HOWTOs cover additional tasks possible with OpenWrt, ie: setting up a printer server, using the vanilla firmware, installing packages via opkg and configuration. Use the templates if you want to contribute.

Cat Page Description
Basic Howtos
beginner Basic Howtos Stuff explained on the Wiki-Pages for some devices, but not for others
beginner Generic Backup Backup important stuff
network Set up a Server Provide Web, FTP, File, P2P and other network services.
network Set up a Client Utilize services provided on a network
administer WebUIs Web User Interfaces related articles (overview)
administer Statistics Collect Statistical Data (overview)
sys Logging overview Log related articles (overview)
network Web Server overview HTTP Server related articles (overview)
network Proxy Server overview Proxy Server related articles (overview)
network Wireless Wireless related articles (overview)
network IPv6 IPv6 related articles (overview)
network E-Mail overview E-Mail related articles (overview)
network more than internet If you have Double Play/Triple Play/Quadruple Play
network VoIP everything VoIP related
network IPTV everything IPTV related
periphery USB overview USB related articles (overview)
periphery Printers Offer access to a printer connected to OpenWrt over the network
other Databases Setup Database management systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, ...
security Certificates Authentication with the help of certificates
security VPN overview Overview over the usage of VPNs
Articles assortment
external links.external.howtos Not everything can be in this wiki
multimedia LIRC audio_alsa Howto build/setup LIRC with audio_alsa support (USB sound card mic infrared input)
multimedia LIRC GPIO blaster Howto build/setup LIRC to emulate an infrared remote using a GPIO
multimedia PulseAudio Since trunk 2011-01 we can install PulseAudio
multimedia DAAP server How to set up forked-daapd (iTunes server)
multimedia USB Audio Support How to set up an USB audio dongle
multimedia USB Video Support How to set up a webcam or TV card
network Access Cable/DSL-Modem How to access your Cable-/DSL-Modem
network Configure Motorola cable modem How to configure your Motorola cable modem (DOCSIS)
network Traffic Control Packet Scheduler, QoS, Traffic Shaping, Traffic Prioritizing
network Netfilter Packet filter, firewall, iptables, ip6tables, ebtables, arptables
network Dynamic DNS Create a domain name that points to your IP
network Define a DMZ Separate a switch port and make it a DMZ
network Connect by L2TP Connect to ISP using L2TP with Dual Access
network Port Forwarding How to and examples of different cases of Port Forwarding
network Kerberos Server How to setup a Kerberos Server for secure authentication
network UDP multicast IPTV / UDP multicast
network NFS Server Howto setup a Network File System (NFS) server on OpenWrt
network ownCloud Howto install ownCloud on OpenWrt
network XMail Howto install XMail on OpenWrt
network TR-069 Howto install an TR-069 / CWMP client on OpenWrt
other Snippets Snippets and tweaks that didn't fit elsewhere
periphery I²C over USB Using USB-I²C adapters on OpenWrt
security wget Certificates Installing SSL certificates for wget
security Mini-Httpd & SSL How to get mini-httpd and SSL working
sys Bandwidth Monitoring How to track bandwidth usage
sys EAD Installing and using the Emergency Access Daemon
sys Extroot Using external storage as root filesystem
sys Hardware Buttons Make the Hardware Buttons toggle events
sys Signal strength led meter Monitor the wifi signal strength with one led
util BoxBackup Running BoxBackup on OpenWrt
NetBoot NetBoot
sys Build one package Build one package from scratch
network Wide Area Wi-Fi Roaming Setup many routers to provide seamless wifi coverage
sys Obtain Firmware Four ways to obtain a Firmware-Image-File
sys Using ImageBuilder Create custom Images without compiling in buildroot
Advanced topics
network Multiple WAN connections using mwan3 How to use the mwan3 package with multiple upstream WAN connections to provide WAN load-balancing or fail-over
sys virtualization Running or Building OpenWrt with Virtualization
sys Kexec Boot a kernel from internal flash and then execute another kernel on external storage
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  • Last modified: 2020/11/11 09:50
  • by vgaetera