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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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 ...
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2 PC's One Switch

I have a router with a switch (a) and a pc (1) then a run of ethernet from switch (a) to another switch (b) with 2 pc's (2 & 3) I can ping from PC 2 to PC 1 But can't ping from PC 3 to PC 1. ...
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My iBall Baton router has suddenly blocked a single particular website for no apparent reason. How can I access that site again?

I have had this router for several years and never had trouble accessing any site until a few days ago. Suddenly I can no longer access anywherenanytime.com I CAN access the site if I connect ...
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Laptop Wifi freezing router

I have a laptop that I just purchased used. It came with just windows 7 and NONE of the laptop specific drivers. I was unable to connect to the internet to get the drivers, so I downloaded them from ...
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VPN into Cisco/Linksys router

I just recently bought a Linksys EA6200 router and I would like to know if there is any VPN functionality built into the router. What I'd like to do: - Connect into a VPN network managed by my router ...
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Netgear WNDR4000 open port 53

Why is port 53 open on the WAN side of the router? And more importantly how do I close it? Port 53 is not one of my forwarded ports. Discovered by doing nmap -pT:1-64 <my-external-IP> -Pn ...
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Wifi not working after a few minutes

I'm using a few MacBooks and iPads connected to a router via WiFi. The problem is that a few minutes after they connect via WiFi the connection stops working. This happens on all devices. I went into ...
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Laptop unable to connect to the router

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router, which is working fine for all the phones in the house, as well as one laptop and a desktop. I factory reset one of my laptops because it was getting slow and filled ...
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Port forwarding not working with IIS Express

Right. This could be posted on either StackOverflow or here, becuz the scenario I'm working with involves both network settings and IIS configuration, but I'm posting here since I guess that's where ...
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Forum Spambot for Changing OpenDNS Settings on a Timer

I have read again and again the request for OpenDNS to incorporate a time restriction feature. From what I understand, they can't because of something about caching. I loaded DD-WRT firmware on my ...
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Two Wireless Routers - network hangs once in a while

I've setup two wireless routers at my place with the same SSID, different channels: Cisco EPC3928AD is 192.168.150.1, cable in, has DHCP server on with client IP range starting at .10. Sitecom X6 N900 ...
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Strange DNS makes bogus addresses reach my internet providers IIS server

When I type an address that doesn't exist in web-browser "aidjaoihahg" and press enter I come to my Internet Providers IIS server. It is an IIS 8 default website with IIS8 logo etc. ...
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Routing multiple static IPs to a single websever, hosting multiple sites

I inherited this network configuration from previous employees. Essentially we have fourteen static IPs assigned by our service provider, the current modem/router correctly passes the information into ...
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Intermittently disconnected from the Internet. Bridged cable modem

After I recently had my cable modem company (Shaw) bridge their cable modem with my router, because their Cisco DPC3825 works so poorly on its own, I occasionally cannot connect to the Internet. I ...
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Can't access my router via 192.168.0.1 any more

I can't access the router any more via the normal IP. I used to access it through 192.168.0.1. The reason why I can't just reset the router is that it would change the outside IP address from my ...
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public computers open to all employees in our inhouse library - Need to register the downloads

users login with a guest account, in fact it's an auto login, anyone can use these computers in our inhouse library, I've been asked by security to log what they download, but also since it's ...
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Internet access point pecularities

So I just had this really weird problem come up. I have this really weird setup because of a few factors. My TV/Internet arrive via the same ethernet. The TV part is very finicky when it comes to ...
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Configure wireless router to only allow web access

I have a (very common inexpensive) wireless Cisco router at the office where I work. The manager wanted to know if there's a way to configure the router to allow only web access. How would I go about ...
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Share ADSL connection and control bandwidth

As the title mentions, I need to split up my ADSL Internet to share with a neighbour, and I want to cap their bandwidth use. I have two different routers that I can use if it helps: Asus dsl n10e ...
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Bridging a Modem with a Static IP from an ISP

I have setup a headless linux server running: 22, 80, 1194 (udp) and it's also running a DHCP server and does all of the ip assigning. Starting off, I was simply trying to port forward all incoming ...
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Need advice about preventing my LaCie Cloudbox to get assigned a new IP with every reboot or shut down - as it messes up port-forwarding

Hi there you sweet good people. I have this so called VDSL connection – and got this absolutely WONDERFUL technicolor (TG589vn v2) router to use (I hope everyone did spot the sarcasm ;-). I just ...
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How to view all connections through Router

So what I need to know is how find out who has been visiting what websites when through the router. It is similar to being able to History on browsers, but people can clear their history, or use ...
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Windows randomly reidentifies network connection

I run into problem when my laptop randomly drop wireless network connection and attempts to reconnect to it, in other words if you would look at network status it would change from Connected - ...
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How to setup Internet gateway Windows Server 2008 by Routing and Remote Access

Server has 2 NICs: One (WAN) connected to ISP: IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 87.110.xxx.xx Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.240 Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ...
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All torrents time out; no firewall activated

I'm having trouble with torrents. I use transmission and all my trackers give the errors "peer list request timed out" and "tracker did not respond". I query if the port is open (Edit > Preferences > ...
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Is it possible to communicate two networks without being dual nat?

I have two separate networks, at two different locations, each with there own internet, connected with a nanobridge(lan/lan). I have both networks set statically so that they aren't always crossing ...
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Wifi randomly drops on Windows 8 laptop

First of all, I did a lot of research on this problem, and I wasn't able to come to any helpful conclusion. I've finally decided that I need advice from those who might know where to look. So don't ...
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How to enable internet access from multiple computers simultaneously using Cisco Linksys WRT54GH?

