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[Solved] VPN goes down after hours


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Hi,

I'm using eBlocker since yesterday 🙂

 

I've configured my VPN provider to eBlocker, set my client to use this connection and everythings working. As I acitivated the HTTPS function the tunnel goes down. I reconnected to VPN and the connection worked again... I believe that the connection error was, because I've changed the settings.

 

But as I woked up the connection to my VPN provider was down again. What's the problem? I already configured to keep connection alive.

Is it not possible to run VPN all time?

eBlocker hardware
Raspberry 4 2GB+
eBlockerOS version
2.5.8

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VPN is stable 24/7 here 🤔 

What providers are you using for VPN and DynDNS?

THX!

 


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I'm using VyprVPN

 

Why you're asking for DynDNS? I'm not using any DynDNS, only VPN connections. Do I have to use any dynamic DNS?


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Posted by: @johann0815

Why you're asking for DynDNS?

There is outbound VPN (via a VPN provider) and inbound VPN (via eBlocker Mobile). From your initial post I wasn‘t sure which one you were talking about (or even both).

Thanks for clarification. As far as I know there is no know compatibility issue with vypr.

What method do you use to „keep alive“? Have you tried the other?

Is your VPN stable using the vypr native app?

THX!


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Hey,

 

I've tested keep alive with ping to another host...

And yes, using native apps or an asus router (which has a VPN client) the connection is stable

 


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One additional info:

Yesterday, as I tested VPN after configuring eBlocker, I terminate the connection (possible in VyprVPN service console) and the eBlocker reestablish a connection to VyprVPN - this is exactly what I want! To be everytime with this client in a VPN connection.

But, as I wrote, the connection was down in the morning of today. So I think that the eBlocker brings the tunnel down for unknown reason.


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Posted by: @johann0815

I've tested keep alive with ping to another host...

Please try a different method for a trial.

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I terminate the connection (possible in VyprVPN service console)

I don‘t know/understand what you mean by this.

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connection was down in the morning

You are always using the same client device, right?

I just want to make sure you know that VPN is device dependent. So device1 = vpn1 does not mean device2 = vpn1. You need to switch on vpn for each single device individually!

THX!


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Posted by: @johann0815

I terminate the connection (possible in VyprVPN service console)

I don‘t know/understand what you mean by this.

I just want to make clear, that if the connection terminates, the eBlocker reconnect from itself. So if VyprVPN kills the connection, the eBlocker reconnect automatically. And I can simulate this behavior and close connections in the VyprVPN console.

And since the connection was broken this morning, I think the eBlocker caused this.

 

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You are always using the same client device, right?

I just want to make sure you know that VPN is device dependent. So device1 = vpn1 does not mean device2 = vpn1. You need to switch on vpn for each single device individually!

THX!

Yes I know that 🙂


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Posted by: @johann0815

So if VyprVPN kills the connection, the eBlocker reconnect automatically.

Understood. Thanks. That's the desired behavior - which shows that the feature generally works. As you are the first (and only) user experiencing VPN drops, I believe the cause is not eBlocker:

I rather fear it's your provider not letting eBlocker reestablish the connection. Your license restrictions (you discussed here https://eblocker.org/community/main-forum/one-vpn-connection-for-many-clients/) might be the cause.

So please make sure no other clients/router/... are using the VPN while eBlocker has an VPN connections establish.

THX!


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Thank you for your ideas.

I kept an eye on the connection all day and there were no dropouts today. Maybe it was because I configured a lot of things during the installation yesterday.

As I said, now the connection is stable 😊 

 

Thanks again!


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@johann0815 I wanted to come back to your initial question. Have you had any connection drops since?

THX!


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Hey!

thanks for your care. The VPN is up and I have no issues.

The only thing I recognize is, that the VPN IP changes over night. So there’s a reconnect nightly. I don’t know if this is from eBlocker or VPN provider. 

greetings


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Posted by: @johann0815

I don’t know if this is from eBlocker or VPN provider.

Nope, not from eBlocker.

Most providers have some sort of duration-based re-connects - and the IP given after re-connect is up to the provider too. Same with most VPN providers... 

Nevertheless, I happy it was false alarm and everything works fine now.

THX!


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