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pfSense Firewall or Linksys/Cisco router for small offices

I'm about to start switching some networks around for multiple small offices. Each office has about 10 to 15 users and 10 to 15 computers. Each office has a spread of generic routers and access ...
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Inexpensive, Reliable Captive Portal [closed]

I do some wifi hotspot installations, and a new client recently asked me if it would be possible to force users to his website when they first open their browsers. After some Googling I figured out ...
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Replacement for Linksys WRV54G? [closed]

I work at a small company that has two offices, each with its own Business DSL connection to the Internet. In order to create a LAN between the two offices, my predecessor purchased and installed two ...
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Adding a second wireless router to my network

I have Verizon DSL service that came with a westell 7500 wireless router, but the wireless does not cover a big enough area. I also own a linksys wireless router which I would like to place about 75 ...
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Laptop being assigned IPv4 address out of router's DHCP range

I have a laptop connecting wirelessly to an E4200 Linksys router. The router is configured to use DHCP with a range from #.#.#.100 to #.#.#.254. However, the laptop is being assigned an IP address of ...
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WPA2 Enterprise - Validating Identity

I cannot get WPA2 enterprise to work on my network. I will give you an overview of the current setup. Windows Domain, using IAS and its own CA Linksys WAP200 Access Point I setup the AP to use ...
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How to manage group of Linksys SRW224G4 switches?

I have 18 Linksys SRW224G4 switches. As far as I know, they can be managed only one by one via web-interface that works only in IE. Is there any way to automate this process? More specifically, now I ...
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Linksys/Cisco Small Business SRW-Series (ie SRW248G4) - Overcoming the Limitations

We just purchased a Cisco/Linksys SRW 248G4 switch to try it out. We have always had unmanaged switches before, and this is our first "somewhat managed" switch. So far the major limitations are: ...
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Linksys WRT54G - Which firmware is best for sharing internet connections with several seperate offices?

I am looking into buying a Linksys WRT54G series to use as my router, DNS and Firewall. I would like to be able to share my internet connection with a couple of other small organisations too and have ...
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Losing 1/3 of my download speed with my new router, any ideas on how to fix?

This is a cross post from superuser.com since no one over there seems to know anything. I recently replaced a dying D-Link router (DI-524) with a Cisco/Linksys RSV4000. I'm really happy with the ...
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What serial cable do I need for a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P?

Some idiot (one guess as to who) installed a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P in a 2nd location and forgot to change the IP before doing so. Now it's on a new subnet and I need to control it via console port. ...
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Two cisco gigabit switches refuse to link to each other. Any idea why?

I have 3 Linksys SR2024 switches which are basically non-managed 24 port Gbit + 2 miniGBIC. I now had to add another switch to the network, and my provider didn't have the SR2024 switch anymore, so I ...
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Selective Routing Between Subnets

I have a configuration with two subnets. For this example I will call them 192.168.1.128/26 (128) and 192.168.1.64/26 (64). The 64 subnet contains all the internal devices that guests should not be ...
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Linksys RV042 DNS problems

I have a Linksys RV042 router, hooked up in a fairly standard configuration (only using one WAN port - hooked to a cable modem). DNS lookups from systems on the LAN are failing intermittently. This ...
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Linksys wireless NIC won't reconnect after coming out of hibernate

I recently bought a Linksys WMP110 wireless PCI NIC for my XP machine. It works fine, except when I take it out of hibernate it sometimes won't reconnect or even see any wireless networks. I have to ...
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What's the purpose of setting the static IP entries in a Linksys RV082 router?

I'm wanting to configure our Linksys RV082 wired router as our primary DHCP server and then have our Linksys WRT54G wireless router as a secondary DHCP server. My plan is to have them serve different ...
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routing back to LAN from RV082

We have an RV082 Linksys/Cisco router with a normal configuration of the WAN port connected to the internet, and the LAN port configured as 192.168.188.1. This might be a simple question, but I have ...
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How to announce my laptop (hostname, ip) to my Linksys WRT54GL router (via upnp?)

