• How to setup NordVPN OpenVPN on the pcWRT router

    Download OpenVPN configuration files

    1. Go to https://nordvpn.com/, click on “Servers”, then click “Recommended Server”.
    2. Click on Show available protocols, then click the Download config link.

    Add a NordVPN OpenVPN connection

    1. Log on the pcWRT console, open the OpenVPN page under Apps.
    2. Under the Client tab, check the network you want to enable NordVPN OpenVPN for, then click the Add button to add a new NordVPN connection.
    3. In the “Add VPN Configuration” dialog:
      • Enter a name for the connection
      • Select the .ovpn file you downloaded above
      • Enter your NordVPN username and password
      • Click “Submit”
    4. Click the Save button to save changes.

    Start a NordVPN OpenVPN connection

    1. Click on the blue “Play” button to start the NordVPN OpenVPN connection.
    2. If connection is successful, a green dot will appear on the left of the connection configuration line. In case of connection failure, click on the “log” icon to view OpenVPN logs.

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