VPS webserver with VPN not reachable

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hans-peter123
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VPS webserver with VPN not reachable

Post by hans-peter123 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:08 pm

Hello,
I don't know if the question is here in the right place and I am not the best in servers :)

I have a VPS with a own IP address, on the system runs a seafile cloud service. This works all well.
Now i want to connect my home SMB share over VPN with the machine to have more space.

The openvpn configuration works fine, as soon I turn the service on, my home server is pingable and I can mount it. (Over KVM)
BUT, now all external services does not work anymore (http/s, SSH no response)

As soon I turn the VPN Service off, all servers works fine.

So now my question, how can I fix this? Maybe with routes?! (I know not much about that).
I only need one IP address, is there maybe a better way than VPN?

The VPS is running a Debian 9 instance.

Thank you for your help

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TinCanTech
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Re: VPS webserver with VPN not reachable

Post by TinCanTech » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:27 pm


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