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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force router to use proxy server / VPN

I have router that suports static and dynamic routing. Is it possible to make router to use a proxy server/VPN with static IP? So every PC in the network can connect to blocked sites. For example I ...
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Does a router use a separate DNS for DHCP requests when using a Pi-hole?

I am setting up a Pi-hole on my home network. My router has two locations which list an option to set a DNS. By default, one of these spaces is filled with the address of the router itself (192.168.1....
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2 servers 2 routers 2 ddns from noip

Please have patience and if you answer please explain like you would explain a moron. I have 2 routers ,router 1 is ppoe and conected with a nuc server and ddns from noip .Router 2 is conected to ...
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Can not log into DD-WRT web GUI (but ssh!) after openVPN changes

I am running the vpn version of DD-WRT on my Linksys WRT54G. All worked great until I went into the web GUI and changed an IP address within the VPN settings. After I clicked Apply Settings I wasn't ...
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Router linked to router/modem, with an extender (Have to keep rebooting modem)

I have an Arris 411 Router/Modem I picked up earlier this year to stop having to pay modem rental fees. My current setup is a 100GB plan through Comcast using the Arris 411 only as a modem (even ...
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Wired connection doesn't work , but wireless does

WiFi works fine. Ethernet connection is where I am having a problem. I tried changing cables I tried 4 different ones all new. Thought maybe my network cards are faulty so I tried 3 different laptops ...
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ZTE F660 Router not Forwarding Ports AT ALL

Given I can't access admin mode with said router, I can only log in with an "installer" user that gives me access to the application submenu as well as port forwarding. I've set my local IP address ...
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Unable to access usb storage device connected to Tp-Link router via network

I have connected a usb storage device to my TP-Link router. My router model is I have configured everything to as follows TP link admin page showing network parameters I am able to access this drive ...
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FTP ignores the IP specified in PORT command and can establishes a data connection in active mode with NAT

I have both FTP client and server behind different routers (doing NAT). The router in the server side has opened the proper port to work. My FTP client is configured to use active mode and it sends ...
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How to recover a router password?

I have a TP-LINK Router and I would like to know how to recover it password because I have lost it ? I would like to access to the configuration window but It seems I forgot the password
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If connecting directly to a modem, how are DNS lookups performed?

From my own experience, when connecting a device to a router and leaving everything at their default settings, the connected device will typically use the DNS servers of the ISP in question as pushed ...
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WiFi range extender drops connection after a day. Rebooting main router fixes it

I have an issue which I can't seem to get to the bottom of. My main router works great, but to increase the range I recently added a WiFi range extender. The range extender was easy to set up, and ...
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Share a NAS across two local networks

So, this is the thing, I have 2 Floors, Internet modem (Huawei hg532e) is upstairs, I needed Internet coverage on both floors, so I decided to install a Powerline network because the Wi-Fi wasn’t ...
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Change DNS server in ZyXEL modem

The model of my modem is: ZyXEL P-2802HWL-I1, I want to change my DNS to 8.8.8.8 but I have a big problem. There are two section for changing my DNS server: One Path: "Network -> LAN -> DHCP Setup ...
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How to stop redirect from http: to https: on router access

I have a big honkin' FIOS router from Verizon, and it has a problem. The router's webserver (e.g. http://192.168.1.1) must be accessed through http:. No https: at all - unlike my old router, where the ...
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Can't port forward ports 80 and 443 on tcp but can on udp

I try to port forward ports 80 and 443 to my CentOS server but router gives me error "Cannot apply this port mapping rule: conflict with local Web GUI service". How can GUI be involved in ...
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How to assign a domain name to a device on a local network?

I have a product that allows users to control the operation of an equipment over a wifi network. In this local network there is a webserver (apache), which I would like to access via a custom domain ...
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Strange rj11 adapter from my ISP

I want to upgrade my current network, and when I was looking what I had at home I found this, provided by ISP, that connects my house to the ethernet… Is there any way to change that to an rj45 ...
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Problems with mixed 802.11b/g/n

So my home network is currently set up to be 802.11b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 20Mhz), but I have some issues with it. Pretty much all devices work without any problem, except my phone. The Wi-Fi connection on my ...
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How to connect to remote points via wifi antennas on towers?

The two points don't have a direct line of sight, so I am thinking about using an antenna on a tower near one point to transmit to the other antenna on the second tower, and from this tower, transmit ...
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How can I access my PEN that is in my router?

I have the GR241AG router, and i access the USB in my house from my local account 192.168.1.254, but i want to acces over the internet! How can i do it ? thanks for the help!
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How to use tp-link Wifi Router MR400 V3 as repeater for Nokia Wifi Router 2425G-A

Is it feasible to use a spare WiFi router (MR400 V3) as repeater for the main Wifi router (Nokia 2425G-A), wirelessely, if the spare wifi router does not have WDS provision.
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How to open port 8080 on windows 10, configure firewall and any other settings?

I have a Windows 10 computer. I am attempting to get my WAMP web server on the web but have been and continue to be unsuccessful. I believe I narrowed it down to windows though. My Motorola Cable ...
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What is a better WiFi 6 setup?

I have recently upgraded my router to the ASUS ZenWifi AX and am wondering what is a better setup. The fiber optics (1Gbps) access point and the modem are located on a wall two rooms away from the ...
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Cannot access my Router remotely (From another network)

Please assist, I have a Router (Draytek Vigor 2760) and coupled it with a 4G USB dongle(HUAWEI 4G Wingle E8372) for internet. I managed to do the following: set up a DDNS account which works ...
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What could be causing router to be unresponsive then suddenly appear working?

