Can a router be used as a network hub?

Answer In most cases, it is possible to use a router as a network hub. Most routers have an Ethernet hub/switch built in; by changing its settings, a router can be "dumbed down" to use only that functiona... Read More »

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Can a wireless router be used as a network bridge?

A network bridge connects two or more networks to a local area network (LAN). Rather than having a room hardwired, a wireless router can be used to connect one network to another through airwaves t... Read More »

Which command is used to back up the active configuration file from a router to a network server?

To back up the active (running) configuration from a router to a network server, run a TFTP on the server. The IOS command to back up the running config is "copy running-config tftp." Your router w... Read More »

How do I add a wireless router to an existing wired home network router?

Disconnect Wired RouterDisconnect the wired router. Remove its power source, then pull all Ethernet wires out from the slots on the back. Keep these wires in the same order for when you connect the... Read More »

How can I fix my router/network?

Unless you have the router connected to a power surge unit, that power outage/spike may have damaged the circuit inside the router. You can try a couple of things. The most simple is just to discon... Read More »