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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I am looking to finally wire my house with CAT6, anything wrong here?

My house has no wired network connectivity currently. I am in the process of buying equipment etc to wire everything up. I want to make sure I am on the right path. There is the main house and a shop. ...
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Some android apps not working on WiFi, but working on mobile data [migrated]

I've had a strange scenario these days. While on WiFi connection, whenever I tried accessing certain apps from my android device, they would be stuck on the loading screen forever. Other apps were ...
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What handshakes happen (or need to happen) when I connect my FPGA with Ethernet cable to my home router+modem device in one of its ethernet port?

I have a FPGA edge device. I want to send and receive ethernet packets to my laptop through the router+modem device at my house. My laptop is connected to the router+modem through the wifi (for ...
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Modem redirecting HTTP sites to itself (192.168.1.1)

I have a Huawei E8372h-608 WiFi modem. I'm having a strange problem where whenever I try to access a site via HTTP I am redirected to the modem at 192.168.1.1. I can load sites via HTTPS just fine but ...
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What makes a WiFi signal unique that only a certain device can receive it? [closed]

What are MAC addresses? That is, two devices have established a connection with each other and now they will know the exact coordinates of each other in space? What makes a signal unique that only a ...
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Connecting over powerline and wifi

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POE setup damages router/modem lan ports

I have the "TP-LINK TL-POE150S" injector and "TP-LINK TL-POE10R" splitter. I use POE for my outdoor device and has an antenna connected to it. I connect the injector directly to ...
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How to prevent other people using the specific IP address?

I have a local PC that required a specific fixed IP. But it is frequently that other PC or mobile devices are using that specific IP. I have tried to assign that IP to the PC mac address on my router. ...
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Net topology issue

so I have topology that looks like that And I need to be able to use printer from my WiFi. I use MikroTik router with RouterOS v6.49. Devices from my WiFi(192.168.88.xxx) can ping only router 192.168....
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How do I block internet access (not LAN) to/from an IoT device?

I have couple of IoT bulbs. I have installed an "local" integration in (Home assistant) for the IoT devices. Now I don't want them to connect to internet only through LAN. How do I do that? ...
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Setup access to external network

I have a Raspberry PI in my local network (given by someone to do work on). I can login via SSH at ip 192.168.138.1, it does however not have access to the internet (eg. ping google.com does not work)....
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Youtube says video is unavailable depending on router

Occasionally, I received the following "error" from Youtube when I am connected to my TP link router. On the other hand, if I connect to the internet service provider's router directly, then ...
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Simple Concept behind port forward in NAT network

I think most of the household internet uses the NAT network. That is within the household, every device is having a unique private IPv4. Then many households are sharing one public IPv4. Suppose I set ...
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How to isolate a set of IPs on a network?

I've got an Asus AC86U router running the latest ASUSWRT Merlin firmware. For my wireless, I have a setup using a tool called YazFi which creates a secondary (guest) SSID that is isolated with a one-...
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Two static IP from different ISP for web-hosting

Router 1: Static IP: x.x.x.x LAN IP: 192.168.1.1 Port 80 and 443 forwarded to 192.168.1.100 Router 2: Static IP: y.y.y.y LAN IP: 192.168.2.1 Port 80 and 443 forwarded to 192.168.2.100 Web Server IP ...
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No connectivity between hosts on UDP port

Host with IP address 192.168.212.49 is not able to reach host with IP address 10.50.140.179 via UDP 4501 port. ICMP (ping) communication is possible. There are two routers between these hosts. Note: ...
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Block internet access from guest network

I have a TPLink Deco X20 wireless router and I would like to set up a guest wifi network where all clients can talk to each other, but not to the Internet. (Ironically, my search results contain lots ...
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How p2p communications works in practice?

I know how p2p communications works in theory: computer A with ip 187.6.9.1 computer B with ip 137.2.9.4 Both computer A and B have a server program and a client program and they communicate directly ...
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Wifi network not discoverable - neighbours' wifi networks seen

I'm running into a problem where my wifi adapter occasionally fails to discover my home wifi network. My other devices are able to discover the home wifi network successfully. I also checked that SSID ...
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How do I port forward a Linux computer?

For quite a while I tried to use port forwarding using my network. But it never works. This is what I typed when I tried to port-forward a SMB drive. The External & Internal ports 445 and 192.168....
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How to turn my PCs into a wired router?

Why do I need to turn my PC's into a router ? I need to connect my Philips lights to Philips Bridge, and my Philips Bridge to the Philips app. The Philips Bridge has a power and an Ethernet port as ...
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Apache / XAMPP: Cannot Access Port Via Public IP For Web Socket Server

I have a PHP application/website which uses web sockets. I am using XAMPP to run Apache for the webserver on port 80: Within XAMPP I run a script that starts the web socket server. The script listens ...
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How can I publish one of my devices as DNS server when using IPv6?

I run Pi hole, and I have a TP link router (Archer C6) with IPv6 capabilities. My ISP seams to supports this type of connection via "dynamic IP (SLAAC/DHCPv6)". I think I'm encountering kind ...
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Terminal:DBUS on Access Log

I'm using an ONU-router combo from ISP. The action from DBUS keeps appearing on Access Log: [Warning]Terminal:DBUS,Sour:324,Cmd:GetNeighbourApNum Is this a normal function for a Wireless-router, ...
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My vpn is connected but i cannot browse internet

i have problem with vpn recently i can connect with vpn but not with internet, ping shows up to 200ms more. mtr -rw api.protonvpn.ch Start: 2021-11-20T16:49:27+0700 HOST: nonely ...
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Why is google showing me a different external IP address than router

This question is in a way a follow up question from here: Can an ISP block port forwarding? I was look at the isp router's info page and the IPv4 address is : IPv4 Address 100.87.***.1** However when ...
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Routing between 2 routers on home network

I have a home network with 2 routers, A Main router (192.168.1.xxx), and the mesh (Tenda) router (192.168.2.xxx), which its main node is in the 192.168.1 network (192.168.1.14). The problem is that ...
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How can a DSL gateway have an IP address outside of the router's network?

