• How to setup ProtonVPN IKEv2 on the pcWRT router

    Download root CA certificate for ProtonVPN IKEv2 connections

    Download the ProtonVPN IKEv2 Certificate from here: http://protonvpn.com/download/ProtonVPN_ike_root.der

    Add a ProtonVPN IKEv2 connection

    1. Log on the pcWRT console, open the “strongSwan (IPsec)” page under Apps.
    2. Under the Client tab, check the network you want to enable ProtonVPN for, then click the Add button under “Auth Configs” to add a new authentication configuration for ProtonVPN.
    3. In the “Add IPsec Auth Config” dialog:
      • Enter a name for the Auth Config
      • In the Server Certificate field, select the ProtonVPN IKEv2 certificate file downloaded above
      • Enter your ProtonVPN connection username and password (not your protonvpn.com username & password) in the MSCHAPv2 username & password fields.

      Click OK to dismiss the dialog.

    4. Click the Add button under Connections. Then, enter a name for the IKEv2 connection, enter the server host name to connect to, select the Auth Config created in the previous step. Click OK.
    5. Click the Save button to save changes.

    Start a ProtonVPN IKEv2 connection

    1. Click on the blue “Play” button to start the ProtonVPN IKEv2 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 IKEv2 logs.

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