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

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Using iptables to selectively route outgoing requests?

I'd like to set up my Dd-WRT firewall so that it uses the VPN service from a VPN provider to access a bunch of destinations and normal route foe all other requests. In detail: giganews.com would be ...
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how to change the frequency my buffallo router w/ddwrt uses?

how to change the frequency my buffallo router w/ddwrt uses? getting bad connections in one of my rooms in a house. old router didn't have any issue so I am guessing it could be a frequency issue?
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Reset DD-WRT to original firmware TP_Link TR1043ND

I have installed this firmware since I thought it'll be faster. Sometimes it's just slower than it was, but for example now, even GMail fails to work. Is it possible to recover/reinstall the ...
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Improve signal quality with ddwrt using Buffalo Nfiniti router

I have a Buffalo Nfiniti router, and I am running dd-wrt. My signal quality is at 40%, on my mac it is fine but a hp computer in another room has internet issues (the connection comes and goes etc.) ...
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Suggested dd-wrt security settings for home network?

So for I am using WPA2 Home with AES, with MAC address filtering. Any other suggestions? Update I am not broadcasting my ssid either.
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can I log urls visited with dd-wrt?

Got dd-wrt setup! Can I log urls visited on all computers on the network?
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Steps to update Buffalo 300nh firmware to dd-wrt w/o connecting to internet connection

I already have an existing wireless router that I rent from my ISP. I want to setup my Buffalo 300nh router first, with new dd-wrt firmware and once I have that setup I will switch to using it. What ...
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what kind of internet filtering can I do with DD-WRT?

I want to filter websites etc., can DD-WRT help me with this? I will be signing up with openDNS also, but curious what I can do at the router level with DD-WRT? if you can link to DD-WRT doc's that ...
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bought the Buffalo 300nh router, can I setup dd-wrt before disabling my other wireless router?

I am renting a wireless router with cable connection from my local ISP. I want to setup my Buffalo 300nh router with dd-wrt before returning the ISP's wireless router. Is this possible for me to do? ...
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DD-WRT Wireless Radio Time Restrictions

Say I've set up to turn off radio from 1:00 AM to 9:00 AM. But if someday I work late to 3:00 AM. Does that mean: The radio will be turn off when I'm still using it. Even if I manually turn it on ...
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dd-wrt router firmware QoS troubleshooting

I've been using the dd-wrt firmware on my router and I like it a lot! But -- I'm not sure the quality of service (QoS) is working on it. I have it set up as follows: http, port 80 -- Premium ...
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DD-WRT firewall rule configuration

I'm using DD-WRT on my linksys router. I want to limit each user on my network to 200 connections at any given time. Does anyone know the rules I enter the firewall in DD-WRT admit panel. I tried ...
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How to provide free connection with usage caps (dd-wrt firmware)

I've got a pretty badass router (okay, not that good, but not bad: TP_link TR1034ND), with DD-WRT firmware. My connection is about 90/35mbps which is also pretty good. I want to provide a free ...
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Linksys WRT150n: how to migrate from Sveasoft to DD-WRT?

Since I started using multiple laptops with 802.11n, my WRT150n periodically loses wireless capability and I have bounce the box to regain wireless. Before getting a new router, I wanted to try ...
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Tomato/DD-WRT router to act as switch & only NAT some port

BACKGROUND: I have a device that must use a real IP address. Currently, my ISP uses DHCP and I can have up to 4 real IP address assigned. However, the cable modem only have 1 ethernet port and it's ...
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DD-WRT in bridge mode

I already have router which is Ubuntu PC. I need to connect my DD-WRT asus router WAN to Ubuntu routing PC in the way so DD-WRT will just bridge connection between wireless and WAN interfaces. Is it ...
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changing the subnet on a DDWRT router

I'm currently working on a bridged openvpn setup between two places. My home lan uses a 192.168.1.x subnet, as does the remote location (which i can't change the subnet for anyway) which results, ...
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Wireless router can't be found from linux

I have a very strange problem with my wireless routers, or linux. I have 2 wireless routers one directly connected to my modem (router 1) and another wireless router (router 2) on the 2nd floor ...
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Tomato Firmware on Asus RT-N12

Has anyone gotten any luck with installing Tomato Firmware on an Asus RT-N12 and/or get WiFi 802.11n working? It seemed to flash correctly using the Asus Firmware and DD-WRT runs fine but it won't ...
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dd-wrt as Wireless access point — can't get ip via wifi

I have a server that acts as dhcpd, and an linksys AP(with dd-wrt) connected to it via ethernet. I didn't want the AP to act as an router (as the server does that), so I've set it up as an Wireless ...
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DD-WRT/openwrt - speed up network sharing function

Can I squeeze more speed out of my router (when it comes to USB attached storage device on it) with open/DD wrt? (Sorry I don't really know such firmwares.) (Guess it works with ntfs-3g? I don't ...
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Home network with two isolated separate subnets, running on cablemodem/router and WRT-router

I have a new connection with a nice new router/cable-modem. I'd like to setup it up optimally and needs some pointers. I am a complete n00b when it comes to routing. I want to end up with two ...
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dd-wrt and squid proxy

I am now using linksys router with dd-wrt firmware & squid proxy from off-site (VPN) for anonymity. The problem is i have to configure proxy setting in my browser to access that proxy. What i ...
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Is there a better way to get dd-wrt to ignore my ISP's 3rd DNS server?

