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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access to remote network via teamviewer

With one of our clients, we have following situation: We have a network switch, this switch is connected to a router, a pc, and several industrial PLC's running Windows CE. The PC has teamviewer ...
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Using TAP adapters for network bridging/connection?

Using virtualbox with a windows 8.1 host, I am using TAP adapters in the host to bridge networks with mixed and (to my eyes) inconsistent results. A few scenarios I have tried: ...
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Internet Connection Extremely Poor but no issues with the ISP

I have a broadband Internet connection from EE in the UK (formerly Orange) and the connection is 17 Mbps. But since last week, I am constantly getting 0.7 Mbps. My housemate gets around 11-12 Mbps ...
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Configure printer on WAN port

I have a network where router 1 is connected to Internet and has a network printer. Router 1 is a home router with default settings. A second router (router 2) is connected to router 1 on it's wan ...
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Install firmware on router without username or password

I have a TP-Link internet router model: TL-WR740N ver. 4.27. It was provided by my ISP so I do not have the username or password. The reset feature does not reset the username or password. Is there ...
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Sharing between 5GHz and 2.4GHz on same network

I just got an access point by EnGenius (ESR1750) which is dual-band. At my office, we use IP Messenger to share files. Most of the devices are Mac Minis but there are a few Windows PCs as well. The ...
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wifi router not working [on hold]

my power went quit briefly, now my wifi connection is just gone. i have reset the original wifi router numerous times. nothing, my wifi connection isnt even on my list of wifi connections around me ...
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How can I config my TP-LINK TD-8901G router to allow more than 8 MAC address filters using only a software? [on hold]

My TP-LINK TD-8901G router allows/disallows only 8 Wireless MAC address filters and I have more that 8 devices need to be access through it. So how to allow more that 8 devices on my router using only ...
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UPnP Port Forwarding doesn't appear to forward my telnet port

I used upnpc to set up some forwarding rules for HTTP and TELNET (I'm aware of the security risk, it's a test): upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 23 23 TCP upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 80 80 TCP Everything looks OK ...
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utorrent connectivity: Router drops packets

I have some problems downloading via uTorrent 3.4.2 on Win 7 x64. Symptoms: DHT is either Waiting to log in or Nodes (0), under Trackers its status is Waiting for announce... For any torrent, all ...
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How do I access node on subnet from node on primary network?

I want to reach a node on the subnet, e.g. 192.168.2.100, from a node on the primary, e.g. 192.168.1.2. Currently pinging from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.2.100 gets no response. What do I need to set ...
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How to use UDP hole punching for a SSH tunnel / session

I want to deploy a Raspberry Pi in my weekend cottage. The Raspberry Pi is there to log the temperatures and send them to a remote server which has a fixed ip, saves the data and displays it on a ...
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Connecting Router to A Switch

The reason I want to do this is because my school does not allow router to be set up in my dormitory. When I connect using a router the internet works just fine, but randomly it will disconnects (or ...
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How do routers avoid port clashes when DMZ and NAT are used?

NAT in consumer routers makes the router translate a request from an internal device on a private IP (say dev0) and a specific source port X to a request from it's own public IP at a different source ...
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My router Belkin F5D7234-4 v5 blocking a certain website

In short: suddenly I couldn't access a certain website I was working on - it times out, the traceroute makes a few hops and then stops. It worked normally, and just started timing out one morning. If ...
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2012 Domain Controller DNS issues

I have built a 2012 domain controller and after i install the unit no one can get on the internet. The way I set it up is I was going to let the router continue to run the DHCP process and have the ...
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Using multiple ethernet switches to connect shorter ethernet cable runs with a mix of cat5e and cat6

Ive got multiple shorter runs of ethernet cables a mixture of cat5e and cat6. I need to get a cable from the router to another area, there is no direct concealed cable but there are multiple shorter ...
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Wifi extender vs bridge? differences and best practices?

I have two routers of the same model ASUS rt-ac68u. They both can be configured as bridge and as wifi repetitors. I don't really get the difference between a bridge and wifi extender and I was ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Trouble With Network - Apple Time Capsule & Cisco SG-300-10P

How can I setup my network to allow access to devices connected to the Cisco SG300-10P switch from my Apple Time Capsule? My current network setup Comcast Modem / Router --> Cisco SG300-10P ...
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Add persistent route in asus router

I'm using Asus RT-N66U router as HTTP load balancer and reverse HTTP proxy. To do it I installed Download Tools from stock firmware and nginx server. I moved router's web interface out of 80 port and ...
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Is my router secure from remote hackers if it uses NAT and has its built-in firewall enabled? [on hold]

My router uses NAT, so it blocks unsolicited packets if I did not send a packet to the source of unsolicited packet first or my port is not forwarded. I understand that this is not meant to be a ...
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How to block domain on technicolor tg582n router?

