Solved: Apache webserver unreachable after installing OpenVPN

After installing OpenVPN on a VPS running Linux (i.e. Ubuntu), my website that was hosted on that VPS running Apache webserver was no longer reachable. When I tried to connect to that website, the connection timed out. Apparently, something was messing with the functionality of Apache, which no longer worked properly. Apache was running fine … 

 

Allow VPN traffic (PPTP)

To allow traffic through your router, you should open up the port used by PPTP. It’s likely you can access your router’s configuration page at 192.168.1.1 or 10.1.10.1. Now, assign a private IP address to your device (so this private IP address will not change over time) and allow TCP traffic on port 1723 for …