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28 views

If I enable bandwidth control on my wifi router can I handle more connections reliably?

I have a small router (TP-Link TL-WR841N) bandwidth is 300 Mbps. With default settings it cannot handle more than 10 connections without choking and kicking people out. Theoretically, however, it can ...
0
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5answers
203 views

Static ip using a router and DHCP [closed]

I have been trying to understand and achieve assigning a static IP address to my machine, while being connected to a router (WiFi) and using DHCP. My scenario is thus simple, but I think I missing ...
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1answer
94 views

Wireless router URL redirection [closed]

I'm trying to "filter" explicit URLs (+18/21) from network traffic and redirect to another website. I have physical access to router inside my home, computer and router local web-access, which let's ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

USB hub or wirless router for synchronizing up to 50 tablets in charging cart

We are building a cart to secure and charge up to 50 Nexus 7 tablets. The tablets need to synchronize databases nightly. Range will not be an issue as the tablets will all be within about 5' of the ...
1
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2answers
49 views

Restrict access to service to WiFi users

I would like to restrict access to a cloud service based on the network where the requests are coming from. I have control over both the network, and the cloud service receiving requests from within ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Connect Multiple Networks Wirelessly [closed]

I have a home network using a router to connect computers both wirelessly and with network cables. I also have another separate network about 10m away from my home network that is networked via ...
0
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3answers
46 views

s/m business wifi access [closed]

At the moment my company is aiming to split offices. We are in a business park and remaining in the same building, this is only temporary, but several of us are moving into a smaller office about ...
0
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5answers
131 views

Giving an IP address outside the network to the router to safely make it a switch?

In our office, all machines use IP address 192.168.0.x with subnet mask 255.255.255.0, the network setup is as below: We only had routerA before. But since its wireless signal is too weak (much ...
0
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2answers
85 views

2 WAN with separate routers, but need to be same network

My office has a 100mbps fibre internet and we connect all devices to it via a Netgear WNR3500L. I am thinking of subscribing to another 200mbps with another ISP (because the current ISP does not have ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

Blocking WhatsApp and other IM traffic

In my office, I have set up a linux machine as router and provide internet connectivity to all clients. Behind this linux router I have set up a cisco wireless router, with which I have made internet ...
2
votes
0answers
293 views

Wireless router country codes: what issues can these actually cause?

Running the network diagnostics tool on my Mac, I get a messaging about "Conflicting Country Codes" stating that: "A nearby wireless router has been detected which is identifying itself as ...
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votes
1answer
99 views

Why Might My Office Network Have Two Routers? [closed]

I am no network admin. But I am the in-house IT guy for a small firm with, what appears to be, a fairly complex office network. The network has two routers, the first goes into the network through a ...
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votes
1answer
275 views

How do routers combine WAN and LAN traffic (packet data over wifi and ethernet)? [closed]

In my office, we have a leased line connection which is shared by some 20 users over wi-fi. This causes congestion on the router's end, resulting in slow speed due to high packet drops (and consequent ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Wireless Clients unable to connect to internet

Our small office network consists of 2 windows 2008 servers, and 14 workstations (8 running windows 7 and 6 running windows xp) and 1 router(wired/wireless). The main server has DHCP, DNS, Active ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

Add Access Point to Sonicwall TZ100

I have a SonicWall TZ-100 configured with two private networks, 192.168.1.x LAN and 192.168.10.x WLAN. The WLAN is bridged to the WAN so traffic goes direct out through the WLAN and never access our ...
3
votes
2answers
215 views

Wifi performance is slow only when there are multiple radios in one router

I have a wireless network setup like this: Laptop \ | Wifi Router A | Wifi Router B | Wifi Router C | \ | / \ | / \ | / ...
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votes
1answer
30 views

using 2 wireless routers to connect to 1 internet connection [closed]

I have 8 computers and two 4 port wireless routers. I want to be able to have all the computers to be connected via eithernet.1 router will be in one room with a cable modem with 4 computers ...
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votes
2answers
1k views

How to create a public hotspot [closed]

I hope this question is appropriate for this forum. I am looking to create a public hotspot for a restaurant, where the access to the internet is restricted until the user has registered through a ...
29
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4answers
2k views

Our wi-fi at work is ridiculously slow, will adding more range extenders improve it?

