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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how to add a cgi-bin script to dd-wrt

Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i would like to add a shell script to ...
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Strange router behaviour

Six months ago I bought TP-Link router and when I connected it to my PC I was getting I-Ball interface. So I had to change router ip address and was able to use TP-Link normally. My friend told me ...
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Manually switching between two networks when one network is down

In my company we are having a business line and leased line connected to different routers.Business line is used by all the users in the company whereas leased line is used for 15 computers.So my ...
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why many soho routers use two chips [on hold]

There is an example below, the router has two chips inside it. A router internal diagram The CPU has two ethernet MAC. Without the switch chip, it can has a LAN and WAN to build up a portable AP. ...
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Home router website redirect

I need that anyone connected to my home's wifi and trying to access Facebook, be redirected to a particular website. I don't know anything about networking and I have a ZTE ZXHN H108N router, can ...
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Custom firmware for router [on hold]

I wanted to change D-link DIR-840 n600 wireless routers wireless mode to client, but I wasn't able to find wireless mode option so I was looking for a solution and I ran into custom firmwares, I haven'...
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Need to secure WiFi with a router

I am a 70 year old living in a condo and I am concerned that my Bell modem /router can be seen by many and my WiFi can be vulnerable for use by the public. I have read some answers to what seemed like ...
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DHCP shuffling of addresses

So, devices using DHCP to locally connect to my router can have their LAN IP addresses changed if not set to static, and my understanding is that DHCP occasionally re-allocates these addresses by ...
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UPnP port forwarding with DHCP

I'm trying to set up UPnP port forwarding with a DHCP router for an IP Camera. There were a couple things I was wondering: The main issue was whether port forwarding with UPnP continues to ...
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D-Link AC3200 router does not recognize USB printer

I'm attempting to connect a D-Link AC3200 (dir-890l) to an HP 2540 printer with a USB cable. Currently the router does not recognize the printer at all. The router is not connected to the internet, ...
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how to enable mypages on dd-wrt?

i have a: Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i am trying to use mypage, it ...
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Router getting cut off

When my roommate tries to connect to the wifi from his room, the router cut off. I think the problem is only when a device is in his room. We are having no issues while using the internet in the hall ...
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Router can't handle my ISP's download bandwidth over LAN, how do I find a replacement that can?

I have a router (ASUS RT-N16; QoS is off) that is running Tomato. With my router, I get roughly 120 Mbps in speed tests. However, when connected directly to the modem (without any router), I can get ...
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Can't connect to router settings through Ethernet

I have a D-Link router. I want to connect to the settings menu (using 192.168.1.1) in order to do things like port forwarding. I am unable to connect to this address while using Ethernet (Chrome just ...
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ASUS RT-N66R won't allow port forwarding of 80

Has anyone else tried to port forward outside port 80 to inside port 80 on an ASUS RT-N66R? I just spent 3 hours trying to get a new web server functioning from the internet (which I've done quite a ...
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Understanding What Routers Do

I winter in a trailer park in Florida. They have had free Wi-Fi for years, but you had to be in or near the office to receive it. This summer they are installing antennas around the park, but I have ...
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Problems with Sinus 1054 DSL router

I´m currently trying to create an accesspoint on my home network using an old Sinus 1054 DSL router. The first attempt worked fine but as soon as I tried to change my Wifi password the router does't ...
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Record All IP's Forwarded To Port

I have a Netgear WNDR 4300 and have multiple ports forwarded for RDC, Websites, Web Streaming excetera. Is there a way (I am open to using DDWRT if that is the only way) - to capture IP Addresses ...
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Cannot access devices connected to primary router from access point

I have two routers set up for my home network. One is the primary router (which also serves as a modem). Running from a LAN port of this router is an ethernet connection to the WAN port of the other ...
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Pace Plc 5268AC how to change Router/Gateway Address

I have AT&T U verse with Router as Manufacturer Pace Plc Model 5268AC Default router address is 192.168.1.254 I would like to change it to 192.168.1.1 Regards
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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some devices frequently not connecting to Belkin N450DB Wireless Router

I have 7 devices connected to my router. 1 desktop hardwired and 6 wireless devices: 2 windows 8 laptops, 1 windows phone, 1 wireless printer, and 1 Ipad. The problem is some of the wireless devices (...
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Rerouting network traffic to vpn

I have an ubuntu server as router. Now I would like to route all traffic from subnet 1 (192.168.1.0) through a vpn connection. This works only when i let the vpn server push the routes to my router ...
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sniff admin user name and password when remotely accessing

so my ISP doesn't allow me to fully configure my router with the default access control, eg: if you want certain port open you need to call the ISP tell them which port and they open it by remotely ...
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firmware backup/transfer xml file with checksum

I have an interesting question if someone out there would know anything that could help. I'm an enthusiast of the d'link DFL series router, running NetDefendOS. I recently went from the DFL-210 to a ...
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Router intermittently failing to authenticate wifi devices

Having a bit of an issue with my TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 router. I actually experienced this same issue with my Linksys e3000 router and went as far as replacing it because I could not figure out ...
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multiple speed port on 100M internet connection

