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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Cisco ASA 5505 doesn't allow internet connection

This is my Cisco ASA 5505 "show run": : Saved : ASA Version 8.2(5) ! hostname LAB-ASA domain-name TEST.com enable password X encrypted passwd X encrypted names name 192.168.1.0 AsusWireless ! ...
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Do I need to join a multicast group to send a packet or joining is just for listening?

I am confused here. Can anyone just send a packet to a multicast address and port? Where does the multicast group come into play here? Do I also need to send to a group? Can someone explain that to ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 VPN all traffic through VPN

I have a Cisco ASA 5505 and people connect to it using Cisco AnyConnect and Cisco VPN. I want their entire internet traffic to go through VPN but they maintain their local LAN access. Is it even ...
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Filezilla timeout after 20 seconds of inactivity

After changing my dlink router with a Netgear d6000 I'm no longer able to connect to ftps via filezilla. The settings for ftp connections remained the same but after connecting to the server, ...
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Building a mpich cluster with two nodes

I have searched the net for answers to the below questions to no avail. A few questions regarding a two or more node computer cluster. Can the nodes in a cluster be connected via wireless network if ...
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Cisco EPC3928AD router has lagspikes of dropped packages a few times per minute

My cable router (a Cisco EPC3928AD EuroDocsis 3.0 I received from my internet provider Ziggo (in the Netherlands)) is having consistent issues with dropping packages. It drops packages which it ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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DD-WRT: What's the “join” button for, and why is it bad?

The instructions for setting up a DD-WRT router in client bridge mode say: There are errors in this video especially as related to security settings and the use of the 'join' button. It should not ...
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What is the right way to connect to a modem to a router, connected to another router?

I'd like to have a setup like this: Modem -> new router -> old router -> computer | \./ computer So far what I've done is: turn everything off for like 60 ...
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LAN gaming through network switch

So I will be hosting a (apparently) tiny LAN party. I just picked up this old crappy router at a garage sale: I would post a picture but apparently I need 10 reputation. It is a strange brand I ...
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How to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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Tomcat Site available through internet

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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How to dump router configuration [on hold]

I have an ADSL rotuer and dumpconf command does not work on my router. I want to dump the rotuer configuration how can router configuration be dumped. I have a configuration file saved but not sure ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Switch connected to router. How to deal with port forwarding?

I have a dsl router which a 8 port switch is connected to it. If I connect computers to the switch how would I manage port forwarding in this setup? is it possible? would it be recommended in a ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet [on hold]

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Router to router setup via 49 meter long cat-6 cable [duplicate]

once again I am repeating my question, Reliance ISP--> connected with ADSL Modem-->connected with TPLINK Router (First Router)--->connected with second Router), Straight cable connected first router ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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Two routers at home, is there any intrinsic property that could differentiate networks?

I have two routers at home. I shall call them A and B. Both are capable of both wired and wireless connections. I have disabled wireless features on A, and connected B's uplink to A's downlink. I did ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...
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Setting a system for university dorm voice communication [on hold]

I'm interested in setting up a system which would allow students in my university dorm to communicate to each other freely. Not sure if we can use existing wifi-routers installed in our hostel ( ...
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Can't connect to IPSec VPN via D-Link DIR-100 router

I am trying to connect to VPN via Cisco Systems VPN Client with IPSec/UDP transport, but I am getting error: Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 412: The remote peer ...
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Dual Ethernet port PC routing issue

I have two ports on my PC. I have configured them on two different subnets. Eth#1 connects to the internet thru a Comcast router. Eth#2 is normally disabled unless I want to use my VPN router to ...
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windows 2012 as NAT router

I want to use a Server 2012 R1 as NAT server. What I want to do is. I have opened for testing purpose, smb from Public IP1 to Public IP2. Users can access the SMB shares writing \Public IP2 in a ...
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How can I troubleshoot poor wifi performance?

