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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Router handles wrong IP address

For a couple of days, my router (ZyXEL ZyWALL USG 20W) handles wrong IP addresses to several LAN devices. Where all my devices formerly got addresses in 192.168.1.*, they now get 192.168.2.* upon ...
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How to tell if internet is down on Macbook

When ISP is down, we get limited connection error on Widows (see screenshots) with yellow exclamation mark on wifi toolbar, same thing happens in android. In this way we can tell that, there is some ...
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Router Disconnects Wireless but Wired Connections are Working

Internet connectivity of all wireless connections is dropped simultaneously, with "yellow star" in the system tray icon of all machines but wired connections continue working fine without any problems ...
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Using a PC to replace main wireless router

I have a media server and would like to re-purpose it as the main router machine with my wireless APs branching off it and so using it as default gateway, DHCP, Port forwarding etc.(probably with a ...
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Router speed not even close

My laptop which has an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 downloads at about 27Mbps. My router is a Belkin N150 (Model F9K1001v3). And I have a Motorola Surfboard SB6141, which supports up to 300Mbps. ...
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Simultaneous Internet Access on two hosts issue. Is it caused by NAT? [closed]

Sometimes I have troubles with Internet access on my PC while other person connected to the same LAN is using Internet simultaneously. Webpages loading is way too long or it just breaks. I suppose NAT ...
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OpenWRT Android devices slow wifi

I've got my WNDR3700 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530). Everything is working just fine except for one thing. My android devices are all experiencing slow wifi. The ...
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MBR95 cradlepoint, Restore settings password

I have an MBR95 from cradlepoint. I did a restore from file and it looks like it works however the password to access the router has been changed. It is not the password on the back of the router and ...
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Wireless network using existing network

I am trying to accomplish the following, I know its possible as I have set this same scenario up previously, but with a Aruba solution, which made it easier. I have an exsisting LAN (192.168.0.1-254) ...
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Multiple ISP link aggregation

Can we get addition speed of multiple ISP's? E.g.: isp1 = 5 mbps isp2 = 6 mbps total = 11 mbps
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Speed provisioning Netgear r6300v2 (upload speed is not divided between multiple connections)

It seems that when one computer is uploading it will take all of the upload bandwidth and the router will only allow very low upload speeds to all other computers on the network (wired or wireless). I ...
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With multiple WLANs on the same radio with OpenWRT, route all traffic from a single network through VPN

I'm the owner of an TP-LINK Archer C7 v2.0 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07. I currently have 2 wireless networks running on radio1 and one of them is supposed to be used by guests. In order to ...
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2 routers, 2 DNS - 1 internet connection, 1 home network

My home network consists of a DSL modem/router provided by my ISP and a second TP-Link router (currently functioning as a switch / Wi-Fi access point) in another room (media room). I am using an ...
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Can’t connect to printer that is on my router

I’m currently trying to setup my Konica Minolta Magicolor 1690MF on my network for my dad so our family can print from it. My dad is trying to print via Wi-Fi and was able to print after he wired his ...
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Wired router only works with one computer

Both my desktop computers connect to this router. I checked with ISP and modem was fine. I plugged directly to one of the computer, it works. The router is brand new. Starting a few days ago the ...
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WIFI connection?

I would like to ask a question about how WIFI connection works. I couldn't find an answer on the internet. If both devices are within WIFI range of each other, there, of course, would be a connection. ...
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EasyBox Packet Loss, especially under pressure

the problem in itself seems very straightforward, but I can't find the cause. It started a few weeks ago, and ever since every device in the network experiences packet loss. If you just do casual ...
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Getting ip adress away from network

I use my old Iphone for remote controlling when i'm away from home. The problem is my service provider gives me dynamic ip adresses, so somethimes it changes itself. How can i know my home's actual ip ...
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How to connect my modem router to multiple cat 5 sockets

I have just moved my business to a small office, which has 10 cat 5 sockets. The modem/router is connected to one socket. How do I connect the other sockets to the one that has the modem/ router ...
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Extend existing IPv4 network by embedded System with its own network (different subnet)

I'm developing an "embedded device" using a self-made RTOS that should be connected to arbitrary customer IPv4 networks. Let's call this embedded device "master". Additionally to the NIC connected to ...
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Create a Wifi hotspot that shares just a single video with those who connect (not for sharing internet connection)

Bit of a weird question, but I want to create a hotspot using a phone, or some specialised device (preferably not a whole computer) to broadcast a video to users at an event. Many public wifi ...
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How to connect a BT Home Hub V3.0 Type B wirelessly to a BT Home Hub V1.5?

On my network I have a BT Home Hub (version 3.0 Type B) as the main router. I also have an old BT Home Hub (version 1.5) lying around. The router is located in the study and I hope to set up the spare ...
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How can I separate networks so users can only see computers in their own department? [closed]

With 5 different departments, I want people to see and ping only one's department computers. 60 computers are connected in LAN environment through various switches, routers and one Cisco Managed ...
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How does DHCP work when it's not “between” your modem and devices?

