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

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“error: the plugin does not support import capability” when attempting to import openvpn config file

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 'file-...
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OpenVPN fails to start with error “could not execute external program”

I've been banging my head against the wall for several hours now and I'm at my wits end. I've double checked my setup against numerous guides and it checks out, but OpenVPN still fails to start. The ...
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How to allow access to ufw protected port only from OpenVPN Clients

I've been struggling with this for some time now. I'm a ufw / openvpn noob so please forgive me if this has been addressed elsewhere (although I couldn't find an answer that worked for me). Basically ...
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How to automatically connect OpenConnect VPN when the connection closes?

I need to use a third party web service which is accessible only through Cisco AnyConnect VPN. I'm using OpenConnect on Ubuntu to connect to this VPN using host, username, and password. However, ...
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How does an OpenVPN client know the public IP address of my server?

First I thought it was in the client.ovpn under remote my-server-1 1194. I had added both my local and public IP under there. However, when I commented out those lines, it still worked. Where does ...
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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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Route IP range outside of VPN?

So I am somewhat more of a newb when it comes to routing IP ranges. My main problem is that I need to route a couple ranges outside of a VPN that I use. I've run into a few issues with this. I don't ...
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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 start/...
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ISAKMP invalid with VPN connection

I need to create a VPN connection to office.sth.com In the end the var/log/sys/log reads: Jul 20 19:48:02 linux NetworkManager[3364]: <info> [1469036882.5641] audit: op="connection-...
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firewall - openvpn issue

I've been trying for days.. to get openvpn to LAN working I can ping both directions but can't connect to any machine on lan. So my question, what's wrong with my firewall setup?? openvpn and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - OpenVPN

I have one question. In my Ubuntu desktop 16.04 when I start one OpenVPN connection I lose internet connection. I think it's due to network I connect have a proxy and I have not configured. Is there ...
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OpenVPN in LXC: Failed to set devices.allow

I have been trying to get OpenVPN working in a LXD-managed LXC container on Ubuntu 16.04. I have added the tun device to the container config via lxc config edit container and it is properly created. ...
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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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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: http://downgoat.net/2013/04/20/proxpn-openvpn-on-...
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OpenVPN bridge doesn't work outside LAN

I trying setup OpenVPN server. This is the network: cable modem, TP-Link router with OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1 / LuCI 15.05-149-g0d8bbd2 Release (git-15.363.78009-956be55) 192.168.15.1 router 192....
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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 https://help....
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Shell script does not continue after openVPN command

I am trying to use a shell script to start an openVPN connection and mount a folder I can reach through that connection. (I don't know all too much about shell script). So I created this script: #!/...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Is there any GUI tool for setting up an OpenVPN server?

It's really painful to do it in CLI, there are so many commands and parameters that I can not fully understand and remember, but I still need to set up the OpenVPN server, is there any way to do it in ...
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Trouble using Synology OpenVPN from network-manager

I've setup network-manager-openvpn and network-manager-openvpn-gnome no problem, popped in my OpenVPN info and cert, and it connects just fine. Running ip addr shows: 11: tun0: <POINTOPOINT,...
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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: root@...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation

Edit: Fixed it back then when the patch rolled out with add VPN config. No longer use Linux/Ubuntu now. I installed the OpenVPN Network-Manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, ...
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NordVPN in Ubuntu Touch OTA 11

Can someone explain how to set up NordVPN on Ubuntu Touch version OTA 11? I found this tutorial for the Ubuntu desktop: https://nordvpn.com/tutorials/linux/openvpn/.
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OpenVPN Access Server manual configuration

We had a running OpenVPN AS at our office that suddenly stopped working (even the web administration completely refuses connections. The browser explicity claims that the site refused to connect to ...
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UFW setup for OpenVPN server

I set up OpenVPN server on one Ubuntu machine and I am connecting to it via another Ubuntu machine. However, the VPN works only when the server firewall (ufw) is disabled. That is I can connect when ...
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Connecting to Private Internet Access server using OpenVPN and Ubuntu 16.04 server

Can someone please give me a guide to setup a vpn connection (that connects on startup) using openvpn and ubuntu 16.04 server. all the guides on the internet are wrong, outdated, or just don't work. i ...
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OpenVPN and redirect a host to real IP Server

I have my Ubuntu Server, over a VPS, connected to a VPN, but I want that a specific host/ip (www.google.com for example) connect to internet through real IP of server. I have tried with some ...
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VPN connection issue

