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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Are there good alternative HTTP ports rather than port 80?

I have been looking for some documentation on alternatives to port forwarding to port 80. I have a dedicated Linux machine on a home router, and apparently utilizing port 80 is not an option. Are ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Canyouseeme.org Says I have a different ip address (PortForwarding) Motorola

I recently tried to start up a Runescape private server. However, when I go and port forward everything works out, but then if I see if it's open it's not and I have a different IP address displayed ...
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Connecting additional devices using the cable between modem and router

The network infrastructure in my parents' house is rather inconvenient. The modem is in the basement and the wireless router is in the attic. The only device connected via cable is my HTPC in the ...
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Is it possible to “catch” a wireless signal with a second wireless router?

I've got a modem with a build in wireless router. This sends the signal with good strength trough the entire house. I was wondering if it is possible to catch this wireless signal in another room ...
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Will connecting to my external IP from my internal network flow through ISP?

I have my internal network: 192.168.0.0/24 My router is assigned the external ip: 231.123.11.12 My question is, if from one of my internal computers (192.168.0.100), I connect to the external IP, ...
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Lan to Wan setup how to connect two subnets

I hope someone can help me with issues I have with my home network. I have a Billion 7700N modem/router and currently I added a Western Digital N600 dual band router. By default (following setup DVD ...
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Can 3G signal strength weaken with more concurrent users

I'm using a Huawei B660 3G router at my house, with with a service provider called 8ta (in South Africa). I've been struggling for months to try and get them to troubleshoot and fix my connection, ...
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Throughput from devices on gigabit switch to gigabit router

I think this is a pretty simple question, but I wanted to either validate my thinking, or for someone to tell me I'm wrong. My router at home has 4 gigabit ports. So, obviously, each (supported) ...
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Connect Tomato router over WiFi to public VPN WiFi and keep local WiFi & LAN behind NAT?

I want to use my Tomato based router as a WiFi gateway to the outside world, but also use the internal WLAN SSID. The reason is that I have a couple of devices that I do not want to connect to the ...
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Wired to wifi works. Wifi to wired won't work

I have all my devices on WLAN except my desktop which is on LAN. I cannot SSH or FTP into my desktop from any WLAN device. I can however, SSH/FTP from LAN to WLAN. Oddly, ping works on everything. ...
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Two subnets block traffic between them but allow internet

I have 192.168.1.1/24 network that has a switch and several access points .There is a adsl modem at 192.168.1.1 . I want to add a new network 192.168.2.1/24 with its own access point and switch. so ...
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Possible to have 2 ADSL lines in my configuration?

I work from home and have a relatively complicated setup using VMWare ESXi. My kids are using up bandwidth and it's affecting my work connection which isn't good, so I intend to purchase a 2nd line ...
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Specific ethernet cable not working with router only, but works with NIC

I have a DLink DIR-605L, which is a 10/100 Mbps (non-ADSL) router. I am connected to it on a Desktop with a Realtek Network Adapter onboard MSI P45 Platinum. I also have an Asus X54H-SX137D. Both ...
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How can I find the external IP address of my router if the router is a subnet of bigger LAN

I re-edit to simplify my question. My computer’s IP address is 192.168.1.10 and the router/gateway's IP is 192.168.1.1 (internal IP). I'm trying to find the external IP of my gateway or router. ...
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laptop sporadically displays: limited connectivity

I have a Dell inspiron laptop about 18 months old running Windows 7. I have had a problem sporadically for the last 2 months. I will be using the internet when all of the sudden my browser can't ...
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Trying to access the modem (not router) configuration on my network

I have a wireless network that consists of a dual-band router and the modem that Comcast supplied to me. I'm trying to figure out how to access its configuration settings so that I can do things like ...
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Strongswan/Other VPN configuration

I am trying to configure my home server to run a VPN service other than openVPN and need some advice on how best to configure it here is a brief description of my network and what I would like to do. ...
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Can't connect Wi-Fi on Linux Mint 14

I have got Linux Mint 14 and everything worked fine until today. Today I installed and configured a new router I bought recently, then I tried to connect it. I clicked on the router name in the list ...
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Multiple IDs and Multiple passwords for single Wireless i.e Wifi Network [duplicate]

I have a wireless WiFi at a paying guest accommodation, and have atleast 50 people. I need to connect multiple users with their own Id and their passwords for the same router for internet access. To ...
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Default Gateway IP Setting Changes on it's own

The setup: Windows 7 laptop, IP: 192.168.0.107 Windows 2000 desktop, IP: 192.168.0.100 D-link wireless router, IP: 192.168.0.10 I have set the laptop to pick IP settings from the router through ...
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Restrict Computer from Connecting to Outside Wireless Networks

My application requires a private connection between client computers and a server computer locally. The client computer shouldn't be allowed to connect to outside wireless network. To be clear, the ...
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setup vpn for remote team to use

I just have my laptop and router I don't have much access to the router either to change settings. How can I set up a VPN for a remote team to use where basically it works much like a proxy, they ...
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Regarding Home Network and Structured Panel

I have a question that maybe pretty simple for those who are little more adept at this. Recently, I've been wanting to get the Ethernet ports around my house (which was built last year) live. I have a ...
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I can't get a second router to extend my network over powerline adapters

I have a main router Netgear DGN2200 then I have a cable from the LAN to a Belkin powerline adapter. Up in my loft I have the other powerline adapter connected (via LAN) to a second router, a Netgear ...
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What I got is Modem-Router combo.How may I use the router functionality alone in this device?

