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How to setup an access point for two wireless networks of which one ends on a VPN?

I currently have an Ubuntu machine, which I'd like to use as a access point/proxy server. Now, due to the requirements I have, it's going to be a fairly complex (for a beginner...) setup. The ...
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Ubuntu VPS > PPTP error 806 and 619

I configured PPTP server on my Ubuntu VPS (located Europe). I want to access my VPS server through PPTP from our lan which is located in Qatar. In my client machine win 7, I configured PPTP client.But ...
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No internet connection (DNS server address is Router address)

My internet connection in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't work. I can use IP addresses to open websites but not URLs. The DNS server that I connect to is the IP address of my Router. When I connect to the VPN of ...
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How do I configure NetworkManager to connect to two separate VPN servers simultaneously?

I have to connect to two OpenVPN servers at once. How do I configure NetworkManager to connect as a client to both? -- <OpenVPN1> -- <Resource 1> <laptop> - -- ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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Disconnecting Netextender VPN: No internet

I have had some problems with my internet connection. After installing SonicWall Netextender and connection to my Office VPN and disconnecting again i do not have internet access. I can ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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setup cisco rv042 router foe vpnc

I can find lots of instruction on how to configure the vpnc client but, how do I configure the router for vpn access. I have a ubuntu 12.04 lts client with network-manager-vpnc installed. I want to ...
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Using Ubuntu as a VPN Route(r)

I'm attempting to use an Ubuntu box as a VPN route(r) back to my office for my VOIP telephone. The voip phone we use, requires STUN which doesn't work unless on the same network range. So my ...
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Iptables problem with PPTP VPN

I have in my job a server running iptables and some clients needs to connect simultaneously in PPTP VPN connection. My network: 2x internet connection, one ADSL+ 50 Mbps and Fiber Optic 100 Mbps. ...
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Create VPN in Ubuntu 12,04

I want to share local intranet in our college with a friend who is sitting at a remote location. Is there any way to go about. I dont particularly understand VPN well. Do I have to pay something for ...
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how to proxy to a VPN connected server with local services running?

I'm having trouble accessing services that are running on my Linux Box from outside the local network. The setup is not as simple as most tutorials describe so I'm a bit stuck. My Linux Box (running ...
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open jdk and chrome

Hi I currently have open jdk and I am using chrome on 13.04 ubuntu. I don't see any java plugin currently installed in about:plugins. I am trying to use a cisco vpn client via the browser. Do I need ...
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can't ssh using l2tp-ipsec-vpn on 13.10

I am connecting to my office using l2tp-ipsec-vpn v 1.0.9 on Ubuntu 13.10. The connection succeeds, and i can ping to internal servers at the office, however when i attemp to ssh to these servers the ...
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Routes not added after running `pon` to start pptp client

I have setup my dev server with the pptp client and use pon {vpn name} to start the client. I also added the following file in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/{vpn name} to setup some routes for me: #/bin/sh if ...
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Chap-secrets Automatic add VPN users

I have a vpn server setup on Ubuntu 12.04 , It is working great but i have a website and i want to implement a form on the website that adds the info type directly to chap-secrets the form now sends ...
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Does the “Remote Login” function allow connection to VPNs?

Does the "Remote Login" function allow connection to VPNs such as Linode? I've never had a VPN before but I am looking in to buying a Linode and I'm wondering if Remote Login allows easy access. ...
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IPsec works on iOs but not VPNC

I have an Amahi home server running on my home network with an IPSec VPN server running on it. The server is configured in pre-shared key mode. It is behind a FIOS router and UDP ports 500 and 4500 ...
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Connect to checkpoint VPN with Ubuntu 13.10

My company uses a couple of Checkpoint VPN's. With my Windows laptop I use Endpoint Security to connect. For our corporate VPN I can use the SNX client in Ubuntu to connect. However we also have a ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare to access VPN connection of Win7 host

I have Ubuntu 13 guest installed on VMWare 9 (workstation). Windows 7 64-bit is a host. Connection to the Internet is available on host only via Cisco AnyConnect VPN client. There is no other Internet ...
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OpenVPN works in terminal, but not via network manager

I managed to setup openvpn connection, which works via terminal: sudo openvpn --config '/home/deckoff/Desktop/vpn/config.ovpn' This is usernmae/password login, I have ca.crt and config.ovpn files. ...
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Why I get randomly “Failed to mount Windows share: Connection timed out” with VPN connection?

In Ubuntu 13.10 (everything is up-to-date) I get randomly this error popup message, during working with shared folders using a VPN connection over the internet: Unhandled error message: Failed to ...
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VPN Server with Windows Clients

I have the PPTP server up and running on Ubuntu just fine, but I have a questions: I set a remote_ip range of 192.168.168.96-127, but every machine that logs in (I've tried four at once) all gets the ...
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Forwarding Plex Media Server via SSH

I'm using Plex Media Server for viewing movies when I'm on my university network. When I'm back home I'd like to watch my films on my TV, too. Using MyPlex is no choice for me because the server has ...
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how to access files from a cluster behind a firewall

I use my university cluster for computing. recently i have installed vpn for remotely accessing the cluster through university network and logging into firewall and then onto cluster. I want to copy ...
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Why is the default nsswitch.conf file so broken? [closed]

