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

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Problem with VPN no longer working 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty Tahr. Starting six days ago I haven't been able to access my VPN. I try to connect and nothing happens. I am using ubuntu's native VPN authentication. I have tried re-setting ...
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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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Help, I May Have a Rootkit

It's been a while since I have been here. I have been very preoccupied with trying to sort out endless problems with my devices getting hacked. I have a bridge set up on my home network. It is a ...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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Where are the OpenVPN connection logs and configuration files?

I have problem connecting to OpenVPN server. Where are OpenVPN log files and how do I find the connection details?
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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Openvpn with http proxy support [closed]

I have installed OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04 and am behind a college proxy. I have configured and connected OpenVPN previously in Kali Linux, but now the problem is the same. At that time I installed ...
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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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OpenVPN: IP check looks good but doesn't seem right

I am using OpenVPN with a new VPN service (used to use PTPP without an issue). I am deeply suspicious that the VPN is not working though. The IP checks seem to indicate that everything is ok, but when ...
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Can't start OpenVPN server

When I try to start my openvpn service, I receive the following error. OpenVPNTest ovpn-server[1306]: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in /etc/openvpn/server.conf:78: ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface cont

thank you for reply. The host1 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces, host2 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces. I want create tunnel between, host1 eth0 <-> host2 eth0 host1 eth1 <-> host2 eth1 In openvpn ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface of a host1 and multiple interface of host2?

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth1, eth2 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) ...
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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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Since Ubuntu 14.04 server, no login to vsftpd possible

One more further issue, introduced with 14.04 update : vsftpd can no more connected, looks as there is any kind of authentication error. All config-files, which had run up to 12.04, had been still ...
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OpenVPN - losing internet access when VPN is connected

I have a computer with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.4. When I connect to a VPN using OpenVPN on Windows I can access both the external machine and the normal internet. When I try with Linux, I can ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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OpenVpn install Depends on iptables but is not installed? help

openvpn as-: Depends on iptables but is not installed so i.. sudo apt-get install iptables following packages have unmet dependencies iptables=: depends:libnfnetlink0 (>= 1.0.0) is not going to be ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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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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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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VPN server using two NICs

Currently, I have an Ubuntu server and desktop attached to my home network. However, I'm trying to get my server to have two network interfaces. One "internal", and one "external" that routes traffic ...
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Stuck in a loop after login in 14.04

I am a Linux beginner so bear with me please. I used a bash script to automatically re-connect to OpenVPN. It worked fine when I ran it. ...
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OpenVPN: Allow access only for local connections (via OpenVPN)

I was recently assigned a task to do set up a secure development environment. I am thinking of doing the following: Use OpenVPN to connect to the server. Use firewall rules to block all incoming ...
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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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Hotspot Shield VPN to OpenVPN

I am on ubuntu and I need to access the internet through a vpn, my colleague gave me a config to use with HSS(hotspot shield vpn), but I am on ubuntu. I figured that what can be done in windows can ...
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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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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation [closed]

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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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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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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Connection to tor network and proxy server fails after vpn connection or running a local server

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I am facing this weird issue which I never faced before. I am a university student. I have multiple proxy servers to which I connect for internet. Everything works fine when I am ...
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Can I use the Openvpn Access Server WEB GUI on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is the openvpn web-gui working on ubuntu 12.04? See access-server: download openvpn for Ubuntu on openvpn.net. On the link above i only see support for ubuntu 10 and below.
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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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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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OpenVPN Set Up with RapidSSL Certificate

I am trying to set up openvpn on my web server using a certificate I purchased through RapidSSL. All I have done so far is follow the quick start guide found here and did some basic set up through the ...
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How can you test for a DNS leak for an OpenVPN provider?

I'm currently using VPNBook with OpenVPN. I just recently learned about DNS leaking. Is there a way to scan for it?
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How can be disabled the tls authentication in OPENVPN

I just install the OpenVPN from OpenVPN.net, however I am getting the following error while I am trying to connect: TLS Error: cannot locate HMAC in incoming packet from [AF_INET] The configuration ...
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openVPN https problem in ubuntu 14.0.4

when I want to load HTTPS websites like youtube, google plus, etc I get DNS lookup fail error, what should I do? should I change DNS?
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OpenVPN Will not Create a Tun0 Interface

I've followed all of the appropriate steps under Server Installation and Simple Server Setup according to the Ubuntu14.04 guide, but in the last step I run openvpn on the server (command: service ...
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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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How to disable the OpenVPN Web UI and keep tunnelling feature

I installed OpenVPN server according to DigitalOcean's manual (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04). I prepared all that I need and ...
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`nmcli connection up uuid my uuid` successful but quickly failed

When i use gui(network manaager > vpn connections > select my vpn), there is nothing problem, but when i use nmcli connection up uuid my uuid, it succeed too but quickly exit following is my log in ...
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iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I followed this tutorial. I managed to install it and can access the admin panel through my browser. However, when I try to start the server, this error ...
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Vpn traffic not going through tun0

Good afternoon! I'm trying to configure a VPN server in Ubuntu using openVpn. I already configured the server.conf file and the client.conf file (one of my vpn clients is a Windows virtual machine ...
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Fail to start openvpn server

I'm trying to setup an openvpn server by following this tutorial. The relevant parts of my server.conf is as below. root@something:/etc/openvpn/easy-rsa# cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | grep "^[^#;]" ...
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Can't access any remote network routes using OpenVPN client

My home network has an OpenVPN server installed and working. I can connect into that network from Windows machines using the OpenVPN client software and everything works fine. I have an Ubuntu laptop ...
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Automatically connecting to OpenVPN only when using Wifi, not on Ethernet

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my home network using TAP (rather than TUN) devices, such that clients that connect to the network remotely are bridged to the same subnet as my (wired) home ...
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Can I run OpenVPN as a common user?

How can I run OpenVPN without sudo or being root?
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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 shared 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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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Help please to setup VPN

I use VPN from www.privateinternetaccess.com My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1. The VPN provider provided me with Beta version of special software which kills all traffic of PC except VPN so if VPN is turned ...