Setup TorGuard for port forwarding¶
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Create a user account¶
Go to My Account > Services > My Service Credentials. First we're going to create a user account for your VPN so we won't need to use your main account that you use to login to your account on the Torguard site. This account will be used for authentication with your VPN Torrent client.
Create a new username and choose a secure password or create a random username and password.
How to get the IP of your VPN server¶
Then we're going to select which server we're going to use,
For the best speed it's recommended to choose the one nearest to your location.
Lets use for this example:
USA Miami and copy/paste the Hostname
then open a cmd window or something equal and type:
You will then get the IP of the server. Remember that for later use.
How to set Port forwarding¶
Then click on
Manage and select
Request Port Forward.
- That's the
IPwe found earlier.
- Select a
Port/AuthI personally use
- Select the
- I suggest to use a high
Portnumber 10.000+ or a game port you don't use, don't use the default torrent ports 6881- 6889 (This is also the port you will use in your torrent client).
- Click on the
+sign and do the same with the
- Then click on
And you will see something like this.
You will also receive a e-mail with the ports you forwarded.
How to create the .ovpn file¶
- Choose the OS you want to use the .ovpn for.
- Put in the
IPwe got earlier and used for the port forwarding.
995|SHA1or what you selected during the port forwarding.
2.4 and above.
Require TLS 1.2
- Click on
Now you will download a .ovpn file with a random number. This .ovpn file you place in the openvpn folder of your VPN torrent client.