Let's suppose I connect my Ubuntu Hardy laptop to the wifi provided by a Linksys WRT54GL router. I get an IP address assigned by DHCP. I'd like to announce (via upnp?) a hostname for that IP address, ...
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What is the default username and password for the Cisco SPA-942?

I can't seem to find the default admin username and password for the web administration interface for the Linksys/Cisco SPA-942 VoIP phone. What is it?
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Problems with firewall when forwarding 8080 thru Comtrend5071T

I am trying to forward port 8080 thru my modem but i have not been successful. to be exact my desired route is as follows: Connection to Server A (192.168.0.5) is tested as working ...
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Monitoring a device's download/upload usage on linksys router?

I have multiple computers and 2 PS3's all using the same linksys router(one wireless). Is there a way to log how much each device downloads/uploads for a give period of time? We still have download ...
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open ports on a cisco/linksys wrt54g2 v1.5

Im upgradeing my router from a netgear fvs318 one of the problems im running into is on the old net gear i have opend ports under the "Add Service " for our voip udp 69 tcp 80 tcp 2000 udp ...
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Automated VLAN creation with residential Wireless devices

We've got a few WRT devices from Linksys here, and the issue has arisen to deploy them in a relatively small environment, However, in the interest of manageability we'd like to be able to ...
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Cisco SLM248G Switch Hardware Reset

We have two Cisco SLM248G switches within our environment. After some research, it seems that one is causing a few problems because during heavy loads, it is sending transmissions to our firewall ...
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IP conflict with IP address somehow in use by Linksys WRVS4400N

Windows is notifying me that there is an IP conflict with the address 192.168.1.2 (the IP of my domain controller), with a device with hardware address corresponding to my Linksys WRVS4400N v1.1 ...
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Can't connect to RRAS server remotely

I have a Windows Server 2003 with RRAS (1 NIC) configured. It works like a charm when I connect to the VPN server directly on the same LAN. But it fails when I try to connect to it from the WAN. So ...
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SIP - linksys and no voice

I have a PC and a Linksys SPA3102. I have connected them directly with an etthernet cable (pc address 192.168.0.10, linksys address 192.168.0.1). An analog phone device is connected to linksys ...
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Specifying which external IP addresses can access port 80

UPDATE 1: I am using Apache 2 as the webserver. Can I block access to all IP addresses except 3 from Apache? ORIGINAL QUESTION: I have a Linksys BEFSR41 router and have opened port 80 for ...
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Can I use two different antenna on a WRT54GL?

I have my WRT54GL set up as a bridge. I currently have 15db high gain omni-directional antennaand wanted to add a second directional antenna to boost my gain. Is this possible?
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Centralised configuration management for basic linksys routers?

Does anyone know if its possible to install a custom router firmware, such as dd-wrt and then use a central config management tool to push/pull changes? The setup here involves each office having ...
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Upgrade firmware on a Linksys/Cisco RV082 from Mac OS X client

I'm trying to upgrade the firmware on a Linksys/Cisco RV082 router using Mac OS X and it's not working. The current firmware version is 1.1.6.14 (Jul 28 2005 18:12:59), and I've tried upgrading to ...
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Router Linksys RV042 WAN2 problem

I've got a brand new Linksys RV042, firmware 1.3.12.6-tm, completely factory configuration, and the WAN2 port doesn't appear to work - it never gets an IP address. I've got a DSL and Cable ...
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Joining multiple Linksys SRW208P

I've got a question about the Linksys SRW208P that I can't find a straight answer to on the net. If I have 2 of the SRW208P that I want to connect on the same simple network - so that 16 people can ...
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Can’t get IP address from range expander on SOME devices [closed]

