OpenVPN and BI fail

Discussion in 'Networking' started by 99ls1tj, May 26, 2019.

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  1. 99ls1tj

    99ls1tj n3wb

    Aug 23, 2017
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    I set up an ASUS router and enabled openvpn. I downloaded openvpn connect on my iphone. I can access my cameras with safari and data connection. I can access UI3 on data connection. When I try to connect with the BI ios app all I get is "unable to make connection, check server address". I'm a newb at this, but it makes no sense to me that I can access UI3 with openvpn, but then the BI ios app will not work. Any suggestions? thx


    It just hit me, I put my local ip for LAN and WAN in the BI app. Now it seems to be working.
    Last edited: May 26, 2019
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  2. TonyR

    TonyR IPCT Contributor

    Jul 15, 2014
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    Thanks for posting your discovery, it could help others who did not understand to use the LAN in both.

    BTW, your solution has been posted in several past threads, but understandably it may be hard to find in a search.