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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN connects but doesn't access any sites on Ubuntu 12.04

I run my own VPS/OpenVPN server, and everything is configured correctly. I can connect on openSUSE (KDE version) and Ubuntu 13.04, but it doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04. It connects but doesn't access ...
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Openvpn server on ubuntu and clients on Windows

I would like to setup a small vpn server for a remote office of my company. The goal is to be able to access its network either from the corp network or from home. Most of (if not all) clients will ...
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VPN Autoconnect

Im using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and I recently set up a (open)VPN. Is there any way to enable it by default? Each time I boot or even lost my connection, I have to enable the VPN manually. Is there ...
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Setting VPN just for some special software, not for all parts of system?

How to use VPN just for some part of the system? This means that, for example, Firefox and aria2c will use the vpn and pidgin won't! Is it possible? In my case, I want to use VPN for whole system ...
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Problem installing OpenVPN on 13.04

So I am following this guide for help on getting OpenVPN installed and set up.Everything appears to be going well until I reach this point.Part right above Simple Server Configuration that's in bold. ...
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OpenVPN - Password Authentication Only

When using the OpenVPN Client for Windows, I can log into the OpenVPN server with only a username and password. I can't figure out how to make the same thing happen in Ubuntu. It seems that some kind ...
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How do I run/execute this file “OpenVPN GUI for Linux”? [duplicate]

I stumbled on this web page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/sogfl/?source=navbar How do I install the downloaded file called sogfl_v0.1.0.1.tar.bz2 in Ubuntu? Some help would be much appreciated.
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OpenVPN missing in “connection type dialogue” in Ubuntu 13.04

I need to connect to my work computer with an openVPN connection, this is something that I have successfully set up on my Ubuntu 12.04 in the past, so I'm alright with with how to do this in theory. I ...
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Why after ticking Automatically connect to VPN the Ethernet is not activated automatically anymore?

I have configured an OpenVPN session attached to my Ethernet Wired Connection and as soon as I have ticked the option "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" on my Wired Connection ...
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OpenVPN - Routing issue

Server: Ubuntu 11 (Openvz VPS) Client: Windows 7 Issue: clients connect successfully to VPN, but loss of internet access once inside the VPN. Facts: Everything mostly defaults Is a ...
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OpenVPN connect but nothing else

I have installed a VPN server on my Synology DS413+. I can connect but can't ping or do anything else. I think it has to do with the route but I don't know how to change it. Here is my output of ...
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How to enable nameserver via VPN

I use VPN (openvpn) on Ubuntu 13.04. I see the IP-s through VPN correctly. The problem is, although I configure the nameserver in the network manager I still doesn't see the domains. The exported VPN ...
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Can I set up an OpenVPN server in 12.04 w/o OpenVPN Access Server?

Dear AskUbuntu Community Members, I've got a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 at my house, not doing much but hosting about three or four printers for my home network. It's a relatively powerful machine, using ...
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How to disable OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, 64-bit, OpenVPN client 2.3.1 How do I prevent OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?
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How to use Google Authenticator with OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a working OpenVPN system on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to add Google Authenticator for extra security. This is my current openvpn config: dev tun proto udp port 1096 ca ubuserv04-ca.crt cert ...
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Can't see VPN option when configuring with Network Manager (new install of Ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

I have recently completed a full install of Ubuntu 13.04 after using 12.04 previously. I then tried to reinstall my VPN settings and am no longer able to configure a VPN using Network Manager. When ...
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How to disconnect from OpenVPN?

I'm connecting using VPNBook servers and it works fine with this command: sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/vpnbook-udp-53.ovpn --auth-user-pass /etc/openvpn/password.txt but I just can't seem to ...
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How to run a command with one click, preferably from unity's launcher

I'd like to run this command without having to open up terminal every time. sudo openvpn --config /home/ubuntu/Documents/vpnbook/vpnbook-euro2-udp25000.ovpn --auth-user-pass ...
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I can ping some host but not all from network on OpenVPN tun

I have a network I want to connect to which is behind a firewall (iptables). On the same PC there's the OpenVPN server. It's directly connected to the Internet. I can connect to the server through ...
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OpenVPN-AS on Debian server and Ubuntu 12.10 client

I recently signed a VPS (OpenVZ / Debian 32 bits Minimal), installed OpenVPN-AS (Access Server), and successfully connect to it, however I have a few doubts. To make it clear, I will explain how I ...
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Is it worth uninstalling the GUI to lower the attack surface of my Ubuntu server?

I note that there are similar questions on how to remove the GUI from an Ubuntu install, so I know the technique, I'm just wondering is it worth doing? To explain, I have a Ubuntu server hosting ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu OpenVZ

I finished configuring OpenVPN on my OpenVZ vps. When I run service openvpn restart I get the following error output: * Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... * No VPN is running. ...
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Where are the OpenVPN connection logs and configuration files?

I have problem connecting to OpenVPN server. Where are OpenVPN log files and how do I find the connection details?
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Tun/tap installation

i have got a virtual private server with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64 x86_64). I want to install openvpn but this requires a working tun device. i get the following error: ...
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Is it possible to configure openvpn in ubuntu according configuration files relevant to windows?

I am using openvpn in windows and have the configuration files as well. Unfortunately the service provider doesn't have any guide or configuration files for Linux users. Is it possible to use windows ...