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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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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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How do I setup a VPN server on Ubuntu with No-IP?

All the installation guides for VPN servers I can find go into huge detail about how to setup an IP address range. If I'm using No-IP to give my PC an IP address is there a simple way to setup a VPN ...
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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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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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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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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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forticlient vpn broke the non-vpn dns

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I installed forticlient to connect to my work network (following their doc) and some time later I started having big trouble connecting to most internet site. After some ...
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PPTP won't connect from a cron command

I'm trying to work out why my VPN won't connect when the command is initiated from a cron triggered script when that same script and command otherwise work as expected. I have a remote server which ...
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How to get Netextender (VPN) working in Ubuntu 12.10 x64?

At work we have to use Sonicwall Netextender to connect over VPN. The NetExtender client works fine on Windows x64 for me, but when using the same settings in my Ubuntu , the connection seems to work ...
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PPTP connection - Unity GUI problem Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to report a bug. If you use the GUI to start a PPTP session and that PPTP session times out, GUI still thinks that the connection is UP even though the PPP connection and "ifconfig" show ...
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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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set up iptables of poptop pptp on ubuntu

The VPS I bought have an additional ip address, which is shows as eth0:0. I want my pptp users to use this ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. I am using this right now -A ...
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Mac to Ubuntu VPN server

My VPN is up, and I can connect to the server from my iPhone and my Mac, but I can't access any internal resources. My server is .50, and I have Plex running on it. I'm hoping to VPN into my network ...
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When StrongSwan ike proposal “enc” set to “3des”, that is always not support

Can somebody teach me how to configure it? When StrongSwan ike proposal enc set to 3des, that is always show ENCRYPTION_ALGORITHM 3DES_CBC (key size 0) not supported! Linux strongSwan ...
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Setting up Juniper VPN on 14.04

I saw this post, but unfortunately continue to have issues as seen here: Does anyone have suggestions for fixing this issue? Thanks!
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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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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like that: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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How do I add DNS entries to Network Manager's dnsmasq instance? [duplicate]

I want to add server=/myvpn.org/1.2.3.4 to some file so that my computer searches the vpn domain correctly. I've tried RTFM - but I just can't find the "root" document on "here's how to configure ...
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Juniper setup on 12.04

I have a laptop with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bits). Until now, I used Windows XP to connect to a Juniper VPN but now I'd like to try it with Linux. I read the mad scientist walkthrough ...
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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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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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Can't connect VPN pptp on 13.10

So I am having the exact issue as was happening in this question here I have also installed a VPN connection via NetworkManager and getting the exact same stack trace. I've looked at ...
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Ubuntu network manager VPN ignoring netmask

I configured my VPN using the Ubuntu network manager, which works fine if I let it override my default route. However, I'd like to only route certain traffic over the VPN. So made the following ...
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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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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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Setup resolvconf to query specific dns server based on domain?

I have a VPN through which I like to be able to hit the DNS servers for one domain and I have a local (to my subnet) DNS server I like to hit for another domain. Both are internal DNS servers so ...
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OpenVPN: IP check looks good but doesn't seem right

I am using OpenVPN with a new VPN service (used to use PTPP without an issue). I am deeply suspicious that the VPN is not working though. The IP checks seem to indicate that everything is ok, but when ...
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Openswan Cannot Connect from windows computer

I have setup a Openswan L2TP/Ipsec + Presharekey VPN server I'm able to connect from my Chromebook but I'm unable to connect via a Windows machine. I Cannot Seem to figure out weather this is a ...
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VPN for university

Just wondering how to get VPN working on Ubuntu 12.10 for my University because the instructions aren't very good for Linux (as usual). They have a file which I can open with gedit that contains the ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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PPTP VPN Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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OpenConnect: Force all connections throught VPN (if IPv6 unavailable)

On Ubuntu 14.10, I'm connecting to the same VPN service using either OpenConnect (through the network-manager-openconnect(-gnome) packages or the Cisco AnyConnect Client. Using the AnyConnect client, ...
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I cannot create a new VPN connection 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot actually create a VPN connectionor manage the network devices. When I am accessing the network connection using the network icon at the gnome ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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error install openvpn in ubuntu 12.04 lts [closed]

$ sudo apt-get install openvpn Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done openvpn is already the newest version. The following packages were ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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Openswan's ipsec verify fails on “Two or more interfaces found, checking IP forwarding”

I'm trying to set an L2TP/IPsec VPN. I have installed openswan from the repository on Ubuntu 13.04 Section: universe/net Architecture: amd64 Version: 1:2.6.38-1 and configured it following 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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How to get NetExtender VPN client on Ubuntu 13.04 working?

I've got a Ubuntu 13.04 desktop and I need to connect to a Sonicwall VPN appliance using NetExtender. TL,DR, the VPN connects fine, but then I can't reach any internet or LAN websites. Details: ...
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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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PPTPd + Privoxy for Ad blocking VPN

I found a bash script that converts adblock plus lists into Privoxy filters and I want to use it to block ads via VPN settings on Windows, KDE, and Android. Also, I want to change the DNS servers to ...
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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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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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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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Cisco VPN not working

I want to connect to my university's Cisco VPN from home, but it always fails. Today I took my laptop to university to see if the IT guys could help (they couldn't) and it worked there so the ...
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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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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 ...