(Migrated from SuperUser.com due to complete lack of answers!) I installed a Linksys WRE54G range expander. It's working fine with my Windows 7 laptop, but not so much with my Palm Pre and my Ubuntu ...
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Wake on Lan for Linksys WRT54GS

I have a Linksys router WRT54GS V1 Firmware version 4.71.4. I am having issues getting the router to allow me to use wake on lan over the internet. If I send a magic packet to the local subnet it ...
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Linksys WRT54GL - Did we get a lemon? [closed]

I've been having problems with a Linksys WRT54GL router, with latest Linksys firmware. I've read a LOT of great reviews on this model but we are having instability problems with the network. Should ...
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VMWare steals IP addresses

I'm having a peculiar problem, that I think I have narrowed down to VMware. For the past one year, every once in a while we lose internet connection and not all users (about 10 users) go down at the ...
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Internet connection very slow after Linksys configuration

We have this network setup Server1 - DHCP server, Domain Controller, AD Lease line for Internet connection From lease line to Linksys router (we dont use wireless though) From linksys to Netgear (24 ...
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Troubleshoot intermittent router DNS problem

I'm hoping one of the many network gurus here can help me with a problem that just started to happen on our office network. We have a Linksys RV082 router; short description of the problem is that ...
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What is a “Dead loop on virtual device” and how do I fix it?

I just recently got a new router from Cisco/Linksys which is the RVS4000. I keep getting messages in the log saying “Dead loop on virtual device sit1, fix it urgently!” but I’m not sure what it means ...
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Bypassing the need for BIND9 and using my Ubuntu Server as internet gateway?

I'm not a complete newbie to networking but at the same time I've never attempted to do what I'm trying to do here. I have Ubuntu Server (almost fresh install) box connected to a Linksys E3000 ...
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What is the difference between Firmware v 1.3.7.2 and 4.0.0.07?

I got a RV042 (v1.2) and tried flashing 4.0.0.07; After some research I found out that the current firmware version is only flashable on v3 hardware. Does anybody know what the difference is/where ...
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Pinging DHCP clients by name

The office has a small LAN, composed by a Linksys WRT54G2 sharing a DSL connection, a hub, and several wired and wireless clients. DHCP is enabled in the Linksys. The DHCP clients table shows the ...
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LinkSys RV042 Dual WAN Router: Utilize backup link in Smartlink mode

I have a LinkSys RV042 Dual Wan Router in my office. I am using it in smartlink mode, so that when primary fails, the backup link takes over. The problem is that backup link is highly ...
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DHCP and ip assignment with VoiP

We just added a Cisco SPA122 ATA with Router to our network, it will be used for our paging system (an amplifier/speakers). We are having a hard time getting it work. Well until we found out the ip ...
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Setting up QuickVPN clients with a Cisco small office router and getting a message indicating I must change the router's internal addressing scheme

I have a Cisco RV110W small office router (this configuration process is common to many Linksys/Cisco routers) and I am trying to define QuickVPN clients. When add a client of type "QuickVPN" the ...
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Does the Cisco SPA range of phones work with CallManager/CME?

I have about 15 phones and am looking to upgrade from asterisk to an all Cisco solution. Do we need to replace the phones as well?
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220 **** smtp banner while telnet mail server on a Windows XP , hmail server linksys WRT120 n router

we have setup server ,mail server using HMail server and oyr RDNS / PTr is also solved but when do smtp test from mxtoolbox.com we are getting 220 *** kind of message. our server configuration : ...
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How to monitor internet traffic on a Linksys E3000 router [closed]

I just got optical fiber installed in my place which gives me great download speeds. Now my ISP has a monthly download limit of 120GB, after that I gotta pay overages. Now my setup is like this: ...
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Linksys SRW2024 switching/backplane capacity

I have one of these switches. Its switching capacity is rated as 48Gbps non-blocking, which I suppose is a "marketing trick" made of 24-port 1Gbps on full-duplex. If I understand correctly this means ...