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 to setup an Asus RT-N66U as a secondary router with VPN client

I have a Mikrotik 450G as my primary router, dialing out over PPPoE. It's my intention to use the Asus RT-N66U to connect to VPNs and to run DLNA. What I am struggling with is how exactly to setup ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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How do I deploy IPv6 within a LAN using a Debian based router and prefix delegation?

My ISP started using DHCPv6, which means with this /etc/network/interfaces... auto lo eth0 eth1 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask ...
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Tomcat Site available through internet

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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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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Connect printer from a different network (different ip and gateway)

Currently my network has 2 routers - Router A and Router B. Both router are connected to a modem. Both router has different public ip address and default gateway. Router A | IP-123.123.123.123 | ...
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Samsung SM-V101F 4G port forward

I bought Samsung SM-V101F 4G hotspot router, and I tried to download torrents using uTorrent, and I was shocked of the slow speed (max 120 Kbps), I think the issue is because of port forwarding which ...
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How to use iptables to connect proxy server

In my company, all http and https must connect to a proxy server, which means we must set proxy in our web browser. Our department has an internal network (192.168.0.xxx). I use a Linux server as ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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Can I use Beetel 450TC1 as wireless router?

Recently I have opted for broadband connection which is coming directly cat5 cable with RJ45 port to my laptop. They have provided me with IP address, default Gateway, subnet mask, preferred DNS and ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Check external DNS with dd-wrt

I'm trying to change the DNS server my router is using to OpenDNS and I'm running dd-wrt, but when I try to check which server I am using by checking the contents of resolv.conf, I get search lan ...
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can't remember what ip address of a router set up as an access point is

i tried to set up my belkin n+ router as an access point a month ago, but failed, and regrettably failed after i had set it's ip address, which i can't remember. so now it appears bricked, as i don't ...
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Two routers at home, is there any intrinsic property that could differentiate networks?

I have two routers at home. I shall call them A and B. Both are capable of both wired and wireless connections. I have disabled wireless features on A, and connected B's uplink to A's downlink. I did ...
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How to dump router configuration

I have an ADSL rotuer and dumpconf command does not work on my router. I want to dump the rotuer configuration how can router configuration be dumped. I have a configuration file saved but not sure ...
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Need clarification for Sonicwall “Public Server” wizard NAS policies

I used the SonicWall TZ105 "Public Server" wizard to add NAT policies for an internal (non-DMZ) server, but I do not understand the need for all the Custom policies that resulted: # Source ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Switch connected to router. How to deal with port forwarding?

I have a dsl router which a 8 port switch is connected to it. If I connect computers to the switch how would I manage port forwarding in this setup? is it possible? would it be recommended in a ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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How to configure Sophos UTM to mask an internal ip with a DNS name

I have a CRM software which runs on Apache on a separated network at a 10.10.10.10 ip while my local network is at 192.168.1.0 range. I also have 10.10.1.0 range for VPNs which are only can connect ...
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Multiple Gateway, for VPN and Internet

I'm pretty new as a system administrator and I've got a problem to deal with in my company. We recently got a VPN and it is working great, I already tested it and all is good. Now in my main site, ...
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Router to router setup works fine with straight cable up to 2-3 meter it is not working for 45 meter why?

FIrst router(TPLINK) is connceted with ADSL Modem, and second router is connected via 49 meter cat-6 cable with straight connection, it is not working, but connection between two routers using patch ...
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Router to router setup via 49 meter long cat-6 cable [duplicate]

once again I am repeating my question, Reliance ISP--> connected with ADSL Modem-->connected with TPLINK Router (First Router)--->connected with second Router), Straight cable connected first router ...
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Setting a system for university dorm voice communication [on hold]

I'm interested in setting up a system which would allow students in my university dorm to communicate to each other freely. Not sure if we can use existing wifi-routers installed in our hostel ( ...
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utorrent connectivity: Router drops packets

I have some problems downloading via uTorrent 3.4.2 on Win 7 x64. Symptoms: DHT is either Waiting to log in or Nodes (0), under Trackers its status is Waiting for announce... For any torrent, all ...
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Can't connect to IPSec VPN via D-Link DIR-100 router

