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udpxy and igmpproxy don't get restarted after a hard reset in OpenWrt

Although I have S99udpxy and S99igmpproxy (both executable) in /etc/rc.d and manually via SSH I can start the services, at the boot time they don't show up in ps. For instance, my /etc/init.d/udpxy is ...
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Firmware:What can I do with dd-wrt/merlin/tomato that I cant do with ios 12.4/15.1? [migrated]

Was thinking about getting the linksus wrt1900ac when it comes out but I already have a few 2811 routers. Curious as to what the wrt firmware offers that is different from ios. I'd like something for ...
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Exclude an IP address from an openwrt firewall rule

I am using a wrt54gl with openwrt to try and redirect all traffic on my LAN to a specific server, which will run scapy and other network analysis tools and act as a gateway/firewall to the Internet. ...
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Wireless Multicast Forwarding on OpenWRT

Good day! We need to connect an STB device over wi-fi to the router. STB uses multicast only. Using udpxy is not possible. Original firmware forwards multicast over wi-fi using mac changing ...
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Macvlan-interface and PPP-session

I need to pick up two PPP-sessions on the same interface with different MAC-addresses (on some device with openWrt). I decided to check macvlans. I created an interface with another MAC-address. ...
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OpenWRT and multple WANs: active/open connections doesn't update when alternate WAN

Here is my scenario: I have a OpenWRT Backfire 10.03 installed on a Mikrotik RB411U. I have two WANs: a 3G and a wifi. The eth0 interface is my lan. I configured the iptables to MASQUERED both WANs: ...
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How to forward traffic to VPN device

I have set-up OpenWRT in a virtual machine which acts as a router. It has two network interfaces: br-lan: connected to vm internal network eth1: connected to internet through host via NAT I have ...
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Enable external SSH traffic on selected workstations within my network

I have already enabled an external SSH connection (with public and private keys) to my router, however... I would also like to enable an ssh connection to one of my internal workstations (permanently ...
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Deny all access to router from LAN devices except for services

I have a OpenWRT installation which I'm currently hardening. I'd like to prevent all network access from LAN devices to the router, except for TCP 22, TCP 80, and TCP 443. I'm using LuCI, and here ...
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how to use iptables to block the IP of device connected to openwrt router

I have two routers(A,B).the A connect to internet with IP:192.168.1.1 The openwrt router B connect the lan of A by bridge with static IP:192.168.1.111. I am learning to use iptables to control the ...
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How can I redirect/forward all the UDP/TCP traffic on one interface to another interface in OpenWrt

I am new to networking and I have a measurement device (D) that periodically sends all its readings over few UDP multicast sockets (with different multicast IP addresses and different port numbers). ...
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iptables forward rule not working in openwrt

I am trying to apply some iptables forwarding rules in openwrt. Here is my scenario - My server has two cards ath0 and br-lan. br-lan is connected to internet and ath0 to private network. The other ...
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Is it possible to restrict the connection duration per client on the router (say with OpenWRT)?

How to limit the connection duration per client per period (say, one MAC-address can connect only for 3 hours per week to the network). Where could be defined such a rule? In the firewall? So the ...
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Client Router Causing Wireless Bridge Connectivity Issues [closed]

I have an issue that I can't seem to figure out on my own. Whenever I power on a client router, it causes connectivity issues with another router, which functions as a wireless bridge. The ...
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Linux routing - Access external IP from LAN

I'm using OpenWRT (linux based) on my router. The router has a local IP and a public IP. I have a dyndns name assigned to the public IP. The router is forwarding several ports (e.g. ssh and https) to ...
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OpenWrt Configuring Tagged and Untagged VLAN on the Same Port

I have installed OpenWrt on a MikroTik Routerboard RB750UP (AR7240 CPU with AR9330 built in switch). I have included additional details below, but my question is: How do I configure an untagged and ...
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PRIO qdisc example from LARTC not working in OpenWrt, OK in debian

