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    OpenVPN issues on AC88u using latest 384.19

    Hello all, I wonder if anyone's noticing a problem with the openvpn connections using merlinWRT as the openvpn server, and I'd like to know how to fix this. I'm using AC88u with latest 384.19 and the issue is that VPN becomes extremely slow (down to like 50k/s instead of 8MB/s) after using it...
  2. L

    Transfer of certificates Openvpn to another ASUS router

    Hi Which certificates need to be overwritten on the new router so that Openvpn clients can successfully connect with the certificate of the old router? I have circled the suggested files in red, but I might be wrong, maybe not all of these files need to be overwritten.
  3. stevieosaurus

    Multiple OpenVPN clients: run in parallel, serial or alternative?

    I searched all over this forum & google but couldn't get one clear, straight answer, so here goes: If I activate multiple (2 or more) OpenVPN clients in my Merlin router admin interface, do these: 1. Run in parallel - some clients (local IPs) connect trough one VPN, others trough another VPN...
  4. E

    ASUS RT-AC86U / OpenVPN / no connection to clients

    Hi together I had a working setup with my RT-AC86U to connect through OpenVPN to my network to reach clients connected to the router. Now I had to reset the router. The problem is that I can connect through OpenVPN to the router but it's not possible to connect to any client. I don't know what...
  5. octopus

    How to choose DNS from openvpn PUSH string

    I trying to use one preferred dns from my vpn provider, they come randomly in PUSH string. Sometime it's the right one but often not. I can extract DNS from vpn-log in right order with "grep" command. vpn=1 grep -E "dhcp-option DNS" /tmp/vpnclient-$vpn.log | cut -d ' ' -f3 | tail -n 2 | sort...
  6. G

    VPN Server behind multiNAT

    Hi All. Today I have changed my provider and the new one looks more smart than previous :) Now I can see 10.64.94.xx as my WAN IP address and it is very likely that I am behind multiple NAT. That's why DDNS gets incorrect IP even with external method to retrieve WAN IP - and as a result I...
  7. H

    Change OpenVPN Server to RSA 2048 Bit Encryption?

    I've setup an OpenVPN server on my Asus RT-AC66U B1 router running the Merlin firmware. I noticed when I first set this up that you were given a choice of using 1024 or 2048 bit RSA encryption. I used the default of 1024 bit, however, I've read that maybe I should have used 2048 bit since 1024...
  8. E

    External access with mobile phone File Station through OpenVPN

    Hi I had a working setup. My phone connected to my ASUS router with OpenVPN and I could access my Disk Station with the app File Station without any problem. I choose this to avoid any open ports in my router. Now I had to reset my mobile phone and the access does not work anymore. I can...
  9. S

    LAN access over OpenVPN on Merlin 384.16 [solved]

    Hi all-- Sorry--I know it's been asked before and well documented, but I cannot seem to get access to my LAN over OpenVPN on Merlin 384.16 using TUN. I've spent about 2 hours reading various forums and trying custom configs, static routes, etc, windows firewall rules, but no dice. What I...
  10. S

    Bi-Directional VPN using two Asus Routers via OpenVPN NOT WORKING .. argh :(

    hi guys, need your help! first, i have read the ultimate guide, which is pinned on the VPN forum.. and i also found/read 3 other threads which i worked through .. but i am being to stupid to get this running :( my setup router 1 - ASUS RT-AC87U running latest original firmware lan setting...
  11. G

    RT-AX88U OpenVPN issue

    Hello everybody, Can anybody help me with a problem? I have 2 Asus routers: RT-AX88U as a OpenVPN server (TAP) and a RT-AC88U as a OpenVPN client. Both routers have firmware 384.17. With the original Asuswrt firmware I have the same behavior. I need a TAP connection to connect all the TVs from...
  12. J

    A VPN solution?

    I'm keen to be able to securely and safely access the resources on my home network from my smartphone, tablet or laptop whilst I'm way from home. I need a VPN. My first step to achieving that was to check out NeoRouter - it's very good and a cinch to configure with the NR server running on a...
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    OpenVPN slow on ASUS Quad-Core CPU

    Hello Guys, I have an Asus RT-AX56U with 1.5 Quad-Core-CPU (BCM6755). I have installed the newest Merlin Software on it. I am using PIA VPN as my VPN Provider. But still i get only 60-70Mbps on OpenVPN with UDP port 1198 with AES-128-CBC+SHA1. With UDP port 1197 with AES-256-CBC+SHA256 i am...
  14. M

    GT-AX11000, VPN and Plex

    Hi All, I'm struggling with how to enable remote access to Plex while using a VPN. Wondering if anyone has any experience with this. I've got an Asus GT-AX11000 running the latest firmware ( I've got my Plex server running on a Synology DS918+. Everything worked...
  15. mith_y2k

    Any interest in OpenVPN3 with ChaCha

    I was wondering if there is any interest in switching the OpenVPN client currently in the Voxel firmware for Orbi to this build that also supports ChaCha. ChaCha is performing much better on ARM processors that don’t have AES acceleration. I guess this could apply both with the router is a...
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    Access Devices on OpenVPN Client with OpenVPN Server and Client Configurations

    Hi, I have setup my AC87U on 384.13_6 with OpenVPN Server (WAN1/LAN1- and OpenVPN Client connecting to another WAN2/LAN2 ( When connected inside LAN1, I am able to access devices on WAN1/LAN1 and WAN2/LAN2. When I am connecting from outside and vpn into LAN1, I...
  17. d0g

    Unable to connect to Surfshark VPN via OpenVPN

    I have an RT-AC87U with merlin 384.13_1 I've spent several hours on chat with Surfshark tech support trying to get router to connect. Not sure if problem is on my end or theirs. I keep getting TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity)...
  18. d0g

    Any way to use VPN only for certain clients?

    I have OpenVPN set up on (Surfshark) on my RT-AC87U, but I want ONLY my chromecast to use it ... not every device in the house. Is this possible?
  19. J

    OpenVPN on phone connects to LAN but cannot access file server.

    I have an android phone w/ openvpn connect on it and a laptop PC running openvpn windows client. My home router is an asus router w/ stock software running openvpn server. I have successfully connected from my laptop connected through my phone's data connection and can navigate to my file server...
  20. S

    Dual WAN device to run OpenVPN and QoS

    I hope you are all staying safe out there. I need some advice. Currently the office has a 45/15Mbit connection and a Celeron based QNAP running OpenVPN configured as split-tunnel and this just isn't enough to support 10+ staff working from home. There are about 6 RDP (Home PC>OpenVPN>Office PC)...