switch to root, create the openvpn foloder within /config, download a server profile from our repository:
sudo -i cd /config mkdir openvpn cd openvpn curl -O https://vpn.ac/ovpn/AES-128-UDP/germany-aes128-udp.ovpn
add your VPN username and password to a txt file:
echo -e "vpnusername\nvpnpassword" > auth.txt
Note: the VPN username and the VPN password are separated by the "\n" (new line separator), it is essential to include it. For example, for VPN username vpn123456 and VPN password "s3cr3t", run:
echo -e "vpn123456\ns3cr3t" > auth.txt
sed -i 's,auth-user-pass,auth-user-pass /config/openvpn/auth.txt,g' *.ovpn
configure set interfaces openvpn vtun0 config-file /config/openvpn/romania-aes128-udp.ovpn commit save
Note: the correct name of the .ovpn file name must be provided, depending on what location you want to connect to.
Edgerouter's web admin interface > Firewall/NAT > NAT > + Add Source NAT Rule
For rule name choose "openvpn", Outbound interface: select vtun0, check
Save the rule. VPN should now be connected and all your traffic should go through the VPN.
To disable the OpenVPN connection, open the EdgeRouter's web interface and in the Dashboard tab find the "vtun0" interface in the list, click op Actions button and Disable it.
To re-enable the OpenVPN connection, enable the vtun0 interface in the same tab.
To disable OpenVPN completely, run through SSH (as root):
configure delete interfaces openvpn vtun0 commit save