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

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D-Link DIR-300 with DD-WRT, doesn't handle more than few devices

I've got a problem with my home router, D-Link DIR-300 with DD-WRT. It seems that for some reason it cannot handle more than few devices connected at the same time on wireless network. The maximum is ...
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Allow access to internet with DD-WRT OpenVPN in bridging mode

I am having issues with my OpenVPN configuration on DD-WRT. All traffic has to be routed through the tunnel. The DD-WRT device is not directly exposed to the internet, so the firewall is disabled. ...
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How can I tell the wireless protocols being used by devices on my network?

I have a ASUS router setup using dd-wrt in Mixed mode wireless. Having recently read an article about how even having a/b devices on your network can slow down all connections I am interested in ...
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TP link TL-WR1043ND can't access some homepages via wireless

I ran into some trouble with my wireless connection this morning. I can connect to my wireless network and it seems to be sending an receiving packets, but I can only access some websites like ...
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DD-WRT wireless autoconnect command?

What is command in DD-wrt v24-sp2 build (14896) to autoconnect one specific wireless network as client mode?
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automaticaly set ttl at router startup

I have following startup (Administration-Commands-Startup script) script in my dd-wrt router iptables -t mangle -I POSTROUTING -o `get_wanface` -j TTL --ttl-set 128 However it does not work. I ...
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Is 50% download speed on a wireless G network normal?

I have a wired connection of about 36Mb/s, but my wireless speed is max at about 18-19Mb/s. I have a WRT54G-TM (T-Mobile, 802.11G) router with DD-WRT firmware - I've upgraded it to latest build. Done ...
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DD-WRT on WNDR3700 forgets Shared Key password

For some time, I've been using DD-WRT (DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/14/11) std - build 17201) on a Netgear WNDR3700 v2 router. Yesterday, I found that the 2.4 GHz network had become open and that the Shared ...
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DD-WRT router causing IP address conflicts across network

My DD-WRT router has lost its mind! (Caveat: technically neither of these devices are "routing". I'm going to call them routers anyway.) I just set up two DD-WRT routers, one as a WAP (working fine) ...
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How to setup DMZ in router with DD-WRT firmware?

I have a router d-link dir-300, flashed to dd-wrt v24. By the unknwon reasons web interface not working. Spawning in console httpd, didnt help. Now I need a DMZ ip. How I can setup it with standard ...
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DD-WRT: Repeater bridge with VPN?

Setup: Router1 and Router2 run DD-WRT Cable modem is connected to WLAN port of Router1 Router2 runs in Repeater Bridge mode (there is also a separate SSID with virtual interface) This setup works ...
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Simple source routing policy on dd-wrt router does not “stick”

Goal State: Have the traffic from one computer on my LAN use the VPN tunnel setup between my router and an OpenVPN provider, and leave all other traffic unaffected. Here's some relevant information ...
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How to set the DDWRT router to use only opendns?

I need to setup my router to use opendns. It have the latest DDWRT firmware. But I want the router to act as a DNS server so it will cache the queries. I have set the Additional DNSMasq Options as ...
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Decreased wifi speed with multiple AP's broadcasting on same SSID

I purchased two D-Link Wireless N routers today and installed DD-WRT on both. I put them on opposite ends of my house. One is acting at my Router and NAT as well as a Wifi AP. The other is hardwired ...
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DD-WRT As an access point for VPN? [closed]

I want to set up a home VPN, and I had planned to use DD-WRT to do it. The problem is that our current router isn't supported by DD-WRT. Our previous router is supported by DD-WRT, and I have already ...
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Foxfi and DD-WRT

I am currently using my phone (Android) for Internet access. I am running FoxFi for WiFi tethering. My goal is to get several devices, both wireless and wired, to communicate over the network and to ...
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Changing WPA supplicant configuration on dd-wrt

I installed dd-wrt on my Fonera (old model), and I'm trying to use it as an ethernet-wlan adapter for a PC without WiFi (using it in client-mode). I've configured everything following a step-by-step ...
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Is there a reason to manually set an IP vs setting DHCP to assign a specific IP?

I'm running on a DDWRT'd (Linksys) router. I want to have static IPs on a few of my machines for port forwarding and tracing. I'm wondering if there are any benefits to one method over the other -- ...
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How do I see what connections are being made?

My DDWRT router is showing that my computer has a connection count around 600! The router is at 100% CPU use. How can I see what's making all the connections? So far, I've opened up Resource Monitor ...
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dd-wrt: Keep source ip after port forward

I just started using dd-wrt on my wndr3700, but now all my incomming connections to a server inside the network gets the same source ip as the router. How can I change this back so I get the real ...
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A router that supports connecting with 2 different wifi networks [closed]

I Have the following setup in one place: We have a small local ISP through wireless. I have a external parabolic antenna, connected to a external usb wifi radio, connected through USB to a desktop ...
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Virtual Interfaces Unable to send packages in DD-WRT WR741 v2

I'm using a TP-Link WR741ND v2, with the DD-WRT v24-sp2 (07/20/12) std. It has been working for the last 3 monthes, perfectly ok, but suddenly the virtual interfaces stopped sending packets. I ...
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How have multiple web servers and IPs on the same physical network

I do web development out of a small office and need to have multiple physical and virtual servers that can be accessed from the internet. I also have a number of devices (computers, laptops, tablets, ...
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Can interference cause lost Wifi signal?

