Any networking experts here? My company of 15-20 people is about to move into a new office from old, shared space where all IT was taken care of. I've been put in charge of the phone and networking in the new place. [more inside]
posted by jenmcee
on Jan 29, 2014 -
As an organization that provides free wifi to our guests we would love to be able to track the number and duration of the wireless sessions in our facility.
Just as importantly, we'd like to be able to track these statistics as easily as possible, e.g., with a log that's emailed daily, or with an interface that lets you query data for a particular time period. [more inside]
posted by woodman
on Nov 25, 2013 -
Having acquired a couch on which to sit and an 8 bit Nintendo to play whilst sitting on said couch, my girlfriend and I are now getting audio and network stuff. Please help us fill in the gaps! [more inside]
posted by monocultured
on May 29, 2012 -
Calling all network nerds: How do I make my WRT54G2 (w/ DD-WRT) talk to my Tenda W268R? [more inside]
posted by richrad
on Jan 6, 2011 -
My Linksys T-mobile HiPort Wireless Router is sporadic and weird with my MacBook Pro 2007 Santa Rosa's wireless networking. What's the ideal way to fix this? Or should I get a new router? And what will we do when our contract is up and T-mobile shuts down the landline? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim
on Oct 24, 2010 -
I live in a student co-op with 17 people, and i have unofficially become the person in charge of improving the internet for our house. I'm looking for advice on how to optimize our setup. Technical details lie within. [more inside]
posted by cognitio
on Oct 8, 2010 -
What is the difference between an Apple Airport Express
Base Station, and an Airport Extreme
Base Station? I have a tiny 500-square foot apartment. All I want is to be able to surf the web wirelessly. Can I go with the cheaper Express Base Station? Why is one cheaper than the other (in other words, what can the Extreme do that the Express cannot)?
posted by invisible ink
on Sep 13, 2009 -
Networking newbie question: how do I set up a Cisco router-based VPN between three sites, such that each can treat the other as if it were on the same LAN? [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea
on Jul 29, 2009 -
My router (I think) keeps getting in the way of me and my internet! When I click on links, the browser will instead ask me to log into my router—the address bar reads http://192.168.1.254/testRouter?clear. [more inside]
posted by reductiondesign
on May 25, 2009 -
I have two routers, one wired one wireless. The wired router is connected to the internet and the wireless router is connected to the wired router. My iPhone and MacBook are both connected to the internet via the wireless router and in turn the wired router. I'm trying to get them to see each other. How? [more inside]
posted by anglaise
on Aug 19, 2008 -
What's a safe setting for transmit power in milliwatts for a Linksys WRT54G? It's default is 42- I'd like to bump it but not burn the router out. Max is 251.
posted by xmutex
on Apr 19, 2008 -
If two computers are connected to the same wireless router, what would make one faster? [more inside]
posted by dpx.mfx
on Mar 16, 2008 -
How do I configure a second wireless router as a wireless access point, and have computers on both routers talk to each other? [more inside]
posted by psmealey
on Jan 12, 2007 -
Computer question: How is it possible for my computer and various p2p/network game apps to communicate with the Internet when it's obvious that all my ports are closed? [more inside]
posted by zek
on Nov 21, 2006 -
What type of router typically has a gateway of 10.1.9.1, I'm used to seeing the typical router use 192.168.*.* but I'm trying to figure out what routers the local apartment unit is using to run their wireless.
posted by skEwb
on Jan 30, 2006 -
Are there any inexpensive home routers with support for traffic shaping? I'm willing to load third-party firmware as long as it's stable and cheap. [more inside]
posted by Eamon
on Jul 23, 2005 -
I have a Linksys WRT54G router that has some third party firmware installed on it. It no longer works, so I want to replace it with the original Linksys firmware or something better
. [more inside]
posted by bering
on May 8, 2005 -
So I just set up a wireless router in our house, but something's awry. We have two wired connections--one PC and one XBox Live--and one wireless Apple laptop. If the XBox is off, the PC has a fine connection, but if the XBox is connected, the PC gets a spotty connection at best, and usually can't connect at all. The laptop connects wirelessly with no problem regardless of the other things. Can anyone tell me 1. why the XBox would kill the PC connection and 2. how to fix it? [more inside]
posted by The Michael The
on Dec 25, 2004 -
I have an acquaintance who wants to put an wireless router in her mobile home (aluminum skinned trailer, just so there's no confusion) and access it from her Mother's trailer across the street. It's only about 50' but there's a narrow street in between so a long Cat5 won't work.
A mutual acquaintance is saying that this just won't work because the aluminum skins of the two trailers will suck up all those lovely radio waves.
Anyone have experience with WiFi in this type of situation (mobile home, RV, etc) and what kind of signal she's going to get. Are we going to need repeaters in the windows to get this to work at all or will a 802.11g router and a good card in the laptop going to get a decent signal.
Please, no trailer jokes. These are small-town folks, they have a good life but not a lot of money.
posted by m@
on Nov 12, 2004 -
I am taking a brain-painful networking class (hint: it's all about the routers
, baby!) and the studying is intense. It's hard, but I'm holding my own. I see questions here on AskMe that bring really cool answers from lots of folks, with a lot of repeat answerers, which leads me to ask, How Did You Learn What You Know About Computers/the Internet? Was it in school? Did you apprentice with someone who had m4d sk1lz? Did you teach yourself? Other?
posted by Lynsey
on Oct 11, 2004 -
Suppose you have a DSL modem with a computer running XP coming out of it, with a printer attached. Two other machines coming out of the DSL modem can of course see the printer just fine. However, there is also a router coming out of the modem (don't ask), and none of the machines coming out of the router can see the printer. Is there any way to make them able to use that printer?
posted by GriffX
on Jun 3, 2004 -
The power adapter (Linksys Power Adapter AD 9/1C) for my Linksys router died last night. I discovered that the obvious places (like Radio Shack) don't carry AC power adapters. Where does one go for a replacement?
Input: 120V, 60Hz, 18W
Output: 9VAC, 1000mA
posted by BobJordan
on Feb 3, 2004 -
I'm helping some friends of mine set up a small house network with a cable router. They have two PC's running XP and an Imac with 96MB RAM, OS 8.1.
I do not know much at all about Macintosh computers, and I couldn't find any info regarding the ability to see files on the network, cross platform. I basically want to have access to the music files on one of the PCs from the Imac. [more inside]
posted by Keyser Soze
on Jan 6, 2004 -