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  1. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 and Windows 10 Pro 64. With the latest OpenVPM and TAP, and Eddie 2.10.3, everything works perfectly on Windows 7. Great speeds, no connection lag. However, with the EXACT same setup on Windows 10, the client will sit in an infinite loop trying to Check Route before failing. This is with Preferences->Advanced->DNS set to Automatic. If I manually set my Ethernet and Tap adapter DNS server to, and set Preferences->Advanced->DNS to Disable, and enter in the server list there, the client will connect, but DNS lookups take 30+ seconds and frequently timeout, and leak tests reveal that my ISP DNS is being used, probably as a fallback. Is this a known bug with the Eddie client and Windows 10? Is there any way to solve this?
  2. I'm having a rather strange issue. I can connect to AirVPN and surf most sites without issue, but for some reason verizonwireless.com is a complete black hole. During troubleshooting I opened a command prompt and performed an nslookup against the VPN tunnel supplied DNS servers for things like Google without issue. But when I try the same command for verizonwireless.com I get nothing back. Likewise, I can get to the main Verizon website, but when I click on the "Wireless" section it dies again. Very strange. Any known issues at the moment that would explain this?
  3. Hello. I am having a problem connecting to any VPN server. It does not matter my distance from the server. When ever I attempt to connect. I get a "DNS Check Failed" and I get disconnected. Are you guys aware of this issue or do you know a way to fix it?
  4. I had problems with my ISP:s DNS servers showing up on DNS leak tests. It seems that this is a Windows 10 related problem and is fixed in OpenVPN 2.3.9 when using the --block-outside-dns configuration option. I managed to fix leaks by switching to OpenVPN-GUI-client and adding block-outside-dns to the AirVPN configuration file. It might also be possible to use the plugin in Eddie's OpenVPN-version. I haven't tested this because I'm happy with the OpenVPN-GUI for now. The plugin can be found from here: https://github.com/ValdikSS/openvpn-fix-dns-leak-plugin Hopefully this is helpful for someone.
  5. The resolv-conf-update script uses bash-specific variable substitutions so won't work on my dd-wrt router, firmware v3.0-r28112 so, having followed the Air setup guide, I've made the following changes to action the pushed dns value. - remove the static dns entry for 10.x.0.1 from the Basic setup page. I do have an OpenNIC static dns ip there too. - added the following script to the Admin,Commands,Startup to edit the resolver config file # Ensure client enabled [ `nvram get openvpncl_enable` ] || exit OVPN='/tmp/openvpncl' DNSMQ='/tmp/dnsmasq.conf' echo "#!/bin/sh # Fetch dnsmasq's 'resolv.conf' RSLV=\`sed '/resolv-file/!d ; s/.*=//' $DNSMQ\` # Edit resolver conf - (only works for single pushed dns server) case \$script_type in up) # Get pushed dns from env PDNS=\`set | sed '/foreign_option_.*dhcp-option DNS /!d ; s/.* \([0-9.]*\).*/nameserver \1/'\` sed -i \"1s/^/\$PDNS\n/\" \$RSLV echo \$PDNS >$OVPN/pdns ;; down) PDNS=\`set | cat $OVPN/pdns\` sed -i \"/\$PDNS/d\" \$RSLV ;; esac " > $OVPN/updown.sh # Hack redundant, problem rules sed -i 's/\(.*-I INPUT\)\(.*j \).*/\1 2 \2REJECT/' $OVPN/route-*.sh sed -i 's/\(.*-D INPUT\)\(.*j \).*/\1 \2REJECT/' $OVPN/route-*.sh sed -i '/FORWARD/d' $OVPN/route-*.sh chmod 600 $OVPN/* chmod 700 $OVPN/*.sh killall openvpn ; openvpn --config /tmp/openvpncl/openvpn.conf --route-up /tmp/openvpncl/route-up.sh --down-pre /tmp/openvpncl/route-down.sh --daemon ​ ​ ​ dnsmasq polls its resolver file, resolv.dnsmasq, and acts on changes, so doesn't require any explicit update instructions. ​Note: **added** openvpn restart - there's currently a timing issue (updown.sh isn't created until after the initial start of openvpn, which consequently fails) - add the following directives to the openvpn config up /tmp/openvpncl/updown.sh down /tmp/openvpncl/updown.sh - check it works by visiting ipleak.net or look at /tmp/resolv.dnsmasq on the dd-wrt
  6. Hi, I have some troubles with my internet connection while disconnected from the VPN. As soon as I disconnect from the VPN, every access to any URL gives an adress naming error after a quite long time out. Windows connectivity diagnosis reports a problem with DNS server. Network lock is not activated, I'm using this VPN for one month without problem up to now. I restarted/reseted the box, disabled temporarilly the firewall, no success. I can only access internet from the VPN. There has been no update of any software from the working to not working state. Is there anybody that could drive me to do some test to try to locate where the problem comes from ? Thanks for your help. Laurent
  7. Hi, My internet does not work when I log off or turn off AirVPN. The reason for this is the DNS settings don't get reset to automatic. Every time I log off, I have to go to IPV4 settings, and change the DNS settings to automatic from the address inserted by AirVPN. This is happening on both my Windows 10 laptop / Windows 8.1 Desktop. Strangely, its 100% of the time on laptop and periodically on my desktop. I have "Network Lock" mode set to none. Also turned off his Activate Network Lock at Startup, and the DNS Switch Mode set to automatic. Any help?
