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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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 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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WiFi upload doesn't work for the home router and laptop & android devices

All home devices are able to connect to the router, surf the web, chat in messengers. However, when one tries to send (upload) e.g. an image or another file bigger than few Kb, it stuns and shows as ...
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private home ip adress over internet [on hold]

I would like to connect over internet from home to job network and get private IP adress from job network, is it possible?My job network server has IP address: 192.168.1.100, let say for example, ...
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Improving Dell Desktop wifi range

I bought a new Dell Inspirion 3668 and noticed the wifi signal is very weak. It is only able to handle one tab while browsing at a time and is roughly 20 ft from the router. Is there anything that ...
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What is the most efficient way for QoS/Bandwith Management?

I have a Zyxel VMG3312-B10A v2 modem router and I want to isolate my computer from the other peers. Which is the most efficient way in the perspective of power consuming (more power spent means more ...

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