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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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PI as a VPN router for local machines

I would like to enable couple of my machines to access the internet through a VPN connection. My idea is that the PI can simply dial in an establish a connection and then route requests from the other ...
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How can I check for internet connection before running /etc/rc.local script

I want to use the Raspberry Pi as a VPN gateway. The RPi connects to my home network and the internet via wlan0, and any device plugged into eth0 gets a VPN connection. I am using pptp-linux to make ...
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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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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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What is the simplest way to securely access my Raspi from internet?

Either from my laptop or my andoid tablet I thought first Port forwarding and the pair of keys for SSH would be good but no avail I lost myself.. Thinking that it's easier I tried also Openvpn but 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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Using Raspberry Pi as a Tunnelbear sharing device

I have a Model B which is hooked up to my network via ethernet. It also has a wireless USB dongle plugged into it which is currently not in use. I have Tunnelbear's unlimited VPN (grizzly) and ...
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Using 'Network Manager' for Wireless & VPN Management

I am new to RP & have been searching for 24 hours for this. I have a 'ThePiHut' USB wifi dongle. It seemed to install its own drivers when I plugged it in and I used the wpa_gui to successfully ...
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Does Raspbian keep a security log file, and what is its location?

I set up an OpenVPN server on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and am wondering if there is a log file of security events that I can look at. I'm curious because I want to know if there are login ...
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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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Does Raspberry Pi 4 processor support AES-NI instructions?

In the interest of minimizing timing attacks on my OpenVPN and similar connections, does Raspberry Pi 4 support AES-NI instructions? Some reference to AES is made in the technical reference manual, ...
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Unable to apt-get update but connected to internet?

So I got a pi 3.0 and it has been running a apache webserver with php just fine. I have not logged into it in a while. Today, however, I was planning to install openvpn which failed to install. So I ...
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VPN - Route some traffic not through VPN

I've been working with my Pi running Raspbian lately, and I almost have everything set up as I would like. However, I've been stuck for a bit on my next plan - incorporating a VPN connection. I have ...
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RPi as WIFI Access Point and VPN router

I'm trying to set up my RPi as Wifi Access Point and to connect as client to a OpenVPN server. The connection to the VPN server works fine as long I use the Midori. I followed this steps: PI as a ...
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VPN Passthrough two ethernet interface

I'm a quite new in the network my internet acces have a proxy so to by-pass it I use a VPN hosted on my VPS. I use the OpenVPN Client software for all my devices. (Windows, Android, Linux) I got a ...
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Raspberry Pi as OpenVPN Access Point

I am trying to setup Raspberry Pi as VPN-WiFi access point connecting to AWS VPC. I followed Raspberry Pi as an access point Here are the all steps I performed in sequence Installed fresh full ...
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Clients cannot connect to pivpn server anymore

I have been using and enjoying pivpn for nearly a year now. I am running pivpn and Pi-hole on the same RasPi without issues until now. Recently I have not changed anything besides the occasional apt ...
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OpenVPN on Raspberry Pi stopped working (no tun0)

I've been using a Raspberry Pi 3B (running Raspbian) with OpenVPN connected to a Portuguese IPVanish server for about a month now and everything has been great. In fact I've been amazed at the speeds ...
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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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Setting up Bridged VPN using: RPi 3G Hotspot router + openvpn client to connect to home RPi OpenVPN server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb ppp0 device where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. This Hologram usb ppp0 ...
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Route wifi AP traffic(wlan0) to tun0 (openvpn) and keep eth0 unaffected for LAN SSH

I want to use my raspberry pi 3 as a wireless AP that I could connect to via my laptop or cell phone for use with my VPN subscription (PIA). Simultaneously, I want to keep my static eth0 IP address ...
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Accessing ssh over public ip address after configuring with VPN

I looked at this but it appears to be a guide to recovering a borked setup. Using PIA (Private Internet Access) and Openvpn, I can setup my raspberry to use a VPN. However, connecting to its public ...
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VPN + IP Route headaches

I followed a guide here to turn my raspberry pi into a vpn router for my PS3. Basically it uses the Wi-Fi connection of the Pi to share internet to the ethernet connection. It works perfectly on one ...
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How to install openforti vpn on a vanilla raspberry PI with raspian image?

Someone managed to get openfortivpn installed and working on a Raspberry PI with vanilla Raspian image? It seems it should be supported but all I get with apt-get install openfortivpn is that "the ...
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How can I set up a VPN port on the Pi?

I'm trying to set up my Pi to act as a VPN client for my corporate network (running OpenVPN). Right now, I have two Ethernet ports on my Pi -- the builtin one (eth0), and an external USB port (eth1). ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Client on Raspberry Pi Jessie?