I recently installed a new Gateway combined modem/router from Comcast/Xfinity. Since then 3 of our devices (Macbook Pro, 2 iPads) connect fine but the other (3 year old HP laptop) exhibits the ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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Local are Network DNS and IP settings

I want to set up a small network with four computers, a tablet, an Arduino with a network shield and a wireless router. I want to give everything a permanent IP address and run WAMP on one of the ...
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Port forwarding from one router to router, then to a machine on the second router

I have a combo modem/router provided by my ISP. I plugged a second router into this device because the wireless speeds were subpar. Now I am trying to set up a home media server that is accessible ...
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How to connect a Belkin modem/router to a Thecus N299 NAS server?

For several years I’ve been using a Thecus N299 NAS server connected to a U.S. Robotics router that had a IP of 192.168.1.x. My OS is Windows 7 64bits. A couple of days ago I changed the router with ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to website over Wi-Fi but can connect to it from my smartphone

I am hosting my site—strongjoshua.com—with easyDNS's web hosting service. Yesterday, I was trying to connect to the CPanel of my site, but I couldn’t remember the password. I tried a few variations ...
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Which type of WiFi router do I need? [closed]

The connection which will go into the router is what I currently use into the the laptop's ethernet port. I am confused between ADSL, ADSL2+ and a lot different type of modems/routers.
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WAN Bypass - Working over short cable, not Ethernet in wall

Aim I have an existing WiFi router and network, with both wireless and wired devices. However, I need to expand the size of my WiFi network. I have an Ethernet connection between two parts of my ...
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How do I set a static IP address for a particular MAC address on a Cisco DPC3825 router

How do I set a static IP address for this router: http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/modem_DPC3825.html so that a specific MAC address always gets the same IP address.
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RouterModem -> AccessPoint/Bridge -> Router

My current configuration: ISP Provided Router that i use as Modem* (Floor 1). DIR-855 Router (WAN to ISP router) (Floor 1). Switch 8-port (Floor 2). DAP 1522 Brigde/AccessPoint (Floor 2). The ...
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Is it possible to give priority to browsers on a router

i have a TPlink WR940N router and i want to give bandwidth priority to browsers. since some users download large files using download managers, i don't want other users who just browse the web to be ...
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Making home server available from internet

I'm trying to configure router to make my home server available from internet. I would like to have 2 services(ssh and web-server) visible from outside. They are available from inside as: 192.168.1.X ...
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Placing a FiOS Internet behind firewall

As a "little bit" paranoid person, I want to get rid of ActionTec wireless router. Currently any Verizon subscriber receives an ActionTec router (http://www.actiontec.com/41.html) These routers does ...
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3 Router Setup - Require Instructions

For a 3 floor building, I require 3-routers setup instruction. I have the following 3 routers Router 1. New D-Link DIR-803 Dual band router [Hardware version A1] [Firmware Version : D-Link 1.04] ...
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Cannot SSH to server on VPN

I have 2-level routers. Router 1 is ISP router (Technicolour TG582n) and has xbox connects to it via LAN, IP 192.168.1.243. Router 2 is a VPN client router (Asus rt-ac56u) and connects to router 1 ...
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windows 10 breaks wireless network

I have a really strange issue with Windows 10 and WiFi. When I connect to my WiFi network everything works fine for a few minutes. After a few minutes, first there is no Internet connection (I can't ...
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Windows 7 constantly loses and regains Internet connection

I have a nettop with Windows 7 Pro on board, connected directly to a simple, four port router with ADSL modem on board, provided by my ISP. After starting up or restarting nettop, it works fine. ...
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Cisco RV320 in router mode loses internet connectivity?

Cisco RV320 can work in either "Gateway" or "Router" mode. Manual says the following about the "Router" mode Choose this mode if the device is on a network with other routers and another device ...
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What kind of router specs do I need to run OpenVPN at full throttle?

I just updated my router firmware to the latest version of DD-WRT and configured OpenVPN for Private Internet Access. My download speeds dropped from 50 Mbps to about 6.5. I get pretty close to max ...
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iptables - How to mirror all ports from one IP to a single port on another IP

I would like to set up IP tables on my router to mirror traffic on all ports from 192.168.1.30 and send it to 192.168.1.10:5860 I think I need to combine the two commands below, but I'm at a loss. ...