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Use VPN on dedicated Server

I have a dedicated server and want to use it to capture some streams later tonight. Since I am streaming media from the server, it is a big annoyance to capture streams on my laptop and uploading ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I can't ...
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Failed to connect to Cisco anyconnect VPN via openconnect

I've read several texts about this on the web and this site but couldn't solve the issue.I have network-manager-openconnect and network-manager-vpnc plugins installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (for GUI usage). ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...
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Unable to load VPN connection editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I created a VPN connection using Ubuntus own Network Manager, which worked fine! Now, a few months later, I want to go in and edit the connections details, but instead I get this error: ...
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How do I setup a VPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with No-IP? [duplicate]

All the installation guides for VPN servers I can find go into huge detail about how to setup an IP address range (e.g. Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server). If I'm using No-IP to give my PC ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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PPTP connection - Unity GUI problem Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to report a bug. If you use the GUI to start a PPTP session and that PPTP session times out, GUI still thinks that the connection is UP even though the PPP connection and "ifconfig" show ...
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Mac to Ubuntu VPN server

My VPN is up, and I can connect to the server from my iPhone and my Mac, but I can't access any internal resources. My server is .50, and I have Plex running on it. I'm hoping to VPN into my network ...
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When StrongSwan ike proposal “enc” set to “3des”, that is always not support

Can somebody teach me how to configure it? When StrongSwan ike proposal enc set to 3des, that is always show ENCRYPTION_ALGORITHM 3DES_CBC (key size 0) not supported! Linux strongSwan ...
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set up iptables of poptop pptp on ubuntu

The VPS I bought have an additional ip address, which is shows as eth0:0. I want my pptp users to use this ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. I am using this right now -A ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like that: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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How do I add DNS entries to Network Manager's dnsmasq instance? [duplicate]

I want to add server=/myvpn.org/1.2.3.4 to some file so that my computer searches the vpn domain correctly. I've tried RTFM - but I just can't find the "root" document on "here's how to configure ...
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Ubuntu network manager VPN ignoring netmask

I configured my VPN using the Ubuntu network manager, which works fine if I let it override my default route. However, I'd like to only route certain traffic over the VPN. So made the following ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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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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Openswan Cannot Connect from windows computer

I have setup a Openswan L2TP/Ipsec + Presharekey VPN server I'm able to connect from my Chromebook but I'm unable to connect via a Windows machine. I Cannot Seem to figure out weather this 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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PPTP VPN Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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OpenConnect: Force all connections throught VPN (if IPv6 unavailable)

On Ubuntu 14.10, I'm connecting to the same VPN service using either OpenConnect (through the network-manager-openconnect(-gnome) packages or the Cisco AnyConnect Client. Using the AnyConnect client, ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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forticlient vpn broke the non-vpn dns

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I installed forticlient to connect to my work network (following their doc) and some time later I started having big trouble connecting to most internet site. After some ...
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error install openvpn in ubuntu 12.04 lts [closed]

$ sudo apt-get install openvpn Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done openvpn is already the newest version. The following packages were ...
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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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PPTPd + Privoxy for Ad blocking VPN

I found a bash script that converts adblock plus lists into Privoxy filters and I want to use it to block ads via VPN settings on Windows, KDE, and Android. Also, I want to change the DNS servers to ...
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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu 14.10

I need to connect to a L2TP IPsec VPN using Ubuntu 14.10. I previously used L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 from Werner Jaeger in Ubuntu 14.04, and it worked great, but that no longer appears to be ...
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Connectivity problem to one speficic ip

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 server with tomcat7 hosted on Hyper-v. The app running need connectivity to another network through a vpn. The route to this network is added in the network interface file. This ...
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HotSpot Shiled on Ubuntu 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am starting to get the hang of it. So when I was in windows I was using HotSpot Shield Elite (the Paid version) and it was working marvelously. Now I am trying to ...
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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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VPN connection failed

How to fix it? Here's the log: sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog Dec 28 15:15:34 hp NetworkManager[1062]: <warn> VPN plugin failed: 1 Dec 28 15:15:34 hp NetworkManager[1062]: ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN, install issue, vpnui not executing

I was able to install Cisco VPN AnyConnect client with no issue in Linux Mint 17. However, in Xubuntu 14.04, I get the following issue when I run, sudo sh ./vpn_install.sh: Do you accept the terms ...
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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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Cisco VPN not working although it says connected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to connect to my university network via VPN. I installed Cisco VPN and seems to be working normally. I connect to the network and it says connected, but when I ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN on a single machine?

So....my ISP has a data throttling policy between the hours of 3pm and midnight or at high data usage times. This is ruining my torrent download speeds. I'm still a newbie when it comes to Linux so ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu to act as a VPN router?

I have a PC with Ubuntu installed on it. The PC has two ethernet port, I would like to connect to the Cisco VPN server using eth0 and the other port(eth1) to connect to a switch. How can I setup to ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to VPN

I'm trying to connect a computer running ubuntu-server to an L2TP/IPSec VPN server. However, the only information I can find is for the Desktop edition. I want to connect all my servers to one ...
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OpenVPN connection makes Apache2 server unreachable from outside local network

I have a machine running an Apache2 server on Ubuntu Trusty Server, connected to the internet via a home router which is set to forward http/https ports to that machine. I'd like to have that machine ...
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Having Cisco AnyConnect connect to VPN server at startup on a headless machine

Currently I launch it manually using the following command: printf "y\nMYUSERID\nMYPASSWORD\ny" | /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpn -s connect VPNSERVERADDRESS I tried putting the same command in ...
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Not able to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Version 3.0.4235. When I try connecting to vpn, I get error message as "AnyConnect cannot confirm it is connected to your ...
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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 connection not use default gateway

Can I configure a VPN connection, such that after the VPN connect I can still use internet on local machine? On Windows I can resolve this by unchecking the following box in ip config:
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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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Juniper VPN service not working - shows error 98

I get this error when trying to connect to my uni's VPN using Juniper (It's not the only thing, but compared to someone who had it working this was the only difference). IpcConn.error bind failed to ...
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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Can't access SAMBA share over VPN tunnel

I have two Samba servers (standalone servers), one on each end of a persistent IPSEC VPN tunnel. These two Ubuntu 14.04 servers have been joined to a Windows domain. ALL clients (windows or linux) on ...
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How to fix error : starting the service porviding the vpn connection failed

I'am using Kubuntu .I want to create pptp VPN connection based on the instruction that was given to me from network manager. But the given error was appeared each time. ‌Below are the screenshots ...
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Is some cisco AnyConnect client plugin exists for network manager?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 x64. I successfully installed cisco anyconect vpn client from SSL VPN Service portal of my employer (I downloaded vpnsetup.sh script, executed it and can successfully connect to ...