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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 with DNSMasq

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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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a way to block the Verizon tracking cookie using Privoxy?

I'm using Privoxy on a DD-WRT router to do ad blocking on my local network. Is there modification I can make to the Privoxy configuration to block the infamous Verizon tracking cookie?
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Log Websites Visited With DDWRT

I have a netgear wndr4300 and have flashed ddwrt to it. Is it possible for me to do websites visited & by what computer name logging on this set-up?
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rsyslog seems to produce a lot of UDP port 53 datagrams when listening for ddwrt syslog packets

I am trying to have dd-wrt (syslogd via BusyBox) send syslog events to a Raspberry Pi that is running rsyslog. When I start the rsyslog (on the Pi) service listening on 514 UDP, the daemon starts ...
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How do you reset a Buffalo WZR-D1800H (with dd-wrt installed)?

I installed dd-wrt on my Buffalo WZR-D1800H wifi router some time ago. I've reset this device in the past, but it always takes me about 30 or more minutes to figure it out. Each time I finally reset ...
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DD-WRT Android USB Tether

I have an older WNDR4500 router that has BS DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) - build 25697 installed. The router has 2 USB ports, and I was wondering if I could USB tether with my Android phone to the ...
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DD-WRT startup script to restart services

I am using DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/15/14) big - build 25648 on Asus N66U. I have problem with two services: samba and torrents. With WebUI I set up everything like on the screen. Issue I have is that ...
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Connect Xbox to VPN through DD-WRT Router

I'm trying to connect my Xbox One to a ping reduction service which is a PPTP VPN. I can connect to it in Windows 8.1 without any kind of problem. Here are the settings for security tab: Now, I ...
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DD-WRT on Linksys WRT54Gv8 has no sshd or Rflow options

I'm playing with open source firmware for the first time, and seem to have dd-wrt running successfully on a linksys cascading off my main router (which for fear of bricking, I have not flashed yet). ...
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Landing URL after got connected by router (no auth)

I've been looking for this simple feature since months. All I need to do is to redirect users to my website after they have just connected to my open wifi network. I don't even need any auth service / ...
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Port Forward inside Router (DD-WRT)

I have configured an SSH tunnel on my DD-WRT router using the default port 22. I would like to open another port on my router as a proxy port for SSH, say port 80, in case a firewall prevents me from ...
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DD-WRT sends itself as the DNS server to DHC clients

I'm using DD-WRT on my router (version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/11/14) mega). WAN is configured to have static IP and LAN is configured to have a DHCP server provide addresses/DNS, etc to clients. All of ...
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How can I fix my router's ridiculously high external PING rates?

[I asked this question on Overflow and they closed it saying it belongs here. Hope that's correct.] My basic problem: I have horrible latency. When pinging google.com I get average round-trips of 48 ...
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Router suddenly stopped port forwarding

I got me a second router today (Linksys WRT54GL), and put DD WRT on it. I was going to use the router as a PPTP server bridged to my main router, which worked for a little while. Now however, all of ...
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Different WAN IP address in router versus what is shown on IP checking websites

I am trying to set up dyndns on my router—a TP-Link WR1043ND V2—with latest DD-WRT firmware but the problem is that when I look at the router GUI it shows one WAN address and when I look at dyn.com it ...
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iptables duplicate traffic to another ip

This blog post has a template iptables rule to forward traffic, to and from the router to another ip address. iptables -t mangle -A POSTROUTING \ -d [IP to spy on] \ -j ROUTE –tee –gw [...
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SSID on the repeater bridge router

I have a Linksys WRT400N dual band router and I want to use it as a repeater bridge for my main AT&T router. Now I kind of get it working with dd-wrt firmware. I use the latest v24 sp2 firmware ...
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Youtube recording disable others' internet connection

Every time my wife does a recording from her laptop using the youtube video capture tool, it kills the internet connection for everyone else on the network (phone, tablet, desktop) -- every page I try ...
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Network Config (Alcatel GPON (I-241W-S) & TPLink TL WR1043ND)

I have a fibre to home internet solution configured at my place, the Alcatel GPON receives the fibre cable and a LAN cable is fed from it to the TP Link router where the ppoe connection is etablished ...
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OpenVPN router - how to propagate 255.255.255.255 broadcasts on VPN?

I have a dd-wrt router with openVPN set up which I'm using to play LAN games remotely. Some details on the network: remote site LAN: 192.168.10.0/23 router LAN IP: 192.168.11.1 LAN DHCP range: 192....
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Can I make my Router (DD-WRT) act as DHCP server for an unmanaged switch that is not connected to it?

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