This is the default line in nsswitch.conf that is so badly broken hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4 We have a network and we have people working on vpns. The above ...
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how to connect to ipsec VPN using Ubuntu 13.10

I used L2TP IPsec VPN Manager until upgrading to 13.10 It worked previously. But now it does not work. The ipsec server (Fortigate firewall, logs everything as just fine, then says the client ...
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VPN from ubuntu to microsoft - Protocol not available

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1245224 I think i have the same situation ant problem. Does anybody have a solution? /var/log/syslog Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]: ...
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Two computers can't connect to the same VPN simultaneously

My colleague and I are on the same local network, trying to connect to our office headquarter's VPN. Any of us can connect without trouble, but when we try together, the second computer fails to ...
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No VPN Connections option on Network Manager

I use Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to configure a VPN. In the Network Manager I should have an option to configure VPN, which I don't. Where can I find this?
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How to specify the order of startup scripts (CLI)?

Startup really confuses me. It seems various methods for starting things happen in different locations all over the place. But is there a way to define the order they are loaded? Specifically... I ...
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Openconnect command

I am trying to access my PC on office using openconnect ,however it gives me Attempting to connect to hostIp:443 Failed to connect to host hostIp Failed to open HTTPS connection to hostIp Failed to ...
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installing OpenSwan xl2tpd for IPSEC/L2TP VPN

I have a VPS hosted with QuickWeb.co.nz Running Ubuntu 12.04 OpenVZ. I downloaded and unpacked OpenSwan, but I still cannot install: root@vps:~/openswan-2.6.35# apt-get install openswan xl2tpd ppp ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - PPTP VPN is the only Internet Access

(Modified for clarity, 11/11/13) Two distinct questions, just before the route table. I know this has been covered. I've read dozens of posts but still have questions. I have a work server whose ...
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remote SSH root login with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty much a novice with Ubuntu, exploring. I have a VPS server. I was able to set-up two PPTP VPNs with Ubuntu 11.04 but now I'd like to try my hand at a IPSEC/L2TP connection. However, login ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to VPN. This used to work on my machine, but i recently did an update and it's stopped working. I'm not sure what the problem is. My question is how do i debug ...
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Best way to ensure a VPN connection starts (and hopefully remains)

Ok, trying again :) I tried to find the answer to this on my own, and that led me to the first suggestion in this topic... which, through a Series of Unfortunate Events, let me to hours and hours ...
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NetExtender VPN client not working on Ubuntu 12.10 x64

I can't seem to get my SonicWall NetExtender to work. I have the latest version of the software installed on my system too. When ever I try to connect I get this error: Could not resolve SSL-VPN: ...
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VPN Service without having to set up VPN server?

I want to have a VPN for my pc so people cannot see my IP address and know my location, but I haven't found out a way to do so? If I can set up a free VPN server, let me know how, because I would ...
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enable and disable VPN from bash

I have a number of VPN hosts which I need to access periodically. They are configured and connections work fine off the network manager. I'd like to be able to enable and disable them as needed from ...
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L2tp VPN not working in 13.10, what other tools can I use?

Since I upgraded to 13.10, this is a problem : From firewall side, the connection is a success, then dropped by the guest. So, what other options are there, that actually work in 13.10? Oct 24 ...
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Nautilus hangs up on mounted shares after suspend

After establishing a VPN tunnel to my university, I connect to a Network Share via Shell script like this: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=xyz,password=abc //10.x.x.x/xyz /media/my_share/ It works ...
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VPN/Proxy/IP changer [duplicate]

guys! I apologize in advance if this question comes up often here. I'm a very beginner using Ubuntu and I'd appreciate any help to keep using it. I usually work with a mac and a windows computer, but ...
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I'm stuck on installing kerio vpn client!

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on my system. For some reason I need to use kerio vpn client on my system. but the problem is when I installed kerio vpn client on my system it removes software ...
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Kerio VPN client Broken Count >0

I've just installed this package: kerio-control-vpnclient-8.1.1-1212-p3-linux.deb using following command: sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture --force-depends ...
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Restrict PPTP server with IP and Port

I know how to restrict access by IP with /etc/ppp/chap-secrets like this : test pptpd test 172.16.111.100 172.16.111.111 but I need know how to restrict with both IP and port?
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Apt-get and VPN not talking?

I am currently using a paid VPN connection in 12.04. The redirect seems to work fine web browsing with Firefox. However, running apt-get functions in terminal show that the repositories I hit are of ...
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Kerio vpn client 64 bit!

I need 64bit version of kerio vpn client. I could not find it on kerio download site. Is there anyone can give me a .DEB link of it? Thanks
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Can I use Ubuntu Server to replace our Windows environment?

I have recently been put in charge of a network overhaul for our company. I have done plenty with Ubuntu in school but it has been a few years. I would like to replace our current servers with Ubuntu, ...
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Manually start Kerio VPN

I've installed Kerio VPN client for my Ubuntu (13.04 x64). It starts automatically on system startup. (Manual) I want to be able to control it manually. UPDATE I don't want it to start ...
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DNS issues on Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenVPN

I followed this guide to setup openvpn on my home network. I accidentally downloaded ubuntu 12.10 at first and without noticing, I went ahead and followed the guide... Then I did some stuff from ...