I have a technicolor tg582n router. How can I block communication to a specific domain? I found an 'Address Based Filtering' feature but it only works against http (not https) URLs.
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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How to fix unreliable wireless with DD-WRT

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 running DD-WRT. I have a couple desktops wired to it, which have never had any networking problems associated with the router. I also have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with AES encryption ...
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How to configure an Advantek Networks Router WR541R as a repeater?

I have an Advantek Networks Router WR541R, and I wish to configure it like a repeater. However, the check-box "Enable WDS" seems to be disabled. I tried activating the check-box that says "Enable ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Mac network and Internet access issues

I work in a school that has a department server running a Windows platform. We have some oldish Macs running OS 10.5 that won't take a departmental image and so have been kept to use as extra stand ...
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Router can't connect to internet after changing settings?

My family's downloads were really slowing down my online game, so I decided to switch off my router's Wireless Radio, and continue playing, since the computer I was using was connected to the router ...
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Multiple Gateway, for VPN and Internet

I'm pretty new as a system administrator and I've got a problem to deal with in my company. We recently got a VPN and it is working great, I already tested it and all is good. Now in my main site, ...
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Opening port 80 in router and Tor network doesn't work

I closed port 80 in my router . now when I type "192.168.1.1" to browser, I can't access the page of router settings to change settings and open port 80. Also 443 , 8088 ports open and 8080 has been ...
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Unable to route to website in home network

I have a home network running my own webserver. Everything worked fine until I updated my ISP to fiber optic. With this new connection came a new modem. The new router is a ActionTec V1000. I found ...
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Can't flash openwrt kernel on Mikrotik Routerboard 750

Im trying to flash OpenWRT onto Mikrotik RouterBOARD 750 and Im having some difficulties when trying to flash kernel. Im running OpenWrt form RAM right now. Even though, I erased kernel beforehand, ...
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How can I route all client Internet traffic through an OpenVPN TAP bridge with Tomato?

I've inherited a Linksys WRT54G router and I'm looking to use either Tomato or DD-WRT to set it up as an OpenVPN client to my home network in Chicago, forwarding all traffic through the VPN link so I ...
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Why can't I connect an Access Point to this Network?

A client hired me to install an Access Point to make his home network available via WiFi. The modem/router is a Motorola with the following specs (the list is based on observation as I don't have ...
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Random TCP RST packets interrupting connection over IPv6

I recently got a new router and ever since then google sites have been loading really slow and so I contacted my ISP...after running in circles with them for a bit they said it was a problem between ...
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WiFi Connectivity Diagnosis

I have a MacBook Pro on Yosemite 10.10.2. Whenever I come home from work with it and try to connect to my home network, I see this image: When I unplug and plug back in my router, it works. An ...
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Cannot use computer on local network as host for anything through wlan

I have a computer hooked up to my home network via a PCI wifi adapter in my computer. I can connect to the internet successfully and my computer is visible when I check my router's configuration site ...
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Cannot access the internet via WLAN bridge

I am having some massive problems with my network setup and was hoping that you can help me. One one side, I have my cable modem + router (AVM FRITZ!Box 6360) that is working as router and wireless ...
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Restrict an IP address to the internet only

Can I restrict, a static IP address on my network, to internet access but no other internal IPs should be accessible (apart from the gateway)? Is there a routing option for such a thing on home ...
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Cannot browse to web sites where server is on same router

I have a cable router which provides NAT addresses 10.1.10.X as well as has static IPs on it. My local development computer is plugged directly into the router and so is the web server. The web ...
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DHCP not issuing out IP addresses

DHCP on my network is no longer issuing out IP addresses. Every new device must be manually configured to connect to the network. After executing show ip dhcp binding, i noticed that all the ip ...
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WiFi card not compatible with router?

I've got a new ADB EA4201N-G router that is used by the way also for cable TV. All PC are connected to this router via WiFi without problems except one - Asus EE PC Flare series. I have installed ...
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How can I make my linksys router always have the same internal IP

I have a modem which is always: 192.168.1.1 My computer is 102.168.1.5 my wife's phone is 192.168.1.4 etc. I reserved these thru mac address on linksys' LAN admin page. How can I make sure that the ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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Router occasionally “loses” connection to another router

I have a problem with one router occasionally dropping all traffic and then resuming normal operation. I have two routers: R1. Inner router. ASUS RT-AC66U router, 192.168.1.1 R2. Outer router. ...
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How to bypass router access control?

For the past month, me and my father have been having a friendly war about the internet in my household. Basically, after 9:30 at night, he turns off my internet, by setting a schedule that stops a ...
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Trying to understand how an apartment complex’s Intranet is configured [on hold]

This is just out of curiosity but I recently moved to a new apartment complex that uses a business class Internet service—I would assume—and distributes the Internet throughout the entire complex. ...
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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...