DNS problems in CentOS 6.5

Posted June 27, 2015 4.3k views

I am facing an issue with DNS resolving in my droplet. I can’t ping even Google’s DNSes:

[root@xenonon etc]# ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
— ping statistics —
5 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 4814ms

Here is content of my /etc/resolv.conf:

[root@xenonon etc]# cat /etc/resolv.conf

When I try to install something by yum, I am getting following error:

[root@xenonon etc]# yum install traceroute
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Setting up Install Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Could not retrieve mirrorlist error was
14: PYCURL ERROR 6 - “Couldn’t resolve host ‘’”
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

What is going on?


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This question was answered by @maximd:

Problem has been solved by disabling “redirect-gateway” option in my server’s OpenVPN configuration.

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