Questions tagged [wan]

WAN or Wide Area Network is one that spans more than one geographical area, usually across city, regional or national boundaries. The Internet is an example of a WAN.

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Can you force a WiFI Router not to forward requests it can't resolve to the gateway for it's own subnet?

Setup for this question is: A main router, then a second router connected to that main router via a free WAN port. This second router's goal is to establish an additional isolated network for guests. ...
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Difference between WAN IP and WAN Static IP?

I have a static IP with my ISP. when looking at the cable modem status I see these 2 IP's. My public static IP is 173.162.x.x. That is what others see when I connect. Is 73.17.x.x just used to ...
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How to connect a computer directly to the WAN port of a end-consumer router and get allocated a IP address?

In the data center oriented router, there is no distinguish between WAN port and LAN port. But for end-user router, there is this distinguish for convenience. However, in order to have a research on ...
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non-NAT'd ip to firewall

My firewall appliance requires a non-NAT'd ip address and 4G is my only option. What is the difference between a 4G router that uses a sim card vs one where I connect a phone and select usb tethering ...
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Why all internet bonding router requires broadband bonding service in the cloud when a user can merge his 4g internet source on his prmises?

I have checked many internet bonding routers and all of them uses some cloud based broadband merging , i was wondering if user may has his own 4g/5g connection then he should be able to do internet ...
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Why i have one isp on wireless and the other on ethernet?

I got another isp but for the rest of the month ill have both so i called and the technician told me he was gonna enable the connection with the other. With the old isp i had 8 mb with the new one i ...
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Dual WAN router configuration

I have one ISP working (WAN1) at the moment on my Linksys LRT224 Dual WAN router. I need to setup the second ISP in load balancing mode. I did something so far (see image) but I am not sure if I ...
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Dual Wan Load Balancing speed

I have a Dual WAN Linksys LRT224 and two ISPs. If I have two 50mbps ISP configured in load balancing, will my overall speed increase above 50mbps or close to 100mbps?
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Test new Dedicated Internet Access line

Our provider has just installed a EdgeCore switch/router in our office and I would like to test out the speed with my laptop. Here's what I'm provided 1) a range of LAN IP address/subnet 2) WAN IP ...
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Is there any way to disable - enable WAN miniport with command prompt?

From time to time i need to disable - enable one of my WAN miniports but can't find a way to do it with command prompt/ without going to Device Manager. Has anyone any idea if that is possible and ...
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Can't access XAMPP server from WAN (Windows 10)

I've installed XAMPP and created a wordpress test site. Under my htcdocs there are two directoreies, a backup of the initial XAMPP files and my wordpress directory named wordpress (who would have ...
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How can I programatically get the WAN IPs from a TP-Link multi-WAN router?

Our office uses a TP-Link TL-ER6020 multi-WAN router, which supports up to 4 WAN connections, of which I'm using 2. For access from outside, I'd like to register both IPs with AWS Route 53 DNS. Using ...
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can I setup two LANs (each w/their own WAN) to share the other's WAN

I have a networking question for the experts here. Please let me know if there's a better place for me to seek help. LAN1 is a house in a rural area with slow ADSL internet. LAN2 is an "observatory" ...
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Accessing LAN device using port triggering from a “mock internet” on the WAN port

Can I attach the WAN port of TP-Link Archer C59 WiFi router, a DHCP server (in my case Pi-Hole with dhcp enabled), a WAP (with an android tablet and iPad connected to it wirelessly) all to a switch ...
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WAN port security assessment (DD-WRT)

I am running an Ethernet cable around my house to connect a cable modem in one room with the WAN port of the Netgear 6700 router (ddwrt) in another room. I am wondering if this poses a security risk. ...
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Router admin page not reachable through WAN port

Let us say , I have a home router which have LAN port : 192.168.0.1 WAN port : 10.137.141.195 Now , When I do 192.1768.0.1:80 , I am able to open the admin page but when I do 10.137.141.195:80 , I ...
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How to fix Port Forwarding not working on TP LInk Router?

