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[Tip]VPN stuck 'Connecting' due to using OpenDNS

  • Hi,
    Despite looking through all of these forums and trying all the solutions, I couldn't figure out why my Opera VPN wouldn't connect - it was always stuck in 'Connecting' mode.
    Finally, I realized that it was due to the DNS servers that I am using on my ethernet adapter. I was using OpenDNS server ( - the FamilyShield one). When I changed my DNS to my ISP's DNS servers it fixed the problem and I can connect to the VPN fine now.
    Hope this helps others that may have the same problem.

  • Thank you for sharing!