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

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DD-WRT sends itself as the DNS server to DHC clients

I'm using DD-WRT on my router (version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/11/14) mega). WAN is configured to have static IP and LAN is configured to have a DHCP server provide addresses/DNS, etc to clients. All of ...
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How to backup DD-WRT router settings periodically?

Simple question from a Linux beginner, how do I backup my DD-WRT router's settings, for example, weekly or monthly? Router is a TP Link WR1043ND. I'm not sure what other details are required from ...
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Create guest network and prevent access to my internal network using DD-WRT

As my guests at our home like to have some kind of internet access to show us their photos. We'd like to create a guest network for them. My idea: However, as I don't trust our guest devices I'd ...
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Cannot find Chromecast from repeater's network

This is a follow up question to my original question about setting up a repeater bridge router. Basically I have a main router from UVerse and a second DD-WRT router in Client Bridge mode to extend ...
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How can I fix my router's ridiculously high external PING rates?

[I asked this question on Overflow and they closed it saying it belongs here. Hope that's correct.] My basic problem: I have horrible latency. When pinging google.com I get average round-trips of 48 ...
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Router suddenly stopped port forwarding

I got me a second router today (Linksys WRT54GL), and put DD WRT on it. I was going to use the router as a PPTP server bridged to my main router, which worked for a little while. Now however, all of ...
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Different WAN IP address in router versus what is shown on IP checking websites

I am trying to set up dyndns on my router—a TP-Link WR1043ND V2—with latest DD-WRT firmware but the problem is that when I look at the router GUI it shows one WAN address and when I look at dyn.com it ...
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iptables duplicate traffic to another ip

This blog post has a template iptables rule to forward traffic, to and from the router to another ip address. iptables -t mangle -A POSTROUTING \ -d [IP to spy on] \ -j ROUTE –tee –gw ...
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SSID on the repeater bridge router

I have a Linksys WRT400N dual band router and I want to use it as a repeater bridge for my main AT&T router. Now I kind of get it working with dd-wrt firmware. I use the latest v24 sp2 firmware ...
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Youtube recording disable others' internet connection

Every time my wife does a recording from her laptop using the youtube video capture tool, it kills the internet connection for everyone else on the network (phone, tablet, desktop) -- every page I try ...
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DD-WRT to push alternate Name Servers to clients over DHCP

In order for WiFi DHCP clients to use directly 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as name servers, DD-WRT has been configured as follow add dhcp-option=6,8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4 in /etc/dnsmasq.conf (reboot) since that ...
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Network Config (Alcatel GPON (I-241W-S) & TPLink TL WR1043ND)

I have a fibre to home internet solution configured at my place, the Alcatel GPON receives the fibre cable and a LAN cable is fed from it to the TP Link router where the ppoe connection is etablished ...
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OpenVPN router - how to propagate 255.255.255.255 broadcasts on VPN?

I have a dd-wrt router with openVPN set up which I'm using to play LAN games remotely. Some details on the network: remote site LAN: 192.168.10.0/23 router LAN IP: 192.168.11.1 LAN DHCP range: ...
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Can I make my Router (DD-WRT) act as DHCP server for an unmanaged switch that is not connected to it?

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Really slow connection between wireless routers - wireless interference or something else?

I've got a bit of an issue with my home network. Three TP-Link WR1043ND V2 are used in the setup and the idea is to get a wireless signal to all three floors of the building. All three routers are ...
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DD-WRT route between vlan2:1 and vlan2

I've been trying to configure a Netgear R7000 with DD-WRT on board. My problem is the fact I have a private ip assigned to the WAN (vlan2) and a public ip assigned to vlan2:1 If I use only iptables ...
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Does The Apple Airport Allow For ARP Static Mapping?

This question gets asked (doing a Google search), but there are no answers. Is is possible to static map ARP tables on the Apple Airport router (Extreme, Express, etc.). I would like to avoid getting ...
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Wireless speed is erratic

I have the netgear 1600AC R6200v2. Currently I'm seeing crazy wireless speeds. My hardwired connection is showing my full speed, so it appears the issue is in the wireless. (FYI my speed is 50Mb/s ...
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Is there any Support to upgrade firmware for Wi-Fi Router Philips CPWS054/00 [closed]

I have a router with Infineon ADM6996L Chipset and want to use wifi freedom, like repeater or wireless bridge, is there any firmware to update my old router? I spent some time seeking an open source ...
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Why would someone spoof my MAC address?

well today I updated the version of DD-WRT on my router and started messing around with the WiFi visualizer and noticed that someone is spoofing my routers WLAN MAC address. I know it's trivial to do ...
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DD-WRT router's Dynamic DNS (DDNS) update fails when using Static IP as WAN connection

In my network I have two routers: A normal router (ADSL, given by ISP with IPTV preconfigured). An Asus router with DD-WRT installed. I have set the Asus router with DD-WRT to set Dynamic DNS ...
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DD-WRT, Command for forcing a WAN DHCP Renew

Setup is a DSL modem connected to a separate DD-WRT router. I've got an issue where our public IP changes and the router's DHCP doesn't update to reflect this so the connection goes down. The lease ...
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Cannot SSH on machine behind NAT. DD-WRT router

