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How to configure the VPN on a Factorycast Gateway module.

Goals and Symptoms

How to configure the VPN connection on a Factorycast Gateway module.

Facts and Changes

TSXETG3021 and TSXETG3022

Causes and Fixes


The following steps can be used to configure a 'VPN' connection on a Factorycast Gateway module
(i.e., 'TSXETG3022').

  • Open a web page tot he 'TSXETG3022'.
  • Click on 'Setup.
  • Click on IP configuration.
  • Configure the IP address parameters for the module.
  • Apply the changes.
  • Reboot the 'TSXETG3022'.
  • Open a web brower and navigate to the 'http://dyn.com/dns/dyn-standard-dns/' web stie. this website allows the creation
of two (2) free dyndns.org hostnames.
  • Create an account and sign in.
  • Click on 'Dyn Standard Trial'
  • Create a DynDNS hostname and password. (This hostname and password will be used for the VPN configuration on
the TSXETG3022.)
  • Open a web page tot he 'TSXETG3022'.
  • Click on 'Setup.
  • Click on 'Configuration' under the Modem topic.
  • Configure the modem settings (i.e., see example below.)
  • Apply the changes.

  • Click on 'Modem' from the 'Setup' web page.
  • Click on 'PPP Security'.
  • Click on the check box named 'VPN enable'.
  • Configure the 'Remote address' parameters (see example shown below).


'Greenbow VPN Client' configuration.
  • Download the 'Greenbow VPN Client' software from 'http://www.thegreenbow.com/vpn.html'.
  • Install the 'Greenbow VPN Client' software.
  • Open the 'Greenbow VPN Client' software.
  • Configure the 'TSXETG3022' authentication (see example shown below) using the
respective address and authentication information for your application.
  • Configure the IKE settings for the 'TSXETG3022' as shown below for 'Greenbow VPN Client version 5.1'.

  • Configure the IPSEC address paramters for the 'TSXETG3022'.
  • Configure the ESP settings for the 'TSXETG3022' as shown below for 'Greenbow VPN Client version 5.1'.
  • Apply the changes.
  • Start the 'Greenbow VPN client'.


Verifying the VPN establishment of the connection.
  • Use the 'Greenbow console' for showing the status of the VPN connection as it is getting established.


· Open the 'TSXETG3022' Diagnostic web page.
  • Click on 'Diagnostics'.
  • Click on 'VPN' under 'PPP Modem'.
  • An established connection will be shown as opened in the 'VPN Connections' table..

To view the modem statistics,
  • Click on 'Statistics' under the topic 'PPP Modem' in the 'Diagnostics' web page.

To configure the VPN tunnel using the 'dyndns.org' hostname as the remote address, use the
following example for the 'PPP Security' web page settings.

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