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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Settings for printing remotely over the internet to HP Laserjet from one IP address

I'm trying to print from an Amazon/AWS EC2 instance running WinServer 2008 R2 to an HP Laserjet on our network. These are the steps taken so far: On EC2, the server services ‘LPR Port Monitor’ and ...
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Configuring DD-WRT/TomatoUSB wireless router as hub

I have a Cisco E3200 wireless router running TomatoUSB. How do I configure it to act like a hub, so I can plug it into the network and still communicate with other computers and printers upstream on ...
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Concurrent VPN connections using the same user?

This is a simple question from an humble programmer who was asked to setup users on a third-party-configured VPN. I created a user using PPTP on a Cisco RV180W router. Then I configured 3 laptops ...
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Interent Connection stop and reconnets intermittently, while ping requests go through

Good day all I will keep this short, for the past week my internet has started becoming jittery, It will work fine then suddenly it will "go off", how I know this is my google drive says cannot ...
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What is the point of a 100Mbit router that has 802.11ac Wi-Fi?

I saw a few routers on the market that has 10/100 Mbit speed on cable and a 802.11ac Wi-Fi that is capable for gigabit speed. What you can use that speed when the 100Mbit cable connection will be a ...
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How to setup this home network to allow connection between two subnets?

I have my home network currently set up like this: The Thomson router (192.168.0.1) is from my ISP and is pretty crappy. I have a much better Draytek Vigor 2820vn router that allows me to use ...
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Internet connection disconnects with no apparent reason

I have a situation where one minute the internet connection on my laptop is working perfectly fine then all of a suddend, it just disconnects. Here's an example of a ping command running when it ...
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Is it possible to use a ethernet switch to provide two different routers with the same internet?

Say I wanted to created two networks. One for the more privileged group of people. The restrictions on this network would be less severe. Then the other network would be for the "guests" or those ...
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Internet connection lost every time computer sleeps or shuts down

I have an ADSL internet connection that works through a modem (actually a router - Aztech ADSL2+ Ethernet Bridge Router DSL-600E). I know that there's a way to put in my username and password to my ...
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Network connection issue. Connection breaks sometimes

I have internet delivered by wifi to my house. Every day about 20:00 i have problem with browsing. I got information form firefox like "Unable to connect" then i need to refresh couple times to load ...
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How to connect 3 ip camera through a router to a pc?

I want to connect 3 IP cameras to a pc and capture their images in fair fps and process their image on pc by a program. I don’t need to capture the images from all of 3 cameras at the same time, just ...
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Virtual servers not forwarding when DMZ set in DLink 2730B

My router is a DLink 2730B. The target machine IP is 192.168.1.6. I’ve applied DMZ Host to this IP, and have configured on 'Virtual Server' the following settings: Port 21 on 192.168.1.6 is ok, I ...
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TP-LINK TD-W8961ND can't access to admin page

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND ADSL router/modem. I connect through PPPoE LLC Encapsulation. I set it up for the first time, and everything worked well for about a month (during which I updated the ...
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I can't get a valid internet connection with MikroTik Wifi

My router is MikroTik RB951G. It has the configuration below: ether1 - port where the ISP cable is plugged in ether2,3,4 - are the ports where i plug my PC and Switch. There is a DHCP server on the ...
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Routing specific port ranges to specific gateway on Asus AC68 router using iptables and ip route

Linux noob here. I was hoping someone could help me with configuring some routing rules on my router, an Asus AC68. The router is connected to two gateways, wan0_gateway and wan1_gateway. I have ...
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Wifi network not picked up by specific device

I have a Zyxel NBG-416N router, which randomly stopped working on my PC that is running 64-bit Windows 8.1. Strange thing is that while the PC can't pick up my particular home network, it finds all ...
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DHCP with SOHO Routers turned off with DHCP Server

I am trying to learn some networking right now. I currently have a DHCP service running on my SOHO CISCO Router. If I turn off my SOHO's DHCP service and setup DHCP on a physical ...
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DHCP configuration for local DNS server

I have a server at home with several other computers/devices using DHCP to connect. The DHCP service is provided by the router. My ISP gives me a dynamic IP address so I use no-ip to get a fixed DNS ...
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How to create a VirtualBox guest install of Windows 7 Ultimate that connects directly to my router

I’m trying to get my Oracle Virtual Box machine running a guest Windows 7 Ultimate to connect directly into the router that I have connected to my host machine which is also running Windows 7 ...
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RIP V2 multicasting looks as broadcasting at IP add 224.0.0.9 [closed]

In RIP V1 the packets are broadcasted at all ports with dest. IP 255.255.255.255 and in V2 they are multicasted with dest. IP 224.0.0.9. In Packet tracer, this v2 packet is transmitted over all ...
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Connect LANs together with a router [closed]

I have a lot of routers and I want to connect 4 LANs together with a router. I know routers have a WAN port. Is the wan port an Ethernet port? I have a diagram on what I want to do. How would you ...
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What is the right procedure to check where my packet loss comes from?

I installed a new ADSL line and on my desktop I'm using a WIFI usb pen to receive the signal from my modem (Netgear DGN2200v4). I took some speed tests and ping tests and I noticed that I have an ...
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Need help in Ubuntu router with static IP

I have a Linksys modem+router and Ubuntu server 12.04. My LAN networking is connecting to the internet through the Linksys router. Now I enable NAT in Ubuntu Server. Only my LAN segment is ping able ...
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Control communication flow between devices on a network

For simplicity, let's say my network looks like this: [Internet/Modem] | [Standard home wi-fi Router] | [Windows/Mac PCs] ...
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What could be disturbing DNS lookup on the local network?

