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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How to fight network latency and jitter issues on Wifi?

I'm having problems with my Wifi connection. I did a test on PingTest.net with the following results: Packet Loss: 0% Ping: 103ms Jitter: 29ms Same test but from another machine on the network ...
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How can I configure dyndns service in dlink DIR-600L router to access my local server via internet?

The following link is the graphical representation of the networking done in my home. I have a DLINK DIR-600L Wireless router which is connected to modem via a switch. As this router have DDNS ...
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Port forwarding ZyXEL-VSG1432

I just got this replacement router from Telus, and I wanted to forward some ports on it. I've done this numerous times, so I think I knew what I was doing: Set static internal IPv4 Go to router GUI ...
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What is this port labeled “ONT” and what does it do?

This image is from the back of an AT&T uverse 3801hgv modem. What the purpose is of this port. :
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DD-WRT, virtual hostname forwarding to other names/IP's using round robin

I'm using DD-WRT v24/K2.6 on Netgear WNDR3400. On my home network I have many machines running (I do lots of distributed programming). I want to create a virtual hostname, say publisher, such that any ...
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Suddently can't access a specific server on the internet

Something weird is going on with my home internet connection (I'm connected via wifi to an Asus RT-AC66U router). I'm a web developer and the company I work for just got a dedicated server (with ...
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How to configure IP forwarding on Netgear N600 WNDR3400 router

I've got a Netgear N600 WNDR3400 Router at home. Is it possible to create a virtual hostname on my home network and have it forward to specific IP's of my choosing? For instance, create a virtual host ...
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Small business wireless network for 2 DSL connections [closed]

We've been trying to improve internet access reliability for 15 users. We currently have 2 independent DSL channels with ZTE modem/wireless access points. We've identified that: The wireless on ...
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how can one setup a bandwidth control on a local network? [closed]

I want to setup bandwidth control for our network, by using a 'main' computer as the hub to manage bandwidths of other computers connected to the same network. Also, I have a dedicated IP with my ...
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After running ipconfig to change ip, port forward doesnt work

I ran the command sudo ipconfig eth1 192.168.1.5 up To change my server's ip to 192.168.1.5. However upon connecting to it from the external IP (I updated the port forwarding), it does not work. ...
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Netgear Router Port Forwarding corrupt after updating

I just updated the firmware on the WNR1000v3 router. However all the port forwarding configs that were set up previously have become "ghosts". They do not show up on the list nor work, but I cannot ...
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Virtual Box Router - Windows Host, Linux Guest

I currently have Ubuntu Server running as the Guest OS in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 Host. The Ubuntu Server gets its IP from DHCP and is Bridged to the my Network Adapter. I've disabled Internet ...
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can I use router to share internet if ISP sometimes requires web auth

My ISP allows me to connect only using ethernet (ethernet socket just in the wall, because the same ISP provides internet for the whole building [student halls]) and sometimes requires web auth after ...
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Is this (wireless) network layout possible with clearos?

I am planning the layout of my future home network. On it, I want to use a small pc with clearos on it as a firewall/server/router. However, I'm having trouble with the wireless part of my network. I ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...
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What does this router-log file mean?

I was just checking the router's logs to see what kind of information is stored, and I find this file: "May 14 21:13:36 ","PING-FLOODING flooding attack from WAN (ip:89.170.246.114) detected." "May ...
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How to run a WebPy server on port 8080 using DDNS of dlink router and to access this site from internet?

I have two major issue with setting up a web server using my dlink DIR-600L router. Issue 1: I run a WebPy server on port 8080. But the DDNS service providers (like dlinkddns.com or dyndns.org) only ...
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Cisco Router Configuration

I'm pretty new to networking and I've just got started into using cisco packet tracer (a network simulator program). My topology is basically a router, two switches connected to this router and per ...
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Wi-Fi network speed drops occasionally

The problem is that I periodically experience major speed drop in my Wi-Fi home network. Sometimes I even loose the connection at all. Videos on Youtube don't load normally and webpages don't load ...
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1 ip address, 2 networks, 2 routers

I've been dealing with the following problem for a few days now and would kindly ask you for suggestions on what did I configured wrong. In my Office I need 2 networks, one for my desktop & ...
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Local network only functionning when desktop is running

I have a dlink DIR-636L router and I have a very strange issue with it. My local network only works when my desktop is running. When it's off, all my other computers have the "No internet access" ...
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Is modem a network interface?

According to this article a "A network interface is the point of interconnection between a computer and a private or public network. A network interface is generally a network interface card (NIC), ...
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Computer connects directly through modem but won't through router

I've get some problems that kept me from accessing internet on my computer for some time. So i spent the last 6 months using wireless connection on my laptop. Yesterday, I bought a 20 meters ethernet ...
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using IP Sec VPN causes internet micro-outage

I have been happily connecting to my company's (Cisco IPSec) VPN for many months, but suddenly as of last week I'm not able to use it. When I try to connect from my Mac 10.8.3 machine, the VPN ...
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connection timed out after ddwrt install

I got a new 1043, v1.10, downgraded it to the german firmware. It was working fine. Than I tried to upgrade with factory-to-ddwrt.bin, build 21061. Now I get an error when I try to reach 192.168.1.1: ...
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Laptop wifi not working with one particular router

There is a laptop that has a connecting problem to the internet with one particular router. Actually I'm not sure that the problem is with the router or not! I was able to load google.com and get ...
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How to retrieve the WIFI key from Netgear assistant software?

I am attempting to setup an additional computer on an office WIFI, but do not know the WIFI key. There is a computer already connected to the WIFI and it uses the net gear wd111v2 wireless assistant ...
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Using local SSH tunnel from remote machine/another subnet

I have a Linux machine (box 1) with Internet service connected to a Wifi router sitting right next to it, through Ethernet (eth0). The purpose of this router is so I can share this Internet connection ...
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How to fix this network issue for my desktop?

Recently I've been having some network trouble with the desktop in my living room. Right now I have Comcast internet service, which is the 50 Mbps plan. Now on my desktop computer, I've only been ...
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Can see open network in XP , but not connect. Only happened since arriving in Australia(!?) with multiple devices

I've had a netbook for a couple of years, while travelling, and it's fantastic. Little XP Asus netbook. Never had problems. However since arriving in Australia (Melbourne) I've run into a couple of ...
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Router appears to have public IP address

I recently moved to a new apartment and tried to set up internet with a Motorola Surfboard modem and Netgear router. My ISP is Time Warner Cable. Usually I just connect the router to the modem and ...
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Poor wifi connection - PC: 5 bars, Router: 1 bar

I'm having some problems with my Wifi setup. In a nutshell sometimes the performance is fine, sometimes it's terrible. When it's bad it seems to oscillate quickly between good transfer and very poor ...
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How can I estimate the number of feasible mappings for a NAT router..?

If I have understood correctly, a device performing NAT cannot do more than : Total number of mappings = (Number of out-going Internet IP addresses) x (Number of Ports) Is this correct..?
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Speed test wifi connection?

I'm having problems with my internet connection, and I'm pretty sure it's my ISP, but I'd like to rule out the wifi connection between my PC and router. According to InSSIDER the radio connection is ...
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How can I restart my routers DHCP to the first starting address?

I just changed my router's IP from 192.168.1.1 to 10.1.1.1. My local IP before was 192.168.1.124 and now it is 10.1.1.124. How can I make it 10.1.1.100 (100 is the starting number for my DHCP ...
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How do I disable my internet using curl or wget to hit my router in a script?

I want to be able to run some kind of shell script/curl commands to toggle my TV services by accessing a form on my router page using curl or wget. I have been able to get past authentication using ...
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query 8.8.8.8 from windows OK, from linux failed

I have Netgear as router, NetGear itself has 8.8.8.8 set as prim dns. Windows is connected to NetGear and Ubuntu is, while I can nslookup cf16.eu 8.8.8.8 (it goes on UDP/DNS) I get no response ...
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dig OK but dig @192.168.1.1 NOT

why dig works OK, but dig my NetGear router directly doesn't (while first goes to it too, because it is my DNS, NetGear itself has 8.8.8.8 set as prim dns). My NetGear has IP 192.168.1.1 on LAN. Here ...
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Sending TCP command from external network to specific device in home network

I'm working on a mobile phone application which has to send a TCP command to from external network (like a coffee shop or it's connecting to 3G) to a specific device in home network. Let's say A ...
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Accessing SVN Server remotely

So here I'm after investing days of effort into it. I have SVN Apache Edge running on my machine on top of Apache. I want to access it (check-out/check-in) from a remote machine. My machine is behind ...
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Why are my Apache access logs showing GET requests from my router's IP?

I set up a home web server in February on a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux and Apache. I enabled port forwarding on my router and the server worked as expected. I get the standard attempts to ...
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What does gateway mean in linux route table?

Does it mean the next hop of the route? Can the gateway be the next next hop, if there is an internal router in the private network?
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Two routers connected to each other - PCs can't see each other when connected to different routers

It's the same access point (wireless) and same ISP connection. However, if I'm connected to router #1, I can't see any content on Router #2 on the local network. Is there a way to fix this? It ...
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Internet conection timing out on one laptop only

I've just moved house and had ADSL broadband installed 3 days ago. The router is a new Netgear DGN1000SP from Virgin Media. It works fine on my android phone, work mac laptop and an old win7 vaio. My ...
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Guest wifi mode on a secondary router

I am trying to configure a router as a secondary WiFi access point, that provides internet access but prevents access to the local network. The router supports both, but I cannot get it to work. My ...
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SSH to a computer in a DMZ

So here is a rough sketch of what my network currently looks like: From the .2 machine I would like to SSH into my .6 machine, however I am not even able to ping it. This all worked when I was on ...
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DNS dig +tcp OK, udp NO

my topology: NAT->NetGear router (192.168.1.1 + wired machines) -> TP-Link (192.168.0.1 [in NetGear LAN 192.168.1.2] with some machines wireless and some wired). my problem is I can't get response ...
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Netgear WNR2000 as repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000

Can I use a Netgear WNR2000 as a repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000? My setup is: Time Warner Cable Internet > Motorola DOCSIS Wireless Modem > Linksys E3000 Router This is upstairs. Downstairs I have ...
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2 connections - 1 for internet, 1 for lan

I would like to have 2 connections on 2 computers, where 1 connection will be used for internet and the other will be used to transfer files from a Windows 7 Ultimate computer to a Windows XP ...
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How to use an ADSL modem/router only as a router?

I have this ADSL modem/router: pirelli drg-A221g (bit.ly/107drdY) It has one RJ-11 (ADSL Phone line) input, one output to telephone headset, and only one RJ-45 (Ethernet/lan) connection on it. It ...