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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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Port open on Bittorrent but says closed when checked with canyouseeme.org

I am having trouble understanding how ports work. What I tried to do: I wanted to check if a particular port was open on my laptop. The port that i chose to check was the port used by bittorrent ...
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Load balancing between two routers

I have the following network: On LAN A, I have several hosts connected with two routers to LAN B. My goal is to use R1 and R2 to route traffic to LAN B/R3. For that, there are two solutions: 50% of ...
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Port forwarding not working for port 9

I'm trying to set up my PC to work with Wake on LAN so I set up port forwarding on port 9 on my TP-Link Archer C2 router. However, when I use this tool to check whether the port is open, it says it ...
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Why MTR prints multiple IPs as the latest node?

I run the following command in the terminal to trace the routes between my computer and 167.99.31.209: mtr -n --tcp 167.99.31.209 --port 1111 This it the output of above command after awhile: Why ...
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SQLServer inaccessible from owner machine

I've a SQLServer instance in my server machine. The machine is accessible from server.myurl.com. In another machine client I've installed SqlServer Management Studio and try to connect to server.myurl....
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Advice on router specs for Steam link for android

I had a weird experience setting up Steam Link for Android. Anyway, here are the setup Please note that my distance between the router and I is 1 meter (4 ish feet) PC -> Gigabit LAN -> Buffalo ...
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Smart devices only connect to main router

I have this weird issue and don't know whats causing it. When I try to connect smart devices like AC, lamp to the WiFi using my phone some of them connect but don't work, and some of them don't ...
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Unable to get RT-AC51U to forward ports in double router setup]

I'm attempting to setup a router to be used as the WAN modem (TalkTalk Wi-Fi Hub 192.168.1.1), which has a single internal router (the RT-AC51U) as a client. My server and other devices are connected ...
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How to obtain router information

I want to obtain router information like vendor name, firmware, channel etc. I have used WlanGetAvailableNetworkList() to get the information, but it does not provide all the information mentioned ...
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Done everything to forward ports, still closed

I'm on Linux Mint 18.3 with a wireless router given by my ISP provider and I've been trying port forwarding to no avail. This is a problem that I've had for a long time. Among other things, netstat -...
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Logging LAN clients using iptables

I placed a raspberry pi acting as a router, to sit between my DSL modem and my internal Netgear wireless router. My thinking was, that I would be able to use iptables to log the connections into and ...
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How to expose my NAS through a router to my local network?

I recently moved to a new house and the built-in networking infrastructure requires the use of an additional router to cover all our network needs (because of lack of sufficient wall ports and not ...
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How can i make 2 houses with 2 routers appear like 1 network? (Asus Merlin)

I have two houses, with separate ISP connections, and separate Asus routers with merlin firmware. I know how to setup a VPN where all traffic routes through one network, or the other network, so that ...
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Create a Wifi hotspot from ethernet connection

My wifi is not working, but I can access internet via ethernet cable. How can I make a hotspot with this connection? Is there some device I can use? I have tried searching on Amazon with the terms I ...
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How can I change the page depth when using screen on iterm2 to connect to a router?

Let's say I'm connecting to a router with 'screen' through a terminal (iterm2) and I want to view a log or a configuration. It will only display 1 page at a time and I have to press Enter or Space to ...

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