Manual Setup for Synology (PPTP)

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These instructions are for PPTP VPN. OpenVPN instructions are here.

First, disable IPv6

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Step 1 of 3: Select Connectivity->Network in the Synology Control Panel

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Step 2 of 3: Click the Edit button

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Step 3 of 3: Select the IPv6 tab, “off” in the dropdown list, then click the OK button

Now configure the device for PPTP VPN


Step 1 of 5: select Application Settings->VPN

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Step 2 of 5: select Application Settings->PPTP (OpenVPN instructions are here)

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Step 3 of 5: enter some descriptive text for Profile Name. For servername, username, and password, enter the values given to you at purchase time, or log into the Control Panel to retrieve them.

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Step 4 of 5: Select MS-CHAP v2 for authentication. Select Maxmim MPPE (128 bit) for encryption. Check the first and last checkboxes.

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Step 5 of 5: click the ‘connect’ button to ensure you’re able to connect

To confirm it’s working, visit https://getfoxyproxy.org/geoip and ensure it says a different location and IP address than you expect.
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To Disconnect, navigate to Application Settings > VPN and select your VPN connection. Click on the Disconnect button next to the status information.