Synology NAS

Install OpenVPN on a Synology NAS#

1. Disable IPv6#

  • In order to connect to OVPN - you will first need to disable IPv6.

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2. Open your Synology control panel#

3. Click Network#

4. Click Network Interface tab in the menu#

5. If you have earlier VPN-profiles you need to delete them before proceeding#

  • If you do not have any earlier VPN profiles, you can go to the next step.

6. Create VPN profile#

  • Click Create and choose Create VPN profile.

  • Choose OpenVPN (via importing a .ovpn file) as your VPN Connection Method. Go to the next step.

7. Enter your login credentials#

Profile nameOVPN
Username(enter your username for OVPN)
Password(enter your password for OVPN)
Import .ovpn fileThe downloaded configuration file
CA certificate(leave blank)

Then click Next.

9. Continue configuration#

  • In the next step, you need to enter the advanced settings. Make sure the following settings are chosen:
Use default gateway on remote network Chosen
Allow other network devices tooDo not choose
Reconnect when the VPN connection is lostChosen

10. Connect#

  • It is now time to connect to OVPN. Choose OVPN in the network interface list and click Connect

11. Finished#

  • Congratulations! Now your Synology NAS will connect to CloudLAN Room automatically when it is started.
  • You should now see your Status as Connected. If not, contact customer support and we will help you get started.


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