Video Walkthrough

Watch the following Video Walkthrough OR read the detailed instructions below.

Before you begin…

  • Create a VPNReactor Account.
    Not yet? Sign up or purchase a VPN account from here.

You are now ready to configure OpenVPN on your Tomato Router.

Let’s Start!

    1. Into your browser, go to your router’s control panel e.g. http://gateway or 192.168.1.1 by default.

    2. In your router’s control panel, go to “Administration” > “Scripts” at the left side of the page.

    3. At the top of the box, click “Init”.

    4. Insert the following text in the text box. You have to insert your VPNReactor username replacing your_username and VPNReactor password replacing your_password:

    echo -e "your_username\nyour_password" > /tmp/pass
    chmod 600 /tmp/pass

    Note: You have to keep the characters “\n” between your_username and your_password. Leave the quotes as well.

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    5. Now, click “Save” at the right bottom of the page and then click “Reboot” at the left side of the page.

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    6. Done reboot? Go to “VPN Tunneling” at the left side of the screen.

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    7. Go to “Client 1” and check the “Start with WAN” checkbox. Then, do the following:

    a. Add your Server Address and Port.

    For Server Address choose one of the servers from VPNReactor’s website.

    CLICK HERE FOR SERVER LOCATIONS

    The port number will vary:
    1194 – If you want to use OpenVPN standart protocol and port, select “UDP” in the Protocol dropdown menu.
    110 or 443 – If you want to use Stealth VPN, select “TCP” in the Protocol dropdown menu.

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    8. Go to “Advanced”.

    a. Check the “Redirect Internet traffic” checkbox.

    b. In the Custom Configuration text-box, enter the following text:

    auth-user-pass /tmp/pass

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    9. Go to https://www.vpnreactor.com/download/ca.crt.txt and copy all the text from there or simply copy the texts below.

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
    MIIC5DCCAk2gAwIBAgIJAIzwJL54lHHgMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBBQUAMFYxEzARBgNV
    BAoTClZQTlJlYWN0b3IxFjAUBgNVBAMTDVZQTlJlYWN0b3IgQ0ExJzAlBgkqhkiG
    9w0BCQEWGHdlYm1hc3RlckB2cG5yZWFjdG9yLmNvbTAeFw0xMDExMTAxNTE5MDBa
    Fw0yMDExMDcxNTE5MDBaMFYxEzARBgNVBAoTClZQTlJlYWN0b3IxFjAUBgNVBAMT
    DVZQTlJlYWN0b3IgQ0ExJzAlBgkqhkiG9w0BCQEWGHdlYm1hc3RlckB2cG5yZWFj
    dG9yLmNvbTCBnzANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQEFAAOBjQAwgYkCgYEA6Sf1BjUA9lCf0Jly
    ceMCtgMbYFLcBbENHZ2Sr/0c0DrbIfj6TVZRVHO00aSf7q22rmQjnBe+zHkRieXn
    2ZPIZzV74PczQsH71G/Ey6CXxcXWS7ZanWhgA5/59UPe/a9pX2AKlR9BB+3CW/Z1
    ++oCT2Odrdi7m6Wl7McQXqFufmkCAwEAAaOBuTCBtjAdBgNVHQ4EFgQU2l+MtdrR
    0ZJ5RSFEa9Qvp+76mhEwgYYGA1UdIwR/MH2AFNpfjLXa0dGSeUUhRGvUL6fu+poR
    oVqkWDBWMRMwEQYDVQQKEwpWUE5SZWFjdG9yMRYwFAYDVQQDEw1WUE5SZWFjdG9y
    IENBMScwJQYJKoZIhvcNAQkBFhh3ZWJtYXN0ZXJAdnBucmVhY3Rvci5jb22CCQCM
    8CS+eJRx4DAMBgNVHRMEBTADAQH/MA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBBQUAA4GBADSeKabClmVh
    9TZXuc/cwvaGChIT4iv1NZHb2PV51YTgG74ua+7nMbiVVu2lxa+oUnGmatxu6a8z
    aLu9A2+DIeM5MnadHNv/QBB+wYwV4eG9JtGTt98JYZcgmSh9x7MBLn+7ofDDbufV
    izNbC41OHbGiHOZjF7ZqigXOCA4dNJvc
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    10. Go to “Keys” and do the following:

    a. Paste the copied text in the “Certificate Authority” text-box.
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    11. After you are done press “Save” at the right bottom of the page.

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    12. To connect press ‘Start Now’ at the left bottom side of the page.

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    13. HOORAY! You can now enjoy being anonymous online while using your Tomato Router. To verify that your VPN is working, you can visit www.vpnreactor.com and must show that YOUR IP ADDRESS IS SECURED.

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    Enjoy!

For questions, contact VPNReactor Support. We are glad to serve you!