I've been looking into different options for running some services on a home server. One such option is Amahi. During the setup process they recommend shutting off any other DHCP server on your ...
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I am not able to view DVR remotely even after portforwarding in the router

I noticed that when I am connecting 3G dongle to router and then doing the port forwarding of the DVR ports in the router, I am not able to view DVR remotely. I noticed that the IP, I am getting in ...
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Network mess! Joining networks and access NAS outside LAN

My home network is a complete disaster. See diagram below. I need a bit of help fixing it up. I have moderate networking knowledge, but still go easy on me. As of current, my household has three ...
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Setup second router with different dns

I am trying to setup my roku to use US dns, but i am worried it will affect my domain network here so i would like to setup a second router on my connection and use that router to point the dns to ...
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Two Routers are fighting each other on LAN

My apartment is quite large and most rooms have several walls, meaning Wifi signals drop easily. To combat this I found a spare DSL Router I had previously and placed that in the Kitchen and ...
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Configure Windows 7 to bridge from LAN to VPN

My Notebook is connected to the Internet through WLAN using a proprietry VPN connection to my company. There is no other way to use this WLAN, only via VPN. I've got a bunch of mobile devices (for ...
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NAT several subnets with same IP range to a single interface

I have the following problem: a customer have several LANs, for example LAN1, and LAN2 with the same private IP ranges (192.168.10.x), and I need to monitor all the networks. I have name three ...
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Block all Outside IP addresses to NAS using Winbox/Microtik

I am not an expert on networking and firewall rules. I can use the Microtik/Winbox app to the point where I can setup basic firewall rules. I want to basically block all outside IP access to my NAS ...
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Connect to nodejs through public ip address

I have a basic node express app running on port 3000. I can access it via 127.0.0.1:3000, my private ip is 192.168.1.2 I've set up portforwarding in my d-link router as followed: Private IP ...
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Portable program for connecting to Linux or Windows machine behind the same router?

I am searching for a program that will allow me to connect my computers in my home network behind a router in such a way that I can view, launch programs, see the results, browse the web on the other ...
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How to change mode of an airmon-ng created interface(mon0) from managed to monitor?

I am connecting to a home router using wifi. The detais of my wireless cards are as follows: #lspci 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) #lspci -vv ...
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How to retrieve the wireless password from a DIR-651 without resetting it? [duplicate]

I need to grab the wireless password from my DIR-651 router and put in my phone. I set the router up several months ago and haven't used wireless since. I have access to the DIR-651 admin page via ...
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Can't get IP from Router using a switch (TZ 170)

The setup is the following: The modem is connected to the router (Sonicwall TZ-170). All computers connected to the router directly have no problem accessing the internet. To the router used to be a ...
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iptables settings for Tomato

I am trying to figure out the iptables settings for my router. Right now I have two networks, a home network on br0 and eth1, and a guest wifi on br1. Home IP addresses are on 192.168.1.x, and guest ...
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Malicious port scanners: do they target machines that they know exist even if they're powered off?

I set up my ageing Netgear (circa 2007) router to send email security logs quite a long time ago, and then never really looked at them or fully understood what they meant. I was doing a general sweep ...
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Cannot connect to my own mumble server using external ip

I can connect to my mumble server through my local (Wireless LAN IPv4) ip: 192.168.0.15, but I cannot connect using the ip taken from this website: http://www.whatismyip.com/. I have forwarded ...
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Signal strength fluctuations and performance issues with cascading routers

I am using two home routers (Linksys WRT300N and Netgear Nighthawk AC1900)in cascade order to extend the area covered by WIFI. The signal strength and performance of the network throughout the home is ...
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Creating a remote session thru a linksys access point

I'm attempting to create a remote session from the internal network to a device that is attached to the WAN interface. Understandably this is a non-contiguous network issue. I have found ways to go ...
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How to get my router to forward IP address to web app?

My web server is behind a Microtik router v6.1. My web app is only able to see the router's IP when referencing "REMOTE_ADDR" or "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" (asp.net app). How do I enable "IP forwarding" ...
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Logging All Outgoing Web Requests [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor my home network and log all outgoing web requests and record the URL's and possibly even the IP of the machine/device that made the request. I've considered using ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Network Activity

My goal is to allow any network activity to wake up my Windows computer. My system currently wakes from sleep without any problem when it receives a Magic Packet but despite being configured to wake ...
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Add static IP to windows XP

In our office we have two internet connections. one for main use and one for backup. this backup connection equipped with WImax connection and cisco 800 series router.this is always ready to plug to ...
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Is a switch just a simple router?

A switch connects computers together. As an example we set up a switch to create a network. When computer A wants to speak to another computer B, it sends the packet to the switch (it has the ...
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Connect 2 Networks and restrict acces

The Setting: 2 apartments where each has it's own internet connection over an AVM Fritz!Box. I'd like to connect both apartments with a network cable. In apartment 1 is a NAS wich should be ...
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What software can I use to fake remote TCP and UDP sessions?

For testing, I am interested in way of programming a server to pretend to be configurable remote servers, i.e. have a server on my network acting as a router, but instead of forwarding packets to the ...
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10/100Mbps router overwhelmed by Gigabit switch & its devices?

I believe I've got the scenario outlined in this SU answer, where my 10/100Mbps router is being overwhelmed by a Gigabit switch and the devices connected to it. This comes into play with frequent ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...