Virtual private network; a network that connects remote sites or users via the Internet using virtual connections so that devices can communicate as if they were on a private network.

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How can I make the Windows VPN route selective traffic (by destination network)?

I want to use a Windows VPN but only for a particular network, so that it doesn't take over my entire network connection.e.g., Instead of the VPN becoming the default route, make it only the route ...
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How to selectively route network traffic through VPN on Mac OS X Leopard?

I don't want to send all my network traffic down to VPN when I'm connected to my company's network (via VPN) from home. For example, when I'm working from home, I would like to be able to backup all ...
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Start configured VPN from command line (OSX)

I have two VPN configurations on my mac and I would like to be able to start them from the console when I ssh into my machine. I have found the command networksetup which allows me to configure ...
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Windows 10 DNS resolution via VPN connection not working

In Windows 10, when connected to a VPN with Split Tunneling enabled (Gateway disabled), DNS resolution always uses the LAN DNS servers, ignoring the DNS servers and the DNS Suffix set on the VPN ...
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How to force split tunnel routing on Mac to a Cisco VPN

Any one know how to hack the routing table (on a mac) to defeat the forcing of VPN routing for every thing over a cisco VPN? pretty much what I want to do is have only 10.121.* and 10.122.* addresses ...
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Can admins monitor my activity locally even when I use a VPN?

My school has one of those super overreacting web blockers (specifically Fortisnet) that blocks things that should be accessible by a high-school senior trying to research projects. Despite many ...
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Why does connecting to my work VPN cause my internet to not work?

I VPN to my work, and then I terminal server into my computer.Everything works fine in relation to the VPN access, but locally I can't access the internet.How can I fix this?
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How to configure ShrewSoft VPN to connect to Cisco VPN Server?

What are the steps to connect to a Cisco VPN server using the ShrewSoft VPN Client?It's important to note that there are different kinds of Cisco VPN connections:Cisco VPN with pre-shared key (...
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Use VPN connection only for selected applications

I have access to a VPN and want to use it only for some applications, not all.For example:If I connect to a VPN I want only the applications Opera and Newsbin to use that VPN connection. All other ...
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The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot

While installing Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.05170, the following error message appears in a dialog box.Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility ClientThe VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess ...
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virtualbox guest os through vpn

I have an Oracle Linux guest running a web server in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host. I need to set the networking up so that I can do 3 things:the host can connect to the guest through a browser and ...
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How does my VPN improve my download speed?

For some reason, I was downloading something at 300kb/s. Then I turned my VPN on and the download speed jumped up to 1.3mb/s.Why is this? Is it because the VPN server reduces the jumps between me ...
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What is VPN actually used for?

I've never really understood why VPNs are used. I know it stands for Virtual Private Network, but in simple terms how does it work and what is it used for?
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How to route internet connection through teamviewer's VPN?

I'm trying to VPN to my home computer using teamviewer.i can connect successfully and can easily see the shared files/folders. But I also want my internet to go through this vpn connection so that I ...
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How to VPN on demand Mac OS X?

I'm trying to configure the Snow Leopard's VPN on demand service without successI've tried the following domain+configuration pairs but none of them have worked:domain.net default*.domain.net ...

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