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Mysterious device connected to my lan

I have a dlink router with openwrt installed on it. I have noticed that a device is connected to my lan connection, and i have no idea what is it! It has no hostname, its mac address is : F8:75:A4:22:...
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Can't access Node behind firewall (despite rules)

This is a similar but different query to another question I asked back in 2019. I thought it sufficiently different to break out into a new question. I have written a Node Express app, which uses CORS ...
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How can you redirect all traffic to one IP or domain on your network?

How can you redirect all traffic to one IP or domain on your network? So if you went to youtube.com or any IP it would redirect to one domain such as google.com I have OpenWRT with 128MB of ram.
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Port forwarding with multiple WAN default routes in OpenWRT

I have an OpenWrt setup with multiple WAN connections, and a DNAT port redirect that provides access to a server in my LAN. I want my server to be accessible on both WAN connections simultaneously. I ...
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Connect USB printer to an ethernet-only router

I have a XIAOMI Mi Router 4A Gigabit router and it is OpenWRT compatible. I was thinking of hooking up my Canon PIXMA E410 printer (which only has USB) to the router and setup a print server (p910nd/...
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Combining different manufacturers (router, WIFI repeaters) for a wifi mesh network

Background We have a flat that is (almost) covered quite well by one WIFI router. One of my children now moves to another flat in the same house, that is not covered by our WIFI. I'd now like to ...
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Random WiFi disconnects or disassociations from Turris Omnia 2020

I have bought a new (wireless) router: Turris Omnia 2020 (link to the HTML specs, also the whole PDF). It is largely based on OpenWrt, it has it as a backend. When connected via RJ45 Cat6 cable - no ...
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Can you port mirror on OpenWrt with use with an IDS?

My goal is to port mirror a single port for inspecting the traffic on my network with a RasPi for Suricata. Would this package work?: https://openwrt.org/packages/pkgdata/port-mirroring Or are routers ...
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Block all traffic except web proxy

My goal is to make Firefox on Windows access the internet via a web proxy that is on some hardware. I want to block Windows from accessing microsoft services and asking me things. My school had such a ...
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802.11s mesh_params documentation

I have connected 2 devices using an 802.11s mesh for Layer 2 bridging. The first device is turned on most of the times, but the second one isn't. So, I am looking for a way to reduce the scanning ...
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Openwrt - Prevent devices from acquiring a global unicast IPv6 address

There are some IoT devices on my network which acquire a 2601: IPv6 address. Since that address falls in the range of my ISP, I assume these IoT devices are getting that assignment from some IPv6 DHCP ...
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Vpn server ip configuration

I am trying to run openVpn server on my router to access it's lan network remotely. I got next error when I try to run it: daemon.err openvpn(myvpn)[7610]: Options error: --server directive network/...
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How do I install USB driver in OpenWRT?

I've just flashed OpenWRT to a micro sd card and want to install the wifi dongle that I've put in. The command dmesg | grep 'BCM' gives me: [ 1.306245] bcm2835-wdt bcm2835-wdt: Broadcom BCM2835 ...
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Secure router port http traffic

I have ip cam in my router network. Is it possible to secure it's stream using some openwrt package? I can secure router ui by https with uhttpd package, but as far as I understand it will work with ...
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OpenWRT, ipv6 is not connected, I can't ping global ipv6 addresses, ipv4 is working fine though

I need help with my setup which is : ISP router LAN port => OpenWRT router WAN port. OpenWRT router LAN ports and WIFI => my home devices I am running default OpenWRT out of the box ...
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OpenWRT, forward all incoming ipv6 WAN traffic for router’s WAN IP on port 3000 to one PC on LAN with a local ipv6 address

I need help with OpenWRT. I want to forward all incoming ipv6 WAN traffic destined for router's WAN IP on port 3000 to one PC on LAN with local ipv6 address. I have tried Firewall - Zone Settings =>...
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How do I configure OpenWRT/dnsmasq to not do reverese lookups for local IP addresses?

