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[Fork] Asuswrt-Merlin 374.43 LTS releases (V28E2)

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by john9527, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. cybrnook

    cybrnook Senior Member

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    InkyRag Occasional Visitor

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    Thanks John. This fixed the domain name problem for me.
     
  3. cybrnook

    cybrnook Senior Member

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    23E4, loaded up and so far uneventful (which is great).

    I made a backup using your utility. Performed a nvram erase, and upon reboot Switch Control was set to CTF Level 1 and Tools tab reflected CTF. So, looks great!

    Restored using your utility and am back up and running!

    Thanks as always.
     
  4. tyspeed42

    tyspeed42 Regular Contributor

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    Updated to 24B6 on AC68W, AC68U nothing to report but its working great. Thanks John.
     
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    Howdy all been an long time since I rapped at ya. Is anyone else having trouble connecting to the vpn clients on their n66u with firmware 23E4 (I also had this issue with 23E3)?

    I have tried the openvpn client (which used to work, not my first rodeo) and to simplify things, the pptp vpn client and cannot get a connection up with either. Per usual, probably my issue but thought I would check in with the community.
     
  6. cybrnook

    cybrnook Senior Member

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    Different model (RT-AC68P), but no issues connecting to Private Internet Access as a client. Just be aware that OpenVPN has been updated to 2.4.0, and that brought a handful of new options/hardening with it. So you might need to adjust your settings somewhat. Or , paste out your openvpn connection log so someone can help point out the issue.
     
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    Probably better to confirm the pptp client is working for others as it is so much simpler to configure... You have no issues connecting the pptp client? I know this seems obvious- but I am confirming the connection by my ip address and it isn't changing. :)
     
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    Thanks @john9527 for the update. Back to home.lan! :)
    B.t.w. John, is it a new feature that the router shows the "manually reboot" message after firmware update? I have been seeing this in the latest firmwares only. Just curious :)
     
  9. Builder71

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    Update to 23E4. Thx John.
    Got the same message like zonnebril.
     

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    john9527 Part of the Furniture

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    Not a new feature....but a fact of life.....
    I think it depends on the router being able to grab enough memory to be able to restart everything. I hit it on about 1 out of every 15 updates.
     
  11. john9527

    john9527 Part of the Furniture

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    @000111 - Whose pptp server are you trying to connect to (commercial, work, private)? Haven't changed anything on the pptp client forever, since it's basically been deprecated.
     
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    Got it sorted- thanks John.
     
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    Glad to hear you figured it out.
    I did a little playing, and was able to connect to PIA via pptp client...but found that the auto-negotiation for encryption wasn't working too well, and I had to force the right level via nvram, (exposing this to the gui was in a later level that I hadn't backported.....it is backported now :) )
     
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  14. shauno100

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    Hi John,

    I am a first time user of your firmware and jumped the gun and flashed BETA RELEASE: Update-24B6 on my RT-AC68U. All is working well. I just noticed however that with my Stealthmode scripts i have used with Merlin's firmware without issues when the stealthmode is turned on from my cron job all the LEDS switch off initially but then the USB2 LED turns back on.

    I am using the scripts from https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/Scheduled-LED-control

    Is this a bug or is it expected behaviour? I just noticed in your release notes for the latest Beta that you made some changes and mentioned it could affect anything from USB attached devices to WAN connections. Could this be causing the USB2 to turn back on?

    Thanks in advance

    Shaun
     
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    john9527 Part of the Furniture

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    No, I wouldn't have expected any problems. I just double checked the led commands from the command line on my AC68P and they worked fine.

    So, two questions.....
    - Did you do a factory reset after loading this fork?
    - What is the rev level of your AC68U? (only rev A1, A2 and B1 are supported....C1 and E1 are not)
     
  16. shauno100

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    Hi John,

    The router is an A2 revision. I didn't actually do a factory reset which i should have so will do that tonight when i get home and let you know the outcome.

    Thanks for the reply

    Shaun
     
  17. atkinsom

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    Hi John,

    Running your latest released fork and using openvpn server on the router. I noticed something come up in the client logs on my PC when I connect that I'm not sure if it's something I should worry about. Should I add the auth-nocache line to the openvpn config file or just ignore the warning? thanks

    "WARNING: this configuration may cache passwords in memory -- use the auth-nocache option to prevent this"
     
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    You are a scholar and a saint, my man.
     
  19. krick

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    I've never used OpenVPN before. Is there a guide somewhere that can help me set it up on this fork and figure out how to use it effectively?
     
  20. cybrnook

    cybrnook Senior Member

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    Add:

    auth-nocache

    to the additional options section at the bottom of the OpenVPN client config page.
     
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