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Why did my ssh port forwarding not work?

I have this port forwarding set up at my home: Fedora 39 server with sshd set up and firewall disabled. Linksys WRT32X router using OpenWRT 23.05.x connected to a cable modem (routing capable, but ...
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How to make a Hyper-v virtual machine under OpenWrt have internet access?

The host machine being connected through Wifi or Ethernet. Is the procedure the same?
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Can't connect via SSH to OpenWrt after changing /etc/config/network

Setup Mikrotik RouterBoard 750gr3 OS: OpenWrt 23.05.03 MacBook Microtik: Port 1 IP: 10.13.1.201 Problem Before a configuration change to /etc/config/network, SSH was possible, but after rebooting,...
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OpenWRT routing DNS traffic *from* router through OpenVPN tunnel

OpenWRT 23.05.2 Router: Linksys WRT3200ACM OpenVPN configured (NordVPN) NordVPN has a static IP I am paying for (to help things like streaming services not complain about being on a VPN) I have 2 ...
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OpenWRT - RTSP doesn’t work on 802.11b (no video stream, but audio works)

I have an issue with configuring OpenWRT on MT7628 chip from Mediatek. OpenWRT version: 19.07.3 Expected behavior: OpenWRT creates a local Wi-Fi network (no connection to the global internet). Two ...
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Use the GL-AR300M as an Network Emulator

I am trying to configure the GL-AR300M as a network emulator. The Setup: I'm using a MacBook with MacOS and an GL iNet 300m mini smart router. I've connected the mini router via LAN to my Mac and ...
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Is it possible to connect to both internet and intranet at the same time?

I have two routers, one for internet another one for intranet. Is it possible to connect a LAN cable between router 1 and router 2 to have both internet and intranet access at the same time? I tried ...
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How to modify an OpenWrt package for experimentation

OpenWrt documentation is very fuzzy on how to make quick changes to a package for development or experimentation. Are there step-by-step instructions on how to modify a package from the standard ...
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2.4GHz Works But Not 5GHz On Linksys WRT1200AC And OpenWrt

I have the above make and model router with OpenWrt version 23.05.02 on it, and both radios on, one with SSID "HAL9000" and the 5GHz as "HAL9000-FM". The 2.4GHz works like a champ, ...
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Fixing routes for an OpenVPN client using a http-proxy to connect to the commercial VPN server

On my OpenWRT router I do use passwall and a couple of internet censorship circumventing proxies. In order to maximise the security of my home internet I am using a *reputable commercial * VPN product....
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Why does ethtool on OpenWRT not recognise my LAN ports?

I've got an OpenWRT-based computing cluster named Mixtile Cluster Box using an ethernet port for connection to the outside world. This port named eth0 should run at 1 Gbit/sec speed (at least the doc ...
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Preserve incoming interface for answers in openwrt router

I have a Openwrt router with three interfaces: interface br-lan: IP: 172.16.21.1 in a LAN network (172.16.21.0/24). interface eth1: IP: 172.16.22.2 a WAN network (172.16.22.0/30) with Internet access....
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FTP Port redirect using OpenWrt router and windows clients

I'm having problems with FTP port redirection. I have OpenWrt device having two ethernet interfaces. The first one is in 192.168.1.0/24 network and there is another device with FTP server under 192....
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Why does roaming setup not work? (Linksys WRT1200AC with OpenWRT and TP-Link EAP610)

My understanding is that for roaming two access points only need (a) be connected to the same wired L2 network (b) have the same SSID (c) have the same security setting. I am using a Linksys WRT1200AC ...
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Prefetch DNS using AdGuard Home

Is it possible to configure AdGuard Home to preemptively cache popular DNS records, similar to unbound's prefetch option? prefetch: If yes, message cache elements are prefetched before they expire ...
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How to Connect OpenWRT to Hotspot for Package Installation

Resources at hand: ASUS RT-AC1200 V1/V2 no WDS on native firmware. Samsung galaxy S21 FE (unlimited data plan) Laptop with Windows 11. This link explains how to connect OpenWRT to the internet via ...
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WAN on router's client device

I have: OpenWRT router with one Ethernet WAN port, two Gbps LAN ports (one connected to a dumb 8-port Ethernet switch) and WiFi 5GHz onboard, yet no USB port. Arch Linux ARM powered Pine64 ROCK64 ...
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Only allow navigation on specific domains and urls (blocking the rest) using privoxy on openwrt router

I've set up privoxy 3.0.24-1 on my router with OpenWrt (15.05). The proxy is running and listening on port 8118. I would like to filter url from my wireguard interface. I am you not using explicit ...
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How to install minimum footprint of FZF with bash on OpenWrt?

