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# 261955 24-Dec-2019 22:57
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Ubiquiti Edgerouter X - How to Configure OpenVPN so i can jump from out and about in my home personal LAN network, including Google Authenticator to be able to connect to home network LAN?

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  # 2381124 24-Dec-2019 23:23
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*Ubiquiti - not Ubiquity :)


But as this is not offloaded traffic (meaning it uses the CPU of the router) it isn't quick. I recommend instead grabbing a Raspberry Pi and setting up PiVPN (


Edit: @mdf has an excellent guide here:

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  # 2382656 29-Dec-2019 20:50
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Personally I'd advise setting up an L2TP server instead - it's hardware offloaded encryption, so it's quick, and you can secure it with certificates or PSKs (no TOTP though)


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  # 2387728 9-Jan-2020 07:51
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I have been running OpenVPN on my ER-X for a while now. There are a number of guides on the Ubiquiti site. OpenVPN has the advantage of being able to run in Layer 2 mode, which for me is very useful. As for performance, well I only have an ordinary fibre plan with the standard 20 mbits up, and this is the limiting factor.

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