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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Subnets or VLANs?

I have a network with multiple groups of people that I want to secure and separate. Here are the groups company devices (wired and wireless) center devices (wired and wireless) visitor devices (...
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How can I make my 3G router reset its connection in the middle of the night?

I have a 3G router, which is my only internet connection. I pay per megabyte. The router hosts WiFi. It is is not physically connected to the computer. It gets its power from an electric socket. ...
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NAT Port Mapping from external IP to internal Web Server not working

I am trying to setup an HTTP server using Virtual Box on my Win 10 Host. The network is being set as a bridged network on the Guest using the ip 10.0.0.254. Opening the browser with that IP is ...
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Connect computers on wifi extender to workgroup

Good afternoon, I am trying to connect 4 computers to the same workgroup but I am having some problems. I will try to explain. 1.- 2 of them are connected via ethernet to the router 2.- 2 of them are ...
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Strange ssh connection issue

Let me start by describing the situation. (Below RP = Raspberry Pi) In country A there is a RP 2 running raspbian jessie offering ssh. In country B I have my lan with a laptop, a RP B running wheezy,...
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Can I use a DSL router for LAN to WAN with ethernet?

I have an ethernet port that I want to turn into multiple ports, and I want to do this via a separate router. Right now I am using an old "Linksys EtherFast Cable / DSL Router" with my computer ...
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How can i access remote ports other than 80 from my home network?

I am trying to access a remote website running on port 8000. From my home network i cannot (it simply times out), but i can access it from my phone's 3G network. My ISP is Bezeq International and the ...
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ipad blocks internet access for all other devices

I have a TP-Link WR841N router. This seems to work fine except that when a specific ipad is connected to the wireless, it can access the internet ok but no other devices can. There is no problem when ...
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Wifi only working on laptop, not connecting on android/chromebook

I googled, I searched this forum, I didn't come up with anything that matches or helps. My girlfriend and I were watching a TV show online on her chromebook, everything was working fine. When the ...
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Computer Receiving WAN IP instead of LAN IP

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going on. I recently purchased a Netgear CM400 cable modem and a Netgear N300 router. I was able to successfully configure my CM400 with Time Warner ...
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SSH Tunnel on different networks

I'm trying to set up a SSH connection between my personal pc from home and my laptop which will be on a different network. I've read a bit about SSH connections and I saw that I had to open port 22 on ...
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Can't access web interface of wifi router

i have a home network 192.168.1.1/24. Inside this net there is a WiFi router and another network 192.168.0.1/24 under it. I can't connect to any WiFi client and router from my home network. I ...
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why does ipv6 coexist with ipv4 slow the load?

My laptop have two network adapter:one is wired lan, while the other is wireless lan. Now I connect ipv6 using wired lan and ipv4 using wireless. The web page seems to get something wrong. It load ...
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DD-WRT: Script for IP checking and openVPN reconnect

Router: TPLINK ARCHER-C7 v2 Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r28072 std (11/02/15) Service: OpenVPN client Issue: Sometimes a least favorable VPN server is assigned, it always provides very slow connection ...
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Can router bottleneck LAN traffic over Ethernet?

Say I have a 100mb router and I'm using cat 6 cables connecting 2 PCs to the router, will I be able to achieve 1gb transfers between the 2 PC's via the network or will it only get upto 100mb?
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One way comunication in routed network

I have this network with two subnets 192.168.0.0 /25 192.168.0.128 /25 on both router i have ïnstalled OpenWrt. On right router is set routing to .128 network. Left router is wireless client ...
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Huawey redirects packets to itself

I have Huawei wireless router: Device name: E5330Bs-2 IMEI: 865706028023246 IMSI : 250998209933021 My number: Unknown Hardware version: CH1E5330SM Software version: 21.210.17.00.778 Web ...
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NETGEAR DGN2200v2 router's DNS server not working properly

I have configured my DGN2200v2 to do the following: Reserve the LAN address for my mac to 10.0.0.11 Use 10.0.0.11 as primary DNS server, and 8.8.8.8 as secondary Now I would expect the router to ...
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How can I figure out the internal IP of a router?

I have Ruckus MM2211 router. I wan to access router login page so I can customize to my needs. The simplest way is the “Default Gateway” is the IP address of router. But in this case it’s different....
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Tenda F303 not working after firmware upgrade

I have a tenda F303 and I needed to port forward a game but on the internet I seen that I need to upgrade the firmware to port forward and some more things.I opened www.tendacn.com and I searched my ...
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Why disable NAT passthrough?

According to this article NAT passthrough is a router feature enabling outbound VPN connections from LAN computers. My Asus router has NAT passthrough for three VPN protocols: PPTP, L2TP and IPSec. Of ...
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Using an ADSL modem/router as modem only

I have a D-Link DSL-2520U ADSL modem router and a Netgear WNDR3700v2 router. I want to use the DSL-2520U as ADSL modem only, and the WNDR3700 for NAT, firewall, DHCP and wireless access. How I should ...
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How do i communicate between my LAN & WLAN which are on different subnets?

I want to communicate from a PC to a server and vice versa where the PC and server are on completely different subnets. The configuration is: Router 1 has an ip address of 172.16.13.1(LAN) The PC has ...
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Cisco router auto restart in x seconds

Once I used a command to have the router restart in * seconds (or minutes), but now I forgot the command. How can I have the router restart in * amount of time, so if I make configuration changes ...
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Should I Use AP mode in my router?

