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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UDP Broadcasting Not Working on Some Routers?

I have a game that runs on mobile devices and connects two of them together by using UDP Broadcast and simultaneously listening and broadcasting. On most home wifi networks, this works well (corporate ...
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Can't setup DDNS for SSH (No-IP)

I wanted to set up the DDNS so I could connect to my Linux Mint machine via SSH remotely. For SSH traffic I want port 8291 because my ISP does not block it (checked with portchecktool). I've already ...
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how to telnet to modem router TP-LINK td-w8151n and mac filtering wlan

I'm logged in to my modem router tp link td-w8151n, using telnet command.and i want to apply mac filtering and add some devices, how do i have to do this?i had read this command reference but i have ...
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Slow Download - fast upload on cable and wifi

So I'm having this issue with the really slow download speed and very fast download speed over cable and wifi. The network topology is the following: Provider router and FO media converter (PON-TECH ...
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Unable to obtain IP address from Mesh(Bridge Mode)

Router: WRT3200ACM (DNSMasq DHCP Server)Firmware: OpenWRTWiFi AP: 1 - 5GhzMesh: Velop (2 Pack) [Bridge Mode]WiFi AP: 2Ghz, 5GhzDevice: S8+Problem:Having connected to Velop's AP once, and ...
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My internet comes from my iPhone tethered to my desktop, can I connect a router to this?

I have internet on my desktop from my cel phone which is tethered. I have devices which were formerly connected to my home network through the DSL modem, but I can't use them now because at some ...
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Is it possible that a lower level network can provide IP addresses for the higher level network? And how to prevent that?

Sorry for my obscure title, I don't have much knowledge about networking. So today I got a really strange problem with my network, it's like this:My network:From Internet → my Wi-Fi router → "black ...
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Operate 2 wlan systems on windows 10

I have buildt my own IOT Hub like application. There are a multitude of ESP microcontrolers, which are sending sensor data to a server. This server is taking the data and storing it to a database.So ...
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Ping started before backup uplink got installed still doesn't work, a new instance works

We have an internet outage, so our router got switched to the backup isp. I had a ping running continuously before the backup isp was enabled.After the backup isp was enabled, the old ping still ...
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how to check the speed in Cisco Router\

I want to know is it possible to check Internet speed directly in the cisco router thru any command or activating any service in the cisco router?There are number of questions and confusions ...
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OpenWRT settings to block access to devices in separate local subnet

I have a situation in which I have to create an isolated subnet that has Internet access through another subnet.The picture might show it more clearly.192.168.5.1...
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Setting a hostname findable via DNS for a router running DD-WRT

I have a Buffalo WZR-600DHP router running DD-WRT from the factory. I’ve enabled the following DHCP settings in Setup -> Basic Setup -> Network Setup -> Network Address Server Settings (DHCP):DHCP ...
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Can I connect two routers wan to wan

Why cant I connect two wireless routers as wan to wan to seperate network in house with three suites who all have access to main network. I don't want others in house to have any access to anything i ...
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identify individual devices from aggregate traffic of router

Is it possible and if yes how to identify individual devices (laptop vs. mobile phone vs TV) when listening to the aggregate traffic of a wifi router?Assumption: all devices of interest are ...
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port forwarding, ports are blocked

I did the following steps for accessing a http service that is hosted on my lan from outside the network. registered a hostname in no-ip.downloaded and installed ducdid port forwarding setting on ...

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