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=='''Router setup wizard from Astrill application'''==
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=='''Install Astrill VPN Applet From Router's Web Interface'''==
  
'''Quick''' and '''Intuitive''' way to install Astrill vpn on Router.
 
  
It is '''mandatory''' to have a router which is '''flashed''' with '''DD-WRT''' or Tomato firmware''' and then you can use this '''Router Setup Wizard''' to install '''Astrill applet''' onto your router.
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===Copy Astrill VPN Applet Installation Commandd===
  
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Login into your account from Astrill website and go to '''VPN SERVICE > Router Set-up''' & copy '''Installation Command'''.
  
==='''Step 1'''===
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https://www.astrill.com/member-zone/tools/router-set-up
  
Click on '''HELP''' tab from Astrill applicatio and select '''Router Setup...''' option to open '''Router Setup Wizard'''.
 
  
[[File:N.router ddwrt1.jpg|border]]
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[[File:Asus-router-installation-command.png|800px]]
  
  
==='''Step 2'''===
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===Execute Astrill VPN Applet Installation Command===
  
Select '''Install Astrill on my router', check '''Find my router automatically''' and click on '''Next''' button.
 
  
[[File:N.router ddwrt2.jpg|border]]
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To install Astrill VPN Applet on your router, first navigate to the router web control panel using your browser, e.g. it could be located on http://10.10.10.1. Click on tab Administration->Commands. If you are prompted for a password, the default is admin/admin (unless you have changed it). You will see a screen similar to this one:
  
  
You will prompted that installation is successful.
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[[File:Webinterface_1Re.JPG]]
  
[[File:N.router ddwrt3.png|border]]
 
  
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In the Commands box type your Astrill VPN Applet installation command:
  
Here's how '''Astrill VPN applet on DD-WRT firmware router''' looks like:
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eval `wget -q -O - http://astroutercn.com/router/install/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX`
 
 
[http://192.168.1.1/MyPage.asp http://192.168.1.1/MyPage.asp]
 
 
 
[[File:N.Router-applet1.png|border]]
 
 
 
 
 
Here's how '''Astrill VPN applet on Tomato firmware router''' looks like:
 
 
 
[http://192.168.1.1/user/cgi-bin/astrill.cgi http://192.168.1.1/user/cgi-bin/astrill.cgi]
 
 
 
[[File:Tomato-astrill-applet-page.jpg]]
 
 
 
 
 
You need a router with '''supported firmware:'''
 
 
 
 
 
'''DD-WRT''': v24 Build 13309 or newer.
 
 
 
'''Supported builds''': OpenVPN, Big, Mega, Giga.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Tomato''': v1.28 or newer.
 
 
 
'''Supported build''': VPN.
 
 
 
 
 
You can [http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Supported_Devices click here to view list of supported routers]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Note:''' Router '''MUST''' have '''8 MB FLASH MEMORY''' for '''OpenVPN''' to be installed.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Note2:''' We even provide '''pre-installed routers''' with Astrill VPN at very '''affordable rates'''. All Astrill VPN routers come '''preinstalled''' with Astrill VPN and ready to use immediately. You get access to all Astrill VPN servers ('''115 servers in 48 countries''' with '''free and unlimited switches'''), and you have option to add '''private IPs''' as well. You can order them from this page - https://www.astrill.com/astrill-vpn-routers
 
 
 
==Web install from Astrill Members Area==
 
 
 
==Web install from DD-WRT==
 
 
 
It is possible to install Astrill OpenVPN applet on DD-WRT compatible routers without using Astrill application. Please note that requirements are the same, minimal build is 13309 (v24 or newer; Mega, Big, VPN, OpenVPN builds).
 
