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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Email any event occuring on my router

I own a TP-LINK WR841N router, which all my family members have access to (they know the password of the web interface). What I want is that every time someone logs in or a password is changed an ...
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linux wifi work only if reboot with “sudo reboot” after restarting “/etc/init.d/networking”

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 on a Dell computer. I have iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode as the firmware. My Ubuntu mysteriously started having wifi problems after the family got a new ...
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Can I transfer my wifi to another house?

I'm staying at a relatives house for vacation but they do not have wifi. I have wifi at my house, If I take my router and plug in my equipment will I get internet access?
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> ...
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Configure a DD-WRT router as a FTP server

Router Model Buffalo WZR-1750DHP Firmware Version DD-WRT v3.0-r29968M std (06/17/16) Kernel Version Linux 4.4.13 #950 SMP 2016 armv7l Disk Info /dev/sda1 Block device, size 3.639 TiB (4000785104896 ...
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iptables prevent lan access from another router

I have two Tomato firmware routers setup. Router X is connected to the internet via it's WAN port. The router Y's WAN is connected to router X's LAN1 port. I'd like to restrict router Y so that it ...
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I cant detect my TP-LINK router after windows 10 update

Before Windows 10 update, I was able to detect my TP-LINK Router but after the updates, I can no longer see my TP-LINK Router in the Wi-Fi list. Everybody else in my network can detect this router ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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On Airport Extreme, how to force requests to specific IP on the local network?

I am trying to route requests to http://example.com from my smartphone to my dev server, running on my laptop. This means my router needs to look for those requests and route them appropriately to my ...
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Is a router necessary between a modem and a switch?

Is it possible to change our internet setup from this: Cable Modem -> Wi-fi Router -> (via wired connection) Unmanaged Switch -> CAT 5e Server Rack -> Wall Ethernet Port -> Computers To This: Cable ...
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DD-WRT router with OpenVPN Server - single subnet home network

I just upgraded my aging Netgear router to DD-WRT, and I'm wanting to use the built-in OpenVPN Server component to service my home's private single subnet. So I have this setup: [public-Internet]----[...
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How to test outoing traffic on random ports? (I'm on OS X)

In some situations or on some locations, I'm struggling with restricted outgoing traffic. For example a restricted LAN where outgoing traffic is only allowed on limited ports. I know how to check or ...
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Is it possible to transverse down in a network?

I have my main network 192.168.2.X and I placed a router running DD-WRT and placed machines under that router as 192.168.3.X. Is it possible to access those 192.168.3.X machines from the 192.168.2.X ...
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What does internet that isn't dial-up sound like

We've all heard the classic dial-up screeching sound, but what does it sound like for Cable/DSL/or fiber to be making a connection? I know old modems used to covert digital data to analogue before ...
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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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Wireless network troubleshooting

I hope I'm not going off topic here, but I have a question about how to approaching this troubleshooting. I've bought a new Linksys router recently, and it was working perfectly fine for the first ...
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Port forwarding not working for certain LAN IP

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My knowledge of networking is basic at best. I have a CentOS server on two networks: NIC1 is on a public IP with gateway set sitting on Switch 1. (ADSL ...
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Isolate wlan from lan using a switch

I have a small network of 5 devices. These devices are used by different family members. What I want to do is isolate the wlan from the lan. I looked at using a vlan but am concerned about hopping. ...
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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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vsftpd behind Router (passive mode) not working properly

I am currently running a vsftpd server behind a router. But unfortunately it is not working properly, I can connect, I see the files and sometimes I can download and upload but sometimes it just says ...
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Access subnetwork by networks IP

I have a router in my house which has some IPs assigned. By default the router creates a sub-network. Can I access a device in my sub-network (IP example: 192.168.1.3) from outside that sub-network ...
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Why can't I ping while I can see in ARP?

There are several questions asked the same way; I have been trying various solutions for 3 days with no luck; that's why I am asking from scratch. I have a wireless router and a wireless access point ...
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What happens to the router's MAC address once the packet is forwarded into the Web?

What happens with link layer LAN Ethernet header data once the once the frame reaches the main home router and is forwarded to the first network core router? Routers are network layer devices and ...
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Remote accessing router with static IP

I've got a server running on raspberry pi that is connected to the router. The router has static IP and the routing rule: "Route [static_pi]:22 to [raspberry_lan_ip]:[server_port]". Now I'm far from ...
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Locked myself out of my OpenWRT router with bad network settings, how to get back in?

I've installed OpenWRT on a Netgear WNR1000v3. I was able to ssh into it without problems, but the default configuration didn't have a wan interface in /etc/config/network. I've started experimenting ...
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How to use network interfaces as a bridge for another PC?

