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 access to a wired device with a wireless one in a local network?

I use windows 10 and an old wireless router. A computer is connected with wire to the router and a smartphone is connected with wireless to the same router. I need to use the computer as a server and ...
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Port forwarding issues with TD-W9980

I bought a new modem/router (TP-Link TD-W9980) because I had trouble port forwarding my last modem. I have forwarded the ports on my router but the ports are still closed. I have set up a static IP ...
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Curious case of slow data rate

I have a Netgear router (JNR1010) which supports data rate up to 150 Mbps. My laptop is connected with the router and so is my mobile (Redmi 2 Prime, 802.11n). Now, when I create a FTP Server from ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3750 L3 switch and 3825 router cannot connect to the internet

My environment consists of a Cisco WS-3750-24T-S L3 switch, a Cisco 3825 integrated services router, and a host connected to the switch. The host is a virtual machine in ESXi that is tagged as VLAN ...
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Bandwidth control using Mac Address

Hello I don't know this is the right place to ask the question or not but after seeing network engineering I thought I could ask the question from the people of networks. Well then getting to my ...
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how to set up subnetwork at home?

I'm trying to achieve something that, I believed would have been very simple to set up, but I'm struggling at making this work. Basically, I have a ISP router with an internet connection, from there, ...
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My Linksys wrt54gs and ddwrt is having problems

When I was installing ddwrt, I could not connect to the router. I have already attempted these: 30/30/30 reset Pinging the router which failed tftp What will I do then? I completed the ...
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Custom combining mobile data and wifi on windows 7

I have 2 internet sources 3G based Huawei E3533 Dongle (usb) with unlimited bandwidth and speed (Remote NDIS based Internet Sharing Device ) 4G Huawei router (Wi-Fi) with limited bandwith and ...
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How to make a NAS server visible to the network, while it is connected to PC?

Right now I have following configuration: NAS (192.168.177.2) -> PC (192.168.177.1; 192.168.1.100) -> TL-WR1043ND (192.168.1.1) -> Internet The whole thing works in terms of NAS being able to ...
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Home network setup - must everything be on the same subnet?

I'm having some trouble setting up my home network... It consists of the following components Home Network: PC and HP Microserver (both with gigabit connections) Netgear DGN2200 ADSL modem ...
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Asus RT-N66U Port Forwarding with VPN to PIA

I have an Asus RT-N66U router (using the latest firmware) that is connected to my ISPs fiber modem using PPPoE. I have signed up for VPN access to PIA and setup the router to connect using its VPN ...
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Can I setup my Linux PC to broadcast two different Wi-Fi networks using only one adapter?

I found that my OpenWrt enabled router can broadcast two Wi-Fi networks, one bridged to the WAN port and the other bridged to the LAN ports, both working. As is shown below: Screen snapshot of my ...
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WiFi high latency

I got some problems with my WiFi setup. In my setup I use a Macbook Pro and a TP-Link WR1043ND v1 (OpenWRT). WiFi Channel is set to 6 (already tried other channels and 20/40Mhz width) If I ping my ...
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Why does my router go offline for 30 seconds every 30 mins?

My cable modem at home (Time Warner Cable) is a DOCSIS 3.0 modem and wireless router in one device. Recently this new thing started happening: Every 30 mins or so, I go offline from my MacBook ...
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Do values like ping/download rate give reasonable validation on router <---> radio mast connection strength?

we receive our "Internet signal" form a radio mast (i don't know exactly if its LTE or sth else..), because of the current location of our router, the signal has to go through some walls. Basically, ...
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Edimax AR-7286WnA - Rom-0 Attack and all services disabled

Got an Edimax AR-7286WnA, dns pointed to malevolous. I'm using the google dns on all devices, but a virus redirect all my requests to tradeadexchange and then to a FlashPlugin fake update page that is ...
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Can't Add Server to a Domain Controller

I'm running 2 Server 2008 machines, one's my primary DNS/DC and the other will be a DHCP/WDS server (this is for a home environment), but when I try to add my DHCP/WDS server to the Domain, it times ...
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Can a laptop connect to an ethernet network printer with WIFI?

I was asked to find a solution to following problem: A home network has different laptops and printers, all connected in an ethernet network. A WIFI router was connected to the network. Now a user ...
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How to configure a intranet router to inform its hosts about routes to other subnets?

It sounds a little bit strange, but the current network configuration is, I have two local networks: 192.168.7.0/24 and 192.168.144.0/24. Their gateways are respectively 192.168.7.1 (R1) and ...
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Is it possible to run two separate IPs through one line?

Sorry for the repost from ServerFault but I was told to ask this on Super User. I'm not asking if I should, just is it possible. Here's what I have: Old Internet provider has a 2 year commitment. ...
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How do I forward/NAT all traffic to one interface to give internet acess for clients in ap?

I am trying to set up a router in my debian vbox virtual machine using an usb wireless adapter in at0, and a bridged adapter in eth0, I'm using airbase-ng and isc-dhcp for leasing IPs. The point is ...
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find mac address of remote router not in network

Hi i'm making penetration testing on my cisco router , using aircrack suite (mostly learning how to use it) , is there a way i can get the MAC address of the router without being on the network , and ...
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Does a router have a unique MAC address? Is it detectable by a website? [duplicate]

I found somewhere on the internet that routers also have a MAC address. Is it true? If so, how can I make it undetectable?
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Home server not accessible from local IP

I have local machine on which Apache web server is running. I have set up port forwarding on my router to forward ports 80 and 443 to that machine. When I access the domain associated with my router, ...
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Server Won't Join my Domain Controller [duplicate]

So my server won't join my Domain... I'm fairly sure this is because of issues with my wired D-Link router... as my virtualized Windows 7 machines can join with no issues. Error: Note: This ...
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Server Can't Join Domain Controller

So my server won't join my Domain... I'm fairly sure this is because of issues with my wired D-Link router... as my virtualized Windows 7 machines can join with no issues. Error: Note: This ...
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VPN and NAT access behind router

I am setting a VPN server and I am having a headache, because I can't make it work. My setup: Local LAN with 192.168.1.0 subnet behind a router. Server with two NICs in the same subnet, Internal: ...
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Cisco 3600 not allocating DHCP addresses

We've purchased a cisco router 3600 for use as a DHCP server and I have configured it to test like this: Current configuration : 1292 bytes ! version 12.4 service timestamps debug datetime msec ...
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How to make a LAMP server publicly accessible?

