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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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

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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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” [on hold]

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 ...
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How can i share window 7 wireless connection

I have wireless network card via USB for use in window 7 Now i have another LAN card and from that LAN card i want to connect to cisco router I have done following queseries Which adapter i have ...
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Devices dropping off wifi

I have a TP Link TD W8951ND Router. Hard-wired to 1 PC and connected to my 16mbps internet connection. Then I have on a regular basis 8 devices connected via WiFi ( 2 x iPhones, 1 x iPad, PS4, LG TV, ...
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Wireless router placement - high or low

I want to improve the connection to my wireless router and started experimenting with the placement of the router in the room. I am perfectly aware of the fact that lots of things can interfere with ...
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Home router/bridge connection problems

At home I have a Dlink DAP-1525 Wi-Fi extender which I have been using as a bridge to my desktop. The extender and the desktop are located in my office and they are connected via an Ethernet cable. ...
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Why does TP-LINK router speed slows down

I have a TP-LINK WR841N router and a 100 MB connection. For about 1-2 weeks my speed has dropped to 50-60 MB when I'm connected Wi-Fi or through a cable to the router. If I plug the ISP cable ...
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Using computer as router to monitor network

For about two weeks now, a friends family has trouble with their internet connection. They're telling about situations where the connection completely drops for hours (although they still seem to be ...
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What can be the reason I can't connect to VPN from different network?

I try to connect to a VPN. Before I moved I had no problem establishing the connection but with a new router the old settings don't work anymore. My guess is that I need to forward a couple of ports ...
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Provide this simplest networking solution [closed]

Router 1 ip address: ISP given mask: ISP given gateway: ISP given dns: ISP given DHCP enable router IP address : 192.168.1.1 mask: 255.255.25 5.0 range of IP dhcp: 101-200 Router 2 IPS 2 given in wan ...
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How to connect (via DD-WRT) to a device known by its MAC address?

This question might seem odd at first, because the answer may look trivial: "Either assign a static IP address to it or just DHCP it." Well... this challenge turns out to be not so simple: The ...
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Connect to internet with wifi, while wired to a different LAN through ethernet

So I have a small router I'm connected to through an ethernet cable, and I'm having multiple devices connecting to that router through wifi, so they can view my computer screen. Screen sharing on ...
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Adding a LAN application to my LAN network

I'm in middle of dilemma here! I have a network here of around 35 PCs , One server one switch connected to a router to provide internet. also a firewall I want to install an application on the ...
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How to set a password for iBall WiFi Router?

I use iBall Bation 150m wireless-N ADSL2+Router. Its product code is iB-WRA150N. It enables wired and wireless connections. I want to set a password for wireless, that is for WiFi. I searched in ...
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Slow internet on one pc, and one network

i have encountered a really annoying problem with one of my laptops. So i have a wireless internet connection in my house and have 3 computers, 2 phones and 2 tables working perfectly and fast on the ...
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If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth?

If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth? The possible scenario is like this: 1) connect one device ...
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Use VMWare Workstation with different Internet Connection?

I have 2 different ISPs installed at my home with two different modems/routers and I'm trying to figure out a way I can use them separately on the same PC. Right now to try and accomplish this, I ...
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Why my outgoing VoIP calls are sometimes that bad?

I have a Cisco SPA122 ATA Router in Bridge mode where I connect my analog phone. Turns out that usually on incoming calls, I don't have any issues: connection goes smoothly, the caller hears me ...
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How to configure sonicwall to allow systems from internet to access dlink ip camera?

I am trying to configure sonicwall to allow access for the ip camera from internet. The camera somehow sends out ARP packets which are being dropped at the firewall. When used packetmonitor to see ...
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What happens if I start up my DSL-Modem

As far as I know the dsl modem tries to authenticate at the ISP via CHAP in a PPPoE-frame which is in an Ethernet-frame. But in a "normal" Ethernet frame needs a destination MAC address. How does my ...
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What might these connection attemps mean?

Yesterday I opened a port on the router, forwarded to LAN IP 192.168.1.201 and blocked the ADSL company password to access the router. There is no other open port on the router. This log is from the ...
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Host a network behind another network

I'm not very good at this but I'll try to be as specific as I can. The situation: I'm getting my internet from my neighbour through wireless connection to my stationary PC. I have some network ...
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How many PC's can operate on a wireless router?

How many computers can a family run on one wireless router and not have problems? If the family has 5 computers running at any given time all at once, what is the consideration in purchasing a ...