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I had the same problem, but I found a solution. I just chose Pattern, turned off the screen, turned it back on and clicked on Forgot in the lower-right corner. After I gave in my Google password it changed automatically back to slide. In the settings the option "none" is still grayed-out but it's selected anywhere and it works.


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A VPN is a virtual private network. Your device connects to a VPN server through a public connection and tunnels a second virtual and private (to you) connection through the VPN server to see all devices that are protected behind the VPN server (such as a company's whole network infrastructure for example). This feature is mostly used for road warriors ...


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Found this, it's a hack but it works for on my galaxy nexus 2.1.2 Here's the steps: Set your lock screen security to what you want, slide/none Go to create VPN profile Create a pattern lock Setup VPN profile Lock device Unlock but input the wrong pattern until device locks for 30. Tap "Forgotten Pattern" Enter your google account details. Cancel the ...


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You can solve this issue either from the Android side or from the Windows side: From the Android side Tap your device "menu" button, and select "settings"; Tap "Wireless & networks"; Tap "Wi-Fi settings"; Tap your device "menu" to bring up extra options and select "advanced"; Tap "Use static IP"; Fill in your local network static IP details and dns ...


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The setting that you're talking about is in effect the --redirect-gateway option of OpenVPN and is documented on the OpenVPN man page --redirect-gateway Automatically execute routing commands to cause all outgoing IP traffic to be redirected over the VPN. This option performs three steps: Create a static route for the --remote ...


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This is really a continuation of @Zuul's answer, to cover the DNS settings in Android 4.0+ (ICS), which is a little harder to find IMO. AFAIK Zuul's answer covers Android <2.3 settings. From the Android side (Android 4.0+ ICS) Settings WiFi (click on word "WiFi", not ON/OFF switch) Press and hold (long tap) your wireless network until dialog pops up ...


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As described in this how-to, you can do this by installing a "chrooted" Linux distro on Android such as Ubuntu, and then downloading, installing and configuring Hamachi manually. Hamachi is a vpn program which can be used to link up computers. With hamachi on an android you would be able to access the files on multiple computers from anywhere in the ...


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If Joe's device is rooted and Joe has a server (with full SSH access) running somewhere on internet, Joe should use SSH Tunnel app with socks proxy option checked (for dynamic port forwarding). There's no need to install VPN server or proxy server. There's no need to do complicated configurations on server. Plus, Joe's data will be secured inside powerful ...


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This is for security reasons: If you lose your phone with VPN set up, anyone can log into your network. Having a pin lock mitigates this threat. If you happen to have CyanogenMod 7+ installed there's an option called Profiles. You can setup your default profile to have no screen lock at all (not even slide lock). That's the closest I got. Hint: This feature ...


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The way I did it was to install dd-wrt on my home router and enable PPTP VPN. Then I just put in the user name and password in the VPN settings in Gingerbread.


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Answering an old question, I know, but Android 4.2 has "Always-on VPN" in the menu on the VPN Settings page: setting a VPN profile under this will maintain the VPN connection, and only allow network traffic when connected to it. More info: http://support.google.com/nexus/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2819573 (It may have been added in an earlier version ...


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Typically, yes. You're creating a private network -- you want to route stuff through the network. It's private. If only the browser applications were routing through the private network -- some other app could be sniffing activity, and sending it through the other connection. Goodbye, private! See Also: http://www.howstuffworks.com/vpn.htm ...


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You can't use the native option for OpenVPN as it's not compatible with IPSec, IKE, PPTP, or L2TP, which are the only types of VPNs supported by Android: http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/341-openvpn-compatibility.html


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I used to use PPTP, but switched to OpenVPN, which is now what I prefer. As far as security, OpenVPN is known to be pretty bulletproof. PPTP is the only one with real issues, though it's still fine for protecting against your average dope using Firesheep at Starbucks. Given the recent NSA revelations I personally wouldn't touch the ones by Cisco and/or ...