Is there any package for the Raspberry out there, to setup a L2TP/IPSec connection from Raspberry Pi (Jessie) to my Windows server (i.e. vpn-server l2tp/ipsec)?
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Anonymous File Upload [closed]

What would be the best way to store files on internet without having any user acc or transparency of who will download it? is TOR a good way to achieve this? I got a raspberry as source to send data ...
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Wireguard installation

So i was following this guide: https://sigmdel.ca/michel/ha/wireguard/wireguard_02_en.html#requisites It should be pretty simple but when installing wireguard my pi says: Building initial module for ...
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OpenVPN as a background process [closed]

i would like to run the OpenVPN service in the background. I have a script like this, that basically starts the Netherlands VPN of privateinternetaccess. vpn.sh sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/...
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SSH into Raspberry Pi connected to OpenVPN

I want to be able to remotely ssh into my rpi, while my rpi is connected to PIA (via OpenVPN). I can ssh into the pi from my local network while the pi is connected to OpenVPN, and I can also ssh into ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to 2 separate networks

Hi I was wondering if the following setup would work. I am trying to accomplish the following. Connect to VPN server from outside my network and then VNC or RDP and possibly SSH into the other ...
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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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I cannot connect to PIVPN

Hi I set up my raspberry pi 3 as a vpn server using a script called pivpn. The scrpit makes setting up ovenVPN really easy, the installation went fine but when I try to connect to the server it gets ...
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OpenVPN won't start on boot (OSMC)

Just got my Pi 1 setup with OSMC yesterday. I've tried getting OpenVPN to start on boot, but no luck. In etc/default/openvpn here's my settings (Netherlands being Netherlands.ovpn): #AUTOSTART="all" #...
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Simple openVPN with static keys

For private use I only want to use a simple peer-to-peer openVPN connection without maintaining a complete Public Key Infrastructure. I have heard it can be simplified by using static keys, but how ...
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How to allow access from OpenVPN set on eth0 to wlan0

So I have the following configuration: +---------------------+ +----------------------------------+ | 10.10.10.* | | 192.168.100.*...
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How to forward traffic from tun0 to specific IP behind eth0 (iptables)

My raspberry pi is connected to a OpenVPN server on interface tun0. The internet connection is setup over a 3G/UMTS mobile stick(eth1). How can I forward all traffic coming from tun0 to a device with ...
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Would that work: install a VPN to watch foreign TV [closed]

My dad is living in the US and would like to watch French TV channels. I've looked a bit and saw several VPN services on the web which offer a solution to that issue. I was thinking, would my ...
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TOR enabled hotspot

I've been trying to set up my raspberry Pi 4B with TOR and then use it as hotspot but none of the tutorials I follow work for me, maybe because they are all for older versions. Please keep in mind I ...
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AP Bridge VPN IPTABLES rules needed

I have set up an access point with a bridge (bridge: I want to be able to access all other devices within my network) using this How-To (Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way). ...
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pivpn inconsistent TLS handshake/authentication

I'm using pivpn(OpenVPN) on an rpi3B. When it works it works great, but I'm unable to successfully authenticate more often than not. I've tried it on 2 different wifi networks, with similar results. ...
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Windows 10 IOT core VPNClient

I have a little question. Has Windows 10 IoT Core a VPN client or gives it as an app. I will connect the raspberry to a external network.
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VPN connects, but no internet access

I'm running raspbian on my raspberry pi model B and I have a VPN account with Private Internet Access. I've used their openvpn settings to connect (I'm using the same ones on my ubuntu laptop and ...
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Service like TeamViewer for Raspberry Pi to access without IP [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi on my home network, on which I do all sorts of stuff (torrentbox, samba server etc) How can I access my box if I'm in another country or city? I only want command line access, I ...
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unstable connection with PPTPD on raspbian

I have the following setup. My raspberry pi is behind a router and runs pptpd, I am connecting from another country from Ubuntu 12.04. However the connection stays alive for very short period of ...
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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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Can't get VPNSecure installed/running correctly on RPi3B with Raspbian

I'm trying to set my RPi 3B running Raspbian up with a VPN and I already subscribe to VPNSecure so I attempted to install it using the Linux instructions here: https://support.vpnsecure.me/articles/...
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Raspbian Stretch (GUI version only) does not work as OpenVPN client

I have a basic OpenVPN connection that I use with several pi's. All of these pi's use various versions of Raspbian without the GUI (the lite version). And they all work great. The same configuration ...
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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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openvpn causing internal kernel errors (Oops: 7)

Have a Pi B Board that has been running Openvpn for over a year that the vpn has suddenly stopped working. It stopped responding and had to reset it, and after restart the vpn would not start. The ...
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