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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Streaming video through wifi routers [closed]

Let's say that I live in a large villa where all of it is covered with a WiFi network. I have a small drone with a camera mounted on it, and I want to stream the video captured by the camera on the ...
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Ethernet connection for IP camera

I bought a Lloyd's Advanced Home security system, the IP camera I believe is wireless, but in order to get it activated it needs Ethernet connection to my router, which I have done and still wont ...
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Resolving host for long time when first connect to home router

I just moved into a new house and when I open my laptop after being closed for a while, my web browser won't connect to any sites for about 3 minutes or so. Any web request says, "resolving host" and ...
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Practical (not theoretical) Subnetting 192.168.0.0/25

The Situation I have a Netgear WGR614v7 router (wireless disabled). Hosts in both subnets should have internet access but should not be able to ping hosts across the subnets. I want to split my ...
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Opening port on Comcast modem/router connected to Netgear Prosafe firewall

I've been unsuccessful in opening ports on my static IP address. Add advice on my setup would be appreciated. Static IP -> Comcast Modem -> Firewall -> Group Computers (Windows Firewall) Comcast ...
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Cannot reach 4G-router past IPcop firewall

I have been using IPCop for several years and versions. My current setup is ISP(WAN) -> 4G usb modem -> Dovado Pro -> IPcop v2.1.9 ->LAN For IPcop Dovado is the RED network (WAN). ...
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Gigabit ethernet and router hotspot combo?

so I have 1 Gbps RJ45 cable connected to my PC and I want to create a hotspot in my room to be able to connect smartphone (with a limited internet speed of 10Mbps~). Currently I have ASUS RT-N10 ...
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Finding VCI and VPI numbers remotely

I am trying to connect to my ISP with a new router but after calling my ISP they say they don't know what my VCI and VPI numbers are. Is there a way of finding these out remotely? The issue has been ...
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Some ping fails

What can cause this? 192.168.0.222 is router what computer connected is.
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Setting up firewall while daisy-chaining two routers via ethernet

Due to circumstances, I will shortly have two routers (replacement coming in the post for old broken one, but I need non-mobile-phone internet access, so have to buy another)... This got me thinking: ...
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DD-WRT block requests from static-addressed computers

Hello i have a litle problem. I have moved into two floors house and need to use repeater. My network structure is linke on this picture: There are two routers, R1 (upper) is any D-LINK with ...
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How can I tell if my home router can host a public site

I have a dedicated computer running debian. I have nginx up and running on it (can access it locally no problem via 192.168.x.x). I've put that machine in the DMZ on my router (Bell Home Hub 1000). ...
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Confusing network layout that works

I have a network like this: Blue means Virtual Box virtual machine, yellow means router and white means normal computer. When I want to communicate with Client using Windows PC I set Firewall as ...
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Cat6 Cable not working with router, only working with Laptop

I just made a Cat6 wire and the order of colors is orange strip orange blue green strip blue strip green brown strip brown This cable on one end is connected to modem and the other end only ...
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EE Brightbox Router2 won't switch on at all; no lights showing

I have an EE Brightbox Router2 which suddenly dropped the connection. On inspection I notice there were no lights on the router at all. I tried removing the power adapter, waiting ten seconds then ...
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Most efficient way to route all traffic from eth0 to wlan0

I use a Raspberry PI (model B, first generation) as a NAT router. I use a wifi usb adapter to connect to a wifi network, and route all taffic to eth0. I enabled NAT and issued the following iptables ...
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I cant get VLAN tagging to work and I don't know why?

I have a pfsense router, an ubiquiti uap lite and a tplink sg105e switch. Well on my AP, I have 2 wifi networks. Home and guest. I set guest to have a VID of 30. Then I went onto the switch. I ...
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Trying to get a modem into proper bridge mode

My ISP has given me a real piece of crud fiber-optic modem (an EPON HG220G-U), and I'm trying as much as possible to turn it into a dumb pipe, and have my Mikrotik RouterBoard do all the real work. ...
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Will a router's DHCP/ARP table show a network switch?

My network setup: wan > pfsense router > switch > unifi AP Well I just got the switch. Brand new. I'm trying to set it up, but it's showing two IP addresses. The switch config utility says "IP ...
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How to extend internet coverage on this apt?

I'm a network novice, so please bear with me. I want to extend internet coverage throughout the apartment, and I have no idea how to do it. Our apartment looks more or less like the image below. The ...
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I need a transparent rj45 to wifi bridge

I need transparent platform independent rj45 to wifi bridge- does such a thing exist? I want to connect a computer to the device via an Ethernet cable, the device will then bind the IP of the ...
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Use TP-Link Archer C7 as extra switch and wireless AP

I am definitely not an expert when it comes to home networking. The current wireless setup in my home is as follows: I have one device from the internet provider in the house that acts as router, ...
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Linksys DD-WRT configured as client bridge, takes computers long to get IP adress

I have a WLAN in my house, unfortunately the connection with computers is not so good as they are at a bad place. I installed DD-WRT on a 54GL Linksys and use it as a Client Bridge and connected the ...
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How can I access my USB drive from 2nd router?

