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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Connecting to a second router kills all connectivity

I am setting up a small network with a network printer. This is on a residential connection. The router connected to the modem is on IP 10.0.0.1, provided by comcast. I am connecting to this ...
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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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Can't find my router in bridge mode

I got a new router that supports WDS to extend the reach of another router that supports WDS. After a fair bit of struggle, it works, but I have to disable DHCP in the new router for WDS to work, and ...
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Change configurations of router being used as a switch?

I have a SMC Wi-Fi router (Router A) that in my local network is connected to a main router (Router B). Router A is somehow being used as a switch to which I can connect stuff via wi-fi using its ...
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Netbook intermittently drops connection to work WiFi point

I have a little netbook that I carry from work to home so I can carry on working on personal projects during my lunch hour. It connects to the internet fine at home. However, it's always ...
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ZyXel D1000 Pass Through Modem PPPoE

Does anyone have any experience with ZyXel D1000 being used in pass through mode. I cannot find a setting in the user guide to enable this. I found a non official guide for another model that refers ...
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Nmap incredibly slow on my router

I'm attempting to use nmap on my Tomato router (Linux 2.6) to do a quick survey of a particular subnet on my LAN. Even when I set it to scan a single client it takes close to four minutes to complete. ...
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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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Open VPN Windows, pass all traffic through remote server

Goal: To pass all information (web browsing, video games, ftp / tftp traffic, etc) through a remote network before exiting to the internet. I am able to get a default gateway on working, but I'm not ...
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Connecting to a VPN box on my LAN, while connected via VPN

I've recently configured an old laptop to sit on my home network, and I have it sending all of its traffic through an OpenVPN connection. It's running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm still able to connect to this ...
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Forcing google safesearch in dd-wrt

I know this can be done, but I'm a little new to some of this. I would like to force google safesearch by doing the following at referenced here: ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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Does DD-WRT QoS actually work?

There have been various reports of DD-WRT QoS not working (here, here and elsewhere). The DD-WRT QoS Documentation mentions some checks would indicate whether the proper priorities are being applied ...
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How do I configure a mikrotik router to run on IPv6?

I am experimenting with ipv6 and would like to connect to my Mikrotik router via ipv6 on a local level. This would include connecting to it by an ip6 address, and interacting via icmp6. I have ...
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WiFi router restrict usage time per session

I am trying to configure my WiFi router to restrict users to a session time of 30 min. I was reading through my router configuration booklet but could not find anything worthwile. It would be great if ...
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IP address pointing to the router instead of the domain

I set up a domain and I set the IP address to the IP of my server through whatismyipaddress.com. When I send a request to that domain, it connects me to the router instead of the computer. Does that ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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Modify a packet's content on DD-WRT

I need to modify incoming data to my network. Specifically, I want to modify all responses from a specific internet site so it doesn't show a certain HTML element. Is this possible with ...
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Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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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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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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Creating WiFi network from wired LAN without needing a PC

I am moving to a hostel in France where they provide wired LAN connection. I do not possess a laptop and use internet on my iPad and smartphone. Does plugging in the LAN cable into the WiFi router ...
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What is a good WLAN ping time on a clean network?

More specifically, what is your local WLAN ping time (e.g., between a host on the WLAN and your router, or between two hosts on the WLAN, divided by 2)? I had assumed it would be well under 1 ms for ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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Router dropping wlan traffic

I have a new router installed at home- >my ISP delivers internett through Fiber, and i am getting an IP-address automatically from my ISP. My router is the DHCP server at home and i am connecting to ...
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Can't reach device through multiple routers

I have the following construct:        (WEB)             |     Router(Fritz Box)      192.168.178.1           /              \   Router           PC 192.168.178.34   (Asus WLan)   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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All components must support gigabit ethernet to get gigabit speeds?

Given the following: I have a D-Link DIR615 router (with DD-WRT firmware) that I use to connect to internet with PPPoE protocol. The router does not support gigabit ethernet. I have 3 computers in ...
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Block Torrent Clients on FiberHome AN1020-25U_V2.0 [duplicate]

My hostel-mates use u torrents to download movies, even when they are outside they still leave their computers turned on and the u torrent set on download. Because of this we are experiencing very ...
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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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Same Wi-Fi in 3 devices, only 1 has internet

I have three devices on my home network. This computer, which runs Windows 7, my phone, which runs android, and a laptop, which runs chrome OS. My computer has a stable, normal internet ...
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Poor home office network performance

I have worked with small to mid size networks for quite a long time and can say I'm comfortable connecting hardware. Where you will start to lose me is with managed switches and firewalls. To start, ...
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Can't get to router page

So, I go to cmd, and see that my default gateway is 10.0.1.1 I type this in to my address bar, and get ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. Pinging the router works. Image of error: I had a look at this ...
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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MAC Filtering off…still blocked

I had MAC filtering on for my router so that only my devices could connect. I have a Nexus One which used to always connect, but after turning off the MAC filtering, it stopped connecting. It ...
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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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Windows 8.1 PC can't communicate with BT Home Hub 5 over wifi

I have a BT Home Hub 5 modem/router on an ADSL connection. I'm having trouble getting my Windows 8.1 machine to connect to the network properly over wifi. My PC is correctly assigned an IP address by ...
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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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Issues with Verizon's “Network Extender” device talking on my home network

I recently switched my phone service to Verizon from ATT, and I get somewhat spotty service in my house. I called them and they sent me a "network extender" device for free. Its a femtocell that ...
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DD-WRT download for Linksys WRT54GLv1.1. Misleading typo in the dd-wrt website?

I downloaded build 14896 here (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database), which is labeled as "pre-SP2" from the website but the web interface of the router says dd-wrt v24-sp2 (not ...
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Need advice on changing from wi-fi to multi ethernet in my house

My house has longterm wi-fi issues which can not be solved apparently, so I need to get ethernet connections to a maximum of 8 rooms in the house through the Sky router downstairs...The router has 2 ...
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How to use router as rj45 female connector? [closed]

I want to connect two cables with rj45 pins using an old router. The wan port of the router is not working. Is this possible ?
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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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How to selectively filter or block non-http/s traffic?

I know that it is possible to filter web content, say, with Squid+ICAP Server. But, is it conceptually as well as practically possible to monitor, filter, and programatically transform arbitrary ...
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How to unblock Linksys EA6900?

Recently I've got a Cisco Linksys router model EA6900, it was a gift from somebody who didn't know if it worked. When I first set it up, the Linksys LED logotype turned on but nothing happened, so I ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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Can only access one of the router's web portal and the Internet

On both wired and wireless connections, I can only access one of 192.168.1.1 (the router web portal) and the general Internet. Which "mode" my devices are in is seemingly random. This has persisted ...
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How to access the setup wizard on Sonicwall TZ 100 firewall

I am trying to setup a TZ 100 firewall. I am following these instructions and I have attempted to follow these instructions: "Connect your computer to the LAN (X0) port on the SonicWALL. Connect an ...
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Make it so that multiple devices connected to the same router get their own public IP

I am trying to make my router work in such a way that every device attached to it receives their own unique public IP address, so that any computer would be able to use a direct P2P connection. I ...
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WiFi: What's the range of my phone (not my AP)?

When my phone (Nexus 5) "sees" the Wifi-Network, is it always able to use it? What happens if I have a very strong AP which sends for example 300m, can my phone send a signal back (to the AP) or isn't ...