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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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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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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router not responding for a few minutes?

I'm encountering a couple of time a what seems to be an internet deconnection. Basicaly for a couple of minutes I can't access internet then everything get fine for a couple of hours. I thought ...
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Reply from *VPN IP Address*: Destination host unreachable. Request timed out

I have a device attached to my Netgear router (recording device with an HDD). The IP is the first in the below image: I have a VPN IP set up for it. The getter command for it returns VPN IP 10.31....
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Disabled network card and turn off Network Discovery so why is Windows still looking for network or connection?

I am confused and this is driving me crazy: I have two network drives attached to a network router that connects to my computer via LAN/Ethernet. Every time the computer reboots, it takes about 5 ...
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How does my ISP knows that I am sharing my internet connection? and how to bypass it?

I am in a student residence hall.There is one ethernet socket in the room. I can connect my laptop to the cable, but how can I get internet in my iPad? It will be good to have internet on both of ...
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Why can't I access my EC2-hosted website from my LAN? DNS resolves to correct IP

I am trying to access my website (which is hosted on an Amazon EC2 instance) from my LAN in any browser but it does not work from any of my computers, except my iPad (which is definitely using my WiFi)...
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D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 D Link Cloud Router do not connect to internet

I have recently purchased Dlink 600L router, but my router do not connect to internet. Whenever I click on connect, the connection can not be established. Log is generated as something like WAN tried ...
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Cannot access srx220 router from browser

I can't access my SRX220 Juniper router from any browser. It hangs for a long time and shows a message like No data Received I can access it through cli prompt and can see the logs. All web ...
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Static Route to only one computer

Hi guys is there anyway to have my router statically route to only one address and continue to dynamically route to wireless clients? Ideally what I would like is for my linux server to constantly ...
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Will connect to network and internet, but doesn't identify local network

I have a router connected to the cable modem which provides internet access. All wi-fi connections are working fine. I just connected a laptop to the router (via cable) and it identified the local ...
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Can't connect to netgear N750 router used as bridge for FiOS router

A long time ago I set up my netgear router as a bridge for my main router, using some ethernet cables and ethernet-over-power adapters. I set the netgear router's ip to 192.168.1.2 so it wouldn't ...
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Asus N56JR keeps dropping the Wireless from time to time on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus N56JR which is a nice device except for the Wireless. Since the beginning it loses the connection to my router from time to time. Since I have another mobile device with Wireless ...
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I consider to modify my Wifi router Getnet GR-724W with OpenWrt to work with chanel 14

In Europe, we are allowed to use wifi channels up to 13. I didn't find anything that work on 2484 GHz(channel 14)in Europe.This channel is allowed in Japan. I consider to modify my Wifi router Getnet ...
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My Internet Connection Randomly Drops Off

I've been facing this problem for a while now, and no solution can solve this. My internet randomly drops off. It's very irregular, really. There are times when it stays days without dropping and ...
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Are public IPs in my Tomato router device list something to worry about?

My ISP was recently bought out (O2 by Sky UK) and I have been forced from PPPoE to PPPoA. I've set up a a PPPoA relay using a function on an old TP-Link router I had called "PPP IP Extension", which ...
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Using dnsspoof to provide fake DNS results in offline LAN

I have a local network consisting of two virtual machines (for testing purposes). Both run Debians. I'll refer to them as A and B. My goal is to have A act as 'whole of Internet' for B (for HTTP ...
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Disable default gateway on router

I have a router that I'm connecting to a laptop through ethernet, this router is acting as an access point for other devices. At the same time I'm connecting to the internet through wifi. I achieved ...
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Y Routing two routers and networking computer between them

I'm trying to set up a network with two routers (or one router one ap) in my building for work. I cannot access the modem because it's in another part of the building, but it's wired to the front and ...
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Google Chrome redirecting router request to port 81

When I browse to 192.168.0.1, Chrome redirects me to 192.168.0.1:81 and obviously the page doesn't load. Something's gone wonky but I don't know what. The problem doesn't happen in Firefox or IE and ...
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cascade routers. Cant acces second router configuration

I'm configuring two router to have the same network ir order to access to an arm board throught ssh. First thing I done is set the main router with ip "172.26.0.1", mask "255.255.255.0" and gateway "...
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WakeUpLan, WakeOnLan not working on windows

images here http://imgur.com/a/D0NrB#0 I've enabled both ticks on Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (magic packet etc), I've set up static ip through ipv4 (I also use public google dns) I am using ...
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Port forwarding on a slave router

I'm having a little struggle with the situation below. First I'll explain the basic setup which used to work: Wireless 4-port LAN router from the internet company Static IP for an IP Camera NAT port ...
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configure D-link Dir-300

I have a D-link DIR-300 router, but I am having problems configuring it on my network because I do not know what is my network type. So in order to connect to my network through mac, I need to enter ...
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Attemp to access WAMP server from other devices on network gives 403 forbidden

I set up a WAMP server on my main PC. I have files in the www directory, and can see the results via localhost. The problem is, I am not able to access the server via the server IP from even the ...
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i can conect to my ddns server from my lan but i cant from the web

i have a dlink router that support DDNS and i use dlinkddns.com, i also forwarded port on my router, but on my router i have not a public internet ip so my ISP have a router i think and they ...
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What ephemeral ports do Steam & Valve games use?

