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Updated July 10th, 2020 by A G

Troubleshooting OpenVPN on Linux

Download the TryHackMe OpenVPN Troubleshooting script directly to your Linux machine In your Linux terminal, make the script executable with chmod +x <path-to-script>. If you downloaded the script to your Downloads folder, this will be chmod +x ~/Downloads/thm-troubleshoot. Run the script by typing sudo followed by the path to the script into ...

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Updated February 12th, 2021 by A G

Ban Appeals

If you've been banned from one of the TryHackMe Communities (primarily the Discord or the Sub-Reddit), don't panic! Ban appeals are handled by email. Drop a message to [email protected] with: The community you were banned from (Discord, Sub-Reddit, etc) Your username on said community Why you think you were banned, if not made explicitly clear befo...

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Updated April 11th, 2021 by A G

Discord

The largest part of the TryHackMe community is the very active Discord server. You can use this invite link to join the server: https://discord.gg/tryhackme If you don't already have a Discord account, you will need to sign up first. The server is protected by phone-verification, so verify your phone number with Discord, then join the discussion! On...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Installing OpenVPN on Windows or MacOS

Download the latest version of OpenVPN for your operating system from https://openvpn.net/download-open-vpn/ Follow the setup instructions in the installer....

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Updated February 22nd, 2021 by A G

The TryHackMe Attack Machine

Introduction TryHackMe offers subscribers a virtual machine which can be accessed directly in your browser. It is also connected to the wider internet, so you can connect to it over RDP or SSH, if you prefer.  The "TryHackMe Attack Machine" is considered the first choice when completing TryHackMe content. This machine is built to be as responsive as...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Sub-Reddit

TryHackMe has an active sub-reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/tryhackme/ Feel free to ask questions here, or use the Discord help channels or the forum on the website itself....

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Updated February 12th, 2021 by A G

Jobs Board

The TryHackMe Discord Server contains a channel where recruiters post vacancies. These are generally jobs in the cybersecurity industry, remote and in-person, with positions popping up all over the world. If you are a recruiter and would like to post your vacancies to the TryHackMe community then please reach out to [email protected] from your cor...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Connecting to OpenVPN on Windows

First, you should launch OpenVPN as an administrator such as below: In the bottom-right corner of your taskbar, you will see a monitor with a padlock symbol. This is the OpenVPN interface, which you will need to right-click on to proceed. To connect, you will need to import your configuration file using "Import file" and navigating to the directory ...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Troubleshooting OpenVPN on Windows

We have noticed reports of difficulty connecting to the TryHackMe network using OpenVPN on Windows. For example, some users haven't been able to use Zenmap/Nmap against deployed instances whilst being shown as connected. As a good rule of thumb, the only need to connect to the TryHackMe network is to use tools against instances that are often not su...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Why do I need OpenVPN?

The machines attached to rooms on the TryHackMe platform are, with few exceptions, deliberately made to be vulnerable. As such, it would be very dangerous to expose them to the internet at large; therefore they are kept in an isolated network away from the wider network. The OpenVPN connection is used to give you access to this network. (Note: TryHa...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Forum

TryHackMe has an integrated forum where you can ask questions about the site, or specific rooms. https://tryhackme.com/forum/ Alternatively, feel free to ask questions on the Discord server or Sub-Reddit....

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Connecting to OpenVPN on Linux

Download your OpenVPN Connection pack from the TryHackMe Website     2. Open a terminal on your Linux machine     3. Navigate to the directory you downloaded the Connection Pack to (~/Downloads by default) 4. Use sudo openvpn <name-of-your-connection-pack>.ovpn to connect. You will need to substitute the name of your connection pack in place o...

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Updated July 9th, 2020 by A G

OpenVPN: General Troubleshooting

If you're not receiving reverse shells or Metasploit exploits are not creating sessions: This is often caused either by incorrect settings (so double check this first!), or by using a VM, but running the VPN on your host machine. If the VPN is connected on your host and the VM is connected through the host, then you do have a route into the network ...

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Updated July 8th, 2020 by A G

Installing OpenVPN on Linux

This guide assumes that you are using a Debian based Linux machine (such as Ubuntu, Kali Linux, Parrot OS, or Debian itself). Kali Linux comes with the OpenVPN client pre-installed; however, if you do need to install OpenVPN, use the following instructions: Open a terminal. In Kali Linux this can be done by clicking on this icon:     2. Type sudo ap...

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