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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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Trouble With Network - Apple Time Capsule & Cisco SG-300-10P

How can I setup my network to allow access to devices connected to the Cisco SG300-10P switch from my Apple Time Capsule? My current network setup Comcast Modem / Router --> Cisco SG300-10P ...
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Add persistent route in asus router

I'm using Asus RT-N66U router as HTTP load balancer and reverse HTTP proxy. To do it I installed Download Tools from stock firmware and nginx server. I moved router's web interface out of 80 port and ...
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Is my router secure from remote hackers if it uses NAT and has its built-in firewall enabled?

My router uses NAT, so it blocks unsolicited packets if I did not send a packet to the source of unsolicited packet first or my port is not forwarded. I understand that this is not meant to be a ...
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How to block domain on technicolor tg582n router?

I have a technicolor tg582n router. How can I block communication to a specific domain? I found an 'Address Based Filtering' feature but it only works against http (not https) URLs.
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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How to fix unreliable wireless with DD-WRT

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 running DD-WRT. I have a couple desktops wired to it, which have never had any networking problems associated with the router. I also have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with AES encryption ...
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How to configure an Advantek Networks Router WR541R as a repeater?

I have an Advantek Networks Router WR541R, and I wish to configure it like a repeater. However, the check-box "Enable WDS" seems to be disabled. I tried activating the check-box that says "Enable ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Mac network and Internet access issues

I work in a school that has a department server running a Windows platform. We have some oldish Macs running OS 10.5 that won't take a departmental image and so have been kept to use as extra stand ...
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Router can't connect to internet after changing settings?

My family's downloads were really slowing down my online game, so I decided to switch off my router's Wireless Radio, and continue playing, since the computer I was using was connected to the router ...
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Multiple Gateway, for VPN and Internet

I'm pretty new as a system administrator and I've got a problem to deal with in my company. We recently got a VPN and it is working great, I already tested it and all is good. Now in my main site, ...
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Opening port 80 in router and Tor network doesn't work

I closed port 80 in my router . now when I type "192.168.1.1" to browser, I can't access the page of router settings to change settings and open port 80. Also 443 , 8088 ports open and 8080 has been ...
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Unable to route to website in home network

I have a home network running my own webserver. Everything worked fine until I updated my ISP to fiber optic. With this new connection came a new modem. The new router is a ActionTec V1000. I found ...
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Can't flash openwrt kernel on Mikrotik Routerboard 750

Im trying to flash OpenWRT onto Mikrotik RouterBOARD 750 and Im having some difficulties when trying to flash kernel. Im running OpenWrt form RAM right now. Even though, I erased kernel beforehand, ...
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How can I route all client Internet traffic through an OpenVPN TAP bridge with Tomato?

I've inherited a Linksys WRT54G router and I'm looking to use either Tomato or DD-WRT to set it up as an OpenVPN client to my home network in Chicago, forwarding all traffic through the VPN link so I ...
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Why can't I connect an Access Point to this Network?

A client hired me to install an Access Point to make his home network available via WiFi. The modem/router is a Motorola with the following specs (the list is based on observation as I don't have ...
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Random TCP RST packets interrupting connection over IPv6

I recently got a new router and ever since then google sites have been loading really slow and so I contacted my ISP...after running in circles with them for a bit they said it was a problem between ...
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WiFi Connectivity Diagnosis

I have a MacBook Pro on Yosemite 10.10.2. Whenever I come home from work with it and try to connect to my home network, I see this image: When I unplug and plug back in my router, it works. An ...
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Cannot use computer on local network as host for anything through wlan

I have a computer hooked up to my home network via a PCI wifi adapter in my computer. I can connect to the internet successfully and my computer is visible when I check my router's configuration site ...
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Cannot access the internet via WLAN bridge

I am having some massive problems with my network setup and was hoping that you can help me. One one side, I have my cable modem + router (AVM FRITZ!Box 6360) that is working as router and wireless ...
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Restrict an IP address to the internet only

Can I restrict, a static IP address on my network, to internet access but no other internal IPs should be accessible (apart from the gateway)? Is there a routing option for such a thing on home ...
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Cannot browse to web sites where server is on same router

I have a cable router which provides NAT addresses 10.1.10.X as well as has static IPs on it. My local development computer is plugged directly into the router and so is the web server. The web ...
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DHCP not issuing out IP addresses

DHCP on my network is no longer issuing out IP addresses. Every new device must be manually configured to connect to the network. After executing show ip dhcp binding, i noticed that all the ip ...
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WiFi card not compatible with router?

