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pptpd connects but no data

I have setup pptp on my vps using this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer No issues there. I can connect via mobile device successfully with the username and password I configured ...
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Can not “see” work pc's when connected on VPN from my home

I have created a VPN connection (my router at my work office allowed could do this) from my home pc to my work office. When I connect to my work VPN all seems great as my IP address changes to the ...
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ubuntu, netflix, vpn

Unsurprisingly netflix is running at a crawl in my home (where I run Ubuntu 14.04). I'm not sure if the problem is the emulation or my ISP (other things run pretty fast). So, I'm about to test that ...
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How to get VPN internal traffic and external internet traffic to work simultaneously

I'm connecting to a Cisco compatible VPN, in Xubuntu 14.04. I can connect and access IPs and servers on the network. However, I cannot access external websites. When I change the settings this ...
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How can I troubleshoot “VPN Connection Failed”?

Is there anyway to get an error log for a failed VPN connection attempt? All I get is this notification and I have no idea where to go from there:
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How to start a graphical single-user session for AnyConnect? [on hold]

I used to use Cisco AnyConnect on Ubuntu and I had to make sure my kids weren't logged on to my PC because I would get a message from Ubuntu that says: AnyConnect profiles settings mandate a single ...
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Routing internet traffic through vpn only when connected

I set up a pptp vpn server and can connect to it with my laptop without any problems. However, connecting to the vpn causes issue with routing (i.e. I am not about to connect to the outside web). To ...
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Can I route Spotify (or other application) through my connection while connected to VPN?

I am connected to a client's VPN in order to test an application I am working on. It has a fairly slow upload speed about ~4Mbps. I have a 75Mbps down and would like to use Spotify with my local LAN ...
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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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SSH to cluster under a VPN

My university requires that I connect to VPN, in order to connect to our cluster. I have, after a long struggle, managed to connect to the VPN using the FortiClient VPN command line interface. My ...
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Setup vpn client on Ubuntu Server [closed]

I have just recently purchased the Private Internet Access VPN, but cannot figure out how to set it up on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I only have the ca.crt and the .opvn files.
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Restricting pptpd to certain websites

I've got basic VPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 (pptpd). I would like to restrict access when using this VPN to specific websites (meaning all other websites or ip's that aren't specifically mentioned ...
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I need a good solution to bypass internet censorship on Ubuntu [closed]

I live in Iran, where many websites are blocked from access by a professional local firewall. I'm looking for a free VPN, HTTPS, or any possible proxy software/solution for Ubuntu that could let me ...
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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Could you please help me ? On my old Ubuntu 13.10 I was able to run Juniper VPN (on Firefox only) using a workaround which requires you to install the missing 32libs and IcedTea (32bits). However, I ...
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How to get Juniper 7 (R4) working with Ubuntu 13.04 (64) on Chromebook (Crouton install)?

I've been trying to get my company's Juniper VPN to work on my Crouton install. I'm running Crouton on a C720 with Ubuntu 13.04. I was able to get past the JRE issue (Not able to connect to Juniper ...
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Getting disconnections on wifi [duplicate]

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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Error to connect to a PPTP vpn from Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS

I need to connect to a vpn from command line because I'm on Ubuntu Sever 12.04.2 LTS without no GUI. If i give this command to connect to my vpn: sudo pon VpnGuido nodetach I receive this ...
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Vpn between Mac Os and Ubuntu

I have 2 Ubuntu server computer, one with a pubblic ip and one with no public ip (is behind a fastweb connection). I need to connect via ssh to each of this from a Mac OS pc. I can set a vpn between ...
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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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Why do my DNS settings keep having to be reset?

I have a laptop that I use on my home LAN, my work LAN and my work VPN via my home LAN through OpenConnect. In addition, I also sometimes use TorGuard, which is a OpenVPN connection. All of these are ...
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Setting up VPN connection with Cisco AnyConnect - The AnyConnect package on the secure gateway could not be located

I'm trying to set up connection via VPN. I need to use Cisco AnyConnect. First I was getting error Cerfitication validation error. Then I added certificate (.pfx format) through firefox. Then When I ...
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Connect to a VPN with a password from the commandline

I can trigger the start of connection to my VPN by saying nmcli con up id WORKVPN But I have an RSA SecurID that is part of the authentication, which means I can't store a password. Without a ...
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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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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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Connecting to VPN prevents access to normal web sites

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed with OpenVPN, and when I connect to a VPN, http access to non VPN sites stops working, until I close the VPN connection. To be more specific, both Chrome and Firefox stop ...
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How to set up an sstp vpn connection?

the question is simple: how to set up an sstp vpn connection in ubuntu 11.04? as of this moment I haven't been able to find a way to make an sstp vpn connection.
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pptpd not starting

I am working on Ubuntu 11.10. I am getting a error message while starting PPTP VPN server: pptpd[6779] :MGR: Couldn't create host socket pptpd[6779]: createHostSocket: Address already in use
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How do I secure OpenVPN Access Server?

