ExpressVPN UDP to TCP

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Qwerty01
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ExpressVPN UDP to TCP

Post by Qwerty01 » Sat Dec 11, 2021 7:31 am

ExpressVPN's website only allows to download configuration files for UDP port.
How can I convert the configuration file to use TCP ports?
Here is the file, with subscription information abridged.

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dev tun
fast-io
persist-key
persist-tun
nobind
remote <ABRIDGED>.com 1195

remote-random
pull
comp-lzo no
tls-client
verify-x509-name Server name-prefix
ns-cert-type server
key-direction 1
route-method exe
route-delay 2
tun-mtu 1500
fragment 1300
mssfix 1200
verb 3
cipher AES-256-CBC
keysize 256
auth SHA512
sndbuf 524288
rcvbuf 524288
auth-user-pass

<cert>
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
<ABRIDGED>
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
</cert>
<key>
-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
<ABRIDGED>
-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
</key>
<tls-auth>
#
# 2048 bit OpenVPN static key
#
<ABRIDGED>
-----END OpenVPN Static key V1-----
</tls-auth>
<ca>
<ABRIDGED>
</ca>

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TinCanTech
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Re: ExpressVPN UDP to TCP

Post by TinCanTech » Sat Dec 11, 2021 1:34 pm

You can try prayer ..

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openvpn_inc
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Re: ExpressVPN UDP to TCP

Post by openvpn_inc » Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:20 pm

Hi Qwerty,

If your provider does not provide service on TCP, you cannot access their service on TCP.

Also, we can't and won't support VPN service providers here. Talk to them.

Also, TCP for a VPN is generally a bad idea. Stick with UDP if you can. If stupid firewalls make that impossible for you and you can't change them, find a provider that supports TCP. I can suggest that you look at a cloud-hosted OpenVPN Access Server. A two-connection license of Access Server is free, but you'd probably have to pay for a cloud service VPS.

regards, rob0
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