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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barebones features for a DD-WRT router acting as PPTP server

I have a little router (Linksys E900) only to act as a VPN server. I have a decent router behind it, handling radio anyway. So I am happy to relegate any other CPU-intensive stuff to the bigger ...
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monitor internet bandwidth on LAN

I'm on a office network and there are around 12 PCs that are connected to a switch and then to a Prolink Router. Now the Internet connection is very slow and I'm the one who manage all the computers. ...
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ISP 5 Device Limit - double NAT the solution?

I have asked this question in response to another question here ( 5 Max connections/devices to the internet? Is my ISP limiting me somehow? ), but thought I should start a thread to see if I can get ...
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Separating two networks

I have two routers, R1 and R2. R1 (a stock linksys router running dd-wrt) is connected to internet and is serving internet to a network of 5 devices/PCs running a DHCP server, with a network of ...
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Can I run a minimalist web-server on my router without rewriting the firmware with DD-WRT?

I read this article on Nezzen.net that says that you can make a web-server on your router providing that you rewrite its firmware with a free DD-WRT, Tomato, or equivalent. Leaving apart the fact ...
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PCs in the same network can not communicate

I have 2 PCs. 1 Windows 7/64 bit. 1 Windows Vista. Both are connected to the same router accessing the public network. Both can access the Internet. Problem: None of the PCs can ping each other. ...
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XP can connect to router and LAN but not Internet

I have a modem router (TP-Link TD-W8961ND) connected to the internet and working fine. It is broadcasting a wireless network and that too works fine. I have a second modem router (Siemens SL2-141) ...
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How to disable direct download and torrents

Is there any way to disable direct download and torrents from the router? Or from the computer?I have a slow internet connection (.40 mbps) and I'm sharing it with another person. Please help. If you ...
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Unidentified network: How to configure TCP/IPv4 for Windows 7?

When I try to connect to internet I keep getting the error Unidentified network. I've tried numerous attempts at restoring access without success. IP release, flushing DNS cache, reinstalling NIC, ...
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Does Torrent traffic to NAS go through my laptop?

If I am running utorrent on my laptop but direct the download file to go to my NAS that is hard wired to the router (Linksys E3000) is the traffic still directed to my laptop then uploaded wirelessly ...
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Why is my desktop PC unable to get an IP Address from the router?

Since this morning my desktop pc (connected directly to the router) is unable to connect to the internet. My laptop is connected to the same router via a wireless access point and its internet ...
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Problems exposing a web site from behind a router

I have a D-Link DSL-2650U ADSL router for my home network. I also have my own domain server registered at dyndns.org, and I have successfully configured my router to keep [mydomain].dyndns.org ...
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How do I get the IP Address of my router?

How can I find the address of my router in my network?
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Windows 7 - Wireless Signal Good - Internet Often Says Limited or No Activity

I have a New Dell Studio XPS latop that I hooked up in early January of 2010. The Dell Studio XPS laptop is connected to my wireless router (Belkin Wireless N). The router was purchased in Februaru ...
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My Internet Connection Keeps Disconnecting at regular intervals

I have a Cable modem connected to a router (Linksys WRT54G) I use internet on my Desktop PC using a Wireless Adapter (NETGEAR WG111) I am using Windows Vista. I tried few things like Contacting ...
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Two public IPs behind a cable-modem using D-Link DIR-300

I have a cable-modem connection to the internet and I bought a router in order to share my internet connection betwen my laptop and my PC. The router I bought is D-Link DIR-300. The first weird thing ...
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Remote Router Access For Linksys WRT54GL

I just set up a wireless network at home using a Linksys WRT54GL. All was fine except that I can still access 192.168.1.1, the configuration setup page of the router, within the local wireless after I ...
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Terrible experience with a proxy server

I have a static IP provided to me by my ISP. I was trying to use this static IP when I'm outside my home to access some restricted areas on my website. So, I decided to setup a proxy server on one of ...
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How to use the Suricata IDS to monitor the entire network?

I have the following 3 PCs connected to a router via Ethernet: PC1 – 192.168.1.101 (Linux Ubuntu) PC2 – 192.168.1.100 (Windows) PC3 – 192.168.1.1 (Windows) All PCs can ping each other. PC1 has ...
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connect to (“remotely”) local IP if router has VPN to remote server

I am confused by how this works. It took me two days, but now I see some connection from my DD-WRT router (as PPTP client) to a remote VPN server, e.g. issuing the command route on the router: ...
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TCP wireless communication

For the pass 2 months, i am trying to establish a wireless communication between 2 devices. Whatever solution i found, got failed due to large number of constraints we have. Seriously posting this ...
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Application / Device setup for remote network connections

My question is related to what I asked about here: Why is my connection refused when port-forwarding? So I have a device hooked up to my router and I would like to be able to connect to this device ...
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How to create private mixed wired/wireless network connected to shared WiFi?

I'm moving into a new apartment at the end of the month which offers excellent (fiber) Internet access included in the rent. The problem is that the apartments aren't wired - it's WiFi only. I'd ...
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Increase wifi signal in some part of the house

In the living room the internet WIFI connection is very low and quite difficult to get sometimes. I was thinking about buying something to solve this problem. A friend of mine told me about buying a ...
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Limited connectivity issues in network, need help sorting out the root cause

I have an issue with our house network that I can't figure out how to solve. I'll try to detail the symptoms as best I can, but please feel free to ask me for clarifications and I'll try to find any ...
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Routing loop: TTL expired in transit

I 'm trying to ping from my host PC (Windows 7) to Ubuntu 13.04 (VirtualBox). However, I get the error: Pinging 10.0.2.15 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 78.87.2.210: TTL expired in transit. Reply ...
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How to get tomato-like features on modern wifi hub?

