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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Dual-band wireless and multiple connections (Netgear N600)

We have a Netgear N600 Dual-Band wireless router. Both antennae are being broadcast at the moment. I am assuming that both antennae have there own NIC, because there are 2 Mac addresses posted on the ...
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Reset gargoyle router to default

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with gargoyle installed. Unfortunately, I've forgotten my password so now I'm trying to reset it. I've already tried the 30/30/30 hard reset method, but it didn't ...
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5 Max connections/devices to the internet? Is my ISP limiting me somehow?

I have a strange limit where I can only have 5 devices connected to the internet at any given time. More than 5 devices can connect to the router, either through WIFI or ethernet, but only 5 can use ...
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How to access a computer behind two NAT routers? [duplicate]

For technical reasons that I cannot change my computers at home are located behind two routers, only one of which (the one connecting my own network) I have control over. Basically the setup is ...
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How to configure the D-Link DSL-2640b to allow connections from Internet to my local Apache Web Server?

I have an Apache Web Server correctly installed on my PC, wich has a fixed local IP of 192.168.1.2. If I do localhost, 127.0.0.1 or 192.168.1.2 the Apache show his initial page. Now I want to access ...
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Access to modem's config page through router

I have the next config: PC -> Asus RT-N16 router (192.168.1.1) -> LinkSys WAG54G2 in bridge mode (192.168.0.1) How can I access to modem's config page from my PC?
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Draytek Vigor 2920 Routing Problems

We have a 100Mb Ethernet circuit connecting 2 sites. I bought 2 Vigor 2920 routers to sit at each end of the circuit to provide basic routing between the sites. I am experienced in configuring routers,...
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DHCP IP address have access to the internet but static IP address don't behind a router

I have three PCs 192.168.1.100 (DHCP) 192.168.1.101 (DHCP) 192.168.1.113 (Static) One router (SMC SMC8014WN) 192.168.1.1 The .100 and .101 both have access to the internet. The .113 does ...
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Serving internet with laptop via cable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Share internet in Linux I have a linux laptop, connected to internet via wifi. I would like it to serve out the connection via its Ethernet port, so that another machine ...
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Would our Billion 7800n router support symmetrical 4Mbit upload/download? [closed]

Our local telecommunications company claims our Billion 7800n router won't support our new office connection which is supposedly "symmetrical 4Mbit down/up". Is this true?
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Wireless connection to internet drops off when other PC is turned off

I have a PC and a laptop connected to a wireless router leading to the internet. When both the PC (wired) and laptop (wireless) are turned on, the internet connection from both is fine. However, if ...
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Windows 7 and wireless N, how do I choose which frequency to connect to?

I have a dual band wireless N router broadcasting on both frequencies with the same SSID. When I attempt to connect to the wireless, it seems to pick at random if it connects to the 2.4 or 5GHz ...
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Extending wireless network?

Have had some headaches with setting up wireless in my apartment. My first attempt was to buy a powerful wireless router and just have one in the living room. But the signal was abysmal in the bedroom ...
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Wireless router suddenly has no internet connection

Have a Buffalo wireless router running DD-WRT. It was working fine but suddenly today I can't get any internet through it. There is no internet connection if I connect via wireless or even the LAN ...
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Is an off the shelf ADSL modem router a 'true' router?

I am new to the world of networking and based on my readings there seems to be a definition of a 'true' router however am wanting to understand how do you tell if a router is a router? For example can ...
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Home wireless router as a PC

Is it possible to install a small program on a cheap home router that runs a Linux kernel and run it? I mean can I use a router that runs a Linux OS as a small computer to run arbitrary code on it? I'...
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Two VoIP connections on a single DSL service

I want to connect two SIP phones to my router, alongside one another. One connects to my commercial VoIP service provided by my ISP. The other connects to my business VoIP PBX as a remote extension. ...
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How to persistently configure port speed / duplex on a Billion 7800[n] router?

I have been struggling for a while with port speed / duplex mismatches between a Billion 7800 and Cisco 2924. The basic problem with the Billion is that neither the web interface nor the available ...
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how to enable remote access to my local server

I have Apache,php,mysql server set up in ubuntu. and I can open my app at 127.0.0.1. but now I want another machine any where in the world to access my homepage, so I find out my global ip address is ...
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how can I share my phone internet at local network?

I have a wi-fi router, a linux machine (ubuntu) a Mac, and an iPhone. The router has the address 192.168.1.1, the ubuntu machine connect to that with ethernet (192.168.1.2) and the Mac connect to the ...
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How to monitor internet traffic on a Linksys E3000 router

I just got optical fiber installed in my place which gives me great download speeds. Now my ISP has a monthly download limit of 120GB, after that I gotta pay overages. Now my setup is like this: ...
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Router and Modem with the following capabilities [closed]

I'm not sure whether this is the right StackExchange site to ask this question: I need an ADSL Modem + Router with the following capabilities: IP based network filter for external networks. IP ...
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How to reset a Fritz!Box DSL router to factory settings?

I need to change the setting of router Fritz Box. The setting were set by another person. I can't connect to router using cable, may be standard port or address were changed. So the only option is to ...
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Can't connect to router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reset a Fritz!Box DSL router to factory settings? I need to change the setting of router Fritz Box. The setting were set by another person. I can't connect to router ...
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Keep Computers Seperate On Same Network

I have about a Netgear WGR614 router and a few CentreCom FS708 switches. Is there a way to create a home network so every safe an secure computer can access the internet and another network where I ...
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How to add a second router?

