[Bug 1046154] Re: Can't resolve OpenVPN DNS while using a 3G connection with resolvconf installed

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1046154 at bugs.launchpad.net
Tue Sep 11 22:38:11 UTC 2012

*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 994575 ***

** Branch linked: lp:debian/resolvconf

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  Can't resolve OpenVPN DNS while using a 3G connection with resolvconf

Status in “resolvconf” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  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:
      search dummy.intranet

  With resolvconf uninstalled: cat /etc/resolv.conf
      domain dummy.intranet
      search dummy.intranet

  Please tell me if you need any additional information

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