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Unable to connect to VPN when firewall is Enable

When I want to connect to VPN with firewall on it fails to connect but when I Disabled Firewall it works fine. Getting this when working(Firewall Disabled) udo nmcli con up id {network} Connection ...
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Step by Step Guide to access Ubuntu 22.04 LTS from different network

I am trying to connect to a Ubuntu 22.04 pc from a win11 pc. At my place: win11 pc At my girlfriends place: Ubuntu 22.04 pc In the same network the remote connection works per xrdp. But I can't make ...
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SoftEther-VPN server just has local IP, guides miss info

I am new to network-science I want to open a SoftEther-VPN server on my physical Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS server and access it via multiple windows-based clients. The official guide for a simple, session ...
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Unable to auto start service (SoftEther VPN) on Ubuntu Server 22.04

I am running Ubuntu Server 22.04 in a VMware Workstation VM (Host OS is Windows 11 Pro). I find that I have to manually start the Softether VPN by running "/etc/init.d/vpnserver start". So ...
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Problems when VPN on

I've just upgraded to 22-04 LTS and whenever I turn on a VPN I run into a bunch of problems. CAJA won't launch just get a spinner with "starting home folder" which then goes but nothing ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 VPN disconnection does not revert back to original DNS server in /etc/resolv.conf

When I disconnect from my company's VPN in Ubuntu 21.10 (using Gnome GUI for VPN connect/disconnect), I do not have previous DNS server entries in /etc/resolv.conf. Can anybody help sorting this issue ...
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"error: the plugin does not support import capability" when attempting to import openvpn file - VPN tunneling

so basically I have a .ovpn file and it works, but when I add VPN tunneling configuration it breaks. It worked until about two weeks before this date, and now it stopped working. Does anyone know how ...
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How can I create a bash script for Ubuntu that keeps retrying a service restart for VPN that loops until it gets a new IP?

I have batch file that runs this command for OpenVpn: echo [password]| sudo -S systemctl restart openvpn@client.service This work but it frequently returns the same IP address. After a few attempts, ...
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Error "Couldn't set tty to PPP discipline: Invalid argument" when trying to connect PPTP VPN

I'm trying to connect to a PPTP VPN on a VPS server. For some reason, the connection fails. Environment: VPS: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS Release: 20.04 PPTP / «Microsoft: secure password (...
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Internet connection/WiFi not working after VPN connection failed

A couple of days ago I did a trial run of Cyberghost's VPN service. Have since cancelled my subscription, but that's beside the point. My problem is: I installed the cyberghostvpn package on my ...
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How to access web server with public IP through private tunnel?

There are 2 networks like this image and a site to site tunnel. Users in site 1 (Home) can access the web server in site 2 (Office) with its private IP, but I want them to access the web server ...
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Can't start openvpn after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04

I have upgraded from ubuntu 21.10 to ubuntu 22.04 and when i try to run openvpn i get an error message: 2022-05-19 11:03:36 Assertion failed at crypto_openssl.c:183 (legacy_provider) 2022-05-19 11:03:...
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Ubuntu 22 problem with Openvpn client with tls handshake

Hi there i have some problems with OpenVPN and ubuntu, i have ovpn file i should use but that not work because of tls check like below ovpn :: client proto udp explicit-exit-notify remote IP 1194 dev ...
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Tried to install vpn, Wi-Fi internet doesn't work anymore

It says traffic blocked, waiting for termination signal. How do I do that? I'm on mobile sorry for the bad format. The moment I entered sudo ./hide.me@free-unlimited-us is when my internet stopped ...
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How to auto connect to vpn server if connection is down (VPN always on)

I have an openvpn connection with a client.conf file. I have set this to auto connect on startup however I would like to also make it reconnect if connection goes down. There does not seem to be a ...
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VPN keeps disconnecting ubuntu 22.04, internt connection remains connected

I am using Ubuntu 22.04. Suddenly, my VPN is disconnected. My VPN stays connected for less than a minute, then it gets disconnected. I have tried most of the solutions. solution 1: trying to run my ...
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Network Issues: Ubuntu 20.04 VM on Hyper-V with VPN

