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 provide access to the Internet using 2 different ISPs

This is the problem: We have a contract with two different ISPs for different reasons, and each contract provides access to the Internet. The thing is that there are two different networks in our ...
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Can I use a wireless modem instead of wireless adaptor [closed]

I have 2 wireless modems at the moment. One is connected to my ADSL provider and all the wi-fi devices are connect to it currently. Second one is sitting idle at the moment. I also have a PC that ...
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Asus rt-n66u blocking Direct Access VPN from work Network

my Asus rt-n66u is suddenly blocking Direct Access VPN from my work. It just stopped working. I have used it for over a year. I wiped the router and no luck. I installed tomato and it' still not ...
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Connecting two home routers and change to IP addresses

Netgear Cable Modem Router Connected to Internet IP 192.168.0.1 DHCP is ON D-Link Router This is my wireless router IP 192.168.100.0 DHCO is OFF I want to use the D-Link router as my primary router ...
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VPN device filtering ASUS Asuswrt Merlin

I've been attempting to get the following to work: https://github.com/RMerl/asuswrt-merlin/wiki/How-to-Direct-Traffic-over-VPN-and-Drop-connections-if-VPN-goes-down I've specifically gone through ...
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Automated Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have a NAT set up, that allows my devices to bypass the MAC filter in the local dormitory router. The setup works, but since my original "nat server" has died (the HDD got fried), I had to put my ...
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Viewing multicast iptv via wifi from mikrotik router RB2011

I would like to view multicast iptv stream via wifi from my mikrotik router, but couldn't find such settings in it. I've found suggestions to install udproxy on the router. This is not possible ...
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Win7 load balancing over 2 default gateways and 1 interface

This is a scenario I've been working on lately: My PC has 1 NIC connected to a 192.168.100.0/24 network. This network has 2 gateways to the Internet, namely .1 and .254. Now I want to get to the ...
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connecting to a wirelss modem with different ip addresses via virtualbox

there is a wireless modem in my university,any devices can connect to it and it will give them a single speed,for example when i wanna download sth that is tow parts i download one part with my laptop ...
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Are Security Updates necessary behind a router?

Are Security Updates necessary behind a hardware firewall like a router which doesn't has any open ports. The question applies to whatever the operating system is, say Windows, Linux, Android.. My ...
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Advanced Home Network

As our home network seems to be increasing drastically I was thinking of setting up a network as follows: A DMZ between our wireless modem router and the next router (for guests who wish to use our ...
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Splitting my Ethernet signal

My modem comes into my house on the first floor and I have a Cat5 cable running from it through the walls upstairs to my wireless router. I need the router upstairs in order to get a hardline to my ...
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Turning extra 6 LANS into “router” like links using Sophos UTM 9

Hey all I just finished up setting up the UTM 9 Home edition and I currently have it up and running with eth0 as the WAN and eth1 as the LAN. However, my motherboard has a total of 8 Ethernet ports ...
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Static IPs through router

Don't know of it's even possible, or if it's the right place but here it goes. Facts: I have a router (on lease, can get something else if need be), TL-WR740N. My ISP gives me 3 external/global IPs ...
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Router port forwarding - Connection refused

I have a comcast router that uses the IP 10.0.0.1 I have a openwrt router connected to this that takes up 10.0.0.3. I've been trying to enable openvpn on this router. Towards this, I first enabled DMZ ...
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Simple way to join two / thee / four networks and share resources?

We have two domestic networks, each with it's own ISP, Netgear N600 wireless router, Synology server and assorted PC's, netbooks, laptops, printers. etc. Each has a static IP address so that the ...
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Router dropping connections

my router keeps dropping connection when more than 10-15 devices are connected..this is a big problem as I would regularly have that many and more devices connected. I currently use a 3347WG router ...
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access raspi ssh from internet

This is my setting: A modem/router provided by my ISP (external static IP) My own router with all my network that is connected to the modem/router I can ssh to the raspi locally. My approach: open ...
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Network 1 cant' see Network 2 - Both have DHCP

Ok so this is the current setup: Network 1: Has its own DHCP Is connected to a ADSL low speed connection and runs the Phone lines Has the network 192.168.2.1 (gateway) Network 2: Has its own ...
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Is there any way to change LAN MAC address on Wi-Fi router?

I have a Wi-Fi router which has WLAN MAC address and LAN MAC address. I can spoof WLAN MAC address easily, but can not spoof in the same way on LAN MAC address. How can I spoof the LAN MAC address?
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Can't connect to host on computers (wifi/lan) but works in Android Phone via wifi

So, I'm trying to connect to www.toshiba.pt, from Brasil. I've tested two computers and major browsers (Chrome, Firefox and IE), but I can't connect to it. When I try using my Samsung Galaxy S4 I ...
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Is it better to have 2x 48 port switches or 4x 24 port switches in a network?

Short questions Is it better to run a large local network through either : A) run all cables back to 2x connected 48 port ethernet switches (with STP (required by Sonos)). or B) Run 4 x 24 port ...
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VirtualBox - how to get on the LAN on guest machine without bridged networking?

I'm a Windows 8.1 user, every time I install Virtualbox with bridged networking support my PC won't wake up from sleep: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/12063 The only fix I managed to find is to ...
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What can cause high ping between a PC and router?

My PC is connected directly via Ethernet into the modem/router supplied by my ISP. When I test ping my routers address (192.168.0.1) I get about 9 results of >1ms, and then BOOM an absurd ping return ...
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Could connecting two seperate routers via an ethernet switch cause issues on one or either of the networks?

