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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Nmap incredibly slow on my router

I'm attempting to use nmap on my Tomato router (Linux 2.6) to do a quick survey of a particular subnet on my LAN. Even when I set it to scan a single client it takes close to four minutes to complete. ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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WiFi router restrict usage time per session

I am trying to configure my WiFi router to restrict users to a session time of 30 min. I was reading through my router configuration booklet but could not find anything worthwile. It would be great if ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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How do I configure a mikrotik router to run on IPv6?

I am experimenting with ipv6 and would like to connect to my Mikrotik router via ipv6 on a local level. This would include connecting to it by an ip6 address, and interacting via icmp6. I have ...
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IP address pointing to the router instead of the domain

I set up a domain and I set the IP address to the IP of my server through whatismyipaddress.com. When I send a request to that domain, it connects me to the router instead of the computer. Does that ...
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Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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how to split up network into two subnets with only one router

I have one router on my home network. This acts as the main WiFi access point for all devices, as well as being connected to a simple switch for my home lab. I would like to be able to isolate my home ...
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Modify a packet's content on DD-WRT

I need to modify incoming data to my network. Specifically, I want to modify all responses from a specific internet site so it doesn't show a certain HTML element. Is this possible with ...
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Creating WiFi network from wired LAN without needing a PC

I am moving to a hostel in France where they provide wired LAN connection. I do not possess a laptop and use internet on my iPad and smartphone. Does plugging in the LAN cable into the WiFi router ...
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What is a good WLAN ping time on a clean network?

More specifically, what is your local WLAN ping time (e.g., between a host on the WLAN and your router, or between two hosts on the WLAN, divided by 2)? I had assumed it would be well under 1 ms for ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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Router dropping wlan traffic

I have a new router installed at home- >my ISP delivers internett through Fiber, and i am getting an IP-address automatically from my ISP. My router is the DHCP server at home and i am connecting to ...
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Can't reach device through multiple routers

I have the following construct:        (WEB)             |     Router(Fritz Box)      192.168.178.1           /              \   Router           PC 192.168.178.34   (Asus WLan)   192.168.1.1        ...
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All components must support gigabit ethernet to get gigabit speeds?

Given the following: I have a D-Link DIR615 router (with DD-WRT firmware) that I use to connect to internet with PPPoE protocol. The router does not support gigabit ethernet. I have 3 computers in ...
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Block Torrent Clients on FiberHome AN1020-25U_V2.0 [duplicate]

My hostel-mates use u torrents to download movies, even when they are outside they still leave their computers turned on and the u torrent set on download. Because of this we are experiencing very ...
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Same Wi-Fi in 3 devices, only 1 has internet

I have three devices on my home network. This computer, which runs Windows 7, my phone, which runs android, and a laptop, which runs chrome OS. My computer has a stable, normal internet ...
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Open VPN Windows, pass all traffic through remote server

Goal: To pass all information (web browsing, video games, ftp / tftp traffic, etc) through a remote network before exiting to the internet. I am able to get a default gateway on working, but I'm not ...
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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Windows 8.1 PC can't communicate with BT Home Hub 5 over wifi

I have a BT Home Hub 5 modem/router on an ADSL connection. I'm having trouble getting my Windows 8.1 machine to connect to the network properly over wifi. My PC is correctly assigned an IP address by ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I'm trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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DD-WRT download for Linksys WRT54GLv1.1. Misleading typo in the dd-wrt website?

I downloaded build 14896 here (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database), which is labeled as "pre-SP2" from the website but the web interface of the router says dd-wrt v24-sp2 (not ...
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Need advice on changing from wi-fi to multi ethernet in my house

My house has longterm wi-fi issues which can not be solved apparently, so I need to get ethernet connections to a maximum of 8 rooms in the house through the Sky router downstairs...The router has 2 ...
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How to use router as rj45 female connector? [closed]

I want to connect two cables with rj45 pins using an old router. The wan port of the router is not working. Is this possible ?
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How to unblock Linksys EA6900?

Recently I've got a Cisco Linksys router model EA6900, it was a gift from somebody who didn't know if it worked. When I first set it up, the Linksys LED logotype turned on but nothing happened, so I ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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Can only access one of the router's web portal and the Internet

On both wired and wireless connections, I can only access one of 192.168.1.1 (the router web portal) and the general Internet. Which "mode" my devices are in is seemingly random. This has persisted ...
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How to access the setup wizard on Sonicwall TZ 100 firewall

I am trying to setup a TZ 100 firewall. I am following these instructions and I have attempted to follow these instructions: "Connect your computer to the LAN (X0) port on the SonicWALL. Connect an ...
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WiFi: What's the range of my phone (not my AP)?

