A VPN is a Virtual Private Network, an encrypted connection from one computer (e.g. a home one) to another network (e.g. a work one). It can also be between two networks.

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How can I setup a Cisco IPSec VPN connection from the command line?

We've got a few macs to manage and we are working out how to script the configuration of a few things. We've got most of the bits worked out but there is one that I can't seem to find the right ...
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How to use Cisco AnyConnect with certificates on OS X?

I installed ocserv on my VPS, and has been tested on my iPhone that it works. When I turned to OS X, the client could not connect to the server though. It said "No valid certificates available for ...
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Tunnelblick connects to debian openvpn but no ping or ssh possible

I have a Debian server running OpenVPN that I am trying to connect to from a Mac mini running Tunnelblick. The client configuration that I used has already been verified to work fine on a Debian ...
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OS X El Capitan - Cisco Built-in VPN client - split traffic

On OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), with the Cisco Built-in VPN client, I would like to configure the route table in order to have the following thing : subnet traffic 192.168.101.0/24 goes through the VPN ...
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PulseSecure Does not use iOS Wireless Proxy Settings

I am using my company's VPN which is using the PulseSecure application. My wireless connection on my iPhone uses a manually entered proxy address which is my Laptop's IP address. If I am not ...
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iOS SSL certificates issue on VPN

We set up VPN connection from iOS-device to IPSEC server rooting all traffic from applications. - VPN configurations are imported on device with self-signed CA certificate and client certificate for ...
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IKEv2 VPN El Capitan 10.11

When I setup an IKEv2 VPN, which I use from Windows without issues, on OSX 10.11.1 it refuses to connect. I looked at /var/log/system.log and it seems like it's saying one of the IKEv2 components is ...
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Specify an OpenVPN connection name for Tunnelblick using AppleScript

I'm attempting to use AppleScript to tell Tunnelblick to start a VPN session: tell application "Tunnelblick" disconnect all log state connect "Torguard.United.Kingdom" log state ...
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Setting up a VPN on Mac with a WiFi Hotspot

I've been looking into using my Mac as a host for unattended file sharing with my other computers. From what I have seen, it looks like a VPN is my best route. I would like to create a server ...
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Is iPhone being remotely accessed?

On a consistent basis, I try to close any open apps to save battery life. I close the apps by double clicking the home screen button & then swipe the apps upward on the touchscreen to close. ...
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VPN connection sharing using PF NAT

I have the following network infrastructure, with a Mac Pro that has a VPN connection (ppp0): What I'd like to accomplish is that Device 1 and Device 2 can share the Mac Pro's VPN connection by ...
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Concurrent VPN connection on Max OS X

I need to to connect to a VPN for internet access. While I'm connected to that VPN I need to connect to another VPN for accessing local data on that network. When I'm try to connect, the first VPN ...
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Is there a way to make a VPN apply every time iPhone reboots? It's annoying having to re-enable

I use the OpenVPN app to encrypt my network connections on my iPhone as well as a VPN service, but every time my phone reboots I have to remember to re-enable my VPN. Is there a way to have this ...
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Automating VPN switching

I can us a VPN app like tunnelbear to appear to be in other countries, but is there a way to do this in a bash script or applescript? I want to be able to run automated tests on my iOS apps (in the ...
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Bridge OS X Wi-Fi/Ethernet connection with VPN

I currently have a VPN connection on my computer (running El Capitan), and I would like to know if there is a way to bridge my Wi-Fi that I use on my computer along with my VPN. What I would like to ...
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OpenVPN JSON error after upgrading to El Capitan

After upgrading to El Captian, OpenVPN displays the following error when attempting a connection: "JSONDialog: Error running jsondialog". I'm using OpenVPN version 2.0.9.201. How do I get OpenVPN to ...
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Installing/Setting Up OpenVPN Server on Yosemite with MacPorts

Good day all. I'm very, very inexperienced with VPNs and networking protocols in general. This may be terrible: Attempting to setup OpenVPN in Yosemite Lion while bridging my ethernet connection to ...
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How to set up VPN Server that uses servers IP Address

I use OS X Server VPN feature, but routing is not easy as OpenVPN. here is the scenario; Let`s assume my server IP is 123.456.789.025 and its gateway is 987.654.321.254 and its net mask is ...
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Is there a more convenient VPN toggle in iOS 9.1?

Is there an convenient way for me to toggle VPN on or off in iOS 9.1 without navigating through the Settings screen each time? Previously (on Android), I used an app to automate this based on my ...
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Can Macs connect to VPNs with MS-CHAPv2?

I've been provided directions with how to connect to a VPN on a remote server, but it's just one of those simple "Connect to network, VPN, etc." wizards from Microsoft Windows that establishes a VPN ...
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How can I set an environment variable each time I connect to a VPN?

Every time I connect to a VPN I need to extract my IP adress from ifconfig and manually update it in an rc-file accordingly. I would like to automate this process. I.e. once connected to the VPN and ...
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Cisco AnyConnect fails on El Capitan - Unable to locate host scan library

I am facing below error on my MacBook which runs on El Capitan, when I try to connect to VPN it says Posture Assessment failed: unable to locate hostscan library.
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Cannot connect to a particular website

I'm using private tunnel.com VPN service, but it's a while I cannot connect through VPN. When I ping privatetunnel.com it shows a private class IP: 10.10.34.36. I've checked /etc/host there is no such ...
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Juniper Network Connect hangs at “Establishing Secure Session” after upgrading to OS X El Capitan

I have a problem trying to connect to a VPN using "Juniper Network connect". it happened after I upgraded from Mac OS X Yosemite(10.10) to Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11). Ever since I upgraded to OS X ...
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Endpoint VPN error

Cannot reinstall Endpoint. Keep getting error: "Endpoint Security VPN build 860010008 is already installed on this computer". How do I uninstall completely to do reinstall?
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MacBook Pro 2015 Yosemite Cannot connect to TWC internet without proXPN

I'm using Time Warner Cable internet. Yesterday I connected to proXPN to view a video. Now I cannot connect to internet with proXPN turned off. I can connect to internet through proXPN but not ...
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A Cisco AnyConnect VPN alternative on El Capitan?