I faced the systematic network issues on my Hyper-V Vm with Ubuntu 20.04: I've lost connection when I'd turned on Global Protect VPN on my host machine (Win 10). This is my netplan config: version: ...
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How to resolve Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) openvpn

I am following this guide to set up my own vpn server. But at the end, running the command: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/client/client.conf give me this: 2022-05-11 15:18:13 Unrecognized option or ...
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Connect to ProtonVPN over manually created PPTP VPN

I am connected to a network which requires a PPTP VPN to let me access the internet. I want to connect to ProtonVPN on this network. On windows, I can do it easily. First I connect to the PPTP VPN, ...
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VPN in kde5 network managet not connected

If you try to connect to a VPN server like PPTP,L2TP,etc... and it doesn't connect like for me try this: 1- check log in /var/log/messages and try to connect again and check the output log: sudo tail ...
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VPN symbol does not appear along with wifi, sound and battery symbols, even if 'Connect' button is pressed in Ubuntu 18

I have installed the following sudo apt-get install openvpn network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome I imported the config from a file. I have a ubuntu 20 machine where this config is ...
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OpenVPN blocks outgoing Apache sites

I host a site to teach SQL (databases.pacha.dev) by using Apache in a DigitalOcean droplet. I wanted to install OpenVPN to have a VPN in the same server, and I run this as root #!/bin/bash echo "...
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NordVPN Linux CLI on Ubuntu 22.04 fails to connect to any server

I have just upgraded my headless sever from Ubuntu desktop 21.10 to 22.04 LTS. Prior to 22.04 upgrade NordVPN command line app worked flawlessly. Now, with 22.04 when I connect, I just get this: "...
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Cannot SSH into server from outside local network

I have a spare computer I use to host games for me and my friends, so I need to be able to use port forwarding. Unfortunately, my ISP doesn't let me control my router, so I'm trying to fix this by ...
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strongSwan VPN service doesn't autostart until I connect with TeamViewer

I have a remote site with headless NUC (Ubuntu + TeamViewer for remote access), which is running a strongSwan IPSec VPN service (VPN tunnel to my home site). NUC automatically restarts every day (...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and ZeroTier, cannot connect it from outside LAN

I have Ubuntu Server 18.04 installed in Proxmox lXC. It's available within my LAN on 192.168.0.120. I've installed ZeroTier on it and I can see it on my.zerotier.com under members with managed Ip ...
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L2TP/IPSec not working in LUBUNTU 20.4

I am trying to connect to my official vpn but it is not working. I am sharing some syslog and debug log. Please help sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog May 1 00:22:32 luser NetworkManager[440]: <info&...
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22.04 l2tp client not working

I just updated to 22.04 from 20.04 and my l2tp vpn stoped to work, tried some tutorials making a purge to xl2tpd and downloaded a old version but still not working, is there any workaround? i work ...
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How to remove Private Internet Access vpn servers from my network connection?

I have already done what the below two links say but still have these pia servers showing up in my system. How can I completely remove it. Linux - Uninstalling the PIA App through the Terminal remove ...
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how to interact with internal service of server with wiregaurd?

i have server which i installed some services like : sentry and Redis-insight. i wanted to use and see this services in my server only through WireGuard VPN and anyone without WireGuard config don't ...
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How can i add vpn from my terminal

How i add vpn using GUI I am trying to add VPNs to my system from my terminal or write a script to bulk add VPN. I have around 137 ovpn files that I need to add and have tried searching on the web but ...
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Problems with vpn in Jammy Jelly

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 and I'm having trouble with a VPN (https://www.vpnbook.com/freevpn). I import the data from the file, put the loggin and password and when I activate the VPN I receive a &...
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Imported OpenVPN (.ovpn) Profile not working anymore after update to Ubuntu 22.04

