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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...
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TomatoUSB Shibby repeater can't connect to main router

I have been trying to setup a TomatoUSB by Shibby router as a repeater for the past few hours with no luck. This is my setup: Main Router: Linksys E3200 running Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-116 ...
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Synology NAS (DSM 5) cannot access the Internet through Tomato router?

I have just revived my Linksys E3200 router by upgrading it to Tomato 1.28 (Shibby). I have a Synology NAS running DSM 5 attached by cable to the router. After the upgrade my NAS can no longer update ...
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How to set up a two Wifi Router home Network, with one providing regular internet Access and the other VPN connection?

In my home network, i am running two Wifi Routers, a Buffalo WHR-HP-G300N running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (07/24/13) std (192.168.1.2) a Linksys WRT320N running Shibby Tomato 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-121 K26 Max ...
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How to go about pre-caching normally daily visited web pages onto my home network storage?

I recently "cut the cable" and downgraded from cable internet (40 Mb/s) to DSL (5 Mb/s). It's awful but I'm stuck with it for a year. What I would like to do is pre-cache everything on pages I visit ...
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Can’t ping gateway on a Tomato OpenVPN server setup

I have some problem configuring an Open VPN server from a tomato firmware (v1.28.9054 MIPSR2-beta K26 USB vpn3.6) on a WNR3500L router. I’ve setup the server like that : And, when connecting ...
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Configure Wireless Bridge to Main Tomato Router

I have installed a tomato router in my home network as the main router. It is a Linksys E900 with Tomato (Shibby mod) release/version 121. Now on the other side of the house, I have setup a HP ...
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How to redirect all data through a proxy on Tomato?

My proxy is Squid as an external machine. My router is a WRT54GL with tomato. On the router, I wrote this for the firewall script. It nicely connects to the proxy, but when try to visit any page it ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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Linksys wrt54gl with Tomato running in client-mode not connecting to Cisco E4200

I have installed Tomato on my Linksys WRT54GL in an attempt to utilise it in client-mode to connect several wired-only devices to my other wireless router (the Cisco E4200) My Cisco E4200 is setup on ...
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vpn from another router onto main router

I have two routers at home. One "normal one" ASUS RT-AC66U with original firmware 192.168.10.1 and A tomato "flashed one" one 192.168.0.1 I needed the Tomato one for connecting my Voip via VPN ...
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How to properly cascade a Netgear router (using Tomato) with the ISP router/modem (Orange Livebox)?

I've been using my ISP's modem/router which is an Orange Livebox for the past. I now bought a Netgear WNR3500lv2 and installed Tomato (similar to DD-WRT) in order to have more configuration options ...
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tomato usb: Can't increase transfer rate above 54mbps in gui

Here is my setup: rt-n16 router v1.28.0502 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VPN-NOCAT Set to N only 40ghz channel width I was fluctuating between 108mbps and 11mbps transfer rates and had an unreliable ...
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Why is there high packet loss when transferring across wireless network?

Normal internet browsing behavior does not trigger packet loss, but when I am doing a significant, sustained wireless to wireless transfers[0], packet loss increases to 30-50%. Wired devices are ...
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Can a consumer wireless router act as both a wireless client and access point?

I'm going to be moving in the future, and integrating my home network into that of my landlord. I wish to maintain an isolated network while using his internet connection, so I'm planning on cascading ...
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devices won't connect to bridge router

I've set up a bridge router with Tomato (by Shibby) firmware following this instruction here. Basically I set my bridge router to a different IP but the same SSID and pwd as the host router (from ...
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Setup a public access point

I am creating an Access Point for passengers at the airport. I am having 3G dongle connected to Windows 8.1 PC. The Windows PC is connected to a Asus n66u with "Tomato Firmware 1.28" through a wired ...
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Are public IPs in my Tomato router device list something to worry about?

