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

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How To Bind OpenVPN to ppp0 from Mobile Broadband?

My main question is: How to bind my ppp0 interface connection (from Mobile Broadband ZTE AC782) into my OpenVPN connection (from vpngate.net config file)? In short words: I want to hide my IP on ...
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OpenVpn bridge problem - Server behind NAT - Client can ping server, default GW but nothing else

first of all, yes I have been searching.. The issue is with setting up OpenVPN in bridged mode on ubuntu Server 12.04. It generally works, I can connect, I get an IP and can ping the OpenVPN server ...
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Help, I May Have a Rootkit

It's been a while since I have been here. I have been very preoccupied with trying to sort out endless problems with my devices getting hacked. I have a bridge set up on my home network. It is a ...
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OpenVPN: IP check looks good but doesn't seem right

I am using OpenVPN with a new VPN service (used to use PTPP without an issue). I am deeply suspicious that the VPN is not working though. The IP checks seem to indicate that everything is ok, but when ...
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Can't start OpenVPN server

When I try to start my openvpn service, I receive the following error. OpenVPNTest ovpn-server[1306]: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in /etc/openvpn/server.conf:78: ...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PureVPN connects but very slow

So I've a PureVPN connection working great in Windows. But when I try to use it in latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, it Using PPTP, connects for a minute, offers no internet service, and then disconnects ...
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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How to configure VPN in Ubuntu?

Graphically illustrate me please, new to Ubuntu
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Is it normal for openvpn-client to do this?

I have been using openvpn for a while, on an obscure port ( example, 43012). I've been noticing on my laptop (client) that whenever the vpn is connected, openvpn is listening on port 1194, which I do ...
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How to configure openvpn on ubuntu 14.04

How can I configure openvpn on Ubuntu 14.04? root@suzz-System-Product-Name:/home/suzz# sudo apt-get install openvpnReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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How do I secure OpenVPN Access Server?

I'm at my wits end as to how I can possibly accomplish this goal. When you install OpenVPN Access Server you can manage everything over at https:/ /my.ip.address:port/ My problem is that I want to ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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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 ...