Easy OpenVPN configuration stretch goal

I’d like to ask the Turris team whether the package luci-app-openvpn (mentioned in this topic) is a fulfillment of the “Easy OpenVPN configuration” stretch goal or whether I can look forward to another configuration tool.
I’ve got no experience with OpenVPN, so I’d like to use the easiest way possible. I won’t have a problem with waiting for the eventual new tool if I know it’s coming.

Good luck and thank you for the ultimate router.


I would hope there is an easier setup coming, but for the time being, it would be nice to have somebody who understands how to set it up via the command line to create and provide some sort of instructions. I clicked and installed the VPN packages in the advanced menu, but no additional settings or menu entries showed up in the advanced setup. There is no trace of any VPN in any menu entry.

I am afraid this might have to be setup through the command line at this point.

I would love to test this box with a few providers and see what throughput we get. How would I establish a connections with a VPN provider to use the router as a VPN client?

Well, if you installed packages for luci, like luci-app-openvpn, then it should appear in the menu “Services”. There are preconfigured samples for client mode as well as server mode.

You have to install both luci-app-openvpn and openvpn-openssl and reboot your router in order for openvpn to show up in services. I had to update lists for available packages before I could find luci-app-openvpv and install it.

I would prefer the support of SoftEther. This doesn’t need any configuration in OpenWRT. All will be fine by a PC (Windows or Mac). Including generating a OpenVPN (template) profile.

OpenVPN with OpenWrt

i’ve installed softether in an lxc debian

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