Router mode: Enable and configure
OpenVPN and VPN client access on the
You must enable OpenVPN and specify the OpenVPN service settings on the access
point/router before you can set up a VPN connection using OpenVPN.
Note: Make sure that remote clients install their VPN configuration files after you
configure OpenVPN on the access point/router. If you make changes to the OpenVPN
configuration on the access point/router, the VPN configuration files that the remote
clients use might change, requiring the remote clients to download and install the new
VPN configuration files.
To enable and configure OpenVPN on the access point/router:
1. Open a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to the
access point/router network.
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net in the address field.
If you are not connected to the access point/router network but to the same network
as the access point/router, enter the IP address that is assigned to the access
point/router. If you do not know the IP address, see Find the IP address of the access
point/router on page 29.
The Sign-In page displays. You are prompted to sign in with your NETGEAR account.
If the access point/router is not connected to the Internet, you are prompted to sign
in with the local login credentials (see Log in to the access point/router when it is
not connected to the Internet on page 28).
3. Click the Login button.
The NETGEAR Account Login page displays.
4. Enter your registered email address and password and click the LOG IN button.
The BASIC Home page displays.
5. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > VPN Service.
The VPN Service page displays.
6. Select the Enable VPN Service check box.
User Manual200Router Mode: Set up VPN
Connections with OpenVPN
AC2000 802.11ac Wireless Access Point/Router WAC124