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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Linksys wrt 54g router with continuous blinking power light

I updated the firmware on my wrt54g v2 router using dd-wrt v24 micro Olsen wrh 54g in hopes of installing a pvn but couldn't find any place in the setup to do this so I reinstalled the Lynksys ...
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Linksys router works but absolutely no lights

I bought a used Linksys WRT1900ACS router on ebay. I got it for $50. New it goes for close to $200. IT works. But none of the lights on the router go on! At first I thought it is defective and seller ...
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Trying to access a router inside a WAN

I am running a clinic inside another office building. It is a very small clinic and we have our own LAN for just 2 people, but approx. 10 devices. The router is a NightHawk 10, where I have all ports ...
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Assign static local IP address to VPN - Mikrotik

I configure VPN on my router board and firewall NAT rules to pass all traffic through the VPN interface and all things work fine. When VPN connection got connect to a remote VPN server, we have a ...
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Configuring TP-Link WA850RE with Static IP from ISP from LuCi/OpenWRT

I installed openWRT on TP-link WA850RE V2 device and trying to setup internet connection with static IP. This device has only one ethernet port and is shown as LAN in the LuCI web GUI. I'm trying to ...
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How to set External IP in double nat network?

So I have 2 routers: 1.T-Mobile B525s-23a 2.Asus RT-AC58U My setup is Internet -- B525s-23a ------ Asus RT-AC58U ------ devices I want to enable DDNS on Asus RT-AC58U but it ...
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Can't connect to admin interface of Asus EA-N66

I have recently setup a new router and was trying to use a "second hand" ASUS EA-N66 as range extender. I factory reset it, and then proceeded to configure it, and the configuration was successful as ...
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WiFi on 2.4GHz is slow, but 5GHz is very fast

I've been having an ongoing problem with my home WiFi network. As stated in the title, my 2.4GHz network is slow but 5GHz is perfectly fine. I've checked with a WiFi analyzer and there aren't too many ...
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How to stop my router's isp to throttle my net while downloading large files?

If my isp is really throttling my net while downloading large files then how to stop it?
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How to change the gateway adreess of virtual adapter

I use the Shrew VPN Client for a VPN-Connection with a remote network. Despite it being extremely slow sometimes, I now cannot reach the router anymore. For some reason I cannot access the GUI. My IP ...
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Intermittent routing issue on Windows server with on-link gateway

We are having intermittent connectivity issues between a windows server (10.2.1.5) and another device on the network in the same subnet (10.2.1.235). When pinging 10.2.1.235 from the windows server 10....
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How to acess router's admin password if we have access to its telnet?

Ok, so I recently discovered an old router lying around in my house, of Binatone, model no. bes460 . I tried resetting it, then tried all possible common admin username and passwords, with nothing ...
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Laptop's WiFi adapter refuses to communicate to 5GHz via channel 36-50

I'm using an Intel 9560 Wifi adapter capable of a dual-band (2.4 and 5GHz) 802.11a/b/g/n/ac connection on my laptop. However, some three months ago, the 5GHz band randomly stopped working. I would not ...
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WiFi packet loss on 5Ghz when uploading

The ping to my router (Netgear D6400) from my laptop (Intel AC-9260 160MHz) over 5Ghz usually sits at around 2ms-10ms with < 1% packet loss with a -80db connection (ac). When I start a download ...
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TP-Link Unable to Reset Default Gateway for Internet

Recently I got another TP-Link router to extend my home WIFI network. However I set the IP address to 192.168.0.2 and now I can't connect to the Internet. I reset the router and logged in again to ...
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How do I assign IPv6 addresses to the interfaces of my linux-based router?

I'm using a commodity PC running Ubuntu Server 18.04 as the router for my home network. This has been working great for me for years with IPv4, but I've been trying to make it dual-stack, and I'm ...
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Wake on lan with Easybox & IPv6

Currently I am using TeamViewer to control a remote pc. Now I also want to be able to start that pc remotely. I was thinking about using the TeamViewer Wake on Lan fuctionality, but any other solution ...
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What subnet/netmask for OpenVPN server config on Tomato router?

I am setting up my Freshtomato router as OpenVPN server. The IP range of my router is 192.168.x.x/24. However, In the OpenVPN server configuration on this router the subnet/netmask is pre-set to 10.6....
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persist losing internet / dns client event 1014

Issue: Internet webistes are loading very slow, or timed out. Error in event log: DNS Client Events 1014 What I have already done: reinstall wifi drivers, dns 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4, tcp ipv6 enabled/...
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Measure WiFi LAN Speeds Windows 10

I measure file transfer speeds when copying files from one W10 machine to another on a private lan home network via WiFi adapters only (no wired ethernet) as displayed by File Explorer (not perfect ...
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Subnet Device commication using consumer grade routers

My ISP requires the use of their router that i am not able to view or configure. As such, i am using my own router (Asus AC5300) as an unfortunate second NAT. I now need to add a second router and ...
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WiFi dropping. Good Broadband

I have sky broadband router and on test always has a good signal with stable lights (3 green). WiFi may drop even though internet is good and this could be for a period of time, intermittently or ...
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Cannot detect a ZKTeco RFID reader when using an Ethernet connection

I have a ZKteco RFID reader. I connected it to my router via an ethernet cable and also connected my laptop to the same router via an ethernet cable as well. I have tried to connect to this reader ...
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Cannot detect a lan device on my network

Previous post I have a Huawei WiFi router that has 4 ethernet ports. I have connected one of those to my laptop and connected another to device via an ethernet cable (RFID reader). I run the software ...
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Home “server” interafearing with IPTV

On my home network, I have connected a computer("server") running a bunch of services and containers (such as Plex, Home Assistant, Ajenti, Transmission...) which, seems to, making trouble with IPTV ...
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Multiple routers in network, faster connections between machines on one of them?

My setup: 4G modem running NAT & DHCP, connected to fast AC WiFi router with RJ45. From the AC router I have Powerline network in the house/on the property. Powerline connects more access points, ...
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How do I get my modem's IP address when using Google Wifi?

Occasionally I need to connect my ISP's modem directly to initiate a restart. Normally when I connect to my modem directly, I can either connect to the modem using the vanity URL provided by the ISP, ...
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Wi-Fi slows down after a long connection (disconnect and connect fixes it)

I have a router with pretty much the default configuration connected to a 50 Mbps optic fiber internet link. When I connect a device to the router it gets a consistent 45-50 Mbps download speed (...
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Create two network isolated from each other.( LAN to WAN ). How can I prevent the network from router 2 to be able to ping router 1?

network map 1- I setup the DHCP range on the router 1 like in the picture and then i setup the DHCP range also on the router 2. What I did is setup the ip adress like this: 192.168.2.61 then restart ...
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Can an Apple router and Google's mesh router coexist in one house

I stream music from my Mac laptop to old Cambridge speakers via Airport Extreme router to an Airport Express by wifi. I would like to purchase Google's new Nest mesh system, but have been told that ...
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Securely remotely access files on a HDD attached to a router?

I'm looking for a simple but genuinely secure way to remotely access files on a hard drive attached (via USB 3) directly to my router. (Currently using ASUS RT-AX56U.) Many routers with USB ports ...
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Opened port timing out on external networks

I am running the latest Rasbian lite on a Raspberry Pi 4. I've had this problem on my raspberry Pi 3 too. I want to make my Minecraft spigot 1.14.4 server accessible from anywhere in the world. For ...
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When port forwarding an internet router for gaming, how are the ports determined? [closed]

When configuring an internet router for port forwarding for specific video games, how are the specific ports determined? Does a video game developer specify which ports their games interface with and ...
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Having trouble forwarding ports on uncommon south american router(telecom)

That is the router menu where i imagine the port-forwarding is setup, the thing is, it looks nothing like tutorials in port forwarding look like online and I dont know what to put where. This is what ...
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Internet connection drops for a few seconds

I am having a problem with an internet connection, let me explain: I use my phone to connect to a WiFi network that uses EAP-SIM. In fact, every person who has a SIM card from the "Free" carrier can ...
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My dynamic dns behaves weird

I have builded a raspberry pi ubuntu all-in-one server (ftp, apache, ssh, vnc) and used dynamic dns to be able to use it remotely. When i try to connect it from lan ip it connects successfully from my ...
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How can I schedule a device block from access to the internet on my Asus RT-AC68U router?

Yes I am aware of the Time Schedule feature under Parental Control. However, that feature cannot block one of my devices for some reason. It can for other devices on my network.
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How can I connect to my NAS that has a static IP that uses the wrong gateway address?

I have a nas that for reasons I set up to use a static IP. One ISP switch later and now I can't access my NAS, because it uses the wrong default gateway address. I can therefore also not access the ...
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Random “No Internet” when connected to a working router

I sometimes get "No Internet" while being connected to my home router with full signal, but other devices connected to it have no Internet access issues (2 phones and 1 more laptop). I'm using Huawei ...
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What are the IP Address and the Server Address in the Network Settings of Mac OS VPN IkeV2 setting?

What are the addresses that are listed in the Network Settings of a Mac when the IkeV2 protocol is being used and the computer is connected to a wireless router which is then connected to a modem. ...
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How do I authenticate wired connections over my router's ethernet port?

I have an internet connection from ISP which I connect through a D-Link router. The router logs into the ISP's PPPoE connection using the credentials given by the ISP to me and I have setup a Wireless ...
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Can a VLAN be configured to function correctly even if there are unmanaged switches in the network?

Is it possible to configure individual ports on a managed switch to block specific VLAN traffic? I've been trying to read up on this but I haven't found a definitive answer yet. Our home network is ...
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QoS router vs. long ethernet cable

So I'm a CS student currently taking some online summer classes at my mom's house. So far, I had one class, through Jitsi videocall, and the connection went horribly. I know for a fact that our home'...
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Router and access point: Why are IP devices not visible between the two?

My network has a TP-Link Archer C7 as a router connected to the ISP and a TP-Link Archer A7 configured as an access point connected by cable to the router. Both support 2.4/5GHz with main and guest ...
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how does arp scanning cross the network layer?

I have the following setup in my network: cc:cc:cc:cc:cc:cc -------- 192.168.1.5/24 phone bb:bb:bb:bb:bb:bb (other networks and ...
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WiFi appears connected but no LAN/WAN access – Windows 10

I have HP Laptop with AMD A6 APU, Windows 10 1903 fully updated. Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11ac WiFi adapter. I connect it to my WiFi network on Dlink 300M router. I face this issue only with this laptop,...
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Windows 7 - Wifi not working until ipconfig release/renew commands, but doesn't stay after a reboot

I had a VPN set up on my Windows 7 (Home Premium) laptop for a test, then uninstalled it when no longer needed. However, now my network thinks it is an Unidentified Public Network and I have no ...
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How can I assign an IP without DHCP enabled on the router and no static IP configuration possible on the device itself

Situation I have a Chromecast that I want to connect with an ethernet cable. So I've bought an ethernet to micro usb adapter. I plug the ethernet cable into my router but the chromecast will not get ...
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Setting up QoS for my specific Router

I have a ReadyNet AC1200MS and the internet speeds are already not the best as we live further out from the city. I've switched the DNS servers to cloudflare which has made a decent difference, but i ...
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Use MacBook as VPN server or outbound proxy

I'm not sure whether the question's title describes what I'm trying to achieve... Anyway, it is coronavirus outbreak, and I'm grounded at home. My employer has very strict security/hardware polices ...

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