OpenVPN on Windows 8.1 not routing

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  1. TheDreamLord
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    TheDreamLord GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Heya.

    So I bought a dedicated server and got OpenVPN running on it. Works fine on my Android and laptop which runs Ubuntu, but not my Windows PC. There are seemingly no errors. It connects fine and all that but does not route anything through it. Here is the current console.

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    It runs with admin rights, Network Connects service is on, RAS is enabled and the TAP-Windows driver functions normally. When running command prompt "client.ovpn" I get the same output as above.
    It looks like it should run fine, but it doesn't.

    My client.ovpn

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  2. SlCKB0Y

    SlCKB0Y GBAtemp Regular

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    Does your local Windows routing table show the required entries to route over the VPN?

    Can you ping the VPN gateway?

    What OS is the remote server running?

    What is the purpose for setting up the VPN?
     
  3. Dimensional

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    How do you know it's not working though? If you know the IP address of your OpenVPN server, then while you're openvpn client is connected with that output, check What's My IP to see if it give you the IP of your server or not.

    Also here's a sample of my working client side conf:

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    As you can see, the bottom three items you see in your config are not in mine. Those are in my server side, though I don't have bypass-dhcp in mine.
     
  4. TheDreamLord
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    Yes

    No

    Ubuntu 14.04

    Does not matter



    SAme IP.

    I did fix it by removing the "pull" which is server-side only, however now I cannot view websites etc after a minute of use.
     
  5. SlCKB0Y

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    Can you view websites by IP address rather than URLs?
     
  6. Dimensional

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    Interesting. How about you sent me a note with the server and client side configurations, and I'll see what must be changed. I used a program on my server called Webmin, and a tutorial to help me set up the configuration for my server, so I should be able to figure out how to get yours working, possibly.