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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My access point router stopped connecting to the internet at the stroke of midnight and now I can't seem to bring it back

Today I purchased an Archer C8 to setup an access point across the building that I am currently living in. I followed the steps from this article ...
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2-Pair Ethernet Cable works only on one specific router

I have an IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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how do i fixed this “Ports are being used. Please change ports numbers.” in samsung all in one security system?

I have a samsung all in one security camera system and I had set up my camera system online and it was working perfectly almost a week. One day i wasn't able to view my camera online so just checked ...
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Roaming between Access Points, incorrect routing?

Network setup My current network setup is as follows, a Main Router followed by a series of two Access Points: Router <---> AP1 <---> AP2 The two access points are routers wired via ...
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Strange behavior on home internet

We recently had a new modem sent to us from our ISP (Armstrong). We hooked it up and tested it out and bam! We had double, almost triple the internet speed we had previously. As you could imagine, I ...
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What is the correct syntax to set Signal to noise (SNR) offset or target noise margin in ZyXel AMG1202 t10b

I tried to find CLI reference for my router (ZyXel AMG1202 t10b) but couldn't find it on their website (there is for older and newer models but not for this one) I already contacted their support but ...
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How do I connect to a L2TP VPN through multiple routers?

I have a very simple home network with a computer and two routers connected in a chain. The first router simply acts as a kind of extension/wired access point and the second router connects to the ...
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ESP8266 wifi module like bridge between two devices, mesh network

I want to create a mesh network infrastructure where I will have 3 devices which will be able communicate between them. There is the only router called RT The devices are following: ESP8266 called ...
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Connecting Two PCs using wifi or ethernet cable using Ip addresses

I am having a problem connecting two PCs using either wifi or ethernet cable, both PCs have Windows 7 installed. I read on the internet that you have to change the IP addresses and then just share ...
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Router's page shows “Index of /”

I need to configure my pre-installed router (redirect ports, etc.), but when I visit it's http://192.168.1.1 page, it returns Index of / 1. ../ modified: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:08 GMT directory - ...
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Remotely Access LAN device connected to PPTP VPN router

I have ubuntu server installed on VPS and I'm using it as PPTP VPN server. I can connect to the internet normally from my PC , Mobile , etc so the server is working fine. i have DDWRT router which I ...
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Slow network speed until restart of PC

I have a strange problem that I cannot figure out. After a day or or two my network slows right down from 64Mbps to around 3Mbps, restarting the router only gives it a boost up to around 5Mbps but ...
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How to fix “Did not find mosh server startup message.” when connecting from OS X to Linux router?

I did install Mosh on (1) a Mac OS X 10.9.5 machine, (2) a Debian 8 VM, and (3) as Entware-ng package on a router that runs an embedded Linux. Mosh connection from Mac (1) to (2) Debian is ok. Mosh ...
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Synology DS115J NAS Slow Speed from NAS TO PC

Has stated in the title I have a DS115J Synology NAS. Copying files from PC to NAS I get 11MB/s (wich is pretty much the max on network of 100mbps if I'm correct). But when I copy files from the NAS ...
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Only 2 Clients connected, yet router shows 4 IP addresses in the DHCP list

There are at present 2 devices connected to my home WiFi network, my laptop and my Raspberry Pi. The MAC address table on my router configuration page shows 2 clients connected but my DHCP client list ...
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What process of torrenting is recognised by ISP

Suppose I wanted to download a torrent file (which is not approved of by my home ISP). On the other hand, there is no issues downloading using my Mobile Data (3G). Could I connect to my Mobile Data ...
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Wi-Fi is on but there is no connection

Recently we got a new internet provider, which advertises 65 Mbps download, cable. Hence, we also got a new router: SmartRG model SR804n. However, regardless of the amazing advertised speed, I have ...
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internet has been intermittently cutting off

So since last week, my internet has been intermittently cutting off. And it wouldn't completely cut off, rather all SSL sites would give me SSL errors, and everything else just wouldn't work. I ...
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Severe internet problems

i have been having a lot of problems with my internet, the internet is by cable, and i using a motorola modem with a NETGEAR wireless router, the speed that i have is 10mbps. First, my internet ...
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How to log websites accessed by device in my network

I'm trying to log all the websites accessed by the devices connected to my router Dlink has this feature by default but it is limited to 40 pages with 10 items per page so it can store only 400 ...
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Connecting a 2-pair Ethernet Cable to my Home Network

I have a IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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How can I decoded Linksys WRP400 configuration file?

I've lost my VoIP provider password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting, now I've done backup configuration file, but I don't know encrypted method for this file. Does ...
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Router access point

I would like to use a router with a pc so,without any internet connection,I can make it detectable by other devices(it must be detectable wirelessly).Once these devices connect,they will be able to ...
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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Strange socket behaviour (one computer - my laptop - will accept a connection to my server, another - my PC - won't)

I wrote 2 programs in Python 2.7. One creates a host socket while the other one creates a client socket. Then they try to connect. I had my host program on my PC and put my client program on my phone ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi via Win7 Desktop's internal or external USB Wireless NIC (can ping; no browser access); can use Android USB tethering

I have had this issue since I moved into my new sublease a few months ago. Effectively, I am unable to connect to my apartment's Comcast WiFi using my Windows 7 desktop's built in wireless card. I can ...
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I keep getting unusual devices on my router

