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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Any realistic advantage of 802.11ac over 802.11n for a regular home connection?

I am using a 802.11ac Asus - 802.11ac Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless router. Don't have any complains yet but does it really matter to go from a $90 802.11n router to $200 802.11ac router? In theory, max ...
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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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My router has only IPv6 and I need to host websites

I have never dealt with IPv6. Today I got my internet installed from an internet company and they brought the router. When I accessed the router to see its public ip address, I found that there is ...
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Bad universal repeater and access point configuration

my friend have problem with bad internet connections. The problem is that he have Access Point and Universal Repeater and they are bad(old). They use B+G standard but connection is bad and unstable. ...
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I can only connect to IPv6 websites

my problem is, that I can only connect to servers and their websites supporting IPv6 (such as google.com or facebook.com). On other sites, a ping request times out. Additional information: 1. My ...
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Understanding my router IPv6

I got my new Internet contract today. This is the first time I use this router and deal with IPv6. I want to host a local website on a home server. I went to the configuration page of the router and I ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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What happens when router has been set to incorrect time?

I have a D-Link router for my home Wi-Fi network. Everyday at least once the internet suddenly goes down. I am simply not able to connect to the Wi-Fi network. If I just restart the router, it starts ...
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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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Block P2P traffic on a Linksys router WRT54G with Tomato firmware

I'm running a small wireless network (6 to 10 users) on a Linksys WRT54G with Tomato firmware sharing an Internet connection. I don't want the users to download files with BitTorrent (mainly used) and ...
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Can a people DDOS a block Port?

The title says it all, I've search around the net but no avail. From what I understand, DDoS is a distributed denial of service attack, where multiple people sent a huge request at a same time which ...
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Can't connect to specific FTP?

Have a bit of an issue and I'm pretty confused by this one. Yesterday I was connecting to my FTP all day and it seemed to be fine but now I'm having issues. I use a VPN and I'm not sure how that ...
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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Setting up a wireless bridge with OpenWrt

I want to connect my printer to my local network (10.20.1.1) but there's no cable running to its location. So as a solution I want to put a router next to it, connect that router to the local network ...
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Port forwarding on a Huawei EchoLife HG8245

The problem is port forwarding in my EchoLife HG8245 router. I am able to port forward, and I know it works. But after some time I've came with the conclusion that my router only accepts 1 connection ...
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1 modem 2 routers with independant networks

Ok I have 2 routers and one modem. (I also have a switch handy) I would like to connect both routers to the modem. The only catch is I don't want both networks down if one router stops working or is ...
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Does D-LINK DWR-921 use the same antennas for 3G/4G and Wifi? [on hold]

I live in an area where broadband isn't available, but I do have base station 3G antenna in visible range about 500m away from me (currently supporting speeds up to 21Mbps) and a 4G LTE base station ...
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Port forwarding with Verizon FIOS and ActionTec router (hard)

I just spent over an hour with Verizon and ActionTec support, trying to open ports to one of my local machines. IMHO, the Verizon guy was very helpful but not technically deep enough to figure it out, ...
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How do I filter out addresses using HTTPS?

DRL-600L Router I recently got a new router and was setting up some filters to block out certain websites. One problem I am having is blocking out addresses that use https instead of http. For ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Is myopenrouter.com reputable?

I really want to flash dd-wrt on my netgear r6300 v1, however the main dd-wrt website's database is extremely outdated. I keep being re-directed by search results to this page, but I'm a little ...
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Network issues, resolving host

My network connection randomly drops for a 5 minutes or so when I'm online. It always happens when I boot up my computer. I can tell because it says:resolving host in Chrome and I can't ping any ...
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Home wifi to phone 1 mile away [on hold]

What do I need to get my home WiFi to reach my phone at work a 1/4 mile away. Any help? I have looked all over for an answe but can not find one.
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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Programming the firewall on a Siemens router

I have a Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router. From the web interface, I can program the firewall (e.g. block/unblock IP addresses). I want to do the same programmatically via telnet. But, when I ask for ...
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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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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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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Slow Wi-Fi LAN speed

I have PC, laptop and router (ASUS RT-N10U). PC has wired connection and laptop wireless. When I transfer files from my PC to laptop, the speed is only 3MB/sec. I tried to switch wi-fi modes on ...
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How to connect BT Fibre HomeHub to a Netgear router

Situation is this: In the house I have a BT Fibre HomeHub3, connected together with a BT Openreach modem, works great in the house, no problem. To this HomeHub I have connected an Ethernet cable ...
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How to set up Asus RT-N66U in bridge mode with wired connection to main router?

