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

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What is an antenna chain and how do I figure out the correct setting for my router?

Information on antenna chains has been difficult to find, (google seems to think I want to search for antenna gain). I found this IEEE article which defines what they are, but it doesn't explain how ...
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A “home server” to “control” other PCs

I might be asking a lot from the title so let me clarify. I'm an I.T System Administrator. I understand Client-Server relationship fully. I use Windows GPO on our server for almost every use Windows ...
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Iptables deny access to a specific IP address not working

I'm not able to deny access to a specific IP address or deny access to a specific IP address range as well. My network environment is, I have one router which IP is (30.30.10.1) and second my hotspot ...
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Routing static IPs to different machines on LAN

We have Comcast Business Class (not the same as Comcast residential) internet service running to our home in to a Comcast-provided SMC D3G-CCR cable modem. This modem is configured to serve DHCP, and ...
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Router slowing down to a crawl

Recently I upgraded my 2Mbps ADSL connection to a 6Mbps ADSL2+. Ever since this has been happening: After a router reset, the connection from modem to router is at a speed of 6Mbps for around 15 ...
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How to setup private network using 2 routers with the following setup, one with ddwrt: internet modem > router > router?

I just purchased a DDWRT router with ddwrt v24 installed. Now I have a regular netgear router (R6300) that is connected to an internet cable modem. Internet Cable Modem > Netgear Router > DDWRT ...
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DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
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How to connect (via DD-WRT) to a device known by its MAC address?

This question might seem odd at first, because the answer may look trivial: "Either assign a static IP address to it or just DHCP it." Well... this challenge turns out to be not so simple: The ...
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Win8.1 machines have trouble browsing each other occasionally

I've got two Win8.1 machines. One is a desktop connected to the (dd-wrt) router through an ethernet cable, the other is a laptop that connects over wifi. Both can ping each other just fine through ...
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Setup a PPTP VPN on DDWRT Router

I have a internet connection with Static IP ,I want to setup a VPN for my Personal use and my setup is given below.I followed the instructions for setting up a pptp Vpn from here Intenet with static ...
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Linking router from VPN to main network?

So, here's what I have going on now: Thomson Cable Modem ---> WAN port on D-Link N600 (IP 192.168.0.1 - DHCP 192.168.0.100-149) running stock D-link Firmware ---> Wan port on Linksys E1200 (IP ...
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How to isolate open guest AP from uplinked private AP with dd-wrt

I have two routers, setup like so: [MODEM] | [WAN] <<< +-----------------------------+ <<<< | WRT54GL with stock firmware ...
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Moving Windows PPTP VPN to DD-WRT

How to move Windows PPTP VPN to DD-WRT. While I have set the VPN IP address under VPN Client in DD-WRT and also the username and password. Therefore, the MPPE Encryption in DD-WRT, I've set as mppe ...
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How to configure a DD-WRT (micro) secondary router to prevent LAN access on a specified schedule?

I have a NetGear WiFi router configured as the main gateway for internet access in my home, and a secondary router (a Linksys wrt54GS loaded with DD-WRT v24-sp2 micro), configured with a different ...
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How do I configure my network to force some devices over vpn but still have them on the local network?

I want to setup a router with that will be a VPN endpoint that a number of devices can connect to (roku, apple tv, etc). These devices will be piped over the VPN to the internet. The rest of my ...
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Will the dd-wrt Big build run on my Linksys WRT54GL?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL access point acting as a NAT router, with the inside network being my house's wireless and the outside network being a point-to-point link to my DSL gateway. My ISP is Telmex ...
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Firmware:What can I do with dd-wrt/merlin/tomato that I cant do with ios 12.4/15.1?

