Openvpn paid services not working with Arch

Hi good folks, not sure how long this has been going on for, maybe a few weeks but openvpn with Arch base OS like Arch and Archlabs is not working with Nordvpn and possible more services. Thought it was just me with making a mistake on my new rig and with me been in the bush for the few weeks of camping never followed up on it till today. After even trying to connect with Nordvpn in cli as well as Networkmanager it was a no go. Checked my other Arch base computers to see what I missed and noticed both of those are failing to work as they should.
Nordvpn connects fine but when testing it shows that all data is going through the isp.
So all 3 computers have the same problem, likely for the last few weeks. Any one notice any changes with paid VPN services over the last few weeks? Of course Nordvpn is working with all my other OS so likely the problem isn’t with them.
Hate asking for help. :cry:
Thanks in advance.

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I don’t use openvpn, so I don’t have anything specific to say. Noticed there were updates on openvpn & networkmanager-openvpn on 10/{06, 04}. Not sure if the updates break something. Maybe try to downgrade one of them or both of them to see if it makes any difference.

https://archlinux.org/packages/?q=openvpn

nordvpn was also updated on 09/29. You may try to downgrade it as well.

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/nordvpn-bin/

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Downgraded openvpn, networkmanager-openvpn and networkmanager with no difference.
I usually use ovpn files but tried nordvpn-bin to see if there was any difference.
Deleting HTTPS-Everywhere helped but it’s still leaking, so play time continues.

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I don’t use VPNs but does this help:

https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=268012

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Looking into this now. Thanks

Hi!
I used to go with nordvpn but found a better one. Integrity vpn which works with wireguard (muuuuch faster). Integrity is swedish but has servers in the us (I think).
Another minus for nordvpn is that they are based in a tax-paradise.

womp

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