DD-WRT is a Linux based open source firmware for wireless routers and embedded systems.

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Virgin Router in modem mode, dd-wrt router

I have set my Virgin super hub 2 to modem mode. I cannot connect to it via 192.168.100.1 as the virgin media instructions say. I therefore cannot setup my new router with dd-wrt to connect to the ...
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Logging LAN traffic with ebtables-iptables-ddwrt

Goal I am trying to log internal(eth0->eth0[via br0]) traffic to syslog on DD-WRT. Problem Bridged traffic is not seen by iptables. The same traffic is also not visible via ebtables. Things I ...
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Bypass ISP DNS hijacking with OpenWRT DNSMasq

So my ISP is blocking some site left and right, changing the DNS manually is not working due to Transparent DNS Proxy. The workaround is possible by installing DNSCrypt in my computer, however not ...
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naive dd-wrt user - limiting pings to my home network - are subnets useful?

I am trying to set up connectivity for a guest Ubuntu VM run on a Windows 8 host laptop. I want to be able to connect to it from other machines on my home network. That's not working, but I can ...
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Bypass DNS hijacking (Transparent DNS Proxy) with DNSMasq

So my ISP is blocking some site left and right, changing the DNS manually is not working due to Transparent DNS Proxy. The workaround is possible by installing DNSCrypt in my computer, however not ...
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Netgear R7000, possible to copy kernel modules for wifi (BCM4360) from dd-wrt to openwrt?

I want to run OpenWRT on my lovely Netgear R7000, but unfortunately broadcom have not released open source kernel modules (drivers) for the BCM4360 wifi on the R7000. OpenWRT never include binary ...
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PPPOE and VPN on same router

I have a TP-Link WR841n v11 router. I want to connect to VPN (I'm using privateinternetaccess) because my ISP blocks alot of website but I also need to dial PPPoE (ISP) through this router. Topo: ...
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DD WRT wifi repeater new ssid signal not showing up

MainRouter: MainRouter Security: Repeater: Repeater Security : Here, Virtual Interface signal with SSID "Repeater" is not showing up in available wifi list. When I connect to repeater ...
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Hostname resolution with DNSMasq on DD-WRT

I have been running a DD-WRT router with DNSMasq as my DHCP server and DNS for a long time. I had thought it was working well until I began to investigate some quirks which I thought had resulted from ...
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DDWRT PPTP Client and OpenVPN server at sametime

Is it possible to configure one DDWRT (Linksys E900) as PPTP client and OpenVPN server at the same time? The OpenVPN server is configured OK with TAP. How do I configure the PPTP client on same ...
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What is more secure running openvpn on a router or on a dedicated machine behind the router?

I was wondering which one of these openvpn setups would be considered more secure . 1: run openvpn server using the Netgear r7000 out of the box, the problem with this is that I don't trust Netgear ...
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How can I debug dd-wrt when repeater mode don't work

I have TP-Link WR740N with Firmware DD-WRT v24-sp2 installed on it, I am having problem setting it up as a repeater with certain AP, When I finish the configuration like it is mentioned in this ...
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use hosts on router (DD-WRT) instead of hosts in linux for homestead

I use vagrant homestead laravel I used to use locally (Configure Your Nginx Sites) but i want to use it at private network (router)??? so I try to connect to router by telnet I found there is hosts ...
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Will Resetting my Router, Bring back its original firmware

I have a Cisco Router with the Type Linksys E4200 I currently have DD-WRT Firmware installed on it, instead of the original firmware that came with the router. If I do a reset to the router (via ...
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Upgrading home network security

Let me first say that i have minimal networking knowledge, but i've been banging my head on the keyboard for the last few days, so i'm coming to you for help. Here's the background: I am trying to ...
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How to correctly describe a small network running multiple DHCP

I have a home network with multiple devices connected to a central router. I have limited ability to change the core of this network (ie mess with the router, put additional cabling in - joys of ...
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Cannot ssh and access the Web Interface of my router with dd-wrt

I recently flashed dd-wrt (v8) on my TP-Link TL-WR841N router. It boots up fine for the first time. But after I set it up for my home usage (Settings: Disable DHCP, change the router IP to ...
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Are there different standards to calculate the hex WEP key from an ASCII passphrase?

