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How to Setup PureVPN on Tomato Router

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It is very easy to configure VPN on Tomato Router. The following guide will help you setup PureVPN  on your Tomato router.

 

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • VPN Supported Router.
  • Own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here)

 

How to setup PPTP on Tomato Router

1  This image shows that how your VPN setup will look like.

Image shows how Tomato Router VPN setup look like

2  Access your router control panel and click on ‘Network’ under ‘Basic’ option on the left panel.

3  In ‘Connection Type’ select ‘PPTP’ from drop down menu.

4 Type in your PureVPN ‘Username’ and ‘Password’ in respective fields as provided in your VPN credential email.

5  Check ‘DHCP’ and ‘Use Default Gateway on Remote Network’.

6 In ‘Subnet Mask’ type ‘255.255.255.0

7 In ‘PPTP Gateway’ field Insert your desired server address Click here to get server list

8  Leave ‘Option’ field blank and in ‘Connect Mode’ choose ‘Keep Alive’ from drop down menu. Also, Set ‘Check Interval’ to ’30 seconds’.

9  Set ‘MTU’ to ‘Default’

10  Keep your ‘LAN’ and ‘Wireless’ settings to default settings.

11  Now, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Save”. You Are Done!

How to setup OpenVPN on Tomato Router

1 Go to the ‘Control Panel’ and select ‘VPN Tunneling.’ Click on ‘OpenVPN Client’ and select ‘Client 1’ to enter the following details under the ‘Basic Tab’:

  • First Select the option ‘Start with Wan’
  • From Drop Down in ‘Interface Type’ select “TUN”
  • In Protocol Drop down, select “UDP”
  • To fill the Server Address Details, open the downloaded .ovpn file on notepad, copy the address of your desired server and paste it in the field
  • Insert “53” for UDP in the port field
  • Select “Automatic” in firewall
  • Select “TLS” in Authorization Mode
  • Select on “Username / Password Authentication”
  • Enter your Username and Password provided to you by PureVPN
  • Uncheck the ‘Username Authen. Only’
  • Select ‘Outgoing (1)’ in the drop down of “Extra HMAC authorization (tls-auth-)”
  • Check “Create NAT on tunnel”

Note: For TCP port, you need to change the port from ‘UDP’ to ‘TCP’ and select ‘80’ instead ‘53’ in the port field.

2 Go to Advance Tab and do as follows:

  • Enter ‘0’ in the field Poll Interval
  • Uncheck ‘Redirect Internet Traffic’
  • Select ‘Relaxed’ in the drop down of “Accept DNS Configuration”
  • Select ‘AES-256-CBC’ in the drop down of “Encryption Cipher”
  • Select ‘Adaptive’ in Compression
  • Enter ‘-1’ in “TLS Renegotiation”
  • Enter ‘30’ in “Connection Retry”
  • Uncheck the option “Verify server certificate (tls-remote)”

3 Go to the tab titled ‘Keys’ and do as follows:

  • For ‘Static Key,’ open the WDC.key in a notepad, copy all content and paste the content in the field.
  • For “Certificate Authority”, open CA.crt in a notepad, copy all its content and paste the content in the field.
  • For “Client Certificate”, open Client.crt in a notepad, copy all of the content and paste the content in the field.
  • For “Certificate Key”, open Client.key in a notepad, copy all its content and paste the content in the field.

4 Click on the “Save” button and then click on the “Start Now” button. After a few seconds, your VPN connection will be established. You can verify the VPN connection status by clicking on the ‘Status Tab.’

 

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