OpenVPN DD-WRT Router

OpenVPN DD-WRT Router

How to setup OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router?
1Access your router's web management page and go to "Services" tab, select "VPN" from there and "Enable" OpenVPN Client.

OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 1
2Now fill up all the fields as shown below:
  • Server IP/Name: IP or rapdivpn server
    Note: To see your server IP address, login here with your username and password. In this example we use 84.200.242.4
  • Port: UDP or TCP ports: 443, 1194, 1198, 10090, 10190, 24500, 42320, 62520
  • Tunnel Device: TUN
  • Tunnel Protocol: UDP or TCP
  • Encryption Cypher: AES-128-CBC
  • Hash Algorithm: SHA1
  • User Pass Authentication: Enable
  • Advanced options: Enable
  • TLS Cipher: None
  • LZO Compression: Disabled
  • Nat: Enable
  • Firewall Protection: Enable
OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 2
1Now you have to complete the "CA Cert", "Public Client Cert" and "Private Client Cert" fields.
First you will need to download the OpenVPN configuration file for the server location of your choice from this link http://rapidvpn.com:3030. Go to Configuration tab, and download OpenVPN UDP/TCP configuration file.

OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router

Note: In this tutorial we imagine you want to configure your router for Germany server.
3After you download OpenVPN file (in this example we imagine you use UDP file) open it in Notepad or Notepad++. You will see 3 part as below:

OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 3
OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 4
OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 5

Copy the text you see inside the and tags and paste it to the "Ca Cert" field. Then copy the text from to "Public Client Cert" field and the text from to "Private Client Key" field. When you’ve finished "Save" then "Apply Settings".

OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 6
15. Go to "Status" tab and select "OpenVPN", you should get the message "Client: CONNECTED SUCCESS". This means the OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT router is created. If you WAN IP address change then your dd-wrt router is connected to the RapidVPN server with OpenVPN.

OpenVPN connection on DD-WRT Router - Step 7