I had https://pivpn.dev/ successfully running for a while withuot any issues. Then suddenly it stopped working. The configuration was never received on various devices. Unfortunately there was absolutely no information anywhere – no logs, search results returned big essays on OpenVPN.
There is a little handy command which can actually fix the issues in a moment.
Go to the VPN server and just run
Running the pivpn command with -d option fixes most of the issues.
Its diagnosis will be printed to the screen.
============================================= :::: Self check :::: :: [OK] IP forwarding is enabled :: [OK] Ufw is enabled :: [OK] Iptables MASQUERADE rule set :: [OK] Ufw input rule set :: [OK] Ufw forwarding rule set :: [OK] OpenVPN is running :: [OK] OpenVPN is enabled (it will automatically start on reboot) :: [OK] OpenVPN is listening on port 1194/udp ============================================= :::: Snippet of the server log :::: ============================================= :::: Debug complete :::: ::: ::: Debug output completed above. ::: Copy saved to /tmp/debug.txt