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 Linksys E3200 have a hard limit on wifi connections?

I have a Linksys E3200 in my office, and once in a while it gets crowded what with everybody bringing 3 devices into the office. Sometimes the router would refuse connection through Wifi when there's ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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what does setting wireless network mode to disable do?

My linksys wrt54g "wireless network mode" is set to disable and not mixed or G only. what is the result of that setting? other laptops, printer, ipad still connect to internet.
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What's the minimum hardware for CISCO IP phones?

I have a SOHO setup with about 8 computers/laptops/servers on a LAN and a regular ADSL internet connection over the phone line. There is no EPABX. Just a regular phone line (after the DSL splitter). ...
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Router internet suddenly failed

My router is a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Going to routerlogin.com has been slower and slower recently, going from instant loading of settings to taking 10-15 seconds on every page, failing to load the ...
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connect different networks wireless

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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Wi-Fi network always detected by some devices, never by others, regardless of settings

I have a peculiar problem with my home Wi-Fi router. The router is always seen by: one MacBook Pro MacBook Air iPad 2 Windows laptops These devices can reliably connect to it and browse the ...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Does a router affect internet speed through Ethernet?

My parents are moving out to the country, so obviously i go with them. We have an internet service that supplies 1.5 Mbs down and 600 Kbs Up, or something around there. We just got it set up today and ...
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Getting OS X Port Map to work with SonicWall TZ - 100 (Sonic OS 5.8)

I am trying to get the Port Map application working with an iMac on a SonicWall TZ-100 router. When I run Port Map on this workstation, I get the message 'Router Incompatible'. I have enabled ...
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Does my school need a better router? [on hold]

I work in a fairly large (800+ students) middle school. We have approximately 200 devices connected to our network. Where the main DSL line comes into the school, we have a FRITZ!Box 7330 handling ...
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Remote SSH into OS X from Internet

I would like to SSH into my Mac from the internet. Here are some details: Public IP: 64.xx.xx.xx Mac's Internal IP: 10.0.0.10 I have set up port forwarding in my Comcast Arris TG862 gateway as ...
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Internet access on Hyper-V & Windows Server 2012 r2 WITHOUT a physical router

Hey I've been searching for two weeks for an easy way to set up internet access to virtual machines that are hosted on Hyper-V that is on my Windows Server 2012 r2 machine. The physical server ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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DGND3700V2 as pass thru and WAP only

I have a DGND3700V2 but want to set up my linux box a router/webfilter etc, with time based internet access control based on mac address filtering to , ie make my router pass thru to the linux box but ...
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Why am I getting latency between my modem and my router?

I pay for a 15mbps down, 1mbps up DSL internet plan from TekSavvy Solutions (Canada). At least once or twice a week there will be moments where we get speeds much lower than advertised. When I notice ...
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Choosing the correct security settings on Thomson TCW750-4 router

Should I leave both WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK enabled on my Thomson TCW750-4-router? From trying to google it, I get the impression that just leaving the latter enabled will be more secure but that it may ...
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How to setup QoS in DSL 2750u?

Problem My download is 4mb and upload 512kb. When someone is doing upload via my router, it fills all the pipe which I understand from my question's answer here. This causes my ping very high, unable ...
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Wireless packet loss

I experience ~10% packet loss when running wireless. What it means to me is an average torrent download speed at 50% my wired speed (because of time out the speed goes to max, drops down, goes to max ...
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JFFs Partition for DD-WRT yes or no?

I have a Asus RT-N16 Router with Kongmod Build of DD-WRT. On the USB port i have a 1TB HDD and have 3 Partitions on this drive. /opt /swap /data The DD-WRT guide clearly states multiple times not ...
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D-Link DIR-850L QoS not working

Quality of Service is not working on my router. My seedbox (Xios) is set to the lowest priority and does not get throttled as it should when any of the higher priority devices require more bandwidth, ...
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D link wireless router

I want to setup my wireless router. The problem is PEAP authentication. For connecting the lan to ethernet port of laptop, I have to setup user authentication by giving usernames and passwords. But, ...
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Can't connect to the router settings through WIFI

I'm trying to change the router settings and I can not access to them by WIFI. I can, however, access to them if I connect an Ethernet cable to my computer (Macbook pro). I'm currently using Virgin ...
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VPN tunnel between two networks with the same ip address

I'm trying to understand at a basic level networking. I've been asked the following question as a scenario for attempting to help me understand networking better. I've spent quite a bit of time ...
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Assign dedicated DSL modem to IP camera, but also allow it to access other modem's network

We added a second DSL line in order to move the security camera to its own DSL connection due to bandwidth issues. Would like to connect both routers to the same switch so all network devices can be ...
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How to best configure a home network with one dedicated firewall PC, and two routers (one linked to the other to increase range)?

