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R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

OpenVPN has announced that they will be ending support for MD5 certificates in April of 2018. If that means that I will not be able to use the VPN feature of my router, I am wondering if there will be a firmware update that will replace this outdated security method.

Model: R8300|Nighthawk X8 AC5000 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

Hi AlbertShym,

 

I am sorry for the confusion. What I meant was the NETGEAR will be supporting the new certificate that OpenVPN uses before it stops supporting the MD5 certificate.

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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

Hi AlbertShym,

 

NETGEAR will support MD5 certificates for OpenVPN. It will be release before April of 2018.

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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

But since NETGEAR's VPN solution uses MD5 certificates, will NETGEAR update the VPN solution to use more secure certificates?
Model: R8300|Nighthawk X8 AC5000 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

Hi AlbertShym,

 

I am sorry for the confusion. What I meant was the NETGEAR will be supporting the new certificate that OpenVPN uses before it stops supporting the MD5 certificate.

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I see now. Thanks!
Model: R8300|Nighthawk X8 AC5000 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

Hi AlbertShym,

 

You are welcome.

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Re: R8300 - Support for MD5 Certificates with Built-In VPN

What's the schedule for the new firmware udpate ? I'm facing the same issue on my R7000 .

 

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