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-WR841N router upgrade and replacement

I'm currently using an ARRIS SURFboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem alongside a TP-LINK TL-WR841N 300N wireless router for my Time Warner home internet setup. It's working well when I'm right next to ...
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SSH port forwarding works only with Source port Any

I am trying to setup port forwarding for SSH so I could connect to my raspberry pi from another network. I have these pages in my router (DRG-A125G): It works only if I specify Source port Any ...
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Cannot Connect to Media server (Emby) through external IP even with DMZ?

Something strange happened last night, I had access to my EMby media server and suddenly it just disconnected me. I have my current server DMZed so the port-fowarding is not the problem, however it ...
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how to connect two wireless tp-link router?

In my office someone connected two tplink wireless router before ..Today was my first day at office.I check the connection,it was in dhcp for both router and everyone using with wireless only no LAN ...
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When the Internet drops, I can not access the router

I have a modem connected to a router in bridge like this: When there is internet connection, I can access the router normally. However, when the connection drops, I can not access the router by ...
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isolating traffic between 2 interface on a linux box

I have a Raspberry Pi Linux device with 2 network interfaces - eth0 (subnet 10.10.10.0/24) and wlan0 (subnet 192.168.1.0/24). wlan0 is connected to a wireless router and is isolated from eth0. I have ...
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Wireless adapter suddenly not detecting network

I've a desktop PC with a wireless adapter stick and a laptop on my table. My phone sitting on the table most of the time as well. Usually, all three devices are connected to the internet via wifi by ...
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Can you install custom UTM software on pre-existing firewalls/UTMs?

I have a Netgear ProSecure UTM50 (the Netgear ProSecure line is end of life.) Is it possible to install something such as Sophos UTM/Untangle/etc. on it?
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How to prevent incoming internet traffic without using a firewall?

I'm trying to set up a server listening on the intranet on 80 that can't connect to the internet (inbound or outbound). I've got the outbound part covered using editing of the routing table but I'm ...
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Difference between Network Address and Router Address

I've been reading about IP addressing and came up with the following conclusions- A subnet mask divides an IP address into network address and host address. A network address always ends with a ...
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Parental Control on Cisco DPC2420 blocks ALL websites

I setup the router to block ONLY facebook, but it blocks EVERY webpage I try to access. Here are some images, I'm using the default user.
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Good internet but horrible ping?

My old router did not work anymore, so I switched to another exact same (AirPort Extreme) and ever since, I have gotten horrible ping (300-400+ ms), I still get 300-500 MB/s download and upload speed ...
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Access to Private IP Addresses without exposing them on a network

I have 4 ethernet devices contained in one system. There are several systems connected on the ethernet network; I would like to use the exact same ip addresses internally with in each system. . I can ...
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After few minutes of RDP, I get disconnected and ping gives General Failure

I RDP to home using my public IP and port 3389 (forwarded on my router to point on my machine). After a few minutes, I get DCed: When I try to ping the IP from my machine, I get General Failure: ...
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How to block all the URLs leaving few exceptions on D-Link router (dwr-116)

I want to setup the router in a way that will allow access to only a few particular websites. As there is no option in D-Link DWR-116, I am looking for a way that can restrict outbound packets. I ...
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How can extend an internet cable connection using a Wi-Fi range extender?

Requirements: One primary router with Wi-Fi ESSID "Main" One LAN cable One Wi-Fi range extender called "Sitecom N300" with Wi-Fi ESSID "Extended" Setup: I would like to connect a Wi-Fi range ...
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Routes used in default routers provided by ISP's

I would like to know if the default routers that the ISP's provide come hardcoded with default path or is it something that come via "updates". What I really would like was to buy a better router to ...
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How can I configure my home network to have everything behind one NAT?

I have the following setup in my apartment. I would like the desktop computer to be on the same network as the wifi. I also want the wifi router to be the primary router (it's an OnHub, and Google's ...
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Access Point Using PfSense

I am building a router that I plan to install PfSense on. I have never built a router nor used PfSense, although I have a good idea of how it works. I am going to use an ethernet controller for wired ...
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I want to have a DNS redirect for devices on my home network

So i have multiple raspberry pi, One as media server, one as a torrent client and one as a webserver. Everytime i have to access them over browser i usually type say for example: 192.168.1.2:1234 say ...
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Want to know the local IP address assigned to me by my ISP

I use a TP-Link router (3420) to connect to my ISP. My local IP address is 192.168.0.22. The ISP uses DHCP and the router shows the range of it 10.19.xxx.xxx. Sites like whatismyip.com show the ...
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Optimality of a N600 extender between two N300 networks

Let's consider a range extender set up: Both the router and the pc are equipped with N300 hardware. If the extender uses N600 hardware, will the the connection between the pc and the router capable ...
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Internet is working when browsing, but extremely slow download speed and in-games huge ping

So this has been going on awhile now, its one of those things that for over a year its been on and off. But in the past month, it has been really bad. At the start of when it turned really bad It was ...
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Cannot ping my own router on any Linux distro (ethernet)

I've tried multiple distros, all failed. I always run Windows 10 (ethernet and wifi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months), and Fedora used ...
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Archer C5 router as switch only

I have main router (192.168.0.1) and severals PCs connected to it, then I have another router (192.168.0.102 - this is the IP assigned to the router by the main router). I want to use the secondary ...
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Unable to access routers configuration page remotely

I'm a new to networking please bear with me. I have configured an account on no-ip.com to access my cameras remotely. So after installing their Dynamic Update Client it gave me a public ...
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How to find a router at an unknown location in a house?

