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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VPN mountain lion server not working

I cannot connect to my mac server using a VPN connection from outside my LAN. I can connect from inside which means that the VPN server on Mountain Lion is working. When I look at the logs on my ...
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iPad - Setup both PPTP and L2TP VPNs - blocked by firewall - can I use the 'Proxy' settings to evade?

I'm using the VPN Express app to setup PPTP and L2TP connections. It automatically sets the VPN profiles up successfully for me. When I try to connect, get error messages telling me that the server ...
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Forcing VPN on demand to “on”

When we install an iOS configuration profile for Cisco IPSec "VPN on Demand" (using certificate based machine authentication), a switch appears in the Settings > VPN Settings page: "Connect On Demand ...
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Routing all traffic except a few IP-ranges though default gateway in Mountain Lion

I am using VPN (Cisco IPSec) through the default Mountain Lion network preferences. In Lion (and also in Snow Leopard), I did the following to change the routing back to using my default gateway for ...
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How do I configure a VPN in Lion?

I've tried to configure VPN in Lion (both L2TP and PPTP), but it never connected successfully. The same VPN works fine in Windows 7 and the iPad and other mobile devices, so I think it could be a ...
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RSA and Cisco Anyconnect in one click

We all been there where we punch in 4 digit pin to RSA and then copy it to Cisco Anyconnect Is there a way to do that in one click using a Script Script should do the following Launch RSA > Enter ...
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How can I change the order of the VPNs from the tray icon

Closely related to: Order of the VPN connections in the VPN menu This used to be fine, but since El Capitan the order has changed and I haven't worked out how to control it. Mine now looks something ...
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PPTP connection default eToken

I have a PPTP connection to my company's network on Yosemite, the authentication method is through an eToken made by SafeNet. The problem is every time that I insert the eToken, I have to go to: ...
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iPhone 6s iOS 9.2 no device management nor profiles

Other groups do not offer any solution or do not allow me to post comments. My new iPhone 6s does not show anywhere Profiles & Device Management. Latest software installed. I restarted my iPhone, ...
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Using OpenVPN OS X “PPTP-VPN server did not respond”

I have an OpenVPN server set up on AWS. I would like to connect to it from my Mac running OS X 10.11. Under Network I have added a VPN: Server Address: IP given by Amazon. Account Name: My OpenVPN ...
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What is ipsec0 interface?

I am noticing an interface on my system called ipsec0 but I can't figure out what is creating it. I have no VPN software installed or VPN connections configured on the system. Back to my Mac service ...
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Problem with IPsec on Mac OS X 10.11

We have configured IKEv2 VPN for mobile clients on pfSense. Server is configured for pushing DNS setting to clients, but after connecting my MBP it can't resolve local hostnames (FQDN and shortnames ...
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VPN on Demand - Should it auto disconnect?

I have gotten VPN on Demand working however it's not clear if turning itself off is a part of its feature set. I have it set to "Evaluate Connection" when it goes to intranet.company.com however once ...
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How do I connect to a VPN through a HTTP/HTTPS proxy?

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015), OS X El Capitan (10.11.1) I'm currently on a Macbook Pro mid 2015 with OS X 10.11.1 and I need help bypassing my university's proxy server. I believe they use ...
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Can't download anything after deleting VPN

I deleted a VPN off my iPhone 4s with iOS 9.1 yesterday. Now I can't download anything as the App Store won't load. I can barely use Safari. I factory reset and when I tried to install my apps again ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Problems with VPN: OS X devices can connect, iOS-devices can not

I got a little problem: I configured OS X server to provide VPN to OD-users. The VPN-settings are being pushed through profile manager. Now comes the strange thing: It doesn't matter if I'm in my own ...
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Can't connect to Cisco VPN (IPSec) after upgrade to os x server (Yosemite)

I have had a working VPN connection to a Cisco VPN on OS X with no trouble for a while now. Last night, I upgraded my Mac running OS X Yosemite (10.10.4) to OS X server. Since then, I can no longer ...
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How to ping to get full delay with VPN?

When I ping a host while connected through VPN, it doesn't add the delay to reach to my VPN first. Is there a way or parameter to get full millisecond delay to a specific host from my computer ...
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OpenVPN causes loss of WAN connection after returning from sleep

I'm trying to use OpenVPN to have a constant VPN connection on my 10.10.4 install. Currently I've setup OpenVPN via homebrew and as stated put an openvpn.conf in /etc/openvpn as the default profile ...
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How to broadcast video from IP camera with private IP address

I have a situation, I have IP cameras in different locations, these cameras are connected to small webservers with private IP SIM cards (VPN sim cards), if I am connected to the VPN, I can access ...
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Unable to access shared SMB files through VPN on home WiFi, but able to access through MiFi device

As the title says, I am able to access shared files over a VPN through MiFi (AT&T), as well as through my iPhone's hotspot (T-Mobile), but I can not connect to my shared files over VPN on my home ...
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VPN connection not working on port 5439

While working remotely (e.g. from home), I am unable to connect (over VPN) to Amazon Web Services (Redshift database) hosts on port 5439: 1) To reproduce -I boot up my laptop, flush my dns cache and ...
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How do you change the default route to a VPN?

I'm connected to the internet via a public unsecured WiFi router with address 192.168.1.1. I have an OpenVPN connection to a remote router who's LAN address is 192.168.2.1. After I connect, I get ...
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Problem connecting to VPN service on OS X Server 10.9 and 10.10

I keep getting this error when trying to connect: The L2TP-VPN server did not respond. Try reconnecting. If the problem continues, verify your settings and contact your Administrator. However, ...
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Sharing wifi from an openvpn connection

I'm on Yosemite 10.10.3 and use an openvpn connection throught ethernet on an iMac. I wanted to use the internet sharing option via Wi-Fi for other devices but it's impossible for them to reach the ...
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VPN disconnected by the communication device

I can't get to the bottom of this problem connecting to a commercial vpn service, which I have been using OK for a good while. I can connect to an institutional Cisco IPSec but the commercial PPTP ...
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Route only required packets via VPN in OS X

I just bought a NAS which is connected to my router (AVM FRITZ!Box 7362). In my local network everything works fine, but I want to access the NAS also from other places like work via internet. As my ...