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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VPN router configuration

I've set up an IPSec VPN tunnel and connected it. It works fine. Now, I want to access the remote subnet. How do I do it? How do I "connect" my machine to this VPN? My local secure group is ...
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XenServer Network Configuration

Question I have a single XenServer host and it has an 172.xx.xx.xx address from my office network. The host has access to the internet, and also can be managed from my desktop using XenCenter. Now I ...
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Sitecom 300N port forwarding access from lan

I have this modem-router: external IP: x.x.x.x (static) internal IP: 192.168.0.1 now, I have assigned x.x.x.x as www.mydomain.com, app.mydomain.com and svn.mydomain.com on public DNS. on the LAN ...
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How to restart a router with curl or wget to pass URL as well as POST parameters?

I have an Edimax router and from wireshark I see that the router restarts with the POST http://192.168.2.1/goform/formReboot and the form elements reset_flag=0&submit-url=%2Fadmin_restart.asp ...
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How do I create subnets given these constraints?

I am trying to tackle the following subnetting problem: Prepare subnetting for an organization that requires 2000 hosts to be placed on the network. The maximum number of hosts on a subnetwork is 300. ...
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Is there a way to send all the web traffic through a proxy without using ddwrt in an Asus router?

Im about to buy an Asus RT-N10U B router. I need to know whether I can use it to pass all the traffic through my proxy server without flashing ddwrt into it?
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Netgear wnr2000v3 Router accepts Telnet connection but sends no data

A port scan of my Netgear wnr2000v3 Home Router reveals that TCP port 23 is open and running telnet as a service. When i try to connect to the router using Telnet (Windows built in client) the cursor ...
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How can I adjust my router to allow my ISP's full speed?

My ISP advertises 100+ Mbps download speeds. I have only been getting about 25 Mbps, so I contacted a support agent and was told that if I'm connecting through a router, there might be something ...
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How does Windows choose between multiple available internet connections?

If multiple connections are available to Windows, for example a USB-connected wireless dongle and a WiFi connection, and both have internet access, how does Windows choose which connection to use for ...
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My ISP limits the speed for all Websites except one

I have a 512kbps adsl2+ connection but I only receive about 230kbps. QoS reserve is limited to 0 on my pc. But for https://dl.google.com (123.176.0.84:443) , I recieve about 512kbps. So is there any ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Access local resource through router

I'm using Prolink PRN3001 router for internet access. My PC (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is connected through wire with the router. I can access the router configurations through 192.168.123.254. When I ...
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Dual internet connection linux and priorities

I have a raspberry Pi (running raspbian) connected both with an 3g dongle and a lan connection. I want to use the 3g dongle when possibe, but it's a bit unstable and sometimes it get disconnected. If ...
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Cannot connect Ubuntu to network

I recently moved and am having a few issues setting up my network. I have a Raspberry Pi, a Win8.1 laptop, and an Ubuntu desktop. My RPi and laptop connect to the router/modem combo via Ethernet and ...
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Is there any way to persist the usage stats of a router even if it reboots due to power failure?

I have a router (Tp-Link WR841N) for home use. I need to be aware of how much bandwidth is used in a particular time period(for example- a month) to avoid data caps applied by ISP. I can monitor my ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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Router and Switch MAC Address

There is a MAC address for each router and switch interface. But, is there a MAC address that represents the whole device?
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Is forwarding to port 9 (discard) essentially the same as blocking a port?

My router (Linksys WRT1900ac) seems to leave port 4567 open, as discussed in this question. I'd like to block that port. Unfortunately I see no easy way in the Linksys admin console to simply drop ...
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No NAT hairpinning support?

What does the network path look like if an internal device A attempts to access internal device B (port forwarded to by internal router) via external ip? Does it just hit the ISP and come back to the ...
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If my DSL modem leaves a port open, how vulnerable is my router?

Port scans of my old Netgear router showed that port 4567 was open. I assumed my router was to blame. Now port scans of my new Linksys router show the same open port, which makes me think my DSL modem ...
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Internet LED on my WAG120N

I have been a subscriber for clunky DSL connection type for a decade. Also, utilizing a WAG120N router for 2 years. There is something i do not get about the last LED, the Internet one. Now the case ...
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Why can I only conect to my LAN computers through my public IP address? [closed]

I have a linux computer that has SSHD running on port 17000. I can only connect to it through my networks public IP address, which means that I have to create some firewall rules on the router, in ...
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My router bypass the DNS servers I manually entered

I wanted to change the default DNS so as to use OpenDNS ones. I went to the router (192.168.0.1) and then put the DNS adress of OpenDNS in the WAN connection settings. It works and my computer ...
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How to setup an efficient badwidth management for home wifi

I plan to share our wifi between 4 roommates and occasional guests and mobile devices. We consume mb differently so the bill will not split evenly. I would like to setup something as follows: When ...
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How to access ADSL modem web-interface thru router?

I have 3 devices in my network: D-Link router (fixed IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) ADSL modem (fixed IP 192.168.0.2, DHCP disabled; bridging mode, PPPoE) PC (dynamic IP) If I connect the modem to ...
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Mass editing DLINK Wireless router Virtual server list with browser?

My IP address on LAN keeps changing, to 6, 5 or 8. Also, my outer doesn't have option to save IP address for specific MAC address. Since I need to portforward my IP address. So is there any way to ...
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How to connect 2 home routers to connect 2 separate networks?

