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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How to test whether a router supports NAT loopback?

I've been unable to find much information on whether my router (Linksys EA4500) supports NAT loopback, so I'd like to perform a test to tell me whether accessing my external ip address from within the ...
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converting COAX to phone for ADSL

I have a modem that uses COAX as the data line, recently I changed the provider and they said that the internet is ready. They provided a DSL modem that uses phone jack. Can I cut the coax and ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. Networking Task :: Image is here But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router ...
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Setting up router when modem doesn't have bridge mode, so that DHCP and Port Forward Happen on Router

I have a new Wifi router, and for some inane reason, my modem won't allow bridged mode for my ADSL2 connection. How do I set up my external router, and my current modem/router so that the dedicated ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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Devices losing WiFi connections around midnight

I have a 2701HG-B 2WIRE modem/router from my DSL provider (AT&T). It has worked pretty well for over a year now. Recently, it has started giving my wireless devices some trouble (iPhones and ...
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BSOD after running Virtual Router

I have downloaded and installed Virtual Router Manager 0.9 under Windows 7 from virtualrouter.codeplex.com. It is great. But while running, a blue screen of death suddenly appears randomly every time ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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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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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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How do I insure that my device doesnt get kicked off my network. now my 'guests'phone seem to get priority over my ipad [on hold]

I have a couple folks in my home on my wifi network. It seems like when they arrive and connect to my wifi that I get booted off a lot while they still get service on my wifi! How can I make my ...
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bad request or syntax error/not able to understand the request

I've been trying to connect to a router on (ip address 192.168.1.1) using the browsers on my phone to access the configuration settings. Problem is that nokia browser reaches to the point where I ...
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How to enable PPPoE Passthrough in DS-Link WR151DN

My ISP provides the internet via PPPoE and if I enter the user name and password in its connection wizard, it can't connect to the ISP server. As I learned, it requires PPPoE Passthrough (aka PPPoE ...
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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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Local-link IP - 169.254 - for wireless network adapter - how to fix?

Definitely not the first person to ask this, but I'm wondering how to troubleshoot this... At the moment my wireless adapter on my Windows 7 PC is having issues connecting. My wireless adapter says ...
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Buffalo WZR 1750dhp - Can't reach the LAN side using wireless

I have a desktop LINUX box (Ubuntu 14.04 Server) wired to my new WZR 1750dhp router and can connect to the internet from it. I can connect to the internet from my notebook through the router using ...
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Connect router remotely from anywhere

I'm using tp link WR1042ND wireless router and I was wondering If I can login to my router from anywhere through internet even though don't have an public ip which is needed. Is there any way ...
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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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ASUS RT-AC66R hard reset

Have an ASUS RT-AC66R - we had set it up for our church and was working flawlessly. I was approached last sunday to say it was not connecting (2014-01-19). We had set it with the 2.5 and 5 Ghz ...
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Home router with NAT makes internet much slower than with bridged-IP

I have a BeWAN iBox A5100 wireless router and a 100 Mbps direct internet connection (non-DSL). When I use the bridged IP option, speedtest.net reports downlink speed as 85mbps which is quite OK. When ...
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Strong wifi signal but no internet connection

My wifi router is in my living room. I can use internet fine in the living room, but when I move to my bedroom, the internet connection becomes very choppy. It frequently becomes unresponsive, then I ...
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Interpreting Netgear wireless router security logs

I have a NetGear RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router, model number WNDR3700. It's been working fine, but I recently logged into it by pointing my web browser towards 192.168.1.1 and typing in ...
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Connecting to a computer on a switch from a computer directory from router

So I have 3 Computers: Computer 1: Connected Directly to router. Vendor: Cisco, Model: DPC3939 Computer 2: Connected to switch. Vendor Dynex, Model:: DX-E401 Computer 3: Connected to switch. Vendor ...
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Not able to change password of TP-Link wireless router TL-WR740N

I am using TL-WR740N from TP-Link. I use Internet of Spidigo. Googling about it I find that I have to open tplinklogin.net or http://192.168.1.1 Now do I have to use LAN (Ethernet) cable or I can ...
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Invalid IP Configuration error

I am not sure if this is the right platform to ask this question, and please consider me a newbie. I was using a ADSL modem given by BSNL (ISP). I bought a D-Link WiFi ADSL Router(DSL-2730U). I set ...
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How to use iptables to connect proxy server

