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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Alternatives to the V35 interface

I am trying to find an alternative for the legacy cables I am using. I currently have a Cisco router connected to a DL 600 E (Multiplexer). On the Cisco router there is a serial port. On the ...
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OpenVPN fails on different port

I have an OpenVPN setup with a linux server and windows client in mode-server with tap and over UDP. Everything works with port 1194. But I want to change to port 500. On my firewall I forward port ...
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Should my router bandwidth log “see” traffic between two devices on the same switch?

I am troubleshooting some networking issues. I have an Nvidia Shield TV connected to the same switch as a secondary router (in AP mode only, as the primary router is handling DHCP) with a connected ...
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Router's 5GHz Wi-Fi permanently deactivated after update?

When I replaced a power strip, our Arris DG1670A modem-router, rented from Time Warner Cable, no longer transmits 5G wifi after a firmware update. In its main menu and 5G configuration webpages, the ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 openwrt firmware

I have uploaded a new alternative firmware for TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wr1043nd. Unfortunately, after the upgrade, the connection to the device has been lost....
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Tunnel a static IP that is assigned to a VPS to home router

I currently have a VPS with a single, static IP. Would the following scenario be possible if I bought a second static IP? Suppose IP A on eth0:0 is 1.2.3.4 and static IP B on eth0:1 is 5.6.7.8. I ...
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Use native IPv6 with WRT160NL router and DD-WRT

I currently own a Linksys WRT160NL router with DD-WRT v3.0-r29134 std (02/19/16) installed on it. My ISP (French) is Free, and the modem it provides (the Freebox) supports the IPv6 natively. I can ...
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Raspberry Pi create WiFi Access Point (share internet from WiFi connection and route traffic trough a proxy)

My goal is to have a separate raspi wifi access point where the internet connection is used from an existing wifi connection and the traffic should be forced trough a proxy. So when a client connects ...
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Connecting a Seagate 5T Backup Plus drive to a TP link 1750 router to use with a Mac El Capitan and a PC W8 or 10

Title says it all about my goal. I have already partitioned the Seagate to 2, 2 and 1 all in FAT though nothing is in stone so I can repartition. I did this because one forum said TP Link can't ...
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How to filter mac address

There is a main Cyberoam router. This router is used to supply network to four different areas. Each area has its own Cisco router. The Users connect through that Cisco router. Now I want to prevent ...
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Wired computer cannot ping each other on same network

I have a weird case where device on wired connection cannot ping each other. It gave me Destination host unreachable. 192.168.1.1 - router 192.168.1.2 - laptop (wired) 192.168.1.3 - Smartphone (...
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Port forwarding, gateway timeout

I want to connect my web server to internet. I have set DHCP reservation (basically, set static IP) to server (192.168.1.100) and forwarded port 80 on router. If I want access my web page from ...
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iptables - NAT/PAT rules for HTTPS, HTTP, RDP, SSH

I'm trying to set up a gateway/router box and can't seem to get my iptables quite right. The goal is to have a private network of windows boxes that can talk to WAN for HTTPS, HTTP, and SSH. I want ...
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Ping Request Timeout when AP connected to the network

Currently I have Rv320 router connected to the internet e900 cisco Wi-fi router as Access Point conected with DD-WRT to the Rv320 Hp 1920 switch connected to the Rv320 The problem is that I'm ...
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failing with creating ftp server

so i'm tring to create an ftp server on one of the computers i had at home, but i'm keep on failing. so what i did: created an acount at NoIP, and got ddns. - working fine. set an sataic ip to the ...
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Asus RT-N66U Port Forwarding with VPN to PIA

I have an Asus RT-N66U router (using the latest firmware) that is connected to my ISPs fiber modem using PPPoE. I have signed up for VPN access to PIA and setup the router to connect using its VPN ...
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Assign a domain name to a website hosted in DMZ server

This project is new for me Situation: I have a web site hosted on a web server in DMZ on a local network. I also have a domain name mydomaine. I can access the web server from internet with a ...
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rp_filter not working, still get martian errors and dropped traffic

I am using the below commands to setup test environment for traffic flow. I am using a bash shell for traffic source but would eventually be VM or container. I don't understand where the traffic is ...
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Accessing NAS drive via bridging router

I have a NAS connected to my Asus RT-N66U. I can connect to the NAS drive via the ASUS router on 192.168.1.67 However the wifi signal in my bedroom is not strong enough so I have a second Zyxel ...
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Multiple VPNs setup from a single station and a router recommendation

guys. I need to access geo-restricted applications while traveling. There are two apps - first one can be accessed only from England and the other one only from Ireland. Please advise if ...
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Multiple routers - intermitantly can access internet, but not other networked devices

Help - I have what is probably a very simple problem, but its stumped me, and is really winding up the family! Any solutions, or things I could check are much appreciated. My setup I have basic home ...
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Port forwarding From PC to Mikrotik To UBNT

I'm having a Point To Point Device for reaching to internet. this device has valid IP address, ,and then it somehow connect to a Mikrotik router, and after that passing switches, will attach to ...
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Send all outbound HTTP traffic from a rogue Wi-Fi router to an internal prank site

Today I discovered that my teenage son installed a rogue Wi-Fi router. It is plugged directly into the ethernet jack that I forgot was in his room. I assume he did it to bypass my internet schedule (...
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Google Services doesn't work with google DNS

I use DSL at work and home, from the same ISP. I have the same router with exactly the same model at both locations. I Have configured the two routers with the very same configuration except the ...
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How to properly test office network quality?

