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Questions tagged [dd-wrt]

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

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What would be the best/easiest option to my home networking setup openwrt vs ddwrt vs pfsense [closed]

Current TPLink TL-WDR4300 router with original firmware has parental control which is very limited. It has only 4 entries for trusted devices. So, my ability is to either turn on parental control ...
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Importing my .ovpn file into my DDWRT router. Having issues on matching up parameters

I just setup ovpn on my ubuntu server and I generated a .ovpn file as seen below. It works on my desktop using the openVPN client using the file. Now I want to import this into my DDWRT router, but I ...
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DD-WRT IPSEC VPN Downstream of Router

I need to create a site-to-site IPSEC VPN between two sites, my main limitation is the routers in play as they are very limited in functionality but I can at least put a single device on the DMZ. ...
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How do I isolate WiFi on second router from LAN on first router while providing internet through first router?

resources: Buffalo router with DD-WRT, new Comcast Xfi Gateway connections: Alexa devices, Chinese big screen TVs, android TV PCs, laptops, tablets, cell phones, PCs objective: untrusted devices use ...
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Local hostname not working without the trailing dot

I noticed all my local hostnames have a trailing dot at the end when I use some LAN scan tool on my Android phone. And without it, I can't get a ping to work from my Windows desktop (it works fine ...
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1 computer, 2 NICs, 2 public static IP adresses

My home desktop computer has two NICs. I use one for my personal internet needs, and plan to use the other one somewhat unconventionally. I'm going to create a SOCKS/VPN server on a virtual machine, ...
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Networking between Subnets

i have been trying to connect a local subnet to another subnet. Router 1: 137.226.189.1 Router 2: 192.168.1.1 Only a connection from 192.168.1.228 (PC1) to 137.226.189.42 (PC2) and back is needed ...
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What's killing my network?

I've been having nightmarish issues with my home network for the past couple of days and I'm trying to get to the bottom of it. My setup is as follows: Arris Touchstone TM1602A cable modem Two ...
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QoS: MAC-Priority for clients behind a repeater

I've setup a wireless network using a Linksys-Router (DD-WRT) as an AP and a TP-Link repeater for range extension. To manage bandwith for specific users, I've setup QoS-Rules on the AP (DD-WRT) using ...
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Netgear R7000 WAN connection 10Mbps

Just got 100Mbps internet service and pulled a Netgear R7000 out of retirement to connect to it. The router started with AdvancedTomato firmware. I noticed my speeds were peaking at 10Mbps. Looking at ...
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Accessing Router via HTTPS

I was trying to access my router's web interface (DD-WRT) page and couldn't get the page to load. Previously, the page loaded with no isue. I've tried all browsers, and I am only able to access it ...
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OpenVPN, DNS Leaks shows Google as ISP

I'm still very new to OpenVPN but I have managed to get a server up and working out of my home router running DD-WRT. When I went to https://www.dnsleaktest.com/ it shows Google as the ISP when I run ...
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Where does DDWRT define services for the Blocked Services dropdown choices?

On the Access Restrictions tab, the Blocked Services offers drop-down boxes to select services to block. One such service is titled "Apple". Enabling this service blocks not just Apple updates (which ...
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Cannot flash a Netgear R8000 router with Tomato or DD-WRT firmware,

I purchased a new Netgear R8000 but cannot flash it with Tomato (Shibby or Advanced) or DD-WRT (Kong). Any time I try to use the initial image I receive an error message stating that the firmware is ...
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How to configure this network: multiple wireless access points acting as routers

I want to create a WLAN where I have 3 separate WiFi access points (connected to each other via Ethernet cable) and where all the clients attached to these WAPs can communicate with each other while ...
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Packet loss after installing new modem

I installed a new modem last night - Motorola MB8600. I had been using Arris SB6141 until now. Things were good, but it wasn't able to reach very high speeds. My internet provider is Xfinity, and they ...
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DD-WRT 1:1/One-To-One NAT setup assistance

I am running into some issues following the 1:1 setup guide for my application. I am working for a machinery builder that has a small 192.168.1.xxx network running inside a few machines and would ...
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UPS configuraton — master/slave