When my phone (Nexus 5) "sees" the Wifi-Network, is it always able to use it? What happens if I have a very strong AP which sends for example 300m, can my phone send a signal back (to the AP) or isn't ...
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“Unable to join network” message on iOS devices when attempting to use 5Ghz band

This issue has been occuring for a few months now. My 2.4Ghz band works with no issues. Out of the blue my iPhone disconnects with the 5Ghz network even though it show up in the wifi settings. If I ...
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Internet Speeds going crazy (wi-fi only)?

This is a 60 second average sample of my wireless speeds as of two days ago (had to post link since I have <10 rep). I'm not a basic user, and I'm wondering why this would even happen. I fear the ...
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Extremely slow download speed, could my modem be causing it?

First off all I want to thank everyone who is reading this. This will be a long problem so I really hope someone has an answer, as my ISP doesn't. For over a month we have been experiencing ...
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Does turning your modem router off at night or while not in use for awhile increase its lifespan? [on hold]

I'm asking since some websites have said that routers and modems can overheat after time. My router is a linksys EA4500 and my modem is also cisco dpch 3008. Should or I? Or is it fine as is?
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Make it so that multiple devices connected to the same router get their own public IP

I am trying to make my router work in such a way that every device attached to it receives their own unique public IP address, so that any computer would be able to use a direct P2P connection. I ...
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DDNS with No-IP does not work

I want to access my home machine from internet. Since I don't have a static IP I am trying to use DDNS. For that, I've registered a free domain(alihammad.ddns.net) with Noip.com, it binds my external ...
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Wifi: Are two 8dbi antennas equal to a 16dbi antenna gain? How much coverage will I get?

I'm planning to buy a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND modem+router and two 8dBi TP-Link TL-ANT2408CL antennas. I'm going to attach the two 8dBi antennas into the modem, because this modem has two external ...
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Synology NAS (DSM 5) cannot access the Internet through Tomato router?

I have just revived my Linksys E3200 router by upgrading it to Tomato 1.28 (Shibby). I have a Synology NAS running DSM 5 attached by cable to the router. After the upgrade my NAS can no longer update ...
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Prevent internet throttling when downloading

I have 3 computers and 1 MB internet speed and my problem that when I download anything from one of the computers the other two can not use the internet for browsing or anythings.Even in the same ...
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iptables - I'm losing control over the box by adding new rule to the config

My set up is the following: Internet uplink (200Mbit) DMZ (1GB ethernet) Internal network (1gb internet) Log interface My gateway is serving around 600 clients with 1400 iptables rules in ...
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clarifying mac adress validation using a wireless router

I have access to an ethernet port which requires a mac address validation and the system only allows one value to be registered at any given time. If I use a wireless router and register its mac ...
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TCP Client and Server Port forwarding

I have a TCP client and server program that I made. My question is, when running the client and server on two separate machines that go through a different firewalled router over the internet, does it ...
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How can I use a router as a wireless access point?

My ISP provides adsl modem+router (Comtrend CT-6373). It has really bad wifi so I bought decent router (TP-LINK TD-W8980). It later turned out that my ISP forbids to use your own adsl modems. So as ...
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USB Thethering and 3G wireless routers

Is it possible to connect tethered android phone to USB socket of a 3G wifi router to access internet in place of regular USB dongle? If yes,how?
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Connecting to a VPN box on my LAN, while connected via VPN

I've recently configured an old laptop to sit on my home network, and I have it sending all of its traffic through an OpenVPN connection. It's running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm still able to connect to this ...
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How to change admin panel port on Asus RT-N66U Black Knight Wireless Router

I am able to access the admin panel at the default IP address of this router (192.168.1.1), but I would like to change the admin panel to be accessed at another port. Currently, it is on port 80, ...
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Putty refuses connections to all remote servers

I'm trying to connect to my VPS servers, but putty is giving me connection timeout errors. I recently got a new broadband connection and for some reasons putty is not working on the new connection, ...
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How to share internet connection of a pc to another(both in same intranet)?

In my college I have internet access to my pc which is in my lab(intranet ip 172.xx.xx.xx)(I have administration rights) and I dont have internet access to my pc in my room(but I have intranet ...
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DNS server randomly fails

So everything was working correctly before, I had constant internet connection on my desktop computer. Then I bought a laptop and connected it with WiFi to my network and I had internet on that too ...
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Router with VLAN support [closed]

I am looking for a router with VLAN support. But all routers I can find make no mention of their VLAN properties. Is it a standard for routers to have VLAN support? Is there any brand that has a good ...
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Can ping only one way. 2xServer 2012 and Cisco router environment

We are doing test setup of network and currently have 2x Server 2012 and 1x Cisco router and switch. Both Servers have 2 nics. 1 connected to the router, and 1 for the lan. Router set up done and ...