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VPN setup help

Discussion in 'ASUS AC Routers & Adapters' started by tigreseis, May 21, 2018.

  1. tigreseis

    tigreseis Occasional Visitor

    Mar 1, 2014
    Is there a post or write up on seting up a VPN for the 86u? I searched and went through 5 pages, but couldn’t find anything. I’ve never done it before. If you can point me in the right direction, it would be much appreciated.
  2. DinkiD10

    DinkiD10 New Around Here

    Apr 21, 2018
    Hi buddy , first of all do you want client, server or both. Also you will need to either need to register to get a free provider or pay a subscription, I use NordVPN and find them very good, I got a 3 yr deal it has many servers around the world to connect to. I am using a RT AC88U but can maybe help with setting up yours through screen shots. I would say it’s not too difficult, just need a few settings in the right place.

    1. Are you using Merlin or Asus original firmware?

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  3. Xentrk

    Xentrk Very Senior Member

    Jul 21, 2016
    The Land of Smiles
    I wrote these guides based on the 384.4 release. There are some minor updates to the client and server on release 384.5. On my to-do list to update the guide for the 384.5 release. But it should get you started.

    Client: https://x3mtek.com/torguard-openvpn-2-4-client-setup-for-asuswrt-merlin-firmware/

    Server: https://x3mtek.com/openvpn-server-setup-instructions-for-asuswrt-merlin/