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Is Azure Point-To-Site VPN secure enough to use for 3rd party access?

I need to give some customers access to my server(Azure VM) via either FTP or SQL (they want to retrieve files via FTP and want to connect to a special database), no remote desktop. Currently I'm ...

Configure OpenVPN to block clients by OS?

Is there a way to configure an OpenVPN server so that it restricts the clients that connect to it by operating system? We currently use an OpenVPN server to connect our laptops to our servers on AWS (...

Encrypted network connecting public IPs without using private IP ranges

I need to connect several servers on various public IPs together to form a virtual encrypted network, where ports and services on the servers are accessible only to those servers in the network and ...

strongSwan + xl2tpd VPN server: how to configure several config files?

I set up my VPN server with strongSwan and xl2tpd on Ubuntu server 16.04. After configuring, I tried to connect from a iPad, but got the errors as follows: Mar 26 02:22:13 myname-ubuntu-server charon:...

Any way to make separate OpenVPN connections use separate gateways?

I have a bunch of private networks, all on the 172.XXX.XXX.XXX IP space. When I connect via OpenVPN sometimes the VPNs end up connecting through the same gateway which only allows traffic from the ...

Setting up OpenVPN on macOs Sierra- No Internet Access on client

I am trying to setup OpenVPN server on my Mac Mini along with TunnelBlick. I have successfully been able to run server and client. Client is able to connect and ping to server, but the problem is that ...

How to set the windows to open IE or Edge browser, automatically connected to the VPN service?

How to set the windows to open IE or Edge browser, automatically connected to the VPN service? I am searching for a long time on net. But no use. Please help or try to give some ideas how to achieve ...

Open vpn not working ubuntu 16.04

I have installed open vpn access server, Also installed OpenVPN 2.3.10 as client, I've downloaded client.ovpn file for my account With open vpn server running, when i do openvpn client.ovn i get ...

Why are my iptables rules too restrictive?

I want to tunnel connections to a openvpn server with iptables. I am connected with eth0 and have created virtual interface tun1 with IP 10.8.0.3. Why would the following iptables rules be too ...

Openconnect and Pulse Stopped Working

I connect to a pulse VPN via sudo openconnect --juniper {{myserver}} and it has worked for months. This morning when I try to get in, after accepting the cert and doing username/password it just ...

openvpn community groups + radius + subnet restrictions

Trying to determine how to replicate groups in openvpn community like openvpn-as has. In openvpn-as, one can create groups that have subnet restrictinos, so only certain user groups are allowed to ...

Can't access remote shares on L2TP VPN

I've set up a L2TP VPN for my (Microsoft Surface Pro 4) tablet when I am at work so I can still access my files on my local server. However when I'm connected to the VPN I can't seem to access my ...

OpenVPN routing, making specific client visible to all

I have the following: Home LAN 192.168.1.1 mask 255.255.255.240 NAS in said LAN, with internal IP of 192.168.1.8 ASUS router with OpenVPN client that routes traffic from said NAS through OpenVPN ...

Google Cloud VPN Confusion

I have a scenario where I need to connect 1 client company with my GCE via Google VPN. My GCE IP address is 10.240.0.3/16 and public IP (lets assume) x.x.x.x now the client requirement is they need ...

How to create a 'dumb' l2 VPN server on Linux for Windows 10 clients? [migrated]

everyone. I have a home network, managed by a Slackware server: The server is connected to the ISP via eth0, and to the Internet by pppoe via eth0, through which the ISP gives a 'white', public IP ...

Black screen on RDP when coming over 3G VPN

I have a couple Server 2008 R2 boxes that, when accessed using RDP over 3G VPN connection, display a black screen. Couple things that I have noted: 1) When using RDP (same laptops) within the LAN, ...

Identify clients in VPN network

I have a bunch of devices (raspberry pies) which are located in different buildings and networks and are constantly sending me some data. I need a way to be able to ssh to the devices. I am thinking ...

Web Server and VPN on same machine [closed]

I have a domain, lets call it test.com thats pointing to IP 260.0.0.10, this is my home external ip. On this IP I have an webserver (Wildfly) and an VPN client (AirVPN). My IP on the VPN client is ...

OpenVPN server configuration to get through firewall

I am having trouble staying connected to my OpenVPN server that I configured on EC2. When connecting through obfsproxy, the TCP connection is established, the handshake works and it gets to the ...

How to Forward Web Traffic with TinC

How can I forward TinC webtraffic from a client to a server via secure tunnel? The host is on a DDNS service, and the subnet is 10.0.0.1/32 The client(s) Subnet is 10.0.0.2/32 and 10.0.0.3/32, ...

Using iroute in OpenVPN server

I am attempting to establish network routing between two machines that always connect from 2 different networks, after consulting both articles: https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/RoutedLans ...

OpenVPN cannot reach other clients, arp replies go to client instead of server

I have OpenVPN configured on three VirtualBox VMs running Ubuntu 16.04. The network configuration is as follows: network config picture. Server config: local 192.168.2.2 port 1194 proto udp dev ...

NATing through a vpn with libvirt

I installed a server with libvirt, and I've created a test VM. When I use the default network for it's interface, it gets a private IP and the NATing seems to work fine. I installed OpenVPN, so I have ...

IKEv2 VPN, tunnel ok but no traffic

I setup a vpn on my windows server 2016 (with routing and remote access), the client is a windows 10 pro. This is the server configuration: The client connects correctly, but does not receive a ...

pings ignored across VPN with Centos 7

I'm trying to setup a CentOS 7 DNS server in a VPN. I can't get devices from the VPN subnet (different subnet) to ping servers. I can get pings to work between servers (same subnet) When I run ...

What is wrong with my Fortigate LNS IP scheme configuration?

