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 monitor bandwidth use of each device on dlink 2750u

The method which i saw online is to install custom firmware on your router and to be precise install DD-WRT or TomatoUSB firmware. But unfortunately DD-WRT or TomatoUSB doesnt support D-link 2750u ...
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dd-wrt disable remote router management

I am trying to switch my home router from stock firmware to dd-wrt. I want to know how do I set up following security settings with dd-wrt. I searched through their wiki and various forums but the ...
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Why would my TP-Link ADSL+Router not allow my computer to access Internet?

So, my workplace got a new TP-Link Modem+Router installed a few days back and it's giving me trouble ever since. Everyone's computers and other devices can access Internet via the router, even I can ...
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Connection to router extremely unstable

connection CONSTANTLY DROPS, and it's not just the internet connection, it's the connection with the router as well because i cannot ping it when it happens. Here are the screenshots, this first one ...
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Gigabit router seems to only support 100mbps WAN?

I have 2 Dlink gigabit routers. not connected at the same time though. i bought the DIR-855L to replace the DIR-655. They are listed as Gigabit both WAN and LAN. But my 200mbps internet only comes out ...
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Getting fairly low internet speed

I have a WiFi connection at my home with a 1 Mbps plan. Now this means that I should be generally getting around 110-125 KBps speed, but for some reason my speed is always in the 20-50 range. I have ...
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Does wifi range depends on the receiver

I am making a device that with a camera that has to send live video streaming to a remote. The problem is that I need long range transmission in open space (no walls) so I decided that the device will ...
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DNS error when connecting to router via IP

Today, I tried to connect to my router using it's IP (192.168.x.x) and I got a ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED on Google Chrome / Windows 10. I do use Google's DNS server (8.8.8.8;8.8.4.4), but the issue did ...
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Can I know my router's external IP address without visiting a website?

I want to know what my router's external IP address is. The only solution I have found is to visit a website like https://www.whatismyip.com/ But I don't understand why this IP address can't be ...
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How can I flash a custom firmware on my router carrier?

I want to know how to flash a firmware to my router because my current router needs a lot of options like QOS. I searched a lot but the problem is my router is signed to a specific carrier so I don'...
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How to connect entire network to VPN using RouterOS

What I have got : Mikrotik stx 5hpndr 2 And the other devices on the network.. I used to share my vpn connection on my laptop to other devices so I needed to move it around the house now ihave ...
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Can't connect via LuCI or SSH from WAN side network to Raspberry Pi 1B running OpenWRT 14.07

Main Problem I have 2 networks and can only connect to LuCI from hosts on one of those networks. I can't figure out why I can't connect to LuCI from hosts in the other network. I'm having the exact ...
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packets sometimes sent even if port not forwarded

When behind a router, we need to forward port, on the router, for the specific host listening on that port. If we don't forward the port, it will not always work on the host. But why not always ? ...
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Home Network with Apple AirPort and Netgear Routers Being Flooded with IGMP Messages

This is how my home network is set up: Comcast Modem ---- Netgear dual WAN (doing the DHCP) | | |-------------------| (((Apple ...
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From beginner, extend coverage with router or extenders?

I'm a network novice, so please bear with me. I want to extend internet coverage throughout the apartment, and I have no idea how to do it. Our apartment looks more or less like the image below. The ...
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Finding Public IP of router on different LAN

Is there any possible way to acquire a public IP of a network without joining it's network? Let's say Router A is on LAN A, I'm connected to LAN B, and I want to access the login page of Router A ...
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Is the MAC address needed outside of the LAN?

I am learning about MAC and IP addresses and why we need to have both of them and not just one. Say I have the following network: Say PC 1 wants to send a packet to the Web Server. Now I understand ...
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Is a Web Server also connected to a Switch?

Let's say that a computer inside of a LAN wants to request a webpage from a Web Server. I have drawn this scenario in the following image: So the request data will travel from the computer (for ...
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USB wifi adapter enabled but not connecting?

I recently purchased a USB WiFi adapter for my desktop as an Ethernet cable is no longer an option for me. I downloaded the driver from the site on another computer and transferred/installed it onto ...
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Show PCs behind router as single PC to hotspot

I travel a lot. When I travel, I carry my own router with me so I can share files between devices without having to worry about other people getting into them. My router supports Wi-fi to Wi-fi ...
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Network Setup for Intranet and Internet via two ISPs

I am planning on upgrading my current network setup, as I will be renting another completely separate line from a second ISP (to separate office and home). Whilst I do want to get internet from TCOM ...
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Cannot connect to 192.168.1.1 TP-Link router

So I just moved to new apartment and I want to configure my router. I can ping 192.168.1.1 and I'm connected to the desired network, I scanned ports on 192.168.1.1 there's no 80 port open. And I have ...
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Does a consumer Router have a Switch built into it?

I am learning about Networking, and based on what I have learned so far, this is how a LAN network is set up: So basically all of the computers and the Router are connected to the Switch. If a ...
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How do I manupulate the speed of a shared internet connection?

I have shared the WiFi internet connection of my laptop to a local network via ethernet as shown in the image below. Since I have a 100Mbps WiFi connection, I want to reduce that speed and provide ...
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How to use 2 routers in one house/network

I have two Huawei HG633 routers and I currently only have one connected. I would like to use the other one as a "wifi extender" or just to share the connection im aware i simple cannot just plug it in ...
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can't access my lan's webserver after reconfiguring the lan

I recently changed isp and got a cable modem which works fine for most things but I put it on bridge mode to add the modem router I was using with my previous isp as it has more features I like to use,...
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How to track down a process or potential virus that is eating my bandwidth on Windows 10?

