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Exclude IP address from VPN

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I am running Torguard v 3.96.1 on OpenSuse Leap 15.1. My email provider is Cox Communications and it has decided the Torguard IP address is a security issue and has blacklisted the IP address. I receive IMAP incoming mail with Torguard on but outgoing SMTP is blocked. I have to turn Torguard off to send email. I would like to exclude Cox's email server from the VPN tunnel.

I have seen Forum notes describing changes to the .opvn configuration file that seem like they would do this but I can't find the file. The Torguard folder is at /opt/torguard but I don't see the file.

Can you give me some guidance on how to handle this question?

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For anyone who runs into this or a similar problem.

The .opvn configuration files are located in /home/.local/share/VPNetworkLLC/Torguard/configs .

To find the IP numeric address of the name address you are trying to exclude from the VPN tunnel you use a DNS lookup tool. The IP address of smtp.cox.net is .

The following goes at the top of the .opvn configuration file.

allow-pull-fqdn # Allow client to pull DNS names from server (rather than being limited to IP address)
# route destination netmask gatewayy
route smtp.cox.net
route whatismyip.com
route torguard.net
# https://torguard.net/whats-my-ip.php



Kim Foltz, Okc, OK

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