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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Can't access router's IP address on certain PC but can another PC

So I have 2 computers connected to a router. On one PC (which I just upgraded the motherboard on), I could no longer access the router’s web management page via the router’s IP Address. I have ...
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Internet noticeably slower on one computer while faster on another connected to the same router

I have a 120Mb/s Internet connection and it works well on my laptop with 1Gb/s network card and Windows 7. But it works too slow on another computer which is older and which have 100Mb/s network card ...
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Add a second router to extend my network

My household actually spans two houses with a little courtyard in between them. I have set up my main router so it connects the first house to the internet. I guess that by placing another router in ...
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Settings to optimize 2.4ghz frequency on ASUS RT-AC87R for long range (120ft) reception

I have an ASUS RT-AC87R that I'm using for long range (120 ft) reception. I'm wondering what settings I should adjust from the default settings for optimal 2.4ghz reception from 120 feet away. I have ...
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how to split up network into two subnets with only one router

I have one router on my home network. This acts as the main WiFi access point for all devices, as well as being connected to a simple switch for my home lab. I would like to be able to isolate my home ...
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Configure second wifi router on same LAN as primary?

I bought a second home wifi router to extend my wireless coverage. It has a wired connection to the primary router and is configured with a different SSID. I'd also like the second router to perform ...
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Just upgraded to HughesNet Gen4. Have IPv6 access but not IPv4 access on my wired network.

We just upgraded to HughesNet Gen 4. Now our wired network only works partially. We can access wireless (which runs through our wired switch). The Wired network says IPv4: No Internet Access. IPv6: ...
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How do I get my hp pro P1102w to connect to network?

I am trying to set up my wireless HP LaserJet Pro P1102w to my laptop. I followed the instructions on how to do it wirelessly. When I get the Configuration page I get an error note saying "HP Web ...
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How to use UDP hole punching for a SSH tunnel / session

I want to deploy a Raspberry Pi in my weekend cottage. The Raspberry Pi is there to log the temperatures and send them to a remote server which has a fixed ip, saves the data and displays it on a ...
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Bridge two router

I have two router and I want to extend my WiFi range. First router: TP-Link AC1750 directly connected to cable modem (192.168.11.1) SSID is main_router DHCP is enabled Second router: TP-Link ...
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Bridging/connecting different wireless networks

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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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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Is it stupid to forward a router port to my computer for Magic Packets (Wake On Lan)?

I recently finished a little project that allows me to remote into my home computer from basically anywhere (registered for a free sub-domain and forwarded remote desktop ports from the router to my ...
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How can the default gateway of router change suddenly from 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.1.1?

I used to access my home router—a TP-LINK model—at the address 192.168.0.1. But today, I just couldn't do that. Apparantly, it the gateway got changed to 192.168.1.1 for absolutely no reason. So, ...
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Windows 10 Rasdial Error 651, but tracert 8.8.8.8 works somewhat

I have a dual-boot machine and linux-pppoe works just fine. I installed win-10 and can browse through the modem if the modem is configured for pppoe (store the passwd on the modem). I'm having ...
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Huawei router not accepting connections and ping

I've set up an apache server listening on port 8080 on my friends computer (192.168.1.15). For testing, I've only allowed my IP to access it by going to router (192.168.1.1) NAT port mapping and ...
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BT Home Hub as Wireless AP

I have recently left some accommodation where we were using a BT Home Hub 5 (Type A) Router. We've cancelled the contract with BT and they advised we don't need to sent the router back to them - ...
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Finding router's WAN/External MAC address

I want to find my router's WAN MAC address. On the WEB UI, WAN MAC is hidden. SSH / Telnet is not available (password protected) on router. There is no labels/engravings on physical unit which ...
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Port forwarding issue (I think)

I made a very basic KryoNet server and client program. If I connect the client through localhost it works as expected. Now I want to connect to it from outside so I have setup a DNS for myself with ...
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Is it possible to set up WAN connection on a VLAN (Cisco Router)?

I'm trying to set up NAT load balancing (or failover) with two ISPs on my 1941 router. The router has only two WAN ports and 4 EHWIC ports (which are basically switch ports). One of the WAN ports is ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

[![enter image description here][1]][1]I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are ...
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How to link two routers LAN to WAN

My former modem was replaced by a all-in-one modem/router (10.1.9.1/24) after a speed upgrade. I still have my DD-WRT router (10.1.10.1/24), which I want to be my main router, i. e. as DHCP server, ...
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Enable DDNS with in series connected router

After a bandwidth upgrade, my ISP required me to use a new modem device, which is a modem/router hybrid - contrary to my old device, which was modem only. The old modem only device provided the ...
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Is my wireless router throttling?

