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How to put a router with DHCP between my computers and the modem while keeping the 192.168.0.x addresses?

My internet provider has occasional issues and the modem that is a DHCP server for my computers leaves me without a local network until their issue is resolved. So I figured if I put a router (with a ...
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TP-Link omada ER706W gigabit VPN router configuration

I want to replace the router I bought with the router given by my service provider. The router my service provider gave me was specially produced and its name is TP-Link Archer C5v. The router I ...
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DNS fails with Cellular Modem wwan0 interface

I have a Raspberry Pi running the latest Raspberry Pi OS with Linux Kernel 6.6. I have a Quectel EC25 modem with an active SIM card that successfully connects to the internet. I can ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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How can I fix errors concerning ethernet and ttyUSB2?

I am using a beaglebone black which has Debian 11, kernel 5.10 .168-ti-r71. I also have a GSM Modem connected to it, SIM7000E. I am trying to do a PPP connection. Weeks ago when I tried it I had no ...
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Constant Xbox Entries in My Bridged Modem System Logs

I have a CenturyLink C3000Z modem bridged to an Orbi router. In the modem, I set the IPv4 firewall as medium and unchecked all the Xbox settings as well as anything gaming as we don't have or use an ...
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ZTE MC888 5g modem port forwarding not working as expected

Maybe someone has experience with ZTE mc888 5g modem, I've been trying to port forward so I could play with my friend on my Minecraft server but it doesn't seem to work at all and I'm confused why ...
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How to access bridged modem/router from behind a TP-Link router

I have set up the ISP modem/router in bridged mode, which is connected to the WAN port of a TP-Link router. I want to access the GUI of my ISP's modem/router. I can't do this anymore. Ping to 192.168....
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2 WAN routers share the same LAN network?

I have 1 modem with 2 Public IPs assigned in bridge mode with 2 routers connected to it. Each router has a unique Public IP address. Router 1 has only servers connected to it, and router 2 is used for ...
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Is it possible to make a connection between 2 PCs using cable modems (DOCSIS, RG6)?

I'm experimenting with communication technologies and try to setup a PC to PC connection using different types of hardware, medium, protocols, etc. (i.e. direct connection using Null-modem cables and ...
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Sudden jumps in internet latency

For the past 2 months I've had some weird hitches on my internet. Every so often (about 5-15 minutes) I get a single short spike of high latency. Below is a capture of the previous 200 ping results. (...
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Circumventing T-Mobile Wireless Modem Restrictions

I have a T-Mobile wireless modem model FAST5688W which has a Tablo Quad DVR attached via the ethernet RJ45. The Tablo Quad supports remote access via the internet if the modem supports the setup of ...
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How to connect an Eero Pro 6e router to a network switch?

I have a basement home lab and I wish to connect my router to my network switch. I have the Arris S33 modem and the Eero Pro 6e for the router. The switch is a YuanLey YS25-0402 6 port 2.5G unmanaged ...
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Can I use a C1100T modem as a wifi extender?

I have a C4000Z modem as my DSL interface, and an older C1100T modem that I'd like to use as a (wired) wifi extender node. I've tried various setups, including using transparent bridging on the C1100T,...
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deciphering Huawei hg8245h modem sip phone password

I have a Huawei hg8245h modem and unfortunately, I have forgotten my sip phone password and my ISP does not provide it to me. I have downloaded the modem configuration and this is the section related ...
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Is it possible to increase the strength of the LTE signal by manually setting the Earfcn Number in the modem?

I have a green packet gp-2101 modem, and its LTE signal strength has been weak for a few days, I want to know if it is possible to increase the signal strength by manually setting the Earfcn Number in ...
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Access router firmware files / override them

Hi i recently bought a router "LTE 4G USB MODEM with Wi-Fi HotSpot" It's working properly but unfortunately it's firmawe does not have an option to turn the Wi-Fi hotspot off (I would like ...
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How to get ip address from Modem to Router

I've been having network failures, possibly a variety of sources, but I've now narrowed it down to the "connection" between my Ubiquiti Edgerouter X and the Arris Modem. (for Modem to ...
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Hide my local network from ISP provided router/modem

I have a fiber connection in my house that's fiber directly connected to the ISP-provided modem, meaning the modem acts as a convertor from fiber to metallic and I can't get rid of it. The modem also ...
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Share internet connection over RJ45 to a modem with phone line input

I need to make a very specific test, this is not for general use, I know it can be slow. I have a Playstation 2 and bought a old usb modem that was used before Sony release the Network Adapter with ...
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We have a Nighthawk modem/router compatible with Google nest router?

We have a Netgear c7000v2 modem/router combo and only internet service. IP approved said unit. We had an issue after 1 year. Suddenly we have intermittent service. IP tech said we were being hacked ...
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SSH fingerprint difference

tl,dr: The user has a home server accessed via SSH by them and their coworkers. Recently, coworkers began experiencing connection issues, encountering different SSH keys than expected. The user, on ...
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Can I setup ADSL modem by connecting it to an optic fibre modem that provides a RJ11 output?

Right off the bat I would like to state that I have a very basic understanding of computer networks. The previous internet setup that I had was - RJ11 cable from the ISP box connected to a D-LINK DSL-...
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Connecting two routers to one modem to create better security for each network

Our business has a router connected to a modem in Building A. From here, Ethernet runs throughout Building A, and then to Building B. We have a tenant in a section of Building B that wants to have ...
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Modem Routers + L2 Managed Switch. VLANs and balancing

I just got a TP Link TL-SG3210 and I wanted to test some things and I wondered if I was correct (or not) on some ideas I have and tests I want to do. This is mostly hipotetical cases, but I want to ...
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Repair RJ45 socket after plugging in RJ11

Background My family member tried to plug a RJ11 into the RJ45 sockets on my modem and router. Now my internet doesn't work as well as it did before. What I know I read that that the RJ11 may have ...
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How do i port forward Using huawei 5g cpe pro 2 For a remote access tool

So i use huawei 5g cpe pro 2 and its asking me to make one i need to write the Name Protocol Remote host WAN Port DEVICE LAN Port My ip4 adress is : 192.168.8.53 In the remote access tool Its asking ...
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How to connect ONT to a non-ISP provided router?

My final objective is to load balance the internet signal from two different ISPs and distribute that through a mesh network. My initial setup was the following. I have a cable modem from which I ...
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Routers can not obtain DHCP lease from modem, but PC can

I have two different routers from different brands, neither of which can obtain a DHCP lease from the modem. But if I connect a PC directly to the modem, it obtains one connects immediately. This only ...
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Orbi SRS60 satellite connecting to neighbor's Cable Modem, not broadcasting, but affecting network?

I have an Orbi Pro SRS60 satellite that says it is not broadcasting, and when connected to my network, any computers on that wireless network show a "router" of 10.0.0.1, which appears to be ...
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Why is my router's default gateway changing?

So I have a router connected to my main modem downstairs through a LAN cable, via the LAN ports on both routers. My routers default gateway is usually 192.168.1.1, and my modem's gateway is 192.168.18....
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My modem is conneting to the internet but will not connect to router

Hardware: Modem: Arris Surfboard SB8200 Router: TPlink Archer ax3000 pro hardware v1.60 (router is only around a month or two old) All the lights are on correctly for the modem so I try to plug the ...
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1Gbps internet but drops to 1Mbps if I don't restart at least twice a day

1Gbps internet but drops to 1Mbps if I don't restart my home network setup at least twice a day. Here's what I have: I have 1Gig internet connected to a Netgear Modem/Router. I have disabled wireless ...
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My isp gave me 1 modem and 1 router which i have in my house but later they gave 2 other connections to different users from my modem

My isp gave me 1 modem and 1 router which i have in my house but later they gave 2 other connections to different users from my modem. Are they cheating other users or they can just use my modem for ...
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Can an ethernet router affect the line attenuation of a VDSL2 connection?

I have had issues with my U-Verse connection for the past 4 days. I was told to just use the modem. The numbers regarding it which are shown on the Broadband Status have lowered somewhat after I did ...
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How to change modem telnet password and web password via telnet?

I currently reside in China and I use various VPN services to gain access to international internet. But the VPNs tend to get blocked themselves, so naturally I messed around with routers and stuff. ...
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Cable modem speed limitations

I have been doing some research on different modems and I am getting quite confused about some of the speed numbers in the product specifications. Below are some examples from Motorola modems. If you ...
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does comcast need to provision my 3rd party modem for me to use it with my 3rd party router

ive posted another post related to this problem but im asking a very simple q here. Ive had 3rd party modem and my own router working fine until yesterday. could it be something comcast did on their ...
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My whole Wi-Fi network crashed and nothing works. Is the issue the cable modem or my wireless router?

The cable modem was knocked off the desk it was on and suddenly nothing works! I own my Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 modem, it worked fine with Comcast. I had it connected to my TP-Link router (running DD-WRT)...
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How to remotely connect to a router which is behind an ISP provided modem?

I have ISP/Broadband Modem which provides internet. On its LAN port - I connected another Asus RT-AX88U router. Now on that Asus router, I enabled remote managing in order to connect to that router ...
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Concatenated SMS leads to way longer sending time using AT commands

What is is the culprit here? When I am sending Concatenated SMS using a TP-UDH header with my PDU message it takes exponentially the size and parts of the message to arrive compared to the same ...
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The ISP keeps changing my modem DNS address

The ISP of mine in (Iran) keeps changing my DNS address on a daily basis, my modem goes on/off and then DNS changed to some other address: 5.200.200.200 217.218.127.127 How can I set the Google DNS ...
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Using a consumer grade router alongside an ISP provided modem router [closed]

I find myself in a position where my current ISP is unable to provide high speed internet. This situation will likely change in time. The ISP has provided a very basic router with a built in modem ...
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Is this the right setup so that everyone can talk to each other? (In same network LAN)

I want to make sure if my setup will be functional. Let me describe the diagram I made. The HomeHub is my ISP modem hooked to Fiber and cannot be replaced. There's an advanced option where I can enter ...
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Can I use a MoCA Adapter to bridge a connection from a 5G modem to a DOCSIS cable modem router

My house only supports DOCSIS (coaxial Cable) internet. My idea is to set up a 5G Modem with a MoCA adapter to a DOCSIS Router as such: 5G Modem|------>MoCA|------>WAN/DOCSIS Modem|------>|...
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Connect router to a fiber optic modem

I have a modem with optical fiber technology with WI-FI. Straight cable connection with two PC is stable and fast (around 450 Mbits/sec), but every WI-FI driven connection is extremely slow and ...
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Ethernet Stop Flashing Lights

Is there a way to prevent flashing lights, or turn off the lights on ethernet cable port/modem? is there a setting on Windows or Macs ? Nothing is wrong, I just have good network activity. I am just ...
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How to connect to a server connected on a modem through a router?

I have, I believe, a very simple setup that schematically looks like that: ┌─────┐ ┌─────┤ NAS │ │ └─────┘ │ 192.168.1.2 ┌───┴───┐ │ Modem │ └───┬───┘ │ ┌──────┐ ...
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Port forwarding safely or WAN port alternative?

I am trying to host a small server on my home network and I am trying to come up with a convincing solution, security-wise. First of all, my router has a DSL connection to the ISP, but it also has a ...
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Is there a way to inject a fake udev device?

I have a program that talks to a specific serial device. The program tries to detect the device using udev (it checks for a specific udev variable), then it opens the device and starts communication. ...
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How can I connect two Huawei routers wirelessly to expand the WiFi Range

I have a primary Huawei EG8247H5 router supplied by my ISP connected to an Optical Fiber cable. I have another spare Huawei ONT router HG8245H and I want to connect both wirelessly in order to expand ...
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