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AirVPN with DD-WRT and access point

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I have one problem. I am using airvpn on dd-wrt router and that works like a charm. I also setup some policies as you suggested in previous posts, and some machines are on VPN and some are not.

Now I have problem to setup access point. I do not want to use wireless repeater, because it is slow if many devices are connected...


I want to wire access point (not wiereless) and use the same SSID as main router has...


My configuration:


DSL model ( <-LAN-------WAN-> DD-WRT router ( <-LAN-------LAN-> access point [non-dd-wrt] (?.?.?.?)



DD-WRT 'sees' DSL modem (via routing), but DSL modem doesn't know for network.



What I did:

1. Disabled DHCP on access point

2. Connected router's LAN with access point's LAN (not WAN)

3. Set access point's IP address to

4. Set router's channel to 6

5. Set access point's channel to 11

6. Set access point's SSID to the same SSID as router has

and at the end I cannot establish IP anymore if I use access point's wireless network.


I tried to leave on DHCP on access point..., but in that case I do not have access to the internet but I can connect to the access point's wireless...



I suppose AirVPN's firewall commands are problem:

iptables -I FORWARD -i br0 -o tun1 -j ACCEPT
iptables -I FORWARD -i tun1 -o br0 -j ACCEPT
iptables -I INPUT -i tun1 -j REJECT
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o tun1 -j MASQUERADE

iptables -I FORWARD -s -j ACCEPT




Can someone help me with this?


Thanks in advance.

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I probably can't help you very much, but where did you do this and why? 

3. Set access point's IP address to


I have a similar setup kinda.... modem -> non-ddwrt router (to broadcast wireless outside VPN) -> PFSENSE with AirVPN -> DDWRT Wireless Access Point.   


I set the local address to  Does your AP router have these options?

Use DNSMasq for DHCP or DNS?

I disabled those and disabled the WAN.



Hope this helps somewhat...

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My access point does not have ddwrt and cannot install it. So there is no DnsMask option. Access point is dodocool...

Yes, it is set to be access point.

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