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Disable IPv6 with OpenWRT [migrated]

When I use stock Linksys firmware on my router, my networked devices properly use IPv4 only to access the Internet. When I use OpenWRT 15.05.1, the devices try to connect to various sites using IPv6 ...
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DNS issue opewn WRT mwan3

I have a router on which I have installed open WRT and mwan3 to use it as a load balancer. There are two routers which it is connected to for WAN traffic. So there are two wans setup wan and wan2 On ...
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WRT54GL with OpenWRT not processing Neighbor Advertisement messages

I'm configuring a simple IPv6 testbed for some experiments, and running into a weird issue: my router (a WRT54GL running OpenWRT Backfire) is not processing individual Neighbor Advertisements over the ...
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Add additional Access Point to network with no access to LAN

I've recently installed/configured OpenWRT on my main dual-antenna gateway router. My LAN has two wireless networks on 2.4GHz and 5.2GHz. I also have a Guest network on these two antennas. This ...
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OpenWrt (Chaos Calmer 15.05.1): `opkg install <package> -d ram` is failing

When I try to install python-xml using opkg install python-xml -d ram It goes through the following steps: Installing... [WORKS] Downloading... [WORKS] Configuring... [FAILS] The configuring step ...
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NO routing in VPN to client side

I try to configure the following network structure in one dev VMWare environment. W.XP------| |-----W10 192.168.5.100 | | 192.168.4.100 ...
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How to do Multi WAN routing based on latency/distance to the target IP

I have two different internet connections available (DSL & LTE), and I'm building a router to "combine" those. What I would like to achieve: The routing should happen based on the latency or ...
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OpenWrt - connecting WLAN and LAN at network level 3

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with OpenWrt installed. I would like to create two independent networks, each with its own DHCP server: one WLAN and one regular LAN using the switch ports. My /etc/...
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Routed AP openwrt

I am trying to use an Alice Gate2 as routed client to serve Internet connection to a smartTV via Ethernet. The network topology should be as follows: Internet -->(wired)-->[R1]---> (wireless)----> [...
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Nginx reverse proxy with two caches and one origin (OPENWRT)

I have two raspberry pi and one origin server. Both rasp can communicate between them in an ad-hoc network. Both rasp have also another radio for clients/consumers join in AP mode. I got this nginx....
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Finding ip address from mac addess

I have router in bridge mode which is installed Openwrt and I want to find IP address of devices which are connected to the router. Since router is in bridge mode, I can not find IP from DHCP leases, ...
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Iptables source mac match not always matching?

I have added some rules to my PREROUTING chain in NAT. Usually at the beginning of a new machine joining the network, these matches don't always match correctly? Im using iptables v1.4.21 on OpenWRT ...
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Except some IPs from rule to not allow internet through openwrt + openvpn when vpn is disconnected

I have the following working setup on my network: A. ISP-Router (connected to inet, internal ip 192.168.0.1 ) <----> B. eth0 - OpenWrt Router (OpenVPN client running) br-lan (bridge eth1 + wlan0, ...
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OpenVPN on OpenWRT: Routing a specific subnet through a VPN tunnel

I have setup a router with OpenWRT 15.05 installed (Chaos Calmer), and configured two wi-fi networks each with there own network interface: wi-fi-1: interface br-lan ip address 10.0.2.1; address ...
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openvpn exclude some web pages

I have OpenWrt with openvpn on it. Some computers are excluded from openvpn traffic by --set-mark rules. But now I need some more elastic solution. I am using VPN for web browsing, but some web pages ...
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How are IP packets routed from LAN to WAN? [closed]

I have OpenWRT set up on a router, with a wireless client connected on the LAN, and connected to another network on the WAN. wlan1 is bridged on the br-lan interface, and typically forwards to the LAN ...
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Captive portal with chillispot without DNS

I'm trying to set up a captive portal in openWRT using chillispot. My goal is to have an open network and display a static html with information without internet connection at all and without any ...
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Download speed inside openWRT

