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    AliExpress pfSense boxes — what to look for OpenVPN routing?

    After reading a few threads here about dedicated mini pc, Qotom, Yanling and Minisys are the leading choices as a VPN appliances. I have an existing wireless setup, so a wired-only hardware is perfect for my use. I will be running it as an OpenVPN gateway and firewall for my existing network...
  2. Dr. Yoshimi Tokui

    VPN client exclusion possible?

    Hello there, Just starting out with my ZenWiFi AX router. And lovely to be able to have a VPN client. But I cannot seem to exclude certain clients on the network (perhaps via IP or MAC address). Now, is this at all possible? And this is perhaps a stupid question, but I don't know much about...
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    Beta How to manually configure IKEv2 VPN on iOS?

    The 386 Beta firmware supports IKEv2 VPN. I have requested a TestFlight invite for the Instant Guard iOS App to configure this, but did not get that invite yet, so I was hoping to configure this manually on my iOS devices. These are the instructions for Windows...
  4. S

    Route only a specific device through VPN

    Hello! I set up a VPN client (NordVPN) in my Asus router. It works fine, however it affects all internet traffic when I turn it on. But how can I configure my ASUS router to only route the traffic of one specific local device (e.g. a mobile phone with a fixed local IP address) through that VPN...
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    Voxel [R7800] suggestions/experiences about best supported VPN providers (kamoj users are very welcome)

    Hi everybody, I'm the new kid in town :), a new-owner of netgear r7800. I've got a gigabit fiber line and reach about 500Mbit down, 180 up. I've installed last Voxel firmware and I'm going to use the kamoj add on. In the following days probably there will be some special offers for VPN: usually...
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    Solved High lag on NordVPN - RT-AC86U

    Hi, in the latest couple of weeks, some time after I updated to latest Merlin after over an year (with factory reset), I noticed that when connected with nordVPN, the connection, beside being a little slower than without VPN (no surprise here), has a very high response time. I noticed it because...
  7. mac_angel

    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...
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    [Q] VPN IPV6 and more

    Hi all. I have some questions about Vpn and IPV6. Actually my confusion is mostly about ipv6. Since 2015 when all the stuff about ipv6 was starting to emerge, i tried to understand how it was going to be handled for new and legacy devices. I didnt understand at that time and i decided to wait to...
  9. A

    Make VPN router connect through wan1 on dual wan

    Hello everyone, I have seen many cases in this forums speaking about this case in particular, I have tried many things but I couldn't get through it, I will tell you what I've done step by step and if you can help me achieve it I would appreciate it, I activated my dual wan in Load Balance...
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    Forcing devices to use VPN disables SSL (RT-AC5300)

    Hello, I'm new to these forums so apologies if this is the wrong section. I have an ASUS RT-AC5300 with Asuswrt-Merlin (v384.19) I'm currently using the feature 'Force Internet traffic through tunnel' under 'VPN -> VPN Client -> Additional Settings' because I'd like to force a number of...
  11. sirmclouis

    More than two VPN clients running?

    Hey! I really don't now why but I can't have more than two VPN clients running. My VPN provider is NordVPN and I want to have two clients running to two different locations and them send the traffic of two different guess networks through them. Both of the clients seems to connect, but after...
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    VPN not working - RT AC86U

    Hi, why, if my router (AC86U) have assigned a public ip, vpn server is telling me my ip is private (see photos attached)? Thanks in advance for any help
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    RT-AX86U Works great, except when it doesn't.

    You have one thread on this already https://www.snbforums.com/threads/asus-rt-ax86u-vpn-work-laptop-problems.66097/
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    Asuswrt - VPN server - IPsec - doesn't save after hitting apply (86U)

    Is there any one on here using the VPN server function on their Asus router? I have an 86u and wanted to turn on VPN server to access my home network away from home. Looks like IPSec *should* be the one to use and followed the guide from Asus to get up and running...
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    RT-AC86U: Force traffic through VPN tunnel: what does strict do for policy rules

    Firmware Version:384.17 For "Force Internet traffic through tunnel", What is the difference between "Policy rules" and "Policy rules (strict)"?
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    Router to support VPN client/server and PiHole

    Hello, I'll start by saying that I'm a bit of a novice with networking and I've been searching around for information about this for ages and I'm a bit overwhelmed by it all, so I know the answers are out there, but I'm hoping you can help me to pull it all together. What (I think) I want: -...
  17. 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...
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    NordVPN Running on Router and Streaming Box Clients Issue

    This is my first post to this site, I come here alot for advice and guidance and its never failed me. A friend of mine decided that he wanted his entire home network to be behind a vpn, and he opted for NordVPN. My friend resides in the US. He asked me to set it up for him on a brand new ASUS...
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    Help setting up Nord VPN

    Hi there. I'm hoping someone could help me with setting up Nord VPN on my ASUS RT-N66R. I've read the instructions for my router on Nords website, but I'm running different firmware than what they have instructions for, and the options on the router are vastly different to the point I can't...
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    Does the VPN kill switch work with Merlin?

    I signed up to ExpressVPN this week where their knowledge with Merlin is limited. Apart from this enquiry, their live support is fantastic with no waiting times. I found information about setting up a VPN with a kill switch here. https://www.vpnunlimitedapp.com/help/manuals/asuswrt-merlin When...