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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Static IP's and moving networks, assigning through web interface or windows settings

If I were to assign a static IP to a laptop on one network through the windows interface to 192.168.1.10 (on Ethernet - for example), and then take this laptop home, will the IP address stay on this ...
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Router causes speed drops at specific hours

A couple of weeks ago I started having issues with my network becoming very slow at the evening around the same hours. While investigating I did the following: Updated the firmware Detached all ...
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Is there such a thing as a reverse port scan?

I just noticed something odd on my home network. In my router log there are some entries that look like a port scan but in the wrong direction. Blocked incoming TCP connection request from ...
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Networking device to broadcast wifi from an ethernet port

First of all, I am not looking for a specific product at all but more so just what you would call a device to which you can connect an ethernet cable to it and then broadcast wifi from that device? I ...
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How should I increase the range of my wireless network?

I'm working for a small business which has less than 50 devices on a network. About 25 are connected wirelessly to an 802.11n router which is the DHCP server and is plugged into our cable modem. An ...
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Hostname won't resolve even with router DHCP reservation?

I'm setting up a simple Linux home server and I want to be able to access it over my LAN using it's hostname. Even after reading through this really informative post I'm still having issues connecting ...
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How to filter mac address

There is a main Cyberoam router. This router is used to supply network to four different areas. Each area has its own Cisco router. The Users connect through that Cisco router. Now I want to prevent ...
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Wired computer cannot ping each other on same network

I have a weird case where device on wired connection cannot ping each other. It gave me Destination host unreachable. 192.168.1.1 - router 192.168.1.2 - laptop (wired) 192.168.1.3 - Smartphone ...
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Fail2ban update router firewall

Is it possible to update the router firewall with fail2ban instead of the firewall of the server machine? (I don't want to install a firewall to defend the server machine from the local network. I ...
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ASUS-WRT OpenVPN DNS errors

I'm currently connected to an enterprise network which allows for VPN connections. Using an OpenVPN client on any of my devices allows me to connect successfully. In order to be granted access to the ...
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DD-WRT as VPN Server

I been reading several articles here on superusers.com itself but still confused about DD-WRT and VPN Questions Does DD-WRT Router itself acts as a VPN Server Does VPN Clients will be directly to ...
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How to connect to router when DHPC is off?

The router is ''Wind ZTE router". On official site says to type on browser 192.168.1.254 but this doesn't work. On ipconfig default gateway is blank. The router is connected only to PC via Ethernet. I ...
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Does deauthenticating MACs on AP affect non-deauthenticated MACs on the same AP?

In my attempts to learn more about infosec, I have started a small initial project. greedy-mac on Github A linux shell script that continously deauthenticates all MACs on a given AP except for the ...
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Replicate a WiFi without having authentification error on clients

I have a simple problem and hope there is a solution for it. I have a Router with the WiFi "XYZ" and a Password (WPA2) configured. Now I would like to reflash the router with a custom Firmware, my ...
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Wireless network doesn't work properly

I'm in a situation, where I have spend 2 days to get a friends wireless network to work, but no matter what we try, nothing helps. The only solution we can find for now is to open commando prompt and ...
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Cannot connect to multiplayer in any game

I've already been at Stack Exchange Arqade with this question, but they've sent me here. I've been playing Minecraft multiplayer for a few months, but now it suddenly doesn't work anymore. I also ...
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Port Forwarding on Internet Shared Connection

My computer (A) is connected via WiFi to a home router using OpenWRT (B), which I don't have access. I share my internet to a Raspberry (C) using Shared Connection from the Network Manager option. ...
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Cannot Access Internet using OpenVPN on DD-WRT router

Here is what I want: I want to access Internet from my phone when I'm on unsafe networks by routing it through my home internet connection using VPN on my home router. Router is connected to a modem ...
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My modem Comtrend VR-3031eu

I found this setting in my modem, how to configure it?
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Cannot access a certain URL, everything else works fine

I've been experiencing a weird issue with my network. Everything worked fine until three days ago where, for no particular reason, I stopped having access to only one, certain website. This is the url ...
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Bypass routers vpn with proxy

I have openvpn on openwrt router. I need to exclude some services i.e steam. Because Steam uses many ports and games also use different ports its hard to make rules for them. So I think good option ...
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how to specify machine name for connecting through router

I have an ubuntu (14.04) desktop server "bdesktop" with 1 user "user1" that connects into a router. Inside the router I have a static local ip assigned to bdesktop (192.168.1.2). The router provides ...
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Same router, same IP range, Wifi vs Ethernet not communicating well

I have an internet router which supports both wired and wireless connections. In this router I have plugged an 8-port switch in one LAN port. This switch distributes connection to 3 cabled PCs. Also ...
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Can't port forward on my static public IP with my TD-W9980 router

I believe I have set up my port forwarding correctly. Router setup page. TPG (my internet provider) said port forwarding is possible with them and they don't block any ports. Multiple port checkers ...
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Port forwarding, gateway timeout

I want to connect my web server to internet. I have set DHCP reservation (basically, set static IP) to server (192.168.1.100) and forwarded port 80 on router. If I want access my web page from ...
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Share iPhone data connection with WiFi router [closed]

I have this very weird idea in mind. I am going to go on a trip with a few friends. One of them has an iPhone with unlimited international 4g, and I have a router, connected to a 12v 12.4AH VRLA ...
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Home networking issue

I would like to put a wireless router in the main part of my house and a switch in the garage to avoid clutter and so I can have better wireless connectivity within the house for wireless devices. My ...
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Can i use wrt54gv7 firmware on my WRT54Gv8

I have a router with model WRT54Gv8 Edited : Router Model Linksys WRT54Gv8 / GSv7 / G2v1 firmware version as Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/30/08) micro - build 10709M NEWD Eko But when i go to ...
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DD-WRT Firmware Upgrade

I use DD-WRT for my routers WRT400N Followed these instructions https://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Linksys_WRT400N and then also i see in the router database ...
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Proper way to connect access point to a router (both potentially using DHCP)?

