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How to set up Surfshark on Synology 6.2 NAS

In this guide you will find out how to set up OpenVPN protocol which is supported by Synology 6.2 NAS to connect to Surfshark.

This tutorial applies for Synology DSM 6.0+ versions.

1. First of all, login to your Synology NAS and select Control Panel.

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2. Select Network.

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3. Navigate to Network interface -> Create -> Create VPN Profile.

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4. Select OpenVPN (via improting a .ovpn file) and press Next.

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5. Fill in the fields as follows and select Next.

Profile name: Surfshark (you can name it as you prefer)
User name: enter Surfshark service username that can be found here (at the bottom of the page): https://account.surfshark.com/setup/manual
Password: enter Surfshark service password
Import .ovpn file: here you will have to import a configuration file of a server that you want to connect to. You can download the configuration files from here: https://account.surfshark.com/setup/manual
CA certificate: leave empty

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6. Check all available options and select Apply.

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7. Select the created profile and press Connect.

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After successful connection, the status of the profile will change to Connected and that's it! You are now using Surfshark on your Synology NAS!

Additionally, to check if you are connected successfully, please take a look at this article.

 

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