Adding VLANs to OpenWRT 18.06.1 on a TP-Link TL-WR810N

Welcome back to Project Overkill. This instalment covers, as suggested by the title, configuring OpenWRT 18.06.1 to support 802.1q VLANs on a TP-Link TL-WR810N. There are two pre-requisites: the network chipset in the router must support VLANs (some don't), and OpenWRT's configuration files must contain some instructions defining the switch and associated VLANs. The TL-WR810N … Continue reading Adding VLANs to OpenWRT 18.06.1 on a TP-Link TL-WR810N

Using OpenWRT / LEDE for Out-of-Band Management

My day job is IT security for large, blue-chip organisations. I usually work on diverse, heterogeneous networks and have to remember which commands, menus, and options are applicable to whichever piece of equipment I might be using at the time. There ain't no such thing as a single standard, so it's important that I retain … Continue reading Using OpenWRT / LEDE for Out-of-Band Management