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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How do clients identify the router on a network?

How do clients connected to a LAN network with a NAT router connecting the network to the internet, identify the NAT router and hence know where to send their traffic for the wider internet. If this ...
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Use Ubuntu Iptable to route public ip to pc in private network

I am currently set up a Ubuntu server as a Router which has two network interface. eth0 -> Connecting to public internet ( 10.10.1.78 ) eth0:1 -> 10.10.1.79 eth0:2 -> 10.10.1.83 eth0:3 -> 10.10.1.81 ...
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no-ip: same ip for all devices can not access computer files redirected to router login page (solved)

I want to access my computer from outside the network and I'm using no-ip to get my computer static ip, it works fine, but when I'm accessing the host on port 80 it's not reaching my computer but just ...
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Forward NTP from one network to another network connected to the Internet on Windows 7

I have NVR server which is running Windows 7 with 2 network interfaces. There is one network dedicated for IP Cameras - 192.168.254/24. Second NIC connected to my network with internet access ...
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Wi-Fi connection does not appear on list of available connections [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. My Wi-fi connection used to appear on the list of available connections. It has now disappeared. I can connect to other Wi-Fi connections with no problem and can connect to my ...
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What factors limit the number of sessions a router can handle?

We have had a number of problems recently with our office connection. Unfortunately FTTC is not available in the area, so we have two ADSL connections load balanced via a Draytek 2860Vn+. I have had ...
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My PC loses Internet connection from time to time for 30 seconds

When I play games, from time to time I lose Internet connection for about 30 seconds, I check with my browser and it doesn't load pages also. I thought this might be because I'm using a dumb setup at ...
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How to use 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time

I have the following setup: 1x TP-Link Archer C7 (with to Accesspoints "AC24" on 2.4 GHz and "AC5" on 5 GHz) 1x Notebook with 2 Wifi-Adapters (TP-Link Stick connected to "AC5" and Intel N 7260 ...
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Port restrictions and MACs

I have a question regarding connections within a university setting. In my room I have two network points. One for my pc and one for my voip phone. Each network port is restricted to one mac address, ...
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Network shuts down when downloading large file through 5 GHz network

My router runs 2 networks. A 5 GHz network for newer devices, and a 2.4 GHz network for older devices. When I am downloading a large file and/or have a lot going on, if I am connected to the 5 GHz ...
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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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Wireless network management

My (wireless) network implementation, goes like this : 5 ADSL lines (Up to 24 Mbps) but they work aprox. @ 4-5 Mbps. I want to support 60 clients on the same time. The routers we have available : ...
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Why can't my Windows devices browse but my iOS devices can browse?

All Windows devices on our wireless home network are no longer able to browse the internet. The choice of browser does not matter. All iOS devices can still browse without problems. I have tried the ...
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Getting list of connected devices and types to a network without connecting

I'm using kismet to get a list of networks nearby and all the devices that are connected to them. I can get the MAC address off these devices, but I was wondering if it was also possible to get the ...
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A very Strange DNS 1 & DNS 2 Entry

I have an issue I've never seen before, 5 computers on network. All have access to the server via remote desktop. Only one has Internet access. Tried setting ips static on the ones not connecting to ...
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When is an IP replaced in routing?

If I have 2 networks, 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24, and my IP is 192.168.1.2 with the following routes: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface default ...
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Poor streaming performance on link with good bandwidth

For the longest time I've had an elusive problem with my network. I've changed router, access point and made wireless connections wired in search for a performance thief without getting any closer to ...
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unknown open ports/services 54409 and 16808

I have a Linksys EA6400 router. Today, I have noticed in the log file some activity from multiple ip addresses on 2 ports that are open: 54409 and 16808, and I do not know what is going on there. I ...
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connect wireless router to 4g modem /router

I spent the whole day configuring the routers but no luck, my case as follow: I access internet through 4g huawi modem /router I want to connect wireless tp-link which connects two printers, I want to ...
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Fast Wi-Fi speed on smartphone but slow on notebook

I have a Lenovo G710 notebook and a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone connecting to a Linksys E1200 AP. The Wi-Fi speed on my G710 is extremely slow compared to the Note 3, and half of a month on, ...
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Device connected to the router, but I can't open any new webpages

I am using Shaw Cable service with a modem-router combo. We have anywhere from 0 to 7 devices connected at a time. All of them can connect to the internet, but after a while, the internet fails to ...
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QNAP NAS behind two private networks, how do I access it from the outside?

There was something like an answer to this but it was related to linux and I did not get any of it. My PCs run Windows 7. I want to connect to my QNAP NAS at home from my office, it's a TS-421. The ...
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How do I connect my D-Link DIR-605L wireless router to my TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch?

We connect to the Internet via our D-Link DIR-605L wireless router. We just bought a TP-Link TL-SG2424P PoE switch to power our new VoIP phones and connect them together. (Our wireless router will ...
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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

My Problem I have to offer, to visitors, a small intranet (which I have on a localserver) through a router that offers too internet for staff. The visitors should have only access to the intranet ...
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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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How can wireless speed be higher than router's WAN port?

