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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Is it possible to use my router to extend any USB hardware?

Using Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and an AT&T (Motorola) router 5031NV. I want to use my USB devices in another room. I am already connected via Ethernet cable to the router and was wondering whether, ...
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Add Static ARP Entry to Verizon AC1750 Router

As documented in this question, I need to make a static ARP entry on my router. My router is a Verizon AC1750, and I am facing some difficulty along the way. From what I can gather from the router's ...
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two different ethernet lan connection internet connection issue

I have a two lan connection: Ethernet 1 is a my internet access. Eherhnet 2 is our office lan connection /no internet access/ So I have problem with internet connection while I enable 'Ethernet 2' ...
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Script on router with DD-WRT can't be executed because it isn't found

I have a netgear nighhawk r7000 router with the DD-WRT "Kong Mod" release: 04-19-2016. I was trying to block ads directly on the router with pixelserv following this tutorial http://www.howtogeek.com/...
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Remote Desktop will not connect on port 3388

I use Remote Desktop to visit the desktops of other computers on my network. I have been also using Remote Desktop to access one of my computers from outside the network by using DynDns, port ...
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Setting custom route to device in local network

I have a little problem with my local network. When laptop(marked by red arrow) tries to connect to my NAS(Zyxel NSA310) it sends file not by shortest possible route (via switch only), but instead its ...
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Unable to SSH over WiFi, working when connected via LAN

I am trying to SSH into my Raspberry Pi 3 via my Win10 PC both connected to my router via WiFi. What I did was that I assigned a static IP from my router's config page to both my PC and my Raspberry ...
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OSX mDNSResponder opening all ports on Billion

I recently swapped my router for a Billion 7800VDOX, and noticed some attempted connections to my iMac from external addresses. On investigation I found that a uPnP port had been opened on the router ...
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Set an OpenWRT as a Dumb AP while running 6in4 tunnel?

The computer connect to OpenWRT router through LAN port, the router connect to another router using WAN port. So it's like: Computer -> OpenWRT -> External Router(Still in private address setup) ...
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Ethernet adapter/router stopped generating/assigning global IPv6

My ISP provides dynamic IPv6 addresses which i use in conjunction with a DNS update script and a domain to access my computers from anywhere, but for some reason my ethernet network adapter or router ...
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Wifi router and ADSL conflicts

I have adsl modem which is connected to internet. I can access internet if i connect laptop directly to adsl modem. laptop > adsl Now i plugged in my wifi router (cisco e900) to adsl modem and ...
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OpenWrt Configuring inter zone routing

In my LAN I've got two routers. Router A is a really shitty and dumb device that I have to use because of my ISP. Router B is an Archer C7 from TP-Link running OpenWrt. Currently router A has the ip ...
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How can I find which device is using all my network bandwidth? [duplicate]

Can someone please help me eliminate a problem within my house? There is a device in my house which continues to use all of my router's bandwidth. How can I find which device it is which is using all ...
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Blocking Flash Player from router to prevent user from wasting bandwith

There is one user on the network which is always watching videos with Flash Player and eating bandwith and I cannot get the user to disable Flash Player but instead can I block it using my router? I ...
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Why connecting the WAN port and a LAN port of a router?

In this post (in Chinese), there's a configuration that I don't understand: they connect the WAN port and a LAN port of the same router by a cable, and connect the cable which furnishes the Internet ...
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What type of routers do large airports/conference-halls/hotels use? [closed]

I run a small coffee shop where we provide free wifi. The home routers I have supplying my shop's terminals, employees, and customers with internet access seem to be getting overloaded during peak ...
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How to use 2 Ethernet ports on the same computer to connect 2 different routers

I have a desktop with 2 Gigabit LAN ports, I need to connect to the main router in the house so I can run my VPN and access my data offsite. However, I also need to be able to use the router in my ...
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Lenovo Z70 Does not Wake On LAN

