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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Network Data Allowance

I'm looking at getting a new router for my home but I need to have a way of setting up user IDs with a couple of devices per user ID and setup data allowances per ID then split that allowance up per ...
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How to set route specific interface metrics under Mac OS X

UPDATE: I found a great answer to part of my problem here http://superuser.com/a/525592/169461. I was able to set priority for interface en1 (wifi). However, this is not specific enough, since it will ...
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Port forwarding ZTE H108ns

I set up a ZTE H108ns router about 7-8 months ago as follows:start port 80 end port 8080 and same for local ports, TCP protocol and start port 9010 to end port 9011!! it worked fine for time period I ...
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Home DSL Gets Drastically Worse Throughout the Day?

I've tried to contact my ISP about this issue that I've been having for the past year and a half. In short, my internet connection gets DRASTICALLY worse throughout the day, even to the point of it ...
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How to speed up dd-wrt iptables command execution

I have a custom firewall script in dd-wrt router. It has thousands of lines in a user-chain like this: /usr/sbin/iptables -t nat -A XXXX -d 1.2.32.0/19 -j RETURN /usr/sbin/iptables -t nat -A XXXX -d ...
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Internet intermittent on one laptop, only on wifi at one house.

so I just got a new asus laptop, shouldn't matter. anyway after booting it up it immediately had problems with the wifi at my parents house. sometimes (rarely) it would load fine, other times it would ...
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Can't connect to TP-LINK router admin page from a specific computer

I have a TP-LINK Archer C2 AC 750 wireless router. I should be able to access the admin page at 192.168.0.1, and indeed I can from one computer. However, from my Dell XPS 12 running Windows 8.1 ...
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My internet is slow for no immediate reason

I live in Denmark and have bought 25/25 Mbps internet for my apartment. I got a Router that can handle 300/300 Mbps Wi-Fi connections as well as 100 Mbps LAN connections and honestly the internet ...
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Streaming from USB plugged into router to LG Smart TV

I have an LG 55LA620S-ZA Smart TV and I here is what I am trying to do: I want to see the content of my USB flash drive which is plugged into my home router a D-Link DSL-2750B by using my WI-FI ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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Is there such a thing as a “WiFi - WiFi adapter”?

Ok here's my problem: I travel a lot, and sometimes my MacBook Air has issues connecting to some hotel wifi's, while my Android phone connects fine. Also, I have a Lenovo Android tablet that ...
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how to network computers to access locally served content via web browser without internet connection

I'm hoping to get a broad overview to the best approach for this - I've built a web application that does not require the internet for any external resources - all content is served locally, and I've ...
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Connecting two routers with wired connection into the same network

I have a wireless router (router 1) already up and running without computer attached. I have another wireless router (router 2) that I'd like to attach to wired connection and attach computer to it. ...
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Choosing WiFi Router/Repeater Antennas: Gain vs Directionality + Combinations

My apartment complex offers free WiFi, and the landlord has said I may use it from my apartment, but the signal is quite weak. I would like to get a range extender to pick up the distant signal but ...
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Internet connection fast in safe mode and slow in normal mode - Windows 8.1

I'm running a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A-12V laptop with Windows 8.1 with 8GB RAM. Anti-Virus is AVG Free, also have Malwarebytes and Spybot installed as well as CCleaner. I have a 70mbps internet ...
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How to remotely reboot a DD-WRT-based router without admin access?

I have a TP-Link 1043ND (v1) router with DD-WRT configured as a VPN client, which connects to our main office from another city. Recently it started to drop connection from time to time, and ...
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connect a 2nd router to set-top box

I pretend to connect a router (Thomson TG784n) to other router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND V2) using a ethernet cable, and connect a set-top box (scientific atlanta KMM 3010) to the TP-Link. Both routers ...
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Shared Network Works For Some But Not Others

Ok, so my house has 4 devices that connect to the internet. 3 wireless and 1 wired. I own the wired device and 1 wireless device. The other 2 wireless devices can connect to the internet just fine but ...
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debian and owncloud accessible by name in LAN?

I would like to set up a debian machine with an owncloud. I would like to achieve, that the machine is reachable by webbrowser just by entering an address, not an IP address. - in LAN only. So I do ...
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Home internet periodically stops working for several minutes at a time

I've been experiencing this problem with my internet connection for a few months. The internet goes down for 2-5 minutes, then comes back up with no intervention. This happens regularly, about twice a ...
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Virtual server on Arris Modem: “Table FWVirtSrvTable Full”

I have forwarded ports in the past. Never had any issues. I'm using an Arris TG1672G modem. Whenever I try to add a virtual server (aka forward a port), I get this "Table FWVirtSrvTable Full" error. ...
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Accessing router from another router/modem

I have a Wi-Fi router connected to my Wi-Fi modem through a LAN cable. I have designated a static IP address to the router inside the modem configuration. Therefore the IPs are: Modem: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Is it possible for an end-user to change the annex-type of a DSL modem/router?

Does someone have experience in changing the annex of a DSL modem/router? I found some reports from UK but no complete instructions or success stories? I bought a TP-Link Archer D7 (Annex A) and ...
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2 PPPOE on different computer

I have an ISP which provides "WAN Miniport (PPPOE)" connection type. It means they gave me the username and password so that I can log into in. They have registered my MAC address on their website. I ...
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Using an old router as a Wifi receiver appears to cause network disruption

I'm currently using an old router that I flashed with DD-WRT a few years ago, and set it up to act as a wireless receiver. I got it working and connected to the WiFi network, so that when you connect ...
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Does signal strength deteriorate from router to router?

