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

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How do you get to a DD-WRT router's configuration page? (repeater bridge)

Here is my internet setup: Internet → Apartment WiFi → DD-WRT Router The router has been configured as a repeater bridge per the guide in the DD-WRT wiki: ...
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Ethernet extending

There is a house with internet access, and there is a workshop/guesthouse which has a phone line connecting to the house. The phone line is a copper wire pair, nothing fancy. The challange is to ...
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Improve and Reduce Latency in DD-WRT with QoS

I was tasked with making a home network today and after installing DD-WRT in one of the routers, I ran some diagnosis and the games became a problem. There is usually one or two people using Internet ...
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Disabling SSID from command line DD-wrt

I'm trying to disable/hide my SSID broadcast programatically in order to stop devices connecting to my access point (not for security reasons). I have tried renaming the SSID and setting it to nothing ...
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Cannot access DD-WRT after changing Router IP

I have a fresh Linksys E2500 running DD-WRT K26 NV60 mega and everything works fine, but when I log into the Web GUI and change the Router IP address and subnet under the setup tab, everything breaks. ...
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Configure DD-WRT router behind a Cisco cable modem

I have a Linksys WRT54GS router flashed with DD-WRT that I'm trying to get a connection on behind a Cisco DPC3010 cable modem. I can get a connection just fine when I plug my computer in directly ...
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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How to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer?

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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connect to (“remotely”) local IP if router has VPN to remote server

I am confused by how this works. It took me two days, but now I see some connection from my DD-WRT router (as PPTP client) to a remote VPN server, e.g. issuing the command route on the router: ...
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Trying to set up Linksys e1000 with dd wrt as repeater

I'm trying to setup a Linksys E1000 v2.1 router that has dd-wrt on it as a repeater. However I can't seem to get the router to connect to the internet in the first place. I have Verizon Fios. My ...
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how to pick addresses and DNSMasq server for PPTP VPN client (in DD-WRT)?

I must be confused about terminology for addresses my remote network uses, but I could not get my DD-WRT (build 20548) connect to the PPTP server. At least I could not even verify that I am connected ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I am effectively, extending a public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three ...
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Is myopenrouter.com reputable?

I really want to flash dd-wrt on my netgear r6300 v1, however the main dd-wrt website's database is extremely outdated. I keep being re-directed by search results to this page, but I'm a little ...
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dd-wrt disabled DHCP, now no longer connects even wired

I had a perfectly functional DD-WRT router set up with networked file storage, port forwarding, multiple wireless networks, etc. The router was connected directly to my modem. I moved to a new ...
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Connecting to captive portal wifi over PPPoE using WCR-HP-GN

im a bit of a beginner with routers, so here it goes. i'm living in asia and i have moved into a new block where the landlord forces you to use internet via a captive portal that he retails. Problem ...
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dd-wrt on wap54G - multiple SSIDs work, until reboot, then brick…?

I've had a few WAP54Gs that found some extra life with DD-WRT. Recently I added a few extra SSIDs to them (they had been running one each), which worked fine - until I rebooted one, and it stopped ...
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Can access router settings via Wifi but not on a wired connection

On my Netgear WNR2000v3 running DD-WRT I can access the setting panel via Wifi but not on a wired connection why is this? I need it to connect to ethernet to flash the default firmware back via TFTP.
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multiple DHCP servers for wireless users on same subnet

I am trying to set up 2 router in our network with following set up. 2 routers, 1 is the main router that DHCP is enabled to assign ip to all wired PCs, the other one can be assumed for guest, which ...
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“Sleeping” hard drive with dd-wrt NAS

I have a Linksys e4200 (v1) router running DD-WRT dd-wrt.v24-21061_NEWD-2_K2.6_big-nv60k. I attached a Seagate drive and have it shared over SMB and FTP. It seems at times it unmounts the drive. ...
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DD-WRT and 2 virtual interfaces with each dedicated to N or G

Can virtual interfaces be setup with DD-WRT to be dedicated to a specific protocol? I have a Wireless G printer and I've noticed that when my router is set to "compatibility mode" my throughput tanks. ...
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Is there a public DNS site that serves private addresses, or is there a better reliable option? [closed]

I have a private home network served by dual private DNS servers at this time. The Internet router currently serves DHCP along with the required DNS addresses. However, this entire network is very ...
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How to connect 2 Routers to share files but not internet?

