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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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...
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How do I remote SSH into an IPv6 address behind a router firewall?

I have this fancy new ubuntu server I just built assembled, and I'm trying to set up ssh from anywhere so I can keep it headless. I've been able to set it up locally, and as long as I'm on the ...
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Sending files with continous hex pattern via FTP causes corruption

I'm experiencing very difficult to diagnose problem, which causes file corruption on files I'm uploading. Corruption happens to many files which contain continuous hexadecimal pattern (like thousands ...
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Smartphone breaks the Internet connection when a call is received while wireless connection is on

I have this strange issue that I have absolutely no idea about with my HTC one X (Android 4.2.2) and Linksys Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router WAG120N. Desktop has Windows 7 Ultimate running. When I'm ...
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How do I enable UPnP support in Windows 7?

Is there a checklist for enabling UPnP in Windows 7? I am on a home network with Network Discovery enabled in Network and Sharing Center, UPnP is enabled on my router, SSDP Discovery and UPnP Device ...
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Internet connection drops every 10 minutes (exactly)

Since I've moved to a new apartment a few months ago and changed my I ISP (the one shared with other apartments in building - same router) I experience internet drops (ethernet) every ten minutes, ...
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Unable to ssh into my linux machine behind a router from outside the network

We are about to deploy some of the gateway devices (Raspberrypi) in the field. Although we are trying to make them so robust that we should not be required to remotely access them but as this is one ...
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How does Windows identify the network name via Ethernet?

Recent versions of Windows (7 and newer, i think) seem to be able to identify the network, that they are connected to via Ethernet automatically. The name "tbspace Networks" is the WiFi-SSID of the ...
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iPhone states it has IP address A. Access point says iPhone has IP address B. What gives?

I have an iphone, a unifi AP and a pfsense router. I set pfsense to give out static IP addresses. My iPhone is supposed to receive 10.12.1.144. Well according to my iPhone, the Ip address it ...
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Internet connection fast in safe mode and slow in normal mode - Windows 8.1

I'm running a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A-12V laptop with Windows 8.1 with 8GB RAM. Anti-Virus is AVG Free, also have Malwarebytes and Spybot installed as well as CCleaner. I have a 70mbps internet ...
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What ports do I have to open for SMB sharing?

So I have a relatively simple Setup for a 5-people Company I am currently working on. This Setup includes: 1 Server 1 Router 3+ "Clients" I want to open a Windows Network share on the Server, to be ...
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Ever have bad voltage on an ethernet jack on a router/switch?

So I've got a bit of an odd problem I'm trying to solve. I have an ASUS RT-N66U router which has a desktop, xbox, and my brand new NAS directly wired into it. Whenever I hook the brand new NAS up ...
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Configuring Tomato Web Usage log

I am running Linksys E2000 with TomatoUSB (on the 2nd floor) as a "switch" connected to my main router (d-link 655 with stock firmware on the 1st floor, wireless disabled). All my computers are wired ...
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QoS for variable bandwidth connections

My DSL connection does not have a reliable max speed. I've used Tomato's QoS in the past, and it seems to work, but chokes when the DSL speed decreases lower than the max setting. If your upload ...
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Windows 10 IP Forwarding

I am trying to provide Windows 10 with router capabilities(IP Forward). Yes I know I could buy a router or switch. This setup is for TESTING only. Found a good resource: http://www.home-network-...
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Joining two routers together, but I have no access to the second router, although I know it's IP address and Gateway

I have temporarily moved into a rented apartment for 4 months, which has wireless. The trouble I am having is that the access points here are wifi only and no RJ45 and I need to use RJ45 to connect ...
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What is an alternative solution to NAT hairpin?

I recently came across an annoying problem. I have Ubuntu server running in my home network that runs web server, DHCP and DNS. I successfully exposed it using DMZ, so I could access it from the ...
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Securing a public Pi-Hole?

I'm using these instructions to set up a Pi-Hole on an Always Free Google Compute Server. The end goal is to route DNS requests to it from my Google Wi-Fi home router, as well as being able to use it ...
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How can I set up shortlink domain resolution on my home router or within an OS or browser?

I work at a large multinational internet firm and internally we have shortlinks that resolve unqualified or partially-qualified domain names into the full domain name as well as allow custom ...
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Some devices on LAN can't ping other devices

I have a Ubee cable modem (DOCSIS 3.0) which also serves as a wired/wireless router and DHCP server. I have devices which are on the LAN and receiving addresses from the Ubee that I can't ping from ...
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TP-Link powerline adapter causing extreme latency on primary network? Wired devices on Fios router, not connected to powerline adapter, are affected

To preface, I am not a networking guy but work in IT. I'm going to bullet point the situation so it's easier to digest. Here is a little diagram I created in paint to give a visual aid. I pay for ...
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Port forwarding for ssh on raspberry pi

I need some help troubleshooting my problem. I am trying to ssh into my pi from a non lan pc. I have port forwarded before and did not expect it to be this difficult. Here is what I have done: 1: Set ...
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How is routerlogin.net implemented?

If you have a Netgear router, you can visit routerlogin.net and it will resolve to the IP address of your router for easy access to the admin configuration interface. Previously I believed this was ...
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How can I control wifi user's bandwidth connected to Huawei HG8245T modem?

