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

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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

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 ...
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How do I flash DIR-615 from the recovery console?

I have installed dd-wrt on my DIR-615, but I now want to flash the stock firmware on it. However, while I can get into the recovery console (hold reset button and power on until power light flashes), ...
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Simple VLAN DDWRT Configuration

I've been searching far and low to try and get this configuration working. All I want to do is configure my asus rt-n66u router running ddwrt to isolate port4 from my private network, yet have ...
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Delay network connect on bootup, or retry after X seconds

I have a Plex Server running on my Windows 7 Dekstop and a network drive running on my DD-WRT router with all my Plex media. When my desktop boots up, despite me telling it to remember my username ...
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TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 limits connection speeds even on factory defaults

I moved recently and my TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (11/21/10) std (SVN revision 15778) started to work odd. Before: Router was conneted to another (ISP's) router/modem. Internet ...
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Why are my DD-WRT Repeaters connecting to each other instead of the access point?

I have a few LinkSys WRT54GL routers repeating off a main access point. I'm struggling to keep the wifi consistent though. It seems like some of my repeaters are connecting to each other instead of ...
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VPN into Cisco/Linksys router

I just recently bought a Linksys EA6200 router and I would like to know if there is any VPN functionality built into the router. What I'd like to do: - Connect into a VPN network managed by my router ...
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Port forward to WAP webui

For some reason port forward of anything to 80 to my dd-wrt WAP router doesn't let me load the web ui. The primary router is also a dd-wrt router and does all the NAT and runs the DHCP server. The ...
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Clients connected to dd-wrt AP's cannot be discovered from primary router

I have two dd-wrt devices, one acting as a switch (connected by EoP), and one as an AP (connected by CAT5e). Clients connected to the AP can view the whole network, but clients connected to the router ...
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IP reservation valid beyond DHCP

In my home network, can I reserve a certain IP to a specific device, preventing that it can be assigned to other devices? Usually routers allow IP reservation on DHCP, but if someone changes the ...
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Can the WAN IP address be retrieved programmatically from a DD-WRT router

I currently query an external server for my external IP address, but I should really query my own router. It would limit the traffic to the LAN, and the router certainly knows what the address is. ...
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Can't stealth or close port 1024

I'm running Win7 64-bit (Home edition) and Huawei HG533 router. Have used GRC and several other sites to scan the computer and all say that port 1024 is open, have used several different firewalls to ...
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Any way to see ddwrt logs with website/PC names etc?

We used to have a dlink dir655 router that had logs in the interface. The logs were simple,easy to read, and had the name of the computers, iphones, etc on it. This made it easy to pinpoint who was ...
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Is PPTP VPN ever secure? Under DD-WRT? [closed]

PPTP is not an open, ratified standard the way that, for example, SSL/TLS is. (see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#TLS_1.2 and http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5246/ ) The most ...
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Forum Spambot for Changing OpenDNS Settings on a Timer

I have read again and again the request for OpenDNS to incorporate a time restriction feature. From what I understand, they can't because of something about caching. I loaded DD-WRT firmware on my ...
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Intermittent internet loss

at my office at work I have internet provided by the building. Within my office I have a D-Link DIR-632A with Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (03/25/13) std. I have 2 PCs hardwired, 4 PCs connected through ...
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How do I do remote logging on DD-WRT with rDNS?

Here's what I want to do: I plan on setting up VPN on the router so that I can change the router settings remotely: http://www.howtogeek.com/51772/how-to-setup-a-vpn-server-using-a-dd-wrt-router/ ...
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How to set different DNS servers for specific domains

I am new to Flashrouters and I was wondering if it is possible to set up different DNS servers for specific domains: For instance: if domain is ebay.com or nasa.org then use 8.8.8.8 (as the DNS ...
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Is it possible to quickly and easily toggle VPN off and on at router level?

Through DD-WRT or something similar, is it possible to toggle off and on a connection to a VPN? Would a script sat on a machine within the home network do the trick? The intention is to get a ...
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DD-WRT port forwarding doesn't work for internal subnet

I've a router with dd-wrt firmware. I've setup 2nd IP address via Iptables commands and have portforwarded one port. It works fine. However it doesn't work internally. Trying to go internally for ...
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How to fix Wrong firmware installed on router

I have a Netgear WNR2000v3 (n300) router. The guy who came in and installed it for me somehow installed the Netgear RP614v4 Firmware on it. I have been having severe connectivity problems, and cannot ...
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Using WRT-54G as repeater after flashing with DD-WRT?

Can I use my WRT-54G as a wireless repeater after flashing with DD-WRT?
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Failed to upgrade to a newer version in DD-WRT on my Linksys Wap54g. What now?

I failed to upgrade to a newer version in DD-WRT on my Linksys Wap54g through Web Interface. The first upgrade from Linksys to DD-WRT through "TFTP client" was successful. Now again uploading DD-WRT ...
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What Happens If I Hard Reset(30-30-30) Router in DD Firmware?

What will happen if I hard reset router with DD-WRT in it. Will it factory reset to DD-WRT or revert back to its original firmware?
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Port forwarding not working in dd-wrt

I just bought a Netgear (3700v4) wireless router to replace another one (3700v1) which failed. A friend had helped me get port forwarding working on the original one. One of the important things that ...
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Issue with PPTP VPN setup

My first intention to setup a PPTP VPN, via my Linksys E2000 router with DD-WRT firmware, was to use an iPhone app while being connected to my home network from anywhere I have an internet connection. ...
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WiFi experiences severe delay when more than one user is using the internet

Recently got fibre internet, 40/2, works fine when on one PC. If two access it at once, even if one is only on Google images and not even watching 1080p streams it lags horribly (5.5k+ ping). I don't ...
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Best compatible firmware for my router to set bandwidth caps?

I have a Linksys N300, E1200 router and it has a built in QoS functionality, but I read somewhere that QoS is like spikes, as in like turnlike and not constant (I'm sorry I don't know how to explain). ...
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DD-WRT virtual interface or separate router for guest network

Just installed DD-WRT open source firmware on my Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi router and was wondering whether using a virtual interface to make a guest network or connecting my Linksys WRT54GS WiFi router ...
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Raspberry pi cannot ping router or internet addresses over wifi bridge

I recently set up a WNR2000v3 router running DD-WRT as a sort of repeater bridge using the "Atheros" version of this tutorial (we'll call this 'router 2'), which is repeating a Medialink Wireless-N ...
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Hardware setup for adding a dd-wrt/WRT54G to monitor DSL/Internet bandwidth

While looking at another question/answer at: How can I monitor network traffic? and because I do not have enough points to comment I want to follow this up with another question: I too am looking to ...
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RSSI reporting on WRT150N using kismet_drone?

I am setting up kismet drone on WRT150N with intent of logging signal strengths from mobile devices, however in this article it is said that due to WRT drivers problem reported RSSI is not ...