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No more AnyConnect compatible vpn transport in Ubuntu 16.04?

Following my previous experiences with setting up Cisco AnyConnect VPN connections on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried the same approach here by installing packages: sudo apt-get install -y ...
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Ubuntu Software will not install my VPN service

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu Software installer will not install my paid VPN service. It says it is from a third party and may contain non-free components. Why will it not install what I pay for, I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 OpenVPN

When I choose the Connection Type in VPN Connections, I have only PPTP and I can't find OpenVPN, but I already installed it via terminal with the command sudo apt-get install openvpn easy-rsa Why I ...
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Freeradius2 traffic counter not work

I've added this block to radiusd.conf sqlcounter monthlytrafficcounter { vcounter-name = Monthly-Traffic check-name = Max-Monthly-Traffic reply-name = Monthly-Traffic-LIMIT ...
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Can you run a VPN connection over HTTP?

Is it possible to connect to a VPN Server having a tunnel over port 80, thus eliminating all the port blockings of a firewall?
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Linux Ubuntu Bandwidth Shaping

Setup = VPN for multiple clients I would like to use the following Network Emulator (Netem) from the Linux Foundation to shape a network connection: ...
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OpenVPN Ubuntu Server Routing Problems No Internet

I'm running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 15.04. When I connect to the server, I can connect and authenticate correctly (I use PAM auth because I'm lazy). Once connected I can't ping the server or access the ...
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Port Access through VPN

I'm trying to access a PC from behind a VPN (PIA) using the Network Mgr on Ubuntu 14.04.4 but having some issues. Without the VPN up, I can access WANIP:8022 which port forwards to 192.168.1.10:22, ...
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VPN in non-browser applications?

I am at a boarding university with restricted internet access (most broad-band using sites (YT, other video sites, gaming content sites) are blocked). I can bypass the YT blockade easily in browsers ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 connect to VPN server on port 443 without certificate

I need to connect to a VPN server from Ubuntu 15.10. I know gateway, port 443 username and password. Usually I connect from Windows using Forticlient, but there is no version of this software for ...
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Forticlient SSL VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I have using Forticlient SSL VPN... I can connect... and I have a status message "Tunnel running" but I cant navigate any IP address of the VPN, for example 10.10.201.17 on google chrome... to see a ...
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What to do when pre shared key is shorter than 20 characters for l2tp ipsec?

Where I work the pre shared key that they created for l2tp ipsec is less than 20 characters. I am using the strongswan packages to get vpn connection but it requires that the key be longer than 20 ...
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Adding VPN to firewall UFW

I'm having trouble at work in connecting to the work VPN while Firewall (UFW) is active. When i disable it "sudo ufw disable", there are no problems. When it's on, when trying to connect I receive ...
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VPN auto connect is entering gibberish password even in browser address bar and key ring field

http://pastebin.com/ZPbJ7ZLR Here's the log. It has never automatically connected to my VPN and attempts to fill any open search box with a long password that isn't correct (because the actual ...
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Configuring openvpn client behind router

I have a dlink dir-645 router which is connected to cisco modem. My laptop (Ubuntu 15.10) is connected to this router via wi-fi. I have a problem with openvpn connection. When laptop is connected ...
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Cannot connect to PPTP VPN 14.04

I cannot seem to connect to my work's VPN, although the adminstrator assures me I have access. First, when I created the PPTP VPN, the error log in sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog listed Apr 13 ...
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VPN between Ubuntu server using OpenSwan AND Cisco ASA 5510

I have tried all manner of combinations and settings file and I have not been successful in getting my ipsec connection/tunnel up. My ipsec.conf is as follows conn myconnection authby=secret ...
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Plex server on Lubuntu behind VPN

I have my plex server on my linux box and it is also behind a usenetserver.com VPN Whenever the VPN is active I do not have remote access to my media. I know this is a fairly common problem but have ...
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bash: /etc/openvpn/server.conf: Permission denied [duplicate]

I want to run this command: gunzip -c /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/sample-config-files/server.conf.gz > /etc/openvpn/server.conf Instead I get the error message: bash: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cisco anyconnect cannot link to server by ipv6

cisco Version: 3.1.13015 It just said: The IPProtocolSupport profile setting for the selected secure gateway requires an IPv6 connection, which is not supported on this operating system. But I ...
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error while setting network manager client on Kubuntu

I recently setup my own vpn(OpenVPN 2.3.7) to enhance my own security on some networks. Everything works right on windows, but on Kubuntu (that is my main os), it works in command line (sudo openvpn ...
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Ubuntu is not accessible from LAN when ppp0 is up

I have successfully connected my Ubuntu server to a VPN server. Unfortunately, it is no longer accessible from inside of my LAN unless I kill the VPN connection. I use PPTP. What if I want a specific ...
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Automatically connect an Openconnect VPN connection

I installed the network-manager-openconnect package and uses it to login to my Openconnect VPN server. The connection works, except that every time I start the connection a two step dialog box pops up ...
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How do I share samba via Open VPN? Is that possible?

I have configured open VPN in my home and that can be accessible from my office easily. Now I want to share samba via my open VPN. How do I can share samba over open VPN between Ubuntu and Windows?. ...
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How do I connect open VPN Ubuntu server with a windows client?