Was thinking about getting the linksus wrt1900ac when it comes out but I already have a few 2811 routers. Curious as to what the wrt firmware offers that is different from ios. I'd like something for ...
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Computer only accesses the internet when using a static DNS ip

My setup is wall-> Zyxel p-870h-51a VDSL2 modem -> DD-WRT router. The issue is that the modem has connected to the internet, but the computer is unable to. This is resolved if on the individual ...
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Bridged VLAN and VAC can't connect to the internet on DD-WRT

I just recieved my new Netgear Nighthawk AC router, and I installed the latest DD-WRT from myopenrouter.com (build 23720). I am trying to create a VLAN bridged with a Virtual Access Point (VAC) so ...
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dd-wrt Displaing low signal quality

I have installed dd-wrt firmware on tp-linkwr-740N router. And have following wireless settings, and the in dd-wrt status panel, it displays following signal quality even if the laptop is just 7 ...
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DD-WRT QoS traffic shaping sharing percentage of overall bandwidth

I'm using DD-WRT build 21402 on an Asus RT-N66U and I'd like to use QoS or some kind of traffic/bandwidth shaping to stop any one IP from using up more than 75% of the available bandwidth. I would ...
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Connect ddwrt with Server via VPN

I have a Server in the Internet and an dd-wrt Router behind some Firewalls. I would like to have Access to the dd-wrt via the Server. The only way to accomplish this is to have a VPN connection from ...
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DD-WRT router — very long ssh-login times

I've recently upgraded my DLink router from factory-installed firmware to DD-WRT (version v24-sp2 std). I'm quite happy with both the new GUI and the command-line, but I'm puzzled, why it takes almost ...
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How can I configure my DD-WRT VPN PPTP server to assign netmask 255.255.255.0 to clients?

I have a router running DD-WRT with a PPTP Server working fine, but every PPTP client gets assigned IP like this one: IPv4 Address . . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.210.2 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . ...
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How to configure a dd-wrt router between a cable modem and main router to run all clients through a VPN service?

Was told by a http://networkengineering.stackexchange.com moderator to post this here so hoping it's the right place... Currently I have a DD-WRT router with VPN capabilities. I have a Motorola ...
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dd wrt limited connection on WPA2/AES

I have installed dd-wrt in tp-link tl-wr740n router, so with dynamic DHCP WAN setting, and Wireless settings are as below, Basic Settings wireless mode : AP wireless network mode : mixed or ...
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What does this iptables rule mean: tcp flags:0x06/0x02 TCPMSS clamp to PMTU?

What does this iptables rule mean: tcp flags:0x06/0x02 TCPMSS clamp to PMTU? Doing iptables -vnL on my DD-WRT router shows the following rule in the FORWARD chain: TCPMSS tcp -- * * 0.0.0.0/0 ...
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Anyone familiar with dd-wrt scripting?

My router will randomly lose connection to everything. I can't ping it, it has no internet, I can't even get to the setup page through a wired connection. It won't fix until I unplug it and plug it ...
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OpenVPN DHCP server issue

I've worked through the tutorial listed at http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/VPN_(the_easy_way)_v24%2B. I have dd-wrt running on my router with the OpenVPN server daemon running. I'm running in ...
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How to route a single IP through a VPN in DD-WRT?

i've a 4 port router flashed with DD WRT 24sp2 connected to my default modem/router. My DD WRT IP: 192.168.1.1 My Gateway is: 192.168.1.254 EDIT: what i would like to do is to route only 1 IP ...
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DD-WRT: dnsmasq headaches with static hosts

I am using dd-wrt (r23503, for the record) on my new Asus RT-AC56U router. Unfortunately, dnsmasq configuration is giving me nothing but headaches. Here's what I want: DNS queries from the ...
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How to bring Internet to a DD-WRT router from another router?

I have a new Internet connection that came with a preconfigured modem-router. That works really well but it has only 2 ethernet port and no wireless. So I would like to connect my other router running ...
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Why am I only getting 100 Mbps from my home network?

