Category Archive: OpenVPN

Jul 24 2015

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN – BBC News

BBC Click’s Kate Russell gives a step-by-step guide to setting up your own virtual private network using a Raspberry Pi. Source: How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN – BBC News

Apr 17 2015

Link: OpenVPN-Setup: Shell script to set up Raspberry Pi (TM) as an OpenVPN server

About Shell script to set up Raspberry Pi (TM) as a VPN server using the free, open-source OpenVPN software. Includes templates of the necessary configuration files for easy editing, as well as a script for easily generating client .ovpn profiles after setting up the server. Based on the ReadWrite tutorial ‘Building A Raspberry Pi VPN’ …

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Dec 01 2014

Link: How to install an Opensource VPN Server on Linux

One of the most concerning factors to me while browsing, Is how can I ensure that my data remains private and secure ? While searching for answers, I came cross a number of ways in which you can remain anonymous like using a proxy website. But still using a third party service was not assuring …

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Apr 07 2014

Link: How To Setup a VPN in Ubuntu using OpenVPN

We love Linux and we love it for its open source nature, security, and powerful tools. There are a lot of free as well as commercial VPN solutions available for Ubuntu. We are not going to list or rank all the top VPN providers. We don’t necessarily want to rank them simply because users choose …

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Mar 14 2014

Link: OpenVPN on DD-WRT: A Secure Connection To Home Networks

Since the demise of the free LogMeIn service, you might have lost access to your home PC. Fortunately, with the right router, and a little bit of time, you can gain free access to your home machines very easily with OpenVPN. This guide I’ve written for the DSLReports.com community will focus primarily on OpenVPN running …

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Feb 11 2010

Mini-review of Beginning OpenVPN 2.0.9 by Markus Feilner and Norbert Graf (Packt Publishing)

I have previously reviewed the title, “Review of OpenVPN: Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks by Markus Feilner“, and this is the updated and expanded version of that book. The publisher says that all examples in the book work with version 2.0.9 and 2.1 of OpenVPN. Since the original book was released in 2006, it …

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Jun 24 2009

Setting up an OpenVPN tunnel using a CentOS-based system as the server and a router flashed with Tomato firmware as the client – Part 4

Continued from Part 3… If you have set up an OpenVPN server on your system and are using it regularly, eventually you are going to want to trim the log file. Webmin actually makes that easy. Simply click on System, then Log File Rotation. You should see a bunch of existing log file rotation rules. …

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Jun 22 2009

Setting up an OpenVPN tunnel using a CentOS-based system as the server and a router flashed with Tomato firmware as the client – Part 3

Continued from Part 2… Okay, time for the hard part… well, at least it was for me.  Please understand, the instructions at The ‘Point and Click’ Home VPN HowTo Guide, combined with the knowledge I acquired from the book OpenVPN: Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks (Amazon affiliate link) by Markus Feilner, enabled me to …

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Jun 22 2009

Setting up an OpenVPN tunnel using a CentOS-based system as the server and a router flashed with Tomato firmware as the client – Part 2

Continued from Part 1… EDIT (Jaunary 2011): Since I originally wrote this article in 2009, a new project has appeared called Easy OpenVPN, which is described as “a collection of bash scripts which will install and configure the Open VPN software on your PBXIAF server. Also includes scripts for creating client certificate files.”  The project’s …

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Jun 22 2009

Setting up an OpenVPN tunnel using a CentOS-based system as the server and a router flashed with Tomato firmware as the client – Part 1

Some readers of this blog may recall that several months ago I had wished for a Simple VPN device – back then I had written: There is another type of software that ought to be moved into its own box, and that is Virtual Private Network (VPN) client and server software. Yes, I’m aware of …

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