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    AC68U UI Crashing occasionally

    Mine just runs a VPN server and saves traffic stats to a USB flash drive, and has guest wifi enabled.
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    AC68U UI Crashing occasionally

    Another thread mentioned that turning off auto-checking for updates solved the problem. You'll find it at Administration -> Firmware Upgrade tab -> Scheduled check for new firmware availability. Set it to No. Mine would lose its mind pretty often but it's been great for the last week to week...
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    AC68U UI Crashing occasionally

    Another thread mentioned that turning off auto-checking for updates solved the problem. You'll find it at Administration -> Firmware Upgrade tab -> Scheduled check for new firmware availability. Set it to No. Mine would lose its mind pretty often but it's been great for the last week to week...
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    Internet Connection Disconnects every 20 minutes for 3 seconds

    Plug a single computer directly into the ethernet port on your ISP's modem. Use that connection for a while. If the problem still exists, then your router is fine and you'll need to convince the ISP that it really is a problem with their equipment (assuming that the modem belongs to them) or...
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    How to get an MAC adress, and that IP?

    For Windows, tools like Angry IP Scanner will display network devices: https://angryip.org/
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    Turn on VPN by homeautomation?

    You can enable a VPN Server 1) on a non-standard port 2) using certificates and 3) also require a username and password. If that doesn't keep your network secure then you need to stop doing things that attract the attention of 3-letter agencies. ;)
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    How do I configure a switch so that the devices connected to it get IP from the router?

    IIRC, that switch comes configured as a standard switch. Just plug it in, connect the network cables and it should just all work. The switch will just pass traffic, including DHCP requests, and any reserved addresses on the LAN will be handed out as usual.
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    WiFi is worse since updating RT-68AC to latest f/w

    Except that's a quite old wiki page. That utility is no longer updated and doesn't work properly with the latest versions of Merlin firmware. :(
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    a log-in alert script?

    Most attacks try to guess the password for the user "admin". You can change the username to something else by going to the Administration page, then clicking on the System tab. Change the Router Login Name in the first section. Forcing attackers to guess both the username AND password makes...
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    Unanticipated OpenVPN boo-boo

    If you already have changed the "admin" username to something non-obvious, then you're far safer than when leaving "admin" as the username for the administration account. The chances of someone guessing both the username and password is orders of magnitude lower. Most scripts are just doing...
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    How to rescue? Can't reach the vpn server after changing comp - lzo adaptive to none

    Now that you have it working, you should probably leave well enough alone. :) As stated above, video streams are already highly compressed, so adding another layer of compression won't make it faster, simply because there is nothing to compress. It could even slow the stream down slightly...
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    [Release] Asuswrt-Merlin 384.7 is now available

    Just in case you didn't catch it, Merlin hinted at a solution in his earlier reply: "There's nothing weak about a 16 character username combined with a 16 characters password. It would take years to get through the number of variations possible with a combination of 32 different characters."...
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    wpa2 Amazon device unable to connect

    Try testing with a simple password on the wifi. Some devices don't like certain characters, such as periods, commas, or other special characters. For example, I have a Vizio TV that will not connect to the net if there's a period in the password. :( If I remove the period, the TV's connects...
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    Two-Way IPS: Exploit Remote Command Execution, Netcore Router Backdoor Access

    Have you been using the ASUS App on your phone to access your router? It has been reported that this app automagically enables WAN access to make it "easier" for you to use it from anywhere. :( I have never used the app and my RT-AC68U running 384.4_2 does not have that setting enabled by...
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    Firefox https connection

    Open About:config in Firefox. Set security.enterprise_roots.enabled to true and Firefox will now honor the system certificates. Note that this also bypasses Firefox's protection against malware that inserts fake certificates in the system certificate store, so it's not a risk-free choice...
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