Your IP Address is: 54.158.83.210 Your Location: United States

Tomato Router OpenVPN Connect Setup Instructions

  1. Open your browser and login to the OpenVPN Access Server you wish to connect to (example: https://nyc-1-us.ironsocket.com). Check our Network Details page for the list of VPN server locations.
  2. Enter your VPN username and password. Change the drop-down menu from 'Connect' to 'Login' and click the 'Go' button. You can get your VPN Login Details from the member's area of this site.
  3. Click 'Yourself (user-locked profile)' and download your 'client.ovpn' file to your computer.
  4. Go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/hostname-ip to get the corresponding IP address of the VPN server you want to connect to. Take note of the IP Address.
  5. Login to your router
  6. Go to VPN Tunneling > OpenVPN Client > Basic
  7. In the basic settings do the following:
    • Start with WAN: Check
    • Interface Type: TUN
    • Protocol: TCP
    • Server IP address/Port: (Enter the IP Address from Step 4)
    • Port: 443
    • Firewall: Automatic
    • Authorization mode: TLS
    • Advanced Options: Enable
    • Username/Password Authentication: Check
    • Username: (Enter your VPN username)
    • Password: (Enter your VPN password)
    • Extra HMAC Authorization: Outgoing
    • Create NAT on tunnel: Check
  8. Click 'Save'
  9. Click 'Advanced' tab
  10. Use the following settings:
    • Poll interval: 0
    • Redirect traffic: Check
    • Accept DNS configuration: Strict
    • Encryption cipher: BF-CBC
    • Compression: Disabled
    • TSL Regeneration Time: -1
    • Connection retry: 30 (or you may set -1 for infinite)
    In 'Custom Configuration' please enter the following:
    • ns-cert-type server
  11. Click 'Keys'
  12. Open the client.ovpn file you downloaded in Step 3 and copy the content into the appropriate fields. You can open the .ovpn file with a text editor like Notepad or Wordpad.
  13. In 'Static Key', copy/paste all of the contents from 'tls-auth' into this field including the BEGIN and END markers.
  14. In 'Certificate Authority', copy/paste all of the contents from 'ca' into this field including the BEGIN and END markers.
  15. In 'Client Certificate', copy/paste all of the contents from 'cert' into this field including the BEGIN and END markers.
  16. In 'Client Key', copy/paste all of the contents from 'key' into this field including the BEGIN and END markers.
  17. Click 'Save'
  18. Click 'Status' tab, and then click on 'Start Now' button to start OpenVPN connection.
  19. Once you are connected, the status will change and you will see general statistics table.
  20. Once connected, go to https://ironsocket.com to check your new IP address and location.