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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TL-R860 v5 can't ignor or forbid ping packets

Although I checked both "Ignore Ping Packet From WAN Port" and "Forbid Ping Packet From LAN Port" and rebooted the router, my TL-R860 v5 (Firmware Version: 4.8.3 Build 120308 Rel.37973n) still replies ...
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can router factory reset be compromised? [closed]

Just wondering since all the topics mention that if you believe your router is infected you should do a reset after all other methods. But I wonder if the firmware is compromised, does upgrade the ...
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Switch vs Router for Multiple WAN IPs

Our ISP provides a /27 block of IPs. I want to assign 5 IP's to one firewall, 1 IP to another firewall for now. The firewall with 5 IP's will be a Sophos XG - 1 IP will be used for internal network ...
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Can't connect HP DeskJet 3050a J610a over WPS to a new Wireless Router

I have this nifty little inkjet printer from HP, but it's unable to connect to my new wireless router ASUS RT-N12 (quite a common one). The only way to connect the printer is via WPS. So, I've tried ...
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How to fix “Possible PS or DA” issue at WiFi router?

I have a home wifi network driven by Huawei HG232f. Couple times a day it's unavailable and I have to reboot router. I'n using ubuntu 14.04. While researching a problem I found such details: While ...
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IP forwarding for kde connect

I want to forward a KDE connect connection from my desktop to an android phone, which are not in the same network. KDE connect uses the Ports 1714-1764 on tcp/udp and broadcasts to find the device in ...
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Use ADSL Modem+Router as repeater?

So I use a cable broadband connection. Now I have and old ADSL modem+router lying around, which, for some reason, has better range and stability than my new router. My old router has no option to use ...
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is this failed SIP call due to firewall or NAT?

I'm trying to find out why this call failed, with: <--- SIP read from UDP:63.247.69.226:5060 ---> SIP/2.0 100 Trying and then Everyone is busy/congested at this time (1:0/0/1) full debug ...
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Internet disconnects every 15-20 minutes for about a minute and reconnects automatically

My internet connection is ADSL2+ and it was working fine for about 2 months till couple of days ago. Now I am facing problem of disconnection every 15-20 minutes. I have tried two different routers ...
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Can I use a router to connect and transfer data between devices?

I'm thinking of a solution in which you can use a router (that does not have a current ISP) and use it to transfer data between devices. I know that routers are not normally setting up with the right ...
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Cascading routers (LAN-to-LAN) no internet access from 2nd router

I'm trying to cascade my network to get better wireless reception in my room and more LAN ports for more devices. The first/primary router (CH7486E Wireless Voice Gateway) is located in the apartment ...
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Router asking sign in to wifi when new device is connecting or disconnecting

I'm using a wifi in hostel which has around 15 users. When ever a device(both old and new) is connecting/disconnecting to the wifi, it stops the internet and asking to 'sign in to wifi'. I've ...
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Powerline AV Compatibility With Gigabit Router (D-Link DHP-311AV and DHP-308AV)

I'm now using an AC1900 Gigabit Router that came with the ISP for my FibreOptic connection. I have an existing DHP-311AV and DHP-308AV pair that I want to use to extend my network to "isolated" rooms ...
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Does FORWARD traffic that gets redirected(PREROUTING) pass through the FORWARD(filter) chain?

Good day, Does traffic that gets redirected by the nat PREROUTING chain to the localhost then still pass the FORWARD filter chain? Example: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 22 -j ...
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Windows 10 no IPv6 RA after suspend

I have noticed that a Windows 10 client sometimes does not get an IPv6 address on my network. Looking in to this I have discovered it is limited to resume after suspend. Running wireshark on the ...
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Surfboard SB6183 cable modem not working with Belkin 600N wireless router

I have a new Surfboard SB6183 cable modem which I want to use with a Belkin 600N wireless router. The SB6183 cable modem works, if I connect it to the internet COAX and to my computer. The 600N ...
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How to change log level on Zoom 5350 router?

Try as I might I cannot find it in the interface, the manual, or online. I am trying to diagnose some problem with the router; on other peoples router UI screenshots I see Error/Warning logs; however, ...
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Find routers in bridge mode on network

I have 3 routers on my network. Only one does the actual routing, the other 2 act as "switches" and wireless access points. This was accomplished by disabling DHCP and changing the IP ranges, so none ...
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Restrict network device to WAN/Internet?

In my living room I have a TV box for watching TV channels via internet. It's connected to the router with an ethernet cable. The TV box appears in the list of network devices in Windows and it ...
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Directly plugging into my modem gives connection 100% of the time, while going through my router gives connection 50% of the time [on hold]

When wiring a device to our modem, the internet is constant and at the speed we pay for. If we plug the modem into the router and try to broadcast, it will either work or it won't. I'd have to guess ...
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Get my 4G router Huawei e5172 to work on battery power

I have a Huawei LTE CPE e5172 4G router, the router have a little spot in the back for battery connection, so I went ahead and purchased a battery pack for it. The battery is charging, and there is ...
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Secure Public Wifi at Apartment with Personal Router?

I recently moved into an apartment and wifi is included in the rent; however, it is a public network for each building and is not secure. I currently own a router but I do not know how to use it to ...
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Cannot ping second IP on same NIC

So I have decided to get into running a home server running Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 (DHCP, DNS and AD DS) in VMWare using a bridged connection to a router without any internet access. ...
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What determines the speed of WD MyCloud?

