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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Where is DD-WRT's HeartBeat Signal of WAN connection used?

The firmware is DD-WRT v24-sp2 (01/02/10) std-nokaid. Where is the HeartBeat option meant to be used for? The manual here of some Buffalo's routers: HeartBeat. Signal If you use a HeartBeat ...
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How to connect wired clients of TWO routers that are connected through WDS

So I have two routers running: Router 1: ADSL Modem router (some Huawei model provided by my phone company) to which my phone line is connected. Machine A is connected to this router through wire. ...
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managing resourses on subnetwork

I have a network an a subnetwork on 2 ends of a powerline Ethernet adapter. I would like to allow access to the machines on the subnetwork to machines on the network without sending all the traffic ...
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Get IP from DHCP server from other machine in Internal Network

I have two virtual machines: Debian (Router) with one Bridged Adapter and three Internal Network adapters Ubuntu with one Internal Network adapter I installed on Debian DHCP server, I'd like ...
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Windows 10 can't connect internet via Ethernet cable

Recently bought a Windows PC. It is able to connect Internet via Wifi but not from Cat5e cable. This Ethernet cable was used by my Macbook before and it worked fine. I use a NBN router. When I ...
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Is it possible to connect this printer to this specific router?

I have a problem with connecting my printer to network. Router is Technicolor TC7200 (low-end default UPC ISP device) and printer is HP LaserJet P2015DN. Here's simple image how connections in my ...
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How I can forward port throught OpenVPN correctly?

I'm trying to forward a port through OpenVPN (with Ethernet Bridging) but I can't. Below is a "simple" network diagram. A server contains 2 virtual machines, the principal server is connected with ...
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Blocking Samsung TV firmware updates using Zyxel's 'Eircom f1000' VMG8324-B10A

Please note to fix Wi-Fi in the past, using a guide created by users of this forum, I have previously unbranded this router to remove the Eircom firmware and it now runs V100AAKL12C0 which was ...
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Setup a connection between my phone and pc

not sure if this belongs here so pardon me if it doesn't. I'm trying to test my ftp client android app, so in order to do that I want to set up a connection between my phone and PC. I'm using ...
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Belkin Router OpenWRT Custom iiNet Model

I am trying to install OpenWRT or DD-WRT on an old belkin ADSL/VoIP router/modem. But, because it is a custom model made for iiNet the model number isn't listed anywhere. I have opened up the case ...
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Block facebook messenger and whatsApp on Dlink router

I would like to Block facebook messenger and whatsApp on my Dlink router DSL-2730U I googled the same and tried some of the methods but not a single one worked. It's really important as I want to keep ...
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How to access dd-wrt bridge?

I have installed dd-wrt on my fonera some months ago, then I configured it as wireless bridge and forgot about it, never used it again for some time. Now I need it again in a different configuration, ...
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connect switch to router

I have set my modem in bridge mode, but this only allows 1 port to work. I need more than 1 port for connections to other places in my home, so I was trying to use a switch connected to the one port ...
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Access my local network from internet without public IP

I want to access the devices on my local network, I'm interested specially in the CCTV camera and the raspberry Pi, that acts as a CCTV server. Unfortunately, I use a 4G modem at home, so no public ...
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Certain web pages not opening properly in Chrome, Opera etc

I am stumped. If I try to open google.com the front page works. Then I do a search, "test" for example. What I get is a many years old version of Google, with the serif logo and Search tools not ...
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Why does my wifi speed slow dramatically when more than one person uses it?

Whenever both my roommate and I use the wifi in a certain room in our apartment, it slows dramatically for me. It doesn't slow for him. If he uses it in another room, it's fine; if I use it in another ...
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Why does my wifi speed slow dramatically when more than one person uses it? [duplicate]

Whenever both my roommate and I use the wifi in a certain room in our apartment, it slows dramatically for me. It doesn't slow for him. If he uses it in another room, it's fine; if I use it in another ...
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Is my ADSL modem/router dead? Can it be fixed?

I have a Billion BiPAC 6404VGP R3 VoIP ADSL Modem/Router router and when I went to go turn it on this morning only the power phone1 and Internet LEDs lit up even though I had 3 LAN cables plugged in ...
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Pass the ISP DNS to your DHCP clients on OpenWRT

Basically I need my DCHP clients to have their DNS pointing to the ISP ones rather than pointing to the OpenWRT/Router's IP. On (latest) DD-WRT, you can check the option to disable DNSMasq local DNS, ...
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Forward port 443 on DSL-N55U

I am trying to open port 443 on my Asus DSL-N55U (Annex A). I defined the port forwarding rule with no problem, but the port remains closed from the WAN. I have read that it might depend on the ...
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Wireless Covering a Two Story + Basement House?

I have the following setup for my house: Cable modem (upstairs) Ethernet upstairs / main floor / basement Bunch of old routers OnHub I'm trying to figure out what the right layout here is. I was ...
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My router doesn't work anymore

I have an Asus RT-N13U B1 router and it doesn't work anymore and here what I have noticed so far: The power LED is solid for 4 seconds then goes off (and the LAN led too if connected) it seems that ...
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2 Internet Connections, 1 Computer. I feel this is harder than it should be

I have looked around for a while but haven't been able to find any answers, maybe because what I want to do isn't really possible, but that's why I am here. Basically, I have 2 separate incoming ...
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Wireless card configuration identifying on Windows 10

I'm using a new Asus PCE-N10. During Windows 10 installation wizard, it asked me to connect to a WiFi network, and I used WPS option but it kind of failed, so I skipped it. When it finished ...
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Accidentally disabled DHCP on repeater, can no longer access settings

