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VPN over ethernet


DTMark

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To access some things in the UK I need to connect via my UK VPN.

This works every time if I use the PC's wireless connection and then connect to the VPN.

It never works when I'm connected to ethernet then connect to the same VPN.

The same IP address is being presented as confirmed by e.g. whatsmyip.

Does anyone have any idea why..

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On 17/10/2020 at 17:34, DTMark said:

To access some things in the UK I need to connect via my UK VPN.

This works every time if I use the PC's wireless connection and then connect to the VPN.

It never works when I'm connected to ethernet then connect to the same VPN.

The same IP address is being presented as confirmed by e.g. whatsmyip.

Does anyone have any idea why..

Disable IPv6 on your device and try again.

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At first I thought you were trying to connect to your own VPN, but actually it sounds like your connecting to a network (which is your own?) in order to access a VPN service provider, to access content in the UK?

Is your actual internet connection via cable, land line or is it mobile data?

VPN kill switch might have screwed something up, worth checking "view network connections" and IPV4 settings are "ok".

Without the VPN running, do this for one connection type then the other, open a CMD window, type "ipconfig", check that the details listed are the same for each connection type, really any one of those 5 things could screw you up.

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Another shout out for help.. I get this occasionally when trying to load web pages:

SSL received an unexpected Certificate handshake message.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_RX_UNEXPECTED_CERTIFICATE

    The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
    Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.

If I refresh the page a few times, it loads.

This only happens with the VPN.

Is this DNS-leak related?

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