I keep seeing devices on my router that aren't mine (I have cataloged the MAC addresses of the devices in the household). I can ban them, but I can't stop them from coming. Although I use a secure ...
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Router IP giving me ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

About a week ago I re-configured my router, and I just remembered that I didn't change the DNS. Now I tried to open its setup page at 192.168.0.1, and I just keep getting this ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS ...
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Cannot connect via RDP from one remote computer but can from another remote

I want to connect to my desktop computer from my notebook when I'm at church, but I cannot. Then, from the church, I connect to other remote computer at work, and from it, remotely, I successfully ...
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Cisco NAT problems (Packet Tracer)

I have a little problem with my NAT configuration. When I ping 2 separated PC or laptop, the ICMP packet does not "find" the route back to the source machine. The NAT translate the IP when the ...
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Two Sites, One Firewall, Two wireless bridge, One ADSL modem,Internet Sharing

I have two physically separate sites, Site A and Site B. Site A - connected two Side B via a Wireless Bridge Site A - Transparent Wireless bridge terminates into the switch of Site A Site A - Has a ...
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Very slow wifi speed

I have recently bought a TP-Link WR841N v10. In general it is working ok, but the wifi speed never goes above 840kbps. Via ethernet it can reach as high as 10-20 Mbps. But wifi seems to be capped at ...
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Randomly getting 'Request timed out' when pinging wireless router

It happens on my desktop randomly, the more i use the connection the more likely to happen (i.e. the moment when I load a new, playing a videogame with constant connection). The connection drops for a ...
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How can I turn a computer and wireless router into a small network with no Internet connection?

I am looking to make a project for a college club that involves setting up a Linux server (for webpages or a database) and accessing that server over a wireless connection. However, I would like to ...
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Can a server in a DMZ pose a security risk to the rest of the network?

I'm on the road a lot for work so and I was thinking I might take an old laptop and set up some VM labs to play around with on it that I can access when I'm away from home. It would just be a ...
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Ubuntu Server gets kicked off LAN periodically / when another device joins LAN

I'm running into an issue with my newly created Ubuntu server. Full Disclosure: I'm pretty new to both networking and Ubuntu, so I may have missed any basic setup step that would address this ...
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Will this setup cause a Bottleneck Connection / Speed issues?

I'll have one cat6 cable running from my router to a switch. That switch will then give internet and network access to 5+ devices. Will this cause a bottleneck / anything negative if all devices are ...
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Why blocking sites in OpenDNS does not work?

So, I have Asus WIFI router, which uses 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220 DNS servers. My devices have 192.168.1.1 DNS server. I added some sites in https://dashboard.opendns.com/settings/. ...
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Solutions for connecting two routers to a switch

I have an ADSL modem (bridge mode) that connects to a router for providing internet connection all over my place. Some days ago, I bought a dual-band router expecting to get less interference at 5 GHz ...
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How can I get a new IP address assigned to my NetGear CG3000D-RG?

I have a cable modem/router combo ( Netgear CG3000D-RG ). For... reasons... I want to change my IP address. Before, when I had just a standard cable modem, I was able to do this via windows by ...
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Port Forwarding to changing internal IP address

I have a security IP cam that I like to check remotely. I have set up my router to forward to the port I have assigned to the cam, etc. Here is the problem. My ISP router periodically changes the ...
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Alternatives to the V35 interface

I am trying to find an alternative for the legacy cables I am using. I currently have a Cisco router connected to a DL 600 E (Multiplexer). On the Cisco router there is a serial port. On the ...
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IPSEC VPN between Mikrotik & Fortigate30D Device

I want to setup an IPSEC VPN tunnel between a mikrotik 912UAG device and a fortigate30D device so that anything connected on my mikrotik LAN is able to communicate to anything connected on my ...
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Weird Internet Connection Issue

I'm experiencing internet issues all day with the following details: Skype works but can't log in (login probably requires dns). RDP connection to a server worked normally, but pinging my public ip ...
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OpenVPN fails on different port

I have an OpenVPN setup with a linux server and windows client in mode-server with tap and over UDP. Everything works with port 1194. But I want to change to port 500. On my firewall I forward port ...
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DHCP Requests leaking through VPN

I have a spread-out setup to deal with: 3 off-site buildings with Tomato Firmware-based routers, connecting to another Tomato-based router as a VPN setup. The Server router is also in our private LAN ...
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internet connection on FortiWiFi 60C

I'm trying to change my old router to FortiWiFi 60C When I connect 60C to uplink, wan1 receive all setting by DHCP, but there is no internet connecting. Wan1 ip: 46.x.x.51 255.255.255.255 gw ...
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create a PPTP VPN server to act same as PureVPN PPTP server?

Our ISPs are providing us with private IP addresses so port forwarding is not possible , the are offering fixed IP but with extremely high price so the only option is to use VPN. I choose PureVPN ...
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Clients of small dormitory wireless routers cannot connect to the internet

I have some weird problems occurring on a small dormitory (30 rooms total) LAN that I manage. Here is the current network layout of the dorm: Please note that I already did some experiments last ...
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LAN to LAN with different subnet

Is it possible to have 2 routers to communicate to each other via LAN to LAN (not LAN to WAN) despite both have different subnet? Topo: Router 1 (192.168.1.0/24) Router 2 (10.0.0.0/24) For ...