CLOSED: Nighthawk R700 Port 1194 Forward Issues?

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Re: Nighthawk R700 Port 1194 Forward Issues?

Postby jaylanzy » Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:44 pm

Hey Hemi,

I think i figured it out! It involves flushing the netgear firmware and flash installing dd-wrt firmware in its place. It delivers a much more robust interface with many many more useful features well beyond the original netgear capabilities . you have to be careful how to install it. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS EXACTLY how it is specified or you can brick your router. However, I am a total noob and was able to flash on the first try. Here is the best part. It Actually Works! I was able to forward port 1194 for open VPN and forward DHCP back to the homeserver. I went through many forum and blog posts before committing but here is the one that was the most helpful and router specific:

http://www.tweaking4all.com/hardware/ne ... 00-dd-wrt/

Good Luck & HappY Routing!

bird

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Re: Nighthawk R700 Port 1194 Forward Issues?

Postby bigfoot65 » Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:50 pm

Great news.

I use DD-WRT on my Cisco Linksys router and it does work well.
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Re: CLOSED: Nighthawk R700 Port 1194 Forward Issues?

Postby hemington1 » Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:40 am

Thanks bird, good work. :D
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