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  1. Vpn through 2nd Router

    Networking Support
    Hi there I wish to set up a second router after the usual one from my isp, that runs a vpn connection, but I'm having some trouble with the settings.. So I have my normal router, from my isp with the ip address 192.168.1.1 and a dhcp. Plugged in to this router I have another one, which shall...
  2. Dead Zones (Mesh or Extender)

    Modems/Cable/DSL/Satellite
    I have been having lots of issues lately with my internet and have lots of questions. // My current setup is a Spectrum 150mbs plan with a Nighthawk AC1750 in our office space on the main floor. My setup unfortunately is across the house upstairs. I have messed with internet range extenders of...
  3. RT AC68U Firmware update issue. Just asks to log in and nothing changes

    Modems/Cable/DSL/Satellite
    Hi, Trying to update firmware of this router, I tried automatic update through the GUI, but It doesn't work. Same for manual by downloading the latest firmware on the ASUS website. It just says "wait applying settings" (paraphrase) and then asks me to log in again. It then ceases to detect...
  4. RT-AC88U router ethernet ports not working properly

    Networking Support
    Hi all. I have a RT-AC88U router and a couple of days ago port number 8 stopped working. The cable that was plugged into this port went to the PC I am currently using. I rebooted the router using the reboot button on router.asus.com and it wasn't fixed. So, I swapped the cable with another cable...
  5. How to setup two routers from one fiber connection plan?

    Networking Support
    After a decade of using ADSL/landline broadband, I'm finally fed up and moving to use the fiber connection. I'm getting 10 times more speed for the same amount. But I'm naive about how it works and I don't expect my ISP to be a big help. This fiber connection is provided by our local cable...
  6. The Next Generation of eero

    Networking Support
    A good friend of mine just recently moved house and he was troubled about the new house’s lack of networking cabling. His initial thought was to run new networking cable all over the house. He wanted cable access in centralized rooms, to which he could install a network switch and run more...
  7. A Guide To Port Forwarding

    Networking Support
    What Is Port Forwarding? Port forwarding is an instruction given to your router which tells it what it should do when it receives a packet from the internet addressed to port X, which under normal circumstances would be dropped by the router. Do I need to port forward? If you are running an...
  8. How to monitor my wireless network on Linux pc?

    Linux Support
    I recently upgraded my wired only modem to modem+wireless router. [off topic: this solved my year old browsing problem. Before I couldn't visit certain sites from new versions of Linux distros. I found out that was because my old modem was in bridged mode. I set the new one to pppoe and the...
  9. What's The Best Router...the Final Update!

    Networking Support
    Well, it has been a couple of months now since I have blogged on  What’s the Best Router….an update ……The D-Link router has been returned to the Vendor which was a hassle free experience. It is now time to give my final update and progress of my new Netgear Dual-Band router. So far it is...
  10. How to Setup a Third Party router using the Orange Broadband Service

    Networking Support
    Do you use Orange Broadband service using a Livebox or Siemens Router supplied to you by Orange? Do you wish to use a third party router such as Dlink, Linksys, Netgear or Buffalo which have more great and useful features such as QOS, NAS, Print Server and HD video streaming capabilities? The...
  11. Configuring an AP or Client Bridge Router Behind a Firewall or Security Appliance

    Networking Support
    This tutorial can be utilized in a business network environment. This is based on my knowledge of how to configure a Buffalo AP (Access Points)/Bridge Router (other Brands and Models of AP/Bridge Routers may have some similar features) that’s connected behind a Sonicwall TZ 210 or any...
  12. What’s the Best Router….an update…

    Networking Support
    I have blogged on ‘ What’s the Best Router ’ on April 1st 2012 and I want to give an update regarding my recent experience with the D-Link DIR 655 Router. The setup took me only 10 minutes, without any help from the CD installation that came with the router. The performance was much greater and...
  13. What's the Best Router?

    Networking Support
    Selecting the right router and what’s applicable for your network can be difficult. It can depend on your ISP and the type of Broadband (DSL/ADSL, Fiber, Cable or Satellite) connection you have; some can behave differently than others. I hear this all the time and have been often asked the same...
  14. How to Setup a D-Link Router

    Networking Support
    In this Tutorial we will be using a D-Link DIR 655 wireless router connected to a Charter Communications Cable Modem. We will not be using the D-Link installation CD, but will instead manually configure the router. To begin, connect a patch network cable between the Modem’s port and the...
  15. How to Power Cycle Your Broadband Devices

    Networking Support
    If you are experiencing network connection issue - wired or wireless, a simple Power Cycle will often correct the problem to refresh the network electronic devices and reinitialize their configuration and also help to recover from a hang or crash state. For Broadband or DSL connection with a...
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