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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Windows 10 Rasdial Error 651, but tracert 8.8.8.8 works somewhat

I have a dual-boot machine and linux-pppoe works just fine. I installed win-10 and can browse through the modem if the modem is configured for pppoe (store the passwd on the modem). I'm having ...
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How can the default gateway of router change suddenly from 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.1.1?

I used to access my home router—a TP-LINK model—at the address 192.168.0.1. But today, I just couldn't do that. Apparantly, it the gateway got changed to 192.168.1.1 for absolutely no reason. So, ...
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Is it possible to set up WAN connection on a VLAN (Cisco Router)?

I'm trying to set up NAT load balancing (or failover) with two ISPs on my 1941 router. The router has only two WAN ports and 4 EHWIC ports (which are basically switch ports). One of the WAN ports is ...
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Huawei router not accepting connections and ping

I've set up an apache server listening on port 8080 on my friends computer (192.168.1.15). For testing, I've only allowed my IP to access it by going to router (192.168.1.1) NAT port mapping and ...
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Port forwarding issue (I think)

I made a very basic KryoNet server and client program. If I connect the client through localhost it works as expected. Now I want to connect to it from outside so I have setup a DNS for myself with ...
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Is my wireless router throttling?

I've got a cable modem (wan) --> dell laptop (lan with pfsense installed) --> wireless router (opt1, bridged). When pinging from the laptop I am getting: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8): 56 data bytes 64 ...
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ubuntu + router + usb wifi

I am trying to set up a cluster. The physical elements are : internet access : netgear wifi host A : ubuntu + RJ 45 + usb wifi host b : ubuntu + RJ 45 router : dlink (rj45 + wifi) host c : mac ...
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Enable DDNS with in series connected router

After a bandwidth upgrade, my ISP required me to use a new modem device, which is a modem/router hybrid - contrary to my old device, which was modem only. The old modem only device provided the ...
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How do I edit DHCP settings, etc, on PlusNet's 2704n router?

Recently upgraded to PlusNet Fibre, and with it a PlusNet router. It appears this is a rebadged Sagemcom 2704N. There is 'Advanced Settings', where first I have to acknowledge 'Please proceed with ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

[![enter image description here][1]][1]I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are ...
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Start FTP server using IIS and remote access via DNS

Okay so I have a IIS FTP server running on my home computer, located at 192.168.0.1 I want to be able to allow requests on http(s)://transfer.example.com to redirect to my internal ip 192.168.0.1 ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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How to connect a Wi-Fi AP to an 802.1X-protected Ethernet LAN?

To connect my laptop to my organization's Ethernet LAN, I have to enable IEEE 802.1X PEAP authentication, and set the authentication method to Secure Password (MSCHAP v2), which requires no ...
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Slow Wi-Fi file transfer

I have router Netgear DGN3500 and I recently bought a D-Link DWA-123 N150 dongle to get faster file transfers from my laptop running Windows 7 32bit to my PC running Windows 10. My PC is wired to the ...
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Internet access directly through modem, but not through router [duplicate]

I’m trying to set up a new network at my home and am having issues... in short, I can access the internet through my modem directly, but not through the router. Here is a brief writeup for today's 4 ...
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Slow (9MB/s) file transfer over AC Gigabit Wifi

Here's the network route. Windows 8.1 SSD --> AC Gigabit Wifi 5ghz Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Link Speed 173Mbit --> ASUS Dual Gigabit router RT-AC87R --> Cat 6 --> Windows 8.1 SSHD ...
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2 networks - 2 gateways - 2 dhcp-servers SHARE 1 print-server + 1 file-server

I have two networks: A: 192.168.0.0/24 B: 192.168.1.0/24 Each network has it's own gateway out to the internet and each of them as it's own DHCP-server running. Network B want's to share it's ...
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Is it possible to setup a NAT loopback on a router with a dynamic IP using iptables?

I've set-up a Raspberry Pi home server attached to my router. I have a dynamic IP. I can access the server within my network using the internal IP (192.168.0.8). I can also access the server outside ...
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is there a program i can use that will detect unlawful internet connections [closed]

Is there a program I can use that will detect unlawful internet connections leading to unlawful content by others on my network who use Linux or Firefox?
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“WAN: disabled” when connecting router to cable modem

I am trying to set up internet access with a Linksys WRT54G router (DD-WRT, set as a AP) and a Motorola/Arris SB6121 cable modem which uses WOW!. The problem is that the router can’t connect to the ...
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VLAN trouble - Nortel Baystack 5520

Hopefully someone can chime in, as it's one of the last pieces of the puzzle before I do the flip. I currently have 2 VLANs setup on my pfSense router & Netgear GS724v3 switch. All fine and dandy ...
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Setting up PFsense for test network

I want to test pfsense. I have a network with a established sonicwall router right now. I want to test pfsense within that network. The issue I have is with setup. I can't get pass the part where its ...
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Does Linksys E3200 have a hard limit on wifi connections?

