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router with good vpn

fpsfreak 1,092 47 September 28, 2016 at 02:32 PM
i was wondering which router in budget of $150 that has good speed with vpn support? i was thinking of pfsense but seems complicated to configure pfsense with mini pc.i heard asus has easy settings when it comes to vpn?

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You can start your educational search here [google.com]

Nearly any router will run DD-WRT firmware & many older, obsolete routers can be upgraded to todays standards using DD-WRT.
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Asus firmware contains a VPN server, allowing you to net into your home network. DD-WRT allows both VPN client and server configuration, but requires manual configuration on your part, including generation of certificates and keys.
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Do you want to do VPN in (as a server) or VPN out (as a client)?

For VPN in, I'm running an ASUS RT-AC68U with Merlin firmware (He starts with the ASUS factory firmware and tweaks it to add more functionality). It's configured with OpenVPN, 2048-bit certificates, 128-bit encryption, and requires a username/password match, in addition to the certificates to get in. I feel that it's pretty secure. Wink I use it with my laptop when I'm on a public wifi to make sure that no one can sniff my traffic, plus it also gives me access to everything on my home LAN. I have the VPN set to route all traffic through my home router. It works great. Just be aware that when you use a VPN in this manner, your remote download speed is limited to the upload speed at your house because of the way the traffic is flowing to your remote location.
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I just installed a TP-Link C3150. It has both a PPTP and OpenVPN Server. PPTP is not secure and many ISPs and companies block it. So, I configured an OpenVPN cert. Works great from both my laptop and my iPhone.
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many older, obsolete routers can be upgraded to todays standards using DD-WRT.
I wouldn't be confident an older obsolete router would have enough flash to store the latest builds of openwrt/ddwrt.
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thanks for the help.i want router as a client.i been reading reviews on amazon.seems the asus is the easiest to set up vpn.
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