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

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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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wireless repeater vs wireless bridge?

Scenario: I have a ADSL modem inside the studio which is connected with some wired/wireless devices. but when I'm in the backyard with my laptop the wireless signal is very poor, so the connection is ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Raspberry pi cannot ping router or internet addresses over wifi bridge

I recently set up a WNR2000v3 router running DD-WRT as a sort of repeater bridge using the "Atheros" version of this tutorial (we'll call this 'router 2'), which is repeating a Medialink Wireless-N ...
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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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Does DD-WRT QoS actually work?

There have been various reports of DD-WRT QoS not working (here, here and elsewhere). The DD-WRT QoS Documentation mentions some checks would indicate whether the proper priorities are being applied ...
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Modify a packet's content on DD-WRT

I need to modify incoming data to my network. Specifically, I want to modify all responses from a specific internet site so it doesn't show a certain HTML element. Is this possible with ...
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All components must support gigabit ethernet to get gigabit speeds?

Given the following: I have a D-Link DIR615 router (with DD-WRT firmware) that I use to connect to internet with PPPoE protocol. The router does not support gigabit ethernet. I have 3 computers in ...
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Iptables redirection to squid proxy server

I'm trying to setup filtering through a squid proxy however I'm having trouble getting my router to send all traffic to the proxy using iptables. I've currently got it setup such that there is the ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I'm trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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DD-WRT download for Linksys WRT54GLv1.1. Misleading typo in the dd-wrt website?

I downloaded build 14896 here (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database), which is labeled as "pre-SP2" from the website but the web interface of the router says dd-wrt v24-sp2 (not ...
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ASUS RT-AC66R hard reset

Have an ASUS RT-AC66R - we had set it up for our church and was working flawlessly. I was approached last sunday to say it was not connecting (2014-01-19). We had set it with the 2.5 and 5 Ghz ...
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DD-WRT: Cannot see client when using wired ethernet

A bit of a frustrating problem I've been facing - I just don't know what's wrong. I have a Netgear WNR2000v3 router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (03/19/12) std installed. Everything works perfectly apart from ...
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Can’t ssh to the router from the computer (windows) in the same comcast network

I have a ASUS RT-N16 router flashed with DD-WRT. I connect it’s WAN port to a COMCAST modem. The problem is I can’t ssh to the router from the computer (windows) in the same comcast network. (just ...
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Cannot access internet and local DNS server using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

I tried to setup Dnsmasq and OpenVPN server on my DD-WRT router. My goal is to connect to my dd-wrt (v24-sp2 (03/25/13) mega) router via openvpn and: use my local resources, address to them using ...
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How to connect (via DD-WRT) to a device known by its MAC address?

This question might seem odd at first, because the answer may look trivial: "Either assign a static IP address to it or just DHCP it." Well... this challenge turns out to be not so simple: The ...
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DDNS with No-IP does not work

I want to access my home machine from internet. Since I don't have a static IP I am trying to use DDNS. For that, I've registered a free domain(alihammad.ddns.net) with Noip.com, it binds my external ...
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How can I re-enable the web interface of a dd-wrt router with no SSH or telnet connection?

I accidentally disabled my D-link router's web interface. I installed dd-wrt firmware on it. The router's SSH and telnet connections are disabled. I don't want to reset the router. How can I enable ...
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How to set up Asus RT-N66U in bridge mode with wired connection to main router?

I have a wired router (TP-Link RT-860) in the basement where the cable service comes in. Eight wired ethernet connections span two buildings. I currently have a Linksys wireless router set up in ...
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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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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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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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DD-WRT + Windows 8 OpenVPN refuses to browse internet

I have a DD-WRT router with subnet 10.0.2.x, running at IP 10.0.2.1. It has an OpenVPN server set up. OpenVPN should use 10.0.10.x to host its clients. It should then forward all traffic so I can use ...
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Can the WAN IP address be retrieved programmatically from a DD-WRT router

I currently query an external server for my external IP address, but I should really query my own router. It would limit the traffic to the LAN, and the router certainly knows what the address is. ...
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DD-WRT defaults to open WiFi

Well, I realized when you restore to default settings that it automatically enables WiFi without any encryption. I really prefer the UI and stats over OpenWrt but is their any way to make it default ...
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Client mode: how to join a specific BSSID (not ESSID) in DD-WRT?

