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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DHCP Requests leaking through VPN

I have a spread-out setup to deal with: 3 off-site buildings with Tomato Firmware-based routers, connecting to another Tomato-based router as a VPN setup. The Server router is also in our private LAN ...
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Gigabit Ethernet switch from 1Gbps to 100Mbps back and forth

Alright, you're my last chance on resolving this problem that I have been trying to fix for a couple of months so far. Problem My gigabit Ethernet speed switches from 1Gbps to 100Mbps frequently. ...
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Resolving local hostnames with D-Link DIR-657 router

How can I resolve local hostnames with the D-Link DIR-657 router? With my old router I could just enter the device name followed by .home, eg. raspberrypi.home. However neither of these seems to ...
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Does D-Link DIR-600 support Tomato?

I saw D-Link DIR-600 supported DD-WRT firmware, but I can't find if it supports the Tomato firmware. Anyone know?
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Dlink DIR 655 - solid power light, is it dead?

I have a DLink DIR 655 that recently stopped working. All I can get is a solid power light. I've tried a few flavors of reset (hold down for 30s, hold down, pop out power cord, wait 15s, pop back in, ...
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LAN-to-WAN Bridged Routers with same SSID?

I am a confused with what the Netgear router (N150) is doing when it automatically sets up a "wireless access point". When I follow their instructions, they connect the ethernet cable to the WAN port. ...
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Can't connect to router settings through Ethernet

I have a D-Link router. I want to connect to the settings menu (using 192.168.1.1) in order to do things like port forwarding. I am unable to connect to this address while using Ethernet (Chrome just ...
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connecting two wireless router

I have two routers dlink and TP-link (tl-wr340G). I want to use TP-link router as a bridge to use internet. Dlink is directly connected to internet and I want to use TP-link to extend the internet ...
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Relay modem DHCP or fake MACs for multiple IPs?

I have a Arris TG862 cable modem and this modem have 4 Ethernet ports and each of those ports will give you a valid Dynamic IP, not a IP like 192, 10., etc... Up to how many IP's it can serve without ...
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UDP Port Forwarding and outgoing port

For UDP, assume that an incoming port (say X) is forwarded onto a port on a local host (say Y). Does that guarantee that any outgoing traffic from port Y from the local host appears as traffic from ...
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How can I connect devices on multiple networks to one VPN to control them remotely? [on hold]

Here's the challenge: I will be installing 10 TV screens into 10 different locations in my city. These are WiFi-enabled smart TV's that can be controlled via a software called MDC (Multi Display ...
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After cascading two routers, can't connect to the second anymore

I have two routers. The "first" one is a TP-Link TL-WDR3600 and is directly connected to a cable modem which my ISP gave me. DHCP is enabled here. The "second" one is Linksys WRT320N. This one is ...
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Would a dual band router help when on low speed dsl?

I am stuck on 3Mbps dsl and cant upgrade (verizon doesnt have a faster option in mt location). The current modem/router is a DLink 2750B which is only 2.4ghz. I also have 2 linksys range extenders ...
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Could installing DD-WRT speed up my Internet?

I believe that my router's firmware is causing me to get much lower Internet speeds than I should be getting. This is true for general browsing, downloading large files and uploading files. Would ...
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How do I port forward on a Home Station Fibra òptica Amper EG-663 Amper router?

I cant find where port forwarding is in this one. I know how to open ports on my other routers. Model: Home Station Fibra òptica Amper EG-663 Amper
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multicast forward action in wireless access point(SOHO Router)

I am digging 802.11 multicast forward action in wireless Access Point, now I have drawed the following conclusions: multicast from ethernet port can be forwarded by virtual bridge to wireless port ...
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Apache + External IP from LAN + random image = nothing

First let me say a bit about my configuration: Apache working on PC-1 at port 80 PC-1 has a static IP DMZ in router set to IP of PC-1 When I try to access any image on my webserver using the ...
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how to add a cgi-bin script to dd-wrt

Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i would like to add a shell script to ...
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Setting up DHCP and NAT on apple extreme with Virgin Media SH (APPLE)

I'm currently going mad trying to get my Apple Time Machine to be the DHCP and NAT Server. I've turned off DHCP in the Super Hub config and turned DHCP and NAT on in the Time Machine. Doing this, I ...
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Using DDNS with a D-Link DIR-655 router with Dyn.com's new Updater Client Key

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router which I have set up with Dyn.com to use their DDNS server with my router as the updater client. This has worked fine with my username and password over the years. But ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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D-Link AC3200 router does not recognize USB printer

I'm attempting to connect a D-Link AC3200 (dir-890l) to an HP 2540 printer with a USB cable. Currently the router does not recognize the printer at all. The router is not connected to the internet, ...
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Strange router behaviour

Six months ago I bought TP-Link router and when I connected it to my PC I was getting I-Ball interface. So I had to change router ip address and was able to use TP-Link normally. My friend told me ...
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Home router website redirect

I need that anyone connected to my home's wifi and trying to access Facebook, be redirected to a particular website. I don't know anything about networking and I have a ZTE ZXHN H108N router, can ...
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Manually switching between two networks when one network is down

