Linux distribution primarily targeted at routing on embedded devices.

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Router that supports ping based QoS out of the box [on hold]

I am looking for a router whose built in firmware can ensure QoS such that if one user is say downloading torrents (completely hogging up the bandwidth) it will slow his speed down to the point that ...
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Refit old CISCO 5505 ASA hardware with Linux/FreeBSD software - (for the experience)

I was given an old Cisco 5505 ASA (EOL). The device hardware meets the specs for what could work in a small network, and I would like to replace the Cisco IOS with a unix open source option, like ...
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Router won't work after copying a file there through ssh

So, I copied some scripts from my PC to my OpenWRT router's ~/bin - which is in the $PATH - but I've accidentally copied them to /bin instead. And after that my router turns on, but it doesn't ...
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Multicast rate for each group

Is it possible to configure home wifi routers (like Linksys E4200, EA4500, DIR-655, etc.) to have a separate multicast rate for each multicast group? Ex: 239.0.0.1 should be configured at a multicast ...
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Strongswan ipv6 tunnel routing

I'm trying to solve a weird problem in routing. I've got my router set up (Turris, running customized OpenWRT), with Strongswan tunneling ipv6 connection. This works fine for the router itself, as ...
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OpenWRT Free WiFI Hotspot Support?

I'm running OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07 on my router, and I'm having some trouble connecting to free WiFi hotspots. It works fine with ethernet connections and connecting to my own broadband, but ...
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Troubleshooting port forwarding

I'm trying to run a web server from my home network, but I have some difficulty reaching my server from the WAN. If you have an idea where the problem could lie, or need more information, please let ...
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Test WPA2-PSK credentials

Is there a way to test if WPA2-PSK credentials are correct without having to restart the wifi interface? I am using OpenWRT on a router, and I am providing the user with a web front-end to select a ...
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Relay wifi as new network and fallback to cellular

(Sorry for the badly worded title - suggestions to improve it are welcome) I have purchased a TL-MR3020 and have played about with the configuration a bit and have an idea of what I want but don't ...
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Create rule in OpenWrt LuCi, apply saved iptables rule from command line

In the OpenWrt LuCi web interface, one can create rules but leave them disabled. I have a rule for forwarding public web traffic to one of the hosts on my private network, but I usually leave it ...
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General getting started with untrusted https

I have about 9 year's experience creating/maintaining minimally secured personal or departmental web sites with Linux and Apache httpd. Recently I've deployed a couple of web apps that require a ...
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Route all WAN traffic from a subnet through a separate ISP-connected subnet

I have 2 routers that I will call, HOME_ROUTER and WORK_ROUTER. HOME_ROUTER is for home use and is connected to my ISP and WORK_ROUTER is for work use and is connected to noisy video encoders and ...
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suddenly internet upload blocked/slow on linux devices (android and ubuntu) using openwrt router

suddenly we have a really strange network/internet connection issue here. The upstream/upload of all linux (android) devices seems to be blocked, but everything works fine on windows (7, 8.1, 10) ...
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How to enable IPv6 in OpenWRT 15.05?

My university provides native IPv6 support in campus network, and I want to let devices (running Linux) in my TL-WR720N router's LAN have IPv6 access. After many trials, I can make LAN devices able ...
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Belkin Router OpenWRT Custom iiNet Model

I am trying to install OpenWRT or DD-WRT on an old belkin ADSL/VoIP router/modem. But, because it is a custom model made for iiNet the model number isn't listed anywhere. I have opened up the case ...
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Pass the ISP DNS to your DHCP clients on OpenWRT

Basically I need my DCHP clients to have their DNS pointing to the ISP ones rather than pointing to the OpenWRT/Router's IP. On (latest) DD-WRT, you can check the option to disable DNSMasq local DNS, ...
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How do I have one OpenWRT router use the DHCP server of another OpenWRT router?

I want one router to be able to access the devices connected to the other router. However one router is connected to the internet modem by ethernet, and the other router is connected to it by wireless ...
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iptables tcp over NAT with NFQ

I'm working woth OpenWRT on a router, and would like to catch all traffic over port 1234 with NFQUEUE and set verdict according to packet. I know of snort and surricata, but would like my own ...
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how to extend router range with a secondary router

How can I connect a secondary router(ROUTER B) to primary router(ROUTER A) via wifi so that clients from ROUTER B can connect to clients from ROUTER A and vice-versa? here's an image of what I want(I ...
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Compiling Snort for OpenWRT

I'm trying to install Snort on an OpenWRT VM. I followed the instructions on the Snort homepage and it looks like it requires the make tool for compiling the code: ./configure --enable-sourcefire; ...
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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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OpenWRT: failed to connect to ubus

I have a WNDR3800, flashed trunk version of OpenWRT, and then did a sysupgrade -r from previous working backup on the same machine. After reboot everything is normal (since many packages are not ...
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who command on OpenWrt is not working

I have Pineapple mark V running firmware version 2.4.0, OpenWrt Attitude Adjustment, kernel 3.3.8, and it does not come with who command, so I installed version 8.16 using opkg install coreutils-who, ...
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How can I monitor network traffic of an internally connected device to my router?

