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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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Is my router/modem hacked or compromised?

I was in my Comcast router's web interface and I clicked Connected Devices (which has worked previously) and I got a blank white page (source is php). Curious why this page was suddenly failing, I ...
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First Smurf attacks and now LAN access from remote - What is happening? [on hold]

Here is the log from my Router. First I was getting Smurf attacks -- look at "DoS attack: Smurf" in router logs - should i worry? and now this. I see entries in my wireless router logs ...
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Strange item on my network

I'm currently trying to change all the names of items on my home network from the default Unknown-66-32-a4-05-56-c7 types. I've got all of them bar one at the moment, and I can't work out what it ...
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Accessing private IP address without port forwarding

I am new to networking. Pardon me if I make any mistakes. Is there a method to communicate with a private IP address under NAT? I don't want to use port forwarding by accessing the router.Is there ...
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Port 4567 open on router to 'tram' traffic…Should I worry?

When I do a port scan on my router (nmap 192.168.0.1) the result is: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 23/tcp open telnet 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 443/tcp open https ...
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop

So here's the situation. I'm technically savvy, but weak on networking. I'm attempting to connect via Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to my desktop PC. It IS working if I connect using the ...
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ARP issue changing Internet connection

Ok I'll jump right in the middle of things. I usually connect my laptop to Internet through wifi at home and it works flawlessly. Problems come up when I try to connect to a friend of mine's wifi. The ...
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Using a Barracuda F400 Firewall Router Without a Modem [migrated]

I'm looking into a problem where VoIP phones don't ring for some of the incoming calls that I believe might be due to the network configuration. Do you need a modem if you are using a Barracuda F400 ...
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Is transmission rate dependent on propagation speed?

Q1: Why is the transmission rate or the bandwidth measured in Bps, why do we need the "seconds" part if it only measures the amount if bits it can hold? If transmission rate is the amount of bits the ...
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Raspberry Pi automatically try to reconnect continously

I have set up a NAT system to work my way around a setup at my local dorm, where only one MAC address could be registered: Dorm router -> Raspberry Pi (NAT) -> Apple Airport Extreme -> N Devices ...
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ISP Causes for huge packet loss to gateway

I have an office router with a static IP address (i.e. 208.55.14.1/30), connected to the ISP gateway (i.e. 208.55.14.2) via ethernet. The setup has worked perfectly for other a month, today i started ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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Router that doesn't default to a open wireless network? [on hold]

I was trying to set up a second router to add onto my home network today and I ended up resetting it and plugging it straight in to start configuring it. Well, after doing some online research for ...
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set up VPN on a router

Im trying to understand how to connect my router (that is on another private network, that i am not a admin of and is unsecured) to run all of its traffic through a VPN across the internet, instead of ...
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How to setup Tomato with Unlocator DNS for Roku? (speed not stable)

Tried to find a solution for this but couldn't - would appreciate your help. My setup is as following: My MAIN ISP ROUTER (Dual Band D-Link on 10.0.0.X) is serving wireless clients around the house, ...
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How does the Torrent protocol connect directly between two peers?

It seams that the standard way of doing p2p[over the internet] is to port forward the router to accept external connections via TCP, or to use an external[hosted] server to relay[peer1 --> server --> ...
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Windows is not able to connect to router through WiFi after password change

I'm using a TP-LINK router. Just now I changed the router password and then I'm trying to connect to my router through WiFi. But I'm getting the following error: Windows was not able to connect ...
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Port 53281 (and now also 63356) forwarded on Asus router

I have a new Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Router. Under the System Log - Port Forwarding page, I see the following: Destination Proto. Port range Redirect to Local port ALL ...
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Router capable of sharing files/ streaming media from External Harddisk [closed]

I am planning to buy a new router and was wondering is there are technologies available which would allow me to plug in an External Hard Disk / SSD / SD / USB Drive and seamlessly allow me to stream ...
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Modem not able to easily establish broadband connection. Takes several restarts

I had asked similar question here. But instead of reviving it, I thought I would post a new question with additional details. The issue is establishing broadband connection initially. I have a DSL ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Lync keeps dropping because of D-Link DIR-601 router. How to configure firewall to fix this?

