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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Using Server 2012 r2 as Home router [closed]

What software / hardware would I need to setup a machine running server 2012 r2 as a home router? It needs to have all the features of a standard router & be able to shape & limit a users ...
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How to communicate (route traffic?) across two different subnets

A home networking question. I would like hosts on different networks (subnets?) that use the same internet connection to communicate. Two routers, 192.168.2.x connects to the the internet and ...
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Port forwarding not working on Verizon FIOS router

We have a MacPro connected to a Verizon FIOS modem/router. We are trying to connect to it via ssh remotely. It is set to listen for ssh on port 23. It works fine using LogMeIn Hamachi. But using the ...
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What is this misterious entry on my FritzBox router

My router at home is a FritzBox. When I go into the control panel and I look at the devices connected in the local network, and I see something very particular. mercury is the name of my Desktop ...
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Forward a port to all users in Mikrotik RouterOS

In short: I want to know how to forward certain ports on Mikrotik's RouterOS. I looked up online and found several videos/tutorials but for whatever reason, I cannot do it. Please read below for more ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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How can I open ports on my Linksys RV082 router?

I bought a Linksys RV082 small business router. It's a nice 8-port wired router with a lot of configuration options, and so far it's working pretty well. One of my computers on the LAN is a server ...
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Accessing to IP cameras behind TL-MR3020 nano router

What I want to do is connecting several IP cameras to my LAN with wireless router/AP. I have a main USRobotics modem/router/AP (192.168.1.1) and all my computers are connected to that one using ...
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Running a web server through a Thomson ST780 SpeedTouch router

I run my own web server on my Macmini for years. I used to simply connect to my ISP via the Mac OS X Network System Preferences Pane. I have a static IP for which I pay a monthly fee. Physical ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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Make phone calls from computer through land line [duplicate]

I have an ADSL line with 20Mbit/s downstream and 1Mbit/s upstream. Is it possible to make voice phone calls in Linux/Windows 7 using my own land line? I don't want a VOIP software (like skype), nor ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Routing TCP traffic through cloud server

Is a scenario like this possible: Windows machine 1 (behind NAT) connects to a cloud server 3 (no NAT) Windows machine 2 (behind NAT) connects to the same cloud server 3 (no NAT) Is there a tool ...
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How to refresh my dynamic IP address on my router using dhcp client

I would like to change my dynamic IP on my ISP's router without restarting the router. I can already telnet to a busy box shell and can issue the following commands zebra swapdev ...
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Remotely accessing different services/machines on a network with single external IP without specifying ports in URL

I have a home network with multiple PCs, a self-made NAS (OMV/Debian) and a RPi connected to my router. I have a domain registered at Namecheap.com and dynamic DNS set up. The NAS and the RPi both run ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [closed]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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Trouble with Static Leases on DD-wrt router

I'm having real issues trying to set up a new DD-WRT router. It is a netgear R7000 with build DD-WRT:- v24-sp2 (12/15/14) std - build build r25344 My set up is basically:- BT Home Hub 4 (Using just ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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Cannot connect to ADSL modem router via ethernet

In windows 8 on Laptop have no problem, but in the Ubuntu 14.04 on the same laptop cannot detect. Also in Windows XP on PC, cannot detect it, too. ADSL modem router tp-link td-8817 have a USB port, ...
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How do I access Jira from my LAN?

I purchased the server version of JIRA Agile and have it running on my Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I have the Catalina service in conf/server.xml file set to port 8100. I also modified the Windows ...
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Why next router have smaller response time than previous router in mtr?

In other words why first host have 20.4 ms response time but second host have 15 ms response time. As I know for access to second host must pass through first host, Is that true? Why is this ...
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Is it possible to convert a Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router into a standalone router/ access point?

I was using a broadband which required a modem-router (Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router) with an ADSL port. Recently I switched over to a Broadband which requires only a router. Is it possible to ...
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Using OpenWRT as DNS server

Trying to use OpenWRT as a DNS server for local names. i have set my adsl router up as dhcp server and using the OpenWRT router as the primary dns server with google (8.8.8.8) as the secondary DNS ...
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cg3000d - what would cause wireless to reset to factory?