  8. Hi I have read these links and typically, even if I have closed Airvpn and don't have network lock enabled, it still leaves manually assigned DNS entry that then doesn't allow me to browse. Is anyone working to fix this, so that Airvpn is closed, it puts your DNS back to defaults of auto assigned? Thanks
  9. Hello, I am having trouble connecting to any of my internal computers/servers while connected to AirVPN. All of my requests to my internal FQDN addresses are getting timed out, but connections using plain IP addresses are working fine. Issue is probably with DNS request. I have added my internal IP network ranges to the Routes table in Preferences but attempting to add Routes by hostname or FQDN doesn't work, cannot save my input. How can I configure the AirVPN client to allow me access to my internal computers ? Thank you.
  10. I've been noticing the for last week or so that no matter what server I'm connected to after a little while (say, ~15 minutes sometimes more sometimes less) website look ups will stop working completely. I have changed DNS servers as a test which made no difference. I've tried different browsers and they react the same way - like they're not connected at all. I've even watched the traffic with wireshark and haven't noticed anything unusual (DNS traffic goes out and comes back but browsers still act like they have no connection and it's only web browsers). Changing to another server always fixes the issue but then it comes back again. Outside of the tunnel my connectivity is unaffected. No idea what the problem could be. Is this happening to anyone else?
  11. I have a couple of questions regarding port forwarding. One - I saw this line - but it isn't explained in the FAQ page: Watch for warnings from our security check: a red token implies that your anonymity layer may be lowered or broken by a malicious adversary. What does this mean exactly? Where would I find this red token and what exactly could it mean? Also - is there any additional setup required after forwarding a specific port, or will this be automatic whenever connecting through the client? And lastly - for Dynamic DNS - is there a specific naming convention I should be following for this when coming up with a name? Thanks in advance, I know this is several questions. KR
  12. Hi, The question says it all, really, does ipleak.net detect IPv6 leaks (it is not clear from the wrebsite)? Thanks!
  13. Hi, I got yesterday a 3-day subscription to AirVPN for testing (before bying a longer subscription) but I can't make it work. The main symptom is the extremely low speeds. My PC (Windows 7 64bit Prof) is on a Gigabit line. My normal speeds, according to speedtest.net, are around 500-600mbps (down and up). With AirVPN connected, my speed usually gets lower than 10mbps! Sometimes I get good speeds (60-100mbps) but as soon as I start uTorrent, the connection stalls to the point even DNS resolving fails. Something I noticed: the TAP adapter always says "Unintedified network" and, according to ipconfig its "Default Gateway" is empty. Is that normal? I have tried both OpenVPN and the AirVPN app. in both cases the logs are clean (no errors or warnings) but the problem persists. Also I tried uninstalling everything relevant (even the TAP adapter) and reinstalling but nothing changed. I know my ISP is ok with OpenVPN. They use it for some of their services too. So, any ideas on how to resolve this mess? Or at least how to get some usable debbuging info? Thanks!
  14. It would be nice to have a checkbox to disable any custom DNS servers set up in Preferences/Advanced/DNS without having to actually delete them. It would save having to type them in every time you want to use them!
