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If we want to configure rsync daemon service in openwrt we can follow the next step. Let's start by updating packages and installing software (connecting through SSH and using the CLI) # opkg update # opkg install rsyncd Please, note you can install the software through the web, you are required to update the files through SSH though Once we install the software, we will configure couple of things like usernames and passwords, and folders that we will share... To do so, edit the Read more...

I really like openWRT routers software. It is a brilliant piece of software easy to manage and very powerful. Compatible with thousands of routers but also with a lot of ARM boards and others (GL-B1300, raspberry Pi4,  raspberry Pi3, raspberry Pi2, X86 virtual machines, bananaPi Pro, nanopi, etc..)

digging a bit in internet, I could not find any documentation about how to configure openWRT to work with PPTP/L2TP/iKev2 instead of openVPN as client.

Whether obviously openVPN is more integrated Read more...

Symptoms:

Loading the System Overview page  it does not show any App running, even when you have some up and working.
Apps tab does not show any App installed or even running.
in System --> Settings tab we cannot start/stop apps (i.e ReadyDLNA). Any attempt to start any app (iTunes, UPnP, etc) shows the error "Cannot start service without volume" (also showing an error code like 15002040001)
You do not have the /apps or the /home folders mounted and available.

That is caused Read more...

If you have a NETGEAR Readynas NAS and you want to migrate your data to a bigger disk, there is not too much information in the Netgear Forum about how to do it.

Here is how you can do it. You will require an external Linux machine (a Raspberry PI or Banana PI/Pro can do the trick)

First, you have the RAID 1 set up with (i.e) 2x 2Tb disks.

Attach the new disk to one of the available USB ports in the NAS.
Sync the entire 2tb disk onto the new (i.e) 5Tb disk with:

# dd if=/dev/sda Read more...