PPTP Setup for Cisco RV345 Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router

Mar 09, 2021
Mar 09, 2021
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In this tutorial we will show you how to set up a VPN on a Cisco RV345 Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router version 7936CC. 

Before we begin, let’s see the requirements and our recommendations. 

Things to Consider:

  • The router should be connected to another device (modem, another router, or directly to ISP) that is supplying internet access.
  • You should own a premium PureVPN account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here)

1 To start setting up the VPN on a Cisco router, you first have to log in and connect to it. For that, you have to go to on your browser. (If this address doesn’t work, please consult your router’s manual to find your router’s Default Gateway Address; if it was manually changed, you may need to reach out to your network administrator). Once logged in, go to the”WAN” tab from the list of options located at the left.

2 Under the “WAN Settings”, select the active WAN connection (e.g  either WAN1 or ‘WAN2) and click on Edit.

3 Now change the Connection Type from DHCP to ‘PPTP’.

4 Now enter the following information.

  •  IP Assignment: DHCP
  • PPTP Server IP Address: (Enter the IP address of the VPN server you want to connect to in this field. Please check this link on how to convert server address into IP address.
  • Username: (Enter the PureVPN username and password (For further instructions on how to check your active PureVPN username and password click here.)
  • Static DNS 1:
  • Static DNS 2:
  • Keep Alive: Checked
  • Authentication Type: MS-CHAPV2

Once you have entered all the information, click on the “Apply” button to save the settings and activate the VPN connection.

5 PureVPN is now connected to your Cisco RV345 VPN Router.

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