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It am trying to use openvpn as a vpn and need help trying to get it to work. I have followed the instructions exactly that I found using google, but it givers me this error.





I am trying to use a free vpn first rather a paid one.


Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Are you running as admin
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Right click and run as administrator
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Thanks,guys! I knew it was something. Gonx, I wish I could rep you as well.
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Does anyone know of sites or programs to test if my connection is secure?
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post #6 of 8
If the VPN tunnel is successfully established, your connection to the remote end is definitely secure. Not 100% Government-proof secure, of course, but reasonable secure against private attack.

Keep in mind that you just added your PC of questionable security to somebody's private network. If your PC is compromised, then the remote network could be compromised through your PC. VPN's will secure your communication to the remote network, but as a whole they decrease end-point security considerably. The best VPN configuration is one that blocks off your connection to the Internet on your home PC and forces all IP traffic over the VPN tunnel to go out through the secured firewall on the remote end. At least then, there's only a single point of access to the secured network.

Greg
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If you want to check to make sure your stuff is being routed though the vpn then look at your ext ip though google, it shouldnt be yours

As to check if content streams are encrypted you can load up wireshark to check if stuff is being done right
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I got it working thanks.
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