Your IP Address is: 54.166.37.177 Your Location: United States

DD-WRT Router PPTP Setup Instructions

  1. Login to your DD-WRT router using your web browser (default is http://192.168.1.1)
  2. Click Setup tab on the main menu and then select Basic Setup
  3. Under WAN Connection Type, enter or select the following:
    • Connection Type: PPTP
    • Gateway (PPTP Server): Enter the name of the VPN server you wish to connect to (example: lax-1-us.ironsocket.com). You can see the list of VPN server names per region on our Network Details page.
    • Username: Enter your VPN username (Get your VPN credential from the member's area, in the details section of your active subscription)
    • Password: Enter your VPN password
    • Use DHCP: Yes
    • MPPE (or PPTP) Encryption: Enable
    • Packet Reordering: Disable
    • Dual-Access Mode: Disable
    • Receive IPTV: Disable
    • Connection Strategy: Keep Alive: Redial Period 30 sec
  4. Under Option Settings, disable STP
  5. Enter an IP address for your DD-WRT access point.

    Note: We presume your DD-WRT is a secondary router and your main router has a different LAN subnet.
  6. Scroll down to Network Address Server Settings (DHCP), enter or select the following:
    • DHCP Type: DHCP Server
    • DHCP Server: Enable
    • Static DNS 1: 8.8.8.8
    • Static DNS 2: 8.8.4.4
    • Static DNS 3: 8.8.4.4
    • Use DNSMasq for DHCP: Uncheck
    • Use DNSMasq for DNS: Uncheck
    • DHCP-Authoritative: Uncheck
  7. Scroll down to Time Settings. Select the following:
    • NTP Client: Enable
    • Time Zone: Set to your time zone (This is an optional. You can use the default setting)
    • Summer Time (DST): Set to your DST (This is optional. You can use the default setting)
    • Server IP/Name: Leave blank
  8. Click Apply Settings
  9. Click on Security tab and then Firewall sub-tab. Set SPI Firewall to Disable and click Apply Settings
  10. Still on Security tab, click VPN Passthrough sub-tab. Enable PPTP Passthrough and click Apply Settings
  11. Click on Administration tab, scroll down and click on Reboot Router
  12. To check the connection status, click Status tab and then WAN sub-tab