I have a Linksys E3200 in my office, and once in a while it gets crowded what with everybody bringing 3 devices into the office. Sometimes the router would refuse connection through Wifi when there's ...
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what does setting wireless network mode to disable do?

My linksys wrt54g "wireless network mode" is set to disable and not mixed or G only. what is the result of that setting? other laptops, printer, ipad still connect to internet.
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What's the minimum hardware for CISCO IP phones?

I have a SOHO setup with about 8 computers/laptops/servers on a LAN and a regular ADSL internet connection over the phone line. There is no EPABX. Just a regular phone line (after the DSL splitter). ...
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Router internet suddenly failed

My router is a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Going to routerlogin.com has been slower and slower recently, going from instant loading of settings to taking 10-15 seconds on every page, failing to load the ...
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Bridging/connecting different wireless networks

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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Wi-Fi network always detected by some devices, never by others, regardless of settings

I have a peculiar problem with my home Wi-Fi router. The router is always seen by: one MacBook Pro MacBook Air iPad 2 Windows laptops These devices can reliably connect to it and browse the ...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Does a router affect internet speed through Ethernet?

My parents are moving out to the country, so obviously i go with them. We have an internet service that supplies 1.5 Mbs down and 600 Kbs Up, or something around there. We just got it set up today and ...
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Getting OS X Port Map to work with SonicWall TZ - 100 (Sonic OS 5.8)

I am trying to get the Port Map application working with an iMac on a SonicWall TZ-100 router. When I run Port Map on this workstation, I get the message 'Router Incompatible'. I have enabled ...
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Does my school need a better router? [closed]

I work in a fairly large (800+ students) middle school. We have approximately 200 devices connected to our network. Where the main DSL line comes into the school, we have a FRITZ!Box 7330 handling ...
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Remote SSH into OS X from Internet

I would like to SSH into my Mac from the internet. Here are some details: Public IP: 64.xx.xx.xx Mac's Internal IP: 10.0.0.10 I have set up port forwarding in my Comcast Arris TG862 gateway as ...
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Internet access on Hyper-V & Windows Server 2012 r2 WITHOUT a physical router

Hey I've been searching for two weeks for an easy way to set up internet access to virtual machines that are hosted on Hyper-V that is on my Windows Server 2012 r2 machine. The physical server ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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DGND3700V2 as pass thru and WAP only

I have a DGND3700V2 but want to set up my linux box a router/webfilter etc, with time based internet access control based on mac address filtering to , ie make my router pass thru to the linux box but ...
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Why am I getting latency between my modem and my router?

I pay for a 15mbps down, 1mbps up DSL internet plan from TekSavvy Solutions (Canada). At least once or twice a week there will be moments where we get speeds much lower than advertised. When I notice ...
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Choosing the correct security settings on Thomson TCW750-4 router

Should I leave both WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK enabled on my Thomson TCW750-4-router? From trying to google it, I get the impression that just leaving the latter enabled will be more secure but that it may ...
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How to setup QoS in DSL 2750u?

Problem My download is 4mb and upload 512kb. When someone is doing upload via my router, it fills all the pipe which I understand from my question's answer here. This causes my ping very high, unable ...
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Wireless packet loss

I experience ~10% packet loss when running wireless. What it means to me is an average torrent download speed at 50% my wired speed (because of time out the speed goes to max, drops down, goes to max ...
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JFFs Partition for DD-WRT yes or no?

I have a Asus RT-N16 Router with Kongmod Build of DD-WRT. On the USB port i have a 1TB HDD and have 3 Partitions on this drive. /opt /swap /data The DD-WRT guide clearly states multiple times not ...
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D-Link DIR-850L QoS not working

Quality of Service is not working on my router. My seedbox (Xios) is set to the lowest priority and does not get throttled as it should when any of the higher priority devices require more bandwidth, ...
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D link wireless router

I want to setup my wireless router. The problem is PEAP authentication. For connecting the lan to ethernet port of laptop, I have to setup user authentication by giving usernames and passwords. But, ...
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Can't connect to the router settings through WIFI

I'm trying to change the router settings and I can not access to them by WIFI. I can, however, access to them if I connect an Ethernet cable to my computer (Macbook pro). I'm currently using Virgin ...
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VPN tunnel between two networks with the same ip address

I'm trying to understand at a basic level networking. I've been asked the following question as a scenario for attempting to help me understand networking better. I've spent quite a bit of time ...
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Assign dedicated DSL modem to IP camera, but also allow it to access other modem's network

We added a second DSL line in order to move the security camera to its own DSL connection due to bandwidth issues. Would like to connect both routers to the same switch so all network devices can be ...
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How to best configure a home network with one dedicated firewall PC, and two routers (one linked to the other to increase range)?

I have a moderately complex home network, but I'm not getting the data I want from my firewall, which sends nightly reports of activity. My entry point to my network is an Untangled server with 2 ...
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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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Wi-Fi issues starting with OS X v10.10.4

My Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting. More activity leads to a quicker disconnect. Using pings to time it, with no other activity, it takes about 8 minutes to disconnect, whereas with some browsing, it drops ...