Depending on the equipment which your ISP (Internet Service Provider) gave you there are usually 2 variants of “2-router” home setups. Out of the two router you can have on dedicated VPN router for safe surfing.
Please take a look at our drawings below and identify your type of setup.
Please make sure that the first and second router are on different subnets (networks), for example the first router should be 192.168.1.1 and second router should be 192.168.2.1
You shouldn’t have 2 routers running on the same subnet because of IP conflicts.
As soon as you make sure that both routers have different IPs (different subnets) you can proceed with the VPN setup. Router VPN configuration – Getting started
If you are not sure if your “VPN router” is compatible, please check the sticker on it and send the exact brand and model to us at [email protected], we will check it for you and advise you on further steps 🙂
Note: “Combo” (modem+router) devices in 99% of cases can not connect to the VPN directly because they are already running their main protocols, like PPPoE (ADSL/DSL) or DOCSIS (Cable).
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