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

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VPN connection EAP auth error

I am having issues to configure my connection. I have found several tips on setting up 'refuse-eap'. This is my log: $ sudo pon myvpn nodetach Using ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - webmin & OpenVPN have both stopped accepting connections

I work for a small company that has an off-site Windows 2012 server which hosts two other virtual servers via VirtualBox; one of these is an Ubuntu 12.04 server which runs OpenVPN. The set-up was ...
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Ubuntu Launcher Toggle

I am looking to create a 'toggle' to put in my Unity Launcher to either start or stop my OpenVPN setting. Basically I am looking for an icon that could either sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start ...
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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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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation

i installed the openvpn network manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, which also installs the gnome package. this made it possible to import configurations under 13.10, but ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Can not install OpenVPN Access Server on Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded and intalled package from here (https://openvpn.net/index.php/access-server/download-openvpn-as-sw/113.html?osfamily=Ubuntu). The service was started (sudo service openvpnas start), ...
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How to connect to Softether VPN server

I have a Softether VPN server on my VPS. It is OpenVPN compatible. I can connect using OpenVPN app on iOS. I also connected on Windows without any problem but I could not make it on Linux. I ...
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Cannot browse using OpenVPN in Kubuntu

On Ubuntu 13.10 Private Internet Access worked great but since changing to Kubuntu 14.04 when I press connect from the network manager it connect but there is no Internet access? I also imported the ...
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How do you use OpenVPN with these settings?

client proto udp dev tun remote xxxxxxxx port 1194 #route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 #http-proxy-retry route-method exe route-delay 2 keepalive 3 15 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun auth none ...
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OpenSSL remains vulnerable after update to 14.04

We have an AWS server running OpenVPN which was built using Ubuntu 13.10. After the announcement of the Heartbleed vulnerability, we updated the server. This morning, we upgraded the server to 14.04. ...
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Heartbleed and OpenVPN, am I safe?

I run my own OpenVPN server, since the discovery of heartbleed I updated OpenSSL, changed the server password and ran the command ./clean-all to erase all keys and certificates. And of course, I ...
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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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VPN - where to find CA certificate?

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection in Ubuntu 13.10. So I installed the OpenVPN "plugin": sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn Then I clicked the network icon on the top right of my ...
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Port usage in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Precise

I'm using OpenVPN to setup a VPN server on a desktop with the client on a laptop also using OpenVPN. Both machines are Ubuntu Precise Desktop. All that I want to do is to access website securely when ...
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OpenVPN Options error: You must define CA file

I'm setting up VPN from expressvpn.org, and I'm following this directions. I've installed openvpn using: sudo apt-get install -y openvpn and placed a .ovpn, .key and .crt files from expressvpn.biz ...
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Tunneling traffic from one application through a VPN and leaving other traffic alone

I'm trying to send traffic from aria2 (a download manager) through an OpenVPN conneciton, but leave the rest of my network alone. I saw this question and was wondering if it could be modified to send ...
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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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route traffic throught openvpn

Before I ask my question, let me clarify for dear moderators that I've searched a lot for a solution, but none of the questions/answers on Askubuntu (and other Stackexchange sites) addresses my ...
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OpenVPN Server on home desktop & Client on laptop

I would like to setup a small vpn server on my home desktop using Ubuntu Precise (shortly to be using Trusty). The aim is to be able to do secure online banking on my laptop (also using Ubuntu ...
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Easy method of switching from Openvpn-Acess Server to Community Edition?

I recently installed the OpenVpn-Access Server on a vps and it's great. However, now that I got it running I want to switch over to the Community-Edition because I do not want to deal with purchasing ...
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How do I setup OpenVPN to rotate logs?

I would like to rotate my openvpn logs. How can I accomplish this?
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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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How to disable IPv6 when connecting to an OpenVPN server using Network Manager on a dual-stack system?