Screen Shot Screen Shot 2 When i port forwarded from TL-WR840N i can access my site from local network by using wan IP Address which starts with 10 Private IP but when i try to access it from ...
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Connect to LAN IP of remote device modem through 4G modems

I am trying to setup a connection between my computer and a remote networked device. My computer (LAN IP 192.168.0.1) is connected to a 4G modem (LAN IP 192.168.0.2). This modem connects to a WAN and ...
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MikroTik RB750Gr3 - Slow WAN Speeds after Upgrade

I am experiencing some issues with my MikroTik HEX RB750Gr3. I have never experiencing any issues with using the device until I updated my firmware for the first time. I was completing frequent OS ...
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Asus DSL-AC68U keeps disconnecting WAN but link is up

My Asus DSL-AC68U keeps disconnecting from the WAN but the ADSL link is UP. I have purchased another router of the same model because I was thinking it may be a hardware issue but I'm having the same ...
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How come my WAN IP is assigned as a Private IP Address instead of Public?

My WAN IP used to show up as a valid Public IP address something like 43.146.xx.xx, 5.132.xx.xx etc. But my ISP recently changed it, and now I am getting assigned with a private IP address of 100.64....
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Which MAC address does my ISP need?

For my new network I want to use a Vigor 130 as modem in bridging mode and an OPNsense appliance behind that. The OPNsense will connect to the Internet. My ISP uses IPoE/DHCP for Internet access and ...
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How does my PC decide whether I meant a LAN or WAN adress?

I have understood how ip adresses and subnets work and that routers have two sides: LAN and WAN. Now I'm wondering what happens in the following scenario: I am 192.168.1.10 and my friend is 192.168.1....
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How powerdns slaves track changes of master in mysql backend?

I'm using bind for many years i want to migrate to powerdns. Assume the dns servers better to be locate on many data centers replication always to be problem. How powerdns manage the zone transfer ...
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How to setup Home Networking DMZ Using Two Routers

I decided to get a better router than using my ISP supplied modem/router.  Thus I am not interested in using my new router as access point nor bridge mode.   I prefer having two internet accessible ...
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Allow LAN access between devices on two different LANs

My current setup: 4G WiFi modem/router with Ethernet ports Media devices (Chromecast, phones etc) ADSL modem into WiFi/Ethernet router Latency sensitive devices (PC/game consoles etc) Reason for ...
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LAN-to-WAN puzzle

I have as primary router an ASUS RT-AC51U (A) (where only 3-4 clients are connected via wifi with address reservation and / or static IP on the machine), as secondary one ASUS RT-AC1200G + (B) (here ...
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DNS resolution, Browser navigation, and cache

I know NS update could take over 24h. However during this process there is something that intrigues me. I can't change ISP router's DNS so I set WAN/LAN to use Google Public DNS The process scenario:...
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Router doesn't detect internet from ISP bridged router

I have a brand new Asus RT-AC 1200G+ which I want to use as my main router. My ISP provider set their router to bridge mode. So, I connected the ethernet cable from their router to my Asus wan (blue) ...
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Lan to Wan - No internet

I have my ISP router that I cant do much with e.g. VPN or Smart DNS. I would like to set up a second router to for this. This is how it is connected. ISP Router (192.168.0.1) LAN to DD-WRT router (...
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Why have a LAN, why not just WANs everywhere [closed]

I am new to learning about the OSI model, and am looking into what a LAN, MAN, and WAN are. From what I've seen: A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers ...
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Modems WAN IP address is different than routers WAN IP address

So first off I'm not having any connection issues whatsoever. Just been trying to self learn more about networking when I noticed this situation. I have a residential wireless gateway device leased ...
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Allowing LAN-LAN Cascaded Router to Access Internet

Below diagram is the set up which I am currently trying but doesn't work. My goal here is: Both TV Box and PC are under the same subnet 192.168.1.0/24 Since Router 2 is a SIP client which connected ...
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Network between 2 routers - is it LAN or MAN or WAN?

