This quick start guide will walk you through the steps to connect your first subscriber to the Internet, using a service plan that is pre-configured by Zima.
This guide will help you:
Sign Up and Log In
If you haven’t already done so, use this form to request a subdomain for your organization.
Once everything is ready, go to your chosen subdomain.zima.cloud
The landing page is the Subscribers page:
Prepare Mikrotik Router
Now we need to add a new router to your organization.
- Go to Settings -> Routers.
- Click Add New Router.
- Choose a name and save.
You will be redirected to the page of the new router.
- Go to Config tab and select Add PPPoE Server.
- Choose the physical interface that your subscribers will use to connect (typically ethernet).
Go to Connection Script tab
Select the script & copy
Login to your router using winbox
Open New Terminal,
Right click, select Paste and press Enter
NOTE: Do not use Ctrl-V
After pasting, make sure that no error occurs after pressing enter.
- Go to Settings -> Routers to see the status of the router
- It should take a few seconds to connect, refresh after a few seconds and make sure the status is ACTIVE
At this stage, Zima OpenVPN interface should be connected:
If your router never shows up as ACTIVE, please make sure that:
The router has internet access
The API port 8728 is available and accessible from any IP address
Zima OpenVPN client interface has been added
A user starting with zima has been added
vpn.zima.cloud is reachable from the router
Setup Your Organization
Click on your username at the top right corner
Update your preferences
IMPORTANT: make sure you set your timezone correctly
Add a Router and a Service Plan to Your Profile
First, let’s add a router and a service plan to your profile
Go to **subscribers** page by using the **resellers' menu** at the top left corner, and choosing your name.
Next, click on your **username** in the navigation bar to the left
- Click Add Router
- Choose a router that was added previously.
- Click Save.
- On the Service Plans tab, choose 1m
This service has been preconfigured by Zima. You can add your own service by going to Settings->Service Plans
Add Your First Subscriber
Go to the subscribers page
Click **Add** to add new subscriber
Fill the form. Fields with * are required
Congratulations! You have successfully completed the initial steps for using Zima!