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Fritz!Box 7360 and 7490: static routes over VPN don’t work

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/15

I’ve tried the below on a Fritz!Box 7490 configuration and it fails as well.

The case is that I’ve a VPN (see Getting Fritz!Box LAN-LAN VPN to work) between a Fritz!Box 7360 (having internal IP and a Fritz!Box 7490 (having internal IP This is how it looks from the Fritz!Box 7360 side:

Name Address in the Internet local network remote network

On the side of things, the internal IP of the router is Inside the network is is another router ( having an internal network.

Basically I want to tell the Fritz!Box 7360 (at IP that there is an internal route to via

I found and read Accessing multiple IP networks behind a FRITZ!Box over VPN connection between two FRITZ!Boxes | FRITZ!Box 7360 | AVM International.

Based on it, I wanted to add this route on the

Static IPv4 Route

IPv4 network
Subnet mask
Enabled X

When you do that, you get this error message:

An error occurred.
Error description: The route is illegal.
Please enter your data again. If the error occurs again, please consult AVM Support.

How can I get this route to work?


One Response to “Fritz!Box 7360 and 7490: static routes over VPN don’t work”

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