I have the TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND router with OpenWRT 14.07 Barrier Breaker installed. I would like to know how often and for how long my 3-year-old kid is watching YouTube through his Samsung tablet, ...
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not getting fast 802.11ac WiFi speeds

I'm using a Linksys WRT AC1900 router and an Intel 7260 client adapter on my desktop. I've never seen speeds > 10MiB/s at my previous apartment, probably because the router was 30 feet away and the ...
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How to block specific domains and urls using privoxy

I've set up privoxy on my router with OpenWRT. The proxy seems to work well as I am able to surf with my traffic going through it. I tried setting a minimal example of blocking with only one domain ...
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Openwrt console tty freezes during boot

I'm debugging an openwrt system and using the serial port to control some things. It's attached to my PC with a USB to serial converter. Now I see plenty of boot messages go by, and in fact if I go ...
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Use 2nd OpenWRT router as DNS provider

Last week the WiFi on my WNDR3700 died. It's running openWrt Chaos Calmer which I was very content with, especially since it was running my adblock script. This prevented me from having to install ...
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How to connect GoPro4 through a router(openwrt)?

I would like to connect GoPro4 that pos in my home remotely from my office. This is my home network before. ISP ↑ ↓Wan Router A ↑lan(port1) ↓lan(port4) Wifi-Router B(Openwrt) ↑Wireless ...
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Getting TP-Link WN722N to work on RPi OpenWRT

I'm trying to create my own wireless router using a Raspberry Pi 2 and a TP-Link WN722N. I have OpenWRT running off the MicroSD card and I have installed LuCI, but I need to install the wireless card ...
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Configure openvpn client to route all LAN traffic through VPN tunnel in Openwrt

I’m running OPENWRT chaos calmer on top of Raspberry pi 2. I successfully configured the OPENVPN client and client route my traffic through the VPN tunnel. But when I reboot the pi LAN interface ...
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Need to expand TP-Links storage but there is no USB port, can i use a shared network drive?

So I got a TP-Link WR841N V9 and I installed Openwrt Barrier Breaker 14.07. It has very little memory so I want to expand it. I read that I could use ExtRoot with a USB to fix that, the problem is ...
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OpenWRT cannot see wifi settings in luci

I have upgraded to OpenWrt (just upgraded to Chaos Calmer 15.0 on a tp-link 1043nd ) but I cannot find the wifi settings in Luci (LuCI (git-15.248.30277-3836b45) ). The wireless works fine, several ...
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OpenWRT - Guest Wi-Fi on bridged client

I have a spare WRT160NL which I configured as bridged client, mainly following this guide. Main Routers IP is 192.168.178.1 which also connects to the internet. WRT's IP is 192.168.178.2, this device ...
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Why do some DNS addresses don't resolve if I set my network as IPv6 only?

I'm experimenting with moving my home network to IPv6 only. My first try was turning off the IPv4 WAN interface of my OpenWRT box. When I did that, Google continued to work and by that I concluded ...
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OpenWRT router's dnsmasq settings block lan name resolution?

I have a version 15.05 OpenWRT router which is a member of a local network. This network has its own DHCP and DNS servers which dnsmasq should automatically use for domain name resolution. However ...
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Linux / OpenWRT - run bash script with console / stdout output

I have a OpenWRT System for which I've wrote a small interactive shell script which displays a menu and based on the input, displays appropriate info to stdout. For example: == Please Select Option ...
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How to bridge 802.1X ethernet to wireless?

Problem: My high level goal is to have a device which would be connected to an 802.1X network over Ethernet and would act as a wireless router, offering WPA2-PSK wireless access to the wireless ...
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OpenVPN restart script not working

The following script was posted on the openwrt forum https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=31853 as a way of restarting OpenVPN. The problem we're having is the ping is not going through when ...
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Can not open port with Transmission on OpenWRT

I have installed OpenWRT on my router, and installed Transmission. Since Transmission is running on my router, I did not enable port forwarding in Transmission. Instead, I set to use a static peer ...
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Enable DDNS with in series connected router

After a bandwidth upgrade, my ISP required me to use a new modem device, which is a modem/router hybrid - contrary to my old device, which was modem only. The old modem only device provided the ...
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OpenWRT - Install Apache - Barrier Breaker 14.07

I'm trying to find an Apache package for the Barrier Breaker 14.07, however there doesn't appear to be one in the package repository. Also I can't seem to find one online, I have been searching ...
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How to prevent local host name resolving from DHCP names in OpenWRT/dnsmasq

I have OpenWRT 14.07 running on my home router. It has DNS and DHCP services enabled for the local LAN devices. However, this also "leaks" the name of each device connected to the router, even if ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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My OpenWRT router keeps running out of space on the root filesystem

I flashed my router (TP-Link WDR4300) with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker several months ago. It has been working fine until a couple of days ago when tried to add some URLs to the DNS forwarding section. ...
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libnl-tiny compilation on openwrt

I've downloaded libnl-tiny using this link "https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/package/libs/libnl-tiny" now i need to compile it in linux for openwrt router because my router is openwrt installed. ...
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nl80211 not found:how resolve this error in openwrt

I am doing my project on openwrt router. when i am trying to run "iw list" command it's giving the error like nl80211 not found. even I've installed iw package. what changes I've to make to come ...
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OpenVPN Connected but no internet

I'm currently on OpenWRT and trying to use the router to work as client to divert all my internet traffic through Router via VPN. I was able to get my Odroid C1 to use VPN and my PC as well after ...
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How do I firewall a specific port on an OpenWRT router so that it cannot access the internet?

I have "OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07" installed on a TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND router. I have one port on the router connected to a switch with a variety of things connected to it. I'd like to firewall ...
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Openwrt - Routing between two broadband connections

I am about to have a Virgin media 152 mb line installed, but I also have a standard adsl line (that runs at about 1mbit - which makes bonding them superfluous) The ADSL line is part of a package ...