How does this work? Do I store files on it, then have access to them everywhere? So if not at home, the speed will be determined by download. But if I am at home, will I have to download them?
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What should I worry about if my router's WiFi password was leaked? [closed]

If someone had learned my WiFi password I understand that they could use this to use my WiFi connection. I have a few questions: Would they have to be within a certain distance of my router to use ...
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IPv6 routing failing

I am trying to setup a lab IPv6 network, and I am proceeding in the following way. I have a device, which needs an IPv6 global address. I have configured my Windows-10 laptop to be an access point ...
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Why doesn't nmap show SIP ports open for this router?

SIP calls on from demo_bob to demo_alice on Asterisk had no sound, so I opened ports on the NetGear WNR1000v2 - N150 Wireless Router: # Service Type Port IP 1 IP_Phone 6670-6670 192....
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gateway on IP1, DHCP/DNS on IP2 -> network down

My gateway has IP 10.10.10.1, and I am trying to get a Windows Server (10.10.10.2) to provide DHCP and DNS services. I have set up DHCP and DNS in the Windows server, and disabled them in the router (...
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Bandwidth limiter in Tomato (by Shibby) does not work

My device is Linksys E1200V2 and it previously ran tomato-E1200v2-NVRAM64K-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-137-Max but the bandwidth limiter won’t work. So I Googled around and found a couple threads that said ...
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use a dd-wrt powered router or server to overide DHCP then intercept and controll data [on hold]

I have a shared internet connection here and for quite a while now one or two computers have been dragging it down consistently. having used software like arcai's netcut this is manageable to some ...
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TP-LInk archer C2 DSL connection

I am using a DSL connection for my broadband, when I plug the cable into the blue port labeled internet, It doesn't connect to the broadband like a normal Hub would do, I am aware that I probably need ...
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Unable to reach the AlienWareArena Sign-in page, too many redirects

Whenever I try to get onto the sign-in page on Alienwarearena.com (NA and EU both) I get the error "The page isn't redirecting properly" on Firefox and "The na.alienwarearena.com page isn’t working" ...
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Diagnosing router network bottleneck

I have a weird network issue. I have the Bell Hub 2000 router and there seems to be a massive bottleneck. If I’m transferring files from the NAS to my PC (tops out at 10 MB/s which is not normal) and ...
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Two NIC using computer as switch

|====| FiOS Switch/LB6M | | [_...__...°]------>[_...__...°] ----->|____| Desktop / Ubuntu | | W1 | | | W2 | | | | | ...
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Not able to setup DDNS in the wireless router

I recently bought ASUS RT-AC51U. So, I tried to setup DDNS in the router to create a VPN. But when I tried to setup DDNS, it is showing this error: "The wireless router currently uses a private ...
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Ethernet goes “ Limited” when I want to share my connection [duplicate]

I have created a hosted network from my computer connected with a cable to ethernet, but whenever I go to the Wi-Fi adapter to anable the sharing in order to connect my phone with using the shared Wi-...
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Why aren't my ports opening on my UBNT airrouter?

I'm trying to start running a server at home and I've setup the ports on the router like this: internal IP: 192.168.1.111 internal port: UDP 9987 external Port: 9987 source and external IP/mask: 0.0.0....
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TP-link w8968 Connection issues

I am facing a wierd issue. It is that my router keeps dropping connection with the devices. Details: I keep a tab in laptop for Tp link home page which keeps on refreshing in a while. Many of the ...
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Verizon Actiontec MI424WR - No communication between wired and wireless network

I have a Verizon-branded Actiontec MI424WR wireless modem/router. Machines connected to the router over WiFi can communicate with each other. Machines connected to the router over Ethernet can ...
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Email any event occuring on my router

I own a TP-LINK WR841N router, which all my family members have access to (they know the password of the web interface). What I want is that every time someone logs in or a password is changed an ...
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linux wifi work only if reboot with “sudo reboot” after restarting “/etc/init.d/networking”

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 on a Dell computer. I have iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode as the firmware. My Ubuntu mysteriously started having wifi problems after the family got a new ...
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Can I transfer my wifi to another house? [closed]

I'm staying at a relatives house for vacation but they do not have wifi. I have wifi at my house, If I take my router and plug in my equipment will I get internet access?
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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Alias for IPs in the home LAN network

Is it possible to assign a readable string alias to an IP address like 192.168.1.1? Maybe something like this: 192.168.1.1 -> router.home or 192.168.1.22 -> printer.home There is no need ...
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Configure a DD-WRT router as a FTP server

Router Model Buffalo WZR-1750DHP Firmware Version DD-WRT v3.0-r29968M std (06/17/16) Kernel Version Linux 4.4.13 #950 SMP 2016 armv7l Disk Info /dev/sda1 Block device, size 3.639 TiB (4000785104896 ...
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iptables prevent lan access from another router

I have two Tomato firmware routers setup. Router X is connected to the internet via it's WAN port. The router Y's WAN is connected to router X's LAN1 port. I'd like to restrict router Y so that it ...
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I cant detect my TP-LINK router after windows 10 update

Before Windows 10 update, I was able to detect my TP-LINK Router but after the updates, I can no longer see my TP-LINK Router in the Wi-Fi list. Everybody else in my network can detect this router ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...