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VPN not working in LGW Club Lounge [technical]

VPN not working in LGW Club Lounge [technical]

Old Jul 1, 17, 7:26 am
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VPN not working in LGW Club Lounge [technical]

Hey,

I'm trying to use OpenVPN with a popular VPN provider. I've tried UDP and TCP on various ports (including 443) and it just appears to time out. It was working fine from home a couple of hours ago.

Does anyone know if there's something about this wifi network that could cause problems?

Thanks!
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Old Jul 1, 17, 8:29 am
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I know VPN can work there, at least with the VPN package I use, so it's not a total block. There are places where I have to reconfigure the ports, but that isn't one of them.
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Old Jul 1, 17, 8:41 am
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Originally Posted by switch007 View Post
Hey,

I'm trying to use OpenVPN with a popular VPN provider. I've tried UDP and TCP on various ports (including 443) and it just appears to time out. It was working fine from home a couple of hours ago.

Does anyone know if there's something about this wifi network that could cause problems?

Thanks!
Can you access the internet? Sounds like a daft question but many wifi hotspots make you accept a terms and conditions page before you can actually get access to everything . Try opening an unsecure website like http://www.bbc.co.uk or something then when that loads use the VPN again and you should be good
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Old Jul 1, 17, 8:54 am
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Originally Posted by switch007 View Post
Hey,

I'm trying to use OpenVPN with a popular VPN provider. I've tried UDP and TCP on various ports (including 443) and it just appears to time out. It was working fine from home a couple of hours ago.

Does anyone know if there's something about this wifi network that could cause problems?

Thanks!
I couldn't connect to the University VPN myself in my last visit to the BA Galleries lounge. It might be deactivated.
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Old Jul 1, 17, 9:00 am
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Not massively helpful but ive just connected via openvpn (tcp/443) on the lounge wifi from LHR.
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Old Jul 2, 17, 3:13 pm
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I've sometimes had issues in GF with my employer's VPN, when there lounge is busy.
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Old Jul 2, 17, 3:17 pm
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Please try it with ipv6 disabled. Change the port to one that's not blocked, a list of blcoked ports is here. The provider they use is cloud source.
Also, If you unplug a PC there is no security on that Ethernet connections, they are done on the PC level for some reason and goes through a different subnet.
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