I am trying to configure my Lenovo Z70 laptop to work with Wake On LAN, but I have been unable to do so even though I have determined that the magic packets are in fact reaching my machine by making ...
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Can ssh internally, but not externally

I have a Netgear C6300 (Firmware Version 2.01.14) router/modem, and I'm trying with all my might to ssh into my raspberry pi externally. Here's my port forwarding setup: I can ssh internally using ...
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XEN 4.4 How to configure dom0 and domu with different ip subnet on Debian Jessie (OVH)

please help to configure dom0 network. dom0 host is Debian jessie. I need to configure domu to accept different subnet from ip main (dom0) in OVH. Here is topology my network: A.B.C.254 ---- A.B.C.81 ...
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Can't make a route between two tp-link routers

I have a fiber connection and two router from TP-LINK. The media converter (ASKEY RTF700 model) connect to the WAN port on R600VPN, and I connect another CAT 5E on the LAN port to the WAN port on ...
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Router crashes if download speed goes to high

If I cap my download speed to 1.5 mb/s or 2 mb/s my internet is stable however if I set the download speed cap to unlimited or 3+ mb/s it looks like my router crashes and my internet stops. During ...
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Run webserver on local machine with dynDNS

I created an account at noip.com and created a dynamic Host. (test.ddns.net). On my local machine with IP 192.168.2.128 i run my apache webserver on port 8080 and 443. I created a project named "...
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Why does one PC take a bigger share of bandwidth than another?

My girlfriend and I have just finished building identical PCs. Today, we're downloading various software and games to them. We're connected to the wireless network, everything is working fine. My ...
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IPv6 name resolution fails

My internet connection is provided by my university Case 1 My University -> Laptop direct connection Everything works fine here Case 2 My University -> Netgear WNR614 with DHCP -> Laptop IPv4 ...
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Not all subnets in OpenWRT can access internal device via WAN

On my OpenWRT router I have such interfaces: Lan1, physical interface eth0, IP address 10.10.0.0/16 Lan2, physical interface eth1, IP address 10.11.0.0/16. Wan, physical interface eth2, IP address ...
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Need help to set up a VPN using ASUS RT-N12D1 router through AT&T UVerse Router

N12D1 router which can be configured to setup PPPT VPN . How can i setup VPN through the AT&T Router . since when i connect it to the routers ethernet i get a private IP Address ? Thanks
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How to prevent computer connecting to weak BSSIDs

The Issue Recently, my computer has taken to connecting to weak APs on the network. Starting earlier this week, I noticed a significant drop in network quality (From 40 Mbps to 4 Mbps tested using ...
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How route two subnets when they are connect to a same router?

I have a Router has 4 ethernet ports, eth0 to eth3, with OpenWRT inside and such configurations: Interface lan1 involves only eth0, IP address 10.10.0.1/16 Interface lan2 involves only eth1, IP ...
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Access Router website of remote VPN

I recently set up a OpenVPN server with a Raspberry PI using https://www.datenreise.de/raspberry-pi-vpn-server-einrichten-anleitung/ . This works quite good. But now I would like to access the ...
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Can't change Airport Extreme IP to 192.168.8.1

I've just received a new router from my ISP, and I am unable to change its IP to the same IP my old one had, and what I have configured my network to use. So, I have decided to put my router back to ...
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How do “huge routers” look like?

