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I recently migrated my server from a Windows machine to a Mac mini. I have everything back to how I want it, except for my ability to allow remote connections while I have my VPN (Private Internet Access) running. On my Windows machine, I would use the Split Tunnel to bypass the VPN. Unfortunately, Mac OS seems to have an issue with split tunneling which stops all internet traffic when enabled (a real bummer). So now I am trying to use Port Forwarding as a way to allow connections through my VPN, though I am admittedly not very knowledge about this. I have searched these forums and read numerous threads about this topic, but I have still come away empty-handed. Perhaps someone can look at my specific situation and give me tailored guidance (and perhaps this may serve someone else in the future who faces a similar setup). To begin: I have SSL setup and can allow access to my server via https://mydomain.com. I have forwarded the ports on my router (Google Nest) to allow connections from port 8920 and 443 (as well as 8096 and 80 non-secured ports). When I turn on my VPN with Port-Forwarding enabled, PIA has reserved port 47853, as well as the new IP address of 456.456.456.456. What do I do with this port number and/or VPN IP? On the Emby Network tab I see the local and public https ports are set to 8920. Does one of these change? Or do they stay the same and I need to add a new Port Forwarding rule for 47583? And if I need to add a new rule to my router, do I forward 47583 to 47583 or do I forward 47583 to 8920? Lastly, since I am using SSL and I have my DNS record setup (in Google Domains) to direct mydomain.com to 184.108.40.206 (my ISP assigned IP address), do I also need to update this record so it points to 456.456.456.456 (the VPN IP address when the application is enabled)? (For all intents and purposes, we can treat my ISP IP address as static, technically it is dynamic, but I have a pretty good handle on that part of the process, so I don't want to get caught up in questions away from my main topic regarding the port-forwarding.) If anyone can give me the exact steps of what I need to do, I would very much appreciate it. These forums have been very helpful in the past and I hope to be able to contribute to them in meaningful ways in the future. Thank you.
I am trying to set up Emby to be accessible behind my VPN on pfsense. I have setup the VPN on the router and it seems to be working, I am trying to follow https://blog.linuxserver.io/2017/05/01/how-to-run-pfsense-with-pia-vpn-but-still-use-plex-remote-access/ as a guide, I know its for plex but I assume the principle is the same. However when testing I cannot access the server remotely when the VPN is on. Any assistance with this would be very appreciated