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How to set up Surfshark on Synology 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.

At first, you will need to get Surfshark service credentials. Those are the credentials, different from the ones that you use to log in to our website or the app.  To find them, go to the login page of our website here, and log in. 

Once you log in, go to VPN -> Manual setup -> Router and select the Credentials tab. You will find your service credentials there.

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On the same page, tap Files on top of the page. you will find configuration files of all our servers. You will need a configuration file to connect to our server. Choose your preferred location and download the file.

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Choose the UDP protocol, unless you prefer TCP.

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1. Log in to your Synology NAS and navigate to Settings.



2. Select Network -> Network interface.



3. Press Add and select Create VPN.



4. Select OpenVPN.



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

Profile nameSurfshark (you can name it as you prefer)

Account: Surfshark service username that you have collected in the beginning.

Password: Surfshark service password that you have collected in the beginning

Import files: 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.

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6. Select the created profile and press Connect.

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

 

If something is not going according to the tutorial or you have some further questions, feel free to contact our Customer Success Sharks anytime - they will help you out!

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