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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Cannot connect to server, error message says “java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused”

I have been trying to get a minecraft server running for some time now to no avail. I apologize for the fact that this is not as technically advanced a question as is intended for this forum, and that ...
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Why is router IP not listed in ifconfig?

I am looking for the address that I type into my browser to get to the router configuration file. It ended up being 192.168.1.1, as usual. But when I enter ifconfig into the command line, this IP ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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Setting up a wired and wireless router

I have a little box I use as a print server now. It has a wireless card and two ethernet ports, and I'd like to use it to replace my router, as it supports ac and my current router only supports G. I ...
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Router IP address

I have a wifi router which connects to the internet. The local IP of this router (router A) is 192.168.0.1 Few years ago, I had connected another router (Router B) to router A via an ethernet cable ...
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Secure and efficient business NAT router setup

Background I'm designing a server setup for the small business where I work. We want to be able to host our own web server and other services in the future at our own location. Being the IT ...
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Belkin ac1200 setup

I have a belkin AC1200 router that I can connect a hdd to. When connected I can access it using unc path \ip/portable My goal is to be able to map the drive the same, but do it from an external IP. ...
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Only one of two ethernet connections has internet access

Alright, this one has got me completely stumped. Among other devices, I have three computers currently connected to the same wireless router: One of them is connected through ethernet and has ...
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How to access the emergency room interface for D-Link DIR-600 B2 with firmware v.2.15?

I have a D-Link DIR-600 B2 router with firmware v.2.15 and I want to install the DD-WRT firmware (described here) to enable the repeater mode. The problem is, every time I try to upload the DD-WRT ...
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Setting Up Seperate Home Network no External Internet

Is it common, or recommended, to setup a separate home network for the purpose of streaming and sharing local files? What are some considerations I should account for when setting this network up in ...
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Cannot port forward with Aztech router

Pre-conditions: Laptop connected to Aztech DSL5018EN router via Wi-Fi DHCP with MAC-IP Reservation Router firewall disabled Windows 7 Firewall with Inbound Rule for port 8080 (TCP/UDP) Microsoft ...
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Debian laptop loses all network access, can't ping anything

I've got a laptop running Debian (Jessie) that for whatever reason has decided it hates wireless. It has some kind of Intel wireless card (not sure which), and so uses the iwlwifi package for ...
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How to block website from MAC in the verizon router firewall settings

I've tried searching for how to configure my verizon router firewall to block certain websites but nothing seems to be working. Picture of what I've done here I did an nslookup for youtube.com and ...
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Variable ping on MacBook Pro to router over WiFi: what could be causing it?

I have a mid-2014 MacBook Pro that is experiencing very variable ping responses over WiFi. Coworkers using the same WiFi network do not experience the same problem, so it seems that the problem can be ...
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Configure router to use vpn for only proxy server

My router is configured with an OpenVPN account from StrongVPN and all traffic passes over though the VPN. I want all traffic to use the normal wan ISP internet. If an application has the routers ...
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Definite guide to making Windows ICS work over WiFi (ie. share LAN internet over WiFi adapter or function as a wireless access point)

My laptop is running Windows 7 has both a LAN adapter and a WiFi adapter. In order to turn the WiFi adapter into a wireless hotspot, I created a new ad-hoc network, and turned on ICS, assigned the ...
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Configure IPSLA on Cisco 1941

I'm trying to configure IPSLA on my network such that if my primary network fails, the backup network network picks up. I have one router and two modems. The primary modem is connected to the GE0/1 ...
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Router 1 device and Router 2 device is not in the same network, although router 1 connect to router 2 [duplicate]

My ISP provide me a moderm hg863 the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ---> modem --> router---> notebook ...
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1 modem connect with 2 device, can it in the same network?

My ISP provide me a moderm that has 4 input and I can plug lan cable in it the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ...
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Sharing wired Internet connection as Wireless?

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my Samsung Laptop with Motherboard / model: NP-530U3C. It's connected to the internet with a wire, and I saw this tutorial which says there's an option to share the ...
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After getting new router, I intermittently lose DNS

I just switched from Comcast's rental modem/router to my own Motorola SURFboard modem/router SBG6580. Since then, I am unable to load webpages at unexpected intervals (could be minutes, could be ...
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Can I use my netgear router like a “mini” DNS server?

I have a netgear router and I want to host a local website on that wifi network. I want anybody connected from a laptop or mobile phone to be able to type "mylocalwebsite.com" in the web browser and ...
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Motorola SBG6580 cable modem into Bridge mode on Bright House Networks does not work

I tried placing a Motorola SBG6580 into bridge mode but when I connected via Ethernet to it, I was not able to access the internet or get an IP, I had to statically assign myself a 192.168.100.x IP to ...
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Network Programming with Dynamic DNS [on hold]

I am developing a chat application like msn messenger, and I would like to make it globally so my friends can connect to my server which will be my home computer running the server. I configured my ...
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Sitecom router AC-1200 (X7) keeps disconnecting my wireless

My Sitecom wireless router keeps disconnecting. Cabled internet is perfect, but wireless is flaky. It's very fast, up until a few seconds into the connection (speedtest, Youtube stream, download, ...
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Port forwarding testing

