How to set up OpenVPN server via AstroRelay?¶
Scenario: If you want to set up OpenVPN server in GL.iNet router at home/office to remote access your local service, but your ISP doesn't provide a public IP address.
AstroRelay can provide a secure reverse proxy tunnel, which you can access your resources behind NAT and firewall.
Follow the guide here to set up OpenVPN server and ignoring that your don't have a public IP address. Please enalbe Allow Access Local Network.
Then export a OpenVPN configuration. Below image is an example.
Please sign up an AstroRelay account and Follow the tutorial.
When add a new domain, please choose the server closest to your router.
When add a new link, the Destination Host IP is your router's IP address, this time is 192.168.48.1.
You can get a link finally, like testforx3000.arlab1.cc:37202, you can click the icon to copy the link.
Replace this link after the Remote in the OpenVPN configuration and replace the ":" with a space. Then you can use the modified config in OpenVPN client app.
When you are not at home/office, you can use the OpenVPN client app with the configuration created above to access your home/office local service as you at home/office.