I got a droplet yesterday, configured it to be a VPN by following the guide ( https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-16-04 ) and it worked just fine untill suddenly about 3h in it disconnected me.
I checked the status - it was running but I couldn’t ssh into it. I reset the root password and logged into console. ssh is running, the droplet can ping outside the network etc.
I’ve not made any other changes to the droplet other than following the guide to the letter.
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What error do you get when you try to connect to ssh? Can you post your ssh config in /etc/ssh/sshd_config? And if possible output of
sudo iptables -S.
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