openvpn-client wont works with fritzbox guest-wlan

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sandrich
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openvpn-client wont works with fritzbox guest-wlan

Post by sandrich » Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:06 pm

i dont know if this the right topic.
It's only information, if you are connected with a fritz wlan router as a guest client, the openvpn client can't establishe the connection to a vpn-server. The logfile shows a error with tls-cert, but after couple new installing and debugging i connected to a mobilephone hotspot and it works instantly.
In the fritzbox guest profile is "nothing prohibited". So maybe someone can safe time. Windows 10 2H2, openvpn client 3.23.1851, current version.

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TinCanTech
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Re: openvpn-client wont works with fritzbox guest-wlan

Post by TinCanTech » Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:02 pm

A Fritz WLan Router will not block Openvpn, you probably forgot port-forwarding or something like that.

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openvpn_inc
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Re: openvpn-client wont works with fritzbox guest-wlan

Post by openvpn_inc » Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:00 pm

Hello sandrich,

I'm not saying that you're wrong, because you never know with technology how things are configured or functioning until you've really tested it for real. But in my testlab I have just now tested a Fritz!Box 7590 with guest wifi. While connected to that guest wifi I was still able to connect to my OpenVPN servers just fine. This provides a data point that apparently that factor alone is not responsible for the problem.

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Johan
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