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

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How to know which revision or router I do have?

I´m trying to update my D-link Dir-600 router with the dd-wrt firmware. I´ve searched for it at the site and found that: Revision A1, B1 and B2 are supported, while C isn´t. Now my router has this ...
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ipad blocks internet access for all other devices

I have a TP-Link WR841N router. This seems to work fine except that when a specific ipad is connected to the wireless, it can access the internet ok but no other devices can. There is no problem when ...
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How to make NordVPN with DD-WRT Faster?

Router: Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (01/04/15) std. My current country: Latvia. Location of VPN server: Latvia. I think NordVPN has better speeds than PrivateInternetAccess (PIA) in Latvia, but their ...
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OpenVPN specific configuration

I have a CentOS 6 w/ virtualmin installation, and recently added the openvnp webmin module. I want to create a VPN server with it, and then connect to it using a dd-wrt openvpn client. The problem is ...
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Mapping device hostnames to DNS automatically in DDWRT

I already know how to accomplish this manually using a host file and static ip addresses I want to map all hostnames to their IPs with a DNS entry MY-COMPUTER -> my-computer.local -> 10.0.0.1 ...
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VPN kill switch on DD-WRT and OpenVPN

I followed the DD-WRT: VPN OpenVPN Setup to configure the VPN connection on my router. Apparently i use privateinternetaccess as a VPN provider and OpenVPN. It works fine, but there is no VPN kill ...
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DD-WRT: Script for IP checking and openVPN reconnect

Router: TPLINK ARCHER-C7 v2 Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r28072 std (11/02/15) Service: OpenVPN client Issue: Sometimes a least favorable VPN server is assigned, it always provides very slow connection ...
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Error in the rsyslog.conf file, how to log more than one device?

I am trying to log my dd-wrt router and my nas4free device. All logs are sent to a spare raspberrypi with a usb disk connected to to store the log files. But there is a problem with my rsyslog.conf ...
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Ddwrt drops some return traffic.Why?

I'd like to know why my ddwrt wifi router drops some return traffic. This is not an issue or a problem. I'd just like to understand. I add a screenshot of my logs. As you see, the source IP is ...
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What are good settings to use for Tx Power and Antenna Gain with dd-wrt on my router (WNDR3700v1)?

What are good settings to use for Tx Power and Antenna Gain with dd-wrt on my router (WNDR3700v1)? Currently, it is set to the defaults of 20dbm for Tx power and 0dbi for antenna gain. I want to push ...
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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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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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Unable to configure DD-WRT SNMP monitoring with Zabbix

Installed Zabbix on Ubuntu but not sure what setting I missed. Base on my concept, I would like to using SNMP to monitoring DD-WRT router which it using SNMP service. I did enable to SNMP service at ...
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DD-WRT firewall rule configuration

I'm using DD-WRT on my linksys router. I want to limit each user on my network to 200 connections at any given time. Does anyone know the rules I enter the firewall in DD-WRT admit panel. I tried ...
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How to configure captive portal on DD-WRT Firmware to show local webpage

I have loaded DD-WRT firmware on my router and now I want to show a specific page saved on my computer at 192.168.1.4/web1.html. Now what add-on should I install? Any specific link to a tutorial? I ...
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GPIO on openwrt like on DD-WRT

On DD-WRT i can control LEDs by command gpio enbale X gpio disable X But on OpenWrt it does not work. -ash: gpio: not found I have tried opkg install gpio but it does not work (Package does not ...
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Where to save scripts on DD-WRT power-less-safe?

i have saved script into /tmp folder but when router lost power, file was deleted. Is there any safer variant to save? I need to run this script every minute by cron.
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How do I revert back to official Linksys firmware from dd-wrt on WRT56G2 v1?

I've been having trouble with dd-wrt on my Linksys WRT56G2 v1 router and want to go back to the stock Linksys firmware for it. The router has only 2MB of flash memory, and so I'm running the 'micro' ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 version 1 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 (v1) router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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Wife's Windows 8.1 notebook won't connect to wireless network when my computer is connected at the same time

My wife's Windows 8.1 (Dell Vostro 3450) notebook won't connect to our home network whenever my notebook is connected to it. It works fine whenever mine is not on. My router is a Netgear N600 ...
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ipkg not working properly in dd-wrt

I first tried to install httping, so I can ping websites. I got this error: ERROR: File not found: //usr/local/lib/ipkg/lists/whiterussian You probably want to run `ipkg update' ERROR: File ...
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DD-WRT block requests from static-addressed computers

Hello i have a litle problem. I have moved into two floors house and need to use repeater. My network structure is linke on this picture: There are two routers, R1 (upper) is any D-LINK with ...
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How to setup VPN server without giving access to my home network

I would like to give censorship-free access to the Internet to my friend who lives abroad. However, I want to restrict his access to my home network. My main router Netgear Nighthawk can be setup as a ...
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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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How can I port forward an LAN port to a WAN Ip with iptables?

