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    Fastest Asus Router with AES-NI for ExpressVPN

    Hi Everyone! I just joined the group and I'm an new starter when it comes to routers and VPN Servers. A couple weeks back I started looking into creating a separate Wireless VPN network to connect to my TP Link Deco M5, and my home speed is 500mbps. I've bought a couple TP-Link routers but...
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    AC1900 used solely as wired VPN for Apple TV?

    Until this morning I had ADSL. Today, I finally got fiber (yay!) When i had ADSL, I had an ASUS AC1900 router attached to my internet company modem/router. I had uploaded (flashed?) expressVPN firmware to the router and had it working quite perfectly. It was programmed to activate VPN to the...
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    VPN Client ONLY works on Client Instance 1

    Currently Using Asus RT-AX88U / Merlin 386.1.2 / Wireless Router Good Afternoon: If I select Client Instance 2 thru 5 and setup the ExpressVPN settings for a client VPN (OpenVPN), none the instance will allow for VOIP (Vonage) to operate or connect. It seems to be an DNS issue but that's a...
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    Connecting expressvpn to r6700 ax1800 router

    I am having trouble community connecting to the express vpn and WiFi at the same time. Do I need firmware?
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    Changing VPN Client

    Hello! I'm new to the forum and new to asuswrt-merlin as well. I wanted to be able to route only certain devices to a VPN, and since I've always been a fan of Asus routers, the path led to a new RT-AC86U, upgraded to ususwrt-merlin to get the selective routing capability. My setup all went...
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    OpenVPN client speed - Merlin 384.19 vs 386.1

    Hi all, originally I posted it here, but since it is probably quite specific problem, I decided to create new thread. I am using RT-AC86U router with ExpessVPN subscription. When running firmware 384.19, I am getting download speeds through OpenVPN client around 220 - 240 Mbps. But when I...
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    Need help getting ExpressVPN to work on an Asus router.

    I have an Asus RT-AX86U and yesterday I ordered ExpressVPN. I was able to set it up easily enough, downloading the .ovpn file from ExpressVPN. When I do an IP look up, my IP address shows the city of the server I have been selecting. I live in Canada, and I have been selecting Canadian servers...

    ExpressVPN & Merlin 384.15

    Introduction A few days ago I updated to 384.15_beta1. Yesterday I reset my router to default factory settings. I ran into an issue when setting up an OpenVPN Client and connecting to the server where the client hung with a "connecting..." status. I want to just point to a solution for anyone...
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    ExpressVPN router firmware giving access to main router

    I have an Asus 68u (with ExpressVPN firmware on it) connected to my Altice routers LAN port. For some reason when I go to I access my Altice routers interface (technically redirects to the page that has the router configuration similar to how i go to
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    OpenVPN client when ISP disallows third party DNS servers

    I have run into something I have really no idea how to solve. I am currently in Indonesia and wanted to put a VPN client to Express VPN on my router, an ASUS RT-AC86U flashed with Asuswrt-Merlin. The problem is, the Indonesian ISP does not allow you to use any other DNS server than their own...
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    Synology Diskstation/ASUS Router/VPN/Plex????

    Hi to anyone out there, I have a small query based on the setup of ExpressVPN on my network whilst still allowing 'remote access' to my Plex account when all my media is stored on my Synology DiskStation. Currently I have the the VPN setup on my ASUS DSL-AC68U (running Merlin firmware) which...

    RT-AX88U VPN Issues

    ASUS RT-AX88U ASUSWRT-Merlin 384.11 2 problems: 1. ExpressVPN is sometimes showing 7 DNS servers on (and other similar sites). Usually I only see one DNS server, I'm only suppose to see 1 ... Accept DNS Configuration is set to Exclusive, and Redirect Internet Traffic is set to All...

    Anyone with an RT-AX88U having issues with ExpressVPN?

    Hi, So, I have this shinny brand new beast of a router the RT-AX88U. I just tried to setup OpenVPN Client No. 1 with an ExpressVPN .ovpn config file. I went over the clients settings and checked the Custom Config a few times over, as well as check my username and password is correct. However...

    RT-AC86U ExpressVPN Problems

    Hi, In the past I've been using the solution found in this post in order to get ExpressVPN working in an OpenVPN Client on my RT-AC86U Merlin (Currently 384.8_2). However, recently every time I use...
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    Can't connect to Internet with OpenVPN Client on RT-AC68U (behind Fios Quantum Gateway G1100)

    Hello, My setup is currently: 1.Verizon Fios Quantum Gateway G1100 (connection shared via ethernet cord) to 2.ASUS RT-AC68U running asuswrt-merlin 384.7. I usually have Express VPN (OpenVPN) via manually setup running in the VPN Client section of my router via default ASUS Router firmware...
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    RT-AC86U Asuswrt-Merlin OpenVPN torrent makes internet crash

    I need some help with a quite annoying problem I have using VPN on my Merlin flashed router. When I start torrenting over VPN, my whole internet connection crashes (not just the VPN tunnel) and my modem needs to recycle and re-acquire an IP from my ISP every couple of minutes. The crash varies...
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    Networking Help Required between ISP Router and VPN Router

    Hi Guys, First time posting here after a lot of research online, hopefully someone here can help with the issue: I have an ISP router which is cabled physically to a Linksys router I am using with ExpressVPN firmware installed (OpenWRT). Everything connects fine but I am not able to ping...
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    Plex Remote Access on asuswrt Merlin close but not working

    Hi, I'm new, so my apologies in advance if have I screwed up, or omit an important part. I have an ASUS RT-AC5300 router with Asuwrt-Merlin 380.68 and am using ExpressVPN. I have the VPN working using OpenVPN. I route all traffic over the VPN. I have created exceptions for Amazon FireTV...