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

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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Can't access DD-WRT router (E3000) set up as wireless AP

I have a Time Warner Cable modem/router; I attached a Linksys E3000 with DD-WRT as a wireless AP by following this guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point Everything works, ...
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How should I setup two VLANs on the same ethernet port with one being untagged?

My ISP is also my TV provider using IPTV. What happens is I get a public IP address on my router but before that there is a switch that all the IPTV STBs are connected to plus the router. It didn't ...
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Why does Windows 8.1 prevent my wifi adapter from connecting to my 802.11n wireless network?

I tried upgrading my mom's PC to Windows 8.1 and it wen't smooth for the most part except I could not connect to the wireless network anymore. The driver for the wireless adapter was installed (tried ...
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Client mode: how to join a specific BSSID (not ESSID) in DD-WRT?

I have 2 access points with the same ESSID and my DD-WRT connects to the one with the strongest signal (00:00:00:00:00:01). However, I'm interested in connecting to the one slightly weaker signal ...
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DDWRT Backup Internet Connection with a Twist

Need some help with DD-WRT. I have two buildings. Each has their own Internet connection. I am using Engenius outdoor wireless devices to connect the building networks together and it works like a ...
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To which level can VPN traffic be sniffed?

I've got a doubt: I'm starting to work in random places (consulting) which means I switch from a network infrastructure to another one depending on the client. I'm really concerned about security and ...
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Linux can see the hostname, but Windows can't see it

I'm getting everything set up for a LAN party, and would like connecting to the server as easy as possible. There will be both Linux and Windows computers at this party, so it needs to be compatible ...
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DD-WRT Additional Cron Jobs aren't running

I have installed DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std - build 24461) on a TP-Link TL-WR841ND v9 and I'm trying to add a CRON job to update my Unlocator IP configuration as described here: How to set up a ...
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Password Recovery from Router without Reset

Background Story: Previous Technician for a small business set up a network for a customer. The Technician went AWOL (The small business owner is a close friend, and I knew the previous technician as ...
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Computers connected on LAN ports, via a wireless router, are unable to communicate

What I have Linksys WRT54GL with DD-WRT replacing the original firmware Linksys is connected to the internet on the WAN port, standard stuff 2 windows (7 and 8) desktop computers connected via the ...
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Limited WAN speed through Linksys E4200 running DD-WRT

Today we have upgraded our internet connection from 90 Mbps to 180 Mbps, only to find out speedtest.net will not give a result higher than ~96 Mbps. If I connect directly to the modem, bypassing the ...
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dd-wrt translates DNS queries sent from LAN from public IP to private IP – how to stop this?

I recently got a router that has dd-wrt firmware installed into it. I'm running a HTTP server behind that router, and as it has a NAT, I have set the appropriate port forwardings. I also have a ...
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Can copy file to samba share with terminal but not from finder (OSX Maverick)

I have a samba share located on a Router USB storage DD-WRT V24 USB drive. I try to copy a file from a MAC OSX machine using Finder. Finder returns the following message: "can’t be copied because ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...