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    WAN DNS question

    Hi networking noob here running Asus Merlin on ac-86u router and also homeassitant on Rpi4 with adguard add-on. I don't understand the difference between all the different DNS server options and was hoping someone can help me. How does the WAN DNS server setting differ from the upstream DNS...
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    Selective routing for VPN question

    I think this probably would work but means that i have to individually write down every IP address of the devices that i don't want the kill switch to apply to (in your example, dervices like the xxx.xxx.xxx.123). This would be perfect if i wanted most devices to have the killswitch applied and...
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    Selective routing for VPN question

    Hi, I want to make all IP addresses in my subnet go through VPN but i only want the killswitch to apply to selected devices. Is there a way to do this? I was thinking of setting up two VPN clients, making the whole subnet go through one (with the killswitch turned off) but excluding the devices...
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    Selective killswitch on Asus Merlin

    Okay i might give diversion a go. Thanks again for all your help!
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    Selective killswitch on Asus Merlin

    OK Thanks, i'll give it a go tonight. On a separate topic, I also have a raspberry pi running pihole connected to my router. Previously when i was just running VPN through the client on my laptop, the ads wouldn't be blocked when the VPN was running, only when i had the VPN turned off. If i run...
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    Selective killswitch on Asus Merlin

    I didn't think of that, that's a great idea. I have about 25 IoT devices so rather than individually input all their IP addresses, I'm assuming I can set up one VPN client where i add the IP addresses for our laptops/phones and make the interface 'VPN' and then a second VPN client that includes...
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    Selective killswitch on Asus Merlin

    Hi, I have an Asus RT-AC86U flashed with merlin and have just set up openVPN using Private Internet Access. I understand that you can use policy based routing to route devices with particular IP addresses through the VPN tunnel while excluding others. Can you do the same with the VPN killswitch...
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