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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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How do I persist VLAN settings on my Asus RT-AC68 Router?

I have achieved the desired vlan settings on my Asus router by using robocfg. However, when I reboot the router those settings are lost. I'm running the latest firmware as of this writing (3.0.0.4....
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Some home devices won't connect to the Internet unless the router is restarted

I've been using the CBN CH7466CE router provided by Vodafone for more than 2 years now. The router normally serves 2 phones (iOS and Android), 3 laptops (2x macOS, 1x Windows), and a smart-tv. Since I ...
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Internet works for ~10 minutes after modem/router reboot, then only pinging works

I recently got a new internet plan with my ISP, and it's been almost completely dysfunctional; browsing only works for the first ten minutes of the router being powered on, and after this I can only ...
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How to display the Image Filename, TFTP server address ADSL [on hold]

Guys tell me step by step : how Get my [ISP] TFTP server IP address and Download Image file from ISP`s TFTP server , to get faster internet
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1 computer, 2 NICs, 2 public static IP adresses

My home desktop computer has two NICs. I use one for my personal internet needs, and plan to use the other one somewhat unconventionally. I'm going to create a SOCKS/VPN server on a virtual machine, ...
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Wifi stops working 2 mins after startup; must manually disconnect and reconnect to work every time (Windows 10)

I am using Windows 10, and my Wifi has never given me any problems until a forced update about 3 weeks ago. Ever since then, when the computer boots up, the internet would work for about 2 minutes, ...
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Networking: Reject forwarding to specific network in OpenWrt

I'm in a situation where I need to restrict my OpenWrt router access to a specific WWAN network. However, due to other unsolvable issues, the interface is recognized as a wired interface, so it doesn'...
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How can I view data usage on my home network? [duplicate]

My ISP has a 1TB cap on my usage and we nearly hit that cap or go over each month. I want to be able to see some data on this so I can see what is using the data and what the device/network is calling ...
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Have static IP. why is my ip showing router ip

I have a block of static IP addresses from my ISP (Centurylink). The block is 8 IPs, 5 of which are usable. Lets say x.x.x.0 - Network Reserved x.x.x.1 - Assignable x.x.x.2 - Assignable x.x.x.3 - ...
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Two Ubiquiti UniFi WAP on same network, Windows 10 /only/ connecting to WAP on other side of apartment

I am at my wits' end here with this WAP issue. We have two Ubiquiti UniFi WAPs in our apartment and until quite recently my laptop has been connecting to the one that is 5 feet above it on the ceiling....
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Connecting multiple computers in one router ethernet port versus connecting multiple computers in multiple ethernet ports

My local network has 3 computers connected to a single router ethernet port, through a switch. When one computer opens and in the other computer someone is already playing online games, the game lags ...
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Connect Netgear router R7000 to WAN-side using its Wi-Fi antennas, LAN-side using its Ethernet ports

I have purchased an R7000 router specifically for the purpose. I wish to connect Netgear router R7000 to WAN-side using its Wi-Fi antennas, LAN-side using its Ethernet ports. This is residential. ...
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Need help to set up home server - client network (RedHat 7)

I have very basic knowledge on networking. I recently purchased a Dell server to do my own development work. I have installed a RedHat Linux server. I am trying to set up a local server client set up. ...
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What's the right way to send an Ethernet Frame to another machine in the local network?

I recently began learning about the OSI model, networking and stuff. As I like coding in C, I wanted to send my own Ethernet frames. I now got it working; however, I'm still unsure about one thing: ...
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all of my ports on my router are open in my router without me setting it

Something very strange happened 4 days ago.... I have been remotely connecting to my workstation using ssh. I use public authentication and my router has been set up to port forward all connections ...
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Windows 10 VPN connected, No internet through client

So I am trying to set up a VPN using a computer in another location to access region locked content. I have set up a PPTP connection through another computer that works successfully. I can connect to ...
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Switch ISPs and lost internet connection on debian server

Version root@server:~# cat /etc/debian_version 8.11 Can't resolve host names root@server:~# ping www.google.com ping: unknown host www.google.com ifconfig -a root@server:/# ifconfig -a docker0 ...
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Turning on DHCP when main router goes down

Our shared internet network goes down when our friend who pays for a unlimited LTE plan leaves. His phone is essentially the main router. However, recently we decided to create a local network aswell. ...
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More on Supposedly Dynamic IPs

There are a few reasons why I'd like to be able to change my ip address, and none is shady. Here's one reason: I do a fair amount of internet research. On one project, I found that I was blocked from ...
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Two wifis at home (one unwanted), causing issues - will disabling one solve it? [closed]

I have a little bit of problem at hand. I have a router, and I have a modem. And both provide WiFi. And this is a problem for me. Why is it a problem for me? Everything that uses a wired connection ...
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pfSense - handling public IP addresses as a Internal range

I recently bought 1Gbps internet access in my business and /24 public IP address for internal use. My 2911 Cisco router doesn't seem to be handling that speed Internet, so I setup pfSense machine as ...
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How is it possible to connect to a remote server that does not have a port forwarding, via ITS internal address? [closed]

It is possible thanks to Visual Studio Code Live Share, to share our local servers with our colleagues, which for me is incomprehensible, for me a computer can access another computer if its router ...
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why would a LAN transfer go slower when router is connected to network

Before I ask, I realize the different hardware might be at play but I did some other tests that make me think its not the hardware and I wanted to ask to see if maybe there is something else going on. ...
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New EE Router not working with netgear swtich?

I had a setup where my PC (and other items) was connected via a netgear switch which was connected to my sky router. This all worked nicely. Then I changed to EE just now. It no longer works (cant ...
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NAS setup help w/ home

so I'm not super experienced with Networking, so I may have already committed some Faux-pas in my setup, so please bear with me; I have a HDD connected to my modem (TC8715) that I'd like to use as a ...
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Modem changed and now suddenly one computer on network is capped at 5mbps down

We recently upgraded our AT&T fiber internet to 300up/300down, which required a new modem. Before the swap, my particular computer was getting about 80mbps down, 10mbps up. After the swap, my down ...
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Accessing resources on Windows Server 2016 over VPN connection

I'm running Windows Server 2016 and set up a VPN server on it and I can't access the server's network resources from clients (ios, windows pc), but can connect to the vpn itself and I have the servers ...
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00:00:00:00:00:00 mac address in dlink router [closed]

this morning I logged into my router and I found all my devices, and 00:00:00:00:00:00 mac address with 0.0.0.0 ip; then I made some tries and I seemed that when I turned down, only the screen, on my ...
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Move internet connection to a different floor

I want to migrate my internet to the second floor of my house, where i will have two PCs, leaving none at the ground floor. I already have a cat5 cable (just one) going from this floor to the second ...
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Routers cascade - PING packet lost and no connection

I am currently living in an apartment with a shared WiFi that works as in most hotels: the network is open and a password is required using a login page in the browser. However, a separated LAN is ...
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why are ip addresses overlapping in packet tracer? 202.101.99.192 overlaps with GigabitEthernet0/1

This is my router! the topology is one router connected to one pc on g0/1, on g0/0 its connected to a switch then connected to a pc. the whole network is 202.101.99.0/24, using VLSM we had to break it ...
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What's killing my network?

I've been having nightmarish issues with my home network for the past couple of days and I'm trying to get to the bottom of it. My setup is as follows: Arris Touchstone TM1602A cable modem Two ...
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How can I route one application's traffic through my WiFi network and all others through the usb connection to my iPhone/s Internet?

I have an unlimited, but slow DSL connection which I like to use for downloading. I do my normal activity through the tethered connection to my iPhone, which is fast. How can I route some apps through ...
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Using DrayTek Router with WINS and dial in VPN, but windows machine names not resolving

WINS machine names are not resolving over L2TP. I have a DrayTek Vigor 2862 router configured to use WINS and I have a WINS server set up using Windows Server 2008 R2 EE which is able to get the ...
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How to configure shared Internet connection + switch + router setup?

I have access to a shared Internet connection (~100Mbps) via ethernet wall jack in my apartment. Since I have a 54Mbps router, I would like to add a gigabit switch before the router so that I can have ...
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Comcast Modem (10.1. xx ) ip address to WIFI Pro Router (Router gets 10.1xx ) ip address issue

I have a comcast business internet service (comcast modem/router) with static IP with 10.xx series. For better coverage we have WIFI pro router connected to comcast and the router gets an IP address ...
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Very slow Internet thru 3 different routers, fast with just DSL modem

I see very slow internet when my laptop is cabled thru a router--ping time ranges between 1,000 and 2,500 ms! When I connect ethernet directly to DSL modem and sign into PPPoE, the ping time is under ...
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VPN LAN WAN Cascading

I saw an article here that describes reaching addresses via destination. What I’m trying to do is have the best of both VPN and non VPN worlds. I’ll have the VPN on one router and the another router ...
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How to configure 3 Routers on the same LAN

A am curious if i can setup a network with the following topology: home network R1 - 192.168.0.1 R2 - 192.168.0.2 R3 - 192.168.0.3 How a network like this can be done?
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Which Internet and Transport layer protocols do a home router support? [closed]

I was asked in an Interview Test: Assuming we have a cheap consumer-grade router that has symmetric NAT, a host in the LAN and an outside host want to transport arbitrary data to each other. Which ...
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LAN Ports not working for Tomato Bridge

I'm running tomato 1.28 on my N600 netgear router, and I have the following situation: I have the N600 Router hooked up to a R700 router (running original Netgear OS), and have it set up as a bridge. ...
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Use Tomato router as ethernet hub?

I'm running tomato 1.28 on my N600 netgear router, and I have the following situation: I have an ethernet cord coming directly from a normal router (I'll call it router1), that I would like to use to ...
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how to make my raspberry pi act as gateway for eth0 subnet using eth1 internet connection?

I have set my lapton and ethernet+wifi router to an 192.168.10.x subnet with fixed IP setting. I have another subnet on 192.168.9.x range managed by DHCP by a 4G wifi router. I have a raspberry pi ...
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Router or adapter MAC address visible with javascript?

I would like to know when a site uses javascript is the MAC address of the specific router being used or that of the computer's adapter visible, which one?
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TP-Link Different Dynamic Public IP for every LAN port – Possible?

I have a dynamic IP home connection and I have a TP-Link router.  Due to the business I’m running, I need to have a different public IP address for each connected device via LAN cable.  I am not very ...
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Issue connecting to web server

I'm having trouble connecting to my local webserver externally. I use a Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router. Here is everything I've done so far: I enabled remote management on a port 12900 via ...
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Setup a server at 192.168.1.x which is accessible by 10.1.1.x

My University provides each hotel room with a LAN connection (with IP of form 10.1.1.x) which is in the same network as the rest of the campus network. Since I need multiple devices to connect to the ...
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Networking - High ms issue after power outages & strange routing

This has been happening constantly recently, after a power outage i get vastly increased ms on certain services (online game) and only on that game's servers, imagine jumping from default 70-80ms to 5-...
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ASUS DSL-N16 router spontaneously resets to factory settings

I have an ASUS DSL-N16 router given by my ISP. I changed the default login, used it, and turned it off. On turning it on the next day, it had reset to the factory default username and password. So I ...
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Troubleshoot connection with packet loss

I've been having packet loss issues while playing online, so I've decided to do the PingPlotter test to the game IP. The hop 4 seems to have a massive packet loss problem, but that's the ISP server ...