I'm trying to set up a VPN connection for a client-to-site scheme with a fortigate VM applicance. This is for testing puropose so all clients and the fortigate are runned on VMWare. Here is what I ...

static routing - multiple subnets through 1 server

I'm wanting to establish a static route to a separate subnet, routing through a vpn. Debian linux. Machine A: vpn IP 10.1.1.10 --> machine b (server) ip 10.1.1.2 Machine B: 3 network ...

Multiple IPSEC VPN to AWS

I am completely new to AWS and I am trying to configure the VPC we have with 2 VPN connections to our 2 datacenters. I am having some trouble wrapping my head around the networking end of it so I want ...

Open VPN DD-WRT Config Headache [migrated]

I've been going crazy trying to fix this and hoping someone can help. I'm able to connect to the VPN from another network fine and when connected can ping all the devices on my LAN. However i can't ...

How can I route traffic from VM to remote server using hosts vpn client (Anyconnect)?

My goal is to set up application communication between a client and a server. The client is on my Windows Server 2012R2 VM that resides on VMWare Player 12. The host is a Windows 10, on this one I ...

VPN Tunnel and Subnet Conflict

I recently started at a company with no IT infrastructure and have been task with getting the network set up. I do not have a lot of networking experience and have been doing research in trying to ...

Set up VPN to be accessible to other countries etc [closed]

a bit new to networking. I have a small home server, we will be going out to travel in Italy next week, and peoplewant to watch local content not accessible in other countries. So I want to setup a ...

Windows Server 2016 GRE Tunnel - 1 NIC

I've been looking around for guidance on setting up GRE tunneling with Server 2016 and there really is none - are you able to set it up with 1 NIC? I've added a virtual loop-back NIC (this is not a VM)...

How do I send all traffic generated by a command through a specific interface? Or, speed test for specific interface?

I am writing a script that basically scans OpenVPN servers using the openvpn client. By scanning I mean it checks whether if the server is accepting connections or not by attempting a connection, ping ...

Handling Multiple OpenVPN Clients with same IP/Subnet on pfSense

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to handle multiple pfSense OpenVPN Clients that have the same Virtual Address or a Virtual Address on the same Subnet. I think it is but am struggling to ...

Unable to connect to VPN PPTP

Recently I have made an upgrade (bought a new one) in a router and I lost the possibility to connect to a remote PPTP VPN. When I try to connect through windows it shows: I have also been unable to ...

How to configure Shrew Soft VPN to work only for outgoing ssh connections?

Intro Hello everyone, I have a ShrewSoft VPN configured on my server (server A) which allows me to connect to a specific server (server B) to which I cannot connect without VPN. I successfully ...

Why would I be unable to access device configuration page across VPN? [closed]

I am attempting to configure a VOIP phone. When I attempt to connect to the device using it's static IP from my local computer (which would traverse the VPN), the browser does not render the ...

Setting up a VPS to use a VPN, but still allow incoming VNC connection?

I have a VPS setup on Linode. It runs Ubuntu 16.04 and allows me to VNC into it. I want this VPS to route all outgoing traffic through a separate VPN, but still allow me to VPN into it. How does one ...

Synology VPN Server behind router + tethered mobile hotspot

I would like to connect to my Synology VPN Server from an external location. I was able to successfully setup the Synology VPN Server and connect it through the local LAN. However, I'm unable to ...

What's wrong with my Racoon configuration?

I made the racoon configuration in this topology And I set up the racoon of the left server and the right server.Left server /etc/racoon/racoon.conf configuration: remote 1001::2 { exchange_mode ...

Why would using browsers reset a VPN connection's DNS settings?

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Standard PPTP vpn setup, via network manager, to a corporate network (routes, dsn servers, search domain etc) The VPN connects perfectly and I have access to everything on the ...

Need to route traffic over direct point-to-point IPSec VPN

This should probably be simple but I'm a beginner and having a hard time: Using openswan I've created a point-to-point VPN between two Ubuntu servers, each at different third-party data centers. (...

Routing Not Working on Windows 10 OpenVPN Link To Remote Server

I have my home Windows 10 Enterprise computer and I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server that a friend setup. I connect fine but I cannot ping anything once connected and I'm hoping someone could ...

StrongSwan ikev2 routing through VPN in Windows 10

I'm trying to create an ikev2 VPN using StrongSwan on an ubuntu server. Now, in Windows 10 clients, use default gateway on remote network option is off by default; so when I connect to the server, ...

pfSense to Amazon VPC IPsec VPN Tunnel Fails to Connect

I'm trying to setup an IPsec VPN tunnel with BGP routing from a pfSense 2.3.2 firewall to a recently created AWS VPC.I've installed OpenBGPD on the pfSense firewall. I've followed this tutorial: ...

OpenVPN: iptables and ip6tables

I'm trying to setup an OpenVPN server that supports both IPv4 and IPv6; so far, I'm successfully connected to OpenVPN, but I don't have internet in the client, so I guess the problem is somewhere in ...

DNS: Access hosted servers tied to 3rd party domain instead of HOSTS

We are accessing some hosted servers (ex. dev1.hostco.tld, test1.hosted.tld, prod1.hosted.com, bakdev1.hosted.tld, baktest1.hosted.tld, bakprod1.hosted.tld) across a VPN tunnel, that are tied to the ...

Libreswan based VPN not establishing L2TP tunnel after IPSEC authentication

I have been trying to setup a libreswan VPN client on a CentOS machine to connect to a libreswan VPN server (also CentOS) for the past few days but without success. The problem is as follows: - VPN ...

L2TP VPN http traffic blocked

I've got a VPN L2TP/IPsec server behind a NAT-T device. I had issues with connecting windows clients to the server but that was resolved via adding a registry entry "...
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