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New User - VPN Issue

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Hi guys,


I've just brought a netduma R1 box, and reason behind it was to have a permanent vpn running for my TV. However, the download speeds are awful when using the vpn.


I have a 100mbps download and 6mbps upload via Virgin Media, and the SuperHub is in Modem mode.  If I run a speed test with the vpn disabled, I get between 86\95mbps download, but with the vpn enable it drops to a horrific 6mbps ??


I've followed all the recommended settings and read lots on the netduma site and Mikrotech router forums, but nothing is changing.


Can anyone please advise ?

Netduma Fraser

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Hey, welcome to the forum!


Sorry to say that the VPN speed is limited to around 10mbps. That should be enough for what you need it for, unless it's a smart TV & you're watching Netflix etc on it?

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Optimal Settings Guide - How to set up your Netduma R1 quickly with optimum settings. Includes: How to get your full speeds, opening your NAT & Geo-filter settings etc. 
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Welcome to the forum

frustrated I just got a new NETDUMA, and I can't connect, how do I get the password for the Wi-Fi