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Unraid and Seafile Mixed with OpenVPN

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have been using Seafile on my unraid server for a little while. While I love it, I know connecting to it via DDNS on my router and port forwarding to seafile is not the safest solution. I tried using OpenVPN but can't seem to get seafile and OpenVPN to work together. The original issue was this:

 

I am not sure if this is the place, but I installed seafile on my unraid machine and I LOVE IT! However, when I am at school, or on the go and try to download a file from outside my network (unless I use the seafile/seadrive client downloaded on my laptop) or login via DNS and port number, I can not download the file, it times out. How can I solve this issue? Again, sorry if this is not the place to post this issue.

 

...Reddit, you failed me.

 

an FYI, I have my DDNS (through NO-IP) connected with my linksys router and I can connect to my router and my seafile account/server.

 

Can anyone lend me hand? If I was not clear I will gladly try to explain.


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Can you ping devices on the network when your connected with vpn?

 

Personally Id just use the web address and port forward, the risk isn't huge, and if you use vms/containers and good backups, if it got taken over, not much would be lost.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 hour ago, Electronics Wizardy said:

Can you ping devices on the network when your connected with vpn?

 

Personally Id just use the web address and port forward, the risk isn't huge, and if you use vms/containers and good backups, if it got taken over, not much would be lost.

Yes I can ping.

What about the timing out issue?


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ORLY?

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………….'|: \: : : : : : : : -,„_„„-~~--~--„_: :: |
…………..|: \: : : : : : : : : : : :-------~: : : : : |
You have been visited by the propane god, I tell ya hwat. Repost this on 5 more profiles or Hank Hill will bring the propain.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have not turned off the vpn since yesterday.

I do not use it. I figure the easiest I can make it (while be secure) the better. That way there is less for me to f#*k up.

 

I hope you've been doing well. I haven't seen or heard from you in a while. I have been buried in textbooks and word documents for the past four months.


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Storage: Crucial 1tb M.2  OS: Win 10 Pro  Case: Cooler Master Haf XB EVO

 

File Server-> https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L4MZxr

 

ORLY?

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………|:::::,':_„„-|: : :_„---~: : :|''¯¯''''|: ~---„_: ||
……..,~-,_/'': : : |:    ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) : |: : : :|:  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)): \..|
……../,'-,: : : : : ''-,_______,-'': : : : ''-„_____|
……..\: :|: : : : : : : : : : : : : :„: : : : :-,: : : : : : : 😕
………',:': : : : : : : : : : : : :,-'__: : : :_',: : : : ;: ,'
……….'-,-': : : : : :___„-: : :'': : ¯''~~'': ': : ~--|'
………….|: ,: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :: :
………….'|: \: : : : : : : : -,„_„„-~~--~--„_: :: |
…………..|: \: : : : : : : : : : : :-------~: : : : : |
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- thanks, @Cinnabar Sonar

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7 minutes ago, dual290x said:

I hope you've been doing well. I haven't seen or heard from you in a while. I have been buried in textbooks and word documents for the past four months.

Giggles, Next week is finals week for me. This is my break. Been busy with papers recetly

 

8 minutes ago, dual290x said:

I have not turned off the vpn since yesterday.

Do you mean turned on?

 

Can you show the exact error that a browser shows?

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 minutes ago, Electronics Wizardy said:

Giggles, Next week is finals week for me. This is my break. Been busy with papers recetly

Hahaha, did someone reveal that they like you? Be careful what you wish for.... @TVwazhere, can attest to that.

5 minutes ago, Electronics Wizardy said:

Do you mean turned on?

 

Can you show the exact error that a browser shows?

 

I have not turned it off since yesterday. It just won't connect when I try to work with the VPN. Honestly, if you think using the DDNS and using the exact address/port number is safe enough (seafile is password protected) then I will scrap the vpn idea.


Instructions for frustration management:  

1) Sit at desk.   2) Repeatedly slam forehead against desk.

 

 

CPU: Intel i5 4690k @ 4.5   Motherboard: Asrock Fat1ity Z97X Killer  RAM: Kingston HyperX 4x4gb   GPU: XFX AMD RX VEGA 56

Storage: Crucial 1tb M.2  OS: Win 10 Pro  Case: Cooler Master Haf XB EVO

 

File Server-> https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L4MZxr

 

ORLY?

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………|::::::|: : : „--~~'''~~''''''''-„…_..„~''''''''''''¯|
………|:::::,':_„„-|: : :_„---~: : :|''¯¯''''|: ~---„_: ||
……..,~-,_/'': : : |:    ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) : |: : : :|:  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)): \..|
……../,'-,: : : : : ''-,_______,-'': : : : ''-„_____|
……..\: :|: : : : : : : : : : : : : :„: : : : :-,: : : : : : : 😕
………',:': : : : : : : : : : : : :,-'__: : : :_',: : : : ;: ,'
……….'-,-': : : : : :___„-: : :'': : ¯''~~'': ': : ~--|'
………….|: ,: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :: :
………….'|: \: : : : : : : : -,„_„„-~~--~--„_: :: |
…………..|: \: : : : : : : : : : : :-------~: : : : : |
You have been visited by the propane god, I tell ya hwat. Repost this on 5 more profiles or Hank Hill will bring the propain.

- thanks, @Cinnabar Sonar

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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP

I deleted OpenVPN and now seafile won't sync... D@mn it ! I have no clue why.

Deleted Seafile desktop application and reinstalled it... it works.              -.-  really?

Edited by dual290x

Instructions for frustration management:  

1) Sit at desk.   2) Repeatedly slam forehead against desk.

 

 

CPU: Intel i5 4690k @ 4.5   Motherboard: Asrock Fat1ity Z97X Killer  RAM: Kingston HyperX 4x4gb   GPU: XFX AMD RX VEGA 56

Storage: Crucial 1tb M.2  OS: Win 10 Pro  Case: Cooler Master Haf XB EVO

 

File Server-> https://pcpartpicker.com/b/L4MZxr

 

ORLY?

……..'|:::::::,': : : : : : :_„„-: : : : : : : : ~--„_: |'
………|::::::|: : : „--~~'''~~''''''''-„…_..„~''''''''''''¯|
………|:::::,':_„„-|: : :_„---~: : :|''¯¯''''|: ~---„_: ||
……..,~-,_/'': : : |:    ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) : |: : : :|:  ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)): \..|
……../,'-,: : : : : ''-,_______,-'': : : : ''-„_____|
……..\: :|: : : : : : : : : : : : : :„: : : : :-,: : : : : : : 😕
………',:': : : : : : : : : : : : :,-'__: : : :_',: : : : ;: ,'
……….'-,-': : : : : :___„-: : :'': : ¯''~~'': ': : ~--|'
………….|: ,: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :: :
………….'|: \: : : : : : : : -,„_„„-~~--~--„_: :: |
…………..|: \: : : : : : : : : : : :-------~: : : : : |
You have been visited by the propane god, I tell ya hwat. Repost this on 5 more profiles or Hank Hill will bring the propain.

- thanks, @Cinnabar Sonar

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