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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Can I run Untangle or other UTM before router?

Since I read that Untangle does not work well with VLANs, I want to know if I can place the UTM before my router. My ISP provides gigabit fiber. A box outside my house converts the fiber to ethernet. ...
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Is the bandwidth of the router usage divided equally?

I have a router/modem NETGEAR VEGN2610 which supports QoS. Assuming there are 2 computers downloading something that requires high bandwidth (for example a movie with torrents), will the speed be ...
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wireless and LAN network sync

I was wondering if its possible to use both my lan and wireless connections at once ... i know that it is possible from the same router but i have a different situation, i currently live in a building ...
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AT&T Motorola NVG510 - usage in India

I have an AT&T Motorola (telephone cable) modem + wireless and was planning to use that in India, but it does not seem compatible. I keep getting the DSL Failed error. Can we use this modem ...
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Cant connect to a pc that uses static ip

I have one workstation in our network that works strangely, I do not know the exact terminologies, it uses a static ip which is configured in its local area connection properties. It can connect ...
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Why do I have to reboot my modem to connect a new router?

Sometimes, not all the time, when I change my router, I have to reboot the modem before the router can detect the WAN connection. This does not make sense to me. Why does it seem like the modem is ...
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Severe lag in games on Windows 10

My internet works great in my browser, but in games it's lagging like hell, since 1 week,before 1 week everthing worked fine.I have a 75MBit[down]/7.5MBit[up] internet,2 laptops and 5 smartphones in ...
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Dlink 600l cloud router not working

I have a D-Link DIR-600L router that does not seem to be working as it is supposed to. Every time I try to configure the router, after all the settings have been saved as in the ssid and password etc, ...
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Wi-Fi Ensuring Fair Use

I have D-Link Router, and normally have 3-4 devices connected to Wi-Fi at any point. Most of times, all of devices can co-exist peacefully. At certain times, this is not possible. For examples, even ...
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Login script for Asus router to automate the login process to Tikona ISP

I am using Tikona ISP (India) for my internet connection. It uses captive portal for log in process. But after few minutes of inactivity it automatically logs out. I am using Asus router RT-N14UHP. It ...
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Laptop unable to access internet ~meter away from router but has full wifi bars throughout the house

If I go two stories down from my router to the basement, my laptop shows the full five wifi bars in the system tray as it should, but I can't access web pages. Even if I am in the same room as the ...
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Can't connect to router after turning off DHCP

So I was playing around with my router and dynamic/static IP addresses and after I tuned off the DHCP server of the Router I am no longer able to connect to the routers web interface even with a ...
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Router causing slow internet speeds

I got a new modem that supports up to 300Mbps, and when I plug my Mac mini directly into the modem, I get speeds of up to 350Mbps. However, when I put my router (Netgear wndr4500), which has ...
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router automatically disables wifi and enables after 2-3min

Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Problem: THe router disables the wifi network automatically(with no human interference what so ever), thus all pc's disconnect and have no network access(as if the router ...
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Ubuntu router setup guide iptables rules

I'm trying to figure out the meaning of the iptables rules in the Official Guide for Setting up a Ubuntu Router. For example, *nat. I can not find anywhere on the internet that has *nat for iptables. ...
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how to see all connected clients to a router/modem including linux and windows pcs

I have an ADSL+2 router and a couple of computers including an ubuntu box, a raspberry pi and an old win7 pc. win7 and ubuntu are connected via wifi and raspberry pi via cable. Now I'm wondring how ...
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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 [closed]

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 [on hold]

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 [closed]

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? [closed]

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 ...