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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force router to use proxy server / VPN

I have router that suports static and dynamic routing. Is it possible to make router to use a proxy server/VPN with static IP? So every PC in the network can connect to blocked sites. For example I ...
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Using dnsspoof to provide fake DNS results in offline LAN

I have a local network consisting of two virtual machines (for testing purposes). Both run Debians. I'll refer to them as A and B. My goal is to have A act as 'whole of Internet' for B (for HTTP ...
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Disable default gateway on router

I have a router that I'm connecting to a laptop through ethernet, this router is acting as an access point for other devices. At the same time I'm connecting to the internet through wifi. I achieved ...
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Use multiple devices with an ISP with captive portal

Here are the facts that will help you understand the scenario: The ISP provides wireless broadband. It gives a device(installed on the roof) from which a LAN wires runs to your computer. The ISP ...
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A lot of random NAT tables appear

My brothers Mac seems to be infected. It keeps on sending UDP and SYN floods to our router, and it multiplies my ping 10 times.When I look in the NAT Mapping table there are a lot of random address ...
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Switch or Router for LAN party?

I was wondering, if I want to play games with lots of my friends, without clogging up my house's router's connection (my grandma will be using it at the time), whether I should buy a network switch ...
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How do I, on a Ubuntu Server acting as a NAT, forward all requests for a subnet to a VPN?

I have an Ubuntu server handing out IP addresses in the 10.1.2.x range acting as a NAT. It is connected to a VPN, and has the IP address 172.16.1.250 from it. How do I have it forward any requests ...
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Fedora 20 NAT Configuration with firewalld

I'm trying to set up a simple masquerading gateway that will bridge between an internal network on ens33 (192.168.1.0/24) and a private network on ens37 (10.0.1.0/24). It's a VMWare image with two ...
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Problems with opening ports and running listen servers in Red Orchestra (Router keeps restarting)

I'm no stranger to having to open ports, doing it a couple of times on a couple of different routers, and have done it on this router a few times. I'd opened up ports to play Terraria through TShock, ...
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Y Routing two routers and networking computer between them

I'm trying to set up a network with two routers (or one router one ap) in my building for work. I cannot access the modem because it's in another part of the building, but it's wired to the front and ...
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cisco wireless router not allowing full tcp handshake when in router mode

I have a recently-purchased cisco rv220w wireless router. My setup is as follows: Internet -> asa 5505 -> 10.0.1.0 subnet -> wireless router (subnet 10.0.3.0, public facing ip is ...
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Network Performance: Coax Splitters, Routers, and Switches

I'm trying to decide between two home network layouts. Here are my goals that I'm trying to achieve:. Network Goals IPv6 Support WAN and LAN speeds capable of handling 2-3 HD video streams (HD ...
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Windows conncetions to ISP provider [on hold]

Could anybody provide a bit more information as to why Windows (8.1 Home's explorer process) would need a direct connection to one of my ISP provider's machines? I asked the provider for help but all ...
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Why might one computer not be able to connect via FTP?

In my office we have ~12 computers on a network, connected via a TP-Link switch to a D-Link router to the local utility's ASDL service. We are a heterogeneous environment of wifi and wired ...
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Can I use openwrt on non wireless machine?

I own tiny mini-itx pc, which I want to use as home router & server (samba, cups, torrent etc.). It dosen't have wireless card, whole network is wired only. Can I use OpenWRT x86 for this?
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Make router report MAC address when device connects/disconnects - preferably by HTTP POST

I want my router to report (preferably by making a php POST containing MAC address) every time a device connects/disconnects. I currently have a Netgear router (which is able to run dd-wrt), but I'm ...
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High Data Usage Unexpectedly Win7 and Process Explorer

Noticed on another discussion on Super User: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx There was a reference to 'Process Explorer'. I have a high usage on network, 2 ...
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Can't connect to web server from outside my network

I have a Debian-based server that I would like to be able to access from the Internet (no domain name yet, I'm just trying to get it working for now). I already have port forwarding set up on my ...
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Connecting local network using switch and router with just 2 interfaces

I need to connect a very small network (< 5 devices) to another network. The other network provides only a wireless AP. I was thinking about using an old Linux box with a wifi card and a single ...
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virtual router plus could not be started

I installed virtual router first, but it was not able to start. So I installed virtual router plus(VRP) software. I do "sharing" enabled in my broadband connection adapter "Local area connection". ...
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Implementing a direct TCP link between computers hidden by a router with a server managing the connection

I'm working on an encrypted chat program and I'm trying to work out a way of sending messages directly between two computers which are hidden by a router (each have their own local IP address and are ...
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Smartphone drops Internet connection [on hold]

There is a problem with the connection between my router and my smartphone.When im at home the smartphone connects to the router properly (i get email alerts , download updates via playstore etc). The ...
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configure my router to translate “example.com” to a website's IP

Is possible to confingure my router to translate certain domain names ex:"example.com" to a specified website's IP ex:"173.194.32.23" ??? I have a Sitecom Modem Router N300, and there are a lot of ...
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Setting up two routers

I have two routers, one of them was provided by my ISP, and I have another one that I flashed with DD-WRT. The ISP router has wireless capabilities, but I'd like to shut it down and use my flashed ...
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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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TP-LINK 1043ND more secure FTP

Is it possible to connect to that router's attached NAS via something else than FTP where password is sent in cleartext? Is there some firmware that makes some other type of more secure connection?
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How do I deploy IPv6 within a LAN using a Debian based router?

