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How can I get NetworkManager to autoconnect to a Openconnect VPN via nmcli without prompting for a user and password

I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via ...
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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 this: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Open source FortiGate (Forti SSL VPN) client support in Ubuntu

Does anyone work on adding support for opensource FortiGate SSL VPN NetworkManager client to Ubuntu? According to this blog ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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14.04: Clicking a VPN connection in the network icon menu does nothing

This is identical to (Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04) with the one exception that it is a PPTP connection and not OpenVPN. Usually when I click a connection in the menu the ...
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How to share a Vpn Internet connection

follow my scenario: Router Internet without possibility to configure a VPN Laptop Ubuntu with wifi and ethernet. Configured on it a VPN. Other device where i cannot install a VPN. I would like ...
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How can I connect to Microsoft Direct Access?

My company has moved from Cisco VPN to Microsoft Direct Access. I was using network-manager-vpnc to connect from Ubuntu before. Can I use the same to connect to direct access? If not, how can I ...
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Client for Checkpoint Endpoint Security VPN

In windows, I use a client called "Checkpoint Endpoint Security", with an certificate file, in order to connect to the Checkpoint VPN. Is there a compatible solution for Ubuntu?
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VPN entries no longer appearing in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a range of VPNs configured and working in 15.04, and accessible from the network icon in the toolbar (network -> VPN Connections). I've updated to 15.10 and that list is now empty. VPN ...
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pptp tunnel stalling with qbittorrent

Sometimes i like to have an extra layer of anonymity when downloading files from p2p networks using the torrent protocol. I establish a pptp conection using Debian PPPD, have a look at the settings ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: ...
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Vpn problems with Ubuntu 12.04 are driving me mad. What further issue(s) could be contributing? And how do I fix it?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have had to manually configure my vpn since the network manager just wont connect for unknown reasons. Additionally I cannot use openvpn or vpnc as I don't have assess to a ...
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Restrict Deluge to tun0 only but allow Deluge Web UI over eth0

After many searches I have been able to restrict deluge network traffic to only the VPN interface tun0 using the following command: sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --uid-owner deluge \! -o tun0 -j ...
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getting openconnect vpn to work through network-manager

this is the same issue as here: Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui , but my additions to it were deleted and i was asked to create a new question. in fact, there are a number of folks asking ...
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Activating VPN fails always after temporary loss of internet connection

I have a few correctly set up VPN connections and use them frequently with nmcli. This works most times, but occasionally I can't connect any more with none of my saved VPNs: ...
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my ...
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Aventail VPN tun0 dropping all packets

I'm using Aventail 10.7.1.449 on Ubuntu 14.10 and cannot connect via VPN anywhere, because all packets after the fix one are dropped: tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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Junos Pulse Workaround?

My institution recently switched from using Juniper Network Connect to Junos Pulse. Under Network Connect there is a series of solutions for connecting to VPNs from Linux using Network Connect, but ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN configuration for Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop

My first question here, and I hope someone can help me out. I manage an Astaro/Sophos ASG220 UTM9 fw 9.106-17, and I have an L2TP\IPSec VPN object configured using a pre-shared key for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN problem

I want to establish a VPN (PPTP) connection to my school, but it always fails. This is what I get from tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 29 20:25:56 vaioz NetworkManager[1981]: <info> Starting VPN ...
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How to use a VPN which was created on Ubuntu machine?

I followed these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/305401 How can I connect to my VPN server? What's the ip address I need to connect to? I want to do that from my mobile phone. ...
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Problem connecting to isp server using xl2tpd as client. Ubuntu server 13.04

I have followed guides found on google and ubuntu support pages and can get xl2tpd connection up but only under the following conditions: 1 - ADSL model must be configured and connected to the ISP ...
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Can't SSH into server over internet while server is connected to VPN

So I have Transmission running on my Ubuntu 13.04 server that is connected to a VPN via OpenVPN. The problem is I want to be able to access the server over the internet, but it won't work while the ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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Is there a Checkpoint client for Ubuntu?

I use checkpoint VPN software to connect to my office network on windows. I tried a lot to configure the same on ubuntu VPN, but never succeeded. Anyone aware of any specific software/steps to ...
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How do I route all my traffic that doesnt go through tor through a vpn?

I have a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit acting as a wifi router based off this guide http://nims11.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/hostapd-the-linux-way-to-create-virtual-wifi-access-point/ I would ...
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Automatically connect an Openconnect VPN connection

I installed the network-manager-openconnect package and uses it to login to my Openconnect VPN server. The connection works, except that every time I start the connection a two step dialog box pops up ...
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openconnect: connection destroyed after ls and unable to use sftp

In the past I have used Cisco AnyConnect under Mac OS to connect to a remote system at my uni. This worked perfectly. Now I wish to do the same thing under Ubuntu 14.04, however Cisco AnyConnect has ...
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VPN bandwidth usage logging

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running OpenVPN and expect to have 10 or so unique clients using it at any given time. I will be issuing unique certificates to each device. Is there a straightforward ...
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Installing regionally restricted packages on 14.04

So I've been trying to install Skype* but it didn't work because it's restricted in my region by the original company, so I tried to install the OpenVPN package but it's also restricted in my region. ...
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Ubuntu 15.1 L2TP with MSCHAP

I have a client that wants to use their existing VPN that utilizes L2TP with MSCHAP.. I see that 15.1 does not use OPENSWAN but uses Secure SWAN. I installed that with apt-get install strongswan ...
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: ...
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Is there an alternative to CyberGhost on Ubuntu?

When I used windows I used CyberGhost to mask my VPN. Well, they don't have a Linux ed, and I tried to install win ed with wine, but I cant for some reasons and now I'm looking for an alternative.
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OpenVPN and wlan0 won't play nice

I've setup a WIFI connection using /etc/network/interfaces that works very well. udooer@udooneo:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces # Loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # Primary ...
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VPN PPTP inacceptably slow

I have a VPN speed problem in Ubuntu. I use PPTP to connect to my company's server. First I connect to a Mikrotik RB750 router. Then a NAS server (NTFS) is available and I can see, open, edit or ...
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VPN connection issues

I'm trying to use PPTP VPN from xubuntu 14.04 inside a VM. This has worked beautifully before and it works from my host machine. But, not this time... Anyone know ? Syslog: Nov 15 18:53:03 ...
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Cisco VPN, can't connect

First of all, I am a complete novice when it comes to ubuntu (a COMPlETE novice). I did my first installation not more than 2 weeks ago. To the issue, I'm having problems connecting to our company's ...
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KeepAlive in Linux for Hamachi

I'm currently having problems with my hamachi vpn connection. The VPN connection keeps on disconnecting on the network. I saw a forum post that said to create a file in ~/.hamachi/config with the ...
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Redirect one IP to VPN (openvpn)

I have followed this guide about setting up openvpn for the first time and I was able to successfully setup a connection from my windows machine to the Ubuntu server where openvpn is installed. ...
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Does not connect to the Internet via VPN. Ubuntu 15.04

Installed 15.04 Ubuntu, connection to the Internet via VPN working normally. After restarting I can not even click on VPN connection sign as if it's doesn't exist. At the same time in the guest ...
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Cisco VPN - no VPN connection was active

perhaps you will be able to help me. My machine is running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit I've created new Cisco VPN profile, put gateway, my username, password and when trying to connect it gives me an error: ...
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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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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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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 ...