Good morning everybody, 2 days ago I updated my Ubuntu Distro from 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS. After the update, I've noticed that my private OpenVPN tunnel is not working anymore in the new update, in ...
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my VPN has issues and wont open

I'm having troubles getting virtual-shield to run, the icon shows up in the application menu, but doesn't open? and does not seem to be running at all. I am new to Linux and read this was the easiest ...
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How to fix WSL domain resolution

so I was having issues with domain resolution with WSL whenever I use the VPN. I would get this: ping: google.com: Temporary failure in name resolution I tried following instructions from these ...
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PuTTY connection error after NetworkManager changes

I am using Ubuntu server 20.04. I switched network settings, changed Netplan to NetworkManager. This is required for L2TP/IPsec vpn connection using NetworkManager. Further, after setting a static ip ...
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My nordvpn is not working and clicking on it will not do anything

Hi I have ubuntu 20.4.4 lts and when running nordvpn a fast terminal arm closes and nothing happens this is my syslog: Apr 19 05:50:47 robbie nordvpnd[3175]: 2022/04/19 05:50:47 rotating: transport ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Can not enable VPN Network

I use VPN configuration file to create VPN connection, it works fine on window. On Ubuntu 20.04, I installed OpenVPN client and I can't enable VPN connect when Wired network or Wireless network is ...
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NordVPN blocking local file sharing traffic (tried whitelisting internal IP)

I'm trying to set up my Linux server to always be connected through NordVPN while still allowing for local network file sharing. I've read that whitelisting the internal IP (ex. 192.168.1.0/24) has ...
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nmcli not showing connection

I imported L2TP/IPsec VPN connection configuration file from Ubuntu mate 20.04 /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ to Ubuntu server 20.04 Next, on the Ubuntu server 20.04 PC, I check the nmcli ...
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OpenVpn Routing Problems [closed]

I just installed a new clean install of openVpn Server version 2.10.2 on an Ubuntu 20.x. So far so good, my server has 1 physical interface with one public ip. When i use the default i can connect to ...
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21.10: NetworkManager's OpenVPN client: how to set 'ifconfig-push'

I am trying to configure OpenVPN clients with a fixed IP address. I think there are two main approaches: ifconfig-pool-persist on the server or ifconfig-push on the client. After some difficulties in ...
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OpenVPN: "ERROR: Linux route add command failed: external program exited with error status: 2"

I'm using OpenVPN on Linux Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS, which has been working correctly for more than one year until last Friday, when it stopped working. Here's the OpenVPN log message I get: sudo openvpn --...
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OpenVPN and DNS error

I'm using Ubuntu18.04.6, OpenVPN 2.5.2. I connect using .ovpn file: sudo openvpn --config name.ovpn I am getting errors: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in [...
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How do I keep my local networks connectivity after NetworkManager establishes openVPN connection?

I have a router with two WiFi local networks (2.4 and 5 Ghz) and a wired one, let them be 192.168.0.0/24, 192.168.2.0/24 and 192.168.4.0/24. They are all connected through router so that I can ping ...
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How to enable split tunneling with L2TP over IPsec VPN on Ubuntu 18.04

My users are able to connect to L2TP VPN without issues but are having problems with the speeds. To resolve this, I'd like to provide them instructions on how to enable split tunneling so they only ...
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Wireguard VPN, no Internet access

I'm trying out Wireguard VPN, and although I believe that I've finally got it to connect, I have no Internet access, and can't ping various sites on the Internet. I took a Wireguard .conf file ...
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How do I fix having no internet while connected to NordVPN?

I use Ubuntu 20.04, newest version of NordVPN. It worked before, but one day it just stopped working. I figured this is the best place to ask for help.
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Improve stability of Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client

I'm using Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client version 4.8.01090 on Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS. The VPN works fine for about 10 minutes at a time, at which point the connection drops and the client takes ...
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How to setup WireGuard client so only traffice for specific IPs is routed over VPN

I am using the Wireguard VPN client on Ubuntu 20.04 through the network-manager plug-in. The plug-in reads the configuration file I got from the sys admin, which is below (network-manager also handles ...
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