I've got a new ADB EA4201N-G router that is used by the way also for cable TV. All PC are connected to this router via WiFi without problems except one - Asus EE PC Flare series. I have installed ...
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How can I make my linksys router always have the same internal IP

I have a modem which is always: 192.168.1.1 My computer is 102.168.1.5 my wife's phone is 192.168.1.4 etc. I reserved these thru mac address on linksys' LAN admin page. How can I make sure that the ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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Router occasionally “loses” connection to another router

I have a problem with one router occasionally dropping all traffic and then resuming normal operation. I have two routers: R1. Inner router. ASUS RT-AC66U router, 192.168.1.1 R2. Outer router. ...
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How to bypass router access control?

For the past month, me and my father have been having a friendly war about the internet in my household. Basically, after 9:30 at night, he turns off my internet, by setting a schedule that stops a ...
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Trying to understand how an apartment complex’s Intranet is configured

This is just out of curiosity but I recently moved to a new apartment complex that uses a business class Internet service—I would assume—and distributes the Internet throughout the entire complex. ...
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Can't remote into desktop via ssvnc

I have recently acquired a new workstation, which I have running Ubuntu Server 14.10. Ultimately, I'd like to have remote access to said workstation from anywhere with internet access. At the ...
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How may I connect 4 (or more) internet devices to one router? [on hold]

I have one ethernet cable running to my room and need to connect my PC, a Smart TV, Xbox and Playstation. I have been using an older Netgear 8-port hub but it slows my download speed from 115Mbps to ...
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Router allows only https: sites

I apologize for being an amateur asking questions but can’t find my problem described anywhere else. I see only some reversed version of the same problem (except a question about a "Squid" which I ...
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Port forward not working from modem to router to server

Here is my environment: WAN Cable -> Docsis 3 Zoom 1094 Modem -> TP-Link AC1750 Dual Link Router -> Server to forward (dynamic public IP) -> Modem: (internal nic: 192.168.100.1) -> Router: 10.1.1.1 ...
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iptables - How to remove connection tracking

I'm using this command for redirect all web traffic (http) into my local web server iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to 192.168.11.100 Then i test, access a website and got ...
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How to work with DSCP values on a ( D-link dgs-1210-48)

I want to configure QoS on a D-link dgs-1210-48. The current configuration is that all values are low except the DSCP values 40 up to 46 It looks like this but only on my configuration the values 40 ...
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Same network with same SSID in multiple locations? [duplicate]

We have two sites having about 35 meters of distance in between. I have two routers, one is Asus RT-AC68U and Linksys E4200 the other. I want to use RT-AC68U as my primary router in office1 and E4200 ...
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Can't open a website via WiFi network, only through 3G network

I have been unable to open one particular website over the Wifi network in my home. Rest of the browsing and downloading is fine. The problem is only for this particular website and on all the ...
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How can I access my NAS through my network setup?

I have an old Watchguard Firebox x10e I got off eBay that I am using to protect my network. I will be the first to admit that I am not a pro at networking, so I am having issues getting data through ...
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Need clarification for Sonicwall “Public Server” wizard NAS policies

I used the SonicWall TZ105 "Public Server" wizard to add NAT policies for an internal (non-DMZ) server, but I do not understand the need for all the Custom policies that resulted: # Source ...
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Intermittant connection with home wifi

I have a USR 5461. A while back I tried updating the firmware to 3.93.35.0.8, and since then, I can connect to the wifi just fine with my ipod/ipad/nook/windows laptop etc, but every now and then, ...
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My HP Laptop does not connect to WIFI but all other devices connect to it [on hold]

I am using HP Pavillion laptop,My problem is that my lap does not connect to my Wifi but how come all other devices connect to my Wifi ? What is wrong with my Laptop ? What I have tried so far ? ...
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Is it possible to disable firewall on WNDR3400?

I have my home network configured with several routers, to provide different protection zones: WAN | +=============+ +=============+ ...
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How to set up router to always redirect users to a website?

I'm trying to set up a Linksys E2500 to only allow access to two webpages. Both pages are on the same domain (e.g. www.foo.com and blog.foo.com). I've flashed my router with DD-WRT firmware for ...
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Does wireless traffic from a wireless access point have to go through a router?

Say that I have a wireless access point connected to a wired router and that there are two computers connected to the access point by wifi. If those two computers communicate with each other (e.g. I ...
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Turned wlan router into access point cannot connect to GUI anymore

I turned my Netgear WLAN router into an access point by turning of DHCP, creating this situation: Cablemodem > Router > Homenetwork > AP(WLAN) > MAC Since I did a lot of testing in the process I ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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Is there a (open source) software that can create a hole-punching server? [closed]

I'm living in an apartment, and my network is routed by ISP like this: Net->ISP Router(not controllable by me)->My router I want to open a server. If it is needed I can configure the client side. I ...
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Is NAT affecting my Internet connectivity, public IP 2 routers back to back

I switched from cable to phone company, they gave me a ADSL router and I wanted to use my existing router and didn’t want the Direct TV and television plugged into my home network. I got a publicly ...