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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How do I reach a computer behind a router?

I need some assistance regarding computer-to-computer communication. The network set-up is like this: At the top is the Company DNS/Server. I have a computer, "PC A", connected to the server via ...
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How can I configure my two routers so any device can connect to a server on any other?

Network setup: ADSL2+ modem/4-port router (SpeedStream 6520) Wi-Fi+3-port router (TD-W8960N, 4th/WAN port connected as device to modem/router) I have to admit that I know pretty much nothing about ...
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How can I block Apple (or really any) services at my router?

I work at a small business in the middle of nowhere over the summer. We blew through our data cap for the month because we are all running iOS and Mac OS X, which are more and more dependent on ...
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How can I assign an external static IP to my machine?

I have recently moved ISP's and in this transition I acquired 4 static IP's. My plan was to move my 1U rack-mount server from the datacenter i use to my home as I do not need the redundancy, ...
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1 Network with 2 Gateways

I have a network which is connected to the internet. The range and subnet is 192.168.1.0/24. I also have an AP that is a Point-to-Point network which has the range and subnet of 172.18.53.12/30 I ...
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How does the internet work in space? [closed]

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Cisco VPN, Site 2 Site Via VPNC Gateway

i may be barking up the wrong tree here, been racking my brains over this. I've been asked to setup a Cloud network which will house a number of services. They asked me to use our excisitng Cisco ...
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Allow only one website using iptables in a linux router [duplicate]

I have a Linux server I'm using as a router for my internal network. I need to block all the websites except one or two using iptables. How can I set this up?
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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Setup Router for Two Computers and Two Domains [duplicate]

I have a router with DD-WRT. I have two computers connected to the router via the ethernet ports. Computer 1 has mydomain1.com Computer 2 has mydomain2.com I want to route all port 80 traffic for ...
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UDP over Internet

I have a small problem: I want to program a simple Apllication that sends a small word (in this case: "Hello") to a server. This Server should display it via cout. This is just a project to learn how ...
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How to white list some ip and all the rest block while having already a DMZ?

I have a Linux machine running which has local ip: 192.168.1.2 connected to a router with public IP 8.8.8.8, now the router 8.8.8.8 has DMZ to 192.168.1.2 As a result spammers, hackers, crackers ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Why are my NAS drive transfers so slow?

I've a rMBP with 802.11ac, connected to an Asus RT-AC66U on 5GHz and a WD My Cloud EX2. If I transfer large files via the router from the Macbook to the NAS drive I see a mere ~10MB/s (80Mbps say). ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IPs. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does not wake ...
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Windows Server - Bridge ip address of different subnets

My Windows Server 2008 R2 has two network cards which are connected to physically separated networks. The Adapters have the following IP settings: LAN1 IP: 192.168.2.1 (Netmask 255.255.255.0) LAN2 ...
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Creating a directory from command line on a DD-WRT router

I have a problem with creating a directory with a DD-WRT router. The router's DD-WRT firmware version is v24-sp2. I enter the command mkdir /jffs/www and I dont get anything returned that would say ...
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Can a FRITZBox 3790 support VPN IKE v2?

I'm trying to do a site-to-site VPN connection from my FRITZBox! 3790 <-> Azure Virtual Network. (setup as a dynamic network). I think I read that the vpn box I use needs to handle Ike v2. Q: ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Expect script for telnet communication with DLink router

I am trying to connect to my router through telnet using this script: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set timeout 20 # router user name set name "admin" # router password set pass "admin" # router IP ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Can't setup Wi-fi range extender (TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1) for modem CenturyLink C1000A

I am trying to setup TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1 as Wifi range extender with modem Centurylink C1000A. I have netork SSID, Wireless password, MAC address (tried with MAC address that I've got using ...
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2 Routers 2 ISPs 1 DNS, Hiding DNS requests

Firstly I am going to explain my network topology. I've got 2 routers serving separate ISPs and they are connected to each other via LAN and each one has its own dynamic IP and DNS by the ISP, my ...
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Atheros wifi to comcast router packets above 174 bytes in size do not go through