I bought a Belkin N300 Modem Router combo.It has 1 phone line jack and 4 LAN jack.I already had another modem from my ISP. I used to connect the LAN cable coming out of that modem to my machine ...
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Log of access to synology ds213+

I do have the following configuration: dlink dir-615 router nas synology ds213+ (DSM 4.2) dynamic dns (through dlinkddns.com) All the data are for personal (family) purpose only, however I would ...
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Monitoring Internet data from modem

I'm about to get a new ADSL internet connection and the data available is split between me and two other housemates. As i am going to be the Administrator, i was wondering if there is any way to ...
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Low download Mbps and high upload Mbps

I am currently working on a java project for a client that is based in Shanghai. They're a school and they have a central based network and multiple smaller LANs attached to that network. They have ...
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Why does my LAN see Hostnames as the external NAT address and not the LAN IP address?

I've got a number of computers connected to a WiFi router - either over WiFi or Ethernet. Some Windows and some MAC. The WiFi router is connected to a cable modem. The WiFi router is doing the DHCP ...
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Cannot connect SSH from external IP

Alright, I've been struggling with this for the past few days. I'm trying to set up a personal ssh server on Lubuntu 13.04, but I've been having a few problems. So far i've accomplished this: I ...
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Router update Local IP instead of Public IP

I have TP-Link MR3220, and I'm using it as router. I installed the DYNdns information correctly and reboot and when I check again with the updated IP, it shows that updated IP is 192.168.1.5 which is ...
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Connect to a Router via Terminal

How can i connect to a router via the CLI (eth or wlan) and login with the password i created? My OS is based on Debian. So if you have no GUI with suggestions that show you the available Networks (...
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Router/NAT and IP/TCP header checksum

We know that IP/TCP has checksum mechanism to guarantee communication reliability. However, when a IP/TCP packet is relayed by router or NAT, the IP header may be modified, if if the router/NAT doesn'...
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Swapping the ISP supplied router on DSL connections that also supply TV

My ISP is TalkTalk and I have one of their FTTC packages. With that I also have their YouView TV service. Before getting this service I used my own routers, as ISP supplied ones didn't have the ...
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Use ZyXEL WAP 3205 as LAN to WLAN bridge

I've got the following devices: ZyXEL WAP3205 WLAN Access Point [WAP] Comcast / Ubee device with 1 LAN port [COM] Laptop with LAN and WLAN [CLIENT] I want to connect WAP to COM via the LAN port ...
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What has gone wrong with local network name resolution?

I am using Windows XP Service Pack 3. I set up a Firebird SQL server on a machine on my 5 computer local area network. I used to be able to access it by using the server name "Server-win7". Now, I ...
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Home Networking: Connecting a switch to a router

I have the following network setup: EE Fibre going to a BT Infinity modem. EE Brightbox router, WAN port connected to the EE Modem. Port 1 connected to a Netgear Gigabit Switch 8 Port Netgear GS308 (...
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My Dell Laptop is not connecting with wifi router

One of my Dell laptop is not connecting with wifi network, once i troubleshot, then it show message to restart your WIFI router, but after restarting the router its not connecting. Earlier, this ...
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Why would directly connecting (hard wire) to router not work on a Mac but wi-fi is ok?

I recently got CenturyLink DSL and they gave me an ActionTec C1000A router that has 4 ports and is also wireless. I want to use both wired (for my main computer)and wireless (for iphones/roku etc..) ...
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Persistent DHCP Reservation Timing Out

I have 2 machine inside my home LAN (Netgear WNR2000v2 wifi). One of them is a laptop ("client machine") that will always be assigned random IPs in the 192.168.1.1 through 192.168.1.50 range. The ...
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How do I remove dd-wrt from a DIR-400 router?

I made the mistake of doing a 30/30/30 on my Dlink DIR400 and now when I access it from my browser it comes up with a page asking me for the file I want to update it with. However, none of the files I ...
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My Belkin F7D4301 Router has slow wireless speeds but fast Ethernet speeds

My Belkin F7D4301 Router has the fastest wireless speed of maybe 2MBps but wired with a cat5e cable to my asus laptop of almost 7MBps. I have a one smart tv, one blu ray, one roku, and a nexus 7 using ...
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Confusion in IPv4 addressing scheme and classfull addressing

I am relatively new to the field of computer networking. I am trying to understand the subject. I know that the question here might be outdated but I still need to understand "why", because I am just ...
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traceroute simple real time example

I have a home router. I have taken a broad band connection from a ISP. When I google "what is my IP", I get an IP address. So I assume that is my public IP address. When I do ifconfig on my Linux ...
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Behind two DHCP routers: referring/accessing to a computer directly over the Internet

I've been working on a networked game in C#/XNA lately and the networking itself went pretty well while we had only Static IPs involved. Now the situation is: My PC is behind a home router (which I ...
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Wake on Lan through router to repeater client to router from outside LAN

Let's say I have an Internet connection with a public IP address 123.123.123.123. This connection is going to a router which gives out addresses from 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.200. A repeater is ...
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Wired computers can't see the wireless computers

I have a Netgear SRX5308 router with DHCP enabled as follows: Router IP 192.168.1.1 Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 Start IP 192.168.1.100 End IP 192.168.1.254 DNS 1 192.168.1.71 DNS 2 192.168.1.72 Then ...
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How to fight network latency and jitter issues on Wifi?

I'm having problems with my Wifi connection. I did a test on PingTest.net with the following results: Packet Loss: 0% Ping: 103ms Jitter: 29ms Same test but from another machine on the network ...
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How can I configure dyndns service in dlink DIR-600L router to access my local server via internet?

The following link is the graphical representation of the networking done in my home. I have a DLINK DIR-600L Wireless router which is connected to modem via a switch. As this router have DDNS ...