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Questions tagged [vpn]

Questions related to VPN (Virtual Private Network) software

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Intermittent SSL on Ubuntu 18.04 VMs, using Mullvad VPN

I have transferred an ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine (VMware) from one PC to another. Since transferring i am getting intermittent SSL within the VM which causes web browsing (on some sites, usually ...
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DNS not working after reboot

After booting the Ubuntu 18.10 I can't resolve domain names and my /etc/resolv.conf file is looking like this: # Generated by NetworkManager nameserver 127.0.0.53 The $ nslookup google.com - 127.0.0....
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How to use VPN in a similar manner as SSH tunes?

In order to remotely access to an internal network, I am provided with a Cisco AnyConnect based VPN solution. I can successfully connect into the network, but since all my traffic is routed via this ...
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Cannot loggin twice in ssh if DNS tunnel is active

I recently installed WireGuard so I can tunnel DNS request to the VPN. I also have portsentry and fail2ban but now I disabled them until I find the solution to the problem. When I login into my user ...
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Getting 403 on VirtualHost rewrite

I've spent about 16 hours researching and attempting to fix this, and i just had to rebuild the server because i mangled it so bad...so I'm finally searching for some assistance. I have a Deluge ...
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VPN “Could not find source connection”

I am setuping VPN on Ubuntu 18.04 by: Importing .ovpn file into Settings -> Network -> Add new VPN connection. I am using .ovpn file downloaded from: https://www.vpnbook.com/ I am storing password ...
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How can I create GIF tunnel in ubuntu

I am able to create GRE tunnel in ubuntu. But I know that GRE cannot carry layer2 traffic, that's why I want to use GIF tunnels instead. How can I create GIF tunnel in ubuntu ?
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Ubuntu 18.04 VPN cannot ping window samba host-names but can resolve via IP

I am currently running ubuntu 18.04 box and I have configured pptpd to run a PPTP VPN server. I have followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer I’ve tried configuring the ...
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Connecton failed -> Activation of network connection failed

After I changed the settings for wired connection using nm-connection-edtior to connect automatically to the Vpn after system startup or after the system is turned on from suspend mode Im not able to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 systemd-resolve doesn't read the /etc/resolv.conf properly

I faced a strange issue with my Ubuntu 18.04. I use openfortivpn to connect to my company resources and it worked OK. I also use openvpn to connect to some different resources as well, sometimes even ...
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VPN Client and Server

can someone point me to a good tutorial on setting a VPN server that is also a vpn client? To be more precise my ubuntu machine is an openvpn client (i use Sigavpn). Is it possible to setup a vpn ...
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How to connect to the VPN automatically on System Startup ?

Everytime I use Vpn I need to connect to the VPN manually using different countries. Is there a way to connect to the VPN automatically after the system starts on Ubuntu 18.04? Thanks.
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openvpn not changing IP address

I have set up an openvpn VPN on my ubuntu laptop, and everything seemed to be working fine, but when I connect my IP address does not change. I have tried to use the same procedure on my Mac (using a ...
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Cannot install NorVPN usin terminal [duplicate]

Opened terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T as instructed. Typed install as directed, entered password and here's what happened E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to ...
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Ubuntu VPN Gateway Conf: IPtables Rules & ProxyARP

I want to use an ubuntu 18.04 box (at 192.168.1.50) running a WireGuard client for a commercial VPN as gateway to the LAN. WG is using wg-quick and enabled as a service. Unbound is installed and ...
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Command 'restart' not found

I'm trying to configure Linux Network-Manager GUI for OpenVPN. I'm following the instructions from ubuntu's server guide. I tried to install it using the following command and realized it's already ...
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Resrtict VM to one IP address on other side of VPN

I have a bunch of Vbox VM's with different vintages of the same software on them, they need to connect to a license server. The license server I connect to is on the other end of a VPN. I want to ...
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TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity)

i´ve configured my server with that tutorial - OpenVPN Tutorial Also i´ve made a ufw firewall exception for that port. Every time i try to connect to the server i get Wed Jan 02 13:11:03 2019 TLS ...
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How to connect to Cisco AnyConnect VPN via GUI in Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed the Cisco AnyConnect on Ubuntu 18.04 via: sudo apt-get install openconnect and I've connect well via: sudo openconnect cz.cisadd2.com But how can I add my Cisco AnyConnect VPN to ...
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Automatic VPN connection and internet kill switch, Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to write a script which automatically connects to vpn (purevpn)(it automatically connects to the fastest available server, therefore i can't allow a specific IP for ufw because it always ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VPN (PPTP) Connection Works until large packet received

Background I've a VPN server running on a draytek modem. If I connect through the modem from an Android mobile phone, everything works fine. Whereas if I connect from NetworkManager using pptp, it ...
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OpenVPN connection through network manager (GUI) does not work even though it connects

I need to access resources (via ssh) which require me to connect to their VPN server. They have provided me with a config file to use. Case 1: I use sudo openvpn --config path-to-ovpn-config and later ...
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Can't Toggle VPN to “On” Position

In my Network Settings GUI, when I try to toggle the VPN to "on", it briefly switches to the on position then immediately goes to off. In other words, it won't let me turn the VPN on. Any ideas how ...
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Free VPN for ubuntu 16.04 that connects to UK

I'm looking for a free VPN that works on ubuntu 16.04 and connects to UK, I just need to use it for a few seconds each month to connect to my UK spottily account so that I could login, that's all, ...
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Can't access printers through VPN

I successfully set up Tinc VPN between my Desktop, two laptops and an external VPS which is always visible through Internet. All of them are Ubuntu 18.04 (all upgraded from earlier versions except ...
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sudo: restart: command not found

I'm trying to follow "Linux OpenVPN GUI Setup Tutorial" from here to setup vpn on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. I've followed the steps still 3. But on step 4, when I type "sudo restart network-manager" I ...
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Ubuntu drop Cisco Anyconnect VPN - only in wifi

I used Cisco AnyConnect VPN with Ubuntu 16 and never had problems. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18, when connected via Wifi, I have my VPN connection dropped. It only happens with Wifi and not only from ...
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Is AES above 256 possible for OpenVPN?

