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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How to update Thomson's TG585 v7 Firmware using Telnet

The Thomson upgrade tool isn't detecting my router, I tried many times by disabling the Firewall as suggested, but yet it's not being detected, it worked only once, I upgraded to 8.2.4.11, but I lost ...
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High data rate detected but slow speed

I have an ADSL2+ modem and my max download speed tends to be ~170kb/s (1300 kbps), instead my modem stats claim that it should be almost 5x faster: Downstream Upstream SNR ...
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Port forwarding windows 7

I need to forward petitions from a laptop connected on two routers. The first one is the Internet router (192.168.1.0/24, WIFI), and the second is a VPN router (10.x.x.0/24, WIRED, DHCP relay over ...
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Limit Netflix bandwidth

Netflix massacres my ping whenever I play online games. Preferably, I'd like to be able to monitor and limit/assign priorities to any applications using my home network, but if it's a ...
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Constant network crashes

I have a network, and it has had serious trouble since before I started working on it. It continues to be problematic at best, and down right broken at worse. I'm pretty much at my wits end with it! ...
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Tunnel router's outbound traffic through ssh?

Not looking for VPN. Trying to bypass traffic counter by tunneling to a m/c (non-restricted non-counted with no root access). Currently I am doing a tunnel(via sshuttle/tunnelier) for every client on ...
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Losing internet connection intermittently

Recently I've been experiencing my internet connection being lost. The yellow triangle signals no internet connection and then picks it up again after a couple of seconds. It could be that it's been ...
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How to set WAN side buffers for WRT54GL running Tomato Firmware

I've recently set up a machine running m0n0wall to try and fight buffer bloat and do some traffic shaping. It was more convenient (geographically speaking) to connect the cable modem directly to my ...
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After set up local network through router internet is slow

We have at home network with 3 computers (2 win, 1 mac os). The internet goes to all computers through router. The problem is, that the websites are loaded too slowly, sometimes ever are not loaded. ...
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Why do pings to my router take to long? Could it be CPU?

I have an Ubuntu server that is running as a router. The internet will be really slow a lot of times so I checked the ping to the router and it will go up to 1400 at some points. I have top, iftop and ...
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Computer never connects to the internet automatically on startup?

I have my Windows Vista laptop connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable, and every time I switch the computer on, the computer cannot connect to the internet. It comes up as limited or ...
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odd wifi speed issue - after reset runs at 10mb+, after 5 minutes back to 0.5mb

i our office we are running 4 computers all using wifi - 2 macs, 2 pcs and a couple of smart phones (not that they are using the wifi all that much) the internet is really slow, so if we reset the ...
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How do I configure a Cisco 3600 Router as a second router, being SURE to not interfere with the existing production network?

Basically, I would like to set up a little lab here at work. We have a spare 3600 router sitting around, as well as some new-in-box RV042s that will be in production soon. I'd like to set up and ...
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TCP and fair bandwidth sharing

The congestion control algorithm(s) of TCP seem to distribute the available bandwidth fairly between individual TCP flows. Is there some way to enable (or more precisely, enforce) fair bandwidth ...
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How to get all traffic in the network to a specific site to be directed through a proxy?

One of the servers in my LAN is running a certain SOCKS proxy, through which I'd like all traffic to example.com, from the entire LAN, to be automatically routed through without any configuration on ...
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Zeppelin Air speakers causing interference on wireless network

My dad recently bought the new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air speaker system. They allow you to stream music from a computer and other devices to the Zepellin without the need for wires. ...
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Prevent Overloading of Router on Large File Transfer

Okay, so I had some router issues when trying to move a lot of stuff to my new FreeNAS server a few days ago. I'd like to find a way to prevent overloading my router in the future. Here's what I have: ...
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Sitecom router dropping Steam packets

From my ISP I got this Sitecom WL-582 wireless router (also known as the Wireless Router 300N X2 WL-341) for my home network. By itself, it works OK, but last week I noticed that I wasn't able to ...
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Network routing issue

Here is the situation. I've turned server ns1 (a dual-homed linux box) into a router by enabling ip_forwarding on it (echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward) Server ns1: eth0: 10.10.0.200/24 ...
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Troubleshooting Desktop That Can't Connect to Internet through Any Adapater, Even on Different OSes

I have a Windows 7 machine that also has Ubuntu on it. Yesterday the NIC spontaneously crapped out. I went and got a Dynex PCI NIC and set it up, my computer now finds networks but lists them as ...
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synchronous and statistical time division multiplexing

Wiki Definitions: Statistical multiplexing is a type of communication link sharing, very similar to dynamic bandwidth allocation (DBA). In statistical multiplexing, a communication channel is divided ...
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LAN card not working sometimes with windows

I have the following scenario MODEM + (FE)(Cable A) --> (WAN) ROUTER (LAN)-----(FE)Cable B----COMPUTER Now i have two LAN cards on computer 1)CARD A is build in Motherbord 2)CARD B is NIC ...
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Wireless connection drops under heavy traffic load

