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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Cannot access DD-WRT after changing Router IP

I have a fresh Linksys E2500 running DD-WRT K26 NV60 mega and everything works fine, but when I log into the Web GUI and change the Router IP address and subnet under the setup tab, everything breaks. ...
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conecting my ps to my tv using ethernet

i am trying to connect my tv to the internet, my pc receives a wifi signal via my neighbours router and i am wanting to send that signal via my pc's ethernet port to my tv using an ethernet cable. my ...
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How do I set up a shared internet on a network using computer hooked up to a router

I got a wireless broadband modem (Huawei E1750) hooked up to my computer (call it A., running Windows-7) whose internet I wish to share to my other computer (call it B., also running Windows-7). A. is ...
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300Mbps Wireless router but extremely slow speed

I have this TP-Link TL-WR840N which claims to be a b/g/n 300Mbps wifi router connected to Wimax modem and to PC using 1 Gigabit port. when send or recieve files from other devices (android ...
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Trying to understand IP packet flow

So I'm having trouble understanding how packets travel from one machine to another. Below I've put in an example of Computer 1 trying to connect to Computer 2. Computer 1 IP: 192.168.1.11 Subnet: ...
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Configure DD-WRT router behind a Cisco cable modem

I have a Linksys WRT54GS router flashed with DD-WRT that I'm trying to get a connection on behind a Cisco DPC3010 cable modem. I can get a connection just fine when I plug my computer in directly ...
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Configuring Min/Max Message Count Alarms for Kiwi Syslog

I just installed Kiwi Syslog and have been receiving what intuitively seems like there might be a problem. I immediately started getting over 2000 Kernal.Alert Messages Per Hour and a few hours later ...
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Is my Windows 7 primary and secondary DNS setting correct?

I use a Windows 7 desktop PC with a TP Link Wireless N ADSL2 + Modem Router. My PC is connected to the TP Link via a LAN cable while another 2 PCs of my secretaries are connected via WiFi. I am not ...
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Debian 7.5 Prevents Access to Router, Hardware is OK

My Problem: I can't access my router from the Problem OS (Debian 7.5) of my main computer. I am sure the hardware is okay. It would be problematic to reinstall the Problem OS. Problem OS Symptoms ...
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Wifi connection and limited access on open network

I have a weird problem with one desktop pc and the wifi connection. I have a Netgear WNDR3800 router, and a TP Link access point working as a repeater. To use the AP as a repeater I have to disable ...
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How do I retrieve a wireless router password off of my laptop when the router is 1000 miles away? [duplicate]

I helped a family member set up their wireless router. I wrote the password down and now they cannot find it. I connected this laptop I'm using to the wireless network when I was at their house. Would ...
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How to migrate settings of two different brands of routers

I have a D-link router that has been acting up, so I recently purchased an Mweb router. Now I want to migrate the settings I had from the old router to the new one. I have reserved static IP addresses ...
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Hard Drive Connected to Router Randomly Loses Files Or Turns Them Into Empty Folders

Several months ago, I decided to replace my network storage device with a standard external hard drive that hooked up to the USB connection on my Linksys EA3500 SMART WiFi Wireless Router. The ...
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How hop count in a local area network works?

I have a network laid out similar to this: Router A (LAN Port) -> Switch -> Router B (WAN Port) A PC is connected to the LAN side of each router. PC 1 is on Router A, PC 2 is on Router B. IP ...
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DSL modem disconnects randomly (Speedstream 5100A)

I have a Speedstream 5100A DSL modem with regular AT&T DSL, hooked up to an Asus router with Tomato installed. I have the PPPoE set up on the router and a few computers connected via wire and ...
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Connect a modem to a router through a patch panel?

I currently have my router next to my modem which is in the far corner of my basement. I would like to buy a 16 port patch panel and 16 port switch to organize and manage my 9 runs. My questionis ...
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Internet Connection Unstable

My home network setup is very simple. I use a wireless router connected to a cable modem. About once a day the internet connection drops, although all the lights on the cable modem are still on. The ...
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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 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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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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Slow Internet speed when HomePlug combined with router

I'm using HomePlug AV2 600 devices to connect upstairs with downstairs (router is downstairs). A check with iperf shows bandwidth of ~100Mbps, and data transferred on the local network from downstairs ...
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
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Smart dns resolving and routing

I am running mac os x. The os has two network interfaces. LAN (restricted to be used only for intranet) and WIFI. As LAN is restricted, it blocks traffic like skype. The issue is, if I make WIFI as ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Fully open source network simulators?

