Security

How to Configure & Use NordVPN on AsusTor 2.7.1

By Srijani Ghosh / May 19, 2022

AsusTor storage devices come with advanced ADM firmware that automatically protects you from ransomware. But when you access the NAS remotely with AiMaster, there remains the chance of a data breach. Thankfully, AsusTor supports the OpenVPN connection. So you can easily set up the OpenVPN client of NordVPN on your AsusTor and protect your complete data saved on it. Take a look at our step-by-step guide on how to configure and use NordVPN on AsusTor 2.7.1 to perform a clean installation. 

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This installation process has been performed on AsusTor AS-202T 2.7.1.RFT5. 

1. First, visit the NordVPN website.

2. Next, click the Grab the Deal button and pick a VPN subscription on the following screen.

3. Choose a payment method and enter the required details now to complete your purchase.

4. Once done, wait for a confirmation on your NordVPN subscription.

5. When you get that, open the control page of your AsusTor with administrative access.

6. Next, navigate to Settings from the UI.

7. Choose VPN from the left-pane after that.

8. You need to hit the Add button now and pick OpenVPN from the list of protocols. 

AsusTor add OpenVPN configuration

9. Click the Next button on the same window and select Import Configuration Files from OpenVPN Provider on the upcoming screen.

Import Configuration to AsusTor

10. Press the Next button after that. 

11. Now, you have to fill in the information mentioned below:

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You can find your NordVPN username and password in your online account dashboard, under the Advanced configuration tab.

NordVPN advanced configuration
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 Click here to download the OpenVPN configuration files for the NordVPN server in your preferred location; you can find these files under the Show available protocols option. 

Add VPN configuration

12. Once done, press the Finish button. 

13. Now, your VPN profile will be created successfully. 

14. Select the profile and press the Connect button to establish the NordVPN connection.

NordVPN connected

That's all! Now you know how to configure and use NordVPN on AsusTor 2.7.1. If you have further queries, drop us a comment through the below button. Thanks for reading!



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