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

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Can't connect to some web hosting FTPs after installing DD-WRT on my router

I have recently installed DD-WRT on my D-Link DIR-615 router. Everything seems fine but I cannot connect to some FTP servers (web hosting) anymore. Any ideas what can cause this issue? CuteFTP is ...
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Is there a fax daemon I can install on a remote machine and use over the internet?

Here's the situation: As a poor student I currently don't have a phone line and so obviously no fax capabilities. However my parents have a phone line and a fax machine (One of those HP combo machines ...
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Multiple Subnets Routed Through Separate Network Interfaces Assigned Static Public IP's Going Through a Single WAN Connection

Question moved and completely re-written here. I have a block of Static IP's from my ISP and I am looking to setup separate network interfaces inside DD-WRT that all go through the single WAN ...
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Using a WRT54G to provide wireless capability to an existing wired network

We have an existing 100Mbit wired network. All the PC's are WinXP. The internet comes in via a wireless modem that connects to a one of the workstation via USB. So this W/S runs with a fixed IP ...
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Running a DHCP Server on DD-WRT in “Repeater Bridge” mode?

I am currently running a Linksys WRT160N router on DD-WRT set up as a "Repeater Bridge". It currently serves to rebroadcast my Virgin Mobile MiFi's WiFi through this router, hence broadcasting a more ...
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bridging two wireless interfaces - possible?

What I am trying to do is simple. create a bridge => br0 add first Wi-Fi nic => wlan0 add second Wi-Fi nic => wlan1 so I end up with br0 = wlan0+wlan1. Yet, I always get this error msg: ...
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No internet connection, DNS error. Have dd-wrt, att DSL, WRT54GS

My internet just stopped working a few days ago. The wired connection is fine. When I connect to the router I can no longer connnect wired or wirelessly. I upgraded my router (Linksys WRT54GS) to ...
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Joining two routers together, but I have no access to the second router, although I know it's IP address and Gateway

I have temporarily moved into a rented apartment for 4 months, which has wireless. The trouble I am having is that the access points here are wifi only and no RJ45 and I need to use RJ45 to connect ...
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Connecting to Windows 8 Cygwin SSH through DD-WRT from WAN?

I'd like to connect from my work to my home PC/Laptop through Cygwin's SSHD. I have DD-WRT installed on my router and i'm not really sure on how to configure it to allow me to get in. It works nicely ...
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can't access my ip from outside

I've just installed DD-WRT (DD-WRT v24-sp2 build 21676) into my TP-Link (TL-WR1043ND) router. I've setup port forwarding for port 80 to my machine port 80 and it works well under LAN access (checked ...
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Weird packet dropping between two routers

My ISP provided me a hybrid DSL modem/router with a phone jack and 4 LAN ports. The DSL modem/router supports PPPoE passthrough, but it does not do PPPoE dialing. I also have a more powerful DD-WRT ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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2 Subnets see each other

I have 2 routers that need to be on different subnets. The reason is that router 1 is connected to the internet outside the US where I live. Router 2 is behind router 1 and has a VPN server ...
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How can I tell DD-WRT DHCP to assign same IP to the same device?

I installed DD-WRT mini image on my router. I have a board that gets rebooted a lot(development device). It is very frustrating that my board keeps getting different addresses every couple of reboots. ...
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How do I remove dd-wrt from a DIR-400 router?

I made the mistake of doing a 30/30/30 on my Dlink DIR400 and now when I access it from my browser it comes up with a page asking me for the file I want to update it with. However, none of the files I ...
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DD-WRT, virtual hostname forwarding to other names/IP's using round robin

I'm using DD-WRT v24/K2.6 on Netgear WNDR3400. On my home network I have many machines running (I do lots of distributed programming). I want to create a virtual hostname, say publisher, such that any ...
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connection timed out after ddwrt install

I got a new 1043, v1.10, downgraded it to the german firmware. It was working fine. Than I tried to upgrade with factory-to-ddwrt.bin, build 21061. Now I get an error when I try to reach 192.168.1.1: ...
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DD-WRT home VPN setup..help needed

