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  1. ThePooBurner

    Is there a script for configuring VLANs?

    Hi everyone. I've been scouring this forum for a couple months now looking for information on using VLANs via scripting and trying to make sense of everything that I've read. I'm not making this post lightly, as in most of what i've read there seem to be a lot "You should have searched first...
  2. P

    OpenVPN issues on AC88u using latest 384.19

    Hello all, I wonder if anyone's noticing a problem with the openvpn connections using merlinWRT as the openvpn server, and I'd like to know how to fix this. I'm using AC88u with latest 384.19 and the issue is that VPN becomes extremely slow (down to like 50k/s instead of 8MB/s) after using it...
  3. V

    Does Merlin extend AsusWRT with OpenWRT functions?

    Sorry if this is not the right section but not sure where to start. So I'm thinking about buy an Asus router and as a long term OpenWRT/Gargoyle user functions are important. For example important features for me are Adblock, MiniDLNA, SMB/FTP/local filesharing, Transmission, network printer...
  4. R

    Setting up VLANs on AC68P

    Hey all, I use my AC68P as an AP, and I'm trying to get VLAN tagging working on it. I've had some success but I think I need some help to complete this. I want router to have the following VLANs: VLAN Physical Ports Wireless 1 (Default) WAN, LAN1, LAN2, LAN3 2.4G / 5G 20 2.4G / 5G 30...
  5. stevieosaurus

    Multiple OpenVPN clients: run in parallel, serial or alternative?

    I searched all over this forum & google but couldn't get one clear, straight answer, so here goes: If I activate multiple (2 or more) OpenVPN clients in my Merlin router admin interface, do these: 1. Run in parallel - some clients (local IPs) connect trough one VPN, others trough another VPN...
  6. amplatfus

    [solved] A kind request for RT-AX88U owners about GMAC3 mode

    Hi dear RT-AX88U owners, Could you please help me to find out if RT-AX88U have GMAC3 or not? I have GMAC3 on RT-AC88U and it is set a limit to me when enable some etables rules in firewall. For instance if I want to drop 2.4Ghz and 5 Ghz traffic to one IP, only the rule with 2.4Ghz is working...
  7. J

    Guest for IOT devices

    Created a guest ssid for my smart home devices. Works great as long as I allow intranet access. However allowing intranet also allows guest devices to access my main ssid devices. Separating them was the whole point. Well most of it. Disallowing intranet on the guest causes some devices to...
  8. F

    Asus Merlin in AP mode vs UniFi access point

    How do Asus routers (w/Merlin) in Access Point mode compare with true access points such as UniFi nanoHD? Is either of them much better than the other is some ways or is it a toss-up? Thanks.
  9. MailManX

    A Fine Mesh I'd Like To Be In (RT-AC86U)

    I currently have (4) T-Mobile TM-AC1900 routers all connected by ethernet Cat6. I've had these old routers for years and love them. They give me the coverage and speed I want and have not given me any trouble. I have given each router it's own SSID so that I can tell which one to use in various...
  10. D

    Cutting Cable, Will go with 1GB/s Xfinity: Would like suggestions on coverage and gaming

    Hi, So right now I have an Asus AC-5300 running Merlin. The house is Colonial with the family room on the side. So think Colonial house with an extra bottom half next to it. Roughly 3000+ with basement. The router is in the middle bedroom upstairs and covers most of the house OK, but the deck...
  11. superkrups20056

    Best Merlin router settings for a double-NAT environment?

    Hey guys, I have what I feel is an unavoidable Double-NAT setup. I am getting internet from my landlord who is considerate enough to allowing me to use his wifi, but he also uses it with his devices. I have a Merlin configured AX-88U, which is connected via ethernet to an AmpliFi node getting a...
  12. T

    [Release] Cloudflare Dynamic DNS Update Script

    I am pleased to announce the release of the Cloudflare Dynamic DNS Update Script! Note: This is a forked version based on work by a few contributors who I have not been able to get a hold of to commit to the main repo. @epicylon, @bengalih, @gumanov, @clayauld My updates Verified works on...
  13. T

    [Release] CakeQOS-Merlin

    I am pleased to announce the release of CakeQOS-Merlin! Current Version: 1.0.2 (Changelog) CakeQOS-Merlin is a custom add-on for supported Asus routers with Merlin firmware that introduces CAKE QoS as an alternative to Traditional/Adaptive/FreshJR implementations. One key difference is on the...
  14. Meshkoff

    Nano charset

    Hi all How can i configure nano charset in merlin firmware? I'm asking this question because it shows me strange symbols and questions marks insteаd Russian letters For example, this string in nano on my OSX: Доброе утро страна! Turns into this on my router: �^tоб�^`ое �^c�^b�^`о �^a�^b�^`ана I...
  15. Cmd85

    Ac88u with lates merlin - Drops wifi, internet, cant connect to router

    Hello. So installed merlin yesterday and have had some issue forcing me to reboot the router a few times. First my Homey lost connection and I noticed that no 2.4ghz was connected, a reboot fixed this. The issue I had just now is that internet dropped via Wifi. I couldnt connect to the router...
  16. H

    Found a couple bugs on VPN Server tab with merlin 384.17

    I have an ASUS RT-AC86U running the latest firmware 384.17 Frist, the RSA Encryption option does not show most of the time. Especially after you apply an update. Second, the Export OpenVPN configuration file shows an error message, but it will go away if you click apply and seems to work just...
  17. gspannu

    What are you running? DNSCrypt or Unbound?

    What do you run on your router? Unbound or DNSCrypt? (or both?) It would also be good to know why you use/ recommend one over the other? I am aware that some people run DNSCrypt, Unbound or both on Raspberry Pi along with Pi-Hole. Would also like to have feedback from such users on the same...
  18. H

    Cannot Access Network Drive Via Samba

    Hello, Thanks to the excellent advice I received on the SNB Forums, I purchased an RT-AC66U_B1 and have been very happy with it. I received it two days ago and the first thing I did was flash the latest Merlin release. Currently I'm trying to set up network drive access via Samba, and I'm...
  19. E

    AsusWRT Merlin iptables

    Hello there! I have several (smarthome) devices that phone home while that is not necessary due to local integration. To block devices from accessing the internet I usually use the 'Block Internet Access' function in the GUI. It seems this function uses DROP to block access. The smarthome...
  20. Mohammad Wahiduzzaman

    FreshJR file downloads are being wrongly classified as web surfing

    Hi, i am using merlin version 384.17 with freshjr script on the RT-AC88U. the issue I am having is downloading files through FDM (free download manager) is being classified as "web surfing" ( sometimes net control packets).its totally messing up the QOS. i want it to be classified as "file...
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