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  1. You're right that masquerading is typically done for traffic exiting your local network, but it can also be used for things like the OpenVPN config. In the case of OpenVPN it's handing out IP addresses to the clients in a different range than the local network. In the bridged docker network configuration installation of OpenVPN, those remote client IP addresses were being masqueraded somewhere along the path before they left the host so they showed up as my host server's IP on the local network. Switching to host networking exposed those client IPs to the local network. At some point I'd like to understand why that was... but for now, I can configure my local network to work around the problem. At this point it's kinda academic for me to learn why that was; I'm curious.
  2. I honestly don't have a clue then how OpenVPN-AS (or any other VPN) running in Docker host networking mode is masquerading it's client traffic, then. It just doesn't make sense to me that there's no way to masquerade the OpenVPN client IP addresses on their way out the door. In the end, I gave up trying to get my host to masquerade the traffic and instead added static routes for my OpenVPN client address space to my networking stack outside of the unraid host. It's a fine solution, just annoying. If someone trips across this post in the future and finds a solution, I'd be interested in knowing what you figure out. Thanks.
  3. @bonienl thanks - that’s incredibly useful to know. Is that an unraid specific feature/limitation, or a general networking characteristic? Do you know how OpenVPN-AS (or other VPNs which run in host mode) and their hosts are configured to properly route the traffic? I could probably put a NAT entry on my router, but I don’t like the idea of solving this issue “off box” if there’s a cleaner way to do it.
  4. Thanks, @Squid - it's useful to see other folks config. Looking at your iptables, I'm even more confused. I don't see an entry which would handle the masquerade of your OpenVPN client IP ( I'm at a loss as far as where to look next to understand why putting the container in 'bridge' networking works, but 'host' does not.
  5. Thanks for offering! Under the OpenVPN-AS Docker config settings, change networking from “bridge” to “host”. I would expect that your VPN clients can access the internet, local in whatever way you already had them configured.
  6. I don’t know. I’ve always used the one from kylemanna as it has a pretty big user base elsewhere. And I was already familiar with the bare OpenVPN over OpenVPN-AS If someone has the lsio one installed and configured under bridge networking, it’d be an easy test to switch the network type to host and see what happens.
  7. Hey folks, I'm beating my head against a wall here and could use some help reasoning through a networking problem. I've got an OpenVPN container (kylemanna/openvpn) that works just fine when it's in bridge networking mode (clients can reach internet, local network). However, when I put it into host networking the clients connected via OpenVPN cannot reach the internet or devices on the local network. I've narrowed it down to what I think is a masquerading problem. When OpenVPN is in bridge networking mode, tcpdump shows traffic originating from OpenVPN clients leaving the ethernet adapter on the server have been masqueraded correctly to the server's IP ( In this example, I'm successfully connecting to a endpoint at from a OpenVPN client: # tcpdump -i eth0 dst 09:21:37.044954 IP > Flags [SEW], seq 1466305596, win 65535, options [mss 1361,nop,wscale 6,nop,nop,TS val 827422948 ecr 0,sackOK,eol], length 0 09:21:37.104329 IP > Flags [.], ack 750528488, win 2065, options [nop,nop,TS val 827423017 ecr 232700051], length 0 09:21:37.247838 IP > Flags [P.], seq 0:361, ack 1, win 2065, options [nop,nop,TS val 827423152 ecr 232700051], length 361: HTTP: POST /onvif/device_service HTTP/1.0 When OpenVPN is in host networking mode, tcpdump shows that same traffic which is coming from OpenVPN client as having the IP address assigned by OpenVPN ( # tcpdump -i eth0 dst 23:50:27.172338 IP > Flags [S], seq 119222741, win 65535, options [mss 1361,nop,wscale 6,nop,nop,TS val 814857219 ecr 0,sackOK,eol], length 0 For some reason which is unknown to me, that traffic isn't getting masqueraded correctly. So, OpenVPN client IPs are leaking out to my local network which clearly has no idea how to route them back. Here's the relevant iptables from the server: # iptables -t nat -v -L POSTROUTING -n --line-number num pkts bytes target prot opt in out source destination 1 102 6434 MASQUERADE all -- * !docker0 2 0 0 MASQUERADE all -- * eth0 3 0 0 MASQUERADE all -- * tun0 Line 2 is part of the default OpenVPN configuration. Line 3 I added in attempt to see if it'd help (it didn't make any difference). I've checked that, when OpenVPN is in the host networking config, the OpenVPN container itself has the expected access to the internet and local network (i.e. attaching to the container and pinging things works as expected). I've tried a handful of things, but not being an expert in networking, I've reached my limit of knowledge. Let me know if there's other config/settings that'd be useful in debugging this. Any hints would be very appreciated. Thanks.
  8. kmwoley

    Host OS Support for Bluetooth Devices

    Thank you! So awesome.
  9. kmwoley

    Host OS Support for Bluetooth Devices

    If so, that’s easy. Kernel driver support is the biggest blocker. I am happy to test if you need it. Thanks for for looking into it!
  10. kmwoley

    Host OS Support for Bluetooth Devices

    That’s my understanding, yes. I’m not at all an expert, but I recall potentially needing bluez-libs and bluez-utils (bluez.org) to make it all work.
  11. kmwoley

    Host OS Support for Bluetooth Devices

    I don’t know what captures the @limetech folks attention to provide feedback on feature requests. This got posted in at the time 6.5 was getting prepped to ship, so maybe there’s time to look at it now?
  12. Good idea. Go vote if you care about this request.
  13. I have a Bluetooth dongle that I want to use in a docker container. Docker requires that the Host OS install drivers for the device before it can be passed to the container. Searching the forums it appears I am not alone in that need, particularly for the users of Home Assistant. See this post for more info:
  14. @limetechi - is there any way to install bluetooth drivers on the unRAID host? Any hope of getting them included as part of a future release.?This is blocking one of the larger scenarios I intended to use my unRAID server for (Home Assistant using a Bluetooth dongle to detect who's home/away).
  15. I've been trying to figure out the same issue. Looking around, it looks like the primary issue is that there's not a Bluetooth driver for the Bluetooth dongle. Running usb-devices shows that the Broadcom device doesn't have drivers: I've seen it suggested that btusb needs to be loaded, but there's no btusb module to load: So, until Unraid supports Bluetooth on the host, there's no way to pass the device through to a docker container like Home Assistant. At least, that's as far as I've gotten. Anyone else have any better luck I"d love to know how you got it working.