My ISP was recently bought out (O2 by Sky UK) and I have been forced from PPPoE to PPPoA. I've set up a a PPPoA relay using a function on an old TP-Link router I had called "PPP IP Extension", which ...
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Segregating/Separating a device (ATT 3G Microcell) from internal network without using DMZ

I would like to put the ATT 3G Microcell in an isolated network from a network that has the rest of my devices, by which I mean I want the ATT 3G Microcell to only be able to access the Internet, but ...
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Firmware:What can I do with dd-wrt/merlin/tomato that I cant do with ios 12.4/15.1?

Was thinking about getting the linksus wrt1900ac when it comes out but I already have a few 2811 routers. Curious as to what the wrt firmware offers that is different from ios. I'd like something for ...
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DD-WRT QoS traffic shaping sharing percentage of overall bandwidth

I'm using DD-WRT build 21402 on an Asus RT-N66U and I'd like to use QoS or some kind of traffic/bandwidth shaping to stop any one IP from using up more than 75% of the available bandwidth. I would ...
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How to setup two-way routing with Tomato Wireless Client mode (different subnets)

Currently I have a Netgear R7000 as my main router, with internet coming from a Moto Surfboard SB6141 Cable Modem. I have a Linksys E3000 running Toastman TomatoUSB connected to the R7000 as a ...
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Prioritize GotoMeeting audio

I am trying to prioritize GotoMeeting audio so that VOIP quality remains high when I'm in meetings even if other computers on the network are consuming a lot of bandwidth. I have enabled the QOS ...
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Computer on home network resolves host name to different IP addresses

I have a computer on my home network that is also accessible from the internet through a dyndns host name. When I am at home, I need the xxx.dyndns.org host name for my machine to resolve to an IP on ...
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Add a VLAN for virtual machines to Tomato USB

I've got an ASUS RTAC66U with Tomato Shibby 1.28 v115 installed. I've got some VMs with which I'm trying to replicate a set of servers, down to IP address to debug some stuff. I've set the VMs to ...
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Port Forwarding on a Tomato router with OpenVPN client enabled

When I enable the OpenVPN client on my Tomato-based router, port forwarding seems to not work anymore. I have an Asus RT-N16 router with this firmware installed: Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-115 ...
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Virtual Box Bridged Adapter Redirects to IIS

The setup: Router: TomatoUSB running on a RTN16 router is forwarding several ports to my Server. Server: Windows Server 2012 is host to several VirtualBox Ubuntu VMs. One VM, using NAT works great. ...
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Tomato firmware ver 1.28: A.P. mode security choices

Briefly, I was using Tomato ver 1.28 on my Linksys for over a year at my old house. Think it was set to AP mode and using WPA2. New house owner won't allow connect to main wireless router so I have to ...
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conntrack -L gives me 0.0.0.0 src & dest IPs on Tomato Shibby 1.28

Tomato Shibby doesn't come with conntrack-tools, so I compiled it myself by doing: TOMBASE="/home/user/tomato/release/src-rt/router" LIBNFNETLINK_LIBS="-L$TOMBASE/libnfnetlink/src/.libs -lnfnetlink" ...
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Tomato keeps asking for password

I flashed my router to Tomato a couple years ago and it's been great until I forwarded my website through it and started getting hit with loads of brute force attacks. That prompted me to enable ...
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Two router setup, two subnets, port forwarding

I'm running two routers and definately need seperate subnets. It's hooked up from a LAN port on the first to the WAN on the second. I'm unable to port forward from the internet to my second router. ...
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With iptables only allow certain outbound ports

Okay, I'm running a router with shibby tomato (linux based) v1.28-115 and have a bridge network setup (br1) that consists of a guest wifi. I want to only allow access to specific outbound ports... ...
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tomato firmware unstable when I am connected to Chromecast

I have an Asus RT-N12D1, and I installed the tomato firmware by shibby (tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-112-Max.trx and tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-114-Max.trx). However I found that the connection ...
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How to get tomato-like features on modern wifi hub?

