Virtual Private Networks

Also see:

Setting up a VPN on a Netgear R7000P Nighthawk

Access Router

Access your router (either):

Default password (Google query)

  • default user: admin

  • default password: password

So maybe one of these would work:

Enable Dynamic DNS

Go to: Advanced > Advanced Setup > Dynamic DNS

Enable VPN

Go to: Advanced > Advanced Setup > VPN Service

Change setting:

Clients will use this VPN connection to access All sites on the Internet & Home Network

Download VPN Certificate

Download: "OpenVPN configuration package download" "For Smart Phone"

Download VPN Client

Download OpenVPN Client for Desktop

Official Open VPN client

  • Install client

  • Open it in Applications > OpenVPN > OpenVPN Connect

  • Find it in the menu bar in the top right

  • Click it, then "Import" > "From local file..."

  • Select client3.ovpn

  • Test vpn setup


From Wirecutter