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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DHCP issues, possibly related to Netgear N300 (DGN2200)

Installed 'new' Netgear N300 (DGN2200-100UKS model number) Day 1: Install Changed router IP to 192.168.1.1 Setup DHCP range to 192.168.1.50 - 100 All clients connected and working, 4 Pc's ...
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Moving into an office and need a router, will any do? [closed]

We're moving into an office. They are providing an ethernet port, and say we must buy a router. I am looking at the linksys e1200 because it supports dd-wrt and is pretty cheap. I think it says on ...
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Can My ISP's Assigning me a New IP Explain Poor Performance on my Home Network?

I have observed numerous times that poor performance on my home network, which is infrequent and characterized by slow transfer rates (especially over wireless), is resolved by rebooting the router. ...
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How do I search for a replacement home wired only router with NAT and internal DHCP?

I have a ailing home router (specifically a LinkSys/Cisco BEFSR81 Router) which contains NAT and internal DHCP. I'm looking to replace it but all I am finding is Routers containing Wireless ...
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Problems with mixed 802.11b/g/n

So my home network is currently set up to be 802.11b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 20Mhz), but I have some issues with it. Pretty much all devices work without any problem, except my phone. The Wi-Fi connection on my ...
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DailMotion App wouldn't load Videos while DailyMotion Website works fine

I am facing a strange issue lately, When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi Network, I cannot be able to load DailyMotion videos through Android App, I have tried over dozen different phones including , ...
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What is the maximum connections practically supported by a 2.4 GHz router?

We have a Netgear WNR614 router 2.4 GHz in our office. Its a single band 300 mbps N router. We need to connect a large number of devices (50-60) to the internet on WLAN. This router is not ...
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Phone tethered to laptop for internet and then send internet out wirelessly

What I am looking for is a way to take the internet I have available on my laptop (from using my tethered smart phone) and project that out just like a wireless router would from a modem. This way ...
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Telnet cannot connect to localhost on port 23

I am using bat file assigned with vbs script to change router configuration every 15 minutes through the day through telnet commands. It works as supposed for a while then it shows this message "Could ...
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2 Routers on network, can i have them do different DHCP

I'm trying to fix a network that we want to have private and public access. Currently they have Verizon service with the actiontec wireless modem/router as the main router. They have the office ...
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Filtered port with virtual server setup on a NAT

I have a Symphony SY602 ADSL router and I want configure a dynamic DNS to access my system remotely. I made a NAT virtual server in routers configuration and this is what I configured: Server Name ...
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Can I add a 'wireless only' router off my Verizon Fios router?

I have a Verizon Fios and their MI424WR router (this uses coaxial cable). My main issue is that my wireless signal seems slow and unreliable these days. I requested a replacement but it doesn't seem ...
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Weird intermittent Internet symptom

I live in Thailand and An antenna receives Wi-Fi signal from a shop 3 kilometers away; the signal passes through a D-Link router and is rebroadcast throughout my home. Usually it works OK. But ...
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Mac OS 10.9 loses ethernet connection and cannot reconnect

I have a buggy router (ASUS RT-AC68U). For whatever reason, it loses the ability to maintain a connection to the Internet at least once a day. The simple solution is to cycle the power on it. It is ...
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Unable to connect to modem web interface through router

I have a small network with a modem, a WRT54GL router and my laptop. When I connect my laptop directly to the modem I can access the web interface of the modem by navigating to 192.168.1.1 (this ...
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Access a router remotely using another router

I have a task in my hand. I have Bullet 2HP router that is directly connected to my computer and a Linksys router which has a Trednet antenna and is connected to another computer. I have to perform ...
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No ping to local IP from specific local IP only

I experience a strange problems with my computer which is connected to the internet via Router. My PC's IP is: 192.168.0.12 FTP where I want to connect: 192.168.0.15 with username anonymous and no ...
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Can I be connected to an internet wireless network and a network drive through a separate wireless network?

I have a wireless router at home which has a hard drive plugged into it. This network provides no internet access, but it allows me to access the external hard drive. I also have another wireless ...
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why is there a user named “reboot” on my dd-wrt installation?

I just noticed there is an entry named "reboot" in /etc/passwd root@millie5:~# cat /etc/passwd root:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root User,,,:/tmp/root:/bin/sh reboot:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root ...
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confusion in saturation concept

I am a bit confused in understanding the concept of saturation.. and difference between saturation and congestion .. I read somewhere (definition of saturation) "A saturated network link is a link ...
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Make my router a central access point

I'm using Wifi-Repeater in order to capture and use far wifi networks because I do not have my own Wifi at my apartment. I want to expand the connected computers to the remote wifi-hotspot(connected ...
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OpenWRT NAT only for clients on certain WLAN network

I am using an OpenWRT powered WLAN router as an access point for my network. Everything on the network id run through a PFSense box so that I can have full control from there. I would like to have a ...
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How to set up a wireless printer on a computer wired to a Wireless Router

Well here is my case. I have a brother mfc-9320 wireless printer, a Digisol wireless router & a computer that is wired to the router. I want to set up the wireless printer on the computer in this ...
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DDOS on port 443?

