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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Different WAN IP address in router versus what is shown on IP checking websites

I am trying to set up dyndns on my router—a TP-Link WR1043ND V2—with latest DD-WRT firmware but the problem is that when I look at the router GUI it shows one WAN address and when I look at dyn.com it ...
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How can I connect to a printer through multiple routers?

My setup looks like the image below. I want to connect to the printer. I'm going through a Router/Gateway into another Router and finally to my Printer. How would I do this?
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Router suddenly stopped port forwarding

I got me a second router today (Linksys WRT54GL), and put DD WRT on it. I was going to use the router as a PPTP server bridged to my main router, which worked for a little while. Now however, all of ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...
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Setting up a zyxel dlsam without ppp server

Hi I'm trying to setup a zyxel IES-1000 dslam, it's networked to a router and I have an adsl modem connected to port 1 on the dslam. The line syncs ok but the modem doesn't get an ip address i've ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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Can't access Thomson modem interface anymore

I used to be able to access the web interface of my Thomson DWG849 router/modem through both 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.87.1, but now, suddenly, I can't anymore. I have tried resetting the router ...
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Use new Gateway as modem and another gateway as a router?

We recently got TWC internet came with the Ubee ddw365 gateway. For some reason wireless and hardwired the gateway disconnects for a few seconds almost every other minute. At a buddies house I was ...
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Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding" error message in Windows 7

Windows 7Pro x64 8 GB RAM I have: UNplugged my cable router and wireless router, plugged back in flushed DNS, Register DNS, release IP, renew IP Tried assigning a static address using googles DNS ...
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Internet drops whenever new laptop connects

I have just purchased a new Acer laptop. Every time I turn it on to connect to my wireless internet it drops the router Internet connection. I have an iMac and iPad wireless to the same router and ...
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LAN/WLAN/home network connection dropping intermittently

I'm having an issue on our home network that is driving me mad. More often than not, when a user on our LAN is downloading and using most of the bandwidth my connection my PC or my laptop or my ...
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Monitoring network usage across different devices on lan

My internet connection has come with an upper limit on the usage after which it throttles the speed. They have provided me with a portal where they update my internet usage everyday but I have a ...
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How to portforward in Tenda TEI480T+

I just want to ask if anyone has a tenda router TEI480T+ dual wan. I have a problem regarding in portforwarding (virtual server in this router) because even I already added the IP address of the PC ...
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iptables duplicate traffic to another ip

This blog post has a template iptables rule to forward traffic, to and from the router to another ip address. iptables -t mangle -A POSTROUTING \ -d [IP to spy on] \ -j ROUTE –tee –gw ...
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Can a VPN service totally hide my computer from WiFi network discovery like no computer connected?

There are many devices connected to WiFi router and one can easily know how many devices are connected by using various network discovery tools available for windows and Android or by brwosing router ...
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Bypassing the router doesn't work?

So I'm trying to bypass my router, just for kicks. I thought it'd be pretty easy, just connect the router-modem wire to the computer, and I did just that, but I'm not getting an internet connection. ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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Why do we use Modem and Router together or Router and Switch together?

I know that modem provides internet access owing to modulation-demodulation. Router provides connection between networks as a gateway.(e.g. between LAN and ISP) Switch provides a local area ...
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Overlapping address error in Packet Tracer-Possible subnet error

I am working on my hands on final exam for Networking Fundamentals. I have accomplished everything except for putting the 4 devices on two separate subnets. These are my subnet calculations: Given ...
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D-Link router WiFi and LAN segment

I have D-Link 2650 router. Some wireless and wired clients connected to it. The problem is there is no interconnection between wireless and wired devices. For instance, when I start webserver on PC ...
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Can't load webpages every few hours

My Problem 2 or 3 times a day, I can’t load any websites in any of my browsers. The weird part is, it’s currently only affecting my laptop and my cellphone (it used to be all internet connected ...
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Sky netgear router amber light [on hold]

I recently installed a new motherboard msi z97 gaming 7, since then my sky (netgear) router switches the ethernet off (amber lihgt) and it only switches on (green light) when windows loads on restart. ...
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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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why is there a user named “reboot” on my dd-wrt installation?

I just noticed there is an entry named "reboot" in /etc/passwd root@millie5:~# cat /etc/passwd root:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root User,,,:/tmp/root:/bin/sh reboot:_somenoncestring_:0:0:Root ...
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How many ethernet cables should I use from one switch to another? [on hold]

I've got a cable running from my server room to a room with a switch and 38 computers. My instructor says only one Ethernet cable from the server to the switch in the computer room should be good, but ...
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Does this mean the DoD is listening to my D-Link Router?