I need to do QoS on my network, so I've been reading the LARTC to figure out how. I am running attitude (r36088) on a TP-Link WR1043-ND. Reflashed and installed qos-scripts and kmod-sched only, so ...
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PRIO qdisc example not working

I have a TP-Link WR1043-ND with OpenWrt 12.09 (r36088, Linux 3.3.8). There is a bridge called br-lan joining eth0.1 (tagged VLAN for the 4 LAN ports) and wlan0 (Wi-Fi). There is also the WAN port at ...
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OpenWrt on TL-WR1043ND - VLAN to VLAN communication

I have this network configuration at home: 3G Wifi router - for access to internet, 192.168.1.0 subnet Router TP-Link TL-WR1043ND - OpenWRT (12.09), 192.168.2.0 subnet, connected wirelessly via ...
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strongswan VPN on OpenWrt

Hi I'm running Barrier Breaker version of OpenWRT and I have setup a VPN according to: http://wiki.openwrt.org/inbox/strongswan.howto I can connect to the VPN with my iPhone or Mac (to 10.10.1.0/24 ...
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Getting DNS replies for non-existing hostnames (DNSMasq)

I noticed some 'weird' DNSMasq behavior when I set up my LAN for dual stack IPv4 & IPv6 networking. It seems that my DNS server (DNSMasq) which acts as a forwarder and also has all the host names ...
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Multiple network routing

I am after some advice on how to achieve multiple independent LANs, that can restrictively talk to each other (at minimal cost). I have 3 LANS LAN A - Admin Lan - Multiple servers and workstations, ...
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`ssh -NfR` equivalent with dropbear

I want to open a reverse tunnel in background. When using OpenSSH ssh -NfR 9022:127.0.0.1:22 <target> always worked. When I did that with dropbear on my router, it failed like this: # ssh -NfR ...
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Most DNS queries for TLDs do not pass through dnsmasq

Most DNS queries for top-level domains from my LAN behind a router with dnsmasq 2.55 on OpenWRT 10.03.1 return negative results, e.g.: $ dig com. ANY ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> ...
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OpenWRT Allow connections between 2 machines on LAN mapped to 2 IPs on WAN

I have an OpenWRT router with 1 WAN port and many LAN ports. I have assigned a second IP to the WAN port by adding a command to the startup scripts like that: ip addr add X.Y.Z.G/24 dev eth0.2 ...
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wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
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How to configure totally open DMZ with OpenWRT?

I have OpenWRT router. I have NAS in my LAN, which i need to access from WAN and from all computers in the LAN. So, it should be accessible from any computer and it needs to access some of them, too. ...
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Stop squid caching 302 and 307 with deny_info

TLDR: 302, 307 and Error pages are being cached. Need to force a refresh of the content. Long version: I've setup a very minimal squid instance running on a gateway which shouldn't not cache ANYTHING ...
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how to measure IP bandwidth in pass through mode in linux?

I want to measure the IP bandwidth in pass through mode. Please find the attached picture for configuration and my question also. If there is no solution with OpenWRT, I need any alternative ...
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Openwrt two nic on the same vlan instead of alias?

I have a TP-Link WR1043ND with 1 wan and 1 lan cables attached. The lan cable currently have 2 ips of two different network, using an alias. The two networks share the same switch. I'd like the ...
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Rewrite URL based off of IP on OpenWRT

We are running OpenWRT on a WRT54GL. I have been looking for an answer to this, but I can't seem to figure out what to search for, if its possible, or what combination of programs to use. I want to ...
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qemu with tun virtual networking issues

I'm trying to setup a virtual networking environment using open-wrt qemu and vde2 The script to boot two qemu instances and conenct them together is the following ...
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why ping6 fails if tcpdump shows ICMP6 request/reply traffic?