I would like to teach networking using a network simulator. I learned of GNS3 but that requires commercial ios binaries. Is there a fully open source simulator with a graphical interface that allows ...
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How to setup flexible routing between 2 LAN's at home

I have two separate internet connctions at home, one Huawei B593 4G router and one Netgear ADSL router. Normally I use the 4G connection (with the ADSL as a backup when I hit the 80GB data limit per ...
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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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Use Motorola NVG510 as wireless router only

I recently switched from AT&T DSL to Comcast cable, and I have a leftover Motorola NVG510 modem/router from AT&T. I bought a new modem for Comcast, and I want to use the NVG510 as a router ...
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How to use the Suricata IDS to monitor the entire network?

I have the following 3 PCs connected to a router via Ethernet: PC1 – 192.168.1.101 (Linux Ubuntu) PC2 – 192.168.1.100 (Windows) PC3 – 192.168.1.1 (Windows) All PCs can ping each other. PC1 has ...
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Raspberry pi cannot ping router or internet addresses over wifi bridge

I recently set up a WNR2000v3 router running DD-WRT as a sort of repeater bridge using the "Atheros" version of this tutorial (we'll call this 'router 2'), which is repeating a Medialink Wireless-N ...
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Trouble logging into Arris TG862G to view/change router configuration

I just purchased my own telephony gateway modem (Arris TG862G) to save some money. I've set it up and contacted my ISP (Comcast) and registered it with them to gain access to their systems. My ...
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redirecting webpage when port forwarded server is offline

I have a website and I point it to my routers IP address. I then have a server with a static IP and port forward ( port 80) all incoming website requests to my server. My question is, when I turn my ...
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Can't get IP on Windows 7 after extensive troubleshooting

My Windows 7 system is not able to pull an IP from my router's DHCP. This just started a few days ago, and I've done quite a bit of troubleshooting. Here's what I've tried in roughly chronological ...
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Why does my modem takes many attempts to connect to internet

I have this old DSL 502T Dlink modem router(wired). I have been using this for many years without any issues. Recently though, there is issue connecting to the Internet (WAN side). It takes many ...
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Whole house VPN

I'v been on this quest for a few days now and I haven't found the answers I've been looking for. What I'd like is a "VPN Client" router or server that accepts all LAN traffic and sends it through a ...
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Why doesn't SpeedTest.net Upload work in Windows when using a Debian-router?

There is a FTTx connection. I connect ISP cable to the WindowsXP pc, setup PPPoE. SpeedTest.net shows normal Upload / Download. Now I connect ISP cable to router with Debian 7.5 installed, set up ...
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Computers causes other devices to lose network connection [closed]

I have 6 IP cameras on my network. 2 of them (both plugged in via ethernet cable) lose connection to the network (can't be ping'd) every time I connect one PC to my network. I've reached this ...
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If I remove one network connection, shouldn’t my UNIX host just use the other?

An interesting problem. If there are two network connections attached to my MacBook Pro, and I remove one, shouldn’t the networking just use the other? Well, it didn’t last night - when I went to ...
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Use second network interface as private network

I've got two RJ-45 network interfaces built into my motherboard, and the second one is currently of no use to me. I would like to set it up so that I can plug routers into it and then access their ...
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Which option is better for faster file transfer?

If I have a dual band wireless router and two computer connected to it (wirelessly), and I need to transfer a big file between the computers, would it be faster for both computers to use the same band ...
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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how to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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Activate UPNP service for routers

Is there a generic method to activate/deactivate UPnP service in the routers from command line (not from GUI)?
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Does router have ability of port mirroring?

I want to find how two device exchange packets and what information they send. For that task I decided to buy smart switch with ability of port mirroring. However I will use switch only for that ...
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How does other devices on my network receive incoming connections when I set public IP address to a specific device?

So I set my router to assign the public IP to my laptop. And this opens up all ports to my laptop so that when I host a website or a minecraft server and so on, I don't have to forward my ports. And ...
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How to connect hosts on one network to Internet connection on another network?

I'm not sure if I phrased the question correctly, so sorry for any confusion there. I have two routers. Routers are too far apart to connect them to each other using a cable. First is connected to ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...
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How to connect to the a Linux machine behind a router via ssh tunnel

I'm using Windows system (Machine W). I want to a Linux machine (Machine L) behind a router via ssh tunnel. I have another Linux machine (Machine T) to establish ssh tunnel. I want only packets for ...
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VDSL2 Modem in bridged mode using IPV6 in LAN

I have a VDSL2 IPv6 modem, it is bridged by default so usually sharing files between computers in LAN has happened with the same speed as my connection, which is 100/30 mbits. So basically all the ...