I have a router connected to internet and a USB drive attached to it with movies. I also have a 2nd router outside my home attached by UTP directly to the 1st router. I want to connect to my 2nd ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N stops recognizing the WAN connection

I'm trying to install the TP-Link TL-WR740N to route a Motorola SBV5122 modem. So, after I setup the cables, all the lights are ok. When I start the installation wizard, the WAN light turns off on ...
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No default gateway in Engenius router. Cannot configure Access point

I am trying to setup my Engenius router. This you can do by connecting the Ethernet cable from your laptop to the router. When you're setting up your Acces Point you need to set, according to the ...
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Communicating with SIM card in a WiFi router from terminal [closed]

I have a WiFi router with 3G/4G SIM card. I need to send USSD commands to the SIM card through the command line terminal. How can I do this? I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 32bit?.
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Connect to second router via external IP

I'm trying to setup two routers in my home network, and I'm confused here. I want to have access in Admin-Panel Router 2 from external (not in local network, but from mobile for example). I tried ...
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netgear WNR2000v4 SquashFS read-only file system

I've made it this far in trying to get openWRT on my netgear WNR2000v4. I got telnet enabled, and downgraded the firmware to do that. I set up my tftp server to be able to send files. however, now, ...
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loss of Internet traffic via network security device

I can't get any Internet traffic in bridge mode. I'm using network security device named "Shield" made by Itus Networks which went out of business. The device is based on a Cavium Octeon Dual-Core ...
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Limited internet connectivity when connected to WiFi and USB-HSPA/3G

My setup is as follows: An old Billion 400G router, not connected to the internet A new D-Link USB-HSPA/3G internet stick I need to connect to the router via WiFi to be able to print (I have a ...
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My access point router stopped connecting to the internet at the stroke of midnight and now I can't seem to bring it back

Today I purchased an Archer C8 to setup an access point across the building that I am currently living in. I followed the steps from this article ...
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TP Link TL-WR841N - sun light/symbol meaning?

I'm asking this out of pure curiosity. Could you explain what the "sun" symbol/light on the router means - not all of them have it, it seems - for example the one (the exact same model number) on TP ...
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2-Pair Ethernet Cable works only on one specific router

I have an IP video doorbell that connects using a 2-pair telephone line. I have managed to connect it to my DSL router (Linksys WAG320N) successfully and connection is working fine with live streaming ...
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how do i fixed this “Ports are being used. Please change ports numbers.” in samsung all in one security system?

I have a samsung all in one security camera system and I had set up my camera system online and it was working perfectly almost a week. One day i wasn't able to view my camera online so just checked ...
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Roaming between Access Points, incorrect routing?

Network setup My current network setup is as follows, a Main Router followed by a series of two Access Points: Router <---> AP1 <---> AP2 The two access points are routers wired via ...
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Strange behavior on home internet

We recently had a new modem sent to us from our ISP (Armstrong). We hooked it up and tested it out and bam! We had double, almost triple the internet speed we had previously. As you could imagine, I ...
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What is the correct syntax to set Signal to noise (SNR) offset or target noise margin in ZyXel AMG1202 t10b

I tried to find CLI reference for my router (ZyXel AMG1202 t10b) but couldn't find it on their website (there is for older and newer models but not for this one) I already contacted their support but ...
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How do I connect to a L2TP VPN through multiple routers?

I have a very simple home network with a computer and two routers connected in a chain. The first router simply acts as a kind of extension/wired access point and the second router connects to the ...
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ESP8266 wifi module like bridge between two devices, mesh network

I want to create a mesh network infrastructure where I will have 3 devices which will be able communicate between them. There is the only router called RT The devices are following: ESP8266 called ...
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Connecting Two PCs using wifi or ethernet cable using Ip addresses

I am having a problem connecting two PCs using either wifi or ethernet cable, both PCs have Windows 7 installed. I read on the internet that you have to change the IP addresses and then just share ...
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Router's page shows “Index of /”

I need to configure my pre-installed router (redirect ports, etc.), but when I visit it's http://192.168.1.1 page, it returns Index of / 1. ../ modified: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:08 GMT directory - ...
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Remotely Access LAN device connected to PPTP VPN router

I have ubuntu server installed on VPS and I'm using it as PPTP VPN server. I can connect to the internet normally from my PC , Mobile , etc so the server is working fine. i have DDWRT router which I ...
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Slow network speed until restart of PC

I have a strange problem that I cannot figure out. After a day or or two my network slows right down from 64Mbps to around 3Mbps, restarting the router only gives it a boost up to around 5Mbps but ...
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How to fix “Did not find mosh server startup message.” when connecting from OS X to Linux router?

I did install Mosh on (1) a Mac OS X 10.9.5 machine, (2) a Debian 8 VM, and (3) as Entware-ng package on a router that runs an embedded Linux. Mosh connection from Mac (1) to (2) Debian is ok. Mosh ...
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Synology DS115J NAS Slow Speed from NAS TO PC

Has stated in the title I have a DS115J Synology NAS. Copying files from PC to NAS I get 11MB/s (wich is pretty much the max on network of 100mbps if I'm correct). But when I copy files from the NAS ...
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Only 2 Clients connected, yet router shows 4 IP addresses in the DHCP list

There are at present 2 devices connected to my home WiFi network, my laptop and my Raspberry Pi. The MAC address table on my router configuration page shows 2 clients connected but my DHCP client list ...
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What process of torrenting is recognised by ISP

Suppose I wanted to download a torrent file (which is not approved of by my home ISP). On the other hand, there is no issues downloading using my Mobile Data (3G). Could I connect to my Mobile Data ...
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Wi-Fi is on but there is no connection

Recently we got a new internet provider, which advertises 65 Mbps download, cable. Hence, we also got a new router: SmartRG model SR804n. However, regardless of the amazing advertised speed, I have ...
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internet has been intermittently cutting off

So since last week, my internet has been intermittently cutting off. And it wouldn't completely cut off, rather all SSL sites would give me SSL errors, and everything else just wouldn't work. I ...