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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What are the key settings to configure when using two routers in a house?

I have a fibre connection, and two routers because of the layout of the building. Basically I go from Fibre > ONT > Ethernet > Router #1 > Ethernet > Router #2. Both routers are WiFi ...
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Can connect VM 1 to VM 2 across a router, but not VM 2 to VM 1?

EDIT: I just want to say, i found a solution. That is to set up the same routing i did in VM1, to VM2 using: route add 'gateway of first vm' MASK 255.255.255.0 'ip of second vm'. It works now. Maybe i ...
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OpenVPN direct to Archer7 router IP address issue

I have an office location with an Archer7 router setup with VPN access. I use OpenVPN from home to access the router directly. On the office side of the router, the network is DHCP using 192.168.101....
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Setting Up a Network Drive and Accessing it Remotely on winows 11 [closed]

A few months back, I replaced my 1T HDD boot drive with a 980 pro 1T SSD nvme on a windows 11 machine. I want to use the HDD as a server / drive on the network to use as a place to back up my devices ...
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Why Ubuntu prefers RA route to directly connected interface?

I have the following topology: There is 2 routers OTBR1 and OTBR2 that have an interface wpan0 connected to the same fd71:f19:d5f5:1::/64 network. They both advertise this route through RA on the ...
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Does Factory Reset return to ORIGINAL firmware or to the last working firmware. (TPLINK ac1200 router)

on my router i upgraded the firmware to dd wrt now i hit the factor reset button and expected it to go back to the 'factory ui' etc but i still see dd wrt there on electronic devices like routers, ...
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Can I change old router into bridge mode and connect new router to it to gain more control over my network

Since I want to build small server from old PC, I want to make it accessible from anywhere. My current router is rented from ISP and they blocked any access to admin panel. I can only change some ...
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Is it possible to replace internet connection with mobile hotspot while still retaining network topology (wifi router, DHCP, local LAN, etc)?

ISP service has been interrupted and we do have hotspot available, but I'm hoping we can somehow just swap the internet connection source to the hotspot with as little disruption as possible to local ...
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USB 2 to USB 3 speed

I read through some posts pertaining to my problem but did not find a 100% yes or no answer. So at the risk of sounding stupid, I will ask it and see what happens. I have 1 gig up and down at my home ...
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does comcast need to provision my 3rd party modem for me to use it with my 3rd party router

ive posted another post related to this problem but im asking a very simple q here. Ive had 3rd party modem and my own router working fine until yesterday. could it be something comcast did on their ...
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My whole Wi-Fi network crashed and nothing works. Is the issue the cable modem or my wireless router?

The cable modem was knocked off the desk it was on and suddenly nothing works! I own my Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 modem, it worked fine with Comcast. I had it connected to my TP-Link router (running DD-WRT)...
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DNS server settings differ between 'Device Info' & 'DNS'

My Sagecom (TalkTalk) router Primary & Secondary DNS settings differ depending on where one looks. Under 'Device Info' Primary is 79.79.79.79; Secondary is 79.79.79.80. Under 'DNS' Primary is 208....
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Home internet setup

I need to setup my internet connection in the best way possible for my house. Until now, I’ve used a single modem/router for one side of the house and I have a range extender to cover the other side. ...
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How to share socks proxied internet with OpenWrt

I have a router in which installed OpenWrt 22.03.3 and I do ssh root@192.168.1.1 into it. Then I run these two commands: ssh -fnD 1010 root@my_public_server -pPort Now I can have a socks proxy from ...
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Motorola MB8611 Cable Modem and Google Nest WiFi router do not smoothly connect on power-on

I have the following setup in my home network: Service Provider: Cox Cable Modem: Motorola DOCSIS 3.1 MB8611-30 WiFi Router: Google Nest This system occasionally goes down for different reasons. ...
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static routing 2 routers same network

I have 2 tp-link routers in 2 different buildings, they are connected through a LAN cable. I have a problem with the local network between them. I can't access PC from one building to another, but the ...
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Can I use my Wi-Fi Router as a DHCP server for the rest of my network if I connect a switch into the ISP modem and connect items into the switch?

