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

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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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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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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, ...
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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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OpenVPN fails with invalid secrets

I followed these set of instructions: https://www.ipredator.se/guide/openvpn/ubuntu/gnome But unfortunately, when I connect it fails saying that invalid secrets are the cause. I'm quite sure that my ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to bridge using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I set up an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS in my LAN and forwarded tcp port 1194 to it. OpenVPN-Server is running, the Client (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) can connect. Device tap0 is visible on client: tap0 ...
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OpenVPN Fails to start

I wish to start a VPN server with my old computer. I have to connected to one of the ethernet ports on the back of my router. I have tried to set up a bridge VPN however the openvpn service fails when ...
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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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Using Ubuntu as a VPN Route(r)

I'm attempting to use an Ubuntu box as a VPN route(r) back to my office for my VOIP telephone. The voip phone we use, requires STUN which doesn't work unless on the same network range. So my ...
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open vpn connected / disconnected script runtime

we use to route subnets dynamically by executing a connectd script and delete routes when the clients disconnects. seems we encounter fork failed and auth failed errors due to execution time. is it ...
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OpenVPN not connecting

There have been a number of post similar to this, but none seem to satisfy my need. Plus I am a Ubuntu newbie. I followed this tutorial to completely set up OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 server. Here is my ...
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openvpn issue, SIGTERM[soft,init_instance] received, process exiting

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, the existed openvpn is longer working. I run sudo openvpn xxx.ovpn and it returns SIGTERM[soft,init_instance] received, process exiting If I try to ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to connect to internet when OpenVPN is running

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my remote Ubuntu 12.04 web server, but as soon as OpenVPN is running, I can't connect to the internet. Befor starting OpenVPN, route says: Kernel IP routing table ...
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how to start service after openvpn connects

I'm trying to setup deluged to run after OpenVPN makes a connection to my VPN. From researching, it looks like there isn't a reliable "start on" status with openvpn, so the next solution is to put the ...
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OpenVPN and IPTV

My home computer (ubuntu 12.04) is behind router and has all TCP ports and some main UDP ports forwarded to it. I'm also able to watch iptv from it via VLC. Channels in vlc playlist got addresses ...
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Why NetworkManager use a biased route when I import the VPN configuration?

I'm trying to play around with virtual machines. I've set up a network of VMs accessible via nat gateway (a VM too) and openvpn. Everything works fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu 13.04 it only works ...
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Openvpn server on ubuntu and clients on Windows

I would like to setup a small vpn server for a remote office of my company. The goal is to be able to access its network either from the corp network or from home. Most of (if not all) clients will ...
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Some questions about using OpenVPN on Ubuntu

I am new to using Ubuntu and OpenVPN. Below are my questions: In Microsoft Windows, the files in the config folder have the file extension ovpn. I understand that in Ubuntu, I will have to change ...
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How do I setup Network Manager and VPN on Ubuntu Server with VNC/XFCE4?

I have an Amazon EC2 Micro Instance that I use for semi-anonymous web browsing, but just to be safe, I would like to use Network Manager to setup a VPN. When I login to VNC and try to use Network ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and openVPN - how to connect automatically?

a noob question about openVPN. My laptop runs Ubuntu 12.04 and I connect to a variety of Wifi access points as I move around. I've setup an account with AirVPN and created two openVPN connections ...
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Connects to Openvpn on Ubuntu server 12.04 But cannot browse internet?

I'm trying to connect to ubuntu server 12.04 running openvpn from my ubuntu desktop running ubuntu 12.04.. openvpn client connects. But i cannot browse any ineternet. I can ping and ssh to my server ...
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Networkmanager OpenVPN problem

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN connection and I've imported the correct .opvn file and provided the username and password. I don't have a CA certificate so I left this field with the default option . ...
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2 OpenVPN Connections with NetworkManger

How can activate 2 OpenVPN-Connections at once ? Is one connection active the other one is disabled in the menu of the network-manager.
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OPENVPN client starts but ifconfig tun output reports device not found

I am new user of ubuntu and I am trying to experiment on VPN connections. I have ubuntu 10.04 on my machine. I installed VMware Player and on top of that another ubuntu 10.04. So, on the VMware Player ...
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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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Setting up bridge to tun0 (OpenVPN)

I have two networks, with one machine that is supposed to act as bridge between them. The bridge host is a Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) connecting via OpenVPN to a remote network. The local network is ...
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IP forwarding not working in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I'm having trouble getting IP forwarding going in Ubuntu 12.04 server with UFW. I'm trying to get OpenVPN working. I have two interfaces, eth0 and tun0, and they can't ping each other. I've made the ...
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OpenVPN and Login Authentication for OS X

I am gathering that this sounds insane and impossible to do, but I thought I'd ask anyways. I'd like to setup roaming profiles for my self and a couple of other users, but we don't have the resources ...
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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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Openvpn is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I had openvpn running in Ubuntu 13.10 but I can't get it to work in 14.04. Do I have to do anything different in this release?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...