My friend has slow (about 1-2 Mbps) DSL service from Consolidated. They gave her a Comtrend 5372 modem/router. I logged in to the router and see these setting: WAN Interface pppoe_0_0_35 Link ...
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No internet access to 2nd router + devices

I do some IT work for an auto body shop. I must separate some devices onto a router and place them on a different subnet. The two subnets are 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24. No firewall has been ...
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CMD - getNeighbourAPNum on Access Log [closed]

I've been using an ONU-router combo from ISP. There're such logs occured several times on the Access logs below (sorry, I'm unable to take a note of it). Terminal:DBUS, getNeighbourAPNum, cmd. Does ...
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Configuring a Eero Pro 6 router for static IPs

We recently had fiber run to our office. I mistakenly told them that I could configure the router myself to use the static IPs they provided us, but I have confused myself. Here are my IPs provided ...
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Can I get the same benefit of a mesh Wi-Fi system by setting my different routers to AP mode and using the same name and password?

I have some old wireless routers that can be set to use access point (AP) mode. Is it possible to use them with roaming-like benefits that you can find with a "true" mesh Wi-Fi system?
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Route is ignored by windows

Windows 10 seems to ignore the new route I added. Here is the command I used: route ADD -p 192.168.2.0 MASK 255.255.255.0 192.168.1.14 metric 2 if 20 I see it in the route table: =====================...
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How can I find the bootloader IP address of a router?

I'm trying to flash a router I have access to with OpenWrt, the router is not flashing with the OpenWrt bin file through it's webui. So I have to flash it with the TFTP method, for this I have to ...
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separate internet connections/routers for VPN and internet

Is it possible to use an entirely separate internet connection just for the VPN-tunnel? Following setup: We have a LAN with several devices (let's call it LAN-1). This LAN is connected to a firewall ...
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Mac kills WiFi router whenever it tries to connect to it

So this is a bit weird. I have a main WiFi router downstairs and a WiFi extender in my office. Whenever I wake my Mac [1] (and its Wifi is on) it kills the extender and it takes an unusual amount of ...
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Can FEC errors cause line to disconnect?

I am experiencing disconnect on my line and the technician measured the line at home seeing a high number of FEC errors (about 2k in a min), where when checked the line outside the house he only found ...
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Does My ONU Have Router Function?

I brought an ONU which has following functions: A DHCP server function, VLans optimization, LOID option, which used to get the ONU device authenticated by ISP. It has neither PPPoE/IPoE option, nor ...
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Msg to everyone in same router?

I got router in my home, and I would like to send message to everyone using it. I mean like one that will show up on their screen. I tried to look for answer, but it wasn't what I wanted. It would ...
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How do I optimise my home network for wifi calling

I'd like to use Wifi calling when I'm at home, but my phone rarely says that Wifi Calling is available, and I've never made a successful Wifi Call. Does anyone have any recommendations for settings to ...
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WIFI hidden networks and possible channel conflicts

I have been experiencing untimely WIFI bandwidth drops (down to zero bits/sec) . To be more precise, the connection itself is not dropped, just the ability to send and receive packets disappears for ...
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Getting 169.254.31.218 IP address / can't ipconfig /release to change IP address

I can't figure this out and it's become a nightmare. A computer on our network has no internet. If I plug the problem computer in on another network the internet works. No other computers on the ...
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How to schedule a task for no internet connection?

Help me guys? I had a mining rig...and i using mt 4g modem with sim as a internet' connection.. sometimes electricity goes... And after electricity back my pc turns on... But sometimes my modem does ...
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Getting reserved IPs from router to Hyper-V VMs

I have two Ubuntu virtual machines running inside Hyper-V under Windows 10. I need to allow remote access to both of these machines, as well as host. For this I created an external switch and enabled ...
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How to extend college WiFi using another router?

My college hostel provides dual band WiFi connection. We have to enter the password for the SSID to connect to the network, and are then redirected automatically to a page (something like 10.10.x.x:...
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Mobile hotspot with outbound firewall [migrated]

Goal: A mobile hotspot that limits outbound connections to an approved set of domains or IPs. OK to connect to twitter.com, but reject facebook.com. Etc. Idea: Use an Android phone (as a hotspot), ...
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Why is DNS Resolution failing when default gateway is changed to backup circuit?

We have a strange problem that I hope someone can help with. We have a building that has a fiber circuit and a backup Comcast circuit (coax). The system is setup like this: Fiber NID (cat6 cable to ...
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Is it true that routers, like the Sophos XGS 87 decrypt the data stream on VPN connections?

I have a NordVPN account and the router at our office is Sophos XGS 87. According Sophos literature they do deep packet inspection on TLS 1.0 to 1.3 (HTTPS) connections. It seems the router acts as a &...
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How to solve Half Duplex/Full Duplex issue

I'm really struggling here. Completely non-technical and trying to set up a Source Connect connection on my Macbook Air. I have an ethernet to USB-C adapter that is flashing amber on one side, solid ...
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How do I open/forward a port on an Arris TG1672G?

Per the results of a traceroute, I can see that the device I want to forward the port for is behind a Netgear WNDR4500 router which is, in turn, behind the Arris TG1672G modem. Per step 3 at https://...

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