I'm trying to remote access my home Debian from my other office. The home Debian is behind a DD-WRT router, connected from a ADSL modem (Yeh, it's dynamic IP but I have someone to tell me the WAN ...
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DD-WRT Universal Repeater [Atheros Chipset]

How can I Setup DD-WRT Router to be Universal Repeater? Premise Wireless 3G/4G Modem (Netgear AC762s, as example although irrelevant) as Internet connection Home Router (Any DD-WRT capable ...
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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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DDWRT: Gateway behind gateway

Quick background: I am in China, and I am trying to setup two wireless networks on the same internet connection. One is a regular WIFI with a Chinese IP. The second should be using a VPN connected to ...
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dd-wrt internal dns resolves directly for a few hosts, with a “.” for a few hosts

I have a dd-wrt router, and a bunch of static leases. The machines themselves all acquire IP through DHCP. When I do a "nslookup host1" or "nslookup host2" the correct IP address is displayed. All ...
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Unable to connect to modem web interface through router

I have a small network with a modem, a WRT54GL router and my laptop. When I connect my laptop directly to the modem I can access the web interface of the modem by navigating to 192.168.1.1 (this ...
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why is there a user named “reboot” on my dd-wrt installation?

I just noticed there is an entry named "reboot" in /etc/passwd root@millie5:~# cat /etc/passwd root:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root User,,,:/tmp/root:/bin/sh reboot:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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D-Link Powerline AV500 Issues? One Powerline LED green and the other one not lit? Maybe also messing up DHCP?

A few times now I noticed while one of my Powerline adapters has a solid green LED, the other is not even lit. I understand the oscillation in my electric circuit influences the quality of the signal ...
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How do I configure DNSMasq on DD-WRT when using Active Directory?

I have a server running Windows Server 2012R2. It is a domain controller. I have a router running DD-WRT version DD-WRT v24SP2-EU-US (08/19/10) std (SVN revision 14998). The router is configured with ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS?

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Best way to setup a vacation network

I am going on vacation and will be bringing the following with me: Laptop Wireless router running DD-WRT Cell phone that can share network either by WiFi hotspot or USB tether Several other wireless ...
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Router to handle 300 connections and run a web server [closed]

Is there a router that can handle 300 concurrent connections and run a lightweight web server? It seems most home routers wouldn't be able to handle that kind of load. It would be nice to be able to ...
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Can't ping LAN machines while on wired connection

I have weird situation where a single machine on my home network can't access another. The network is provided by TP-Link WR841ND router to following machines: A - 192.168.1.117 - Win8.1 machine, ...
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DDWRT firmware with asus rt-n12C

I have a Asus RT-N12C which flashed with dd-wrt firmware http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Asus_RT-N12 - broadcom_K26/dd-wrt.v24-18774_NEWD-2_K2.6_mini_RT-N12C1.trx ( a mini build). However ddwrt ...
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Local DNS with DD-WRT and dnsmasq not working

I just upgraded my ASUS RT-AC56U router to a newer DD-WRT, build 23940. This is the latest as provided by the website's router database even though it is from April 22, 2014. If a newer release ...
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Special type of DMZ?

So I have a standard modem-router setup all great to go, my Modem gives an IP Address from my provider via DHCP according to my Mac address. All is good. However, I now want to expose a new virtual ...
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Modify a packet's content on DD-WRT

I need to modify incoming data to my network. Specifically, I want to modify all responses from a specific internet site so it doesn't show a certain HTML element. Is this possible with ...
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All components must support gigabit ethernet to get gigabit speeds?

Given the following: I have a D-Link DIR615 router (with DD-WRT firmware) that I use to connect to internet with PPPoE protocol. The router does not support gigabit ethernet. I have 3 computers in ...
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Iptables redirection to squid proxy server

I'm trying to setup filtering through a squid proxy however I'm having trouble getting my router to send all traffic to the proxy using iptables. I've currently got it setup such that there is the ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I'm trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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DD-WRT download for Linksys WRT54GLv1.1. Misleading typo in the dd-wrt website?

I downloaded build 14896 here (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database), which is labeled as "pre-SP2" from the website but the web interface of the router says dd-wrt v24-sp2 (not ...
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DDNS with No-IP does not work

I want to access my home machine from internet. Since I don't have a static IP I am trying to use DDNS. For that, I've registered a free domain(alihammad.ddns.net) with Noip.com, it binds my external ...
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Can’t ssh to the router from the computer (windows) in the same comcast network

I have a ASUS RT-N16 router flashed with DD-WRT. I connect it’s WAN port to a COMCAST modem. The problem is I can’t ssh to the router from the computer (windows) in the same comcast network. (just ...
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VPN kill switch on DD-WRT and OpenVPN

I followed the DD-WRT: VPN OpenVPN Setup to configure the VPN connection on my router. Apparently i use privateinternetaccess as a VPN provider and OpenVPN. It works fine, but there is no VPN kill ...
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DD-WRT + Windows 8 OpenVPN refuses to browse internet

I have a DD-WRT router with subnet 10.0.2.x, running at IP 10.0.2.1. It has an OpenVPN server set up. OpenVPN should use 10.0.10.x to host its clients. It should then forward all traffic so I can use ...