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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windows 8 laptop makes whole network(router) lag

A windows 8.1 laptop(father's) is connected to our home network with Netgear dgn2200v2 router, before, the router was fine, however after he got it he is conencted with a lan cable and has wifi ...
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How can I find out more about this device in my wifi network?

I am using a Netgear D6300 wifi modem router. Its DHCP server assigns IP in the range of 192.168.0.x In its configuration utility, I spot this device: It clearly does not receive a 192.168.0.x IP ...
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Why after forwarding to port 80 for HTTP in my home modem, I can not use internet at all?

Ok, I got modem from my Internet ISP. My goal is to host my website at home use my home PC rather than buying hosting services from third parties like Godaddy or HostGater... So, first step, I ...
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Wifi Connection over ADSL Modem

I was working with ADSL Modem Wi-Fi. Later I have changed my connection to Optical cable with another ISP. That Modem doesn't have Wi-Fi so I tried with My ADSL Wi-Fi Modem. Everything is ok from ...
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Tomato: routing WAN traffic to local port

Setup My Tomato router is configured with one of the lan ports (LAN4) in the same Vlan as the WAN port. The server has its own WAN IP assigned by my ISP (11.11.11.22 in this example). All other LAN ...
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Are wired and wireless networks on a router nessassarily one network, when they are not bridged?

I know, that if I bridge the wireless and the wired NIC of my router, that both networks are composed to one. In this case computers from the wireless and the wired LAN can reach each other (they are ...
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How do I reach a computer behind a router?

I need some assistance regarding computer-to-computer communication. The network set-up is like this: At the top is the Company DNS/Server. I have a computer, "PC A", connected to the server via ...
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How can I configure my two routers so any device can connect to a server on any other?

Network setup: ADSL2+ modem/4-port router (SpeedStream 6520) Wi-Fi+3-port router (TD-W8960N, 4th/WAN port connected as device to modem/router) I have to admit that I know pretty much nothing about ...
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How can I block Apple (or really any) services at my router?

I work at a small business in the middle of nowhere over the summer. We blew through our data cap for the month because we are all running iOS and Mac OS X, which are more and more dependent on ...
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How can I assign an external static IP to my machine?

I have recently moved ISP's and in this transition I acquired 4 static IP's. My plan was to move my 1U rack-mount server from the datacenter i use to my home as I do not need the redundancy, ...
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1 Network with 2 Gateways

I have a network which is connected to the internet. The range and subnet is 192.168.1.0/24. I also have an AP that is a Point-to-Point network which has the range and subnet of 172.18.53.12/30 I ...
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Routers work with mac address or switches [on hold]

its confusing how routers work on mac address ?.I heard switches work on mac address ?.Its all confusing sorry about my english
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I enter router qos internet speed but more is in test

I don't modem alone have router. In my router enter my ISP really speed. But after when I saw my internet speed was more than what I entered in router QoS. I interested me. Why is speed in ...
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How does the internet work in space? [on hold]

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Cisco VPN, Site 2 Site Via VPNC Gateway

i may be barking up the wrong tree here, been racking my brains over this. I've been asked to setup a Cloud network which will house a number of services. They asked me to use our excisitng Cisco ...
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Allow only one website using iptables in a linux router [duplicate]

I have a Linux server I'm using as a router for my internal network. I need to block all the websites except one or two using iptables. How can I set this up?
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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WLAN hotspot from P2P application

I had a neighbor who seemed to have been using up the bandwidth of the WLAN connection (shared in the house) the whole time. And there was a new WiFi hotspot called "P2P-NAME" (NAME of the neighbor) ...
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Setup Router for Two Computers and Two Domains [duplicate]

I have a router with DD-WRT. I have two computers connected to the router via the ethernet ports. Computer 1 has mydomain1.com Computer 2 has mydomain2.com I want to route all port 80 traffic for ...
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Wireless router with bandwidth control for each host [on hold]

I'm looking for a good dual/tri band AC wireless router that allows the control over the maximum bandwidth available for each device connected to the network. I believed newest ASUS router had this ...
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UDP over Internet

I have a small problem: I want to program a simple Apllication that sends a small word (in this case: "Hello") to a server. This Server should display it via cout. This is just a project to learn how ...
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How to white list some ip and all the rest block while having already a DMZ?

