Working inactive Option

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andreasm82
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Working inactive Option

Post by andreasm82 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:20 am

It would be nice to have a working "inactive" option in openvpn.

I need somthing like:
Connections which exist longer than 15 Minutes and are not used anymore should be killed for security reasons.

At the moment, there is a inactive option, but it doesn't work.

I added line "inactive 900" in the client config file.
I only started the openvpn tunnel and I didn't transfer any data.
I waited for more than 15 Minutes, but nothing happens.

Other settings are default values:
reneg-sec 3600
ping 30
ping-restart 60

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TinCanTech
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Re: Working inactive Option

Post by TinCanTech » Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:30 pm

Maybe an app is using the VPN in background .. ?

andreasm82
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Re: Working inactive Option

Post by andreasm82 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:52 pm

No. There was no other program open.

I use openvpn version 2.4.4 on a windows 7 laptop.

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