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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My wireless network goes offline after a while

I have Rosewill RNX-N150RT wireless router. Brand new. But after an undefined amount of time (it varies, from as little as 12 hours to as much as 2 - 3 days), the WIFI just goes offline. I bought ...
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TP-LINK extender not found via wireless connection

I just configured TP-LINK WA730RE range extender. When I connect my box to power plug, the system initializes successfully. But strange thing is that the box is not detected via wireless connection. ...
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Two routers, same network, different SSID and password

I have a question about router configuration that I haven't really found an answer to. What I have: SSID: House A: A ZyXEL DSL-modem (660 Prestige) with built-in WLAN and DHCP-Server. IP: ...
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Throttle Users Speed

Hi guys I was wondering if there was a way to throttle a network users download speed. My room mate keeps constantly downloading stuff so there I look and they have 3 things downloading at like 300 ...
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Cleaning a compromised Router?

At the office I noticed malware symptoms on one of the computers. I tried cleaning it and found nothing. Then I noticed I got the same behavior on my phone and the other computer: occasional links ...
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Port forwarding through 2 routers with mixed IPv6 and IPv4

My ISP recently changed to IPv6 which made my port forwarding through 2 routers not working anymore. My internal router only supports IPv4 afaik. Is there a way to still forward ports through these ...
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Wireless internet connection consistently keeps dropping out after a few minutes of use on Linux Mint

My new installation of Linux Mint 17.1 32bit Cinnamon edition, installed as the sole OS on a Samsung N130 Netbook, consistently loses its wireless internet connection a few minutes after logging on ...
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Wireless router working for mobile devices but not laptops or PCs [on hold]

Is this even possible? Any idea how to fix? Have tired connecting laptop with ether cable and it works, so the wifi seems fine, but web pages won't load, or take an age to load and then lose ...
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How can I fix my router's ridiculously high external PING rates?

[I asked this question on Overflow and they closed it saying it belongs here. Hope that's correct.] My basic problem: I have horrible latency. When pinging google.com I get average round-trips of 48 ...
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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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How can I connect to a printer through multiple routers?

My setup looks like the image below. I want to connect to the printer. I'm going through a Router/Gateway into another Router and finally to my Printer. How would I do this?
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OpenWRT: Software update wget returns “Network is unreachable”

I have OpenWRT [Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530)] installed on a TP-Link Wifi Extender (TL-WA850RE v1), though acting like a simple Access Point, DHCP & DNS are provided by a ...
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Router suddenly stopped port forwarding

I got me a second router today (Linksys WRT54GL), and put DD WRT on it. I was going to use the router as a PPTP server bridged to my main router, which worked for a little while. Now however, all of ...
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Different WAN IP address in router versus what is shown on IP checking websites

I am trying to set up dyndns on my router—a TP-Link WR1043ND V2—with latest DD-WRT firmware but the problem is that when I look at the router GUI it shows one WAN address and when I look at dyn.com it ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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Use new Gateway as modem and another gateway as a router?

We recently got TWC internet came with the Ubee ddw365 gateway. For some reason wireless and hardwired the gateway disconnects for a few seconds almost every other minute. At a buddies house I was ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding" error message in Windows 7

Windows 7Pro x64 8 GB RAM I have: UNplugged my cable router and wireless router, plugged back in flushed DNS, Register DNS, release IP, renew IP Tried assigning a static address using googles DNS ...
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Internet drops whenever new laptop connects

I have just purchased a new Acer laptop. Every time I turn it on to connect to my wireless internet it drops the router Internet connection. I have an iMac and iPad wireless to the same router and ...
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Monitoring network usage across different devices on lan [duplicate]

My internet connection has come with an upper limit on the usage after which it throttles the speed. They have provided me with a portal where they update my internet usage everyday but I have a ...
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How to portforward in Tenda TEI480T+

I just want to ask if anyone has a tenda router TEI480T+ dual wan. I have a problem regarding in portforwarding (virtual server in this router) because even I already added the IP address of the PC ...
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iptables duplicate traffic to another ip

This blog post has a template iptables rule to forward traffic, to and from the router to another ip address. iptables -t mangle -A POSTROUTING \ -d [IP to spy on] \ -j ROUTE –tee –gw ...
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Can a VPN service totally hide my computer from WiFi network discovery like no computer connected?

There are many devices connected to WiFi router and one can easily know how many devices are connected by using various network discovery tools available for windows and Android or by brwosing router ...
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Bypassing the router doesn't work?

So I'm trying to bypass my router, just for kicks. I thought it'd be pretty easy, just connect the router-modem wire to the computer, and I did just that, but I'm not getting an internet connection. ...
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Why do we use Modem and Router together or Router and Switch together?

