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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Redirecting for stb

I want to create a custom portal for my Amino iptv stb, but I have a locked stb - so no root user access. With putty I managed to sniff what site stb is trying to reach - s.p.dom.com Could I use my ...
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Port forwarding spotty through Arris TG862G/CT

I am set up with Xfinity using an Arris TG862G/CT as our modem/router device. I have set up port forwarding through the router and it mostly works except for two problems. Reverse proxies with ...
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Connectivity between devices plugged into a router ethernet ports

If I plug 2 computers into free ethernet ports in my wifi router will I be able to establish connection between these pc or router does not allow it?
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How to make router DNS settings permanent?

I have just bought a D'link router. But the ISP requires me to use their own DNS service. But the problem is ... That If put that DNS in the router settings, the DNS resets everytime the router is ...
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Unrelaible wi-fi connection; strange issue

Superuser: I have been having a very strange problem with my wi-fi connection that I have been unable to successfully diagnose. The problem itself is very strange, but I’ll try and explain it as ...
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cisco ePC 3208 router and captive portal

Ok, i have cisco ePC 3208 router, and cable internet goes in router via cable and router is emiting wireless. It can work without computer and it is working fine. Now i want to have capiteve portal ...
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Does a router have a receiving range?

So my dad bought a TP-Link router (Model No. TL-WA7510N) which apparently has a transmitting range of 1km; and he believes that it also has a receiving range of 1km. So he's arguing with me that the ...
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Cablemodem (SBG6580) firewall denying some outbound traffic? Why? Not configured

I finally got around to turning the syslog on for my cablemodem (Motorola Surfboard SBG6580) and I'm seeing about the expected amount of inbound attackage being blocked... 2014-05-30 21:59:02 ...
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802.11ac incredibly slow file transfers

I've just upgraded my whole network to 802.11ac - new router as well as new 802.11ac USB sticks for every computer that doesn't support it out of the box. For some reason my read and write speeds are ...
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Create laptop router network

I need to present a project in my college, which requires me to bring in my router, but I don't want to connect the router to their network (too much of a hassle with the tech support) . What I want ...
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Visiting sites previously never visited results in page not found or junk CSS

I have recently inherited a workstation which I installed a brand new SSD in and then installed Windows 8 (I previously have not bothered with it). Bypassing Internet Explorer, I immediately ...
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How to wake-up remote IIS webserver using dd-wrt shell scripting

The problem: I have some asp.net websites hosted on IIS ( at a local hosting company). Now if nobody access them during aprox. 20 minutes, the IIS is going into sleep mode, so the first next request ...
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Why from a virtualized Ubuntu system I can't discover the ip address of my router?

I am not into computer network and I have the following problem finding my router IP address. I have a Windows 8 PC on on which it is installed VmWare Workstation that virtualizes Linux Ubuntu. The ...
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Unable to automatic upnp port forward for p2p connection, Is this available for only trusted application?

My router allows a set of trusted applications to manage their port forwarding. BitTorrent can etc. The list is quite long. Anything outside that list must be done manually? This is the link: Easy ...
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Can next hop address be same as destination address? [closed]

Like if host address is 100.0.0.1 and next hop address is 100.0.0.2 and destination ip address is also 100.0.0.2 Is this a valid use case? Any real life usage? <dest ip> ...
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VPN and getting router/firwall configuration correct

For the life of me can not get my VPN working using PPTP or L2TP or anything. My subnet is set to 192.168.13.1 to avoid conflicts. I have tried to reach my desktop/server from my laptop/client using ...
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Setup LAN to serve webpages and voip and access to the web site from inside LAN with domain name

I'd like to know if it will work: I have my domain and I'm serving a webpage in a nginx to the internet, but if I type my domain in my laptop inside LAN I access to my modem/router configuration, I ...
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VirtualBox VM running web server not accessible via external IP

I have a Windows 7 machine running VirtualBox with an Ubuntu guest. The guest has a Bitnami LAMP stack installed. I have the guest configured for Bridged networking, and I can access the guest web ...
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win xp wifi networking

I have 2 pcs with win xp and a wifi router ( without outgoing internet connection )...my job was to connect them over wifi to share some files. router was properly configured, both computers connected ...
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I have too many DNS servers configured

The OS is Win 8.1. I have my laptop connecting to my wireless router, and I have told the router to issue out DNS via the DHCP lease. The laptop is configured to use the information. The router is ...
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IP address conflicts and Router Issues

I Have the following situation at home: I own a laptop/notebook PC and my brother has a desktop PC. We both are connected to the internet via Netgear WiFi router which is connected to 2Mb/s ADSL ...
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My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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How to get CSipSimple working correctly with a linksys WRT54GL?

I have a linksys WRT54GL. I go VOIP with MicroSIP on my PC (and other softphone). I have an Android phone with CSipSimple installed, it works correctly on most network, but not with my linksys ...
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Is there a way to fix the DNS Routing bug in 84.06.06?

