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Tomato is an alternative firmware for routers using Broadcom Chipsets.

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How do I configure an Advanced Tomato router as a PIVPN OpenVPN client?

I have a PIVPN OpenVPN server in one fixed location. In another location, I have a Netgear R6400 wifi router with Advanced Tomato installed which I would like to be an OpenVPN client. This would ...
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Setup FreshTomato 2021.2 on R7000 to forward traffic from internet through OpenVPN tunnel

With FreshTomato 2021.2 on R7000, I'm trying to allow port forwarding (80/443) inside OpenVPN client to able to reach a device on my LAN. Here's the current status of iptables (iptables -S): -P INPUT ...
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Samba can not parse path when connect Time machine

I used freshtomato on Netgear R7000, and I wanted to make it as a time machine, so i installed Samba and Avahi, so I can find my hard drive in system preferences of macOS. But, mac keept asking me the ...
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DHCP forwarding in FreshTomato

I have a wireless router that has a DHCP server (let's call it R1) and I connected another wireless router [linksys E2500 V3] (let's call it R2) to it using a LAN cable. R2 has a FreshTomato installed ...
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AdvancedTomato can ping but cannot browse

Just moved and switched from comcast internet at my old place to verizon fios and tried to hook up my router (Netgear R6300v2 with Advanced Tomato firmware) to the ONT. I found I was able to ping but ...
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Wireless bridge interferes with host wifi

I have an ASUS RT-AC68U with the Tomato USB firmware and I want to extend the existing wifi coverage (a LTE modem with router) for better reception in the rest of the house. Having the same subnet or ...
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Home network cable differences

I'm trying to extend my home network to a second building close to my house. I've run a cat6 cable from my router (Google Wifi) to the second building, and when I jack it into my laptop everything ...
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Why can't I ping an interface on another VLAN?

I have Netgear R7000 set up with FreshTomato, configured to act as a wireless AP. It has two bridges, feeding two virtual access points (SSIDs). The IP of one bridge is 192.168.3.2, and the other is ...
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What subnet/netmask for OpenVPN server config on Tomato router?

I am setting up my Freshtomato router as OpenVPN server. The IP range of my router is 192.168.x.x/24. However, In the OpenVPN server configuration on this router the subnet/netmask is pre-set to 10.6....
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DHCP Lease time renewal with ISP

Recently my ISP had a major outage and since they came back up I have been having issues with DHCP leases. I am currently using a DLink router with FreshTomato and there were no such issues before ...
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Weird ISP setup: Static ip behind carrier-grade NAT

I'm new to "ISP level" networking so this question might be a bit naive. I've been having weird network issues in linux machines. As a debug/learning initiative, I decided to try and replace my ISP ...
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What Fresh Tomato settings to use to connect to modem with ip 192.168.1.1?

you’re my last straw. I bought a netgear nighthawk r7000 router and it worked fine out of the box (the genie switches to 10.0.0.1 because of an ip conflict with my modem). I flashed the firmware to ...
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USB Hard Drive Mounted On Tomato Router Does Not Return HD Space Remaining or Number Of Files

Devices: Netgear R7000 with Shibby Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 -132 K26ARM USB AIO-64K WD MyBook 6TB USB Hard Drive mounted as 'fuseblk' device on my router. Multiple LAN Windows 10 Computers on a ...
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iptables help - How to route guest network through wan firewall/port forwarding rules?

I have my network segmented into 2 parts: Private Network - only trusted personal devices connected (wired & wireless), webserver, etc. and has outbound internet access. Also allowed access to * ...
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Tomato Router: Configure LAN4 to obtain IP from ISP

I would like to achieve a configuration of my network where a server/PC/set-top-box connected to LAN4 port obtain IP from ISP, and it is visible on ISP's network. Thank you for any suggestions. I ...
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Wifi is working, but can't connect to the Internet

I have a Linksys E1200 v2. I just flashed it with DD-WRT. Wifi is working properly and the signal is pretty strong. However, it won't connect to the Internet so it must be misconfigured. Is there an ...
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Can access my DNS host from external network, but not within LAN

