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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Want to know the mac id's currently connected with my binatone router?

I want to know in my binatone router how many systems are currently connected and mac address. In that router I want to restrict the internet connections for android mobile devices.
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can't remember what ip address of a router set up as an access point is

i tried to set up my belkin n+ router as an access point a month ago, but failed, and regrettably failed after i had set it's ip address, which i can't remember. so now it appears bricked, as i don't ...
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Why is my ps4 disabling my internet?

So I'm having an issue that when my PS4 is up and running, I am unable to access the internet on any of the computers on my home network. This problem just started occuring when I was experimenting ...
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Very slow router speeds [closed]

I have a ASUS RT-N16 router running the latest build of OpenWrt (OpenWrt Chaos Calmer r43801 / LuCI Master (git-14.359.33351-5e6c33e)). I've been experiencing some shoddy network performance, so I ...
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Implications of using 192.168.1.255 for second access point

Here is the situation. I recentely got a second wireless router that I connected to my original wireless router via an ethernet cable in order to extend the reach of my wireless network across my ...
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Communicating with devices on a different subnet

Let me start this off by saying that I am very new to how IP Address / Subnet Addresses work, and networking in general. This stuff is generally mystifying, and I've had a hard time understanding ...
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Repeater injected to my network?

I know this is not that kind of support website but on the other side I found my problem very fascinating so I'll post it anyway. Yesterday all of my machines disconnected from my home network. It ...
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Limited wireless connection on Windows 8.1

I have a PPPoE connection and I wanted to set up a router. I have followed the steps (at least I think I have) - connected the cable to router (internet blue port) then another cable from router ...
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Remote desktop to a host I only know the mac address of

I want to use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to a PC on my local network; I actually connect to a router which forwards to the PC. Unfortunately I don't know the IP address of the router: my DHCP ...
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How to use wifi router as PoE?

Is it possible to use wifi router as PoE? This is a picture of my network connectivity. My PoE is not working properly. So I am thinking of connecting the Ethernet cable(which is the cable from ...
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Wi-fi slows down at times on laptop

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with a Intel Dual Band AC wireless card running windows 8.1 and a TP-Link WR841N wireless router. The wireless works ok for a time but then it randomly starts to break ...
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How the computers can see my system over the web?

Actually I installed the Ubuntu in the VirtualBox on the Mac OS X 10.10, after that I start to listen the port 8080 on Ubuntu and then forward the port via virtualBox. my modem is TP-Link, so I set ...
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Improve network stability throughout house

I am having trouble maintaining a stable wireless connection in the basement of my house. Our router is on the first floor of the house (Comcast modem/router combination). I am getting around 2/5 bars ...
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What is the use of private ip address in Android mobile?

I was able to see my private IP address in my Android phone. While goggling what is my ip I got my public IP. As per my knowledge, In case of broadband connection Public IP is assigned by ISP and ...
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How do you reset a Huawei Outdoor LTE CPE?

It seems like all Huawei outdoor CPE's lack a reset button on the devices. I forgot the login information for mine and cant seem to find anything in the scanty half page manual that came with the ...
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Route traffic through VPN for specific destinations

I would like to route some requests through a VPN while some others would go through a "normal" route. For instance, all requests to website *.xxxx.com, would get routed through the VPN, but all ...
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How do I prioritize my PC on my router with AT&T U-verse?

My family loves using the internet at times that are inconvenient for me because it reduces my bandwidth. How do I make my router prioritize my PC using AT&T U-verse? I'm using Windows 8.
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Is there any reason not to use the external IP when accessing local resources?

Until recently I had always assumed that accessing the external IP address from within the LAN would go out to the internet and then back unless specially configured in the router. Apparently, if it ...
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Switch after Router seems to create own subnet

I have a Router (Easybox 802) connected to the Internet. It has sockets for LAN-cables and a wifi-antenna. One socket of the router is connected to a switch (netgear fs605 v2) in another level in the ...
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Does my router broadcast the original WAN MAC address when rebooting?

I have a cloned WAN MAC address to connect to my ISP, does anyone know if it broadcasts the original router WAN MAC address during the router reboot process?
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ISP DNS conflicts with local DDNS

My Actiontec MI424WR rev. D router hands out two DNS server addresses: [primary] itself [secondary] the ISP's. I assume this is the same DNS server auto-configured on the WAN interface The router ...
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What should /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf look like for a single router when configuring shared-network

Hi I'm just doing some tutorials to learn about networking, and I came across segregating a safe and unsafe network with DHCP using isc-dhcp-server This is what my config file currently has: ...
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I can't connect to the internet via ethernet when connected straight to my router via ethernet

I just got a new PC and have installed Windows 7 64 bit ultimate on to it. My issue is in trying to connect to the internet. I have to ethernet ports, one that is on the motherboard and the other ...
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How do i properly configure Bridge Mode on a modem/router?

Just ordered a modem from a local ISP. When i switch the device to Bridge mode and connect it to my router, i cannot no longer connect to the Internet. On the management page of the modem/router (from ...
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Can't find the IP address of my access point in my network

HJi, here is my configuration: I've a fritz router (the root ), and use a powerline to connect it to another room. To the second power point I've connected a Dlink g624t to create a wifi network in ...
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Non incoming IPv6 multicast with routed AP to eth port

I am using a Vocore with Barrier Breaker to receive an IPv6 multicast stream; my sender is a Windows Desktop where VLC is sending a stream through the wireless interface to the multicast IPv6 ...
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Why does Windows lose network computers?

I am totally fed up with Windows networking capabilities. We have a few computers on a LAN sharing the same workgroup. All computers are running Win 7/8 are connected via LAN cables to a ADSL router. ...
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Visiting a webserver behind a NAT that has a IPv6 ICP IP address

I set up a webserver behind my xfinity WiFi router/modem. Behind the router, I have 10.0.0.X addresses. My public ISP IP address is an IPv6 address. When I login to the router/modem and set up port ...
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Adding a switch hangs my network

In my current setting, I have a Cisco EPC3982AD router running it's own DHCP server, and handing out addresses on the 192.168.150.X subnet to machines connected to it, on the LAN interfaces. In the ...
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Router as switch between wall and main router

Here is the situation: I have an old SMC router that I want to configure as a switch (or bridge, I'm not sure what it would be...) to act as a device that is connected to the internet outlet in the ...
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Wireless access point invalid password

I’m trying to set up a wireless access point to extend the range of my router but I ran into some problems. What I did was the following: Check main router IP address and wireless channel: ...
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Do I have to use an ISP-provided VDSL modem?

Each ISP so far has provided me with their own tweaked VDSL2+ modem. My current provider installed an VDSL modem that had so many errors that I considered paying the additional penalty for changing ...
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IPv6 unreachable until restart interface

IPv6 works just well in most time, but everyday 's midnight, our network is cut up by school to force us go to bed, and recovered at next day 's 6am. This is done, in my guess, by justing power off ...
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What to do as port forwarding can't see ipv4 in ipconfig?

I am in Austria and my cable operator is now changing IP from v4 to v6. On their homepage I can read every updated router have both (public v6 and private v4). When I run ipconfig I can only see my ...
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how do torrent clients circumvent router's firewall?

Could anyone please explain me how the deluge torrent client can get incoming requests to my local machine from the Internet, while I'm behind router's firewall and do not have any port forwarding ...
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Does changing second router from Access Point to extender improve performance for an entire house?

I've got a main router in the living room and one in the attic, where my personal office room is. I've set them up both as different access points. When I'm downstairs, I (of course) have 100% signal ...
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How to test whether a router supports NAT loopback?

I've been unable to find much information on whether my router (Linksys EA4500) supports NAT loopback, so I'd like to perform a test to tell me whether accessing my external ip address from within the ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router TD-W8915ND, and another computer, ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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BSOD after running Virtual Router

I have downloaded and installed Virtual Router Manager 0.9 under Windows 7 from virtualrouter.codeplex.com. It is great. But while running, a blue screen of death suddenly appears randomly every time ...
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How to monitor my internet traffic split between a PC and laptop?

I'll try to describe my problem as specific as possible. So I have an internet connection and there are two PCs using it. Now let's call my laptop as A and the other PC as B. Laptop A - My laptop, ...
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Setting up router when modem doesn't have bridge mode, so that DHCP and Port Forward Happen on Router

I have a new Wifi router, and for some inane reason, my modem won't allow bridged mode for my ADSL2 connection. How do I set up my external router, and my current modem/router so that the dedicated ...
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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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bad request or syntax error/not able to understand the request

I've been trying to connect to a router on (ip address 192.168.1.1) using the browsers on my phone to access the configuration settings. Problem is that nokia browser reaches to the point where I ...
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How to enable PPPoE Passthrough in DS-Link WR151DN

My ISP provides the internet via PPPoE and if I enter the user name and password in its connection wizard, it can't connect to the ISP server. As I learned, it requires PPPoE Passthrough (aka PPPoE ...
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Local-link IP - 169.254 - for wireless network adapter - how to fix?

Definitely not the first person to ask this, but I'm wondering how to troubleshoot this... At the moment my wireless adapter on my Windows 7 PC is having issues connecting. My wireless adapter says ...
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Strong wifi signal but no internet connection

My wifi router is in my living room. I can use internet fine in the living room, but when I move to my bedroom, the internet connection becomes very choppy. It frequently becomes unresponsive, then I ...
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Buffalo WZR 1750dhp - Can't reach the LAN side using wireless

I have a desktop LINUX box (Ubuntu 14.04 Server) wired to my new WZR 1750dhp router and can connect to the internet from it. I can connect to the internet from my notebook through the router using ...