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OpenVPN is a free and open source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN)

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Is it possible to retrieve a password stored in OpenVPN? [closed]

I forget my OpenVPN password. I want use that in another device.
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How to share OpenVPN internet via ethernet

I want to install OpenVPN on my Raspberry Pi 3B Plus. Main problem is that I could not find any appropriate tutorial explaining how to share my built-in wireless internet via Wireless USB dongle and ...
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Help with understanding traffic allowed vs blocked via VPN

Never mind guys - worked it out - see fixed line below! :) post from an older thread: https://askubuntu.com/a/1015166/1101418 #2 answer did the trick for me on my Virtualbox Ubuntu 20 slurpbox. I use ...
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Remote desktop from any location to my Ubuntu PC

I have configured remote desktop to connect from my laptop (Windows) to my PC (Ubuntu) using XRDP following these instructions. So I can connect to my PC (Ubuntu) just from my local network. Now what ...
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Is there a workaround for the bug that the username is not saved in openconnect VPN connection dialog

When you connect a VPN with OpenConnect, I can click on "save passwords" but only the password is filled in automatically when I open the connection dialogue the next time. The "...
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Connecting a Ubuntu Server to a VPN

I have a Digital Ocean Droplet - Linux based running a Ubuntu Server. I am wondering could anyone recommend or explain the correct way to connect to a VPN in order to access an API. I am building a ...
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openvpn - Authenticate/Decrypt packet error: packet HMAC authentication failed

I have this client ovpn file like this client proto udp explicit-exit-notify remote PUBLIC_IP 1194 dev tun resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun remote-cert-tls server verify-x509-name ...
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Unable to establish OpenVPN connection to Synology NAS Server

I tried to connect to a remote Synology NAS using OpenVPN on my fresh installed Ubuntu 20.04LTS. The Synology VPN-Server is set-up and running. The remote router forwards port 1194. I can connect to ...
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How to block the internet when the openvpn client stops working and disconnects?

I am looking for potential solutions - can this be done on the server side in some way also ?
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What is the best practice on persisting ip rules/routes in 20.04 LTS?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4b running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I wanted it to be always connected to a VPN using OpenVPN (as a client). This works; however, I would also like to be able to ssh into while it ...
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Connecting a remote client to an openVPN server running on Ubuntu

I am really stuck on this one - please help. I have an openVPN server running on Ubuntu 18.04. I have a Macbook running as a client. The Macbook connects to the VPN server without problems if it ...
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OpenVPN Hosted on Ubuntu Server 18.04 Connection Trouble from WAN

I'm troubleshooting a frequent connection issue to our OpenVPN Access Server running on Ubuntu 18.04 Server. Specifically, starting at a random time each day, I can no longer connect to this OpenVPN ...
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Openvpn has unmet dependences

When i run sudo apt-get install openvpn it returns with- Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done openvpn is already the newest version (2.4.4-2ubuntu1.3). You might want to ...
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openVPN client configuration of ip address

I am confused with regard to the correct ip address to use when a remote client tries to connect to the server running on Ubuntu 18.04. Details of ip's on the server: openVPN server 10.8.0.1 port ...
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I created two openVPN servers on Ubuntu 18.04 which is creating problems - how do I get rid of 1 of them? Must I uninstall and re-install

I am new to openVPN and am trying to get to understand it better I created 2 servers which is creating a problem as they seem to conflict. I have removed the second servers config, ca and key file ...
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Can't delete OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

OpenVPN still responds my commands even after I deleted it. :~$ sudo apt-get remove openvpn Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package '...
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How to fill OpenVPN connection data in Kubuntu 18.04

In kubuntu 18.04 and from the Network Manager, I have tried to create new connection and I have chosen the type to be OpenVPN After that, I have gotten the following window screenshot How could I ...
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Simplest split tunneling solution (per application) for OpenVPN

I use ExpressVPN, and on Android I have an app that will allow me to choose which apps run through the VPN. Everything else uses normal traffic. I can also install ExpressVPN on Ubuntu, but it doesn't ...
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VPN blocks almost everything in command and gnome

I am using an ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with Linux 5.3.0-46 generic kernel. When I am not on the corporate vpn, I can use my computer freely without any delays or blocks. My problem is that in the last few ...
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IP Tables - Blocking OpenVPN tun0 from accessing ports 80 & 443 on internal network

Im looking for some help with IP tables. I want to set a rule that incoming OpenVPN connections cannot use ports 443 and 80 in the internal network. Just to clarify I wish for them to still be able ...
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OpenVpn: Connection failed: failed to activate network connection

I am a developer and very weak in knowledge of ubuntu. I am using ubuntu 18.04. I need to use openVpn to connect to the customer’s network. I have a client.ovpn file: client auth-user-pass /etc/...
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SSH to Ubuntu server fails with message authentication failed

I am trying to access a host over openvpn tunnel through ssh, however it fails with message authentication failed Full SSH message available in this link: https://pastebin.com/XKJG3ZdZ debug1: ...
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SSH not pointing to latest openssl [Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS -Xenial Xerus]

I have updated the openssl but still the ssh is not pointing to this version of openssl. How I can make ssl and openvpn to point to this version of openssl? I tried to google but didnot find ...
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why does my vpn service cause the lan traffic to drop

I have been looking for a new vpn service so i tried a few and did not get the desired results. i've been trying nord and whenever i connect the vpn shortly after my lan connection dies. the vpn ...
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Ubuntu No DNS server found

I'mm running Ubuntu 18.04. I'm having issues connecting to the Internet after an install of Red Hat Code Ready Containers which did something with dnsmasq. There was a workaround posted here, but I no ...
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Cisco VPN not connecting to internet

I am trying to connect to my office vpn. When I try to connect with Cisco Anyconnect Client it does connect but it restricts only the private sites of office. Is there some way I could open other ...
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OpenVpn Server on Lubuntu 20.04 - No answer

It's my first time installing OpenVpn Server on Ubuntu. I did it previously on Raspberry, but I found a script that did the job by itself. I only had to open the 1194 port on my router. Now I'd like ...
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How to uninstall OpenVPN Access Server?

