In case you would like to have PPTP VPN server but no such is installed. But first things first. For such an obsolete hardware and software keep in mind that accessing it requires passing old host key algorithms and cipers. Then: If you have other VPN types enabled, better disable it as you will be using PPTP and not SSTP or OpenVPN/WireGuard. Now, for HTTP access, most of the time it will be configured for local network access only. We can change this: Changing HTTP UI port to something different than default will give us ability to run other service
If you own this router then you might be interested how to setup VPN Server. I am personally interested in a way of how to do this using CLI only. It looks easy however there is one odd settings you should be aware of. To start with, it will be PPTP VPN server, but as far as I know this KeeneticOS can set up also OpenVPN and possibly WireGuard, but as always PPTP is the easiest to configure. Start with logging into the box. It might sound obvious, but there are plenty of hardware which requires now unsuported algorithms and
On Wive-NG router when talking about VPN you have either PPP or WireGuard. As PPP is first listed so I tried it before trying WireGuard. Here are my thoughts. Configuration is pretty simple. In the router menu, go to Services – VPN Server. Then select PPTP protocol. In the Users section create new user with login and password and that’s all from the server side. From the client side it is also pretty simple. First install pptp-linux: Next thing is to fill configuration file with settings as follows: With this configuration it is time to activate connection: To disable connection:
Possibility that you own or operate EcoRouter 2008 with EcoBNGOS are very low. However just in case you will have to work with this one it will be useful to know at least some basic commands. I choose user password change as it is the most important thing at first glace after setup, so: After this logout and login again to check if it is working. On some routers there might be a problem with not enough disk space to save configuration change, that’s why you need to also check if the change has been applied properly.
Want to change default DNS for the network in MikroTik’s RouterOS CLI? You can use web UI but it could have some issues preventing from configuration save, so it is nice to know how to use it via CLI. First login into the box and then: Change X with the network number of your preference. You can show them using print command at /ip/dhcp-server/network level. Last thing: the option that may prevent from configuration save on UI is DHCP Option Set. When empty (for various reasons) then you need to go to CLI to do the job. It is the