Using iptables on my router (dd-wrt), I'd like to forward requests to the router on port 64738 from the LAN to an IP (192.168.10.14) on the WAN. This is the opposite of the norm (forwarding a request ...
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Linksys DD-WRT configured as client bridge, takes computers long to get IP adress

I have a WLAN in my house, unfortunately the connection with computers is not so good as they are at a bad place. I installed DD-WRT on a 54GL Linksys and use it as a Client Bridge and connected the ...
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Linksys router gives good IP to wireless client but not to wired client

Setup: I have a Linksys WRT54G router running DD-WRT. I changed the router's IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1 and set a Wi-Fi password, but other than that it's a default DD-WRT with ...
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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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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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AC band only on dd-wrt

Whenever I switch my 5Ghz band on my dd-wrt enabled Trendnet TEW-812DRU to AC only, no devices, which are all capable of receiving it. I have connected all those devices to 5Ghz 802.11ac before and I ...
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dd-wrt (build build 23808) static IP for connected devices

I have set a device in "static leases" to 192.168.1.102. In the "DHCP Clients" the IP is that of the one above, yet when I try to access a webui for the services running they're on 192.168.1.128? This ...
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SIte Survey using Netgear WG602 v4 + DD-WRT + Yagi for Wifi extension

I used Netgear WG602 v4 factory interface + Yagi to connect to my wifi (Client mode). I did that using Site Survey (client mode) button in the interface. Later I saw that there's a DD_WRT available ...
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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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Virgin Router in modem mode, dd-wrt router

I have set my Virgin super hub 2 to modem mode. I cannot connect to it via 192.168.100.1 as the virgin media instructions say. I therefore cannot setup my new router with dd-wrt to connect to the ...
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Logging LAN traffic with ebtables-iptables-ddwrt

Goal I am trying to log internal(eth0->eth0[via br0]) traffic to syslog on DD-WRT. Problem Bridged traffic is not seen by iptables. The same traffic is also not visible via ebtables. Things I ...
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“iptables -P OUTPUT DROP” blocks DDWRT's web interface

When I do iptables -P OUTPUT DROP it blocks DDWRT's web interface. That is I am not able to access http://192.168.1.1 via Firefox. I put this rules before changing the chain policy to drop: ...
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Netgear R7000, possible to copy kernel modules for wifi (BCM4360) from dd-wrt to openwrt?

I want to run OpenWRT on my lovely Netgear R7000, but unfortunately broadcom have not released open source kernel modules (drivers) for the BCM4360 wifi on the R7000. OpenWRT never include binary ...
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Use DD-WRT router as repeater without first router access?

Is it possible to set up a DD-WRT router as a repeater or client bridge without having access to the gateway you are trying to repeat/bridge?
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Bypass ISP DNS hijacking with OpenWRT DNSMasq

So my ISP is blocking some site left and right, changing the DNS manually is not working due to Transparent DNS Proxy. The workaround is possible by installing DNSCrypt in my computer, however not ...
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naive dd-wrt user - limiting pings to my home network - are subnets useful?

I am trying to set up connectivity for a guest Ubuntu VM run on a Windows 8 host laptop. I want to be able to connect to it from other machines on my home network. That's not working, but I can ...
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Bypass DNS hijacking (Transparent DNS Proxy) with DNSMasq

So my ISP is blocking some site left and right, changing the DNS manually is not working due to Transparent DNS Proxy. The workaround is possible by installing DNSCrypt in my computer, however not ...
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PPPOE and VPN on same router

I have a TP-Link WR841n v11 router. I want to connect to VPN (I'm using privateinternetaccess) because my ISP blocks alot of website but I also need to dial PPPoE (ISP) through this router. Topo: ...
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DD WRT wifi repeater new ssid signal not showing up

MainRouter: MainRouter Security: Repeater: Repeater Security : Here, Virtual Interface signal with SSID "Repeater" is not showing up in available wifi list. When I connect to repeater ...
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Hostname resolution with DNSMasq on DD-WRT

I have been running a DD-WRT router with DNSMasq as my DHCP server and DNS for a long time. I had thought it was working well until I began to investigate some quirks which I thought had resulted from ...
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DDWRT PPTP Client and OpenVPN server at sametime

Is it possible to configure one DDWRT (Linksys E900) as PPTP client and OpenVPN server at the same time? The OpenVPN server is configured OK with TAP. How do I configure the PPTP client on same ...
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What is more secure running openvpn on a router or on a dedicated machine behind the router?

I was wondering which one of these openvpn setups would be considered more secure . 1: run openvpn server using the Netgear r7000 out of the box, the problem with this is that I don't trust Netgear ...
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Persistent routes for DD-WRT PPTP VPN client

My home network in the USA is behind a Buffalo router (G300NH) running their version of DD-WRT. I use the built-in PPTP VPN client to connect to a VPN provider in the UK. I route certain traffic over ...
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How to verify the installed build of dd-wrt on used router

I recently acquired a used router on which a previous owner had installed dd-wrt (I acquired it via a non-technical friend who bought it off ebay, so I have no idea who did the install). I'm ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...