Setting up your VPN access on Western Digital WDTV.
The Western Digital WDTV media player does not have the compatibility to run a direct VPN connection, however, it is possible to create a VPN connection through a DD-WRT compatible router. It is also possible to create a connection using our Smart DNS service which would enable a selection of streaming media services to function correctly.
We strongly recommend this setup when you are creating a VPN connection from any router that has DD-WRT firmware installed.
You should only use this setup if your DD-WRT router does not have the option to connect to the VPNUK servers over OpenVPN.
SmartDNS Setup Tutorial
The VPNUK Smart DNS service is a brilliant way to access certain web sites and services including streaming media and social networking services. The VPNUK Smart DNS services works on virtually every kind of system or device, this includes Smart TV’s and Games Consoles! You can now bypass the need to log in or even create a VPN connection. In order to connect to the VPNUK Smart DNS service you only have to to make one small edit to the connection settings of the system or device you would like to connect.
What are the benefits of the VPNUK Smart DNS service
Using VPNUK Smart DNS and its ever expanding whitelist of available services is a brilliant way of maintaining a low ping time and high speed in countries that have poor routing, throttle or even filter VPN connections. If you do not require the additional security of a VPN connection you are now able to connect to your VPNUK account through the VPNUK Smart DNS service. Another massive benefit with our Smart DNS service is that you can access content from multiple countries without having to switch server IP, the Smart DNS service does all of that for you in the background without you even realising!