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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OpenWRT: Share openvpn connection with network

I want to tunnel all the traffic of my network through an openvpn connection running on my openwrt router.. Openvon is installed on the OpenWRT router. It is possible to connect to the openvpn server ...
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WakeUpLan, WakeOnLan not working on windows

images here http://imgur.com/a/D0NrB#0 I've enabled both ticks on Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (magic packet etc), I've set up static ip through ipv4 (I also use public google dns) I am using ...
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Using a USB wifi adapter as a router?

I have a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND router, running openwrt. Can I connect a Wireless USB Adapter to its an USB connector and and use that as the wireless router, instead of the wireless capabilities of the ...
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static ip is slowing down my network

I entered settings for my static ip address in my router (TL-WR1043nd) and it worked ok. but then i found out that static ip is causing problems on my network. for example bittorrent sync won't sync ...
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Two (non-concurrent) connections on one modem?

Is there a way to store two ISP connections on a modem/router so that it can be switched between them easily? (The only option I've found to change a connection is to insert the new username and ...
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Share USB 3G internet through a router but keep the local network access

I'm working on Ubuntu and I was able to share my USB dongle internet through a router by connecting my Ethernet output directly to the WAN port of the router and choosing in IPv4 Setting the Method ...
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What happens when a spoofed source IP packet emerges out of a private network with NATing

Suppose as a attacker i want to have a Ping or SYN Flood attack that floods a server with Pings/SYNs .. If i change the source IP of the packets generated at my machine of the packets to a ...
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Monitor my home traffic by using my PC as man-in-the-middle (2 routers)

I'd like to monitor my network at home. The monitoring should be done by by Wireshark and etc. My modem is connected to Edimax BR-6524N which share the internet wirelessly. PC is connected to the ...
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Can I set exceptions for proxy routing in dd-wrt firmware?

My Kindle paperwhite can't access internet through proxy (no option to set proxy settings). So, I plan to buy a dd-wrt compatible router in which it's possible to specify proxy settings in the router ...
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Port forwarding on a slave router

I'm having a little struggle with the situation below. First I'll explain the basic setup which used to work: Wireless 4-port LAN router from the internet company Static IP for an IP Camera NAT port ...
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Are the network interface card same in all cisco devices

I have old cisco 2600 routers but they dont have any network interface card My friend has cisco pix firewall which has network card attached with 4 ports so can i pull the network card from cisco ...
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Connected to internet but no network access

I am using an AT&T U-verse modem/router combo. I was attempting to hookup an camera when I ran into a problem. My desktop, which is hardwired to the modem/router, has internet access but can't ...
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configure D-link Dir-300

I have a D-link DIR-300 router, but I am having problems configuring it on my network because I do not know what is my network type. So in order to connect to my network through mac, I need to enter ...
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My 4G LTE dongle blocks my wireless card. How to solve?

I am using AirTel (India) 4G LTE dongle at times as a back up to my regular broadband. The regular broadband connects to my router and I also have a disk share on the router. But whenever I plug in ...
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How can I configure 2 UNIX hosts to share a single wireless router connection?

How can I share my MacBook Pro's wireless 802.11ac connection with a fairly old dual-G5 server? So, I'm thinking that rather than run a CAT6 cable down the middle of my kitchen, I simply connect my ...
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Attemp to access WAMP server from other devices on network gives 403 forbidden

I set up a WAMP server on my main PC. I have files in the www directory, and can see the results via localhost. The problem is, I am not able to access the server via the server IP from even the ...
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Added BT Wifi Extender to Network - Redirecting Issues

After adding a WiFi extender to my network, it has connected successfully using WPS and devices connect correctly to the device. However, only HTTPS websites will load correctly, HTTP websites throw ...
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pppd failing to reconnect after power outage

The overall problem is that since a power outage, I have not been able to re-establish my connection to my ISP via my router machine (which runs Arch). The expanded problem is that pppd (via netcfg, ...
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i can conect to my ddns server from my lan but i cant from the web

i have a dlink router that support DDNS and i use dlinkddns.com, i also forwarded port on my router, but on my router i have not a public internet ip so my ISP have a router i think and they ...
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What ephemeral ports do Steam & Valve games use?

I need to know exactly which ports are ephemeral so that I can create QoS rules. This page doesn't state which are ephemeral. I know that some of those ports such as 28960 are static ephemeral ports. ...
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NAT Loopback stops working after a few days

I bought an Asus RT-AC68 and set it up as a DHCP (10.0.0.*) behind my FIOS Westell 9100em router (192.168.1.*). The FIOS Router is set to DMZ-mode, and points to the Asus RT-AC68. The FIOS router has ...
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Need help for setting up network cameras

I am newbie to here and I do need help from any of you. I work in Japan and I have a shop in Thailand. I would like to set up network camera at my shop in Thailand and I want to look my shop from ...
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rt-n66u - restore to factory settings

I have an Asus RT N66U router that has been hacked (I do not know how yet). The idea is that I have tried to access the administration panel with no success, also restoring to factory settings but ...
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Bridged VLAN and VAC can't connect to the internet on DD-WRT

I just recieved my new Netgear Nighthawk AC router, and I installed the latest DD-WRT from myopenrouter.com (build 23720). I am trying to create a VLAN bridged with a Virtual Access Point (VAC) so ...
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dd-wrt Displaing low signal quality

I have installed dd-wrt firmware on tp-linkwr-740N router. And have following wireless settings, and the in dd-wrt status panel, it displays following signal quality even if the laptop is just 7 ...
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Redsocks as proxy

How can I set redsocks as a proxy server which can listen from LAN? Ubuntu internet connection is available for me only via http proxy. Many applications do not have support for proxies. hence I ...
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Linksys RV042 PPTP not working with Ubuntu? Why?

