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OpenVPN & Stock Firmware

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by nash16, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. nash16

    nash16 Occasional Visitor

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm trying continue with my RT-AC66U, I love the Merlin FW and I know that the best option is choose the Fork from John right now for legacy routers, but really I chose it because I need only 1 thing: OpenVPN updates.

    Maybe someone could help me with minimal steps to update the binaries from OpenVPN with the Stock Firmware 3.0.0.4.382.50470 from Asus getting the updated binaries from Merlin source (380.70) or something like that, I need the OpenVPN 2.4.0 or above and if it isn't too hard would be brilliant copy the webpage in the router for OpenVPN config instead of Stock.

    How could I build the new OpenVPN version from src and install it into the router?

    Thanks in advance and please admin move this topic if I choose the wrong discuss forum.
    BR
     
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  3. eddiez

    eddiez Senior Member

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    Don't mind me asking...but what's wrong with the latest Merlin releases?
     
  4. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    You can't. 2.4.x introduces a number of changes that require support to be implemented in the rest of the firmware as well, it's not a drop-in replacement for 2.3.2.
     
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  5. nash16

    nash16 Occasional Visitor

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    Mainly, security bugfixes from 3.0.0.4.382.50470 vs. Merlin's 380.70 :(
     
  6. nash16

    nash16 Occasional Visitor

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    Thank you Eric, I thought that this shouldn't be easy, so not much info about the upgrade process.

    Regards :)
     
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