I am new to networking, I found out that I can use traceroute to see the routers that my packets travel through in order to get to their final destination. For example: In order to get to Google.com, ...
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Static IP in dhcp server

I have the following situation: Home network DHCP server ranged : 192.168.1.2-99 I need to set up a static ip for a machine in: 192.168.1.91 I cant set it up from network adapter because this ...
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Canon LPB-6020 printer not working in LPR/LPD over ASUS RT-AC3200 router

I just bought ASUS RT-AC3200 and I realized that it does not work with my Canon LPB-6020 printer over LPR/LPD protocol on Mac (Mac OS X El Capitan). I have installed it using this docs https://www....
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Failed to connect to port

I have never hosted a website before, and I just tried to connect to my laptop's apache hosted site to the internet with my public IP, and then I found out that I need to disable the firewall, so I ...
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pfSense Port Forwarding using Alias Not Working

I am running a pfSense 2-3-RELEASE firewall and I am trying to set up NAT port forwarding so some development servers and my Mac. The servers (FreeBSD) have statically assigned IP's and my iMac has ...
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UPnP NAT Traversal Custom IPTables Server

I'm looking to make a multi-subnet router at my house using a Linux box and IPTables. However, I need UPnP support for some services. From what I understand (though this is hard to find in the ...
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We're having our receipt printer provide a very unusual subnet mask. Has anyone experienced anything like this before?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me out with this. We're using a custom receipt printer which was bricked in DHCP for quite a while. Every method we used to change this gave no result. We've ...
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How do I connect to the router beyond mine?

Trying to learn about networking. I'm not 100% sure I'm asking the right question. I'm playing with nmap and similar tools to explore my own network. Fun. I want to jump one network up. The way my ...
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Configuring NAT on a Thomson cable modem/router

I have a simple cable modem (Thomson TWG870). I've looked in the manual, but there is no option to select the NAT type the router uses. Can I conclude that the only - and default - mode is port-...
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What is the maximum number of devices 802.11n WLAN card can serve?

I have found device called Dell Edge Gateway 5100 which has Wireless 802.11n LAN Card. I have found out some specs for this devise: Maximum Data Rate - 600 Mbps Modulation - DSSS or CCK or OFDM RF ...
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How can I limit bandwidth to users on a wireless hotspot on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu laptop (14.04) which is connected to the internet via Ethernet. The internet connection is shared using wireless AP on the same laptop to which mine and some friend's phones connect. I ...
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Port Forward issues with modem or router

I have a RT-AC68P Router That i am trying to port forward Port 28015 in order to host a server for a game called rust. Form some reason the port WILL NOT open no matter what i do i have been working ...
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can't connect to my 2nd router that has dhcp off - TP-Link archer c5

i have 2 tp-link archer c5 routers the setup is as such: ISP modem > Archer c5#1 > 8 port switch > archer c5 #2 the address to c5#1 is 192.168.1.1 the address to c5#2 is 192.168.2.1 c5#2 has dhcp ...
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NAS setup to avoid going through 100Mbit router connection?

as I have hinted in the question, I have trouble reaching 1Gb/s speeds in my network. All used cables are CAT6 and all network switches are unmanaged 1Gbit switches. Using FreeNAS on my server, I am ...
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repeater via ethernet to increase wifi speed

I live in an apartment block with >20 other routers normally in range; when I'm next to my cable modem/router in the main room of the apartment, I get >150Mb speeds but moving to my bedroom (which is ...
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Weird network behavior with TP-Link TL-PA7020P Powerline adapters

I bought four TP-Link PowerLine Adapters ( two TL-PA7020P KIT ) 1000 Mbps. By replacing four Netgear 200 Mpbs Powerline Adapters I got a faster and more reliable connection. Great! But sometimes, ...
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Trying to set up QoS on my router for my machine but it demands that I use a destination IP?

So I'm trying to set QoS for my machine to steam and from what I've seen I should be fine with what I have now but it demands I have a destination ip, what do I do?
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Windows 7 miniport network bridge clones MAC address, what is it, how to fix?

I have here an experimental Windows7 system which interconnects two ethernet segments with network bridging. It works like charm, but... it substitutes the MAC addresses of the forwarded packets with ...
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Netgear R6250 router not port forwarding

I'm attempting to forward port 9000 (custom SSH port) to one of my machines. I've set up a static local IP address and a port forwarding rule in the router settings, but I'm just getting "connection ...