I've only recently been monitoring my router activity and this Incoming listing from a DoD IP address is almost always present. It looks as if they are using the IGMP Protocol to sniff at my domain, ...
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Router is not reachable from other networks

I set up a DNS server and I want to make it publicly available. My router is not reachable from other networks(request timeout). The router is a D-link 2560, NAT is on and port 53 is forwarded.
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Changing cisco WiFi access point password

I have a Cisco WiFi access point that is sharing a TPLink routers internet. The TpLink router has Microtic routerOS on it and I don't have it's password. I want to change Cisco access points password. ...
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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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50 Clients wireless network for streaming videos [on hold]

I am currently working for a project for my university. The concept is to have a wireless AP and a local server, through which up to 50 clients can connect and stream videos depending on the users' ...
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Access another subnet beside wan through router

I want to access the computer at 192.168.10.5 from my computer ( 192.168.1.2) . I also want to access internet at the same time. If I plug the my computer direct to the switch bypassing my home ...
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Can my landlord access my personal network because he controls the upstream connection?

Can my landlord access the things on my personal router's network because he controls the upstream connection? For example: the DLNA on my NAS, a public file share on my NAS, or the media server ...
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Configuring a GigabitEthernet interface on a Cisco router

I'm trying to set the ip address of a GigabitEthernet interface on a Cisco MWR 2941 router. I have tried the following: config t interface gigabitethernet0/2 ip address 1.1.1.1 255.255.255.255 ...
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Network with a router and IPS

I´d like to tool around a little bit with a network using a router which is connected to a modem and a Intrusion Protection System (FreeBSD) in between the router and the other computers/servers. ...
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Solved! - Understanding Routing Table with OpenVPN

Network layout: Laptop (OpenVPN client) <-> router with 192.168.1.xxx subnet <-> internet <-> Home router (running DD-WRT with OpenVPN server) with 192.168.11.xxx subnet The VPN ...
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How does Router know where to forward packet

If several computers with local addresses (192.168.0.#) are connected to a router and each computer opens a web browser and requests a page over HTTP, when these TCP:80 packets are sent out, the ...
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Why is my speed slow for my smartphone or tablet on my second wireless router?

I have a Billion 7800NXL as my primary router and a TP-Link Archer 2 as my secondary router. When i connect my laptop to my secondary router through wireless everything is fine but when i connect my ...
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Can't access NAS over WiFi

I have a WD MyCloud NAS wired to my Aztech router, which I must use as it provides IPTV from Singtel. This is what I can do with with the NAS. I can: access the cloud functionality into the NAS ...
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Lag exactly every 60 seconds

I have been having lag issues when I play online games (Mostly League of Legends). I've been suffering from lag that occurs exactly every 60 seconds and it lasts 1-3 seconds. I called my ISP and they ...
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Is it really possible for most enthusiasts to crack people's Wi-Fi networks?

Can most enthusiastic users (even if they are not professionals) use well-known techniques to break through the average home router's security? Some basic security options are: strong network ...
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Disabling SPI and QOS on my router for another feature?

Well, I purchased a D-LINK DIR-655 model C router and I really like it so far. The only issue I have is that there is a function called "True Gigabit Routing Connectivity" that does this When this ...
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How can I fix this conflict between my wired and wireless network connections?

I have two working network connections: One connection is for a wired ethernet card adapter and the other is for a wireless usb adapter. Both connections work fine when used separately, but when ...
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Cannot connect to Postgres 9.3 outside of network

I'm trying to remotely connect to my postgresql database. I can connect remotely within my network but when i try to access it from outside the network I receive the error: Could not connect to ...
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Multiport connection between home router and switch for better LAN bandwidth

I have quite a few GigE devices at home that I’d like to have better LAN speed between them, but at the moment, all I have available are 3 ports on my (GigE) FTTH router (It has 4 but can’t use one of ...
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A software to restrict wifi ussage [closed]

I own a cybercafe and customers asks for password of my wifi so they can use internet on their mobile phones. Now the problem is I am unable to restrict them on per hour basis. Only thing I can do ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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1 modem, 2 routers, 2 different networks

Setup: ISP + + --------------------- ----------------------------------------- + | Internet Modem | | Router 1 | + | | | ...
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Default Gateway address for multiple VPN users/clients

We need some help with a VPN setup for a school project. What we want to do: We would like to have approx. 10 different VPN uses that can connect to our Windows Server 2012 R2 which is setup as a ...
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Are there any normal routers left? [closed]

I am searching for a router by the time to now I always had a router with integrated Wireless but now I don't need this anymore. And I really didn't find a router which has the normal functions like ...
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IPv6 in a SOHO network

If the router in my SoHo network (a Netgear DGND3700) doesn't support IPv6 is there any benefit at all in enabling IPv6 across the server and clients in that network? The successor to that one (a ...