Policy Rule Routing on Asuswrt-Merlin Firmware

Introduction to Policy Rule Routing When configuring your router to use an OpenVPN Client on Asuswrt-Merlin firmware, you can define policy rules that define which clients, or which destinations, should be routed through either the WAN or VPN interface. Policy Rule Routing on Asuswrt-Merlin firmware is also referred to as Selective Routing. Enabling Policy Rules …

Policy Rule Routing on Asuswrt-Merlin FirmwareRead More »

Geolocation Spoofing on Android TV using a VPN

Many streaming services provide content depending on your location. If they detect you’re not in the right location, you will not be able to view content. Using a VPN is one method people use to overcome geolocation restrictions. I have rules on my router to selectively route CBS All Access Traffic to a VPN server …

Geolocation Spoofing on Android TV using a VPNRead More »

How To Improve Shell Script Code Quality and Readability

Introduction This guide will show you how to configure the Atom editor to improve shell script code quality and readability using the linter-shellcheck and format-shell packages in the Atom editor on a Windows 10 device. Atom Atom is a free and open source code editor for macOS, Linux and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins …

How To Improve Shell Script Code Quality and ReadabilityRead More »

DNS over TLS with DNSMASQ and Stubby on Asuswrt-Merlin

What is DNS? The Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows you to access the websites you want.  DNS is like a phone-book where you can find all the websites available online. In this phone-book, every single website is assigned a specific “phone number” or IP address. When you type the name of a website, …

DNS over TLS with DNSMASQ and Stubby on Asuswrt-MerlinRead More »

Why I use TorGuard as my VPN Provider

“What VPN Provider do you recommend?” is a frequent question that comes up in SNBForums.   Everyone has their favorite and for different reasons.  It is good to have many providers to select from.  But wading through all of the options can be time consuming.  In this article, I’ll provide a high level overview of what …

Why I use TorGuard as my VPN ProviderRead More »

We're Here To Help With Your Network Requirements

TorGuard OpenVPN 2.4 Client Setup for Asuswrt-Merlin Firmware

March 26, 2018

This guide will show you how to configure the OpenVPN client on a Asus router utilizing Asuswrt-Merlin firmware version 384.4 with the TorGuard VPN service. You have two options to select from in determining how you want to route traffic thru the VPN tunnel.  You can select All Traffic or Policy Rules.  All Traffic will …

TorGuard OpenVPN 2.4 Client Setup for Asuswrt-Merlin FirmwareRead More »

Router Firmware Supported By TorGuard

March 26, 2018

Why install VPN on the router? Setting up a VPN client on your router means you do not have to install it separately on each of your devices.  You can configure the VPN client to route all or some devices thru the VPN tunnel.   Likewise, you can also choose to route specific traffic through the …

Router Firmware Supported By TorGuardRead More »

OpenVPN Server Setup Instructions for Asuswrt-Merlin

March 26, 2018

OpenVPN Server on Asuswrt-Merlin Enabling the OpenVPN Server on your router will allow you to access resources hosted on your home network securely from remote locations.  It will also provide you with a free VPN connection to your home network for use when on public Wi-Fi.  Or, perhaps you are the go-to IT support person …

OpenVPN Server Setup Instructions for Asuswrt-MerlinRead More »