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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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“Directory doesn't exist” & “Cannot cd into flash drive” errors: mounting flash drive OpenWRT

What I am trying to do: I have a TP-Link Router running OpenWRT. I have files on my router in the OpenWRT OS that I want to save to a flash drive. Steps to complete the task: 1. I navigated to the ...
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How to set up a static/persistent ARP entry with OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker?

The title say it all, but here is the long version: I am trying to setup a way for my home server to automatically turn on using WakeOnLan, when a client tries to access it. My idea is that the ...
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iptables on openwrt router: logging connections to a host from clients on the same subnet

I am trying to setup an auto wake-on-lan setup using my router that is running OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker. My idea is that the router monitors any connection attempts to the host I want to wake up ...
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Single iptables on openwrt

I have a router with a fresh openwrt install and local network 192.168.5.0/24. There is a server SERV on 192.168.5.100 (HTTP and some other services). There is also a pptp-client tunnel (visible on ...
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Can I use iptables to temporarily block FTPS (TLS) server brute-force attempts?

There are couple of similar questions like this (e.g. http://serverfault.com/questions/200539/can-i-use-iptables-rate-limiting-to-temporarily-block-ftp-server-brute-force-att) , but I have a slightly ...
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Installing php extensions in openwrt

I am using openwrt barrier breaker on microtik rb450g router board To run php on openwrt i installed php5 packages using opkg But now i need to install php extension specifically intl extension so far ...
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OpenWRT and Not Working WI-FI driver for MT7620

I have platform (evaluation board) with MT7620a. In this platform I must install OpenWWRT. After I succes install distribution I whant to add ,launch wi-fi module but something is wrong. I using to ...
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OpenWRT: Set individual DHCP credentials for different clients?

Consider a small network of clients and a router running OpenWRT. All clients are getting their IP informations automatically from the DHCP server of the router. The devices in the network should all ...
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Can I remotely control multiple OpenWrt routers simultaneously?

Is it possible to control router settings and send instructions from a remote server (specifically related to guest access settings) to multiple routers running OpenWrt firmware at the same time?
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How to specify txpower in hostapd configuration file

I'm not able to specify the txpower in hostapd config file, I couldn't find the config parameter that can set the txpower (in dBm for example). Also I would like that my manual hostapd configuration ...
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How to setup OpenWRT to enable access to DLNA servers across subnets

I have two routers, LAN to WAN. Primary router runs OpenWRT, other is an ASUS RT-N66U. I now have a RaspberryPi on the network with MiniDLNA. Unfortunately, the TV connected to the ASUS router ...
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Building LLD2D for OpenWrt

I'm trying to provide Microsoft LLTD protocol responder features to an OpenWrt powered router. AFAIK, lld2d ports this feature to linux. But compiling for OpenWrt is another story, and documentation ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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How to record video into circular buffer?

I want to build low cost IP camera with storage out of webcam, OpenWRT router and flash drive (or probably hard drive). It's not difficult to do, but I would like to store like last 24 hours, ...
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How to achieve Port Forwarding on OpenWrt routers?

I am trying to set up a qBittorent Web UI on my home computer that will be available to me everywhere through Dynamic DNS. I have read the relevant posts here but am still hitting a wall. This is my ...
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Graphical representation of iperf3 results

I'm using Iperf3 on 2 machines and actually I'm running 2 instances of Iperf3, one to generate traffic with high priority and the other generates traffic with low priority. I would like to generate a ...
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Setting up wifi network with OpenWrt

I have router MR3020 with OpenWrt. I need wifi network with access to an admin panel of the router and the Internet from the another network. I have another network "BigWifi" (not mine), and I ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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OpenWRT and USB write cycle limit

Background (feel free to skip) I am currently usin OpenWRT at home. I have an external HDD connected to router's USB port for the network shared storage. Actual transfer speed from the HDD to the ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN LAN access

My target is to connect a PC from internet to a local VPN at my home and then access my computers in local LAN. Explanation: ****** ************** ****************** ...
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OpenWRT Network Configuration on Alix3d2

I've been working on an issue and I'm in need for some answers from experienced people in this field, I hope that answers will be rich since internet didn't serve me very well. Scenario: I have 2 ...
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No TUN device created during OpenVPN installation

I've set up an OpenVPN server on a router running OpenWRT, as per the instructions on their website (http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/howto/vpn.openvpn). I'm now trying to properly set up a client on my ...
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TP-LINK MR3020 accessing internet?

I have installed openwrt firmware on my TP-LINK MR3020 and installed torrent transmission for downloading torrents. I have a DSL connection (wired, not WiFi). How do I access the Internet from the ...
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openwrt ping: bad address on DNS entry. IP is fine

I have two centos/bind dns servers - masterdns.internal.example.com secondarydns.internal.example.com if configuring a desktop I can assign the DNS addresses for each and can successfully ping ...
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What are some ways to disrupt BitTorrent activity in OpenWRT? [closed]

My Internet subscription belongs to me in name, so I need to make a best effort to prevent housemates from getting me flagged for illegal BitTorrent activity. I read that deep-packet inspection is a ...
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Create a seperate vlan on openwrt in client bridge mode?

