Is it possible to use a VPN split tunnel for qbittorrent?

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VHSJayden
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Is it possible to use a VPN split tunnel for qbittorrent?

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Hello. I'm extremely new to Raspberry Pi and Linux so sorry if I come off as clueless.

When I first got my pi, I was planning on hosting a media server (Jellyfin), a VPN (preferably WireGuard), and qbittorrent at the same time. I thought I wouldn't have any issues but when it came to setting up WireGuard, I was completely lost. Connecting to the .conf files that were given by the VPN provider gave to me should be pretty simple. Split tunneling is where the challenge came in. I've been searching for around a week if there was any way to split tunnel on certain applications such as qbittorrent. Is it harder to implement on the WireGuard client compared to VPN providers official client? All the guides out there seem to only be for setting up a home-hosted VPN and not using a client VPN. I want to be able to ssh and access my Jellyfin server on my home IP and have it be protected when running qbittorrent. Is this possible? Thank you.
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trendy
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Re: Is it possible to use a VPN split tunnel for qbittorrent?

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A similar topic. Running the VPN on a dedicated router, e.g with OpenWrt, gives you more flexibility from the tools available.
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