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PPTP VPN won't reconnect after faluire

I configured a PPTP vpn in /etc/network/interfaces this way: auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider server1 The link is correctly broken up on boot or when I issue ifup tunnel, but when it ...
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PPTP won't connect from a cron command

I'm trying to work out why my VPN won't connect when the command is initiated from a cron triggered script when that same script and command otherwise work as expected. I have a remote server which ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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bootstrap juju on maas

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 VPN stops after couple of seconds

Running Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity. I have setup a vpn connection on Windows7, with Android, etc it works flawless. If I setup a vpn connection on Ubuntu 13.10 using Unity as a Desktop the connection ...
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Does anybody know if exists a solution for this bug? [duplicate]

I have been using ubuntu 13.10 (amd64bits) for a while and always the same problem happen with me when I add a new VPN connection. My problem is the same as described in the follow website -> ...
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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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How to get L2TP VPN client working (xl2tpd fails)?

I'm trying to get an L2TP VPN setup. I'm using the L2tpIPsecVpn GUI. I've got my connection setup, but when I try to connect, I get this log: Apr 10 08:24:59.034 ipsec_setup: Stopping Openswan ...
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OpenVPN Server on home desktop & Client on laptop

I would like to setup a small vpn server on my home desktop using Ubuntu Precise (shortly to be using Trusty). The aim is to be able to do secure online banking on my laptop (also using Ubuntu ...
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VPN - where to find CA certificate?

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection in Ubuntu 13.10. So I installed the OpenVPN "plugin": sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn Then I clicked the network icon on the top right of my ...
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How to enter password on console with NetworkManager's nmcli

I want to connect to a VPN with nmcli. Is there a way to allow me to provide a password to nmcli from the console? There seem to be ways to store the password in ...
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How to save VPN passwords with NetworkManger for nmcli?

There are many posts about putting VPN passwords into /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<connection>. I can't get any of them working on Ubuntu 12.04. The fields in the questions and ...
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Cisco VPN client

I am having problem with VPN , my vpn configuration tab only displays Ethernet configuration i tried to install vpnc manger and it says it;s already installed by my vpn config only shows Ethernet ...
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Getting error while installing kerio VPN

when I try to install kerio, the message below appear: dpkg: error processing kerio-control-vpnclient-8.1.1-1212-p3-linux.deb (--install): cannot access archive: No such file or directory Errors ...
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Unable to install juniper VPN client on 13.10

I am trying to install juniper's vpn client for ubuntu 13.10 but I have not been successful so far. I wish to install the client to be able to connect to my school's vpn. I downloaded the setup and ...
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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 To Open My WebPage Using External IP In My PC?

I am using UbuntuServer13.10 in my server and Windows7SP1 in my PC and both connected with a DSL modem (Dynamic External IP), So whenever I try to open my server page in my PC using internal IP of ...
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Can I have only one program access my VPN?

Currently I have two computers, both running Ubuntu. Both computers connect to the same ISP, but with one I use a VPN service. For reasons not relevant to this question, I am considering getting rid ...
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Ubutnu server 12.04 VPN with PPTPD cannot access internet on clients

I have recently completed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 32 Bit. I have installed and set up PPTPD for my server. My server is behind a consumer grade Netgear DGN2200v4 router with port ...
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openvpn: this is a generic configuration and cannot directly be used

I have experienced a problem. I have installed OpenVPN AS on VPS. Used .ovpn config with OpenVPN Connect on my Windows 7 desktop. Works fine. When I tried to configure VPN connection on Ubuntu, I ...
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using iptables to restrict VPN user access to internal network

So say I have a set up in which a single server running virtual machines and a pptpd server. The pptpd server hands out IP addresses in the 192.168.0.0/24 range. The virtual machines have IP ...
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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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How to disable IPv6 when connecting to an OpenVPN server using Network Manager on a dual-stack system?

I'm using the OpenVPN client through the OpenVPN Network Manager plugin on a dual stack (meaning configured both for IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity) Ubuntu 13.10 to redirect all traffic through the VPN ...
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Why can I connect to a Windows homeshare when I have my VPN turned on but not when I have it turned off?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I wasn't really having any major problems until I took my computer to work. I wasn't able to connect to the local network where all the shared files were kept even though I was ...
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Openvpn w/ Network manager

This may be a shot in the dark. I'm setting up a Ubuntu 12.04 computer in an open area in which each user need their own username and password to access the network via VPN. This must be a very simple ...
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Cannot connect to university computer via ssh over a VPN connection to my uni. network?

