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My setup includes:

  1. Cisco router

  2. An i-7 PC running windows

  3. A laptop with high speed wifi nic, which I want to check its throughput.

I would like to run an FTP server on the PC. I would like to have the PC create its own subnet accessible via the cisco router that would be hooked directly to the PC's nic.

From the laptop I want to connect via wifi to the PC's wireless router and connect to the ftp server on the PC.

  1. is it possible?
  2. how do i connect the router to the PC nic and make it broadcast a subnet via wifi for my laptop to connect to?
  3. how do i configure an FTP server to operate only on this subnet?

The laptop doesn't need to have internet access, just intranet to PC's FTP server.

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closed as too broad by Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, Moses, Tog, Shekhar, Excellll Oct 31 '13 at 16:27

There are either too many possible answers, or good answers would be too long for this format. Please add details to narrow the answer set or to isolate an issue that can be answered in a few paragraphs.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Are you asking how to connect the laptop using CAT5 cable to the router? You need to clarify your question. – Ramhound Oct 30 '13 at 10:58
I want to connect the router to the PC with cable. and connect over IP to the PC as server – 0x90 Oct 30 '13 at 11:59
The Intranet or Internet address of the wired computer? – Ramhound Oct 30 '13 at 12:10
Edited the question... @Ramhound – 0x90 Oct 30 '13 at 13:44
Your edit didn't provide any clarification to the actual question nor did you address my question at all. – Ramhound Oct 30 '13 at 13:47