Solved PIA VPN failing to connect recently

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Is anyone else experiencing VPN issues with PIA? Ever since they've started rolling out NextGen I've had to switch to alternative countries until now there are none.

Nov 23 17:49:40 ovpn-client1[18573]: UDP WRITE [14] to [AF_INET] P_CONTROL_HARD_RESET_CLIENT_V2 kid=0 [ ] pid=0 DATA len=0
Nov 23 17:50:08 ovpn-client1[18573]: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity)
Nov 23 17:50:08 ovpn-client1[18573]: TLS Error: TLS handshake failed
Nov 23 17:50:08 ovpn-client1[18573]: TCP/UDP: Closing socket
Nov 23 17:50:08 ovpn-client1[18573]: SIGUSR1[soft,tls-error] received, process restarting
Nov 23 17:50:08 ovpn-client1[18573]: Restart pause, 5 second(s)


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Apologies, after posting this I noticed they had totally changed their domain names [region]


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Their switch caught me off guard too. I didn't get any notification from them and had to scramble to figure out why I suddenly couldn't connect. Glad to hear I wasn't the only one. :)

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