I have some Lynksys E900 with openWRT running speed tests. I use iperf to run the tests. When I run the iperf inside the Lynksys I can't get the full speed (40Mbits), but when I'm using the same test ...
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OpenWRT Dynamic VLAN

I'm setting up an wireless AP with OpenWRT to support dynamic vlan's, provided by a RADIUS server. I found a guide on OpenWRT.org which I followed, and with some extra research I'm almost there. The ...
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Openwrt Dansguardian - Performance and speed suggestions

I have a setup at home as follow: DHCP clients -----> (wifi)(nat) Openwrt -----> (eth)Main Router DHCP clients get ip from 192.168.42.0/24 subnet. The device I'm using is TPlink MR3020 with ...
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IPv6 is not working between two OpenWRT devices

I have 2 problems lately regarding IPv6: My ISP doesn't provide an IPv6 prefix (even with modem in bridge, and yes the ISP supports) so, I'm using SIXXS tunnel , it doesn't attribute IPv6 to another ...
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Correct OpenWRT configuration for iptables PREROUTING rule

I've recently switch my router firmware from Tomato to OpenWRT. I had the iptable commands below which would intercept http requests to an internal ip (192.168.1.254) on port 80 and redirect to a ...
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Tunnel only specific port over OpenVPN on OpenWRT-Merlin

My Asus RT-AC87U router is running OpenWRT-Merlin. OpenWRT-Merlin allows you to set up an OpenVPN client and disable NAT so that you have to manually configure the routes for this VPN. How do I do ...
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Getting hotplugged device name on OpenWRT in hotplug script for a specific interface invocation of a hopplug script

I am trying to change the permission on my printer device in OpenWRT (Barrier Breaker 14.07) when the device is mounted. I am having trouble getting the path of the mounted device on the invocation ...
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How to enable transparent HTTP/S redirection through proxy using iptables?

My current setup consists of the following elements: A router flashed with OpenWRT with two interfaces: eth0 is the access to the gateway and eth1 manages the local network (192.128.2.0/24) A box (...
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OpenWRT reroute all router traffic through a Client

I have an OpenWRT router (192.168.1.1) with various wired and wireless clients (192.168.1.x). One of the clients is a Suricata Sensor (192.168.1.100) with only one, 1000MBbit NIC. I want to ...
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Limit odhcpd SLAAC / RA to specific MAC addresses

I am trying to set up my OpenWRT powered router to give me IPv6 connectivity via tunnelbroker.net (he.net). I am using OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05-rc2. Creating the tunnel works fine, but I'd like to ...
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Configure Openvpn and tinyproxy both at the same time In openwrt

I'm building VPN router using Raspberry_pi and openwrt chaos calmer on top of it. I have successfully configured the pi and achieve the Openvpn functionalities without any issues. Pi connect Openvpn ...
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Route WAN traffic to router which is placed behind switch first

Would be possible to do the following as it is at image? I would like to send all traffic coming from internet to Router with FW first and then to the LAN. I thought this could be achieved by using ...
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Remote OpenWRT version control?

I'm in a slightly inconvenient scenario, where I will potentially have hundreds of remote OpenWRT devices located around the world. I will not have access to the networks in which OpenWRT connects to ...
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Seamless wireless AP network through wired routers [closed]

We have 3 open-space floors of 80 square meters each that we want to cover by the same wireless network in a big concrete building. We also have ethernet cables set up throughout all the floors. The ...
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Why does the CUPS OpenWRT admin page prompt for login and will not take user/password when adding printer?

I am using OpenWRT 14.07, with CUPS 1.5.4. When I try to add a printer, the UI leads me through the entire workflow, until I get to the end. At the end of the workflow, after I have found the ...
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Is it possible (how?) to Route incoming UDP packets with one target IP to a destination IP that is resolved through a DNS query for a static URL?

