Questions tagged [vpn]

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 specify DNS on iOS when connected via VPN?

I have set up a VPN connection using my FritzBox 6330. This works great on my Macbook Air if I specify a DNS server (192.168.178.1 - which is the address of my FritzBox) in the network settings of the ...
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Force DNS resolution to happen outside VPN

I'm running Mojave (10.14) and I have a Cisco AnyConnect VPN over which traffic for selected routes (determined by the VPN profile, out of my control) is sent. Traffic routing works fine, the issue ...
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SSTP VPN client for Mac OS that supports EAP-MSCHAP-v2

There are already a few questions here about VPN clients that work on Mac OS which support SSTP: How to connect OS X Yosemite to a Windows based SSTP VPN? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40590806/...
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How to keep persistent routes with split tunnel VPN?

I am using an IPSec VPN on macOS Catalina to connect to my remote office. I want to send only one subnet through this VPN and all other traffic through the local router. I know how to set this up, ...
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iOS assigning 192.168.3.0/8 to an IPSec network interface - bug in iOS?

We have managed to establish a VPN from an iPhone to a Lancom 1793VA. The VPN is based on IPSec, IKEv2 and machine certificates. When the iPhone establishes the VPN, the VPN gateway assigns it an IP ...
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After Zoom install: macOS forwards various requests to localhost

right on the day since I installed (and uninstalled) Zoom, various URLs began to be forwarded to localhost. Like: $ traceroute -I googleadservices.com traceroute to googleadservices.com (127.0.0.1), ...
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What network interface is my VPN using

I'm trying to restrict internet access for a particular application. This is built in functionality but I can't seem to figure out what interface my VPN is using. Below is the list that is presented ...
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Remote Mac user connecting via VPN to RDP into a Windows PC

NB I don't own a Mac, so research and trying things out is not going to be straight forward. So my client has a Windows PC. It has to be Windows since Sage won't run on a Mac. Until now the book ...
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Can't connect to L2TP over IPSec VPN from Mac 10.12.4

Have troubles with connecting to my VPN from Mac. Using default Mac client, pre-shared secret. Also this works well on iOS 10.3.2 from the same Wi-Fi network. Firewall is disable, no Little Snitch. ...
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Company Mac OS laptop must connect to Cisco AnyConnect VPN in order to access to the Internet

My company Mac OS X laptops (Mojave) are managed devices and in order for the user to connect to Internet, the user must first launch and connect the Cisco AnyConnect VPN otherwise the user is not ...
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BigSur Active directory connectivity issues (offline after successful bind.)

I've installed BigSur on physical machine and bind it to remote LDAP server which reside behind vpn server. The bind itself went just fine, but when I try to login or fetch any of the AD users, it ...
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Multiple Access Point Name (apn) on iOS

I am capable of provisioning multiple Access Point Name (APN) on a single SIM card. One APN points to a private enterprise network and the other points to a public APN -Internet. Apps that use the ...
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sstp-client degrades internet traffic while it is active

My work recommended iSSTP to use for VPN into our Microsoft network from macOS. Can see other places around here where it is recommended. The problem I'm running into though is while it is enabled, it ...
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Exclamation Mark in the Expire column

I have a VPN issue and I believe it's just routing, but I've notice that there's an exclamation mark in the expire column on a netstat -nr command: Destination Gateway Flags ...
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Set up SSL-VPN in System Preferences

My company has a VPN network which staff are encouraged to connect to using an app called FortiClient. The VPN settings look fairly simple, and I would prefer to try use the inbuilt macOS interface to ...
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Why does shared WiFi connection from iPhone to laptop (personal hotspot) not go through phone VPN?

I'm trying to share the WiFi connection from my iPhone to my laptop = personal hotspot. The iPhone connects to a VPN and a quick check on phone browser (whatismyip) shows that this works ok. However, ...
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How can I configure iOS so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated?

How can I configure iOS so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated?
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How to store VPN credentials automatically in Keychain

I have to constantly connect to a VPN (I do this without problems) for work reasons. The real problem comes when I open any browser (Firefox, Chrome, etc.) or applications like Slack, because a ...
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Catalina: Determine if VPN is Active

In connection with using a DDNS I need to be able to determine from within a shell script whether or not a VPN is active. I saw this answer from 2014 From the command line, how do I tell if a ...
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Is it possible to use AirDrop and Sidecar with a mac on a VPN?

I need to use a VPN on my mac from time to time. While I'm doing so, it interferes with the ability to use AirDrop and Sidecar. My VPN has the ability to whitelist certain apps, so is there a ...
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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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VPN breaks AirDrop, Sidecar etc. - any idea how to set up VPN to enable them?

My workplace uses Cisco AnyConnect VPN (but I have seen same problems with other VPNs as well, eg. here) and it seems to break AirDrop, Sidecar and similar Apple's local network services. While I am ...
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iOS VPN configuration: which ip do apps see?