My ISP started using DHCPv6, which means with this /etc/network/interfaces... auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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Prevent the use of VPN/SSH to bypass porn blocking solutions

I've read the various questions about content filtering and it seems that openDNS is the consensus solution, although it's easy to bypass with a VPN service or an SSH tunnel. Is there a way to ...
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TP Link ADSL moderm TD-W8951ND power failure

Problem with this router TD_W8951ND is when I connected the power adapter to the 60way surge protectors connected with all other equipments, it keeps turning off after a week but as I connected to on ...
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Extend wireless range with a second router

I've read that using the router as an access point would be a solution, but is it possible to do this wirelessly, i.e without using a cat-5 cable? I haven't tried this yet, as I'm not sure if this is ...
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How to specify a certain device to access the Internet via the OpenVPN client of router?

Involved Devices: a VPS, a router, and several devices that connected to the router. Final Aim: Base on the OpenVPN client which has connected to the server on the VPS, specify only one local device ...
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Port forwarding

I am trying to forward a port for making a server on teeworlds game. i use simple port forwarding program using this tutorial but failed : Then i tried to do it from my router configuration using ...
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Just recently change /etc/network/interfaces to static IP, apt-get not working. How to check for errors?

I recently just updated my /etc/network/interfaces file to set a static IP address. Seems other computers can access the computer using the network IP address but I may have broken something - now ...
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How to setup OSX as a wifi router from the command line

I need to setup my mac as wifi-router. I want it to appear indistinguishable from a stand alone wifi-router. I don't want internet access. Things I've tried. Turning on Internet Sharing Doesn't ...
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Changing IP address on a “shared” Wi-Fi router

I don't really know how to word this properly since I don't know the name, so, sorry for the odd question. In my situation, I lived on an apartment and they provide internet service on a monthly fee ...
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Routing static IPs to different machines on LAN

We have Comcast Business Class (not the same as Comcast residential) internet service running to our home in to a Comcast-provided SMC D3G-CCR cable modem. This modem is configured to serve DHCP, and ...
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Netgear router refuses to port forward

I have a Netgear router which refuses to port forward. I have clicked on Add Service, added the details and tested it, but it doesn't work! Screenshot of my config: it is properly configured!
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Is the Whitelist Network Service Filter Feature on ASUS Routers broken?

I have a ASUS RT-N16 router running firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_4422 I have a voip phone (physical) with it's own private IP address (for the purpose of discussion, let's call it 192.168.0.1) and ...
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I want to ping IP using LAN cable not wireless

I have one machine connect to network using two method : Wireless - got internet access - Class C ip : 192.168.2.xx - Connect with local network with few PCs. LAN do not have internet access ...
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How build hotspot network and monitor with software on server?

I would like to build a hotspot network. I will have several hotspot locations which are connected to a main office. In my main office I would like have server that checks the connection requests from ...
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Modem getting disconnected while using wifi using router

i'm using beetel 220BX modem and a router TP-Link connected to the modem. When i use the internet in PC the network works as long as it is, but when i use wifi in my mobile the modem alone gets ...
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How to force WAN to be backup on DrayTek router?

I have DrayTek Vigor 2920Vn dual WAN router and I have 2 WANs, one of them is fast, WAN1, and one of them is slow, WAN2. I have configured WAN2 as backup on page WAN -> General Setup -> WAN2 -> Active ...
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Application Optimized Routing on a load balancing router?

Ive got 2 incoming broadband lines both c.10mb down / c.0.8 up. (one line is slightly faster than the other) Ive recently setup a TP Link - TL-R470T+ Load balancing router after researching it and ...
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How to block facebook in iBall router?

I use iBall Baton router. Its product code is iB WRA 150N. I want to block facebook in it. So I typed 192.168.1.1 in my browser and entered username and password to reach the page of iBall. There I ...
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DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
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How can my program make IPv6 connections?

I see in Resource Monitor that my torrent client uTorrent makes many connections to addresses in IPv6 range. How can it be? My router is D-Link DIR-615 and has no any setting about IPv6. How can any ...
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Google Chrome redirecting router request to port 81

When I browse to 192.168.0.1, Chrome redirects me to 192.168.0.1:81 and obviously the page doesn't load. Something's gone wonky but I don't know what. The problem doesn't happen in Firefox or IE and ...
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External clients can't connect to my server - “No route to host” [closed]

Before I bought my router, every external could connect to my servers. Now not. I forwarded required ports, but it didn't help. Clients see "No route to host" (canyouseeme shows same). My router is ...
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Ethernet link going up/down repeatedly

I have a TP-Link TL-WR841ND router with OpenWRT connected to an ADSL modem. The problem is that it often happens that the ethernet link starts going up and down repeatedly and the Internet connection ...
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motorola SBG6580 content filtering / parental controls

I installed a new wireless router in a SOHO situation, the Motorola SBG6580 and I want to get the content filtering set up. However, it appears that this can only be accomplished via profiles-- that ...