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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 to route some traffic away from VPN set in profile?

I received a .mobileconfig file containing profile configuration to access the company's VPN, which I need for work. Though this is my personal computer and I'm not happy that all my traffic goes ...
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How does DNS resolution work on iOS devices when VPN's are enabled?

I have a WireGuard VPN configured on my iPhone. There is a DNS server running on the machine at the other end of the VPN tunnel. This DNS server has records for example.net but no other domains. (For ...
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NOT Routing a specific address through a certain adapter

Ok, I have a bit of a tricky problem: I need to connect to a VPN in order to access our company servers from remote locations. At the same time, for some obscure reasons which the technician could ...
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Macbook Pro 2019 Catalina wifi very slow while connected through VPN

I have a MacBook Pro 2019 (with Catalina) from my work/office. I am using a 5 GHz wifi connection for the internet. I have noticed that my personal desktop pc sitting next to my MacBook has an ...
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Log every WAN IP change

what would be the best way to log every WAN IP change on macOS? there is some app like istats that would sent a notification on IP change, and I know there is some script that would log the WAN IP, ...
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Can't connect to email without VPN

2010 MacPro. I updated from High Sierra to Mojave as I had the right GPU. Now, when I try to log in to email, first choice, using Thunderbird, it doesn't connect. Then I tried to go to Comcast's web ...
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How to set Phase algorithms in L2TP IPsec?

Good day, I am using Ubuntu often and it has l2tp newtwork manager, which allows me to connect via certain VPN. However, I use Mac more often and I want to set up the same mechanism and use VPN here. ...
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OpenVPN Connect profile path

I'm trying to find the path to imported profiles in openvpn connect app in macos. I tried /Users/<user>/Library/Application Support/OpenVPN Connect/ but nothing there. I'm using OpenVPN ...
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Sending custom requests through iCloud private relay

I'm asking myself if it is possible to send custom requests (including custom headers) via the iCloud private relay, as I could do it with a normal VPN ? If not, is there any program made to send ...
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VPN config with QR

I know you can create a QR for WiFi to share around with friends and family so I was wondering if you could do the same with vpn configuration. I google around and got no where,but this seems to be ...
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What Are Socket Filters and What Do They Do?

My company recently required me to install Cisco AnyConnect on my privately used MacBook Pro in order to connect to the company VPN. At seemingly random times after installation this message keeps ...
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Apple Mail message -- remote content loaded through a VPN configuration

Remote content was loaded through your VPN configuration. This message appears above Gmail and iCloud Apple Mail messages. I don't use a VPN application. Apple explains that you can configure VPN ...
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Norton VPN not connecting - lack of keychain access issue

I recently got a new Mac and I installed Norton on it, which I use as both an antivirus and VPN. I used it on my previous Mac without a problem. The antivirus part works fine, but the VPN doesn't work ...
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VPN Feature No Longer Works

For the last two builds on iOS, my iPhone is unable to either manually configure any VPN connections or use any 3rd party apps to write a configuration. The phone is otherwise fully functional. Apple ...
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iPhone: prevent the access to some domains if I am not connected to VPN

My iPhone is connected to the WiFi of the company I am working in. My VPN is almost always activated so I hope that the domain names I visit are hidden to my employer. Sometimes, the VPN is not ...
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Cannot connect to App Store with VPN

I'm using Outline VPN hosted on my own VPS on Hetzner. When VPN is turned on App Store gives the "cannot connect to App Store" message in the App Store app. Every website I've tested worked ...
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Using Mac as Network Gateway

Currently this is my setup Internet <-- Mac Pro (Wifi). shared over Ethernet <-- PC (Ethernet) The default network sharing is very limited. I am able to share my Mac Wifi over ethernet and ...
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MacOs - Keep SMB server mounts alive on temporary VPN connection drops/reconnects