I have an external hard drive (a WD 2TB My Book Live) connected to a router (a D-Link DIR-615 running DD-WRT) via ethernet cable. I also have a desktop with a "Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller" ...
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DD-WRT Ad blocking method

My wndr3700 doesnt show any jffs option it only shows the cifs option which i dont want. I need to place a host file somewhere on the router for some ad blocking, i plan on running a apache server on ...
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Rewrite outbound HTTP request on DD-WRT

I'm running a DD-WRT router (v24SP2-MULTI (11/04/12) std) on my home network and would like to rewrite all outgoing HTTP requests. Specifically, I'd like all requests made for xxx.example.org to be ...
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Why is my D-Link IP webcam unreachable from within the LAN, but accessible from outside?

I recently bought a D-Link DCS-930L network webcam which is connected to my WLAN network. It retrieves a IP address via DHCP from DD-WRT based router (a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND), and it is listed under ...
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Why can't I install DD-WRT on a DLINK DIR 600 A1?

I have an old router laying around and I am wanting to install DD-WRT on it to make it an access point. However, when downloading it I get an error: The uploaded firmware file may not be correct. ...
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Is it possible to turn off NAT on some cheap wireless router?

http://amzn.com/B001FWYGJS I have several TP-Link and other brands' wireless router like that in above amazon link. They seem in common to default to not allow user to turn off NAT when I want to ...
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Deny Connections between WiFi Clients

I read somewhere that it would be a good idea to deny connections between clients of my open WiFi to improve performance of the whole WiFi. Where do I look to configure this on DD-WRT? (It is a ...
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DD-WRT: How To Do Multiple APs on Wired Network?

I've been following the page on the DD-WRT web page for linking routers as WAP's (wireless access points, both connected through a wired connection) [1], and I'm finding the following issues: I ...
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Cannot connect to my DDWRT D-Link Router´s administration GUI from my RPi which I SSH into from outside

title is a bit long, but says it all. I have a D-Link Router with DD-WRT installed. My RPi sits in that routers local network and is reachable from the outside via SSH (port 1234 gets forwarded). ...
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Unable to use a chromecast with a WRT160N router running DD-WRT

A few days ago I bought a Chromecast. I did the setup using my phone and it works great when using my phone, tablet or a wifi computer to cast stuff to it but I can't use it from my desktop PC which ...
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Fonera Debricking - No output in serial terminal

I have a bricked Fonera 2100 Wireless access point. I'm trying to debrick it with Ubuntu 12.04 , gtkterm, and a JTAG to USB adapter. I opened gtkterm and set in Configurations/Port /dev/ttyUSB0 9600 ...
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Laptop behind cascaded router can't ping server

My network is set up thusly: DD-WRT is connected via wire to DD-NETGEAR LAN-to-LAN. My problem is the laptop can't talk to the server and vice versa. Both machines can talk to everything else (via ...
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Constantly Losing Internet Connection 2Wire HGV3801

It seems like I will continuously lose my internet connection every 5-15 minutes for about 10-20 seconds. Very annoying. I have AT&T U-Verse coming through the 2Wire HGV3801. The wireless ...
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Reliable Connection PPTP VPN to DD-WRT Router

I have set up a PPTP server connection so I can connect to a DD-WRT router remotely. I have set up the connection on my computer by using the "Connect to a Workplace" feature in Windows 8. I was ...
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ASUS RT-AC66R hard reset - Fixed

Have an ASUS RT-AC66R - we had set it up for our church and was working flawlessly. I was approached last sunday to say it was not connecting (2014-01-19). We had set it with the 2.5 and 5 Ghz ...
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“iptables -P OUTPUT DROP” blocks DDWRT's web interface

When I do iptables -P OUTPUT DROP it blocks DDWRT's web interface. That is I am not able to access http://192.168.1.1 via Firefox. I put this rules before changing the chain policy to drop: ...
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Bypass OpenDNS and use ISP DNS servers for CDNs (DD-WRT)

I'm using OpenDNS at home with a DD-WRT router (Buffalo Airstation). While OpenDNS is great for many things, Content Delivery Networks don't play nice with it. I noticed this when I tried to rent a ...
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How to connect a WiFi router to multiple networks simultaneously?

I am trying to find a solution that will allow my router to connect to four Wi-Fi networks at the same time. I and two neighbors each have mobile broadband Internet, we each use a simple router to ...