I am trying to grasp the concept of vlan tagging, and I am having a hard time getting my head around it. I run openwrt on my router (tplink wr841n) and it is set up as a client bridge, with another ...
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Can't flash openwrt kernel on Mikrotik Routerboard 750

Im trying to flash OpenWRT onto Mikrotik RouterBOARD 750 and Im having some difficulties when trying to flash kernel. Im running OpenWrt form RAM right now. Even though, I erased kernel beforehand, ...
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Configure /etc/config/wireless file to switch to AP mode when client not connected

I'd like to be able to configure the /etc/config/wireless file such that when either of these conditions are met, the router (OpenWrt) goes into AP mode: There is no WiFi network configured by the ...
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How to create seperate network with OpenWRT

My situation is that I have a cable modem/router combo on 192.168.* connected to WAN on an OpenWRT box, I would like clients plugged into the LAN side of this box to recieve via DHCP IP addresses on ...
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IPv6: Cannot reach outside of LAN (OpenWrt Router connected to ISP Router through Wi-Fi)

Hello dear server expert, I would like to ask for you help for my installation. I have a Freebox Revolution (I am French and my ISP is Free). The box provides IPv4 and IPv6. Every computer connected ...
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vlan on mac address

I am not sure how to title this, so it might not be clear... I currently have an openwrt on my router at home. This router connects all devices in the house except for my digicorder. The provider ...
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How to bridge two interfaces both on different networks with different IP addresses in OpenWRT?

My embedded Linux device—running OpenWRT—has two interfaces that are ath0 and ath1. ath0 is a WLAN port also runs a DHCP server. ath1 is used for Internet connection. Now, I have to setup these ...
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_name (underscore prefix) vs name what's the difference of the option name for firewall configuration in OpenWRT?

I saw different writing of name option for OpenWRT firewall configuration, seems all work fine. What's the meaning of the different formats? _name option '_name' 'Don'\''t track NETBIOS Service' ...
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WLAN on OpenWRT router

I've installed OpenWRT Snapshot R43972 on a router that is not officially supported (a Swisscom Centro Grande resp. Pirelli / ADB according to the descriptions here and here. However, the PCB layout ...
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Using OpenWRT as DNS server

Trying to use OpenWRT as a DNS server for local names. i have set my adsl router up as dhcp server and using the OpenWRT router as the primary dns server with google (8.8.8.8) as the secondary DNS ...
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Cannot ping pc from openwrt router

I am trying to set up a port forwarding on a openwrt router, but met a problem (subj). I can access some of wired connections (192.168.1.221 - linux), but cannot to other ones of them (192.168.1.141 ...
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Open-WRT Receive network over WIFI and share on LAN port

How can I configure open-WRT to connect to a wifi network and then share that connection via one of the LAN ports on the router?
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Bandwidth control on Davolink DV-2020

I'd like to ensure enough Internet bandwidth to a specific PC at home so that I can still talk over Skype when my daughter is watching films online but any bandwidth control is not available in the ...
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wpa_supplicant commands on openwrt

I'm trying to port a program to openwrt. Everything works fine except wpa_supplicant. I have connected to it using wpa_cli and i have discover that for many commands such as 'scan', 'scan_results', ...
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OpenWRT: Software update wget returns “Network is unreachable”

I have OpenWRT [Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530)] installed on a TP-Link Wifi Extender (TL-WA850RE v1), though acting like a simple Access Point, DHCP & DNS are provided by a ...
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Where can I find word (or pattern) lists for tinyproxy, or some other proxy that is as small as Tinyproxy and runs on OpenWRT?

I need to set up a filtering proxy for my home network. My router runs OpenWRT, and I already got Tinyproxy working. Now I'd like to know where I can find wordlists that I could use with Tinyproxy -- ...
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OpenWRT Android devices slow wifi

I've got my WNDR3700 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530). Everything is working just fine except for one thing. My android devices are all experiencing slow wifi. The ...
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With multiple WLANs on the same radio with OpenWRT, route all traffic from a single network through VPN

I'm the owner of an TP-LINK Archer C7 v2.0 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07. I currently have 2 wireless networks running on radio1 and one of them is supposed to be used by guests. In order to ...
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Network access issue - OpenWRT

I have installed OpenWRT onto my router (192.168.1.1). The router is connected to another ADSL router/modem (192.168.1.100) that provides the internet connection. I am using the DHCP services on the ...
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Changing network mode to N only in OpenWRT

My new router (TP-Link TL-WR841N/ND v9) doesn't have a dd-wrt build, so I switched to OpenWRT. I didn't see any options under the network/wireless settings to change my network mode to N-only (it's ...
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OpenWRT swconfig; how issue command from loaded module?

I have insmod swconfig.ko and in this link: swconfig It is explained how to use >the< swconfig command as, for example: swconfig list VLAN 1: info: VLAN 1: Ports: '12345t', members=003e, ...
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OpenWRT pings internal network but not outside (to the internet)

I Installed OpenWrt BARRIER BREAKER (14.07, r42625) on FON2303B. I can ping modem, but I'm unable to ping for example yahoo.com. root@OpenWrt:~# ping yahoo.com ping: bad address 'yahoo.com' I ...
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OpenWRT NAT only for clients on certain WLAN network

I am using an OpenWRT powered WLAN router as an access point for my network. Everything on the network id run through a PFSense box so that I can have full control from there. I would like to have a ...
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OpenWrt Script (Inifinite Loop) Stops sending data over Serial Port

I have a TP Link Router TL-MR3020 flashed with the latest Attitude Adjustment. It is connected to an Arduino Uno via the usb port (usb cable into the arduino's type b connector). I have the following ...