Are there different standards/methods to calculate a WEP key from a passphrase? Or why is it, that the 128 bit key generated on http://www.andrewscompanies.com/tools/wep.asp differ from the 128 bit ...
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DD-WRT - Ping timeout between two routers

I had a problem with my second router, solved in other topic. I managed to fix the problem updating the second router firmware with DD-WRT and solved my first problem, but created another. I have a ...
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OpenVPN specific configuration

I have a CentOS 6 w/ virtualmin installation, and recently added the openvnp webmin module. I want to create a VPN server with it, and then connect to it using a dd-wrt openvpn client. The problem is ...
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dd-wrt ath0 Losing Password

Router: Netgear WNDR3700v2 Firmware: dd-wrt v24-sp2 Wireless Physical Interface ath0 [2.4 GHz] Wireless Physical Interface ath1 [5 GHz] About two weeks ago, my ath0 interface started forgetting the ...
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Use native IPv6 with WRT160NL router and DD-WRT

I currently own a Linksys WRT160NL router with DD-WRT v3.0-r29134 std (02/19/16) installed on it. My ISP (French) is Free, and the modem it provides (the Freebox) supports the IPv6 natively. I can ...
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Access across subnets

A r7000 nighthawk, running stock hardware (routerA) is connected to a modem/router (modem). There is also a second r7000 nighthawk (router B), using dd-wrt connected via ethernet to a port on routerA. ...
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How to verify the installed build of dd-wrt on used router

I recently acquired a used router on which a previous owner had installed dd-wrt (I acquired it via a non-technical friend who bought it off ebay, so I have no idea who did the install). I'm ...
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Creating a local NAT behind WLAN client

I want to use my DD-WRT device as a client for an existing WLAN but I'd like to have NAT to jail some devices. For this purpose, I configured the DD-WRT like the following: LAN local ip ...
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How to detect all Wi-Fi consumers and their signal strength on Windows?

I am trying to create an infrastructure which detects the approximate count of people in the different zones of the huge building for statistical purposes using Wi-Fi. Don't worry, it is going to be ...
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DDWRT cannot ping gateway, but it can ping everything else in network

I'm making a wifi bridge between my ISP router/gateway (P-2812HNU-F1, 192.168.1.254) and my DDWRT wrt320n router bridge client (192.168.1.2). Now I've got most of it running accept for one big problem ...
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DD-WRT PPTP Enabled

My DD-WRT router is behind ISP Router DD-WRT Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r29114 std (02/17/16) ISP Router 192.168.1.1 DD-WRT Router 192.168.1.2 Enabled PPTP on DD-WRT as shown below Besides this do i ...
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DD-WRT as VPN Server

I been reading several articles here on superusers.com itself but still confused about DD-WRT and VPN Questions Does DD-WRT Router itself acts as a VPN Server Does VPN Clients will be directly to ...
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Cannot Access Internet using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

Here is what I want: I want to access Internet from my phone when I'm on unsafe networks by routing it through my home internet connection using VPN on my home router. Router is connected to a modem ...
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Can i use wrt54gv7 firmware on my WRT54Gv8

I have a router with model WRT54Gv8 Edited : Router Model Linksys WRT54Gv8 / GSv7 / G2v1 firmware version as Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/30/08) micro - build 10709M NEWD Eko But when i go to ...
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DD-WRT Firmware Upgrade

I use DD-WRT for my routers WRT400N Followed these instructions https://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Linksys_WRT400N and then also i see in the router database ...
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Isolate multiple physical networks with DD-WRT (Atheros)

I have an Archer C7 (Atheros). It has two physical wireless network adapters, one each for 2.4 GHz (ath0) and 5 GHz (ath1). I share my internet with my neighbor, he uses ath0 and I use both ath1 and ...
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How to troubleshot an asus rt-n66u dark night router?

