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 +====== Asuswrt-Merlin - PPTP ======
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 +Here you can find setup information for your chosen VPN and also how to fix any problems you might encounter. ​
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 +You can use the Table of Contents on the right hand side of this window to navigate between the different sections.
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 +----
 +===== Introduction - please read =====
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 +This guide assumes that your Asus router will be a dedicated secondary VPN router, your main/ISP router will continue to provide non-VPN internet access - the Asus router will connect to your main/ISP router to get its internet connection, your main/ISP router will continue to connect to your ISP/​broadband.
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 +===== Upgrade to Asuswrt-Merlin =====
 +**__//Step 1//__**
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 +Verify that your Asus router is supported by Asuswrt-Merlin,​ the below devices are fully supported at the time of writing, but PLEASE double check on the Asus Merlin website (link in Step 2 below).
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 +<box 90% round orange>
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 +<​WRAP>​
 +Asuswrt-Merlin officially supports the following router models:
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 +   * RT-AC66U_B1 (same firmware as the RT-AC68U)
 +   * RT-AC68U ​ (including revisions C1 and E1)
 +   * RT-AC68P (same firmware as RT-AC68U)
 +   * RT-AC68UF (same firmware as RT-AC68U)
 +   * RT-AC87
 +   * RT-AC3200
 +   * RT-AC88U
 +   * RT-AC3100
 +   * RT-AC5300
 +   * RT-AC1900 (same firmware as RT-AC68U)
 +   * RT-AC1900P (same firmware as RT-AC68U)
 +   * RT-AC86U (starting with version 382.1)
 +   * RT-AC2900 (same firmware as RT-AC86U)
 +   * RT-AX88U
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 +(Note: the U, R and W variants are all supported, as they are the exact same hardware and firmware, only different marketing SKUs or different case color)
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 +The following models are no longer officially supported:
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 +   * RT-N16
 +   * RT-N66U
 +   * RT-AC66U
 +   * RT-AC56U
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 +Latest supported list: https://​www.asuswrt-merlin.net/​about
 +</​WRAP></​box>​
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 +**__//Step 2//__**
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 +If your device is supported, please proceed to the Asuswrt-Merlin documentation for installation steps/​links:​
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 +<box 90% round orange>
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 +<WRAP centeralign>​[[https://​github.com/​RMerl/​asuswrt-merlin/​wiki/​Installation]]</​WRAP></​box>​
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 +-----
 +===== VPN Install Guide =====
 +**__//Step 1//__**
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 +Retrieve the Server Address for the VPN you want to connect to, i.e the location you want to appear to be in, you will need this later:
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 +<box 90% round orange>
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 +<WRAP centeralign>​[[https://​www.streamvia.com/​clientarea/​knowledgebase/​45/​VPN-Servers|View All StreamVia Server Addresses]]</​WRAP></​box>​
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 +**__//Step 2//__**
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 +Connect the blue WAN/​Internet port, from your Asus router to your main broadband routers cabled ports (there are usually 4 grouped together) if you not already done.
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 +Setup your new wireless network (this wireless network will provide VPN access, your main/ISP router will continue to provide non-VPN internet access) making sure to specify WPA/WPA2 encryption keys, so that it is NOT an open network (otherwise all your neighbours will be able to use your VPN).
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 +**__//Step 3//__**
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 +Click **//​WAN//​**,​ from menu on left hand side, under **//​Advanced Settings//​**
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 +**__//Step 4//__**
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 +Configure as per the Basic Config, WAN IP Setting, WAN DNS Setting sections as follows:
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 +<WRAP centeralign>​{{VPN:​Asuswrt-Merlin:​asus_pptp1.png}}</​WRAP>​
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 +**__//Step 5//__**
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 +Configure the Account Settings as follows, the 'PPP username'​ is your VPN username and '​Password'​ your VPN password:
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 +<WRAP centeralign>​{{VPN:​Asuswrt-Merlin:​asus_pptp2.png}}</​WRAP>​
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 +**__//Step 6//__**
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 +Configure the '​Special Requirements from ISP' section as follows, the 'VPN Server'​ is the server address you want to connect to (where you want to appear to be) retrieved in Step 1 of this Install Guide:
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 +<WRAP centeralign>​{{VPN:​Asuswrt-Merlin:​asus_pptp3.png}}</​WRAP>​
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 +**__//Step 7//__**
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 +Click '​Apply'​ at the bottom of the window to save the configuration
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 +**__//Step 8//__**
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 +Give the device a few minutes to connect the VPN, make sure your device(s) is connected to the Asus wireless/​wired ports, then open our tester page below to make sure you're successfully connected.
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 +https://​www.streamvia.com/​test.php
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 +-----
 +===== Other Information =====
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