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

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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: ...
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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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Really slow connection between wireless routers - wireless interference or something else?

I've got a bit of an issue with my home network. Three TP-Link WR1043ND V2 are used in the setup and the idea is to get a wireless signal to all three floors of the building. All three routers are ...
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DD-WRT Universal Repeater [Atheros Chipset]

How can I Setup DD-WRT Router to be Universal Repeater? Premise Wireless 3G/4G Modem (Netgear AC762s, as example although irrelevant) as Internet connection Home Router (Any DD-WRT capable ...
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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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DDWRT: Gateway behind gateway

Quick background: I am in China, and I am trying to setup two wireless networks on the same internet connection. One is a regular WIFI with a Chinese IP. The second should be using a VPN connected to ...
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Unable to connect to modem web interface through router

I have a small network with a modem, a WRT54GL router and my laptop. When I connect my laptop directly to the modem I can access the web interface of the modem by navigating to 192.168.1.1 (this ...
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why is there a user named “reboot” on my dd-wrt installation?

I just noticed there is an entry named "reboot" in /etc/passwd root@millie5:~# cat /etc/passwd root:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root User,,,:/tmp/root:/bin/sh reboot:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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D-Link Powerline AV500 Issues? One Powerline LED green and the other one not lit? Maybe also messing up DHCP?

A few times now I noticed while one of my Powerline adapters has a solid green LED, the other is not even lit. I understand the oscillation in my electric circuit influences the quality of the signal ...
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How do I configure DNSMasq on DD-WRT when using Active Directory?

I have a server running Windows Server 2012R2. It is a domain controller. I have a router running DD-WRT version DD-WRT v24SP2-EU-US (08/19/10) std (SVN revision 14998). The router is configured with ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS?

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Best way to setup a vacation network

I am going on vacation and will be bringing the following with me: Laptop Wireless router running DD-WRT Cell phone that can share network either by WiFi hotspot or USB tether Several other wireless ...
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Router to handle 300 connections and run a web server [closed]

Is there a router that can handle 300 concurrent connections and run a lightweight web server? It seems most home routers wouldn't be able to handle that kind of load. It would be nice to be able to ...
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Can't ping LAN machines while on wired connection

I have weird situation where a single machine on my home network can't access another. The network is provided by TP-Link WR841ND router to following machines: A - 192.168.1.117 - Win8.1 machine, ...
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DDWRT firmware with asus rt-n12C

I have a Asus RT-N12C which flashed with dd-wrt firmware http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Asus_RT-N12 - broadcom_K26/dd-wrt.v24-18774_NEWD-2_K2.6_mini_RT-N12C1.trx ( a mini build). However ddwrt ...
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Local DNS with DD-WRT and dnsmasq not working

I just upgraded my ASUS RT-AC56U router to a newer DD-WRT, build 23940. This is the latest as provided by the website's router database even though it is from April 22, 2014. If a newer release ...
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Special type of DMZ?

So I have a standard modem-router setup all great to go, my Modem gives an IP Address from my provider via DHCP according to my Mac address. All is good. However, I now want to expose a new virtual ...