[Bug 1046154] Re: Can't resolve OpenVPN DNS while using a 3G connection with resolvconf installed
ignacio at ihuerta.net
Fri Sep 7 04:58:54 UTC 2012
Thanks again for your efforts! I just followed your instructions and I'm
attaching a text file with the result of the commands.
** Attachment added: "resolvconf_debugging.txt"
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Can't resolve OpenVPN DNS while using a 3G connection with resolvconf
Status in “resolvconf” package in Ubuntu:
Ubuntu version: fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64 bits (3.2.0-29-generic)
Resolvconf package version: 1.63ubuntu15
What I expected to happen: Connect through 3G (bluetooth DUN), connect
to a OpenVPN and be able to resolve the internal domain names to
access some servers.
What happened instead: I can't resolve internal hostnames.
Additional information: It only breaks when connecting through 3G.
When connecting through Wifi/Cable it works perfectly.
Workaround: Uninstalling the package resolvconf seems to solve the
Other users probably affected:
I've looked at other bug reports and tried other solutions:
* #922578. Removing "resolvconf" is a workaround that works, but I imagine this is resolvconf bug and there must be a more elegant solution.
* #994575. This looks related, but I already have the patched version and it didn't help.
* #924013. I have already checked that my OpenVPN servers are pushing the right information (DNS + DOMAIN) back to the client.
With resolvconf installed: cat /etc/resolv.conf:
With resolvconf uninstalled: cat /etc/resolv.conf
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