Setting up PPTP on ASUS routers.

1. Go to VPN

Login to your ASUS router adminstration and from the 'Advanced Settings' panel go to 'VPN'.

2. VPN Client

Click onto the 'VPN Client' tab.

3. Add Profile

Click onto the 'Add Profile' button.

4. PPTP Settings

Highlight your 'PPTP' settings and enter the following information.
1. Description - Any name you choose.
2. VPN Server - Enter the VPNUK server IP that your account has access to. You can find the server information in your 'Welcome to VPNUK' email or in the 'Client CP' on the VPNUK website.
3. Username and Password: Enter your VPNUK login Username and Password.
4. Auto-reconnection: You can choose to automatically reconnect or set the connection to 'No' if you prefer to connect.
5. PPTP Options: Choose 'MPPE 128'.
6. Click 'OK'.

5. Activate

Click onto the 'Activate' button to connect the VPN.

6. Connected

Once connected to the VPNUK service your connection status will change.
Note: The router can sometimes take a few minutes before it begins routing through the VPN.

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Richard (Switzerland) says...
Set this up on ASUS RT-N66U and it worked perfectly first time. Now enjoying on-demand content on my satellite box. Brilliant.
27th September 2016 9:28pm
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Hans Steensig (Philippines) says...
DD-WRT setup on my Asus RT-AC68U started to give problems. I reinstalled to the latest version of Asus firmware, enhanced with the newest Marlin firmware and followed this tutorial. It works really great.
Notice that OpenVPN Client control has to be re-applied in case of router reboot
5th September 2015 7:02am
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Hans (Hong Kong) says...
Thank you for a really great tutorial. First time for me, it worked no problem.
2nd June 2015 4:40am
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