Can't connect to RDP after viscosity installation

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elweilando

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Post by elweilando » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:49 am
heyho!

I need to connect to an openVPN from an azure windows 2016 R2 virtual machine.
After the installation of viscosity v1.7 I can't connect anymore to the RDP and it seems that the vm has no network more.

knows anybody how I can fix this or what the reason for this issue is?

Eric

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Post by Eric » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:27 pm
Hi elweilando,

Please start with the following to try and determine what is causing the issue - http://sparklabs.com/support/kb/article ... connection

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Eric
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elweilando

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Post by elweilando » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:02 am
ipconfig and routes are unchanged after installation. but if I restart the azure vm, I can't connect anymore to the azure vm.
I use now the openvpn-client (OpenVPN 2.4.4 -- released on 2017.09.26) and it works.

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Post by Eric » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:54 am
Hi elweilando,

It sounds like you might have DNS misconfigured on your server, most likely Split DNS is forcing lookups across the VPN due to domains you are pushing, or your server does not know about your RDP DNS due to it being local and Viscosity is set to Full DNS. You can adjust your DNS on your server to correct this problem, or you can turn off this behaviour by setting the DNS Mode on the connection to Full DNS (Edit the connection and go to the Networking tab), and then going to Preferences -> Advanced and ticking "Use Windows DNS System for Full DNS".

http://sparklabs.com/support/kb/article ... #dns-modes

Regards,
Eric
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