How can I control wifi user's bandwidth connected to Huawei HG8245 modem/router? I searched about QoS, Type-Limit, etc.. but this huawei router model has limited features. Can anyone advise? Thanks.
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does iptables perform a automatically SNAT for response packet, if it does when does it happened?

Let's assume we have a router which has internal ip(192.168.1.1) and external ip(192.0.2.5) and a computer behind the router which has internal ip(192.168.1.100). And the router has already configured ...
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Netgear NightHawk Dual Band Unable to Connect to Android Box

Purchased an Android Box for Streaming TV and using a Netgear Nighthawk for connectivity. I wanted the Android box to connect to 5GHz instead of 2.4GHz. It connects w/o a problem to 2.4Ghz but ONLY ...
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Asus router cloud double NAT

I'm building my personal cloud based on Asus routers. I would like to connect a 1TB hard drive to this router and switch it on/off remotely with a phone. So far so good, everything works fine, but I'...
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How to selectively bypass TUN OpenVPN client for VNC service?

I have a Mac Mini connected to internet via an ASUS router running ASUS's modified WRT firmware. All devices have latest software/firmware. The Mini does scheduled connections to the internet via a ...
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How to set up OpenWrt traffic rule for port forwarding IPv6 server on my LAN?

I would like to allow inbound IPv6 traffic on ports 80/443 for a globally routable web server on my home network. What's the best way to do this with OpenWrt, which by default blocks incoming IPv6 ...
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How to monitor bandwidth use of each device on dlink 2750u

The method which i saw online is to install custom firmware on your router and to be precise install DD-WRT or TomatoUSB firmware. But unfortunately DD-WRT or TomatoUSB doesnt support D-link 2750u ...
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I keep getting unusual devices on my router

I keep seeing devices on my router that aren't mine (I have cataloged the MAC addresses of the devices in the household). I can ban them, but I can't stop them from coming. Although I use a secure ...
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El capitan unable to reach internet via wifi sometimes

Since yesterday (when my internet provider had some maintenance) my mac book pro (el capitan 10.11.4) has some problems with the Wifi, here's an extract of me pinging google.com via wifi: Request ...
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Finding IP Address from MAC of a device in a different subnet

I am new to networking as such, but I have been searching a lot about the problem of finding IP from MAC for the past couple of days. I have a device whose MAC address I know and I have an Android app ...
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Open port with pfctl in OS X El Capitan - Allow incoming connections from Internet

I was struggling with a kind of configuration that I'm doing with my mac mini. I have set my machine on the DMZ of my network, so any request to my public ip will end on this machine. The problem is ...
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Trasmission data sheet for Google OnHub / TP-LINK TGR1900

I live in Israel and I ordered the new Google OnHub (which is manufactured by TP-LINK as TGR1900) via Amazon. It has been held up in customs and I need to report the following information regarding ...
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How to access the emergency room interface for D-Link DIR-600 B2 with firmware v.2.15?

I have a D-Link DIR-600 B2 router with firmware v.2.15 and I want to install the DD-WRT firmware (described here) to enable the repeater mode. The problem is, every time I try to upload the DD-WRT ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully re-...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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Force local packet pass trough the router (or disable loopback) - windows 8

i would like to avoid that packets sent from my machine to the same machine (via the IP assigned by the external router eg. 192.168.1.20) are routed with loopback and so never reach the external ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Network Activity

My goal is to allow any network activity to wake up my Windows computer. My system currently wakes from sleep without any problem when it receives a Magic Packet but despite being configured to wake "...
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Port 4567 open on router to 'tram' traffic…Should I worry?

When I do a port scan on my router (nmap 192.168.0.1) the result is: PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 23/tcp open telnet 53/tcp open domain 80/tcp open http 443/tcp open https ...
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Can someone help me understand ALG and VPN settings on my router?

I'm looking at the settings in my TP-LINK WDR4300 router and noticed settings for VPN passthrough and ALG. Every single option is enabled but I am hoping someone can help me understand these settings ...
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Cannot connect to wifi in windows 8.1 for my new HP laptop

I just bought a new HP laptop 15-d035dx and it has a pre-installed of Windows 8.1 in it. My problem is I cannot connect it to my home's wifi router. All the devices such as ipad, iphone, samsung s3 ...
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Multiple devices cannot connect to a TP LINK wireless TD-W8968 router

I've got a TP LINK wireless router, model TD-W8968. When we have lots of devices in the house (10 - 15, made up of laptops, iPhones, iPads etc.) we find that some devices can't connect to the network. ...
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“Safe” personal router use on apartment-wide network

I recently moved into an apartment with internet included in my rent. This was a boon at first, but now I'm feeling limited. To get devices connected (wired or wireless), I have to whitelist the MAC ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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wicd does not automatically REconnect

I connect wirelessly to a router using wicd 1.7.2.4 on slackware 14. If I am not actively using the internet connection for some time then I lose the connection, but wicd does not automatically ...
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Why won't my DHCP addresses “stick”?

I've been having some addressing issues that I've been unable to solve, and I'm hoping I can get some guidance about other things to research. Service provider is Time Warner cable. A static IP is ...
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Hidden Router Speed Issues?

I have seen a lot of people complain online about their modems/internet speeds. I too have consistent problems with Comcast internet. However recently being involved with setting up new office ...
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SYN-ACK not received

On a standard TCP connection between server and client, I have this issue: the SYN-ACK is not received from the client, while it is sent from the server. I could see this on Wireshark from both server ...

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