I used to run tomato (shibby) on an asus wifi router, and it was great. I could: -- Run scripts on a schedule to modify iptables (e.g. block facebook at certain hours) -- Regulate bandwidth on a per ...
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Trying to setup complex router configuration

I have an Asus RT-AC66U that I'm trying to use to satisfy a set of four rules: 1-allow wired clients to access the internet 2-allow wireless clients to access wired clients (via tcp and udp) 3-DO NOT ...
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“GSM only” mode in modem settings in tomato router

I use Shibby tomato firmware in ASUS-N66U. I use the "3G modem" option in it for WAN. it was working fine till now with my SIM's 3G data plan. I would like to use only 2G data from now, is there any ...
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Computer no longer connecting wirelessly to router after Tomato clean install

I just installed Tomato firmware (details below) on my wireless-N router and everything appears to be working fine on the router's end. I can connect to the Internet properly with a wired (Ethernet) ...
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Joining two routers together, but I have no access to the second router, although I know it's IP address and Gateway

I have temporarily moved into a rented apartment for 4 months, which has wireless. The trouble I am having is that the access points here are wifi only and no RJ45 and I need to use RJ45 to connect ...
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Tomato firmware - how to setup public wifi with login page

I have flashed tomato firmware on my Linksys E3200 router. I want to setup a public wifi (no password) like Target free wifi: when user goes to any webpage for the first time he will be redirected to ...
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Connect Tomato router over WiFi to public VPN WiFi and keep local WiFi & LAN behind NAT?

I want to use my Tomato based router as a WiFi gateway to the outside world, but also use the internal WLAN SSID. The reason is that I have a couple of devices that I do not want to connect to the ...
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Poor wifi connection - PC: 5 bars, Router: 1 bar

I'm having some problems with my Wifi setup. In a nutshell sometimes the performance is fine, sometimes it's terrible. When it's bad it seems to oscillate quickly between good transfer and very poor ...
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Speed test wifi connection?

I'm having problems with my internet connection, and I'm pretty sure it's my ISP, but I'd like to rule out the wifi connection between my PC and router. According to InSSIDER the radio connection is ...
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Why did my router randomly assign wireless devices to br0 interface?

So I have a WRT54GL router with Tomato firmware on. I have few wireless devices on my network. Most of the time they work fine, but occasionally, some devices that were previously on router's eth1 ...
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How do I debug a WLAN issue?

Our home network consists of a Fritz!Box 7390 as ADSL modem/gateway and an old Linksys WRT54G running Tomato as additional access point. The latter is dumbed down to be nothing but an access point, ...
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How to use QoS on a Tomato router to share bandwidth evenly between computers on network?

I've been looking through the source code for the kernel packet scheduler, and I'm pretty sure I could code what I want manually, if necessary, but I'd love to know if it is possible without ...
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Subdomains for server behind NAT

I have server (ip: 192.168.1.2, openSUSE 12.2, Apache 2) behind router (ip: 192.168.1.1, TomatoUSB Toastman Build). I'm using FreeDNS (afraid.org) and I assigned subdomain (say x.afraid.org) to ...
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Disappearing DNS entry for VirtualBox instance: Tomato firmware on a Linksys router

My WRT54GL router running Tomato 1.28.1816 provides a DNS service to my network, and all devices have names which resolve forward and backward, including one VirtualBox virtual machine running 64 bit ...
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Can I/How to extend wifi range with WNR3500L(stock) and WRT54G(tomato)?

Some background: I live in an extremely wifi-busy area (after 5min of scanning inSSIDer shows ~40-50 APs). The way my apartment is laid out and wired is that wifi signal from/to my WRT54GL (with ...
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WRT54G router with tomato firmware doesn't connect to internet if Windows 8 PC is suspended

This problem began occurring within the past couple of days, and to my knowledge I made no changes to any hardware or to my network layout. I have a Windows 8 PC connected to a gigabit switch (D-Link ...
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Permanent outgoing SSH tunnel with TomatoUSB

I use SSH tunnel(s) from computers in my home to a remote server, in order to have secure connections and appear to be where I'm not (I live in Europe but want to access Netflix for example). The ...