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How to Set up Synology VPN

How do I enable VPN on Synology NAS?

Go to DSM Package Center > All Packages > VPN Server and click Install.
Launch VPN Server.
Choose one of the following VPN service types:

How do I use a NAS as a VPN?

Sign up for a VPN service.
Follow the instructions for installing VyprVPN on your NAS device.
Launch the app and log in with your credentials.
Select your VPN protocol and server location, then click Connect.
Thats it!

What is Synology VPN?

VPN Server is an add-on package that enables your Synology NAS to become a VPN (virtual private network) server, allowing DSM users over the Internet to access resources shared within the Synology product's local area network.

How to set up VPN on Synology NAS

Log in to your Synology NAS.
Go to Control Panel > Network > Network Interface. Source: Windows Central.
Click Create. Source: Windows Central.
Click Create VPN profile. Source: Windows Central.
Follow the onscreen wizard to import and connect to your chosen VPN service.

How do I connect to Synology VPN?

Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
Select Connect to a workplace.
Select Use my Internet connection VPN.
Enter the IP address of your Synology NAS in the Internet address field.
Enter your DSM user credentials and click Connect to connect to the VPN Server.

Can I use VPN on Synology NAS?

Synology NAS, like competitor enclosures, is able to act as a VPN client and connect to servers. It can also allow for the creation of multiple profile connections or even be used as a VPN server on its own.

How do I use Synology VPN server?

Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
Select Connect to a workplace.
Select Use my Internet connection VPN.
Enter the IP address of your Synology NAS in the Internet address field.
Enter your DSM user credentials and click Connect to connect to the VPN Server.

Can Synology act as VPN?

With the VPN Server package, you can easily turn your Synology NAS into a VPN server to allow users to remotely and securely access resources shared within the local area network of your Synology NAS.

Synology VPN Server Setup