Basically, as in title. This is on Advanced Tomato firmware. NAT Loopback is configured. Currently as "Fowrward only" (there is a port forwarding rule as well). However, was trying to put "All" and ...
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Tomato OpenVPN Client forwarding setup

I am using a VPN solely to get a dedicated/static IP (because my home network has a dynamic IP because its cable). I dont care about hiding my identity etc. I have the VPN set up on my router running ...
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Additional "internal" access point with own DHCP

I am building myself a home automation system which will have some networked devices that connect to wifi and a few that connect via a cable. But I want those devices to be somewhat separate from my ...
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No Internet on Advanced Tomato router - Please advise

I got a new R7000 router, it worked fine on stock netgear firmware. I decided to flash it with advanced tomato 3.5-140. Flashed and installed fine, I followed all the instructions. However I can't ...
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Use Tomato router as ethernet hub?

I'm running tomato 1.28 on my N600 netgear router, and I have the following situation: I have an ethernet cord coming directly from a normal router (I'll call it router1), that I would like to use to ...
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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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Cannot get port forwarding to work with Advanced Tomato

I'm trying to forward port 80 on my wan to one of my local computers for testing a web service. But I cannot get it to work and I don't really know where to start. I did set up TCP port 80 to my ...
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OpenVPN clients have no connectivity over IPv6

I'm trying to add IPv6 tunnel support to a OpenVPN server (i.e. clients can access the IPv6 internet through VPN). The router that runs OpenVPN (Netgear WNDR4500v1 running Tomato v1.28-140) has IPv6 ...
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Setup Tomato router as wireless repeater

I've setup DD-WRT routers before as wireless repeaters (link), but now I need to do the same but on a Tomato router, and apparently there's some difference in the terminology and the actual setup. ...
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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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Tomato Firmware producing high cpu load average (but low cpu usage)

I using an Asus RT-N18U router with the "Advanced Tomato" firmware with shibby's firmware under the hood. I recognized a constant cpu load average of 2.00, but at the same time a low cpu usage. "top" ...
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Advanced Tomato (Shibby) adblock whitelist doesn't work

I'm using Advanced Tomato (ver. 3.5-140), which is based on Shibby Tomato, on my Linksys E4200 router. The adblock function works, but the whitelist doesn't. When I add an url to the whitelist and ...
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Bypass OpenVPN Tunnel for Specific Devices (IPs) on Tomato Router Setup

My setup is pretty straight forward. ISP Modem - 192.168.1.1 | Router - 10.0.0.1 / | \ Devices I've setup OpenVPN on the router so that all trafic is tunnelled over VPN. I'd like for certain ...
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PPPoE Authentication Issues

So I have a R7000 running Advanced Tomato connected to a Technicolor TG589vac setup in bridge mode. Connecting directly to the technicolor I can do the PPPoE connection and have connectivity since It'...
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How can I access WWW from behind a LAN to WAN router cascade?

I am trying to set up a LAN to WAN router cascade using ethernet cable between a Belcom (Router 1) and a Linksys WRT54G running Tomato 1.28 (router 2). I am wanting to do this to improve parental ...
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Tunnel ports, thru VPS running OpenVPN, into my home network via Tomato Router

Long-story-short, my ISP has me double-NAT'ed = I can't open ANY ports. My router is running Tomato firmware, and I have its OpenVPN client linked to a VPS running OpenVPN. I can divert my home ...
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How to make traffic from internal IP skip VPN on tomato router?

On my Tomato router, in the VPN Client section under Advanced -> Custom Configuration, I need a command to cause all traffic from a local ip to skip the VPN. route my.static.local.ip 255.255.255....
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how does specifying mssfix for openvpn enable use of netflix?

