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How to configure Synology 6.1 NAS?

This is a tutorial on how to set up NordVPN on a Synology DiskStation Manager. Choose one of the connection guides below:

Synology DSM 6.1 OpenVPN

This tutorial is for DSM 6.0+ version.

1. Login to your Synology and then go to Control Panel.

2. Navigate to Network.

3. Press on Network Interface -> Create -> Create VPN Profile.

4. Select OpenVPN (via importing a .ovpn file) and press Next.

5. Fill in the fields as in the following picture. We suggest using our "Recommended server" utility here, and download the server configuration file from there:


Afterwards, import one into the configuration and press Next.

6. Select all options and press Next.

7. Select the newly created profile and press Connect.

Once you establish the connection, the status of this profile will change to Connected.

If you will run into troubles while trying to establish the connection - please open our ovpn file on your computer and add this line:

log-append /var/log/NordVPN.log

Afterwards import the new ovpn file again into your Synology and try connecting once more. Send us the log file which will be printed in this directory:

/var/log/NordVPN.log

 

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