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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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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What's the point of Netgear's WNHDB3004 “3DHD WIRELESS HOME THEATER NETWORKING KIT”

Here's a crude representation of what I've got at home: floor 2 INTERNETS ---- MODEM/ROUTER ---- MY COMPUTER | floor 1 WIFI REPEATER ---- stuff ...
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Why after forwarding to port 80 for HTTP in my home modem, I can not use internet at all?

Ok, I got modem from my Internet ISP. My goal is to host my website at home use my home PC rather than buying hosting services from third parties like Godaddy or HostGater... So, first step, I ...
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How to prevent skype from hogging bandwidth?

ADSL (6 Mbps / 768 Kbps ) D-Link DIR-625 Router Hi Guys, Whenever one of my family members uses skype video to chat with friends it interferes with other internet tasks... particularly: SIP / ...
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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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Wifi Connection over ADSL Modem

I was working with ADSL Modem Wi-Fi. Later I have changed my connection to Optical cable with another ISP. That Modem doesn't have Wi-Fi so I tried with My ADSL Wi-Fi Modem. Everything is ok from ...
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Are wired and wireless networks on a router nessassarily one network, when they are not bridged?

I know, that if I bridge the wireless and the wired NIC of my router, that both networks are composed to one. In this case computers from the wireless and the wired LAN can reach each other (they are ...
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How to disable internet access at night on the router?

I have an internet connection that I'd like to be enabled only during the day. With multiple household internet devices, this would need to be something disabled at the level of the router. I don't ...
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Tomato: routing WAN traffic to local port

Setup My Tomato router is configured with one of the lan ports (LAN4) in the same Vlan as the WAN port. The server has its own WAN IP assigned by my ISP (11.11.11.22 in this example). All other LAN ...
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Can a FRITZBox 3790 support VPN IKE v2?

I'm trying to do a site-to-site VPN connection from my FRITZBox! 3790 <-> Azure Virtual Network. (setup as a dynamic network). I think I read that the vpn box I use needs to handle Ike v2. Q: ...
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Port Forward Won't work

I trying a lot of way but it Fail I open an minecraft server idk what i doing wrong all time here some picture I not have 10 reputaion to post images so i make all it rar file HERE ...
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How can I configure my two routers so any device can connect to a server on any other?

Network setup: ADSL2+ modem/4-port router (SpeedStream 6520) Wi-Fi+3-port router (TD-W8960N, 4th/WAN port connected as device to modem/router) I have to admit that I know pretty much nothing about ...
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How do I reach a computer behind a router?

I need some assistance regarding computer-to-computer communication. The network set-up is like this: At the top is the Company DNS/Server. I have a computer, "PC A", connected to the server via ...
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How can I make my router connect to the internet through a computer?

I have a router using DD-WRT firmware. I also have a computer that has a 3g wireless connection. How can I tell my router to access the internet through my computer? [edit: the computer with access ...
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How can I block Apple (or really any) services at my router?

I work at a small business in the middle of nowhere over the summer. We blew through our data cap for the month because we are all running iOS and Mac OS X, which are more and more dependent on ...
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Vyatta Firewall structure and Interface Direction

I've just purchased a Ubiquity EdgeRouter ER-8, and I'm working on configuring the firewall. In particular I'm confused about the direction "Local" for the interface I've defined as the WAN, and how I ...
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How can I assign an external static IP to my machine?

I have recently moved ISP's and in this transition I acquired 4 static IP's. My plan was to move my 1U rack-mount server from the datacenter i use to my home as I do not need the redundancy, ...
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1 Network with 2 Gateways

I have a network which is connected to the internet. The range and subnet is 192.168.1.0/24. I also have an AP that is a Point-to-Point network which has the range and subnet of 172.18.53.12/30 I ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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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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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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Difference between wifi router and access point?

I see both terms used, and I was wondering what the difference is between a wifi router, and a wifi access point. Does the latter only create a LAN, with no way to connect the wifi box with a second ...
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Routers work with mac address or switches [on hold]

its confusing how routers work on mac address ?.I heard switches work on mac address ?.Its all confusing sorry about my english
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...
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I enter router qos internet speed but more is in test

I don't modem alone have router. In my router enter my ISP really speed. But after when I saw my internet speed was more than what I entered in router QoS. I interested me. Why is speed in ...
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Allow only one website using iptables in a linux router [duplicate]

I have a Linux server I'm using as a router for my internal network. I need to block all the websites except one or two using iptables. How can I set this up?
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How does the internet work in space? [on hold]

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Dlink Search Hijack redirect

http://www1.dlinksearch.com/main etc. Is hijack the right term, in any case, on my computer/cell phones , when online using Google; when doing searches or clicking on links randomly get taken to ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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Specific static IP settings on different WiFi

I've been trying to set a static IP address for myself. My router details are as following: Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . ...
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Cisco VPN, Site 2 Site Via VPNC Gateway

i may be barking up the wrong tree here, been racking my brains over this. I've been asked to setup a Cloud network which will house a number of services. They asked me to use our excisitng Cisco ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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2 Routers 2 ISPs 1 DNS, Hiding DNS requests

Firstly I am going to explain my network topology. I've got 2 routers serving separate ISPs and they are connected to each other via LAN and each one has its own dynamic IP and DNS by the ISP, my ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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Accessing a router which isn't a DHCP server

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with Tomato installed on it. My network configuration requires me to disable the DHCP server on the router. After disabling it, I do not know the IP of the router ...
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WLAN hotspot from P2P application

I had a neighbor who seemed to have been using up the bandwidth of the WLAN connection (shared in the house) the whole time. And there was a new WiFi hotspot called "P2P-NAME" (NAME of the neighbor) ...
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Setup Router for Two Computers and Two Domains [duplicate]

I have a router with DD-WRT. I have two computers connected to the router via the ethernet ports. Computer 1 has mydomain1.com Computer 2 has mydomain2.com I want to route all port 80 traffic for ...
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Creating a directory from command line on a DD-WRT router

I have a problem with creating a directory with a DD-WRT router. The router's DD-WRT firmware version is v24-sp2. I enter the command mkdir /jffs/www and I dont get anything returned that would say ...
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Wireless router with bandwidth control for each host [on hold]

I'm looking for a good dual/tri band AC wireless router that allows the control over the maximum bandwidth available for each device connected to the network. I believed newest ASUS router had this ...
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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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access wamp server globally from internet?

I configured my wamp server to access LAN from giving the IP address eg:192.168.1.3 of PC.So its working so far. But I wanna access my localhost from the internet. When I tried to do that(Using Global ...
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UDP over Internet

I have a small problem: I want to program a simple Apllication that sends a small word (in this case: "Hello") to a server. This Server should display it via cout. This is just a project to learn how ...
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Wifi stops working every 10 minutes on Mac OS X Yosemite [SOLVED]

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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How to white list some ip and all the rest block while having already a DMZ?

I have a Linux machine running which has local ip: 192.168.1.2 connected to a router with public IP 8.8.8.8, now the router 8.8.8.8 has DMZ to 192.168.1.2 As a result spammers, hackers, crackers ...
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Why are my NAS drive transfers so slow?

I've a rMBP with 802.11ac, connected to an Asus RT-AC66U on 5GHz and a WD My Cloud EX2. If I transfer large files via the router from the Macbook to the NAS drive I see a mere ~10MB/s (80Mbps say). ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IPs. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does not wake ...