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VPN on a WGT624

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Anyone have any idea on how to setup a vpn on a wgt624 router
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by:td_miles
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You need to supply a little bit more info.

A VPN is between two devices, so the first question is, what is going to be at the other end of the VPN ?

Other questions:

Static or dynamic IP addresses ?
IPSec, PPTP or L2TP ?
What are you trying to achieve ?

The more info you can provide the more likely someone will be able to help you.
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by:billwharton
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Hey Chop666

The WGT624 cannot serve as a VPN endpoint. It can perform vpn pass-through though which basically means, if you have another device which performs the VPN function sitting behind the router, this would work.

If you are looking at this kind of thing, do let me know and I would post additional details on how to accomplish this.

Thank you
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by:abramwell
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billwharton,

I am in the same boat as chop666... need to setup a VPN through this router to another computer using a static IP... any advice?

Thanks in advance!
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Refer to the documentation for the WGT624 and give your inside vpn client or server a static IP. Then go to the DMZ section of the router configuration and input your inside computer's IP address.

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products_automatic/WGT624v2.asp
There is a link for a reference manual

How to make a DMZ:
http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101146.asp

are you in the new york area?
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by:abramwell
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Nope, down in Austin, can you swing by?  :)
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by:billwharton
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hehehe

if you are a rich man, package up a vacation for me and i can come fix your router
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