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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Disable LAN Ports on ASUS RT-N56U

I've upgraded my network, and I want to use the old router as a print server because it supports that feature. However, if I'm going to do this, I need to disable all the LAN ports on the router to ...
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DDWRT - OpenVPN connects, but can't communicate

This seems to be a popular topic, but I can't find any solution to the same problem I am having. Here's the setup: I have a DD-WRT router (build 14896) on a linksys WRT54GL. I have one file server ...
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Opening my Unreal IRCd server to the internet

Good afternoon! I have been trying all day to get my Unreal IRCD server to accept incoming connections from outside my localhost (so my friends and I can chat, obviously) I have read tons of online ...
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How to get Public IP from WiMax Broadband connection?

I have WiMax Broadband of BEYOND ISP with dynamic IP and they are using REDMAX router. Fortunately, i have configured their router to watch my DVR online through Port Forwarding and Dynamic DNS ...
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Ip address and domain restrictions with router

I have a webserver on IIS. In IIS Manager I've set the Ip address and domain restrictions to deny unspecified clients, and have added an Allow entry for a specified IP: 82.66.45.5. My webserver is on ...
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dlink dir 655 servers setup and external ip

I have a freenas box with 3 IPs running locally for each application the ISP I am using has a single static IP on my local network. How do I set up my router to have that one external IP access the ...
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Should I be able to see my broadcast SSID when my router is turned off

Is it possible for my employer to spoof my wireless hub by using the same SSID. I am not trying to be paranoid but I have seen some strange behavior. Here are some of the issues that I have seen. ...
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How to remote a computer on a router with teamviewer

I'm a proggrammer, I don't really understand about networking, so forgive me if I am wrong in writing questions. Here is my story, our office use IP 192.168.3.xxx as IP, but some computer use router ...
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Setup bandwith limit on WNR3500Lv2

Is it possible to set a bandwith limit to a specific computer or network(in case of two WANs from same router) using WNR3500Lv2 with the standard firmware? And if not is there any firmware out there ...
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configure a access-policy for a VPN user on a lancom router

we want to configure a access-policy for a VPN user on a lancom 1781VAW router. Installed Version is V8.8xxxxx. The VPN user connects through the internet in our office. this user should get ...
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SMB office fair share of bandwith

We're 2-3 persons working in a remote office sharing a DSL connection with around 10Mbit down and 1Mbit up speed. The problem is that if one of us starts a big download or something, the other users ...
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Making Parental Controls useful on the Linksys WRT1900AC router?

The Parental Controls feature of the Linksys WRT1900AC router in the current stock firmware (v1.1.8.164461) allows only blacklisting of specific websites on a device-by-device basis. For the purposes ...
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Setting DD-WRT router to use a proxy

I have a dd-wrt router connected on the network of my school and the computers connected on the router network must set the proxy of my school to access Internet. So I would like to set my router with ...
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Why I can't open my localhost site with internet IP?

About two years ago, I had a different connection and users—even me—were able to open my site via my internet IP or connect to my TeamSpeakServer. But ever since I changed—I reinstalled Windows too—no ...
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Accessing IIS site externally

We have 2 servers, a Domain (Server 1) and an Application (Server 2) server. We are attempting to open an port on the Application Server to be accessed externally. Server 1 is running Windows ...
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How to link two routers LAN to WAN

My former modem was replaced by a all-in-one modem/router (10.1.9.1/24) after a speed upgrade. I still have my DD-WRT router (10.1.10.1/24), which I want to be my main router, i. e. as DHCP server, ...
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can't see other mac workstation in Ethernet, ok in wifi

So, I upgraded router to latest dd-wrt firmware. Now, for some reason, can't see my macdesktop from my macbook if connected to Ethernet. Macbook has DHCP, mac desktop has DHCP with manual IP. I can ...
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Setting up Remote FTP server access via switch, router and modem

I'm trying to access my remote FTP server from a PC that is connected to our (Virgin) DSL modem via a switch (Netgear GS108PE). The switch is connected to a Router (Asus RT-AC68U) and that is ...
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Wired network, with some nodes that need to switch to wireless for internet

I have a mini network cabled together on a gigabit switch (not linked to internet), with a few nodes which have wireless for internet too. Problem is, large files need to be transferred between PC's, ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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How come my computer does not establish an internet connection after restart until I reboot my home router?