I've got a cable modem (wan) --> dell laptop (lan with pfsense installed) --> wireless router (opt1, bridged). When pinging from the laptop I am getting: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8): 56 data bytes 64 ...
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ubuntu + router + usb wifi

I am trying to set up a cluster. The physical elements are : internet access : netgear wifi host A : ubuntu + RJ 45 + usb wifi host b : ubuntu + RJ 45 router : dlink (rj45 + wifi) host c : mac ...
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Slow (9MB/s) file transfer over AC Gigabit Wifi

Here's the network route. Windows 8.1 SSD --> AC Gigabit Wifi 5ghz Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Link Speed 173Mbit --> ASUS Dual Gigabit router RT-AC87R --> Cat 6 --> Windows 8.1 SSHD ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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How do I edit DHCP settings, etc, on PlusNet's 2704n router?

Recently upgraded to PlusNet Fibre, and with it a PlusNet router. It appears this is a rebadged Sagemcom 2704N. There is 'Advanced Settings', where first I have to acknowledge 'Please proceed with ...
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how to access two subnet in one NIC?

I am wondering if it is possible to use one network card to access two subnet in windows. I need to access a (LAN) local ip 192.168.0.5/255.255.255.0 and WAN with DHCP. I google that someone suggests ...
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Slow Wi-Fi file transfer

I have router Netgear DGN3500 and I recently bought a D-Link DWA-123 N150 dongle to get faster file transfers from my laptop running Windows 7 32bit to my PC running Windows 10. My PC is wired to the ...
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Start FTP server using IIS and remote access via DNS

Okay so I have a IIS FTP server running on my home computer, located at 192.168.0.1 I want to be able to allow requests on http(s)://transfer.example.com to redirect to my internal ip 192.168.0.1 ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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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 connect a Wi-Fi AP to an 802.1X-protected Ethernet LAN?

To connect my laptop to my organization's Ethernet LAN, I have to enable IEEE 802.1X PEAP authentication, and set the authentication method to Secure Password (MSCHAP v2), which requires no ...
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Traffic Redirection for transparent proxy

My current network infrastructure (specifically the Archer D2 shown below) doesn't support redirecting of traffic, I am looking for some device or software that will allow me to redirect all traffic ...
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“WAN: disabled” when connecting router to cable modem

I am trying to set up internet access with a Linksys WRT54G router (DD-WRT, set as a AP) and a Motorola/Arris SB6121 cable modem which uses WOW!. The problem is that the router can’t connect to the ...
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Internet access directly through modem, but not through router [duplicate]

I’m trying to set up a new network at my home and am having issues... in short, I can access the internet through my modem directly, but not through the router. Here is a brief writeup for today's 4 ...
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2 networks - 2 gateways - 2 dhcp-servers SHARE 1 print-server + 1 file-server

I have two networks: A: 192.168.0.0/24 B: 192.168.1.0/24 Each network has it's own gateway out to the internet and each of them as it's own DHCP-server running. Network B want's to share it's ...
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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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Is it possible to setup a NAT loopback on a router with a dynamic IP using iptables?

I've set-up a Raspberry Pi home server attached to my router. I have a dynamic IP. I can access the server within my network using the internal IP (192.168.0.8). I can also access the server outside ...
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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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is there a program i can use that will detect unlawful internet connections [closed]

Is there a program I can use that will detect unlawful internet connections leading to unlawful content by others on my network who use Linux or Firefox?
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Windows 7 with two network cards doesn't route traffic

I have simple task to do: I have wni7 with two nics.I want to connect another comp(osx) to win7 through second nic to connect it to internet. I already changed the registry. Win7 interface with ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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Windows 8 doesn't automatically join Wi-Fi network if Ethernet connection is active; router prevents Ethernet devices from seeing some Wi-Fi devices

In Windows 7, my laptop would automatically join both an Ethernet network and the Wi-Fi network in my house (both going through the same router). In Windows 8, if the Ethernet connection is present, ...
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VLAN trouble - Nortel Baystack 5520

Hopefully someone can chime in, as it's one of the last pieces of the puzzle before I do the flip. I currently have 2 VLANs setup on my pfSense router & Netgear GS724v3 switch. All fine and dandy ...
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Does Linksys E3200 have a hard limit on wifi connections?

I have a Linksys E3200 in my office, and once in a while it gets crowded what with everybody bringing 3 devices into the office. Sometimes the router would refuse connection through Wifi when there's ...
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Setting up PFsense for test network

I want to test pfsense. I have a network with a established sonicwall router right now. I want to test pfsense within that network. The issue I have is with setup. I can't get pass the part where its ...
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Router internet suddenly failed

My router is a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Going to routerlogin.com has been slower and slower recently, going from instant loading of settings to taking 10-15 seconds on every page, failing to load the ...