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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Bridged VLAN and VAC can't connect to the internet on DD-WRT

I just recieved my new Netgear Nighthawk AC router, and I installed the latest DD-WRT from myopenrouter.com (build 23720). I am trying to create a VLAN bridged with a Virtual Access Point (VAC) so ...
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dd-wrt Displaing low signal quality

I have installed dd-wrt firmware on tp-linkwr-740N router. And have following wireless settings, and the in dd-wrt status panel, it displays following signal quality even if the laptop is just 7 ...
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Why do some WiFi routers block multicast packets going from wired to wireless?

I have worked with dozens of consumer grade WiFi routers, and they have been really hit-or-miss with this, though it seems to be getting better. Example of issue: A device that can be discovered ...
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DD-WRT QoS traffic shaping sharing percentage of overall bandwidth

I'm using DD-WRT build 21402 on an Asus RT-N66U and I'd like to use QoS or some kind of traffic/bandwidth shaping to stop any one IP from using up more than 75% of the available bandwidth. I would ...
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Connect ddwrt with Server via VPN

I have a Server in the Internet and an dd-wrt Router behind some Firewalls. I would like to have Access to the dd-wrt via the Server. The only way to accomplish this is to have a VPN connection from ...
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Redsocks as proxy

How can I set redsocks as a proxy server which can listen from LAN? Ubuntu internet connection is available for me only via http proxy. Many applications do not have support for proxies. hence I ...
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Linksys RV042 PPTP not working with Ubuntu? Why?

I have bought an RV042 to set up a VPN for home... The setup's been very easy, and it works fine with Windows computers. For some reason, it doesn't work on Ubuntu (or maybe Linux in general). I have ...
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How to configre router and server for FTPES access?

I'm trying to access my ZyXEL Media Server from an external network. FTP connection works fine, but I cannot establish a working FTPES connection. Active mode won't work, and the client tries to fall ...
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Log all outgoing connections from computer

I'm really interested in what applications on my PC sends to the internet. Is there any way to record all(!) outgoing data (including content - what is sent using that connection)? Ideally, these ...
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Multiple IPs on Multiple NICs same subnet

So, I've got two NICs: eth0 eth1 and I have multiple IP addresses assigned to each: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.0.0.194 netmask ...
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Data transfer speed in between two routers

I have two routers (bridged) setup at home to cover both ends of the house. The two routers is connected through power line. While the speed is acceptable for general use (browsing, emailing etc) but ...
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TP-Link TD-W8951ND port forwarding not working?

I've configured not less than 20 routers but this one is driving me crazy. I purchased a TP-Link TD-W8951ND modem-router and now I'm trying to configure my VoIP device to make/get calls. This works ...
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iptables to allow onlylimited acces to internet Lan / guest wlan

Seems i got stranded on my iptables setup on a dd-wrt router. It is in the dmz of a modem, thats absolutely not configurable except for the dmz. So NAT is done here, which is required for a mailserver ...
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Cross network access

I have two networks, for now we'll name them "Home" and "Office", it is as set up below: Internet -> Modem -> -> -> -> Router -> -> -> Router 192.168.2.100 ...
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Not able to ssh from outside to home ubuntu server

I have netgear router. Initially I had forwarded all tcp ports to internal server 192.168.0.100 centos I was able to ssh into that using my ssh user@publicip. now I have installed Ubuntu trusty with ...
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Remote management on WRT630N via HTTPS

I have a Linksys WRT630N wireless router and am trying to configure remote management via HTTPS. I've chosen a nonstandard port and can successfully connect and manage the router remotely via HTTP, ...
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Two computers using the same internet connection, both worked fine, suddenly one starts to lose nearly all packets to router

Two computers are located right next to each other, both are connected to the internet (same internet connection name/channel) but one has an extremely bad connection such that I can barely visit a ...
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Port Forwarding on a router to a dynamic IP running Linux

I've set my Dad up with a Linux Mint PC (he's a novice and it's the safest thing). I would like to be able to SSH into this PC at any time (that it's on) to allow updates, configs, etc. This PC is ...
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Router and Modem “argument”

I have a Cisco EA4500 wireless router and a Ubee wired modem from Time Warner. Now I have nice speed when everything is alright, but when say a friend comes over the router connects to his phone and ...
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Routers gateway address is not advertised in the dhcp offer packet

I have an wireless router with only my XP PC connected to the LAN port. WAN port is connected to internet. DHCP is enabled on the router. I have configured router LAN IP as 192.168.1.1 and gateway ...
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Aventail Connect(client) and Apple Airport Extreme

BACKGROUND: I'm using Aventail on my MacBook Pro and my iPad Mini. Neither can connect to the server when I use my home network which is secured with an Apple Airport Extreme with version 7.6.4 of ...
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Internet access stops after 25 minutes during the day, works fine all night.

My internet access stops working every 25 minutes (exactly 25 minutes) between 10am and 7:30pm. The only thing that fixes this problem temporarily is unplugging both my modem and router, then plugging ...
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Configure a Linksys WRT54G with dd-wrt for bridged client

I am looking to tether my phone's Wifi hotspot to a Linksys WRT54G flashed with dd-wrt. I need to provide wired access to several devices that have no Wifi. Is this possible to do without a PC running ...
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Improve LAN performance with bridging modem

I have ZTE ZXHN H208N ADSL modem that works in routing mode in our LAN. Because of poor performance, I have put it in bridge mode with Mikrotik RouterBOARD 493 and that worked (I had internet access), ...
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Make use of an extra router

At my home, I have a modem that connects the ADSL linked to a Linksys router. However I also have one router from Telefonica which I would like to use with my setup to increase the signal range. How ...
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Router Intrusion in firewall's log

Everytime my router connect to internet I am finding in my router's firewall log intrusion warnings. Could you please explain what it means? Is it actually someone hacking my router or is that ...
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Can't connect to my server Cisco EPC3925

I've set up my own gmod server(this is not a gaming question) and it was working great. Now I had some problems with my internet connection and my provider gave me a new modem so I got a new IP. I ...
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Why would my ADSL router have a telnet port open to the exterior?