I am finally getting fiber, but now have to figure out how to handle the traffic. I was going to get a cheapish network switch such as this: TP-Link TL-SG3428X It has SPF+ connections that will allow ...
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Increase NFS speed through a second network interface

My workplace has an old and rigid network system. I currently have one computer acting as an NFS server and many computers acting as an NFS client. They are all presently connected through my ...
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Port forwarding is not working on ZTE H267A V1.0

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu server at my home. I have a static public ip which is 213.xxx.xxx.xxx I installed the Ubuntu Server to the computer that I want it to become the server. It is connected ...
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Windows Firewall blocking port 443 despite rule opening it (after router upgrade)

For years my iPhone has loaded pages from a dev web server on my home PC (e.g. via https://192.168.1.154). I just got a new router (FIOS) and can load pages from my iPhone via http (port 80) but ...
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Prevent Windows from connecting to a router with specific IP adress

My PC is located right between the router and the repeater. The concern is that my PC will automatically connect to the repeater which gives me a 40mbps connection instead of 300mbps if I was directly ...
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How to block BitTorrent in ASUS RT-AC88U

I want to block BitTorrent with my ASUS RT-AC88U Wi-Fi router. I already know that I have to block port 6681 through 6889. In Network Service Filter I can add blocks for ports, but I can only have 32 ...
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Cannot connect to home server in multi router setup from outside networks

My friends cannot connect to my home server. It´s port forwarded, but if I test the port connection with YouGetSignal, it tells me that the port is closed. I have a Tp Link powerline network, and the ...
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Can I set up two separate VPNs on servers connected to the same router?

I am in a peculiar situation where a business has been split into two separate entities, but their infrastructure remains under the same roof. All of our physical servers are connected to the same ...
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How can I get connection attempts behind a NAT router?

I've been playing with nftables recently and set up logging every incoming TCP SYN packet to my local machine. I noticed every minute I get a couple of random connection attempts on various ports (...
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When a second router is connected to my internet router, Connection-specific DNS Suffix keeps changing for an incorrect one(?)

When another router is connected to my internet router by ethernet cable, after hours the Connection-specific DNS Suffix seems to change to a incorrect one (I believe it changes to the one in that ...
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Problems with speeds on Access point

I am having an issue with the speeds on my Access point. First I will explain my set up. My main router (recently installed) is an Asus GS-AX3000, replacing a TP-Link Archer AX1800. I set the TP-Link ...
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SSH connections within LAN slow down/freeze

When SSHing (and this would presumably be the case with other protocols) to devices within my LAN using 192.168 addresses, such as a Raspberry Pi or server, everything works fine for some time, but ...
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Is it possible to expose a LAN machine on the internet even with a shared WAN IP?

The IP I receive from the ISP (WAN side of my router) is a private one so I know the public IP (which I can see with "What's my IP") is shared. I can't ask the ISP for a personal public IP. ...
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VPN tunnel between two routers not working

I have two VPN routers (ER605). I have setup L2TP server on router 1 and I can connect to it from phone and other devices. I want to connect router 2 to router 1 and route all my traffic through ...
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I want to attach another network to my basic home network. What options should I consider?

I'm planning to add to my home network by adding a router to the mix. I have a home router connected to the ISP via 5G. I've found that I can't make adjustments to the firewall on this router and I'm ...
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Can 2 modems connected to the same router interfere with each other if their web access interface are the same IP address?

