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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Is it possible to let the access point handle the firewall rather than the main router?

I have two routers: one is ADSL, the other one is a broadband, and my line from the ISP is ADSL. So, I did use the ADSL router as the main one that handle the connection to the internet, and used the ...
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D-Link DIR-655 Admin password no longer works when I enable remote management

I've searched the web for anyone having a similar problem and have had no success. My D-Link router has the latest firmware (1.35NA) and works flawlessly in all respects except for this. I have a ...
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Second Wireless in Basement? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connecting a ADSL router to a wireless router. What am I doing wrong? How can I extend my wifi coverage? I have a dual band router - top of the line new one - but ...
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How to prevent one computer from accessing another behind a router?

I have my own person computer running Windows 7 and another computer running Ubuntu Server 12.0.4. Currently, if I have a something running on Windows 7 (like, say, Tomcat), I can access it on the ...
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Converting my home network to accommodate a server with static IP

Currently I have a very standard home setup: cable modem, wireless router DHCP's to ISP to get public IP, then assigns non-routeable IPs to each LAN appliance (wireless or not) which are NATted. ...
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MAC OSX as server cannot be seen by dyndns address - router is blocking access

I have OSX running an RTC rational team concert essentially a Tomcat server on https port 9443. In the OSX host file I have 127.0.0.1 mapped to thinkbigapps.dyndns.tv - such that On the mac i can in ...
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High WiFi reception for 8 houses? [closed]

I'm working for this project and they are launching a new Internet system to support 8 small housing units. Currently the reception is REALLY bad and only one house gets interent connection (The ...
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Netgear wnr2000v3 - no internet connection

I bought a Netgear wnr2000v3 about a year ago and everything was running fine for months. There are 8 devices connected to the router, 3 directly connected, 2 over wifi and 3 passing a switch. Now, ...
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How to login to my second router?

I have two routers, one ADSL router(A) which is connected to the phone line another wireless router(B) connected to this ADSL router. I connect my PC, laptop, mobiles to router B . like this: [ ...
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Want a single network not two

I have a verizon Hotspot for internet. I have a network drive on a router. I want to run backups to the network drive. Problem is needing to switch networks so I can't schedule backups. My router can ...
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Can I know what IP address my home network has? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fastest method to determine my PC's IP address (Windows) I'm not sure the title of my question is appropriate, and I'm not sure my question is going to be ...
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How to use Netgear WGT624v3 as wireless bridge?

I would like to use my router as a wireless bridge. I think this is most simplified by installing the tomato firmware on the router. I followed This guide to put tomato on my router and it failed. ...
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Do consumer routers implement safeguards against login brute force attacks?

I'm not talking about trying to crack the encryption key, but if malware got onto your computer, and attempted to brute force your router's login password. I know that the majority of people are using ...
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Wifi transfer speed really low no matter what router I am using

I have been performing the same test with 3 different Wi-Fi routers (ASUS RT-N 16, Netgear WD3700 and Netgear WD4500): Turn on the router and plugin external HDD. Connect to the router from one ...
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Is there any way to use my Verizon hot spot as the internet source for a router?

I recently bought a slingbox which requires a router in order to connect it. I'm in a contract with Verizon until April 2013 otherwise I would just get a different internet provider that would provide ...
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technicolor router can't access localhost from public ip

My provider gave me a new router (which sucks compared to the one I had; 2wire), it's Technicolor TG582n software version 10.2.0.B. I looked around for remote management in the router administration ...
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2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz, Will Xbox only connect if they have different SSIDs? [closed]

Will an Xbox only connect to a wireless router if the 2.4 GHz signal and the 5.0 GHz signal have different SSIDs? Originally, I had it worked out where the 2.4 and the 5.0 GHz were coming off the same ...
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Wireless network

I have a wireless router connected to a modem. I'd to add a wireless router in another area of the house to use to connect other devices. Is this possible to add wireless router without connecting via ...
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Weird slow uplink problems on my home Debian router and new fast connection

Yesterday I got a new and shiny VDSL2 connection home! It's specced at 100Mbit/10Mbit, and seems to deliver pretty close to the mark. Now, I have a Debian squeeze linux box acting as a home NAS and ...
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Windows 7 computer doesn't see wireless printer unless router is rebooted

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 7. It is directly connected to a Zhone combination DSL modem/router. I also have an Epson all-in-one printer connected wirelessly to the router. Most of the time ...
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I am looking to expand my Wi-Fi range using two Linksys routers. How do I go about this?

Most of the computers in the house are used up to a maximum of five or six feet of the router. However, my iPad cannot get a good signal through a couple of walls. Here's what I have: Linksys ...
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Use wireless router to receive wifi and send via ethernet

I go to a school that only has wireless internet. My desktop doesn't have a wireless card. I do have a wireless router (netgear wgt624 v3). I was wondering if I could use the router to receive the ...
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Routed AP using OpenWRT

Background I want to use OpenWRT in to enhance a relatively week signal in one part of the house. The FritzBox router is located far away, and must stay at the top floor. I can't use cables. ...
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Limit Netflix bandwidth

Netflix massacres my ping whenever I play online games. Preferably, I'd like to be able to monitor and limit/assign priorities to any applications using my home network, but if it's a ...
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WD N750 - intermittent

I have recently received a MY NET N750 (Brand new) and after connecting it the internet is disconnecting constantly. It disconnects at minimum once per minute. This is not a short disconnect, but ...
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Does this message mean someones tries to hack my router?

I got 8level router and in System tools > System logs I got 15 messages like this in the last hour: wlan0: A wireless client (A0:6C:EC:BE:7C:2F) was rejected due to access control for 16 times in 5 ...
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Configuring a GigabitEthernet interface on a Cisco router

I'm trying to set the ip address of a GigabitEthernet interface on a Cisco MWR 2941 router. I have tried the following: config t interface gigabitethernet0/2 ip address 1.1.1.1 255.255.255.255 ...
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Two network routers on the same IP

I have a network with several routers serving as accesspoint connected trough a switch to a central DLS/router/AP. One of the slave router have been somehow partially reset (SSID changed to 'default' ...
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New router directs inbound requests to own WAN address to the settings page

I just replaced my old DLINK router with a Cisco RV180 (and a new zyxel nwa3560-n as AP). I have forwarded ports 80 and 22(ssh) to my servers local ip. When I use my phone over 3G network, it is no ...
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Router as an AP issues

I have a router (Linksys E3500) set up as an AP. To do that I just disabled DHCP on the router. I can connect devices to it fine, but I'm having a couple of issues. So I have a DC setup. It's in ...
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TP-Link MR3220 3g Router not able to ping to its DDNS Address even after disabling SPF security [duplicate]

I have a TP-Link MR3220 3G Router. I'm using this Router with a 3G USB Modem to connect to internet. The problem with this modem is: I cannot ping the modem from outside to its DDNS address, even ...
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Wireless internet not working with two devices simultaneously

I have a Linksys WRT54GS2 router, a PC (Windows XP) and a laptop (Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit). I have been using this router for 3 months. I was able to use the internet on both devices simultaneously ...
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Many games/programs completely lose connection when loading websites on another computer

We have multiple computers in our household connected to a Linksys wireless router which is in turn connected to a Zoom ADSL modem. When someone is playing an online multiplayer game (anything from ...
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Can every ADSL router handle high data transfer rates?

I had this Nokia Siemens ADSL wireless router (with 4 Ethernet ports). I used it as a router to transfer files over WiFi between two PCs and as an internet gateway. It worked okay for some days ...
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Suggestion for connecting “wireless printer” to network: router downstairs, printer upstairs

Let me explain myself: my so called wireless printer requires a LAN cable connection to the router in order to connect to the network and to make it available for printing from other computers. The ...
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Localhost is forbidden when using IP address instead of 'localhost'

I'm trying to access my localhost from my Android tablet, but I'm having problems. I'm using WAMP server and configured the httpd.config file, and port forwarded 80, but I still can't access localhost ...
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DNS options for my local network

I have two domains services.xxxxxxx.com and www.xxxxxxxx.com being hosted on two different machines on my local network and rather than using port forwarding I would rather have all traffic for each ...
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Remote Desktop with Dynamic DNS

I have router with Dynamic Address. And I have registered for DnyDns service so that the changing public IP wont be any problem for me. Now my requirement is I should be able to connect to my ...
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Dlink Search Hijack redirect

http://www1.dlinksearch.com/main etc. Is hijack the right term, in any case, on my computer/cell phones , when online using Google; when doing searches or clicking on links randomly get taken to ...
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Wi-Fi not working on a particular network

My Wi-Fi does not work for a particular network, whose signal strength it shows as full. What works is: My machine can connect to all the Wi-Fi networks except that particular one. All my friends' ...
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Linksys E3000 slow local speed on 1Gb/s Cat5e cable

Here is the hardware I am using: Linksys E3000 router with Firmware version 1.0.04 Computer A with Windows OS 7 installed which is connected to router with 1Gb/s Cat5e cable. Computer B with Windows ...
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Increase speeds with an unmanaged GBE switch?

I have a network with a dead slow 10/100 router. The router cannot be replaced, and I wish to speed up transfers between two, or possibly three computers on the network. If I plug an unmanaged ...
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Is there a dual-WAN router that can route based on protocol?

I've got two internet connections at home: DSL and satellite. The DSL connection has bad bandwidth (1.5 Mbps) but very low latency; the satellite connection is the opposite (good bandwidth, terrible ...
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Access router using Ethernet

I have a Cisco 1800 router at work. I have its IP, username and password. How can I access it using the command prompt in Windows?
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Sharing Internet from a hotspot through a Mac to an AirPort Extreme

First of all, I know that I am trying to do something that is not a good idea ;) However, my situation demands it. I am trying to set up a network with an AirPort Extreme router for both Wi-Fi and ...
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What is the difference between static and local dns

In my router I can set 1 local dns addres and 3 static dns addresses. What are the differences? Why do I get only 1 choice for local dns address but 3 choices for static dns addresses?
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How can I increase my wireless signal to reach the camper in the back yard?

I have a camper in the back field of my house. I use it as a guest living quarters for family. It is connected to the electricity for the property, and also I have ran aprox a 200 foot ethernet cable, ...
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Connection to Wireless Router from Windows XP

I have a Windows XP PC, a Windows 7 Laptop and a wireless router ( Rosewill RNX-EasyN4). I put an additional PCI Ethernet card into my PC, so it now has two network ports (the first being the built-in ...
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Can't connect to Linksys E2000 router admin interface: Connection refused

I am trying to connect to our router on 192.168.1.1 (correct IP) directly plugged in via Ethernet cable. Connection via Firefox simply gives the can't establish a connection to the server error. ...
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How do Wi-Fi routers determine which channel to use?

I noticed most Wi-Fi routers come with an 'Automatic' channel selection mode, instead of requiring the administrator to select a channel between 1 and 13. Is there a standard way for the routers to ...