Asus Router Open VPN Setup

Asus Router Setup Guide

Note: This tutorial is only compatible with the following Asus routers:

RT-N66U, RT-AC56U, RT-AC66U, RT-AC68U, RT-AC87U, RT-AC5300, RT-AC3200, RT-AC3100, RT-AC1750, RT-AC88U, RT-AC66R, RT-AC55U, RT-N53, RT-N16

Step 1

Go to your Asus router control panel on your browser. It should have the address by default (unless you changed it).

Step 2

Login with the username and password you setup for your router account. By default, your User Name should be admin and your Password should be admin (unless you changed it).

Step 3

Click VPN on the left-hand side under Advanced Settings

Step 4

Select OpenVPN Clients tab at the top of the page.

Step 5

Click Choose File and upload the .ovpn.

Download the VPNShazam’s configuration files that is applicable to your subscription as below links:

Dynamic VPN Configuration file.

For Dedicated VPN unique IP has been sent to you with VPN account details after your payments.

Then click Upload.

Wait while the file uploads. Once the file has been uploaded, you will notice that the default settings displayed are different.

Step 6

Under Basic Settings, enter your username and password (which you received from VPNShazam).

Step 7

Under Advanced Settings, set “Accept DNS Configuration” to Exclusive.

Step 8

At the bottom of the page, click Apply.

Step 9

On the left sidebar, go to WAN.

Step 10

Make sure “Connect to DNS Server automatically” is set to Yes and click on MAC Clone. The field next to “MAC Address” will be populated.

Step 11

Return to VPN > OpenVPN Clients. Check that the settings you entered previously have not changed. Go to Service State at the top of the page and toggle the switch ON.