In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to connect to your pre-installed OpenVPN service in your Seedbox in order to hide your local IP address and increase privacy while browsing the internet.
For the scope of this guide, we are assuming that you know what an OpenVPN (VPN) is, if you are not sure about it and require more information please check our FAQ.
Download and Install an OpenVPN client on your local machine:
Tunnelblick – OpenVPN for Mac
Enable TUN/TAP in your Seedbox via the Seedbox/VPS Control Panel as shown in the image below.
– Click on Settings (1)
– Click on “Enable TUN/TAP (2)
– Confirm by clicking YES
.ovpn file by logging in from our website. You will access your Credentials page area that has all information related to your account
Open the .ovpn configuration file configuration using Tunnelblick.
rapidseedbox OpenVPN. Shortly after you will be asked to submit your username and password. Please submit your OpenVPN credentials as provided in your client area.
OpenVPN Client will now initiate the connection sequence and once completed you will be connected to your OpenVPN via the Seedbox. To verify the successful connection, your client will have a “Connected” status and its icon might be colored in green.
You are now browsing in a private VPN connection, congratulations!
What does it mean? It means that you are now being identified to the world wide web (internet) with your Seedbox/VPN IP, and all your traffic goes through your Seedbox’s VPN service.
Using a Whois service (like IPChicken) you will show your Seedbox/VPN IP as proof that your browsing experience is now private.
How to fix DNS leak
First of all, for solving this problem you must be positive that when you are connected to the VPN, you use only the DNS server/s that your VPN service is providing.
From OpenVPN version 2.3.9 you can solve the DNS leaks problem by specifying a new OpenVPN option.
Therefore open the .conf (or .ovpn) file that you use to connect to the server, and add the following on a new line.
(This fix does not apply for versions older than V2.3.9 )
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