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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Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Two separated networks with the same ISP

I have one ISP and I want to create two different networks in two different floors. I have 2 wireless routers and the ISP modem which has an integrated router with 4 ethernet ports. I want the two ...
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VPN failover on Tomato Router

I've configured two VPN clients on my router to ensure some of my traffic secure. One of the client is the major one and the other is the alternative one. I'm now using custom routing tables and IP ...
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Home Fibre Broadband User, 30+ devices, best solution [on hold]

I have a BT Infinity Fibre broadband connection (72mbps), with over 30 devices connected to my home network via WiFi (Bt Home Hub 4). Devices include MacBooks, iPads, 4x iPhones, 4x Kindles, 2x SMART ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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asus router avoid plug internet line into local port to avoid parental control [duplicate]

I am setting the parental control for my son. But he always plug the internet line into local port of router and then he can access internet without parental control. How can I disable the local port ...
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Asus router how to disable reset button [on hold]

I am trying to set parental control on an Asus router. However, my son always reset my router to change the parental setting. Is that anyway that I can disable the reset button?
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can i apply QOS for the attached network diagram?

is it possible to apply QOS for the attached network diagram? all traffic passes through the gateway pc. i want to know if the QOS policies i created on this pc controls all the traffic that comes ...
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Why does my Linksys WRT54G have three MAC addresses?

I am using a wireless network created from Linksys WRT54G. From 192.168.1.1 (the web for configuring WRT54G), I saw an MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:20 From the bottom of the WRT54G device, I saw ...
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Which device can create a new network?

An example: I connect a Linksys WRT54G to my ISP's cable port on the wall. Each machine connected to the router has an internal IP. I think that I have created a new internal network (both wired and ...
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Logging wifi login attempts with a virtual router or a normal one

Can I log the login attempts to my WiFi network? It can be hosted from my notebook (running windows or any linux, for example BT5) or a router (tplink). And I would like to save the mac address, the ...
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Internet Usage Monitoring

I have a WiFi enabled ADSL Modem/Router (ASUS DSL-N10) connected to some devices (PC, Mobile, ...). It's connected to internet via Cable or WiFi through this Modem. I need to monitor traffic used by ...
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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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Implement QoS on home network (maybe using a Synology NAS)

My home router (Technicolor TG784n v3, firmware version 8.G.M.1) has no Quality of Service (QoS) settings. Still, I would like to implement QoS, mainly to be able to control bandwidth occupancy by ...
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What might cause high latency when bandwidth is saturated?

I've been having network problems for a while and I'm trying to track down the source of the issue. Yesterday, I was transferring a file from my laptop to my desktop with SCP, over my wifi ...
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Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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Links and transmission rates

Let's say I have a short copper wire that I wish to transfer bits through. I can push a bit on one end of the wire, and in no time (almost the speed of light) the bit will reach to the other end, and ...
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How to connect to my other home network?

I have an ADSL modem from my ISP. I have another Tenda router that is connected to the ADSL modem via twisted pair cable. I connect to the internet using Wifi from the Tenda router. The ip address of ...
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Slow internet only when using router

Here's a difficult and weird problem. I live in Venezuela where most of the country uses the government's ISP which is ADSL (phone line) based. When using the internet through our router (ethernet or ...
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DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
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OpenWRT OpenVPN LAN access

My target is to connect a PC from internet to a local VPN at my home and then access my computers in local LAN. Explanation: ****** ************** ****************** ...
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Ethernet switch throughput

I'm not a network/hardware guy so please bear with me if I'm using the wrong vernacular in my question: My office recently upgraded our Internet from 50/10 Mbps to 150/20 Mbps. For this upgrade, we ...
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No route between clients until pinged from one of them (and not from another)

3 items of hardware involved: Netgear R7000 router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/15/14) kongac (24865M) - it's dual band. Raspberry Pi model B based print server, with Raspbian (Debian for Raspberry). ...
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Combining 3 AT&T U-verse modems to form 1 Aggregate Connection? [duplicate]

I need a faster internet connection. I am thinking about getting 3 AT&T U-verse modems, each providing me 18x1mbps. Is there an effective way to combine all 3 modems to form 1 aggregated ...
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RADIUS server is not responding. How does it work, and how can I bypass?

First, let me set the stage here. I am in a short-term apartment rental in a building that offers wifi access (through a provider) for $30/month. This service operates a lot like a hotel wifi ...
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configuring port forwarding on multiple routers

Alright, so I have 2 routers. My secondary router (netis) is connected to the primary router(ZTE) (through which the internet connection is coming) via LAN. All the devices directly connect to the ...
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what is RouterOS used for in my network?

I can access my Linksys router's configuration at http://192.168.1.1. At http://192.168.0.2/ to http://192.168.0.7/, they show the configuration pages for different versions of RouterOS. The username ...
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How to block pornography in my home network? [closed]

I've been using OpenDNS on my wifi router for a while and it's quite effective - only if the kids don't want to bypass it. If they do, they can easily set the DNS server IP addresses on their own ...
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Can I get some advice on my speed using wifi? [closed]

I have AT&T DSL and, as expected, the speed isn't the best. They made me pay a high price for a cheap router and modem (2in1). I've had the router for a few years. Lately, the speed has been ...
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Router sees WAN, but is unable to access

I have a network setup that I believe is pretty simple. One desktop that feeds into a DIR-615, which them feeds into the modem that was given to be by my fiber ISP. Checking on the setup screen, I'm ...
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Use internet from the router in an android tablet?

My fried has an android tablet with an option in "Wireless&Networks" for "Ethernet", he would like to connect the tab to the router to use internet in the tab, because the router doesn't have ...
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Internet Access using TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 N750 router not working

I recently bought a new wlan router. TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 N750 http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00810P80S?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00 But I cannot connect to the ...
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How to determine the DSL-speed of a wireless modem?

This seems like it should be simple. However, modem-routers don't always have their modem speeds mentioned in their specifications. For example - this TP-LINK router on Amazon. It's specifications' ...
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OpenVZ cotainer and NAT

I have been trying to days to solve my NAT issue with OpenVZ. I have used their guide on their website/wiki, however I just seem to be unable to get it to work. My Linux box is running on CentOS 6 ...
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Compatibility between Cisco DPC3008 cable modem and Gigafast WF719-CAPR Wireless-G 4-port Broadband Router

After my connection with Comcast started going down once every hour or two, I went along with the tech's suggestion of getting a DOCSIS 3.0 compatible modem (previously, they kept saying that it was ...
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Wireless Internet inconsistently Slow

My brother in myself are both using the D-Link DWA-171 Dual Band USB Adapter with a router. The router does in fact support dual bands as well, so sometimes depending on which is faster you will see ...
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Troubleshooting Packet Loss in my Home Network

I have a DSL subscription in my apartment and I want to connect a second apartment of mine in the same building. Here's the setup: I have a wireless ADSL router that was provided by the ISP: ...
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How does an outside of my LAN server know which computer made a request? [duplicate]

For example: I have 5 devices in my LAN, on one of them I request http://superuser.com, the server responds and the 'answer' gets to my home router (gateway), but from there, how does it know which ...
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WiFi range extender drops connection after a day. Rebooting main router fixes it

I have an issue which I can't seem to get to the bottom of. My main router works great, but to increase the range I recently added a WiFi range extender. The range extender was easy to set up, and ...
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Does the DHCP server know about static IP addresses?

I have a simple setup up at home with a vendor provided ADSL router and a few home devices I connect to it to connect to the outside world. I would like one of my devices to have a static internal IP ...