 
 
To install Astrill OpenVPN applet on your router, first navigate to the router web control panel using your browser, e.g. it could be located on http://192.168.1.1. Click on tab Administration->Commands. If you are prompted for a password, the default is root/admin (unless you have changed it). You will see a screen similar to this one:
 
 
 
 
 
[[File:astrill-ddwrt-web-installer-01.jpg]]
 
 
 
 
 
In the Commands box type:
 
 
 
eval `wget -q -O - http://www.astrill.com/ddwrt/install/YOUR_EMAIL/YOUR_PASSWORD`
 
 
 
Please replace YOUR_EMAIL and YOUR_PASSWORD with appropriate values and make sure you don’t remove backtick (`). It’s not an apostrophe (‘).
 
  
 
Then hit '''“Run Commands”''' and wait a few moments. If everything went correctly, you will see the following screen:
 
Then hit '''“Run Commands”''' and wait a few moments. If everything went correctly, you will see the following screen:
  
  
[[File:astrill-ddwrt-web-installer-02.jpg]]
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[[File:Webinterface_2Re.JPG]]
  
 
If you have any error on this step, please double check your firmware version, make sure it has OpenVPN 2.0+ The best is to contact our support and we can schedule a remote desktop session.
 
  
 
Astrill is now installed on tab Status->My Page, so let’s go there. You will see the following screen:
 
Astrill is now installed on tab Status->My Page, so let’s go there. You will see the following screen:
  
  
[[File:astrill-ddwrt-web-installer-03.jpg]]
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[[File:Webinterface_3Re.JPG]]
  
  
Choose a server from the drop down box and hit Connect. We will be soon adding more servers to Astrill DD-WRT.
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Choose a server from the drop down box and hit Connect.
  
'''If you run into any problems, make sure you tried the following:'''
 
 
1. Reload router defaults settings
 
2. Connect ADSL modem to WAN port to router
 
3. Install Astrill on your router.
 
  
 
==Command-line setup methods==
 
==Command-line setup methods==
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For Windows, you might need to enable the '''Telnet'''(Windows built-in Client):
 
For Windows, you might need to enable the '''Telnet'''(Windows built-in Client):
  
[[File:Windows Feature.png]]
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[[File:Windows-Feature.png]]
  
  
[[File:Enable Telnet Windows.png]]
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[[File:Enable-Telnet-Windows.png]]
  
  
  
'''1.''' To Telnet into Router, kindly open Command Prompt and enter the following command 'Telnet Your Router's IP address', for e.g. 'telnet 192.168.4.1'
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'''1.''' To Telnet into Router, kindly open Command Prompt and enter the following command 'Telnet Your Router's IP address', for e.g. 'telnet 10.10.10.1'
  
[[File:Screenshot 29.png]]
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[[File:Telnet_CommandXYZ.png]]
  
  
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'''2.''' Once you will be able to see the login option, kindly input the login credentials
 
'''2.''' Once you will be able to see the login option, kindly input the login credentials
  
[[File:Screenshot_30.png]]
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[[File:Commandinterface_1.JPG]]
  
  
 
The username that should be used is 'root'.
 
The username that should be used is 'root'.
 
[[File:Screenshot_32.png]]
 
  
 
   
 
   
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'''3.''' After successful login, you will see that the command line path will change to root.
 
'''3.''' After successful login, you will see that the command line path will change to root.
  
[[File:Screenshot 33.png]]
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[[File:Commandinterface_2.JPG]]
  
  
  
  
'''4.''' Then copy the command provided by the Members Page > TOOLS > Router Set-up, as mentioned in the screenshot below:
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'''4.''' Then copy the command from member-zone > '''VPN SERVICE > Router Set-up''' as shown in screenshot below.
  
[[File:Ddwrt6363.png]]
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https://www.astrill.com/member-zone/tools/router-set-up
  
  
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[[File:Asus-router-installation-command.png|800px]]
  
  
'''5.''' Then input the correct IP Address of router and click on 'Install'
 
  
[[File:Ddwrt6464.png]]
 
  
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Paste that command in Telnet window.
  