I have a server (let's call it PC1) which I cannot connect to the internet "normally" for various reasons. I have another PC (PC2) with wireless a wireless connection and an available network port. I ...
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Control Bandwidth with Mac Address TPlink

Hello guys I was wondering if there is a way to control the bandwidth using the MAC address on a TPLINK router. the place where I come from the bandwidth is quite expensive so one need to be careful ...
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Wired connection taking precedence of wireless

I have wired together two Linux machines. One machine has a wireless connection to my router whilst the other machine does not. The machine without wireless access (PC1) is configured such that it has ...
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How to set up OpenWrt traffic rule for port forwarding IPv6 server on my LAN?

I would like to allow inbound IPv6 traffic on ports 80/443 for a globally routable web server on my home network. What's the best way to do this with OpenWrt, which by default blocks incoming IPv6 ...
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Setting up router on wireless network

I am living in an apartment connected to a wireless network. I don't know anything about the physical router. There is no ethernet wall jack. Can I purchase a new router, set it up on this connection, ...
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DD-WRT bandwidth divide between 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band

I have just flashed DD-WRT firmware in place of my TP-Link Archer C7's stock firmware. I have turned on both bands. I can't use only the 5 GHz band because some devices don't support it. I have 100 ...
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Disable Fail2Ban limiting on Verizon/Actiontec MI424WR GEN3 router?

I'm trying to troubleshoot failed SSH into my home network. Network service is provided by Verizon (FIOS package), and they require us to use a Actiontec MI424WR-GEN3 router. The firmware level is 40....
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DHCP Offer already sent to my local IP address

I entered these commands into Terminal to release my current local IP address and allocate a new one: sudo ipconfig set en0 BOOTP sudo ipconfig set en0 DHCP This is the screenshot of DHCP packets ...
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I can't use my ADLS speed [closed]

My router gets 16Mbps speed but because of my isp I only can use 3Mbps. I think I still get the same amount of speed but they limited over my router. So There must be something I can do. I am using ...
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NAT in simple home LAN

I have a simple LAN at home. The LAN-side computers have by default an access to the WAN (internet). By default i mean i didn't changed/configured anything in the modem/router connecting the LAN to ...
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Periodic HTTPS issue on home network

Every so often, I am unable to access any site over HTTPS on any device on my home network for a little while. Often, restarting the router fixes it (but not always!). The issue has never lasted more ...
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Configuration changes going from static IP to dynamic IP for Comcast

I have limited networking experience and I am looking for help to get my internet connect back up and running. I currently have Comcast internet modem which is 10.1.10.1. My pfsense router is 10.0.0....
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Increasing WiFi signal in apartment situation [on hold]

I'm living in an apartment for a few months and like to game. I notice that the WiFi signal is usually fine, but occasionally spikes up to high levels, I assume because other people are on the network....
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QoS & SMB protocol: slow directory listing while uploading

I have mounted an online cloud storage service via SMB as virtual drive on my Windows 10. I am on a 100/10 internet connection and the performance of the SMB drive is in general quite good. However, ...
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How to split static ip into 2 ip's to be sent to two local ip's?

I need to split static IP into 2 ports to be sent for two systems. I have two systems having local IP address 192.169.0.1 and 192.168.0.5 and my static IP is 202.63.90.24. When I ping from outside ...
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PPTP VPN router (TP-Link TL-R600VPN) does not route to LAN addresses

I have been able to connect to my VPN router (TP-Link TL-R600VPN) via PPTP but the only internal/LAN address I can get to is the router (192.168.1.1). I can get out to external sites (e.g. google.com) ...
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Is it possible to use my router to extend any USB hardware?

Using Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and an AT&T (Motorola) router 5031NV. I want to use my USB devices in another room. I am already connected via Ethernet cable to the router and was wondering whether, ...
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Add Static ARP Entry to Verizon AC1750 Router

As documented in this question, I need to make a static ARP entry on my router. My router is a Verizon AC1750, and I am facing some difficulty along the way. From what I can gather from the router's ...
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two different ethernet lan connection internet connection issue

I have a two lan connection: Ethernet 1 is a my internet access. Eherhnet 2 is our office lan connection /no internet access/ So I have problem with internet connection while I enable 'Ethernet 2' ...
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Script on router with DD-WRT can't be executed because it isn't found

I have a netgear nighhawk r7000 router with the DD-WRT "Kong Mod" release: 04-19-2016. I was trying to block ads directly on the router with pixelserv following this tutorial http://www.howtogeek.com/...
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Remote Desktop will not connect on port 3388

I use Remote Desktop to visit the desktops of other computers on my network. I have been also using Remote Desktop to access one of my computers from outside the network by using DynDns, port ...