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Proxmox VM OpenWRT

This guide, I show you how to install OpenWRT on Proxmox VM

For example, running SoftEther VPN Server, to manage DHCP, Gateway, etc… let OpenWRT handle all VPN Client..

Video guide can be found here

Create a VM

Detach Virtual Disk

Delete Virtual Disk

Add Network Device (VM-Only Network)

Download and Install OpenWRT

Enter these command at Proxmox Console

regex='<strong>Current Stable Release - OpenWrt ([^/]*)<\/strong>' && response=$(curl -s && [[ $response =~ $regex ]] && stableVersion="${BASH_REMATCH[1]}"

wget -O openwrt.img.gz$stableVersion/targets/x86/64/openwrt-$stableVersion-x86-64-generic-ext4-combined.img.gz

gunzip ./openwrt.img.gz

mv ./openwrt*.img ./openwrt.raw

qemu-img resize -f raw ./openwrt.raw 1024M

Lastly, attach OpenWRT image to VM

qm importdisk <VM ID> openwrt.raw <VM Disk Store>


qm importdisk 200 openwrt.raw local-lvm

Attach new Disk

Double click at Unused Disk 0

Then click Add

Boot Order

Go to VM Options, edit Boot Order, Enable scsi0 and move it up

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