PiVPN not connecting externally..

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SiCKFoRM
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Re: PiVPN not connecting externally..

Post by SiCKFoRM »

Joulinar wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:42 pm usually PiVPN is working and I verified it this week. PiVPN will install OpenVPN if selected during PiVPN installation process.

I have done a fresh install today which gave more info

I used an external port sniffer and opened all my router ports.
Everything was as expected except 1194.
It stated that it was closed.

I am a little confused as to why this is.
Does the port normally get seen externally or is it closed until handshake etc?


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sudo ps -A
3073 ? 00:00:00 openvpn
On

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sudo ss -tulpn |grep openvpn
udp UNCONN 0 0 0.0.0.0:1194 0.0.0.0:* users:(("openvpn",pid=3073,fd=6))

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nano openvpn-status.log
TITLE OpenVPN 2.4.7 arm-unknown-linux-gnueabihf [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [LZ4] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH/PKTINFO] [AEAD] b$
TIME Fri Feb 5 23:52:55 2021 1612569175
HEADER CLIENT_LIST Common Name Real Address Virtual Address Virtual IPv6 Address Bytes Received Byte$
CLIENT_LIST ********* 192.168.0.1:65294 10.8.0.2 80570 71093 Fri Feb 5 23:52:18 $
HEADER ROUTING_TABLE Virtual Address Common Name Real Address Last Ref Last Ref (time_t)
ROUTING_TABLE 10.8.0.2 ******** 192.168.0.1:65294 Fri Feb 5 23:52:50 2021 1612569170
GLOBAL_STATS Max bcast/mcast queue length 0
END

90.200.112.206 isn't responding on port 1194 (openvpn).

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lsof -i -P -n
openvpn 3073 openvpn 6u IPv4 45126 0t0 UDP *:1194
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Joulinar
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Re: PiVPN not connecting externally..

Post by Joulinar »

I guess it's ok for the port scanner not detecting the VPN Server port because VPN server is running UDP and most of scanner checking on TCP

Anyway, OpenVPN is running correctly. If I understood as well, you are able to connect inside you network as well. Means it is working. You still need to find out what happen on your port forwarding.
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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