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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raspberry pi ip address and port forwarding on Arris router

I am trying to host a website on my raspberry pi using nginx. I am extremely confused about port forwarding or even which IP to use in my pi's configuration. Right now, I can access my site ...
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Home Fibernetwork setup vs Traceroute results - where is my WAN IP located?

On my learning with using traceroute, I have actually put it to practical use with my current home network setup trying to figure out what are the available hops and IPs assignment but have ...
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Have to reboot router to make it work properly on specific devices

I have a Linksys router (WRT610N ver 2.0) that I never hard problem with in the last 2-3 years, until 2 days ago. Sometimes(often after a reboot or a wake up) my laptop wont connect at all, or connect ...
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How to connect an adsl modem router to an unifi ap?

I have an adsl wireless modem router ( DLink 2750u ) which i want to connect to Ubiquity Unifi AP (Access Point) My broadband line directly connects to the adsl router i.e i donot have any switch. I ...
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Link aggregation…?

I know variation of this have been asked before but I think this is a variation that hasn't been explored thus far. I have 2 unstable broadband connections available to me - one ADSL and the other is ...
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Fibre Optic Broadband - ENT and ONT mounted in meter boxes

Good Day, I am in New Zealand and getting my house rewired. I am trying to appropriately future proof my house for LAN and be ready for ultra fast fibre broadband when it becomes available. My ...
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Why does my laptop get a really slow internet connection but my other devices (ipad,phone) work perfectly connected to the same router? [duplicate]

So I bought a new router and it has a really fast internet connection. It works perfectly on other devices but on my laptop it runs really slow. I have tried to unplug my router and restart my laptop ...
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How to forward external port to Kali Linux?

I have an issue about networking. My previous question was about how does metasploit payload work? And I got right answer( I have to redirect port to internal ip which corresponds to Kali Linux's ip). ...
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internet traffic slow through switch; VOIP issues too

There's already a post about this, but the solution to that one didn't work for me, so here's my version: We have Cox cable internet, 100mbps | We have a Sonicwall TZ 215w | We have a netgear L2 ...
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Is it worth using Cat6 cables with existing Cat5e wiring? [duplicate]

We are currently in the process of installing a new Wi-Fi repeater in our house. Our house was built with Cat5e cabling in the walls, conveniently going from the location of our current router to our ...
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Finding the IP Address of a Router in a Daisy Chain

I'm trying to forward a port to my home computer so I can SSH to it when I'm away from home. Because I cannot get a good connection to my modem/router, I have to connect a second router to it. My home ...
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Accessing a computer behind a router from the Internet

I have a manufacturing machine that uses PLC's. One of the PLC's needs to have programming updated. PLS'c are updated using proprietary software sold by the PLC maker. In this case the software is ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi Reciver and ADSL Modem so that I even can share the net connection with the WiFI device and second router?

I have an ADSL modem which has an active internet connection. Then I have Wi-Fi Receiver/Emitter and another ADSL Modem. A: 1st ADSL Modem with active internet connection B: Wifi Modem[Receiving ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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My Router's Web interface doesn't have all features i need

its my first question guys. :) i think my router doesn't have all the features i need like port forwarding, password and username changing etc. I can access the interface through 192.168.1.1, with ...
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Disabled firewall on a Asus router and now can't connect

I have an ASUS RT-N12 wireless router with WAN web access. A dummy of the router web interface can be found here. I had "Enable Web Access from WAN" on and was able to access the web interface via a ...
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how does the Internet work [closed]

I don't quite understand how the Internet work with the IP address. For example, there is a router in my home. With this router, I get a LAN. Also, I can connect the Internet. My question is: what is ...
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Building LLD2D for OpenWrt

I'm trying to provide Microsoft LLTD protocol responder features to an OpenWrt powered router. AFAIK, lld2d ports this feature to linux. But compiling for OpenWrt is another story, and documentation ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Can connect to internet but not to router

I have the following scenario: A few computers are connected to a local TP-LINK router. The Internet connection speed is 6Mbps. Until last week there was no network issues but now, one of them, ...
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How can I connect to Wifi and Wired LAN on the same computer?

I recently bought a Brother laser printer with built-in WiFi. I purchased a USB WiFi adapter for my Dell desktop PC to connect it to the printer on the network. The PC is also connected to the same ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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What does WAN connection type PPPoE mean when it detects Static IP

On my router config page, under Network> WAN> WAN Connection Type: PPPoE is present by default. There is a detect option next to it which provides Static IP as the result. ...
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How to connect to a device within my network but connected to another router

I have a main router, which is connected to my ISP. Then, I have two sub-routers and a NAS-server attached to my main router. See image below: Image Problem: I cannot access any other device in my ...
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Portforwarding TL-WDR3600 with Airport Time Capsule between ISP and router

I am trying to make my FTP server which runs as a service on my TP-link TL-WDR3600 router public. My setup is currently: ISP - Airport Time Capsule - TL-WDR3600 Locally I can access the FTP service ...
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Portforwarding is not working in E5172 Huawei 4G Router

I have been trying to do port-forwarding on my router (Huawei E5172 4G Router). I've done this before and it worked but i can't get it to work on this router, and i have no idea why! This is a ...
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Will home router retain dynamic IP?