I have a moderately complex home network, but I'm not getting the data I want from my firewall, which sends nightly reports of activity. My entry point to my network is an Untangled server with 2 ...
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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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Wi-Fi issues starting with OS X v10.10.4

My Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting. More activity leads to a quicker disconnect. Using pings to time it, with no other activity, it takes about 8 minutes to disconnect, whereas with some browsing, it drops ...
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Why does my router reject connections on port 80 from within my network?

The default gateway in my house is a Linksys router. When I open its web interface in my browser, I'm taken to the login page. I enter the credentials and the browser tells me that the connection has ...
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Can I set the inner router to be the gateway?

Question Now I have two routers: A and B. The router A is connected to the Internet, and the router B is connected to the router A. Now can I configure something which makes the router A just offer ...
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Verizon/ActionTec router and “MAC Address already exists in Wireless Broadband Router's database”

I'm trying to add a DHCP reservation for an old Apple G5. Some others want to use it for testing software on PowerPC, and this seems like the easiest way to ensure port forwarding does not break over ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N wifi speed issue

My ISP gives a speed of 30mbps upload and download, I have hooked up the ethernet cable directly to my laptop and I am getting the promised speed. Now when I connect using the router (TP-Link ...
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My OpenWRT router keeps running out of space on the root filesystem

I flashed my router (TP-Link WDR4300) with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker several months ago. It has been working fine until a couple of days ago when tried to add some URLs to the DNS forwarding section. ...
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Can WireShark be used to collect packets on same network?

I am trying to sniff packets using Wireshark. But Wireshark collects packets of computers connected to my Router only. If i know the IP address of a Computer , can i sniff the packets of that Computer ...
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Connected to internet but router shows that I am not connected

My computer is wired to the router and I can access the internet but the router shows that I am offline (orange light) all other computers that are connected via wifi or wired are showing up as green ...
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Forward a website request to an internal ip

I've written a web app for use at work that I will be running on a local server. Everyone on the local network will be able to access it. I can currently access it with a local IP (ex. 192.168.1.65). ...
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Cannot access an IP through internet

I have this setup one modem and a router, to the modem is attached the DVR via LAN. What I want to do is to access the DVR but I'm not even able to get to the router config page from "outside" (WAN). ...
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Is it possible to redirect traffic through Configurable wifi router

I am college student. I have internet connection in my hostel and college routed through a same proxy server. Access rights are restricted in hostel. but at the same time internet in college is much ...
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Router which switch between two sources based on time?

I'd like to know where can I find a router that allows me to switch between two different ISPs based on specific hours. I have an 20 mbit connection with 40GB/month, after them it becomes 4 mbit. I ...
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Raspberri Pi as network router that connects via WIFi to internet and VPNs traffic

I have a small caravan with some ip cameras, sonos system, and other services within a WiFi network inside my caravan. When i travel around i get to connect via WiFi to wherever i am. This is good ...
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Traffic forwarding

I have a question about routers. Here is my goal, I want to monitor the traffic of my home connection while being abroad. One way of doing so would by by forwarding the router's traffic to an online ...
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Internet slows and cuts out on one computer?

I have a desktop that is on the WiFi and plugged in by Ethernet. And I have a laptop that is on wifi. The laptop always has good internet, but the desktop doesn't. The desktop internet disconnects ...
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Do I need ISP authentication after factory reset of my router?

I have Internet connection with router Technicolor model TC2700K Since the landlord is abroad, and he don’t remember the password to access the admin panel, do I need the internet contract after the ...
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Some devices on LAN suffer from slow Internet speeds

I have just installed a Draytek 2925n+ in our small office. We have about 10 devices (PC and Macs) hard wired into a gigabit switch, which is connected to the router. I have factory reset the switch ...
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Share VPN via wifi and forward ports?

This is a sequel to this thread: Forwarding ports after carrier grade NAT? Anyway, someone said that I can download a free vpn (I still dont know what vpn to download) and share it via wifi.. So any ...
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Strange mtr result on pppoe

Why I have such mtr result on pppoe? I have not this result on bridge mode even I check with another ADSL router and does not this result. As you can see each IP iterate on several levels. My ...
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Dlink 2730u Router is accessible from internet

I ran avast and found that my router is accessible from internet. I am unable to find the section where I have to disable remote access/connection(Router-Dlink 2730u). Please someone guide me on this. ...
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OpenVPN Connected but no internet

I'm currently on OpenWRT and trying to use the router to work as client to divert all my internet traffic through Router via VPN. I was able to get my Odroid C1 to use VPN and my PC as well after ...
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Forwarding ports after carrier grade NAT?

I cant forward ports anymore to my Xbox cause turns out my ISP recently refreshed IPs and all their IPs are public now and they say you can only forward ports if I request a static IP for a large ...