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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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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Why disable NAT passthrough?

According to this article NAT passthrough is a router feature enabling outbound VPN connections from LAN computers. My Asus router has NAT passthrough for three VPN protocols: PPTP, L2TP and IPSec. Of ...
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how port forwarding in Huawei CPE B310

I have an internet connection via a 4G LTE CPE B310 router from Huawei, its local IP is 192.168.8.1, my laptop is the only user connected via wifi (I can use wired Ethernet) and it its assigned local ...
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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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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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Using an ADSL modem/router as modem only

I have a D-Link DSL-2520U ADSL modem router and a Netgear WNDR3700v2 router. I want to use the DSL-2520U as ADSL modem only, and the WNDR3700 for NAT, firewall, DHCP and wireless access. How I should ...
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Proxy cellular devices browser traffic through home router that has filter

I have a Zywall USG20 router on my home network that has built-in filter service that I really like. I also like it's reporting capabilities and some more services it offers. I would really like to ...
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How do i communicate between my LAN & WLAN which are on different subnets?

I want to communicate from a PC to a server and vice versa where the PC and server are on completely different subnets. The configuration is: Router 1 has an ip address of 172.16.13.1(LAN) The PC has ...
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Cisco router auto restart in x seconds

Once I used a command to have the router restart in * seconds (or minutes), but now I forgot the command. How can I have the router restart in * amount of time, so if I make configuration changes ...
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What is a router without NAT good for? [on hold]

My question is simple: What is a router without NAT good for ?
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How do I portforward to a specific port on the private IP device?

Regarding the topic of port forwarding, I'm trying to allow external devices on the internet to communicate with a PC on at a specific port (e.g. port 10,000 on my PC). However, it appears that port ...
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Should I Use AP mode in my router?

My ISP gave me a very old Arris modem/router with very bad WiFi. So I bought a NETGEAR AC1750 router. Now I have it connected it to the firstmodem/router to give better wifi to my devices in my house. ...
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ASUS RT-AC66U custom DNS server

I am trying to setup a custom DNS server located on a separate computer using the ASUS RT-AC66U router. I tried installing ASUSWTR-merlin custom firmware with no success, still stuck on regular ...
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Same server address from inside and outside a LAN?

I have a fairly ordinary setup: A Domain Name points to my IP address and my router port-forwards specific ports to dedicated server devices inside my LAN. This allows users to access those services ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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Access Devices on Two Routers with Different Subnets

I have two routers connected, an Asus RT-N16 running Shibby Tomato(R1), and a Netgear R7000 running Shibby Tomato(R2). The internet modem connects to the WAN port on R1. LAN port 1 on R1 connects to ...
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port forwarding not navigating to correct internal IP

I have just set up the Netgear C6300 Cable Modem Router and re set up all my internal IP's so my main PC will always be 192.168.0.2 and my server (ubuntu server) will always be 192.168.0.10 I have ...
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Is it true you can rapidly power cycle wireless routers without damage occuring?

The power cable wasn't completely inserted to the router when I moved it around, and it must've power cycled 10 times within 5 seconds.. should I be concerned some damage was done and therefore ...
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Configuring router(s) for point to point link with users only on one side

Our home is on an island about 3 miles offshore. We use a wireless point-to-point link for Internet access. Our ISP supplied all-in-one cable modem/router resides in an electrical box on the shore. ...
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Home network connected to hot spot

As an owner operator I am on the road 90% of the time. I dont know how to separate my networks. 1st my hotspot connects all equipment on the road, phone, laptop tablets Chromecast etc At home I need ...
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Router vs access point

I'm trying to expand my home Wi-Fi as the wireless router my ISP provided is quite weak and my house is too big for it, so the Wi-Fi won't get to the living room. I already have some holes in the ...
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Cannot connect to second router wireless

I am trying to set up two routers on my network (secondary to be VPN router). I have the secondary router at 192.168.2.1 and the primary at 192.168.1.1. I've disabled DHCP from the secondary router ...
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modem/router > switch > multiple routers?

I have my house wired with cat 5 running to 7 rooms from the electrical panel the ISP will come and install their modem which has a built in wireless router and wired ports (4 ports) by the ...
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Setting up TP-Link TD-W8980 as access point

I'm having issues with getting my TP-Link TD-W8980 to work as an access point. The situation is that I've recently upgraded to fibre broadband, but don't have an openreach modem to connect my ADSL2+ ...
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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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How can I diagnose network issues?