Is there a way to have FZF running with bash on OpenWrt and not consume a lot of ROM space?
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Allow access from 192.168.1.* to 192.168.2.*

My current network setup looks like this: Cable Modem/Router (provided by ISP) ---- Router 1 ----------- Router 2 LAN: 192.168.1.1 LAN: 192.168.2.1 ...
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How to configure ebtables to drop a stream and substitute source/dest addresses for another stream

I'm working on a networking challenge (for learning and also for utility), which involves an OpenWRT router with ebtables installed, and I want to substitute an RTP stream coming from internet (IPTV) ...
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Running OpenWRT in linux via VirtualBox: resize vdi step

I am trying to run OpenWRT in Ubuntu using VirtualBox and I am following this tutorial. I don't have access to a Window computer so I can't run vboxmanage.exe. I was able to use this to convert .img ...
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Create a proxy server on my home router to route all remote client traffic

I have a problem creating a proxy server on my Open WRT router. Unfortunately I can't install squid due to insufficient system memory of the Open WRT router but I can install NGINX on it. The problem ...
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How to Install OpenWrt on Hyper-V?

Are there any clear instructions on how to install OpenWrt on Windows Hyper-V virtual machine?
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Installing cURL properly on OpenWRT Chaos Calmer (15.05.1) for ar71xx TP-LINK MR3020

I installed cURL like this on OpenWRT, as I also hadn't enough disk space available on the router, but when I tried to run it, it said: # curl curl: can't load library 'libmbedtls.so.9' Okay, so just ...
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I have two subnets created with openwrt. how can i set up NAT hairpinning from first to second network?

I have created on OpenWRT 3 different network interfaces. WAN for internet, LAN for my personal network, and MANAGEMENT for my hosted servers. These two networks are seperate. seperate DCHP, DNS, etc. ...
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Openwrt hardware nat bypass implications

My setup ISP provided router (the gateway) on a 1Gbit/100Mbit fiber line and an openwrt router (the router). The gateway does not support bridge mode so I followed the guide for Poor's man bridge mode,...
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No Internet with self hosted Wireguard VPN on raspberry pi behind the router

I'm self-hosting a Wireguard VPN in LAN connected raspberry pi. I used this guide to set it up and worked perfectly in a TP-Link router (TL-WR841N). I had to change the TP-Link router and have now an ...
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How can access to ONU device while connected with router via wifi?

My router has OpenWRT installed and my ONU device is connected through a wire on the WAN port. I can configure the ONU via 192.168.100.1 if I connect directly to my PC via LAN port and set my computer ...
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How to make OpenWRT only route some clients through a VPN?

I have an openWRT router and would like only certain client devices' traffic to be routed through a VPN to the internet. How can I do this with openWRT or similar router software? VPN client ...
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Connecting 2 cellular Routers

I want to connect to 4G routers over the cellular network, so client A connects to Router A which has 4G SIM card which is connected over cellular network to another 4G SIM card installed on Router B ...
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How to enable libx264 in ffmpeg in openwrt

when I run 'ffmpeg -encoders=libx264', it shows: Unknown encoder 'libx264' I have installed 'ffmpeg' on Openwrt. How i can enable this. Please guide me
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How sysupgrade a firmware in Openwrt with "--no-reboot" option?

Is it possible to run "sysupgrade" a firmware in openwrt without reboot? I need to upgrade a new firmware without rebooting. Thanks.
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Settings for direct connection from one PC to another with WDS enabled

I have the following network topology: The main router (installed by provider with proprietary software) connected to the Internet, the repeater is WDS bridge in repeater mode with OpenWRT and relayd....
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How to recover bricked Archer C20?