I need to remove OpenVPN Access Server completely from my system. I installed it with root access(sudo -i) using the following commands from the OpenVPN website: apt update && apt -y install ...
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L2TP / IPSec failing to connect (Ubuntu 18.04)

I am trying to connect to my corporate VPN via Ubuntu 18.04. I do not know much about networking but the connection is intermittent. Once I get connected successfully it stays connected until I ...
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OpenVPN: autonegotiation is unset or enabled, the speed and duplex are not writable

I'm trying to install OpenVpnServer on Lubuntu 20.04. I'm not so expert with Linux, so I make many errors. At last I had an "almost working" OpenVpnServer installation, this is (hope so) the last ...
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OpenVPN configuration question

I have an OpenVPN server running on Ubuntu 16.04 and it's working fine for most of the clients, with one exception. Some of our Ubuntu clients (also 16.04) have multiple network ports and I'm having a ...
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Redirect traffic from server on cloud to another machine on local host in VPN

I have a virtual server instance on a cloud with Ubuntu 18.04 running on it which has public ip 123.456.789.100 (dummy ip here). I installed OpenVPN server which has added private ip of virtual server ...
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I can't install openvpn [duplicate]

i have Ubuntu mate 18.04.4 and i want to install openvpn for open telegram in Iran. i write this in the terminal: sudo apt-get install openvpn so. now see this picture: enter image description here ...
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VPN Unable to connect to windows server via PPTP

I have tried all of the answers I can find for this problem, so bear with me if this looks like a repeat. I could connect to our server at work with 16.04, but never with 18.04, and I hoped for ...
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Connection issue after installing NordVPN on Lubuntu 20.04

I'm using Lubuntu LXQt desktop version 20.04, and everything was ok until installing NordVPN. during the using NordVPN, I have no issue with the connection. but when the laptop is idle for some time ...
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Forwarding ports on remote OpenVPN machine with UFW

I am trying unsuccessfully to setup port forwarding on a remote machine over an OpenVPN connection. Diagram: ---------------------------------- ---------------------------------- |...
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How to force VPN usage on every connection

I am trying to connect VPN during bootup of my new Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS system. I am new to Linux. This is a new installation on an old Gateway laptop built for WindowsXP. It runs on 1GB RAM and an ...
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Can't Connect to VPN in LTS 16.04

I am still using 16.04. I plan on upgrading to 20.04 when the academic year is over. I recently did something stupid and tried to install OpenPLC Editor, which involved uninstalling a bunch of things,...
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Block web traffic on ubuntu server

blocking web traffic on ubuntu server 20.04 doesnt seem to work fully. So im using a vultr server with ubuntu 20.04 and have an openvpn server installed via this page which has installer script; ...
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In Ubuntu 18.04 Default DNS not switching after switching to OpenVPN when used from GUI but works from commandline

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 I followed the instruction in Default DNS Server not switched after connecting to OpenVPN and in https://github.com/jonathanio/update-systemd-resolved From the command line ...
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Access a remote device connected through VPN

I've been searching for a solution to this, but I can't seem to find anything close. I have a LAN (192.168.0.x) and I've set up an OpenVPN (10.8.0.x) to access my LAN from outside. I am not an expert ...
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OpenVPN server not starting

I have a VPN server running on Ubuntu 18.04. The server cannot start although it was working some days ago (ports are open I've checked by setting the ssh to use them). I have disabled autostart as ...
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How to connect from Openvpn server to one of it's clients

So I am doing this DIY project where I want to connect some old android phones as surveillance cameras in a country house. Phones are connected to mobile internet without a static IP address (and ...
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can't install nordvpn on ubuntu 20.04

today I removed nordvpn and tried to install it again, I followed all steps that mentioned in the official website and still can't get it work. sudo dpkg -i ./nordvpn-release_1.0.0_all.deb sudo apt ...
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E: Unable to locate package nordvpn

I tried installing nordvpn on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04 but keeps showing me the above error message. I've tried every possible option on the internet from forums to forums, still nothing. I used ...
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how to cd to folders over vpn?

Super noob here. Please excuse the wording if I don't make sense, this is not my area of expertise. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I have established a connection to my work network/server via openvpn ...
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OpenSSL - dependency problem

I have downloaded the latest version of openvpn-as and when I am trying to install it, it shows dependency problem $ sudo dpkg -i openvpn-as-latest-ubuntu18.amd_64.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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Only send openvpn ip private ip traffic through tunnel

I'm using PIVPN.io as the headend and the current version of openvpn as the client on my ubuntu system. Here is my config: client dev tun proto udp remote 45.01.01.01 1194 resolv-retry infinite ...
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Openvpn start at boot fails because service needs root password

In Ubuntu 18.04, I have my Surfshark VPN service configured to start at boot. However, something is requiring my root password to start the VPN so the boot startup fails. I can start it just fine from ...
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Internet not working after connecting to OpenVPN CE with ubuntu 18.04

I have installed OpenVPN Community Edition with Ubuntu 18.04. Once OpenVPN is connected I am unable to connect with internet and other websites. Please check my Client.conf and Server.conf below and ...

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