I currently have 2 routers. Router 1 is my primary gateway. It is actiontec wifi router that I got from frontier communications. (192.168.1.1) Router 2 is a Netgear N600 Dual Band, DD-WRT based ...
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Setting up a reverse proxy on DD-WRT

I have a dynamic IP updater set up on my router, and I want to be able to connect to a computer for remote desktop. I want to be able to connect to a computer on my network with ...
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bridging DD-WRT leads to un-routable ip addresses

I'm bridging two routers. The primary (attached to the internet) is a stock Linksys WRV200 running Firmware Version: 1.0.39. The secondary is a Linksys WRT-54g running Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 ...
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How do I find out if my router is compatible with DD-WRT when it's not in their list?

I'm considering flashing the firmware on my router to DD-WRT this weekend. I tried to find my router (Medialink - MWN-WAPR150N) in their router database with no luck. I'm wondering what key things ...
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VNC Port Forwarding with DD-WRT

I am having issues with accessing my PC via VNC externally. I have read various documentation and forums with people having the same problem, but am still stuck. I am able to log in to my VNC ...
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WiFi speeds half of wired speed

I just upgraded my Comcast internet, and my wired speeds vary from 58 Mbps to 70 Mbps (per speedtest.net). I have a WRT610N router, and I'm only getting around 20-25 mbps from the wifi. Things I ...
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sshuttle on a DD-WRT / OpenWRT Router

Has anybody had any success installing and running sshuttle on a wireless router? My intent is to have all traffic from all devices (computer, tablet, gaming system, etc.) that connect to the router ...
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Access Dynamic Domain Name Via WAN, and while on network

Router Running DD-WRT v24 DNSMasq is enabled DynDNS is enabled, routing TLD domain devita.co to my Dynamic IP Port Fowarding rules enabled for 192.168.1.161, WAN 2152 -> LAN 80 External ...
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DD-WRT DNSMasq DNS Caching, Forwarding, and Local Resolution

I just flashed DD-WRT to my Linksys e4200 and I'm exceptionally pleased with it. I would like to use DNSMasq to cache DNS resolutions, forward results it does not have in its cache to Google's public ...
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DD-WRT routers - How can I specify any/all IP address ranges?

I'm creating port forwarding rules on my DD-WRT router (shown below) and want to allow all (any) source networks access. My thought was to specify 0.0.0.0/32 but that is not working. How do I ...
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Wired network connection drops every 30 minutes

Recently, my desktop running Windows 8 64-bit has been losing network connectivity consistently every 30 minutes. The machine is connected via ethernet to a Trendnet TPL-307E powerline networking unit ...
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DD-WRT new router firmware block ad serving hostnames

I found an excellent link of hosts serving ads and tracking cookies. I'd like to run a DNS server on my (newly reflashed) router running the DD-WRT firmware, and re-route all connections to any of ...
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DD-WRT SSH Setup

Okay so I installed DD-WRT firmware onto my Linksys E2000. I can see my dd-wrt page and everything but I am having trouble setting up ssh usage. I tried following these instructions. But after all ...
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DD-WRT: Tunnel repeated/bridged traffic

In my neighborhood free, public WLAN (without encryption) is available. To avoid that sniffers can see/use my traffic, I'd like to configure my DD-WRT router to build an encrypted WiFi network. All ...
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DDOS attack on my network?

For the past 4 weeks, I have noticed that my router and modem lights blink continuously: The router is a Linksys WRT160NL running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (07/20/12) std and the modem is a Cisco DPC3825. The ...
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ddwrt not relaying external ip addres in from an external request

I have a problem where all external requests are logged or interpreted like they are originating from the router as the log shows shows the routers ip rather then the originating clients IP. I'm ...
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Run Fon on DD-WRT

I'm using DD-WRT image in my Linksys router. Is it possible become Fon member with this router or I need to buy special Fon http://corp.fon.com/ router? If it is possible, then how to setup my ...
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DD-WRT - Host-based forwarding

I would like to know if I can configure DD-WRT router, that operates as the server's network gateway, so support different forwards based on hostname (other than port 80). I've configured ...
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Blocked a website in DD-WRT but it doesn't block all its subdomains, is there a way?

