qbittorrent-nox bind to VPN interface tun0

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qbittorrent-nox bind to VPN interface tun0

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I'm having issues configuring qBittorrent to work with a VPN interface.

I have openvpn setup on a raspberry pi 3B using a Nordvpn server.

If I leave the openvpn .conf file without setting

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route-nopull
where all traffic is routed through the

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tun0
adaptor, qbittorrent-nox works fine and I am able to torrent
- I have checked the "Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop (64-bit)" torrent and am able to download it successfully
- Checked on https://ipleak.net and when the "Torrent Address detection" comes up as the Nordvpn IP address as expected

However, I do not want to route all my traffic through the VPN, only torrenting. So, I modified the .conf openvpn file with the line

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route-nopull
so all traffic is not re-directed through interface

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tun0
.
- If I run

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curl https://ipinfo.io/ip
my public IP

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82.xx.xx.xx
is returned as expected
- If I run

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curl --interface tun0 https://ipinfo.io/ip
the nordvpn IP

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94.229.73.188
is returned as expected

If I set

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Connection\Interface=tun0
in the qBittorrent.conf file, reboot, and re-add the "Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop (64-bit)" torrent it stays at "downloading metadata"?

Thanks
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