Questions tagged [vpn]

A VPN is a virtual private network. It extends a private network across a public network (e.g. the internet) by dedicated connections, virtual tunneling, or traffic encryption. VPNs can be used to securely access remote services.

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Wireguard "Unknown device type" "Protocol not supported"

I recently installed Raspberry Pi OS on my Pi 3b. After some basic configuration and running raspi-config, I installed wireguard using apt and the debian backport repos, according to a tutorial. I ...
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No internet when bridging hostapd access point with openvpn tap

I've set up my RPI3 as a Wireless Access Point using hostapd. I can bridge it to the RPI3's ethernet connection without issue. For that I simply put bridge=br0 in hostapd and then when it starts, ...
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Remote access to hard drive using Raspberry Pi4

I want to set up a hard drive to be accessible both from my local network and from my laptop outside, with all the permissions to read and write. I want to be able to use it like any other disk on the ...
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Clients connected through OpenVPN unable to process DNS requests through Pi-hole

I am on Rasbian Stretch. I installed OpenVPN (via PiVPN) and Pi-Hole (4.2). I setup my Pi-Hole (that runs on 192.168.1.6 on the LAN) to use Cloudflare DNS over TLS (using the cloudflared service on ...
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Can't connect to PiVPN (WireGuard) - what am I missing?

I'm looking for some help to get my PiVPN running correctly. I have PiHole installed on a Raspberry Pi and I'm now trying to install PiVPN on it to be able to make use of the ad blocking while I'm on ...
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Will configuring a Raspberry Pi as VPN consume a lot of bandwidth when idle?

I would like to configure a Raspberry as a VPN using an ethernet cable connected to a router and Open VPN. When no one is using the VPN, i.e. when it's idle, will it consume a lot of bandwidth? My ...
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Port forwarding / tunnelling for web server

I've been looking for a tunneling service, but it seems like most information is outdated. I've been using portmap.io for a while, but they only provide tunneling for one port. The main requirements ...
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Why can't I start OpenVPN outside the directory?

I am trying to set up Pi running 5.10.60+ to be a VPN portal. When I start openvpn from within /etc/openvpn, I see this pi@safeSpace:/etc/openvpn $ sudo openvpn us-free-01.protonvpn.net.udp.ovpn Sun ...
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Connect to a remote Raspberry running RetroPie

I'm building a game station for a friend and a need a way in to the Raspberry from my home. It can be as simple as a remote FTP server but the ideal solution would be a VPN that gave me total control ...
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How to use Rasbperry PI 3 or Raspberry PI 4 as VPN Router?

I would like to use either Raspberry PI 3B 1GB or Raspberry PI 4 8GB version as VPN Router. I have the following: 4G Router Either Raspberry PI 3B 1GB or Raspberry PI 4B 8GB TP Link Router My plan ...
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Access Raspberry pi jenkins server over the internet

I have managed to setup up a working Jenkins server on my raspberry pi 2. The Pi has an IP address through a LAN cable connected into the wall. I cannot however access the Jenkins server from my ...
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VPN console dongle

For some reason the only way to connect a console or a streaming device to a VPN is thought a windows PC by sharing the network. My idea is to make a dongle of sorts were I can connect an ethernet ...
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PiVPN Routing Problem

I've recently installed PiVPN on a newly created Pi system and I am able to connect to it ok from a remote client that I created. The problem is that although I'm able to access the node where my VPN ...
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Using OpenVPN and having DNS Leak

I've only ever used Windows and this is my first time with a Raspberry Pi. All I wanted is to be connected to a VPN while acting as a hotspot so that my devices that connect to it will also be ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as VPN gateway specific hosts on VLAN?

