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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Torrenting (from one specific computer) crashes the router [closed]

I'm having a problem where a few seconds after a torrent download starts (on a certain computer), our router crashes and reboots, everyone in the house loses connection. Here goes the computer's ...
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Understanding the factors affecting wi-fi speed with the same number of antennas and posssible fastest connection controls?

I am trying to understand more on antennas, speed and the best controlled WiFi setup. People usually say that 1x1 antennas for N router has 150M, 2x2 has 300M and so on. But for AC router, 1x1 ...
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How to determine what type of wifi networks are supported by your driver on Linux

On Linux (specificially Ubuntu) what's the easiest way to determine what types of Wifi protocols your hardware and driver support? I have a router running DD-WRT that supports broadcasting in both a ...
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Home wireless network with wireless storage setup guidance

I am looking to setup invest in a router to upgrade my home wireless networking. I currently have a USB 3.0 Harddisk and my plan is to be able to share over the home network. What are the possible ...
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Bridge mode cg3000v2 AirPort Extreme security settings

I have a cg3000v2 keeps getting hacked so I brought an AirPort Extreme. It's suppose to prevent the hacking. I heard that I have to put the netgear Cg3000v2 in bride mode for the airport ex to work. ...
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Dynamic IP assignment in theory [duplicate]

If I turn my router off for 24 hours or more I am always assigned a new dynamic IP address once I turn it on again. Theoretical question for you guys; Does that mean I don't actually have an ...
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Ethernet LED blinks

I have HP 1000-1140ATU notebook PC. it has 2 Ethernet LED. One is White(glows when Cable is plugged and router is working.) second Orange which keeps blinking while Communication. Now my problem is ...
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Cisco anyconnect add exception

My setup: I am having a D-Link DIR-600M wireless router. (firmware: 3.02) I am using Hathway service as ISP for internet. I am using "Cisco anyconnect Secure Mobility Client" to access my office ...
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Why can't I get wireless connections but I can get Internet on Kali Linux?

So, when I try to connect to a WiFi network on Kali Linux, it won't give me any WiFi networks. But so long as the windows WiFi is connected, it will give me internet. So, I know the WiFi works ...
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A Nic and a USB wireless adapter, when one is on, the other stops working

I have NIC and wireless USB adaptor. Previously, both accessed separated networks and worked together. The wired nic is connected to a piece of equipment. I have it on a submask of 255.0.0.0 with a ...
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Connecting 2 ADSL2 Modem Router in one splitter

I am having a new ADSL2+ Modem Router. I brought it few days back when my old one got complaint. It's working well but it doesn't have good connectivity in specific places. Today I received my old ...
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Reroute direct DNS requests on OpenWRT

On my router with OpenWRT, I use dnsmasq for DNS poisoning to block ads. If the host is on the list, the router replies to the DNS request with 192.168.99.99, which only and always serves a 1x1 ...
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Access multiple servers from one ip address

I have multiple servers running different webpages, some on different ports some on port 80. Now I know I can setup port forwarding on my router and just use different ports to get to my different ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...
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How can I directly access a PC in another subnet?

Ok so I have 2 subnets setup in my home network. There is a wireless router (with built in switch) connecting PC A (192.168.1.3) via a wire and PC B (192.168.1.101) via wifi. There is a wired switch ...
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Shared external IP address

So Here is my set-up: I have a raspberry pi behind a router. I set a static internal IP address for the pi. I configured the SSH config files and everything how I like it so far. I have a contab ...
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Router IP does not appear on network

I have the following configuration: Netgear FSV338 vpn filewall(NAT and DHCP) connected to the LAN port of NETGEAR WNDR3400 router. When I connect to the network, I can only see the firewall's ...
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Wired connection losing ONLY internet connection

My PC is connected to my AC-68U router through ethernet, it's the only wired connection, the rest of my household devices are on wireless. I noticed that sometimes, very rarely though, I lose ...
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Find all machines from a particular network that can connect to my server

A complete noob/novice here so you might have to be a bit patient so this might be a a very simple question We have a server in a specific network, say, 120.1.2.56 and only certain systems from a ...
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How can I get rid of the double NAT in this network?

Topology: Incoming Traffic > Modem > Router > Switch > Rest of Network In this image, notice IEAS-FILESVR, incoming traffic goes to the modem/router "IEASOFFICE" into the switch, to the FILESVR ...
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Set wireless channel on a DD-WRT router via SSH

I'm trying to change the wireless channel on my DD-WRT v24-sp2 router via SSH. I can persist the channel settings by running; $ nvram set wl_channel=X $ nvram set wl0_channel=X But this doesn't ...
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Does a computer connected with a 4G USB dongle have a unique public IP address?

I will need my computer to have a unique public IP address meaning an IP address that no other device is having. I will be using it to receive UDP packet from another device that is not on the same ...
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What are the factors for Bad Ethernet connection?

I just made someone install RJ45 from my Living Room to my Office on two floors above the current one. Cable is Cat6 for what is worth. Thing is that when I put cables on the two ends (one to the ...
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how to define a wifi password on D-Link DAP-1360

I have a D-Link DAP-1360 wifi repeater device and I wish to connect to it directly in order to define the wifi password (comes open by default). I connect it directly to my PC with a network cable, ...
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Forgot password for my cisco E1000 router

I have my Wi-Fi router (a Cisco E1000) hooked to my DSL router, and I forgot the password. Is there anything I can do?
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Why my download speed is high but my speed test is slow ?! is this ISP trick?