Being sick of shaky WiFi connection to our home's main router (a Sitecom, which is far away) I've got a New Belkin router to use in my room. I have a telephone plug in my room but not sure whether it ...
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How to add bandwith limiter to Linksys WRT54G (for Free)

I need a way to limit the bandwidth for certain IPs, or just limit the total bandwidth served through the wireless. Is there a way to add this feature to this router? I have the following firmware: ...
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Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and 3TB WD My Book Essential

I have a Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and a 3TB Western Digital MyBook Essential that I wish to use as a NAS, I have formatted the drive with a single XFS partition, but when I plug it into the router the ...
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Access home network via internet

At home I have a little network. It is mostly wireless componentes hanging together. I have a wireless router and a Time Capsule hanging from it. I would like to be able to connect my Windows pc to my ...
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Ubuntu as wireless router

I have moved to a country where Internet is very restricted and where I live I'm only allowed to have one computer online, and data for my smartphone is extremely expensive. I would however like to ...
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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How to extend the range of a wifi router using another router?

I dont want to buy a signal booster because on some occasions I would like to use the router independently too. But is it possible for 1 router to relay the wireless signals of another router ?
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PCs in the same network can not communicate

I have 2 PCs. 1 Windows 7/64 bit. 1 Windows Vista. Both are connected to the same router accessing the public network. Both can access the Internet. Problem: None of the PCs can ping each other. ...
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Where in my network should I set DNS servers for the best performance?

I have a DSL modem, a router, and a Windows machine. Each piece of equipment can set the DNS server IP addresses or be set to automatic. Where/how should the DNS servers be set for best performance?
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Is securing Wifi with MAC Filter enough?

I have a MAC filter in place for everything that connects to my router. I also have WPA2 on the wireless. When a friend comes around, I tell them the password (I trust them), they type it into their ...
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I have Thomson 585v7 … what flags mean in hostmgr list output?

When using hostmgr list there are "Flags" parameters, and I need someone to describe it to me! Example output: MAC-address IP-address Flags Type Intf Hw Intf ...
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Convert phone line to Ethernet signal

I have DSL which comes into my house through the phone line. I then have a modem that it plugs into which handles connecting to the remote ISP. The modem has then several eithernet ports that can be ...
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Third party firmware for WPN824?

My router recently developed some sort of DHCP malfunction so I decided to flash the firmware. And being the geek that I am I figured, while I'm flashing it, why not upgrade it? However, finding a ...
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What kind of tools exist that can change the IP source address of an IP packet?

I'm looking for a tool for Linux or Windows that modifies an IP header, to be precise the IP source address. I know it's impossible to get the answer to such a packet since you do not own the IP and ...
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Could installing DD-WRT speed up my Internet?

I believe that my router's firmware is causing me to get much lower Internet speeds than I should be getting. This is true for general browsing, downloading large files and uploading files. Would ...
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Windows 2003 server VPN - LAN inaccessible

I have the following config: "Laptop" VPNs in to "Server". Then, "Laptop" can fully access "Server". The problem: "Laptop" can't connect to "Desktop" (neither TCP/IP, nor ICMP (ping)). On "Laptop",...
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Can I use my Belkin router as a repeater?

I've got a brand new, unopened Belkin N600 DB router (yay 50% off sale), and I can't seem to figure out if I can use it as a repeater. As far as I can tell, it doesn't support DD-WRT or Tomato, but I'...
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Need UPnP enabled router, that also has port forwarding [closed]

I currently have a 3COM OfficeConnect router, and it seems I cannot get the port forwarding to work, and neither does my Qnap TS-410 seem to be able to recognize the device as UPnP enabled for the ...
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Increasing number of LAN ports of a router

My router has 4 LAN ports and they are all occupied. How can I increase the capacity of that router?
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How can I set up separate WiFi access in OpenWRT?

I've got a Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH router, and I've got my network set up (with Samba, network printers, etc.), but I would like to set up a separate WiFi network with a different SSID and access only ...
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Is it possible to throw DD-WRT on a F5D8235-4 v2?

I have a F5D8235-4 v2 and I was looking to run IPv6 on it using DD-WRT, has anyone tried this? I haven't been able to find it listed in the router database.
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Installing router - failed to verify router settings

I'm trying to install a TP-Link wireless router. I am using a modem an have a PPPoE connection. I connected the router to the computer and the modem, but in the last step of the Easy Setup it says " ...
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iptables Settings as WAN Input for Router

I have an eee running ArchLinux with wireless access to the Internet. I want to use it as the WAN input for an Asus RT-G32 router into which it is hardwired. The router in turn is hooked up to a 64-...
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Wake-On-Lan - Behind Two Routers

So here is my current network setup: There is a central 'Cisco' router for the apartment. I connect wirelessly using an old router of mine (WRT54Gv2) with DD-WRT installed as a client to the central ...
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Why do BT router firewall rules keep resetting?

A large number of our customers have routers supplied by BT when they order business broadband. When the routers are installed, we configure the firewall to allow our EPOS system to communicate ...