rt-ac86u

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. G

    New Asus RT-AC86U Odd IP Addressing?

    I just installed a new RT-AC86U router today replacing an old Linksys 4200. The Asus router has the 3.0.0.4.384_32799 firmware installed. I also have 1 Apple Extreme and 3 Apple Express routers in bridge mode to the main router. My issue is that even though I manually assigned ip addresses...
  4. Flipmode11

    [Q] RT-AC86U AC2900 w/ Merlin - All Lights off, LAN Port 4 only...?

    Had device running on Merlin for a year. Updated occasionally. About a year ago the device failed. Have finally had some time to diagnose it (between moving house twice, family health issues, etc) however I cannot get it to work. Last backup I made is "2019.06.21". Holding reset button for...
  5. C

    WiFi disconnects with RT-AC86U Asuswrt-Merlin 384.17

    I have been running Asuswrt-Merlin 384.17 for a few weeks on an Asus RT-AC86U router and I have been getting WiFi disconnects. The wired connections work fine but WiFi drops out when a device starts using the connection. The devices connect fine but then when starting to use the WiFi...
  6. M

    RT-AC86U with Zabbix agent?

    Have anyone tried using Zabbix Agent on AC86U router? If we search for Zabbix, Opkg finds some packages. # opkg find *zabbix* zabbix-agentd - 4.0.16-3 - Zabbix agentd zabbix-get - 4.0.16-3 - Zabbix get zabbix-proxy - 4.0.16-3 - Zabbix proxy zabbix-sender - 4.0.16-3 - Zabbix sender zabbix-server...
  7. S

    RT-AC86U - 384.16 - Frequent Crashes - Please Help

    Hi, Could really use some help/guidance here please. I recently purchased an RT-AC86U over the weekend and had frequent crashes (at least 2X a day). Thanks, appreciate the help in advance. Let me know if there's anything else I can provide to better assist. --- Setup: RT-AC86U = Main...
  8. J

    RT-AC68U Aimesh Node 2.4 Ghz not working?

    RT-AC86U w/ 384.16, RT-AC68U Aimesh node w/ same, Diversion, UiDivstats, Skynet, AiProtection, Scribe, UiScribe, Conmon, SpdMerlin, ScMerlin, Nsrum, NtpMerlin, OpenVPN selective clients I don't think my 68U node is working on the 2.4 ghz frequency. How can I be sure since I can't access it...
  9. G

    Looking for a RT-AC56U substitute

    Hi all I'm looking for a substitute for my 5 years old AC56U. I had no big problems so far with it, but I now begin to see it's limit with my increasing (30 devices so far, 25 static DHCP entries, 5 port forwardings,2 guest networks, AB Solution ad-blocker, NTP server,VLANs) home network. I...
  10. J

    DNS over TLS don't appear to be working?

    RT-AC86U w/ 384.15, RT-AC68U aimesh node 384.15, diversion, uidivstats, Skynet, scribe, uiscribe, conmon, spdMerlin, scmerlin, nsrum I am hoping someone will take a look at my settings screenshot and tell me what I need to change. I am a little confused about some of the posts that I've been...
  11. J

    N/M, GOT IT, RUNNING SMOOTH NOW!

    RT-AC86U w/Asuswrt-Merlin 384.15, RT-AC68U Aimesh Node w/same, Windscribe VPN on OpenVPN, amtm, Diversion, uidivstats, Skynet, scribe, uiscribe, conmon, spdMerlin, scmerlin, nsrum, and FreshJR QoS. I hate to bother ya'll with this, but I'm kinda stuck here, and hope somebody will tell me what...
  12. J

    RT-AC86U shutting off during reboot?

    Does anyone know why the router sometimes shuts off during a reboot? Is this just with the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware, or is it indicative of the 86's in general? It sure scared me first time it did it. TIA, jts
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    RT-AC86U and Alexa IFTTT compatibility

    I just purchased a brand new Asus RT-AC86U router, and I was astonished to see that the latest Asus firmware does not contain the Alexa and IFTTT page. This is despite the fact that all RT-AC86U reviews that I read say it is compatible with Alexa, same as the AC88. Then I installed the latest...
  14. J

    SITE SURVEY?

    RT-AC86U with Merlin 314.15, RT-AC68U aimesh node with same f/w, diversion, uidivstats, skynet, scribe, uiscribe, OpenVPN for select clients, conmon, spdMerlin, scmerlin, nsrum Hi, folks, Could someone tell me possibly what is going on in and around my little home network here from the chart...
  15. Alex Tiedemann

    DNS-over-TLS - RT-AC86U - 384.15 ...

    Hi, Trying to set up DNS-over-TLS in my AC86U. Have managed to add 3 servers to the list and it works very well. For some reason i can't add the number 4 or 5 server, or actually i can add servers to the list, but when pressing Apply to save the settings, only the previous 3 servers are left...
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    Asus RT-AC86U randomly drops internet

    Setup Router: Asus RT-AC86U Asuswrt-Merlin 384.15 Provider: Teksavvy (over Rogers Cable) My standard config (has been set up for over 2 years) Hitron CDA3-20 Modem -> Grandstream ATA HT502 -> RT-AC86U -> Lan Clients (wired computers, wifi enabled computers, wired IOT devices and wifi...
  17. A

    RT-AC86U 5GHz Automatically Disables?

    This has happened once before and just happened again now. All of a sudden the 5GHz radio gets disabled. I immediately saved the log and copied the pertinent part and attached it below. I'm running 384.13 with amtm and Skynet and a 2GB Swap. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
  18. André Meneses

    [ASUS RT-AC86U] Policy Rules affect VPN performance

    Hi everyone, I recently bought a RT-AC86U, installed the Merlin firmware and have configured a VPN. I wanted this VPN to work for only one device in my place, my main tv, to use a IPTV service, streaming TV. I went to set Policy Rules, making this TV the only device using the VPN, but when I...
  19. Cralis

    Wifi SmartConnect and YeeLight or other 2.4Ghz devices

    I setup SmartConnect, which I beliebe, allows devices to connect to the same network/wifi, but can connect either with 2.4 or 5ghz, based on the cinnecting client limitations. This seems to work well for most things - except my YeeLight smart bulbs, which are limited to 2.4Ghz. The process...
  20. P

    Unable to get OpenVPN Server to work on RT-AC86U with ASUSWRT-Merin

    My Router: RT-AC86U Without ASUSWRT-MERLIN, the OpenVPN server with the ASUSWRT works perfectly. But it doesn't work after I have upgraded with ASUSWRT-MERLIN firmware. I tried 384.15 and 384.13 with no avail! If I reverted it back to ASUSWRT 3.0.0.4_384_81351 or RT-AC86U_3.0.0.4_384_81049...
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