I live in China, and I’m using Digital Ocean servers with Private Packets to set-up a VPN connection.
The server was setup about 2 hours ago but it seems like I can’t connect at all to it unless I am using another VPN. Since the idea is to use the droplet as a VPN I would like to not have to use another VPN to connect to it.
Is there anything that can be done to fix this?
Thank you in advance!
P.S. : Here is a screenshot where I try to ping the server with my other VPN (Express VPN) active/inactive : -https://photos.app.goo.gl/T7XnVTmD1S33VmqS7
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There are two possibilities, first one is for Digital Ocean to block traffic from China or for your droplet to block traffic from China.
I’ll recommend trying to do a traceroute to your droplet and marking where the connection stops. To do so, you can perform
and provide Digital Ocean’s support the results.
Kind regards, Kalin