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Setup VPN Connection on Billion Router

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Jun 23 2010

The following article will explain step-by-step how to setup a PPTP VPN connection on your Billion Router

This PPTP setup will allow your network to connect to a remote network, but not the other way around.

PPTP Tunnel

1. Browse to your Billion Router Web Interface.
This is usually http://192.168.1.254
The default username and password is admin

2. Change the web interface to Advanced mode by clicking the Advanced button on the left menu
Advanced

3. Select PPTP from the Configuration / VPN menu
Select PPTP
4. Enter in the configuration details of the new PPTP connection you wish to make.
PPTP Configuration

Comtex VPN Connection Details:

Name: Comtex VPN
Connection Type: Remote Access
Type: Dial Out
Server IP Address: vpn.nsw.comtex.net.au
Username: <your username>
Password: <your password>
Auth Type: CHAP
Data Encryption: Auto
Key Length: Auto
Mode: Stateful

5. When you have entered in the correct settings, click the add button. You will then see an entry in the configuration list. Tick the Active check box and then your VPN connection should connect.
PPTP List

6. To check if the connection is established, click on the Status / PPTP Status button on the left menu.
PPTP Status

Important: Remember to save your configuration otherwise it will be lost when you next re-boot your router.

  1. Click the Save Config button at the bottom left of your screen
    PPTP Status
  2. Then click the Apply button when prompted
    PPTP Status

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