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'''<u>ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware supported routers:</u>
Asus RT-N16, Asus RT-N66U, Asus RT-AC56U and Asus RT-AC66U'''
'''<u>ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware supported routers:</u>'''
'''ASUSWRT- Merlin Firmware:'''
Developer website: http://www.lostrealm.ca/tower/
Changelog: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt- merlin/blob/master/README-merlin.txt
Source code: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt- merlin
'''Download:''' http://www.mediafire.com/asuswrt- merlin/
<i>Note: if you have an RT- AC66R or RT-N66R, these routers are exactly the same as the 'U' versions. The only difference is these are sold by large retailers such as Best Buy. You can freely flash Asuswrt-Merlin on these two routers as well.</i>
== Enable JFFS on ASUS Router ==
'''Enable JFFS before installing the Astrill applet.'''
On router UI we have to enable "JFFS partition", "Format JFFS partition at next boot" and "Enable JFFS custom scripts and configs" options under [http://192.168.1.1/Advanced_System_Content.asp Administration / System] tab and reboot router.
<i>NOTE: If you don't see JFFS on settings tab, please verify if you have installed ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware. Make sure you see '''(Merlin build)''' next to firmware version.</i>
== Installation of Astrill router applet ==
Login into your account from Astrill website and go to '''TOOLS > Router Set- up'''
members.astrill.com/ tools/ router- set- up
Select ''' AsusWRT (Merlin)''' for firmware, verify your router IP address and then click on '''Install''' button.
Then, you will be able to see the Command that needs to be run on the device for installation of Applet.
1. For versions of '''Merlin 374.40 or older''', you can use RUN Command feature.
2. For versions of '''Merlin 374.41 or newer''', you will need to enable Telnet feature and use this method for installation.
== Installing Astrill on versions of Merlin 374.40 or older ==
Simply click on 'INSTALL' button; the command will automatically be input/run within RUN Cmd panel:
On successful installation, you will see a similar screen with relevant details(as mentioned in the screenshot below).
'''Read more on our blog:'''
== Installing Astrill on versions of Merlin 374.41 or newer ==
To install Astrill applet on Merlin 374.41 or newer versions, you will need to use Telnet method. To enable Telnet within Merlin, kindly navigate to '''Administration''' Tab > '''System''' and select radio button with label 'Yes' to activate Telnet feature. Then scroll down and click on ''''Apply''''.
For Windows, you might need to enable the '''Telnet'''(Windows built-in Client):
'''1.''' To Telnet into Router, kindly open Command Prompt and enter the following command 'Telnet Your Router's IP address', for e.g. 'telnet 192.168.2.1'
'''2.''' Username would be root and password admin by default. If you've a different password, you would need to enter that.
'''3.''' After you've logged in, you can get Command To Be Run from Members Area. Kindly copy the command and paste it within Telnet console and hit Enter key:
4.''' On successful installation of Astrill, you will be able to see ' Installed successfully!'
[[File: Astrill- Installed.jpg]]
== Ran into Problems? ==
If you ran into "Segmentation fault" error message at any point, this indicates that you have problem with DNS resolver. This is usually caused by communication between your main router and Asus router.
'''Fix DNS Resolver:'''
Goto [http: //192.168.1.1 /Advanced_WAN_Content.asp ASUS > WAN > Internet Connection]
Under ''' WAN DNS Setting''' , tick ''' No''' option for ''' Connect to DNS Server automatically'''.
'''''' '''''' ''''' '.
Enter DNS of your choice, we used 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 (Google DNS), and then hit '''Apply''' to save changes.
If you need assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for remote desktop support.
If you need assistance, contact email@example.com
Install Astrill Router Applet directly onto ASUS Merlin firmware (RMerlin/ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware) routers.
Install ASUSWRT-Merlin Firmware
First check if you have compatible router, and then install ASUS Merlin Firmware onto your router.
ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware supported routers:
Developer website: https://www.asuswrt-merlin.net/
Source code: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin
Enable JFFS on ASUS Router
Enable JFFS before installing the Astrill applet.
On router UI we have to enable "Format JFFS partition at next boot" and "Enable JFFS custom scripts and configs" options under Administration / System tab and reboot router.
NOTE: If you don't see JFFS on settings tab, please verify if you have installed ASUSWRT-Merlin firmware. Make sure you see (Merlin build) next to firmware version.
Installation of Astrill router applet
Login into your account from Astrill website and go to VPN SERVICE > Router Set-up & copy Installation Command.
Enable SSH on your router
Once it is enabled SSH into your router using this command in any command line tool: ssh firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: You need to replace admin & 192.168.1.1 with your router's username and IP address.
Execute installation command
Once you're logged-in into your router through SSH, execute Astrill VPN Applet installation command. Astrill VPN Applet will be installed with a success message like this:
Astrill router applet [version] installed successfully!
If you need assistance, contact us at: email@example.com