At home, my ISP has installed a small, in-wall router (Tenda EPON, with Chinese writing over the box mostly) that takes in the optical fiber and outputs Ethernet signal that goes into my "usual&...
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when two routers connected, one as main router and second as access point. Max download speed is throttled

I have 2 Asus TM-1900 routers, set up as (modem -> router -> AP). I have been using this setup with no issues until recently when I upgraded my speed from 300/300 mbps to 500/500 mpbs. I believe ...
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Device category between router and firewall (subnetting but nothing more)

In our office building we are eight small independent offices. In the future we would like to share one internet connection. In order to make sure that we do not access the network of each others we ...
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NAT loopback on my router

Tried all for a day still can't get it done. I am trying to configure 'NAT loopback' on my router. Router LAN IP: 192.168.1.254 (br0) Router WAN IP: 192.168.10.129 Web-server LAN IP: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Router doesn't pass internet through ethernet

I have my internet providers modem/router downstairs. Ethernet cable to a separate router upstairs. I have an "internet" port on the upstairs router, but when I plug in the ethernet cable ...
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Internet not working while Using Router as Repeater

I belive this would be an easy one for the community but I am not able to get my head around it. I have a network of Tp-Link Deco Wi-Fi extenders linked to my main router and that is working fine. Now,...
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How to login to my second router?

I have two routers, one ADSL router(A) which is connected to the phone line another wireless router(B) connected to this ADSL router. I connect my PC, laptop, mobiles to router B . like this: I can ...
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Guidance on home network configuration [closed]

I am trying to set up a home network with the following requirements Interconnectivity between two internal networks Internet connectivity from internal network I am using all ubuntu server VM's and ...
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is running 2 separate networks off one modem possible?

My cable company just replaced my modem (15 yrs old) with a new modem and router in one device. We have also connected our old router (actually a brand new replacement (wifi6) router to the new modem/...
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Need to turn WiFi on and off on devices so pages load

Since I changed my broadband provider a weird thing has been happening: for many times a day, suddenly, even though on my devices it shows I'm properly connected to my WiFi, pages or apps simply won't ...
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Unable to get access to Router even though internet is working

I'm able to access internet but when I type 192.168.1.1 in the browser address bar, I'm unable to get router access, the page just won't open and I'm not even reaching password screen whereas earlier ...
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What's the maximum typical speed possible with 802.11n WiFi for local network file transfer?

I know that: the theoritical limit of 802.11n Wifi is 450 Mbps in the 5Ghz band (that I use), the router reports a 450 Mbps speed (using nirsoft's great tool WifiInfoView) Windows reports a 300 ...
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How exactly is a subnet mask used when determining where to send a packet to?

If you have the subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and a class A IP address, the first octet specifies the network, the last is the individual host. So do the middle 2 octets specify the subnet? And this is ...
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Any low cost solution for using Windows as home NAT router?

Long story short: I need to replace a D-Link home router with Windows PC for some reason. How can do it without paying $500 for a Windows Server license? Full story: I've been a Linux & Mac user ...
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A way to discover a connected/disconnected device from google wifi router

I'm trying to achieve a scriptable way to detect connected devices to my google wifi. Whenever a specified device (my iphone) connects, I would like to make a http request to a specified url. When ...
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Conecto PLC rom another client via OpenVPN

good morning, first of all I apologize if it is not the right place to expose my problem, I do not handle the web very well. I have a server with OpenVPN running and everything is fine. One of the ...
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Port Forwarding not working on Ubuntu system with Skyworth residential router

I am working on Ubuntu 20.04 . I enabled port forwarding on my router as follows : With a static local IP address configuration as follows : Following the instructions here : https://portforward.com/...
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Getting Nord and Express VPN working at the same time on Draytek Router

I am using a Vigor 2862 router and have all traffic routing to Nord VPN which is working well using the IPsec IKEv2 protocol. The Remote Network IP is set to 0.0.0.0 I want to add an Express VPN to be ...
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Router serving as DMZ host at the same time

My Linksys EA6700 wireless router supports DMZ. To configure DMZ I need to specify a DMZ host. As far as I understand, the DMZ host is a server which can be accessed from the Internet. As I have a ...
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Does all 802.11ax routers include MU-MIMO?

I'm trying to buy a new router and had a question that I couldn't find anywhere else. Do all 802.11ax routers come with MU-MIMO? How can I tell if a router supports MU-MIMO?
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How to route default traffic to another specific IP on a TP-Link router

I have a TP-Linkk router TD-W8960N 300Mbps Wireless N ADSL2+ Modem Router, which I use to connect to the internet via PPPoE. I have a backup internet connection with its own router, connected to the ...
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Router doesn't work after move

A friend moved to new house in the same city and was experiencing some very strange behavior when trying to setup his internet. Charter/Spectrum came and installed the modem and they said everything ...
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Is it possible to configure a router, to have two connections, one direct connection to the ISP (normal) and one through a proxy?

Im a little new to this.. I need my router to give me two options when attempting to route my traffic one normal and one though a preconfigured proxy.. I am aware of firmware such as DDRWT but have ...
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Recieve notification when specific device connects to router

I am wondering if anyone knows a way for a router to output a notification (email or push or API call) when a specific device connects. I am hoping to tie this in with IFTTT for use as presence ...
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Hidden Wifi jamming 5Ghz network

I recently moved to a new flat, including a new router supporting the dual band AC standard. The flat has really thick walls (reinforced with steel) so I need to put a repeater in the middle. The ...

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