Category: Network

PFsense – change dynDSN update interval

If like me you have your PFsense box behind a router, it could be useful to reduce the dynDNS update interval. This is because pfSense don’t force an update when the dynamic IP change. Here is a simple solution:


Separate IP cameras system from network

Wireless N 5GHz DGND3700 v1

In the last days I am having some trouble running 5GHz 802.11n with this device and last version of OpenWRT. It turn out that b43 open source driver can’t work in N mode, so I switched to the proprietary WL broadcom driver. However, it cause my router to crash after a client connect to it.

I’m working on it.

Next step:
log driver debug information with hostapd

OpenWRT extRoot & openVPN

Install extRoot
OpenWRT – Rootfs & Swap on USB Storage

Install openVPN

Setup OpenVPN using OpenWRT

Config firewall

* OpenVPN on the OpenWRT

openVPN routing problem explanation and solution

OpenVPN and iroute

How To Assign Static IP Addresses to OpenVPN Clients In pfSense

OpenWRT check wireless link status

You can check if your interface is connected to an AP with

iw wlan0 link

and the output is something like this

SSID: blabla
freq: 2432
RX: 196892 bytes (1278 packets)
TX: 19107 bytes (125 packets)
signal: -35 dBm
tx bitrate: 57.8 MBit/s MCS 5 short GI

bss flags: short-preamble short-slot-time
dtim period: 0
beacon int: 100