I just ran GRC's "Shields Up" on my connection, which has an Asus Wl600g ADSL modem/router serving as gatekeeper. All ports are reported as stealth, except port 23 (Telnet). Now, I can understand ...
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Is it recommended to run a firewall/router on a virtual machine?

Googling found me people saying running a firewall/router as a virtual machine is "dangerous" but none of them gives any reason as to why it is so. I also found posts from people who are successfully ...
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Airport network design - how to wire multiple airport boxes

I have a medium size installation in a big old house (brick exterior, and wood/plaster interior). There is a Comcast UBEE Docsis 3 modem with a short connection to TimeCapsule (router). From there ...
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Router communicating with webserver on lan

I opened an http port (80) on my raspberry pi and I am running iptraf to monitor my network. I noticed that my router is "connecting" to my pi to the http port(?) Can anyone explain what is going ...
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Multiple Access Points Best Practice

I have a large area that needs wireless coverage throughout. I want to use 3 (or more if necessary) access points to allow roaming coverage for everyone. There will be 15 or 20 people with 2 to ...
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Video DVR and NVR traffic is slow over WAN. Does the host router need to have video capabilities?

I have a network with a router from the service provider. Not robust I think. The LAN has a network of IP camera's but the feed over the WAN and through the web service is very slow. Does having a ...
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Why is my router sometimes not found by my Android phone?

(I don't know exactly if I'm in the right place here, but then please migrate this question to another StackExchange site and delete this comment.) I have a Samsung GT-S5830 (Galaxy Ace) with Android ...
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DNS server does not respond after reboot in Windows 7

First of all, I think that this might be an issue with the router (TP-Link) because I never had this problem before I moved into a new apartment. But I also recently formatted my PC, so I'm not sure ...
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Does the length of Cat5e cable affect the network speed?

Ok for starters we have Time Warner which happens to be the worst provider ever. We have two PCs(windows 7) and two Laptops(windows 8). We are paying for 100mbps our laptops on wifi average around ...
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How can I find private IP address of a device?

I 'm trying to detect IP address of a Wireless Access Point device, connected via Ethernet on my router. Router's configuration page shows status of the Ethernet port is up, but no device connected. ...
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Configuring OpenWrt as a client on TR-WR073N

I am new to networking. I have purchased TP Link TR-WR073N and have flashed it with OpenWrt. I need to now configure it as a client and connect it to the internet. (So I can use it with the arduino ...
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How may I use the router functionality alone in this device?

I bought a Belkin N300 Modem Router combo.It has 1 phone line jack and 4 LAN jack.I already had another modem from my ISP. I used to connect the LAN cable coming out of that modem to my machine ...
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How do I connect two modems (RJ45) into a single computer?

I have two modems here with each of them connecting to a computer through RJ45. However I have a single computer, is there a way to connect those two modems to a single computer? I've looked into ...
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Can I split the ethernet signal from cable modem

Can I connect the Ethernet cable from my cable modem into A wireless router A direct Ethernet connection to a PC Do I need anything special? What kind of splitter?
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How to configure local area network after instaling WP8 SDK

I don't know if I could get a solution here, I am using a 4G Dongle to connect to my internet, and it was working fine until recently, but after I install visual studio 2013 with WP8 SDK, I am unable ...
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NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT error while sending a file to Samba server

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. When I try to send a file using smbclient on linux I get it sending for a moment, but then it stops and I get error cli_push ...
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Very low speed rates on home network via Samba

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. I wanted to send a movie from my PC and got really low speed rates - around 300kbps. I have TP-LINK TD-W8960N router. The server ...
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Network connection cuts out for a bit

I'm running the latest version of Windows 8.1 with a Cisco router and a Samsung laptop, and it seems like whenever my computer goes to sleep or shuts down, it fails to reconnect to the network. It ...
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Proxy System On OpenWRT

I'm looking for advice for a project I'm working on. I Have a router running openWRT. I am trying to setup a proxy system at my school. The School blocks everything, and I want to host a separate WiFi ...
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How can I store and Analyze my Linksys Router's Logs (ea6900)

This passed week I had a very strange issue occur. Normally there in no issue with our router (linksys ea6900) however on tuesday it continually crashed. After around 5pm it stopped crashing (it ...
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Laptop sometimes loses WiFi connection when phone connects to WiFi

Environment Laptop A (Windows Vista) Laptop B (Windows 7) Phone A (iOS) Phone B (Android) Phone C (Android) Wireless 802.11 g/n 2.4GHz router (Billion 7800NL) Problem When Phone C enters the ...
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Checking RAM on a Cisco device

When you do the "show version" command on a Cisco networking device you get some basic software and hardware information, including the amount of RAM which is shown like this: ...
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Three different time values when using traceroute

I'm learning networking troubleshooting and noticed how there are three different time values outputted for every hop when using traceroute, what do they mean? (The left CLI in the image is a router ...