Configuring Tomato router to use CentOS OpenVPN server

  • Posted August 8, 2014

Hi, first off, my unix skills, never stunning, are about 15 years old. I’d like to create an OpenVPN server on a CentOS droplet, then connect my Tomato-based router to the server. I’ve followed the directions found here:

Not sure what to do next…has anyone done such a setup?


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I rebuilt all my certs, fiddled with some settings, and now everything works! Perhaps you can teach an old dog new tricks…just very slowly :)

Hi! It’s a bit unclear what you need help with. Did you run into any specific problems following the tutorial that you linked to? Or is it just the configuring your router to use the VPN?

On your router’s settings page, go to the “VPN Tunneling” tab and then “OpenVPN Client.” Then fill out the details. Check out this useful post.