for a SSTP connecting configuration file for using SSTP command line [closed]

Using sstp with Network Manager and DNScrypt stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04 DNSCrypt and Network manager and using Unblockvpn's SSTP - http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ Connects the ...
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DNS servers not correctly set in VPN

I have to use an OpenVPN network to work from home, and I occasionally have problems getting DNS to resolve. The problem comes and goes, and I can't reproduce it reliably. I took the OpenVPN config ...
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Error while setting up OpenVPN

I followed the instructions to set up OpenVPN, from here, now I am getting this error $ sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn restart Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... No VPN is running. * Starting ...
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OpenVPN not listening on port

I just set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS but sadly I can't connect to it. When I made a portscan I found that my custom 11940 port where openvpn should listen is closed. The default 1194 port is also ...
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How to install openvpn on Lubuntu?

I went the the connection manager, then clicked on the VPN tab, but the add button is disabled. What should I do? I cannot connected to the internet without the VPN turned on. I'm trying to install ...
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Openvpn client web traffic setting problems

I have setup an openvpn access server in my vps. And now l'm living China, the goverment blocks the many foreign sites such as facebook and twitter. I can use the vpn server the cross the firewall of ...
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Import OpenVPN client config in GnomeShell w/ network-manager

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I've imported OpenVPN configs into network manager in the past with previous versions of Ubuntu and gnome. I have a new OpenVPN config and would like to import it, but can't ...
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Save openVPN password using network manager

I'm using network manager on Ubuntu 12.04, with Mate as a desktop. The network manager is used to connect to the openVPN server. Each time I click to connect to the openVPN server, I'm required to ...
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Open source alternatives to PD- Proxy Premium

I'm looking for a good program that can rival the features provided by PD- Proxy which are advertised as: a premium user can choose multiple servers located in different locations around the world. ...
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Connection to openVPN Access Server

we are using an openVPN Access Server and I would like to connect to it via the VPN network setting (network-manager-openvpn). I downloaded the client.ovpn and I can connect to the server via the ...
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OpenVPN is installed but it is not an avaliable option in the network manager

I have installed and used openVPN once before in a previous install of Ubuntu 12.04. I have since reformatted, and now after reinstalling openVPN it will not show up in the network manager. I am ...
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Help connecting OpenVPN in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new in Ubuntu and would like to know if there exist a complete step by step tutorial on how to set up an OpenVPN connection. I am hoping that it would be as easy as doing it in Windows 7. I have ...
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Headless OpenVPN server with inadyn

The goal: bypassing the Great Firewall of China while I am there on a contract. The concept: a micro-minimal install of Ubuntu on a headless machine left behind in the States which boots and runs ...
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ubuntu 12.04, openvpn with network manager issue

I need to connect to openVPN server from Ubuntu 12.04 installation. So, I've installed network-manager-openvpn package and configure vpn connection. Then I try to connect to vpn server, see success ...
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Cannot Import VPN connection

Since 12.04 I cannot connect to my VPN. my ovpn file is the following http://email.uoa.gr/help/download/vpn/edunet.ovpn When I try to import the VPN file i get the following error The file ...
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gray button for saving “editing VPN connection” in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed 12.04 and setting up the OpenVPN via network manager. the network-manager-openvpn-gnome is installed, and I can open "configure VPN..." and see "Add VPN", however I can not save my ...
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Pushing forward-lookup zones to VPN clients' dnsmasq configuration

Ubuntu 12.04 uses a nice little automagic dnsmasq configuration for handling name resolution across DNS connections so that name resolution happens properly. When I connect to my OpenVPN server at ...
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Setting VPN Client

I need to access VPN from my Ubuntu 12.04. I see that there is VPN connections > Configure VPN in network manager, but it asks for username and password. All I have is some .crt, .csr, .key, .ovpn ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and now cannot get my vpn connection

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 ( 3 days ago ) and before that I had a very stable vpn connection even if 11.10 was less stable but now I cannot connect to my vpn account at home and at work either ...
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Reading network-manager password from another hdd

Today I cloned my Ubuntu 11.10 into my old hdd, and installed 12.04 into my current hdd. What I need now is to recover passwords for my VPN connections on the network manager that is in the old 11.10 ...
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Cannot resolve custom domains when VPN is up

I just upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10, and now I can't resolve custom domains over my VPN (e.g. *.dev.local). It worked splendid before the upgrade. Both my /etc/resolv.conf and route -n looks exactly ...
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Getting openvpn working ubuntu

I am trying to set up a VPN over a few VMS that I have. I created an openvpn server on ubuntu 10.04 and am trying to configure the client using 12.04. I followed these instructions here ...
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Trouble setting up openVPN/VPN

I'm having trouble setting up a VPN on my VPS that's running Ubuntu 11.04. I'm been following this guide http://tipupdate.com/how-to-install-openvpn-on-ubuntu-vps/ I'm able to start the VPN, but the ...