Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:34 Post subject: DD-WRT x86 VmWare ova image (x86-64)
Not really a problem. i created a vmware ova template of the latest build "DD-WRT v3.0-r36698 std(08/22/1" and wanted to share it with people. this has been tested on esxi 6.0 but should work on earlier version. this is a public vga image so does not require registration.
DD-WRT v3.0-r36698 std(08/22/1
1 CPU 256mb RAM 256MB HDD
Oven you import the template network adapter needs to be your LAN. The default IP for it 192.168.1.1 mask 255.255.255.0. DHCP server is enabled on it. Connect to the web gui and change the WAN assignment to eth1 under setup/networking. Than enable the second network adapter. After this is done it will work and a normal dd-wrt router.
Thanks for letting me know. I scanned it with a AV before posting and it didn't find anything. I will redo the image again with some different tools on the new VM and post it again. If maybe you can check it again just in case. i would appreciate.
Total newbie here what is this and how would I use it? Is this so I could use my server as a router and server (WHS2011)
This is an image for vmware esxi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMware_ESXi)
as a base line you install esxi on to the PC. and then on esxi you can create one or more virtual PCs or servers. and all those devices will be using the same CPU,HDD and ram on that single PC. Windows server 2008 and upwords can also do this but esxi is better.
I use a older Dell Studio 540 system with a Duo Core E7500 processor and 6GB of DDR2 memory. With a PCI realtek gigabit card. I want to get a PCI-E version of this card to get better performance. I also have two 2TB drives and a 500GB for NAS storage and junk 64GB SSD as the boot drive. It works perfect when there is no show stopper bugs in latest updates. I know the DMZ and port forwarding has been broken for 2 months now. I have 3 WIFI access points throughout the home with few gigabit switches.
I do not know purpose of running this in a virtual machine when its best to run this on real hardware.