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

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DD-WRT and native IPv6

There have been a couple of questions on this topic but as things have evolved somewhat since then, so I'm opening a new thread. My ISP has started offering native IPv6 and I'm trying to get DD-WRT ...
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Using a DD-WRT router as a wireless ethernet hub

As the title says, I have a DD-WRT router that I would like to use as a wireless ethernet hub. I have a machine in an RV park that is ethernet only, and I need to connect it to the internet. The park ...
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Linksys router gives good IP to wireless client but not to wired client

Setup: I have a Linksys WRT54G router running DD-WRT. I changed the router's IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1 and set a Wi-Fi password, but other than that it's a default DD-WRT with ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully ...
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Linksys WRT54G DD-WRT web UI inaccessible now that browsers block SSLv3? [duplicate]

I can telnet in, but even setting about:flags in Chrome to allow SSLv3 I can no longer access the web interface. It just times out with a blank page or loads a little bit of text and is unable to ...
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Can 't login to ssh DD-WRT router,but telnet can

I have TP-link which i re install the DD-WRT firmware on tp-link WR740N and the firmware version is : DD_WRT v24-sp2(03/25/13)std -build 21061 so i can login to router using only web interface and ...
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TPLINK-WA901ND v2 dd-wrt brick

Tried to install the dd-wrt firmware for this router and it worked fine the first time. However it wasn't giving me a connection and the lan port didn't work, so I decided that I would flash r20548 ...
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Upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

Before this, my TP-Link router was working fine, but I wanted to try DD-WRT because I heard of wireless stability and more features. So I upgraded my TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n. ...
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Permission to execute denied for every file in /tmp:

When I try to execute any program from the /tmp directory, it shows me /tmp/file_name: Permission denied. The same error is shown when I simply enter /tmp. The file system for /tmp is ramfs. I've ...
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DD-WRT: /tmp folder permissions

After making a simple hello world OpenWRT package I installed it to the /tmp folder on the dd-wrt device. The program shows up in ls /tmp but when I try to execute it, it shows me /tmp/helloworld: ...
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Shared WLAN between 2 houses ( Already tried some stuff )

I've need some help guys and hope someone can help me out. Well my Task is more or less common, but the HOW-TO's which i found on the net are mostly for greater distances or "i dont care about speed" ...
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Reset Netgear WNDR4300 To Factory From DDWRT

I flashed DDWRT as I was going to use WallWatcher & analyze packets etc etc -- well now I have no need for this so I want to flash it back to factory. I downloaded firmware 1.02.78 from enter ...
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/opt partition not mounting in DD-WRT v24-sp2

I'm facing problems trying to install optware packages on a TP-Link TL-WR841n v8 running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (4MB flash, 32MB RAM). I did the following through telnet: nvram set jffs_mounted=1 nvram set ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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DD-WRT: What's the “join” button for, and why is it bad?

The instructions for setting up a DD-WRT router in client bridge mode say: There are errors in this video especially as related to security settings and the use of the 'join' button. It should not ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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DDWRT and OpenVPN to tunnel LAN traffic

I want connect LANs from my two homes. Home1 has a DD-WRT as openVPN server and home2 has a DD-WRT router working as client. Topology is a bit complex: Home1 WAN | +-- OpenWRT router (192.168.1.1 lan ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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3 Router Setup - Require Instructions

For a 3 floor building, I require 3-routers setup instruction. I have the following 3 routers Router 1. New D-Link DIR-803 Dual band router [Hardware version A1] [Firmware Version : D-Link 1.04] ...
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DDWRT - Virtual Interface - firewall command - RDP

I have DD-WWRT flashed on my Linksys e2500v3 router. I added virtual interface to create a guest wifi network that would have access to the internet, but not to the private network or router. At ...
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Can I upgrade my router firmware to a newer version of DD-WRT?

I successfully installed DD-WRT on my Linksys WRT310n (v1) a year or two ago, but I'm just discovering I'm missing quite a few options. I'm currently running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) std (SVN ...
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Anyone familiar with dd-wrt scripting for vpn logs?

I was wondering if its possible or someone guide me to creating a script for making a vpn server log about who has connected and disconnected. Right now when i connect to the vpn i either get DD-WRT ...
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How to wirelessly access DD-WRT web interface when router is in bridge repeater mode?

How do you access the DD-WRT web interface for a router that is in bridge repeater mode? When I go to 192.168.1.2 it takes me to the AP's web interface. I'm supposed to be able to access the ...
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ASUS DD-WRT router 5ghz cutting out every 30 seconds

I recently flashed the latest build of dd-wrt onto my AC87 and set it up as a bridge repeater. The 5ghz network is blazing fast, but it cuts out every 30 seconds or so. It's only for a couple of ...
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Purpose of IP address under Setup -> Networking -> Port Setup in DD-WRT web interface

In the web interface of the DD-WRT firmware (v24-sp2 mega - build 14896) under Setup -> Networking -> Port Setup there are fields for an IP address and a subnet mask. They appear at the bottom of that ...
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How to use an ASUS RT-AC87U to extend range of existing RT-AC87U

I have two ASUS RT-AC87U routers. One(alpha) is connected to my Google Fiber modem. The other(bravo) is in another building across the street (110 feet away). I would like to use bravo to extend ...
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How to get DD-WRT (dnsmasq) to serve DNS but *not* DHCP?

