DD WRT routers OpenVPN Setup Instructions

DD WRT routers OpenVPN Setup Instructions
DD WRT routers OpenVPN Setup Instructions
DD WRT routers OpenVPN Setup Instructions

How to setup Open VPN on DD-WRT Router

In order to successfully setup Open VPN on DD-WRT Router, you need to access the router settings by adding the default router address in your web browser – http://192.168.1.1

You will get to the page which is the main control panel. On the top of the panel you will see several tabs – choose Services tab. Afterwards, click the VPN tab which will appear below.

Next, you should choose the Enable for „Start OpenVPN Client“ option offered below. A new OpenVPN configuration will appear and you will be able to enter your settings afterwards.

Enter the following settings:

Server IP/Name: Enter here a server IP /name of the server that you want to connect to. Server IP/Name and Port can be found in the .ovpn config file that you were instructed to download earlier. When you open that file using any kind of text editor, just copy any „remote“ server cluster names that is located within that file and paste it to the Server IP / Name and Port

Tunnel Device: TUN

Tunnel Protocol: UDP

Encryption Cipher: AES- 256 CBC

Hash Algorithm: SHA512

nsCertType verification: Enabled

Advanced Options: Enable

TLS Cipher: None

LZO Compression: Yes

NAT: Enable

IP Address: /

Subnet Mask: /

Tunnel MTU setting: 1500

Tunnel UDP Fragment: 1450

Tunnel UDP MSS-Fix: Enable

TLS Auth Key: Copy and paste the text between

<tls -auth> and </tls>
<tls -auth>
#
#2048 bit OpenVPN static key
#
-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-----(copied from limevpn .ovpn file)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-----END PRIVATE KEY-----

</tls>

Ca Cert: copy and paste the text between

<ca> and </ca>
<ca>
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIID1jCCAr6gAwIBAgIBADANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADBqMR0wGwYDVQQDDBQxNDY4
MjI3MjI3NDcyNDc2NDYzNDEdMBsGA1UECgwUMTQ2ODIyNzIyNzQ3MjQ3NjQ2MzQx
HTAbBgNVBAsMFDE0NjgyMjcyMjc0NzI0NzY0NjM0MQswCQYDVQQGEwJVUzAeFw0x
NjA2MTYwNzM5MzFaFw0zNjEyMzEwNzM5MzFaMGoxHTAbBgNVBAMMFDE0NjgyMjcy
Mjc0NzI0NzY0NjM0MR0wGwYDVQQKDBQxNDY4MjI3MjI3NDcyNDc2NDYzNDEdMBsG
A1UECwwUMTQ2ODIyNzIyNzQ3MjQ3NjQ2MzQxCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVTMIIBIjANBgkq
hkiG9w0BAQEFAAOCAQ8AMIIBCgKCAQEApOXgK+cC6oFhvQnyTTrV0NH/cEDqj4eI
ntylVWg7S+PzyHrVVArDp5AmOPVnuv0o9Rmh47WHqYsilXktfFMhQoVHkCkLYHQh
GTNn5Mly+IoOiSUPi5QJSUFE3oohptJN4e7qlqA2AKBmylZbjD1o86opDSchEKKD
VQtDTaaobLgnYZ2xpdX9WRI5G6v9hleAIN2Z3Cz64q9a0Fls7cnzPmF+XVKlYWUy
kHFhpyoz87I/0cOxDzdH6GoIpENoegEsTPiY1iJLcntktWqvxY3NZCMN+d9SClnS
uyF2hJwgne0ei+AIH18dqiTdY9wQBzNMmNOZrMPFjM+I1PXEm4HLcQIDAQABo4GG
MIGDMA8GA1UdEwEB/wQFMAMBAf8wCwYDVR0PBAQDAgH2MGMGA1UdJQRcMFoGCCsG
AQUFBwMBBggrBgEFBQcDAgYIKwYBBQUHAwMGCCsGAQUFBwMEBggrBgEFBQcDBQYI
KwYBBQUHAwYGCCsGAQUFBwMHBggrBgEFBQcDCAYIKwYBBQUHAwkwDQYJKoZIhvcN
AQELBQADggEBAHep0ghLnTWr57rQpnd2ReOnE7CENSh58f8wtH5gErZyAAiqyE0N
GhRvl7zs1zb1qCSB160u3npAQdN9Y8aCTVRKDoOxzjccOebbMSXwlxfX07nhIGXD
z1DIwjjXJ2PSf6EScKXnPYBOZZG0slSYZVBl5si9M1A/41S03VasgngVHKXM0mqq
VOjUidCZZ5nS7SEAr5JGn3GSmi5oyYY3b2tbCxnqZJALZSy4WbBUpBN8gBqzqTFc
h5gGlxRfWIGuXYhMOVQ1i3/CkR2PJaKgT9brHBMQ6adYFsRoRvB6IB1hboyveHdx
rcU8b+wulCPNS3+qTDsrt0ce/Q20Wkz7z6g=
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
</ca>

Once you fill in these fields, you will have finished installing Open VPN on DD-WRT Router. Click Save and afterwards click on Apply Settings in order to try to connect to VPN. Once your VPN is configured, you might need to restart your PC in order for changes to become active.

Finally, you will need to check if the connection is established by clicking on Status and then on OpenVPN. Blank forms signal that something went wrong and you may have to repeat the procedure.