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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Internet gateway device protocol support?

As far as I understand, applications that need to transfer data across network address translators in a peer to peer fashion, like BitTorrent, usually rely on the UPNP IGD protocol to ask the router ...
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Can't open Minecraft Server for Internet

I followed all the steps for hosting a Minecraft Server: Allowing connection (inbound and outbound, TCP and UDP) to port 25565 on Windows Firewall. Forwarding ports on router configuration (TCP and ...
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Connect to sagemcom 3184 router with telnet or ssh

I try to connect to my router (sagemcom f@st 3184) with Putty with ssh or telnet, and it show me "Connection refused". I try to forward the port of ssh in the configuration of the router, but it ...
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Make Linux Notebook Act Like a Network Hub

I've been looking for a solution for this quite a while and I think that I am exactly as clueless as before. So I figured why not ask people who really know about this stuff... I'm trying to connect ...
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Can I use my Macbook for Local Wifi iPhone gaming, when it is not connected to the internet?

We are attempting to play a game, that enables multiplayer trough local Wi-Fi. The units available are: An iPhone 6 with ~unlimited cellular data A rMBP 15" latest model, so no hardware limitations ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
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Is “guest network” feature on ASUS routers safe?

My ASUS RT-AC68U router has an option to enable a "guest network". I'm curious how "safe" this is. The config page claims that it only allows traffic through to the internet, so I assume it physically ...
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Debugging access to local FTP server from beyond router

I am trying to set up an ftp server attached to the router, it isn't working for external access only local access so I am trying to debug the cause. Currently I can ping my router's LAN and WAN ...
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Accessing web service on routed (without NAT) network

I have network topology where I use two routers: R1 and R2. R1 has NAT enabled because my ISP allows only to connect one IP. R2 has NAT disabled because I'm planning to extend my network in the future ...
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Traffic redirection with Rasperry Pi router

I use a Rasperry Pi (running raspbian) as a wi-fi router. It redirects traffic from the Ethernet wire (eth0 - wire + ppp0 - L2TP connection, lx2tp used for it) to wlan0 (USB wi-fi dongle, hostapd used ...
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Trouble with slow/intermittently failing web access on a Linux desktop and multiple Android devices except when using a VPN?

All our devices are having trouble accessing the Internet today. Some web pages load within the expected time, though I believe on the slow end. Others just fail to load. However, when I connect ...
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How can I check if my ISP is intercepting DNS queries sent to alternative DNS servers?

Previously I had a router setup to use ISP provided DNS servers, but as of recently I setup two local DNS servers with forwarders set yo google's public dns. Whenever I visit a website which I assume ...
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My external IP address appears to change automatically [duplicate]

I am trying to use the no-IP service to get a domain name for my dynamic ip address. I use some tools on line to detect my IP, and they tell me that my IP address is 88.207.251.1. So I bind this IP ...
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Connecting router traffic to sshuttle tunnel

I am using sshuttle to get cleanly out of a questionable hotel wifi connection. I have a little travel router and would like to use it as well, briding my laptop's sshuttle connection so I can connect ...
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I can’t ping my router from the outer [closed]

I am trying to remote the server of my company from my home. I enter the router of the company and I get this info: Internet, IPv4 POST LuxFibre LAN1 NG, IP address: 10.244.149.239 But I also ...
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CentOS as home network router: IPTables Port Forwarding failure

I have currently set up a home server with a CentOS 6.6 installation on it. The server has two NIC interfaces which I'm using it as my router and DHCP server. Here's a diagram showing the network ...
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Router not allowed by landlord

I moved in to a student apartment building in Germany, and one of the rules on the list is that I cannot plug in a router to the network ports in the wall. I asked about this rule, and apparently ...
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Troubleshooting 1 modem 1 switch 2 wifi routers (one-2.4ghz & one-5ghz)

I would like to know why I have internet access with 1 wifi router and local access only with the 2nd wifi router. I am also confused by IPv4 address while connected to the Dlink router. During the ...
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ssh: login in LAN works, WAN using ngrokh fails

Over the LAN I can ssh from my laptop to my RPi without any problems using my public key. The debug output from ssh in the successfull case: debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey ...
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Cisco ASA Full Tunnel Internet through VPN

I want to route all internet traffic of people who connect to my ASA, through ASA, so anyone who connects, their internet IP will be my router IP. This is my running config: : Saved : ASA Version ...
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Cant access PS3 FTP via LAN through router

I can't access the FTP server on my PS3 through LAN from my PC (PC - Router - PS3). WiFi FTP access works fine. The router is a TP-LINK TL-WR740N running on dd-wrt. Setting up port forwarding and ...
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Can not connect to wifi modem admin interface

I want to view my TP-Link Wi-Fi modem setting page in my browser.This is my network information: As you see my router IP is 192.168.1.1. When I ping this IP I get "request timed out" as result. ...
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Send a WoL to a NUC behind 2 routers [duplicate]

I am trying to send a magic packet to my NUC set up in my bedroom behind a netgear WNR-614 N300 router. However, this router itself is behind a TP-LINK TL-WDR3600 router. Both the routers are using ...
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Get Router Address of Inactive (but Connected) Interface

How can I know what the router’s address is when I am on multiple interface? I know by using netstat -rn I can have the dominating interface’s gateway, which is the router’s address. But what about ...
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multicast dns \ service discovery through router

I am using Apple's mDNSResponder. It works in single network. Is there a way to make it work even if there is router between computer that browses for services and computer that is service provider? ...
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Checking open ports on a netgear router

I'm having troubles connecting to ftps via Filezilla. They told me it could be router ports. Some say 21 port (exit traffic?) is always open, some say it's closed. How do I check if it's open? If it's ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 doesn't allow internet connection

This is my Cisco ASA 5505 "show run": : Saved : ASA Version 8.2(5) ! hostname LAB-ASA domain-name TEST.com enable password X encrypted passwd X encrypted names name 192.168.1.0 AsusWireless ! ...
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Do I need to join a multicast group to send a packet or joining is just for listening?

I am confused here. Can anyone just send a packet to a multicast address and port? Where does the multicast group come into play here? Do I also need to send to a group? Can someone explain that to ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 VPN all traffic through VPN

I have a Cisco ASA 5505 and people connect to it using Cisco AnyConnect and Cisco VPN. I want their entire internet traffic to go through VPN but they maintain their local LAN access. Is it even ...
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Filezilla timeout after 20 seconds of inactivity

After changing my dlink router with a Netgear d6000 I'm no longer able to connect to ftps via filezilla. The settings for ftp connections remained the same but after connecting to the server, ...
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Cisco EPC3928AD router has lagspikes of dropped packages a few times per minute

My cable router (a Cisco EPC3928AD EuroDocsis 3.0 I received from my internet provider Ziggo (in the Netherlands)) is having consistent issues with dropping packages. It drops packages which it ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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DD-WRT: What's the “join” button for, and why is it bad?

The instructions for setting up a DD-WRT router in client bridge mode say: There are errors in this video especially as related to security settings and the use of the 'join' button. It should not ...
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What is the right way to connect to a modem to a router, connected to another router?

I'd like to have a setup like this: Modem -> new router -> old router -> computer | \./ computer So far what I've done is: turn everything off for like 60 ...
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LAN gaming through network switch

So I will be hosting a (apparently) tiny LAN party. I just picked up this old crappy router at a garage sale: I would post a picture but apparently I need 10 reputation. It is a strange brand I ...
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How to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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Tomcat Site available through internet

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Switch connected to router. How to deal with port forwarding?

I have a dsl router which a 8 port switch is connected to it. If I connect computers to the switch how would I manage port forwarding in this setup? is it possible? would it be recommended in a ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Router to router setup via 49 meter long cat-6 cable [duplicate]

once again I am repeating my question, Reliance ISP--> connected with ADSL Modem-->connected with TPLINK Router (First Router)--->connected with second Router), Straight cable connected first router ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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Two routers at home, is there any intrinsic property that could differentiate networks?

I have two routers at home. I shall call them A and B. Both are capable of both wired and wireless connections. I have disabled wireless features on A, and connected B's uplink to A's downlink. I did ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...