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  • WPA2 and KRACK October 16, 2017
    Hi all, See the message below. This is a pretty big discovery in WiFi vulnerability that affects nearly everyone. This of course includes all devices with the SECN firmware. We'll make an updated firmware available as soon as we can. It is tricky because the vulnerability is in the WPA2
  • Country Codes on AWD 5GHz Radio September 13, 2017
    Hi Gavin The issue is that when the GB (or any other) country code is selected, only certain channel and power combinations are permitted. This is enforced in the OpenWrt software. The default channel in the AWD firmware is 157, and when I tested, it seems that this channel will not operate
  • on node constantly switching off September 6, 2017
    Hi All One node appears to be online but the cant connect to it. i am using librenms and smokeping to monitor the mesh network. It has been weeks now. I installed secn 4 on the mesh nodes. the graphs for the particular node giving us problems are provided below. < https://lh3.googleusercontent.
  • Mesh Extender September 3, 2017
    Hi Gavin Basically you need to configure an adhoc wifi interface in /etc/config/wireless and with the SSID and BSSID set to match the mesh. Have a look at the file on a tunning SECN device for comparison. Then you add that interface to batman-adv with "batctl if add ..." Then you can run
  • network reloading September 1, 2017
    Hi All I performed some configuration on the /etc/config/network file and saved the changes but when i ran /etc/init.d/ network restart/reload there are no changes. Instead I lost connections and have to do fall back in order to up the mesh node. I installed secn 4 on the ubuquity devices.
  • Connect OpenWRT Router to a Mesh Potato Network August 29, 2017
    Hello, i'm testing the SECN 5 on a MR 3040 V2 and a AR150 routers and they work great. My question is: Can i use other Router with Openwrt and connect to that mesh network?
  • MP2-AWD Firmware Update August 27, 2017
    Hi All An updated version of firmware (RC10) for the MP2-AWD device has been posted here: This firmware is proposed as the final test version before promoting to Stable GA01 version. Any testing of this
  • mp2-awd Cosmetic --- Lan led not working on secn5? 3g/4g usb? 5ghz tick ? scratches on pcb August 20, 2017
    Finally playing with a MP2 AWD and noticed the lan LED doesn't seem to light up on the latest Firmware: Version: SECN-5-MP02-AWD-RC1 MP02 AWD r2993+219-0a3088c works ok on firmware SECN-4-MP02-AWD-RC9a MP02FXS AWD 15.05.1 Not having much joy trying to detect a 3g/4g stick have a few that can
  • Re: iperf2 on MPAWDs with SECN5 August 15, 2017
    Hi Shree The SECN5 firmware is based on LEDE / OpenWrtDD which is why you can't install the package from BB or CC. The SECN5 firmware is also seriously incomplete due to compatibility issues with LEDE/OpenWrt DD. I suggest that you use the SECN4 firmware for the AWD from here: http://downlo
  • Poor Service August 14, 2017
    I have asked questions and reported a faulty AWD to the website and Steve himself and it is now weeks on and still no answer what kind of service is this guys or should we buy the units direct from Dragino in future. Gavin Miffed
  • MP-02's falling over. My band aid. July 31, 2017
    First of all, apologies for not being able to get involved with development sooner. Right now I'm tired of logging into an MP-02 every few hours to reboot it.... and am acutally dependent on an MP-02 to get some work done..... and a reboot fixes the issue. From the log: [ 52.880000] br-lan:
  • Relief for Kranshoek June 12, 2017
    Hi all, Many of you may have read about the wildfires that have wrought havoc in South Africa in the last week. Wayne Abroue who has been a member
  • Public -Vt-Rachel Password May 23, 2017
    What is the wifi password for the Wifi SECN-3-TP-RACHEL? I just install that to my TP3040 and can not use the password. Thanks and if anyone here can provide me that. Cheers joe
  • VT-Rachel firmware upgrade April 22, 2017
    I want to upgrade my vt-rachel firmware but i found firmware from 2012, could you send me firmware?
  • I2C and 1-Wire interfaces for MP02 April 15, 2017
    For those interested in adding sensors (such as temperature, humidity, pressure, voltage, current) and controllers to MP02 and similar devices, there are two new VT Wiki pages describing the use of I2C and 1-Wire serial busses on MP02: