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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Set up on 2 different isp dsl lines on a tp link Gigabyte loadbalancer

I have two separate adsl lines, one plusnet, one from talk talk. What is the configuration setting for routers to enable bonding on the loadbalancer which is a TPLink Gigabyte TL ER5120. Do I need to ...
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Connected to hostapd hotspot but no Internet

I'm setting up a Gentoo Linux home router with following configuration: eth0: connected to WAN (managed by systemd-networkd) wlan0: access point for LAN (managed by hostapd) I use dnsmasq as DNS ...
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PPPoE not working on my router WR841n, but working fine if I dial from my PC

I have a modem which I connect to my PC, I can connect to the internet by dialing PPPoE with username/password ISP gave me. Today I bought a router so I can share the internet with other computers ...
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Remote Login to Asus RT-AC87U Router

When I try to "remotely" login to my ASUS RT-AC87U Router, I'm getting below message and I'm not sure what to do? External IP: 17x.xxx.xxx.xxx Internal IP: 192.168.1.xx to login I use: ...
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Use two services/protocols on port 80

i ran into a problem today. I'am running a home webserver with FTP and everything and want also be able to connect to XBox live. The problem is (maybe some of you know) that Live uses port 80 (which ...
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How do I check if my router/modem combo is on bridge mode?

So I want to use my own router to handle my LAN, so to avoid double NAT I call my ISP to request "Bridge Mode" (since the PPPoE dial should be done with their modem/router combo) and they call me ...
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Speedtest gives perfect score on ISP servers, but not on others

So I use Claro Guatemala for my ISP. I pay for 10/1 service. But for the last few weeks, my internet speeds have been terrible. Most d/l speeds (actual downloads on actual files) show around 10-15 ...
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IP camera port forwarding not working

I have an IP camera that is accessible on port 8080. I have configured port forwarding in my modem to my IP camera. When I try to connect to my IP camera address that I find under Outside Address ...
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Router WAN speed limitation

I intend to buy a new router, this one in particular. It says, it supports 802.11n protocol, so it could allow the transfer speed up to 300 Mbps between wireless devices. Strangely, the WAN speed is ...
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Do home routers have max connection configuration?

I've been experiencing bizarre behavior with my home router, Linksys WRT610N. I have between four and seven devices running on it on average using the DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std firmware. ...
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ADSL router - public IP for local network

Today I went to my friend and took a look at his PC. He has ADSL router ZTE ZXDSLl 831cii. So there is a telephone line to router and PC is connected to Lan1 of the router (there are also Lan2, Lan3, ...
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Router is down when I connect ethernet cable to PC

I have a wireless router (Comtrend AR-5315U) that randomly stops synchronizing (more of less 80% of times) when I connect it to a particular PC using an Ethernet cable or, if already connected, when ...
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Port Forwarding doesn't work on TP Link WR740N

I have spent immense amount of time trying to open the ports but for some reason it is not working. Here are the steps I have taken :- Put the ports which I want to forward in the Virtual Servers ...
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Router vs access point

I'm trying to expand my home Wi-Fi as the wireless router my ISP provided is quite weak and my house is too big for it, so the Wi-Fi won't get to the living room. I already have some holes in the ...
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Mac OX X Captain - changed router settings IP address config from Static to unconfigured

Desperate situation. Changed local router ZHONE GPON 24xx settings. Under IP config options were static, DHCP or unconfigured. I changed to unconfigured and saved/applied. Unfortunately I now have ...
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use hosts on router (DD-WRT) instead of hosts in linux for homestead

I use vagrant homestead laravel I used to use locally (Configure Your Nginx Sites) but i want to use it at private network (router)??? so I try to connect to router by telnet I found there is hosts ...
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Internet monitoring on a network

I have a network from 20 PCs and around 15 cell phones. Sometimes the internet is slow while there is no problem on the ISP side. So I assume someone is downloading a torrent or streaming. How can I ...
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How do I separate the wireless and ethernet networks on a Zyxel PK5001Z?

I have a Zyxel PK5001Z DSL modem/router combo from CenturyLink. I would like to leave the wireless network unsecured but block wireless clients from accessing wired (ethernet) clients. In other ...
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How to troubleshoot a networked device with incorrect static IP address?

I have a Sony SNC-EP521 IP camera that's currently set to a static IP address of something like 10.0.0.x (if I remember correctly). The network I'm trying to place it in has IP addresses like ...
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DHCP categorise IP leases

I would make a major upgrade in my home network environment. I have a dlink 655 router. On this router All the DHCP will be happening. Also I will have 3 additional APs. I would like somehow to ...
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Source of internet wireless: Mask connected devices behind router/device

Which device/router do I need to use not an ethernet cable as source of internet but a wireless connection. I want to connect to a (different) wireless network without it knowing how much or which ...
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Router's 5GHz Wi-Fi permanently deactivated after update?

When I replaced a power strip, our Arris DG1670A modem-router, rented from Time Warner Cable, no longer transmits 5G wifi after a firmware update. In its main menu and 5G configuration webpages, the ...
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Linksys WRT160Nv2 port forwarding limit

I have a Linksys WRT160Nv2 router and have been opening a lot of ports on it lately. There seems to be a limit on the number of ports you can open. There are only x number of fields available to be ...
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Remote Desktop in home network after Connecting to VPN

My environment is at home, with one desktop and one office laptop. They are connected using a wireless router. IP's are of the typical IP range assigned by the router - 192.168.2.2 to 99. Router is ...
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How does a WiFi device communicate with router?

When I enable WiFi on a computer or on my phone, does it send radio waves back to the router in case of say, uploading something or, is it that router always sending them to PC? If my PC sends back ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 openwrt firmware

I have uploaded a new alternative firmware for TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wr1043nd. Unfortunately, after the upgrade, the connection to the device has been ...
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linux webcam live feed to cloud

I've odroid and webcam attached to it. I want to get the live feed via internet. My odroid connect to a router, (which i can't access from the internet. maybe my ISP firewalled it). It can send motion ...
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port forwarding from android device to Desktop

I need to establish a reverse_tcp connection on my desktop with local ip 192.168.2.40 in port 4444 I dont have a router or modem. I use my android mobile to establish connection (via USB tethering) ...
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Connection between 2 computers behind NAT

If I am A and know the IP public of B and his internal IP and B has open the port 1000 for incoming messages and I send a packet from A to B using all data i know of B, will the packet come to B? ...
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Unable to access router home page

I am Unable to ping router at 192.168.10.1 I want to access the router to change wireless security passphrase Why I am not able to access with web browser? Machine Details: Win7, IP: ...
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What causes this extremely strange Port Forward behaviour?

The scenario Basically, for about 10 years I lived in a country where my ISP gave me a NAT'ed address on their end (MAN). So I couldn't port forward unless I paid. However that was not an option. I ...
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Android Phone connecting to router cause timeout of other devices

I'm having a very weird problem regarding my wireless router. I bought it a month ago (it's a TPLink, model TD-W8960N) and everything was going fine, until today, weh I got home, I connected my phone ...
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Simple ARP poisoning attack with UNIX?

I would like to know how to do a simple ARP poison attack with UNIX commands only (no ettercap or arpspoof or anything like that.) I don't care about forwarding packets to the actual router, I just ...
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Can't access openwrt access point's admin interface

I've turned my TP-Link Archer C5 into an access point with this guide, using openwrt. It works correctly, and I can now access the internet through the wlan of the access point. I've set a static ip ...
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Bright House modem seems to block T-mobile wifi router

We recently upgraded our Bright House modem to a D4. We have a T-Mobile cell tower router. It was dropping the wifi so Bright House turned on their wifi on the modem. Now the Bright House wifi is rock ...
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Share wvdial internet connection through ethernet

I have a PC which is connected to internet using a USB dongle and wvdial. I would like to share the internet connection over Ethernet with other PCs using a router. How can I connect the PC, and ...
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How to resolve slow LAN speed when router on the network

TL;DR The problems described here were all caused by a faulty switch, see my answer for the fix. What I learnt from this experience is: Don't trust the hardware. I thought I'd configured something ...
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Tenda N301 unresponsive as a Universal Repeater

I have two routers: 1 Tenda TE-D303: Primary Router; Access to internet using WAN 2 Tenda N301: Secondary Router; To be used as a Range Extender Problem is that as soon as I set N301 as a Universal ...
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3 routers on network but my main router repeats Mac address of connected devices

Have three routers on a network one router (main router with internet and dhcp enabled with?... ip-192.168.1.1) second router connected to it via Ethernet ( dhcp disabled with ip-192.168.1.100 ) ...
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can i disable SNMP trap on tp-link ads2+ router?

so i have this tp-link adsl router (TD-W8961ND) and every time i try to do a traceroute my internet link goes down this what i get from the tracert tracert 8.8.8.8 Tracing route to ...
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Is it possible to run Virtual Hosts (or equivalent) across several servers, but one public IP, using Tomato?

Here's my home setup. I have a single IP address provided by my ISP. I have one top-level-domain (TLD) and several sub-domains that point at that IP. Internet comes in through my cable modem and plugs ...
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Configuring network share over VPN

I have created an OpenVPN server on my Asus RT-AC87U router. There is an external drive connected to it, serving as an ftp server. I have a client connecting over OpenVPN from another country and I ...
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Why are my router's DNS settings changing?

I'm using d-link 2600U router (updated to latest firmware). My router's DNS setting keep changing and my browser redirects to adult websites and fake ads. I scanned my computer with this softwares: - ...
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WRT54g v3, after loading OpenWRT to it, no Wi-Fi

I have a WRT54G and I loaded OpenWRT 10.03 to it according to this article. There was no Wi-Fi after loading it, so I connected via Ethernet and can log in to the LuCi interface. There's an option ...
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How to configure 2 routers to access each other?

I have a situation as described below : Router 1 (Dlink DSL-6850u) is used as a VDSL model, and provides wifi to half of the house. It controls subnet 10.0.0.138 Router 2 (TP-Link TD-W9980) is ...
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Will Resetting my Router, Bring back its original firmware

I have a Cisco Router with the Type Linksys E4200 I currently have DD-WRT Firmware installed on it, instead of the original firmware that came with the router. If I do a reset to the router (via ...
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Can connect to Port-Forwarded IP on my WiFi, but not any other network

I port-forwarded my external IP to my IPv4, and it works perfectly on my WiFi network, but if I change the active network on my device, I can't access it. I am for sure that both IPs are correct and ...
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Computer connected to network switch not detected

I just got a TP-Link network switch and connected it to my cable modem. One output of the switch goes to my router and the other to and old laptop of mine. However the old laptop does not show on the ...
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Darkcomet hacker connecting to my pc

I was messing around on "Oracle VM" and downloaded Darkcomet from some website. I was using a win7 ISO on one VM that I downloaded the Darkcomet on and Kali Linux on another VM to use the built in ...
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Connecting two routers (lan-wan) and homegroup sharing?

First of all i wanna say to you that i already connected the routers (LAN-TO-WAN) ... But i have issues and questions :) ... My primary router and my secondary router both also using DHCP... why? ...