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 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 wifi only (no cable access) to up to 8 people (currently 3). The internet ...
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What or which to BUY router or wifi [on hold]

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 ...
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How to fix NAT type-Strict on xBoxOne

I have a Motorola SBG6580, xBoxOne, directv genie and other deivces, and WOW as my ISP. For the last week I've been getting "NAT type-Strict" on my xboxone which prevents me from chatting and ...
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Lan printing issue HP 8600 pro

I'm having random issues with lan printing. Network composition: 2 PCs (Windows 8) are connected by Ethernet 2 Macs (10.9 & 10.10) are connected by Wi-Fi 1 PC (Windows 8) is connected by Wi-Fi ...
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Check network speed

Is there a way to check that my network is alternating between the routers to the Internet? I wasn't the one that set up our network. Physically I can see that we have one phone line into the our ...
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IPv6 global address lost after delay

I have a (gentoo linux) computer behind a home router (Fritz!Box 7360). When I initially connect it via a wired connection, it is assigned a link-local address (fe80:...), a unique local address ...
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Why are packets piling up in my router?

I had been experiencing some latency spikes with my internet for about a day. After having an ISP tech come and confirm that there were no problems on their end, I tried pinging my router (Airport ...
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How to setup a Windows server 2012 R2 (fileserver+DC) machine witch Hyper-V virtual router (pfSense)

I am trying to setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine, primarily DC and fileserver roles, in such a way that I would not need an extra router in our network, because I would like to have it inside ...
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Webserver access from Outside Network

I have a Watchguard firewall router with a public IP address and I have a web server in my internal network (192.168.1.5) and i have a domain name (http://www.forexample.com). We can access to to our ...
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IP forwarding setup on Mac OS X

I’m writing a script—for Mac OS X only—that creates a “man-in-the-middle” (MITM) like attack with ARP poisoning for research purposes. Right now I am able to construct ARP packets to send to ...
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TPLINK-WA901ND v2 dd-wrt brick

Tried to install the dd-wrt firmware for this router and it worked fine the first time. However it wasn't giving me a connection and the lan port didn't work, so I decided that I would flash r20548 ...
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Does a typical home router support classless IP address?

All typical home routers I know of allow us to set a custom subnet mask, and because of this, I am really curious about whether they support the use of classless addressing scheme, meaning that in the ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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router firmware back to its factory default

i upgraded TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to ddwrt but wireless is not working so i switch it back to its default firmware. i tried factory default settings and firmware upgrade back to its default downloading ...
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default gateway based on IP?

yesterday I decided to try something extra at my job (volunteered to do so) I decided to manually add a computer and assign it a private ip address netmask and default gateway. On a normal at home ...
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Debian Preferential load balancing to maintain throughput

I have a broadband and a cellular 4G provider and I'm trying to aggregate both links to create a single link with a consistent throughput (e.g. 2Mbps). I would like to have the broadband connection ...
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What is the difference between ARP binding and DHCP address reservation?

In my TL-WR1043ND I have these functionalities and both of them pair an IP address to a MAC address. What is the difference? I red that the ARP one is there for security reasons, others say it is for ...
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A network within a network [on hold]

I moved into a new place, there is a 1 Gbps internet connection shared between the 8 apartments on the floor (configured so that each can get a minimum of 1/8th of the bandwidth). The problem is that ...
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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Is it possible to vary the upload and download speed of an internet connection [on hold]

If the speed of the internet which is available in the router is 512 kbps for example, so is it possible to change the upload and the download speed according to it.
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Can not go to the router admin page through 192.168.1.1

Just install the router and can not access to router admin page when I go to cmd and type ipconfig, it show something like ipv4 1.64.23.97 child network mask 255.255.255.255 default gateway 0.0.0.0 ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN outside LAN

I've setup OpenVPN behind a router, and port forwarded 1194. The VPN is using the subnet 10.3.15.0/24 and has 192.168.1.14 on the LAN. It works when I'm connecting locally, or from my home network ...
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Possible to assign a domain name an IP adress on a router?

Is it possible to assign a fixed adress for some hostname on a router? What I mean is not to assign IP adresses to a local machine, rather to sepcify an adress for some specific host (like google.com) ...
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Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Two separated networks with the same ISP

I have one ISP and I want to create two different networks in two different floors. I have 2 wireless routers and the ISP modem which has an integrated router with 4 ethernet ports. I want the two ...
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VPN failover on Tomato Router

I've configured two VPN clients on my router to ensure some of my traffic secure. One of the client is the major one and the other is the alternative one. I'm now using custom routing tables and IP ...
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Home Fibre Broadband User, 30+ devices, best solution [closed]

I have a BT Infinity Fibre broadband connection (72mbps), with over 30 devices connected to my home network via WiFi (Bt Home Hub 4). Devices include MacBooks, iPads, 4x iPhones, 4x Kindles, 2x SMART ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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asus router avoid plug internet line into local port to avoid parental control [duplicate]

I am setting the parental control for my son. But he always plug the internet line into local port of router and then he can access internet without parental control. How can I disable the local port ...
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Asus router how to disable reset button [closed]

I am trying to set parental control on an Asus router. However, my son always reset my router to change the parental setting. Is that anyway that I can disable the reset button?
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can i apply QOS for the attached network diagram? [closed]

is it possible to apply QOS for the attached network diagram? all traffic passes through the gateway pc. i want to know if the QOS policies i created on this pc controls all the traffic that comes ...
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Why does my Linksys WRT54G have three MAC addresses?

I am using a wireless network created from Linksys WRT54G. From 192.168.1.1 (the web for configuring WRT54G), I saw an MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:20 From the bottom of the WRT54G device, I saw ...
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Which device can create a new network?

An example: I connect a Linksys WRT54G to my ISP's cable port on the wall. Each machine connected to the router has an internal IP. I think that I have created a new internal network (both wired and ...
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Logging wifi login attempts with a virtual router or a normal one

Can I log the login attempts to my WiFi network? It can be hosted from my notebook (running windows or any linux, for example BT5) or a router (tplink). And I would like to save the mac address, the ...
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Internet Usage Monitoring

I have a WiFi enabled ADSL Modem/Router (ASUS DSL-N10) connected to some devices (PC, Mobile, ...). It's connected to internet via Cable or WiFi through this Modem. I need to monitor traffic used by ...
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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...