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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iptables prevent lan access from another router

I have two Tomato firmware routers setup. Router X is connected to the internet via it's WAN port. The router Y's WAN is connected to router X's LAN1 port. I'd like to restrict router Y so that it ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discover, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect1 to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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Is a router necessary between a modem and a switch?

Is it possible to change our internet setup from this: Cable Modem -> Wi-fi Router -> (via wired connection) Unmanaged Switch -> CAT 5e Server Rack -> Wall Ethernet Port -> Computers To This: Cable ...
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I cant detect my TP-LINK router after windows 10 update

Before Windows 10 update, I was able to detect my TP-LINK Router but after the updates, I can no longer see my TP-LINK Router in the Wi-Fi list. Everybody else in my network can detect this router ...
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El capitan unable to reach internet via wifi sometimes

Since yesterday (when my internet provider had some maintenance) my mac book pro (el capitan 10.11.4) has some problems with the Wifi, here's an extract of me pinging google.com via wifi: Request ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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On Airport Extreme, how to force requests to specific IP on the local network?

I am trying to route requests to http://example.com from my smartphone to my dev server, running on my laptop. This means my router needs to look for those requests and route them appropriately to my ...
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DD-WRT router with OpenVPN Server - single subnet home network

I just upgraded my aging Netgear router to DD-WRT, and I'm wanting to use the built-in OpenVPN Server component to service my home's private single subnet. So I have this setup: [public-Internet]----[...
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Is it possible to transverse down in a network?

I have my main network 192.168.2.X and I placed a router running DD-WRT and placed machines under that router as 192.168.3.X. Is it possible to access those 192.168.3.X machines from the 192.168.2.X ...
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How to test outoing traffic on random ports? (I'm on OS X)

In some situations or on some locations, I'm struggling with restricted outgoing traffic. For example a restricted LAN where outgoing traffic is only allowed on limited ports. I know how to check or ...
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What does internet that isn't dial-up sound like

We've all heard the classic dial-up screeching sound, but what does it sound like for Cable/DSL/or fiber to be making a connection? I know old modems used to covert digital data to analogue before ...
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Multiple home routers

Suppose I have the following configuration: Router A: WAN port connected to the Internet, LAN = 192.168.1.0/24 Computer A: Connected to router A as 192.168.1.101 Router B: WAN port connected to ...
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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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I can access my wifi router 192.168.0.1 but NOT my modem router 192.168.1.1

Well for a while now (few weeks) I cannot access my modem router by typing 192.168.1.1 on internet browser. I am surfing on internet through my wifi router and I can access 192.168.0.1 but not 192....
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Wireless network troubleshooting

I hope I'm not going off topic here, but I have a question about how to approaching this troubleshooting. I've bought a new Linksys router recently, and it was working perfectly fine for the first ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Google Chat QoS settings

Has anyone figured out what the correct ports are for QoS settings for Google Chat voice converstations? I need to boost the priority of these packets on my home network, but I can't find any docs on ...
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Port forwarding not working for certain LAN IP

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My knowledge of networking is basic at best. I have a CentOS server on two networks: NIC1 is on a public IP with gateway set sitting on Switch 1. (ADSL ...
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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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Isolate wlan from lan using a switch

I have a small network of 5 devices. These devices are used by different family members. What I want to do is isolate the wlan from the lan. I looked at using a vlan but am concerned about hopping. ...
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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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Is it possible to use my router to extend any USB hardware?

Using Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and an AT&T (Motorola) router 5031NV. I want to use my USB devices in another room. I am already connected via Ethernet cable to the router and was wondering whether, ...
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vsftpd behind Router (passive mode) not working properly

I am currently running a vsftpd server behind a router. But unfortunately it is not working properly, I can connect, I see the files and sometimes I can download and upload but sometimes it just says ...
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Windows 10 wifi issue: “Can't connect to this network”

A little background - I have a Lenevo G50 which was running Windows 8.1 up until a few months back. Then came along the free upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft updated the laptop OS to windows 10, and ...
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Remote Desktop will not connect on port 3388

I use Remote Desktop to visit the desktops of other computers on my network. I have been also using Remote Desktop to access one of my computers from outside the network by using DynDns, port ...
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Access subnetwork by networks IP

I have a router in my house which has some IPs assigned. By default the router creates a sub-network. Can I access a device in my sub-network (IP example: 192.168.1.3) from outside that sub-network ...
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Remotely viewing IP camera on Belkin N450 DB router

I need to setup a wireless IP camera (Trendnet TV-IP501W) on my network so that it is remotely visible from anywhere. Right now I successfully connected it to my home network but nothing else. My ...
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Why can't I ping while I can see in ARP?