I am trying to connect to VPN via Cisco Systems VPN Client with IPSec/UDP transport, but I am getting error: Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 412: The remote peer ...
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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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Two WiFi networks work only simultaneously on OpenWrt

I am trying to use device TP-Link 3020 router with OpenWrt installed to both connect in and connect out by WiFi. I have home WiFi network and I setup connection to it ("client mode"). Then I set ...
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Dual Ethernet port PC routing issue

I have two ports on my PC. I have configured them on two different subnets. Eth#1 connects to the internet thru a Comcast router. Eth#2 is normally disabled unless I want to use my VPN router to ...
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Computer suddenly not connecting to wi-fi

I have a Compaq desktop computer that I have put a D-Link Wi-Fi PCI card into. This card was installed a while ago, and has worked without problems up until today. When I woke up this morning none ...
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Local are Network DNS and IP settings

I want to set up a small network with four computers, a tablet, an Arduino with a network shield and a wireless router. I want to give everything a permanent IP address and run WAMP on one of the ...
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windows 2012 as NAT router

I want to use a Server 2012 R1 as NAT server. What I want to do is. I have opened for testing purpose, smb from Public IP1 to Public IP2. Users can access the SMB shares writing \Public IP2 in a ...
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Getting IP Address of Access Point

recently I turned my Router to a wireless access point for my home network. Unfortunately, I forgot to note down the AP's IP Address and Subnet. How do I reliably get the IP of my AP? Thank's in ...
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Making home server available from internet

I'm trying to configure router to make my home server available from internet. I would like to have 2 services(ssh and web-server) visible from outside. They are available from inside as: 192.168.1.X ...
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How can I troubleshoot poor wifi performance?

I recently installed a new Gateway combined modem/router from Comcast/Xfinity. Since then 3 of our devices (Macbook Pro, 2 iPads) connect fine but the other (3 year old HP laptop) exhibits the ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to website over Wi-Fi but can connect to it from my smartphone

I am hosting my site—strongjoshua.com—with easyDNS's web hosting service. Yesterday, I was trying to connect to the CPanel of my site, but I couldn’t remember the password. I tried a few variations ...
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How to connect a Belkin modem/router to a Thecus N299 NAS server?

For several years I’ve been using a Thecus N299 NAS server connected to a U.S. Robotics router that had a IP of 192.168.1.x. My OS is Windows 7 64bits. A couple of days ago I changed the router with ...
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WAN Bypass - Working over short cable, not Ethernet in wall

Aim I have an existing WiFi router and network, with both wireless and wired devices. However, I need to expand the size of my WiFi network. I have an Ethernet connection between two parts of my ...
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Port forwarding from one router to router, then to a machine on the second router

I have a combo modem/router provided by my ISP. I plugged a second router into this device because the wireless speeds were subpar. Now I am trying to set up a home media server that is accessible ...
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I set my router to only allow access through HTTPS, and now I can't access it. Can I fix this without resetting the router completely?

I have a Linksys E1000 router that I access through http://192.168.1.1. I set it to only allow access through HTTPS, and now when I try to access it through the web interface at https://192.168.1.1 in ...
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How do I get a client to LAN VPN connection setup on a TL-ER6020 TP-Link Router using a shrew soft client?

I followed the guide on tp-links support page and I have attempted to call customer support to get this set up. When I try to connect the client, I get the following output: config loaded for site ...
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Which type of WiFi router do I need? [closed]

The connection which will go into the router is what I currently use into the the laptop's ethernet port. I am confused between ADSL, ADSL2+ and a lot different type of modems/routers.
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access wamp server globally from internet?

I configured my wamp server to access LAN from giving the IP address eg:192.168.1.3 of PC.So its working so far. But I wanna access my localhost from the internet. When I tried to do that(Using Global ...
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Is it possible to give priority to browsers on a router

i have a TPlink WR940N router and i want to give bandwidth priority to browsers. since some users download large files using download managers, i don't want other users who just browse the web to be ...
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What is the difference between a subnet mask and a netmask?

Is there any logic in using two different names for determining host ID and net ID? For example, if you type print route in a Command Prompt you get things with netmask, but the IPv4 settings seems ...