Please read the whole thing before commenting if you would really like to help ! :) I've had this problem for a very long time now and tried MANY different solution. Here's the problem. My desktop ...
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Dlink dir 685 with static IP. Cannot see router from other network

I have l2tp connection. My ISP gave me static IP. I can ping this IP from my ISP network successfully. But if I ping it from other ISP - it doesn't. I have dlink 685 router. Unchecked in Firewall ...
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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Possible Problem with Router - occurs during file transfers

With our latest router, we've been having a strange problem. Any time I am downloading a slightly large file or transferring a file from one comptuer to another over our home network, the Internet ...
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Configuring Wireless ADSL 2+ router for static IP

I have the following Binatone DT845W wirless ADSL2+ router An ethernet port with static ip which provides access to the internet Problem: I want to configure internet access via the router, so ...
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My Netgear MBRN3000 3G router gives “Connection Refused” errors

I'm trying to setup my wireless 3G router Netgear MBRN3000 but I cant even access the setup page. I have reset it several times, restarted it, checked the connection, checked its ip with ipconfig ...
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How to change dlink dir-524 router link port from 80 to 1088

How to change dlink dir-524 router link(192.168.0.1) port from 80 to 1088
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Netgear Router Static IP

The Problem: I've recently acquired a new router; a Netgear WNDR4000. I promptly went to set up a static internal IP so I could port forward for the Minecraft Server I run on my computer. I've done ...
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DNS Issues With My TP-Link Router

I own a TP-Link TD-W8101G Router, that also combines a ADSL modem function. Lately I've been problems in my internet connection. When I have my torrent application open (uTorrent) most DNS requests ...
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Internet working on Ubuntu, not on Windows

The following is the situation - I have an ADSL router with both ethernet and wifi interaces. I also have access to two dual-boot machines (with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Lucid). A few days back, the phone ...
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How do I get my other computer to connect to the internet?

I have a WAN VPN with dynamic IP. I have configured my D-Link DIR-300 router so my computer is now connected to the internet. I want internet also on another computer in the room. Although I've ...
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Play On HD Mini won't connect to home network, please help

I bought a streamer, "Play on hd mini". It works fine with media from USB or an external hard-drive, but I can't connect it to the network. I have a wireless network, using an Edimax 802.11 g ...
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VPN Login on Home Router

I connect to the internet via a Linksys Wireless N Router. I then VPN into my corporate network using the windows XP VPN client. The connection works fine, except after I disconnect, I need to reboot ...
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Alternative firmware for Belkin N1 vision

Me and routers ... it's never been a happy marriage and probably never will. I've had 3 routers, a d-link DIR615, Belkin N1 Vision and a linksys WRT54g. I've been most happy with the linksys since ...
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Why my router alows to connect to the internet only after plugging the cord to laptop?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I have D-link dir-320 wireless router. When I turn on my laptop Lenovo G555, I'm trying to connect to router by it's usually unsuccessful. But if I'll pull the ethernet cord ...
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Comtrend 536+ selectively blocks web pages when using it via wifi. No problem whatsoever via LAN

I've just obtained a Comtrend 536+ ADSL2+ router and I've easily managed to setup a proper LAN/wifi configuration for my home machines, laptops, smartphones and such. I'm more than used to do it. The ...
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How to connect Thomson TG585v7 wifi router to Android tethering wifi hotspot?

I'm trying to connect my PC to the internet through the use of my Thomson wifi router and Android 3G connection. More details follow. I have an HTC Desire running Android 2.2 Froyo on which I have ...
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How to set up wireless access on a Cisco router

I've set up my 877W according to the configuration listed in this forum post: IPTV over Cisco 877 (It's the working configuration at the bottom of the post) Note that I have an 877W, so it also has ...
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cannot connect via http but can via ssh in Windows 7

I have a strange problem in my Windows 7. Sometimes web browsers (ie firefox and chrome) works sometimes don't. But ssh is always working. What could be the reason and how to fix it? My router is ...
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My laptop causes the wireless router to stop working

it's happening something strange to my wireless connection. The wireless connection works fine with all the devices at home, except with my laptop (Toshiba satellite, WIN 7 64): as I start it, the ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 doesn't allow internet connection

This is my Cisco ASA 5505 "show run": : Saved : ASA Version 8.2(5) ! hostname LAB-ASA domain-name TEST.com enable password X encrypted passwd X encrypted names name 192.168.1.0 AsusWireless ! ...
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Do I need to join a multicast group to send a packet or joining is just for listening?

I am confused here. Can anyone just send a packet to a multicast address and port? Where does the multicast group come into play here? Do I also need to send to a group? Can someone explain that to ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 VPN all traffic through VPN

I have a Cisco ASA 5505 and people connect to it using Cisco AnyConnect and Cisco VPN. I want their entire internet traffic to go through VPN but they maintain their local LAN access. Is it even ...
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Building a mpich cluster with two nodes

I have searched the net for answers to the below questions to no avail. A few questions regarding a two or more node computer cluster. Can the nodes in a cluster be connected via wireless network if ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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How to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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Tomcat Site available through internet

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...