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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Convert to WAN port

I have a ADSL2+ Modem/Router. Is it possible to set one out of four of the LAN ports as a WAN port? If yes, how? The brand/model is: Prolink H9200P. I already contacted Prolink about this and the ...
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How to fix NAT type-Strict on xBoxOne

I have a Motorola SBG6580, xBoxOne, directv genie and other deivces, and WOW as my ISP. For the last week I've been getting "NAT type-Strict" on my xboxone which prevents me from chatting and ...
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Why are packets piling up in my router?

I had been experiencing some latency spikes with my internet for about a day. After having an ISP tech come and confirm that there were no problems on their end, I tried pinging my router (Airport ...
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Lan printing issue HP 8600 pro

I'm having random issues with lan printing. Network composition: 2 PCs (Windows 8) are connected by Ethernet 2 Macs (10.9 & 10.10) are connected by Wi-Fi 1 PC (Windows 8) is connected by Wi-Fi ...
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Check network speed

Is there a way to check that my network is alternating between the routers to the Internet? I wasn't the one that set up our network. Physically I can see that we have one phone line into the our ...
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IPv6 global address lost after delay

I have a (gentoo linux) computer behind a home router (Fritz!Box 7360). When I initially connect it via a wired connection, it is assigned a link-local address (fe80:...), a unique local address ...
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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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Two wired computers on the router

My husband and I both have gaming computers hard wired into the same router. His computer is significantly faster than mine in terms of downloading and browsing. My computer is newer than his -- ...
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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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Router in front of Bell modem drops out TV

Ok, I live in Toronto, Canada, and I signed up for Bell's FibeTV service (includes phone & Internet ofc). They had their wireless router sit in my living room which is connected to their Modem in ...
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How to setup a Windows server 2012 R2 (fileserver+DC) machine witch Hyper-V virtual router (pfSense)

I am trying to setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine, primarily DC and fileserver roles, in such a way that I would not need an extra router in our network, because I would like to have it inside ...
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Webserver access from Outside Network

I have a Watchguard firewall router with a public IP address and I have a web server in my internal network (192.168.1.5) and i have a domain name (http://www.forexample.com). We can access to to our ...
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Debian Preferential load balancing to maintain throughput

I have a broadband and a cellular 4G provider and I'm trying to aggregate both links to create a single link with a consistent throughput (e.g. 2Mbps). I would like to have the broadband connection ...
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Does a typical home router support classless IP address?

All typical home routers I know of allow us to set a custom subnet mask, and because of this, I am really curious about whether they support the use of classless addressing scheme, meaning that in the ...
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IP forwarding setup on Mac OS X

I’m writing a script—for Mac OS X only—that creates a “man-in-the-middle” (MITM) like attack with ARP poisoning for research purposes. Right now I am able to construct ARP packets to send to ...
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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TPLINK-WA901ND v2 dd-wrt brick

Tried to install the dd-wrt firmware for this router and it worked fine the first time. However it wasn't giving me a connection and the lan port didn't work, so I decided that I would flash r20548 ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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What is the difference between ARP binding and DHCP address reservation?

In my TL-WR1043ND I have these functionalities and both of them pair an IP address to a MAC address. What is the difference? I red that the ARP one is there for security reasons, others say it is for ...
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default gateway based on IP?

yesterday I decided to try something extra at my job (volunteered to do so) I decided to manually add a computer and assign it a private ip address netmask and default gateway. On a normal at home ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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router firmware back to its factory default

i upgraded TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to ddwrt but wireless is not working so i switch it back to its default firmware. i tried factory default settings and firmware upgrade back to its default downloading ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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A network within a network [on hold]

I moved into a new place, there is a 1 Gbps internet connection shared between the 8 apartments on the floor (configured so that each can get a minimum of 1/8th of the bandwidth). The problem is that ...
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Is it possible to vary the upload and download speed of an internet connection [on hold]

If the speed of the internet which is available in the router is 512 kbps for example, so is it possible to change the upload and the download speed according to it.
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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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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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Can not go to the router admin page through 192.168.1.1

Just install the router and can not access to router admin page when I go to cmd and type ipconfig, it show something like ipv4 1.64.23.97 child network mask 255.255.255.255 default gateway 0.0.0.0 ...
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Possible to assign a domain name an IP adress on a router?

Is it possible to assign a fixed adress for some hostname on a router? What I mean is not to assign IP adresses to a local machine, rather to sepcify an adress for some specific host (like google.com) ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN outside LAN

I've setup OpenVPN behind a router, and port forwarded 1194. The VPN is using the subnet 10.3.15.0/24 and has 192.168.1.14 on the LAN. It works when I'm connecting locally, or from my home network ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Why my Port Forwarding rule is not working?

I'm a total noob about TCP/IP, and try to set a port forwarding rule. What I'm trying to do is this: I have multiple computers connected to my router (zyxel p-660hw-t1 v2), one of them is working ...
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Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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Internet Usage Monitoring

I have a WiFi enabled ADSL Modem/Router (ASUS DSL-N10) connected to some devices (PC, Mobile, ...). It's connected to internet via Cable or WiFi through this Modem. I need to monitor traffic used by ...
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Subnet mask separation between 192.168.2.x, 192.168.3.x and 192.168.1.x

My current setup is following: 192.168.1.x is the main zone behind a NAT router of my internet provider 192.168.2.x is another zone, where all my devices live - they are behind another NAT router, ...
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Two separated networks with the same ISP

I have one ISP and I want to create two different networks in two different floors. I have 2 wireless routers and the ISP modem which has an integrated router with 4 ethernet ports. I want the two ...
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How to block facebook in iBall router?

I use iBall Baton router. Its product code is iB WRA 150N. I want to block facebook in it. So I typed 192.168.1.1 in my browser and entered username and password to reach the page of iBall. There I ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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VPN failover on Tomato Router

I've configured two VPN clients on my router to ensure some of my traffic secure. One of the client is the major one and the other is the alternative one. I'm now using custom routing tables and IP ...
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Home Fibre Broadband User, 30+ devices, best solution [closed]

I have a BT Infinity Fibre broadband connection (72mbps), with over 30 devices connected to my home network via WiFi (Bt Home Hub 4). Devices include MacBooks, iPads, 4x iPhones, 4x Kindles, 2x SMART ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...