At work, we have two wireless networks (e.g., Work1 Work2); the Work2 is used downstairs and Work1 is used upstairs. However, both are notoriously slow. The connection is better when we are wired in, ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How to setup completely wireless network to retrieve data

I have a situation and I'm not sure the best way (or at least the terminology) to find a solution. There are four rooms that CANNOT have any cabling run into them from the outside. There are 4 ...
0
votes
1answer
162 views

Belkin Router - Static IP with Class B IP (128 range)

We currently have three Belkin routers which we use as access points... they each have a static IP setup in the "use as access point" page in the 128 range and work great. (I just took over this ...
0
votes
1answer
321 views

Can a wireless router identify “clients” that are within range but NOT connected? [closed]

The results of my searches have not been able to say that it is possible to get a mac address of devices that are within the range of a wireless router. Can someone confirm whether or not this is ...
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votes
1answer
122 views

Improving Wireless Router Performance [closed]

I bought an Asus RT-N53 wifi router, and I'm having nightmarish performance issues with it. I have WPA2/AES encryption enabled, and I can connect to it from from an Ubuntu 12.04 laptop, but after a ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

Mikrotik API reference for `passthrough=no`

In several parts of the Mikrotik API Manual there are references to the passthrough=no and passthrough=yes. e.g.,: Manual: Transparent Traffic Shaper Manual: "/ ip firewall mangle" But nowhere have ...
3
votes
1answer
257 views

Wireless Access Point connection benefits over Wireless Routers

While I was doing research on wireless connection limits, I stumbled upon this question. Zypher's answer seems to suggest connection capacity benefits of wireless access points over wireless routers. ...
1
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0answers
100 views

Macintosh computers cannot connect to router unless we re-start the modem and router [closed]

We have a small office network with DSL and a Netgear WNR-2000 wireless router acting as a DHCP server. There are nine devices connected to the router, wirelessly and wired. Whenever a Mac computer ...
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votes
1answer
269 views

wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
-1
votes
1answer
53 views

Wifi Signal Strengths [closed]

I hope that I have asked this question in the right topic. Basically I use BT (In the U.K.) and I have problems with my router receiving a weak signal in certain rooms of the house, which, therefore ...
0
votes
1answer
925 views

two computers on same network cannot ping eachother nor view NetBios resources [closed]

I'd like to find out the problem of my network configuration I have network configuration is like in this diagram: The problem is between laptop1 and laptop2. At first I thought it was samba ...
1
vote
1answer
912 views

Users not getting ip when connected through wifi,but wired connection getting ip in ddwrt router

I am having DD-WRT v24-sp2(05/08/11) running on Asus RT n 13 u B1 router,with dhcp on. But users not able to connect through wifi...its showing obtaining ip address and disconnects there after. ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

Multiple Routers, Failover, DHCP and multiple gateways. NOT WAN-failover

I've had a look around google and this forum but could not find an answer to my question. So probably one of you can help me a little. My intended setup is: Router R1: wan connection to isp. ...
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votes
1answer
108 views

What would cause a wired vs wireless speed difference of 16mbps vs 9 mbps? [closed]

Tested via speedtest.net I've set my wireless router to be b/g/n mode (there's no n-only mode on my router). And I am using a USB stick (N, not G) on on PC and an internal wireless on another ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Cannot access LAN Printer

Environment: I have a Brother 7360N Network Printer connected to a TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. My desktop, running Windows 8 is connected to the TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. A ...
13
votes
5answers
2k views

How can I split my personal network (with WIFI) from my office network?

