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VPN in ubutnu server 14.04

I installed VPN in Ubuntu server 14.04 which has the IP 192.168.20.5 I installed using link: http://grantcurell.com/2014/07/22/setting-up-a-vpn-server-on-ubuntu-14-04/. But the small difference I ...
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VPN Connected But No Internet. Help Please! I'm sure it's a simple fix

I've tried looking at all the other answers but can't find anything. First, here's some data. route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref ...
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Installing OpenVPN, cant get easy-rsa

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to setup an OpenVPN server, and all the tutorials I have seen include this command: cp –r /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/easy-rsa/2.0 /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa ...
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Check VPN connection status (connect/disconnect) from the command line

How to check that a VPN connection is connected or disconnected using command line?
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VPN PPTP connection can't keep stable for more than 10 seconds [14.04 LTS]

I'm trying to establish a VPN PPTP connection and I already done this, but the connection can't remain stable for more than 10 seconds. In the most of times the connection ends in one or two seconds. ...
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Exclude ports from using VPN connection?

I'm running a small Teamspeak 3 server on my "homeserver"/htpc. And now I'm into getting a VPN service. The teamspeak server is installed after this guide: Link So the server is on a different user ...
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How to differentiate between VPN and no-internet connection?

I am connected to a VPN, and the network symbol that shows on top looks like: on topbar. This is the same symbol shown when no-internet connection is available. How can we define a symbol to ...
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Share my laptop VPN connexion via Wifi?

Context: I have installed openvpn on a server of mine, and on my laptop (client). Thus I surf WWW by masking my IP, behind my server (this is one reason amongst 100). Well I wanted to share my laptop ...
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facebook unable to load/work properly in linux

I'm connected to a VPN and I am experiencing some issues accessing various websites (including Facebook, Amazon and YouTube, as examples). In Ubuntu everything works fine if I disable the VPN, but I ...
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OpenVpn: when clients connect, they cannot probe/solve domains

Context: I made a Wifi Hotspot for temporary meeting, as a client you join the AP, and you can get documents from a distant server : client <==wlan=> Wifi AP <=eth========> Distant server ...
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Route only HTTP(S) traffic through VPN

I have a ppp0 interface set up as a VPN tunnel using this guide. Now I need to route traffic on specific ports (80, 443) through the ppp0 interface. Ideally, if the VPN server is down, all the HTTP(S) ...
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SNORT - configuration to use it with VPN

my all network traffic goes trough VPN. Status of ufw: Default: deny (incoming), deny (outgoing), disabled (routed)/ ALLOW OUT Anywhere on tun0. snort.conf - http://pastebin.com/rvyYcCke ...
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OpenVPN Disconnects every 60 minutes and asks to login again

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed openvpn. I use the vpn by enabling it thru the terminal with Sudo openvpn (filename), then I login and it connects fine. I have noticed that it will ...
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Pidgin IM and Thunderbird Won't Work Over VPN Connection

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with GNOME shell and recently configured an OpenVPN connection to VPNBook (http://www.vpnbook.com). After successfully making the VPN connection though, Pidgin IM, Evolution ...
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How can I add image icon (e.g. national flags) to indicator-sysmonitor based on IP location?

I recently installed system indicator monitor by fossfreedom (https://github.com/fossfreedom/indicator-sysmonitor) and I am able to add a custom shell command. Since I VPN to many different servers ...
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grant vpn access to ubuntu server

I'm a developer, and my sms API provider requires server to connect to their vpn. Can I do this on ubuntu OS level? or should this be done on network (switch/router) level? if I can do this on ...
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ubuntu 14.04 established VPN connection with PPTP but the website is not open in browser

I have established VPN connection with Point-to-point tunneling protocol(PPTP). It is established successfully but the website is not open in the browser. Website is developed in ASP. In Windows ...
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VPN slows down whole internet connection

I used to connect to a home server through a private VPN and I used it just to access phpMyAdmin and the MySQL database (from my application). When connected to the VPN, my internet speed was not ...
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Vidalia gives this error. How to make it connect?

Aug 31 17:09:32.025 [Warning] Tried connecting to router at 193.23.244.244:443, but identity key was not as expected: wanted 7BE683E65D48141321C5ED92F075C55364AC7123 but got ...
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Cisco AnyConnect Second Password option

I was running fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 with vpnc and its network manager to connect to my office cisco based VPN. Now they have implemented Mobile Pass to authenticate with an additional Second ...
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vpn client routing when “use this connection only for resources on its network” is checked

I cannot access to servers like 192.168.12.123 from vpn if "use this connection only for resources on its network" is checked in vpn settings/ipv4 settings/routes, but I can if this flag is unchecked. ...
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Network Manager is forgetting “Saved” VPN Credentials

In Ubuntu 15.04, I frequently VPN into Cisco devices relying on this package: sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc Since Ubuntu 7.04, I've been able to save my credentials once, and then VPN ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu Server