I am having trouble with VPN connection can not connect to the workplace, receiving error message VPN connection failed this is what i see in terminal:
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu VPS Server lost connection

I'm trying to connect to VPN from Ubuntu server (version 16.04), but when server establish connection I lost the connection with server, and server seem doesn't have connection too. As I cannot make ...
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OpenVPN network asks for password

I setup a vpn connection under user_A and it works just fine (I used network-manager-openvpn-gnome to setup this connection). Now I added another user into my system (Ubuntu 16.04) -- user_B. I ...
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How to change the metric of an OpenVPN client default route

I'm connecting to an OpenVPN server from Ubuntu 16.04, with OpenVPN 2.3.10 from the command line using sudo openvpn --config client.conf, or as a service using sudo service openvpn@client start. I ...
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Can no longer access OwnCloud after installing OpenVPN

Installed owncloud, configured it properly and it worked. Installed and configured OpenVPN and can no longer access the server. Whenever I try to connect to the server the connection times out. The ...
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Samba share distributed on VPN subnet

I am trying to connect to a Samba share through a VPN I set up using OpenVPN. Both, Samba and OpenVPN are set up within a Virtual Machine runnning Ubunutu 14.04. On the client side I'm using several ...
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openvpn ubuntu no internet access from windows client

Having trouble getting access to the internet as well as the local domain file shares on the openvpn server here are my config files server conf file ################################################...
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If OpenVPN crashes or loses connection, can it revert silently to the default route?

I have set up OpenVPN nd it is working. However, there is one thing I doubt: On client machine, the routing after OpenVPN starts looks like this: 0.0.0.0/1 via 10.8.0.5 dev tun0 default via 192.168....
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OpenVPN Connection No Outgoing

I am trying to connect to a VPN from Ubuntu 16.04 server edition (no GUI). I use the downloaded configuration and connect with sudo openvpn - - config path/to/.ovpn This seems to work fine, no ...
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How can I make OpenVPN run two --up scripts?

Im running uBuntu and I have a OpenVPN connection to my VPN provider and it runs a upscript that starts transmission and a few other things and a --down script that closes it etc. But its leaking DNS ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: &...
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VPN Autoconnect

Im using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and I recently set up a (open)VPN. Is there any way to enable it by default? Each time I boot or even lost my connection, I have to enable the VPN manually. Is there ...
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only allow external connections by openvpn

I have an openvpn configured and running. For security reasosns (I often have to connect from hotels WiFi) I need to allow my computer to connect to internet only if the vpn is running. How do I ...
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OpenVPN in ubuntu 16.04

I followed these steps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcx2-EkYYDg and installed network-manager-openvpn, network-manager-openvpn-gnome, network-manager-pptp, network-manager-vpnc but it can't ...
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OpenSSL remains vulnerable after update to 14.04 [duplicate]

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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openvpn client use as squid proxy over the vpn

is it possible to set an openvpn client as a squid proxy for the openvpn server? So i have the Server and the Client, both can connect over the vpn. And there is a squid proxy on the client. if theres ...
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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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How to setup OpenVPN in ubuntu 16.04 desktop over a Proxy server?

My college provides Internet through a proxy server, I need to login my username and password to access internet. I have seen installation methods of openVPN but they don't talk about how to ...
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OpenVPN TLS HandShake Failed with Linux Server/Windows Client

I recently bought a Odroid C2 with Ubuntu 16.04 operating system. I have installed OpenVPN to be able to have access from everywhere to my home network. I have Samba sharing folders... I followed ...
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Shut Down Quickly - A stop job is running

In systemd based systems, such as debian 8 and ubuntu 16.04, I have this issue whereby the machine will refuse to shut down if I forgot to stop my openvpn connection before sending the command to shut ...
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How to enable OpenVPN access to ONLY the internal LAN

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN connection to a company server so that anyone working from home or is out of the office can access our internal resources. I have the VPN setup correctly, using a guide ...
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Wireshark through vpn

I use Wireshark to sniff return traffic on my machine However, it only gives me the IP address of my VPN. How do I sniff out the traffic after it has been decrypted on my machine? My filter is ...
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vpn one-liner login script

I need to connect to VPN and it's quite tedious. I've tried to do one alias but for unknown reasons it failed. Currently I use openvpn --config client.ovpn Then it prompts me to type in the user-...