I upgraded my internet connection to 100M. But I'm not able to get this bandwidth. I have a vlan where 2 firewalls have access to it. Both are configured with auto negotiation on, but on of them is ...
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Set bandwidth limit on chromebook (chrome os)

I would like to set a GLOBAL limit on the amount of internet bandwidth that a Chromebook can use. I am aware that chrome's dev tools allow you to simulate a device with a slower internet connection, ...
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How to use colleagues systems as servers to run Storm

At times when connectivity to the internet is not very good or unavailable, my colleagues and I are considering using each other's laptops as servers (Storm supervisor nodes), to run our Apache Storm ...
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Connect to modem with a different IP range

my home network is connected to an Asus RT-AC88U router. The IP addresses are in the range of 10.20.30.X, with 10.20.30.1 assigned to the router. On the WAN port of the Asus router it is connected ...
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Home server responds “connection established waiting for welcome message”

Can you help me access a hard drive which I have connected by USB to my router. While I can access that router via the Internet, that is via my browser to an IP address (shown by Google) and a ...
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Connecting a Wireless Access Point to a modem?

I don't have a router. The modem works perfectly (Arris TM1602) with wired connections. The access point (Trendnet TEW-230APB) is broadcasting the SSID, but my laptop cannot connect to the wireless ...
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accessing network over wifi, but unable to set router as repeater?

I am dealing with this issue currently, where I access the internal company network with a cable connection. Others are using a separate wifi connection (not part of the internal network). I want to ...
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Can't log in to NETGEAR wnr612v3

I have a NETGEAR wnr612v3. It was working fine until I did a reset recently. Now when I try to log in it does not accept its default username and password. To more surprise when I am trying to open ...
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Shown router IP doesn't work

I've been trying to get a router's IP address to configure it. It's a D-Link DIR-615 router. I've seen a few answers on how to get the router's IP address, though none of them works, it shows the ...
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WDS Bridging with a tp-link TL-WR740N

Ive been trying to use my TP-Link TL-WR740N as a WDS Bridge (range extender), Ive followed guides. Ive enabled WDS scanned for the network, Put in all the network information, changed ip to 192.168.0....
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Tremor Games won't let me log in [closed]

I use a site called Tremor Games where I can earn points to get free Steam items, games, trading cards, etc. The problem is I can't login anymore because the site thinks I'm using a proxy, but I swear ...
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Access Home Network from an External IP Address

So I'm tapping into the PhilipsHue API to turn on/off. However, I can only do this on my home's internal network and so I want to be able to access it from the outside so here is what I tried after ...
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opendns works with manual configuration but not via dhcp assigned dns

I have several vlans created. All devices attached to these vlans can access internet with no issue. I am using tomato build 132 on an asus rt-n66u router. When the windows 10 computer and windows ...
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Is Huawei HG8245H configurable as a client?

I have two routers. The first (D-Link) is connected to the internet and it has 4 Lan Ports. Can i connect the second one (Huawei HG8245H) to a LAN port of the D-Link router? I mean, i want to use ...
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Secure LAN within existing office LAN

First things first, I was gonna post this on Server Fault but honestly, I'm no network admin, I'm a CS student who has been called upon to sort something out for a very small family business who have ...
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How does Skype gain access to port forwarding?

Whenever I go to my router's configuration > NAT > Virtual Servers, I see many entries titled "Skype UDP at 10.0.0.X:< port> (< port>)". I believe that these are being made by the Skype client ...
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Does it matter if I connect between my devices on LAN using their LAN IP addresses or the IP address visible to the internet?

At my home I have my desktop computer behind a router. There's a port forwarded by the router to the computer's ssh port. When I am using my laptop in the same LAN, I can either connect to my desktop ...
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Why do we even use ad blockers at home when most home routers have filter lists?

I started pretty much like the rest of us with regular ad blocking extensions. But there is arguably a performance drop due to the additional checks each time you load a page. I then started using ...
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If I have two routers, how do computers choose which to use?

We have two ISPs at home, and I've connected a different router to each and both routers into our LAN, one large ethernet switch that everything connects to. One router has the IP 192.168.1.1 and ...
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OpenWRT Image Builder failing with building OpenWRT image

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 creating OpenWRT image by OpenWrt-ImageBuilder-ar71xx-generic.Linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 from https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/ar71xx/generic/. I have all exactly done by ...
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Local network device changing other IP addresses

I have 3 devices on a local network. A router, a smart meter, and a raspberry pi (Raspbian Jessie). The router has an IP address of 192.168.1.1, the smart meter is set to have a static address, IP ...
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Can I use Beetel 450TC3 as wireless router? [duplicate]

I am trying to extend wireless internet connectivity to another part of my house. My current modem + wireless router does not cover my entire house. So, I have installed a cat5 cable with RJ45 port ...
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How to configure NAT to act as port restricted?

I am working on a project which require me to test with different type of NAT. I am using a laptop which is acting as Linux router. Due to some reason it is not able to correctly identify NAT with my ...
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Is there a way to log full URL with a router that only logs domain?

So my router can log domains and broadcast the log so I can read it and capture it. But I would like to know if I can record the URLs and payload as well. Obviously; I can't do this with just the ...