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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Impossible to make port forwarding work in 2-layer NAT network with TL-WR340G

Today I had to split my LAN. My ISP does not let me control the NAT/gateway enough, so I just build my own NAT behind ISP NAT. And I am trying to make it work. I currently need to access a Raspberry ...
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Can I check which devices are connected to the router I'm connected to through a range extender (Booster)?

We have a wireless internet connection here in our flat. But in my room, I don't get the Wifi range, so I'm using a TP-Link Range extender/Repeater/Booster to get the range. So right now I'm connected ...
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TP-Link TD-W9980 No System Logs or Statistics

I have recently bought a TD-W9980. Everything is setup correctly and working, I can connect to the internet fine, lan devices are fine. The problem is that I have no logs in System Tools => System ...
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Win 7, slow network at work, Can I run Access via a 2nd Nic to a NAS?

We have a terribly slow network connection to out offsite server. The boss will not spend the $ to upgrade it. We have three users who need to use the same Access database which takes forever thru ...
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Port forwarding but “refused to connect”

192.168.1.1:7070 this works Then I go to my router settings and set this rule: and when I enter http://46.190.85.34:7070/ to my URL page, this is what I see: I have made an inbound rule in ...
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Why after setting up a router as an access point I can't reach it anymore?

I have a Xiaomi mi router, and I have made this simple configuration: internet --- main router (with internet)------lan cable----xiaomi router I want to use the wifi from the xiaomi in another ...
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It's almost impossible to avoid the overcrowded wifi channels

I have a ton of neighbors surrounding my area into my wifi zone I believe it's causing quite some problems for my mother's tablet which is relatively new and the amazon TV fire stick even though these ...
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How to run my PC and set it up as a NAS Server for my Work Environment?

I am in a work environment where out corporate office is off site, and we have no tech guys at work. We have a lot of common files that are being stored on every one's computers separately, then we ...
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I am redirected to a router that is not part of my provider's configuration

Whenever I try to access a website with a .com domain it shows the 'unable to connect page' but when I access a site with my country's domain I get redirected to a Tenda 11N wireless router. I called ...
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Asus Router as VPN server. Where are the logs?

I'm using my ASUS router at home to provide internet access to a friend living in an internet-unfriendly country. I've set up the built-in PPTP server with a login and password. I'm using a rather ...
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Accessing a printer through a router, with complications

My development network is divided into production and proving. Once things are proven they are moved off to a hosting service. It used Internet service from the local ISP. So, the Internet is ...
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connect to pc using dsl router and domain name

I have DSL router, my phone and laptop are connected to it, i want to publish a web site on my laptop and access it from phone using domain name like: mysite.com/index.php what i have tried is: ...
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Configure (connect to) TP-Link EAP120

I'm shy for this question, but really I'm stuck with the TP-Link AEP120 access point. Are 3 new devices. Following the official docs (http://www.tp-link.com/en/faq-811.html) I turn ON the device, I ...
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Cannot ssh and access the Web Interface of my router with dd-wrt

I recently flashed dd-wrt (v8) on my TP-Link TL-WR841N router. It boots up fine for the first time. But after I set it up for my home usage (Settings: Disable DHCP, change the router IP to ...
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When a router forwards a packet from the Internet to a host in the private Network, does the router uses its own ARP cache to direct the packet?

Suppose a packet comes from the Internet, let's say a HTTP response from a Web Server. The router directs the packet to a switch. But the switch does not change the destination and source MACs. That ...
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What is the standard hierarchy of local intranet ip addressing?

I have assigned an ip address of 192.168.1.2 for my local server computer. From this server I want to host a simple application using wamp server upto five or more computers. For default gateway I ...
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How to route all traffic to a specific ip

I own an Aztech 5005EN modem and I want to route all packets/requests to a local web server. When clients who connected to the router try to open a website, they should get the special page. In this ...
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What are the differences between a private network and a subnetwork?

And what are the advantages of creating subnetworks if computers are assigned different IP addresses from the same range and can communicate with each other also with switches?
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Is it possible to build a fully functional LAN without any router, only with a switch?

I have used Link Local protocol several times but only to link two computers or a computer and another device to transfer files via FTP. But does Link Local protocol work for multiple hosts. Let's ...
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Bonjour defeating wireless isolation?

I have two MacBook Pros and a Cisco RV110W wireless router. I have created a VLAN with all ports untagged and I linked this VLAN to a Wi-Fi with the option "Wireless Isolation with SSID" on. From ...
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What are the drawbacks to use bridges to segment a network?

I am building a network which consists of a gateway (192.168.0.254) to a WAN which provides via DHCP the gateway address for my network. This is the part imposed on me. a central machine running ...
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Blocking Internet access by MAC host Cyberoam

There is a cyberoam router. A firewall rule exits which drops all services from specific host. Now the problem is if I specify the host as "IP host" and enter the source ip of particular node. The ...
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using internet and intranet at same time

I have to connect to two routers at the same time, first one is which has internet access and i connect to it using Wi-Fi second one is one which doesn't have internet access and i connect to it ...
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Connecting externally to home server firewall questions

I have an ubuntu 14.04 headless server running as a NAS/VNC and I'd like to allow external connections. I will be the only one connecting to the server and I'd be connecting from two locations and no ...
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Access my IIS externally without port forwarding (port 80)

Is there a way to Access my IIS which used Port 80 without port forwarding? i have the following information: my public IP the private IP of my PC maybe there is something like ...
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Ubuntu intermittent network connection, ARP-related

Sorry if the title is too vague, but I cannot pin-point the real problem so hard to phrase it. Here's the description. Computer A, connected to enterprise network using Windows OS, working fine. But ...
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Accessing Static Internal IP from outside my LAN

