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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Computers connected to same switch cannot access one another

I've connected multiple computers to a ASUS 8-port switch (all have IP address in range, mask 255.255.255.0, and same gateway). I use them mainly to RDP into one of the computers, which acts as a ...
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How can I find any additional DHCP servers that may have been installled on my network by an intruder?

See this question for background: Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list nmap finds all connected clients for me, and I haven't had any trouble on this front since ...
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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...
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Does Windows use UPnP to open/forward ports by default?

I've heard a claim that says that Windows (or Windows firewall) uses UPnP to open/forward ports. I'm aware of the possibility of configuring routers which support this via UPnP (e.g this one), but I ...
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Limit Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 to given WAN IPs

I have a Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 router, and have SSH, HTTP, and several other ports forwarded to a server. It is not for public use, and will only be accessed by me. I've recently had 60,000 hits ...
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OpenWrt Script (Inifinite Loop) Stops sending data over Serial Port

I have a TP Link Router TL-MR3020 flashed with the latest Attitude Adjustment. It is connected to an Arduino Uno via the usb port (usb cable into the arduino's type b connector). I have the following ...
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Why does a router need to know the modem's static IP address?

Background: I just ordered a static IP address from my ISP. I now have to configure my router to use the static IP, but I'm not sure why. Why does the router need to know the public IP address if it ...
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Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list

I ask because I recently changed my WiFi password after seeing some unfamiliar devices in the DHCP client list. After that, the client list only has familiar names now, but there is still some ...
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How do I setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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Adding Guest Wireless/Wired Network on Separate Subnet

I currently have a 300Mbps wireless router (TP Link WR841N v9) hooked up to a cable modem. This provides internet access for my home network (tablets, desktop, laptops, printer, etc.). I want to set ...
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ping a VPN IP of a connected device's IP

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have a laptop which is connected to a GoPro Hero 3+ via Wifi. I've also connected the laptop to a NETGEAR router via Ethernet cable. I can ping the GoPro's ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Unable to connect to my router admin page

Initially I browsed to http: //192.168.1.1/, entered the username and password and went to the "access control" subsection of the "management" section of my router. (An UTStarcom WA3002g4 modem of ...
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Printer doesn't print until week later

Whenever I try and print something, I shows up in the print queue but nothing happens. A week later after restarting multiple times, it prints all the things it has refused to print the rest of the ...
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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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What does “country” shows for WiFi router? [duplicate]

When I scan WiFi with Wireless Diagnostics tool on Mac OS X (Window -> Utilities -> Scan WiFi), it shows a lot of information about WiFi routers around me. I realize that some routers have "JP" in ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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Why doesn't my router let me forward ports outside of 192.168.x.x range?

Simple task: I want to forward port 80 on my Linksys router to a server with an IP address on the network that is NOT in the range 192.168.x.x (or whatever the default range is for the router). ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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Strange web traffic issues with Apple servers from Dubai

I know this is rather unorthodox for SU but this thing has been really puzzling me... For the last 3 days, all traffic from my home to Apple servers has been erratic at best, including : access to ...
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What do I need to do to make IPv6 devices globally accessible using Uverse 6rd?

Summary: With UVerse's 6rd implementation, do I need to buy/install/configure a compatible wireless router in the DMZ to properly handle the IPv6 traffic in both directions (incoming connections too)? ...
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Port remains blocked after opening

I have a TP-Link WR841ND Router. To test a server, I've had to open port 69. When the router is connected to my internet at home, and I do the router's routine of opening a port (I know how, have ...
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PPTP client on ADSL router

If my internet connection is done by ADSL, is it possible to configure the router to connect to a VPN by PPTP protocol and all the computers in my home network to be in the same subnetwork that has ...
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Can I Use ASUS RT-N14UHP Router to Stream 1080p Video In DLNA Mode smoothly?

I want to stream 1080p video with ASUS RT-N14UHP Router in DLNA mode from my mobile handset to my DLNA enabled TV. I want to buy ASUS RT-N14UHP Wirless N300 Router. Its data rate is 300Mbps and ...
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My router is really slow. How can I troubleshoot?

