A router is a device that forwards data packets across multiple networks. Questions tagged with router can cover router hardware, software, and network configuration.

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how does the Internet work

I don't quite understand how the Internet work with the IP address. For example, there is a router in my home. With this router, I get a LAN. Also, I can connect the Internet. My question is: what is ...
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Building LLD2D for OpenWrt

I'm trying to provide Microsoft LLTD protocol responder features to an OpenWrt powered router. AFAIK, lld2d ports this feature to linux. But compiling for OpenWrt is another story, and documentation ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Can connect to internet but not to router

I have the following scenario: A few computers are connected to a local TP-LINK router. The Internet connection speed is 6Mbps. Until last week there was no network issues but now, one of them, ...
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How can I connect to Wifi and Wired LAN on the same computer?

I recently bought a Brother laser printer with built-in WiFi. I purchased a USB WiFi adapter for my Dell desktop PC to connect it to the printer on the network. The PC is also connected to the same ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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What does WAN connection type PPPoE mean when it detects Static IP

On my router config page, under Network> WAN> WAN Connection Type: PPPoE is present by default. There is a detect option next to it which provides Static IP as the result. ...
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How to connect to a device within my network but connected to another router

I have a main router, which is connected to my ISP. Then, I have two sub-routers and a NAS-server attached to my main router. See image below: Image Problem: I cannot access any other device in my ...
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Portforwarding TL-WDR3600 with Airport Time Capsule between ISP and router

I am trying to make my FTP server which runs as a service on my TP-link TL-WDR3600 router public. My setup is currently: ISP - Airport Time Capsule - TL-WDR3600 Locally I can access the FTP service ...
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Portforwarding is not working in E5172 Huawei 4G Router

I have been trying to do port-forwarding on my router (Huawei E5172 4G Router). I've done this before and it worked but i can't get it to work on this router, and i have no idea why! This is a ...
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Will home router retain dynamic IP?

The cable from my ISP is connected directly to my computer. Problem is I have a dynamic IP address that changes every time I disconnect and reconnect, otherwise it will not change by itself if I stay ...
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Cannot access my external IP address from LAN [on hold]

I got a personal PC and I use Internet service from a local Internet provider. I checked "What Is My IP" of my public IP address. I then typed this public IP address into my web browser; then it said ...
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Disable Internet access my router's UI

My admin interface can be accessed by anyone on the Internet. This is a security risk. That is, this remote management service is to be disabled. So how can I disable this Remote access. My router ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Share 3 Internet Connections with one router

I have 3 internet connections with three ADSL modems (three modems doesn't have wifi). I own a router which has 4 Lan ports and 1 Wan port. Now I want to connect the three ethernet cables (of the ...
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Connection between router and server

Is it okay if I connect my router, which doesn't have Gigabit Ethernet ports but normal 100 bit ports; and one of my servers which has a Gigabit port? It seems connected but is it 100% stable and ...
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VLAN: Cannot connect to internet via AP mode

I followed the guide at http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8898 in order to setup a VLAN on my network. Currently, one port is on VLAN 10, all the rest are on the default. If I plug a ...
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Why did setting a static IP fix my LAN connection issue?

My router is working perfectly, and all other computers use automatic DHCP to get an IP address (all hard wired--no wireless). This one laptop lan connection kept getting stuck "identifying" the ...
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Setting up VPN on R8000 Nighthawk Router

Can anyone assist with the set up of my VPN ? I travel frequently and would like to have access to my files attached to my home R8000 Nighthawk Router. I'm using a MAC. My internet is supplied by a ...
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How to extend or to divide a network? [on hold]

I try to understand the difference between the Switch, Hub , Bridge , etc ... But I did not really happen. In the event that I wish to extend my network or divide, what material should I use exactly ...
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Public IP address to internal IP address Mapping on Watchguard firewall XTM 5 series

How do I configure NAT Mapping on Watchguard firewall with public ip address given by the ISP to internal web server private IP address? Many thanks. Public IP address ---> Internal Web Server IP ...
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Do routers act like switches when devices are connected to it by Ethernet cables or not?

In my networking class I learned that routers send data to all computers on the network, compared to switches that send data only to the MAC address that is needed. My question is if devices are ...
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VPN Client PC fails to find network on Server PC

I've spent the best part of a month trying to get a VPN connection from a Windows 7 Ultimate client to a Windows 8.1 Pro server. After all of the below I have today managed to get a VPN connection ...
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Setting up DHCP and NAT on apple extreme with Virgin Media SH (APPLE)

I'm currently going mad trying to get my Apple Time Machine to be the DHCP and NAT Server. I've turned off DHCP in the Super Hub config and turned DHCP and NAT on in the Time Machine. Doing this, I ...
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Internet connection repeatedly disconnects/reconnects on only 1 PC with new router