I blocked a site (http://exampleurl.com/) in DD-RWRT's control panel and it worked, but just for that exact URL, it didn't block the entire website (http://exampleurl.com/stuff/etc) and all other ...
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How do I configure DD-WRT to forward IPSec traffic to an internal server to support a road warrior configuration?

I use dd-wrt as my home router setup and that's been working fine. Now I wanted to figure out a way to be able to use my iPad to set up a IPSec tunnel to my home network while I'm on the road. PPTP ...
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DD-WRT Forwarding Specific Mac Address to Different interface

I have the following IPTable rules: iptables -I FORWARD -i br1 -d nvram get lan_ipaddr/nvram get lan_netmask -m state --state NEW -j DROP iptables -t nat -I POSTROUTING -o br0 -j SNAT --to ...
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How is IP reservation in DD-WRT different from that of D-Link?

I've decided to make the switch from stock D-Link FW to DD-WRT. The router is a DIR-825, revision B1. I flashed it successfully with DD-WRT. It didn't connect me to the Internet at first, the "globe" ...
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Router preventing access to the rest of the network

I'm on a network where we share a media server between all residents. If I connect my laptop directly to the network it detects the media server (through samba) without issues. Recently I've added a ...
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OpenVPN server certificate configuration instructions for DD-WRT router do not match user interface

I'm setting up the OpenVPN server daemon on a Buffalo N600 router which came stock with DD-WRT v.24 SP2. I'm following the instructions at VPN (The Easy Way) V24+ to set up the server side of things ...
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barebones features for a DD-WRT router acting as PPTP server

I have a little router (Linksys E900) only to act as a VPN server. I have a decent router behind it, handling radio anyway. So I am happy to relegate any other CPU-intensive stuff to the bigger ...
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how to troubleshoot asymmetric speed PPTP VPN speed? (downlink to client is slow, the server bandwidth up, and there is no encryption overhead)

I hope I have a general question motivated by my specific problem: I have acceptable upload speeds and unacceptable download speeds on my VPN while I think both endpoints have quite some bandwidth in ...
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is PPTP VPN server supposed to work in DD-WRT 19342 (or later) big build? with a mac OS 10.8.2 client?

Following up on some confusing comments in the DD-WRT forums, see http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=167815 (with a screenshot of settings) In the model-specific thread I learnt that my VPN ...
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make DD-WRT send its public IP to an email address

Is it possible to setup DD-WRT (router firmware family) to send out its IP somewhere? Periodically, or preferably, whenever it just changed? I am not ready to set up (and pay for) dynamic DNS yet, ...
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Slow local network with brand new router and DD-WRT

I'm running a brand new Asus RT-N16 with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) mega on it. Lately, I've seen slow transfer rates when moving files from my laptop to my server over wifi (laptop is using wifi, ...
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Connect lan printer to wlan on seperate networks

We have two modems in our offices providing two different internet connections. One modem is linked to an ethernet switch which connects 10 PCs and a printer together. The other Modem is connected to ...
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Filter multicast from WAN to specified vlan

I'm using ebtables to filter multicast IPTV from my Wireless and Wired Lan. Right now its configured like this: Router ( DD WRT ) VLAN1 (PC Network) VLAN2 (IPTV) I am using this command: insmod ...
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USB to Ethernet?

So, due to the fact I live in the middle of nowhere I have this Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G HotSpot that will connect up to 5 devices. I have 4 connected now. On one of the 4 computers, I have a ...
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DD WRT loses WAN connection, why does releasing and renewing the DHCP reestablish connection?

I'm new(ish) to networking and have been setting up a home server. Part of making sure the server is good and healthy is of course making sure I have a solid connection. Unfortunately, our DD WRT ...