I've looked everywhere for how to do this but I can't really find a full answer. My neighbor and I share a lot of files between each other, Videos, Music, game saves, etc. What I'd like to do is be ...
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How do I connect to the internet from a dd-wrt router plugged into a modem-router combination?

I've got a cable modem (A) which is also a wireless router and a dd-wrt wireless router (B). I've connected (B)'s "internet" port to one of (A)'s local ports. I can connect to (B) over the air just ...
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Policy Based Routing - DD-WRT

I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on a NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900. My intention is the flash the device with DD-WRT and set up an OpenVPN connection through it (I am currently outside of the states ...
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How to apply changes to nvram from the terminal?

What is the command that has the effect of "Apply Settings" in DD-WRT's web interface? I'm aware of reboot, but the web interface makes a distinction between rebooting and applying settings, the ...
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DD-WRT / Ubuntu DHCP / SQUID Transparent Proxy

Trying to segregate WLAN clients based on VLAN SSID, but I can't use multiple ports on DD-WRT router. AP is on second floor with only one drop going to basement where my SQUID/DHCPD server is. If I ...
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How to make DD-WRT router's (configured like a repeater) devices be accessible on LAN? (i.e. integrate DHCP for both routers)

I have a D-Link DIR-600-A1 router running DD-WRT (using the 601's firmware: except for the model number, they are near identical). It has an Atheros chip, so there is no "repeater" option. You can ...
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How to remove dd-wrt from a router

I have a Netgear WNR2000v3. I have flashed dd-wrt to the router and now want to remove it. I can access dd-wrt via WiFi but I can not access it via a lan port. I have attempted many 30-30-30 resets ...
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E3000 as repeater (bridge?) for Motorola DOCSIS cable modem

I'm trying to use my E3000 as a bridge/repeater to extend the range of my cable modem (Motorola DOCSIS 3.0). To that end, I flashed it with DD-WRT firmware. I'm not clear if I want "Repeater" or ...
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How to wake-up remote IIS webserver using dd-wrt shell scripting

The problem: I have some asp.net websites hosted on IIS ( at a local hosting company). Now if nobody access them during aprox. 20 minutes, the IIS is going into sleep mode, so the first next request ...
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DD-WRT (Linksys) slow local file transfer over WiFi

I have the following setup - a modem/router... it is a device that converts fibreoptic to standard LAN. Then I have my main router/DHCP server/ WiFi. I use another router with DD-WRT as an accesspoint ...
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How to set up a vpn client on DDWRT

I am currently running ddwrt on a D-Link DIR 825 rev.b router and I have a question. Is it possible to freely run any VPN subscription in the client section under PPTP or do you need extra info? My ...
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How to use a local DNS server with dd-wrt, and *not* use DNSMasq

I have a DNS server running on a Windows Server machine that resolves some local domain names into local IP addresses. I simply want to use the Windows DNS server. I do not want to use Dnsmasq. I ...
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forward all client traffic on one network through a router on another network on a secure port

good day all after much research, and hastle, I have had no luck in finding a solution to this issue I have in mind to create a "VPN" for Windows clients: Forward all client traffic to a router on ...
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DD-WRT to redirect incoming traffic to a home Plex server

I am not sure if this is possible, however I have domain with DNS only (no hosting) pointing to my home DD-wrt border router. I have setup port forwarding from port 80 to port 32400 of a windows ...
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DD-WRT url forwarding like port forwarding?

I have a ddwrt router and I would like the following behavior. say I own the domain example.com and like wise, I own *.example.com. Say I have my dns set to forward all requests for example.com or ...
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DD-WRT print server is working on Linux, but not on Windows

So I flashed the latest DD-WRT on my router, but I can't for the love of God make printing working on Windows. It works seamlessly on Linux though, with the following settings. When I add the printer ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...