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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Router login page open up automatically when I connected to the network

I'm using Router Tenda W309R http://www.tendacn.com/in/product/W309R.html Every time I restarted the router, as soon as I connected back to the network a web browser on my computer opened up ...
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Edimax router not responding after about 2h after restart

I've recently bought two Edimax BR-6478AC V2 WLAN VPN Routers. The setup is: Modem: 192.168.100.1 Edimax 1: 192.168.100.2, running in Router mode, DHCP Edimax 2: 192.168.100.3, running in ...
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Restricting time on router SSID

I have a BEC 8800N router. How can I set time restrictions on one of the SSIDs that I set up? We want one SSID to run 24/7 but we'd like the other to only operate from 8am - 9pm. I don't want to ...
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Error enabling MAC filtering on PacePLC Router

I have recently noticed that someone has connected to my wireless network. I actually think several unknown devices have been using my wireless network. I am attempting to enable MAC filtering on my ...
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Host connected to Cisco 3825 router cannot connect to the internet, nor can the router

I currently have a Cisco 3825 router that I have (attempted) to configure. The router has two interfaces, GigabitEthernet0/0 and GigabitEthernet0/1. I would like Gi0/1 to act as my "WAN" interface ...
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The extent of my modem's issues on my end?

Yesterday, me and others in my apartment were suddenly unable to access certain (and by certain I mean many random ones) domains without time out issues. e.g. I could try going on amazon.com, but ...
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Forward HTTP port on mikrotik 1 to a second mikrotik (both gw's)

Trying to apply the Hairpin-nat concept on mikrotik1, my config is something like: /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-address=1.1.1.1 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 \ action=dst-nat ...
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What is the maximum capacity of a small router?

I developed a Java app, that runs on several Raspberry Pis. This software makes 10 requests to a server at same time during the day. When the first Raspberry was started there wasn't any problem. But ...
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Port forwarding in pfSense not working

I recently set up a pfSense router and can't get any port forwarding to work from outside my own LAN. I have the following forwarding rule to a local server located at 10.0.1.2: Note that if I ...
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how to do port forwarding if my router wan ip is different from public ip?

I have an IP camera and i want to access it from anywhere around the world. I have configured my NETGEAR-router JNR1010 for port forwarding but the WAN IP it gives me is different from the public ip ...
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Home network ADSL Modem to Ubuntu Server to Wireless Router

I've got a D-Link DSL2544N in bridged mode connected to my Netgear R7000 wireless router, with an Ubuntu dev server hooked up to that through an ethernet port (I'd upgraded from the D-Link and didn't ...
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I can't open a single port

I can't open ports on my computer. What I have tried: DMZ my computer on router, set static IP, used nMap to see if ports were closed, asked ISP if they block ports, turned off and let programs ...
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Router settings for maximum speed

When connected to the ethernet, I get a full 100 MBPS connection. However, through the Wifi, I end up getting 70 MBPS and it seems like the speed decreases when I am away from the router, even ...
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Is there a difference between using my router as a dns server or setting it directly on my pc?

I have pfsense. On pfsense my dns is set to 8.8.8.8. Right now, on my computer my dns is set to 10.12.1.1 which is the gateway for my router. Is there any difference between setting the DNS on my ...
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rp_filter not working, still get martian errors and dropped traffic

I am using the below commands to setup test environment for traffic flow. I am using a bash shell for traffic source but would eventually be VM or container. I don't understand where the traffic is ...
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DD-WRT and having two WAN ip address

I apologize if I don't get my terminology correctly, but I'm not a networking guru. I have a DD-WRT router that is behind my ISP's router. My ISP router gives me an IP address of 192.168.1.8. I set ...
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Wifi Router Netgear DG834N and switch Netgear GS108GE ProSafe Switch don't talk to each other

I own the hardware described in the title, a WiFi router and a switch. WiFi Router and switch and connected using a cable. From a laptop I can connect to WiFi network just fine and browse the ...
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Determining fastest LAN speed

Hey guys I'm doing my homework and I don't understand this question. If anyone can help me solve or point me in the right direction would be much appreciated. The question is: if I have a 1Gbps NIC, ...
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DHCP: Temporarily Reserve An IP to A specific Mac or machine for a specifc time

I m using OPENWRT DNSMASQ/ every machine should have a Dynamic IP.(it is OK) after that he gets a captive portal page to enter credentials. ( it is done too) Question is If credential is ...
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Multicast rate for each group

Is it possible to configure home wifi routers (like Linksys E4200, EA4500, DIR-655, etc.) to have a separate multicast rate for each multicast group? Ex: 239.0.0.1 should be configured at a multicast ...
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How can my macbook be able to ping google but not my router?

I've been having a lot of trouble recently with my macbook dropping internet connection intermittently. Every 5 minutes or so. So I've been trying to determine where the failure is occurring. Virgin ...
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Internet connection is lost very often

I have recently connected to some fiber infrastructure for internet. I am connected to it with my laptop and my phone, via a TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 router. I often encounter connection losses, like ...
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Connecting extenders to an ethernet switch but keeping them as seperate wifi-networks

What I want is to use ethernet cables between a ethernet switch (3Com Baseline Switch 2952 SFP-Plus) and a few accesspoints but I still want them to be seperate networks. The reason is that I have a ...
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Rerouting all internet traffic for more direct path and lower ping

Is it possible for an end user to set a "custom route" for packets outbound to the "internet". Let me put this in perspective using a server and a game. 'isp x` is in charge of 99% of all ...
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Data Transfer Rate

This may be a very newbie question but I am just confused in general about the following. I have a 300Mbps router (wireless-N) and with my ISP, I have a 15Mbps download rate. So my question is, what ...
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Setup a second router to add a new subnet

Image description of how it is setup First Router is in 192.168.1.x series. Second router is set up in 192.168.0.x series The second router is setup in router mode, DHCP Forwarder. WAN IP address ...
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How to access cable modem dashboard from laptop, when there is router in between?

