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Would it be a bad idea to unblock all the ports in my router? Yes. tl;dr I would not think of opening ports on a router that did not serve a legitimate purpose in my network, and even then I will want to filter the traffic on those ports. Reasoning For discussion purposes, 'ports' are not usually where a specific vulnerability lies, its rather what ...


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Yes, is a very bad idea, its true that Linux is more secure than others OS but nothing is 100% secure. For example many Linux distribution has running the sshd by default, if you allow connections from internet to this port (22 by default) a hacker or a worm can do a brute force attack and get access to your Linux.


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The two options are similar. Bridge This sets up your device so that it bridges traffic between the ethernet interface and the wireless interface. Nothing more. Nothing less. Your ethernet interface needs to be connected back to the rest of your network so that wireless devices connecting to the Access Point can see your network. If you have multiple ...


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A repeater will be repeating data. Both devices will be working as access points. If you use bridging you will propably loose the access point.


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Ok, I did a practical test with a home router gateway using OpenWRT, a local DHCP server and a laptop with the following connections: WAN LAN DHCP Server <------> OpenWRT Router <------> Laptop Sending single UDP packets from laptop through Google DNS server (8.8.8.8) I could confirm that only RX (LAN) and TX (WAN) ...


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Probably your best bet would be to use a transparent proxy by default to allow access to the login URL of your authentication website and none other. After they have authenticated you could selectively remove them from the transpareny proxy rules in your firewall table. http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/howto/proxy.tinyproxy might fit the bill, though I have not ...


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Just a minor tidbit. I know this is a Linux site, but I also ran into this exact issue during my use of Windows, even though the key I generated was 2048bit. Not sure if it is the same, but openvpn-install-2.3.7-I601-x86_64 doesn't yield the error, while openvpn-install-2.3.7-I602-x86_64 does. The older version worked. I uninstalled the new one, ...



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