So this is baffling to me for some reason, and I'm sure the solution is quite simple. I have these three devices that make up my current home network: Arris SB6183 Cable Modem D-Link DIR-879 Router ...
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Can connect to Internet, but not Google properties

I have this recurring issue where the my machine will be stop being able to connect to GMail, Google Search, Google Fonts, Analytics, etc. but will happily serve any other URL at full speed. I can ...
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Connection to the internet: ping vs HTTP [closed]

I am able to ping the ip address (e.g. 64.233.163.104) from my command line. But, when I am using the same ip address in the browser, its not working.
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How to Share Laptop internet to router via ethernet port

How to Share Laptop internet to router via ethernet port. Laptop is also connected with another wifi network so how we can share that internet from laptop to router. In which port on router (WAN or ...
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Split Church Networking Problems

There is a network set up at my church through a Netgear router. We have this split into 2 networks: one for the church equipment (locked) and one for guests (phones, tablets, etc.). The ...
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Talk to any static IP on network

This may be an easy networking question. I have a device that always has a static IP address (DHCP is not allowed). This address can change depending on the user's need. I want to use a router for two ...
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Parental Control closing down some Mac, adress all ports

How and what equipment do I need to shut down all internet (not just port 80) connection for some specific MAC address. There must be a calendar for each address so that I can set when it should be ...
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iptables - NAT/PAT rules for HTTPS, HTTP, RDP, SSH

I'm trying to set up a gateway/router box and can't seem to get my iptables quite right. The goal is to have a private network of windows boxes that can talk to WAN for HTTPS, HTTP, and SSH. I want ...
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Internet/Router Problems

Hi guys so the problem i am having which i see many people have had is that i cant go on anything online such as steam,league of legends,elder scrolls online etc. Now what i have found out it is not ...
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Isolate multiple physical networks with DD-WRT (Atheros)

I have an Archer C7 (Atheros). It has two physical wireless network adapters, one each for 2.4 GHz (ath0) and 5 GHz (ath1). I share my internet with my neighbor, he uses ath0 and I use both ath1 and ...
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Ping Request Timeout when AP connected to the network

Currently I have Rv320 router connected to the internet e900 cisco Wi-fi router as Access Point conected with DD-WRT to the Rv320 Hp 1920 switch connected to the Rv320 The problem is that I'm ...
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Is it possible to connect a USB printer to an Ethernet port?

Is it possible to connect a USB printer to an Ethernet port by switching some of the wires and attaching them to an end of an ethernet cable, have that go into a wireless router, and through some ...
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Unable to access internet from subnet created by DD-WRT repeater?

I have flashed a Lynksys WRT54GS v6 with DD-WRT v24-SP2. I have been successful in running the router as a repeater-bridge, however this does not encompass the functionality I want. The ...
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Port Forwarding not working anymore

I've tried every solution I've come across and none of them have fixed my issue. Port forwarding used to work flawlessly. I have a dynamic IP, but that doesn't matter because it used to still work ...
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How does my router resolve a URL like http://router.asus.com/ to its IP address?

Typically I connect to my router by its IP address of 192.168.1.1. However, I am also able to connect to it at the URL router.asus.com. My computer does not have a connection to the Internet. How ...
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On VPN, some in-network IP addresses blocked— only for me

I VPN to my office, both from a Linux system with openvpn and a Windows system with WatchGuard. A few days ago, all of the sudden I cannot ping certain IP addresses in the network, while others work ...
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Is it possible that a cable router (Ethernet WAN socket) can allow DHCP passthrough?

I have a problem but not sure where it originates... I've set up a very small business network and they've got an old Belkin cable router (F5D7231-4) that connects to the building LAN. The building ...
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How to expand Mac Reservation on TPLink Routers

I have a TPLink Wireless Router that allows 32 IP addresses to be reserved for the MAC Reservations. Later I connected 2 similar routers to the first one making it the main router so that all of them ...
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What is the point of the usb port at the back of some routers?

I noticed that some routers have a usb port (at least one) at the back. What is it used for? Is it possible to plug a usb flash drive into the router?
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Netgear DGN 2200M compatibility issue with Huawei EC315

I have NETGEAR DGN 2200M router and later bought a Huawei EC315 Wi-Fi data card of a local service provider (TATA DOCOMO from India). I want to use this Data dongle to work with my Netgear router for ...
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my modem-router not giving ip address and default gateway

my modem-router not giving ip address and default gateway. i can't access my modem-router. please help me. when i type ipconfig /all in cmd, this is what i got: C:\Users\PC1>ipconfig /all Windows ...