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

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Starting openvpn error: “Please enter password with the systemd-tty-ask-password-agent”

I've just upgraded to 15.10 (and yes I plan to go to 16.04 next time I have a little free time). I've been using openvpn to connect to a work VPN for years and years via a .ovpn config file that's ...
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[HELP]Ubuntu 16.04 vs OpenVPN & Google Authenticator

:-) I tried searching for a solution to my problem, but was unable to find any, other than "it's a bug in OpenVPN". Essentially the problem is this: OpenVPN w. Google Authenticator does not seem to ...
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Intermittent NetworkManager error on importing .ovpn files or editing such connection in 16.04 only?

"connection.gateway-ping-timeout: cannot set property: value of "###" of type 'guint' is invalid or out of range for property type 'gateway-ping-timeout' of type 'guint' " "###" is sometimes a ...
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i have a problem in client windows openvpn conection

Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 OpenVPN 2.3.10 i686-w64-mingw32 [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [PKCS11] [IPv6] built on Feb 1 2016 Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 Windows version 6.1 (Windows 7) Wed Apr 27 23:10:40 2016 ...
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Correct way of systemd for OpenVPN client on 16.04 Server?

I'm about to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, but first I need to sort out the systemd services for most important software I use, like OpenVPN client. I have a perfectly working upstart script ...
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OpenVPN and Asterisk - Ekiga or Empathy is unable to register the service

Given is the following configuration: An Openwrt router with Asterisk and OpenVPN installed, an Ubuntu 14.04 client with Ekiga and Empathy. I would like to connect thorough VPN to Asterisk server ...
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Openvpn - Terminal blocked after starting connection

i have a little Problem with openvpn. I want to establish a VPN connect with open vpn, then get a file from an FTP Server and than close the connection. The VPN and the FTP are working fine. But if ...
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cannot import saved openVPN configuration file in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to import a .ovpn file from the network manager. Here are the steps I follow. Network Manager -> VPN Connections -> configure VPN.. This opens the Network Connections dialogue. Then, Add ...
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Xerus - missing L2TP plugin for Network-Manager?

On my Windows 7 box, I used Cisco AnyConnect to remote into my workplace network. Now playing wih Xerus. I set up an L2TP VPN connection using nmcli, but not much luck activating it: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 OpenVPN

When I choose the Connection Type in VPN Connections, I have only PPTP and I can't find OpenVPN, but I already installed it via terminal with the command sudo apt-get install openvpn easy-rsa Why I ...
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OpenVPN HMAC Authentication Failure No Matter What I do?

I am having an issue with my openvpn server, running Debian Wheezy x64, and my client, running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It seems no matter what configurations I try, I get this error, over and over, a couple ...
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How to Import openvpn config in ubuntu 16.04?

Gnome network manager can't import any openvpn config file (.ovpn) after upgrade ubuntu to 16.04 version; I get the following error message when i try to import openvpn config file: The file ...
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Why does a new tun connection appear in NetworkManager when a VPN connection is established?

This connection appears in addition to the VPN (openvpn) and it disappears when the VPN connection is closed. I can see it has route settings and the following line appears in the system log: set ...
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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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Ubuntu touch - OpenVPN

Is there something available or on the horizon (network settings or an app) to use OpenVPN with Ubuntu touch? My secondary solution would be to switch to read-write (although I'd hate loosing over ...
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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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Error when trying to run sudo apt-get update [closed]

Below is the error that I receive, root@openvpnas2:~# sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease [10.7 kB] 100% [1 InRelease gpgv 10.7 kB] [Waiting for headers] [Waiting ...
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Configuring openvpn client behind router

I have a dlink dir-645 router which is connected to cisco modem. My laptop (Ubuntu 15.10) is connected to this router via wi-fi. I have a problem with openvpn connection. When laptop is connected ...
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OpenVPN Ubuntu Server Routing Problems No Internet

I'm running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 15.04. When I connect to the server, I can connect and authenticate correctly (I use PAM auth because I'm lazy). Once connected I can't ping the server or access the ...
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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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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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How do I share samba via Open VPN? Is that possible?

I have configured open VPN in my home and that can be accessible from my office easily. Now I want to share samba via my open VPN. How do I can share samba over open VPN between Ubuntu and Windows?. ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 connect to VPN server on port 443 without certificate

I need to connect to a VPN server from Ubuntu 15.10. I know gateway, port 443 username and password. Usually I connect from Windows using Forticlient, but there is no version of this software for ...
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Route all traffic through OpenVPN

Yep, this question has been asked a hundred times, and I have searched everywhere, to no avail. The title says it all really. I have an OpenVPN server (On ubuntu), and I can connect to it through ...
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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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How to setup OpenVPN provided with OTA10 on Ubuntu Touch?

