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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Is it possible to remote access DD-WRT router without forwarding ports through gateway

I'm new to networking so I apologize if I get any terminology wrong. We are setting up a router as an AP using DD-WRT (Kong build) on a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. I won't have physical access to the ...
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How do I set up a Cisco EA4500 router that I bought at an auction? How do I get into it without the previous users' password?

Just got this EA4500 Cisco router at an auction. Is there a way to reset it so that I can enter a new password and set it up with my settings? I also don't know how to tell which version this router ...
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Forgot password for my cisco E1000 router

I have my Wi-Fi router (a Cisco E1000) hooked to my DSL router, and I forgot the password. Is there anything I can do?
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Why my download speed is high but my speed test is slow ?! is this ISP trick?

I have a "12mb" Internet connection and my download speed with IDM is "1780kB/s" and it's Ok. But speedtest.net tells me "your internet speed is not 12mb actually it's 3.85mb" How does it just ...
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Modem not passing internet connection to wifi Router

I have a BSNL Wimax internet(India) connection. I get input from a terrace antenna to a modem(OX253P). An ethernet cable is then connected between the modem and the laptop. My internet works perfectly ...
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Setting up wireless access to a Ethernet cable modem from a Wifi smartphone

I have Internet at home via a cable modem. Until yesterday I had a laptop that I got rid of and plan to buy a smartphone (Lumia 640 or Moto G2, haven't decided) that has WiFi capability. Rather than ...
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Locked myself out of my ZyXEL C1000Z Modem — Any way to break in?

For the life of me, I can't remember my password to get into the settings on my ZyXEL C1000Z modem from CenturyLink. I know I can reset the whole thing, but I have some customer port forwarding and ...
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cannot port forward counter strike 1.6 in tp-link router?

started a server with hlds.exe. and tried to port forward it through my tp-link router [tl-mr3020] but when anyone trying to connect to my public ip:27015 cannot connect. my public ip is dynamic. ...
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What are the possible reasons that I can't access my NAS from my local network?

I have a NAS that is connected to my home router. I used to be able to access that NAS via my laptop (running Windows 8.1) when I connect to my home router too. Recently, I am not able to do so. I am ...
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Internet stops working a short while after I connect to the VPN [on hold]

I need to connect to a VPN server and route all of my internet traffic through that. Now the problem is that, whenever I connect to the VPN, my internet works for some 10-15 seconds and then drops ...
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NAS via HDD connected to PC or HDD connected to the router

Hardware I am working with Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) (USB 3.0; running stock firmware, but can run Tomato if needed) Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 2 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (MPN: ...
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How does Openflow decide which path to use?

In current networks, OSPF ,RIP,etc determine the path taken by a packet. In SDN, the OpenFlow protocol sets the flow tables of the forwarding units. Can someone be very clear that how does OpenFlow ...
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Send message to all users connected to router warning about reboot

I was curious if there was a way to send a message to all the computers connected to the router, specifically the message "Rebooting router in X minutes. Save any online work." I have an ASUS ...
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dd-wrt subnet from network with in a network

I am testing some network configurations. I am trying to create a network within a network for TESTING PURPOSES ONLY. Basically the gateway for ARouter(made up name for main router) is 192.168.0.1(for ...
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Configuring a VPN to both act as a client and a server

Ideally I would like to have a network setup where my internet traffic would be anonymized through Private Internet Access's VPN service. I would like to set this up on my dd-wrt router so the ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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Will this 'ac wifi' adapter improve my speeds compared to the one I own, on a 'n wifi' router?

I've been using this 'n wifi' adapter for some time now, but it only supports 2.4ghz and up to 150Mbps. Since my 'n wifi' router supports speeds up to 300Mbps and has both 2.4ghz and 5ghz capabilities ...
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Thinkpad x200 ethernet cant connect to cisco modem (BUT to router it connects)

I got a problem with my x200 thinkpad. When I connect it with my modem/router thingy (http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/modem_DPC3208.html), the connection it not established. Its get stuck ...
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Centos second router. After ~ 1 day no internet whole network

I have a weird situation. I have a TWC home internet line connected to a motorola sb6141 to a Linksys EA6300(w/ ddns) connected to a centos home built router I use for a second protected network ...
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Solution for not reboot my ISP router each time I forward a port

I recently succeed to access to my ssh server outside my LAN, I understood how it work but I have a question: is there a solution to not reboot my ISP router each time I forward a port ? Is it ...
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on DD-WRT router how to reconnect PPTP and bypass VPN for specific IPs or connected devices

I've ASUS RT-N66U flashed with "DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) big". I use VyprVPN service with PPTP protocol. I set up the router through PPTP protocol following these instructions: ...
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Questions Regarding DoS

I have a few questions i still haven`t been able to get an answer to. If someone DoS you, do it affect all computers connected to the router or just the computer that is being attacked? For example: ...
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Create NAS storage with DD-WRT

I'm super confused about this. I'm trying to create NAS with DD-WRT such that i can have various files as well as various users, each user with certain permissions. Some files will be accessible only ...
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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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Can connect to router, but not Internet

Sorry about this probably very n00b question. However, I've little idea where to start. My router is at 192.168.1.254. I can ping it and log in. My laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) has been given an address by ...
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Can I collect wireless packets using Wireshark while being connected to the Internet via cable?