Recently my friend asked me whether his network is secure because he is setting up a game server on port XXX. I opened up Nmap on my linux machine and found port 443 opened. I tried to access ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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Connected to the internet, but I have no access

Two days ago, I was on the internet, and then I suddenly lost connection. The icon on the right of my task bar shows that I am connected, and when I called my provider, she said that I'm connected ...
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Is my router/modem hacked or compromised?

Comcast gave me a gateway (Model: Arris TG862G/CT), and I was in the web interface setting up a static IP. I clicked Connected Devices (which has worked previously) and I got a blank white page (the ...
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Configure Router for better DDoS protection Actiontec MI424WR

So for the past month, my server has been attacked by script-kiddies three times. The server is mainly used as a minecraft server. I am getting worried that this is becoming an outbreak as many of ...
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First Smurf attacks and now LAN access from remote - What is happening? [closed]

Here is the log from my Router. First I was getting Smurf attacks -- look at "DoS attack: Smurf" in router logs - should i worry? and now this. I see entries in my wireless router logs ...
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Strange item on my network

I'm currently trying to change all the names of items on my home network from the default Unknown-66-32-a4-05-56-c7 types. I've got all of them bar one at the moment, and I can't work out what it ...
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Accessing private IP address without port forwarding

I am new to networking. Pardon me if I make any mistakes. Is there a method to communicate with a private IP address under NAT? I don't want to use port forwarding by accessing the router.Is there ...
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Port 4567 open on router to 'tram' traffic…Should I worry?

When I do a port scan on my router (nmap 192.168.0.1) the result is: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 23/tcp open telnet 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 443/tcp open https ...
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop

So here's the situation. I'm technically savvy, but weak on networking. I'm attempting to connect via Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to my desktop PC. It IS working if I connect using the ...
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ARP issue changing Internet connection

Ok I'll jump right in the middle of things. I usually connect my laptop to Internet through wifi at home and it works flawlessly. Problems come up when I try to connect to a friend of mine's wifi. The ...
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Is transmission rate dependent on propagation speed?

Q1: Why is the transmission rate or the bandwidth measured in Bps, why do we need the "seconds" part if it only measures the amount if bits it can hold? If transmission rate is the amount of bits the ...
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Raspberry Pi automatically try to reconnect continously

I have set up a NAT system to work my way around a setup at my local dorm, where only one MAC address could be registered: Dorm router -> Raspberry Pi (NAT) -> Apple Airport Extreme -> N Devices ...
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ISP Causes for huge packet loss to gateway

I have an office router with a static IP address (i.e. 208.55.14.1/30), connected to the ISP gateway (i.e. 208.55.14.2) via ethernet. The setup has worked perfectly for other a month, today i started ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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set up VPN on a router

Im trying to understand how to connect my router (that is on another private network, that i am not a admin of and is unsecured) to run all of its traffic through a VPN across the internet, instead of ...
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How to setup Tomato with Unlocator DNS for Roku? (speed not stable)

Tried to find a solution for this but couldn't - would appreciate your help. My setup is as following: My MAIN ISP ROUTER (Dual Band D-Link on 10.0.0.X) is serving wireless clients around the house, ...
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How does the Torrent protocol connect directly between two peers?

It seams that the standard way of doing p2p[over the internet] is to port forward the router to accept external connections via TCP, or to use an external[hosted] server to relay[peer1 --> server --> ...
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Windows is not able to connect to router through WiFi after password change

I'm using a TP-LINK router. Just now I changed the router password and then I'm trying to connect to my router through WiFi. But I'm getting the following error: Windows was not able to connect ...
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Port 53281 (and now also 63356) forwarded on Asus router

I have a new Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Router. Under the System Log - Port Forwarding page, I see the following: Destination Proto. Port range Redirect to Local port ALL ...
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Modem not able to easily establish broadband connection. Takes several restarts

I had asked similar question here. But instead of reviving it, I thought I would post a new question with additional details. The issue is establishing broadband connection initially. I have a DSL ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Lync keeps dropping because of D-Link DIR-601 router. How to configure firewall to fix this?

I saw this article, and it's exactly my problem, but my settings are a bit different and nothing seems to have fixed it so far. Why does my D-Link Router keeps dropping my Outlook and Lync ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Computers connected to same switch cannot access one another

I've connected multiple computers to a ASUS 8-port switch (all have IP address in range, mask 255.255.255.0, and same gateway). I use them mainly to RDP into one of the computers, which acts as a ...
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How can I find any additional DHCP servers that may have been installled on my network by an intruder?

See this question for background: Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list nmap finds all connected clients for me, and I haven't had any trouble on this front since ...
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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...