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VyprVPN DD-WRT Router Manual Setup Instructions for OpenVPN

Supported Routers

  • Cisco Linksys – E3000, E3200, E4200
  • D-Link - DIR-632, DIR-825
  • Netgear - WNR3500, WNDR3700

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VyprVPN only supports one VyprVPN connection per user. Before connecting your router to VyprVPN, please ensure you don't have any other active VyprVPN connections. If you are currently connected to VyprVPN, learn how to remotely disconnect VyprVPN connections using the Giganews Control Panel.

  1. Confirm that DD-WRT is supported on your router. Type the make and model of your router in the search field on the DD-WRT website and hit enter. Search for the make and model of your router
  2. To install DD-WRT using OpenVPN on your router, follow the step-by-step instructions provided on the DD-WRT website.

    Installing DD-WRT on your router should be done with care. Installing DD-WRT on your router can 'brick' your router if not installed properly and may void your router warranty.

  3. Once DD-WRT is installed, connect your computer to the router wirelessly or via Ethernet cable.
  4. Type the router's local IP address into your web browser's URL bar and login into your router. By default, this is typically 192.168.1.1 (if you specified a different local IP address, please use that IP address). Enter the router's local IP address into your browser's address bar
  5. After logging into the DD-WRT router web interface, please click on the 'Services' tab. DD-WRT Web interface
  6. Click on the 'VPN' tab within the 'Services' tab. Click on the 'VPN' tab within the Services' tab.
  7. In the 'OpenVPN Client' section, click 'Enable' next to 'Start OpenVPN Client'. Enable 'Start OpenVPN Client'
  8. Configure the 'OpenVPN Client' sections as follows:
    • Server IP or DNS Name: Enter one of VyprVPN's server addresses
      VyprVPN Server Hostname
      Los Angeles, CA us1.vpn.giganews.com
      Washington, DC us2.vpn.giganews.com
      Austin, TX us3.vpn.giganews.com
      Miami, FL us4.vpn.giganews.com
      Toronto ca1.vpn.giganews.com
      Amsterdam eu1.vpn.giganews.com
      Stockholm se1.vpn.giganews.com
      Hong Kong hk1.vpn.giganews.com
      London uk1.vpn.giganews.com
      Paris fr1.vpn.giganews.com
      Frankfurt de1.vpn.giganews.com
      Copenhagen dk1.vpn.giganews.com
      Zurich ch1.vpn.giganews.com
      Moscow ru1.vpn.giganews.com
      Luxembourg lu1.vpn.giganews.com
      Bucharest ro1.vpn.giganews.com
      Singapore sg1.vpn.giganews.com
      Dublin ie1.vpn.giganews.com
      Kuala Lumpur my1.vpn.giganews.com
      Rome it1.vpn.giganews.com
      Madrid es1.vpn.giganews.com
      Tokyo jp1.vpn.giganews.com
      Seoul kr1.vpn.giganews.com
      Oslo no1.vpn.giganews.com
      Istanbul tr1.vpn.giganews.com
      Helsinki fi1.vpn.giganews.com
      Warsaw pl1.vpn.giganews.com
      Lisbon pt1.vpn.giganews.com
      Prague cz1.vpn.giganews.com
      Vienna at1.vpn.giganews.com
      Brussels be1.vpn.giganews.com
      Vilnius lt1.vpn.giganews.com
      Sydney au1.vpn.giganews.com
      Melbourne au2.vpn.giganews.com
      Perth au3.vpn.giganews.com
      Jakarta id1.vpn.giganews.com
      Auckland nz1.vpn.giganews.com
      Hanoi vn1.vpn.giganews.com
      Bangkok th1.vpn.giganews.com
      Reykjavík is1.vpn.giganews.com
      Manila ph1.vpn.giganews.com
      São Paulo br1.vpn.giganews.com
      Mexico City mx1.vpn.giganews.com
    • Port: 1194
    • TUN MTU Setting: 1500
    • TUN MTU Extra: 32
    • TCP MSS: 1450
    • Use LZO Compression: Enabled
    • Tunnel Protocol: UDP
    • Tunnel Device: TUN
    Configure the 'Services > VPN' tab
  9. Copy and paste ALL the text in the box below for the security certificate into the 'CA Cert' field. DD-WRT Web interface
  10. Click 'Apply Settings'. DD-WRT Web interface
  11. Next, Click on the 'Administration' tab. DD-WRT Web interface
  12. Click on the 'Commands' tab within the 'Administration' tab. DD-WRT Web interface
  13. Type the following text into the 'Commands' text field, including the line break. Be sure to replace "GiganewsUsername" with your Giganews username and "GiganewsPassword" with your Giganews password:

    echo "GiganewsUsername
    GiganewsPassword"> /tmp/openvpncl/user.conf
    DD-WRT Web interface
  14. Click 'Save Startup'. DD-WRT Web interface
  15. Click on the 'Administration' tab. Scroll to the bottom and click 'Reboot Router'.

    Note: It may take a minute or so for the router to show up on your network again. You may need to connect to the router from the 'available networks' list if you do not have the option to automatically connect enabled.

    DD-WRT Web interface
  16. Congratulations! Now you are ready to use VyprVPN using the OpenVPN protocol to encrypt your entire network and any connected devices using your DD-WRT router!

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