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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access to remote network via teamviewer

With one of our clients, we have following situation: We have a network switch, this switch is connected to a router, a pc, and several industrial PLC's running Windows CE. The PC has teamviewer ...
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Using TAP adapters for network bridging/connection?

Using virtualbox with a windows 8.1 host, I am using TAP adapters in the host to bridge networks with mixed and (to my eyes) inconsistent results. A few scenarios I have tried: ...
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How can I determine the IP addresses allocated by DHCP on a router that I'm connected to?

This "router" is not a typical situation. I'm using my phone as a hotspot and can only configure a select number of DHCP options. I can manage the limit on how many devices/clients can use my phone ...
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Internet Connection Extremely Poor but no issues with the ISP

I have a broadband Internet connection from EE in the UK (formerly Orange) and the connection is 17 Mbps. But since last week, I am constantly getting 0.7 Mbps. My housemate gets around 11-12 Mbps ...
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DD-WRT serving additional DNS servers instead of just the router’s IP

I have a DD-WRT (using DD-WRT v24SP2-MULTI (03/21/11) std) router set up with DNSMasq to resolve certain domains to internal addresses and pass everything else thru. The router itself is configured to ...
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Configure printer on WAN port

I have a network where router 1 is connected to Internet and has a network printer. Router 1 is a home router with default settings. A second router (router 2) is connected to router 1 on it's wan ...
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Routing loop: TTL expired in transit

I 'm trying to ping from my host PC (Windows 7) to Ubuntu 13.04 (VirtualBox). However, I get the error: Pinging 10.0.2.15 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 78.87.2.210: TTL expired in transit. Reply ...
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Install firmware on router without username or password

I have a TP-Link internet router model: TL-WR740N ver. 4.27. It was provided by my ISP so I do not have the username or password. The reset feature does not reset the username or password. Is there ...
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Making Parental Controls useful on the Linksys WRT1900AC router?

The Parental Controls feature of the Linksys WRT1900AC router in the current stock firmware (v1.1.8.164461) allows only blacklisting of specific websites on a device-by-device basis. For the purposes ...
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Does Distance From the Router Affect Internet speed?

So, I've been sort of confusing myself with this question: Does your internet speed vary based on the distance from your router? Immediately, I thought yes, of course it should! But then I thought, ...
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Network disconnect with netgear router

I buy a netgear R6250 for my home. I have more than 10 devices connected by wifi, so it seem be good to this. But, I have a problem with it: I lost internet connection some times. I need to ...
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Sharing between 5GHz and 2.4GHz on same network

I just got an access point by EnGenius (ESR1750) which is dual-band. At my office, we use IP Messenger to share files. Most of the devices are Mac Minis but there are a few Windows PCs as well. The ...
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How can I config my TP-LINK TD-8901G router to allow more than 8 MAC address filters using only a software? [on hold]

My TP-LINK TD-8901G router allows/disallows only 8 Wireless MAC address filters and I have more that 8 devices need to be access through it. So how to allow more that 8 devices on my router using only ...
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wifi router not working [on hold]

my power went quit briefly, now my wifi connection is just gone. i have reset the original wifi router numerous times. nothing, my wifi connection isnt even on my list of wifi connections around me ...
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UPnP Port Forwarding doesn't appear to forward my telnet port

I used upnpc to set up some forwarding rules for HTTP and TELNET (I'm aware of the security risk, it's a test): upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 23 23 TCP upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 80 80 TCP Everything looks OK ...
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utorrent connectivity: Router drops packets

I have some problems downloading via uTorrent 3.4.2 on Win 7 x64. Symptoms: DHT is either Waiting to log in or Nodes (0), under Trackers its status is Waiting for announce... For any torrent, all ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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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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How do I access node on subnet from node on primary network?

I want to reach a node on the subnet, e.g. 192.168.2.100, from a node on the primary, e.g. 192.168.1.2. Currently pinging from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.2.100 gets no response. What do I need to set ...
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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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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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How do routers avoid port clashes when DMZ and NAT are used?

