Help setting up GL-AR750S-EXT with OpenVPN & Netgear Nighthawk CAX30

I’m trying to set up my GL-AR750S-EXT with the OpenVPN VPN connection established through my router (Netgear Nighthawk CAX30). I set up my VPN using the Netgear instructions and from what I can see, it is working as I’m able to connect to this VPN from my windows computer.

I tried uploading the same configuration zip file (for windows, non-windows or smartphone) through the GL.iNet admin panel → OpenVPN Client → and uploading the file but it’s giving me errors. i’m attaching screenshots as it’s probably easier to understand by looking at the screenshots.

Could you please help me in understanding what I need to do so I can have the VPN set up correctly on the GL-AR750S-EXT.

Thank you for all your help!

I think the most important part of the message is ‘cannot resolve’…
The question is, why the AR750S can’t resolve.

  1. Wrong DNS Server?
  2. DNS Rebind protection?
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The domain name “” cannot be resolved by the router, even though I can “nslookup” the IP address in Windows, which indicates a DNS problem.

Check that the GL-AR750S is getting a DNS server via DHCP from the CAX30, or has a DNS server entered manually.

I do not work for and I am not directly associated with GL.iNet

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