RT-AX86U import settings from RT-AC86U

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I have an AC86U and there is an AX86U on its way. The AC86U has Merlin on it.

Can I save some time by restoring settings saved from the older AC model to the new AX model? I would do this after putting Merlin on the new AX.


Occasional Visitor
Came here with the same questions, and now wondering why isn't that possible?

I see that when exporting settings it just export the nvram content in a binary dump; making it useless across different hardware.

You would think Asus would provide more support going from one model to another, or even better deployment options.


Part of the Furniture
Too many specific references to the exact model, it was created on, to be used 'universally'. Nothing sinister about it, just facts.


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I did it because I didn't ask here first and I had to go through everything to make sure I'd swept out all references to the AC86U. It probably took just as long as starting from scratch with a paper copy of the settings.

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