NAT in consumer routers makes the router translate a request from an internal device on a private IP (say dev0) and a specific source port X to a request from it's own public IP at a different source ...
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Connecting Router to A Switch

The reason I want to do this is because my school does not allow router to be set up in my dormitory. When I connect using a router the internet works just fine, but randomly it will disconnects (or ...
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NIC MAC address is different than it should be

I have cheap Tenda W150M router that is working as a WLAN card in Client+AP mode. The router MAC Address and WLAN BSSID are xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:68(those are listed in the router admin page). Now on my main ...
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My router Belkin F5D7234-4 v5 blocking a certain website

In short: suddenly I couldn't access a certain website I was working on - it times out, the traceroute makes a few hops and then stops. It worked normally, and just started timing out one morning. If ...
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2012 Domain Controller DNS issues

I have built a 2012 domain controller and after i install the unit no one can get on the internet. The way I set it up is I was going to let the router continue to run the DHCP process and have the ...
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Using multiple ethernet switches to connect shorter ethernet cable runs with a mix of cat5e and cat6

Ive got multiple shorter runs of ethernet cables a mixture of cat5e and cat6. I need to get a cable from the router to another area, there is no direct concealed cable but there are multiple shorter ...
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Wifi extender vs bridge? differences and best practices?

I have two routers of the same model ASUS rt-ac68u. They both can be configured as bridge and as wifi repetitors. I don't really get the difference between a bridge and wifi extender and I was ...
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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Trouble With Network - Apple Time Capsule & Cisco SG-300-10P

How can I setup my network to allow access to devices connected to the Cisco SG300-10P switch from my Apple Time Capsule? My current network setup Comcast Modem / Router --> Cisco SG300-10P ...
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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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Add persistent route in asus router

I'm using Asus RT-N66U router as HTTP load balancer and reverse HTTP proxy. To do it I installed Download Tools from stock firmware and nginx server. I moved router's web interface out of 80 port and ...
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Random TCP RST packets interrupting connection over IPv6

I recently got a new router and ever since then google sites have been loading really slow and so I contacted my ISP...after running in circles with them for a bit they said it was a problem between ...
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Is my router secure from remote hackers if it uses NAT and has its built-in firewall enabled? [on hold]

My router uses NAT, so it blocks unsolicited packets if I did not send a packet to the source of unsolicited packet first or my port is not forwarded. I understand that this is not meant to be a ...
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How to block domain on technicolor tg582n router?

I have a technicolor tg582n router. How can I block communication to a specific domain? I found an 'Address Based Filtering' feature but it only works against http (not https) URLs.
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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How to test stability of wireless router

I had a wireless router that would intermittently drop connections, so I had switched to using a different router. I have since updated the firmware on the problematic router. Is there an easy way to ...
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Router serving as DMZ host at the same time

My Linksys EA6700 wireless router supports DMZ. To configure DMZ I need to specify a DMZ host. As far as I understand, the DMZ host is a server which can be accessed from the Internet. As I have a ...
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NAT several subnets with same IP range to a single interface

I have the following problem: a customer have several LANs, for example LAN1, and LAN2 with the same private IP ranges (192.168.10.x), and I need to monitor all the networks. I have name three ...
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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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My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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Is it possible to use WiFi routers provided location in PC?

I am using broadband connection and my ISP’s location is about 15KM away from my home. Whenever I use some any map app to detect my current location it I think—not sure—it detects the location of my ...
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Mac network and Internet access issues

I work in a school that has a department server running a Windows platform. We have some oldish Macs running OS 10.5 that won't take a departmental image and so have been kept to use as extra stand ...
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How to fix unreliable wireless with DD-WRT

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 running DD-WRT. I have a couple desktops wired to it, which have never had any networking problems associated with the router. I also have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with AES encryption ...
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How to configure an Advantek Networks Router WR541R as a repeater?

I have an Advantek Networks Router WR541R, and I wish to configure it like a repeater. However, the check-box "Enable WDS" seems to be disabled. I tried activating the check-box that says "Enable ...
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Router can't connect to internet after changing settings?

My family's downloads were really slowing down my online game, so I decided to switch off my router's Wireless Radio, and continue playing, since the computer I was using was connected to the router ...
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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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How to use ip rule and ip route commands for IPv6 addresses?

For IPv4 we use: ip rule add from (ipv4 address) table 60 ip route -net (ipv4 address) mask (ipv4 mask) (interface number) How do I use the ip rule and ip route commands for IPv6 addresses?
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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 ...