I am working on a PC which is connected to my router using a LAN cable, and the other computers in my house are connected to my router using WiFi. We are all connected to the same network, so I ...
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convert Ethernet router into integration gateway

I need to integrate to an Ethernet proprietary network. It is IP based but doesn't implement TCP. I need a router which will poll devices on this network, and periodically post the data using ...
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Router Blocking One Specific Site; IP resolves, but Times Out

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G Broadband Router in use. For whatever reason, for the past couple of days I have been unable to access a single web site, http://basecamp.com, through the ...
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I have to choose between 2 ADSLs. Any OSX or unix script to massive compare and average ping, bandwidth, accross countries?

My landlord gave me 2 wifi networks to choose from. I have 3 days to decide. I would like to identify the best of the 2 provider. I already noticed 1 has 8Mb bandwidth while the other has about 28Mb. ...
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directed subnet broadcasts with openwrt

I've got a wireless router with openwrt 14.07 that acts as a router (not a bridge) between the local ethernet subnet (eg. 192.168.1.0/24) and a wireless network (eg. 192.168.2.0/24). I would like to ...
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Router disconnects me every day at the same time

For some unknown to me reason my router disconnects me every day at almost the same exact time. Does anybody know what is going on? Router Log: Jul 10 09:58:16 pppd[57]: LCP terminated by peer ...
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Router without DHCP set and has external IP from local perspective

I have a network like: x.x.0.1 - ISP's AP, then mikrotik router x.x.0.5 -> set up by specialist and another router x.x.0.7 -> for my learning purposes. My problem is, that I really don't understand ...
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How to troubleshoot a “clogged” network

I am inheriting a mess of a network at my office. There's a bunch of switches and routers, not too mention hidden switches under desks that I can't see. Often times the network gets "clogged." ...
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Public IP from my ISP

I have dynamic ip address from my ISP and today I bought public ip from them. My question is: Do I need something from them to have this public ip? Do I need to configure anything on my router?
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List of router to allow the editing SNR

I would like to buy a modem (or router) that allows me to edit, through telenet, the SNR values. I read on internet that I will get something plus in terms of prestations of my ADSL line. Does someone ...
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DD-WRT gateway separates switches into two zones

I have one DD-WRT wireless router acts in gateway mode connected to the internet via a cable modem. The router has two LAN ports each connected to port 1 of a gigabit switch. Here is a diagram ...
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OpenVPN between two routers

I would like to establish OpenVPN connection between two remote routers, so I can access computers from network 1 being phisically connected to network 2. Here is what I got: Network 1 Router ...
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Strange HTTP requests from computer running Netgear Genie

I recently set up a test Nginx server on my computer, and I have been receiving some strange HTTP requests from another computer on the network: 192.168.1.114 - - [12/Jul/2015:17:12:42 +0000] "GET ...
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Is FTP on router secure?

I am using a 2TB external hard drive connected to an Asus RT-AC87U. The router can be accessed from the internet over FTP with the right username and password. My question is, that how secure is ...
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How to set Technicolor TG799vn v2 in bridge mode

Does anyone know how to set a Technicolor TG799vn v2 router in bridge mode? I can't find a place to configure it in the web interface.
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Port forwarding error on new router

I've recently gotten a new router to handle a 1GB internet connection (yes, 1GB) because my old router shouldn't be able to handle such a massive connection. But with it came a whole new lay-out and ...
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Can't connect to server on the same router

Hello! I have 2 routers. The primary router (which is also a modem. from now on I"ll call it A) and the secondary router (B from now on), which is connected to the primary router via 10 meters ...
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Cisco 2600 (xm) and Exchange 2013 External Access

I have installed and set up Exchange Server 2013 within my LAN network. I have ran into an issue accessing the ECP or OWA through the web (outside the LAN) and can't figure out why. I have made sure ...
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Setting up a second router to be a separate network

I would like to use a second router to set up a second network on my home network. The first router is plugged into our cable modem. I have that plugged via ethernet from one of the LAN ports on ...
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Firewall filter rules and traceroute

I'm trying to learn how it all goes in networking. I have a working network done by some specialists and I bought new Mikrotik router and done a new LAN in which I want to do some trial&error. So ...
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wired ethernet from wifi, using AP router

I want to connect my device that only have a rj45 port for wired ethernet and nothing else. I have several wireless routers at hand, from several manufacturers (dlink, TPlink, etc) my plan was to ...
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port forwarding with micrmax modem mmx219w wi fi plug n play modem [duplicate]

help me to find out: i m using micromax auto plug n play wi fi modem with router functionality it can provide for 8 wi fi connections. model mmx219w wi fi router. problem is: when connected to usb ...
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Ralink 5370 interfering with Wireless connection

I just bought a Ralink 5370 (brand new) and when I connect it to MY COMPUTER and start navigating (consuming bandwidth), the internet goes south. Note that it's not the internet's fault; when pinging ...
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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexagonal pattern (like thousands ...
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apache application in local computer needs to be run anywhere over internet

I'm running a apache server application in my local computer,All of computers connected to my router is able to access but a computer outside from router not able to access my application.I also ...