I've been trying to figure out how to do this for awhile now and I'm not even sure if what I want to do is possible at this point. I'm trying to update and simplify my current network while ...
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Routing traffic with 2 VPN Gateways on RaspberryPi

I'm using Raspberry Pi to run OpenVPN client. I have 2 client connectios set up, using interfaces tun0 tun1 The raspberry pi uses interface eth0 to connect to the internet. Then I have USB ...
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Find out and fix dns leaks with expressvpn

So, I'm using expressvpn app on my raspberry pi 4, and sending the connection from the VPN to the ethernet port (I'm going to use it between my ISP modem and my router) It works well, and if the VPN ...
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Pi connected to VPN service - how to reach from outside of LAN?

I have a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) in my home-network. After connecting the Pi to a VPN-service following these steps, i am still able to reach the Pi from within my local network ("ssh 192.168....
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Very poor OpenVPN performance on Raspberry Pi 4B

Recently I configured OpenVPN via PiVPN on my Raspberry Pi Model 4B with newest Raspbian Buster (4.19.58-v7l+) to have an access to my home network from anywhere. Since beginning I have a very poor ...
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Is there a way to grant raspberry pi that you have ssh'd into access to a VPN that you're currently connect to?

If i'm connected to a VPN on my main machine, then ssh into my pi is there a way to share that VPN connection with the pi without having to literally install and set up said VPN on the pi?
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static-ip + huawei-lte-stick e3372 with dhcp + ipsec vpn?

I have the huawei E3372 LTE Surf Stick for internet access connected to a raspberry pi 4 with raspbian os. The internet connection works, the stick creates an network interface "eth1" which ...
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NetworkManager options disabled

I am trying to connect my Pi to a VPN. I installed network-manager: sudo apt install network-manager-strongswan strongswan-charon libcharon-extra-plugins and rebooted. When I go to add a new network ...
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Connect to vpn network on startup

I have installed openvpn on my raspberry pi: sudo apt-get install openvpn I can connect to my VPN server with command: sudo openvpn confyg.ovpn Everything runs fine, but what is the best way to ...
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Connection too slow using RPi 4 and Wireguard

I setup a local home VPN on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 2019 Quad Core (4GB of RAM) running Ubuntu 20.04 connected to my home router using ethernet. I used PiVPN with Pihole for the setup. I setup the ...
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Extremely slow WireGuard speeds?

I am using PiVPN WireGuard and Pi-hole to get ad-blocking when I am not at home. I am also using it to access a web server I have setup in the LAN. My home router speeds are ~120-150mbps up/down, and ...
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Pi VPN vs VPN service?

I've been thinking of setting up a pi VPN. After doing some research it seems as though I will increase my protection while on public networks but will do little to anonymize my traffic while using it ...
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Changing OpenVPN to pass through pi-hole

I have OpenVPN (setup via www.pivpn.io) on my Raspbian Jessie RPi3 working like a dream. I now have setup "pi-hole" on a Pi Zero. Here's my current situation: If I am at home, I can use pizero's IP ...
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RPi as VPN Gateway

I have been trying to setup a Raspberry Pi as a "Gateway" to my VPN server, even though I am not a sysadmin, I am usually fine with setting up software such as NGiNX however this has taken a lot of ...
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Route traffic from two clients to two different VPN's (openvpn)

I have a wireless access point setup on the pi with two devices connected. The pi is then connected to two different OpenVPN servers through eth1. So far I have been able to route all traffic for the ...
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Sharing NordVPN Debian app from WiFi to Ethernet Port

I was hoping someone could help me set something up? I’m pretty much a newbie. I’ve never used a Raspberry Pi before (this will be my first time!) but I’ve just bought a Raspberry Pi 4 and am super ...
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Installed WireGuard by PiVPN now PiHole DNS not responding. How to troubleshoot?

Recent fresh Raspbian installation August 2021. RP4, wired ethernet connection. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cat /etc/debian_version 10.10 Summary of Steps: Installed PiHole: curl -sSL https://install.pi-...
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How to troubleshoot VPN returning segmentation fault on a Pi Zero W or Did I fry my Pi?