I have a Linux machine running which has local ip: 192.168.1.2 connected to a router with public IP 8.8.8.8, now the router 8.8.8.8 has DMZ to 192.168.1.2 As a result spammers, hackers, crackers ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Why are my NAS drive transfers so slow?

I've a rMBP with 802.11ac, connected to an Asus RT-AC66U on 5GHz and a WD My Cloud EX2. If I transfer large files via the router from the Macbook to the NAS drive I see a mere ~10MB/s (80Mbps say). ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IPs. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does not wake ...
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Windows Server - Bridge ip address of different subnets

My Windows Server 2008 R2 has two network cards which are connected to physically separated networks. The Adapters have the following IP settings: LAN1 IP: 192.168.2.1 (Netmask 255.255.255.0) LAN2 ...
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Creating a directory from command line on a DD-WRT router

I have a problem with creating a directory with a DD-WRT router. The router's DD-WRT firmware version is v24-sp2. I enter the command mkdir /jffs/www and I dont get anything returned that would say ...
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Router-settings for a Media Receiver 301 television? [on hold]

A few years ago, when I wasn’t yet interested in technology and computers, a man from our cable-company set up our router which is a Speedport W 722V. As I’m today interested in computers, I wanted ...
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Can a FRITZBox 3790 support VPN IKE v2?

I'm trying to do a site-to-site VPN connection from my FRITZBox! 3790 <-> Azure Virtual Network. (setup as a dynamic network). I think I read that the vpn box I use needs to handle Ike v2. Q: ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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Expect script for telnet communication with DLink router

I am trying to connect to my router through telnet using this script: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set timeout 20 # router user name set name "admin" # router password set pass "admin" # router IP ...
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Port Forward Won't work

I trying a lot of way but it Fail I open an minecraft server idk what i doing wrong all time here some picture I not have 10 reputaion to post images so i make all it rar file HERE ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Can't setup Wi-fi range extender (TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1) for modem CenturyLink C1000A

I am trying to setup TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1 as Wifi range extender with modem Centurylink C1000A. I have netork SSID, Wireless password, MAC address (tried with MAC address that I've got using ...
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2 Routers 2 ISPs 1 DNS, Hiding DNS requests

Firstly I am going to explain my network topology. I've got 2 routers serving separate ISPs and they are connected to each other via LAN and each one has its own dynamic IP and DNS by the ISP, my ...
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Atheros wifi to comcast router packets above 174 bytes in size do not go through

I can ping and do name resolution. If I use the -l option to set the size of the ping package to 174 or below all pings get replied to. If I set it to 175 bytes or higher none of them do. I ...
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Weird web searches in router log

On checking recent web searches in my Tomato router log I found several from my computer that I did not make. I am on Windows 7 64-bit. What could be the source of these searches? Example searches: ...
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How to add a custom DDNS to the Linksys WAG200G through a possibly new method

I've been reading a lot about my router lately and after about a day's investigation i've realised its crap in almost every area: it can't run any custom firmware, it has very rudimentary controls... ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to autoconfigure IPv6 route

I configured a simple router that should provide IPv6 connectivity to machines that are on LAN behind it. The router has 2 network interfaces (eth0, eth1), machines have 1 (eth0). On router's eth0 is ...
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How to access a C: drive of one PC from another, that is on a different network?

I'm trying to connect to another computers c: Drive that is on a different network. To be clear: 2 computers connected to two different routers and those routers are connected to each other with ...
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Why are my pings to websites now being timed out?

Only recently, pinging a website through the CMD will result in a timeout for all four attempts. As I mentioned, this has only started happening within the last week or so. Before I could ping google, ...
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Will I experience degraded performance on a Ethernet connection through a splitter if I'm the only user on the line?

I currently have a long wire ethernet chord travel from my office to my bedroom (the rooms are side by side), as I wish (It's a long ethernet cable wire). I went from a 1.9 MBPS to a 15.+ MBPS after ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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Disable management over HTTP and Telnet for Verizon/Actiontec gateway?

I'm trying to disable gateway management using insecure transports. The gateway is an Actiontec provided by Verizon. Gateway management is available under Advanced → System Settings. The ...
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Firewall Throughput vs. UTM Throughput

I want to buy a new rack-mountable router with wireless capabilities. I was checking out the (Netgear UTM-25S. This router has a "firewall throughput" of 980 Mbps but a "UTM throughput" of only 24 ...