OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

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Gawan
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OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

Post by Gawan » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:13 am

Hi,

I have two VPN-Servers running at home.
One Server - OpenVPN - on my Synology NAS
One Server - IPSEC - on my FritzBox

If I choose the IPSEC-VPN and open a browser window, my external IP is the one from my home network - I am identified as a device from my home network

If I choose OpenVPN and open a browser windows, I still have the same IP adress as I had before establishing the VPN connection. As a result I am not able to access e.g. Netflix if I am outside my country.

Is there any kind of parameter I have to set ?

BR
Gawan


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Re: OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

Post by Gawan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:31 pm

Thanks a lot for your answer.
Unfortunately I have no idea how to add this configuration line to my OpenVPN app on my Synology Filestation where the OpenVPN server is running.

Any idea how to solve this ?

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TinCanTech
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Re: OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

Post by TinCanTech » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:30 pm

Probably check the Synology documentation

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Re: OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

Post by Gawan » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:14 am

Unfortunately these two sources do not fit together:
The synology setup guide says: "The option redirect-gateway has to be set in the openvpn.ovpn file at the client side."

The OpenVPN HowTo says: "Add the following directive to the server configuration file: push "redirect-gateway def1"
https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-sour ... l#redirect

Now I got stuck :(

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Re: OpenVPN does not work as expected ?

Post by TinCanTech » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Gawan wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:14 am
The synology setup guide says: "The option redirect-gateway has to be set in the openvpn.ovpn file at the client side."
So do that .. (either way it is the same)

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