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

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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 ...
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Ubuntu openvpn multiple networks

Good day! I need to configure openvpn on server with one IP (213.11.23.155, vpn.example.com) for multiple networks, for example: Network 1 computers: 125.16.1.1 125.16.1.2 Network 2 computers: ...
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How to install gopenvpn?

How do i install gopenvpn and configure it in ubuntu 11.10 x64? I managed to build it from source code, but when i start it i get the following No OpenVPN configuration files were found in ...
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How to configure Openvpn server in Ubuntu 11.10 and Openvpn client in Windows 7

I'm really new in Linux, so I have lack of knowledge about it. I would like to setup a VPN connection, I choose Openvpn as the tool, so can somebody explain me in details how to configure Openvpn ...
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Force VPN Connection Automatic

I have a VPN connection on a server that must be connected at all times. I can make a connection, but I would like it to connect on boot, and if the connection drops it should reconnect automatically, ...
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OpenVPN bridge client on Ubuntu 11.10 doesn't work [closed]

I'm trying to set up my desktop running Ubuntu 11.10 to connect to my OpenVPN server in bridge mode. I have my client configuration file set up like so: remote [omitted] 1194 client dev tap0 proto ...
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Using OpenVPN for a single window

How do I use OpenVPN for only one window/process? Example Case Scenario: I want to use a US only website on Firefox, but use my ip on the chromium process
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Internet via openVPN

I managed it to install openVPN on a virtual host and the connection works great, but I am not able to use the internet through the openvpn server (it s only possible to ping the servers ip). How can ...
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network bridge - without destroying network manager

I have seen a lot of questions related to Bridge and network manager. however none of them seem to apply to what i seen AND want. I setup my bridge in /etc/network/interfaces. This works perfectly; ...
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OpenVPN / PPTP vpn in Combination with Exchange 2010

I will start off by saying - my issue is very odd and I really have no idea where to start searching. Alright the introduction: I have got: MS 2008 PPTP vpn server OpenVPN on Endian Firewall server ...
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OpenVPN configuration on Ubuntu

I want to use OpenVPN on Ubuntu. The following three files are provided: client.conf tccg-ca.crt tccg-ta.key What are the steps to configure OpenVPN in Ubuntu by using these files. I have ...
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Getting OpenVPN to work with XFCE on Xubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to work properly on my install of Xubuntu 11.10. So far, no luck. I've successfully set this up very easily using Ubuntu 11.10 so not sure why I'm seeing issues. The base ...
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Does SafeNet Token and Openvpn work on 11.10?

Does anybody have a way to make Openvpn work on Oneiric with a SafeNet token ? I have install properly the token : http://www.jlaundry.com/2011/aladdin-etoken-on-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot-amd64/ ...
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OpenVPN with IPv6

I have a tun OpenVPN server running in routed mode which was set up on a Ubuntu server and I know that Ubuntu's build of OpenVPN has support for the IPv6 for quite a while now but it didn't get much ...
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Why will network manager not allow me save my VPN settings?

I am trying to configure am OpenVPN client on my laptop. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. When I open network manager and import the VPN settings from the premade config folder everything takes. The ...
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How to run Openvpn Access Server and PPTPD (pptp server) at the same time?

OpenVPN Access Server relies heavily on iptables rules. And adding PPTP network interfaces may interfere with AS operation. I desperately need help getting two services to run properly on the same ...
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When is network-manager-openvpn going to be updated to the 0.9 version?

Since bug 274930 implemented added functionalities in Network Manager regarding OpenVPN, the network-manager-openvpn plugin needs to be updated to 0.9 version to benefit from those improvements. At ...
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Using external VPN resources from inside VirtualBox

I'm using NetworkManager to connect to work via OpenVPN. It works nicely, but VirtualBox guests (connected to the host with NAT) can't resolve work-related hostnames. The OpenVPN server pushes a ...
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OpenVPN conflicts with 3G mobile broadband

I'm using ubuntu 11.04 2.6.38-8-generic fresh install. The usb 3G dongle (Onda MT833UP) is recognised by the networkmanager and works fine until I install the openvpn client (sudo apt-get install ...
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What should the source be when using OpenVPN?

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my Ubuntu 10 VPS. I'm trying to route my traffic using this command: iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 10.8.0.0/24 -j SNAT -to The error I get is: iptables v1.4.4: ...
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Gray “apply” button in NetworkManager openvpn connection window [closed]

I installed all the necessary packages for the networkmanager-openvpn function to function. The openvpn-connection-setting are successfully imported into the networkmanger via the conf file but the ...
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NetworkManager, OpenVPN and float

I'm trying to use OpenVPN to connect to a work network. Unfortunately, the work network is behind a NAT, which means I have to use the float option to make it work. Apparently, NetworkManager does ...
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How do I setup OpenVPN so I can securely use the internet from an unsecured hotspot?

Goal: I want to be able to securely use the internet via my home PC while my notebook is connected to an open hotspot/access point. I do know that I can use a SSH tunnel/SOCKS proxy, but I don't want ...
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How to change OpenVPN server address?

Currently my openvpn server has ip address 10.8.0.1. I want to change it to 10.9.0.1. I tried changing the following lines in server.conf # Configure server mode and supply a VPN subnet # for OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN vs. IPSec - which one is faster for tunneling?

Complexity of installation of IPSec is not an issue. I would like to know which one will provide a faster connection for tunneling.
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Wireshark showing no encryption in OpenVPN

I have cipher BF-CBC uncommented in both server and client and wireshark is listening to tap0 but it is not showing any encryption. Am I doing something wrong here?
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Run OpenVPN service on connection to internet

How can I make a OpenVPN run automatically whenever my system is connected to the internet?
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No internet access when VPN connected

I have an OpenVPN config that I use on my Windows XP box and on my Ubuntu machine. When I use it with my Windows machine, I can connect to the VPN and access sites on the VPN, and the internet as ...
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Where are VPN configuration files imported by Network Manager saved?

I've imported an OpenVPN configuration file that behaves differently when trying to connect from Network Manager and command line. I would like to see what the imported configuration file looks like.
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How do I open up firewall while keeping it safe?

Since I've installed Firestarter I have encountered connectivity issues that are all resolved by disabling the firewall. I'd prefer to have the firewall running and allow all the traffic I normally ...
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How do I run a script after OpenVPN has connected successfully?

How can I associate a script to OpenVPN so that it runs when the VPN is connected successfully?
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Best Way To Learn How To Set Up OpenVPN On Amazon EC2/a VPS?

What is the best way to learn how to set up a VPN using OpenVPN on an Amazon EC2 server/a VPS? What level of proficiency is required in Linux System Administration for this?
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Config import on network-manager-openvpn

I'm trying to use a free service using the OpenVPN protocol using OpenVPN's GUI module in the network manager. The config worked perfectly well as .ovpn on Windows. The behavior in Windows is such ...
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Exempt programs from using active VPN connection

When I connect to a VPN, all my network traffic is automatically routed through it. Is there a way to add exemptions to that? I don't know if adding exceptions has anything to do with the VPN ...
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VPN connection breaks internet

After installing OpenVPN properly (network-manager-openvpn) and setting up my VPN, I am not able to connect to any internet page or access anything that's remote. Pinging stuff is totally dead. I ...
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Ubuntu machine behind a LAN as openvpn server

I am running an ubuntu server with LAN ip on which I want to run openvpn server which will provide access to the LAN that ubuntu server is in. I will be opening a port on my router through which the ...