Android client fails to auto start connection if using a DDNS address as endpoint

Harsh Shandilya me at
Wed May 6 13:01:31 CEST 2020

On Apr 19 2020, at 9:01 pm, Dark Shadow <shadowofdarkness at> wrote:

> I set up Wireguard and had it working fine when manually starting the
> connection.
> After that I wanted to have it be always on so that it would auto
> connect when turning the phone on but I found that it would say it was
> connected but no data would transfer.
> Manually turning it off and on again would fix the connection
> If I change the server address to a IP address everything works
> correctly and the connection just works after turning on the phone.
> I assume this is a bug that can hopefully be fixed as I would prefer
> to use the dyndns address in the settings.

Hm, that's pretty unexpected. Are you using the Go userspace backend or
the kernel module? The settings page will show that at the top if you're
unsure. I've Cc'ed Jason in case this is a problem lower down in the

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