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How to setup VPN only for downloads on Droplet

Posted July 12, 2021 85 views
UbuntuNode.jsNetworkingVPN

I have deployed a node app on droplet I want to use VPN for downloads and bypass VPN when uploading to spaces cause I think VPN will slow down the uploads.

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Hello,

What is the VPN service that you are using?

With OpenVPN for example you could use the allow-pull-fqdn option to exclude specific FQDNs from the VPN routing. That way when you access a specific domain via the VPN it would go through the net rather than VPN:

https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/Openvpn23ManPage

Regards,
Bobby