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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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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How to dump router configuration

I have an ADSL rotuer and dumpconf command does not work on my router. I want to dump the rotuer configuration how can router configuration be dumped. I have a configuration file saved but not sure ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Switch connected to router. How to deal with port forwarding?

I have a dsl router which a 8 port switch is connected to it. If I connect computers to the switch how would I manage port forwarding in this setup? is it possible? would it be recommended in a ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Router to router setup via 49 meter long cat-6 cable [duplicate]

once again I am repeating my question, Reliance ISP--> connected with ADSL Modem-->connected with TPLINK Router (First Router)--->connected with second Router), Straight cable connected first router ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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Two routers at home, is there any intrinsic property that could differentiate networks?

I have two routers at home. I shall call them A and B. Both are capable of both wired and wireless connections. I have disabled wireless features on A, and connected B's uplink to A's downlink. I did ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...
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Setting a system for university dorm voice communication [on hold]

I'm interested in setting up a system which would allow students in my university dorm to communicate to each other freely. Not sure if we can use existing wifi-routers installed in our hostel ( ...
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Can't connect to IPSec VPN via D-Link DIR-100 router

I am trying to connect to VPN via Cisco Systems VPN Client with IPSec/UDP transport, but I am getting error: Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 412: The remote peer ...
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Dual Ethernet port PC routing issue

I have two ports on my PC. I have configured them on two different subnets. Eth#1 connects to the internet thru a Comcast router. Eth#2 is normally disabled unless I want to use my VPN router to ...
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windows 2012 as NAT router

I want to use a Server 2012 R1 as NAT server. What I want to do is. I have opened for testing purpose, smb from Public IP1 to Public IP2. Users can access the SMB shares writing \Public IP2 in a ...
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How can I troubleshoot poor wifi performance?

I recently installed a new Gateway combined modem/router from Comcast/Xfinity. Since then 3 of our devices (Macbook Pro, 2 iPads) connect fine but the other (3 year old HP laptop) exhibits the ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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Local are Network DNS and IP settings

I want to set up a small network with four computers, a tablet, an Arduino with a network shield and a wireless router. I want to give everything a permanent IP address and run WAMP on one of the ...
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Port forwarding from one router to router, then to a machine on the second router

I have a combo modem/router provided by my ISP. I plugged a second router into this device because the wireless speeds were subpar. Now I am trying to set up a home media server that is accessible ...
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How to connect a Belkin modem/router to a Thecus N299 NAS server?

For several years I’ve been using a Thecus N299 NAS server connected to a U.S. Robotics router that had a IP of 192.168.1.x. My OS is Windows 7 64bits. A couple of days ago I changed the router with ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to website over Wi-Fi but can connect to it from my smartphone

I am hosting my site—strongjoshua.com—with easyDNS's web hosting service. Yesterday, I was trying to connect to the CPanel of my site, but I couldn’t remember the password. I tried a few variations ...
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Which type of WiFi router do I need? [closed]

The connection which will go into the router is what I currently use into the the laptop's ethernet port. I am confused between ADSL, ADSL2+ and a lot different type of modems/routers.
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WAN Bypass - Working over short cable, not Ethernet in wall

Aim I have an existing WiFi router and network, with both wireless and wired devices. However, I need to expand the size of my WiFi network. I have an Ethernet connection between two parts of my ...
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How do I set a static IP address for a particular MAC address on a Cisco DPC3825 router

How do I set a static IP address for this router: http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/modem_DPC3825.html so that a specific MAC address always gets the same IP address.
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RouterModem -> AccessPoint/Bridge -> Router

My current configuration: ISP Provided Router that i use as Modem* (Floor 1). DIR-855 Router (WAN to ISP router) (Floor 1). Switch 8-port (Floor 2). DAP 1522 Brigde/AccessPoint (Floor 2). The ...
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Is it possible to give priority to browsers on a router

i have a TPlink WR940N router and i want to give bandwidth priority to browsers. since some users download large files using download managers, i don't want other users who just browse the web to be ...
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Making home server available from internet

I'm trying to configure router to make my home server available from internet. I would like to have 2 services(ssh and web-server) visible from outside. They are available from inside as: 192.168.1.X ...
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Placing a FiOS Internet behind firewall