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A complete article on VPN on HTC Desire is present on the HTC Europe portal. Hope this will help you out. Connecting to a virtual private network (VPN) From your phone, you can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) that allow you to connect and access resources inside a secured local network, such as your corporate network. ...


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Step #1) Create security lock through Settings (pattern, pin, password). Step #2) Add VPN connections Step #3) Plug the phone in and run these commands (requires adb to be setup properly and drivers). I am sure there is a way to do this directly on the phone but this is easier for me. Commands to remove security: adb shell sqlite3 ...


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I dont think so that your need to have to Port if you are willing to use VPN on Android. You simply need to add the server name in the settings which will be given to you by your VPN Provider. However, i will advise you to configure the setting again on vpn android . It will surely works out as one of my friend has also faced such issues while connecting to ...


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I've been interested in trying this for a little while, but for now I have just been using SSH. The guide I've been eyeing on the subject is here, which is using OpenVPN to DD-WRT on Android. It seems pretty straightforward.


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It is the same use of using VPN with desktop computer. You can connect to a network and become a part of it to access its resource. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which means that you can join a network (typically a organisation's LAN/WAN) through Internet and access its resources link printing or accessing intranet web portals etc. As you has ...


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If your company is licensed for it, Cisco's AnyConnect ICS+ should work for you. Alternatively, ICS should support the correct configuration out of the box, but not all vendors have implemented this properly. If you can't get it to work correctly using ICS's IPSEC support, you can try VPNC Widget, but it requires root, and if your phone doesn't have the TUN ...


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Android doesn't do that (nor do iOS and others). IMHO it's not smart to automatically try to do such a thing. It's just a coincidence that your credentials are the same for both those very different things. Exchange credentials and VPN credentials should really be not the same to begin with (for obvious security reasons).


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Cisco offers a rooted AnyConnect vpn client, and it turns out they also have an ICS AnyConnect available in the Play Store as well. This should help!


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You could use DroidWall for this IF you're rooted. Just deny all traffic and then allow traffic to your VPN IP/port. If you need to use a custom script see the man page of iptables for the syntax. Here's a quick, untested example. iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P OUTPUT DROP iptables -A OUTPUT -p udp --dport 1194 -d ...


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You might want to take a look at the DNS Settings app, which claims to be able to do what you want (you just have to switch once to a static IP to change the DNS settings, and then switch back to dynamic IP, according to the description). That's the only non-root app I could find for this issue -- there are two more apps at least, but they require root to ...


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My colleague has just pointed out that ICS will include Cisco Any Connect functionality... http://www.talkandroid.com/69015-cisco-anyconnect-vpn-support-to-be-implemented-in-ice-cream-sandwich-enterprise-users-rejoice/ Upon Further investigation there is an Any Connect Client for Android, but you need to have rooted your phone to use it: ...


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Here are the ports used by VPNs PPTP To allow PPTP tunnel maintenance traffic, open TCP 1723. To allow PPTP tunneled data to pass through router, open Protocol ID 47. L2TP over IPSec To allow Internet Key Exchange (IKE), open UDP 500. To allow IPSec Network Address Translation (NAT-T) open UDP 5500. To allow L2TP traffic, open UDP 1701.


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SSHTunnel SSHTunnel is an ssh tunnel/vpn solution for Android. When I first found SSHTunnel, users were forced to use an application's settings to use SOCK5 proxy, but now sshtunnel can handle per application and global use on its own. Just like rooting is required to get the full functionality of Orbot, you will need a rooted device in order to get ...


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You could install Orbot on your phone and install a bridge on your server. Depending on your needs, you might want to restrict bridge access via a whitelist. (Please see comments) This isn't a true VPN, but provides the same functionality. Orbot can force ALL traffic or app-specific traffic. Orbot [02/20/12] 0.2.3.10-alpha-orbot-1.0.7-FINAL.apk



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