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    Asus XT8 or Asus ET8?

    Wi-Fi 6E is a somewhat dead end branch of evolution. There are still few clients operating in the 6 GHz band, and soon, probably in 1-2 years, it will be possible to buy Wi-Fi 7 routers. An intermediate option is four-band routers or Mesh systems with Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E, for example Netgear...
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    Release ASUS ZenWiFi XT8 Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.46061 (2022/01/14)

    I have these two XT8 since April of this year. I, too, 1-2-3 or 4 days a week work from home, on vpn. There were different firmware for this router, but there was never a problem with vpn to communicate with the corporate network. Perhaps you need to configure the router settings correctly, or...
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    Release ASUS ZenWiFi XT8 Firmware version 3.0.0.4.386.46061 (2022/01/14)

    I did not know that ASUS makes routers for the corporate market. I always thought that they had only a home segment ... :)
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    New Asus ZenWifi XT8 Firmware (Version 3.0.0.4.386.46061 2022/01/14 )

    https://www.snbforums.com/threads/asus-zenwifi-xt8-firmware-version-3-0-0-4-386-46061-2022-01-14.76794/
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    Release Asus ZenWiFi XT8 - New Firmware: 3.0.0.4.386_45934

    Try disabling "Smart Connect", and for 2.4 GHz wireless mode enable "N only". And, maybe, put Modulation Scheme in "Up to MCS 7 (802.11 n)"
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    Release Asus ZenWiFi XT8 - New Firmware: 3.0.0.4.386_45934

    Well, not everything is as bad as you say. I have 2xXT8, connected by a cable. There are no problems with this firmware at all!
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    XT8 node disconnects, can't re-add to AIMesh

    https://www.snbforums.com/threads/absolutely-unable-to-add-new-xt8-node-to-existing-xt8-network-any-ideas.68129/ And yet, this is important! Correct method for resetting a node XT8! https://www.snbforums.com/threads/xt8-hard-factory-reset.67850/post-681447
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    Release Asus ZenWiFi XT8 - New Firmware: 3.0.0.4.386_45934

    Wired backhaul, Ethernet 1 Gbps. 5GHz-2 AX is used for clients. In Roaming Block List - only TVs.
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    Release Asus ZenWiFi XT8 - New Firmware: 3.0.0.4.386_45934

    Question 1: why my Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro smartphone, in which the AX standard is not implemented, with such settings freely connects to the Wi-Fi AX network? Question 2: why my smartphone, if it is connected to 5 GHz AX, connects only to the node, but not to the main router, even if I am...
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    Trying to make InstantGuard work!

    The guide says: «Your router connects to Internet through another router (here we called "the Root AP"). The Root AP assigned IP address to your router. In such case, you have to set up Port Forwarding, NAT Server, or Virtual Server on the Root AP to make Instant Guard VPN available for private...
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    Interesting reading: These Popular Wi-Fi Routers Are Security Nightmares

    "If you cannot change the situation, change your attitude towards it." Stanislav Jerzy Lec
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    Release Asus ZenWiFi XT8 - New Firmware: 3.0.0.4.386_45934

    Reset for node: 1. Turn of node 2. Hold down WPS Button, keeping it pressed 3. Turn on node 4. Node will light white, then turn off light 5. Keep holding WPS Button 6. Node will start to blink green 7. Keep holding WPS button 8. Node will turn off light again 9. Turn off node 10. Turn on node -...
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    Beta ASUSWRT 386 RC3-2 public beta

    I'm sorry, but it seems to me that these issues should be considered in a separate topic, but not in this one ...
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    Beta ASUSWRT 386 RC3-2 public beta

    Most likely the address 10.9.112.78 is a "gray" address, not a public one. Please contact your ISP to provide you with a "white" external public address. It's not 100%, but I think so ... I had a similar problem (external ip address started with "10.") and had to buy an external public address...
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    New apartment Wifi planning

    Good question! Yes, you need to plan your Wi-Fi first, and then build the walls! :) Ideally, you need a Mesh, consisting of one router and one node. Then it all depends on your budget ...
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