[384.18_Alpha Builds] Testing all variants

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Smokey613

Senior Member
I just updated to this latest alpha on both routers. So far everything working smoothly.
 

QuikSilver

Very Senior Member
Updated to latest alpha as well. So far its working as expected. Excited about this release due to the chatter on the official firmware threads.
 

maxbraketorque

Very Senior Member
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Excited to see 384_81918 for mainline + AC86U, been reading a few good things about this build over in Asus Official. 81858 also included "improved connection stability" and "optimized CPU utilization", which are probably included in 81918. Might dirty flash later tonight.

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Yeah, 81918 seems to have been received with almost universal acclaim, so I've installed the new alpha as well. All ok so far.
 

octopus

Very Senior Member
Just updated to new alpha build, seems working just fine. all bunch of my script working fine.
Uptime 0 days 0 hour(s) 28 minute(s) 39 seconds

Thank You
RMerlin
 

SheikhSheikha

Regular Contributor
I can confirm the latest Alpha contains DHCP "Continuous" mode as an option on the WAN Settings page (at least for AC86U) :cool:
On the RT-AC5300 the continuous mode setting you describe is NOT present.
Flashed the second Alpha and it runs smoothly. Will give it a few days before updating my second router.
 

Vexira

Part of the Furniture
can confirm its not present on the ax88U.
 

SheikhSheikha

Regular Contributor
I have noticed that the signal strength on the RT-AC5300 is 5-6% less with the second Alpha version compared to the first Alpha.
 

MegaTronics

Occasional Visitor
I have running Merlin based firmware for years on my rt-ac68u , but with the last couple of versions I always ran into problems with the port forwarding.

When I install the different firmwares, I did a factory reset and build all the settings from scratch and it was working alright, inbound and outbound traffic . But after some time the inbound traffic (port forwarding) stops working. There is no more response on the outside on the different ports (for example HTTP(S) and SSH) from the internal servers. Internet access from the local network works just fine without any problems.

The OpenVPN connection to the router still works, so when I am external, I can logon to the internal network and reset the router from there, after the reboot, the port forwarding is working again for some time, but eventually it stops working again.

I have also tried a new rt-ac68u router to exclude some hardware issue with the old router, but the problem still is there.

I now run the stock firmware 3.0.0.4.385.20490 from Asus on both routers (the second one is now an AiMesh extension) without any problems after weeks of uptime.

Are there more people here who faced the same problems and most important is it fixed in one of the latest firmwares?
 

maghuro

Very Senior Member
I can confirm the latest Alpha contains DHCP "Continuous" mode as an option on the WAN Settings page (at least for AC86U) :cool:
For a noob like me, can you clarify what does the continues mode do?

Edit: it's not available on mine. Does wan have to be set on automatic IP? Because I'm on static
 

octopus

Very Senior Member

Neil62

Senior Member
Have been up now with the latest beta for 6 hours as per my signature, and ALL is good, nothing to report at this stage, system log quiet. A really good sign.
 

octopus

Very Senior Member
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kernol

Very Senior Member
Dirty upgrade to latest 384.18-alpha from prior alpha on RT-AC86U [Aimesh Router] and RT-AC5300 [Aimesh Node] - rock steady and QOS working better than ever [with or without FreshJR alpha]. Many thanks. :D
 

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