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 block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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How come my computer does not establish an internet connection after restart until I reboot my home router?

Whenever I shut down my computer and start it back up, an internet connection can't be established on that computer - as if the router doesn't recognise that PC in particular. To get a working ...
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A specific website isn't working on my computer

A website, one website, is not loading on my computer [Windows 7]. It loads on other people's computers. I've tried several things - > ipconfig /flushdns > ping [name of website] -> no ...
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Port forwarding doesn't work?

I set up a linux box a few days ago to host a web server (nginx). The site is ilan.duckdns.org, and I can connect to it fine using my local IP as well as the external IP. However, when I use ...
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Set netgear router to AP mode cannot get in web interface

I have two netgear routers: Netgear fvs336gv2 (professional router)(192.168.1.1) Netgear wndr4500v2 (consumer router)(192.168.1.103) The pro router is the main router fvs336gv2 (192.168.1.1) and ...
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Using Server 2012 r2 as Home router

What software / hardware would I need to setup a machine running server 2012 r2 as a home router? It needs to have all the features of a standard router & be able to shape & limit a users ...
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How to communicate (route traffic?) across two different subnets

A home networking question. I would like hosts on different networks (subnets?) that use the same internet connection to communicate. Two routers, 192.168.2.x connects to the the internet and ...
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Port forwarding not working on Verizon FIOS router

We have a MacPro connected to a Verizon FIOS modem/router. We are trying to connect to it via ssh remotely. It is set to listen for ssh on port 23. It works fine using LogMeIn Hamachi. But using the ...
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How to use multiple usb modems? [on hold]

I live in a remote area and the only access to internet is cellular Internet with USB modem with speed @ of 5-10 KiloBytes/sec; on avg 7 KB/s. I just can’t bear with that speed. So recently used two ...
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What is this misterious entry on my FritzBox router

My router at home is a FritzBox. When I go into the control panel and I look at the devices connected in the local network, and I see something very particular. mercury is the name of my Desktop ...
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Forward a port to all users in Mikrotik RouterOS

In short: I want to know how to forward certain ports on Mikrotik's RouterOS. I looked up online and found several videos/tutorials but for whatever reason, I cannot do it. Please read below for more ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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How can I open ports on my Linksys RV082 router?

I bought a Linksys RV082 small business router. It's a nice 8-port wired router with a lot of configuration options, and so far it's working pretty well. One of my computers on the LAN is a server ...
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Accessing to IP cameras behind TL-MR3020 nano router

What I want to do is connecting several IP cameras to my LAN with wireless router/AP. I have a main USRobotics modem/router/AP (192.168.1.1) and all my computers are connected to that one using ...
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Running a web server through a Thomson ST780 SpeedTouch router

I run my own web server on my Macmini for years. I used to simply connect to my ISP via the Mac OS X Network System Preferences Pane. I have a static IP for which I pay a monthly fee. Physical ...
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Random connection timeout [on hold]

Since some months ago, I notice connection timeouts on my PC (about once a day). Browsers say there is no connection for one minute, then everything get back to normal without doing anything. Note ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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Make phone calls from computer through land line [duplicate]

I have an ADSL line with 20Mbit/s downstream and 1Mbit/s upstream. Is it possible to make voice phone calls in Linux/Windows 7 using my own land line? I don't want a VOIP software (like skype), nor ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Routing TCP traffic through cloud server

Is a scenario like this possible: Windows machine 1 (behind NAT) connects to a cloud server 3 (no NAT) Windows machine 2 (behind NAT) connects to the same cloud server 3 (no NAT) Is there a tool ...
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How to Setup a Simple SOHO network [closed]

I'm rusty at being anything close to a IT type. Mostly do Automation. Need some help setting up the network in our office. Tried cruising for the answers but i'm getting confused. We have an LAN/WAN ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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How to refresh my dynamic IP address on my router using dhcp client

I would like to change my dynamic IP on my ISP's router without restarting the router. I can already telnet to a busy box shell and can issue the following commands zebra swapdev ...
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Remotely accessing different services/machines on a network with single external IP without specifying ports in URL