I have a static private(Internal) IP for my desktop PC and i have a sql server database on this PC that i can access inside my LAN from any other computer , but when i connect to a wifi outside my LAN ...
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Inserting a VPN into a router

Is it possible to have a router automatically use a VPN so that all of its users are on the VPN? The router is a TP-Link N600. Basically, once I connect to my Wi-Fi connction, I'd like everything to ...
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Can't access point to point VPN from behind local server

My local server, which acts as both a router and gateway for my LAN, is connected to another remote server by OpenVPN on a point-to-point connection. The remote server's IP is 10.8.2.1 while the local ...
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How to bridge my old netopia 2247 to Asus RT-AC87

I am on DSL broadband internet and want to use my Netopia 2247 as a DSL modem and feed my broadband to my new Asus RT-AC87. I know I need to use bridged mode but I have tried a number of different ...
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Accessing one subnet (Allnet) from another (Thomson TG712) on a local network?

I have this situation: The Thomson Gateway TG712 is received from provider, is a phone line/DSL modem, with 4 wired LAN (RJ45) connectors, as well as wireless. It assigns to itself 192.168.1.254, ...
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Can I use my USB WiFi dongle in my router to receive wifi on the router and send it further?

I have a USB WiFi dongle and I have a modem with an USB port. I do not have a main internet source around my pc but the wifi is too bad. Can I use the router to receive the WiFi and then send it ...
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Router acting as an ad blocker (?)

So I began having troubles with getting Pandora (the music streaming service) and their content wasnt able to load so i began to go through the checks in my cookies, cache, flash, etc. Ended up ...
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2 computers on Wifi get 3<ms pings to router, but ~30-90ms pings to each other. Why?

I'm trying to debug a wireless lan issue. I have 2 devices connected to the same wifi router. Ping results to router from Device #1: ~3ms mbp:~ rmb$ ping 192.168.8.1 PING 192.168.8.1 (192.168.8.1): ...
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Trouble With Port Forwarding Due to Unknown Causes

I cannot port forward correctly, and haven't been able to do so for some time. After my family switched to Comcast Business Class, I couldn't port forward anymore. I've just realized today that the ...
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How to give desktop internet to wireless modem

I just bought K-PIX broadband connection. I have a desktop computer, a wireless modem with 4 LAN port (450TC1 model) and a LAN cable. I also have a wireless USB dongle. My modem does not have RJ45 ...
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DD-WRT - Ping timeout between two routers

I had a problem with my second router, solved in other topic. I managed to fix the problem updating the second router firmware with DD-WRT and solved my first problem, but created another. I have a ...
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Configure iptables to keep source address on port forwarding

I want to set up a simple NAT port forwarding rule: external host <-> router <-> server When the external hosts connect to the router's public IP on the forwarded TCP port, a connection ...
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Manually assign an IP

I am trying to manually alter my /etc/network/interfaces file in Ubuntu. I am using these as a baseline: To configure a dynamic IP address auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Or ...
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Unable to Port Forward after bridging my modem

I have an Arris TG862G modem, and an ASUS RT-AC66U router. My goal is to be able to port forward. The Arris modem was provided by Comcast, and I have that hooked up to connect to the internet. My ...
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PPTP in OpenWRT

Good day . Flash the router to OpenWRT. Router Model : TL - WR740N (TP-LINK). It seems to be good, but to raise the PPTP connections can not. And this way and tried. Interface protocol PPTP ...
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Can't access some websites using IPv6 tunnel from LAN

My router (running Ubuntu Linux) is dual-stack, dual ethernet. The router's WAN interface is configured with IPv4 PPPoE to my ISP. Hurricane Electric gives me an IPv6 tunnel which is working on the ...
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Default Gateway is a proxy server not router?

Default gateway of my hostel in college is not the router. Infact, its the server of my college which is 10.x.x.x(I think its a proxy). So if someone wants to connect to the router to change its ...
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Lantronix SLC Connect to Serial Console

I'm new to the Lantronix SLC and I'm trying to connect it to my routers with no luck. I have an ethernet cable connected from my Juniper router's console port to a deviceport on my Lantronix SLC. ...
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disable local connection when internet connection lost

My topology is like this.. Server (PC) with 2 Network Connection 100.50.50.5 / Broadband Stick (Broadband / Internet Access) 192.168.5.101 (Local Network Connection / No Internet Access) Client ...
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How to assign a reserved IP address on Fortigate 60C

I'm trying to bind mac to ip on FortiWiFi 60C v5.2.6,build711 gw # config system dhcp reserved-address command parse error before 'reserved-address' Command fail. Return code 1 any idea why it ...
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Tunnel a static IP that is assigned to a VPS to home router

I currently have a VPS with a single, static IP. Would the following scenario be possible if I bought a second static IP? Suppose IP A on eth0:0 is 1.2.3.4 and static IP B on eth0:1 is 5.6.7.8. I ...
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dd-wrt ath0 Losing Password

Router: Netgear WNDR3700v2 Firmware: dd-wrt v24-sp2 Wireless Physical Interface ath0 [2.4 GHz] Wireless Physical Interface ath1 [5 GHz] About two weeks ago, my ath0 interface started forgetting the ...
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Sharing private internet with a friend using dorm internet

I live in a dorm and they provide us internet but that is slow so I am using private internet. My question is, I want to share my private internet with a friend but he can't receive my wifi signals. ...
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Using a D-Link ADSL Router as a modem

I have a TP-Link Archer C7 which has no ADSL and has one WAN port. I am using an ADSL connection for internet. As I don't have any ADSL modem with me , I plugged my old Dlink ADSL router to my ADSL ...