I have a "12mb" Internet connection and my download speed with IDM is "1780kB/s" and it's Ok. But speedtest.net tells me "your internet speed is not 12mb actually it's 3.85mb" How does it just ...
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Modem not passing internet connection to wifi Router

I have a BSNL Wimax internet(India) connection. I get input from a terrace antenna to a modem(OX253P). An ethernet cable is then connected between the modem and the laptop. My internet works perfectly ...
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What are the possible reasons that I can't access my NAS from my local network?

I have a NAS that is connected to my home router. I used to be able to access that NAS via my laptop (running Windows 8.1) when I connect to my home router too. Recently, I am not able to do so. I am ...
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NAS via HDD connected to PC or HDD connected to the router

Hardware I am working with Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) (USB 3.0; running stock firmware, but can run Tomato if needed) Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 2 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (MPN: ...
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How does Openflow decide which path to use?

In current networks, OSPF ,RIP,etc determine the path taken by a packet. In SDN, the OpenFlow protocol sets the flow tables of the forwarding units. Can someone be very clear that how does OpenFlow ...
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Send message to all users connected to router warning about reboot

I was curious if there was a way to send a message to all the computers connected to the router, specifically the message "Rebooting router in X minutes. Save any online work." I have an ASUS ...
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dd-wrt subnet from network with in a network

I am testing some network configurations. I am trying to create a network within a network for TESTING PURPOSES ONLY. Basically the gateway for ARouter(made up name for main router) is 192.168.0.1(for ...
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Configuring a VPN to both act as a client and a server

Ideally I would like to have a network setup where my internet traffic would be anonymized through Private Internet Access's VPN service. I would like to set this up on my dd-wrt router so the ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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Will this 'ac wifi' adapter improve my speeds compared to the one I own, on a 'n wifi' router?

I've been using this 'n wifi' adapter for some time now, but it only supports 2.4ghz and up to 150Mbps. Since my 'n wifi' router supports speeds up to 300Mbps and has both 2.4ghz and 5ghz capabilities ...
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Thinkpad x200 ethernet cant connect to cisco modem (BUT to router it connects)

I got a problem with my x200 thinkpad. When I connect it with my modem/router thingy (http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/modem_DPC3208.html), the connection it not established. Its get stuck ...
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on DD-WRT router how to reconnect PPTP and bypass VPN for specific IPs or connected devices

I've ASUS RT-N66U flashed with "DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) big". I use VyprVPN service with PPTP protocol. I set up the router through PPTP protocol following these instructions: ...
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Questions Regarding DoS

I have a few questions i still haven`t been able to get an answer to. If someone DoS you, do it affect all computers connected to the router or just the computer that is being attacked? For example: ...
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Create NAS storage with DD-WRT

I'm super confused about this. I'm trying to create NAS with DD-WRT such that i can have various files as well as various users, each user with certain permissions. Some files will be accessible only ...
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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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Can connect to router, but not Internet

Sorry about this probably very n00b question. However, I've little idea where to start. My router is at 192.168.1.254. I can ping it and log in. My laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) has been given an address by ...
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Can I collect wireless packets using Wireshark while being connected to the Internet via cable?

I am working on a PC which is connected to my router using a LAN cable, and the other computers in my house are connected to my router using WiFi. We are all connected to the same network, so I ...
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convert Ethernet router into integration gateway

I need to integrate to an Ethernet proprietary network. It is IP based but doesn't implement TCP. I need a router which will poll devices on this network, and periodically post the data using ...
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Router Blocking One Specific Site; IP resolves, but Times Out

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G Broadband Router in use. For whatever reason, for the past couple of days I have been unable to access a single web site, http://basecamp.com, through the ...
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I have to choose between 2 ADSLs. Any OSX or unix script to massive compare and average ping, bandwidth, accross countries?

My landlord gave me 2 wifi networks to choose from. I have 3 days to decide. I would like to identify the best of the 2 provider. I already noticed 1 has 8Mb bandwidth while the other has about 28Mb. ...
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directed subnet broadcasts with openwrt

I've got a wireless router with openwrt 14.07 that acts as a router (not a bridge) between the local ethernet subnet (eg. 192.168.1.0/24) and a wireless network (eg. 192.168.2.0/24). I would like to ...
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Router disconnects me every day at the same time

For some unknown to me reason my router disconnects me every day at almost the same exact time. Does anybody know what is going on? Router Log: Jul 10 09:58:16 pppd[57]: LCP terminated by peer ...
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Router without DHCP set and has external IP from local perspective

I have a network like: x.x.0.1 - ISP's AP, then mikrotik router x.x.0.5 -> set up by specialist and another router x.x.0.7 -> for my learning purposes. My problem is, that I really don't understand ...
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How to troubleshoot a “clogged” network

I am inheriting a mess of a network at my office. There's a bunch of switches and routers, not too mention hidden switches under desks that I can't see. Often times the network gets "clogged." ...
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Public IP from my ISP

I have dynamic ip address from my ISP and today I bought public ip from them. My question is: Do I need something from them to have this public ip? Do I need to configure anything on my router?