Configuring StrongVPN with OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

To begin you will need two software and one file :

  • Download notepadd ++ : More convenient than the Windows Notepad, more ergonomic.
  • Download Putty : Will connect via SSH to your router and install the file
  • Ask the support StrongVPN « ovpn.sh » file to configure a router with DD-WRT firmware  => This file installs the OpenVPN on your router.

Router configuration:

Log into your router (192.168.1.1) with your Login and Password. In the Services tab / / Services, Secure Shell and System log must be enabled (Enabled)

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Then in the Administration tab / / Management, you enable SSH Management and reboot the router

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Configuration via Putty:

After installing Putty in Host Name, put your local address of the router. Here it is: 192.168.1.1

configuring strongvpn openvpn on router Putty-Configuration

Then click Open, a security window s’ opens, click « YES » button. Then a DOS window opens, put your login and password for the router.

Then copy / / paste content from file  « ovpn.sh » in your DOS windows . Confirm with Enter. Close the window, reboot your router.

Our opinion:

Fast and easy to configure. The speed is reliable.

StrongVPN through their script, provides a simple and effective service. If you want a router with DD-WRT firmware in OpenVPN, enjoy StrongVPN and its OpenVPN for less than $ 10 per month (Less than $ 100 for the year)

Bonus :

Copy this script: killall openvpn in your command line (tab Administration / / Commands) to stop  OpenVPN

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