I have a cable connection to my router, so it's directly connected. It's a DSL connection, I'm using PPPoE as my protocol. Almost every day there's at least a few minutes of unstable internet, extreme ...
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External IP access on Xfinity modem/router

The title probably sucks, but it was the best I could think of for the question in hand. So I recently upgraded my internet and Comcast sent me a router/modem in one, this also included a new IP and ...
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port visible but not accessable

I have port 80 open through my router, I have disabled my firewall, and canyouseeme.org sees port 80. yet I can not navigate to my IP address which is my web server. How can my port be visible yet I ...
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Suddenly I can't connect all of my Wi-Fi devices

I'm facing a very strange problem with my home network. I own five Wi-Fi devices: a desktop PC (connected using this Sitecom dongle) running Windows 10 a notebook running Windows 10 an Android ...
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How to make NordVPN with DD-WRT Faster?

Router: Firmware: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (01/04/15) std. My current country: Latvia. Location of VPN server: Latvia. I think NordVPN has better speeds than PrivateInternetAccess (PIA) in Latvia, but their ...
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How to disconnect and reconnect PPPoE on a UBNT airMAX device?

Using a Telnet or SSH connection to my Ubiquiti PowerBeam device, I'd like to disable and enable the PPPoE connection on demand, so I can save internet bandwidth when I am not using it. (Prevent ...
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How can I get to my Arris modem?

I have an Arris cable modem and an Asus Wireless Router. I need to get to the Arris modem to allow inbound HTTP requests. However, I cannot get to the admin interface of my modem. I've tried the ...
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How to setup a home network for maximum flexibility

I am buying some new boxes for my home network, and would like to know what kind of boxes I should have great flexibility the next few years for monitoring and control? What kind of (Open source) ...
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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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Multiple routers (four of them) in one large house

Two years ago, I bought a large Victorian house that then underwent complete refurbishment, including 31 CAT6 outlets distributed throughout the house. The house consists of three floors and an attic, ...
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Cisco 1811 router - How to open port 80/port forwarding

I've set up an IIS server on windows server 2012 r2, but I cant access it from outside the LAN using the external IP. When I check port 80 on yougetsignal.com is says that port 80 is closed. I have ...
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windows LAN using 2 switches performance

I am using my Windows Machine on a Local LAN with 2 switches. One 100Mb DLink connected to internet via WAN in the building. Recently I added another DLink fully automated 1Gb switch. All cable ...
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Connecting wireless router to a switch

Is it possible to connect my cable modem to a 5port gigabit switch and a wireless router to said switch. I have tried this way already but although I get connectivity hard wired to the switch, the ...
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Detach my Modem from my Router. Adding a Firewall-Switch. Adding a second router

I have a MODEM/ROUTER from Comcast. I want to get rid of it. My purchase list includes... ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem JUNIPER SSG-5 Firewall/Switch I already have a D-Link ...
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WRT310N won't let me change PPPoE password

Something really, really weird is going on with my Linksys WRT310N router. Namely, after: multiple resets using the recessed "Reset" button (hold it for 20 seconds when the router is on, did it once ...
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Does a USB 4G dongle connected to a router perform differently to a router with a 4G SIM slot built-in

I think I covered the question in that beasty title but I'll give some background to the question. We are organising a charity LAN event and need a method of getting reliable Internet access via 4G ...
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PPPoE not working on my router WR841n, but working fine if I dial from my PC

I have a modem which I connect to my PC, I can connect to the internet by dialing PPPoE with username/password ISP gave me. Today I bought a router so I can share the internet with other computers ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless router with my wireless adapter (Edimax EW‑7811Un)?

This has me stumped. I simply want to use my Edimax EW‑7811Un (which I've used in multiple PCs) to connect to my wireless internet. If I have initial problems, I usually uninstall and reinstall ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect 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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Does port triggering from port 80 to port 80 make sense?

In troubleshooting a VoIP quality issue, tech support had me set up numerous port triggering ranges. One of the ranges was: Triggered Range: 80 to 80 Forwarded Range: 80 to 80 Based on my ...
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enable ethernet on ubee router

I am trying to enable ethernet on my ubee Time Warner router.enter image description here I can connect via wireless and everything works fine, when I use wired I get not DHCP address and the lights ...
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Blocking a device from all network traffic, but with specific exceptions

I have a router that runs Tomato, so I have access to iptables. There's a device on my network with an IP address of 192.168.1.100. I don't want it to send data to the Internet except for a very ...
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How to get info on a router-attached device other then IP and MAC?

My router shows a connected device (IP, MAC address), and I would like to find more info about it since I do not recognize the device. How can I do that? I am working on a Windows box.
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Are there good alternative HTTP ports rather than port 80?

I have been looking for some documentation on alternatives to port forwarding to port 80. I have a dedicated Linux machine on a home router, and apparently utilizing port 80 is not an option. Are ...