My research with forums and google searches hasn't turned up anything relevant. I have lodged a service request with AVM, but not holding my breath. Overview: The Fritzbox adds static host routes to ...
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ADSL connection drops - D-Link 2750U

So lately I've been having major issues with my ISP about my connection. My D-Link 2750U router reports the following attenuation: +------------------+------------+-----------+ | Attenuation (dB) | ...
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DLink 614+ Connect two LANs

I have a DI-Link 614 router. As WAN connection I have a LAN which has access to internet and I do not manage it. I have 2 computers (PC1, PC2) and 2 devices connected to the router. I have ...
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Extremely slow wireless file transfer on specific computer

I have a Linksys E4300 router which works great. I bought an HTPC with a Gigabyte E350N and plugged a TP-LINK TL-WN723N. The HTPC is about 5mts from the router and without any wall in the middle. The ...
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Configuring a Wired Access Point - Linksys WRT54G

For the last few weeks I have been trying to configure a wired access point. Eventually I want this to be wireless, but I thought best start with wired. Below are some details Hardware Broadband ...
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iptables --append FORWARD required for routing between NIC alias IPs?

I have an ubuntu box with a single NIC. In order to bind a number of services (like apache, dnsmasq, etc), I have bound them to different alias's (e.g. eth0:0, etc), some of which are on completely ...
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Manipulated Router [duplicate]

I am frequently using public WiFi, or in Hotels etc. When checking e-mails, I always look in the browser to see if the traffic goes through a https:// website. Is it possible that the router my ...
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Linksys automatically disconnects all devices

I have been facing this problem for the last 15 days, every two days or so the linksys modem disconnects all devices and doesn't not connect until I reboot the router. What is causing this and how do ...
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openwrt prevent device from connecting to certain open wifi?

I am working on a small project with my Tp-Link MR3040 using barrier breaker. I am using the command iw wlan0 connect any which will connect to any open WiFi network. Where I currently live, Time ...
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Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
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Internet connection speed higher after midnight

In the last few weeks I've begun noticing that my internet connection speeds up noticeably after midnight. In fact, it is only past midnight that I am able to download at high speeds (700-800 KB/s ...
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Cannot access srx220 router from browser

I can't access my SRX220 Juniper router from any browser. It hangs for a long time and shows a message like No data Received I can access it through cli prompt and can see the logs. All web ...
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Can my digicom router be repaired?

I have a DIGICOM Router that has been dead,the most probable cause i have known so far is due to lightining strike(as my neighbours too had dead routers after the same night). Is there any way i can ...
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Share an Internet connection with multiple devices

I'm in China and I'm using GoAgent to get rid of the great firewall. I would like to create a custom network for my office. My primary computer is connected through LAN to a wireless router (with ...
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Static Route to only one computer

Hi guys is there anyway to have my router statically route to only one address and continue to dynamically route to wireless clients? Ideally what I would like is for my linux server to constantly ...
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How to use the USB port on the SmartRG SR505n router?

Does anyone know how to use the USB port on the SR505n for printer or storage sharing. There seems to be no options of the sort in the configuration screen. The specs say that it supports both.
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How can I bypass my modem with NAT to open my ports to the outside?

My Internet provider gave me a Modem-Router with WiFi capabilities but it has all ports filtered for incoming traffic. What I'm trying to do is to use NAT in someway that allows me to recieve incoming ...
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How to change label of an ext3 partition under Windows 7 or Tomato Linux?

I have several hard drives hooked up to a router running Tomato and shared over the network. I have mapped the drives to everyone's computer as M:, T:, etc. which also shows the label as if it were a ...
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forward all client traffic on one network through a router on another network on a secure port

good day all after much research, and hastle, I have had no luck in finding a solution to this issue I have in mind to create a "VPN" for Windows clients: Forward all client traffic to a router on ...
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Macbook Air A1466 - WiFi Channel 13

We are 5 tenants in a house in the Netherlands and after trying them all we found out that channel 13 was the only one not too crowded to offer us a decent connection. Setting the router on any other ...
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TL-WR941ND proxy configuration

I'm running Honeyproxy (based on mitmproxy) server on localhost:8080 Is there a way to configure my TL-WR941ND router to use Honeyview proxy, so that I can see the traffic of every host connected to ...
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How can I set a DNS on my router that goes nowhere

My router has three slots for DNS servers. I am using OpenDNS for the first two, but on odd occasions OpenDNS fails and I would like the third one to be something useless that essentially disables ...
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Will connect to network and internet, but doesn't identify local network

I have a router connected to the cable modem which provides internet access. All wi-fi connections are working fine. I just connected a laptop to the router (via cable) and it identified the local ...
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analyizing why wifi / internet connection is slow

We've got around 10mb download internet which we connect to over wifi, we have about 8 machines / devices connected at any one time. The internet speed ranges from ok to bad depending when you use it. ...
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Setting up a web server behind a ZTE NAT

I have developed a web app in Java using netbeans and running on a glassfish server attached to netbeans. I would like to show this to some people but I can't get it running across the web. It works ...
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Can't connect to netgear N750 router used as bridge for FiOS router

A long time ago I set up my netgear router as a bridge for my main router, using some ethernet cables and ethernet-over-power adapters. I set the netgear router's ip to 192.168.1.2 so it wouldn't ...
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Using telnet to router (iptable), set up squid proxy for specific websites and/or from sepcific host

I have a router to which I can telnet. I checked and it allows me to tweak iptable as well. I have a remote VPN running Squid3 which is tested and works fine. Now I want to tell my router by iptable ...