Our home recently upgraded to a new Netgear router. Another family member set up the Amped SR10000 repeater but I was having problems with it. In the midst of playing with the settings I had disabled ...
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Wireless router hangs/reboots very often

I have a 5 year old TP-Link 1043ND v1 wireless router running the following DD-WRT firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) std (SVN revision 25697) I haven't made any FW modifications in the last ...
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Network Data Allowance

I'm looking at getting a new router for my home but I need to have a way of setting up user IDs with a couple of devices per user ID and setup data allowances per ID then split that allowance up per ...
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How to set route specific interface metrics under Mac OS X

UPDATE: I found a great answer to part of my problem here http://superuser.com/a/525592/169461. I was able to set priority for interface en1 (wifi). However, this is not specific enough, since it will ...
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Port forwarding ZTE H108ns

I set up a ZTE H108ns router about 7-8 months ago as follows:start port 80 end port 8080 and same for local ports, TCP protocol and start port 9010 to end port 9011!! it worked fine for time period I ...
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Home DSL Gets Drastically Worse Throughout the Day?

I've tried to contact my ISP about this issue that I've been having for the past year and a half. In short, my internet connection gets DRASTICALLY worse throughout the day, even to the point of it ...
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How to speed up dd-wrt iptables command execution

I have a custom firewall script in dd-wrt router. It has thousands of lines in a user-chain like this: /usr/sbin/iptables -t nat -A XXXX -d 1.2.32.0/19 -j RETURN /usr/sbin/iptables -t nat -A XXXX -d ...
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Internet intermittent on one laptop, only on wifi at one house.

so I just got a new asus laptop, shouldn't matter. anyway after booting it up it immediately had problems with the wifi at my parents house. sometimes (rarely) it would load fine, other times it would ...
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Can't connect to TP-LINK router admin page from a specific computer

I have a TP-LINK Archer C2 AC 750 wireless router. I should be able to access the admin page at 192.168.0.1, and indeed I can from one computer. However, from my Dell XPS 12 running Windows 8.1 ...
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My internet is slow for no immediate reason

I live in Denmark and have bought 25/25 Mbps internet for my apartment. I got a Router that can handle 300/300 Mbps Wi-Fi connections as well as 100 Mbps LAN connections and honestly the internet ...
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Streaming from USB plugged into router to LG Smart TV

I have an LG 55LA620S-ZA Smart TV and I here is what I am trying to do: I want to see the content of my USB flash drive which is plugged into my home router a D-Link DSL-2750B by using my WI-FI ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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Is there such a thing as a “WiFi - WiFi adapter”?

Ok here's my problem: I travel a lot, and sometimes my MacBook Air has issues connecting to some hotel wifi's, while my Android phone connects fine. Also, I have a Lenovo Android tablet that ...
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how to network computers to access locally served content via web browser without internet connection

I'm hoping to get a broad overview to the best approach for this - I've built a web application that does not require the internet for any external resources - all content is served locally, and I've ...
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Connecting two routers with wired connection into the same network

I have a wireless router (router 1) already up and running without computer attached. I have another wireless router (router 2) that I'd like to attach to wired connection and attach computer to it. ...
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Choosing WiFi Router/Repeater Antennas: Gain vs Directionality + Combinations

My apartment complex offers free WiFi, and the landlord has said I may use it from my apartment, but the signal is quite weak. I would like to get a range extender to pick up the distant signal but ...
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Internet connection fast in safe mode and slow in normal mode - Windows 8.1

I'm running a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A-12V laptop with Windows 8.1 with 8GB RAM. Anti-Virus is AVG Free, also have Malwarebytes and Spybot installed as well as CCleaner. I have a 70mbps internet ...
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How to remotely reboot a DD-WRT-based router without admin access?

I have a TP-Link 1043ND (v1) router with DD-WRT configured as a VPN client, which connects to our main office from another city. Recently it started to drop connection from time to time, and ...
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connect a 2nd router to set-top box

I pretend to connect a router (Thomson TG784n) to other router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND V2) using a ethernet cable, and connect a set-top box (scientific atlanta KMM 3010) to the TP-Link. Both routers ...
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Shared Network Works For Some But Not Others

Ok, so my house has 4 devices that connect to the internet. 3 wireless and 1 wired. I own the wired device and 1 wireless device. The other 2 wireless devices can connect to the internet just fine but ...
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debian and owncloud accessible by name in LAN?

I would like to set up a debian machine with an owncloud. I would like to achieve, that the machine is reachable by webbrowser just by entering an address, not an IP address. - in LAN only. So I do ...
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Home internet periodically stops working for several minutes at a time

I've been experiencing this problem with my internet connection for a few months. The internet goes down for 2-5 minutes, then comes back up with no intervention. This happens regularly, about twice a ...
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Virtual server on Arris Modem: “Table FWVirtSrvTable Full”

I have forwarded ports in the past. Never had any issues. I'm using an Arris TG1672G modem. Whenever I try to add a virtual server (aka forward a port), I get this "Table FWVirtSrvTable Full" error. ...
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Accessing router from another router/modem

I have a Wi-Fi router connected to my Wi-Fi modem through a LAN cable. I have designated a static IP address to the router inside the modem configuration. Therefore the IPs are: Modem: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Is it possible for an end-user to change the annex-type of a DSL modem/router?

Does someone have experience in changing the annex of a DSL modem/router? I found some reports from UK but no complete instructions or success stories? I bought a TP-Link Archer D7 (Annex A) and ...
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2 PPPOE on different computer

I have an ISP which provides "WAN Miniport (PPPOE)" connection type. It means they gave me the username and password so that I can log into in. They have registered my MAC address on their website. I ...