Here is information about the network: I have 2 WAN connections to the same ISP which they provided 2 modems for and configured them to be in bridge mode. My MDF router (pfSense) connects both of ...
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Blocking port 53 on router

I'm trying to block port 53 on my ZTE H298A router. I've already set up an allow rule which includes OpenDNS' DNS... but I keep getting an error when trying to set up a discard rule to block port 53 (...
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Forcing OpenDNS on router on ZTE H298A

I have a ZTE H298A router and am trying to force the use of OpenDNS. Otherwise any device on the network can simply change the DNS to say, Google, and override OpenDNS altogether. I read the following ...
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Wi-Fi repeater which used to have Internet access lost this capability for no apparent reasons

An image showing Repeater's info is also attached Summary: I have a portable USB-powered Wi-Fi repeater which worked normally, i.e. had Internet access. Recently, I changed my ISP. Then, some time ...
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How do I set dns hijacking on AUSU ac68 merlin?

My country block t-mobile wifi-calling server, and I found a tutorial for openwrt on telegram, need set dns hijacking as below.. but I nearly know nothing about networking and dns config . So, how do ...
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OPNsense port forwarding rules not functioning as desired

I've got a virtual network setup inside proxmox. I've installed OPNsense as the router to connect traffic from my regular network to the virtual network. The LAN side of OPNsense is on a bridge ...
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Localhost xampp becomes very slow when windows pc is connected to a specific wlan

I'm running windows 10 and xampp with php8 and mysql 8 a well (the latest xampp package) and a php application. When disconnected from a specific tplink btand new mr6400 wlan router the app runs ...
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One website loads very slowly on one computer. It loads fine on all other computers

When a user tries to connect to https://www.panelook.com. It loads extremely slow or not at all sometimes. When I use it on my own computer or any other computer within the same network, it works fine....
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No internet connection when using a managed network switch

I recently have run into some problems with my new NETGEAR GS108Ev3 Managed Network Switch where I can't access the internet without restarting the switch and even then it doesn't always connect. When ...
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Https not forwarding to my local server. router instead

I start my local server and connect to my ISP's router. When I get public ip, it turn out router ip address. I set forwarding port 80 to my local server and bind with my domain name. The problem is. ...
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Flaky Internet on windows when Linux (on same machine) is rock solid

I've been dealing with this issue for over a month now. I'll list everything I've tried but feel free to ask for additional information or logs and I can track them down. (I am a software engineer and ...
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Periodic Temporary ping timeouts from some WiFi clients

I'm seeing some odd behavior that I'm trying to isolate on my home network. And if this post belongs in a more specific manufacturer section, please lmk. ASUS ZenWiFi AX XT8s one main router with two ...
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Are there router, network, or other settings that would prevent in-game chat from working?

I seem to be unable to speak in-game chat for any PC game, after trying on Halo Infinite, CoD MWII, and CoD Cold War. I can hear other players, they cannot hear me I've gone through in-game settings ...
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Getting different vlan when connect with my phone with USB tethering

I'm trying to figure this out. I don't have the option to connect my PC to the network via ethernet and I don't have any Wi-Fi capabilities on my PC so I'm using an old smartphone with USB tethering. ...
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Setup fiber home network with single Router connection to FTTH ISP

Networking noob here. I have the following network setup at home (north Germany) right now: As you see, the ISP ONT inside the top floor of my house has an SC/UPC connector that connects to a ...
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Network usage monitoring per device

I have LTE modem connected via ethernet to TP-Link archer ax20. I have 400GB monthly limit and i see that from some time internet usage increase. I want to start monitoring internet usage by device to ...
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Can’t connect to a Datamax-O'Neil E-4205A E-Class thermal printer when it is hooked up via Ethernet via a Netgear GS108E managed switch

I've just recently bought a Datamax-O'Neil E-4205A E-Class thermal printer off of eBay, and I'm having some issues trying to connect to my network. Using direct Ethernet, it connects fine and is ...
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One PC on network has very slow transfer speeds to NAS over wired ethernet

I have three Windows 10 PC's (two running 22H2 and one running 21H1) using Macrium Reflect 8.0 to backup images to a 48TB NAS (Using Truenas 12.0) built on a Supermicro CSE-826BE16. Both of the 22H2 ...
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How does a router identify a device with a static ip?

When a static ip is configured on a device, how does a device identifies itself to the router or how does a router identify the device? What process/protocol involved here? I belive it has something ...
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