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Security tools with ddwrt and optware – Part II.

November 10, 2011

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..!OPEnvPN!.. This is madness! It is the simpliest and cheapest ssl vpn solution I have ever seen and I can use it on my ddwrt router. I have documented here what and how I did, just in case I need it later, but shortly it is an openvpn setting on ddwrt router with certificate authentication. […]

Security tools with ddwrt and optware – Part III.

November 6, 2011

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privoxy I am too tired to write about privoxy so I just copy the description from privoxy.org: “Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a flexible configuration and can be […]

Security tools with ddwrt and optware – Part I.

November 6, 2011

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On a small router like Netgear WNR3500L we can install and use many security open source tools. I tested the followings free softwares just for fun: – Snort – Nmap – Tcptraceroute – Hping I do not know What performance degradation I could expect if those are running on the router, but there are some […]

News about the home routers

November 5, 2011

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1. Netgear has new routers with more CPU and memory Unfortunately the strongest router has at this time no ddwrt support. Model CPU RAM Flash Interface WLAN WNR3500L 480 MHz BCM4718 MIPS® 74K 64 MB 8 MB 5 GigEthernet 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz WNR3500L v2 480 MHz MIPS® 74K 128 MB 128 MB 5 GigEthernet […]

How to setup SWAP on ddwrt router

November 5, 2011

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By default there is no SWAP on the ddwrt routers, in case you need it you have to setup it on your own, but that is not so complicated, just read the documentations. Source documentation: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Linux_SWAP#Requirements Here is what I have done: 1. Create a file for the swap root@mygateway:/# dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/myswap.swp bs=1k count=80000 […]

install packages on ddwrt

November 25, 2010

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It is not a bad idea if you have a L3 Device that you can reach whenever you want and that has all the basic troubleshooting tools like nslookup, netcat, tcpdump, openssl, ssh, openvpn… A Netgear WRN3500L router with ddwrt can be really helpful. It provides you WLAN access at home, access to your NAS […]