OpenWRT does a bunch of "reverse look-ups" for 108.1.168.192.in-addr.arpa, but the host-names for this should be known by OpenWRT as it DHCP assigned the local ip settings for these. I do ...
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ipv4 interface randomly stops working

I'm hoping someone may be able to point me in the right direction as I'm not even sure what to investigate further with this issue... I recently changed ISP and am using a new cable modem. Everything ...
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Cannot route traffic between devices connected to the same WiFi hotspot under OpenWRT 21.02.1

I have a wireless home network set up around a router that I upgraded from OpenWRT 19.07 to 21.02.1 a couple of weeks ago. Two devices are connected to the router wirelessly, both of which are able ...
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Tomato forward ip lan address from wan to lan

Somewhat simple (I hope), and maybe already posted here, but I didn't find anything like it. My router LAN is 192.168.1.0/24. Its WAN IP is 192.168.0.100, on the subnet 192.168.0.0/24. I want to ...
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OpenVPN and IPTABLES - How to assign lan (vpn) gateway to clients

I am trying to set up my openvpn network but I have a problem. My LAN configuration is as follows: main router Zyxel 192.168.1.1 acting as gateway (vdsl connection) and access point; openwrt router ...
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OpenWRT dropbear - how to require BOTH key AND password for login?

I've just put OpenWRT on a Wi-Fi router I have and I'm setting it up. For reasons beyond my control, I've got a mandate to use multi-factor auth for all admin functions. Unfortunately, from what I've ...
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Communication between network interfaces in different subnets LEDE openWRT

i'm using TP-Link MR3220v2 with its Openwrt firmware. what I would like to do should be simple, but I am not succeeding. i have 3 devices in two different subnets and i would enable communication ...
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Windows 10 DHCP-client behavior

I recently skimmed the logs for my OpenWRT installation in my home office, and I'm at a loss to understand how the following is possible. Setup: the router is configured to use dnsmasq as a DHCP ...
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How to update hostapd configuration after editing /etc/config/wireless?

Per this GitHub issue I want to disable ldpc on my WRT3200ACM running 19.07. I've updated /etc/config/wireless like so: config wifi-device 'radio1' [snip] option ldpc '0' But I can't tell if ...
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802.11r roaming between OpenWRT device and KeeneticOS device

I have TP-Link TL-WR741N (OpenWRT) and Keenetic Speedster (KeeneticOS) How can I enable “Fast-Roaming” (802.11r) between these routers? OpenWRT 802.11r settings: KeeneticOS 802.11r settings:
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Is there a way to clone an OpenWrt router?

Is there a way to clone an OpenWrt router? By cloning, I mean creating a complete backup image of what is on the device at a given time. Cloning software in this sense includes Clonzilla, Ghost, and ...
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How I can get ppp errors/diagnose why the router itself is unable to connect into the internet via VDSL at Fritzbox 7360?

On a Fritzbox 7360 I try to make to connect into the internet via vdsl. My networking settings are: config interface 'loopback' option device 'lo' option proto 'static' option ipaddr '127....
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Should I expose a server on OpenWrt to WAN or only to LAN with port-forwarding from WAN?

If I installed a server on a computer behind a router and wanted to allow connection to it from the Internet, I would have to do two things: One, open the firewall on the server machine to allow the ...
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automatic action on WAN port speed drop

I have an intermittent issue with the network cable that feeds the WAN port on my openWRT router. From time to time (not regularly, but sometimes) the ISP router drops the port speed to my openWRT ...
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Set up static ip for operwrt relayd repeater. Cant access the gui

I set up the repeated with a static LAN IP 192.168.1.13 but when i plug in and navigate there it just hangs on the luCi splash screen.
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Setting up an OpenWRT router to create an isolated, non-Internet connected network

I've got an OpenWRT mini-router (GL-AR300M) that I want to set up to create a very simple local network on my sailboat to share some network-connected devices to phones and tablets. This network will ...
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I named identically 5GHz SSID on my router. Will it roam automatically?

