R7000 Guides & How-To

How to Set Up OpenVPN on NETGEAR R7000 with DD-WRT

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This howto covers setting up an OpenVPN Server for access to your home network as if you were local. It's an excellent alternative to opening a bunch of ports in your firewall and exposing poorly secured programs to the world wide web.

Here's the overview:

  1. install OpenVPN on laptop to generate keys for server and a few clients
  2. configure dd-wrt router
  3. configure clients

Please respond in the Comments what hardware you used this how-to on, and any differences. I will update original article with your input.

R7000 Firmware Updated to 1.05.48, New Features Added

The NETGEAR Nighthawk r7000 has been a leading force in the high-performance, open source capable router scene for a while now -- and it just got even better, The release of firmware version 1.05.48 from NETGEAR, for those who are using the original firmware, takes advantage of the Nighthawk specific hardware to deliver on some pretty

How to Use ReadyCloud on NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk"

NETGEAR ReadyCloud for R7000

With the latest updates to the NETGEAR r7000 "Nighthawk," a flurry of exciting new features and functionality was introduced -- not the least of which is ReadyCloud integration. I am personally a huge fan of ReadyCloud -- it recently saved the day for me, allowing me to access a PDF book for some tech studying that I had falied to copy from my ReadyNAS over to my Surface Pro 3 or my other cloud storage solutions.

Features of Upgraded NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Firmware: ReadyCLOUD, Genie Remote Access, and More

The NETGEAR r7000, the first "Nighthawk" router on the block, made headlines at its introduction as one of the fastest -- if not THE fastest -- consumer routers on the market. It's maintained its popularity since then, especially with open source fanatics, and for good reason.

How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Wi-Fi Router

Introduction:

Using serial console setup users can get access to the serial console of their router. Serial console setup finds its most important use in debricking a router. Moreover, developers may use it to extract useful debug information from their routers.

How to Properly Adjust the Antennas on the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Router

Do you have a r7000 Nighthawk from NETGEAR? Are you super pleased with the superior range and speeds you're getting? Good!

Are you less than pleased with those floppy antennas? I thought so, which is why you have ended up here. The truth is that the antennas aren't really floppy at all -- they're quite sturdy, but there's a "trick" to installing and adjusting them correctly. Here's how.

NETGEAR R7000 WiFi Router Officially Wi-Fi Certified

The NETGEAR r7000 WiFi Router has now been officially Wi-Fi Certified.

Top 10 Reasons to Get an Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Router

If you are looking for a router you can't go wrong with the Netgear r7000 router. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons you should get one.

How to Debrick or Recover NETGEAR R7000, R6300v2, or R6250 Wi-Fi Routers

 

In case you have bricked your unit, or in case you need more debugging info from your router you can setup a serial console.

Prerequisites for this procedure:

How to Set Up OpenVPN and DynamicDNS on NETGEAR's Nighthawk R7000 Wi-Fi Router

If you have an r7000 Nighthawk router, be proud: it's one of the most, if not the most, powerful router on the home market today. Plus, it's packed with features, and one of them that I'm betting many users might not even know about is it's built in OpenVPN and DynamicDNS support.

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