for Asus RT-N16 router with Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-3.1-132 K26 USB VPN
This tutorial guide will walk you through the steps to set up a VPN connection using the OpenVPN protocol on your router with the Tomato firmware, on the example of Asus RT-N16.
As a first step, you need to request the support service for an archive with configuration files for VPN servers (including personal servers, if you have purchased them). Open a file of the appropriate server in a word processing program.
The configuration file is as follows:
In a browser open the web interface of the router and enter login and password.
In the side menu click the VPN → OpenVPN Client tab.
You will find yourself at the VPN Client #1 → Basic tab.
Install the Start with WAN checkbox.
Interface Type: choose TUN
Protocol*: choose UDP
Server Address/Port*: ro.vpnunlimitedapp.com 1194
Firewall: choose Automatic
Authorization Mode: choose TLS
The Username/Password Authentication checkbox should not be installed
Extra HMAC authorization (tls-auth): choose Disabled
Install the Create NAT on tunnel checkbox
|Settings 1||Settings 2|
|Server Address||Copy the server name, specified in the remote line of the configuration file ”remote <ServerName>”|
* Choose one of four settings options and enter the appropriate data in the Protocol and Server Address/Port fields
Go to the VPN Client #1 → Advanced tab
Poll Interval: enter 0
Install the Redirect Internet traffic checkbox
Accept DNS configuration: choose Exclusive
Encryption cipher: choose BF-CBC
Compression: choose Adaptive
TLS Renegotiation Time: enter -1
Connection retry: enter -1
The Verify server certificate (tls-remote) checkbox should not be installed
In the Custom Configuration field enter the following information:
nobind persist-tun persist-key tun-mtu 1500
Go to the VPN Client #1 → Keys tab
Select data between <tag> and </tag> in the configuration file, and paste it to the relevant field.
Certificate Authority –<ca> text from the configuration file </ca>
Client Certificate - <cert> text from the configuration file </cert>
Client Key - <key> text from the configuration file </key>
At the bottom of the page click Save, then Start VPN Client 1.
Wait for the status VPN Client #1(Running).
To review the connection status go to the VPN Client #1 → Status tab.