I have two routers at my home. WAN -(LAN) - Media Link router - (LAN) - Buffalo router - (WiFi IEEE 802.11g) - PC1 |- (WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n) - PC2 When I compare the speed and ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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Forcing 40MHz wireless channel width on 2011 MacBook Pro

My router is a Netgear WNDR3700 Wireless N - 40MHz-wide channels with 300Mbps data rate. My MacBook will only connect using 20MHz-wide channels so I'm stuck at 130Mbps. How do I force my MacBook Pro ...
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My New Belkin N600 Router Randomly Stopped working after 3 Months

I bought a Belkin N600 router about 3 months ago, and it had been working well for me until a few days ago when it randomly quit working. So, I ran the Ehternet direct to my computer and got ...
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Router giving wrong dns-ip address for local computer with static ip

Having a draytek vigor 2130n router on my network as a router. It is setup as hdcp server (192.168.0.200 and on) and rest pretty much default (so dns server also) also a windows server on the ...
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DVR is visible LAN but invisible with WLAN

I'm trying to get a DVR (H.264 video surveillance system) a connection. Here should include ports 80, 34567 and 34599 open. I also have a forwarding address and the DVR is forwarded in my router so ...
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Defaultgateway do not detect MAC-addresses

Today I was experimenting a bit with the user interface of my cisco router that is the default gateway of my LAN-network. I have two computers and a couple of smartphones atached to it trought WIFI ...
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looking to extend wifi range

I currently have a trendnet ac1750 router it sits in one end of the house. Would it be best to get another one for elsewhere im the house or use a access point? Is there a product that works better ...
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best recommended access point [closed]

looking for some guidance on an access point. I currently have a TEW-812DRU router.
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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Cannot connect to 192.168.1.1

I have router TP Link n900 and I cannot connect to my admin panel of the router, I just bought it, I have internet when I am connected with cabel, but cannot open the router. My connection is : PC -> ...
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2 Router wifi with different Gateway

I have 2 wifi router in different level floor in my home. Router A (upstair) has IP 192.168.0.* and Router B (downstair) has IP 192.168.1.* On many occasions my device on upstair connects to Router ...
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Find network pcs connected on wan port

If I connect the ethernet cable to my pc's lan port, on the network and sharing center all the discoverable pcs are listed. If I connect to my router wan port It only shows pcs on my lan. How to get ...
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Can't stream youtube videos on cellphone when using my router's wifi

I have a Nokia Asha 302, and I am having problems watching youtube videos while using wifi from my router, the x% number starts loading and then jumps to 60% and gets stuck there. Tried factory ...
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Subnet Masking vs Routing

To extend a network beyond the amount of 254 hosts, there are basically two options, if I understood it correctly: I could use a second network, having a different network prefix and connect the two ...
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Connecting youview box via a D-Link DIR-655 to broadband

Hope this is the right forum to ask this question: I have a recently installed youview box with BT Infinity broadband. I would like to use an old D-Link DIR-655 to connect from the TV broadband ...
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How could a D-Link DIR-632 router's firewall settings cause Office 365 emails to get stuck in the Outlook outbox?

For over the two months after we moved to Office 365 (i.e. Exchange Online), many staff in our office found their emails got stuck in their Outlook 2010 outbox for long periods of time (0-20 minutes). ...
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How do I connect to my home router remotely?

How can I configure my router to accept outside connections to login and edit the router settings remotely? It seems like it should be easy to do, but I am having a lot of trouble figuring it out. ...
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Constant Multiplayer Disconnect on both PC games and Xboxone games

well my problem is that since I've gotten my new internet service, about 2 weeks ago (time warner cable) I've noticed on every multiplayer/online game I try to play I end up getting booted or ...
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How does NAT Work on the Packet Level?

So I am studying for my Network + and CCNA and had some confusion about how packets work. I was reading a similar topic at How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN? ...
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Network interference from a PC wired into router/switch?

Is it possible for a desktop PC directly wired into a switch to have a bad ethernet port which causes problems for other devices wired into the switch? I noticed whenever one of our desktop PCs is ...
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Real time stats of data sent and received by devices connected to my router

At home I have a configuration like this: +--> XBOX | +--> MAC ...
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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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How i can make my home router accept connections with my public IP while i am home

Is there any way to connect to a service on my home network with my public IP while i am connected to this LAN? To be more specific... Now I am using my phone to connect remotely (VNC) to my desktop ...