Whenever I shut down my computer and start it back up, an internet connection can't be established on that computer - as if the router doesn't recognise that PC in particular. To get a working ...
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A specific website isn't working on my computer

A website, one website, is not loading on my computer [Windows 7]. It loads on other people's computers. I've tried several things - > ipconfig /flushdns > ping [name of website] -> no ...
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Port forwarding doesn't work?

I set up a linux box a few days ago to host a web server (nginx). The site is ilan.duckdns.org, and I can connect to it fine using my local IP as well as the external IP. However, when I use ...
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Set netgear router to AP mode cannot get in web interface

I have two netgear routers: Netgear fvs336gv2 (professional router)(192.168.1.1) Netgear wndr4500v2 (consumer router)(192.168.1.103) The pro router is the main router fvs336gv2 (192.168.1.1) and ...
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Using Server 2012 r2 as Home router

What software / hardware would I need to setup a machine running server 2012 r2 as a home router? It needs to have all the features of a standard router & be able to shape & limit a users ...
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How to communicate (route traffic?) across two different subnets

A home networking question. I would like hosts on different networks (subnets?) that use the same internet connection to communicate. Two routers, 192.168.2.x connects to the the internet and ...
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Port forwarding not working on Verizon FIOS router

We have a MacPro connected to a Verizon FIOS modem/router. We are trying to connect to it via ssh remotely. It is set to listen for ssh on port 23. It works fine using LogMeIn Hamachi. But using the ...
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How to use multiple usb modems? [on hold]

I live in a remote area and the only access to internet is cellular Internet with USB modem with speed @ of 5-10 KiloBytes/sec; on avg 7 KB/s. I just can’t bear with that speed. So recently used two ...
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What is this misterious entry on my FritzBox router

My router at home is a FritzBox. When I go into the control panel and I look at the devices connected in the local network, and I see something very particular. mercury is the name of my Desktop ...
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Forward a port to all users in Mikrotik RouterOS

In short: I want to know how to forward certain ports on Mikrotik's RouterOS. I looked up online and found several videos/tutorials but for whatever reason, I cannot do it. Please read below for more ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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How can I open ports on my Linksys RV082 router?

I bought a Linksys RV082 small business router. It's a nice 8-port wired router with a lot of configuration options, and so far it's working pretty well. One of my computers on the LAN is a server ...
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Accessing to IP cameras behind TL-MR3020 nano router

What I want to do is connecting several IP cameras to my LAN with wireless router/AP. I have a main USRobotics modem/router/AP (192.168.1.1) and all my computers are connected to that one using ...
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Running a web server through a Thomson ST780 SpeedTouch router

I run my own web server on my Macmini for years. I used to simply connect to my ISP via the Mac OS X Network System Preferences Pane. I have a static IP for which I pay a monthly fee. Physical ...
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Random connection timeout [on hold]

Since some months ago, I notice connection timeouts on my PC (about once a day). Browsers say there is no connection for one minute, then everything get back to normal without doing anything. Note ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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Make phone calls from computer through land line [duplicate]

I have an ADSL line with 20Mbit/s downstream and 1Mbit/s upstream. Is it possible to make voice phone calls in Linux/Windows 7 using my own land line? I don't want a VOIP software (like skype), nor ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Routing TCP traffic through cloud server

Is a scenario like this possible: Windows machine 1 (behind NAT) connects to a cloud server 3 (no NAT) Windows machine 2 (behind NAT) connects to the same cloud server 3 (no NAT) Is there a tool ...
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How to Setup a Simple SOHO network [closed]

I'm rusty at being anything close to a IT type. Mostly do Automation. Need some help setting up the network in our office. Tried cruising for the answers but i'm getting confused. We have an LAN/WAN ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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How to refresh my dynamic IP address on my router using dhcp client

I would like to change my dynamic IP on my ISP's router without restarting the router. I can already telnet to a busy box shell and can issue the following commands zebra swapdev ...
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Remotely accessing different services/machines on a network with single external IP without specifying ports in URL

I have a home network with multiple PCs, a self-made NAS (OMV/Debian) and a RPi connected to my router. I have a domain registered at Namecheap.com and dynamic DNS set up. The NAS and the RPi both run ...
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what speeds to expect in 10/100 /1000Mbps Buffalo NAS 421e, D-Link DIR 655 and 10/100 ethernet laptop [closed]

i currently have a buffalo 421e NAS with a WD Red 2tb HDD, D-Link 605l (10/100 Ethernet) and using a HP 15 that has a 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN. Copying files to the NAS comes to an average speed of ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [closed]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...