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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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Resolving local hostnames with D-Link DIR-657 router

How can I resolve local hostnames with the D-Link DIR-657 router? With my old router I could just enter the device name followed by .home, eg. raspberrypi.home. However neither of these seems to ...
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Difference between wifi router and access point?

I see both terms used, and I was wondering what the difference is between a wifi router, and a wifi access point. Does the latter only create a LAN, with no way to connect the wifi box with a second ...
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Routers work with mac address or switches [on hold]

its confusing how routers work on mac address ?.I heard switches work on mac address ?.Its all confusing sorry about my english
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Vyatta Firewall structure and Interface Direction

I've just purchased a Ubiquity EdgeRouter ER-8, and I'm working on configuring the firewall. In particular I'm confused about the direction "Local" for the interface I've defined as the WAN, and how I ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...
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I enter router qos internet speed but more is in test

I don't modem alone have router. In my router enter my ISP really speed. But after when I saw my internet speed was more than what I entered in router QoS. I interested me. Why is speed in ...
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Allow only one website using iptables in a linux router

I have a Linux server I'm using as a router for my internal network. I need to block all the websites except one or two using iptables. How can I set this up?
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How does the internet work in space?

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Dlink Search Hijack redirect

http://www1.dlinksearch.com/main etc. Is hijack the right term, in any case, on my computer/cell phones , when online using Google; when doing searches or clicking on links randomly get taken to ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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Specific static IP settings on different WiFi

I've been trying to set a static IP address for myself. My router details are as following: Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . ...
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Cisco VPN, Site 2 Site Via VPNC Gateway

i may be barking up the wrong tree here, been racking my brains over this. I've been asked to setup a Cloud network which will house a number of services. They asked me to use our excisitng Cisco ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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2 Routers 2 ISPs 1 DNS, Hiding DNS requests

Firstly I am going to explain my network topology. I've got 2 routers serving separate ISPs and they are connected to each other via LAN and each one has its own dynamic IP and DNS by the ISP, my ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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Accessing a router which isn't a DHCP server

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with Tomato installed on it. My network configuration requires me to disable the DHCP server on the router. After disabling it, I do not know the IP of the router ...
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WLAN hotspot from P2P application

I had a neighbor who seemed to have been using up the bandwidth of the WLAN connection (shared in the house) the whole time. And there was a new WiFi hotspot called "P2P-NAME" (NAME of the neighbor) ...
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Setup Router for Two Computers and Two Domains [duplicate]

I have a router with DD-WRT. I have two computers connected to the router via the ethernet ports. Computer 1 has mydomain1.com Computer 2 has mydomain2.com I want to route all port 80 traffic for ...
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Creating a directory from command line on a DD-WRT router

I have a problem with creating a directory with a DD-WRT router. The router's DD-WRT firmware version is v24-sp2. I enter the command mkdir /jffs/www and I dont get anything returned that would say ...
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Wireless router with bandwidth control for each host [on hold]

I'm looking for a good dual/tri band AC wireless router that allows the control over the maximum bandwidth available for each device connected to the network. I believed newest ASUS router had this ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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access wamp server globally from internet?

I configured my wamp server to access LAN from giving the IP address eg:192.168.1.3 of PC.So its working so far. But I wanna access my localhost from the internet. When I tried to do that(Using Global ...
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UDP over Internet

I have a small problem: I want to program a simple Apllication that sends a small word (in this case: "Hello") to a server. This Server should display it via cout. This is just a project to learn how ...
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Wifi stops working every 10 minutes on Mac OS X Yosemite [SOLVED]

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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How to white list some ip and all the rest block while having already a DMZ?

I have a Linux machine running which has local ip: 192.168.1.2 connected to a router with public IP 8.8.8.8, now the router 8.8.8.8 has DMZ to 192.168.1.2 As a result spammers, hackers, crackers ...
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Why are my NAS drive transfers so slow?

I've a rMBP with 802.11ac, connected to an Asus RT-AC66U on 5GHz and a WD My Cloud EX2. If I transfer large files via the router from the Macbook to the NAS drive I see a mere ~10MB/s (80Mbps say). ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IPs. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does not wake ...
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Windows Server - Bridge ip address of different subnets

My Windows Server 2008 R2 has two network cards which are connected to physically separated networks. The Adapters have the following IP settings: LAN1 IP: 192.168.2.1 (Netmask 255.255.255.0) LAN2 ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 version 1 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 (v1) router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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Setting up a Proxy server on my home router to enable content filtering

My son has a Nexus 4 and wants to use Google Now. I have k9 web protection enabled on it, which blocks Google Now, as there is no way to force safe search for google images. However, I have found some ...
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Router-settings for a Media Receiver 301 television?

A few years ago, when I wasn’t yet interested in technology and computers, a man from our cable-company set up our router which is a Speedport W 722V. As I’m today interested in computers, I wanted ...
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Can my ISP know if I'm using vpn

I have connected internet through openvpn. Without vpn like normal internet, I trace the path using tracert google.com I determined that, firstly the data goes from my computer to my home router ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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Can't access Thomson modem interface anymore

I used to be able to access the web interface of my Thomson DWG849 router/modem through both 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.87.1, but now, suddenly, I can't anymore. I have tried resetting the router ...
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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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Expect script for telnet communication with DLink router

I am trying to connect to my router through telnet using this script: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set timeout 20 # router user name set name "admin" # router password set pass "admin" # router IP ...
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Port Forward Won't work

I trying a lot of way but it Fail I open an minecraft server idk what i doing wrong all time here some picture I not have 10 reputaion to post images so i make all it rar file HERE ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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How to autoconfigure IPv6 route

I configured a simple router that should provide IPv6 connectivity to machines that are on LAN behind it. The router has 2 network interfaces (eth0, eth1), machines have 1 (eth0). On router's eth0 is ...
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Can't setup Wi-fi range extender (TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1) for modem CenturyLink C1000A

I am trying to setup TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1 as Wifi range extender with modem Centurylink C1000A. I have netork SSID, Wireless password, MAC address (tried with MAC address that I've got using ...