Obviously, when I connect cable modem directly to laptop using LAN cable I can access it (http://192.168.100.1). But when router is between my laptop and cable modem it's obviously not as easy as ...
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SSH access without router settings modification

I would like to distribute preconfigured servers to a group of persons who are unable to modify their router settings - and access theses servers remotely via SSH2. However, would this be possible ...
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Use router to push Wake-On-LAN magic packet

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system that I can start inside my network with another Ubuntu 14.04 computer with the following command: wakeonlan ma:ca:dd:re:ss Sending magic packet to 255.255.255.255:9 with ...
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How can I make my routers interconnected?

I work in a small business that has seven of the same routers around the building, which means seven SSIDs. What I am wondering is, is there anyway to make them interconnected so that they can ...
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Use DSL wifi router as access-point?

Have existing U-verse router with e-net ports and "b/g" wifi. Have an old SR350N dsl wifi "n" router. Can I add this to my LAN to be used simply as a wireless "n" access point? (Router has one RJ11 ...
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Is it possible to use one WAN for upload only and one WAN for download only?

I have a pretty poor DSL connection at my office, especially regarding upload. I was wondering if it exists some solutions to use a 4G WAN for upload only and my DSL for regular download. By doing ...
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Transfer file from local machine to port forwarded machine

I have to transfer a file from my local machine to remote server 2 from remote server 1. I have port forwarded the remote server1(Amazon Ec2) port 2222 to remote server2(Amazon Ec2). I am connecting ...
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How to connect 2 computers on different network through router

A,B - Nodes without any router (Directly connected) R1, R2 - Routers X1 connects to X2 throught router R1 and R2 correspondingly A-B connection works fine. How to connect X1-X2 so that I can share ...
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Accessing NAS drive via bridging router

I have a NAS connected to my Asus RT-N66U. I can connect to the NAS drive via the ASUS router on 192.168.1.67 However the wifi signal in my bedroom is not strong enough so I have a second Zyxel ...
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Can't connect to wifi; internet protocol missing?

Help! This morning my dad moved the wifi router. Since then I have been having trouble connecting to our wifi on both my laptop and cellphone. Oddly enough he has been experiencing no problems... ...
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Multiple VPNs setup from a single station and a router recommendation

guys. I need to access geo-restricted applications while traveling. There are two apps - first one can be accessed only from England and the other one only from Ireland. Please advise if ...
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Block the secondary router in my network

I have a main router/modem and I want to share the Internet with some rented rooms in my house to cut down the Internet bill and make some profit from using the Internet. I am the owner and rent some ...
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get the real true external IP even with VPN

I am running a server software on my PC. It has a VPN software running. The internet connection is wired to a router (sometimes wireless). I have a PHP script that gets the external IP correctly ...
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Access to a bridge modem through router / VPN setup

I have a Synology RT which is connected in PPPOE to my bridge modem. I allow VPN port in the firewall and port forwarding (UDP Public and private : 1701, 500, 4500 / Private IP address 192.168.1.1) ...
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How to know which 802.11 standard is used by a router

Is there a command that can help me get the 802.11 standard used by a router. PS : My OS is Linux (Ubuntu).
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OpenVpn on router need assistance with single device bypass

I have a VPN on my router I was wondering if there was a certain configuration or changes I can make on my Asus router in order to have just my PS4 bypass the Vpn and everything else in my network to ...
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One-armed home router with cheap smart managed switch and cable modem?

My question is if such a setup would work: A cable modem, several LAN machines as well as the router/server (Linux box, with just 1 port) connect to a cheap smart managed switch such as the TP-Link ...
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One device Bypass network Vpn on Asus router

Need assistance configuring a Asus router. I have a vpn set up on my router how can I have my ps4 bypass the vpn and go straight out to the Internet
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Extend MI424WR Rev I wifi range with Netgear R6200v2

I'm a fios customer and I currently have 2 of MI424WR Rev I routers and a netgear r6200v2 router. I'm currently using one of the MI424WR Rev I to connect to Optical Network Terminal (ONT) and it gets ...
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stabilize “long range” wlan connection of home network

my main working place is about ~25meters(=long range) away from the router. between those places are several walls - i used in till now w Fritz! WLAN Repeater. The WLAN Repeater is mostly very ...
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changing DNS setting doesn't seem to have any effect

I am currently on Windows 10, and trying to use dnscrypt to proxy my DNS lookup from port 53 to some other port so it will bypass transparent DNS. however, when I change my windows DNS setting to ...
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reapter or router supports clone macaddress? [closed]

what cheapest reapter or router (i prefer reapter) supports feature change mac address if is filtered by other router . I think that feature named "clone mac address" . Regards,
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Share Linux Ethernet Connection to Windows laptop over WiFi

I'm trying to get my Windows 8 laptop to use my Linux's internet connection. I'm pretty far from my router (other side of the house) and since my Linux computer uses a lan cable, it doesn't experiance ...
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Using iptables to redirect all traffic to local webserver

Aloha, I'm trying to redirect all traffic on my wifi router to a local webserver using iptables. I'm not sure i have got the command right and also I want to exclude the router IP (172.16.0.1) from ...