Frequently Asked Questions

Setting up your dd-wrt router for OpenVPN Protocol
Last Updated 5 years ago

First of all you need to download the OpenVPN configuration file from your dashboard on "VPN" tab.

Fist Section

1. Access your router admin panel, select "Setup" tab, then "Basic Setup"
2. Scroll down and set Static DNS 1 to 8.8.8.8 and Static DNS 2 to 8.8.4.4
3. Uncheck these options: "Use DNSMasq for DHCP", "Use DNSMasq for DNS", "DHCP Authoritative"
4. Click Save and Apply Settings.

Second Section

1. In your router admin panel go to "Services" tab, then "VPN"
2. Enable "Start OpenVPN Client"
3. Configure the entire tab in this way:

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4. Scroll down and you'll see few empty boxes
5. In Additional Config box insert these options (each per line):
  • persist-key
  • persist-tun
  • remote-cert-tls server
6. Now open your OpenVPN (.ovpn) file, you need to do few paste©

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  • In CA Cert box you need to paste all text between tags
  • In Public Client Cert box you need to paste all text between tags
  • In Private Client Key box you need to paste all text between tags
  • In TLS Auth Key box you need to paste all text between tags

7. Click "Save" and "Apply Settings"

Now you should be connected on our VPN, go to "Status" tab then "VPN" and see log to check that everything is going fine.

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