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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Best way to set up internet/network where apartments are on the same LAN

This might be a common situation but I couldn't find anything that provided a clear answer. I moved into an apartment complex. All the apartments are on a LAN sharing the same Internet connection. I ...
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Circumventing a router - sort of

I am trying to attach an IP camera to a router at a clients premises. the network is using a static IP address as they host their own web site. When I attach the camera I cannot access the rtsp feed. ...
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Can't connect to WiFi, but can with cable

I'm using Windows 7 32-bit, Toshiba Portege laptop. I want to connect to the WiFi, usually I can do that easily. But, I don't know.. maybe when I tried to install a Microsoft Research: Mesh Virtual ...
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Will the dd-wrt Big build run on my Linksys WRT54GL?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL access point acting as a NAT router, with the inside network being my house's wireless and the outside network being a point-to-point link to my DSL gateway. My ISP is Telmex ...
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ZyWall USG 200 assigning many IPs to one device

Running a network behind a ZyWall USG 200. Our subnet has around 100-110 devices connected at any particular time. Recently some users were having trouble with getting a DHCP address (keep getting ...
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Should a port scan from the WAN side return any open port on a new router (TP-Link ER6020)?

I purchased a new router (TP-Link ER6020), turned it on and connected my computer to it. The router is running in NAT mode, I did not change a setting (despite providing dsl authentication details). ...
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How to provide Wi-Fi coverage in a larger house

I asked this question in Network Engineering. I was asked by the moderator to post here: I've moved into a larger house and I find that my Netgear N600's range is not sufficient to cover the entire ...
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Share USB 3G internet through a router but keep the local network access

I'm working on Ubuntu and I was able to share my USB dongle internet through a router by connecting my Ethernet output directly to the WAN port of the router and choosing in IPv4 Setting the Method ...
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What happens when a spoofed source IP packet emerges out of a private network with NATing

Suppose as a attacker i want to have a Ping or SYN Flood attack that floods a server with Pings/SYNs .. If i change the source IP of the packets generated at my machine of the packets to a ...
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The setting to connect one router to another, how?

I want to be able to watch Netflix outside US via Chromecast, and for this, I will need to setup some static route rules. For this purpose I bought a second router, my Internet-modem-router ...
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Mobile Broadband, Windows, Router routing

I have a DGN2200v4 router (192.168.0.1), connecting 3 PCs. DHCP is enabled by default. One pc have a wifi broadband modem connected to internet (10.220.3.6) let say, router DHCP ip (192.168.0.2). I ...
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Monitor my home traffic by using my PC as man-in-the-middle (2 routers)

I'd like to monitor my network at home. The monitoring should be done by by Wireshark and etc. My modem is connected to Edimax BR-6524N which share the internet wirelessly. PC is connected to the ...
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Wireless Router Downloads Kill my Internet

So I run on a standard Charter Internet, 30 MBPS. Anytime I download something though, via steam or battle.net my internet completely drops out and only focuses on the download - which is only 1.1MB/s ...
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Manage (View & Update) Internal IP address of IIS

How do I figure out the the internal IP address of IIS on the individual PCs? I have two PCs with IIS (vv 7.5 and 8) on them - I need to configure port forwarding on the router, such that external ...
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Is it my computer's fault that I can't connect to the internet?

I have a connection problem I can't solve, and I'm in Korea so there's a language-barrier regarding tech-support. If this question is inappropriate for this site, let me know and I will move it. I ...
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Do access points not make the speed slower?

In the article, http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?p=1605297#p1605297, it says: Wireless Access Point - a device that attaches to a wired network to allow wireless clients. Usually has a ...
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WIFI router configurations

I have installed a virtual server on my PC linked to internet via static IP. But whenever I try to access server through net via static IP, it takes me to the router login page. Can anyone help me in ...
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How to call something between a bridge and a router?

A proper router: Different IP subnetworks each sides; Sends packets from single MAC address; Does not require promiscuous mode; Broadcasts are not usually propogated; Maintains table of IP-MAC ...
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Can I set exceptions for proxy routing in dd-wrt firmware?

My Kindle paperwhite can't access internet through proxy (no option to set proxy settings). So, I plan to buy a dd-wrt compatible router in which it's possible to specify proxy settings in the router ...
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Bridged routers and firewall

I have started to do quite a bit of research on securing my home security after a virus outbreak between some computers. Wanting to isolate two sets of computers, I came to the conclusion to make a ...
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How to bind a PC's ethernet port to a particular router?

