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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Home network: router + OpenVPN + wireless mesh

I've recently purchased a Wifi mesh to help improve coverage in my house. So far, it's working fine for everyone in the household for most situations. The only thing I'm having trouble with is trying ...
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Fedora 37 NAT configuration for VPN gateway

I've got an Intel NUC set up as a server on my home network (192.168.1.0/24) running Fedora 37. Currently it hosts DNS/DHCP for my local network, and is at 192.168.1.2 (see link to network diagram ...
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Ping spikes when pinging router

Is it normal to get some spikes while pinging the router? Normally I get some spikes of max 15ms and I am using a wired connection, this doesn't seems to be right. My interface is a gigabit, my cable ...
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Is this TP-Link Archer C7 router misbehaving with static routes?

The background I have two internet lines and two WAN gateways in my house. Presently, they're on the same LAN, but I'm trying to split them up so a device can choose a WAN by what ethernet jack it ...
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Strange "Network 93" appears as an active network with internet access

I am using a Windows 11 PC, and I recently had something very strange happen with my home Wifi network. When I connected to my home Wifi network, in addition to the name of my home network appearing ...
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Router randomly stops responding to anything

My internet connection randomly stops working, and when it does, even 192.168.1.1 doesn't load. Both internet and router configuration either work fine, or none of them work at all. The PON light is ...
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DNS of 0.0.0.0?

I have one main router in the house and a wireless range extender (edimax ew-7209apg). My main router uses the default ISP DNS servers provided. Many devices could connect to the wireless range ...
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Range extender with 2 almost identical mac addresses on the router

I hope it's the right section to post this question. On the wifi router I see 2 entries for my tp-link range extender with the same IP. One is with the correct MAC and I see the IP v4 and the IP v6. ...
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Access point has incredible slow speed

I set up 4G LTE network because I live in a village so there is no better solution. I have the router in the attic: ZTE NETBOX MF-258K. On the second floor speed of the Internet is good, I am ...
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How are IP addresses assigned for two routers in the same network?

Let’s say I have a home network with a router which goes to the main router which in turn goes to Internet In this case how is my network seen from the main router in terms of IP addressing? If the ...
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Quaggga OSPFv3 won't configure routes

I'm trying to configure Quagga to use OSPFv3 to create proper IPv6 routes between two OpenWrt routers running OpenVPN (tun mode). I know the tunnel is working properly because it works if I configure ...
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Garden Office - Wifi Setup

I need internet down the garden office. I currently have 60mbps via wall plugs in the house - I just ran a few speed tests in the house and that is what I am getting I just took an old iMac down the ...
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Realtek wifi adapter sees some local lans but not mine

A few months ago (Sept. 2022) my Toshiba C-55 win 8.1 failed to connect to my router at home. It did see a neighbor's wifi, and with a dual boot Linux, the adapter sees mine and others. I tried ...
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Can't Access Network Drive On Ethernet-Shared PC

I am unable to access the network drive I have set up on my Ubuntu PC (ubu) from any device on the network, and I believe it's due to the fact that I am using windows ethernet-share from my primary ...
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Load Balancing TL-R480-T+

Tags: #Load Balancing #Gateway ACL #VLAN & Multi-Networks Model: TL-R480T+ Hardware Version: V6 Firmware Version: Hi, I have two connections from different ISPs in WAN1 and WAN2 port respectively. ...
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Can I install DD-WRT firmware on my Virgin SOHO router Hub 3.0 VMDG505?

I have a Virgin SOHO router Hub 3.0 VMDG505 (ARRISGro_88:fb:3) provided by my ISP (Virgin) here in the UK. The web interface doesn't allow you to do much, so I thought I may install some good routing ...
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Port forwarding from 2 routers

I have a server that is working fine and can be accessed within my local network. But I would like to also be able to access it from outside the network, so I tried to do port forwarding, but it didn'...
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Can Starlink be used in countries other than the one in which it was purchased? [closed]

If one purchases a Starlink, is it region-locked, or can it be transported and used anywhere in the world that has Starlink availability? Example If a Starlink is purchased in Australia, which other ...
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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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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on Web interface router?

I found and old router that I want to use, but I cant get it to work, is a TPLINK TD-W8980. The router broadcast both SSID but when I want to access the local IP it loads badly, image: . There is ...
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Cannot Access server remotely through VPN tunnel when server is connected to am openVPN service

I created a VPN tunnel to my home LAN. The VPN Tunnel is successful because I can access my router's gateway. I have ssh access to one of the servers on the network (192.168.1.113). I Tested this ...
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Publish Docker containers via Avahi(-register-service)?

I am getting an OpenWRT router soon (FriendlyElec R6S) and while planning what to run on it, I was wondering if it was possible to publish my Jellyfin container by using Avahi? My main goal is to use ...
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Public IP configuration on Home router ( TP-link 940N)

I got 196.188.173.32/30 ip adress from my ISP with the following configuration. Wan ip : 10.126.10.158/29 Gateway : 10.12.10.157 Lan Ip : 196.188.173.32/30 I have configured the router per the ISP,...
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Disable another DHCP server

I'm using a home router with several devices connected to it. DHCP area is something like 192.168.2.50 to 192.168.2.150. Default gateway is 192.168.2.1. However, when I connect to the network, I was ...
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Daily loss of internet connection at home

Ever since I bought a new PC I have been experiencing loss of internet connection on it. It might be affecting other devices but it is only noticeable on my PC. For example, when I'm in a Microsoft ...
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Modem, router, LAN and WAN

I have a problem: My modem uses 3 ports: 1 port is empty, 1 port connects to the TV, 1 port connects to the xiaomi wireless router. Now my PC is connecting to the Xiaomi router via the LAN port by ...
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No WAN connection until I boot a specific PC

I have limited networking experience, just basic. My setup is as follows: Entry point is my ISP's ONT providing the Internet connection through PPPoE An Asus router plugged in the first port of the ...
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Network breaks due to one PC, no idea why

I have a PC with GIGABYTE B550M AORUS PRO-P motherboard with integrated Realtek 2.5Gbps network card. Suddenly I start getting network breaks, meaning everything breaks, including router’s connection ...
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Can a router attach the IP of an VPS for incoming connections?

