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 can i convert my siemens SL2_141 DSL Modem into Router to Increase wifi range

i have 8 years old bsnl broadband connection with siemen sl2_141 dsl modem provided by the bsnl that time.. i have 2 floor house around 4000 sqft.. My old Siemens Modem was working fine but only issue ...
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Connecting to an Ethernet printer wirelessly using a nano router; unable to obtain IP

What I want to do: I have an Ethernet printer, and a tablet. I want the tablet to communicate with the printer over wireless; ideally with a small physical footprint. Printer --- [RJ45] ---> router ...
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Using IPv6 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

Everything works fine, using IPv4, However, when I configure my router (Netgear WNR2200) to use IPv6 (Pass Through), my WiFi connection does not work. It does however work with a wired connection ...
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Monitor everything that goes through my router-modem

I have spent days on google searching for what I need. I have found lot of forums but it has been difficult to understand them cuz of technical terms or abbreviations used. I am not technie so please ...
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802.11ac network setup slowed down

So, for a long time been running on a dd-wrt router, connecting at low 10Mb/s speeds wirelessly, so I decided to give a try to a 802.11AC. So I bought the hardware, set it up, but I'm not happy with ...
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Port forwarding with two routers

I have two routers: router A with internet access (DSL cable), and router B acting as a client connected to router A via wifi. Devices are attached to router B via ethernet. I need to forward some ...
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Not getting internet when multiple devices are connected to router when connecting for first time

I have a netgear router. I use cable internet, provided by local cable operator. Inorder for me to get internet connectivity, i have to first login to their portal and then only internet becomes ...
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My router somehow started blocking Gmail Chat

I have a home router running OpenWRT. I just went from having my Mac Mini wireless-ly connected, to plugging it in directly to the route via ethernet. Now my gmail chat has stopped working. I'm not ...
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Cannot connect to D Link router - even though the ipad can

I was trying to play minecraft with my friends on my server. They could connect to my server just fine, but I couldn't. So I decided to check on the router settings by going to 192.168.1.1 At this ...
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Wi-Fi router occasionally refuses to connect devices

I use router DLink dir-300 at home to share internet for PCs, laptop and mobile phones for about 5 years. I had no complaints, but recently i started to face problems with Wi-Fi connections. This is ...
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Use a no-ip config on a Huawei HG532c

I want to use my new no-ip.org account and I want to refresh the IP where is point my domain with my router (without using the client software). I think I am configuring good all the settings, this ...
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SOHO vs Enterprise AP for Network Interference

I only have elementary knowledge of networking and I am hoping you all can shed some light on my issue. I currently am running an Airport Extreme (N and AC) and I noticed sometimes the wifi speeds ...
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How to split traffic between vpn and ISP

I have vps with configured open VPN server and my router with openWRT and openVPN client. In this moment I can route all my traffic via vpn or ISP. But I want route some connections (for example on ...
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vlan on mac address

I am not sure how to title this, so it might not be clear... I currently have an openwrt on my router at home. This router connects all devices in the house except for my digicorder. The provider ...
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WAG54G2 Configuration

I have a problem. I Want to configure my Linksys WAG54G2 annex A router , But I can't configure with the 192.168.1.1 adress beceause it's connected with an ethernet Cable to another router ; So when ...
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Domain based routing over VPN

I want to setup this weird topology. In a PC I'm designating as a router, I have two regular Ethernet interface and one PPTP interface. I'll name them as eth0, eth1 and ppp0. I have a regular IPv4 ...
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“Connection timed out” on specific website but ping works

I have a problem accessing www.mafiamofo.com website through any browser, I'm getting "connection timed out" in Firefox for example. I have 2 IP addresses from the same ISP. One IP goes directly in ...
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Cannot access shared drives attached to network repeater

I have a Netgear R7000 router downstairs and a Netgear EX6200 in my study. The 2 are linked wirelessly and this is how all of my study equipment gets access to the internet. If I connect my laptop to ...
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Poor throughput to the internet but just fine locally.

I have a router (Linksys E4200) connected to the internet (via external modem) and connected to a Powerline (AV500) device. I have 2 computers connected as follows: Modem <-- 1GbE --> Router ...
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Setup Help with multiple routers

I'm trying to expand the wireless network in my church and am having some issues. I'm not a networking expert so I'd appreciate some input. Here's our setup: AT&T/Motorola Gateway (NVG589) ...
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Why does plugging my ethernet cable into my PC crash the rest of my internet?

I am trying to connect my PC to my router using an ethernet cable that I have made my self. I have made lots of cables before, and this one also works with other devices, but for some reason when I ...
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Connecting my PC to my router kills the internet connection (Windows 7)

I was browsing the internet yesterday and out of nowhere my internet connection died. All the lights in my router (Arris TG862) went dark except for the power light. I disconnected all ethernet cables ...
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How to find password on a router (cabled) without a hard reset? brute-force only option?

So I've seen a few post like that on here but none seem to work in my case short of brute-forcing but I've never done it before so I want to be sure of what I'm doing first. Alright here is the deal, ...
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Why does my cable modem have two IP addresses?

The internet setup at my home is as follows: I have a cable modem (192.168.100.1) connected with a coaxial cable. The cable modem is connected to a wireless router (192.168.1.1) via an ethernet ...
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How to reach my router's configuration page?