Is it possible to use OpenConnect or some other VPN alternative on El Capitan? Has anyone done is successfully? The only software I've been able to find saying it is possible is ...
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Cisco IPSec VPN “Server did not respond” OSX Yosemite

I'm trying to connect to my company's VPN, which is a Cisco IPSec type VPN. I'm using the native mac VPN client. I get a "VPN server did not respond" error. I am able to ping the server. This is what ...
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How can I turn off VPN?

I'm working on a friend's iPhone and every time I turn VPN off, it turns right back on. Have you ever seen this before? Any suggestions for what I could do to keep it turned off?
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OpenVPN missing parameter on OSX 10.11 El Capitan

I have a problem setting up VPN connection between my MacBook Pro with OSX 10.11 and my VPS with OpenVPN. The server is working correctly because I am using in on my iPhone with iOS 9.0.2, android 4.2 ...
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Troubleshooting IKEv2 on 10.11 El Capitan

How do I troubleshoot IKEv2 VPN issues on El Capitan? I've followed these instructions to create an IKEv2 VPN (and certificate) on a Ubuntu server that I want to connect to, which all seems pretty ...
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PPTP VPN won't connect after updating to El Capitan

This is a 2015 rMBP and after I updated to El Capitan (have not installed any betas) my PPTP VPN connection just hangs on "Connecting". If I then click "Disconnect" it hangs similarly until I kill ...
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Disable auto-update of Google Chrome with Firewall?

I need to keep using an older version of Chrome to access an old work VPN which requires Java applets and for some reason crashes after several minutes when launched from Safari. The latest versions ...
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How do I delete route to “link#8” gateway on OS X?

How do I delete default route of "link#8" gateway on OS X El Capitan? It's a route automaticaly added after connecting to IPSec VPN. $ netstat -rn Routing tables Internet: Destination Gateway ...
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VPN connects, IP won't change : traffic issue

I spent too much time on this, so I'm asking you guys if you can figure it out. I can connect to my VPN, but my IP won't change (I can access the internet) and since P2P isn't working I guess the ...
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Automate setup of Win7 VPN, including registry settings and security policy changes

After numerous difficulties I have managed to get a Windows 7 machine to connect to OSX Server's VPN. I am looking to automate the setup process for Win 7 clients, which would include: add one ...
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Spoof OS X El Capitan's Location Services

I was pretty excited about the new spotlight features introduced in Yosemite and El Capitan. Unfortunately those features aren't available in my country (India). In some forums I learned that these ...
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Junos Pulse Crashing on El Capitan (10.11), Causing Keychain Issues?

Whenever I attempt to start a VPN Connection with Junos Pulse (Version 5.0.11) on El Capitan it freezes midway through connecting and my login keychain becomes inaccessible to any other apps. The only ...
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over-the-air VPN profile delivery to iOS

First, the question background: I'm making an app which allows users to connect to specific VPN to circumvent their county internet restrictions. I use L2TP over ipsec linux VPN server with ...
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Block domains through vpn service provided through OS X Server.app

I have server.app configured to provide a vpn service. The vpn works perfectly fine and I am passing all traffic through it. When checking my IP address while connected to the vpn, I do get the wan ...
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Juniper VPN silently dies at 2:52 minutes into session

I'm running Safari 7.1.8 on a Mavericks work machine and connecting to work thru a Juniper VPN. Last year Safari started killing the Network Connect after a few minutes. At the time the workaround ...
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How do I connect a VPN connection using AppleScript?

The Problem A number of defined Applescripts out there to tell your VPN connection to start connecting. The problem is, a lot of these seem to be designed with older versions of Mac OS in mind. This ...
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How to activate iMessage in China (with My US Number)?

Since I moved to China, my US number has been deactivated on iMessage. I can send and receive SMS via my carrier (T-mobile via China Unicom), but my iMessage number isn't activated. See screenshots ...
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iOS — selective VPN routing

How is it possible to route inside iOS device (meaning for both apps + safari) specific requests (based on their IPs) to VPN while leaving others outside VPN?
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How do I escape a bad VPN sign on request

I get stuck and have to wait until the request times out when I enter a bad VPN request. I would like to cancel the request and enter a different VPN address. I tried control break like on Windows but ...
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Is there a way to transform a connection from Tor into a virtual VPN connection?

I want to transform my Tor SOCKS5 Proxy into a VPN Proxy on Mac. Is there a way to do that? Thank you!
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How to Create a VPN server on an iPhone or join another machine to a LAN via the web

Is it possible to create a VPN server on an iPhone so that I can connect to it with Linux box and bring the Linux box onto the iPhone’s LAN? I’ve been looking all day and everything available for iOS ...
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Installed openvpn with brew but it doesn't appear to be installed correctly

I installed openvpn with brew. The installation went fine, no errors or missing dependencies. But now when I try to run it: users-MBP:~ user$ brew install openvpn Warning: openvpn-2.3.7 already ...
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Stop Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client from starting up automatically

So I am currently running: OS X 10.10.5 Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 4.1.04011 I boot up my laptop and AnyConnect is running. I go into Preferences...Users & Groups and remove ...
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How to assign a global IPv6 address in VPN?

I cannot assign a global IPv6 address on the iPhone ppp0 interface, just only a link-local address (fe80::). How to assign a global IPv6 address on the iPhone? I'am using L2TP/IPSec VPN with radvd. ...