If I have a VPN configured on my iPhone, which ip address is accessible by some other app on my phone? For example, if I use some news app, will the app's server know my true ip address or the ip ...
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Running some processes and not others over VPN

I'm looking to secure some apps on macOS using an OpenVPN connection. I want the apps not to work when the VPN isn't active. I can't necessarily track which servers the apps are trying to access, so ...
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Self hosted VPN solution with Mac client

Rather than pay an additional monthly fee, I'd like to take advantage of the existing cloud computing resources I already have and host a VPN on Amazon or Linode, and access that from my MacBook while ...
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How to share wired VPN connection with Wi-Fi clients using Mac Internet Sharing

Configuration: iMac (El Capitan) with wired Ethernet connection to LAN & Internet router. Running "Fastest VPN" software, successfully accesses VPN servers in other cities. Both the ...
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Website unreachable / PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR / tries connects to localhost instead

Since some weeks I have a very strange issue, where I'm stuck how to further debug, specially as I'm more of a Linux Guy in front of a MacOS (10.15.4) From time to time I get in Firefox/Chrome a ...
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Surprisingly many network interfaces on macOS: are these legitimate?

ifconfig reveals a surprisingly long list of network interfaces on my MacBook, which is running macOS High Sierra (10.13.6): lo0, gif0, stf0, XHC20, en0, p2p0, awdl0, en1, en2, bridge0, utun0. There ...
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DNS problems with Wireguard VPN

I am using wireguard Application to establish a VPN between my Mac running (Catalina 10.15.6) and my home. At home I run two RPi: one with wireguard in docker one with Pihole in docker (IP 192.168....
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Is it possible to set the MTU of an IKEv2/IPsec VPN provisionning provile?

I am self-hosting my own strongSwan VPN and, for some reason, my mobile carrier doesn’t support MTU higher than 1280 (see https://serverfault.com/questions/1025577/what-can-cause-an-ios-device-to-be-...
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IKEv2 VPN on macOs 10.12 Sierra

When I try to configure an IKEv2 VPN on macOs Sierra the following errors occur: nesessionmanager Failed to find the VPN app for plugin type com.apple.neplugin.IKEv2 neagent Failed to process IKE ...
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Can I debug iOS device with remote OS X desktop through VPN?

The situation I'm having now is like: A OS X desktop is in my home. I'll bring a Windows laptop and an iPhone with me outside all the time. I want to develop iOS applications with my Windows laptop,...
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Knowledge Request- Automatically Log Out of Google Services Script

TL;DR- is there a way to set Gmail to automatically log itself out? I am in the process of distancing myself from Google's services, and while it is inevitable that one will always interact with ...
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If I was to check if a network service Thunderbridge or Bluetooth was enabled how would I do that it in terminal?

From Terminal, it lists that my MAC has six network services: Bluetooth DUN USB Ethernet Wi-Fi (also known as AirPort) Bluetooth PAN Thunderbolt Bridge and VPN My question is this: I want to ...
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“VPN is not configured” error on El Capitan

I discovered this new annoying bug in El Capitan 10.11.2 running on a MacBook Pro Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013. Sometimes when I click on the VPN icon in the menu bar, I get "VPN is not configured" ...
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ios/mobileconfig ikev2 ondemand via apple configurator 2

I am trying to use Apple Configurator 2 downloaded from AppStore, and I cannot find ondemand settings in the vpn section. Please help. I can manually add ondemand section to my plist and it works. If ...
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How do I bypass a VPN for Continuity to Work?

When on a VPN (such as Private Internet Access) Continuity and Handoff stop working. Some VPN's such as PIA have a feature to exclude certain IP addresses, networks, or executables from the VPN. To ...
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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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Macbook freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

I have a 2019 15" MacBook Pro running OS X Mojave (10.14.6) (company laptop, so can't update yet) and I have a weird problem. When I am connected to the company VPN (via the built-in client, no third ...
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WiFi constantly disconnecting on iOS 13.5 / iPhone XR

I have noticed recently that my iPhone XR quickly flicks from WiFi to cellular and back to WiFi (taking around 1 second) when I wake it. Sometimes this happens after the device is locked for less than ...
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Slow download on my MBpro, only via browser

Since last week, whenever I try to download things through my browser it starts at the usual speed (up to 18 Mbps) then starts to slow down until it reaches about 500 kbps and stays at that speed. All ...
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Share Internet between two Macbook Pros (thunderbolt)

WHAT I WANT TO ACHIEVE I have two Macbook Pros (Mojave 10.14.6) with me in a country different than US. A and B. What I need and requirements: I want computer B to be connected from a US IP address ...
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Can't browse internet from browser after connecting to VPN. Skype still works

I am connecting my office VPN using Cisco AnyConnect. After connecting to VPN I can't connect to internet from browsers. However, skype still works. How to resolve ?
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Is that possible to change PPTP VPN password on mac?

Could I directly reset my password for VPN on mac? For Windows, I found the instruction below (source from ehow, not tested as I only has a mac): Log on to your VPN. Enter the "CTRL+ALT+DEL" keys ...
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Share Internet through thunderbolt between two Macbook Pros

WHAT I WANT TO ACHIEVE I have two Macbook Pros (Mojave 10.14.6) with me in a country different than US. A and B. What I need and requirements: I want computer B to be connected from a US IP address ...
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Cannot connect to my remote IP address without a reboot, multiple pieces of software affected

I just recently switched back to Mac OS after using a Windows 10 machine for a year. I have noticed an issue that existed with my previous Macbook Pro, and is now plaguing my new machine. I have a ...
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Wifi gets disconnected when connecting to VPN via Cisco AnyConnect Client

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 model. Whenever I try to connect to VPN via Cisco AnyConnect Client, my wifi gets disconnected. I have to again restart my router and try with the Cisco client again. In 2-3 ...
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Prevent any direct internet traffic when OpenVPN is down

If OpenVPN down how to prevent any direct internet traffic (http or whole tcp) on MacOS except local network?
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Macbook Air on Catalina freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

My Macbook Air freezes for like 30 seconds up to a minute if I have my VPN active and try to wake it up while it is trying to connect to the vpn. Seems like as soon as the connection is established ...
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IKEv2 disconnects on native Mac OS VPN client after 8 minutes

Somehow, exactly on 8 minutes, my VPN tunnel to our WatchGuard Firebox M270 disconnects. I'm on the same internet connection as some of my other colleagues that have no problem connecting to the other ...

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