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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu 14.10

I need to connect to a L2TP IPsec VPN using Ubuntu 14.10. I previously used L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 from Werner Jaeger in Ubuntu 14.04, and it worked great, but that no longer appears to be ...
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Connectivity problem to one speficic ip

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 server with tomcat7 hosted on Hyper-v. The app running need connectivity to another network through a vpn. The route to this network is added in the network interface file. This ...
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HotSpot Shiled on Ubuntu 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am starting to get the hang of it. So when I was in windows I was using HotSpot Shield Elite (the Paid version) and it was working marvelously. Now I am trying to ...
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VPN server using two NICs

Currently, I have an Ubuntu server and desktop attached to my home network. However, I'm trying to get my server to have two network interfaces. One "internal", and one "external" that routes traffic ...
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VPN connection failed

How to fix it? Here's the log: sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog Dec 28 15:15:34 hp NetworkManager[1062]: <warn> VPN plugin failed: 1 Dec 28 15:15:34 hp NetworkManager[1062]: ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN, install issue, vpnui not executing

I was able to install Cisco VPN AnyConnect client with no issue in Linux Mint 17. However, in Xubuntu 14.04, I get the following issue when I run, sudo sh ./vpn_install.sh: Do you accept the terms ...
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Hotspot Shield VPN to OpenVPN

I am on ubuntu and I need to access the internet through a vpn, my colleague gave me a config to use with HSS(hotspot shield vpn), but I am on ubuntu. I figured that what can be done in windows can ...
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Cisco VPN not working although it says connected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to connect to my university network via VPN. I installed Cisco VPN and seems to be working normally. I connect to the network and it says connected, but when I ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN on a single machine?

So....my ISP has a data throttling policy between the hours of 3pm and midnight or at high data usage times. This is ruining my torrent download speeds. I'm still a newbie when it comes to Linux so ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to VPN

I'm trying to connect a computer running ubuntu-server to an L2TP/IPSec VPN server. However, the only information I can find is for the Desktop edition. I want to connect all my servers to one ...
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OpenVPN connection makes Apache2 server unreachable from outside local network

I have a machine running an Apache2 server on Ubuntu Trusty Server, connected to the internet via a home router which is set to forward http/https ports to that machine. I'd like to have that machine ...
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Having Cisco AnyConnect connect to VPN server at startup on a headless machine

Currently I launch it manually using the following command: printf "y\nMYUSERID\nMYPASSWORD\ny" | /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpn -s connect VPNSERVERADDRESS I tried putting the same command in ...
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Not able to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Version 3.0.4235. When I try connecting to vpn, I get error message as "AnyConnect cannot confirm it is connected to your ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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Vpn connection not use default gateway

Can I configure a VPN connection, such that after the VPN connect I can still use internet on local machine? On Windows I can resolve this by unchecking the following box in ip config:
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How can you test for a DNS leak for an OpenVPN provider?

I'm currently using VPNBook with OpenVPN. I just recently learned about DNS leaking. Is there a way to scan for it?
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Juniper VPN service not working - shows error 98

I get this error when trying to connect to my uni's VPN using Juniper (It's not the only thing, but compared to someone who had it working this was the only difference). IpcConn.error bind failed to ...
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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Can't access SAMBA share over VPN tunnel

I have two Samba servers (standalone servers), one on each end of a persistent IPSEC VPN tunnel. These two Ubuntu 14.04 servers have been joined to a Windows domain. ALL clients (windows or linux) on ...
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How to fix error : starting the service porviding the vpn connection failed

I'am using Kubuntu .I want to create pptp VPN connection based on the instruction that was given to me from network manager. But the given error was appeared each time. ‌Below are the screenshots ...
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Is some cisco AnyConnect client plugin exists for network manager?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 x64. I successfully installed cisco anyconect vpn client from SSL VPN Service portal of my employer (I downloaded vpnsetup.sh script, executed it and can successfully connect to ...
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Configuring VPN client by network-manager/pptp-linux

I am trying to configure VPN client by network-manager-pptp/pptp-linux on ubuntu. Connection failed after configuring vpn, here is the syslog, ...
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`nmcli connection up uuid my uuid` successful but quickly failed

When i use gui(network manaager > vpn connections > select my vpn), there is nothing problem, but when i use nmcli connection up uuid my uuid, it succeed too but quickly exit following is my log in ...
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How to see log of nmcli “Network connection failed :unknown reason”

My country has network block, so when i use "nmcli connection up uuid", it always show "connection establish successful" and then show "Network connection failed :unknown reason:" right now, I find ...
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Establishing an ssh connection between 2 computers using a VPN

