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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Constant Multiplayer Disconnect on both PC games and Xboxone games

well my problem is that since I've gotten my new internet service, about 2 weeks ago (time warner cable) I've noticed on every multiplayer/online game I try to play I end up getting booted or ...
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How does NAT Work on the Packet Level?

So I am studying for my Network + and CCNA and had some confusion about how packets work. I was reading a similar topic at How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN? ...
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Network interference from a PC wired into router/switch?

Is it possible for a desktop PC directly wired into a switch to have a bad ethernet port which causes problems for other devices wired into the switch? I noticed whenever one of our desktop PCs is ...
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Real time stats of data sent and received by devices connected to my router

At home I have a configuration like this: +--> XBOX | +--> MAC ...
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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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Broadband ISP hack

My ISP allows me to surf www.youtube.com at 10Mbps speed but my normal speed for other site except Youtube is 512kbps. Is there any way to send all data (all other site) from my computer looks like ...
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Can someone help me understand ALG and VPN settings on my router?

I'm looking at the settings in my TP-LINK WDR4300 router and noticed settings for VPN passthrough and ALG. Every single option is enabled but I am hoping someone can help me understand these settings ...
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How to Assign Public IP to a device plugged into the LAN port of a Wifi Router

I have these two public IPs from my ISP. As an example, let's say the two IPs are: XXX.XXX.XXX.180 and XXX.XXX.XXX.181. They are on the same range and right next to each other When I access the GUI ...
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DNS issue between Subnets

I have the following NET Configuration: ROUTER: IP #1: 192.168.17.1 IP #2: 192.168.8.10 PDC-DNS-DHCP Server: OS: WS2008R2 IP: 192.168.17.2 NAME: M2SCDC01P Domain Name: test.local ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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Ever have bad voltage on an ethernet jack on a router/switch?

So I've got a bit of an odd problem I'm trying to solve. I have an ASUS RT-N66U router which has a desktop, xbox, and my brand new NAS directly wired into it. Whenever I hook the brand new NAS up ...
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How can I increase Wi-Fi client limit on a Huawei router (WebCube by 3 Italy)?

--- Being anal isn't helpful so please avoid useless replies. THANKS --- English is not my first language so please be compassionate. :) I've got this Huawei Wi-Fi router ("WebCube" sold by 3 Italy) ...
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VPN router configuration

I've set up an IPSec VPN tunnel and connected it. It works fine. Now, I want to access the remote subnet. How do I do it? How do I "connect" my machine to this VPN? My local secure group is ...
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XenServer Network Configuration

Question I have a single XenServer host and it has an 172.xx.xx.xx address from my office network. The host has access to the internet, and also can be managed from my desktop using XenCenter. Now I ...
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Sitecom 300N port forwarding access from lan

I have this modem-router: external IP: x.x.x.x (static) internal IP: 192.168.0.1 now, I have assigned x.x.x.x as www.mydomain.com, app.mydomain.com and svn.mydomain.com on public DNS. on the LAN ...
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How to restart a router with curl or wget to pass URL as well as POST parameters?

I have an Edimax router and from wireshark I see that the router restarts with the POST http://192.168.2.1/goform/formReboot and the form elements reset_flag=0&submit-url=%2Fadmin_restart.asp ...
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How do I create subnets given these constraints?

I am trying to tackle the following subnetting problem: Prepare subnetting for an organization that requires 2000 hosts to be placed on the network. The maximum number of hosts on a subnetwork is 300. ...
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Is there a way to send all the web traffic through a proxy without using ddwrt in an Asus router?

Im about to buy an Asus RT-N10U B router. I need to know whether I can use it to pass all the traffic through my proxy server without flashing ddwrt into it?
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Netgear wnr2000v3 Router accepts Telnet connection but sends no data

A port scan of my Netgear wnr2000v3 Home Router reveals that TCP port 23 is open and running telnet as a service. When i try to connect to the router using Telnet (Windows built in client) the cursor ...
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How can I adjust my router to allow my ISP's full speed?

My ISP advertises 100+ Mbps download speeds. I have only been getting about 25 Mbps, so I contacted a support agent and was told that if I'm connecting through a router, there might be something ...
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How does Windows choose between multiple available internet connections?

If multiple connections are available to Windows, for example a USB-connected wireless dongle and a WiFi connection, and both have internet access, how does Windows choose which connection to use for ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Access local resource through router

I'm using Prolink PRN3001 router for internet access. My PC (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is connected through wire with the router. I can access the router configurations through 192.168.123.254. When I ...
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Dual internet connection linux and priorities

I have a raspberry Pi (running raspbian) connected both with an 3g dongle and a lan connection. I want to use the 3g dongle when possibe, but it's a bit unstable and sometimes it get disconnected. If ...
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Cannot connect Ubuntu to network

I recently moved and am having a few issues setting up my network. I have a Raspberry Pi, a Win8.1 laptop, and an Ubuntu desktop. My RPi and laptop connect to the router/modem combo via Ethernet and ...
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Is there any way to persist the usage stats of a router even if it reboots due to power failure?

I have a router (Tp-Link WR841N) for home use. I need to be aware of how much bandwidth is used in a particular time period(for example- a month) to avoid data caps applied by ISP. I can monitor my ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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Router and Switch MAC Address

There is a MAC address for each router and switch interface. But, is there a MAC address that represents the whole device?
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Is forwarding to port 9 (discard) essentially the same as blocking a port?

My router (Linksys WRT1900ac) seems to leave port 4567 open, as discussed in this question. I'd like to block that port. Unfortunately I see no easy way in the Linksys admin console to simply drop ...
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If my DSL modem leaves a port open, how vulnerable is my router?

Port scans of my old Netgear router showed that port 4567 was open. I assumed my router was to blame. Now port scans of my new Linksys router show the same open port, which makes me think my DSL modem ...
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Internet LED on my WAG120N

I have been a subscriber for clunky DSL connection type for a decade. Also, utilizing a WAG120N router for 2 years. There is something i do not get about the last LED, the Internet one. Now the case ...
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My router bypass the DNS servers I manually entered

I wanted to change the default DNS so as to use OpenDNS ones. I went to the router (192.168.0.1) and then put the DNS adress of OpenDNS in the WAN connection settings. It works and my computer ...
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How to setup an efficient badwidth management for home wifi

I plan to share our wifi between 4 roommates and occasional guests and mobile devices. We consume mb differently so the bill will not split evenly. I would like to setup something as follows: When ...
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How to access ADSL modem web-interface thru router?

I have 3 devices in my network: D-Link router (fixed IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) ADSL modem (fixed IP 192.168.0.2, DHCP disabled; bridging mode, PPPoE) PC (dynamic IP) If I connect the modem to ...
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Mass editing DLINK Wireless router Virtual server list with browser?

My IP address on LAN keeps changing, to 6, 5 or 8. Also, my outer doesn't have option to save IP address for specific MAC address. Since I need to portforward my IP address. So is there any way to ...
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How to connect 2 home routers to connect 2 separate networks?

I don't know if it's a silly question, but I'm not very good at networking. So please help me out. I have a Netgear WNDR4500, and I configured my PCs and virtual machines setting the WNDR4500 ...
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What is meant by MAC address “Spoofing”

Why is MAC address Spoofing called spoofing, rather than MAC address changing? If the network sees your MAC address as whatever you spoofed it to, doesn't that practically meant you have completely ...
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Which cable needed to connect cable modem to DLink router?

Here's the pic of back of my Cable modem ...and this is how the back of new DLink router Could you please inform which cable to use to connect Router to Modem?
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Connect two wireless+wired networks wirelessly?

Is there any mode, when wireless device or access point can serve both as access point for clients and as a bridge between two wireless networks? Like here: UPDATE Also I would like to have ONE ...
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Accessing Servers without Port Forwarding

So I'm stuck in a conundrum. I can't buy a server, and I'm stuck with this ISP who refuses to give me a new router. They have given me a ZTE Router (ISP is Cincinnati Bell FiOptics (great speeds ...
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Linux Networking: How to forward incoming IPv6 connections from the internet via a second IPv4 interface to other computers in a local network?

I have some kind of Debian server-gateway-zombie that has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0 (yeah, wlan0... I know.). eth0 is connected to a internet cable modem that assigns an IPv6 address to ...
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pppd retry issue with multiple wan interfaces

I am using two wan connections in my router with linux kernel 2.6.21. PPPOE Ethernet cable and 3G connection. Both need ppp setup. But boot sequence is different for both. many times 3G disconnect and ...
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192.168.1.1 randomly switching between accessing VDSL modem, and accessing the wireless router.

I'm having trouble with my home network, since I've started using a new wireless router. The setup is a Zyxel VDSL Modem pluged into the wall, and connected to a TP-LINK modem via the ethernet ports. ...
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NAT on LAN interface

I have set up DDNS and it is working fine. The router is D-Link 2750U and I could not see any NATting option on the LAN interface. However, I wish to cut short the trip to the DDNS server when I am ...
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What could these IP addresses with MAC: 00:00:00:00:00:00 be?

I have a pretty much out of the box setup of openwrt, though I followed the 'securing your router guide', so password set, ssh on different port (so security through obscurity). However, I see some ...
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Issue using 802.11ac at gigabit speeds and WMM on Macbook Pro

The router is a Netgear r6250 (ac1600). When I enable the WMM (Wireless Multimedia) setting, which allows the full bandwidth of ac, and the computer is for instance streaming online video, or video ...
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Wi-Fi connection issues on an ASUS N56VJ

I have recently moved to a new apartment and I'm temporarily using my landlord's Wi-Fi with his permission. The problem is, I have a lot problems connecting to it in my ASUS N56VJ but my girlfriend's ...
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Router to serve content to a local network

I want to serve text based content to 300 people in room, but not allow them to access the Internet. The idea is to reflash a router and run a web server on it. These 300 people connect to the router ...
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record the websites/remote servers visited from my computer

Issue Summary and Description I would like to record all outgoing requests from my computer (in this case a mac) to any websites or remote servers. I mainly program magento applications and with ...