My ISP gave me a very old Arris modem/router with very bad WiFi. So I bought a NETGEAR AC1750 router. Now I have it connected it to the firstmodem/router to give better wifi to my devices in my house. ...
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ASUS RT-AC66U custom DNS server

I am trying to setup a custom DNS server located on a separate computer using the ASUS RT-AC66U router. I tried installing ASUSWTR-merlin custom firmware with no success, still stuck on regular ...
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How do I portforward to a specific port on the private IP device?

Regarding the topic of port forwarding, I'm trying to allow external devices on the internet to communicate with a PC on at a specific port (e.g. port 10,000 on my PC). However, it appears that port ...
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Access Devices on Two Routers with Different Subnets

I have two routers connected, an Asus RT-N16 running Shibby Tomato(R1), and a Netgear R7000 running Shibby Tomato(R2). The internet modem connects to the WAN port on R1. LAN port 1 on R1 connects to ...
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port forwarding not navigating to correct internal IP

I have just set up the Netgear C6300 Cable Modem Router and re set up all my internal IP's so my main PC will always be 192.168.0.2 and my server (ubuntu server) will always be 192.168.0.10 I have ...
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Same server address from inside and outside a LAN?

I have a fairly ordinary setup: A Domain Name points to my IP address and my router port-forwards specific ports to dedicated server devices inside my LAN. This allows users to access those services ...
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Configuring router(s) for point to point link with users only on one side

Our home is on an island about 3 miles offshore. We use a wireless point-to-point link for Internet access. Our ISP supplied all-in-one cable modem/router resides in an electrical box on the shore. ...
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Cannot connect to second router wireless

I am trying to set up two routers on my network (secondary to be VPN router). I have the secondary router at 192.168.2.1 and the primary at 192.168.1.1. I've disabled DHCP from the secondary router ...
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Is it true you can rapidly power cycle wireless routers without damage occuring?

The power cable wasn't completely inserted to the router when I moved it around, and it must've power cycled 10 times within 5 seconds.. should I be concerned some damage was done and therefore ...
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modem/router > switch > multiple routers?

I have my house wired with cat 5 running to 7 rooms from the electrical panel the ISP will come and install their modem which has a built in wireless router and wired ports (4 ports) by the ...
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How can I diagnose network issues?

I have a cable connection to my router, so it's directly connected. It's a DSL connection, I'm using PPPoE as my protocol. Almost every day there's at least a few minutes of unstable internet, extreme ...
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port visible but not accessable

I have port 80 open through my router, I have disabled my firewall, and canyouseeme.org sees port 80. yet I can not navigate to my IP address which is my web server. How can my port be visible yet I ...
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External IP access on Xfinity modem/router

The title probably sucks, but it was the best I could think of for the question in hand. So I recently upgraded my internet and Comcast sent me a router/modem in one, this also included a new IP and ...
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How to make NordVPN with DD-WRT Faster?

Router: Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (01/04/15) std. My current country: Latvia. Location of VPN server: Latvia. I think NordVPN has better speeds than PrivateInternetAccess (PIA) in Latvia, but their ...
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How to disconnect and reconnect PPPoE on a UBNT airMAX device?

Using a Telnet or SSH connection to my Ubiquiti PowerBeam device, I'd like to disable and enable the PPPoE connection on demand, so I can save internet bandwidth when I am not using it. (Prevent ...
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How can I get to my Arris modem?

I have an Arris cable modem and an Asus Wireless Router. I need to get to the Arris modem to allow inbound HTTP requests. However, I cannot get to the admin interface of my modem. I've tried the ...
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Suddenly I can't connect all of my Wi-Fi devices

I'm facing a very strange problem with my home network. I own five Wi-Fi devices: a desktop PC (connected using this Sitecom dongle) running Windows 10 a notebook running Windows 10 an Android ...
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How to setup a home network for maximum flexibility [closed]

I am buying some new boxes for my home network, and would like to know what kind of boxes I should have great flexibility the next few years for monitoring and control? What kind of (Open source) ...
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Cisco 1811 router - How to open port 80/port forwarding

I've set up an IIS server on windows server 2012 r2, but I cant access it from outside the LAN using the external IP. When I check port 80 on yougetsignal.com is says that port 80 is closed. I have ...
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windows LAN using 2 switches performance

I am using my Windows Machine on a Local LAN with 2 switches. One 100Mb DLink connected to internet via WAN in the building. Recently I added another DLink fully automated 1Gb switch. All cable ...
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Detach my Modem from my Router. Adding a Firewall-Switch. Adding a second router

I have a MODEM/ROUTER from Comcast. I want to get rid of it. My purchase list includes... ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem JUNIPER SSG-5 Firewall/Switch I already have a D-Link ...
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WRT310N won't let me change PPPoE password

Something really, really weird is going on with my Linksys WRT310N router. Namely, after: multiple resets using the recessed "Reset" button (hold it for 20 seconds when the router is on, did it once ...
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Wireless bridge between ZTE ZXHN H298N and WAG320N

I have a ZTE router ZXHN H298N which is connected to my ISP and deals out IPs via DHCP. I have another router Cisco/Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router with Gigabit WAG320N which has ...
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Does a USB 4G dongle connected to a router perform differently to a router with a 4G SIM slot built-in

I think I covered the question in that beasty title but I'll give some background to the question. We are organising a charity LAN event and need a method of getting reliable Internet access via 4G ...
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Setting up TP-Link TD-W8980 as access point

I'm having issues with getting my TP-Link TD-W8980 to work as an access point. The situation is that I've recently upgraded to fibre broadband, but don't have an openreach modem to connect my ADSL2+ ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless router with my wireless adapter (Edimax EW‑7811Un)?

This has me stumped. I simply want to use my Edimax EW‑7811Un (which I've used in multiple PCs) to connect to my wireless internet. If I have initial problems, I usually uninstall and reinstall ...