How to setup VPN on Ubuntu Touch? I have paid account with NordVPN. I have followed their tutorials for setting up in different OS's and assembled from there various setting as per screenshot: It ...
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bash: /etc/openvpn/server.conf: Permission denied [duplicate]

I want to run this command: gunzip -c /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/sample-config-files/server.conf.gz > /etc/openvpn/server.conf Instead I get the error message: bash: ...
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How do I undo the patch to openvpn recommended by Private Tunnel?

i was making new connection with openvpn by documents on privatetunnel.com and at the end of docs i enter this command in terminal and after that openvpn in broken. i remove open vpn with apt-get ...
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error while setting network manager client on Kubuntu

I recently setup my own vpn(OpenVPN 2.3.7) to enhance my own security on some networks. Everything works right on windows, but on Kubuntu (that is my main os), it works in command line (sudo openvpn ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: openVPN connected but can only visit limited corporate website

I've set up the openVPN through network manager for cisco Anyconnect. I also set the Network proxy with configuration URL which is provided by our corporate. However,after these steps I can only visit ...
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OpenVPN connecting but no internet access on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN. I tried using network-manager with OpenVPN plugin and tried too in terminal with ovpn.conf file. Everything connects (it says connection established) in ...
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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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Cannot open some websites when using OpenVPN in Ubuntu

I use OpenVPN in my Ubuntu. I can access every site, except YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Chromium says that the site cannot be reached, that it took too long to connect. I tested this in other ...
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OpenVPN AS and LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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Start a GUI in NetworkManager if-up.d script

I was wondering if it was possible to start a graphical application from a bash script when my openvpn is up. I was trying with command like this: gksudo -u username "sh -c '(/usr/bin/firefox &) ...
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How do I connect open VPN Ubuntu server with a windows client?

I have configured an OpenVPN server on my Ubuntu machine with the help of this link https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openvpn.html. I can connect my Open VPN server with Ubuntu client. Now I ...
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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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Accept “Connect Banner” message for openvpn via command-line

I'm trying to connect to my school's department VPN using the openvpn command line interface. I have gotten to the point where the "Connect Banner" gets displayed, which is basically a T&C message ...
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Can't Connect to Samba Server After Setting Up VPN

I had installed Samba by following this guide: Samba Guide for a while on my ubuntu server now, everything works fine until I installed OpenVPN to my server recently. After I have installed OpenVPN ...
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OpenVPN connected but internet is blocked

I've installed OpenVPN on fresh debian 8 from this tutorial. Connecting from Ubuntu works fine but I can't connect to any ip or dns address but the ip of my vpn. Pinging anything from vpn server works ...
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Torgaurd will not start with Crontab at reboot [duplicate]

I'm currently using the guide posted on Torguard here. Everything work perfectly up until setting up the cronjob to start at reboot. This is the steps I've taken: crontab -e and then adding this ...
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OpenVPN client does not up tap0 interface

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu with the following configuration: port 5991 proto udp dev tap0 up "/etc/openvpn/up.sh br0 tap0 1500" down "/etc/openvpn/down.sh br0 tap0" ca ...
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Network-manager: secure storage of VPN private key

I'd like to configure a connection to an OpenVPN server using network-manager. The VPN provider gives me: A user certificate: user.crt A server certificate: ca.crt A private user key: user.key ...
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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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Using different internal network mask within a single server

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: 125.16.2.1 ...
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Systemd fails to start openvpn in lxd managed 16.04 container

openvpn starts fine from the command line using the exact ExecStart= call from the systemd unit file: /usr/sbin/openvpn --daemon ovpn-server --status /run/openvpn/server.status 10 --cd /etc/openvpn ...
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VPN error “Socket bind failed on local address” “Address is already in use”

I'll try not to make this too wordy. I know nothing about Linux or VPN but I'll try to follow instructions and give any additional information you need from me. I've installed OpenVPN successfully ...
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VPN won't connect in Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon desktop

I'm trying out some different desktop environments to find the one that works for me, and right now I'm really liking Cinnamon. I'm having only one strange problem, though. When I try to connect to ...
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VPN bandwidth usage logging

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running OpenVPN and expect to have 10 or so unique clients using it at any given time. I will be issuing unique certificates to each device. Is there a straightforward ...