I have a set of mobile devices that are configured to send UDP messages to an IP-address that is set in their SRAM. They don't have the capability to either store a URL, or resolve a URL to an IP ...
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connect to server in seperated lan (using openwrt)

I am using openwrt with the following setup: --------------- | |--- LAN1 192.168.1.1/24 WAN 194.X.X.X ---| openwrt-box | ...
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forward vpn traffic from tun1 to tun0

I've been banging my head on this for a while and gave up trying to figure it out. My knowledge about routing and iptables is just too limited to understand this it seems. I have configured a split ...
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OpenVPN server and client configuration for openwrt

I have an OpenWRT router with WAN(eth1) and LAN(eth0) interface. I wanted to install an openVPN server on this router, so I could access from the WAN side into the LAN side. My LAN(eth0) has a DHCP ...
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Dynamic timezone change for OpenWrt (Chaos Calmer), NTP

I have this idea for my routers running OpenWrt, since for them there is no way of knowing in what time zone they are by default. What if there was a list of lets say three time servers each per one ...
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How to monitor network activity in openwrt

I'm having what feels like slow internet from time to time, with ping to google.com at 3000ms and up or even timeouts, and I'd like to check if the problem comes from the ISP or if it's from my ...
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How to make a cron script for cleaning up a log file? [closed]

I don't usually do this kind of stuff, so I just have to ask. How do I make a script which checks a log file, lets say it's named log.txt, grabs everything but the first 100 000 lines from it to a new ...
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Network behind OpenVPN client

Good day, i have a problem with OpenVPN networking. Main idea is as illustrated, remote OpenVPN server, 2 clients, MyPC and OpenWRT client with its own network with Client_1 and Client_2. I need to be ...
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Release dhcp lease after forcing client to disconnect

I configured a wifi access point based on OpenWRT to limit the number of clients to 4 at the same time. For that purpose I gave a limited number (4) IP addresses leaseable by DHCP. After a period of ...
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How to set network configuration for openflow on openwrt?

I made a custom build Openwrt (barrier breaker) with Openflow 1.3 and I could connect it to ryo simple_switch_13 controller in outofband mode. Ehternet port number 3 and 4 are set as openflow ports ...
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Openwrt: vsftpd file upload

I am using vsftpd daemon for ftp server and configured the server for local users listed in /etc/vsftpd.users. Using filezilla for ftp client and I am getting "553: could not write file" error when I ...
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Using SoftEther VPN on OpenWRT router with HTTP Proxy

I've successfully installed OpenWRT router to my TP-LINK MR-3020 (ar11xxx). I've made a extroot for this using my flashdrive, having swap 2GB, 2GB root, and 4GB shared samba. I also tried OpenVPN ...
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VPN Client Routing

I'm having trouble getting my VPN client on open-wrt to work. The actual VPN connection works fine and I was able to access the remote network from the router but when my VPN is active it shuts down ...
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OpenWrt configuration on the remote server

I have 11 openwrt-based accesspoints in the building. Sometimes I need to add a virtual network with custom password. I don't like to iterate through accesspoints to change parameters. This is ...
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unable to setup point to point network between two openwrt boards

I am trying to setup point to point networks between two Avila boards (Processor : XScale-IXP42x Family) running Openwrt( KAMIKAZE 8.09.1) and Linux kernel 2.6.26.8. I am trying to setup two ...
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Problems simulating bridge with OpenWRT virtualbox

I have setup a BarrierBreaker OpenWRT instance in virtualbox. WAN is NAT adapter LAN is internal network I have attempted to bridge these interfaces as I wish to start learning ebtables. However ...
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HowTo: OpenWRT routing/tunneling all traffic through an inline Snort sensor

I want all traffic that hits the OpenWRT router redirecting/ tunnelin through a dedicated Snort/Suricata machine, before it leaves the local network. The Snort/Suricata machine should act as an inline ...
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Make lan ip's available to external devices over openvpn [closed]

My goal is to make my home media library available to external devices. External device ====== OpenVPN Server ====== unknown Modem ----- OpenWRT --- lan machines External devices are OpenVPN clients,...