I bought a Raspberry Pi 2 in order to host a web server off my ASUS RT-N66U router running the latest Merlin firmware. I have the LAMP stack running, and also changed AllowOverride to All for ...
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Airport Time Capsule and VoIP phones not connecting to PBX

I recently replaced a very current Netgear Wifi router that was supporting multiple Apple products including (2) Airport Express, (1) Mac Mini, (1) iMac, several iPhones, and (2) iPads, Apple TV ...
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Configuring a VPN on a router for a single IP address

So I'm not even sure if this is possible, but I thought I'd give it a shot anyway. I use private Internet access VPN on my laptop, phone etc. I wish to use it on my PS4 too. Now, I am aware that ...
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multiple static IP address

I am trying to setup 2 external static IP address through a Arris Modem/router bridged to 2 router so I could split pc network and server network. How would I go about setting it up properly/ if it is ...
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Printing across LAN security zones

I have a sonicwall supermassive appliance with 1 custom LAN zone with enhanced security and of course the default LAN zone enabled throughout my network. These zones also use different ip ranges. ...
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Linksys Router not connecting to internet through switch

I am setting up a new Linksys WRT610N router, and I connected it to my Apple Airport Extreme, and it connected to the internet perfectly. But I set up a Netgear GS108 switch, connected it to the ...
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Assign a domain name to a website hosted in DMZ server

This project is new for me Situation: I have a web site hosted on a web server in DMZ on a local network. I also have a domain name mydomaine. I can access the web server from internet with a ...
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Losing internet connection over wifi, “standard gateway not available” on Win 7

For a few weeks now, I'm losing access to the internet on my laptop every couple of minutes. The wifi itself is stable, just the yellow warning triangle appears and I cannot reach any websites etc. ...
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Router that supports ping based QoS out of the box [closed]

I am looking for a router whose built in firmware can ensure QoS such that if one user is say downloading torrents (completely hogging up the bandwidth) it will slow his speed down to the point that ...
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Router login page open up automatically when I connected to the network

I'm using Router Tenda W309R http://www.tendacn.com/in/product/W309R.html Every time I restarted the router, as soon as I connected back to the network a web browser on my computer opened up ...
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Edimax router not responding after about 2h after restart

I've recently bought two Edimax BR-6478AC V2 WLAN VPN Routers. The setup is: Modem: 192.168.100.1 Edimax 1: 192.168.100.2, running in Router mode, DHCP Edimax 2: 192.168.100.3, running in ...
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Restricting time on router SSID

I have a BEC 8800N router. How can I set time restrictions on one of the SSIDs that I set up? We want one SSID to run 24/7 but we'd like the other to only operate from 8am - 9pm. I don't want to ...
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Error enabling MAC filtering on PacePLC Router

I have recently noticed that someone has connected to my wireless network. I actually think several unknown devices have been using my wireless network. I am attempting to enable MAC filtering on my ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3825 router cannot connect to the internet, nor can the router

I currently have a Cisco 3825 router that I have (attempted) to configure. The router has two interfaces, GigabitEthernet0/0 and GigabitEthernet0/1. I would like Gi0/1 to act as my "WAN" interface ...
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The extent of my modem's issues on my end?

Yesterday, me and others in my apartment were suddenly unable to access certain (and by certain I mean many random ones) domains without time out issues. e.g. I could try going on amazon.com, but ...
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Forward HTTP port on mikrotik 1 to a second mikrotik (both gw's)

Trying to apply the Hairpin-nat concept on mikrotik1, my config is something like: /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-address=1.1.1.1 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 \ action=dst-nat ...
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What is the maximum capacity of a small router?

I developed a Java app, that runs on several Raspberry Pis. This software makes 10 requests to a server at same time during the day. When the first Raspberry was started there wasn't any problem. But ...
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Port forwarding in pfSense not working

I recently set up a pfSense router and can't get any port forwarding to work from outside my own LAN. I have the following forwarding rule to a local server located at 10.0.1.2: Note that if I ...
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how to do port forwarding if my router wan ip is different from public ip?

I have an IP camera and i want to access it from anywhere around the world. I have configured my NETGEAR-router JNR1010 for port forwarding but the WAN IP it gives me is different from the public ip ...
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Home network ADSL Modem to Ubuntu Server to Wireless Router

I've got a D-Link DSL2544N in bridged mode connected to my Netgear R7000 wireless router, with an Ubuntu dev server hooked up to that through an ethernet port (I'd upgraded from the D-Link and didn't ...
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I can't open a single port

I can't open ports on my computer. What I have tried: DMZ my computer on router, set static IP, used nMap to see if ports were closed, asked ISP if they block ports, turned off and let programs ...
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Router settings for maximum speed

When connected to the ethernet, I get a full 100 MBPS connection. However, through the Wifi, I end up getting 70 MBPS and it seems like the speed decreases when I am away from the router, even ...