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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WAN light is not stedy in netis 2411 router

I m facing a problem unable to have wifi connection, as the netis router light is not steady.how to fix this?
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Trying to access a file share from a Wi-Fi router through a switch - can't see the share

So I've got a machine connected to Wi-Fi, and that Wi-Fi router is connected to the switch to get its internet access. That switch is where the machine with the file share is located. Other hard wired ...
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Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
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How to block Google DNS on my TD-W8961ND router

How to block Google DNS on my TD-W8961ND router? I want to watch my US Netflix on Chromecast here in the UK, but it will not broadcast the US Netflix over. I have been reading on a few different ...
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Should I purchase a switch, a hub, or a router?

I have just installed a Motorola SURFboard SBG901 cable modem, and I can connect two computers I have to the Internet via Wifi. I'd like to distribute the Internet connection among some other machines ...
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Two routers connected to one DSL modem

Let's say that currently I have a VDSL modem connected to the phone wall-socket: it takes the VDSL line/signal. Then I've a router, connected from the WAN port, through ethernet, to the modem. The ...
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No internet connection with “Obtain DNS server address automatically” IPv4 settings

I had to setup a new workstation at work today, but couldn't get connected to the internet before looking at and following the other computer's in the office DNS settings as follows: Use 8.8.8.8, ...
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Turning windows 7/8 into VPN router

I am currently trying to turn my pc running windows 7 (storage media server with flexraid) into a VPN router that allows other devices to access the media content (works fine now) and allow other ...
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Kali Linux not detecting wireless network in dual boot

Am new to Linux. Just downloaded and installed Kali Linux 1.0.7 yesterday. I have a wireless connection in the house. But Kali doesn't seem to be detecting the network. I go to the network icon and ...
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Ethernet cable too long?

I have an Ethernet cable running from a Huawei ADSL router to a computer> The total length is 61 meters (200 ft). When connected to the computer, a cycle of identifying, disconnected, identifying, ...
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
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How to identify one router amoung multiple routers with same name?

I use windows 7. WiFi is enabled in my office. There is a static IP and a port, that we need to configure in the LAN Settings, under internet options to connect to internet. When connecting to ...
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3 routers, how to connect each of the 2 routers to the main one(older)

I have 3 different routers. One of the older ones is the main router which has the incoming connection from my internet provider. My question is if I want to connect the newest router (cisco) and ...
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No route to host: I can SSH to myself via the IP my router assigns me but not to myself via the IP my ISP assigns me

I'm positive this question has been answered somewhere else but I'm not sure what to search for. (I'm trying things like "telnet ubuntu ssh daemon unable to connect".) I can SSH into 10.0.0.9 I can ...
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What is the difference between a 3G router and a “classic” router?

I've seen a lot of 3G router and all of them requires a USB 3G modem to work. But basically, any router who has a USB port could handle a USB modem, no ? There is no specific hardware in a 3G router, ...
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Inundated with LLC traffic

A router (Netgear DG834GV) of mine is sending an endless stream of LLC traffic to a laptop on the network. The packets are DSAP variations on 3346.321206000 LLC Netgear_38:ce:5c Apple_70:19:99 ...
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time?

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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Modem+Router+Switch+Router connection in a LAN

What I am trying to do: I have 2000 users in a region. I have one modem and from that I connect a router now router can only grant access to the IPs between 192.168.0.1-255 BUT my users are 2000 what ...
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Age of Empires II via TCP/IP Internet connection

I have made a lot of research about that, but still no luck. I'm behind a router so I got the specific ports forwaded. Once I create the game on AoF it shows my private IP, when I use GameRanger the ...
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By what route do packets travel if I use an external IP address for my home server?

Question If I connect to my home server via the domain name (i.e. via the external IP address), where do the packets travel? Do they travel to the home router, to my ISP router, and then back? ...
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Network Fluctuating

Am working an a small business and i have over 20 client computers on my LAN and i am having a windows Server 2008 R2 on the LAN also which is my dns server. My ISP installed a bridge (outdoor) that ...
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Send files between two systems over LAN

I am able to send the files from one to another system connected on same router in a LAN. Now, I connected one more router to the first router to increase the range of wireless connectivity. When I ...
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getting a 3 router setup to work properly

I have 3 routers hooked up in the following way. The main router is connected to WAN on each of the other 2 routers. However only one of the routers connected to the main router is connecting to the ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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Having trouble connecting to home network

Ok so my laptop has recently (in the past month) started having trouble connecting to the home network. It will intermittently connect and disconnect every time I log on to my laptop. It will last for ...
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Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
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DarkKnight RT-N66U - have “public” AP and private WiFi network sharing the incoming cable

I have an ASUS Dark Knight (RT-N66U) running Tomato (by Shibby) firmware, which I am currently using as a repeater for a very weak network. Since recently I have been given access to a wireless access ...
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DD-WRT and 2 virtual interfaces with each dedicated to N or G

Can virtual interfaces be setup with DD-WRT to be dedicated to a specific protocol? I have a Wireless G printer and I've noticed that when my router is set to "compatibility mode" my throughput tanks. ...
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Connect Ethernet and WiFi networks together in the same computer

I have a wifi home network, And a laptop "D", that doesn't have wifi connectivity. I can plug it in to "W", one of wifi enabled computers via an Ethernet cable and now it's possible to get Internet ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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Cannot reach domain hosted within same private network

I have a website hosted on a home server, accessible from the outside by a domain name I purchased and mapped to my router's IP with help from a dynamic DNS service. The problem is that I cannot ...
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TP link router issue

I have a fairly new TP link router and I have to reset it (i.e. turn it off and on) everyday to work properly. Otherwise I get only half the internet speed if I don't reset it. So I checked my ...
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How should I set up network using 2 routers so both see networked computers / printers

I have a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway modem from my ISP that has 4 lan ports, and I have a second router Linksys WRT54GS (running DDWRT) that has a WAN port and 4 LAN ports + Wireless. This is the ...
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What could be the causes of DNS Client Event error in windows log?

Long story short(and most likely the cause). Recently had work done on my cable in front of my house, and they screwed it up several times. for about a week, looked like i could stop complaining to ...
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Wifi sharing over eth0

There are a lot of tutorials how to share network connection with your usb wifi adapter and I tried lots of them but it is still not working. Can you please help me with my problem. Here is my network ...
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Double NAT with access to both gateway web interfaces

I have a Cisco Linksys E3000 home router that I appreciate. However, my new (but temporary) ISP will want me to use their Huawei router for their service once I get connected next week. This creates ...
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Connect two networks across another router

I'm trying to get a network setup with three routers, and three DHCP servers. Sounds silly, but if I can get it to work, I can eliminate a lot of re-wiring, etc in the building. I have a modem/router ...
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Using differently rated adapter for router?

So a lightning strike seems to have blown my router adapter which had a 12v DC 2 amp output adapter. I am currently (no pun intended) using a spare adapter with 12v DC 1.2 amp output. This works ...
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Hard Drive Connected to Router Randomly Loses Files Or Turns Them Into Empty Folders

Several months ago, I decided to replace my network storage device with a standard external hard drive that hooked up to the USB connection on my Linksys EA3500 SMART WiFi Wireless Router. The ...
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Linux Mint Mate 16 cannot automatically connect to home Wi-fi

I have Linux Mint 16 32-bit installed with Mate desktop environment on LG-R590 notebook. The problem is although a lot of SSIDs are displayed when the network icon on the bottom right is clicked, the ...
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Redirect ip to another page

i have a modem Dlink DSL-2730U i want to make this modem redirect some ip to another page or to another ip example : i have this ip : 123.456.7.9 i want to redirect it to 8.8.8.8 from ...
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Cisco Router - Windows 7

I have never used a Cisco product and have hand my but handed to me trying to use set it up. We have a second hand Cisco router 1900 series(1941). I have connected the router via the light blue and ...
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How do I connect to the internet from a dd-wrt router plugged into a modem-router combination?

I've got a cable modem (A) which is also a wireless router and a dd-wrt wireless router (B). I've connected (B)'s "internet" port to one of (A)'s local ports. I can connect to (B) over the air just ...
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Transparent proxy on a Siemens router

I would like to install a transparent proxy with content filtering (such as Squid) on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, such that all requests in my home network are automatically routed through the ...
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Is there a way to give a device LAN access but not internet access?

I have a WiFi device that I want to be able to connect to other machines on my network, but not to the Internet. I have an ASUS RT-N56U Router. I have looked through the router settings and searched ...
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How to access modem's web gui from inside LAN?

When my Netgear CG3000 is in bridge mode it acts as a modem-only, but it still exposes valuable information about the Internet connection through its web gui. However I cannot seem to access the ...
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router not responding for a few minutes?

I'm encountering a couple of time a what seems to be an internet deconnection. Basicaly for a couple of minutes I can't access internet then everything get fine for a couple of hours. I thought ...
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Configuring wireless router to give priority to particular computer [duplicate]

I have a DLINK DIR-651 and I'm wondering if it's possible to configure it so that one particular computer gets priority. In other words it gets more bandwidth. What would be the steps to take? I tried ...
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I changed the IP address on my router and now can't access the web interface

I changed the IP address on my bt home hub 5 router from 192.168.1.254 to 192.168.0.254 because I was trying to connect to an IP camera - big mistake. Now I can connect to the router but there is no ...
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Identify the device if it is hub, switch, router or gateway

If you are given two hosts which are connected via a blackbox which you dont know. How can you recognize that blackbox as hub, switch, router or gateway without using any additional device or host? ...