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  1. Royi

    Recommendation for a Router for VPN Using OpenVPN

    Hello, I want to connect to VPN and figured out the best thing would be connecting the Router to a VPN. I'm looking for a recommendation on a router with the following requirements: Supports OpenVPN (Should I ask for DD-WRT?). Can handle 100 Mbit Internet Connection without slowing down the...
  2. P

    Connecting Router to Modem 10m away

    Hi, have a few questions about my network setup, main question is about cabling for router and switch but if i'm in the wrong section my apologies. I would also like to apologize in advance for my lengthy "essay" type post, I just tend to ramble and like to be thorough. Back Story: Now, I'm...
  3. V

    Phone->PPTP works, Phone->Router->PPTP doesn't? Same IP/DNS!

    Hi guys, Strange problem: Connecting my Android straight to a PPTP server and my streaming app works as desired. Connecting my TP-Link router to the PPTP, and my Android to the router, and my streaming app gives a location error. Both ways I get the same IP and the same dnsleaktest.com...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    ARRIS Adds An Xfinity-Approved Voice Gateway To Its SURFboard Lineup

    Arris’ new gateway, the SVG248AC, combines broadband, wireless and voice services into a single package approved for Xfinity customers. SVG248AC is a 24 download/8 upload DOCSIS 3.0 modem, a 3x3 AC1750 wireless router, and a voice gateway, that uses the RDK-B standards that help accelerate...
  5. H

    Wireless router vs wired router with ap

    My router had stopped working when it did work. The wifi coverage was not all that good. So I plan on putting in an AP. When doing so what is better a router that has wifi with an AP added or a router with out wifi with an APadded. I have a 24 port switch Thanks
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Releases An AC1200 Router For The Budget-Minded

    The new dual-band wireless router is the Tenda A6, and at a price of $34.99, it may turn the heads of those looking for bargains in home networking. Powered by a 900 MHz Broadcom processor and using four high-gain antennas, the A6 produces wireless maximum link rates of 300 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and...
  7. S

    Firmware for RT-AC68R, HW ver. A1

    Greetings - I have been using Tomato by Shibby for years and recently upgraded to this router. The ASUS interface looks decent and the firmware from seems to work well, although I am still much more comfortable with the TomatoUSB interface. My router uses are simple. I only use it for...
  8. M

    OpenDNS on a mikrotik wAP

    Greetings all Thanks for looking into this post. My setup is currently as such... Fibre modem- > mikrotik routerboard 2100 (Google DNS, static IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) -> LAN -> 2 x mikrotik APs (auto DNS from gateway, static IP's 192.168.0.157 AND 192.168.0.179, Private connections...
  9. H

    Buying advice: dual wan gigabit router for newbie

    Hi! This might be my first post here as far as I can remember. I have two ISPs, one is cable with 120mb down/5mb upload and the other one is fiber with 200mb down/100mb upload. I have a Asus AC87U that I've purchased to use dual-wan (load balance bonding?) and have better speeds (320mb...
  10. haddad123

    asus ac5300 client update problem!!

    i have asus ac5300 and my problem is : the client list dosent update when a client disconnect from the router the list only show the new connected client but when someone disconnect he still be on the list but shown as wired . example : the client list are empty now 1)one client connected (the...
  11. L

    ASUS RT-AC68U cannot update ddns on noip.com

    I'm in China. I already set up ss client and ss server on ec2 and the vpn works perfectly. (not sure the router itself will go through it or not. ) firmware is 380.65-X7.4 At the management page, WAN - DDNS set the noip free domain,account email and password. Double checked its all correct...
  12. S

    Fatal firmware problem with RT-AC88U ??

    Hi everyone. Yesterday I bought this router, everything worked more or less out of the box - I was very impressed with the GUI and the range. It then asked me to update the firmware, so I clicked OK. Still seemed to work fine. Next morning: No SSIDS visible, no connection, all dead. Tried...
  13. D

    Overclocking an Asus RT-AC88U

    In the post below, @ryzhov_al showed there are pairings for CPU and RAM frequencies. https://www.snbforums.com/threads/overclocking-on-asuswrt-merlin-378-56_2-rt-ac68u-and-rt-n66u.28043/#post-216213 Does anyone know what the pairings are for an RT-AC88U ?
  14. W

    Router external access

    I have an Asus RT-AC66U router with the latest 380.65 Asuswrt-Merlin FW installed. I want to use VPN server functionality of the router. I configured OpenVPN server as documented here https://www.asus.com/support/faq/1008713. I also installed OpenVPN client on a W7 and on an XP computer. The...
  15. hamsteyr

    AC Router Recommendation

    Sup SNB-ers, I need some advice on a router to get, but first a little idea on the setup. I live in a double storey house, and the main router is on the second floor. On the first floor I have 3 routers that I've set up as WDS Stations (all Qualcomm based), and they work fine, but they don't...
  16. F

    Mystery LAN failures

    I'm having a mystery problem of sorts. This is not specifically tied to Asus or even Merlin firmware, but it's happening on it right now and I was wondering if there was any ideas on how I can further isolate what is happening. This has been happening for several weeks now. It has persisted...
  17. A

    Open vpn server based on 3100 ASUS merlin router behind AT&T fiber u verse gateway

    Greetings SNB community, Having difficulty setting up open vpn off 3100 ASUS merlin router behind AT&T fiber u verse gateway. (router is not using wireless but wired into the gateway) Previously was using Comcast and set open vpn server off asus 3100 without any issues so could have secure...
  18. sfx2000

    Upcoming Marvell Boards - ARMv8

    Lot of folks know perhaps about the low-end A53 based Armada board...e.g GlobalScale's EspressoBin board... https://www.globalscaletechnologies.com/p-72-marvell-espressobin.aspx SolidRun is doing the higher end MacchiatoBin board - based on the Armada 8040 (Quad Cortex-A72)...
  19. A

    AC Routers (Canada)

    Hi All, I've been using a TP Link Archer C7 (V2) for about 2.5 years, and I've started experiencing some issues (wireless strength/range, DHCP problems, speed issues). Running stock firmware. I'm thinking it might be time for an upgrade, and I've narrowed it down to the Netgear R7000 or the...
  20. U

    Dir-822 vs Dir-823 (and where on Earth is Dir-823)

    Hi guys So I'm contemplating buying either the dir 822 or the 823 from d-link... both fairly inexpensive, at least on aliexpress (at about 30 usd) and both AC1200 routers, which is good. I actually don't need them for their ac compliance but more for that fact they are cheap and transmit 5ghz...
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