This is my setup. I have a mac that is running parallels 10. Inside parallels I am running an ubuntu VM 12.04. Now i need to be able to connect to other remote ubuntu computers with an ssh. I have ...
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remote access without portforward

i do have a silly question that i got stuck with. i have some machines in some remote places that gets moved around different networks. the systems do get Internet access from the LANs router and an ...
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Network status icon vpn start / configure not working

i just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and installed my VPN. everything was fine yesterday, yet today i can't click on the wifi icon in the task bar and select my vpn, or the configure vpn options. when i ...
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losing internet connection (VPN) on youtube and deluge, 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected to web via a VPN. Everything works fine until I start to play youtube movies. After around 1m30s I'm loosing my connection. The same problem appears when ...
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How to edit gnome settings in config file(.xmll or other)

I enable connection notification with following: gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications false gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications false ...
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Cannot connect to VPN via l2tp / openswan

I am trying to connect to a VPN via l2tp / openswan and get the following error in /var/log/auth.log: "MyVPN" #1: STATE_MAIN_I3: sent MI3, expecting MR3 "MyVPN" #1: Main mode peer ID is ...
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Firefox redirecting from locahost to 192.168.x.x

I am connecting to my corporate vpn using openconnect and network-manager-openconnect. When I connected to the vpn, I tried navigating to localhost to hit my local web server where I was doing some ...
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PPTP VPN Server Unable to load pages

So, I can connect to my VPN fine, but I am unable to access any webpages and 'ping (website)' doesn't work either. If you need any files, ask. Any ideas? I realise that there is not a lot of info here ...
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Pass p12 file without password to L2tp

I have p12 file which I want to feed to l2tp to create a vpn connection. My file doesn't have any password, but when I try to Import it in Connection settings of L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 I get the ...
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Vpn traffic not going through tun0

Good afternoon! I'm trying to configure a VPN server in Ubuntu using openVpn. I already configured the server.conf file and the client.conf file (one of my vpn clients is a Windows virtual machine ...
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Fail to start openvpn server

I'm trying to setup an openvpn server by following this tutorial. The relevant parts of my server.conf is as below. root@something:/etc/openvpn/easy-rsa# cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | grep "^[^#;]" ...
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Interact with GRUB over network

I am connecting to my workstation over SSH (via VPN access) and I accidentally rebooted machine. The problem is that I cannot connect to my machine because it boots to grub and it waits for ...
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Automatically connecting to OpenVPN only when using Wifi, not on Ethernet

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my home network using TAP (rather than TUN) devices, such that clients that connect to the network remotely are bridged to the same subnet as my (wired) home ...
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xubuntu: no indicator when VPN is activated

In ubuntu, when a VPN connection is made, the network icon in the status bar will have a lock added to it. But in Xubuntu this is not the case. This is a bit annoying since I have to go up and click ...
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How to detect if an OpenVPN connection has disconnected?

I have a machine that is connected to a VPN through OpenVPN. Is there a way to detect if the connection has dropped and run a script in the event of the disconnect?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Help please to setup VPN

I use VPN from www.privateinternetaccess.com My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1. The VPN provider provided me with Beta version of special software which kills all traffic of PC except VPN so if VPN is turned ...
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how to run private internet access software from /user/local

So I installed private internet access software in /user/local because it was not connecting to a server. I read that cause of encrypted home directory it wouldn't run, something to do with suid, ...
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Troubleshooting pptpd

I'm trying to set up a pptpd server on Ubuntu 14.04 server, installed on a VPS. I've installed pptpd and set it up according to this tutorial, except for the ufw bits where I used raw iptables ...
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PPTPD VPN it's not working

About a month ago I set up a VPN in the same way as this, only that this does not work. These are the logs but i didn' understand what's the problem, sorry for my english. pptpd[1127]: CTRL: Client ...
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vpn configuration

i have gone through the below given step to configure vpn in my system but still its not working so please tell me how to complete and access vpn. -> install Cisco VPN open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+ T) and ...
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Cisco VPN cannot connect to server

I followed this link to install and configure VPN for my pc. After that I connected to VPN and I saw the message: VPN connection successfully established. However, when I check my IP before and after ...
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VPN window doesn't apear

I'm a new Ubuntu user and i use it alongside win 7. I've done some update and since then I've not been able to use my VPN connection. I click on it and it doesn't even show any window. How can i make ...
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Tunneling VPS Traffic over FrootVPN

I have an Ubuntu VPS that I've been using as a SOCKS5 proxy for a while now. I've recently been trying to additionally encrypt everything through a VPN tunnel. I signed up for a FrootVPN account and ...
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Why does Mullvad VPN asks my rootpassword when starting up?

When I start Mullvad VPN, I'am asked for my rootpassword. Is this normal? Does Mullvad get my rootpassword sent? Did I configure Mullvad the wright way? To be more clear : every time I want to use ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - PPTPD fails to start

I need some help here setting up my VPN. Everything is configured properly, but pptpd server fails to start. Here's what happens: # /etc/init.d/pptpd status * /usr/sbin/pptpd is not running # ...
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problem with network connection

I have problem with network manager and nm-applet. the network icon doesn't show up in the panel. also I can not login into a network from network manager because the password screen is missing. in ...