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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No computer on network can play YouTube videos

I have a Netgear FVG318v1 router and all computers on the network cannot play any YouTube videos. I have tried with 3 computers, PC and Mac with all different kinds of browsers. All I get from YouTube ...
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Connect my router to the internet via another router?

What I want to do: Connect to the internet through my wifi router, via some other router that the room I rent provides. What I have: 1 ethernet cable that comes into my apartment. If I plug the ...
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External IP redirects to router page [duplicate]

I'm having a small problem here. I'm running wampserver and I'm trying to access it externally so I could use it as a webserver for others to view my projects using my external IP I forwarded the ...
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I set my router to only allow access through HTTPS, and now I can't access it. Can I fix this without resetting the router completely?

I have a Linksys E1000 router that I access through http://192.168.1.1. I set it to only allow access through HTTPS, and now when I try to access it through the web interface at https://192.168.1.1 in ...
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Forum Spambot for Changing OpenDNS Settings on a Timer

I have read again and again the request for OpenDNS to incorporate a time restriction feature. From what I understand, they can't because of something about caching. I loaded DD-WRT firmware on my ...
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Replacing wireless routers (APs)

So... I've landed a part time job helping out in the IT department of a small business, and I have been tasked with replacing the existing wireless routers (dlink) with new ones (Unifi AP). The ...
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DNS and DHCP on different machines

I have a router (Vodafone easy box) which doesn't seem to support local DNS. Now i want to set up my own DNS server on another machine, but still want to use DHCP. So I want to setup my DNS server to ...
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Smartphone breaks the Internet connection when a call is received while wireless connection is on

I have this strange issue that I have absolutely no idea about with my HTC one X (Android 4.2.2) and Linksys Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router WAG120N. Desktop has Windows 7 Ultimate running. When I'm ...
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Intermittent internet loss

at my office at work I have internet provided by the building. Within my office I have a D-Link DIR-632A with Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (03/25/13) std. I have 2 PCs hardwired, 4 PCs connected through ...
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In an IP filter, where does the IP I'm trying to block goes: source or destination?

I'm trying to block a certain site/ip-address (http://122.160.230.125:8080/vta/redirectedPage.do) from opening. I figure (?) that if I could put 122.160.230.125 in my router IP Filter settings I ...
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Query an office gateway/router to confirm all routes?

Is it possible to send a 'query' of some sort to a gateway device in an office to see what subnets I have access to? For example, I know that I have access to multiple subnets because we have many ...
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Repeatedly high ping - caused by WiFi or provider?

I have an ISP with a 10gbit broadband connection. I can usually download with about 1.8mbytes/sec, so that's not a problem. However, I sometimes have a very high ping in online games (> 200ms). It ...
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Is there anyway to limit/restrict wifi access?

Where I live, internet is pretty bad. Nothing over 30mbps available. It's also very erratic varying from >1mbps to the max at various times in the day. But the thing I need help with, is on top of ...
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Router firmware upgrades- are they worth it?

I'm aware this question is fairly vague, and I will try and give as much context as possible. My router is pretty old. I don't know exactly how old, but we're talking about something like 5-7 years. ...
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How to send the IP of a router from another via dyndns?

I have a main ZyXEL router with integrated modem so it is connected to the ISP directly via ADSL. I have a DVR in LAN1 and I want to access it remotely via Internet. I configured everything, set the ...
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Merge 2 LAN Connections

I have an internet connection on the ground foor. I'm receiving it on computer X (using long range WiFi receiver) on my 4th Floor. Now I'm using ICS to share Internet to my new router (on the 4th ...
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Two Wireless Routers - network hangs once in a while

I've setup two wireless routers at my place with the same SSID, different channels: Cisco EPC3928AD is 192.168.150.1, cable in, has DHCP server on with client IP range starting at .10. Sitecom X6 N900 ...
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Disconnecting all ethernet ports from router when one of them gets disconnected

I have a router with 4 connections. And what I want to do is to disconnect all of them when one of them gets disconnected (especially mine, which is in port 2.) Is this possible? Using a D-LINK ...
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Router - How to set up User Portal Web page?

I'm really not sure if this is the correct place to ask this but here it goes (suggestions if this isn't the correct place): I was wondering if it was possible to to do the following with my router: ...
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Strange DNS makes bogus addresses reach my internet providers IIS server

When I type an address that doesn't exist in web-browser "aidjaoihahg" and press enter I come to my Internet Providers IIS server. It is an IIS 8 default website with IIS8 logo etc. ...
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Filezilla connection - port blocked?

Since this morning I am unable to make a update with many files (i try to update the piwikinstallation, requires me to upload about 24mb). After a while, filezilla gets the answer from server, that ...
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Two routers for two subnets

I have the following configuration: my laptop connected to router #1 (ASUS RT-N66U, let call him R1) using wireless connection. Laptop's IPv4 address is 192.168.1.143 (DHCP allocated) (LAN options on ...
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SYN-ACK not received

On a standard TCP connection between server and client, I have this issue: the SYN-ACK is not received from the client, while it is sent from the server. I could see this on Wireshark from both server ...
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Two computers cannot ping one another - both connected to the same switch

I've got two physical computers which are connected to the same unmanaged switch. Said switch is connected to a server handing out IP addresses and acting as a gateway. This works fine. Clients that ...
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How to have a router connect to a wireless network with a captive gateway portal

My office has several companies which must connect to a wireless network for internet. There is a captive gateway portal which requires a username/pw to login. I'm not sure if this affects my ...
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Can port forwarding setting of router be effective if dhcp is disabled and ip address distributed by other device out of my control

I want to set up a FTP server in my office computer. I know that I have to forward port 21 and I could handle that in my home network. But in my office computer, the router before my computer has ...
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Same IP on two NICs?

This is similar to this question. However I'm looking for an answer from a perspective of worst case scenario, and risks involved. I'm not interested in LACP or cnahhel bonding. I have a computer ...
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Router receives two routes from different routing protocols

A router receives two identical routes from different routing protocols. Which route is put into the routing table? I have been asked this question. A router can only have one protocol active ...
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Is it possible to quickly and easily toggle VPN off and on at router level?

Through DD-WRT or something similar, is it possible to toggle off and on a connection to a VPN? Would a script sat on a machine within the home network do the trick? The intention is to get a ...
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Setting up VPN - Thomson Modem, Asus Router, UPC as ISP and T-Mobile for my Phone

I have a Asus RT-AC66U AC1750 Router which provides a VPN Server. For the Connection it uses PPTP. This Router is connectet to my Thomson TWG87OUG Modem which provides me with a internet connection ...
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Why can't Viber connect but Skype can?

I heard that Viber is a great alternative to Skype so I'm trying it out. I discover that it connects just fine on 3G but never on Wifi. On my wifi-only tablet it won't ever connect, nor on my desktop ...
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Network issues, resolving host

My network connection randomly drops for a 5 minutes or so when I'm online. It always happens when I boot up my computer. I can tell because it says:resolving host in Chrome and I can't ping any ...
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Should I use a patch panel in my home network?

I'm busy with renovations in my house and in the process of running CAT6 cable to different areas in my house where I need it. I'm new to networking so I'm not sure of the best way to do this. I have ...
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Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
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Accessing ICS computer from the LAN

I connected Computer C to Computer A through Windows ICS (Internet Connection Sharing). Win7 (A) assigns an IP address to C. As expected, computer C now has access to the internet. My problem is ...
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How to setup flexible routing between 2 LAN's at home

I have two separate internet connctions at home, one Huawei B593 4G router and one Netgear ADSL router. Normally I use the 4G connection (with the ADSL as a backup when I hit the 80GB data limit per ...
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Windows 7 sometimes fails to resolve hostnames correctly

I have a Problem with my PC sometimes resolving the wrong IPs for some hostnames. Network setup I'm currently forced to use a o2 Box 6431 with Firmware 1.01.23b installed. Connected to this network ...
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Routing multiple static IPs to a single websever, hosting multiple sites

I inherited this network configuration from previous employees. Essentially we have fourteen static IPs assigned by our service provider, the current modem/router correctly passes the information into ...
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Connecting to a VPN server through another VPN server

My question is strange, but once you understand my meaning you'll know why I asked. I work at a web development/hosting company and we have dedicated servers hosted by a third party in Dallas ...
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Options to increase network lattency [duplicate]

I need to permanently increase network latency in approximately 100ms, without losing packets. Reason: On a certain server and internet game my ping is too much lower than the other people playing ...
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Asus router RT-N56U unnecessarily opens extra ports for a DMZ device

My Asus RT-N56U router (latest firmware 3.0.0.4.374_979) opens port UDP 3659 for a Playstation 3 which is already in DMZ. The DMZ was set up properly with a static IP assigned to the PS3 and the ...
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Application / Device setup for remote network connections

My question is related to what I asked about here: Why is my connection refused when port-forwarding? So I have a device hooked up to my router and I would like to be able to connect to this device ...
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How to configure AirPort Extreme as the DHCP/DNS/NAT server where DSL modem/router does them?

I have an AirPort Extreme BS and a modem/router (ISP's NetMaster). I want to host my own websites from my Mac Mini with OS X Server. At the moment, ISP's router is the DHCP/DNS/NAT server, and AirPort ...
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Router behind Modem (Thomson TWG87OUG and ASUS RT-AC66U)

I have a Thomson TWG87OUG. The Thomson Modem has Wifi, LAN, DDNS and Forwarding which I am using currently. But there is some functionality I am missing so I want to buy a Router, the ASUS TR-AC66U, ...
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Home wlan won't let me do very specific things(log in facebook, post on some forms etc)

I run ubuntu 10.04 and I installed a wlan like: [modem]---ethernet cable--[wireless router]----ethernet cable--[my PC] Computers using the wireless network can access all pages normally. I, on the ...
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No Internet, wifi is working, routers seem OK, I can't access local host

I have DSL, I have 2 routers, TP-link and D-link, I bridge them so I can have better Internet in my home, everything was working OK, until yesterday. There's Wifi but no internet I can't go to my ...
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Cant access router config page after connecting internet

I have a WD N900 WiFi router (dual band). I got it second hand. When I just connect everything, I cannot access 192.168.1.1. When I disconnect everything, hold reset for 10 seconds, only connect ...
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OpenWRT: Routing between LAN and OpenVPN

So, this is the current situation: There is an OpenVPN-Server in the internet, there is an OpenWRT-Router at my place. The router is connected to the VPN as a client. I want the router to behave ...
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How to fix Wrong firmware installed on router

I have a Netgear WNR2000v3 (n300) router. The guy who came in and installed it for me somehow installed the Netgear RP614v4 Firmware on it. I have been having severe connectivity problems, and cannot ...
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My new installed router is not working for online games?

So with my router yesterday I can connect to LoL servers or Blizzard client etc... but now I installed my new router I can't... It just says cannot connect to server or it just doesn't connect to ...