Questions tagged [router]

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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Is it possible to circumvent ZTE F670L AP/SPI isolation using a network switch and access point combination?

I have a ZTE F670L I got from my ISP (Telecom Egypt). It is lacking, and I can't even disable the AP/SPI Isolation settings because they are hidden. I have a web server running on my PC (Connected via ...
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Configuring VLANs and Internet Access with HPE 1920S Switch and Asus RT-AC87U Router

(I'm not an IT expert) I'm looking for guidance on configuring my network setup involving an HPE 1920S 24G Layer 3 Switch and an Asus RT-AC87U Router. I aim to divide the network into two VLANs: ...
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ZeroTier not working on router running FreshTomato firmware

0 I can successfully connect to my ZeroTier with the router and join my ZT network with an automatic IP assigned my ZT. However, I can’t ping the router from from any device on my ZT network nor have ...
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If two devices are 180m apart, can they be connected using just one router in the middle?

I understand that the maximum safe distance for a CAT6 ethernet cable to stream data is 90m (between source and destination). I have one router. I want to get a stream from my IP camera, which is 180m ...
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Where/how do I disable remote management on a Linksys WRT1200AC router?

Where do I turn off remote management on a Linksys WRT1200AC router? I do not see that option on any of the menus on the router. I am running the newest firmware and also see nothing in the manual ...
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How to set up a captive portal in Linksys WRT120N or TL-WR840N?

How can I set up a captive portal with the following brands Linksys WRT120N or TL-WR840N? I own this two routers and I want to set up a captive portal, doesn't matter in which router. Do I need to ...
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How does remote users connect to a device on a local network behind NAT without port forwarding or VPN? [closed]

How would someone at tech support for a product (assume for now any generic ethernet/wifi connected device) remotely access the device needing troubleshooting when the device is connected to a local ...
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Unable to get Main and Backup Routers to connect to each other

I have two networks and routers (both on Advanced Tomato by Shibby) laid out as such: Backup Router network (192.168.1.1/24) WAN - Xfinity LAN - small number of clients. Importantly, main network ...
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My Router keeps restarting at high speed

this is my first post here. I have a ZTE 5g MC801a router, had it for 13 months, ever since I signed the contract with ISP. About six weeks ago, the router started restarting on its own, where all the ...
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Network speed is dropping while downloading

We’ve got a local network consisting of around 200 PCs located at 2 addresses. All of these PCs are connected to the network via 8 routers, around 30 PCs for each one. All of these PCs are running on ...
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Why does tracert not display the IP passing through the router?

My computer A (ip: 192.168.50.201) is wirelessly connected to the router, while my computer B (ip: 192.168.50.65) is wired to the router. Why is there only one hop when tracert 192.168.50.65, and why ...
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IP Conflict on mac vm guest

I have a host mac running Mac OS 14.4 (Sonoma). I am using VirtualBuddy to run the native VM capability, and a Guest instance of OS 14.0. I am having a IP conflict on ONE specific network... Starbucks....
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Proxy on one SSID with OpenWRT

I've bought a new Asus RT-AX53U router and installed OpenWRT. I want to create 2+ separate SSIDs, where one (ssid_default) should work like default tunnel to net, and another one (ssid_proxy) should ...
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Will my home router user/admin password be any protection against hackers?

I'm in Australia, I have "Fiber To The Home". This passes through the NBN box on the outside wall, to the NBN modem inside the wall, and thence to my mid-range ASUS AC1900 Dual Band router. ...
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Unable to configure Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router as switch on 192.-like network

I have an old unused Zyxel VMG1312-B30B router and I am trying to use it as switch in home network to extend it to the attic. Since it has 4 RJ45 ports, I want to use 1 port as incoming from main home ...
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Cannot access PC from Internet via IPv6

I am trying to make my computer accessible from the internet for SSH via IPv6. Unfortunately, nothing I tried so far has worked: The PC is running Windows 11, 23H2 I can use the IPv6 address (from ...
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Home device tries to connect directly to the Internet Service Provider, bypassing the router

I have a router ASUS RT-AC1200. Firmware is the latest: 3.0.0.4.380_10931-gfed566f. It is connected to my Internet Service Provider (ISP). The router has a static MAC address, which I don't change at ...
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My Router Interface and whatismyipaddress.com shows different IP addresses [closed]

My Router's Interface and whatismyipaddress.com show two different IP addresses. My router interface under DNS connection, IP address is 100.73.177.xxx And whatismyipaddress.com gives 180.150.80.xxx ...
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I can't access Stack Overflow with Windows 11 + Wifi 6 router + Organization proxies

I am unable to access stackoverflow.com when using a modern router supporting Wi-Fi 6 via mainstream browsers (Edge, Firefox, Chrome). I can access all Stack Exchange sites, such as superuser, ...
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What exactly is transmission time?

The transmission time can be defined, as per Wikipedia, as (for a digital signal): "The time from the first bit until the last bit of a message has left the transmitting node." Thinking ...
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Masquerading traffic with non-default routing table

I have a network set up as follows: ┌──────┬────────┐ ┌───────────┐ │ │ eno1.1 │ │ Network A │ │ │ ├─┤ │ ┌────...
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Several VPN area in one router

I have several PCs and they are connected to my router. I want to separate them and have access to them via VPN based on the following requirements: 1- PC1 and PC2 are on VPN1, so when I connect from ...
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How to open ports for dedicated servers?

I've been trying to create a dedicated server for Project Zomboid for a while now, but I always get stuck with Port Forwarding. I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. I do everything correctly on ...
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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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Allow cross-subnet/VLAN connections for client connected to VPN

I've re set-up my network and have started using VLANs to segregate my normal devices, homelab, and IoT devices. I have one device in the homelab VLAN that I want to be connected to a VPN at all times....
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I loose LAN networking features when I prioritize WiFi or lan on server

I’m trying to get my server a dedicated internet connection while’s my other systems can still access it via lan. I tried to simply connect a WiFi network to it while’s keeping the lan connected but ...
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What to do if I can't connect to the router

I accidentally logged out of the WIFI on my phone, and forgot the password. I'm connected to the internet on my PC with an Ethernet cable, and want to open the router IP, but I can't. I've looked at ...
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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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Router unable to resolve IPs from parent router

What would suddenly cause a child router to suddenly lose upstream connection to its parent router? I have a Linksys router connected behind an AT&T router (provided by my ISP), which hosts ...
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Creating an IP alias for a device on another subnet behind a VPN

I set up a site-to-site VPN with IPsec between two routers. Router 1 (DLink DSR-250V2) controls the 11.11.11.0/24 subnet. Router 2 controls the 192.168.1.0/24 subnet. The tunnel itself works fine. ...
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Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN), Why isn't the notification done by the Router?

Quoting from Wikipedia: "When both endpoints support ECN they mark their packets with ECT(0) or ECT(1). Routers treat the ECT(0) and ECT(1) codepoints as equivalent. If the packet traverses an ...
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Port Forwarding Issue on ONT

I have a Huawei ONT device and some devices in the local network that need to be accessed from WAN side (CCTV port:37777 & SAMBA Port 445). So I have added some port mappings. While all of the ...
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Unable to Ping Voice Servers Provided by ISP

I am using a Nokia ONT G-2425G-A router, with an Airtel home subscription in India. The ISP provides Internet access as well as a VoIP connection. It works by attaching a physical telephone to the ...
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My network is blocking some sites but my wife's iPhone can access them

As the title says, I have been having this issue for a few days and it has been hurting my brain trying to solve it. I first noticed the issue when my PS5 was constantly failing to connect to PSN. I ...
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Connecting delay on local network (SYN RETRANSMISSION)

Somebody knows what could be the issue? More often than not I can not connect instantly to my IP camera or local server and have a initial delay of around 10 seconds before it connects to the camera (...
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ASUS RT-AC88U WAN Connectivity Issues Unsolved

I've been running Asuswrt-Merlin on an ASUS RT-AC88U for the last 2 years with a rented comcast modem in bridge mode. Late last fall I began encountering intermittent internet connectivity issues ...
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Allow connection to modem dashboard in pf firewall

I am using Murus to manage the rules of my macos pf firewall. My approach is to block everything by default and allow only what I need. This has worked well so far, with one exception: I cannot seem ...
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Proxmox Server Connectivity Issues: Duplicate Hostnames and IP Addresses

It appears that I'm encountering an issue with my recently established Proxmox servers. My configuration involves two servers: a Dell Poweredge T310 and a Dell Poweredge T330. 1 and a half year ago I ...
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Internet fully disconnects when I try to authenticate in some sites. What could it be?

I have noticed that when I try to log in some sites, my internet completely shuts down. One of those sites is Outlook.com. When the mail animation is running, before loading the form login, I got ...
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Do some routers not support 2-way UDP communications? [closed]

I have Windows apps I've written to send commands (client) to a server app that returns some data via UDP. This works on a local LAN but when I put the server software at a data center, the server ...
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Isolating home network from different internet routers

I have two internet routers and a router "C" ( Model TP-Link TL-WR841N ) to which my all local devices are connected. I want to know if there can be a way to make the router "C" ...
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Bitdefender detected my router trying to exploit my PC. Should I be worried?

Recently my Bitdefender AV blocked an attempted exploit to my PC via my routers IP address. Should I be concerned? Could it be that my NMAP intense scan caused this? Bitdefender exploit protection ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of devices affected by KV botnet malware infections?

According to this January 31, 2024 article in Ars Technica: Chinese malware removed from SOHO routers after FBI issues covert commands Routers were being used to conceal attacks on critical ...
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Why is internet speed slower when both Ethernet and WLAN interfaces are connected?

I've bought a switch to connect my Windows laptop to a computer with Linux I use as storage which has no internet connection. On the Windows computer I configured my ethernet interface with a fixed IP ...
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I get question marks whenever I try to list netsh interface names on cmd

Running windows 10 on a TOSHIBA for work. I am trying to manually set a specific MTU for my Wi-Fi, but whenever I try to run netsh int ipv4 set subinterface "Wi-Fi" mtu=1480 store=persistent,...
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Unable to connecting POE device with router via a POE injector

I'm having trouble with connecting my POE device with the router. This is an illustration showing my connectivity: In CASE A, I'm trying to power the POE device (a Road-Side-Unit) via a POE injector, ...
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How to configure isis on Cisco router interface with two IPs

Cisco routers are connected to the switch. There is no way to configure trunk interfaces on the switch. There are 2 ips configured on the interface of each router - primary and secondary. According to ...
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Dir-3040 ftp server buffer overflow

Originally posted on reddit Dir-3040 ftp issue Dir-3040 latest firmware 1.20b03 with ftp service up and running. Upnp,samba are off. Have no issues uploading small files to usb stick on usb2.0 port. ...
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Port forwarding wont work on ZTE MF286D in local network

I am setting up server for own applications and have a problem with port forwarding. I wanted to expose the server to the internet via the router, but port forwarding doesn't work. My current ...
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My (not ISP-owned) internet router-modem combo reset to defaults

After several years of working 100% reliably, my third-party internet router-modem combo suddenly "forgot" the WiFi names and passwords I had created and reverted to the factory defaults. ...
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