I'm at my wits end as to how I can possibly accomplish this goal. When you install OpenVPN Access Server you can manage everything over at https:/ /my.ip.address:port/ My problem is that I want to ...
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VPN connection successfully established, but IP address does not change

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the network manager on Ubuntu 12.04 following these instructions: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/#ubuntu_openvpn_installer ...
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iptables: route all traffic from wlan over VPN

I do have a PC with one ethernet and one WIFI connection and would like to route all traffic that comes through the WIFI over a VPN. How can I do this with iptables? So the setup is: ...
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Route all traffic through OpenVPN

Yep, this question has been asked a hundred times, and I have searched everywhere, to no avail. The title says it all really. I have an OpenVPN server (On ubuntu), and I can connect to it through ...
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PPTP connection disconnect

My pptp connection wont stay connected, it will disconnect in less than a minute here are some relevant log entries May 31 13:32:31 localhost NetworkManager[931]: <info> Starting VPN service ...
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VPNC not working with mobile stick only in 14.04

I use VPNC (the command line client from the package vpnc) to connect with my institution. The configuration file looks like this IPSec ID CiscoGroup IPSec gateway xxx.xxx.xxx IPSec secret XXXXXXXX ...
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how to create a VPN Server

I need to be able to connect my windows users to my Ubuntu Server through a VPN via Internet so that they can brows the Shared Folder once connected to the Server. I basically have 2 NIC's already ...
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How to setup OpenVPN server on a namespace?

I have used OpenVPN for setting up VPN connections, but I have always set it up on the default root namespace. Now, I want to set it up only on a particular namespace other than the default root ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to L2TP VPN

I am trying to connect to a VPN from my ubuntu 14.04LTS server. This is a fresh install. I cant seem to find a guide on how to connect to the VPN from the command line. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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How to know if I am behind a VPN

I am currently trying to connect to VPN network of my company on 14.04 and wanted to know if there is any way to know that I am currently connected to the VPN. I have tried to find my public IP and ...
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Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server

I know there are many tutorials on the net for setting up VPN client and server. I you find one that is simple/short, I am interested only in the server part. For client, I will use OS X so I ...
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Remote Desktop from a ubuntu 13.04 to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine so the user on the second machine can see my movments

I would like to remote desktop/VPN from an Ubuntu 13.04 computer (a) to an Ubuntu 13.04 computer(b) so the user(s) on the second machine can see my movements. I would like something a lot like ...
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Connecting to private IP's in Ubuntu 14.04 with Microsoft VPN

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 configured with a VPN connection. I followed this article which seemed to pertain to Ubuntu 12.10 but the instructions seemed to apply for the new version as ...
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How to disconnect from OpenVPN?

I'm connecting using VPNBook servers and it works fine with this command: sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/vpnbook-udp-53.ovpn --auth-user-pass /etc/openvpn/password.txt but I just can't seem to ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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VPN Connection Problem on 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN for pptp connection. but received following errors: 3 23:18:32 rana-laptop kernel: [ 933.399299] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Asking for cache data failed Jul 3 ...
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Internet becomes unavailible after connecting through vpn

I am connecting to vpnc which breaks my internet connection. I understand, that this is because all my traffic is forwarding to vpnc now, so the problem is about routing. So, how can I manage my ...
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Ubuntu VPN Using Sonicwall

The only thing keeping me from blowing away the crappy Vista install on my Toshiba laptop and going pure Ubuntu is the fact that I need to VPN to work and they use Sonicwall. Due to some proprietary ...
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Nautilus crashes when connected to remote server and VPN connection is lost

Since last week I've been getting some trouble with nautilus when connecting to a remote server (sftp://username@server). I connect to a remote server at my university via VPN, but as soon as the ...
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Connecting to VPN Network in Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to a VPN from a Linux PC. Now, this works on a Windows PC, where we use Cisco AnyConnect as the VPN client we use RSA SecurID Software Tokens the token is a soft token, using ...
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Having DNS Issues when connected to a VPN in Ubuntu 13.04

I am connecting to a Cisco VPN Server using vpnc. Once connected, my machine was unable to automatically update DNS setting from the new VPN. I tested by temporarily changing /etc/resolv.conf with the ...
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Wi-fi not browsing after using VPN

I connected a vpn (wi-free) so i could access some website using a different ip address, but on disconnecting to use my wireless connection back, it only connects and does not browse the internet ...