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How to change pptp vpn remote password 12.04

I'm looking for a way to change my pptp VPN connection password on the remote server, is there any way to do this? I know that from windows if the password expires the connection automatically prompt ...
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Virtualbox VPN settings

I can connect to a VPN using NetworkManager, but I can't do it from Windows XP running as a guest OS. Unfortunately, the VPN is only to access local servers in my organization, and it isn't ...
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Cannot connect to a working VPN through Network indicator?

I have fully calibrated VPN connection with all the required settings but I cannot connect it through Network Indicator. However sometimes it works just fine and I can connect it. What might be the ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 SSTP VPN Connection through CLI only

I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 14.04 server to connect to my own VPN. This is a dev server that i use, that sometimes is behind some firewalls, which don't allow for certain ports i use during ...
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PPTP VPN connect fail

I have hard times connecting to my company VPN. The account credentials and the gateway is correct. The contents of /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<my-vpn>: connection] id=NL ...
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How do I make permanent static routing over a range of IPs?

I am a newb, so I apologize in advance. I'm trying to setup some permanent static routing so that my Plex can bypass my VPN. I have a list and range of IPs that I need to add, but I don't know how to ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN does not connect

I try to use VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32 bit but it fails and gives the message that the VPN service failed to start. How can I resolve this issue? Edit: The connection type is PPTP and I use the ...
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Connect Ubuntu Server to L2TP over IPSec Server

I have an application running on an Ubuntu Server. It needs to connect to a remote SQL server to collect data for the application. The remote server is behind a firewall device that is running an ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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A simple guide to setup a PPTP network between a Windows and an Ubuntu through GUI network manager

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection between my Ubuntu computer and my friends' windows computers for gaming purposes. There are a lot of guides (such as this) that describe how to do it in ubuntu but ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client

Is there a Debian/Ubuntu equivalent package of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client? If so then how do I install and use it?
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Setting up Juniper VPN on 14.04

I saw this post, but unfortunately continue to have issues as seen here: Does anyone have suggestions for fixing this issue? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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delete vpn and use normal network connection

install linux on Dell 1505.. it does not see my wifi, when setting up the network it only gives the option for VPN. I am really not interested in that much security and certainly not interested in ...
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PPTP connection failures with client VPN

I'm running trusty on AWS and am trying to connect to a client's VPN. They use Softlayer, whose docs recommend connecting with PPTP. I've been able to connect successfully, but the connection is very ...
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pppd: LCP terminated by peer (peer refused to authenticate)

I'm confused, VPN client worked flawlessly on my virtual machine and today when I tried it failed to connect to L2TP VPN server... This is the log from my client VM, can someone help? I changed ...
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I cannot create a new VPN connection 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot actually create a VPN connectionor manage the network devices. When I am accessing the network connection using the network icon at the gnome ...
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Any way to connect to my PPTPD (VPN) while port 1723 is blocked?

I've set up a VPN/PPTPD Network on my VPS with the intention to bypass the blocked ports at my work and in the train so I can watch youtube and stuff. Now the problem is that when I try to connect to ...
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iked does not start but doesn't report a problem either

I installed Shrew Soft VPN client using the instructions from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13175823/how-can-i-install-shrew-soft-vpn-client-under-ubuntu-12-10 Everything seems to be working ...
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SoftLayer Desktop VPN client

I'm having an issue using SoftLayer's Desktop VPN client for linux. I've found that I am only able to successfully connect to my VPN secured services the first time I run the client. Every subsequent ...
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Accessing Ubuntu-based VPS from my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is, I want to connect to my Ubuntu VPS using my Ubuntu PC but it's not working. I tried ssh root@vps-ip-add but nothing ...
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Properly installing Cisco Secure Mobility Client on xUbuntu 14.04.1

I was following the steps documented here: https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-install-cisco-anyconnect-client-linux According to what I found: ...
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how to open ports in Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS

How to open ports TCP 1723 / UDP 1701 / UDP GRE 46 on Ubuntu Server? Note: ufw is disabled in the server. sudo iptables -L -nv gives me the following result. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 1613K ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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Alternatives to OpenVPN with more free users?

Are there any alternatives to OpenVPN that will give more than 2 users for free? I am currently using OpenVPN Access Server.
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connect to vpn from tray

I've just updated to 14.04 and I'm trying to connect to my VPN. I can do it through the terminal fine enough but I can't connect by right clicking on the network manager icon in the tray. The dropdown ...
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How to start openvpn on boot?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 x64. I have openvpn installed and a client.conf file in /etc/openvpn. However, openvpn doesn't start on boot. I would try editing /etc/default/openvpn to make it ...
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PureVPN connects but very slow

So I've a PureVPN connection working great in Windows. But when I try to use it in latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, it Using PPTP, connects for a minute, offers no internet service, and then disconnects ...
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How to tunnel all traffic through openconnect

I need to connect through cisco VPN: anyconnect. I found few articles (example) describing how to do that using openconnect and network-manager-openconnect. I installed both, configured the VPN ...
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Enabling access of locally hosted websites through squid

I have setup a squid proxy in my office.We have to connect to another company VPN and have to access locally hosted websites in that company.The problem is that through squid we cannot access those ...
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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CheckPoint SSL and Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following issue. In our company we use Checkpoint endpoint client. However I started using Ubuntu 14.04 and since there is no client for it I need to log into the SSL Portal. Once I log in ...
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cannot connect using L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

used Synaptic to install L2TP have checked the dependencies are installed too. but cannot connect to work VPN when i click connect Ubuntu reports error 410 $> sudo ipsec verify Checking your system ...
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set proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP , OPENVPN , PPTP. i want to set proxy in the server so all connection that comes from vpn clients use the proxy that i set in my server. I made a bash script file ...
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Only resolve DNS on VPN Server

I installed pptpd but my connection is too slow and i need use Google DNSes (8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4) on my Android without root for mobile network (not Wi-Fi). How can i configure my ubuntu server for just ...
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How route works in ubuntu 14.04. box won't use set route

I am a little bit confused about a so simple task I am sorry I had to post this. I have a box let's say routing OS (mainbox) with local IP : 192.168.25.17 . That box has a VPN connection with another ...
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How can I SSH to remote server through VPN, running on a VM?

I have an Ubuntu VM that is connected to a VPN (using OpenConnect on Ubuntu), and I want to SSH from my OS X host to the VPN through Ubuntu: (osx_host) --ssh--> (ubuntu_vm) --ssh--> ...
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How do I reinstall VPN from Windows 8?

I have VPN private internet access; I saved it onto my hard drive when switching from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04. The file is VPNinstallerWIN.exe. I downloaded Wine and have set up the configuration ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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Automate new route to far network on new PPTP connection

When editing chap-secrets, I can assign an ip address to the account. One of the things that I notice is that, when a new connection is made, the PPTP server automatically creates a route to that ip. ...
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How to configure VPN in Ubuntu?

Graphically illustrate me please, new to Ubuntu
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no sslvpn directory when starting NetExtender

I'm trying to use NetExtender with Ubuntu 12.04 x64. I've followed the various tutorials out there for making the symbolic links of libssl and libcrypto to the correct libraries. Running the command ...