We have two interfaces on two routers, which are connected with a serial cable. Both of the interfaces are in network 224.0.0.0/24. So one interface on the first router has IP address 224.0.0.1/24. ...
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Access/forward port to server on secondary LAN-to-WAN subnet from the main subnet in a cascaded network

I have a networking issue similar to Route to a server on subnet. I have tried the solution but without success. Here is my network topology: Internet | | ADSL x.x.x.x (external) ...
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i have a Tenda w150d ADSL router/modem and i want to use it as wifi accesspoint to share wifi single in my home for mobile devices and laptops

i have an Ethernet connection which i want to use for wifi in my home. i have a Tenda w150d ADSL router/modem and i want to use it as wifi accesspoint to share wifi single in my home for mobile ...
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WAN and LAN through network splitter

Like working on my home network and it is time to buy a mesh network, however I want to have all devices connected to the LAN wall mounts. Here is the problem; My ISP modem is at the front door and ...
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DD-WRT QoS not working on LAN/WLAN interface

I have a TP-Link WR941ND with DD-WRT firmware. Another ISP provided router dials the PPPoE connection for internet. The DD-WRT router was connected to the ISP router once through LAN in DHCP forwarder ...
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Dual Wan - Failover not working

I have 2 ISPs connected to a dual wan Linksys LRT224. On the LRT224 I configured the failover as shown: However, failover does not work if WAN1 fails (fiber optic is down), if physically I ...
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Sluggish smart-home wireless devices

I have a question. I have been experiencing delays when controlling my smart-home devices when everyone is home and using the internet. The internet is not slow, (300Mbps) but I think the one router ...
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Why should router be assigned a default gateway IP address?

I have a topology, as shown below- Wherein 4 hosts are connected to the wireless router's LAN. And the WAN port has been connected to another subnet. Now when i need to configure the WAN port for ...
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What is the difference between LAN port and WAN port in the routers with integrated switches?

In the latest routers, where switching function is integrated into the box will have few LAN ports (say usually, 4 or 8) and 1 WAN port. Usual configuration would be to connect computers or printers ...
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LAN/WAN Combo Slot?

My Modem has a slot that says "LAN/WAN", suggesting that it works for both. However, it already has a plug in the DSL slot. Thus, I assumed that the DSL slot actually functioned as the WAN. Does that ...
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How can I access WWW from behind a LAN to WAN router cascade?

I am trying to set up a LAN to WAN router cascade using ethernet cable between a Belcom (Router 1) and a Linksys WRT54G running Tomato 1.28 (router 2). I am wanting to do this to improve parental ...
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How to configure Multi Wan in nethserver firewall

We are using Nethserver as router as firewall. We configure web proxy in our firewall. When client users access google web page the internet getting very slow and disconnected simultaneously. How to ...
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Is a Fibre port the same as a WAN port?

I have a DSL-3780 router from TalkTalk which has a RJ45 port labelled Fibre, then LAN1/2/3/4. Is this Fibre port a WAN port where I can connect it to the data port on a VDSL faceplate? Thanks
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Cisco ISDN WAN - what exactly is it?

I'l looking to get into Cisco router configuration, and I think I have found an appropriate router to buy, however its a Cisco 1841 and therefore has two Fast Ethernet and two expansion slots, no WAN ...
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Convert Netgear DGN1000v3 (modem + router) as router only

Until recently my ISP gave me a DSL as input, now I changed my ISP. My new ISP gives me RJ-45 as input. After reading some pages about how to make my modem+router as a router only I "disabled the DHCP ...
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How to use both wifi and cellular network on mobile phone at the same time? [closed]

Nowadays, many mobile phones can access network via different channels including cellular network as well as wifi, and for phone with dual sim, they can also access multiple networks. For fastest ...
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How Wifi devices can be accesses from out side

I just purchased a Nest Cam and installed the app. It works just fine and I can watch my house from out side. But always wondered, how can this device reconfigure my router to create some type of port ...