I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. I'm trying to make the connection with Tunnelblick. ...
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Ubuntu Server automaticly connect to VPN at boot

I need to set up a server out in the field. The power and network conditions are not very good. The location is unmanned. I need the server to connect to a vpn every time it boots or re-connects to ...
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How to establish strongSwan IPsec/L2tp connection using gnome

I have successfully installed strongSwan on my ubuntu desktop and I am now trying to connect it to a L2TP server. The admin provided me with Username Password Gateway IP PSK From the top right ...
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Setting up softether vpn client

I downloaded the softether vpn client for my xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) but after that I am unable to proceed further. And they also don't have the installation guide for vpnclient ( they have for ...
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Internet connection only through VPN after forced shut down

When on campus, I can only access the internet via the university's VPN. The connection is established by the Cisco Annyconnect Client (version 4.1). I also set the proxy in the browser. All according ...
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Selectively route through VPN connection

For a single Ubuntu PC connected to the internet via a normal home router, and with a regular VPN connection as set up through the GNOME network tool, is it possible to apply any constraints as to ...
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How to fix PPTP split tunnel?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it is fully updated. I have established the vpn connection to the host vpn server using Network Manager with PPTP. However, when I check the "use this connection ...
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Connect OpenVPN with a config file behind http/https proxy

I would like to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN from the terminal openvpn --config client.ovpn , but I have to connect behind a http/https proxy for accessing internet. So, how do I set it ? ...
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Vpn connection problem with ubuntu 14.04

I'm using private internet access. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 x64 with home disk encryption. I install vpn with this tutorial https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/ubuntu-openvpn/ ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN is connected but won't change IP

I know very little, just want a VPN so I can browse in privacy. So... I downloaded the .ovpn file from CyberGhost, downloaded OpenVPN, put in the details and all that. At first it didn't connect to ...
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Relay Public IP's to remote clients with OpenVPN

Since the last few days I have been attempting different ways of accomplishing one thing that should be relatively simple; I have a Ubuntu VPS on my VMWare infrastructure at the datacenter with a ...
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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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AT&T VPN Client not working on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I am using AT&T VPN client for connecting customer secure zone. My connection is active and working fine when tried from Windows. But when I try to connect from Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), it just ...
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I can't connect with remote MySQL server via VPN

Help me pls. I am not an expert in networks. I need make a task, and download data from remote MySQL. Company gave me VPN coordinates of their server: PPTP, IP, username, password. Also they gave me ...
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using ...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN disconnects in corporate network and doesn't reconnect with same wifi all over the building

In my office the cisco anyconnect vpn disconnects on Ubuntu 14.04 if i move around. Sometimes even if i am just at one place. The wifi remains connected but vpn keeps disconnecting.
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How can I use two different network like tor or vpn for different apps?

I want to use different vpn or tor for different apps. For example I want my firefox network goes through tor and chromium goes through another tor.
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connect to PPTP VPN server

I have created a PPTP VPN server by following ubuntu's guide . Now i have my problem now is that my android phone could not connect to the pptp which i created.So i search and found this link for ...
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Share Folders can not be accessed from outside of the local network after the upgrade

Hope you any one of you brilliant mind could help me out with this issue as I am battling this for the past 2 weeks and can not find a way round. Here is the problem. I had Ubuntu 12 Server LTS. ...
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Been trying to install OpenVpn and Mullvad. followed many sets of instructions

Can I reverse all commands from the past 8 hrs since original command? I am afraid I may have made some mistakes. I think I may have halfway followed too many sets of instructions... Thanks
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OpenVPN connecting but no internet access on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN. I tried using network-manager with OpenVPN plugin and tried too in terminal with ovpn.conf file. Everything connects (it says connection established) in ...
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Nord VPN, can it be used?

I need to know if Nord VPN service can be used in Ubuntu 14.04? I got the subscrption while on WIndows8 but had a hard drive failure and loaded 14.04 onto the new HD. Now I need to see if I can get ...
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No route to host at network change, but only some programs

I have 2 Network connections and 1 VPN (OpenVpn). In Network manager I have connection 1 set to Auto-connect, Connection 2 not. OpenVPN is set not to Auto-connect. In etc/network/interfaces I have: ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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Setting up ipsec/l2tp/psk VPN

I am having a hard time getting a VPN setup - can someone point me in the right direction? I am connecting to a fortigate firewall and need l2tp/ipsec/psk support - im using ubuntu studio 14.04
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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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Can't connect to VPN using Checkpoint SNX

I've been using Checkpoint SNX to login into a vpn for the past 6 months and today upon using the command snx -s "my vpn" -u "user" the program appears to just fail without error or any kind of ...
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Open Swan - L2TP/IPSEC connection drops Ubuntu Studio 14.04

Since I cannot get an ipsec connection using strongswan I rolled my machine back to openswan and am using the Werner Jaeger L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9. Not too sure where to go from here - for the ...