UniFi Gateway - VPN Client

2023-09-23 08:29:11 UTC

VPN Clients allow you to route your internet traffic through a VPN provider. This is a useful privacy measure to hide your public IP address, and can unlock regional content that is otherwise unavailable in your area.

How Do I Set Up a VPN Client?

A UniFi Gateway or UniFi Cloud Gateway is required. Follow these steps to configure:

  1. Obtain the following information from your provider:
    1. OpenVPN Configuration File
    2. Login credentials (often called on OpenVPN / IKEv2 username and password)
  2. Navigate to Network Settings > VPN > VPN Client.
  3. Name your VPN, and enter your login credentials from Step 1a.
  4. Upload your Configuration file.
  5. Select Test & Save.
  6. Create a Traffic Route to route specific traffic through the VPN.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which protocol does the VPN Client use?
VPN Client uses the OpenVPN protocol, but there will be expanded support for WireGuard in a future update.
Which VPN providers are supported?
Any provider that supports OpenVPN will work.
My VPN provider does not have a configuration file. What should I do?
Your VPN provider should be able to provide you with the individual configuration lines. See the OpenVPN documentation page for more information on how to make your own file.
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