We've got 2 incoming internet connections each coming into their own modem / router combi. (I do plan to eventually combine these connections using a load balance, but haven't got round to it yet). ...
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How to Configure Zyxel USG60 router to connect to the internet using wan1 only for port 5 and 6

Just want to ask how can I configure my USG60 router, because I want the port 5 and 6 to connect to the internet using wan1 only and port 3 and 5 to connect using wan2. I've been searching all day ...
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Intrusions in router firewall

Intrusion -> IN=atm8 OUT= SRC=(random ip) DST=(my ip) PROTO=UDP SPT=123 DPT=80 I'm seeing multiple of these in my router's firewall log, I replaced the actual ip from the example given above. For ...
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Wife's Windows 8.1 notebook won't connect to wireless network when my computer is connected at the same time

My wife's Windows 8.1 (Dell Vostro 3450) notebook won't connect to our home network whenever my notebook is connected to it. It works fine whenever mine is not on. My router is a Netgear N600 ...
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Mysql port forward and access from any pc outside network

I created a application that use mysql and it will be public. I port forwarded mysql default port on my router and i want that anyone would be able to connect to mysql that is on my computer outside ...
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Why does my wifi access point keep cutting out every few days?

We've got the following network set up in the office (I don't know all the details, but this is what I know): A SonicWall Wifi router acts as a the gateway between the network and the internet ...
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Update or reinstall dd-wrt firmware

Good day, I have a Linksys E3000 router. I had previously installed DD-WRT firmware (or at least i thought i did) on it a few months ago but my web interface never changed. The only change i noticed ...
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What happens when a router runs out of port numbers?

I noticed while looking at the site ipchicken (http://www.ipchicken.com/) that when I go on there from my desktop or my phone or the university wifi, it gives me a "Remote Port". There's a range of ...
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Connecting two routers with device accessibility behind home cable modem

I have three routers [the wireless modem gateway, a linksys device which is in only switch mode, and another Linksys router which is in bridge mode] I have this setup: [cable modem] -> switch ...
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Installing an IPv6 subnet to my home network

When I call my ISP and ask for an IPv6 subnet which the default is a /64, correct? I have the ability to then assign an IPv6 address or more to each one of my servers, which is 20 in total, and they ...
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Two PCs through one WiFi bridge, cannot be on simultaneously

I recently purchased a TP-link WiFi extender, which I mostly use as a WiFi bridge for the wired devices in my bedroom since the other solutions I tried (such as homeplugs) simply weren't appropriate ...
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Forwarded port 4433 to my PC's IP

On my router ASUS RT-N18U is port 4433 forwared to my PC's IP address. I've not done this and I don't know what does is mean. Should I be worried? EDIT: And also ports 60868 and 46153
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network switch gateway change [duplicate]

i want will buy this switch > http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BMJEMFW/ref=gno_cart_title_0?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER i know this switch is manager and it has this geteway ip : ...
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Router in client mode - Remote access?

I have router A which is my internet wireless distributor. Now I have router B which I've connected to a TV so to stream content to it. B is configured as Client of A. No matter what I cannot ...
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Increasing speed of WiFi Local LAN

I have Tp-Link router to which I connect my laptop (Dell XPS 15, Core i7, 12 GB RAM, Windows 8.1) and mobile (Nexus 6). I get torrent download speed at least 2 Mbps. So downloading a file say 600MB ...
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WiFi router speed limited to 1 MBPS

Suddenly any device connected to my router either via WiFi or LAN can't go beyond 1 MBps. I checked evey setting but can't discern what might be the cause of this issue. Radio Type is 802.11n Status ...
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How to connect wireless printer to router?

I've just bought a wireless printer Canon MG3560 and tried to connect it to my router TD-VG3631. So far I tried 3 ways: a) press the wireless button until the light flash once using WPS connect to ...
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Routing/NAT with 2 VLAN on SG500X

I will simplify to the maximum : I have a router Cisco SG500X. We have 2 VLAN (VLAN 10 IP:192.168.1.1, VLAN 20 IP:172.16.254.254) with intervlan routing. It's works. Cisco default gateway is ...
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Connecting two apartment networks via router (separate internet connections)

PC A1 PC A2 PC B1 PC B2 \ / \ / Gateway A ------ Router ----- Gateway B | ...
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How to force Win 8 box to use a given WAN gateway?

I have a laptop that I connect to via RDP on a 192.168.. LAN via ethernet. The box that I'm connecting from owns the WAN connection for the LAN. i.e. the router is not configuring the internet ...
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Redirecting HTTP and HTTPS from LAN to a page with iptables

I'm using the iptables command on a router running Bananian Linux in order to redirect all incoming traffic to a small webserver which serves a 302 Redirect to a login page (also hosted on the ...
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How do I limit the maximum bandwidth usage that can be used by ip address using tc?

I have an ASUS RT-N66U router and I would like to use the tc command to limit bandwidth usage by IP Address or IP Address Range. I have Comcast Internet with a 300 gigabyte per month limit. We have ...
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DMZ Host on a router stopped working

I have a U.S. Robotics router, on which there is a DMZ Host configured. DMZ Host's IP is 192.168.1.115, which is the IP of a machine I would like to open to the Internet. This machine is connected ...
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Chaining one router to another plus a switch

So I have a hardware firewall running OPNsense, a dumb switch, and a router. Could I run the output of the firewall through the switch, have the firewall do DHCP for those running off that, then ...
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Can you suggest a more reliable Wi-Fi setup for use on a Yacht?

I have a friend with a yacht who is having networking issues trying to get devices connected on his boat. He regularly sails between marinas and needs to basically 'repeat' their Wi-fi connection. ...
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multiple router setup (Double NAT issue)

I am attempting to set-up a network on a larger compound. The goal is to have two (2) individual wireless networks and a server connected to the first layer modem/router. The modem receives internet ...