VPN Connection Sharing via Hotspot

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VPN Connection Sharing via Hotspot

Post by Darth_Jimbo » Fri May 11, 2018 10:31 am

Dear Softether-Team,
on my laptop I have a Softether VPN connection to my homeserver, which I share to my phone via the wifi-hotspot-function of Windows 10.
Since the Spring Creators Update (1803) this is not working anymore, because the VPN-adapter is not recognized as an ethernet connection an thus is not available to be shared via hotspot. (in other words: Open Settings-App >> Go to Network & Internet >> Open the Ethernet-tab on the left >> the VPN-Adapter is not there as it used to be before the update; the hotspot settings say, "We can't set up mobile hotspot because your PC doesn't have an Ethernet, Wi Fi or cellular data connection" as soon as a VPN connection is established) Is that a Softether or a Microsoft problem?
Thanks and Greetings

Edit: (Technical information)
Windows 10 Version 1803
Softether-Version 4.27 Build 9666

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Re: VPN Connection Sharing via Hotspot

Post by dealdeal » Wed May 23, 2018 12:15 pm

Yeah, I have this problem also. I think softether developers need to update the drivers to fix it. or someone have other solution?

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Re: VPN Connection Sharing via Hotspot

Post by thisjun » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:26 am

SoftEther virtual NIC driver is no longer an Ethernet since build 9666.
Because Windows disconnect the mobile connection when the Ethernet is connected after 1803 update.

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