I've set up a router in my room (It's a TP-LINK W8980). I'm inside a college room, so I connected the WAN to the ethernet ports of my room, and the router is creating a wifi network. It's using PPPoE ...
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Same router, same cat5e cable but different speeds between two computers

I can plug my laptop (an MSI GE60) directly in to the router using a cat5e ethernet cable, pulls 150-170 Mbps no problem. But if I unplug that same ethernet cable from the laptop and plug it into a ...
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Can't connect my admin router page

Today I woke up with an unconfigured router, and I know to configure it, however I can not access 192.168.1.1, the administration page, i just cant! And i do not know why! This message is showing in ...
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Home network, setup for multi-AP with LAN and NAS

I'm looking to build a proper home network. We have Fiber, so have a single RJ45 cable coming into the house from the Fiber box that plugs into the ISP supplied router. On the router, authentication ...
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Create a subnet with 2 FritzBox

I want to create a network split in a Main network (192.168.111.0/24) and a Subnet (192.168.100.0/24). In my Main Network I have a FritzBox 3370 WLAN, as a Router, that is connected to the Inertnet. ...
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(TalkTalk) Huawei HG635 as Modem for Other Router

I understand that some routers allow an internet connection provided through an RJ45 ethernet connection. I have a nice ASUS DSL-N55U that I wish to use as my router in place of my new ISP provided ...
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Can You Port Forward the Same Port # to 2 Different Internal IP Addresses?

If I port forward port 80 UDP on my PC, can I access port 80 from my other laptop?
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Miniupnp thinks my router doesn't support UPnP

I have a IP camera on my network that is truly plug n play. As soon as I plugged the Ethernet cable in, it was accessible from 'the outside', without me having to touch my router's configuration. So I ...
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Dropbox download speeds are terrible

OS: OSX 10.10.2 Router: Cisco RV320, updated AP: Ubiquiti Unifi AP-PRO Swiches: HP Procurve managed I have gigabit internet, both up and down, and my speeds generally do not dip below 800mbit. The ...
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Is there a benefit to using static IP addresses rather than dynamic ones for Wi-Fi access points within a large building?

My employer has a network setup in a large building, with five Wi-Fi access points, each with its own static IP address. He calls them static gateways but I believe he just means access points. Would ...
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Renew IP caused some problems

I have Win 8.1 and try to renew my IP address, but when I typed in CMD "ipconfig/release" suddenly I got 14 Local Area Connections. Before I had just one. Also the moment I typed that and hit enter, I ...
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Wireless Extender cutting out

So I bought a wireless extender costing around £27 each. I have two in the house because we have thick walls and quite a large distance between the router and certain rooms. The wireless extenders ...
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How to track traffic flows to each IP on home network? [duplicate]

first-timer here. I will try to explain this as clearly as possible, as I'm not an engineer or anything. My Router: ASUS RT-AC87U - DD-WRT firmware installed, SNMP enabled. Topology: I have two ...
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Having a repeater connect to another repeater

So actually I have setup a repeater already that has been connected to an access point. Is it possible to connect another router to the repeater? Note: I can't connect the router to the access point ...
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My wifi gets extremely slow until I reconnect

I am on Windows 8.1 and using a USB wireless adapter to connect to my Wifi router. Every time I connect, I get a couple minutes of normal internet usage and then everything just slows down to a crawl. ...
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Why can't I get 100mbps via Linksys WRT1900AC router? Computer-to-gateway hardwired does 100mbps just fine, but router limits me to <12mbps

My Comcast Xfinity gateway is a Technicolor TC8305C and I have it set to “bridge mode.” If I hardwire my computer directly into the ethernet port on the back of the gateway, I get speedtests of ...
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Setting up QoS configuration on HG533 router?

Does anyone know how to set up the following elements to do this and more importantly what they mean!? Queue Type: WFQ, PQ QoS Queue with Queue Weights which are supposedly 1 - 1000 QoS Polices ...
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Connect one router to another one >> ip conflict

I have 2 routers, the first one is connected to 2 switches 24 ports each one, and is there because it is vpn connected. The second one connects to one of these ports and is the wifi one. My problem is ...
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TP-LINK Wireless USB Adapter cant connect to my router

I have bought a wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN722N and I want to connect it to the router, but I always getting that there is no network access. I tried the Windows Network Diagnostics but it tells ...
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How to monitor WAN traffic? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor the WAN traffic for my Arris Touchstone cable modem/router mainly to check the speed. The modem's web GUI doesn't offer any option of that sorts and I was looking for ...
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No Internet Access for a given machine, others work fine

I have an older laptop (Windows 8.1, latest patches installed) which has not been used for some time, upon reconnecting it I have a very strange problem with internet access via WiFi: the WiFi ...
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How to route traffic between two different networks

I've got two different physical networks in two different buildings connected through a wireless point-to-point. In both of them I have an ISP Modem/Router in which the wireless point-to-point is ...
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is there any way to enable telnet/ssh session into a Netgear CG3700EMR

I want to enable Wake on Wan (Wol from internet) with my router, but i have no chance to modify arp table in order to specify a fake address which could receive this broadcast packet. So, is there ...
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Can't access router after opening server

I have just setup a Apache server on 192.168.1.10:80 then suddenly when i try to access 192.168.1.1 the browser shows No Data Received Why?, i set a server on 192.168.1.10:80 not on ...
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two internet connection , one 3g router one cable router , one network

Here is my situation , I have two internet connection : Cable internet Wireless usb wifi dongle ( Its wifi dongle it creates it's wireless network ) The Cable internet is used for my NAS and ...
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Single machine on my network can't load a specific website

One windows 7 machine on my local home network is having trouble loading www.reddit.com I'm on a hardline into a linksys e1200 router. Other devices (laptop, phone, etc) have had no issues (wireless ...