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    CPU one always at 100%

    Hi, I have the AX88U and from a long time i watch that the cpu number one always runs at 100%. Recently, I upgraded to the version 384.17 of Asuswrt-Merlin and have the same problem. With top I see that the problem is the process "skb_free_task". I try to kill it but doesn't die. How can I fix it?
  2. rgnldo

    Tutorial Aria2 - WebUI on AsusWRT-Merlin

    aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink. aria2 can be manipulated via built-in JSON-RPC and XML-RPC interfaces. Features Multi-Connection Download. aria2 can download a file from multiple...
  3. rgnldo

    Suricata Suricata - IDS on AsusWRT Merlin

    Suricata is a free and open source, mature, fast and robust network threat detection engine. The Suricata engine is capable of real time intrusion detection (IDS), inline intrusion prevention (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM) and offline pcap processing. Suricata inspects the network...
  4. cowboy

    Enable DNSSEC with OpenDNS

    I got interested in DNSSEC and want to enable it on my Asus AC88U router running Asuswrt-Merlin 384.15. But as I understand the DNS hosting provider has also to support it. I am using OpenDNS server and few days ago they announced that they will start supporting DNSSEC in this blog post: DNSSEC...
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    Will VPN work when connected to a USB 4G modem?

    I have a question that I am hoping someone here can answer. I have a Asus RT-88U router with asuswrt-merlin installed. I am interested in knowing if the VPN feature would still be working if connected to a USB 4G modem, and not a wired broadband? Basically switching from a normal broadband to a...
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    AsusWRT Compromised in recent vulnerability, we’re Merlin builds affected.

    I didn’t find a post on this already and if there is, please forgive me and I’ll delete this. We’re devices with Merlins build installed also compromised?
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    Advertise router DNS to VPN clients as 2nd DNS server

    Hi all, I've got a TUN OpenVPN Server running fine on my RT-AC86U with Merlin 384.13. But I have a problem when specifying the DNS servers my VPN clients should use. For example: router IP is, primary DNS server is I want my VPN clients to use the primary DNS server...
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    [Feature Discussion] The Fabled Roaming Block List

    Okay, So I have added all my "stationary" devices to this list. When I mean stationary, I mean devices that never move or change location. I feel as though there is no real need or added benefit to allowing these devices to be roamed between nodes. I am starting this thread to see if any one...
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    Cannot log into router GUI using Chrome

    Hi, I have a RU-AC86U on 384.11_2. Ive noticed recently that I cannot log into the router using Chrome. I had the same issue running 384.6 (I upgraded today). I can log in just fine using IE and Edge. Im assuming Chrome has had some sort of update that is causing issues. Has anyone else...
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    client OpenVPN and dnsmasq: Incorrent tun interface created?

    asuswrt merlin: 384.8_2 router: rt-ac68u Created client OpenVPN on router, interface tun11 was created (shown by route). However, in dnsmasq, interface tun21 and tun22 is used (shown by /etc/dnsmasq.conf) In my opinion, tun11 should be used in dnsmasq. Is this a bug? or does everyone just add...
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    Asuswrt Merlin, resolve client lan names on server-side?

    Asuswrt Merlin: I have a bidirectional OpenVPN connection running on 2 Asuswrt Merlin routers (firmware is current). But, I cannot perform a "nslookup pc.client.lan" on the OpenVPN Server? What I would like to do is resolve client lan names on the server. Does anyone know of a solution? [I spent...
  12. Ro berto

    Multiple OpenVPN clients on RT-AC86U running Asuswrt-Merlin

    Hello all, I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN client for my TV to connect to an US NordVPN server and a second OpenVPN client for my laptop to connect to a german NordVPN server. I read about policy rules and some practices but I still have problems, for example: Eventhough my laptop is not...

    RT-AC86U AiMesh ASUSWRT-Merlin

    I'm trying to find how to enable AiMesh on my 86U that has ASUSWRT-Merlin on it, but I'm having no success. Does the Merlin firmware disable AiMesh? If not how can I enable it?
  14. AZDNice

    In Home Web GUI Being Blocked/Unreachable

    Hello, I am trying to reach a In-home address/Web GUI but I keep getting the below errors. The only changes I have made on my Asus RT-AC3200 running Asuswrt-Merlin was Install AB-Solutions, Entware, Pixelserv-tls, and Skynet. I can see it on my Client Status listing however if I try to ping or...
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    no internet with OpenVPN server

    I'm running 384.5 on an ASUS RT-AC87U, and I've setup an OpenVPN server. I setup some very basic ad-blocking rules for dnsmasq, and the OpenVPN server is set with "client will use VPN to access" "Internet Only". In the Advanced settings, I have "advertise DNS to clients" set to "yes". Whenever...
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    VLAN traffic coming in on the wrong interface

    I know vlan tagging is not really officially supported, but figured I'd ask here if anyone has had the same issue as me... I have a 2 NIC pfsense box, with the lan interface having 2 extra vlans, 4 ( and 5. I have an Asus RT-ac3100 in AP mode with asuswrt-merlin running on it and am...
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    Asuswrt-Merlin for ASUS 4G-AC68U

    Does Merlin for RT-AC68U will work with 4G-AC68U?
  18. charliebgood

    Advice needed directing external domains to several local servers Asuswrt-Merlin

    ASUS RT-AC68U Asuswrt-Merlin v 384.4 I'm sure it is answered somewhere, but I searched and failed to find it a clear answer/example Issue: > I manage my domains with my domain register, and have e.g., and pointed at my homeoffice WAN address. > I...
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    [Request] SMART-CONNECT - Allow to manually change Control Channels

    Hi, I'm one of those people who like to tinker everything to see how it works, especially with new technologies and features. In my time playing with the ASUSWRT I encountered the promising SMART-CONNECT feature, a really nice feature that uses only one access point for all the bands, and moves...
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    Asus RT-AC86U

    Hi, I am building firmware for RT-AC86U from source code asuswrt-merlin.382 in my linux viertual machine Ubuntu 16.04.1 but there are few errors. [email protected]:~/asuswrt-merlin.382/release/src-rt-5.02hnd# make rt-ac86u CONFIGURED MODEL: RT-AC86U SPECIFIED MODEL: RT-AC86U...