Questions tagged [router]

A device that handles the connection between two networks and forwards packets between the two networks. In a home environment, these would be the Internet and the local home network. This tag is for use when bridging two networks.

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Recommendations for Modem/Router - Xfinity

I'm looking to setup my home network with xfinity and am looking for a modem and a router to use. Any suggestions for modems and routers that are compatible with xfinity that would provide as much ...
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Single-band, 5GHz only WiFi router?

Are there any consumer-priced, single-band (5GHz / 802.11ac only) WiFi routers, i.e., ones that only have a 5GHz radio?
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Enterprise router options

Hi I was hoping for some advise on some options for enterprise router. I have a very good understanding on the Cisco ISR and ASR ranges and Juniper SRX lines and using those as routers. Could anyone ...
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Wireless Router allows VPN routing per host/domain/ip

My current router (ASUS RT-AC658U) I'm quite happy with, however I want to configure it to direct most traffic through a VPN. It does support configuring a VPN connection on the router, but in an "all ...
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Firewall appliance that will work with Gcloud VPN

I'm looking for recommendations for a stand-alone firewall unit that works well with Google cloud VPN and cloud router to build the VPN tunnel between Gcloud/on-premises internal network. Most of our ...
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Is there a home router to block gaming sites for 2 hours a day on weekdays only?

I want to be able to schedule a 2 hour slot each weekday where I can block my kids from gaming sites on the home wifi router. As well as this I also want to block adult content all the time (which I'...
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Questions about extending wifi to outside [closed]

My employer wants wifi on three sides of the building outside. First question: Would I be able to chain 2-3 routers with one modem plug and an Ethernet splitter? As long as the signals don't overlap ...
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What would the best hardware be for a network for a 6,250 square foot building with multiple users who need high speed connections?

Very soon me and 5 roommates will be moving into a large, 6,250 square foot home. It is an old home with thick walls. The house currently has a very dated apple wifi setup. All of us play PC games ...
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Fully redundant router

I am working on a system for field experiments. I would like to create an Ethernet network that includes multiple computers. In this case, the router becomes a single point of failure. One solution ...
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Antenna Recommendation for XBee Series 3

I am working with S2C through hole xbees currently, but wishing to starting moving to a PCB with Series 3 Xbee's. With that in mind, the series 3 has MMT or "micro" versions for surface mounting, and ...
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Are there any 3G or 4G modems that can run cloud captive portals?

Right now, we're using the Tp-link - AC1350 Model Archer C60 to deploy the network and a 3G/4G modem to provide the internet connection. I was wondering if there was a modem that could do both in one ...
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The most durable Wi-Fi router under 200$

I am looking for a Wi-Fi router, in the 100-200 $ price range, with the following characteristics: all ports are — Gigabit Ethernet guest Wi-Fi network option (in addition to home Wi-Fi network) it ...
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WiFi equipment for Gigabit link

quI'm trying to setup a gigabits wifi: - around 20+ clients, but around 4 require a actual gigabit links. - Clients are in a 15meter range 49 (feet?) I was dealing with a non-pro configuration at the ...
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Router hardware for implementing local internet cache and proxy?

I'm hoping there's a router that I can plug a hard drive or memory card into, and have it act as a configurable internet cache and proxy, meaning requests are cached locally on that drive, saving ...
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MIFI with very detail logs

There are a lot of mobile wifi (mifi) router out in the market. A mifi router usually require one to put in a sim card into the router and it will act as a hotspot for multiple devices to access ...
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What router is best in price to 'convert' 5GHz signal into 2.4GHz as of March 2019 under $50

I have some hardware that runs horribly on 5GHz, so I need to 'force' a 2.4GHz. But we will be using hotspots that are 5GHz, so we need a router to 'convert' this from 5GHz to 2.4GHz. So we will ...
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Verizon FIOS Quantum Gateway replacement power supply?

We have Verizon service with a FIOS Quantum Gateway router model FIOS-G1100. The power wart is going bad and we need to replace it. On occasion the device looses power. Putting a meter on the barrel ...
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High Performance Wireless Access Point for Closed WiFi Network

I need a recommendation for a wireless access point (WAP) that can sustain a network with the following features: Not connected to the internet Spans around 30m x 30m of open indoor space. Can ...
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Small SOHO Router with 3+ Gigabit SFP ports

Is there a reasonably priced (below 250$ USD) router with 3 or more Gigabit SFP ports for SOHO that can handle a Gigabit WAN uplink? Something like Mikrotik CRS106-1C-5S https://mikrotik.com/product/...
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Router with WOL support

I have a Speedport 921V which does NOT support Wake on LAN (WOL) over the local network. I am looking for a Fritzbox or similar which has at least the same features as my Speedport 921V and supports ...
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Router with ability to introduce manual latency to a device?

I'm searching for a router that has capabilities to add manual latency to a device in my network (for example, add 10ms of ping to a random device on my network). What router should I buy? EDIT: I ...
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Cisco / Meraki router suggestions

We have an old Cisco 2900 router now. I've been tasked with finding a replacement for it. I'm looking for Cisco or Meraki routers, it should be able to do VPN, we're a medium sized company with about ...
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Modem router openwrt

I'm looking for a modem router External dual-band antennas Support ADSL2+ with possibility to use FTTH in the future Openwrt support At least one USB port any other functionalities is appreciated
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Router required for Virgin Media modem

I'm adding Virgin Media broadband to a new office with up to 14 users (worst case). The modem will have 5 static IP addresses and Virgin Media have said that the modem will be in modem only mode, i.e. ...
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Small LTE Router with built in IPsec VPN client