I would like to harden my OpenVPN settings. The network is a layer 3 vpn. I believe they are already quite good for today's standards and I will post them below. I currently make use of aes-256-cbc, ...
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apt-get update failes after changing some network settings

I have been installing & configuring OpenVpn Server with the help of this video on Hak5. After configuring all the configurations needed both for server and client, i restarted my VM and tried to ...
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VPN using terminal works but not GUI

I'm very very new to Ubuntu. Just installed Ubuntu 18.10 (on a MacBook Pro 2018 using VirtualBox). Next, I installed vpnc and tried to create a VPN connection, which was successful. But, when I wish ...
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Error when adding a VPN connection, editing VPN connection is greyed out

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I start the connection editor via nm-connection-editor on the console and create a PPTP connection, I get the following error: ** Message: Cannot save connection due to ...
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Routing local LAN through ipsec to remote LAN

I have a local LAN network 192.168.1.0/24 and on the remote side a LAN network of 172.30.0.0/16, with OpenSWAN on both sides that can ping each other's LAN address, and the local gateway machine can ...
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network metric: change default for vpn and wifi

I'm trying to configure the metrics on my PCs but most of the questions/threads are about setting different metrics on NIC and I haven't found answers when this involve wifi and VPN. I use VPN only ...
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Routine Update has stopped my Nordvpn altogether

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I installed it on a vpn. Until now I've been happy with it. I installed nordvpn through the terminal and it was working fine - until I allowed ubuntu to update itself ...
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How to show correct ip in applet menu bar with indicator-ip?

I'm on ubuntu-mate 18.04 I use a vpn and indicator-ip applet shows good ip when start and stop vpn. But when i get tor in whole system, applet allays shows vpn address. when i use indicator-ip -i ...
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Accessing file share via vpn

I am new to Ubuntu 18.04 and found this site to be very helpful so far in setting my system the way i want it. A blind server that I use for backups and accessing any files for my network via ...
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Suddenly not able to access resources on VPN network in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm using openvpn, and had imported my client.ovpn file to Network Manager via the GUI. Up until yesterday I was able to access resources on my company's VPN network without any issues. At first, I ...
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Help on StrongSwan IPSEC configuration

I need to establish a L2TP over IPSEC vpn connection to another server. I'm using ubuntu 16.04. Also I installed StrongSwan and xl2tp plus configurations from this tutorial https://codediary.net/...
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OpenVPN connectivity issue with internal subnet

I've setup a VPN server within a vlan with an internal subnet. On the VPN server one VPN using IPSec is configured, which can connect to the internal subnet. Additional I've installed an OpenVPN-...
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No-IP with a VPN? Ubuntu 18.04

Im sorry if this question have already been asked but i was not able to find any answers after a few hours of searching. I have setup a server at home with Radarr and Sonarr and so on, on it. ...
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How to change Gateway on VPN on Linux in terminal ? gatewat is this format “bs1-ovpn-tcp.pointtoserver.com”

Please can you tell me how i can change the gateway (see pictures) from terminal. Example: I have this Gateway:bs1-ovpn-tcp.pointtoserver.com and need to change with this one :in1-ovpn-tcp....
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pkill vpn terminates all my script

I am working with a Dialog GUI. ./sdvpn.sh is the code for the GUI main menu, shown below. ./killvpn.sh is a script containing only one command, sudo pkill vpn ./region.sh is a Dialog menu allowing ...
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uninstalled app still showing in all apps

I installed Riseup VPN from software and it didn't work, after I uninstalled it the name for the app still shows but the icon is gone. I have tried tried autoremove and purge from terminal but it's ...
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IPsec Uses OpenSwan instead of StrongSwan

Good morning guyz. I have been trying to establish a secure connection via IPsec(StrongSwan) between my PC and my server with help of this tutorial, i installed StrongSwan both on the server and the ...
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Cannot disconnect from NordVPN

System Info: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS NordVPN Version 2.0.0 I recently installed the nordvpn-release_1.0.0_all.deb following these instructions. I'm able to connect to a VPN server via terminal using ...
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Extract text from a PNG image [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu 18.04 have any facilities that allow it to read text from an image? When updating the credentials for one of my VPN suppliers (Vpnbook), I run the following command: curl "https://www....
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Allow localhost connections with VPN

Note: Cross-posting from Unix & Linux since the question got no replies there. I have some services running as web servers on my PC (e.g., Jupyter Notebook), which stop working when I connect to ...
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vpn has no internet after upgrading to 18.04

Resently,i upgrade my ubuntu 16.04 server to 18.04 but after upgrading ,my (Cisco anyconnect,pptp) vpn servers have no internet access... Can anyone help me?
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SSH'ing to server failes after setting ipv4 rules in sysctl.conf

Good morning guys, i have been trying to establish a secure connection through IPsec vpn between our server and my machine to test the VPN. i have been following this tutorial Site So Site Ipsec VPN ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 ignores DNS pushed by openvpn

I read threads like Ubuntu 18.04 no DNS resolution when connected to openvpn and https://serverfault.com/questions/528773/networkmanager-is-not-changing-etc-resolv-conf-after-openvpn-dns-push plus ...