I have an Ausus rt-n66u with tomatusb firmware( 2 years old version) that stopped working .Wifi is down and ethernet access to the administration page is not working. What are my options ? Thanks.
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Unable to access internet from subnet created by DD-WRT repeater?

I have flashed a Lynksys WRT54GS v6 with DD-WRT v24-SP2. I have been successful in running the router as a repeater-bridge, however this does not encompass the functionality I want. The ...
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DD-WRT: Cannot connect to other clients

Kinda strange. Even though the Current Bridging Table looks as follows: Bridge Name: br0 STP enabled: no interface: eth1 ath0 ath1 I cannot connect to clients if they belong to different ...
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TP-Link WR841N v6/v7 Very slow download speeds (1/30 of what they should be) upload speeds are normal

Is there anything I should try before throwing these routers in the trash (I have 2)? It's always been a pain in the ass. I have to restart it 2-3 times per day and get about 1-2mbps wireless ...
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My Linksys wrt54gs and ddwrt is having problems

When I was installing ddwrt, I could not connect to the router. I have already attempted these: 30/30/30 reset Pinging the router which failed tftp What will I do then? I completed the ...
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MS Routing Server not routing from Hyper-V External Adapter

I've searched this issue but i'm not able to resolv it. I'm not able to route to a subnet! Here is a high level overview of my env: Network Overview What does work: From the MS Routing Server: ...
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How do I disable the LEDs on a Nighthawk R7000 running DD-WRT?

My Netgear Nighthawk R7000 is running DD-WRT. Since it is in my bedroom, I would like to disable all the LEDs. How can I do that? NOTE: I flashed my R7000 with the instructions available here and ...
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DD-WRT and having two WAN ip address

I apologize if I don't get my terminology correctly, but I'm not a networking guru. I have a DD-WRT router that is behind my ISP's router. My ISP router gives me an IP address of 192.168.1.8. I set ...
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DD-WRT: Router assigns a dynamic IP in addition to a static IP causing systems to get two IP addresses

I have my server in my room right now because my WiFi card doesn't support AP mode and I need to bridge a VM to the local network. I opted to start simple. I used my WNDR3400 with DD-WRT and put all ...
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Allow two subnets to talk to each other over a wireless bridge

I have two subnets connected over a wireless bridge and I'm trying to figure out how to get them to talk to each other. Subnet 1 Router: Netgear wireless Router IP: 192.168.1.1 DHCP range: ...
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Using iptables to redirect all traffic to local webserver

Aloha, I'm trying to redirect all traffic on my wifi router to a local webserver using iptables. I'm not sure i have got the command right and also I want to exclude the router IP (172.16.0.1) from ...
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What marks should I expect on packets after implementing QoS on my DD-WRT router?

I have tried several times to get QoS to function well on my router (TP-Link TL-WR841ND v9). I am wondering if I've narrowed down where the problem lies. My rules are simply to prioritize traffic by ...
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Router not listing devices connected through POE switch

I have an ASUS RT AC66U and a TP-Link Archer C9 (AC1900) router. I have 4 cameras with static IP addresses connected through a POE switch. If I connect the POE switch to my TP-Link with its default ...
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Asus U68 running DD-WRT

I have a perplexing problem with my router I suspect. Long story short before we begin. Router was working great. Got a notice to update due to security issues. Updated firmware successfully. Was ...
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ipkg not working properly in dd-wrt

I first tried to install httping, so I can ping websites. I got this error: ERROR: File not found: //usr/local/lib/ipkg/lists/whiterussian You probably want to run `ipkg update' ERROR: File ...
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How to setup VPN server without giving access to my home network

I would like to give censorship-free access to the Internet to my friend who lives abroad. However I want to restrict his access to my home network. My main router Netgear Nighthawk can be setup as a ...
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Linksys WRT1900AC or Asus RT-AC68U as NAS and Print hubs

I'm considering buying one of the mentioned wireless routers: Linksys WRT1900AC or WRT1900ACS Asus RT-AC68U They both have two USB ports. I'd like to connect a USB hard drive (Seagate FreeAgent ...