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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Internet conection timing out on one laptop only

I've just moved house and had ADSL broadband installed 3 days ago. The router is a new Netgear DGN1000SP from Virgin Media. It works fine on my android phone, work mac laptop and an old win7 vaio. My ...
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Guest wifi mode on a secondary router

I am trying to configure a router as a secondary WiFi access point, that provides internet access but prevents access to the local network. The router supports both, but I cannot get it to work. My ...
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SSH to a computer in a DMZ

So here is a rough sketch of what my network currently looks like: From the .2 machine I would like to SSH into my .6 machine, however I am not even able to ping it. This all worked when I was on ...
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DNS dig +tcp OK, udp NO

my topology: NAT->NetGear router (192.168.1.1 + wired machines) -> TP-Link (192.168.0.1 [in NetGear LAN 192.168.1.2] with some machines wireless and some wired). my problem is I can't get response ...
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Netgear WNR2000 as repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000

Can I use a Netgear WNR2000 as a repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000? My setup is: Time Warner Cable Internet > Motorola DOCSIS Wireless Modem > Linksys E3000 Router This is upstairs. Downstairs I have ...
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2 connections - 1 for internet, 1 for lan

I would like to have 2 connections on 2 computers, where 1 connection will be used for internet and the other will be used to transfer files from a Windows 7 Ultimate computer to a Windows XP ...
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How to use an ADSL modem/router only as a router?

I have this ADSL modem/router: pirelli drg-A221g (bit.ly/107drdY) It has one RJ-11 (ADSL Phone line) input, one output to telephone headset, and only one RJ-45 (Ethernet/lan) connection on it. It ...
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Device is connected to network, but doesn't have an IP

I have a DroboShare (NAS drive) connected to my router (directly, not wifi), but the software that runs the Drobo couldn't find it. I can access the drive directly by Start --> Run --> "\droboshare", ...
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static IP on ubuntu configuration

I have a Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway router. I'm trying to set up a static IP in order to forward port 22 for SSH. I did this by setting etc/network/interfaces to this auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Connecting (wireless) router to modem (with integrated router)

I'm trying to figure something out that I think should be possible, but I don't think I have the exact technical knowledge to make it work. I'm using a modem provided by my cable company that also ...
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Connect two routers so that the main router has control over the other

I have already found an answer how to connect two routers here. With the "same network" setup each device that tries to connect to the second router gets an IP address from the first. This is fine. ...
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Port forwarding from modem to a subnet

I have a webcam server that requires port forwarding to be able to access it from Internet, but the webcam server is located in a subnet and I couldn't make it work. Description of my setup: There ...
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converting COAX to phone for ADSL

I have a modem that uses COAX as the data line, recently I changed the provider and they said that the internet is ready. They provided a DSL modem that uses phone jack. Can I cut the coax and ...
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Static IP WAN Settings for Dedicated Internet Connection

I recently purchased a dedicated Internet connection from an ISP and was shocked when I was told I had to have a Cisco 800 series router or higher in my home network to properly configure the network ...
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bridging DD-WRT leads to un-routable ip addresses

I'm bridging two routers. The primary (attached to the internet) is a stock Linksys WRV200 running Firmware Version: 1.0.39. The secondary is a Linksys WRT-54g running Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/...
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Wireless G vs N Network

Just wondering if anyone could tell me any tips about a router issue. I previously has a Linksys G network router and ended up having some issues with it as it was getting older. I went out and ...
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MAC & IP Binding not working on TP-LINK router

I have my home server up and running. I had my router set up so that it forward outside calls directly to the server so I could access it from anywhere. For some unkown reason it started misbehaving. ...
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Network with 2 TP-Link router

I have two TP-Link router to build a home network with, both Wireless (WR841N and WR642G). I connected the WAN to the WR841, there is 2 desktop PC connected to it, works fine. I tried to add the ...
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How to allow access external access to multiple Servers on LAN

I run several servers on a small private network. one of which runs linux and apache and I have traffic port forwarded to that server using my router. I have added another server an OSX Server to ...
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Networking All in one packages Vs Modem / Router Combinations

I have recently acquired a Modem and Wireless router package from Virgin Media. The router has functions for wireless routing and for use as a modem. Previously I was using a wireless router to ...
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Setting up Access Point using Wifi adapter in linux

My router broke so I am trying to setup something temporarily to share internet connection from my main pc (internet comes from modem connected directly to ethernet card) to other devices via an ad ...
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expose apache server to local wifi network

I have two computer Computer A connect to internet by wifi. (IP: 192.168.0.101) Computer B connect to computer A with direct LAN cable. (C.A IP: 192.168.137.1, C.B IP: 192.168.137.2) Computer A ...
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Windows 8 on network and self-assigned IPs

Whenever I turn off my computer, my friend's computer (who is on the same network) loses Internet access and grabs a self-assigned IP, and the router stops reporting any computers connected to the ...
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Is there a way to use a wifi adapter to provide internet instead of receive it?

Today i spill coke over my modem and router, and only the modem survived. I have one of these wifi adapters (alfa awus036h), I was wondering if I could setup something temporarily to provide wifi ...
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Open Port or not?

I opened a port in a router and forwarded it to a Universal Devices ISY (lightin computer). (eg Port 4444 forwared by the router to 192.168.1.210). I don't have the ISY computer plugged into the ...
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Great Internet speeds, but downloads and streaming halts

For about 5 days now, our Internet connection has been doing something unusual. These are the kinds of symptoms that usually indicate a bad network card, or something wobbly with a wi-fi router but ...
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Does a Wi-Fi range extender create a separate network?