  15. Hi, is it possible to just use the dns-servers for geo-unblocking? like those "other sites" i did not test but find (smartydns, unlocator?) somehow using the us servers from germany isnt fast enough for good streaming (i.e. netflix) and not really necessary to route all traffic through airvpn. i dont know if this is even allowed or wanted here. if not i am sorry for asking. thanx
  16. I've been experiencing a few problems with Eddie (2.10.3 but also previous versions) on Win 7 64, mainly after waking my computer from sleep... I can't say for sure that Eddie is the cause of the crash, as I suspect faulty Intel drivers, but the consequences are a bit annoying... If the VPN connection was up at the time of the crash, the default DNS settings are not reset and windows tries to use AirVpn DNS... so, nothing works until I connect to an AirVPN server. This could be considered as a good thing, as it assures most of the traffic won't work unless connected to the VPN, but sometimes (like with some online payment sites) it is necessary to use a "standard" connection. And so I have to go through the process of manually changing the DNS server every time for this standard connection to work... It could be interesting to add a feature so that Eddie changes the DNS in use when it is launched (to recover to working settings after a windows crash, for example) and closed (to be sure it really reverts the system to a working configuration), and to be able to manually enter the DNS we want to use. In short, at the moment we have the option to choose which DNS to use when connected to the VPN (preferences/advanced/DNS), and Eddie reads the DNS in use when it starts and considers it as the standard configuration to revert to when it's closed, without checking if it is a valid/working DNS instead of AirVPN DNS (which won't work with a standard connection). I would need the same option, but to choose which DNS to use when NOT connected to the VPN + apply this setting at start and close of Eddie.
  17. My setup is this; Asus RT-N66U "Black knigth" running the shibby AIO version of TomatoUSB I've set up the 1st OpenVPN client (tun11) and am forcing all traffic from a specific (internal) IP though this connection. The above works really well so I wanted to setup up a wireless network were all clients that connects are added to a different subnet and all IPs in that subnet be forced through the 2nd OpenVPN client ( tun12 ). To this end I setup; - a new VLAN (br1) - a new Wireless SSID ( wl0.1 ) that is using that VLAN This works and clients can connect, get the correct IP and can access the net. I copied every setting from tun11 to tun12 I can connect the 2nd OpenVPN. When I start the scripts to force the subnet though the tunnel I get various DNS related errors in the client ( Android 5.1.1 with chrome browser ) unless I stick to refreshing an already loaded page, the page will show the correct vpn IP however ( simple php page with <?=$_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR'];?> ) It seems that somehow DNS isn't working for the 2nd connection, and I can't for the life of me figure out why. Trouble shooting I've done so far; Shutdown both VPNs and only start Client2 - no difference Routing br1 through Client1 works perfectly ( "ip rule add from lookup 200" ) So I'm starting to think that there is something wrong with my settings for Client2; The relevant settings ( minus the VPN ip's as they are irrelevant ) - what am I missing / where did I screw up? Client 1 Client 2 Script -> firewall ( custom addition to the firewall rules ) iptables -I FORWARD -i br0 -o tun11 -j ACCEPT iptables -I FORWARD -i tun11 -o br0 -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -i tun11 -j REJECT iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o tun11 -j MASQUERADE iptables -I FORWARD -i br1 -o tun12 -j ACCEPT iptables -I FORWARD -i tun12 -o br1 -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -i tun12 -j REJECT iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o tun12 -j MASQUERADE the up/down scripts that takes care of the routing root@unknown:/tmp/home/root# cat /jffs/vpn1_up.sh #!/bin/sh #iptables -D OUTPUT -s -j DROP ip route flush table 200 ip route flush cache ip rule add from lookup 200 VPN_GW=`ifconfig tun11 | awk '/inet addr/ {split ($2,A,":"); print A[2]}'` ip route add table 200 default via $VPN_GW dev tun11 root@unknown:/tmp/home/root# cat /jffs/vpn1_down.sh #!/bin/sh #below line doesn't work #iptables -A OUTPUT -s -j DROP ip rule del from lookup 200 ip route flush cache root@unknown:/tmp/home/root# cat /jffs/vpn2_up.sh #!/bin/sh ip route flush table 210 ip route flush cache ip rule add from lookup 210 VPN_GW2=`ifconfig tun12 | awk '/inet addr/ {split ($2,A,":"); print A[2]}'` ip route add table 210 default via $VPN_GW2 dev tun12 root@unknown:/tmp/home/root# cat /jffs/vpn2_down.sh #!/bin/sh ip rule del from lookup 210 ip route flush cache
  18. So I just downloaded AirVPN yesterday and started exploring it today. I am very new to this vpn thing. I figured out port forwarding for qbittorrent, but I haven't tried to torrent yet. Anyway I used dnslinktest.com When I turn on the Network lock there are leaks, when I turn it off there are no leaks. Isn't the purpose of the network lock to prevent leaks?
