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Guide to install OpenVPN for Tomato

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Last updated: August 24, 2020

1. Disable IPv6

In order to connect to OVPN - you will first need to disable IPv6.

2. Choose server

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Your privacy and security is the core focus of OVPN. That's why we've implemented a multi-layered security model.

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3. Change DNS server

Go to the router GUI, and click on Basic » Network. Enter the following DNS servers in the fields for Static DNS.

  • Static DNS 1: 46.227.67.134
  • Static DNS 2: 192.165.9.158
  • Static DNS 1: 217.64.148.33
  • Static DNS 2: 192.165.9.157

Click Save.

4. Configure OpenVPN

Go to VPN Tunneling » Client. Then choose Client 1 » Basic.

Start with WAN
Checked
Interface Type
TUN
Protocol
Server Address
Port
Firewall
Automatic
Authorization mode
TLS
Username/Password Authentication
Checked
Username
(enter your username for OVPN)
Password
(enter your password for OVPN)
Extra HMAC authorization (tls-auth)
Outgoing (1)
Create NAT on tunnel
Checked

Now go to Client 1 » Advanced.

Poll Interval
0
Redirect internet traffic
Checked
Accept DNS configuration
Exclusive
Encryption cipher
AES-256-CBC
Compression
Enabled
TLS Renegotiation Time
-1
Connection retry
30
Verify server certificate (tls-remote)
Checked
Custom Configuration
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Then go to Client 1 » Keys.


Static Key
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Certificate Authority
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Scroll down and click Save. Then click Start now.

4. Finished

You should now be connected to OVPN and be able to browse the internet safely. To make sure everything was set up correctly, please check the dashboard to verify that you are connected.