In my company we are having a business line and leased line connected to different routers.Business line is used by all the users in the company whereas leased line is used for 15 computers.So my ...
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Record All IP's Forwarded To Port

I have a Netgear WNDR 4300 and have multiple ports forwarded for RDC, Websites, Web Streaming excetera. Is there a way (I am open to using DDWRT if that is the only way) - to capture IP Addresses ...
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why many soho routers use two chips [on hold]

There is an example below, the router has two chips inside it. A router internal diagram The CPU has two ethernet MAC. Without the switch chip, it can has a LAN and WAN to build up a portable AP. ...
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Custom firmware for router [on hold]

I wanted to change D-link DIR-840 n600 wireless routers wireless mode to client, but I wasn't able to find wireless mode option so I was looking for a solution and I ran into custom firmwares, I haven'...
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Need to secure WiFi with a router

I am a 70 year old living in a condo and I am concerned that my Bell modem /router can be seen by many and my WiFi can be vulnerable for use by the public. I have read some answers to what seemed like ...
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Is it possible to run Virtual Hosts (or equivalent) across several servers, but one public IP, using Tomato?

Here's my home setup. I have a single IP address provided by my ISP. I have one top-level-domain (TLD) and several sub-domains that point at that IP. Internet comes in through my cable modem and plugs ...
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DHCP shuffling of addresses

So, devices using DHCP to locally connect to my router can have their LAN IP addresses changed if not set to static, and my understanding is that DHCP occasionally re-allocates these addresses by ...
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UPnP port forwarding with DHCP

I'm trying to set up UPnP port forwarding with a DHCP router for an IP Camera. There were a couple things I was wondering: The main issue was whether port forwarding with UPnP continues to ...
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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...
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Tomato router with separate DHCP server

I currently have a Netgear R7000 (running Tomato) acting as my main router (DHCP and DNS) and access point. Because of how my house is laid out, the modem and router are apart from each other (...
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how to enable mypages on dd-wrt?

i have a: Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i am trying to use mypage, it ...
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Rerouting network traffic to vpn

I have an ubuntu server as router. Now I would like to route all traffic from subnet 1 (192.168.1.0) through a vpn connection. This works only when i let the vpn server push the routes to my router ...
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Router getting cut off

When my roommate tries to connect to the wifi from his room, the router cut off. I think the problem is only when a device is in his room. We are having no issues while using the internet in the hall ...
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Router can't handle my ISP's download bandwidth over LAN, how do I find a replacement that can?

I have a router (ASUS RT-N16; QoS is off) that is running Tomato. With my router, I get roughly 120 Mbps in speed tests. However, when connected directly to the modem (without any router), I can get ...
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ASUS RT-N66R won't allow port forwarding of 80

Has anyone else tried to port forward outside port 80 to inside port 80 on an ASUS RT-N66R? I just spent 3 hours trying to get a new web server functioning from the internet (which I've done quite a ...
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Understanding What Routers Do

I winter in a trailer park in Florida. They have had free Wi-Fi for years, but you had to be in or near the office to receive it. This summer they are installing antennas around the park, but I have ...
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Problems with Sinus 1054 DSL router

I´m currently trying to create an accesspoint on my home network using an old Sinus 1054 DSL router. The first attempt worked fine but as soon as I tried to change my Wifi password the router does't ...
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Mac with 10.6.8 won't connect to WAP

I am at a friend's house and cannot connect to his router. I have found a lot of suggestions on how to fix this but have been unsuccessful so far. I have tried manually assigning an IP to my computer ....
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Amazon page redirecting to payment page on my wifi

When I open an Amazon page on my apple devices, it automatically redirects to a login page, and then next to the payment page if I enter dummy login credentials. This happens only on my wi-fi. This ...
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Cannot access devices connected to primary router from access point

I have two routers set up for my home network. One is the primary router (which also serves as a modem). Running from a LAN port of this router is an ethernet connection to the WAN port of the other ...
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Pace Plc 5268AC how to change Router/Gateway Address

I have AT&T U verse with Router as Manufacturer Pace Plc Model 5268AC Default router address is 192.168.1.254 I would like to change it to 192.168.1.1 Regards
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Remotely viewing IP camera on Belkin N450 DB router

I need to setup a wireless IP camera (Trendnet TV-IP501W) on my network so that it is remotely visible from anywhere. Right now I successfully connected it to my home network but nothing else. My ...
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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some devices frequently not connecting to Belkin N450DB Wireless Router

I have 7 devices connected to my router. 1 desktop hardwired and 6 wireless devices: 2 windows 8 laptops, 1 windows phone, 1 wireless printer, and 1 Ipad. The problem is some of the wireless devices (...
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Router intermittently failing to authenticate wifi devices

Having a bit of an issue with my TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 router. I actually experienced this same issue with my Linksys e3000 router and went as far as replacing it because I could not figure out ...
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sniff admin user name and password when remotely accessing

so my ISP doesn't allow me to fully configure my router with the default access control, eg: if you want certain port open you need to call the ISP tell them which port and they open it by remotely ...