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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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Forwarding VPN clients to internet

I have following configuration. OpenVPN server on a cloud(Ubuntu 14.04) with static IP( example 50.60.70.80 on eth0). Linux and Windows clients are successfully connected to VPN (VPN static IP's - ...
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How to keep VPN connection alive after ssh disconnects

I'm trying to download a large file on my vps which needs to be done using vpn. I use screen to keep wget process running after I close ssh connection to server, but the vpn connection will be lost as ...
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Ubuntu as Router / Bridge problems

I wanted to operate an Ubuntu16.04 as a Gateway for incoming VPN via fastd/batman and outgoing traffic to be redirected over an airvpn-tunnel (and later some more complex routing settings involving ...
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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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no wireless connection anymore / mint [on hold]

I had wireless connection but when changing option to 'wired' the wireless connections are not there anymore. I tried to install VPN but it I have to import a file but don't know which file this is. ...
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Cant connect to windows pptp vpn in Xenial but no problem in Precise

I have Precise installation with VPN client that can connect to some Windows server PPTP vpn without any problem. Moving to Xenial I have copied settings and keyring, all ok and I can connect to VPN ...
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SoftEther VPN Server returning error. “Error occurred. (Error code: 1) Connection to the server failed. Check network connection …”

This topic had already been discussed in SoftEther VPN Server can't connect during set up. But cannot find the solution here in my case. Tried commenting still not received a resolution. So ...
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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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L2tp IPSEC PSK VPN client on (x)ubuntu 16.04

I am looking for a solution in order to connect to a vpn l2tp ipsec server from my Xubuntu 16.04 pc. I used to have Xubuntu 14.04 and I could connect without any problems following these tutorials: ...
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Can't find installed programs

I'm trying to install a VPN client (selected correct .DEB package etc) I run using sudo dpkg -i example.deb and it goes through fine and it says it's installed. Now when searching for the program (...
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VPNC Cisco Ipsec Auto Reconnect

I've had some issue finding a good starting point on building an auto re-connect script for a vpnc connection. I have a VPN configured for Cisco IPsec that drops fairly frequently and I need to have ...
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Can't connect to L2TP server

I'M trying to connect to my L2TP server from Android, I can't. The tutorial I followed is here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/L2TPServer root@lamp:~# ipsec verify Checking your system to see if ...
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Help: VNC via VPN connection on local VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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How to connect (FTP) to remote server via my Ubuntu VPS

My problem is quite specific: I need to connect (FTP) to a client's server from my PC (Ubuntu 16.10) but my PC has dynamic IP and the client's server has IP filtering on. I have my own VPS (Ubuntu 16....
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l2tp gives error 410 on attempt to connect on VPN

I'm getting error 410 while trying to connect via L2TP. This error occurs very often, but sometimes I'm able to connect, which leads to a fact that I customized everything properly. I have Ubuntu 14....
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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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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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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 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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Configure Hamachi on VM host for all guests

im running Ubuntu 16.04 as a VM host for a Windows 10 guest in which i would like to play a game with some friends, this can be done with hamachi. The thing is, i want to know if i can log in hamachi ...
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Help me setup vpn on 14.04 [closed]

How Can I install GUI VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 ? I've tried many ways but it seems so different from Microsoft windows any help please I'm a total beginner
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resolv.conf did not reset after VPN disconnection

My computer ran out of power while I was connected to a VPN, and when I turned my computer back on I was unable to access any websites. My resolv.conf file looks like: # Generated by expressvpn ...
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Set up VPN connection with vpnc with private key and internal routing

I'm running Ubuntu server 14.04 on AWS. I want to connect to the network of a business partner who uses Fortigate via VPN. I learned that using OpenVPN is not possible to use as a client in this case. ...
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SSTP connection established, but doesn't work

I need to connect Ubuntu 14.04 (64) server to Windows VPN. I've installed sstp client sstp-client (1.0.10) with lib, setup /etc/ppp/chap-secrets and a /etc/ppp/peers/mypeer Seems, on sudo pon ...
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I'd like to fully grasp Linux to make the most out of it [closed]

