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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 can I make new wireless connections use a VPN by default?

I check this box every time I connect to a new wireless network: How can I make it enabled by default for new connections?
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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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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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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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Getting disconnections on wifi

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 do I use my home (Ubuntu 12.04) internet connection as VPN at work (Windows 8.1)?

I need to access my home internet connection from work time to time. My work and home connections are in same network. As I stated in the question both computers use different operation systems (work ...
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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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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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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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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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Ubutnu server 12.04 VPN with PPTPD cannot access internet on clients

I have recently completed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 32 Bit. I have installed and set up PPTPD for my server. My server is behind a consumer grade Netgear DGN2200v4 router with port ...
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Set max-routes from network-manager-openvpn

The openvpn of my company is pushing about 250 routes. I can connect by the command line interface of openvpn by using max-routes 300 in the clients config file. By importing this file into nm, this ...
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Cannot connect to work VPN

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 Saucy, and generally new to Ubuntu. I work for a company which provides Windows based pptp VPN access for working remotely. Soon after I installed Ubuntu Studio, I was ...
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Network Manager VPN doesn't update resolve.conf with nameserver

When I connect VPN via NetworkManager, I can't access resources by domain name. But it's ok using IP. Seems like NetworkManager isn't updating resolve.conf with VPN nameservers. I've visited and tried ...
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Setting up L2TP/IPSec VPN Server with OpenSwan fails during IPSec authentication

I'm trying to set up my Linode server (Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS) to act as a L2TP/IPSec VPN server for when I'm traveling in China so that I can access Facebook/Twitter/YouTube on the go. I've followed ...
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Difference between `No such file or directory` and ``No such device or address

Recently, I tried to install a PPTP VPN on my OpenVZ VPS Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the online tutorial and tried: cat /dev/ppp Output is: cat: /dev/ppp: No such file or directory It turns out in ...
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Configuring ufw and iPredator VPN

I am running a VPN via IPredator on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, which works perfectly, when ufw is disabled. When I enable ufw, I logically cannot establish a connection. IPredator states that I have to ...
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enable MSCHAP and MPPE for VPN connection

I have setup a VPN configuration file, the connection is responding but in order to actually connect to it I need to enable MSCHAP, MSCHAPv2 and MPPE, just like the picture here: The problem ...
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Configure VPN connection in terminal

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on a remote box, via ssh, to use my account on IPVanish, this is a guide to configure the connection using the GUI, which is not my case because I need to ssh into ...
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Unable to bridge using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I set up an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS in my LAN and forwarded tcp port 1194 to it. OpenVPN-Server is running, the Client (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) can connect. Device tap0 is visible on client: tap0 ...
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OpenVPN Fails to start

I wish to start a VPN server with my old computer. I have to connected to one of the ethernet ports on the back of my router. I have tried to set up a bridge VPN however the openvpn service fails when ...
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Setting up a home server but don't know what to call what I'm doing to ask for help

So I have a decent home server that I'd Like to do a couple things with: Host a website ( I know how to do this so I'm not worried about this ) Create remote user storage - I'd like to make ...
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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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Imported VPN profile doesn't save group password

I have a *.pcf file with credentials for connect to Cisco VPN. Importing was successful, but when I want to connect - pop-up window requires group password. I'm checking that password - it's on place ...
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VPN password saving

I installed 13.10 but hated the window manager so installed kubunto-desktop . After that I had no network manager in the tray. I found a tray widget for it but it gives no option to save my VPN ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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Using Ubuntu as a VPN Route(r)

I'm attempting to use an Ubuntu box as a VPN route(r) back to my office for my VOIP telephone. The voip phone we use, requires STUN which doesn't work unless on the same network range. So my ...
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IPsec works on iOs but not VPNC

I have an Amahi home server running on my home network with an IPSec VPN server running on it. The server is configured in pre-shared key mode. It is behind a FIOS router and UDP ports 500 and 4500 ...
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how to connect to ipsec VPN using Ubuntu 13.10

I used L2TP IPsec VPN Manager until upgrading to 13.10 It worked previously. But now it does not work. The ipsec server (Fortigate firewall, logs everything as just fine, then says the client ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to VPN. This used to work on my machine, but i recently did an update and it's stopped working. I'm not sure what the problem is. My question is how do i debug ...
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enable and disable VPN from bash

I have a number of VPN hosts which I need to access periodically. They are configured and connections work fine off the network manager. I'd like to be able to enable and disable them as needed from ...
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Kerio VPN client Broken Count >0

I've just installed this package: kerio-control-vpnclient-8.1.1-1212-p3-linux.deb using following command: sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture --force-depends ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to connect to internet when OpenVPN is running

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on my remote Ubuntu 12.04 web server, but as soon as OpenVPN is running, I can't connect to the internet. Befor starting OpenVPN, route says: Kernel IP routing table ...
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how to start service after openvpn connects

I'm trying to setup deluged to run after OpenVPN makes a connection to my VPN. From researching, it looks like there isn't a reliable "start on" status with openvpn, so the next solution is to put the ...
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After disconnecting from my Office VPN, internet is not working

Aug 26, 2013.. I did my ubuntu12.04 upgrate using update manager... After that, I'm unable to connect to internet. But, with VPN I'm able to connect.. What might causing the issue?
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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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How can I isolate l2tp VPN client traffic from my home network?

I have successfully set up an L2TP/IPSec server under Server 12.04 LTS, following info from here with a few tweaks from here. I can connect on my iPhone, get an internal address, and browse the ...
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On conncting to Citrix Vpn internet disconnects

I use Citrix VPN to connect to my client's network. Once if i connect to the VPN, I'm not able to access internet. I use cisco vpn through Network manager, where it allowed me to configure to access ...
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Why NetworkManager use a biased route when I import the VPN configuration?

I'm trying to play around with virtual machines. I've set up a network of VMs accessible via nat gateway (a VM too) and openvpn. Everything works fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu 13.04 it only works ...
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Running a VPN server off Ubuntu Desktop?

I am unfamiliar with Ubuntu and Linux in general. I bought 3 old Dell PowerEdge 2650 servers off eBay for £20. I didn't really know what I was going to do with them, but for the price, they seemed ...
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no internet access via pptp client

recently i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS; i have a problem with connecting to internet via pptp client connection i will connect to wireless connection of my college then pppoe connection and then pptp ...
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Connect to a L2TP server from Ubuntu Server 13.04

I need to establish connection with the L2TP-server (VPN) from my Ubuntu Server 13.04 machine in order to gain access to the Internet. How can i do this? I can find a lot of guides how to do this ...
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When using a VPN should connection info. say “IPv6 ignored”?

When I use WiFi with a VPN connection, is it normal for the connection info. box to say ' IPv 6 ignored'? Does this mean that the VPN connection is working normally?
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Configure a specific launch of an application to use specific network connection?

There's a tool called torsocks that can be prepended to an application call (ie, torsocks wget) that will route all web calls of the application through a socks proxy. Is there an equivalently ...