In trying to check if I setup Port Forwarding correctly for my IP security camera none of the services report the port open. I can access the camera from within the LAN, but can't see it from the WAN. ...
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Is the Modem's MAC Address Public? [duplicate]

Just reading about tracking and security. So far from resources I gather that the MAC address of my machine is known to the router and when the router communicates with the modem the MAC address of ...
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Noticeable difference downgrading to Wireless G network? [on hold]

I have had HORRIBLE, FRUSTRATING luck with newer routers. I've had 5 different brands and types, they all stopped working, drop connections, slowed down, or are extremely unreliable after a few ...
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Understanding “ip route” command

I'm trying to set up a backup route for my network as a safety net when the primary link fails; by adjusting the administrative distance with the ip route command. I have one router (cisco 1900 ...
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shut down computer while retaining LAN function

Well basically I have noticed that in hibernation mode the network card is still running (which means the router can detect that the computer is still in the network). Is there a way to do the same in ...
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Long range wifi details

I was redirected to SU from network engineering because of this question: I want to build a long range wireless network. I would connect from point A (has connection with internet and router) to ...
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Draytek Vigor2925 router: I'd like to create a split wifi network that operates 9-5 weekdays

I run a coworking space and I'd like to hook a second WAP to my router and program it so it turns on and off automatically so we offer a 9-5 weekday network downstairs in the atrium of our building. ...
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Can't Port Forward. I have a modem and a router but im connected to the modem

I've tried to port forward multiple times. I am connected directly to the modem directly by Ethernet cable. I have tried using the "Virtual server" on the modem and i got a wireless adapter and tried ...
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Port forwarding issue while accessing local webserver from internet

I have hosted a webserver on my laptop. (XAMPP) I have installed wordpress and the website developed is working fine with http://localhost as well as http://192.168.0.150/wordpress/ (I have made the ...
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Website is asking for IP Address [closed]

Can someone help me understand this? Two of our workers is unable to login to two different websites. One website says the user is using the wrong IP address, the other say the IP address has been ...
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Can running two cat 5e cables mprove speed between two routers?

I have a cable modem downstairs, with 120mbs connection. I have a router upstairs, about 100ft of cat5e cable away. The data rate there is about 50mbs. I added an ethernet switch about halfway, and it ...
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How to provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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Can I use a wireless modem instead of wireless adaptor [on hold]

I have 2 wireless modems at the moment. One is connected to my ADSL provider and all the wi-fi devices are connect to it currently. Second one is sitting idle at the moment. I also have a PC that ...
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Asus rt-n66u blocking Direct Access VPN from work Network

my Asus rt-n66u is suddenly blocking Direct Access VPN from my work. It just stopped working. I have used it for over a year. I wiped the router and no luck. I installed tomato and it' still not ...
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Connecting two home routers and change to IP addresses

Netgear Cable Modem Router Connected to Internet IP 192.168.0.1 DHCP is ON D-Link Router This is my wireless router IP 192.168.100.0 DHCO is OFF I want to use the D-Link router as my primary router ...
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VPN device filtering ASUS Asuswrt Merlin

I've been attempting to get the following to work: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/How-to-Direct-Traffic-over-VPN-and-Drop-connections-if-VPN-goes-down I've specifically gone through ...
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Automated Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have a NAT set up, that allows my devices to bypass the MAC filter in the local dormitory router. The setup works, but since my original "nat server" has died (the HDD got fried), I had to put my ...
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Viewing multicast iptv via wifi from mikrotik router RB2011

I would like to view multicast iptv stream via wifi from my mikrotik router, but couldn't find such settings in it. I've found suggestions to install udproxy on the router. This is not possible ...
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Win7 load balancing over 2 default gateways and 1 interface

This is a scenario I've been working on lately: My PC has 1 NIC connected to a 192.168.100.0/24 network. This network has 2 gateways to the Internet, namely .1 and .254. Now I want to get to the ...
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connecting to a wirelss modem with different ip addresses via virtualbox

there is a wireless modem in my university,any devices can connect to it and it will give them a single speed,for example when i wanna download sth that is tow parts i download one part with my laptop ...
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Are Security Updates necessary behind a router?

Are Security Updates necessary behind a hardware firewall like a router which doesn't has any open ports. The question applies to whatever the operating system is, say Windows, Linux, Android.. My ...
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Advanced Home Network

As our home network seems to be increasing drastically I was thinking of setting up a network as follows: A DMZ between our wireless modem router and the next router (for guests who wish to use our ...
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Splitting my Ethernet signal

My modem comes into my house on the first floor and I have a Cat5 cable running from it through the walls upstairs to my wireless router. I need the router upstairs in order to get a hardline to my ...
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Turning extra 6 LANS into “router” like links using Sophos UTM 9

Hey all I just finished up setting up the UTM 9 Home edition and I currently have it up and running with eth0 as the WAN and eth1 as the LAN. However, my motherboard has a total of 8 Ethernet ports ...
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Static IPs through router

Don't know of it's even possible, or if it's the right place but here it goes. Facts: I have a router (on lease, can get something else if need be), TL-WR740N. My ISP gives me 3 external/global IPs ...