I have configured an OpenVPN server on my Ubuntu machine with the help of this link https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openvpn.html. I can connect my Open VPN server with Ubuntu client. Now I ...
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IPSec VPN connectivity from Ubuntu to AWS

I have configured the VPN gateway and related settings at AWS side. Now I have to connect to the vpn from my Ubuntu machine. I am using my android mobile phone to access internet into my laptop via ...
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NetworkManager StrongSwan No Certificate

I have used vpnc to connect to a VPN successfully, but it has that bug that it disconnects after 8.5 hours. I want to use StrongSwan. It asks for a certificate. I don't have a certificate. In vpnc, I ...
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OpenVPN connected but internet is blocked

I've installed OpenVPN on fresh debian 8 from this tutorial. Connecting from Ubuntu works fine but I can't connect to any ip or dns address but the ip of my vpn. Pinging anything from vpn server works ...
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VPN doesnt ping the local network

I am using OpenVPN for connecting to office network. I have a VPN client configured on the laptop in my home Internet connection. The objective is to get connected to a VOICE SERVER sitting in the ...
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Network-manager: secure storage of VPN private key

I'd like to configure a connection to an OpenVPN server using network-manager. The VPN provider gives me: A user certificate: user.crt A server certificate: ca.crt A private user key: user.key ...
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apache2 stops responding

I have an apache2 web server running on ubuntu '12.04.3'. It's hosted on a private network which you can only log onto it through our VPN. It is however hosting a public site. (2 ips, on private, one ...
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VPN error “Socket bind failed on local address” “Address is already in use”

I'll try not to make this too wordy. I know nothing about Linux or VPN but I'll try to follow instructions and give any additional information you need from me. I've installed OpenVPN successfully ...
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openconnect: connection destroyed after ls and unable to use sftp

In the past I have used Cisco AnyConnect under Mac OS to connect to a remote system at my uni. This worked perfectly. Now I wish to do the same thing under Ubuntu 14.04, however Cisco AnyConnect has ...
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Cannot Connect to PPTP VPN

I set up a PPTP VPN server (insecure, I know, but this effort is primarily a learning experience) using PPTPD on a spare Ubuntu 15.10 desktop I had laying around, but am unable to connect to it from ...
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VPN bandwidth usage logging

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running OpenVPN and expect to have 10 or so unique clients using it at any given time. I will be issuing unique certificates to each device. Is there a straightforward ...
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How i can connect to multiple vpn at same time [duplicate]

I need connect to multiple vpns at same time (10 networks with different ranges of ips that do not conflict) in same computer. I do not want to navigate through them only access each network ...
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Remote connect OpenVPN

I've got an Ubuntu server running at home, and it's connected to a OpenVPN server. The OpenVPN remote address is 176.126.237.214, with port 25000. This tunnel connection changes my public IP to a IP ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS server Strongswan vpn server

Does somebody knows a good tutorial for strongswan ipsec vpn server on Ubuntu 14.04 that realty works with android phones with xauth and PSK? ipsec.conf files will be appreciated. Thanks.
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OpenVPN only getting local IPV6 no IPV4 when connected

so let me start by saying this is my first time attempting to set up a vpn server and first time using firewalls on linux. Basically I followed the digital ocean guide ...
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How do I change the priority of a network interface? [duplicate]

I want games search lan games on hamachi (vpn) instead of lan.
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How do I force all traffic on a server through a VPN tunnel?

I have a server running as a VM inside a esxi host. (Ubuntu Server 15.10, 64 bit). It connects as a PPTP client to my DD-WRT VPN server that is located somewhere else. This is my ifconfig output: ...
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OpenConnect VPN silently dies in 15.10

I installed the CISCO Anyconnect Compatible VPN foo on my Xubuntu 15.10: ii libopenconnect5:amd64 7.06-2build1 amd64 open client for Cisco AnyConnect VPN - shared library ii openconnect ...
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Selectively bypassing VPN for certain sites (specifically NetFlix)

So with Netflix blocking VPNs I'm wondering if there's a way to allow only NetFlix to bypass the VPN so my other traffic remains private?
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What's the best place to set up a VPN network in Linux

I have a Linux router and an Ubuntu server with both having vpn (openvpn) capabilities. Between the two, which place is the best to set up vpn? I want to set one up tonight, but I still can't decide ...
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Acer 3810T backup key remap

On my Acer 3810T I have touch button with the led light built in. I whant to remap it to run custom command to connect to VPN using bash script, and/or to be lit when the connection is established. ...
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Setting-up SSH-tunnel for VPN?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu. I also rent a VPS running Ubuntu. I've bought a paid VPN-service, which I use on my laptop. I was wondering how I can set-up a SSH-tunnel or something similar, from ...
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openvpn client doesn't import in network applet

Following the copious examples, I am trying to setup an openvpn client on 15.04 and when I try to import the client.ovpn file I get the same gateway name entered a bunch of times and none of the cert ...
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Openvpn doesn't connect after disconnent

I connect to openvpn with this command openvpn --config ovpn file address when I try it for the first time it's ok and connect correctly but when I disconnect it using ctrl+c it wont connect again ...
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Installing regionally restricted packages on 14.04

So I've been trying to install Skype* but it didn't work because it's restricted in my region by the original company, so I tried to install the OpenVPN package but it's also restricted in my region. ...
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How do I get PPTP VPN working from my home network when it already works elsewhere?

I have a Dell Precision M6300 laptop with ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, that I use at work for linux software. I was working from a satellite office, and connected to the head office using VPN to pick ...