Would a Netgear range extender, for example WN2000RPTv2, create a separate network? I wasn't able to tell by looking at the user manual online. How do these things generally work? Does it just, as the ...
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Why is UDP traceroute not working for IPv6?

I have just gotten dual stack support on my CMTS and enabled IPv6 on my router. I have debian installed on my PC, and I am noticing the default traceroute (uses UDP on linux) is only making it to my ...
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no internet access on guest SSID on netgear WNR2000 router

I have a WNR2000v2 Netgear router that I want to put on our company's network. My boss wanted me to set up two SSIDs, one is for guests and the other is for employees. He wanted the guest wireless ...
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D-link 1360 Access point and Repeater mode

I have 7 dlink routers, 1 for library and 1 for reception, both in opposite end and has different SSID and 5 for public. One dlink is in each room. The 5 dlinks, I setup 1 as access point and 4 as ...
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Hostname Resolving Issue

My network setup includes a Cisco router and a Realtek WLAN Accesspoint (AP): The Realtek AP connects to the internet and work as DHCP server. It is in Wireless ISP mode and its IP address is 192....
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Windows 8 intermittent wifi connection

I am using a hp spectrext ultrabook with windows 8 ,connected to a wifi router with wep encryption. The problem is that I am getting intermittent connection. i have even had my wireless nic card ...
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IPv6-connected FreeBSD server is not available via LAN

My Setup I have a FreeBSD server with the following output of uname -a: FreeBSD glacier 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell.cse.buffalo.edu:/...
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How does iptables masquerading allow to access a different local subnet?

My Linksys router (IP 192.168.1.1 inside a /24 subnet) is connected to my ADSL modem (IP 10.0.0.138 inside a /24 subnet) to establish an internet connection via PPPoE. To be able to access the modem's ...
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DNS issue with residence network and router

I have Internet access through a student residence network (via a jack on the wall). I want to connect it to a router to be able to connect both a laptop and a mobile phone (my residence only allows ...
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How to redirect Dynamic DNS to a specific local ip address?

I'm trying to remotely access a specific computer from my LAN on which i'd like to run a webserver. My network router is a Pirelli A226G router. I've set up a Dynamic dns account, and it works: if i ...
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Force traffic sent to a specific IP address (through RDP) to a specific network interface

How might I force traffic to a specific IP address through a particular network interface, in Windows? After a bit of rudimentary Googling, this question comes close to answering my question, but my ...
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How do I find out if my router is compatible with DD-WRT when it's not in their list?

I'm considering flashing the firmware on my router to DD-WRT this weekend. I tried to find my router (Medialink - MWN-WAPR150N) in their router database with no luck. I'm wondering what key things ...
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Public WiFi access - block router IP to guests

A local private club have recently gotten WiFi installed however they are doing it by just using a normal BT service that you or I would use at home.... My question is how can it be set up to stop ...
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WampServer And Port Forwarding For External Access

I am trying to make my WampServer public but nothing i have tried so far seems to be working. It was all good and well before i got a new router from my new provider. The router is a Huawei HG523a &...
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windows ethernet adapter not recognizing lan cable

Not sure if this is the right place - please refer me to another group if not. I have an issue getting my Asus laptop (Windows 7) LAN card to work. My setup is: dsl modem --> asus wireless router --> ...
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How to get username/password of Netcomm modem?

I am trying to login to a Netcomm modem NB16VM but admin/admin doesn't work. How can I get the correct username/password? How do I do a hard reset of the modem? Will that revert the username/...
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my LAN pcs are not able to connect to the Internet. I am using DHCP server and linkys router

My connection details: A have atotal 10 PCs connected to Linksys router. DHCP is enabled in the router. IP adddress: 192.168.0.103---013 subnet 255.255.255.0 gateway: 192.168.0.1 ...
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My laptop can't find a device that is connected to a my router but my other laptop can find it

I have this device that uses port 80000 and UDP. It came with a program that communicates with it. However, my laptop (laptop A) can't find that device using the program. So I tested the program to my ...
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VNC Port Forwarding with DD-WRT

I am having issues with accessing my PC via VNC externally. I have read various documentation and forums with people having the same problem, but am still stuck. I am able to log in to my VNC ...
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PC gets disconnected from wireless router after connecting laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop with Windows 7 and a PC with XP. The Laptop has Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN mini-card, i think it supports 802.11g. My PC has DLINK DWA 525 PCI WIRELESS card, this supports ...
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Do you really need a gigabit router for a local network?

All of my computers at home are gigabit compatible and I'm planning to upgrade my old switch to a gigabit switch . The question is do I also need to upgrade my old router ? I'm only running internet ...
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How to access a wireless IP CAM from one Wireless network to another Wireless network

Recently I got a Apexis IP Wireless camera and I have configured it to my Belkin Router. All users who is connected to this Router able to access this camera with my configured IP and port (192.168.2....
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How to circumvent a private WAN IP address?

I just signed up with a new ISP and I got a dynamic private-range (172) IP as WAN address on my firewall/router, so I can't do any port forwarding. They say that to do port forwarding I must buy a ...
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modem doesn't pass internet connection to router

I have a Westell 2200 modem and just got a Lyksys E2500 router. I can get on internet with modem direct to computer and I can get router signal (I see the network on my iPhone) but when I put the ...