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DD-WRT (PPTP Setup)

DD-WRT
PPTP/L2TP/SOCKS Security

The PPTP/L2TP/SOCKS5 protocols are provided for devices lacking compatibility with the Private Internet Access application or OpenVPN protocol. PPTP/L2TP/SOCKS5 should be used for masking one's IP address, censorship circumvention, and geolocation.

If you need encryption, please use the Private Internet Application or OpenVPN protocol with our service.

FlashRouters offers plug and play DD-WRT Routers preconfigured Private Internet Access Routers for this setup.

***** This configuration uses a Generated PPTP/L2TP/Socks5 Username and password, If you have not generated this yet, please follow the steps here: Generating a Password for PPTP/L2TP/SOCKS*****

Step 1: Admin Interface

In the DD-WRT Administrative Interface, access the VPN tab found under the Services section.

Step 2: PPTP Client

Enable the PPTP Client.

Step 3: Server IP or DNS Name

In Server IP or DNS Name Enter us-west.privateinternetaccess.com Or if you prefer to use a specific location, You can find the full list of locations here: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/network

Step 4: Encryption

For MPPE Encryption, Type:

mppe required,no40,no56,stateless

Step 5: NAT

Set NAT to Enable

Step 6: PIA Credentials

Enter your Generated Username and Password (example username x1234567) If you have not generated this yet, please follow the steps here: Generating a Password for PPTP/L2TP/SOCKS

Step 7: Save

Click Save

Step 8: Reboot

Reboot your router, and test the connection

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First published: 26/03/2018

Last updated: Sep 6, 2019 by Kaneesha Davis