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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 am wondering how could I access my server then? Just FTP is OK Thank you
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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: ...
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OpenVPN Import Problem

i had a strange problem when i try to use vpn first i tried to use tunnelbear vpn it succeeded but it caused that the network isn't working and i had to disable it then i tried to use finchvpn by ...
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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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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu 16.04

I've seen other questions on this, but they don't seem conclusive. Is this possible? If so, how?
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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 ...
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Install Pulse Secure under wine

Is it possible to install and run Pulse Secure on wine? I have setup the environment variable WINEARCH=win32 as well as selected Windows 7 under winecfg. When I run wine start JunosPulse.x86.msi the ...
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Provide password to `nmcli con up` in terminal 14.04

I am trying to connect to my VPN using terminal. My VPN password is a TOTP, so cannot save it to the connection conf file. When I try to connect, a dialog appear to enter password. I want to do it in ...
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Why the wi-fi network is not being detected after system update on a machine running on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using a Lenovo machine running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I regularly update the system with system updates. Today I updated some programs through regular system update. Then I restarted my system ...
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Ethernet dose not connect automatically

I'm beginner in Linux and I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I need to connect VPN automatically, so I choose the "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" tab in network connection but after ...
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Network Manager Prompts for VPN Login Password at User Login

I'm running 16.04 with Ethernet connection set to automatically connect to my VPN at start up in Network Manager (NM). However, the NM password window appears at the Ubuntu login screen asking ...
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DNS problems in Ubuntu 14.04

My current /etc/resolv.conf looks like this: nameserver 192.168.1.254 nameserver 10.23.0.1 search home My basic problem is that I want to use different nameservers, such as Google's nameservers, ...
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Autoconnect to vpn Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

After upgrading to ubuntu gnome 16.04 network manager doesnt let me select "automatically connect to vpn" in the options. This was an extremely useful feature. Also, is there any way to disconnect ...
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Using VPN tunnel for subnet traffic only with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

I try to connect to a network by vpn. The client is a "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client". Installation was no problem, access to the new network works as well. Sadly, using this client seems to ...
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Remotely Ubuntu management & monitoring?

I have a bunch of PC's running ubuntu and have them configured on that way that I can connect via VPN with bunch of ports. I have issues monitoring them as /var/ partitions, RAM "magically" missing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server should block specific websites over OpenVPN

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 server to host an OpenVPN server on it. Now I need to block some websites/IPs to prevent abuse over the OpenVPN server. Is there a 'good' way (without using the hosts ...
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pptpd in 16.04: can't establish the connection

I can install pptpd in 14.04 using this short (9 steps) script: https://github.com/MdNor/digital-ocean-pptp-vpn/blob/master/ubuntu But it doesn't work in 16.04: Windows client prints that it can't ...
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What is the minimal cisco vpn device to support 50 simultenious clients? [closed]

I just need to provide vpn service, no security or other services is needed.
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Cannot install / setup the Open VPN in Ubuntu Mate 15.10

I am a new user of Ubuntu,i was using windows for so long but really dont miss it but i am having issues trying to install / setup the open vpn ... I get this in the mate terminal when i try to ...
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Block internet if vpn connection drops

Trying to set up gufw so that it if my vpn connection drops, my computer won't be able to access the internet any more. My plan was to block all outgoing, but allow only a connection to the IP of my ...
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WiFi stopped working after VPN configuration

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro 12,1 the other day and everything worked well out of the box including WiFi. Then I setup VPN from privateinternetaccess.com using their .deb package and ...
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Connect to Putty Using VPN

When i was trying to connect Putty using Virtual Private Network (p p tp), i am getting below error: Server Unexpectedly closed (window). i got the specified IP address shell, and asked me to enter ...
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How to setup a VPN on Ubuntu Phone for the Nexus 4?

When I go to "Add Manual Configuration", I can't find a way to get my vpn to work. After I create it, immediately a notification comes and states, VPN Connection Failed The VPN connection ...
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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 [closed]

I try to setup a vpn client on my ubuntu desktop. I know that some packet are now deprecated and not supported in 16.04. I've tried to run sudo apt-get install strongswan network-manager-strongswan ...
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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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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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Error while installing Easy-RSA as part of installing OpenVPN

I am attempting to install OpenVPN on a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 16.04 by following this article in the documentation. During the "Public Key Infrastructure Setup" section I get an error from ...
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VPN on M10 not working

I configured a VPN connection on my brand new M10. I used the information from a working VPN-configuration on my desktop (running on Ubuntu). It seems to work as after setting the switch on, it turns ...
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KDE5 Not Connecting to L2TP VPN

KDE is refusing to allow me to connect to the server, saying that org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.l2tp is not installed. Logfile: May 5 11:54:12 BlackHawk NetworkManager[7978]: <info> ...
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OpenVPN no valid VPN secrets on 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I followed below guide: Connect to access server from Ubuntu I tried the first time to get OpenVPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed network-manager-openvpn-gnome and also ...
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Is there any challenge-response IPSec VPN client for Linux?

I've been looking at Network Manager and now looking at StrongSwan. Although StrongSwan seems to support challenge-response, it seems it only does so on the server side. Whereas vpnc/NetworkManager ...
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pptpd VPN Server on ubuntu not allowing to connect vpn clients port 5060

I tried a lot to fix this problem but no luck, so I come to AskUbuntu with the hope that Linux community will help me fix this issue. I have installed pptp VPN Server in my Ubuntu and I am able to ...
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How can I set up a VPN server using L2TP over IPsec with strongswan and ufw?

I'm having lots of trouble getting strongswan and L2TP to work. I'm also having lots of trouble finding a relevant and accurate guide for how to set it up. Would someone please provide a good ...
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Need help to configure VPN Connection with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

i have a special problem with connecting a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS with a VPN Server (cisco endpoint). I have a datasheet with some configuration setting but it doesn´t work. I tried with openswan: ...
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L2tpIPsecVpnControlDaemon critical error

I am currently trying to use l2tp-ipsec-vpn in my ubuntu machine. I followed a guide from tuxfamily to install it. Unfortanely, when I start the system, I got a window with the following error: A ...
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Cant SSH to remote server trought VPN

Currently am running Ubuntu 16.04 with installed and configured CiscoAnyConnect VPN. When I connect to VPN, I can't ssh to remote servers. SSH is just standing and nothing is happening. I can ping ...
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ubuntu touch ipvanish vpn configuration

I just received my M10 and was trying to configure the vpn. I am currently using ipvanish and couldn't figure out how to set it up. I don't have a client certificate nor a private key and only use the ...
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Can't connect to my ubuntu box outside my local network (VPN)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running some services on different ports. I used to be able to connect to it (via SSH, samba, and a couple web servers on different ports) using a VPN. I'll use ssh as ...
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How do I import a saved VPN configuration in 16.04?

I'm using vpn.ht and it provides a configuration file that you download and import for the network manager. Starting with the 16.04 update (I did a clean install), I can't import a saved configuration ...
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Connect to VPN via proxy

If I want to connect to the internet, I have to do so over a proxy. Some websites are blocked. On windows I have been connecting to a vpn. I tried this on Ubuntu but it didn't really work. Somehow I ...
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How to configure the VPN on my pc

In my college, we are given with a wifi, the cisco connection, we are given with only proxy address which is 172.16.12.2 and the port number which is 3128 only, this much is given, I want to connect ...