I saw this article, and it's exactly my problem, but my settings are a bit different and nothing seems to have fixed it so far. Why does my D-Link Router keeps dropping my Outlook and Lync ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Recommended router firmware to use router in “client mode” as Wifi receivers [closed]

I'd like to connect a couple of things to a router, and then make the router receive a wifi signal oppose to sending it. Is there any easy way of doing this? What router firmware put there do you ...
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Computers connected to same switch cannot access one another

I've connected multiple computers to a ASUS 8-port switch (all have IP address in range, mask 255.255.255.0, and same gateway). I use them mainly to RDP into one of the computers, which acts as a ...
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How can I find any additional DHCP servers that may have been installled on my network by an intruder?

See this question for background: Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list nmap finds all connected clients for me, and I haven't had any trouble on this front since ...
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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...
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Does Windows use UPnP to open/forward ports by default?

I've heard a claim that says that Windows (or Windows firewall) uses UPnP to open/forward ports. I'm aware of the possibility of configuring routers which support this via UPnP (e.g this one), but I ...
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Limit Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 to given WAN IPs

I have a Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 router, and have SSH, HTTP, and several other ports forwarded to a server. It is not for public use, and will only be accessed by me. I've recently had 60,000 hits ...
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OpenWrt Script (Inifinite Loop) Stops sending data over Serial Port

I have a TP Link Router TL-MR3020 flashed with the latest Attitude Adjustment. It is connected to an Arduino Uno via the usb port (usb cable into the arduino's type b connector). I have the following ...
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Why does a router need to know the modem's static IP address?

Background: I just ordered a static IP address from my ISP. I now have to configure my router to use the static IP, but I'm not sure why. Why does the router need to know the public IP address if it ...
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Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list

I ask because I recently changed my WiFi password after seeing some unfamiliar devices in the DHCP client list. After that, the client list only has familiar names now, but there is still some ...
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How do I setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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Adding Guest Wireless/Wired Network on Separate Subnet

I currently have a 300Mbps wireless router (TP Link WR841N v9) hooked up to a cable modem. This provides internet access for my home network (tablets, desktop, laptops, printer, etc.). I want to set ...
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ping a VPN IP of a connected device's IP

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have a laptop which is connected to a GoPro Hero 3+ via Wifi. I've also connected the laptop to a NETGEAR router via Ethernet cable. I can ping the GoPro's ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Unable to connect to my router admin page

Initially I browsed to http: //192.168.1.1/, entered the username and password and went to the "access control" subsection of the "management" section of my router. (An UTStarcom WA3002g4 modem of ...
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Printer doesn't print until week later

Whenever I try and print something, I shows up in the print queue but nothing happens. A week later after restarting multiple times, it prints all the things it has refused to print the rest of the ...
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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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What does “country” shows for WiFi router? [duplicate]

When I scan WiFi with Wireless Diagnostics tool on Mac OS X (Window -> Utilities -> Scan WiFi), it shows a lot of information about WiFi routers around me. I realize that some routers have "JP" in ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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Why doesn't my router let me forward ports outside of 192.168.x.x range?

Simple task: I want to forward port 80 on my Linksys router to a server with an IP address on the network that is NOT in the range 192.168.x.x (or whatever the default range is for the router). ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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Strange web traffic issues with Apple servers from Dubai

I know this is rather unorthodox for SU but this thing has been really puzzling me... For the last 3 days, all traffic from my home to Apple servers has been erratic at best, including : access to ...
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What do I need to do to make IPv6 devices globally accessible using Uverse 6rd?

Summary: With UVerse's 6rd implementation, do I need to buy/install/configure a compatible wireless router in the DMZ to properly handle the IPv6 traffic in both directions (incoming connections too)? ...
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Port remains blocked after opening

I have a TP-Link WR841ND Router. To test a server, I've had to open port 69. When the router is connected to my internet at home, and I do the router's routine of opening a port (I know how, have ...
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PPTP client on ADSL router

If my internet connection is done by ADSL, is it possible to configure the router to connect to a VPN by PPTP protocol and all the computers in my home network to be in the same subnetwork that has ...
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Can I Use ASUS RT-N14UHP Router to Stream 1080p Video In DLNA Mode smoothly? [closed]

I want to stream 1080p video with ASUS RT-N14UHP Router in DLNA mode from my mobile handset to my DLNA enabled TV. I want to buy ASUS RT-N14UHP Wirless N300 Router. Its data rate is 300Mbps and ...