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Sharing a Port with OpenVPN and a Web Server

Sharing a Port with OpenVPN and a Web Server Routing your entire internet traffic over VPN when away from home is almost a must. Especially when using public WiFi hotspots or hotel internet. Hello all, long time no see. I have a lot of other engagements lately and can’t reach to our beloved topic of […]

Using your OpenVPN Road Warrior setup as a Secure Relay

Introduction If you are in a café or another place with free wireless Internet access you are under a security risk. Your traffic can be monitored, captured and analysed. Your sensitive data can be stolen or your laptop infected with malicious application. To avoid as much as possible of the above we can route all […]

OpenVPN on pfSense 2.0 RC3 with OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 5.6

Introduction After writing OpenVPN with LDAP authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1, a reader of my blog shared some problems with configuring OpenLDAP on CentOS.  So I decide to build such a setup and test. Scenario The scenario is as follows, authenticating users requiring access to the OpenVPN server against OpenLDAP service running on CentOS. Setup […]

Routing Road Warrior’s clients through a Site-To-Site VPN with pfSense 2.0 RC1 and OpenVPN

After we looked at the different options for Road Warrior and Site to Site configuration for OpenVPN on pfSense 2.0 RC1, now it is time to combine them in one solution. Scenario You have one or more Site to Site VPNs already and at least one Road Warrior setup for your users. Initially you are […]

Packt Publishing OpenVPN 2 Cookbook Review

OpenVPN 2 Cookbook 100 simple and incredibly effective recipes for harnessing the power of the OpenVPN 2 network By Jan Just Keijser Introduction I was approached by Packt Publishing representative, asking if I would be willing to make a review of this book. This was interesting because at that moment I was reading pfSense 2.0 […]

Building Site to Site Connection with OpenVPN on pfSense 2.0 RC1 with PKI

In the last post we’ve setup a Site To Site with Shared Key, now instead we will use internal Certificate Authority. Honestly speaking if I did not follow this guide, there was no routing between the two sites. OpenVPN Site-to-Site PKI (SSL) For reference here is the network diagram: pfsense01 will be out OpenVPN server, […]

Building Site to Site Connection with OpenVPN on pfSense 2.0 RC1 with Shared Key

  Sooner or later you will have two or more geographically distant LAN that you want to connect together. Whether we are speaking about to branch offices or home and office, or simply your office LAN and some co located servers in a data center, it is only a matter of time before you need […]

OpenVPN with RADIUS authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1

This is the last post in the series of authentication alternatives for OpenVPN in pfSense 2.0 RC1. In the previous posts we looked at the local database of pfSense and Active Directory. Now we will use Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) instead. Again we will authenticate our users against Active Directory, as domain […]

OpenVPN with LDAP authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1

In the last post I’ve used Local User Database for authentication with the OpenVPN Server, but managing users in multiple places is redundant and should be avoided. If your users resides in Windows Domain why not use a Domain Controller for authenticating VPN users. That’s way now we will use Active Directory. For the purpose […]