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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Configuring wireless router to give priority to particular computer

I have a DLINK DIR-651 and I'm wondering if it's possible to configure it so that one particular computer gets priority. In other words it gets more bandwidth. What would be the steps to take? I tried ...
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How to monitor electrical parameters of acting UTP cable?

I suspect my provider attacks my router by wrong electrical parameters. How to catch it? My reasoning is follows: I have dual WAN router and have it randomly self reboot when one of ISPs connected. ...
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I changed the IP address on my router and now can't access the web interface

I changed the IP address on my bt home hub 5 router from 192.168.1.254 to 192.168.0.254 because I was trying to connect to an IP camera - big mistake. Now I can connect to the router but there is no ...
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Identify the device if it is hub, switch, router or gateway

If you are given two hosts which are connected via a blackbox which you dont know. How can you recognize that blackbox as hub, switch, router or gateway without using any additional device or host? ...
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How to find weak link in internet setup?

It seems quite a few packets get lost on their way through my wireless setup, but I can't figure out what's the problem. I suspect the packets either get lost between my two wireless routers (one is a ...
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OpenWRT and iptables: redirect all traffic from ip1 to ip2

I'm aware of other questions with the same topic, but I couldn't get it to work. I'd like to forward inside my local network all traffic from ip1 to ip2. Only from inside the network, no outside. I ...
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Amazonaws blocked by modem?

since some time i have the following problem: I can't download a .exe file (in my case the "Minecraft.exe" file) from s3.amazonaws. It does not work on 2 laptops, which are connected with a Vodafone ...
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Cannot connect to or ping network printer

I've just bought my first network printer and I'm having problems setting it up. I've walked through the setup procedure, and it's correctly connected to my home wifi, and it can connect to the ...
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Policy Based Routing - DD-WRT

I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on a NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900. My intention is the flash the device with DD-WRT and set up an OpenVPN connection through it (I am currently outside of the states ...
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IP filtering on a router

I enabled IP filtering on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, and added a single rule blocking Google's homepage address 212.179.180.117: But, it seems to have no effect: I can still access this IP ...
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What happens when I plug a router into another router?

I've recently switched ISPs, and the new one provided me with a modem (that what you call those things?) that doubles as a router. I used a router on my previous ISP for wireless networking, but I've ...
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Bypass home router firewall [closed]

I have a roommate who is sometimes allowed to use my internet connection. When he needs access to the home network, I simply go into the router settings and remove his hostname (roommate-PC) from the ...
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Enter public IP into browser and prompt for login to router?

I was trying to lookup my IP address in google based off what was shown in an IRC chat. I put it in the URL input in chrome expecting to search google but instead received a login prompt for my ...
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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 ...
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how can i forward requests to my own IP address to a local IP address in my network (possibly using named)?

My setup I have a linux server running in my basement. I currently have my router looking to that server for DNS lookup, so I can use named to spoof a bunch of domain names to point to my local ...
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How to properly cascade a Netgear router (using Tomato) with the ISP router/modem (Orange Livebox)?

I've been using my ISP's modem/router which is an Orange Livebox for the past. I now bought a Netgear WNR3500lv2 and installed Tomato (similar to DD-WRT) in order to have more configuration options ...
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Router based VPN through single Ethernet port or easy on/off

I've recently moved out of the USA. Before my move I signed up for a VPN service. I've been searching for a way to enable network-level VPN for all my devices through my router. It seem easy enough ...
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Creating a whitelist of websites on the router

I have a home network using a Siemens SL2-141 ADSL router. Is there a way to tell the router to allow only specific websites, for example, to protect kids using the computers from harmful sites? I ...
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Know the MAC address in the network without touching the router

I'm new to network programming and I don't know if this is the right place where to ask. I have a small router with a proprietary control panel (= no openwrt or similar). I'd like to know ...
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How to make laptop (mac) to function as a router (with DHCP off)?

My ISP allows connecting only two devices. The MAC addresses of both my devices (MacBook Pro laptop and iPad) are registered with them. The problem is that I do not have a router, and the internet I ...
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Unable to reach access point

I followed these instructions to setup my Access Point. My Router is reachable via Wireless but non of my devices pick up any signal from the Access Point. The name simply doesn't show up. The ...
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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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VLAN configuration

I'm trying to understand how VLAN works and how to configure VLAN in a switch and Linux box attached to it. Basically, I understood theoretically how a switch handles VLANs and trunking. Although, ...
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Cannot connect to webserver from outside LAN

I am running the Django development server on a computer at home on 0.0.0.0:80. I am also running an SSH service on port 22. I have configured my router (Virgin Media Superhub 2 with external IP ...
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Virtual Router how to share dail up connection?