I want to configure a DD-WRT router just for local DNS resolution of a few names, and then fall back to my ISP's DNS server. I am using a separate router, the sole purpose of this DD-WRT router is as ...
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Wireless router in “Client Bridge Mode” with roaming capabilities

Scenario: We are looking for a device which can connect wirelessly to a network and supports both NAT & Port-Forwarding AND is able to roam seamlessly between different APs. So far we have ...
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Remote SSH access doesn't work when OpenVPN client is enabled on DD-WRT

I have a DD-WRT router which I would like access remotely via SSH. The DD-WRT is behind an ADSL router which has port forwarding for port 22 enabled, DD-WRT SSH access and service are set to port 22, ...
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How to fix unreliable wireless with DD-WRT

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 running DD-WRT. I have a couple desktops wired to it, which have never had any networking problems associated with the router. I also have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with AES encryption ...
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Configuring iptables for guest WLAN in DD-WRT

I'm constantly failing to get a guest WLAN in DD-WRT working. I can connect to the second SSID and get an IP address of the second DHCP server range. But I cannot connect to the internet. I followed ...
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Can't flash openwrt kernel on Mikrotik Routerboard 750

Im trying to flash OpenWRT onto Mikrotik RouterBOARD 750 and Im having some difficulties when trying to flash kernel. Im running OpenWrt form RAM right now. Even though, I erased kernel beforehand, ...
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Ping to bridge primary router is timing out

I have an Linksys E900 configured as a bridge. Basically it is connected wirelessly with my main Linksys router. I am using a direct ethernet connection from the Linksys E900 to an old PC that doesnt ...
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Locate Host Name on LAN (DNSMasq on DD-WRT)

I am running DNSMasq as both my DHCP and DNS server on my DD-WRT router. I had thought that DNSMasq was adding hosts that it registered in DHCP to the DNS server automatically, but I have a few ...
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How to set up router to always redirect users to a website?

I'm trying to set up a Linksys E2500 to only allow access to two webpages. Both pages are on the same domain (e.g. www.foo.com and blog.foo.com). I've flashed my router with DD-WRT firmware for ...
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Router keeps resetting itself and kicks off all users

I have a Dlink-DIR-632A router that is running DD-WRT v24-sp2 and ever since I got the linksys WUSB6300 AC1200 USB 3.0 wireless adapter it has been randomly resetting and kicking off all users for ...
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Create virtual WAN interfaces in DD-WRT

Is it possible to create virtual WAN interfaces with different MAC Addresses in DD-WRT? This way it would be seen by the WAN Network as different devices connected to a switch. What I'm trying to ...
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Does quality of service (QoS) reduce the bandwidth that is available to “bulk” traffic?

If I enable quality of service (QoS) on my DD-WRT router, if there is no "preferred" traffic over the connection at a given time, will the “bulk” traffic still be limited?
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QoS and ample bandwidth

Assuming I never exceed the bandwidth of my connection to the internet, will enabling and configuring QoS on my router have any positive affect? I'm under the impression that QoS only helps ...
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Port forwarding through dd wrt

I'm trying to do port forwarding to one of my local computers and I'm having some trouble with it. The forwarding from router 1 (R1) already works, but I can't get it to work on R2, at least not as it ...
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Issues setting up a VLAN on a DD-WRT router

I have been using dd-wrt around 8 months so I am still new, but I have been trying to set up ddwrt with unifi ap. The IT person before me implemented a mikrotik and im not so fond of it. I wanted to ...
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How can I troubleshoot high latency between my PC and my router?

My internet is provided by my landlord. Up until about a month ago, each apartment had a separate router and internet connection, and it worked fine. Recently, however, my landlord switched to a ...
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IPTables NAT to webserver how to forward real remote IP

I have a simple setup where I host a webserver in my local LAN 172.16.0.0/27, port 80. It is connected to my DD-WRT router that has a publich IP (direct Internet connection), let's say 1.2.3.4. I set ...
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DD-WRT wireless bridge and proxy

Is it possible to setup DD-WRT as a wireless/ethernet bridge and in the same time add vpn proy on the link?
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What are the important hardware specifications to look for in a router? [closed]

Assuming that I purchase a home wireless router compatible with DD-WRT, I won't care about the feature set and the quality of the original firmware. I shall get everything that DD-WRT has to offer, ...
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DD-WRT Wifidog - Redirect isn't working

I have flashed a ASUS AC-RT56U router with DD-WRT version V24-preSP 2201412-22-2014-r25697. Now I want to make it into a hotspot with wifidog TO PLACE IN A SMALL BUSINESS (FITNESS CENTRE) I have ...
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Dlink DIR-300 pair as wireless bridge

Basic background: I have/had enough experience to flash and do all that is necessary to install rd-wrt and setup etc. I setup a wireless bridge a few years ago , 500 meters across the fields, from ...
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How to track traffic flows to each IP on home network? [duplicate]

first-timer here. I will try to explain this as clearly as possible, as I'm not an engineer or anything. My Router: ASUS RT-AC87U - DD-WRT firmware installed, SNMP enabled. Topology: I have two ...