R6300/R6300v2 Guides & How-To

DD-WRT Update on Heartbleed Vulnerability

Via: DD-WRT

The Heartbleed vulnerability in discovered in OpenSSL 1.0.1 - 1.0.1f is one of the most serious matters in encrypted data communication during the last years. First of all we can ensure you that the encrypted web services like the DD-WRT Online Shop and the Activation center never have been affected because the OpenSSL version we are using does not contain the vulnerability.

How to Set Up a VPN On NETGEAR R6300 with OpenVPN and DD-WRT

This is a fact: everyone's Internet freedom and privacy are at risk. Through SOPA to PIPA to the "six strikes" rule and frivolous lawsuits, the government, ISP's, the MPAA, the RIAA (and the list goes on) have shown that they definitely want to track your every move online. I support a free and open Internet, but in a world where ISP's can't be trusted, one has to take matters into their own hands. One simple way to do this is with a personal VPN service -- an inexpensive and simple method to protect your privacy online.

Inside the NETGEAR R6300: JTAG Pinouts, USB-TTL Extension, Pics... Plus DD-WRT Kong Mod is Coming!

I recently received a brand new R6300 from the folks at MyOpenRouter. Since there hasn't been any guide on unbricking, I'm going to show you some pics from the inside of the R6300!

I'm not going to write a full review or unbricking guide here, as the unbricking process works exactly as described in the WNR3500L unbrick guide. The pinouts can be taken from my pic.

How to Set Up the 5 GHz Wireless Connection On NETGEAR R6300 Using DD-WRT

Here's the way I recommend to set up your R6300's 5 GHz wireless connection in the new build of DD-WRT (available for download here.)

The first step is to log into your router's GUI in your browser of choice at the 192.168.1.1 address, and head to the Wireless -> Basic Settings panel.

Change the Wireless Mode to AP, and then click on the Save button.

How To Install DD-WRT On NETGEAR's R6300 802.11ac Wireless Router

Owners of the R6300, the premium, in-your-face, king-of-all-routers can celebrate... the popular DD-WRT third party firmware has been ported, and it is good. (If you're new to all of this, check out our general introduction to open source firmware, or our other guides.)

An Introduction to Wireless 802.11ac Routers: What does 802.11ac WiFi Mean for You?

Even if one is new to networking, terms such as "Wireless-N," "Wireless-G," and "802.11g/n" are quite well known to most computer users--even if just through setup screens. Many, if not most wireless-capable devices such as smartphones, computers, laptops, and tablets are compatible with the Wireless-N standard, which was announced in 2007 and became commonplace afterwards.

Quick Review and Specifications: NETGEAR R6300 Wireless 802.11ac High Speed Router

The NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router delivers next generation WiFi at Gigabit speeds. It offers the ultimate mobility for WiFi devices with speeds up to 3x faster than 802.11n.