Let's say router R connects to an ISP which only provides 172.16.100.200/16, while VPS V gets a public IP 1.2.3.4. Now R wants public access via V. Is it possible for R to use V's IP for incoming ...
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No mac address in arp table and wrong wifi scans result

I am not an expert of networking so I have to ask if someone can enlight me on this argument. Yesterday I was using on my wifi network the tplink "wifi detective" utility, but it seems to ...
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How can I setup my VPN router

I am a new user of At&t. I am struggling to configure it in my VPN router. Can I use it with a VPN or I will have to remove VPN settings from the router?
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Could you explain how instant messengers work over UDP in layman terms?

It is clear how TCP works: it is stateful, and routers can maintain state on endpoints' behalf. But it is not clear how it works for UDP. I imagine a not-so-hypothetical scenario: Several clients on a ...
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Does any router switch from one internet source to another if one is down?

I have internet source coming from local provider in a remote area that is unstable. let's call it Internet 1. Internet 1 is connected to an 8 port switch. On that same switch, 3 access points (APs) ...
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How can I route a single device on my LAN through my ISP's network traffic and the rest of the devices that are on my LAN through my VPN traffic?

I have a dedicated residential VPN configured on my router as OpenVPN because I want all my devices in my home network to be protected. However, I need one device in my LAN to go out through my ISP's ...
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Poor network performance over internet, but flawless iperf3 results

I'm using a linux system as a router/firewall, with the following kernel: Linux gentoo 6.0.8-gentoo-stripped-wireless #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Tue Nov 15 08:54:22 CST 2022 x86_64 AMD FX(tm)-8150 Eight-...
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Windows 11 home on a new laptop can't ping wifi router and other machines on the same wifi network

I have the issue only with one machine: I have an 8550u laptop, a 5800x desktop, then a new 12700H laptop. The issue is only with the 12700H laptop: from this laptop, I can't ping the wifi router at ...
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Local DNS lookup doesn't work on Win 10 (hostname cannot be found from other devices)

I want to access my Win 10 computer (let's call it ComputerName) from my Android 10 and 12 devices via hostname (I call ping ComputerName on them), but they can't find it and return: DNS error, ...
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Zyxel VMG8825-T50: DHCP Pool: invalid start and/or stop address

I've a Zyxel VMG8825-T50 router that is given to me by my internet provider. For my needs until now it runs just fine. Now I want to assign my own DNS server. So in my LAN network settings I go over ...
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Why is DLNA not visible for clients connected to an Asus router set to AP mode?

I have a DLNA server on a computer connected wired to a main router running OpenWRT (no special rules, no subnets, no VLANs, quite basic configuration). A second router, an Asus AC1200, is connected ...
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Why does Windows 10 show ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT when in my home network but not when somewhere else?

Setup and problem discussion: I've set up a laptop in my home running CentOS 7 as a webserver with a virtual host DOMAIN.TLD. I've forwarded ports 80 and 443 to the webserver laptop from my home ...
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How to port forward from Genexis Platinum 4410 router

Router firmware version: P4410-V2-1.39 Tried to follow the steps mentioned in this post. Cant find the Virtual server configuration section. I dont know what I should do here. How do I port-forward ...
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How to enable communication between a device on guest network to a device on parent (main) network?

I have 2 wifi routers, 1 is an old TP-WR740N that I am using as a switch to give wired access to my devices. And another new Archer A6. My main network is on A6 and the WR740N is added as an AP. I ...
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Cascading Two Routers - Wifi Has Issues On 2nd Router

There are plenty of places for tutorials on setting up cascaded routers. I am using the LAN-LAN connection (router 1 - 192.168.1.1 ether cable in a #port, router 2 - 192.168.1.2, ether cable in #1port)...
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How can I deal with ports that are open on the WAN side of the router?

Some ports in the WAN side of the router seem to be open The port scan in the ShieldsUp! site showed ports 22, 23, 80, 443 and 8000 as open Then, by checking with nmap while connected to a mobile ...
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Wifi card limits download speed before router restart

I'm having weird problem, when laptop boots, download speed on it is limited to just 0,6MB/s. Once router gets restarted and laptop is on, speed returns to normal. I'm guessing that problem must be in ...
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All packets have router IP when they arrive at kerio control

I have four sites on my network, each site has a microtik router that connect them together. I only have one internet connection at my central office. My internet is connected to Kerio Control ...
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Hosting multiple web servers under single static IP how web hosting companies manage this

For past few weeks I'm trying to learn how multiple web servers could be setup under one static IP. I understand that web hosting companies may have a lot of Static IPs but using one IP for one server ...
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How to block Twitter login pop up on a network level?

On windows there is browser plugins to block elements of a website in real time (right clicking on element for example) but how would I go about blocking this specific element on a network level for ...
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Windows Server 2022 Routing and FTP port 21

I use Windows Server 2022 Standard to share Internet connection with Windows 11 computer. I installed DHCP and "Routing and Remote Access" roles to WS2022. In DHCP role I created scope for ...
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