I have a wired router (TP-Link RT-860) in the basement where the cable service comes in. Eight wired ethernet connections span two buildings. I currently have a Linksys wireless router set up in ...
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Can't access local network resources from a specific access point

I've got two wireless routers in my home; one came with my internet service and is also the modem for the service. I also have another setup for extra range. I've connected the second (a d-link ...
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Linksys RV042 and QuickVPN fails

I've got a RV042 in the office. It's already got some site to site VPNs setup through other gateways and I'm trying to a simple remote user's VPN access. I tried using QuickVPN, adding a user to VPN ...
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Switching to IPv6 - Do I need a router?

In the future, since every IP (IPv6 adress) is going to be global, we don't need to use NAT. So basically, why do I need a router on an IPv6-only global network? Why not just replace my router with a ...
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Can't externally ping my server

I set up an a Ubuntu Server with LAMP and am trying to access it externally. What I did: I set up an account at no-ip.com following this article I gave the server a local static ip of ...
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LAN Ethernet to Wifi Extender [duplicate]

Would it be possible to have a bridging like solution, but in this way: LAN | -------------- --------------- | - - | AP1 AP2 | | ...
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How to forward a port in VM which is behind NAT

I see a few questions similar to my but, they didn't answer my question. I have a router. I have installed Debian in VM and setup a ssh server on it. I want to forward a port for this machine on my ...
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Can't get port forwarded to local machine

I am using a Huawei E5172As-22 Router. I am trying to open a port on my router but I can't seem to get through the router. This is what I have done/tried: Set static IP (192.168.1.55) Port forward ...
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Communication of client computers that are behind router [on hold]

In the network configuration above, how to, let say the PC Admin that has IP 192.168.20.100, can communicate PC inside Department A and B. Server - 192.168.20.200 PC Admin - 192.168.20.100 ...
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How to reveal pppoe password behind asterisk in my router?

I lost my pppoe password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting but I am not succeeding after my lot of research on Internet. I used many password revealer tools but it can't ...
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How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
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dd-wrt disabled DHCP, now no longer connects even wired

I had a perfectly functional DD-WRT router set up with networked file storage, port forwarding, multiple wireless networks, etc. The router was connected directly to my modem. I moved to a new ...
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How to resolve odd behavior on wireless router, connections hang until DHCP lease is renewed

I just picked up a new wireless router and I am seeing the following odd behavior and I'd like to understand what could cause such a thing: After having internet connectivity through the wireless ...
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No internet connection with “Obtain DNS server address automatically” IPv4 settings

I had to setup a new workstation at work today, but couldn't get connected to the internet before looking at and following the other computer's in the office DNS settings as follows: Use 8.8.8.8, ...
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Connecting to captive portal wifi over PPPoE using WCR-HP-GN

im a bit of a beginner with routers, so here it goes. i'm living in asia and i have moved into a new block where the landlord forces you to use internet via a captive portal that he retails. Problem ...
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How to access computer behind router [duplicate]

In home I have a computers that are behind router. I have 3 laptops connected to the router how can I create SSH servers in one of those laptops and connect to it. Let's say that this computer address ...
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Playing media from ftp server

I have a question re access to ftp server from a media player (hardware, not the windows media player). I think about buying a router with ftp server function to take the load off from my quite old ...
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WAN light is not stedy in netis 2411 router

I m facing a problem unable to have wifi connection, as the netis router light is not steady.how to fix this?
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Trying to access a file share from a Wi-Fi router through a switch - can't see the share

So I've got a machine connected to Wi-Fi, and that Wi-Fi router is connected to the switch to get its internet access. That switch is where the machine with the file share is located. Other hard wired ...