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port forwarding not working with openvpn client set up on router

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by vinhdizzo, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. vinhdizzo

    vinhdizzo Networkin' Nut Member


    I'm running Tomato 1.27 on an Asus RT-N16. I have a few external ports forwarded to a few computers internally (eg, ssh). I just purchased a vpn account (openvpn) and set up the client on my tomato router. Everything works except one problem. When I ssh to my external port via the dyndns domain setup in tomato, I get no response. Any solutions? Thanks. I suppose that the dyndns domain name is forwarding to the wan ip on my router.
  2. lancethepants

    lancethepants Network Guru Member

    1.27 on the RT-N16? Wow, didn't know that would run on it. First I would suggest getting yourself on a up-to-date version. Most prefer a Toastman or Shibby build. You can read up on it here. Running something that old on new hardware could be problematic maybe.

    I would make sure that you dyndns service really is pointing to your ip, you set it up then in the firmware gui? You gave you pc a static ip too? Port 22? Just a few things to watch for.

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