I recently bought a Eaton 5PX1500RTN UPS(1440VA/1440W) with a Network-MS card. I connected it via ethernet and can now see the Web UI for Eaton. This thread here gave me confidence that the UPS would ...
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How to access my public IP from LAN

I'm currently using a Netgear router with DD-WRT firmware. I have a laptop with a camera application installed. The application uses public address and ports to operate the cameras. When I'm at work, ...
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I use 2 wifi APs - but can't connect to internal hosts from 1

I have 2 wifi access points in my home network, I often can't reach internal IPs from one of them. Example of problem: Android Phone --> Access Point 1 --> NAS (using IP, no DNS): "Cannot reach ...
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My TP-Link (TL-WA701ND) Bricked

Welcome everyone, Today I was working to restore my access point TL-WA701ND to its original firmare from DD-WRT after taking the right steps my access point LEDs ar blinking (four LEDs at once except ...
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My wife is addicted to Facebook, and has asked for help. How can I limit access using DD-WRT?

Let's start with this: we are only interested in blocking Internet sites during certain parts of the day. (Throttling usage would be even better, but quality software seems to be lacking on that front....
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Dlink DIR-868L stuck in recovery mode

I had DD-WRT installed on my Dlink DIR-868L, however, after attempting to update to the Tomato OS I bricked my router. Whenever I power on the router the power LED starts to blick ever ~1-2 sec. If I ...
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Which WiFi channel to use?

I have a Linksys WRT1900ACS V1 with DD-WRT installed and want to choose the optimal WiFi channels since we just moved. I'm using both the 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz networks (the 2.4 GHz is mostly for our ...
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How do I get DD-WRT to emit a non-broken openvpn configuration for shared-secret (static key)?

I recently had to replace my house router and I installed DD-WRT on the replacement. Unfortunately it seems to generate a defective client openvpn.conf. Openvpn gives the following error: Options ...
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Where to start debugging WiFi issues on Mac OS

Recently I updated my router's firmware to DD-WRT. None of my devices have problems with this update. None of the other MacBooks, none of the Windows laptops, none of the phones have issues. Only my ...
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Restore possibly bricked WRT54GL (possibly lost IP address)

Recently I tried (and maybe succeeded) to install the DD-WRT open firmware onto my Linksys WRT54GL. I downloaded dd-wrt.v24_micro_olsrd_generic.bin, placed it in the router's firmware upgrade area, ...
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Explain of iptables rule needed to connect Chromecast to dd-wrt network

According to https://wiki.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Google_Chromecast one needs to add the following iptables rules to enable Chromecast to connect to a dd-wrt network: iptables -I FORWARD --...
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dd-wrt blocks wireless peers from connecting each other when internet is down

I have two routers with WDS enabled: Linksys WRT1900ACS v1 (WDS AP) Linksys WRT1900ACS v2 (WDS Station) running dd-wrt v3.0-r36410 std (07/28/18). I configured two wireless peers to ping each other ...
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How can I configure the ciphers for Dropbear on DD-WRT?

I've installed the latest DD-WRT build for my router and enabled the SSH daemon. The daemon listens to the world on a high port and only accepts key authentication, which is a good start. But ssh-...
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Cannot access WebUI of secondary router set up as WAP (DD-WRT)

I have followed the "official" wiki guide to set up a DD-WRT router (Netgear WNR2000v2) as a WAP and I can successfully connect to the internet afterwards: https://wiki.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/...
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How to set up a LAN between Multiple Residences

How can I set up an environment such as a LAN accessible over the Internet? I previously had a LAN at my house behind my ISP's router. I had my 192.168.1.1 router with all my clients on it consisting ...
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dd-wrt on Linksys wrt1900acs v2 Not Giving access to Internet

ultimately I am looking to have my dd-wrt router provide vpn access (using StrongVPN) to all devices that connect to it. Others (not requiring VPN) will connect to my carrier-provided vdsl router/...
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DNSmasq dd-wrt with FQDN

