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Network switch in-between modem and two routers

I live in an apartment and the provided modem only has one ethernet out port. In order to wire ethernet to the rest of the apartment I put in a 5 port switch. Will I able able to connect two routers ...
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d-link dsl-200 adsl usb wan modem internet connection

I have installed D-link dsl-200 adsl usb wan modem driver on windows 10 64 bit, an adsl status icon with green color have been created, and LEDs on modem are green too, but no network connection is ...
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Can I use the ISP modem/router as only a modem? and LAN-to-WAN to another modem/router?

My ISP forces us to use their modem/router. The provided modem/router is a custom NETGEAR VEGN2610 Telco gateway. I want to manage my LAN, WiFi & QoS using previous my modem/router: a D-Link DVA-...
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Internet connection partly not working: Some websites do not load

I am on an internet over cable connection. Cable modem is a combined device including router and wlan hotspot. Since yesterday I experience strange network behaviour - nothing changed on any settings ...
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Can I plug my modem to an ethernet switch for my router to use?

I am trying to increase my upload speed, but I am currently using the Belkin N600DB as a router (no gigabit ethernet). I would have preferred to buy a better router altogether, but for some reason my ...
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ISP's router/modem sees devices behind my router (and other issues)

There's my ISP's router/modem: 192.168.1.1/24 And my own router: 192.168.2.1/24 I have no idea what's going on other than misconfiguration... somewhere. I had an EdgeRouter X, but it had stability ...
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ZTE F609, telnet issue

I have modem ZTE F609 (Software Version V7.0.10P7N1) and I can't telnet it because of wrong login/password. I tried many different variants (all that Google and my imagination provided me:D), like ...
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How to set up a telephone + internet modem as 1 device?

I am with Rogers and my current setup is: I think this is how Rogers normally sets it up, where they have 2 independent modems, 1 for telephone and 1 for internet. Question is, is this now considered ...
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WIFI Working but ethernet is not

Recently my ethernet connection stopped working. Didn't notice for a while because Wifi continued to work. Basically I keep getting 'unidentified network' doesn't have valid IP configuration. Tried ...
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Xfinity IPv4 address not working

Xfinity XB7 and Windows 10. Gateway did not have an IPv4 address, but had only IPv6 address. The PC was not able to reach many websites, or parts of websites. It appears that the PC is surfing the web ...
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Intermittent Internet Interruptions

I've been having internet issues for some time now. Browsing web pages is mostly a non issue; once in a blue moon a webpage will timeout. This happens on my wired laptop and and smart TV. My major ...
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How are IP adresses resolved to phone numbers?

In the case of Dial-up and DSL phone-line modems, as well as modems that use cell networks, all modems must have a phone number that is dialed, as if they are telephones. I can confim this by looking ...
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Is there a way to use the printer cable USB on a modem to adapt to a LAN for a computer and improve ISP connection speed?

Our modem (ARRIS TM502G Telephony Modem) only has one Ethernet port which has to connect to the router. Is there a way to have an additional Ethernet cable adapted from the printer port on our modem ...
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wireless from 1 room to my NBN router without dongle

at the moment I have a blue ethernet cable running from 1 room through the corridor to another room. I would like to use my old NBN gh659 modem to connect wirelessly to my Vodafone NBN modem without ...
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What are the technical differences between WAN and LAN ports in a consumer router? For a two modem, one router setup

I'm wondering what the technical differences between two RJ45 WAN and LAN ports are. I know (I think) the usual "high-level" differences that are usually described: e.g. you attach the ISP ...
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How to capture packets at the “DSL side”? [closed]

https://osqa-ask.wireshark.org/questions/23522/capture-packets-from-my-broadband-modem It is written here that capturing packets passing through the modem at DSL level, would only be possible with ...
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Default ALG enabled, which ones should be disabled for better security? TV\Phone\Internet all-in-one modem

I'm looking to have better security and done so much research on alg here and there. Seems I get nowhere no matter how many times I try over the years and give up. I decided to finally ask if this is ...
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Modem Bridge WAN Encapsulation and VLAN Tag

I have a question, in setting the Modem/Router combo provided by ISP to Bridge WAN instead of Route WAN, does the Frame gets decapsulated (Ethernet Header) and encapsulated again after it passes ...
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Router linked to router/modem, with an extender (Have to keep rebooting modem)

I have an Arris 411 Router/Modem I picked up earlier this year to stop having to pay modem rental fees. My current setup is a 100GB plan through Comcast using the Arris 411 only as a modem (even ...
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If connecting directly to a modem, how are DNS lookups performed?

From my own experience, when connecting a device to a router and leaving everything at their default settings, the connected device will typically use the DNS servers of the ISP in question as pushed ...
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is running 2 separate networks off one modem possible?

My cable company just replaced my modem (15 yrs old) with a new modem and router in one device. We have also connected our old router (actually a brand new replacement (wifi6) router to the new modem/...
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Router doesn't work after move

A friend moved to new house in the same city and was experiencing some very strange behavior when trying to setup his internet. Charter/Spectrum came and installed the modem and they said everything ...
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UK Virgin Business broadband fixed IP with Hitron cable modem/router. Is there any way to use it as modem only?

Quite stuck with this problem. A Client had been upgraded/forced to be upgraded to a 350mb connection with a single, fixed IP address as they run their own email server. Due to the nature of their ...
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High latency caused by router

I have a D-Link ADSL modem (2740u) and TP-Link C7 wireless router. The modem is responsible for internet connection and the router provides an access point. The router is connected to the modem by an ...
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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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Why is my UPS not providing power to my Modem?

I have a UPS that was powering my Monitor and CPU unit whenever main power was failing. I also have a modem that provides internet connection to the entire house. Now, the modem gets power from mains, ...
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HTTP(S) stop working, all other connection types persist on Mikrotik LTE

I am looking for help in HOW to diagnose a problem in my network (or suggestions for a solution if something seems obvious). My setup: provider: mobile broadband service through AT&T SIM card (...
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Cat 5 Terminal Wiring

I bought a house where most of the rooms (including my office) have been wired in with cat5 cable and they all run to the terminal block seen in the attached pics which is in the basement. Yesterday I ...
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Connecting multiple Huawei e3372h LTE modems to get multiple internet connections

My goal: -Setup about 15 LTE/4G USB modems (Huawei e3372h), connected to PC with Windows 10 via USB hub and providing 15 separate internet connections -Use Wingate program for creating 15 proxy ...
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Router/modem transparent bridge wrong IP address

this may be a weird question, let me know if more details will help. Will share beginning parts of IP addresses because I think that is all that is necessary to explain the issue... I purchased a ...
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Linking a Canon irc2380 printer on one network to computers on another network

I am in an office which has an older Vodafone modem HG556a (Slow Internet over phone line). Connected to this modem were two Pcs and a Canon irc2380 printer scanner. The Pcs are connected with cables ...
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Is it possible to have 2 different networks using 2 Routers that are both connected to 1 Modem-Router using Bridge?

I'm trying to set up two separate private networks connected to one Internet Service Provider. My ISP has supplied 1 Modem-Router (X) and then I have 2 other different Routers (Y & Z). I have ...
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how to change public ip frequently?

I know if I turn off the modem and turn it on again, I will have a new public IP. Is there any other way to do it automatically and by software configurations or some code? Is there any other way to ...
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Not able to ping between two routers

I have a network setup in my house as shown in the picture. The green arrow show that I am able to ping and the red arrow show that I am not able to ping. The IP addresses and subnet are given. I have ...
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I am receiving internet connection from my modem but not from my routers across my house

So my modem (technicolor TG588iv) is getting a connection alright. So when I connect it via LAN with my PC it works just fine, but the routers I have (NETGEAR WG102) don't give any WI-FI connection to ...
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Issues with internet connection using bridge mode on Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 & Asus RT-AC68U

Context My Telstra service worked well over wifi using the default setup (using the Smart Modem as the modem and router). However instead, I want to use it in bridge mode to take advantage of my Asus ...
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Is it possible for remote users to access my Windows 10 PCs if they know my cable modem IP address?

We have xfinity service with a new TP Link router with basic security enabled. Needed help with Lexmark wifi printer issue, called Lexmark tech support, next thing you know after we told them our ...
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Router causes loss of internet

Sudden issue, My router a TP-LINK 841HP 11 channel, while connected to it on my computer (MAC), randomly started to drop connection as a loop. (lost connection / reconnect) endlessly (router was setup ...
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Raspbian - Network Manager maps modem to an ehternet and not PPP interface

I have a very interesting problem: I'm trying to achieve cellular connectivity on RPi4, with a modem (Telit LE910C4-EU). For this purpose I'm using modem manager & network manager: apt-get update ...
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No internet: synology rt2600 not getting ip and surfboard sb8200

My synology router doesn't get an IP from the surfboard. On the connection field it appears as disconnected and it doesn't show an IP. I do get internet if I connect directly to the modem. Synology ...
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How to keep Wireless turned on on my modem all the time

I have a Dlink 2750u Modem (V1 firmware 1.00) and I am looking for a solution for keeping my wireless turned on, basically my problem is my little brother who we keep the modem in his room turns off ...
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Router: Setting up OpenVPN server

I have a TP-Link Archer A6 router and set up an OpenVPN server on it, but when I try to connect to it using OpenVPN Connect on Android, it always times out: traceroute shows a loop inside my ISP's ...
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Should you be able to access your modem's web interface when the internet is down?

I have a Motorola MB7621 Cabel-Modem and D-Link AC1200 Router with Xfinity internet. I have been experiencing problems where my WiFi will be down for a few hours before coming back up. I have already ...
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Am I able to set up a way to use all 4 pairs in my ethernet cable without gigabit support?

I live in an apartment above a store that provides my internet connection. Downstairs in the store there is a router which I'm fairly sure does not support gigabit internet. The wifi is atrociously ...
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Is modem on a separate network?

In a standard home network: ISP <--> Modem <--> Router <-> devices. There are 2 networks here- LAN and WAN. The router address is 192.168.1.1, the devices are on 192.168.1.1/24 and ...
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Trying to move my modem/router to a different coaxial outlet in my house

Due to inconvenience of using a 50 foot or longer Ethernet cable I have chosen to move my modem to my computer room for the computer. Where the modem is situated at the moment the coax outlet works ...
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My ISP doesn't use a modem. How does this work?

I have only an Ethernet cable straight to my apartment. The Internet works when I just plug in this cable into the computer. They say that there is a switch somewhere in the apartment building. Where ...
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Cannot access modem page directly, only through router

I have 3 modems. Two are dying, so I bought a third one of a different brand. On the old modems, I could tell if they were working or not by accessing the config page. When they stopped working, if I ...
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Home Networking - extending connection to new wires

I hope this is the appropriate place to ask this. I currently have internet going to a single network jack inside my house (downstairs), with a provider router connected to it. I'd like to connect ...
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Internet access: dsl cable to ethernet in the router

Can I access to internet by using not the RJ11 to RJ11 cable, but a cable RJ11 to RJ45, namely a cable with a dsl tip and an ethernet tip like this? I didn't find a solution of this type on the web; I ...

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