I am looking for small 4G router which has built-in (IPsec or SSL) client and can connect to Cisco ASA Firewall , Cisco ISR can work as IPsec VPN client but it is expensive and big
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Networking hardware that allows configuration of IP for each port

I regularly need to test our hardware products. Usually that consists of having ~50 devices sitting on a bench for some time from 1 day to 14 days. Often we have a wifi connection to the device, so we ...
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CISCO enterprise router recommendation

I need a cisco enterprise router recommendation. I am currently using a Cisco 2821 Gigabit Router single WAN router. Ultimately, the new Router will become my primary router while the old Cisco 2821 ...
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Syncthing-capable BSD router for max. 100 EUR/120 USD

This is a simplified model of our network: LAN1 LAN2 +-------------------------------+ +--------------------------+ | ...
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Need a Router Recommendation

I am running 24*7 Web Service. So my server is expected to be connected at Internet always. I am using now CISCO 2800 router model. It just working fine. My all server boxes are Linux Machines. But ...
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Multi-WAN gigabit Router

(Yes, I’ve seen this question which is very similar, however my specs include the word gigabit. Also the only current answer to that question was written by someone that didn’t understand the meaning ...
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Router that can support multiple wired and wireless networks/vlans

I'm looking to massively upgrade my home infrastructure. I have multiple wired and wireless devices - desktop computers, laptops, servers, tablets, phones, assistants (Alexa, Google Assistant, etc), ...
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Is it possible to make a router with 4G out of a sim card, and how?

I bought a sim card from an mobile provider, and I can use it as a hotspot, using my cellphone. So, I can make my cellphone into a hotspot router, using this sim card. Do you have some recommendations ...
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Which wifi router can download and seed torrent?

Some routers have USB port for connecting storage device.I am searching for a (consumer/home) WiFi router which can download and seed torrent (directly to the storage device connected to the router ...
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Cheap router (dual-band, 802.11ac) for home network

My budget - 40€ I want a cheap router for my home. It has to be dual-band (2.4Ghz/5Ghz), norm 802.11ac and capable of handling 16 users simultaneously. I will use this router as a bridge because I ...
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Looking for dual-wan wifi router

I'm looking for the dual wan wifi router. The price is supposed to be ~100$. I'm using Asus RT-AC66U, but I'm somehow unlucky with Asus routers as the first one was just loosing wifi connectivity and ...
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4G router with low ping?

i'm looking for a 4G router that would provide low ping times. any suggestions? i don't care about the price, size, portability, or looks, that's irrelevant. any 4G router that a can provide a great ...
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COTS router as both wireless client and access point and separate SSIDs

I am searching for a commercial off the shelf device, or list of devices, or general name of the appliance, that perform(s) the following: Has at least two radios that can be configured such that one ...
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Netgear XR500 vs ASUS ROG AC5300: Which is the better option with my configuration?

After agonizing for days and being an irritant all over Stack Exchange trying to sort out my networking woes, I've narrowed down my current purchase needs to fit one of two routers. One is the ...
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Hardened (extended temperature range) router

I'm looking for a 4 - 6 port (2-3 might work) router that has an extended temperature range to say -40 degrees F/C (-20 F would likely be fine) that is cost effective. Most I have seen is in the $600 ...
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Characteristics for wireless access point used in small/medium rooms with high demand

I'm looking for which characteristics I need to get a single access point that should serve 1 medium sized room (about 144 sq. meters) and 8 smaller adjacent rooms (about 28 sq meters), separated by ...
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Setting up home wireless network

I'm trying to set up wireless network at my home. I've been given a router Zyxel Keentic Extra for my birthday as I didn't have any. It looks like this router isn't enough to cover all my flat. It has ...
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Choosing module SIM for pushing data form car-mounted microcontroller to remote server

Assume that I have a box attached into a car and its function is receiving sensors data (GPS, temperature, speed) and push these data onto a remote sever through 2G/3G. Because I need this system be ...
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Access point for small business hotspot

I'd like to create a free hotspot wifi in my cafè to get email/phone number (previous agreement of the user) from my clients. In other words, I want an access point with costumizable captive portal. I ...
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Programmable Bluetooth router

I previously posted this on Stack Overflow but moved the post here because I feel this forum is more relevant. I am looking for some kind of hardware that I can buy that has multiple Bluetooth radios,...
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Router supporting hierarchical prefix delegation

What options do I have if I need a router which can Run a DHCPv6 client on its WAN port to request a delegated prefix (in the range /48 to /60). Run a DHCPv6 server on the LAN and hand out subnets of ...
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Device to provide wan over wifi

I did some digging around that topic, but can't really find straight forward answer for this question. My background: I'm going to spend some time in hotel. I would like to hook up to hotel's wi fi ...
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Is there any router or set ups that can use 2 ISPs? [duplicate]

ISP at my home is shaky. Both are unreliable. I wonder if there is a way to have a router that can use 2 ISPs. If one ISP is down the router will simply access the internet from the second ISP. An ...
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Coax to CAT5 Converter?

My friend wanted to replace the cheapo router from Verizon with a good one she had previously bought, asked me to look at it for her. Turns out though, the ones from Verizon are all wired in to the ...
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Router that can connect to a wifi network and create a new wifi network

I’m looking for a router that can create a new wifi-network “B” with its own SSID and password but the router gains its internet access by connecting to another existing wifi-network “A” ...
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DIY 4-Port Gbit and Wifi router

I want to setup my own router. My requirements are: Intel or AMD based Low power consumption min. 3x Gbit LAN + 1x GbitWAN Port Wifi (min. 802.11n) Optional: 4 SATA Ports for Backups The hardware ...