There are several questions asked the same way; I have been trying various solutions for 3 days with no luck; that's why I am asking from scratch. I have a wireless router and a wireless access point ...
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Internet having frequent outages

I am a Comcast/Xfinity customer in TX and I am currently paying for 105 Mbps speed. I am not getting these speeds and outages are occurring often.
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Windows 10: Phones appearing in Network

Yesterday, Network listing on Windows 10 file explorer showed me one external phone. Thus, I changed my router WiFi password just in case. Nevertheless, I checked this today and I found 5 new phones ...
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What happens to the router's MAC address once the packet is forwarded into the Web?

What happens with link layer LAN Ethernet header data once the once the frame reaches the main home router and is forwarded to the first network core router? Routers are network layer devices and ...
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Wireless LAN can't connect with network

I installed a laptop with windows XP for a friend, very old school. There is one problem: it can't connect with my network. If I see the list of networks available, I see 2 types: Secured wireless ...
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Remote accessing router with static IP

I've got a server running on raspberry pi that is connected to the router. The router has static IP and the routing rule: "Route [static_pi]:22 to [raspberry_lan_ip]:[server_port]". Now I'm far from ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Locked myself out of my OpenWRT router with bad network settings, how to get back in?

I've installed OpenWRT on a Netgear WNR1000v3. I was able to ssh into it without problems, but the default configuration didn't have a wan interface in /etc/config/network. I've started experimenting ...
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How to use network interfaces as a bridge for another PC?

I have a server (let's call it PC1) which I cannot connect to the internet "normally" for various reasons. I have another PC (PC2) with wireless a wireless connection and an available network port. I ...
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Raspberry pi cannot ping router or internet addresses over wifi bridge

I recently set up a WNR2000v3 router running DD-WRT as a sort of repeater bridge using the "Atheros" version of this tutorial (we'll call this 'router 2'), which is repeating a Medialink Wireless-N ...
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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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NAT in simple home LAN

I have a simple LAN at home. The LAN-side computers have by default an access to the WAN (internet). By default i mean i didn't changed/configured anything in the modem/router connecting the LAN to ...
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Control Bandwidth with Mac Address TPlink

Hello guys I was wondering if there is a way to control the bandwidth using the MAC address on a TPLINK router. the place where I come from the bandwidth is quite expensive so one need to be careful ...
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Wired connection taking precedence of wireless

I have wired together two Linux machines. One machine has a wireless connection to my router whilst the other machine does not. The machine without wireless access (PC1) is configured such that it has ...
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Belkin Wi-Fi router wont pick up Internet from modem

My Internet connection works just fine when it’s manually connected via a cable to my modem, but when I tried enabling my Wi-Fi connection, it doesn’t seem to work. I have 4 LAN ports in my modem and ...
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XEN 4.4 How to configure dom0 and domu with different ip subnet on Debian Jessie (OVH)

please help to configure dom0 network. dom0 host is Debian jessie. I need to configure domu to accept different subnet from ip main (dom0) in OVH. Here is topology my network: A.B.C.254 ---- A.B.C.81 ...
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Tenda router unable to connect to some sites

I have Tenda N ADSL2+ router. I configured it correctly. Now its connecting to internet but unable to connect to many sites like yahoo, the pirate bay etc. When I searched Google, I found that many ...
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SSH Tunnel on different networks

I'm trying to set up a SSH connection between my personal pc from home and my laptop which will be on a different network. I've read a bit about SSH connections and I saw that I had to open port 22 on ...
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Weird network behavior with TP-Link TL-PA7020P Powerline adapters

I bought four TP-Link PowerLine Adapters ( two TL-PA7020P KIT ) 1000 Mbps. By replacing four Netgear 200 Mpbs Powerline Adapters I got a faster and more reliable connection. Great! But sometimes, ...
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How to connect entire network to VPN using RouterOS

What I have got : Mikrotik stx 5hpndr 2 And the other devices on the network.. I used to share my vpn connection on my laptop to other devices so I needed to move it around the house now ihave ...
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Get IPv6 correctly through another router

My ISP is Unitymedia NRW, Germany. It it a cable (like TV) ISP which has given me a Technicolor TC7200 modem/router. The ISP uses DS-Lite, so I only have a public IPv6 address, and no IPv4 address. ...