I want to install a WLAN repeater in my father’s holiday house which he rents out to other people. My father is a digital neanderthal and doesn’t know where his router is, therefore I cannot ...
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Home network visibility

I am setting up a network in my house and I am facing a problem. I cannot access my home NAS server that is currently under the second router from PCs that are connected to the main router, this image ...
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New modem/router doesn't allow VoIP going through

Before I bought my new Netgear D7800, I had a Fritzbox 7490 provided by my swiss ISP Sunrise (see image case A). It does all tasks : modem, router, connects landline phone to be used as IP phone. ...
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Modem Cable also connects to a.c. power supply

My ISP provided me with a small "modem" attached to the wall near my computer desk. A cable runs from there to my router which sits on my desk. Just before this cable enters my router at the WAN ...
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Unable to forward ports to Raspberry Pi, but forwarded ports to Windows laptop work fine over the Internet

In my setup I have a Raspberry Pi, a Windows Laptop and a FritzBox 7490. I'd like to allow RDP to be forwarded to my laptop (which works over the Internet, tested with remote computer and a ...
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DLink router dies when DNS server on same LAN

I want to run a DNS server on a Synology NAS on my home LAN. I set up the DNS server on the NAS to forward all DNS requests to the ISP servers. On my DLink DIR-651 router, I turned off DNS relay and ...
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Wireless device cannot comunicate with wired device on ZTE F460 ROUTER

i have a wireless laptop connected to a router and a decoder connected through the router through ethernet cable. They both connect to the internet ok, the problem is i cannot establish a connection ...
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Setting up home network

I live in Belgium and we are obligated to have a router from our ISP, but from the 4 routers in my house that's the one that doesn't work as I want it to (or somethimes doesn't work at all). So i'm ...
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Port forwarding with multiple clients

I have an embedded system which runs several services on different ports. For example: web server on port 8080, ssh on 22, websocket on 5000, other TCP channels on 5001 and 5002, etc... The SBC is ...
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Can't access router webpage wirelessly or wired

I am having some difficulties reaching the router webpage to edit the settings of the router. At this time the router I am trying to access is just acting as another hotspot (Bridge?) off my main ...
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Access NAS in parent network

I tried to draw a diagram of my home network in paint: diagram (I can't add images to my posts yet, I'm sorry) As you can see the NAS (Lenovo IX2), my pc and our access point/router (Linksys EA6400) ...
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Linux file server WAN optmization

How can I optimize my file server traffic between 1 asynchronous and 1 synchronous connection (via VPN)? Something like Branch Cache or RiverBed WAN Optimization, but between two sites with Linux ...
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Router route some ip client via dev tap1

I did my own router. There are two different VPN connections through this router. devices on my home network connected to the router. My TV is a connected to the router and can direct how TAP1 was ...
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no-ip and double NAT, will it work?

I have a modem router from ISP which I connect to my 2nd router. The modem router from ISP does not have bridge mode so I just put my 2nd router IP to DMZ. Topo : Internet --- Modem router --- 2nd ...
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Amazon page redirecting to payment page on my wifi

When I open an Amazon page on my apple devices, it automatically redirects to a login page, and then next to the payment page if I enter dummy login credentials. This happens only on my wi-fi. This ...
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TL-WR1043ND v.1 (1.8) WAN to LAN port

TL-WR1043ND v.1 (1.8),Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std with fried WAN port, I need to reassign the WAN port to one of the LAN ports, and also to change the new WAN port ( let's say LAN port 4 ) ...
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Is it possible to monitor traffic and identify rogue outgoing emails from mobile devices using a PC as a wireless hotspot?

I've discovered that my home network IP address has ended up on several blacklists after spam traps received emails from this IP address. I've tested the one PC that uses this network, and it seems to ...
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Solution for small router with no airflow in office

As per title it's a small office with no air circulation....the old router is dead and it's because of overheating I suspect. It was a budget router and only for one user (without a cooling ...
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Recieve notification when specific device connects to router

I am wondering if anyone knows a way for a router to output a notification (email or push or API call) when a specific device connects. I am hoping to tie this in with IFTTT for use as presence ...
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How do Access Points determine the client's OS?

I noticed that my router (Asus RN-N12E_B1) shows the operating system next to the clients that are connected to it. How does it determine that? Via User Agent? What other methods does it have at ...
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Set up on 2 different isp dsl lines on a tp link Gigabyte loadbalancer

I have two separate adsl lines, one plusnet, one from talk talk. What is the configuration setting for routers to enable bonding on the loadbalancer which is a TPLink Gigabyte TL ER5120. Do I need to ...
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Connected to hostapd hotspot but no Internet

I'm setting up a Gentoo Linux home router with following configuration: eth0: connected to WAN (managed by systemd-networkd) wlan0: access point for LAN (managed by hostapd) I use dnsmasq as DNS ...
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PPPoE not working on my router WR841n, but working fine if I dial from my PC

I have a modem which I connect to my PC, I can connect to the internet by dialing PPPoE with username/password ISP gave me. Today I bought a router so I can share the internet with other computers ...
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How can I debug dd-wrt when repeater mode don't work

I have TP-Link WR740N with Firmware DD-WRT v24-sp2 installed on it, I am having problem setting it up as a repeater with certain AP, When I finish the configuration like it is mentioned in this ...