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How to fix DNS leak with OpenVPN & Network Manager

Adding following lines into the .ovpn file before I import it to Network Manager on Ubuntu fixed DNS leak with my VPN connection established by NetworkManager.

script-security 2
up /etc/openvpn/update-resolv-conf
down /etc/openvpn/update-resolv-conf

These lines should be added below the lines of initial commands and before the lines of certificates.

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  1. It is claimed that security is weakened by “script-security 2”. Please be prudent and do research before using this (and any) method.

    BTW, I don’t have any DNS leak issue in default debian 9 & openvpn installation.


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