I have 2 access points with the same ESSID and my DD-WRT connects to the one with the strongest signal (00:00:00:00:00:01). However, I'm interested in connecting to the one slightly weaker signal ...
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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Can't access DD-WRT router (E3000) set up as wireless AP

I have a Time Warner Cable modem/router; I attached a Linksys E3000 with DD-WRT as a wireless AP by following this guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point Everything works, ...
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How should I setup two VLANs on the same ethernet port with one being untagged?

My ISP is also my TV provider using IPTV. What happens is I get a public IP address on my router but before that there is a switch that all the IPTV STBs are connected to plus the router. It didn't ...
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How to use LAN1 port as second WAN port? (dir-615)

I have STB, internet connection with PPPoE and router D-link DIR-615 with dd-wrt. I want to STB ip will be assign from ISP directly. Or set up iptv something different. P.S. Router is D-link DIR-615 ...
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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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Why does Windows 8.1 prevent my wifi adapter from connecting to my 802.11n wireless network?

I tried upgrading my mom's PC to Windows 8.1 and it wen't smooth for the most part except I could not connect to the wireless network anymore. The driver for the wireless adapter was installed (tried ...
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Can copy file to samba share with terminal but not from finder (OSX Maverick)

I have a samba share located on a Router USB storage DD-WRT V24 USB drive. I try to copy a file from a MAC OSX machine using Finder. Finder returns the following message: "can’t be copied because ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I am effectively, extending a public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three ...
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find wireless-repeater ip (router)

Really long time ago I set up my dd-wrt router up as a repeater. It works well; in the summer I place it near the garden and I have wifi in the garden. I would like to revisit te settings and see if ...
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Linux can see the hostname, but Windows can't see it

I'm getting everything set up for a LAN party, and would like connecting to the server as easy as possible. There will be both Linux and Windows computers at this party, so it needs to be compatible ...
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How to provide free connection with usage caps (dd-wrt firmware)

I've got a pretty badass router (okay, not that good, but not bad: TP_link TR1034ND), with DD-WRT firmware. My connection is about 90/35mbps which is also pretty good. I want to provide a free ...
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DDWRT Backup Internet Connection with a Twist

Need some help with DD-WRT. I have two buildings. Each has their own Internet connection. I am using Engenius outdoor wireless devices to connect the building networks together and it works like a ...
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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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Limited WAN speed through Linksys E4200 running DD-WRT

Today we have upgraded our internet connection from 90 Mbps to 180 Mbps, only to find out speedtest.net will not give a result higher than ~96 Mbps. If I connect directly to the modem, bypassing the ...
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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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Is myopenrouter.com reputable?

I really want to flash dd-wrt on my netgear r6300 v1, however the main dd-wrt website's database is extremely outdated. I keep being re-directed by search results to this page, but I'm a little ...
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To which level can VPN traffic be sniffed?

I've got a doubt: I'm starting to work in random places (consulting) which means I switch from a network infrastructure to another one depending on the client. I'm really concerned about security and ...
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OpenWrt vs DDWrt

I have a TP-Link Wr1043ND router and I want to install one of these two firmwares: OpenWRT DD-WRT I read that I can install custom packages and do much more than I can with the original firmware. ...
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Purpose of LAN Domain?

What is the purpose of creating a domain name for your LAN? I'm using DD-WRT on my router and assigned local.moofz.com as the LAN domain. I setup Apache HTTP servers on two of the computers on my LAN ...
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DD-WRT Additional Cron Jobs aren't running

I have installed DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std - build 24461) on a TP-Link TL-WR841ND v9 and I'm trying to add a CRON job to update my Unlocator IP configuration as described here: How to set up a ...
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Password Recovery from Router without Reset

Background Story: Previous Technician for a small business set up a network for a customer. The Technician went AWOL (The small business owner is a close friend, and I knew the previous technician as ...
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Iptables deny access to a specific IP address not working

I'm not able to deny access to a specific IP address or deny access to a specific IP address range as well. My network environment is, I have one router which IP is (30.30.10.1) and second my hotspot ...