I work from my home home office and have a VPN router to my company. I share the same network for my personal and office use. I have a WiFi Access Point, I don't want access to any of my company ...
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votes
2answers
68 views

How do i create a 'layer' in between my router and a user connecting to it [closed]

Like when you go to starbucks the first thing you see if you go to their wifi is "Welcome to starbucks, please accept our terms". Or also at most airports, it makes it impossible to surf until you ...
2
votes
1answer
117 views

Accessing WRT54G admin through WET610N bridge

I am using a WRT54G router to host a few computers and servers. I have another computer that is wired to a wireless bridge, which is a WET610N. How do I access the admin page of my WRT54G through my ...
0
votes
1answer
258 views

Extending the wired internal network to wireless by using PoE Access Points

Today we're running a Mikrotik 1100AHx2 at our office where we've four floors on different subnets. Now I'm looking in to setting up a Wireless network spanning across these floors using Access ...
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votes
2answers
383 views

How to create a separated network to customers only?

I work in a company where we have a network ethernet and wi-fi, we would like to create a network where our customers could access our network but don't have access to our computer network. This ...
0
votes
2answers
324 views

PCs with Wired Connection Keep Losing Internet Connectivity

I have a U-verse ATT DSL Internet at our church building. Recently, any computer that is plugged into the network via Ethernet keeps losing its internet connectivity. The setup is from the Modem to a ...
1
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0answers
127 views

Router Range Calculations [closed]

I'm relatively new to ServerFault, so I'm hesitant to ask what I KNOW is a dumb question, but this is bugging the hell out of me. AmpedWireless has announced a new router, the R20000G, that boasts ...
0
votes
1answer
421 views

Wireless internet router keeps dropping out [closed]

I've got a problem with my wireless router at home. It is a BT ADSL line (8mbit) (though we usually get 5mbit). We're using a Belkin N wireless modem router There are at any one time between 1 and 6 ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

Playing hd video from a server to 10 android tablets in LAN via wi-fi

I am working on a project where I will have 10 android tablets and a server with videos in 720p quality. All of these will be in the same LAN. I want to be able to play videos from this server on the ...
1
vote
2answers
513 views

PC can access another LAN devices's embedded web server when wired to router/switch, but not over WiFi

For work, I have designed a hardware 'box' (actually an industrial control gizmo) which has an embedded web server for the purpose of configuration (much like a regular domestic Internet router has a ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Bridging DSL wifi router to a PacketCable modem [closed]

I used to use a DSL based Internet connection (an AirLive WT-2000ARM). Recently I changed my Internet connection and it is now provided through PacketCable. The provider gave a modem for it (Thomson ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Hardware Recommendation - Consumer Grade Wireless Router that is capable of routing to two separate networks from a single connection [closed]

I need to purchase a wireless router for an end user which is capable of routing between the public internet and our internal intranet depending on the traffic request. Basically, I need the router ...
0
votes
2answers
79 views

How to change default settings of linksys or other router? [closed]

The problem is that after power outage the router sometimes loses its configuration. Is there a way to store settings so they will survive any power outage? Or do you know any routers that by default ...
1
vote
4answers
360 views

WiFi - Slow transfer speeds in high density area [closed]

I am using 802.11g in my apartment block. There must be many tens of WiFi networks that my laptop detects. My issue here is that my transfer speed over my WiFi network is topped to 1 MB/s... O_O !! ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

WiFi Hotspot Security / Payments [closed]

I'm setting up a local coffee shop network-And we need to display a terms of service / authentication screen before they can connect to internet. Internet --> PC/SERVER --> Wireless Router Then ...
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votes
1answer
533 views

How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? [closed]

How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? Only through wifi, so people shouldn't access it. I'll be appreciated if you can help me
2
votes
1answer
860 views

Does there exist a short range wireless router, or are all 2dBi?

When I look at specs for wireless routers, then I either can't find the signal strength or it is 2dBi per antenna. I am looking for a short range (low antenna dBi) and low throughput (transmitted ...