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 to identify one router amoung multiple routers with same name?

I use windows 7. WiFi is enabled in my office. There is a static IP and a port, that we need to configure in the LAN Settings, under internet options to connect to internet. When connecting to ...
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3 routers, how to connect each of the 2 routers to the main one(older)

I have 3 different routers. One of the older ones is the main router which has the incoming connection from my internet provider. My question is if I want to connect the newest router (cisco) and ...
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No route to host: I can SSH to myself via the IP my router assigns me but not to myself via the IP my ISP assigns me

I'm positive this question has been answered somewhere else but I'm not sure what to search for. (I'm trying things like "telnet ubuntu ssh daemon unable to connect".) I can SSH into 10.0.0.9 I can ...
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What is the difference between a 3G router and a “classic” router?

I've seen a lot of 3G router and all of them requires a USB 3G modem to work. But basically, any router who has a USB port could handle a USB modem, no ? There is no specific hardware in a 3G router, ...
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How to receive signals of indoor router with outdoor router?

I bought a new TP-LINK TL-WA5210G outdoor router. But I don't know how to receive signals of indoor router TP-LINK TL-WR841N with outdoor router.
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Having trouble with MySQL and 3306

I have XP Pro, Netcomm NB304N Modem and ADSL out to web. Web page is on our shared server website. MySQL is installed, 3306 is shown as open and accessible by Port Forwarder yet I cannot get a script ...
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Inundated with LLC traffic

A router (Netgear DG834GV) of mine is sending an endless stream of LLC traffic to a laptop on the network. The packets are DSAP variations on 3346.321206000 LLC Netgear_38:ce:5c Apple_70:19:99 ...
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“Sleeping” hard drive with dd-wrt NAS

I have a Linksys e4200 (v1) router running DD-WRT dd-wrt.v24-21061_NEWD-2_K2.6_big-nv60k. I attached a Seagate drive and have it shared over SMB and FTP. It seems at times it unmounts the drive. ...
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time?

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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I want to use my rt-n66u as a network adaptor

I am moving to a building that has a good connection and free wifi. I therefore want to connect to this, but buying a good wireless card is expensive, and I have an Asus rt-n66u connected by cable to ...
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Need to use wireless network for internet, and wired for security cam server simultaniously

I've finally managed to get an axis 2401+ video server working, so I can have an old color CCTV cam monitoring my server in the garage, however, I have an issue. I need to use wireless for connecting ...
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How to capture packets from router [closed]

I am trying to troubleshoot connectivity issues with a device on my network (caused by the isp's crappy modem/router/firewall - so I don't have the option of port mirroring or anything fancy. I am ...
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Router setup without internet connection [closed]

I have a neighbor who has recently purchased a consumer-grade drone and who is flying it around annoying the neighbors. Apparently the remote for the drone operates in the 2.4 ghz band and so I'd ...
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Modem+Router+Switch+Router connection in a LAN

What I am trying to do: I have 2000 users in a region. I have one modem and from that I connect a router now router can only grant access to the IPs between 192.168.0.1-255 BUT my users are 2000 what ...
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Age of Empires II via TCP/IP Internet connection

I have made a lot of research about that, but still no luck. I'm behind a router so I got the specific ports forwaded. Once I create the game on AoF it shows my private IP, when I use GameRanger the ...
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Zyxel Repeater is faster than actual access point

I have a Zyxel Access Point NBG5615 and I'm repeating the 2.4Ghz Network with a small Zyxel repeater (WRE2205). The extending of the network works great as loong it's almost in the same room, than I ...
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By what route do packets travel if I use an external IP address for my home server?

Question If I connect to my home server via the domain name (i.e. via the external IP address), where do the packets travel? Do they travel to the home router, to my ISP router, and then back? ...
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Network Fluctuating

Am working an a small business and i have over 20 client computers on my LAN and i am having a windows Server 2008 R2 on the LAN also which is my dns server. My ISP installed a bridge (outdoor) that ...
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Send files between two systems over LAN

I am able to send the files from one to another system connected on same router in a LAN. Now, I connected one more router to the first router to increase the range of wireless connectivity. When I ...
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getting a 3 router setup to work properly

I have 3 routers hooked up in the following way. The main router is connected to WAN on each of the other 2 routers. However only one of the routers connected to the main router is connecting to the ...
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How to set portforwarding through Hitron Technologies cgn?

I have a Hitron Technologies cable modem/router. Its a pretty basic gateway screen and shows port forwarding. I have entered the ports to forward but for some reason they just are not opening. I ...
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Unable to access local IP address of internet service provider after using Tp-Link router

I am using cable net provided by local internet operator. He has provided data on local IP 192.168.2.2 I am using TP-Link Router to use internet for more than one computers, My router model is as ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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Having trouble connecting to home network

Ok so my laptop has recently (in the past month) started having trouble connecting to the home network. It will intermittently connect and disconnect every time I log on to my laptop. It will last for ...
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Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
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DarkKnight RT-N66U - have “public” AP and private WiFi network sharing the incoming cable

I have an ASUS Dark Knight (RT-N66U) running Tomato (by Shibby) firmware, which I am currently using as a repeater for a very weak network. Since recently I have been given access to a wireless access ...
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DD-WRT and 2 virtual interfaces with each dedicated to N or G