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[[File:Commandinterface_3.JPG]]
  
  
'''6.''' You will then be navigated to Router's Command Shell window. Just copy the command and paste it within Telnet window.
 
  
[[File:Screenshot_516.png]]
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'''7.''' After successful installation of Astrill applet, you will be able to see the confirmation message(as mentioned within the screenshot below)
  
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[[File:Commandinterface_4.JPG]]
  
[[File:Screenshot_34.png]]
 
  
  
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===Mac OS X via terminal===
  
'''7.''' After successful installation of Astrill applet, you will be able to see the confirmation message(as mentioned within the screenshot below)
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'''1. Enable SSH on your router'''
  
[[File:Screenshot_35.png]]
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Once it is enabled SSH into your router using following command in terminal: ssh admin@10.10.10.1
  
===Windows via putty===
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'''Note:''' You need to replace '''admin''' & '''192.168.1.1''' with your router's username and IP address.
TEXTGOESHERE
 
  
  
===Mac OS X via terminal===
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'''2. Execute installation command'''
TEXTGOESHERE
 
  
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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:
  
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'''Astrill router applet [version] installed successfully!'''
  
https://www.astrill.com/knowledge-base/53/OpenVPN---How-to-install-Astrill-OpenVPN-on-DD-WRT-routers-%28via-Web-install%29.html
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If you need assistance, contact us at: '''support@astrill.com'''

Latest revision as of 17:50, 18 February 2021

Install Astrill VPN Applet From Router's Web Interface

Copy Astrill VPN Applet Installation Commandd

Login into your account from Astrill website and go to VPN SERVICE > Router Set-up & copy Installation Command.

https://www.astrill.com/member-zone/tools/router-set-up


Asus-router-installation-command.png


Execute Astrill VPN Applet Installation Command

To install Astrill VPN Applet on your router, first navigate to the router web control panel using your browser, e.g. it could be located on http://10.10.10.1. Click on tab Administration->Commands. If you are prompted for a password, the default is admin/admin (unless you have changed it). You will see a screen similar to this one:


Webinterface 1Re.JPG


In the Commands box type your Astrill VPN Applet installation command:

eval `wget -q -O - http://astroutercn.com/router/install/XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX`

Then hit “Run Commands” and wait a few moments. If everything went correctly, you will see the following screen:


Webinterface 2Re.JPG


Astrill is now installed on tab Status->My Page, so let’s go there. You will see the following screen:


Webinterface 3Re.JPG


Choose a server from the drop down box and hit Connect.


Command-line setup methods

It is also possible to install Astrill applet on DD-WRT flashed routers using command line as well. You can check the following articles for reference.


Windows via telnet

For Windows, you might need to enable the Telnet(Windows built-in Client):

Windows-Feature.png


Enable-Telnet-Windows.png


1. To Telnet into Router, kindly open Command Prompt and enter the following command 'Telnet Your Router's IP address', for e.g. 'telnet 10.10.10.1'

Telnet CommandXYZ.png


2. Once you will be able to see the login option, kindly input the login credentials

Commandinterface 1.JPG


The username that should be used is 'root'.


Please note that while inputting the password, you will not be able to see any asterisks/stars or any characters. Hence, after entering the password simply press 'Enter' key.


3. After successful login, you will see that the command line path will change to root.

Commandinterface 2.JPG



4. Then copy the command from member-zone > VPN SERVICE > Router Set-up as shown in screenshot below.

https://www.astrill.com/member-zone/tools/router-set-up


Asus-router-installation-command.png



Paste that command in Telnet window.

Commandinterface 3.JPG


7. After successful installation of Astrill applet, you will be able to see the confirmation message(as mentioned within the screenshot below)

Commandinterface 4.JPG


Mac OS X via terminal

1. Enable SSH on your router

Once it is enabled SSH into your router using following command in terminal: ssh admin@10.10.10.1

Note: You need to replace admin & 192.168.1.1 with your router's username and IP address.


2. 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: support@astrill.com