DNS and Domain Suffix not pushing

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DNS and Domain Suffix not pushing

Post by plexustech » Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:24 pm


We use pfSense routers to create our OpenVPN tunnels. with the OpenVPN 2.5.1 client, everything works as it should, our custom DNS and domain suffix get pushed through the tunnel, and when the client connects, these settings are visible on the tap adapter through an ipconfig /all. We recently switched to using the OpenVPN Connect software for windows as it is a better user experience and looks nicer. However, the DNS settings and domain suffix are not pushing on connection. Does anyone have any insight as to why this would be different between the 2 client softwares?

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Re: DNS and Domain Suffix not pushing

Post by openvpn_inc » Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:40 pm


OpenVPN Connect v3 uses OpenVPN3 client library, and not OpenVPN2. This means there are differences in behavior in regards to how some functions work that explain why you are seeing a difference. If you use Access Server or Cloud it should work fine with that. The community people working on OpenVPN3 are aware that there are some differences and in the future this might be addressed.

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