Can virtual interfaces be setup with DD-WRT to be dedicated to a specific protocol? I have a Wireless G printer and I've noticed that when my router is set to "compatibility mode" my throughput tanks. ...
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Connect Ethernet and WiFi networks together in the same computer

I have a wifi home network, And a laptop "D", that doesn't have wifi connectivity. I can plug it in to "W", one of wifi enabled computers via an Ethernet cable and now it's possible to get Internet ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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Cannot reach domain hosted within same private network

I have a website hosted on a home server, accessible from the outside by a domain name I purchased and mapped to my router's IP with help from a dynamic DNS service. The problem is that I cannot ...
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TP link router issue

I have a fairly new TP link router and I have to reset it (i.e. turn it off and on) everyday to work properly. Otherwise I get only half the internet speed if I don't reset it. So I checked my ...
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How should I set up network using 2 routers so both see networked computers / printers

I have a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway modem from my ISP that has 4 lan ports, and I have a second router Linksys WRT54GS (running DDWRT) that has a WAN port and 4 LAN ports + Wireless. This is the ...
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What could be the causes of DNS Client Event error in windows log?

Long story short(and most likely the cause). Recently had work done on my cable in front of my house, and they screwed it up several times. for about a week, looked like i could stop complaining to ...
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Diagnose intermittent drop in wifi

I have my computer and game console connected to a router which is acting as a repeater for the wireless signal from our cable modem. The signal is almost always fine, but I will occasionally be ...
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Wifi sharing over eth0

There are a lot of tutorials how to share network connection with your usb wifi adapter and I tried lots of them but it is still not working. Can you please help me with my problem. Here is my network ...
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Double NAT with access to both gateway web interfaces

I have a Cisco Linksys E3000 home router that I appreciate. However, my new (but temporary) ISP will want me to use their Huawei router for their service once I get connected next week. This creates ...
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Connect two networks across another router

I'm trying to get a network setup with three routers, and three DHCP servers. Sounds silly, but if I can get it to work, I can eliminate a lot of re-wiring, etc in the building. I have a modem/router ...
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Using differently rated adapter for router?

So a lightning strike seems to have blown my router adapter which had a 12v DC 2 amp output adapter. I am currently (no pun intended) using a spare adapter with 12v DC 1.2 amp output. This works ...
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Hard Drive Connected to Router Randomly Loses Files Or Turns Them Into Empty Folders

Several months ago, I decided to replace my network storage device with a standard external hard drive that hooked up to the USB connection on my Linksys EA3500 SMART WiFi Wireless Router. The ...
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Galaxy Nexus causing router WiFi drop [closed]

I am using Galaxy Nexus(Android 4.1.1). It is causing my router - TP-LINK TD-W8910G dropping internet connection. I should note that I do not have this problem with other devices(iPhone4, iPod Touch4, ...
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Linux Mint Mate 16 cannot automatically connect to home Wi-fi

I have Linux Mint 16 32-bit installed with Mate desktop environment on LG-R590 notebook. The problem is although a lot of SSIDs are displayed when the network icon on the bottom right is clicked, the ...
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Can a cisco router execute a command itself? [migrated]

I'm experiencing a problem with my Cisco router 1900 Series, the router sometimes stop routing packets, and when i log into it and show the running-config i see no ip routing executing ip routing ...
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Windows Wireless Hosted Network (aka: Hotspot) - Port Forwarding and DHCP

I'm on Windows 8.1 and have been experimenting with the Wireless Hosted Network feature, aka: "Turn my computer into a WiFi Router". It wasn't hard to turn on, set an SSID and WPA pass, but now I'm ...
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Redirect ip to another page

i have a modem Dlink DSL-2730U i want to make this modem redirect some ip to another page or to another ip example : i have this ip : 123.456.7.9 i want to redirect it to 8.8.8.8 from ...
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Cisco Router - Windows 7

I have never used a cisco product and have hand my but handed to me trying to use set it up. we have a second hand cisco router 1900 series(1941), i have connected the router via the light blue and ...
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can adsl modem be used as wimax wifi router

i have a NETGEAR ADSL2 modem wifi router,, the model is N150 DGN1000,, i tried used it as a WIFI router for my WIMAX modem by putting the POE slot cable from wimax modem to ADSL slot on the ADSL ...
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How do I connect to the internet from a dd-wrt router plugged into a modem-router combination?

I've got a cable modem (A) which is also a wireless router and a dd-wrt wireless router (B). I've connected (B)'s "internet" port to one of (A)'s local ports. I can connect to (B) over the air just ...
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Transparent proxy on a Siemens router

I would like to install a transparent proxy with content filtering (such as Squid) on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, such that all requests in my home network are automatically routed through the ...
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Is there a way to give a device LAN access but not internet access?

I have a WiFi device that I want to be able to connect to other machines on my network, but not to the Internet. I have an ASUS RT-N56U Router. I have looked through the router settings and searched ...
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How to access modem's web gui from inside LAN?

When my Netgear CG3000 is in bridge mode it acts as a modem-only, but it still exposes valuable information about the Internet connection through its web gui. However I cannot seem to access the ...