Port forwarding linksys e3000 ddwrt does not work

Took image from ddwrt database (stable one). Portforw works when on linksys os, doesn t anymore when on ddwrt. Drives me nuts. Forwordrule: from blank to internal ip, from 8080 to 1194. Dmz fw off nothing helps.

Please help!
janhoedtAsked:
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spidey23Commented:
screenshot please
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Let me change the question: please give me a stable ddwrt version for my Linkys E 3000. Whatever I do, the wireless is not listed in my wireless networks.

I'm using dd-wrt.v24-16785_NEWD-2_K2.6_big-e2k-e3k now. I used vpnkong before.
Please sombody tell me which version works as it should out of the box (it is NOT this one). I just flashed, nothing more, nothing less. Everything worked with the Linksys OS.
Or isn't there just no ddwrt version stable/trustworthy ... Fed up of spending my time flashing and finding each time something that doesn't work.
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TreborG2Commented:
Try going into the nv60 bins

ie.  dd-wrt.v24-17990_NEWD-2_K2.6_mini-e3000
From:   ftp://ftp.dd-wrt.com/others/eko/V24-K26/

then update to dd-wrt.v24-17990_NEWD-2_K2.6_mega-nv60k
or dd-wrt.v24-17990_NEWD-2_K2.6_big-nv60k

they seem to not be tayloring to e2k-e3k all the time.
Example: http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=611090#611090
user has an e3000 and used the nv60k binaries.

17990 is the newest, that user also stated they went back to 16994 finding it more stable ...

personally I'm lucky in that I'm on older hardware that doesn't support k26 and I've been happily using 17201 for months but again.. not for your router ... you might also want to stay in touch with bugtrack.

Found this in there from 12/02/2011

Summary       0004198: firewall rules are not included in the buids
Description       Linksys E2000/E3000
V24 PreSP2 (16785) as well as the 14xxx seem to be missing the default iptables/firewall rules as well as defaulting to allow remote administration unless one restricts remote administration to a specific IP or set of IPs.


AS ALWAYS .. confirm BEFORE you flash!!  And don't forget 30/30/30 unless your model specifically calls for it *not* to be done.
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maximus5328Commented:
Port 8080 usually used for remote management of the router itself. If you have that enabled then it will not forward.
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TreborG2Commented:
remote management on DD-WRT as well as on most if not all retail routers is usually disabled by default ..

additionally user is working with beta software and can not be guaranteed of results.  its stated in several places at DD-WRT's site that if something doesn't works.. you have to update .. even in the least following bugtrack and development threads.

Lastly ... and to the issue.. with the correct version of DD-WRT running (VPN) OP should have options to change the port OpenVPN is running on, and can thus change the port rather than trying to redirect or port forward.

OP should also confirm they've logged into the router (telnet) and run:
iptables -L -n --line-numbers
and see if their forward is in fact being done but that they aren't getting the expected results.
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Port forward works from external only, just discovered this. Kong firmware, fine for me.
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