My router is a TP-Link Archer C20 (US) V5. I installed OpenWRT on it successfully using these instructions (made sure to use the US firmware of course) and it was working fine. For some reason I ...
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Connect OpenWRT to Eduroam

I have a Pi baked with OpenWRT, which I want to connect to the Eduroam network of our university. Is there a way, I can connect to Eduroam and get OpenWRT to submit the username and password so it can ...
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Samba does not start correctly

I have an older router with OpenWRT operating system. I have a connection configured via OpenVPN and file sharing via Samba. However, after restarting the router, Samba won't start properly because I ...
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Route all Windows traffic through a vm router (OpenWrt) on VirtualBox

I followed the router (OpenWrt)'s wiki guide and successfully got it running and connected to internet. I would like to know how I could route all traffic from my Windows host machine through the ...
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Can OpenWRT serve with a switch and do IP filters and how?

OpenWRT allows one to configure the switch on the router in many ways - do VLANs and similar. However can OpenWRT behave like a switch but also do IP based filters - allow all traffic from port A to B ...
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How to share socks proxied internet with OpenWrt

I have a router in which installed OpenWrt 22.03.3 and I do ssh [email protected] into it. Then I run these two commands: ssh -fnD 1010 root@my_public_server -pPort Now I can have a socks proxy from ...
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Running OpenWrt with multiple USB Ethernet adapters to host subdomains on one VLAN (all using a single static IP) and a WireGuard VPN on another VLAN

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 model B running Openwrt with two additional USB Ethernet adapters . I have the onboard Ethernet port currently connected to the WAN. Wireguard is installed but not properly ...
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Dropbear agent key is visible in ssh connection but fail to fetch them with ssh_fetch_identitylist: agent refused operation

I observe some weird behaviour with regard to use of forwarded keys. I access my router (OpenWRT 22.03) over SSH enabling key forwarding: ssh -A [email protected] -p 2222 The socket for agent ...
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Wifi disconnects 2.4Ghz at specific places, 5Ghz works fine

I have a Tenda AC1200 AX10 router set up in AP mode, it is connected to a Raspberry Pi running OpenWRT, which is in turn connected to two ISP routers using TP-Link UE300 Ethernet to USB Adapter. The ...
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Disabling DHCP/bridging WAN on OpenWRT

I have an LTE Router (192.168.1.2) and an OpenWRT router (192.168.1.1) that I want to be the single entity providing WiFi, all with the 255.255.255.0 subnet mask. The LTE Router is connected via ...
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Quaggga OSPFv3 won't configure routes

I'm trying to configure Quagga to use OSPFv3 to create proper IPv6 routes between two OpenWrt routers running OpenVPN (tun mode). I know the tunnel is working properly because it works if I configure ...
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How to set up DNS encryption on my home router?

I set up OpenWRT on my Belkin RT3200 and I want to have quad9 encrypted DNS with dnssec and Secure SNI, but I could not figure out how to set up DNScrypt correctly on my router and I'm not sure if ...
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I can't map a network share from PXE - WinPE

I have been working these days in deploying a iPXE server. I have made entries to several Linux distributions with no problem. Then, I started to add entries for Windows ISOs for Windows Installation ...
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nftables or fw4 issue with timebased traffic rules

Since the OpenWRT ver > 22.3 does use NFTABLES instead of IPTABLES I got issue with some firewall (fw4) time based traffic rules that I have no idea how to solve them. The firewall rule is as ...
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OpenWRT Broadcast Packet Forwarding

I am trying to forward broadcast packets from one LAN to another LAN using OpenWRT. My setup looks like this: (Netgear R6080 Router, OpenWrt SNAPSHOT r20168-b2681e584c / LuCI Master git-22.203.79817-...
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Route domain to mac address

I have router running OpenWrt 21.02.3. I also have a server that connects to this router via Ethernet. Other machines connect via Wifi. The server is internal, so it's only meant to be accessible from ...
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