I have a home network with multiple PCs, a self-made NAS (OMV/Debian) and a RPi connected to my router. I have a domain registered at Namecheap.com and dynamic DNS set up. The NAS and the RPi both run ...
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what speeds to expect in 10/100 /1000Mbps Buffalo NAS 421e, D-Link DIR 655 and 10/100 ethernet laptop [closed]

i currently have a buffalo 421e NAS with a WD Red 2tb HDD, D-Link 605l (10/100 Ethernet) and using a HP 15 that has a 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN. Copying files to the NAS comes to an average speed of ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [on hold]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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Trouble with Static Leases on DD-wrt router

I'm having real issues trying to set up a new DD-WRT router. It is a netgear R7000 with build DD-WRT:- v24-sp2 (12/15/14) std - build build r25344 My set up is basically:- BT Home Hub 4 (Using just ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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Cannot connect to ADSL modem router via ethernet

In windows 8 on Laptop have no problem, but in the Ubuntu 14.04 on the same laptop cannot detect. Also in Windows XP on PC, cannot detect it, too. ADSL modem router tp-link td-8817 have a USB port, ...
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can't connect laptop to our wifi router [closed]

Hi I can only connect my laptop to our modem/router via cable- and wish I could unplug it. My router works fine with other devices and my laptop connects easily to other wifi sources. I have lost the ...
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How do I access Jira from my LAN?

I purchased the server version of JIRA Agile and have it running on my Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I have the Catalina service in conf/server.xml file set to port 8100. I also modified the Windows ...
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Why next router have smaller response time than previous router in mtr?

In other words why first host have 20.4 ms response time but second host have 15 ms response time. As I know for access to second host must pass through first host, Is that true? Why is this ...
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Is it possible to convert a Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router into a standalone router/ access point?

I was using a broadband which required a modem-router (Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router) with an ADSL port. Recently I switched over to a Broadband which requires only a router. Is it possible to ...
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Using OpenWRT as DNS server

Trying to use OpenWRT as a DNS server for local names. i have set my adsl router up as dhcp server and using the OpenWRT router as the primary dns server with google (8.8.8.8) as the secondary DNS ...
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cg3000d - what would cause wireless to reset to factory?

I bought a lot of 5 cg3000d routers for some room rentals that I have. 2 of 5 routers, have mysteriously reset their wireless configuration. Basically the wireless was reset so that the SSID would be ...
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Secure home network with 3 nats and a dmz

I'm trying to get a better handle on network security by setting up a secure home network with a protected internal wireless network and a dmz with servers and p2p applications. I have three routers: ...
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Why is my DNS not resolving my website's IP?

I have a laptop with windows 7 OS. and I am unable to access my own website: http://dreampsychics.com, as well as the subdomain: http://www.admin.dreampsychics.com. I have a DSL connection and ISP is ...
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Allow guest network client access to one port on local network

I'm helping a friend configure his Linksys EA3500 router. He is running a web server on his desktop and we've configured the router to forward port 80 from the WAN to the desktop. He'd like to also ...
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Two router LAN without connecting cable

Trying to create a single network which will cover two seperate buildings, so that only one set of login credentials are needed. However, buildings are in close proximity but entirely seperate, i.e. ...
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Separate VoIP traffic from Data traffic on a computer that has a softphone

I have been entrusted recently with a task that seems a bit more complicated than I initially thought. I would have asked Google, but I can't quite formulate the right question using just a few ...
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Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service? [closed]

Remember how back in the old days we would connect two computers with a dial-up to play network games? “Command and Conquer”, “Descent” and “Warcraft" come to mind for example… Today, we have ADSL ...
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Cannot ping pc from openwrt router

I am trying to set up a port forwarding on a openwrt router, but met a problem (subj). I can access some of wired connections (192.168.1.221 - linux), but cannot to other ones of them (192.168.1.141 ...
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“Turn off router for 10 seconds” - Quantifiable? [duplicate]

Is there any quantifiable evidence to support power cycling routers for 10 seconds or any arbitrary amount of time, instead of just unplugging and plugging back in? This is related to troubleshooting ...