In my company, all http and https must connect to a proxy server, which means we must set proxy in our web browser. Our department has an internal network (192.168.0.xxx). I use a Linux server as ...
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Wifi Blocks Certain address alone

I am not a Networking person and have no idea how to figure this. I am trying to VPN into my office network(from home) to access tools. All the tools are hosted under address 10.0.0.*. I am able to ...
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DNS config for NAT with BIND

Over the past days, i installed CentOS on a computer that I'm using to mess around with system admin related tasks. What im doing is, I'm basically making this computer into a "super router" as i like ...
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How do you config miniupnpd?

I can't config miniupnpd correctly. I got puzzled...... $ upnpc -r 9999 tcp upnpc : miniupnpc library test client. (c) 2005-2013 Thomas Bernard Go to http://miniupnp.free.fr/ or ...
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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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Android virtual router

I just bought a chromecast and unfortunately it requires at least three devices; 1- The Chromecast 2- A device to control the chromecast (in my case a Tablet) 3- A WiFi router I was ...
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Why isn't the internet broken?

I'm just trying to get my head round MTU, MRU and MSS. My interest initially came from the answer in this post: Security risk of PING?: Some ICMP packet types MUST NOT be blocked, in particular ...
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Unbrick modem using Serial line recovery.?

I have a Fiberhome AN1020-25U ADSL+3G Modem. My modem is bricked...! Modem's ip 192.168.1.1 is also not responding. Then I tried serial line recovery, I connected all wires (Rx, Tx etc) correctly. And ...
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iptables - UDP Packets from unknown IP addresses

I'm really new to basic systems administration, and this question is a bit difficult for me to Google. I'm setting up a small raspberry pi server for my own personal use, to teach myself some basic ...
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Router as NAS fileserver

I have a Router with USB hard drive sharing capabilities... but I want to replace it. There's a good chance the replacement router won't have USB sharing capabilities... Can I just disable the ...
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Using ethernet ports on Surfboard SBG6580 in bridge mode

tl;dr: I have a Surfboard SBG6580 modem/router combo running in bridge mode with an Airport Extreme as the main router. I want to be able to use the Ethernet ports on the Surfboard to attach ...
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How to make a computer like a router(for internet access)?

I'm trying to access my internet through another computer. The computer are connected with cable to internet and it also has a wireless network card(I don't know if same card handles both or if they ...
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Cleaning a compromised Router?

At the office I noticed malware symptoms on one of the computers. I tried cleaning it and found nothing. Then I noticed I got the same behavior on my phone and the other computer: occasional links ...
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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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traceroute just showing a single hop to any host, no matter how remote?

So, at a friend's place, no matter where I do a traceroute to, I always get an immediate response of exactly one hop, just as if the computer would be directly connected to the target system. IIRC, ...
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How to bypass BELL provided router with FIBE

I Just got fiber optics internet, Fibe 50-50 from BELL Canada replacing old slow not reliable anymore ADSL. I have an home office and I use VPN, DHCP reservation, DDNS service etc. All those features ...
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file transfer speed over wifi homesharing too slow

Recently I wanted to transfer some movie files (ranging from 1gb to 4.5gb) from one computer on the ground floor to another on the first floor. The wifi router Im using is this one most likely: my ...
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Create a separate second wifi network with wireless access to the first one's internet connection

I needed a local wireless network to connect a set of notebooks for local multiplayer gaming with separate notebooks/PCs. In order to keep latecy low, I wanted to connect the notebooks to my old wifi ...
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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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Create guest network and prevent access to my internal network using DD-WRT

As my guests at our home like to have some kind of internet access to show us their photos. We'd like to create a guest network for them. My idea: However, as I don't trust our guest devices I'd ...
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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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Vigor router not passing netbios request

A client has decided to change ISP. The new provider has supplied a Vigor 2830 which I am failing to configure correctly to replace the existing router (Thomson 585). A Dell 2800 running Ubuntu 14 is ...
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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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My wireless network goes offline after a while

I have Rosewill RNX-N150RT wireless router. Brand new. But after an undefined amount of time (it varies, from as little as 12 hours to as much as 2 - 3 days), the WIFI just goes offline. I bought ...