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Wake on WAN using OpenWRT 12.09

If you have the need to wake up machines on your local LAN from the outside, there are a few steps you need to take to get it working with OpenWRT (12.09) Select an unused IP address (which you are certain will never, ever be used). I will be using 192.168.1.254 in the following Log into OpenWRT and go to System → Startup → Local Startup (the text input at the bottom of the page) and…

Port forwarding with OpenWRT Kamikaze

Port forwarding in itself is nothing new in OpenWRT, though the way it is done has changed dramatically between White Russian and Kamikaze. One reoccurring problem is that port forwarding only works for packets coming in through the wan interface – In White Russian it was possible to add some clever rules to /etc/firewall.user but things does not seem to be so easy in Kamikaze (even if it is possible to include /etc/firewall.user from /etc/config/firewall…

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