I'll try my best to explain. I was on a rush today, so I downloaded something from a source I didn't know. I didn't double check (yep, my bad) and run the executable. I didn't explicitly run it as an ...
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Why does router need to know bandwidth when setting up QoS?

I want to setup QoS on my DD-WRT router. I found this wiki page, but what puzzles me is that it needs to know my WAN bandwidth. "Set your download and upload speeds. You can use a speed test like ...
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Subnets or VLANs?

I have a network with multiple groups of people that I want to secure and separate. Here are the groups company devices (wired and wireless) center devices (wired and wireless) visitor devices (...
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How can I make my 3G router reset its connection in the middle of the night?

I have a 3G router, which is my only internet connection. I pay per megabyte. The router hosts WiFi. It is is not physically connected to the computer. It gets its power from an electric socket. ...
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NAT Port Mapping from external IP to internal Web Server not working

I am trying to setup an HTTP server using Virtual Box on my Win 10 Host. The network is being set as a bridged network on the Guest using the ip 10.0.0.254. Opening the browser with that IP is ...
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Connect computers on wifi extender to workgroup

Good afternoon, I am trying to connect 4 computers to the same workgroup but I am having some problems. I will try to explain. 1.- 2 of them are connected via ethernet to the router 2.- 2 of them are ...
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Strange ssh connection issue

Let me start by describing the situation. (Below RP = Raspberry Pi) In country A there is a RP 2 running raspbian jessie offering ssh. In country B I have my lan with a laptop, a RP B running wheezy,...
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Can I use a DSL router for LAN to WAN with ethernet?

I have an ethernet port that I want to turn into multiple ports, and I want to do this via a separate router. Right now I am using an old "Linksys EtherFast Cable / DSL Router" with my computer ...
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How can i access remote ports other than 80 from my home network?

I am trying to access a remote website running on port 8000. From my home network i cannot (it simply times out), but i can access it from my phone's 3G network. My ISP is Bezeq International and the ...
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ipad blocks internet access for all other devices

I have a TP-Link WR841N router. This seems to work fine except that when a specific ipad is connected to the wireless, it can access the internet ok but no other devices can. There is no problem when ...
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Wifi only working on laptop, not connecting on android/chromebook

I googled, I searched this forum, I didn't come up with anything that matches or helps. My girlfriend and I were watching a TV show online on her chromebook, everything was working fine. When the ...
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Computer Receiving WAN IP instead of LAN IP

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going on. I recently purchased a Netgear CM400 cable modem and a Netgear N300 router. I was able to successfully configure my CM400 with Time Warner ...
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SSH Tunnel on different networks

I'm trying to set up a SSH connection between my personal pc from home and my laptop which will be on a different network. I've read a bit about SSH connections and I saw that I had to open port 22 on ...
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Can't access web interface of wifi router

i have a home network 192.168.1.1/24. Inside this net there is a WiFi router and another network 192.168.0.1/24 under it. I can't connect to any WiFi client and router from my home network. I ...
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why does ipv6 coexist with ipv4 slow the load?

My laptop have two network adapter:one is wired lan, while the other is wireless lan. Now I connect ipv6 using wired lan and ipv4 using wireless. The web page seems to get something wrong. It load ...
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DD-WRT: Script for IP checking and openVPN reconnect

Router: TPLINK ARCHER-C7 v2 Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r28072 std (11/02/15) Service: OpenVPN client Issue: Sometimes a least favorable VPN server is assigned, it always provides very slow connection ...
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Can router bottleneck LAN traffic over Ethernet?

Say I have a 100mb router and I'm using cat 6 cables connecting 2 PCs to the router, will I be able to achieve 1gb transfers between the 2 PC's via the network or will it only get upto 100mb?
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One way comunication in routed network

I have this network with two subnets 192.168.0.0 /25 192.168.0.128 /25 on both router i have ïnstalled OpenWrt. On right router is set routing to .128 network. Left router is wireless client ...
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Huawey redirects packets to itself

I have Huawei wireless router: Device name: E5330Bs-2 IMEI: 865706028023246 IMSI : 250998209933021 My number: Unknown Hardware version: CH1E5330SM Software version: 21.210.17.00.778 Web ...
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NETGEAR DGN2200v2 router's DNS server not working properly

I have configured my DGN2200v2 to do the following: Reserve the LAN address for my mac to 10.0.0.11 Use 10.0.0.11 as primary DNS server, and 8.8.8.8 as secondary Now I would expect the router to ...
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How can I figure out the internal IP of a router?

I have Ruckus MM2211 router. I wan to access router login page so I can customize to my needs. The simplest way is the “Default Gateway” is the IP address of router. But in this case it’s different....
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Tenda F303 not working after firmware upgrade

I have a tenda F303 and I needed to port forward a game but on the internet I seen that I need to upgrade the firmware to port forward and some more things.I opened www.tendacn.com and I searched my ...
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Why disable NAT passthrough?

According to this article NAT passthrough is a router feature enabling outbound VPN connections from LAN computers. My Asus router has NAT passthrough for three VPN protocols: PPTP, L2TP and IPSec. Of ...
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Using an ADSL modem/router as modem only

I have a D-Link DSL-2520U ADSL modem router and a Netgear WNDR3700v2 router. I want to use the DSL-2520U as ADSL modem only, and the WNDR3700 for NAT, firewall, DHCP and wireless access. How I should ...