Home Server Setup

Step 1: Connect the Home Server

Plug the power supply into your new Sabai Home Server and connect it to your current router via Ethernet cable. 

Check the USB thumb drive on the back of the VPN Accelerator and verify that it is firmly in place.

Press the power button on the Home Server.

Step 2: Access the main router

Log into your current router by typing in the IP address of the router control panel. Sabai routers can be accessed at The username and password are admin/sabaipass123. Non­ Sabai routers are typically accessed through one of the following IP addresses: or Refer to your documentation for access.

Step 3: Assign a static IP address to the Server

Find the Device List and add the Home Server to the static address list. The Home Server device name will be “homeserver”. The example below is from a stock Netgear Router.


Step 4: Port Forwarding

You will need to forward some ports in your main router. This process will vary depending on the router you are using but in general, forward these ports to the address you assigned to the Home Server in Step 3. 

These ports are the default ports configured in the HomeServer. If you change these ports you will change the forwarding rule as well.

UDP 1194

TCP 443

UDP *port listed on the WireGuard page of your Home Server after configuration

UDP 31422 *only if server is being managed by Sabai Technology

Example forward of port 1194 from stock Netgear router:


Step 5: Configure the Home Server

Open a new tab. Enter the IP address you assigned to the Home Server into the address bar and hit enter. The login is admin/sabaipass123.


 You will see the Status page. Click on OpenVPN.


Click Configuration.


Choose your preferred settings or use the defaults and click Save at the bottom.


Step 6: Start the Server

Click on Server and click Start.


Step 7: Create the OpenVPN client files

Click on Clients and enter the name of the first client file you wish to create. Click Add Client. Download your new client file for use in your OpenVPN client.


Repeat Step 7 for any additional clients you wish to add. You can create and connect as many as you need.

For assistance with setup, please email or call us at 1-864-962-4072 

Setup instructions for a Sabai router are found at