My headless Pi Zero W gives a segmentation fault whenever I run the ExpressVPN application. This problem occurs on a brand new Sandisk Ultra microSD card, imaged with Raspbian Lite 32 bit via the ...
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House to House VPN connection with Raspberry

It is my first post on Stackexchange and I am new to this community ! I've searched for similar topics but I did not find the answer... Here is what I am trying to figure out: I have two houses (let'...
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share ethernet connexion to ethernet usb adaptor thanks to raspberry pi

I try to connect my ps4 with my vpn connexion without using the computer. I install the vpn on a raspberry pi 2 and i connect my raspberry to internet by the ethernet connexion. I use the raspberry ...
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Sharing VPN conection via WIFI hostpot

I would like to know if someone has ever done this before. I want to share a wifi connection via raspberry pi connected to the internet via Ethernet cable. I would like the Pi to run through a VPN and ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by openvpn?

My access point spawns a wireless local area network. Now I want to connect it to my other private network over the internet with openvpn so it gets direct part of the remote network in a common ...
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Trying to make PI 4 into headless VPN, WiFi hotspot and provide VPN connection to a VOIP adapter [closed]

I’ve looked at this board and done quite a few Google searches and haven’t found what I’m looking for. I have read a few replies to posts that say the writer should include more information and be ...
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my pi changes its MAC adress after working with openVPN

I have installed OpenVPN on my raspberry pi 3 and launched an openvpn client so I can access it from anywhere. That worked really fine but I have noticed that after each reboot of my raspberry pi it ...
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Forward from Macvlan Bridge to tun0 Inside Namespace [closed]

Trying to isolate OpenVPN from host in a Namespace for only wireless clients. Set up a namespace, added a veth pipe to the host, and iptable forwarded it with eth0. The namespace VPN tested with pings ...
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Connect to wireguard server running on raspberry

I have installed Wireguard server on my raspberry pi using pivpn. Everything works well except for one thing. The raspberry server has ip adress 10.6.0.1. I have a simple socket messenger written in ...
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OpenVPN client install

i have openvpn installed on my pi and want to run it as a client on my VPN server. i created the Pi.crt, Pi.key and Pi.opvn file and put them in /etc/openvpn/ i renamed the Pi.opvn to client.conf ...
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Unable to find raspberrypi-kernel-headers package

I'm trying to get Wireguard going on my RPi, just to mess around with it. I think I correctly followed the various directions I've seen about how to get up-and-running, but I can't find the ...
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Stream audio from one pi to another via different networks [closed]

So I have a FM radio at my homestead. I move with a mobile studio around and stream fm at different locations. I want to be able to stream audio from location over ethernet to another pi in another ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by Wireguard? (with the use of systemd-networkd)

Have been following a members' posts about using the Pi as a Wifi Repeater and/or Bridge and also bridging via openvpn. A member of this forum (Ingo) has provided awesome step-by-step instructions ...
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Would it be possible to setup ExpressVPN on the same PI as the Pi-hole?

I've managed to setup a PI-hole and my router is using the pi-hole as the DHCP server, and all my devices still have internet access. I would also like to install ExpressVPN on the Pi, so that all my ...
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pivpn install - fails to install iptables-persistent

Installation of pivpn fails due to missing iptables-persistent. Command (run as root) is curl -L https://install.pivpn.io | bash and result is % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time ...
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Connecting to work VPN on Raspberry PI need help

I need to connect to work VPN on my raspberry PI. I have been given ID, Password and server. Using Kerio Control VPN software on my windows machine to connect to the VPN. I cannot figure out how can I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 How to connect to work VPN

I am attempting to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to my work VPN. I have a VPN address, user name, and password. I have tried searching how to connect to a VPN on the pi, and every search result I get is ...
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Rasperry Pi wireguard configuration and user access

I'm trying to setup Wireguard on my Raspberry Pi, which kind of succeed, but now I have problems with additional configuration of it. Is there a way to allow some users to see other computers in local ...
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VPN working? or not? How do I know?

I have what appears to be a working VPN on my Pi2 with Raspbian which I can access from an Android mobile phone and a Nexus 7 using PureVPN What I cannot determine is whether it is actually working ...

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