The AirVPN forums contain this bit of advice for those trying to use Netflix with the VPN on a tomato router: For whoever has run into trouble as not being able to use Netflix when the VPN is ...
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Exclude external IP from OpenVPN in tomato router

I have all traffic going through a VPN in my tomato router. I’d like to exclude my gaming server’s address from the VPN. How do I exclude that one specific external IP address from the VPN in the ...
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Tomato router: Bridge to Ethernet LAN, Devices access via Wireless

The tomato v1.28 instructions on learntomato.com most commonly describe the situation in which you have a wired device (such XBox) that you want to get onto your Wifi network, so you set up your Wifi ...
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Tomato, Transmission, OpenVPN and Port Forwarding

My network configuration: I run transmission on my Netgear R7000 router, it is running a fork (v2017.2) of [Tomato shibby by Kille72][1]. My router is not a gateway, it is set up as an access point ...
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My router false positively detects DNS-rebind attack

I have a router running the latest version of Advanced Tomato. Attempting to access a server on my home network (the same network as the router in question), by using my domain name (as opposed to my ...
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does AdvancedTomato Web Monitor 'Monitor Web Usage' also log HTTPS traffic?

I enabled this Here some example logs: zcat domain-201.....log.tar.gz (..) 2017-05-03 00:19:29 192.168.1.23 update.appwork.org 2017-05-03 05:49:17 192.168.1.23 img.youtube.com 2017-05-03 17:39:...
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Redirecting subnet traffic to a different gateway

I have a Debian Jessie box at 192.168.1.5 connected to the router (at 192.168.1.1) running an OpenVPN client (it's actually a Pi using this setup. The only part different is that the Pi's eth0 IP is ...
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Access shared folder from behind Tomato VPN

This is my setup: (192.168.1.254)Modem->(192.168.1.1)Tomato(via cabel)->(192.168.1.148)PC(Shared folders). I was able to setup vpn for 10.8.0.0 and with 255.255.255.0, but only problem was, that my ...
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Advanced Tomato: 'Recent Web Searches' log always empty

The Recent Web Searches never worked. I tried with several different search engines (StartPage, DDG, Google, Yahoo) and never logs something. I would like to enable that. The Recently Visited Web ...
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Internet not working on Tomato Router

I just bought a brand new Netgear R7000 and flashed it with tomato. Its connected to my isp router (according to my isp is not possible to connect it directly to the modem) The flashing process was ok ...
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Allow traffic from VPN Server clients to server restricted to VPN traffic on Tomato

I currently have Tomato running on my ASUS-Dark-Knight router. I also have the VPN server feature running which allows me to connect via OpenVPN to the router. On the flip side, the VPN client ...
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howto increase the range of WLAN - it must be a software issue - with stock firmware it was better

I own a Netgear R7000 router. After installing Advanced Tomato firmware, the range of WLAN decreased. Upstairs there is weak connectivity. Do I have some sort of misconfiguration?
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MultiWAN has slow failover

I have the latest Tomato Firmware using the MAX option. I have the device configured for failover to the 2nd WAN if the main internet connection for WAN 1 goes down. The issue I have is that WAN 1 ...
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Using ARP protocol with OpenVPN routed (TUN) tunnel

I've configured network shown in the following diagram: ROT1 is Tomato-based router. It has BR0 bridged network interface for all the clients within internal network with subnet 192.168.1.0/24. One ...
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hotplug script in Tomato Shibby

I use Advanced Tomato on my Asus RT-AC68R/U. This is Shibby Tomato with some GUI modification only. I want to connect via USB measuring unit and create for it dedicated, unique device. At this moment,...
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Is the WRT54G limited at ~20 Mbps on the switch <-> uplink traffic?

I have an old WRT54G which I wanted to reuse. The uplink is 100/100 Mbps but I only get about 20-30 Mbps between a wired device (laptop, RPi) connected to a switch port and Internet (when testing on ...
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Is there a custom firmware that will disable reset button/return to factory defaults for an Asus AC RT-56U?

I've been searching for information on the individual sites (DD-WRT, Open Wrt, Tomato, etc.), and finding nothing. One forum (not in DD-WRT site) indicated that DD-WRT does have a switch in its GUI ...
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