I bought a lot of 5 cg3000d routers for some room rentals that I have. 2 of 5 routers, have mysteriously reset their wireless configuration. Basically the wireless was reset so that the SSID would be ...
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Why is my DNS not resolving my website's IP?

I have a laptop with windows 7 OS. and I am unable to access my own website: http://dreampsychics.com, as well as the subdomain: http://www.admin.dreampsychics.com. I have a DSL connection and ISP is ...
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Allow guest network client access to one port on local network

I'm helping a friend configure his Linksys EA3500 router. He is running a web server on his desktop and we've configured the router to forward port 80 from the WAN to the desktop. He'd like to also ...
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Two router LAN without connecting cable

Trying to create a single network which will cover two seperate buildings, so that only one set of login credentials are needed. However, buildings are in close proximity but entirely seperate, i.e. ...
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Separate VoIP traffic from Data traffic on a computer that has a softphone

I have been entrusted recently with a task that seems a bit more complicated than I initially thought. I would have asked Google, but I can't quite formulate the right question using just a few ...
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Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service? [closed]

Remember how back in the old days we would connect two computers with a dial-up to play network games? “Command and Conquer”, “Descent” and “Warcraft" come to mind for example… Today, we have ADSL ...
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Cannot ping pc from openwrt router

I am trying to set up a port forwarding on a openwrt router, but met a problem (subj). I can access some of wired connections (192.168.1.221 - linux), but cannot to other ones of them (192.168.1.141 ...
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“Turn off router for 10 seconds” - Quantifiable? [duplicate]

Is there any quantifiable evidence to support power cycling routers for 10 seconds or any arbitrary amount of time, instead of just unplugging and plugging back in? This is related to troubleshooting ...
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Removing DHCP and DNS from Windows AD Domain

This is my first time posting here, so please bear with me. I have been searching for this answer for a few days now with no luck. Maybe my google-fu is not strong enough. I am a software engineer ...
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Deplying IPv6 across multiple interfaces with one 6in4 tunnel

I've got a 6in4 tunnel from Hurricane Electric at home which gives me IPv6 connectivity one interface, br0. I'd like to offer IPv6 connectivity on a separate interface as well, br1. How do I enable ...
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Consistant Ping Spikes on default gateway

About a week or so ago we switched our internet from Verizon DSL to Time Warner Cable's cable internet. It was working great until this weekend, when my brother and I started experiencing regular ping ...
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Why unconnected network card periodically sends DHCP requests?

I have a PC with windows 7 OS. The PC has two network cards, one built-in 100Mbit, one PCI-E 1Gbit. The 1Gbit interface is connected to a linux-based router with DHCP server. The server provides valid ...
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Blacklisted MAC address for modem

I currently lease a router for High Speed Internet from Comcast. I have just purchased my own router online from Ebay to avoid monthly rental charge. The ebay-purchased router is the same make and ...
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What to consider when putting a router inside of another network, not controlled by me?

this question is a question from an users point of view, and a noob regarding network technology. I am living in an appartement block, where the internet is routed central (lets call it that way). ...
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DD-WRT startup script to restart services

I am using DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/15/14) big - build 25648 on Asus N66U. I have problem with two services: samba and torrents. With WebUI I set up everything like on the screen. Issue I have is that ...
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Ethernet connection slightly handicapped compared to Wi-Fi

I'm using an Arris TG862 router and noticed that computers connected to the internet via an ethernet cable suffer some problems when browsing that don't happen when connected through the Wi-Fi. The ...
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Is there any defensive element for non-standard voltages on networks?

Assume that an attacker join to our network as a good person and we give him a cable that is connected to one of our switches. Now, If he connect the wires of that cable to a high voltage (60v for ...
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Any solution using SMS to restart / reboot the router / server?

Given home network: VPN server behind NAT of a router office network: VPN client to access home resources Problem Either router/ VPN server is hung Unable to restart/ reboot them through ...
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Connect Xbox to VPN through DD-WRT Router

I'm trying to connect my Xbox One to a ping reduction service which is a PPTP VPN. I can connect to it in Windows 8.1 without any kind of problem. Here are the settings for security tab: Now, I ...
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Need to know why the router and the modem have syncing problems after a firmware update

I'm on a Netgear N300 router. A few weeks ago I did a firmware update on it and ever since then the router and modem have had some syncing issues. The desktops and wireless devices pick up on the ...