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2nd router won't connect to the internet/won't let devices connect

So i have two routers 1st router is my main router (Huawei HS8145C,ip is 192.168.100.1) which is connected to my ISP, then a 2nd router(Huawei hg8245h, i.p is 192.168.100.2) that i tried to become an ...
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On a technical level, what happens when I enable bridge mode on a 2-in-1 gateway device?

On a high level, I understand that bridge mode disables the NAT functionality of a router. In that case, the modem merely does it's job of converting the fiber optic/DSL/etc signals to digital signals ...
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Some tech queries about router in Bridge mode [closed]

My ISP is changing the cabling infrastructure and going forward a direct fiber cable shall drop into my house. As a result ISP is going to provide their own router which they call it as an integrated ...
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Connect/bridge two networks?

👋🏼 Summary I have two networks, that I wan't to connect to each other, so I can connect from one machine on one network to another machine on another network. How things are At my office, I have a ...
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WiFi connection via network bridge intermittent

Infrastructure: old router is configured as network bridge with WiFi on. Issue: seems the router is selective about what data is passed to only WiFi devices. E.g: phone can reach tweets but not ...
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Second wireless router as access point

I'm aware there are a few questions on this topic but none of the solutions seems to work for me. I have a Primary Router (PR) at one end of my house and want to set up an old wireless router (...
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How can I make a modem and router automatically give me the best signal as I walk around

Sorry if the title is unclear. Let me explain the problem. The is a diagram of how my home is set up: My home (Diagram) The light red bubble is the Modem's signal boundary. The light blue bubble is ...
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Is it beneficial to use the same SSID & password for my router acting as an access point?

I have my main router downstairs, and have an ethernet cable running from my main router to my upstairs router which is acting as a bridge/accesspoint. Should I configure my access point router to ...
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How I can connect a bridge but use the wifi of the router?

I'm not very familiar with networks, but I'm curious if this can be possible... Let me explain the context of the network: The hardware that I have is the modem-router of the ISP (IMR), and a TP-...
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Bridge mode understanding

If I put a router in bridge mode, my understanding is that the dhcp function in that router is disabled and the IP address that we receive is actually being assigned by the main router. My question ...
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Forcing response to frames that are recevied on one interface to be transmitted on another

I want to use two interfaces, one for packet reception, and the second for packet transmission. Normally when a packet is received, the interface it is received on is the interface that packet will ...
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Bridging a router

I work from home and my company is insisting that I bridge my comcast dual band router to improve performance. Comcast tells me I will lose my wifi if I do this. I understand that the bridged network ...
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WiFi bridge mode performance - regular slowdowns

I have a BT Home Hub plugged into the wall, and I have an Archer AC1750 connected to it in Wireless Bridge mode. That is, the WAN port on the Archer isn't connected to anything, the Archer connects ...
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linux transparent proxy not working

I am trying to get apache trafficserver working in transparent proxy mode i.e in inline Linux bridge mode. They have documentation on how to do this. I've configured my Linux system as per their ...
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How to telnet into a transparent bridged modem through router

So first off I guess what I want to do is be able to telnet into a transparent bridged modem to restart it. (The modem is a Actiontec c1100t) My router is a Linksys wrt1200AC running LEDE openwrt. If ...
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Connect 2 bridge routers to my PC network adapter

My Windows 10 PC receives internet from a distant wifi router, using its wireless adapter. Also it needs to communicate individually with 2 distant wifi cameras at opposite ends of a concrete building....
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ZTE H168N in Bridge Mode: Passing ISP IP to secondary AVM Fritz Box

I have a ZTE H168N device set up as a PTM bridge, providing VDSL2 to my Fritz Box (3390). It works fine, however, my Fritz Box' "ISP IP" is e.g. 100.101.159.155, which I know is not routed and which ...
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Internet connection slows down on second router - router to router without bridge mode

I recently upgraded my fiber connection from Vodafone to 1Gbit/s down and 200Mbit/s up. Unfortunately, the new ONT gateway with integrated WLAN does not support bridge mode on any of the 4 GE ports ...
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Which point limit the speed in the network

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask this, my apologies if it isnt. This is my home situation, however I want to understand the problem instead of only fixing it. I have internet via a ...
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Bridging VLAN and Wifi

I am in the process of building my own Linux-based router and have ran into an issue bridging the wifi and LAN networks. The box previously ran pfSense, but due to it's inability to use my internal ...
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DNs not editable after setting parent router in bridge mode

After I enabled bridged mode on the provider router the dns of my router is not editable, why is that? Internet Provider Router (Bridge mode enabled = true) -> My Router The setup of my router ...
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Cloning my Asus RT-N66R Wireless to a Cisco Aironet 1130AG

I want to use the Cisco Aironet as a network bridge and use it to just boost the original network. I ended up having to just disable my Asus radio and start an entirely new network on the Cisco. Is ...
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How to access DD-WRT web interface when in bridge mode

My Internet comes from a single port router my ISP installs (ISP.ca). Network setup: ISP->Router->DD-WRT router->Computer The DD-WRT router does my wireless as well, so it is necessary. To get it ...
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Impact of enabling bridged mode on upstream router

My ISP (Comcast xFinity) supplies a WiFi enabled router that has very limited functionality. I have an Asus RT-AC68U connected to this router which handles my WiFi. There are no other real clients ...
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Connecting 4G device to router

I have this 4G device without a LAN port which I want to use to share internet with a few desktops. Desktops and a printer are networked. I guess with Wireless Distribution System(WDS) mechanism in ...
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Wifi extension using router in bridge mode - still need to reconnect

Since my Verizon Fios router is at one end of my house, so the wifi signal is weak on the other side of the house, I decided to take my old Linksys E3200 router and hook it up in bridge mode. I ...
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My Own WiFi Router + DHCP Server on a Public Wifi

I live in the dorms of my University, that has a public WiFi for each building. I have several computers in my apt (+ a RPI, a Chromecast Audio, and a WiFi printer) which I want to connect to my own ...
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How to bridge WAN to LAN on an OpenWRT router

I'm having trouble understanding how to "bridge" my router. I am using USB tethering on my Android to provide internet access. What I want to achieve is to have a second router (Router 2) "behind" the ...
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Connect to openwrt through router

I have a raspberry pi on which I have a working openwrt installation and i can connect to it either directly via Ethernet or through my Netgear router which is further connected to my desktop through ...
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Is it safe to add a router to a modem without bridge mode by using DMZ?

I cannot alter my modem firmware and there's no legal way to enable bridge mode. I want to add a router so that I can have complete control over the network. If I use DMZ to achieve this, how secure ...
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kasda modem+ router 5212

I have kasda kb5212 (router + modem) and I'm trying to configure it to only modem but cannot understand how. I configured a PPPoE + added a bridge connection and disabled DHCP. may be I did ...
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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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Openwrt in bridge mode - ebtables kernel error

I have a setup at home as follow: DHCP clients -----> (wifi)(bridge) Openwrt -----> (eth)Main Router The device I'm using is TPlink MR3020 with Barrier Breaker and I tried to set up ...
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Unable to enable port forwarding on linksys router

I have a linksys BEFSR81 V3 router which I use along with an apple airport extreme. The apple airport is setup in bridged mode as seen here. On my actual router page, I have UPnP enabled as seen here. ...
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wireless bridge while keeping a subnet

Hopefully this question hasn't been asked. I couldn't find anyone asking my particular question. In my house I have a wireless network. I would like to connect 2 wired computer to the network (which ...
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how to access my Billion 7800VDOX router web UI after having configured it in bridge mode (modem)?

Unfortunately the ip address I usually use doeesn't work. No reference in the manual or whatever. The router is doing its job as a modem (connected to a router).
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Wireless routers as Access point using LAN-LAN but no connectivity through other LAN ports, and wifi works

I have followed every single step given in following page of DD-WRT page to setup a wireless access point. http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point I have a belkin G router and a ...
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Can Humax HG100R-L2 router's ethernet port be used for a bridge?

I am trying to set up a bridge network from router 1 to router 2 to expand my home wifi. Both routers are the Humax HG100R-L2 router which has two Gigabit Ethernet(RJ45) ports. A photo of the ports ...
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Low wifi speed after client bridge from G router to N router

I have a old belkin F5D7234-4 v5 G router and i wanted internet in two floors. So i bought a new TP-Link WR841N router. Even this router didnot provide propet signal in other floor. Used belking g ...
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Use two routers without daisy chaining (use like WLAN card)

My WLAN card recently started losing quality but I just got a new router (and kept the old one). The problem is that the router is down one floor and we don’t have Ethernet going through the house. ...
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Routing mistake on a bridged over wifi LAN

I have a problem with routing on my LAN. I understand why it didn't work but I can't see an elegant solution. In a multi-building site a MikroTik router is taking care of the WAN connection for ...
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How to configure two broadband connection on the network so that if one goes down other can automatically start catering to Internet requests

Our earlier setup was 12 PCs connected via a switch. These PCs can connect to eachother via LAN. Broadband connection was via ADSL modem cum router plugged into the switch so that all PCs get internet ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi Reciver and ADSL Modem so that I even can share the net connection with the WiFI device and second router?

I have an ADSL modem which has an active internet connection. Then I have Wi-Fi Receiver/Emitter and another ADSL Modem. A: 1st ADSL Modem with active internet connection B: Wifi Modem[Receiving ...
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Setting up second router

Background: I recently moved in with my girlfriend and the only option she has for broadband is ATT DSL and the router she must use is not the best. It is a Netgear model B90-755025-15 The wifi ...
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Will my Verizon FiOS router be a bottleneck if used just as a bridge?

My family has an Actiontec MI424WR-Rev. D router given to us by Verizon when we upgraded to FiOS back in 2008. As can be expected from period technology, its top speed (on a good day) is a whopping 54 ...
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How do I access my modem's GUI when it's in bridged mode?

I wanted to try setting up my ActionTec P5001a DSL modem/router in bridged mode with a Linksys E2500 router for improved NAT performance. Switching the modem to bridged mode and the router to PPPoE ...
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SSID on the repeater bridge router

I have a Linksys WRT400N dual band router and I want to use it as a repeater bridge for my main AT&T router. Now I kind of get it working with dd-wrt firmware. I use the latest v24 sp2 firmware ...
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Use my own router if ISP supplid does not support bridge

I have a Technicolor TC7200 I am getting sick of. I'd like to get my own router, slap OpenWRT on it and control my LAN myself. Also, I'd like to have more control over my wireless. The Technicolor ...
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Connect internet camera and bridge/forward IP traffic

I have an Ubuntu (14.04) machine with two Ethernet cards. One Ethernet card (eth0) is connected to the office network. The machine is addressable from the outside Internet. I have a Web camera that ...
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Bridging networks issue

The architecture is: [ Router 1 ] [ Router 2 ] [ Router 3 ] [ aDSL Router ]---UtpCable---[wireless router]---UtpCable---[wireless router] [192.168.1.254] ...