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OpenVPN related log entry,should I be concerned?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Khadanja, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. Khadanja

    Khadanja Occasional Visitor

    Nov 1, 2018
    Feb 19 22:05:17 ovpn-server1[1314]: TLS: Initial packet from [AF_INET6]::ffff:, sid=12121212 12121212
    Feb 19 22:06:17 ovpn-server1[1314]: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity)
    Feb 19 22:06:17 ovpn-server1[1314]: TLS Error: TLS handshake failed
    Feb 19 22:06:17 ovpn-server1[1314]: SIGUSR1[soft,tls-error] received, client-instance restarting

    Does this mean someone from IP tried to connect? How can they know the DDNS name or my WAN IP?
  2. martinr

    martinr Very Senior Member

    Nov 27, 2014
    United Kingdom

    They don’t know your DDNS or WAN IP address. They’re randomly scanning looking for ports that are listening. When they find one, they try and connect, and when it fails, they move one somewhere else. So you shouldn’t be concerned at all, unless they do manage to connect ;)
    cmkelley likes this.