  19. I have noticed since yesterday that if I try to connect to Tauri server - Checking DNS fails everytime: I 2015.08.14 14:48:09 - /etc/resolv.conf renamed to /etc/resolv.conf.airvpn as backup I 2015.08.14 14:48:09 - DNS of the system updated to VPN DNS (Rename method: /etc/resolv.conf generated) I 2015.08.14 14:48:09 - Flushing DNS I 2015.08.14 14:48:09 - Checking route I 2015.08.14 14:48:10 - Checking DNS W 2015.08.14 14:48:29 - No such host is known ! 2015.08.14 14:48:29 - Disconnecting I have "Check if the tunnel use AirVPN DNS" checked in my Eddie (for Linux) settings. No such problem on other servers I use to connect.
  20. Here's something for the Win 8 / Win 10 users struggling with leaky DNS. https://medium.com/@ValdikSS/beware-of-windows-10-dns-resolver-and-dns-leaks-5bc5bfb4e3f1 Or there'e always Linux
  21. The adult site: elephanttube(dot)com Is out from the AirVPN Dns. (?) (Online blacklist check) www.elephanttube.com is not blacklisted. Best regards. TheLastCheck.
  22. Hi guys I'm trying to use AirVPN on my Nexus 5 and my Samsung Galaxy Tab S and due to the way Androids are, and at present with no apparent IPV6 non leaking solution in place by just about every VPN provider out there, as soon as I get connected, my IPV6 leaks, thus not allowing me to watch tv from abroad. Besides disabling IPV6 on my router, have you guys got a work around in place as yet? Cheers.
  23. Hi, I've been using ufw/gufw for a long time now to prevent leaks which works great after I followed worric's guide https://airvpn.org/topic/5586-prevent-leaks-with-linux-firestarter-also-stop-traffic-when-vpn-drops/?do=findComment&comment=5642 ​However there's one drawback, which is that all IP's must be resolved prior to connecting because the DNS resolution doesn't get through the firewall. The problem with this is that you can't let it choose the best server for the area/region by resolving for instance gb.vpn.airdns.org. It seems that the best you can do is get a random selection from the list of servers. Is there a way around this? For example to only let that dns query through? or am I wrong somehow? Any clarification is greatly appreciated! ​ Edit: Grammar
  24. I m connected to Talitha and all DNS is going trough the VPN. I took a look at my windows firewall (which i enabled due to "network lock") and it shows a lot of these: date time action protocol src-ip dst-ip src-port dst-port size tcpflags tcpsyn tcpack tcpwin icmptype icmpcode info path 2015-06-29 11:33:34 DROP UDP 58683 3478 0 - - - - - - - SEND 2015-06-29 11:33:35 DROP UDP 58683 3478 0 - - - - - - - SEND 2015-06-29 11:33:37 DROP UDP 58683 3478 0 - - - - - - - SEND --> is an amazon IP After allowing this IP, my IP get leaked by webrtc. (tested on https://ipleak.net/) Can anyone explain this behaviour?
  25. I have a fibre (xDSL) modem (, supplied by my ISP which has only a few settings available through the GUI - can't even change the IP address! Sitting behind this modem/router, and on a different subnet, is a DD-WRT router ( which I use to connect to the AirVPN servers. I am having a problem with DNS settings - there are so many on the DD-WRT router and a few on the modem/router, and I don't really understand how it works! Just now the AirVPN website shows me as being connected, but a DNS leak test shows my ISP's DNS servers! For the last few weeks I have been getting around this problem by using the AirVPN client software to connect to the internet which works as it should. Can anyone advise me on whether I just need to change some DNS settings to get it to work properly or do I need to add some admin commands in DD-WRT? Maybe this would be worth putting in the tutorials section if it is resolved as more ISPs seem to be giving out routers with minimal settings? Attached are screenshots of the DD-WRT Router [] settings If any more info is needed just let me know. Thanks in advance. :-)
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