Openvpn not working with different ISP
I am using PfSense 2.4.5-RELEASE (amd64) built on Tue Mar 24 15:25:50 EDT 2020 FreeBSD 11.3-STABLE, but I am constantly facing issues with some of our clients who are not with the same ISP. But if I check the OpenVPN logs I can't find any relevant info, I strongly believe my ISP is blocking this with a certain threshold. I had configured OpenVPN with DynDNS since I don't have any static IP, but everything works normally if I change the IP on my WAN interface.
If the users are with the same service provider there are no issues, but if it's different ISP- those users are still connected but there would be serious throttling after a few hours.
So as a workaround I need to reset the WAN interface to get a new IP for my WAN and it will work normally for all clients irrespective of ISP. Can someone suggest some permanent solution for this?
Whether this issue is only for me? I am not sure, but it would be a great help if someone can assist...
Gertjan last edited by
Two possibilities :
Use a VPN "ISP" that support inbound connections. Probably they do all ? some of them ? Never actually tried them that way.
Outside users should connect to your VPN WAN IP, thus bypassing all ISP blocking.
Second option : read the contract with your ISP : have their behaviour confirmed. Then move to another ISP.