I can ping and do name resolution. If I use the -l option to set the size of the ping package to 174 or below all pings get replied to. If I set it to 175 bytes or higher none of them do. I ...
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Weird web searches in router log

On checking recent web searches in my Tomato router log I found several from my computer that I did not make. I am on Windows 7 64-bit. What could be the source of these searches? Example searches: ...
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How to add a custom DDNS to the Linksys WAG200G through a possibly new method

I've been reading a lot about my router lately and after about a day's investigation i've realised its crap in almost every area: it can't run any custom firmware, it has very rudimentary controls... ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to autoconfigure IPv6 route

I configured a simple router that should provide IPv6 connectivity to machines that are on LAN behind it. The router has 2 network interfaces (eth0, eth1), machines have 1 (eth0). On router's eth0 is ...
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How to access a C: drive of one PC from another, that is on a different network?

I'm trying to connect to another computers c: Drive that is on a different network. To be clear: 2 computers connected to two different routers and those routers are connected to each other with ...
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Why are my pings to websites now being timed out?

Only recently, pinging a website through the CMD will result in a timeout for all four attempts. As I mentioned, this has only started happening within the last week or so. Before I could ping google, ...
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Will I experience degraded performance on a Ethernet connection through a splitter if I'm the only user on the line?

I currently have a long wire ethernet chord travel from my office to my bedroom (the rooms are side by side), as I wish (It's a long ethernet cable wire). I went from a 1.9 MBPS to a 15.+ MBPS after ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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Disable management over HTTP and Telnet for Verizon/Actiontec gateway?

I'm trying to disable gateway management using insecure transports. The gateway is an Actiontec provided by Verizon. Gateway management is available under Advanced → System Settings. The ...
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Firewall Throughput vs. UTM Throughput

I want to buy a new rack-mountable router with wireless capabilities. I was checking out the (Netgear UTM-25S. This router has a "firewall throughput" of 980 Mbps but a "UTM throughput" of only 24 ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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Vyatta Firewall structure and Interface Direction

I've just purchased a Ubiquity EdgeRouter ER-8, and I'm working on configuring the firewall. In particular I'm confused about the direction "Local" for the interface I've defined as the WAN, and how I ...
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Access PA-35 Wifi Actuator Control Box from outside IP

I purchased an actuator that can be controlled by an iOS app as long as you are connected to the network this control box creates. I want to be able to set up a DNS and access the controls where ever ...
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Networking two computers for homegroup

I have a wireless high speed Internet connection, using a wireless network adapter on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64), that I want to share with other computers and laptops in my home (also Windows 8.1). I ...
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Linksys router gives good IP to wireless client but not to wired client

Setup: I have a Linksys WRT54G router running DD-WRT. I changed the router's IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1 and set a Wi-Fi password, but other than that it's a default DD-WRT with ...
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How can I access webfig of my mikrotik routerboard?

To connect to web config on mikrotik routerboard I need the ip address of my routerboard but the problem is that I don't know the ip address of my routerboard. Is there anyway I can get the ip address ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 version 1 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 (v1) router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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Wifi stops working every 10 minutes on Mac OS X Yosemite [SOLVED]

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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Network Hub to Hub - no network

I've set up a home network using hubs. I know it's best to replace hubs with network switches however the hubs were donated and it's not feasible to buy network switches. The setup consists of a hub ...
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Windows 8 - Wireless Adapter stops connecting

This similar thing has happened before, I fixed it by not using windows 8 anymore. However it's getting quite annoying. What happens is, if my Wireless network adapter is disconnected from the router ...
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I'm benchmarking various DNS servers and one of the adresses shown seems like my router, how to check it?

I'm using DNS Bench to test 10th's of DNS servers, and two addresses in the list appear to be from my router: 192.168.0.1 Non-routable local internet address 192.168.1.20 Non-routable ...
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Why is my connection only 100Mbps?

We recently have installed Cat6 cabling in our walls using Cat5e jacks (Could not find any other type). From research, this seems to be a working method, however the connection is auto-negotiated by ...