Changelog for firmware version 3.0


  • similar to 3.0-6006, but now it is possible to flash via TP-Link web interface


  • first release for TP-Link C7v5
  • features like 3.0-6003, newer OpenWrt base for more current hardware


  • EdgeRouter: file system is mounted with sync option
  • youth protection filter can only be configured via web interface


  • policies/bandwiths for users/links are now being considered
  • Walled-Garden addresses are not being considered for accounting


  • native HSVPN support - similar to Appliances
  • chilli bypass function to increase bandwith active
  • various smaller fixes and updates (Kernel, WiFi driver)


  • 12 June 2018


  • 4 April 2018
  • initial release for TP-LINK 1043v5 and TP-LINK Archer C7 v4
  • backport from LEDE/OpenWrt trunk
  • update of WiFi drivers


  • 21.04.2017
  • first release for TP-LINK 1043v4
  • native support for HOTSPLOTS landingpage for services TV to go, Press and Tourist Info
  • Kernel update to version 4.4.x
  • current WiFi drivers


  • Beta version of 06 January 2015
  • Supports the TP-Link Archer C5 / C7 platforms
  • Number of free MAC addresses increased to 64
  • VPN routing switched on by default
  • Watchdog initiates reboot if VPN tunnel is offline for more than 10 minutes
  • Bug fix in bandwidth control
  • RADIUS via VPN: some upstream routers reject “intelligent” traffic. This can lead to filtering RADIUS UDP packets and thus prevent hotspot logins. As a workaround RADIUS packets can also be sent through the VPN tunnel.
  • GRO disabled on all interfaces (may lead to poor throughput, depending on the connection)
  • Preparation for HSVPN routing
  • Reset button easier to use: if the button is pressed and held, the status LED starts blinking after 10 seconds. If the button is released during the blinking period, the router is being reset.


  • 29 August 2014 - Ubiquiti UniFi AP Pro only
  • A newer range comes with a new flash chip. Version 3.0-524 adds support for this new hardware.


  • 07 August 2014 - Ubiquiti UniFi AP only
    Fix for the operating mode hotspot router


  • 18 July 2014
  • Fix for WDR4900: after changing the operating mode the MAC address was not set correctly
  • Fix for UniFi AP: now usable in router and AP modes


  • 16 June 2014
  • Repository for opkg packets adjusted, small bug fixes
  • Support for UniFi AP and UniFi AP Pro in router mode


  • 06 February 2014
  • Bug fix: after changing the operating mode, WiFi settings were not maintained. Fixed.
  • Bug fix: an update from 3.0-0xx to 3.0-5xx with retained settings caused faulty routing. Fixed.
  • DHCP server’s lease time reset to 10 minutes (from 11).
  • Option "dnsparanoia" deactivated again by default.


  • 22 January 2014
  • Bug fix: PPPoE dialup corrections of version 3.0-514 caused problems in connection with VP routing. Fixed.


  • 22 January2014
  • Bug fix: fixed PPPoE dialup.
  • Bug fix: the hardware watchdog could crash the TP-LINK WR1043ND v1. This has been fixed.


  • 17 December 2013
  • Bug fix: a kernel error in the network bridge could cause routers and APs to crash during boot when receiving certain network packets. This has been fixed.
  • Compatibility: Version 3.0-5xx does by default not allow repeater connections. These have to be activated in the web interface first. In order to maintain compatibility with version 3.0-0xx, this setting is set when updating the firmware from 3.0-0xx to 3.0-5xx.


  • 24 November 2013
  • First release of an OpenWrt trunk based backport to support new hardware generations from TP-Link and Ubiquiti.
  • 802.11n ought to run stable.
  • This build is based on a new kernel and new WiFi drivers.
  • Functions and web interface of firmware 3.0 are retained.
  • The reset button only factory resets if the button is pressed longer than 10 but no longer than 14 seconds (to prevent an accidental reset).