I am using SSTP VPN Connections (via SSTPc) on my MacBook and am mounting manually SMB Drives from the VPN Network. Hwr, anytime my VPN Connection drops, my Mounts are unmounted and not there in ...
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Wireguard VPN: System ignoring proxy settings

I'm using Wireguard to connect to the company VPN, which then requires a proxy server to access external websites. Once VPN is established I connect to a Firewall running authpf to establish routes, ...
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How to mount a network server, not a drive on the server for Time Machine over VPN

On my local home network, I have a Raspberry Pi Samba server I use for Time Machine. It is discoverable in the Network Finder Tab and in the Time Machine preferences. However, away from home, on my ...
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set app to bypass full tunnel VPN?

I'm connected to ethernet on my work computer, all the traffic is sent to a full tunnel IPsec VPN. I'm trying to find a way to set some app e.g a specific web browser to go through the LAN / or WiFI ...
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Bonjour: Avahi Reflector and OpenVPN does not work

I currently try to use OpenVPN and Avahi Reflector to get road warriors connected with our network where features like AirPrint are working. On my research I found that its using zeroconf / bonjour or ...
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How to share OpenVPN connection on Big Sur?

The NordVPN client creates a connection entry of its OpenVPN connection, so that it can be shared with all devices connecting via my computer. I have another OpenVPN connection, which is not part of ...
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VPN connection terminates: L2TP failed to set port-mapping for en0, errorCode: -65564

The following issue surfaced last week and I am not sure anymore if this happened before or after I upgraded to Monterey. I am using a VPN connection for work but since last week this connection only ...
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Proxy configured through .pac file behind enterprise VPN doesn't apply to CURL (terminal) commands

I can make a request to https://www.google.com in the browser behind VPN but when I curl that, it doesn't work. But if I disable VPN and do a curl https://www.google.com it will send a response. With ...
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Some users cannot access Mac Mini on office network through VPN. They can access through their hotspot but not Wifi

At my company we have a Mac Mini set up in the office that we use to test out web tools. Everyone in the company has access to our VPN (L2TP over IPSec) and they access the Mac Mini while being ...
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Cannot access the internet after disconnecting AnyConnect VPN

Using Cisco AnyConnect to connect to my company VPN from my personal computer. No problem installing and running the app but if I disconnect AnyConnect (icon in the menu bar > Disconnect), then I ...
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What traffic is not sent? Send all traffic over VPN connection

When setting up a new VPN in System Preferences > Network, in the Advanced page you can select a checkbox to Send all traffic over VPN connection It is disabled by default. What traffic would not ...
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Disable TimeMachine over VPN

I am using a VPN connection to connect to my local network at home. However, when I am connected to the VPN I notice that my MacBook starts backing up using TimeMachine because obviously my backup ...
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Cannot ssh to remote host on Tunnelblick

I'm wondering if there are any Tunnelblick users that can suggest some troubleshooting steps. I use Tunnelblick to connect to my university VPN so I can access ssh servers. It usually works just fine ...
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How do I automate connecting network drives once the mac connects to specific networks?

We have some network drives (smb) that I can only connect to when (1) connected by ethernet at my workplace or (2) connected via VPN. The only reason I'd ever connect via VPN (or cable at the office, ...
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Public IP on MacBook keeps changing randomly though there is no VPN

I have a MacBook Pro and it recently went in for repair for battery replacement. Ever since I got it back, I have been noticing that some streaming platforms are not working or showing content from ...
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Can't share VPN connection on Mac

I'm trying to share my VPN internet connection from Wi-Fi to ethernet (or vice-versa, doesn't really matter) on a Mac. I was able to share the non-VPN connection but when I connect to the VPN it stops ...
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Pause Finder iCloud sync, is it possible?