I wish to limit my office PCs to within the local LAN I set up. So, I've set the router to restrict internet access from these PCs. Basically, the idea is to prevent users from uploading confidential ...
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2 mbps broadband or 512 kbps leased line

As per my understanding surfing means download the web page and all its images and display. So how fast my surfing speed will be must depend on how fast my download speed is. Now i have a 2mbps ...
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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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What does infoblox network applicance does

My friend has given me this network device. He doesn't know what to do with it. So far I only know that it is a DNS server. So I want to learn from expert people in industry that can I use that device ...
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Dual wifi router setup

Can I use a gigabit ethernet switch plugged into my cable modem and then plug two different wifi routers into the switch. I want to use my new high speed router to always go through my VPN and my old ...
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Is wireless bridge gives the ip on same subnet

I have got one server which i want to put in garage but i can't get the any LAN cable from router to that server. so someone told me to use wireless bridge. I am thinking fo getting this one i ...
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Are the network interface card same in all cisco devices

I have old cisco 2600 routers but they dont have any network interface card My friend has cisco pix firewall which has network card attached with 4 ports so can i pull the network card from cisco ...
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Using ICS + router causes high ping in games

My main (work) PC connects to the internet using my brother's router (he lives a few houses from me) via wifi using an Alfa AWUS036H adapter and a big antenna. To connect my second (gaming) PC to the ...
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Connected to internet but no network access

I am using an AT&T U-verse modem/router combo. I was attempting to hookup an camera when I ran into a problem. My desktop, which is hardwired to the modem/router, has internet access but can't ...
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Use second network interface as private network

I've got two RJ-45 network interfaces built into my motherboard, and the second one is currently of no use to me. I would like to set it up so that I can plug routers into it and then access their ...
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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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Unable to access static IP of wired device connected to wireless network

I have a proprietary device with a static IP. I have connected this device to my wireless router through an ethernet cable. When I connect my laptop to the router via ethernet, I am able to access ...
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Is it possible to provide local geolocation data?

This may not be possible, but I thought I may as well ask. I have set up my own local network, using a small computer running Debian Linux (Wheezy), which is acting as a wireless router. What I'd ...
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Download and upload from different router using eth0 and wlan0 connection

I have 2 modems, one with 5 mbps upload and another one with 8 mbps download. Is it possible to connect one from wlan0 and another from eth0 interface and use one of interfaces for download and ...
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My 4G LTE dongle blocks my wireless card. How to solve?

I am using AirTel (India) 4G LTE dongle at times as a back up to my regular broadband. The regular broadband connects to my router and I also have a disk share on the router. But whenever I plug in ...
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How can I configure 2 UNIX hosts to share a single wireless router connection?

How can I share my MacBook Pro's wireless 802.11ac connection with a fairly old dual-G5 server? So, I'm thinking that rather than run a CAT6 cable down the middle of my kitchen, I simply connect my ...
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Is it really possible for most enthusiasts to hack people's Wi-Fi networks?

I heard from a trusted computer security expert that most enthusiastic users (even if they are not professionals) using only guides from Internet and specialized software (e.g. Kali Linux included ...
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D-Link 2750U WiFi router unable to WOL inside LAN

I have a D-Link 2750U WiFi ADSL router, everything else is working fine but I am unable to wake up my PC using Wake On LAN, which was working perfectly fine with my old Huawei router. I am unable to ...
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Debian Router : Allow Incoming traffic from intranet

i have school network 10.0.0.0/8 i have debian running with static assigned IP 10.122.72.2 gateway 10.122.72.1 on eth0 and local network 10.122.2.0/24 on eth1 The problem is i can access others ...
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Router needs to be restarted every time when turning on computer

My Windows can't connect to the WLAN network every time I turn on Windows, so I need to restart my router manually, which is very annoying. When I tried to ask Windows for help resolving this, ...
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Prioritize computers/traffic on a home network?

I have a Cisco EA2700 router hooked up to a Thompson DCM476 modem in my home network. There is one user on a mac that hosts Skype and google hangout calls on a nightly basis and whenever this happens ...
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Can 2 routers connect to a single internet line

I am trying to isolate 2 computers from each-other so they cant communicate or attack each-other in any way. As of my research I found out that the most effective way to do that is to separate them ...
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upnp and port forwarding, how it works

I know that some programs like utorrent use upnp to add port forwarding automatically, how ever port forwarding does not appear in routers setting? I'm wondering how router pass traffic in/out without ...
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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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Would like to manage a DSL and Satellite Internet Connection

My parents live in the country and have very poor and unreliable DSL (Frontier) service. They are considering getting Satellite Internet (HughesNet or Exceed). Because the Satellite has monthly ...
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Building a home router on a laptop

I am in a process of building a router and PFSense based firewall on a laptop. My trouble is that I need an additional Ethernet port. I've come across "USB to Ethernet converter module", which is ...
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Router unable to connect to internet

Background : My ISP has a web based authentication scheme . So when I first try to browse any site , it goes to the isp login page. Once logged in , further requests to web pages work fine . ISP has ...
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How to setup network with 2 modems?

At the moment my office is consist of 1 server (running Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server), 1 TP Link adsl modem-router (with Business Package, 3Mbps dedicated Internet, static IP etc; lets call it ...
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Restore wifi signal strength

I have the standard at&t uverse router with a 12/2 plan. Previously, everything worked fine with the reception as well as speed. About 18 hours ago, the reception in my room, which is separated by ...
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Added BT Wifi Extender to Network - Redirecting Issues

After adding a WiFi extender to my network, it has connected successfully using WPS and devices connect correctly to the device. However, only HTTPS websites will load correctly, HTTP websites throw ...