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  1. - the WAN IP address is the local address of the VPN router (the first three numbers should be the same as your primary router, but the fourth should be different; for example, if your primary is 192.168.1.1, you could set the VPN router to to 192.168.1.20).

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    This is assuming you have a 192.168.1.x address for your primary router. If it has setup vpn to home network a different address, you need to change the IP in that line to that the first three numbers are the same as your primary router – but the last number will always be 0. For example, if your primary router's LAN IP address is 192.168.5.50, the line would instead be:

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    1. Perform a 30/30/30 hard reset on the router. This means, while the router is power on, press and hold the reset button for 30 seconds. Then, still holding the button, turn the power off and wait 30 more. Then (again, still holding the button) turn the power on and wait another 30.

    4. The Wiki page should also have a link to a recommended DD-WRT build. This will be a .bin file that you need to download to your PC. This is what we'll be using to flash the router. Depending on your router, you may also need to download additional tools, like a TFTP app.

    Before you do anything, first try to connect to devices attached to the other router. In theory "upstream" connections – connecting from devices attached to the VPN router to devices attached to the primary router – should just work, so servers like NAS devices should generally be connected to the primary router. (Many NASs also have multiple Ethernet ports. Here's where you can make very good use of them, connecting one port to each router, thus giving devices attached to either access to the NAS.)

    We don't want the LAN address of the of the VPN router to conflict with that of the primary router, so we may need to change it. Under Setup-Basic setup, find the section Network Setup/Router IP. Change the IP address of the VPN router so that it doesn't conflict with the primary router.

    1. Make a note of your primary router's LAN IP address (that's the one you use in a browser to access the router admin console). The examples in this tutorial are going to assume it's 192.168.1.1, but depending on your router model it could be 192.168.0.1, 10.1.1.1 or really any 192.168.x.x or 10.1.x.x variation.

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