I have a router with both 2.4GHz an 5GHz bands (Xiaomi Redmi AC2100). I burned it with OpenWRT and named both radio0 and radio1 with the same name (initially they were named "something" and &...
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OpenWrt ethernet interface in mode "dhcp client" not working

I have problem with setting up OpenWrt as dhcp client. First router ASUS RT-N300 (with default firmware) is used to connect to internet. OpenWrt router connected to it over ethernet. Link on OpenWrt ...
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Multiple OpenWrt Luci behind nginx reverse proxy

I'm trying to create access to multiple OpenWrt Luci through Nginx reverse proxy. I want to access them with a specif URL, providing the IP of the remote machine: /target-ip/[IP]. Here is the location ...
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Dumb AP Router, Running OpenWRT, OpenVPN Setup

I have a second router connected to my first router through the LAN ethernet ports. I want the second router to connect to a VPN. I've followed some guides online but can't quite figure it out. ...
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LAN clients get no IPv6 after OpenWrt upgrade to 21.02.0-rc1

As the title says my home router's LAN clients, both on cable, and on wireless, don't get any IPv6 address from the router. Formerly, it functioned without problems. Here's my current IPv6 server ...
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How to set up a separate wifi SSID with VLAN on OpenWRT?

There is a TP-Link TL-WR740N router with OpenWrt 18.06.9 installed. The setup is: 1 SSID, bridged with switch and WAN port, so the router acts like an AP (DHCP disabled, just "converting ethernet ...
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How do I tell OpenWrt / hostapd to use a channel other than 1?

I have a wireless router running OpenWrt 19.07.7 r11306-c4a6851c72. It is both an access point and a client (station). /etc/config/wireless looks like this (sensitive values redacted): config wifi-...
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Can’t log into TimeMachine on OpenWrt router with AFP Netatalk

I've put OpenWrt on a router (TP-Link TL-WR902AC v3) hoping to set it up with AFP Netatalk and use it as a mobile backup. I’ve carefully followed the AFP Netatalk instructions and everything looks ...
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How to assign IPv4 addresses to LAN clients on OpenWrt?

I flashed my router with OpenWrt and while WiFi devices receive IPv4 addresses, LAN [wired] devices receive IPv6 addresses. I am new to networking and not familiar with IPv6, so I would like to avoid ...
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Different ways to set custom DNS servers in OpenWRT 19.07.7

There are 4 different ways to set a custom DNS server in OpenWRT / LuCi, and it confuses me: This is the method I'm currently using. It also was recommended online. Note that the LAN interface is ...
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What's the difference between dd into a file and dd into a physical disk

The size "openwrt-19.07.6-x86-64-combined-squashfs.img" image is 20MB. If I change the file name to "openwrt.raw", I can import it into virt-manager and boot into the system. But ...
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WDS, but with a wired backbone between the APs? [duplicate]

Can two wireless APs be used to connect to the same L2 network? How? I have a small home network (10-20 devices), both ethernet and 802.11ac. The current situation is: DHCP server is standalone 192....
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Can I unbrick TP Link C2 AC750 after unsuccessful installation of OpenWRT?

I was trying to upgrade my router over TFTP to an OpenWRT image but I guess I used a wrong one. Now, when I turn it on, the WAN LED flashes for a second and power LED stays on all the time. No other ...
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Edgerouter ERX running OpenWRT (19.07.5) freezes randomly

I use an Edgerouter ERX as my main router which is connected to an Arris cable modem (set to bridge mode). There are some devices connected by cable (eg. Synology NAS, Desktop Computer,...) and there ...
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Having problems with nginx in openwrt

I have a router with external ip xxx.yyy.zzz.aaa with openwrt installed on it. It also has nginx package installed. I also has a web server with internal ip aaa.bbb.ccc.eee, connected to router's lan. ...
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Wireless AP suddenly stopped working and is non-responsive

I have a TP-Link RE450 configured as a OpenWRT dumb AP running in the upstairs of my house; its IP is 192.168.1.11. Last night, the two wifi networks it broadcasts (one 2.4G, one 5G) suddenly stopped ...
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How to connect a DSLR camera to an OpenWRT router?

I have a TP-LINK TL-MR3020 v3 with OpenWRT already installed and a camera Nikon D5100. How to connect this camera via USB to a router, which is connected to computer (Windows 8.1) via Wi-Fi, so that ...
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Connecting Access Points WLAN port with brlan port

I have two laptops: Laptop A and Laptop B. I have one TP-link Access Point with one WAN port and multiple br-LAN ports. I have configured all the devices (Laptop A, Laptop B and Access Point) to the ...
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