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

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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 ...
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Block router to set up PPPOE

Can ISP block WIFI router from setting up PPPOE connection? My ISP filtered clients by MAC. I cloned my MAC to WIFI router and everything was fine. Today my ISP started to block all WIFI routers. My ...
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How do I join two subnets with two DD-WRT routers?

I have two separate DD-WRT routers which I would like to bridge together so that computers connected to each are on the same subnet (so that multicast can work between them for UPNP/DNLA media ...
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Can DD-WRT create two WIFI ssid's one that routes through a VPN and the other that does not?

I am living in China and need a VPN to access youtube, facebook etc. However it is considerably slower to access local sites through a VPN. I am thinking to buy a router that will allow me to simply ...
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Port forward list is empty in DD-WRT

Router: Linksys WRT-54G-TM DD-WRT Version: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) mega When I go to NAT/ QoS => Port Forwarding, the list is empty. I previously had port forwards set there, and they are still ...
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DD-WRT possible brick on tplink-wa901nd v2, any advice?

I think I had a bad idea this night. I flashed ftp://dd-wrt.com/others/eko/BrainSlayer-V24-preSP2/2013/01-01-2013-r20453/tplink_tl-wa901ndv2/factory-to-ddwrt.bin into a brand new tplink-wa901nd v2, ...
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How can I find routers that support external drives larger than 2TB?

I'm looking to create a NAS with a 3TB drive that I already have. I thought using a router and DD-WRT would do the job, but DD-WRT on my router (Asus RT-N13U) does not support GPT and thus only ...
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Wireless Access Point Without Physically Connecting DD-WRT Routers

I have two routers running DD-WRT. The main one is connected to the modem which is on the second floor, and I would like to boost my wifi strength so my entire house is covered with wifi. I would like ...
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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 ...