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How to Connect Two Routers?

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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.

Understand the Procedure to Connect Two Routers in Visualize Form:

Please take a look at our drawings below and identify your type of setup.

Step 1 to connect two routers

Important Note to Connect Two Routers:

  • Please make sure that the first and second router are on different subnets (networks), for example the first router should be and second router should be
    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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