After messing around for much of the weekend and reading a bit here and there I have made one small step to achieving my goal. Basically, I am able to bound the DNS Resolver to the VPN interface by selecting it under "Outgoing Network Interfaces". This all traffic goes through the VPN tunnel, including DNS queries. Infact, when I go on dnsleaktest.com, I do not have any leaks and this is very positive.
The only problem is that when the VPN link fails, then I cannot resolve DNS queries anymore on my LAN devices. So, what I need to do now, is understand how I can achieve this automatically, i.e. when the VPN link comes up, it tells the DNS Resolver to route through the VPN tunnel; when the VPN link is down, it tells the DNS Resolver to route the DBS queries through the LAN interface. Any suggestions? Thanks Respect your privacy and that of others, don't give your data to big corporations. Use alternatives like Signal (https://whispersystems.org/) for your messaging or Diaspora* (https://joindiaspora.com/) for your social networking. Il 03/05/2018 20:29, Antonio ha scritto: > Hi folks, > > I'm trying to understand why I get DNS leaks. I am connecting to VPN > italian server from UK and when I go to www.dnsleaktest.com, the main > page says I'm connecting from Italy but then, when I do the advanced or > standard tests, these say I'm located in the UK. > > I have: > > 2.4.3-RELEASE (amd64) > built on Mon Mar 26 18:02:04 CDT 2018 > FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p7 > > Installed on a mini PC that is connected via WAN on a DLS modem (setup > in pass through mode, not router mode). pfSense is acting as a DNS > Resolver even though I have have OpenDNS set in the GENERAL tab (I > believe these are not being used because I'm connected via DNS > Resolver). Would it be best to configure pfSense as DNS FOrwarder? > ALthough I'm not sure that this is going to resolve my DNS leak problem. > All clients are confirgured with a DNS set to the IP of the pfSEnse > machine. Any suggestions on what is the best way to configure DNS on > pfSense where occasionally I fire up my OpenVPN connection? > > Many thanks > _______________________________________________ pfSense mailing list https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold