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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Access file shares using name resolution through VPN

OK I will try and explain my situation as clear and as simple as possible. I have 2 separate networks in my home, Network A is my family's network and network B is my "Lab" network. I am trying to ...
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Port forwarding works only on one game [closed]

I don't know why but I can run Garry's mod server BUT CANT sven coop, the ship, CSS, tf2, half life deathmatch source or any other. I have 27015 port opened (finally! it wasn't that easy to port ...
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Connecting to device on LAN from WAN

I'm trying to connect a custom device on my LAN from the internet. There seem to be a bunch of guides on how to do this, but they all seem to be missing a step, and I can't seem to figure out what it ...
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PC's are able to bypass WNDR4500v2 DNS settings

I have a WNDR4500v2 Netgear router with OpenDNS as my DNS in the router. I have an account on OpenDNS with some custom filtering to help keep some of the worst of the web at bay. All the mobile ...
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WRTP54G Linksys router web interface only accessible for several seconds

I have recently acquired a WRTP54G Linksys Router that I would like to use. Yes, I know it is obsolete, and no, I do not intend to use it as my primary router. I have connected the router to my ...
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Issues setting up VLANs on Mikrotik gear

I get them from a conceptual level but am trying to learn the implementation. I am following this guide here to start with: http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Vlans_on_Mikrotik_environment I also looked ...
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One computer on network doesn't connect to internet

We have a small home network with 2 PCs and an assortment of mobile devices. Recently, the newer of the PCs froze and needed a restart. However, since the reboot, it won't connect to the internet. ...
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pfsense bridge with Verizon Router [closed]

I have a Version router (Model FiOS-G1100) for internet connectivity, and a pfsense router for the LAN. The pfsense router's WAN interface receives an IP from the Version Router's DHCP service (192....
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kasda modem+ router 5212

I have kasda kb5212 (router + modem) and I'm trying to configure it to only modem but cannot understand how. I configured a PPPoE + added a bridge connection and disabled DHCP. may be I did ...
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Does it matter that Netgear R7000 is not Wi-Fi certified?

I'm considering to get an AC1900 router for my house and it looks like Asus RT-68U and Netgear R7000 are the most favourites to many reviewers. However, I read the Netgear hardware usually is not Wi-...
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Tomato router with separate DHCP server

I currently have a Netgear R7000 (running Tomato) acting as my main router (DHCP and DNS) and access point. Because of how my house is laid out, the modem and router are apart from each other (...
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How to Disconnect/Connect from Broadband connection from TELNET?

CAdecoder dd igmpproxy ping6 tcci ConfigFilter delgroup inadyn portbindcmd tce EmappS deluser inetd ppp_monitor ...
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Access own wifi cameras simultaneously on smartphone/Mifi

I have several wifi cameras that create their own wifi. At the moment this means I have to disconnect from camera ones's wifi to connect to camera 2's wifi and so on... All cameras have own(iOS) app ...
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Port Forwarding issue in ZTE ZXV10 W300D

I want to test my application if it work on the internet. I am a total newbie in opening port on my personal computer. I have problem opening port on this router. Here are my steps on opening the ...
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Gigabit Ethernet switch from 1Gbps to 100Mbps back and forth

Alright, you're my last chance on resolving this problem that I have been trying to fix for a couple of months so far. Problem My gigabit Ethernet speed switches from 1Gbps to 100Mbps frequently. ...
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Unable to connect to HostedNetwork which I had previously connected to

I have two laptops, one running windows 7 and the other running ubuntu. I am using company wifi which I can connect only one device at a time. I set up a hostednetwork on the windows laptop (using ...
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How to automatically disconnect and connect to a different wifi network when “no internet”

I have two internet connections & I use with two wifi routers, sometimes one internet connection goes down then how can I automatically connect to my other wifi router(which routing connection ...
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Block Whatsapp Voice Calling

We are using Whatsapp (Android) to communicate with our customers and would like to block only the Voice Calling (VOIP) feature on the app since we route all voice calls through our PBX. I do not ...
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Subnetting Router with Passthrough Modem

In my home, I have a modem connected to the Internet, and I have a wireless router connected to the modem. It was working fine. I took some notes a while back when I first got it configured, but I am ...
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Interference between direct signal and reflected signal

The antenna of laptop receives signal from Wi-Fi router in two ways- 1) signal falling directly on the antenna from the router, say 1 m away and, 2) signal coming from same router but bouncing off the ...
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How to safely turn off EAP controller and my TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point so that it does not disconnect the access point?

I have a TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point. It is connected to my ADSL modem and NETGEAR WiFi router. Everyday we need to turn the PC, router and access point off. And whenever we start them again in the ...
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I can't access second wan router from first router

I have a local wide network around my home and area with two CPE AP. The main router IP address which feed from ADSL is (192.168.1.1) DHCP pool from 2 to 100 I have a cat45 cable from first router ...
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Understanding subnet mask on Ubuntu 14.04

Currently my broadband ISP connection is down. I accidentally altered my subnet mask id on Network Manager. When I entered the original value again it does not save it. Instead it saves 192.0.0.0. ...
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Can't Access Routerlogin.Net With Netgear Router

I'm using Netgear WNDR4500 with Timewarner Cable. Now i can't go to routerlogin.net to update firmware ( trying http://192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 ) I still surf internet with no problem. Who has ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...