I need to know exactly which ports are ephemeral so that I can create QoS rules. This page doesn't state which are ephemeral. I know that some of those ports such as 28960 are static ephemeral ports.
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rt-n66u - restore to factory settings

I have an Asus RT N66U router that has been hacked (I do not know how yet). The idea is that I have tried to access the administration panel with no success, also restoring to factory settings but ...
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Two computers using the same internet connection, both worked fine, suddenly one starts to lose nearly all packets to router

Two computers are located right next to each other, both are connected to the internet (same internet connection name/channel) but one has an extremely bad connection such that I can barely visit a ...
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Internet access stops after 25 minutes during the day, works fine all night.

My internet access stops working every 25 minutes (exactly 25 minutes) between 10am and 7:30pm. The only thing that fixes this problem temporarily is unplugging both my modem and router, then plugging ...
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Configure a Linksys WRT54G with dd-wrt for bridged client

I am looking to tether my phone's Wifi hotspot to a Linksys WRT54G flashed with dd-wrt. I need to provide wired access to several devices that have no Wifi. Is this possible to do without a PC running ...
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Very low speed rates on home network via Samba

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. I wanted to send a movie from my PC and got really low speed rates - around 300kbps. I have TP-LINK TD-W8960N router. The server ...
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Trying to connect two computers to a switch, but I get “cable unplugged” in the second one

I have a modem-router, and I connected a switch to it. Then I connected a machine running Fedora 20 to the switch, and it said "cable unplugged". Restarting various services didn't help. Then I ...
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Accessing Internet via Two Wireless Access Point

I have three modem at home. One of them is getting internet from electricity from my house and can't be used as a wireless modem. And I have another one, getting internet from the first one, ---DHCP ...
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Home wifi network (extended) dropping internet connectivity

Just as the title states, my home wifi network drops internet connectivity every once in a while. Network setup: Modem/Router solution Thomson Technicolor Gateway TG799vn v2 (ISP handed it to me) ...
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D-Link 6850U dropping LAN connections

My router seems to be dropping connections briefly on the LAN side. I say this because a) My ISP reports no interruptions and b) I'm seeing interruption both with VPN connections and with watching ...
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ubuntu server static IP and network connection problems

I have a Motorola SURFboard SBG901 Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (SBG901), (note this product is a router and modem). I have a cable line coming from Time Warner plugged into this product. I then ...
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Configuring multiple network interfaces on a Debian server

I have a Debian server and 2 networks: eth0 or the cabled network which should provide access to other computers on the LAN wlan0 which should provide internet access The router for wlan0 is a ...
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Creating a router “spreader”

So at my room at home, I have 2 extra computers, with like 1gb ram on each. I have the router on the other side of the wall, where a ethernat cable cannot reach it. It has to go through a wall first. (...
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Inactive wireless -> disconnect, why?

My computer disconnects from the wireless Internet whenever I'm inactive for like 5 or 10 minutes. How can I fix this? Do I have to change some settings in my phone/computer (ping)? How to do that? ...
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Port forwarding : open port without any response

I've been playing around with my router recently to be able to access my localhost (ran by xampp) from outside. I've managed to open ports 80 and 443 and I've confirmed it with http://www.yougetsignal....
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Routing control feature

I am not sure what this feature is called or how to ask if a router has it or not, so I will describe it with the hope someone can tell me what it would be called, I have a network with two routers, ...
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Can't load certain websites, but everything else works

As of this morning, I suddenly can't reach certain sites at all, but all other sites load fine. The sites that don't load are major sites like CNN.com, ATT.com, etc., so they're certainly not ...
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How can I change my modem to not login

You probably didn't understand the title at all because I don't know what would be the best way to express this: I have got an ADSL connection going through my modem to the main router because I want ...
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Laptop behind cascaded router can't ping server

My network is set up thusly: DD-WRT is connected via wire to DD-NETGEAR LAN-to-LAN. My problem is the laptop can't talk to the server and vice versa. Both machines can talk to everything else (via ...
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Some devices kill my network

So I've got a Rostelecom branded Sagemcom F@ST 2804 router and some of my devices just kill my network. For example iPhone 5S does. As soon as iPhone connects to the WiFi shared by the router, the ...
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Reliable Connection PPTP VPN to DD-WRT Router

I have set up a PPTP server connection so I can connect to a DD-WRT router remotely. I have set up the connection on my computer by using the "Connect to a Workplace" feature in Windows 8. I was ...
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Weird Network Issue…I have no clue what to do next

Last year I had a very weird issue that every few hours I would get huge pings(1700ms+) and my 15mbps connection would to like < than 1 mbps download and like 0.25 Upload. All devices on my network ...
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Can not upload Windows 7

I can not upload any file from my PC (not as mail attachments, dropbox uploads, etc...) Everything was good a few days ago, but now I can't upload anything (because of this also pages load slow). I ...
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Accessing a device over ICS from the host

(Originally on NetworkEngineering, but I was redirected here.) I have a laptop connected to a Wi-Fi network, which shares its Wi-Fi network over an Ethernet cable to another router. That router then ...