My desktop connects to the internet using a broadband connection modem. Between my desktop and ISP-provided modem I have connected a Cisco Linsys WRT54GH wireless router. My laptop can also connect to ...
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NoIP DNS for virtual machine under router

I have computer which runs Windows(Host OS). vmware(on Windows) runs ubuntu as Guest OS. My router gives Windows Host OS ip 192.168.0.2, Ubuntu Guest OS ip 192.168.0.128 Router forwards packets on 80 ...
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Can't get IP on Windows 7 after (even more) extensive troubleshooting

I posted here a while back about a problem pulling an IP from my router's DHCP on a Windows 7 machine. Since posting that message, I've taken even more drastic steps, but I still can't pull and ...
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Is it possible to do Network Security and Administration on Windows?

I am the 'wizz' of my flatshare. We have around 6-10 attached devices at any given time connected to a Netgear DGN1000 router. By 'Network Security and Administration' I mean things like: monitoring ...
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Bridge won't connect to Hotspot

I am a rabbi and we just built a new building. We are trying to get the network set up. I am having trouble configuring my Ethernet Router to function with my AT&T Hotspot. I purchased an ...
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Limited connectivity issues in network, need help sorting out the root cause

I have an issue with our house network that I can't figure out how to solve. I'll try to detail the symptoms as best I can, but please feel free to ask me for clarifications and I'll try to find any ...
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Can not reach web server from outside local network

I have a web server running on my laptop. No problem accessing it within the network in my home by a local ip (e.g 10.0.0.3) or by the laptop name. However, from the outside it can not be reached (by ...
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Can connect through WiFi but not through LAN

My sysadmin recently passed away very suddenly so we're in a bind here. Network is not working. Strangely we can connect through WiFi but not through LAN. Our network is a maze of switches and hubs ...
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Netgear won't block Xbox Live

I want to kick someone off my wireless. They're using the Xbox. I can't use the xbox in anyway way. I only have access to my router. First, I tried blocking all the ports xbox live uses. That didn't ...
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Router showing established connection between 2 external IP's

I have been getting weird network issues on my ADSL router the last few days, seemingly getting flooded. My ISP-assigned IP is 105.x.x.x. I have noted the following entries in ip_conntrack: tcp 6 ...
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How to Factory Reset a Canon Pixma MG3100 Printer?

I bought a Canon Pixma MG3100 series Wireless Printer+Scanner in around June/July this year. I had been using it since then and everything was great... then I had to change my Wireless Router ...
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Separate MAC Filtering Rules for Each Frequency in Linksys EA2700-RM

I recently bought a Linksys EA2700-RM router for my home. I have set up the 5GHz network, the 2.4GHz network and the Guest network. My 5GHz network is for highest priority devices, the 2.4GHz network ...
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Setting up Subnetwork for Free Wifi Only

I have a Linksys WRT-54GL router (192.168.0.1/24) with DHCP enabled (DHCP-Start: 192.168.0.80 - DHCP-End: 192.168.0.180). = NETWORK (A) In this network are office computers. I want to add to this ...
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Prevent disabling wifi when connected using Ethernet

I am using a Dell Vostro N1550 Laptop with 1702 WLAN card and has internet connection over Ethernet I need to share my internet connection with my mobile ( BlackBerry Q5) When I created an Ad-hoc ...
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Configuring wireless adsl modem/router to work as router

My ISP has given me a wired broadband connection(adsl). I bought a new wireless adsl modem-router(dlink 2750u). I contacted ISP to check How I can install my new router. They said it wont work because ...
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WiFi router dropping out in short periods

I work and live on an offshore installation. I have an internet connect in my cabin which has worked fine for the last year. Only yesterday, the wireless router I have connected (Tenda W150N), loses ...
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How do I broadcast desktop internet using wireless router

I need to broadcast desktop internet connection using Linksys E900 router. When I put desktop ethernet cable into internet port of router, router is not detected by the system. However, I have been ...
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Belkin N150 F7D1301 acting weird

I got a belkin n150 basic router F7D1301 last September (2012) but since yesterday it's acting strange. I returned home and my phone wasn't able to find the router so I restarted the router and the ...
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Can not log into DD-WRT web GUI (but ssh!) after openVPN changes

I am running the vpn version of DD-WRT on my Linksys WRT54G. All worked great until I went into the web GUI and changed an IP address within the VPN settings. After I clicked Apply Settings I wasn't ...
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Internet connection slows/hangs intermittently

Over the last few days I've been having internet connectivity problems. The connection seems to hang for a random length of time, up to about 1 minute. This happens at random intervals, the shortest ...
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Playing multiplayer Age of Empires stopped working after switching to new router ASUS RT-N66U

Playing this old game has never been a problem while my LAN was setup with an old DLINK WBR-2310. I recently switched to a powerful router, the ASUS RT-N66U. Everything goes well on the LAN. Windows ...
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Can not assign a specific ip under lan

in LAN under router there is static ips are configured, all connections are working properly and internet also is working very well, except a specific ip which is "192.168.2.2" which was working ...
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Bypass bug in router's IP address assignment

I have an laptop running Ubuntu connected to my home network. My home network connects to the outside world through a NETGEAR CG3000 gateway that acts as a DHCP server. My laptop normally uses a ...