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OpenVPN is a free and open source software SSL VPN solution. It allows secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

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OpenVPN: Only route a specific IP addresses through VPN?

On a remote private network there are two servers -- a file server and a database server (these are both Win machines, in case it matters).The file server has its own fairly robust authentication ...
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Is it possible to route only a specific application through a VPN?

I've recently purchased a VPN from vpntunnel.se and was wondering if it was possible to use it for specific applications (Firefox, xchat etc)Also i'm having a little trouble setting up the the VPN ...
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Routing a particular subnet into a VPN tunnel

My network looks like this: I'm trying configure my router so that the subnet (192.168.2.0/24) is routed over the VPN tunnel (tun0) on the gateway/router. While at the same time clients on the ...
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OpenVPN: Route only specific subnetwork through vpn - works for single IP adresses

I was trying to route only specific subnet/single through open vpn.I have read several questions like this on superuser, and even found good answer to my question.So I am now able to route single ...
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OpenVPN GUI window is empty. Why can't I connect to my VPN?

I'm desperately trying to troubleshoot an issue with our OpenVPN, but whatever I'm trying, the OpenVPN GUI window just comes up blank.I've already increased the verb directive in the config file to ...
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OpenVPN client without administrator rights on Win7

My parents use a Win7 laptop. I have set it so that they are not administrators of the device, only I am. I have installed OpenVPN for them to access the home network resources when they are out. The ...
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How to bridge tap to eth0 on raspberry pi?

I am using my raspberry pi as a openvpn cleint for my xbox 360 because at my college i get kicked off xbox live for either strict nat type or a connection limit. I can connect to the vpn just fine, i ...
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vpn using dynamic DNS connected but no internet (openwrt router as server)

I have setup a router as server with openwrt.I have added the Dynamic DNS configuration.(I created an account with noip)When I try to connect through openvpn (in a free wifi) , I am using my domain ...
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Prevent outgoing traffic unless OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf on Mac OS X

I've been able to deny all connections to external networks unless my OpenVPN connection is active using pf.conf. However, I lose Wi-Fi connectivity if the connection is broken by closing and opening ...
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How to set up simple VPN for secure Internet connections over unencrypted Wi-Fi?

I recently moved into an apartment where the complex provides free unencrypted Wi-Fi. The speed is good for my purposes, but I'm not 100% comfortable with all my traffic being sent in the clear, given ...
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Changing network type from Unidentified network to Private network on an OpenVPN connection

Is it possible to change the connection type in Windows 7? I have a OpenVPN connection which is identified as "unidentified network" and I do not want to apply certain rules to all unidentified ...
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Setup routing and iptables for new VPN connection to redirect **only** ports 80 and 443

I have a new VPN connection (using openvpn) to allow me to route around some ISP restrictions. Whilst it is working fine, it is taking all the traffic over the vpn. This is causing me issues for ...
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OpenVPN client as SOCKS 5 server? [closed]

Are there any Windows applications that can connect to a remote OpenVPN server then act like a SOCKS 5 server in the local environment?EDIT: which meansa local serverspeaks VPN/OpenVPN protocol, ...
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openvpn client connects to server but name resolution does not work

Here is my (x)ubuntu version:root@ubuntu:~# lsb_release -aNo LSB modules are available.Distributor ID: UbuntuDescription: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTSRelease: 14.04Codename: trustynetwork-...
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OpenVPN vs. SOCKS proxy

I've been trying to set up a secure connection over which I can browse the internet, and it seems like there are two options, and SSH SOCKS proxy or OpenVPN (at least, those two are what I have found, ...

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