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Troubleshooting for TCP exchange between an embedded Linux dist (OpenWRT) and a Fedora dist on a computer

I am facing an issue I did not succeed to solve. I have a device (Arduino Yun) using the OpenWRT distribution, on which I run a nodeJS machine to execute some function, and especially to send tcp ...
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Troubleshooting port forwarding [migrated]

I'm trying to run a web server from my home network, but I have some difficulty reaching my server from the WAN. If you have an idea where the problem could lie, or need more information, please let ...
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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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Static IP Forwarding on OpenWRT

I have a /28 block of static IP's that my ISP provides. Lets say x.x.x.x/28. The new building we are in has a OpenWRT router that I want to configure to forward those IP's to specific servers on the ...
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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 ...
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OpenWRT: Redirect traffic from LAN port #4 to specific IP address

I am working with a TP-WR1043ND OpenWRT router which allows port mirroring, as described in the dedicated wikipage. I'm mirroring the WAN port (#0) to LAN port #4. There is no cable in the LAN port ...
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(net)SNMP can GET but not SET

I am running OpenWRT (tried all 3 latest versions) in a TP-LINK WDR3600, with snmpd and snmp utils installed. I can get (although MIBs seem missing) but not set OIDs. SNMPGET root@OpenWrt:/# snmpget ...
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How to serve custom dns to dhcp clients in openWrt? [closed]

I would like to serve custom DNS server to dhcp clients. How I can achieve that in openWrt?
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How do I configure routing in this mesh scenario?

I've setup the following scenario All the routers are openwrt routers, and they are connected either via cable (Rout1 <> Rout2), or via wireless (Rout2 <> Rout4) I would like to be able to ...
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FreeRadius Accounting not working, bad passwords not cheked

I'm trying to configure a captive portal using a router with OpenWRT+ChilliSpot and an external server with Freeradius and a Web Server. ChilliSpot 1.3.0 My issue right now is that the freeradius ...
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OpenWRT - Manage Virtual LAN

I have an Ubiquiti AirRouter with OpenWRT on it and I've been trying to separate the manage of the ports. I've formated the router using CoovaChilli app, anyways the app just help to install OpenWRT ...
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OpenWRT Barrier Breaker - Router does not route

I've upgraded my TP-Link 1043 router to OpenWrt 14.07. Everything is perfect, Wifi and LAN are bridged, LAN machines can access each other by name, I can SSH into the router, and the router can access ...
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OpenWRT router as a switch with DNS

We have a router (8 ports) that serves our church (it also is our modem with ADSL2 etc) and handles our DHCP services. I've needed to extend our network to accomodate another 2 ports, so an extra ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN setup is slow, howto set CA on a remote system?

I want to run an OpenVPN-Server on a box but creating dh on it is really slow. I was searching the net, how to import a ca for the OpenVPN-Server on OpenWRT so I can run build-dh on a nother computer ...
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External ip address being treated as local (ARP asking for external IP's address)

I am using a virtual machine with OpenWRT for routing, on a Linux machine (Slackware). I am trying to configure a host only interface (eth0) as the wan interface. eth1 is Ethernet attached as a bridge ...
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BIRD iBGP - Route not reachable

i have two machines participating in the DN42 network, a darknet driven by the Chaos Computer Club and others to play around with advanced routing techniques like BGP and stuff. The machines are ...
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Redirect DNS requests with OpenWrt

I've brought a wireless router to my office, because there's no free network socket near my place. Every normal computer that is connected via Ethernet cable normally gets an IP and DNS server ...
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How to get an unprivileged public status page showing in OpenWrt 12.09 or newer?

For the use case where the WAN connection goes down, but employees can still access wifi, I'd like them to be able to check on some sort of a public router status page in their problem reports. This ...
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How can I create routes between two separate LANs on the internet over an OpenVPN tunnel?

Diagram I have separate router/OpenVPN appliances at two different sites. The appliances are actually TP Link routers running OpenWRT 12.09, r36088. I would like clients behind these two routers to ...
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set route on OpenWRT for PPPoE and LAN

I have a HUAWEI wireless router running OpenWRT. The router accesses the Internet with PPPoE. Meanwhile it has an Ethernet address with the following configuration in a LAN (Local Area Network): ...
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Gateway gets stripped from DHCP Reply through OpenVPN tunnel

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup. This is my server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tap0 ca /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/ca.crt cert /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server.crt key ...
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How do I set up an IPv6 DMZ with iptables without a static allocation?

I have several networks which are on Comcast's residential network. I need to access those networks from a variety of environments, via an SSH proxy on one of the hosts. (As it happens I'm using ...
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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 ...