I have bought an RV042 to set up a VPN for home... The setup's been very easy, and it works fine with Windows computers. For some reason, it doesn't work on Ubuntu (or maybe Linux in general). I have ...
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How to configre router and server for FTPES access?

I'm trying to access my ZyXEL Media Server from an external network. FTP connection works fine, but I cannot establish a working FTPES connection. Active mode won't work, and the client tries to fall ...
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Two computers using the same internet connection, both worked fine, suddenly one starts to lose nearly all packets to router

Two computers are located right next to each other, both are connected to the internet (same internet connection name/channel) but one has an extremely bad connection such that I can barely visit a ...
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Aventail Connect(client) and Apple Airport Extreme

BACKGROUND: I'm using Aventail on my MacBook Pro and my iPad Mini. Neither can connect to the server when I use my home network which is secured with an Apple Airport Extreme with version 7.6.4 of ...
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Internet access stops after 25 minutes during the day, works fine all night.

My internet access stops working every 25 minutes (exactly 25 minutes) between 10am and 7:30pm. The only thing that fixes this problem temporarily is unplugging both my modem and router, then plugging ...
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Configure a Linksys WRT54G with dd-wrt for bridged client

I am looking to tether my phone's Wifi hotspot to a Linksys WRT54G flashed with dd-wrt. I need to provide wired access to several devices that have no Wifi. Is this possible to do without a PC running ...
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Improve LAN performance with bridging modem

I have ZTE ZXHN H208N ADSL modem that works in routing mode in our LAN. Because of poor performance, I have put it in bridge mode with Mikrotik RouterBOARD 493 and that worked (I had internet access), ...
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Airport network design - how to wire multiple airport boxes

I have a medium size installation in a big old house (brick exterior, and wood/plaster interior). There is a Comcast UBEE Docsis 3 modem with a short connection to TimeCapsule (router). From there ...
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Video DVR and NVR traffic is slow over WAN. Does the host router need to have video capabilities?

I have a network with a router from the service provider. Not robust I think. The LAN has a network of IP camera's but the feed over the WAN and through the web service is very slow. Does having a ...
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Why is my router sometimes not found by my Android phone?

(I don't know exactly if I'm in the right place here, but then please migrate this question to another StackExchange site and delete this comment.) I have a Samsung GT-S5830 (Galaxy Ace) with Android ...
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Configuring OpenWrt as a client on TR-WR073N

I am new to networking. I have purchased TP Link TR-WR073N and have flashed it with OpenWrt. I need to now configure it as a client and connect it to the internet. (So I can use it with the arduino ...
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How may I use the router functionality alone in this device?

I bought a Belkin N300 Modem Router combo.It has 1 phone line jack and 4 LAN jack.I already had another modem from my ISP. I used to connect the LAN cable coming out of that modem to my machine ...
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How to configure local area network after instaling WP8 SDK

I don't know if I could get a solution here, I am using a 4G Dongle to connect to my internet, and it was working fine until recently, but after I install visual studio 2013 with WP8 SDK, I am unable ...
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Very low speed rates on home network via Samba

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. I wanted to send a movie from my PC and got really low speed rates - around 300kbps. I have TP-LINK TD-W8960N router. The server ...
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Network connection cuts out for a bit

I'm running the latest version of Windows 8.1 with a Cisco router and a Samsung laptop, and it seems like whenever my computer goes to sleep or shuts down, it fails to reconnect to the network. It ...
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Proxy System On OpenWRT

I'm looking for advice for a project I'm working on. I Have a router running openWRT. I am trying to setup a proxy system at my school. The School blocks everything, and I want to host a separate WiFi ...
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Trying to connect two computers to a switch, but I get “cable unplugged” in the second one

I have a modem-router, and I connected a switch to it. Then I connected a machine running Fedora 20 to the switch, and it said "cable unplugged". Restarting various services didn't help. Then I ...
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Bridge modem -> wireless router, unstable connection on wired connection

My setup is like this: http://i.imgur.com/lSEb2jz.png I was just gonna forward ports for my xbox but turns out you have to change the isp modem to bridge that is connected to a wireless router. Its ...
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ISC-DHCP stop working when an interface is down

I'm using a computer running Mageia Cauldron as a server/router. Since the default network managing tool wasn't convenient and was sometime problematic, I'm now using netifd from OpenWRT. But the ...
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How to configure a dd-wrt router between a cable modem and main router to run all clients through a VPN service?

Was told by a http://networkengineering.stackexchange.com moderator to post this here so hoping it's the right place... Currently I have a DD-WRT router with VPN capabilities. I have a Motorola ...
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Unable to update or reset firmware for Asus N66U Router

No matter what I try, the firmware of the router will not update/reset. I see logs like this when I try to reset or update the firmware. Dec 31 16:00:34 rc_service: skip the event: start_apps_update. ...
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Some requests always fail in my browser - Error code: ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE

For some reason my browser returns 'Error code: ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE' after failing to load certain URLs. This message is displayed in Chrome, but the same thing happens in Firefox (no message error is ...
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Accessing Internet via Two Wireless Access Point

I have three modem at home. One of them is getting internet from electricity from my house and can't be used as a wireless modem. And I have another one, getting internet from the first one, ---DHCP ...
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ASUS RT-N65U router displays ridiculously fast internet speeds

My router's logging some ridiculous internet speeds. For example, here's a screenshot showing a max internet of speed 16.7 Gbps, and an average speed of 111 Mbps. I did complete a large download ...