The cable from my ISP is connected directly to my computer. Problem is I have a dynamic IP address that changes every time I disconnect and reconnect, otherwise it will not change by itself if I stay ...
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Disable Internet access my router's UI [closed]

My admin interface can be accessed by anyone on the Internet. This is a security risk. That is, this remote management service is to be disabled. So how can I disable this Remote access. My router ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Share 3 Internet Connections with one router

I have 3 internet connections with three ADSL modems (three modems doesn't have wifi). I own a router which has 4 Lan ports and 1 Wan port. Now I want to connect the three ethernet cables (of the ...
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Connection between router and server

Is it okay if I connect my router, which doesn't have Gigabit Ethernet ports but normal 100 bit ports; and one of my servers which has a Gigabit port? It seems connected but is it 100% stable and ...
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VLAN: Cannot connect to internet via AP mode

I followed the guide at http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8898 in order to setup a VLAN on my network. Currently, one port is on VLAN 10, all the rest are on the default. If I plug a ...
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Why did setting a static IP fix my LAN connection issue?

My router is working perfectly, and all other computers use automatic DHCP to get an IP address (all hard wired--no wireless). This one laptop lan connection kept getting stuck "identifying" the ...
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Setting up VPN on R8000 Nighthawk Router

Can anyone assist with the set up of my VPN ? I travel frequently and would like to have access to my files attached to my home R8000 Nighthawk Router. I'm using a MAC. My internet is supplied by a ...
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How to extend or to divide a network? [closed]

I try to understand the difference between the Switch, Hub , Bridge , etc ... But I did not really happen. In the event that I wish to extend my network or divide, what material should I use exactly ...
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Public IP address to internal IP address Mapping on Watchguard firewall XTM 5 series

How do I configure NAT Mapping on Watchguard firewall with public ip address given by the ISP to internal web server private IP address? Many thanks. Public IP address ---> Internal Web Server IP ...
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Do routers act like switches when devices are connected to it by Ethernet cables or not?

In my networking class I learned that routers send data to all computers on the network, compared to switches that send data only to the MAC address that is needed. My question is if devices are ...
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Setting up DHCP and NAT on apple extreme with Virgin Media SH (APPLE)

I'm currently going mad trying to get my Apple Time Machine to be the DHCP and NAT Server. I've turned off DHCP in the Super Hub config and turned DHCP and NAT on in the Time Machine. Doing this, I ...
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Internet connection repeatedly disconnects/reconnects on only 1 PC with new router

Recently I have replaced an old wireless router with a newer one, and since then one of my devices has been experiencing repeated disconnection and reconnection to the wireless network. My wireless ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...
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Routing to sub network with local DNS

Short and clean question We has domain that can be resolved and accessed from internet as ip. On host with that ip we has NAT and virtual machines that hidden behind that NAT. How can we give access ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Trying to get a wireless router to work on a network through a hub

My goal is to get my wirelessrouter to broadcast internet in the same area of my computer. The internet is provided to my computer from the company server, goes into a linksys 5 port hub, not into the ...
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Cannot set static routing or DHCP pool

I've been doing a project in Packet tracer. To start of, this is my topography: LINK, and this my configuration: LINK My todo list is: -create topography : done -set IP's and subnets : done -set ...
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Can't connect to VNC even though port is open and service is visible

A client with a small office network (under 20 devices) had me replace a malfunctioning Netgear router with a Buffalo WHR-600D router. On the previous router, I had set up port forwarding with custom ...
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Dir-610 router won't accept connection until restart

My DIR-610 randomly drops connection for computers on the network. If you try to connect to it again (wireless), windows says it's Unable to connect. When this happens you can either wait until ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully ...
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Network printer loses connection, but not its fault

tl;dr: What could cause a network printer to lose its connection besides the printer or router or cable between them? I have had a Canon wired network laser printer for years with no issues, but ...
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Unable to establish communication between computers - PacketTracer

I have been doing some scribbling in Packet Tracer. This is my layout, and I can't get the PC4 communicate with PC5. I've set up subnetting, IP's and static routing, but I can't communicate with the ...
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Open Port for home server on router

I want to access home web server from internet. At last I could do by enabling my DMZ and pointing host to Local IP. My router configuration does not show up port forwarding. But I understand that ...