As a "little bit" paranoid person, I want to get rid of ActionTec wireless router. Currently any Verizon subscriber receives an ActionTec router (http://www.actiontec.com/41.html) These routers does ...
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3 Router Setup - Require Instructions

For a 3 floor building, I require 3-routers setup instruction. I have the following 3 routers Router 1. New D-Link DIR-803 Dual band router [Hardware version A1] [Firmware Version : D-Link 1.04] ...
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Cannot SSH to server on VPN

I have 2-level routers. Router 1 is ISP router (Technicolour TG582n) and has xbox connects to it via LAN, IP 192.168.1.243. Router 2 is a VPN client router (Asus rt-ac56u) and connects to router 1 ...
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windows 10 breaks wireless network

I have a really strange issue with Windows 10 and WiFi. When I connect to my WiFi network everything works fine for a few minutes. After a few minutes, first there is no Internet connection (I can't ...
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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Cisco RV320 in router mode loses internet connectivity?

Cisco RV320 can work in either "Gateway" or "Router" mode. Manual says the following about the "Router" mode Choose this mode if the device is on a network with other routers and another device ...
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What kind of router specs do I need to run OpenVPN at full throttle?

I just updated my router firmware to the latest version of DD-WRT and configured OpenVPN for Private Internet Access. My download speeds dropped from 50 Mbps to about 6.5. I get pretty close to max ...
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iptables - How to mirror all ports from one IP to a single port on another IP

I would like to set up IP tables on my router to mirror traffic on all ports from 192.168.1.30 and send it to 192.168.1.10:5860 I think I need to combine the two commands below, but I'm at a loss. ...
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D-Link DIR-655 WAN port bottleneck

I am trying to re-purpose a DIR-655 for its NAT features and put it as a second network inside my main one like so: The idea is that the second network is my own development zone which I can pack ...
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WBR-6011 router firmware upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade my Level One WBR-6011 router firmware to 1.00.08 I have downloaded from official site. From administration page I do choose file and upload. After half an hour I'm back to my ...
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set Cisco SPI firewall to high, but allow SIP traffic?

How can I set the SPI firewall settings to "high" for the router, and yet allow SIP traffic? If I set the firewall to medium, the call will connect but I don't hear anything.
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AT&T U-Verse modem/router to router is very slow

I have an ASUS RT-N66U router behind the AT&T U-Verse supplied 2wire modem/router on a 24Mbps connection. The ASUS is behind the U-Verse 2wire modem, as I want to use OpenDNS and wireless N and ...
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Setting up port forwarding on secondary router with restricted config access to primary router

I can connect to Router 1 over wifi which is connected to the internet. I do not have access to Router 1's config settings to change any DNS, port forwarding, etc. What I was hoping to do is connect ...
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Wifi password on motorola SBG941 reverts after a short period of time following a change

So, I have a Motorola SBG941 router and I'd like to change the wireless password from the default, in theory this should work fine. And it does... sorta, I can change the password but it reverts ...
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PCs and printer are unable to communicate with each other even if they both can communicate with the router over wifi

both my printer and my PC are connect to the router (DLink DIR-605L) using WIFI and internet is working on my PC. My printer works only if I connect my PC to router over a ethernet cable but it ...
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WLAN: Domestic Router only handling up to 15 clients

I guess this could be a problem concerning: processor, memory or bandwidth. I have a TL WR841nd router, and I need to connect 35 tablets into it via Wireless. Just WLAN! no Internet. However, the ...
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Pinging a cellular router

I have a cellular router that currently has a 3G SIM card plugged into it. I'd like to be able to access the devices behind my router by sending and receiving data over cellular WAN. As a first step, ...
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TP-Link Router Configuration

This is the network configuration in our building.(Below Linked Image) Computer 1 , Computer 2, and Computer 3 and Wifi router D are connected to switch using wired ethernet. Laptop D1 and Laptop D2 ...
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Setting up a VPN and NAS connection

I want to be able to access my office data anywhere I can, I'm currently thinking about setting up a VPN, as far as I've read about it seems like what I need is a NAS where I will hold the data and a ...
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Problems with wireless printing with a dual band Linksys WRT1900AC router

I have a Linksys WRT1900AC router. I have both 5.0Ghz and 2.4Ghz wireless set to the same SSID name. The wireless printers don’t seem to connect (they’re both older printers) Can I get them to ...
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Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...