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

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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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Bash Script Works On Command Line but not at startup

Let me ask this another way: There are at least (2) ways to have a bash script called automatically when a user connects to OpenVPN: Placing the script in the /etc/network/if-up.d folder Renaming ...
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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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OpenVPN Not Forwarding Traffic on Ethernet

For some reason, my OpenVPN connection does not connect to the internet when I connect to the server over a wired connection. This seems to only be happening on Ubuntu 15.10, as I can connect out on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, client1....
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OpenVPN fails from Network Manager, seems to connect from terminal, but no traffic to or from target network

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, last week!) and really liking the system, but am having a real problem getting the OpenVPN connection to work. My system: DELL XPS L702X, 8Gb RAM, tested with both WiFi ...
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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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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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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 ...
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VPN entries no longer appearing in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a range of VPNs configured and working in 15.04, and accessible from the network icon in the toolbar (network -> VPN Connections). I've updated to 15.10 and that list is now empty. VPN ...
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my dedi-...
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How to configure openvpn on ubuntu 14.04

How can I configure openvpn on Ubuntu 14.04? root@suzz-System-Product-Name:/home/suzz# sudo apt-get install openvpnReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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16.04 XUbuntu - OpenVPN losing DNS after a couple minutes

Stock install of Xubuntu 16.04. Followed this guide to install OpenVPN for Network Manager, and to download the certs and opvn files for PIA VPN: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/forum/...
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OpenVPN: internet lost

I have installed OpenVPN on my computer which is running Ubuntu 14.04. Basically when I try to run OpenVPN, I lose access to the Internet. I tried to turn off ufw,to change my nameserver and also I ...
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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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Installing regionally restricted packages on 14.04

So I've been trying to install Skype* but it didn't work because it's restricted in my region by the original company, so I tried to install the OpenVPN package but it's also restricted in my region. ...
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OpenVPN and wlan0 won't play nice

I've setup a WIFI connection using /etc/network/interfaces that works very well. udooer@udooneo:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces # Loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # Primary ...
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How do I route all network traffic through OpenVPN using network manager in Ubuntu 15.10?

I am trying to connect to my university's VPN on a 15.10 machine. When I do it via the command line, all the traffic is routed through the VPN: That's what I want. When I load the same OpenVPN ...
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Can't set the openVPN without dns leaks

I found that I have leaks when I set my VPN through Terminal. I found couple thread and tried to use this method - How can you test for a DNS leak for an OpenVPN provider? I made everything, when I ...
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Using pushed DNS from OpenVPN with NetworkManager on Trusty Tahr

My company provides me a VPN connection that also hosts a DNS server for names that are internal to the VPN. Currently, it sets all my traffic to route through the VPN, which works but is undesirable. ...
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Redirect one IP to VPN (openvpn)

I have followed this guide about setting up openvpn for the first time and I was able to successfully setup a connection from my windows machine to the Ubuntu server where openvpn is installed. https:...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu Server

I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. I'm trying to make the connection with Tunnelblick. ...
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using DHCP}}--...
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Routing traffic over p2p1 and tun0 correctly

I have been trawling these questions and trying many different solutions to get this working, but I seem to have a problem with getting my routing set up correctly. I have a box installed in a network ...
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Proxy VPN settings in Network Manager: for remote or local?

So I am at some place with a normal (direct) internet connection and want to go through a remote network (my work) where I need a proxy to access the internet. Thus, I need to configure also a proxy ...
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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OpenVpn dosen't work with pppoe connection

When I want to connect to my openvpn It worked fine and I have ping form google but when connect with pppoe connection and then set up my openvpn it doesn't work I think maybe because pppoe is kind of ...
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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Mullvad VPN (openvpn) keeps disconnecting / reconnecting (14.04)

New user of Ubuntu 14.04 here. Thanks to the community for all the support with answering questions! The Mullvad VPN client breaks and re-establishes the connection every few minutes! In one example ...
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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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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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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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Configuring ufw and iPredator VPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ################################################...