My office's network is super slow when browsing HTTP and I am not sure what is wrong. If someone can point me the way to properly diagnose the problem it would be much appreciated. Some facts: Old ...
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NTP not getting through even to DMZ

My home router seems to be blocking UDP 123. sudo ntpdate -u time.apple.com works as expected, but sudo ntpdate time.apple.com I get: "no server suitable for synchronization found" I can get a ...
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How to find the IP address of the interface connected to the Internet on a Cisco device?

I have to subnet the Class B network of 128.0.0.0. I have already done the subnetting, but when writing out the interface IP addresses, I have no idea what that is for the router's interface ...
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Installing DD-WRT on Dlink dir-600m

I have a DLink DIR-600m this one. I wanted to install DD-WRT on that, for extended functionality usage monitoring. I looked up in this and saw DIR-600 with revisions A1 B1/B2 supported. I want to ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discover, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect1 to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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All web request hitting router web ui once raspberry pi comes online on the LAN

Linux noob here, but 18 years in Windows :) Recently installed volumio on my raspberry pi B. But once this machine comes online on LAN via wired or wireless, everyone else (all laptops/desktops/...
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How do I remote SSH into an IPv6 address behind a router firewall?

I have this fancy new ubuntu server I just built assembled, and I'm trying to set up ssh from anywhere so I can keep it headless. I've been able to set it up locally, and as long as I'm on the ...
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Setup a connection between my phone and pc

not sure if this belongs here so pardon me if it doesn't. I'm trying to test my ftp client android app, so in order to do that I want to set up a connection between my phone and PC. I'm using ...
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Why does my wifi speed slow dramatically when more than one person uses it?

Whenever both my roommate and I use the wifi in a certain room in our apartment, it slows dramatically for me. It doesn't slow for him. If he uses it in another room, it's fine; if I use it in another ...
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Wireless router hangs/reboots very often

I have a 5 year old TP-Link 1043ND v1 wireless router running the following DD-WRT firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) std (SVN revision 25697) I haven't made any FW modifications in the last ...
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Virtual server on Arris Modem: “Table FWVirtSrvTable Full”

I have forwarded ports in the past. Never had any issues. I'm using an Arris TG1672G modem. Whenever I try to add a virtual server (aka forward a port), I get this "Table FWVirtSrvTable Full" error. ...
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Open port with pfctl in OS X El Capitan - Allow incoming connections from Internet

I was struggling with a kind of configuration that I'm doing with my mac mini. I have set my machine on the DMZ of my network, so any request to my public ip will end on this machine. The problem is ...
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Connecting IP Camera to Mac's Ethernet Port

I have a IP camera that I am trying to setup. First time setup has to be done using Ethernet, so I have connected the camera to my MacBook's Ethernet port. However, I do not have physical access to ...
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Using OpenWRT to share Eduroam (802.1x) Wlan internet over the LAN plug

) Have here rather conceptual questions regards a hypothetical wisle idea: Take the eduroam Wlan Network (a 802.1x authentication one) and connect with a router (guess i have to flash openWRT) to it. ...
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Laptop can't ping (or see on arp) network printer. All other devices can

I have a small home office network. Two laptops connecting to the router wirelessly and the printer (Sharp MX2301N) is connected to the router by ethernet cable. The Faulty Computer (FC), running ...
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Configure tomato firewall in VM or Debian / CentOs server

I want to use tomato as my internal firewall for accept/block network packets inside my server system. I know that tomato provides firmware for some routers but I want to do some tricky but don't know ...
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Issues forwarding ports after ISP IP Address change

My ISP recently (today) changed the dynamic IP address of my service, and has caused me some issues. First off, I had to reset my static local IP, but got that taken care of. My router, model: ...
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Grant access to one webpage and restrict all other using captive portal?

I will explain my problem as best as I can. I have a router. People can connect to my router and when the connection is established, I want them to see a webpage where they can control another device....
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modem and two routers configuration

I'm struggling with my new network setup. My configuration is: Modem router1 (dlink 645) connected to the modem through WAN port router2 (dlink 655) connected to the router 1 LAN to LAN Both ...
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Configure router to send a request everytime IP changes

I have a Linksys WRT54GL with dd-wrt installed, and Linksys WAG200G with OpenWAG. I want to send a wget request to a specific server that will automatically update my ip in their records, every-time ...
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Possibility to use Tomato by Shibby VPN Client to link with Cisco Easy Connect VPN?

I have a question of feasibility and would like to know your point. I have a Cisco RV325 configured with Easy VPN enabled at a first place. There, there is also a voip central. I have a WiFi phone I ...
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Software/Websites for testing packet losses/sustained uploading

Currently, my internet has gotten to the point where I get ~25-35% packet losses from the previous ~3-6% loss. This only occurs when I have my wireless internet turned on in the modem, because there ...
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Router reports different MAC address than iwconfig

The address returned by iwconfig is nearly the same - the first number is off by 2 and the last by 1. Does anyone know why I'm getting a different result depending on where I look? I happen to know ...
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tomatousb - Allow only specific IP to connect to other IP port

I'm using tomato shibby on a router, and I'm trying to set some specific rules using iptables to set the following: I have a server, which runs on 192.168.1.2 (LAN) port 2232. Everybody from the LAN ...
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Connect two devices with the same static IP addresses to a network

I have a problem where I have two individuals of a device with a fixed IP address that I cannot change and I want to connect them both to my network. If I had only had 1 device, I could use port ...
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Wifi router and bridge

This is my first post in any blog. I got stuck with a little challenge regarding wireless routers capabilities. Is there a way to have a wifi router that connects all my devices (wirelessly) into my ...