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OpenVPN client "Policy Rules (Strict)" Issue

Discussion in 'VPN' started by sl4fko, Feb 26, 2020.

  1. sl4fko

    sl4fko Occasional Visitor

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    Hi.

    I configured NordVPN OpenVPN client on my AC86U (Merlin 384.15) and it works just fine. However, since Netflix does not work on my Fire TV with VPN, I somehow have to exclude it from connecting to VPN.

    My settings are as shown on screenshots in pasted links!

    As soon as I turn on the "Force Internet traffic through tunnel" setting to "Policy Rules", my ISP IP is visible on ipleak.net, so VPN is not working...

    Further more, I installed all options of x3mRouting in Putty and ran:

    sh /jffs/scripts/x3mRouting/load_DNSMASQ_ipset_iface.sh 0 NETFLIX netflix.com,nflxext.com,nflximg.net,nflxso.net,nflxvideo.net


    Netflix does work after enabling Policy Rules but I think because VPN doesn't (visible ISP IP!!!) and not because of the script...



    Hopefully it makes sense, what I wrote... :D


    Thanks for your help!


    VPN working

    Policy rules (IP leak!)
     
  2. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    Make sure you do add rules, because the default is to NOT redirect any traffic. Only traffic covered by rules will be.