I know that modem provides internet access owing to modulation-demodulation. Router provides connection between networks as a gateway.(e.g. between LAN and ISP) Switch provides a local area ...
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Overlapping address error in Packet Tracer-Possible subnet error

I am working on my hands on final exam for Networking Fundamentals. I have accomplished everything except for putting the 4 devices on two separate subnets. These are my subnet calculations: Given ...
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Sky netgear router amber light [closed]

I recently installed a new motherboard msi z97 gaming 7, since then my sky (netgear) router switches the ethernet off (amber lihgt) and it only switches on (green light) when windows loads on restart. ...
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Does this mean the DoD is listening to my D-Link Router?

I've only recently been monitoring my router activity and this Incoming listing from a DoD IP address is almost always present. It looks as if they are using the IGMP Protocol to sniff at my domain, ...
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Router is not reachable from other networks

I set up a DNS server and I want to make it publicly available. My router is not reachable from other networks(request timeout). The router is a D-link 2560, NAT is on and port 53 is forwarded.
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Changing cisco WiFi access point password

I have a Cisco WiFi access point that is sharing a TPLink routers internet. The TpLink router has Microtic routerOS on it and I don't have it's password. I want to change Cisco access points password. ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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How many ethernet cables should I use from one switch to another? [closed]

I've got a cable running from my server room to a room with a switch and 38 computers. My instructor says only one Ethernet cable from the server to the switch in the computer room should be good, but ...
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Access another subnet beside wan through router

I want to access the computer at 192.168.10.5 from my computer ( 192.168.1.2) . I also want to access internet at the same time. If I plug the my computer direct to the switch bypassing my home ...
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Solved! - Understanding Routing Table with OpenVPN

Network layout: Laptop (OpenVPN client) <-> router with 192.168.1.xxx subnet <-> internet <-> Home router (running DD-WRT with OpenVPN server) with 192.168.11.xxx subnet The VPN ...
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Network with a router and IPS

I´d like to tool around a little bit with a network using a router which is connected to a modem and a Intrusion Protection System (FreeBSD) in between the router and the other computers/servers. ...
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Why is my speed slow for my smartphone or tablet on my second wireless router?

I have a Billion 7800NXL as my primary router and a TP-Link Archer 2 as my secondary router. When i connect my laptop to my secondary router through wireless everything is fine but when i connect my ...
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50 Clients wireless network for streaming videos [closed]

I am currently working for a project for my university. The concept is to have a wireless AP and a local server, through which up to 50 clients can connect and stream videos depending on the users' ...
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Can't access NAS over WiFi

I have a WD MyCloud NAS wired to my Aztech router, which I must use as it provides IPTV from Singtel. This is what I can do with with the NAS. I can: access the cloud functionality into the NAS ...
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Can my landlord access my personal network because he controls the upstream connection?

Can my landlord access the things on my personal router's network because he controls the upstream connection? For example: the DLNA on my NAS, a public file share on my NAS, or the media server ...
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Disabling SPI and QOS on my router for another feature?

Well, I purchased a D-LINK DIR-655 model C router and I really like it so far. The only issue I have is that there is a function called "True Gigabit Routing Connectivity" that does this When this ...
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Can't load webpages every few hours

My Problem 2 or 3 times a day, I can’t load any websites in any of my browsers. The weird part is, it’s currently only affecting my laptop and my cellphone (it used to be all internet connected ...
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Cannot connect to Postgres 9.3 outside of network

I'm trying to remotely connect to my postgresql database. I can connect remotely within my network but when i try to access it from outside the network I receive the error: Could not connect to ...
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Multiport connection between home router and switch for better LAN bandwidth

I have quite a few GigE devices at home that I’d like to have better LAN speed between them, but at the moment, all I have available are 3 ports on my (GigE) FTTH router (It has 4 but can’t use one of ...
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Default Gateway address for multiple VPN users/clients

We need some help with a VPN setup for a school project. What we want to do: We would like to have approx. 10 different VPN uses that can connect to our Windows Server 2012 R2 which is setup as a ...
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IPv6 in a SOHO network

If the router in my SoHo network (a Netgear DGND3700) doesn't support IPv6 is there any benefit at all in enabling IPv6 across the server and clients in that network? The successor to that one (a ...
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IPTV Multicast and Cisco RV180 Router

I have a fibre line at home including IPTV, i have to use my own router to be able to use VPN etc. this functionality is not supported in the ISP supplied router. The internet connection is perfect ...
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Creating a login portal for my WiFi

Me and my room mate often have a lot of friends come over to our apartment to play games and what not. So we are talking a lot of devices connecting to my router (cell phones, tablets, laptops etc .. ...
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802.11g high latency spikes

Average pings from 1-14ms with 98% signal quality (less than a few meters from AP) Once I start using any bandwidth (start a download, or upload. Especially a healthy linux iso torrent) average ...
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What happens to a network packet originating from my IP as it travels through the Intenet?

I saw a video on YouTube that explains how the Internet works and it says my packets have an IP address and another IP address is wrapped around the packet at each junction of the internet. So my ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...