This is the situation, at my friend’s restaurant is a really old router (Fast FW150R; let’s call it A), connected to a modem, connected to A is also 3 other wireless surveillance cameras. The video ...
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How can I trace where my connection is stalling?

My network setup is: 1 WAN 1 pfsense router 1 wireless AP running tomato About 9 wireless devices 1 wired connection from my AP to my desktop. Well starting yesterday, I ...
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Guest Network and NAS

I am trying to setup a network where I can achieve several things. I might be overthinking this, but here is how I envision it working: I am willing to use 2 or 3 routers I want a network or subnet ...
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How to access a Router that has DHCP turned off and IP address unknown?

I have 2 Netgear Routers: A DGND4000 Netgear Router + Modem, and A Netgear 150-N Router. My Netgear DGND4000 Router works fine, and is accessible over the internet via LAN IP. My Netgear 150-N is ...
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Creating a subnetwork with a router

first of all, I have no idea how I should phrase my question in the title. My setting is this: I live in a student home in a block of flats, and we get our internet access from the wall with an ...
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Cascading Cisco RV180 and Linksys E2000

I am trying to cascade 2 routers in my home network. I have an Actiontec DSL modem connected to the WAN port of my Cisco RV180. I am trying to connect a second router, a Linksys E2000, to my ...
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DD-WRT: Guess available space on my JFFS partition

I am testing DD-WRT, and I have discovered that there is some available non-volatile space for storage named JFFS at /jffs. This if fine, but the amount of available space info is not at the df ...
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47 networks on class b ip address to provide the maximum number of nodes per network? [closed]

Haven't been able to solve this question this entire day. Which network is the best and why?!? You are the network administrator for a new call center management company. The firm has 47 offices in ...
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Speedtest shows fast connection but actual downloads are slow

I'm struggling with my wifi setup at home. I've 2 floors apartment. Router is on the first floor (ASUS RT-AC68U) and my desktop PC is upstairs (w adapter ASUS USB-AC56). I find the connection pretty ...
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No internet access on TP-LINK TL-WR841ND with DD-WRT

I'd really appreciate if you could help me out. I have no internet access on my TP-LINK TL-WR841ND v7 with DD-WRT. I installed it today and it worked flawlessly with the original tp-link firmware. I ...
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Windows 10 has no Internet. RDP’d from Linux on same LAN. Which does DNS?

My Linux machine was the boot server with DNS and installation images for my home LAN, but thought I disabled those services after my other computers lost internet access, randomly. Now I RDP to my ...
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1 Router, Several HTTP Proxies

Is there a way to have a single router with many devices using different HTTP proxies? For example, a single router with 10 devices connected needs to have each device connected to a different proxy. ...
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Does TP-Link TL-WR543G support WPS? If so, can it be turned off?

I have a TP-Link TL-WR543G router that has been purchased around 2011. I tried to find some WPS-related settings and turn them off, but unfortunately I cannot find any such option in the web ...
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Slow SSH connections to hairpin NAT

I have an http and ssh server in my LAN behind a residential router. The router is configured to forward TCP and UDP ports in the range 1:1024 from the public interface (1.2.3.4) to the server inside ...
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Hotspot > Wifi > Win7 > RJ45 > Router > Wifi > Andriod6

I am living in temporary accommodation with no internet connection. There is an 'unsecured' Wifi Hotspot in range. I can connect my laptop to it and get a login in page. I have an account, so once I ...
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SonicWALL Port Forwarding for Xbox Live

I recently obtained a SonicWALL TZ205 I am not using right now because I am unable to get my NAT on XBL from Strict to Open or even Moderate. I've Googled and spent hours trial and error with no ...
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port forwarded to my router but not forwarded to my pc

I have forward a port to my router successfully but it is not forwarded to my PC. My router is Dlink, DIR-600m, firmware version:-3.01 and the hardware version is C1. I searched for a ...
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3g modem/dongle inserted into a 3g router for remote access to a camera

Does a 3g dongle have an IP address? How do I ensure that the 3g dongle IP address does not conflict with the router IP address? For some unknown reason DDNS works fine on my router for hours but ...
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Find/change noname IP camera IP address

Is there some way to find the current IP address of an IP camera, with it connected to the PC by the ethernet port? Couldn't find any information about this specific model online, and the camera is so ...
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If I have two devices(one router and one AP), can they be on different gateways or no?

Im building a pfsense box from my old pc. I'm going to use my current wireless router running tomato as an AP. Well my question is, can each device have two different gateways and still work? ...
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VNC through 2 routers

need some help ! I have the following setup : INTERNET <--> Modem Router A (External IP is :123.123.123.123 - IP:192.168.1.1) <--> WAN PORT of Internal LAN Router B (IP:192.168.1.100 - ...
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D-Link router website filter doesn't work for some websites

I'm trying to set up a whitelist on my DIR-810L router, and it's allowing some websites to pass through. Specifically, ones I often use. I've confirmed that the schedule is working properly because ...
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Router logs show constant unknown port mapping (forwarding)?

Do I have a virus or trojan? Should I be worried? What’s going on here? I’m currently running Debian, and there are records like this for every day since these first records showed up. I ...
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Sniff packets from router

So I have TP-Link router and I want to sniff all the packets going through the router. I'm using Wireshark right now but not able to get the packets which passes through my router. So What I've tried ...
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Giving multiple rooms wired internet access

The idea is that I want to give wired internet access (Ethernet) to every room in my house, using the cables already routed in the walls (Cat5 cables). Because the cables are already routed, the only ...