I'm having a very strange problem with IPv6 pings on OpenWRT (fon-ng firmware with IPv6 enabled) and hoping someone can help with investigation. In short - wpan0 interface with address aaaa::1/64 is ...
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OpenVPN configuration works standalone but not as daemon

The whole setup works standalone, ex: openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/openvpn.conf, remote can ping server, and server can ping the remote When I start the server with --daemon, the remote client can ...
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Can't communicate between lan ports on openwrt router

I've got a WBMR-HP-G300H Buffalo Airstation router on which I've installed the lates OpenWRT software. All is working well (ADSL, WIFI etc) except for one niggle. I can't communicate between lan ...
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Force to use specific DNS provider at network

OpenDNS offers a quite simple way for internet filtering by categories. Of course who could get the correct IP address can easily bypass the filter but it would be enough for my expectations. The ...
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Lost connection to OpenWRT router [closed]

I have a Netgear WNDR3700v2 with OpenWRT. The problem is that I created a custom boot script as explained here (http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/techref/initscripts) and after rebooting I was not able to ...
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OpenVPN not with Windows 7 PCs on client Lan

I have a setup with a router running OpenWRT with an openvpn client. Windows 7 pc's cannot access the vpn. They time out trying to access servers on the VPN. The mystery to me is that the setup works ...
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using a gre tunnel as default route

I have two private networks (A, B) that connects via another company's private network (C). Network A has internet access. I want to make a tunnel between B and A that goes through C. Then network B ...
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Ingress filtering in Linux traffic control: Redirect traffic to IFB device

I have an openwrt router and I want to shape incoming traffic in order to classify all the traffic addressed to a certain IP address in my home network as low priority. For that purpose I want to ...
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Configure a Linux router for fair bandwidth allocation without unnecessary limiting it

I run a Linux router (more precisely OpenWRT) on an internet connection with very limited bandwidth, around 1 MBit/s downstream and some dozen kBit/s upstream. There are several machines on the net ...
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Route an IP from WAN to a host on LAN on OpenWRT

EDIT: I know how to use NAT, I specifically want the server to be reachable on two IP's, one private, one public, with the firewall of the OpenWRT in between, if feasible. At the office we have ...
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Are Network, or Port Assignments the physical router port as opposed to the logical (software configuration) router port?

I've been looking at the port assignments on my router in the linked Open-WRT Wiki, and I'm not sure if the column that reads Network is the actual physical port, or if the Port Assignment is the ...
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OpenWRT with VLANs: NAT not working with single Firewall Rule

I have a configuration on my OpenWrt Backfire 10.03 with different VLANs, k2 belonging to fwz2 is one of them. In this testing environment the WAN is DHCP with IP:192.168.1.1: config 'interface' ...
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Could my wireless router randomly reboot if it has a too big antenna?

Because If we (several wireless clients) download too much (that means "full speed" for several hours) the router (WRT160NL - OpenWrt 10.04 with two default 8 dBi omni antenna) just reboots randomly. ...
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dnsmasq: mapping 2 MAC addresses to the same IP address

Is it possible to map 2 different MAC addresses to the same IP address? For my backup, I need to connect back from the server to the portable, and I would like to have the same IP both for the ...
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Buffer limit for nginx?

I'm using nginx on an embedded platform (OpenWRT) as a reverse proxy in front of an IP camera, and I'm having an issue where the camera is pushing data to nginx more quickly than nginx is able to ...
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Port forwarding not working, tcpdump shows “reset connection”

I have an home web server that I use to serve a few pages for personal purposes. The server runs Ubuntu and is behind an ADSL connection, and it's working nicely. Recently I subscribed to a Hiperlan ...
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OpenWRT + OpenVPN client forwarding from lan to vpn not working

I've OpenWRT router with Backfire 10.03.1-rc3 (arch:brcm 2.6 kernel) I've set up an OpenVPN client connecting my router with workplace lan, and it works nicely, I can connect from router to networks ...
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Output only the last 2 minute's log

I have a log file: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=cdUpTqNV the first column, before the "ASDF" is the same time, as in the given row, but in unix time [i think it's easier to do this with unix time]. ...