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

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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 ...