I'm on VPN all the time (otherwise I can user Google). I use iCloud and I'm concerned it is taking some (maybe too much) of my VPN traffic. Is there a way to pause or tell iCloud to run at specific ...
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Windows 10 VM in parallels suddenly stops being able to access host VPN using Shared network

For quite a while my main Windows 10 VM has been using the host VPN. Then one day, it does not use the VPN anymore, but the local IP. I did not make any changes to the configuration that I know of ...
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Can I substitute my VPN subscription with macOS's Private Relay?

TL;DR: Title. I see that macOS's Private Relay essentially relays the internet traffic from my iMac to an internet endpoint (or rather an internet traffic light) in a way that neither Apple nor the ...
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How do I route all internet traffic from one Mac to another?

I think this should be possible but I'm not knowledgeable to make it work myself. I have a MacBook that has a VPN connection and I want to be able to access this VPN connection from another MacBook. ...
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How can I use my iPhone as a HTTP proxy server?

My setup: Ubuntu Server acting as a WireGuard VPN server iPhone as my VPN's Peer (using the WireGuard App) My Question: From another WireGuard's peer, how can I route my traffic through my iPhone ...
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macOS IKEv2 VPN disconnects from RRAS after 8 minutes, Monterey or Catalina

We recently updated our Microsoft RRAS server security to meet the latest Apple AES 256 VPN standards in order to connect however we have a problem where an IKEv2 VPN disconnects after exactly 8 ...
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Not able to use VPN since upgrading to macOS Monterey

As the title suggests, I upgraded my mac to Monterey today, and since then I am not able to use any VPN on it. No idea why that's the case, I tried HMA (Hide My Ass) and Nord. In my networks, it says ...
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Is there a risk that iCloud Private Relay interferes negatively with VPN service (for privacy)?

iCloud Private Relay is currently in beta, and available for Macs with MacOS Monterey. I sometimes use a VPN service for privacy purposes. Private Relay looks interesting as a "basic privacy ...
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How do I debug a StrongSwan VPN authentication that is failing on my phone, but not my laptop?

StackOverflow & SuperUser mods told me to move this post to here. I have StrongSwan 5.6.2 running on an Amazon instance, IKEv2+EAP. It works fine on my laptop, a macbook pro with the latest OS (...
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Running a daemon before a .app program is invoked and shut it down after the app has been closed

I am using Cisco AnyConnect for connecting to client VPN which relies on a set of agents and daemons. Because I don't like daemons running when not needed, especially the ones related to networking, I ...
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Keychain problem with Norton VPN

I have an iMac with the latest version of Safari. Every time I try to connect Norton VPN, a box pops up on the screen as follows: NEIKEvProvider wants to sign using key Norton: in your keychain. ...
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iTunes Wi-Fi sync remotely through VPN or any other method?

My PC is connected to my school's ethernet while my phone is connected to the Wi-Fi here, this means I can't do Wi-Fi syncing unless I physically use a cable, which is not the best experience as I use ...
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URL or settings file to share IPSec VPN settings to iPhone

I have IPSec/L2TP server and I want to share connection settings via single URL or settings file to open and apply it in a single click on ios devices. Is it possible?
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How to find out which application(s) are creating utun interfaces?

I see multiple utun interfaces from the ifconfig command output. I know utun0 and utun1 are system interfaces. utun2 is the tunnel interface for my vpn client. But I can't find out which application ...
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Can't connect to the Internet via Ethernet (Wifi and VPN/Ethernet works)

I have a M1 Mac Mini running Big Sur (11.5.2). Had it for 30 days or so and have been accessing the internet via Ethernet since day one without problems - until a couple of days ago. After waking the ...
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Citrix SSO hidden proxy setting [duplicate]

I have a strange VPN software from my company (Citrix SSO) Recently my company deployed a wrong proxy config The odd behaviour is that this client is able to configure a forced proxy on my mac even if ...
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WireGuard VPN Default Route Ignoring LAN

I have a WireGuard VPN setup on my MacBook Pro (macOS 11.5.2) to connect to my home network and proxy some external traffic while I'm away. Currently, the VPN will not allow routes on the same subnet ...
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