I was trying to share my dial up connection to a android device using Virtual Router. I connected dial up. But I cant find it on Virtual Router Manager: Also tried MyPublicWiFi. I could see the ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Port forward cisco

I have an application that is forwarded to port 2090 and port 88, and would like to forward these two ports to a single port 80 on a Cisco router using telnet. I have entered access-list 111 permit ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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Regestry edited but still no IPForwarding

A simplified view of the current setup: Host A1: 192.168.1.2 Host A2: 192.168.2.2 Host B: 192.168.1.1, 192.168.2.1, 192.168.10.1 Device C: 192.168.10.2 a bit more detailed: Host B, A1 and A2 ...
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Use router as external high powered Wi-Fi adapter

I need a powerful external Wi-Fi adapter for a couple of days. I heard that some types of router support this mode, allowing me to connect the router to my notebook and just use it as an external ...
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Wired network on computer to wifi

I just got myself a wifi capable cell phone, but I dont have a wireless internet at home. I do have a wired unlimited internet connection on my computer, and I wonder whether there is any gadget that ...
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Opening port 80 in router has no results

A friend of mine has a ADSL modem and I need to forward some ports. I have already forwarded the 1521 port (Oracle) and it's working fine. Now I need to forward the port 80. I already set up his IIS ...
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IP camera's multicast/RTSP conflicting with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi?

Here at our business we have a Netgear R7000 running DD-WRT. I have been slowly adding IP cameras which I run using Blue Iris software. The last camera I bought (which is NOT a wireless camera), when ...
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Pinhole Conflicts

I am trying to write a simpler client server program, using my laptop as the server and several Android devices as clients. The server listens on a port (say, 5902) until a client tries to connect. ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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Some websites load only text parts [closed]

I'm having a problem loading some websites like Pintrest and Twitter when connected to through my router, either wired or wireless. Only textual parts of the sites loads. If I connect to Internet ...
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Cisco RV016 dual WAN and VPN setup

I have a VPN of several RV016 routers and I want to set some of them with 2 ISPs. I plug the two ISP cables in WAN 1 and 2 ports and configure the router to "Intelligent Balancer(Auto Mode)". It works ...
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DNS server at router level vs. computer level

I've three questions. Is it better/faster/optimal to set up your server's preferred and alternate DNS servers in your OS's network settings or in your router settings? Will it cause problems if it ...
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Would a switch be covered by a router's firewall

So... Hopefully; this is the right place for this question. I need more Ethernet ports on my home network. Sadly, we already have an old router connected to the main router and we still need more ...
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I have split my PPPoE connection with an Ethernet switch and now I am getting the same speed in both PC simultaneously. why is that?

Not that I am complaining or anything, its just that I am overwhelmed! I have a PC and a laptop and a Netgear 5 port Fast Ethernet Switch. I connected both of my computers to the switch and started ...
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Networking Logs for MAC Addresses

I wanted to ask a multi-part question. Does Comcast Cable Internet services record MAC Addresses of the Router behind the cable modem. I know they record it for the modem itself. But is there a ...
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Port forwarding when router and modem are separate

I am using two different devices for connecting to the Internet. I have a Motorola modem and a DLink router, and get my Internet connection from Comcast. Now I am trying to enable port forwarding to ...
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Connect USB hard drive to wireless router on RJ45 port? Possible?

just a quick story behind. I was trying to set up wireless networked hard drive at home. My wireless router doesn't take USB. I am considering few options. First i was considering to get something ...
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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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Port Forwarding a Specific Port (e.g. 22)

I'm still confused about establishing an SSH connection (port 22) between two computers on different internal networks. For example: I am on my computer with internal IP address IIP-1, connected to ...
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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 ...
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How to make DD-WRT router's (configured like a repeater) devices be accessible on LAN? (i.e. integrate DHCP for both routers)

I have a D-Link DIR-600-A1 router running DD-WRT (using the 601's firmware: except for the model number, they are near identical). It has an Atheros chip, so there is no "repeater" option. You can ...
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Creating an ad-hoc wireles network on a router

My router is a Wag200g with openwag firmware. My laptop is connected to the university's internet through an ethernet cable and i have to set the browser proxy settings to connect. I want to create an ...
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How to set up wireless external hard drive at home?

I am looking for a wireless external hard drive at home and needing some advice. I started googling yesterday and thought WD My Cloud seems pretty good. Before I make an impulse purchase, i read ...
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My NetGear router suddenly started showing limited access for all wifi connected laptops

I have netgear n300 router which I had installed about 6 months back. Here is how the setup is, I have a local internet provider by the name of "Hathway" they have this modem which is in turn ...