I have a strange situation. I have two Linksys WRT54G routers running DD-WRT. Both routers suddenly started acting strangely yesterday. Loss of signal, couldn't connect to the router, once connected, ...
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Log in DD-WRT router via SSH works, web front end does not

I can use SSH to log in as the root user, but the same credentials are not logging me into the front end. What is going on here?
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Freshly installed dd-wrt on dir-300 and no internet. What to do?

With the d-link firmware I just connected the router and it worked, as is expected when using DHCP, but with dd-wrt I have no internet access. It is configured with DHCP, and dd-wrt's wan status page ...
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Cannot login ssh in a dd-wrt router

I have this router: linksys WRT160NL I am trying to ssh to it: $ssh -l root -p 1522 192.168.1.1 DD-WRT v24-sp2 std (c) 2010 NewMedia-NET GmbH Release: 08/07/10 (SVN revision: 14896) ...
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Bridged Tomato network - problems with some devices on bridged wired segment

This is my network: Dotted lines indicate wireless connections, solid lines indicate Ethernet connections. I used two ASUS routers and Tomato to bridge my network. So I have have two wired ...
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Connect via VPN with DD-WRT

I'm considering getting a Router that is supported in the DD-WRT database. Before I do that I would like to know, would it be possible to make the router connect to a VPN on the router level (so all ...
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Port forwarding through a client bridge

I am having a problem with port forwarding with a client bridge. My main router is a 2wire router from AT&T using their firmware. It is a Router/Modem. In my room, there is a Linksys WRT54GL ...
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SSH Not Working After Installing DD-WRT

I have a pogoplug server hacked with the instructions here. It has worked fine for over a year now. I can ssh into it and do what ever I want. Today I installed DD-WRT on my router, after setting up ...
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Setting up dynamic DNS for linked router

I have a 'main' router that receives the internet signal from the ISP and another one in my room, connected with a cable. The main router is running its original firmware and is very limited in its ...
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dd-wrt: change LAN port to WAN only works without LAN connection

I have a TP-Link 740N v3 router with WAN port and LAN port 1 burned. I was able to flash DD-WRT and to apparently configure WAN port to LAN port 4 (or 1, I don't actually know how are they numbered ...
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Mac address clone on DD-WRT

I am on a network on which I have my old router's mac address registered so I can access the internet through this network (it's filtered by mac address). I've recently replaced the old router and am ...
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used dd-wrt to turn my router into an access point for better signal in my new apartment. It stopped giving me an internet signal after a few days

I wanted an access point at my new apartment which has community internet so I put the dd-wrt firmware on my router and everything works for 5 days then no more access point. I can't connect to it ...
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How to enable iptables with verbose mode in DD-WRT?

I want to log all packets to messages through iptables. Can you help me how to set verbose mode in DD-WRT. Just DYI, I have optware installed to store the large messages file and do log rotation.
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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DD-WRT No Internet connection over LAN

FINAL UPDATE: IT WORKS NOW Kovica's original idea did proove to be right. I used "Win7 MAC Adress Changer", to generate a new random MAC address and it instantly worked. This does seem to be an issue ...
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Router changes its MAC Addresses

I constantly lose my Internet connection. After analyzing the problem I found that my router, TL-WR741ND [TP-Link], changes its MAC address by switching through the WLAN's, LAN's and WAN's MAC ...
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Can I run a minimalist web-server on my router without rewriting the firmware with DD-WRT?

I read this article on Nezzen.net that says that you can make a web-server on your router providing that you rewrite its firmware with a free DD-WRT, Tomato, or equivalent. Leaving apart the fact ...
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Is it possible to let the access point handle the firewall rather than the main router?

I have two routers: one is ADSL, the other one is a broadband, and my line from the ISP is ADSL. So, I did use the ADSL router as the main one that handle the connection to the internet, and used the ...
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How can I use ADSL line with a broadband router?

I have a broadband router (Linksys E1000) which I've flashed with a DD-WRT firmware. After doing so I realized that this router doesn't have an interface for ADSL port(RJ-11). How can I use the ...
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Replacing stock dnsmasq with optware dnsmasq

This question if for DD-WRT installed on e3000 with optware. I have replaced the stock dnsmasq to get logging, using this: http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=660694 I installed optware on ...
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Connect to my LAN from outside my router (WAN)?

Time for some extremely rough ASCII art. |------| /LAN_B ME ->|ROUTER|->LAN_A-> -LAN_C |------| \LAN_D LAN_A is a server with the necessary exposed port(s) to ...
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I am looking to expand my Wi-Fi range using two Linksys routers. How do I go about this?

Most of the computers in the house are used up to a maximum of five or six feet of the router. However, my iPad cannot get a good signal through a couple of walls. Here's what I have: Linksys ...
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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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DD-WRT DNS lookup failure

I'm trying to configure a new router (a Linksys WRT160Nv3) with DD-WRT. It seems that no matter what the settings, DNS lookups fail. I can't ping anything outside my network (I get an unknown host ...
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DD-WRT Linksys-n Enterprise Networking

I am the network manager and I have about 30 Linksys Wireless N routers positioned in different rooms at the campus I manage. The campus is saturated however when a user walks from one access point to ...
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What is the difference between static and local dns

In my router I can set 1 local dns addres and 3 static dns addresses. What are the differences? Why do I get only 1 choice for local dns address but 3 choices for static dns addresses?
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Failover WAN with multipath

I'm configuring a dd-wrt router to allow access via VPN to a remote desktop server. The router will sit behind another router providing NAT. I'm configuring it with a backup 3G mobile broadband link. ...