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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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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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Configure an access point running Pfsense to broadcast 2 networks, one of which is behind a VPN

I am a novice when it comes to networking. So please edit the terminology if it is obviously wrong. Currently, I have a traditional modem/router provided by my ISP that is broadcasting one wireless ...
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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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Nginx doens't work on external IP

In an ProxMox VM, I have an Ubuntu VM which runs nginx (default configuration) via bridged network, so my VM has its own IP Address. As a router, I have a FritzBox. When I try to connect via LAN to ...
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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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Incoming connection show only WAN IP, and not source IP connected

I have a port forwarded on my router, but when I try to connect from outside network, I see in the log section the WAN IP of local connection DSL, and not the source IP address of who connected to me. ...
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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 ...
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WAN port redirecting to default router gateway

I have a website on which I'm hosting Citrix NetScaler that is supposed to facilitate external access in my environment. I have created an A record in my external DNS zone with the router's public IP ...
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Exclude external IP from OpenVPN in tomato router

I have all traffic going through a VPN in my tomato router. I’d like to exclude my gaming server’s address from the VPN. How do I exclude that one specific external IP address from the VPN in the ...
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Configure WAN in my netgear dgn1000v3

I have this router. I am using it as a modem i.e input is given via a RJ-11 jack. Now I am switching to an ISP that is giving me co-axial cable (RJ-45) as input. I think my router supports WAN. But ...
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PRTG- Deploy remote probe to remote network

I would like to monitor a remote network, which I have permission to do so. The PRTG Core would be in AWS (80.80.80.23 example) and I would deploy the PRTG remote probe to a remote network (40.40.40....
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unable to bridge traffic from the same subnet of WAN & LAN

I am studying LAN/WAN setup and encountered issue that unable to bridge traffic from the same subnet. I bought one AP and test the LAN/WAN setup as following. I can reach the WAN port (wifi1) from an ...
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Dual-WAN Traffic

I am setting up a Cisco RV320 Dual-WAN router. I am trying to set it up so that that a particular LAN device (i.e. IP Address 192.168.1.9) will only use WAN port 2. I have found the page in the ...
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Port Forwarding Double NAT

Over the past few days , I am trying, without success, to do port forwarding in order to connect my Camera from remote (WAN) and not just from home (LAN). This is the IP of the camera : 192.168.1.110 ...
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Sierra Wireless EM7455 No Signal

I bought a Sierra wireless EM7455 for my new Thinkpad P40 laptop. I was able to get the driver installed and windows recognizes the modem, SIM and GPS however it will not connect to the cellular ...
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Port binding and how to use it when setting up a secondary router

I am trying to understand what my WAN settings should be and how my ports should be bound for the following setup: Context: I have a main router (let’s call this "sky") on the first floor, but the ...
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How can I connect two TP-LINKS routers using WAN-WAN?

I'm trying to set up an Internet emulation using 2 TP-LINK routers and 2 computers. The first computer-router is in LAN: 192.168.0.0 The second computer-router is in LAN: 192.168.1.0 The connection ...
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Dual WAN Failover Routing w/ Dynamically Assigned IP Addresses

I'm setting up a portable, embedded Linux machine for use in outdoor environments where I'm likely to get internet access either via an in-field wireless network or a cellular data connection. On top ...
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My computer redirecting it's IP to another connected modem

So here's the setup, our main modem is in the living room which comes from the Internet service provider, then I setup a 2nd modem (WRT54G) with an IP of 1.2.3.4. Now if anyone wants to connect to a ...
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My computer is switching it's IP to another connected network modem

Our main modem (Optical Network Unit) is in the living room which comes from the ISP. Then I set up WRT54G, making it the 2nd modem, which I set up with an IP of 1.2.3.4. If anyone wants to connect to ...
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Web Server won't load with Public IP outside the LAN

I recently set up a web server on my Raspberry Pi with a static IP of 192.168.0.28. I opened private and public port 80 through the router to this IP; it is a D-Link DIR-655 with the latest firmware ...
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Why can I access my RDP using DDNS outside network (internet), but not from inside (LAN)?

I have LTE provider with VPN feature (for my home network), so I used DDNS (no-ip.com) and configured my routers and other devices that I can access all my windows machines remotely. For example. I ...
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5 usable static IP addresses, can I have 5 computers each have their own WAN IP address when accessing Internet?

With 5 static IP addresses, could I have 5 computers each get their own WAN IP or will all the computers share 1 WAN IP address? And if I want to setup 3 computers to use static IP #1 and 4 other ...
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Get different IP based on Laptop location (internal/external network)

First, I am not really a network guy. Hence, I would like to validate my approach of setting up a solution, before I dive into the rabbit hole... I have a small home office / entertainment LAN, which ...
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How To Port Forward To Machine on the LAN?

Win10. I can port forward to my IP cameras because they have a Port number. 10.0.0.97:97 for instance is one of them. I forward WAN port 97 to LAN port 97. Job done. But how do I forward to a ...
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Router with wan/lan port speed negociation setting

I am trying to disable auto-negotiation on the WAN port of my Asus RT-AC66U router. This is because it has problems with the CAT5 cable which is embedded inside the wall of my apartment. The issue is ...
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Can't browse but can ping

A couple days ago, abruptly, all devices on my network (2 android phones, a Windows 10 laptop, and a Mac) started having web browsing problems: Some sites work fine Some sites are very slow Some ...
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LAN to WAN connection

I configured LAN to WAN network, and everything is working... as routers are wired (from LAN port on main router to WAN port on second router). I can connect and have access to internet from router 1 ...
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How can I configure pfSense to allow traffic from LAN to WAN?

My topology is as the picture above. I've configure to allow incoming traffic into each pfSense interface, include 3 LAN and 1 WAN. Ex: I can ping from DC to pfSense interface in the same network. I ...