I have a basic idea of how to fix basic stuff like update issues, how to nano a file spotted with cd and ls in terminal, etc. but I would like to thoroughly learn the File System and how to explore ...
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Can't connect to pptp VPN

So I'm trying to connect to a pptp vpn, but with no avail. I can connect to other types of vpns fine and in fact, at work I can connect to the pptp vpn too. However on my current internet access I ...
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Access to my localhost from computers on the same network

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 I am connected to the VPN of my office I have Apache installed When I try to access to my localhost via the IP address of my computer, from another computer on ...
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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-...
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How do I block traffic from certain VPN clients?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server setup as a VPN Server. I have several Ubuntu Desktop machines which connect to the VPN server using PPTP - all works fine. My problem is that I need the VPN clients to ...
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Installed easy-rsa package, but I cannot find the directory

I'm trying to set up OpenVPN, but I cannot generate certs due to not finding the easy-rsa directory. The directory should be located here: /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/easy-rsa/ However, when I ...
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ssh out from a non-vpn address while connected to the vpn

Specific problem: I have some remote hosts that I need to ssh to that require that I be connected to a VPN. I have some hosts that will not accept connections from those VPN addresses. Is there a ...
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Bad network when openvpn is enabled

I use openvpn on my Ubuntu 16.04 before it was 14.10 and the problem is also attended. When vpn is enabled network works unstable. A few minutes it works fine but then breaking - long hanging ...
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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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How to make sure OpenVPN service is started first (before other services) on 14.04?

I'm running OpenVPN as an upstart script on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I have an openvpn.conf file in the /etc/init/ folder. It works perfectly, OpenVPN starts on system start and connects to VPN ...
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PPTP connects fine but fails shortly thereafter

I'm using 16.04 LTS amd64. My pptp connection used to be fine a few days ago but from yesterday on it malfunctions. It connects with no problem but shortly within 3 or 4 minutes drops the connections. ...
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Juniper Network Connect not working on ubuntu 16.04

Previously, on Ubuntu 15.04, I had managed to follow this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2275776 and get the Juniper Network Connect to work properly from Firefox and connect to my ...
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VPN, Loopbacks, Ubuntu Server, And VirtualBox

Is it possible to create a VPN server in VirtualBox, and then connect to it from the same machine? Also, will it actually secure my information if I'm using public wifi? I'm a novice when it comes ...
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Hamachi service on boot

I have installed Logmein Hamachi on a Raspberry PI2B running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to access this "server" via ssh with the Hamachi ip (using hamachi because the ip of the server will change over time ...
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Is there any GUI VPN that I can use for 14.04?

Can any one link me with a vpn software I can use with GUI not with terminal or manual stuff ?
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Permission denied error setting up IPSEC VPN on Ubuntu 15.10

I am following this tutorial to create an IPSEC VPN on Ubuntu 15.10. I have followed the previous instructions to a T, however, when I get to this step: sudo -i ipsec pki --gen --type rsa --size ...
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How could I access my server when ubuntu server connected to a VPN?

My server has to connect to a VPN by using PPTP. I purchased a VPS, and it comes with VNC. In order to access to a foreign website I used the Ubuntu GUI to created a VPN connection to a foreign ...
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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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Sharing Tor socksport via wired ethernet connection?

Using Ubuntu 16.04 on both machines. I've been able to share my VPN IP between devices with an ethernet cable. The host running VPN and Tor: IPv4 Settings: "Shared to other computers" IP Address: ...
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VPN connection and network manager

I premise I'm new in the Linux world. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and want to connect to a VPN. I type this in the command line: sudo openconnect --juniper vpn.unipi.it I give it all the needed ...
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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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pptpd - address already in use

I am trying to use pptpd to setup a VPN server. When I run the following service pptpd restart tail /var/log/syslog The log contains the following error MGR: Couldn't create host socket ...
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network-manager times out connecting to openvpn server (TLS error)

I am trying to connect to an open vpn server through the network manager; below are the system logs for connecting through NM and using the client directly. The client connects fine but NM doesn't NM ...
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How to configure simple routing between NICs

I have the following setup: Physical router Internet interface 192.168.1.1 Port forwarding of IP 1194/udp to virtual machine below Virtual machine (VM) Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server AMD64 One virtual ...