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

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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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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 want to 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 want to 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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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, 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 ...
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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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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 ...