I used to run tomato (shibby) on an asus wifi router, and it was great. I could: -- Run scripts on a schedule to modify iptables (e.g. block facebook at certain hours) -- Regulate bandwidth on a per ...
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TP-Link router sometimes fails to negotiate proper IP address

I'm trying to fix the WiFi connection of a family member. They get their internet from a cable modem. The modem is connected to a device that looks like a small Ethernet switch. This switch is ...
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When adding ip address to block on router it says invalid ip address

I'm trying to block skype at the router and when I add an address such as 111.221.74.0 it says "Invalid IP address:111.221.74.0!". I'm using a Cisco DPC3825. Any ideas how to block the IP address? ...
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How to access local mysql server from the internet

I configured a router R1 to work as a repeater, I connected an internet router R2 from an ISP to it (R1). The internet router R2 was assigned a static IP (41.58.163.84) by the ISP. I run an intranet ...
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Lookup URLs from list of IP addresses

My router log notes activity by IP address but I want to see the corresponding URL addresses instead. Is there a way to derive the URLs from the IPs--in bulk/batch--without having to do it ...
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What I got is Modem-Router combo.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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DD-WRT, virtual hostname forwarding to other names/IP's using round robin

I'm using DD-WRT v24/K2.6 on Netgear WNDR3400. On my home network I have many machines running (I do lots of distributed programming). I want to create a virtual hostname, say publisher, such that any ...
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Forwarding The Same Port To Multiple LAN Servers?

I would like to be able to use the Wake-On-LAN feature to be able to turn on the two computers attached to my router when i am out of the house using my WAN IP Address. Router = 81.210.109.0 PC A = ...
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Can't open DWR-112 router configuration

I'm using a DLink DWR-112 3G router to connect to the internet. The router's default IP address was 192.168.0.1, which I had changed to 192.168.1.1 and used the same to open my router's configuration. ...
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Use wireless router to receive wifi and send via ethernet

I go to a school that only has wireless internet. My desktop doesn't have a wireless card. I do have a wireless router (netgear wgt624 v3). I was wondering if I could use the router to receive the ...
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how can i capture packets from my router to a server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I capture packets going from my router to a specific server? I have a small local network in my house that has two computers connected to a modem-router. i would ...
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How do I change my DNS address to something other than 8.8.8.8?

My DNS address seem to be set to 8.8.8.8 (primary) and 8.8.4.4 (secondary). These are Google DNS addresses, right? How can I change this so that I get the DNS address from my ISP? I can't change this ...
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How can I enable Telnet on a router

My router's telnet and ssh are disabled. It's a ISP supplied router so ISP disabled them. Is there a way to enable telnet on a telnet-disabled router? It's an Airties RT-204.
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Access to modem's config page through router

I have the next config: PC -> Asus RT-N16 router (192.168.1.1) -> LinkSys WAG54G2 in bridge mode (192.168.0.1) How can I access to modem's config page from my PC?
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Extending wireless network?

Have had some headaches with setting up wireless in my apartment. My first attempt was to buy a powerful wireless router and just have one in the living room. But the signal was abysmal in the bedroom ...
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DD-WRT Host IIS website

I have a D-Link DIR-601 router. I just swapped out the firmware for DD-WRT v24-sp2. 1) I used to have one of the computers on my network hosting an IIS 5 website on XP Pro. After switching the ...
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dd-wrt router crashes during big uploads, downloads are perfect

I download about 300GB monthly in big months and it’s always perfectly fine and router has uptimes of months, but when I start uploading a few gigabytes of data via FTP or via vSphere, the router ...
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DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server

I recently set up a web server on my office network with a domain let's say example.net Everything works perfect outside of the network when I visit example.net, it connects to the webpage just fine. ...
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Router page not opening

When I try to access my router page at 192.168.0.1 (my default gateway) I get the folowing error message: I haven't changed anything in my router's configuration recently and I'm pretty sure that ...
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Other computers behind isp cable

Today I have problems with my internet connection. I am connected to my router and router is connected to cable in the wall. Today, when I connect my computer directly to cable in the wall I notice ...
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connecting two wireless router

I have two routers dlink and TP-link (tl-wr340G). I want to use TP-link router as a bridge to use internet. Dlink is directly connected to internet and I want to use TP-link to extend the internet ...
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Deprioritize BitTorrent traffic

I'm sure the question has been asked before, but I can't seem to find it for myself; my Google-fu eludes me. My router, the Linksys E2000, does a decent job at being reasonable about prioritizing ...
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Connecting two routers together

I have a d-Link DIR615 router provided to me by my ISP, and a Vigor2900G router. I used to have the Vigor router as my main router, but since I upgraded my internet connection and speed, the Vigor ...
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What is causing my wireless router to stop routing HTTP (port 80) connections?

My 802.11g router (Belkin F5D7230-4 v2000) periodically stops transmitting HTTP data on port 80. My laptop is the sole client connected to it (on channel 9 with WPA-AES encryption), and there are ...