Three windows computers setup to use hard coded 8.8.4.4 and 208.67.220.220 as DNS servers are not experiencing any problems. These servers were found using the DNS benchmark utilitiy found here. ...
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What is Bridging Modem and Router?

I have a Linksys modem and a Ubuntu Server as the Router. So, What is the need to Bridge? What Bridge means? What happens if I did bridged? (I understand NAT and other concepts, but I am hearing the ...
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Change the guest login page on a Belkin n450 router

Can I change the "guest login" page on my belkin n450 db router? I have read all the docs a few times and looks like I just got a cheap router I want to force the clients to see a certain page ...
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How to teach a small router to support a VPN Protocol?

i have a small mips router (link to tech specs - HW-Rev D3) on my table and i was wondering how to teach it something it does actually not support. with a exploit i figured out how to login via ...
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How to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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IPTABLES NAT port forwarding

I'm trying to setup a Linux box to act as a very simple 2 NIC router. I've read over the instructions on the bot Archlinux and Gentoo wikis and gotten the same result, masquerading works but not port ...
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How Do You Port Forward on a Motorola SBV5121 Router?

I've been searching for hours, and apparently this is an obscure model of router or something, because there are no guides on how to port forward this model of router. I can't even find the port ...
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Nas/Switch/ DD-WRT Router, Interesting Problem

I had a network setup that consisted of the following. WNR2200 [router] with DDWRT [Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/23/14) std] running on it, connected to a Netgear 8p Gigabit [Switch]. My laptop and ...
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Can open host by \\hostname but cannot ping by hostname

I have two laptops connected by NetGear JNR3210 router: one (running Windows 2000) is directly attached by a cable and one (running Windows 7 x64) is attached via WiFi. On both laptops when I open ...
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Start task according to bandwith speed?

How I can start task according to my downloading speed "Bandwidth". Lets say I want to start .bat file if my downloading speed didn't exceed 50 KB/s for more than 50 seconds. What tools should I have. ...
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Recommended protection from inbound traffic and set up of 3 vlans on home network [closed]

There are so many questions out there on this topic without the answer I'm looking for. They talk about basics like WPA2 and how to get neighbors to stop using their Wi-Fi.... Perhaps I don't know the ...
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Baby monitor interfering with wifi

This wifi Issue has been making me tear my hair out for months. We have 50/20 internet here at home. And a baby monitor. Trouble is the baby monitor interferes with the stock router's wifi at 2.4GHz, ...
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Can I connect two computers on an ADSL modem which has one USB port and one Ethernet port?

I have an ADSL2 modem + router. It has one USB connector and one Ethernet port. It is not a wireless router-modem. Can I use both of my computers on each one to access the internet? Here are the ...
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High ping: router problems?

I often have extremely high pings to close locations. A traceroute of www.google.com.au revealed the following: traceroute to www.google.com.au (74.125.237.191), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 ...
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Networking a small office with VPN

Recently I purchased a CISCO RV042 Small Business router with VPN Capability, obviously to allow external connection to this office via VPN to access a NAS where business files are stored. I am not ...
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DHCP issues, possibly related to Netgear N300 (DGN2200)

Installed 'new' Netgear N300 (DGN2200-100UKS model number) Day 1: Install Changed router IP to 192.168.1.1 Setup DHCP range to 192.168.1.50 - 100 All clients connected and working, 4 Pc's ...
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Moving into an office and need a router, will any do? [closed]

We're moving into an office. They are providing an ethernet port, and say we must buy a router. I am looking at the linksys e1200 because it supports dd-wrt and is pretty cheap. I think it says on ...
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Can My ISP's Assigning me a New IP Explain Poor Performance on my Home Network?

I have observed numerous times that poor performance on my home network, which is infrequent and characterized by slow transfer rates (especially over wireless), is resolved by rebooting the router. ...
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How do I search for a replacement home wired only router with NAT and internal DHCP?

I have a ailing home router (specifically a LinkSys/Cisco BEFSR81 Router) which contains NAT and internal DHCP. I'm looking to replace it but all I am finding is Routers containing Wireless ...
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Problems with mixed 802.11b/g/n

So my home network is currently set up to be 802.11b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 20Mhz), but I have some issues with it. Pretty much all devices work without any problem, except my phone. The Wi-Fi connection on my ...
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DailMotion App wouldn't load Videos while DailyMotion Website works fine

I am facing a strange issue lately, When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi Network, I cannot be able to load DailyMotion videos through Android App, I have tried over dozen different phones including , ...
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What is the maximum connections practically supported by a 2.4 GHz router?

We have a Netgear WNR614 router 2.4 GHz in our office. Its a single band 300 mbps N router. We need to connect a large number of devices (50-60) to the internet on WLAN. This router is not ...
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Phone tethered to laptop for internet and then send internet out wirelessly

What I am looking for is a way to take the internet I have available on my laptop (from using my tethered smart phone) and project that out just like a wireless router would from a modem. This way ...
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Telnet cannot connect to localhost on port 23

I am using bat file assigned with vbs script to change router configuration every 15 minutes through the day through telnet commands. It works as supposed for a while then it shows this message "Could ...
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2 Routers on network, can i have them do different DHCP

I'm trying to fix a network that we want to have private and public access. Currently they have Verizon service with the actiontec wireless modem/router as the main router. They have the office ...
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Filtered port with virtual server setup on a NAT

I have a Symphony SY602 ADSL router and I want configure a dynamic DNS to access my system remotely. I made a NAT virtual server in routers configuration and this is what I configured: Server Name ...