I was looking at new routers to buy and didn't understand how speed exactly works. This router has 300 mbps wireless, but wan/lan port only supports 100 mbps. So the ethernet cable that comes from my ...
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Block users on Asus Router

I had an Netgear router who had the option to block connected devices who were using my wifi connection. Is this option available on an Asus RT-AC87U?
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Router possibly bricked, reverting to stock firmware

I am currently using this router, the TL-WR940N (It's also referred to as WR941N, even says so in the stock firmware, no idea why). Hardware version 5, stock firmware revision 2.1 There isn't exactly ...
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Should I connect my laptop through an ethernet cable instead of wifi?

Im currently running Internet through everything in my house (two laptops, one desktop, 4 phones, a couple iPods) through WiFi through my 2.4GHz router. My laptop is pretty much always sitting very ...
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TPLink Error - The server closed connection without send any data

I'm facing throuble when trying access router settings "The server closed connection without send any data." Model is TPLINK TL-R480T+ V.7. This errors occurs sometime of router use, about to 2 days ...
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Cannot figure how to connect router directly to ISP modem box

I need help with the setup of a common home network. My current scenario: I live in an apartment in which one room contains the network connection box fitted by the building developer, which contains ...
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How to connect Cisco 2911 into internet through the ISP's router?

I recently got almost brand new Cisco 2911 router and Cisco 2960 switch for free from school. I've been configuring both a little bit in school so I can handle the basic stuff. I currently live in an ...
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static IP holds good even after changing network to dynamic

I'm using wpa_supplicant as a client to connect to an AP. When i'm trying to change the wireless connection from STATIC to DHCP(dhclient is invoked using the below command with leases ...
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Is it possible to get a router's public IP address from wireless access points without knowing the keys?

I tried using netsh to view any connections while I have the "Enter security key" prompt up, but didn't get anything worth noting. I know MAC addresses can be found. Is it possible to find IP ...
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raspberry pi ip address and port forwarding on Arris router

I am trying to host a website on my raspberry pi using nginx. I am extremely confused about port forwarding or even which IP to use in my pi's configuration. Right now, I can access my site ...
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Home Fibernetwork setup vs Traceroute results - where is my WAN IP located?

On my learning with using traceroute, I have actually put it to practical use with my current home network setup trying to figure out what are the available hops and IPs assignment but have ...
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Have to reboot router to make it work properly on specific devices

I have a Linksys router (WRT610N ver 2.0) that I never hard problem with in the last 2-3 years, until 2 days ago. Sometimes(often after a reboot or a wake up) my laptop wont connect at all, or connect ...
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How to connect an adsl modem router to an unifi ap?

I have an adsl wireless modem router ( DLink 2750u ) which i want to connect to Ubiquity Unifi AP (Access Point) My broadband line directly connects to the adsl router i.e i donot have any switch. I ...
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Link aggregation…?

I know variation of this have been asked before but I think this is a variation that hasn't been explored thus far. I have 2 unstable broadband connections available to me - one ADSL and the other is ...
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Fibre Optic Broadband - ENT and ONT mounted in meter boxes

Good Day, I am in New Zealand and getting my house rewired. I am trying to appropriately future proof my house for LAN and be ready for ultra fast fibre broadband when it becomes available. My ...
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Why does my laptop get a really slow internet connection but my other devices (ipad,phone) work perfectly connected to the same router? [duplicate]

So I bought a new router and it has a really fast internet connection. It works perfectly on other devices but on my laptop it runs really slow. I have tried to unplug my router and restart my laptop ...
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How to forward external port to Kali Linux?

I have an issue about networking. My previous question was about how does metasploit payload work? And I got right answer( I have to redirect port to internal ip which corresponds to Kali Linux's ip). ...
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internet traffic slow through switch; VOIP issues too

There's already a post about this, but the solution to that one didn't work for me, so here's my version: We have Cox cable internet, 100mbps | We have a Sonicwall TZ 215w | We have a netgear L2 ...
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Is it worth using Cat6 cables with existing Cat5e wiring? [duplicate]

We are currently in the process of installing a new Wi-Fi repeater in our house. Our house was built with Cat5e cabling in the walls, conveniently going from the location of our current router to our ...
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Finding the IP Address of a Router in a Daisy Chain

I'm trying to forward a port to my home computer so I can SSH to it when I'm away from home. Because I cannot get a good connection to my modem/router, I have to connect a second router to it. My home ...
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Accessing a computer behind a router from the Internet

I have a manufacturing machine that uses PLC's. One of the PLC's needs to have programming updated. PLS'c are updated using proprietary software sold by the PLC maker. In this case the software is ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi Reciver and ADSL Modem so that I even can share the net connection with the WiFI device and second router?

I have an ADSL modem which has an active internet connection. Then I have Wi-Fi Receiver/Emitter and another ADSL Modem. A: 1st ADSL Modem with active internet connection B: Wifi Modem[Receiving ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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My Router's Web interface doesn't have all features i need

its my first question guys. :) i think my router doesn't have all the features i need like port forwarding, password and username changing etc. I can access the interface through 192.168.1.1, with ...
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Disabled firewall on a Asus router and now can't connect

I have an ASUS RT-N12 wireless router with WAN web access. A dummy of the router web interface can be found here. I had "Enable Web Access from WAN" on and was able to access the web interface via a ...