My ISP's DHCP server specifies 3 DNS servers that provide ads on mistyped domain names. I'm using a third party DNS provider that only has 2 DNS servers, but unless I put something in the third box ...
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Routing from the DMZ to the interior network only

I have a home network connected to Verizon's FIOS service. Verizon's ActionTec router is connected to the ONT via coax to establish the MOCA network. My DD-WRT router's WAN port is connected to one ...
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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LinkSys WRT54GL + AM200 in half-bridge mode - Setup guide recommendations?

I am basically looking for a good guide on how to set up my home network with this set of hardware. I need: Dynamic DNS Firewall + port-forwarding VPN Wake-on-LAN from outside firewall VOIP would ...
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cannot ssh to computer behind a dd-wrt bridge

In my home network , i have dd-wrt router in another room , which bridges wifi from main home router (linksys) to the computers wired behind dd-wrt router. Now I cannot ssh from my laptop ( ...
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Setting up a router as a DNS server only

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router that I don't need anymore, since I had to buy a 3G capable router (Dovado 3GN). As I only have a 3G connection at home, I want to optimize it as much as possible. I ...
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How to change the firmware of my NETGEAR WGT624 v2 to DD-WRT

In reference to my previous question: I can't find the appropriate firmware for my NETGEAR WGT624 v2 router. I went on the dd-wrt web site and I read the wiki, but I didn't see any files or ...
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Migrating from DD-WRT to Tomato

Is it possible to switch to the latest version of Tomato on a router that's already running DD-WRT? Using the default Linksys firmware on my WRT54GL v1.1, I had to upload a micro version of DD-WRT ...
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DD-WRT Connection Leak

I have DD-WRT installed on a WRT54G v1.1, and a few of the features seem to cause connections to leak. I've configured it for 1024 connections with TCP/UDP timeouts of 180/30. I've tried higher values ...
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DD-WRT Linksys WRT320N Max Tx Power

What is the save max Tx Power setting for WRT320N in DD-WRT?
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Network Traffic Log

Background - On my "home" network I have a Linksys WTR45GL router providing my internet access as well as a wireless AP. Connected I have * 2 Windows PCs (wired) * At least one laptop (Wired) * Some ...
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DD-WRT: DNSMasq expand-hosts not working

I have a Linksys router running DD-WRT (Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (09/08/09) mini). I have it successfully resolving the DNS names for my DHCP-assigned systems, but only when I fully-qualify those ...
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Being able to access cable modem's web interface

Updated I've got a Motorola SBG900 cable modem sitting in front of a Linksys WRT54G running DD-WRT. The DHCP server is running on the Linksys router not the modem. I can access the DD-WRT web GUI ...
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Does a router know not to hand out static IP addresses to other devices?

I set a computer on my network to use a Static IP address Shutdown the computer so its not on and not connected to the network Question: How does my router know not to hand out that IP address to ...
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How do I disable auto-negotiation on DD-WRT?

I have a WRT54GL router with DD-WRT firmware installed, and have the exact same situation as exposed in this thread. The problem is, I don't know how to disable the auto-negotiation on the router ...
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How to create domain or router-level workgroup (dd-wrt micro)

In Windows, is active directory required for using "Domain" instead of "workgroup"? Do I need to register a domain with a DNS provider like godaddy? What I really want to do is set up my home LAN so ...
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Periodically reboot dd-wrt

I have a Linksys Router with dd-wrt installed on. Due to some problems, I would like to periodically reboot the router (let's say at 0:00 everyday). How would I do that?
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adding 802.11n to a network

My setup: LinkSys 310n (dd-wrt) several G devices (iphone, xbox, etc) some N devices (mbp, mac mini, etc) I'd like to add a dedicated N (or g - lock the 310n to g) channel to the network. Any ...
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What changes do I need to make to my wireless network to avoid these 25s ping times?

My house is kind of long-ish, and I need wireless coverage across the whole house. I have 4 roommates, and our rooms are all at opposite ends of the house. The cable modem can't be moved. Running ...
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linksys WRT350N dd-wrt: how can i give upload priority to slingbox?

i have the router WRT350N by Linksys I've installed dd-wrt v2.4 sp1 on it how can i configure it to give upload priority to slingbox ? The Slingbox is a TV streaming device that enables users to ...
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dd-wrt v24sp2 std. on WRT54GL v1.1 - remote access do not work (neither ssh not web-interface)

After installing the standard version of dd-wrt v24 sp2, I lost the ability to remote-access the router. The sshd is running and remote ssh is enabled. I can ssh into the router from the LAN, and ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...
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DDWRT Bridge Question

I recently setup a bridge and I have a few questions. If the signal from router 1 is precieved as weak on the bridge router (router 2), what can I do to make the signal stronger? Condition: I do not ...
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Wireless Repeater with DD-WRT

I have an ATT wireless modem and a LinkSys Router with DD-WRT v24 sp1 installed. I went through the instructions on this page and got to the point that the DD-WRT router can talk with the modem. My ...
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WPA Enterprise Wireless Bridge

I live in college housing at a university with WIFI available. unfortunately, my bedroom(where I'd like to place my PC) gets little to no reception. I'd like to place a router in the strongest spot ...
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Recommended gigabit 802.11n routers that work with DD-WRT [closed]

I've read this question, and checked out the supported devices list, but am looking specifically for a gigabit 802.11n router that is easy to find and fully supported by DD-WRT. It seems like some of ...
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DD-WRT Router acting as a Switch and Wi-Fi AP

Recently I upgraded to Comcast Business and their modem has a built-in router so I took off my DD-WRT router and moved to a location in my home where I needed more ports and Wi-Fi (preferably without ...