I'm trying to set up a few computers on my home network to be accessible from outside by their FQDN. Currently, all subdomains point to my home's external IP. I have Local DNS enabled in dd-wrt ...
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dd-wrt not forwarding packets between vpn and wan

I hope I am missing something obvious, but I really need a second set of eyes. In summary, the problem is that I can see traffic entering my dd-wrt router from tun0, but the traffic is not exiting on ...
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Which ipk file i have to use to set up the opkg install package at dd wrt fw

Check out this tutorial : https://www.howtogeek.com/98408/how-to-install-additional-software-on-your-router-dd-wrt/ or to be more specific, which of this files re the right ones?! http://archive....
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Setup a dd-wrt router as repeater bridge

I'm trying to setup a dd-wrt router (Linksys WRT400N, Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r36079 std (06/01/18)) as a repeater bridge. I'm following this instruction the Qualcomm Atheros section. I have my ...
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WRT54G v1.1 dead - tftp update won't install

I have a rather old WRT54G v1.1 (yes, a G, not GL, not GS) lying around that I intended to use for a small project. Of course I could by a new unit, but I'd prefer to use this old thing and not let it ...
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Wake On Lan does not work on Asus Firmware

I recently went from DD-WRT to Asus-WRT Merlin. I have been having some issues getting WoL to work properly. Here is what I have done so far. Administration > System > Enabled JFFS Custom Scripts/...
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Will I need to re-authenticate all devices if I install AdvancedTomato on router and replace DD-WRT?

I am in a bit of a pickle. I would like to install AdvancedTomato over my existing DD-WRT router firmware, but I am afraid I will have to re-authenticate all devices previously connected to DD-WRT. I ...
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is there any Public DNS Server (except openDNS) that have port open other than 53? [closed]

My ISP block a lot of stuff and it's pain in the ass to setup DNSCrypt (and not possible on some devices like android without rooting) on every devices. So, i decided to migrate my router firmware to ...
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How can I connect two routers wiredly as a single network? [duplicate]

I currently have this setup: Modem/Router (M/R) -> Router. LAN1 from M/R connects to WAN from Router They're both wireless but alone they can't cover the whole house. Together they work fine. Problem ...
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DD-WRT QoS not working on LAN/WLAN interface

I have a TP-Link WR941ND with DD-WRT firmware. Another ISP provided router dials the PPPoE connection for internet. The DD-WRT router was connected to the ISP router once through LAN in DHCP forwarder ...
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how to access printer bridged via dd-wrt

I have a Brother Printer with a LAN port in the back. I have a TP-LINK WR841N router that I just installed DD-WRT on in order to bridge the printer to my main Wireless network. Here are the basic ...
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DD-WRT - No Internet on University's login-protected WiFi

I'm trying to set up a DD-WRT router with OpenVPN so I don't have to bother with running the clients on all my devices (and, of course, because tinkering is fun!) However, I'm currently unable to ...
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Configure the Asus DD-WRT through command line

I have a dd-wrt running on a Asus RTN66U AP. Are there any commands that I can run through the command line by telnet-ing into the AP to configure different security and in WPS mode The goal is to ...
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Router interferes with mouse and keyboard

I have a DD-WRT router running in client bridge mode and it interferes with my mouse intermittently. unplugging the router fixes it, but is not an option. my mouse and keyboard are a logitech k270 and ...
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DD-wrt openvpn client to ovpn mikrotik server

Mikrotik server local ip: 15.10, vpn ip: 150.1 ip route 8 ADS 192.168.22.0/24 <ovpn-ddwrt> 1 11 ADC 192.168.150.250/32 192.168.150.1 <ovpn-ddwrt> ...
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Is there a way to block out any and/or all video formats on all browsers?

I am trying to block all streaming services for the sake of preserving my high speed satellite Internet, but doing so would require blocking every single website (which has proved difficult enough, ...
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SOHO routers Simultanous VOIP connections / connection tracking tables and packets per second

I am planning on deploying VOIP for up to 6 simultaneous calls from VOIP handsets (through the Internet using a connection with a single world-facing static IP, over SIP, to a single IP address on the ...