Recently I have replaced an old wireless router with a newer one, and since then one of my devices has been experiencing repeated disconnection and reconnection to the wireless network. My wireless ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...
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Routing to sub network with local DNS

Short and clean question We has domain that can be resolved and accessed from internet as ip. On host with that ip we has NAT and virtual machines that hidden behind that NAT. How can we give access ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Trying to get a wireless router to work on a network through a hub

My goal is to get my wirelessrouter to broadcast internet in the same area of my computer. The internet is provided to my computer from the company server, goes into a linksys 5 port hub, not into the ...
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Cannot set static routing or DHCP pool

I've been doing a project in Packet tracer. To start of, this is my topography: LINK, and this my configuration: LINK My todo list is: -create topography : done -set IP's and subnets : done -set ...
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Can't connect to VNC even though port is open and service is visible

A client with a small office network (under 20 devices) had me replace a malfunctioning Netgear router with a Buffalo WHR-600D router. On the previous router, I had set up port forwarding with custom ...
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Easiest and most convenient way to allow secure guest wifi connection [on hold]

I want to allow my clients who come to my store have access to my wifi. I want to let them use my wifi internet, but I want it to be: Super easy to connect, something like WPS, but WPS is not an ...
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Dir-610 router won't accept connection until restart

My DIR-610 randomly drops connection for computers on the network. If you try to connect to it again (wireless), windows says it's Unable to connect. When this happens you can either wait until ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully ...
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How to share my neighbours wifi and create a separate WLAN [closed]

We currently use my neighbour's wifi at our holiday home (with permission) However this requires us to dangle a USB antenna connected to our laptop from an upper floor window. What we wish to do is ...
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Network printer loses connection, but not its fault

tl;dr: What could cause a network printer to lose its connection besides the printer or router or cable between them? I have had a Canon wired network laser printer for years with no issues, but ...
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Home Network setup [on hold]

I'm setting up a home network, and as a programmer I find all things Layer 2 and 3 to be just a step below magic. I have a Verizon FiOS Actiontec router that is connected to my Cisco SG200-08 8-port ...
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Unable to establish communication between computers - PacketTracer

I have been doing some scribbling in Packet Tracer. This is my layout, and I can't get the PC4 communicate with PC5. I've set up subnetting, IP's and static routing, but I can't communicate with the ...
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Open Port for home server on router

I want to access home web server from internet. At last I could do by enabling my DMZ and pointing host to Local IP. My router configuration does not show up port forwarding. But I understand that ...
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What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode?

What is the difference between an ADSL operating in modem mode versus bridge mode? The scenario is that we have a router supporting ADSL, and a second router with more advanced options. Two routers ...
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How can I add some static IP address at IPv6 for Windows 2012 DHCP server?

I would like to add some static IP address to my Windows 2012 DHCP server. I have tried to pair the IP address with its MAC address. At IPv4 it works, but how can do it at IPv6? Could anybody link a ...
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Configure VPN to access remote LAN network (Asus RT-AC66U)

I want to access a remote LAN network, without using this remote Internet connection when I browse websites for example. What I have so far is a working VPN connection (PPTP) but when I connect to ...
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Amahi server can't see router

I just installed my amahi server (marvin.home) and I can't access it via web at "marvin.home". I have to access it from '192.168.1.10'. When I run the following: ping hda (it should ping the IP of ...
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Linksys WRT54G DD-WRT web UI inaccessible now that browsers block SSLv3? [duplicate]

I can telnet in, but even setting about:flags in Chrome to allow SSLv3 I can no longer access the web interface. It just times out with a blank page or loads a little bit of text and is unable to ...
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how to configure portforwarding on 2 routers

my internet connection has a static ip,the link line is connected with ADSL+ROUTER and this router connected with WIFI router, the LAN out of WIFI router is also connected with my pc and my DVR,my qn. ...
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Could this be blamed on the router?

The network is as follows: there is a 400MBit connection coming into the floor which is being shared by a Cisco EPC3825 over Wi-Fi only (no cable access) to up to 8 people (currently 3). The ...
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What or which to BUY router or wifi [closed]

Sir, I want to buy wifi or router that connect to my dvr & i can view recorded video of my dvr at maximum 60 meter distance WITHOUT internet connection. Please sugest me.
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Unable to access modem interface from a router

Have question about my home network. I buy a router with wifi for my home network. I have a modem from my ISP, but my new router have a better wifi. I have configured like this: i1 = modem ...
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Can you assign different default gateways on a per-application basis in Windows 7?

I have two internet connections (one satellite and one DSL). I want to route all my gaming traffic through the DSL connection and all other traffic through satellite. Each WAN is served from its own ...
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Issues with two Internet connections, two routers and one network

I recently acquired a secondary Internet connection for my own room while my family shares a primary connection. The primary connection is connected to my network devices such as NAS and printer and ...