I don't know if it's a silly question, but I'm not very good at networking. So please help me out. I have a Netgear WNDR4500, and I configured my PCs and virtual machines setting the WNDR4500 ...
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What is meant by MAC address “Spoofing”

Why is MAC address Spoofing called spoofing, rather than MAC address changing? If the network sees your MAC address as whatever you spoofed it to, doesn't that practically meant you have completely ...
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Which cable needed to connect cable modem to DLink router?

Here's the pic of back of my Cable modem ...and this is how the back of new DLink router Could you please inform which cable to use to connect Router to Modem?
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Connect two wireless+wired networks wirelessly?

Is there any mode, when wireless device or access point can serve both as access point for clients and as a bridge between two wireless networks? Like here: UPDATE Also I would like to have ONE ...
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Accessing Servers without Port Forwarding

So I'm stuck in a conundrum. I can't buy a server, and I'm stuck with this ISP who refuses to give me a new router. They have given me a ZTE Router (ISP is Cincinnati Bell FiOptics (great speeds ...
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Linux Networking: How to forward incoming IPv6 connections from the internet via a second IPv4 interface to other computers in a local network?

I have some kind of Debian server-gateway-zombie that has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0 (yeah, wlan0... I know.). eth0 is connected to a internet cable modem that assigns an IPv6 address to ...
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pppd retry issue with multiple wan interfaces

I am using two wan connections in my router with linux kernel 2.6.21. PPPOE Ethernet cable and 3G connection. Both need ppp setup. But boot sequence is different for both. many times 3G disconnect and ...
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192.168.1.1 randomly switching between accessing VDSL modem, and accessing the wireless router.

I'm having trouble with my home network, since I've started using a new wireless router. The setup is a Zyxel VDSL Modem pluged into the wall, and connected to a TP-LINK modem via the ethernet ports. ...
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NAT on LAN interface

I have set up DDNS and it is working fine. The router is D-Link 2750U and I could not see any NATting option on the LAN interface. However, I wish to cut short the trip to the DDNS server when I am ...
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What could these IP addresses with MAC: 00:00:00:00:00:00 be?

I have a pretty much out of the box setup of openwrt, though I followed the 'securing your router guide', so password set, ssh on different port (so security through obscurity). However, I see some ...
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Issue using 802.11ac at gigabit speeds and WMM on Macbook Pro

The router is a Netgear r6250 (ac1600). When I enable the WMM (Wireless Multimedia) setting, which allows the full bandwidth of ac, and the computer is for instance streaming online video, or video ...
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Wi-Fi connection issues on an ASUS N56VJ

I have recently moved to a new apartment and I'm temporarily using my landlord's Wi-Fi with his permission. The problem is, I have a lot problems connecting to it in my ASUS N56VJ but my girlfriend's ...
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Router to serve content to a local network

I want to serve text based content to 300 people in room, but not allow them to access the Internet. The idea is to reflash a router and run a web server on it. These 300 people connect to the router ...
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record the websites/remote servers visited from my computer

Issue Summary and Description I would like to record all outgoing requests from my computer (in this case a mac) to any websites or remote servers. I mainly program magento applications and with ...
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TP-Link router (TD-W8951ND) super high ping

I'm using the router mentioned in the title and I'm having a connection issue: from time to time my connection starts lagging very hard and becomes basically unusable. I'm connected through wi-fi. ...
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Router during high traffic usage loses internet connectivity

I have a ASUS N56U connected to my modem. My direct connection to the modem works fine but my wifi seems to suffer from disconnections when I'm on skype or playing League of Legends. The disconnection ...
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Connection speed from ISP company vs router speed

I was looking around on Amazon and found a router that said it claims to have "lightning fast 1.9 Gbps speed". Currently Comcast sends out 105 Mbps. So does that mean the router can get up to 1.9 Gbps ...
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Modem and router suddenly won't work. When modem is plugged into router, modem's LAN LED won't light up

I have a D-link DIR-600 router and a TP-Link TD-8816 (ver 6.0) modem. I had them configured to modem on bridge and router on PPPoE for a long time, they worked fine. Today I woke up to no internet ...
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Unable to bridge connection

I know that similar questions has been asked before, but sadly they're not really helping me. I am trying to set up a VPN for my Xbox 360 consol since more and more people are booting players ...
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How to calculate subnet of your interface based on the destination IP and subnet?

I am new to networking and linux so I am not able to fix this problem. I have a power controller connected to my linux PC (eth0) through a switch with the default static IP of 192.168.1.100 and subnet ...
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Analyze network traffic per port for network user

I have someone on my networks who plays a lot of online games and I want to prioritize his game packets so that he can stop complaining about the ever so evil "lag". He is on a Windows 8.1 Pro PC and ...
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VPN config for single IP and multiple options

I have a single static IP and a small set of projects I work on. I would like to set up a VPN solution to get a few more people involved on these projects. Right now we have the static IP, a Server ...
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Increase Huawei EC5805 wi-fi client limit

Got a Huawei 3G modem with Wi-Fi router function. There's a Wi-Fi client number limit of 3, though. Is there's a known way to increase the limit? The existing article on Huawei B153 doesn't apply: the ...
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CPU Utilisation Snapshot report

I want to write a script to monitor CPU Utilisation, and upon the utilisation going above a threshold, create a brief text report on the router. I'm trying to get the the bottom of why some of our ...