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 can I open ports on my Linksys RV082 router?

I bought a Linksys RV082 small business router. It's a nice 8-port wired router with a lot of configuration options, and so far it's working pretty well. One of my computers on the LAN is a server ...
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Forward a port to all users in Mikrotik RouterOS

In short: I want to know how to forward certain ports on Mikrotik's RouterOS. I looked up online and found several videos/tutorials but for whatever reason, I cannot do it. Please read below for more ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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Accessing to IP cameras behind TL-MR3020 nano router

What I want to do is connecting several IP cameras to my LAN with wireless router/AP. I have a main USRobotics modem/router/AP (192.168.1.1) and all my computers are connected to that one using ...
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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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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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Connect printer from a different network (different ip and gateway)

Currently my network has 2 routers - Router A and Router B. Both router are connected to a modem. Both router has different public ip address and default gateway. Router A | IP-123.123.123.123 | ...
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Running a web server through a Thomson ST780 SpeedTouch router

I run my own web server on my Macmini for years. I used to simply connect to my ISP via the Mac OS X Network System Preferences Pane. I have a static IP for which I pay a monthly fee. Physical ...
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Random connection timeout

Since some months ago, I notice connection timeouts on my PC (about once a day). Browsers say there is no connection for one minute, then everything get back to normal without doing anything. Note ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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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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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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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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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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Connect devices to shared apartment Wi-Fi? (Apple TV, MacBook, and Wi-Fi printer)

My wife and I are students staying in an apartment complex. The complex company provides a large Wi-Fi network for the whole complex. I would like to connect our devices on the network over Wi-Fi, but ...
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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 Setup a Simple SOHO network [on hold]

I'm rusty at being anything close to a IT type. Mostly do Automation. Need some help setting up the network in our office. Tried cruising for the answers but i'm getting confused. We have an LAN/WAN ...
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Make phone calls from computer through land line

I have an ADSL line with 20Mbit/s downstream and 1Mbit/s upstream. Is it possible to make voice phone calls in Linux/Windows 7 using my own land line? I don't want a VOIP software (like skype), nor ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Can I split one ethernet line coming out of my wall into multiple separate lines?

Hi all and thanks in advance. I'll start with some background. I live in an apartment which provides internet service included in the rent. They use company called pavlov for the internet ...
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Connecting ADSL router to ADSL2+

Can I connect plain ADSL router to ADSL2+ connection (even with lower speed)?
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Accessing a FTP Server

I am facing a baffling problem. For the past month I have used an FTP server, running Ubuntu Server 14.04 and it has worked flawlessly. During that time I was using an old Apple router from the early ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I’m trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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Routing TCP traffic through cloud server

Is a scenario like this possible: Windows machine 1 (behind NAT) connects to a cloud server 3 (no NAT) Windows machine 2 (behind NAT) connects to the same cloud server 3 (no NAT) Is there a tool ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service? [closed]

Remember how back in the old days we would connect two computers with a dial-up to play network games? “Command and Conquer”, “Descent” and “Warcraft" come to mind for example… Today, we have ADSL ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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How to refresh my dynamic IP address on my router using dhcp client

I would like to change my dynamic IP on my ISP's router without restarting the router. I can already telnet to a busy box shell and can issue the following commands zebra swapdev ...
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Remotely accessing different services/machines on a network with single external IP without specifying ports in URL

I have a home network with multiple PCs, a self-made NAS (OMV/Debian) and a RPi connected to my router. I have a domain registered at Namecheap.com and dynamic DNS set up. The NAS and the RPi both run ...
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Router(s) Issue: DNS queries sporadically fail with multiple computers hooked in

Basically, after anywhere from 5-60 minutes, DNS queries fail for a few minutes, then slowly begin to resolve correctly. Then the cycle repeats. This occurs only when more than one computer is on the ...
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Linksys LRT224 OpenVPN Configuration

I have a Linksys LRT224, here is a demo of the user interface: http://ui.linksys.com/files/LRT224/v1.0.2.06/home.htm I've configured the router so it's on 192.168.1.1 and I plugged a server computer ...
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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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what speeds to expect in 10/100 /1000Mbps Buffalo NAS 421e, D-Link DIR 655 and 10/100 ethernet laptop [on hold]

i currently have a buffalo 421e NAS with a WD Red 2tb HDD, D-Link 605l (10/100 Ethernet) and using a HP 15 that has a 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN. Copying files to the NAS comes to an average speed of ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Trying to set up a second router as a repeater

I have a Linksys e2500 running as my main router. I don't get wifi in my room, so I am trying to connect a second router to extend the range. Right now, I'm trying to figure out how to set up my ...
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Why would an aDSL connection less than a block away be 3x faster? [on hold]

I live in a fairly remote area, less than approx. 2 miles from the central office. Our internet speed is listed on the router page as "1344 Kbps / 192 Kbps" - however I have asked the neighbors for ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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How to block outgoing packets to Google DNS Servers on dlink router?

I have a dlink DIR 600L, and now I want to configure my router firewall to block outgoing packets to Google DNS Servers (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) for TCP/UDP and port 53 (DNS), this is so that I can use ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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Trouble with Static Leases on DD-wrt router

I'm having real issues trying to set up a new DD-WRT router. It is a netgear R7000 with build DD-WRT:- v24-sp2 (12/15/14) std - build build r25344 My set up is basically:- BT Home Hub 4 (Using just ...
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Can't access Thomson modem interface anymore

I used to be able to access the web interface of my Thomson DWG849 router/modem through both 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.87.1, but now, suddenly, I can't anymore. I have tried resetting the router ...
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How do I access Jira from my LAN?

I purchased the server version of JIRA Agile and have it running on my Windows 8.1 x64 machine. I have the Catalina service in conf/server.xml file set to port 8100. I also modified the Windows ...
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How do Wi-Fi routers determine which channel to use?

I noticed most Wi-Fi routers come with an 'Automatic' channel selection mode, instead of requiring the administrator to select a channel between 1 and 13. Is there a standard way for the routers to ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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Can a home PPPoE connection access all websites, regardless of the site infrastructure's MTU settings?

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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Cannot connect to ADSL modem router via ethernet

In windows 8 on Laptop have no problem, but in the Ubuntu 14.04 on the same laptop cannot detect. Also in Windows XP on PC, cannot detect it, too. ADSL modem router tp-link td-8817 have a USB port, ...