I'm using the OpenVPN client through the OpenVPN Network Manager plugin on a dual stack (meaning configured both for IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity) Ubuntu 13.10 to redirect all traffic through the VPN ...
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How to make Ubuntu never use specified DNS server? (DNSLeak issues)

Im using VPN and dnsleaktest.com shows me that it discovered vpn dns and my isp dns. I want to avoid using isp dns when using vpn. I found I can use prepend domaine name servers in ...
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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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Tunnelbear VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit and wish to have the VPN program Tunnelbear with the same functionality in Windows. I have checked the website ...
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Problem to start ssh automatic

My Ubuntu 12.10 don't start ssh automatic when I boot it. So when I use this after I restart my system appear Booting system without full network configuration and I can't use ssh for external ...
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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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Change OpenVPN client's default route

When setting up a test openvpn client on Ubuntu (using this guide), the client sets a route which tunnels all traffic through the vpn. For example, when I connect to the vpn from Ubuntu, this is what ...
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How to make openvpn to accessible to specific user only in shred ubuntu system

I am using openvpn client to access remote server on a shred ubuntu system but while I am connected to vpn using openvpn client, other users of the shared ubuntu system are also able to access that ...
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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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openvpn: this is a generic configuration and cannot directly be used

I have experienced a problem. I have installed OpenVPN AS on VPS. Used .ovpn config with OpenVPN Connect on my Windows 7 desktop. Works fine. When I tried to configure VPN connection on Ubuntu, I ...
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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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How do I route an OpenVPN connection to an interface?

I want a service on my server to connect to the Internet using an OpenVPN connection. While I could connect the server to the OpenVPN server directly, it would (a) make the rest of the server connect ...
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Openvpn w/ Network manager

This may be a shot in the dark. I'm setting up a Ubuntu 12.04 computer in an open area in which each user need their own username and password to access the network via VPN. This must be a very simple ...
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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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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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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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set username to client

how to set username when connect from vpn to linux server? I use of pptpd for vpn server in my server. I want to assign username or id for each client when connecting to server for identify users.
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Is there a way to start openvpn to specify a start-paramater (laddr) when using the network-manager?

Is there anyway to give a start parameter to open vpn when launching it from the network manager? I would like to configure it to use a specfifc mac address for the tap0 device. usually this is done ...
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unable to to make a tunnel between two hosts

I am very new in Ubuntu and openswan. I have two virtual machines with Ubuntu 10.4. I have also checked to see if eth0 is bridge or not (it is not part of bridge). I want to make a tunnel between ...
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crt certificate not appearing in menu for selection

I'm trying to set up the VPN for my university on my laptop. I have downloaded to certificate file and put it in ~/misc/cacert.crt. When I try to set up the VPN, I click on the CA Certificate option ...
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How to add OpenVPN connection in NetMan without a client cert?

I've had a look around and can't find this on any other threads; I wondered if it's possible to add an OpenVPN connection to NetMan without a client certificate? My office setup uses an OpenVPN server ...
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Ubuntu and OpenVPN

Im trying to setup OpenVPN on Ubuntu and I can't get internet access when I connect. Only local ip of server is reachable (10.8.0.1) Please Help. My configurations: Server.conf ...
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Unable to ping ubuntu server 12.04 from devices connected using OpenVPN

I'm new here and new to Ubuntu I have a network with several CentOS servers, an Ubuntu server, a firewall handling OpenVPN connections and a router External users are connected to the network using ...
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Auto start Openvpn with one .ovpn file

Hi i have bought vpn access form a vpn provider, i have all of thees .ovpn files inn /tmp/astrill. Yes i have made thoes folders. How can i get openvpn to startup one of thees .opvn files under ...
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Set max-routes from network-manager-openvpn

The openvpn of my company is pushing about 250 routes. I can connect by the command line interface of openvpn by using max-routes 300 in the clients config file. By importing this file into nm, this ...
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openvpn TLS Error: TLS handshake failed

TLS Error: TLS handshake failed what ports need to be open for openvpn to work? server port 1194 proto udp server-bridge 192.168.1.104 255.255.255.0 192.168.1.160 192.168.1.170 dev tap0 ca ...