I need to VPN for happen a ssh connection to my uni. server. Both computer powered by Ubuntu 13.10. I am able to establish VPN connection to the network but ssh connection does not repond and gives ...
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When connected through netExtender, work network can't be accessed with names

There are already plenty of questions along the same lines, but I don't see them helping: netExtender vpn 6.0 works momentarily then remote hosts timeout -- Already updated but doesn't fix the issue. ...
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Using VPN on Ubuntu - Incorrect location / Turkish Government blocked Twitter

I'm using ZenMate Chrome extention for VPN service. My real location is Turkey and my Public(virtual) location is Germany. When I use http://www.rapidtables.com/tools/where-am-i.htm to learn my ...
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Set IP-Routes in NetworkManager?

I'm executing a connection to a vpn in ubuntu's NetworkManager, which works really fine. As is need the vpn connection only for accessing ONE ip address, i set NetworkManager not to set its default ...
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VPN Connection only for specific service or port

I rented a Virtual Machine and i want to use an VPN Service inside for privacy like Hidemyass & Co. I connect to the VM via VNC, but everytime i switch on the VPN in the VM the VNC connection ...
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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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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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Split VPN (PPTP) in Ubuntu 13.10 not working — Router problem?

I can't setup successfully a split-VPN on Ubuntu 13.10. I followed this guide, or this or this. Adding a route manually for the VPN-secured part allows successful ping's to VPN-resources as well as ...
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How to connect to a L2TP VPN given some info from a sysadmin

I have been given some details of a VPN I am meant to connect to, and can't for the life of me get it to work under Kubuntu. The info I have been given is (fake values substituted where appropriate ...
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Openconnect and pkcs:11

I've recently upgraded my openconnect 4.07 to 5.01 After this upgrade , when I'm trying to access certificate on pkcs11 store , I'm getting this message Error loading certificate from PKCS#11: The ...
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(SOLVED) Can't connect VPN pptp on 13.10

So I am having the exact issue as was happening in this question here I have also installed a VPN connection via NetworkManager and getting the exact same stack trace. I've looked at ...
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N2N-Edge VPN and CentOS server

I have one big appeal. I'm newguide in configuring iptables etc... I have at home FreePBX server (on CentOS 6.5) where is installed n2n VPN as service I will name it [S] (adress on home LAN ...
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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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Trouble with troubleshooting the VPN and PIDGIN

I bought a Kerio account(VPN account) recently and I Run it by its service. Like this: service kerio-kvc start Then the PIDGIN application can not connect to the server. I use following command to ...
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Ive tried all solutions on internet I found but none of them fix my dns leak issue [closed]

Im using VPNBook and on every server Ive a dnsleak according to dnsleak and dnsleaktest What intrigues Me is that the vpn's dns never appears there but my normal dns always does.So I don't even know ...
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Cannot connect to work VPN

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 Saucy, and generally new to Ubuntu. I work for a company which provides Windows based pptp VPN access for working remotely. Soon after I installed Ubuntu Studio, I was ...
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Cannot see an option to remove Vpn one Click

I installed VpnOneClick onto my machine, I want to remove it as it doesn't seen to sit well with my Laptop. When i go into the software depository I don't see it listed. Is there a way to hard remove ...
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pptpd help please

I followed this guide, and I can't work out what I have done wrong. I noticed as this is a VPS I am using that it has no Ethernet device and ifconfig didn't show one either, is that the problem ...
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Samba + VPN + Windows client is very slow

There is something to care about when I use samba in Ubuntu from a Windows XP client? The speed is very slow. I tried to do the same test from a Windows 7 and there was no problems. The test I ...
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openvpn no longer working out of the blue

my openvpn connection failed on me, after a restart. it no longer connects to the vpn. the connections are still in the network manager. and the vpn files are still in the same folder. i get this ...
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Network Manager VPN doesn't update resolve.conf with nameserver

When I connect VPN via NetworkManager, I can't access resources by domain name. But it's ok using IP. Seems like NetworkManager isn't updating resolve.conf with VPN nameservers. I've visited and tried ...
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How can I make VirtualBox guests share the host's VPN connection?

Question When I start my VPN on my ubuntu desktop computer which acts as a router, the attached subnet loses internet connectivity, but is still accessible (LAN). Ideally, I would like to know how to ...
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Invalid VPN secrets only on certain UK or Canada servers

I'm running PIA service on Ubuntu 12.04. I can connect fine on most servers, with the exception of London and South Hampton (both UK) and Toronto and North York (both Canada). I can connect anywhere ...