Gateway is a computer networking term. A gateway allows two or more computers to connect to the internet at the same time. While doing so, only the gateway's IP address will be visible externally. The other computers will be *hidden* behind the gateway.

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What's the difference between “default gateway” and “preferred DNS server”?

TCP/IP Properties of a network connection in Windows Server 2003 has two different options, "Default gateway" and "Preferred DNS server".
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What does “On-link” mean on the result of “route print” command?

I'm using Windows 7. When I type "route print" under command prompt, I get a IPv4 Route Table with several "On-link" values under the Gateway column. For example, like this one: IPv4 Route Table ...
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(Sort of) bridge superhub with netgear router WGR614V9

I've got a virgin super hub (sigh), and a netgear WGR614V9 plugged into eachother. They form two separate networks in the house. The WGR614V9 has a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 and the superhub has a ...
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How can I ping via an alternate gateway?

Our network has two modems, each one hidden behind a router. The primary router is on 10.1.1.1, the backup router is on 10.1.1.2, and are both configured to the 10.1.1.0/24 subnet. Both routers have ...
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SCP through SSH gateway connection

My network layout is something like this: Now Alice has access to SSH gateway (just gateway from now on) with: ssh alice@external.ip and the authorized keys file on the gateway looks like this ...
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maillist to (local) NNTP server gateway [closed]

Does anybody know a maillist to (local) NNTP gateway software? Some maillist systems like Mailman provide to interface the maillist they manage with (a) NNTP (system). This of course can be configured ...
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Iptables port mapping from two PCs to one

We have 3 PCs, two of it are connected to internet (both of it have 2 NIC) PC1: eth0 - 1.0.0.1 (external IP) eth1 - 172.16.0.1 (internal IP) PC2: eth0 - 1.0.0.2 (external IP) eth1 - 172.16.0.2 ...
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VirtualBox: VPN networking test environment

I want to setup VirtualBox instances of Ubuntu guest to make a VPN test network. The host is Windows 7 Ultimate. My hope is to setup a VirtualBox instance which represents a gateway for the test ...
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Why there is only one Default Gateway?

I am novice in networking trying to figure how multiple network interfaces work. My doubt is when there are two or more NIC's on a machine, what is the meaning of default gateway present in the ...
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High latency/ping to local gateway WHILE STREAMING [wireless]

Recently I've become fed up with my wireless internet and want to identify the problem. I don't have a patch cord yet to test a direct connection but so far every computer I've tested has reported ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 using VPN gateway by default?

Yes, I am aware of this question. However, I have tried following the answers to the question, and they don't work for me. If I uncheck "Use default gateway on remote network", RDP simply refuses to ...
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How do I use a virtualbox guest machine as a gateway?

I have a certain problem. I am working on an Ubuntu machine, but I have to use a windows 2003 server guest to connect to a Stonegate VPN to be able to manage our client's website. I have already ...
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Linux: multiple network connections - 3G/4G / Wifi / LAN / etc; how can i set a preferred network connection to use?

I've been looking at how I can setup a laptop that has multiple network interfaces, but a problem exists if all the connections are active, i.e. 3G, WiFi and LAN are all connected, I would like it to ...
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Setting multiple gateway for internet connection

In our office we have windows xp and 8 pc connected in network.We are using about 4 internet connections. But in pc only one default gateway is set.But if one internet connection is failed then ...
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2 Gateways on same network for internet

I study in a college where different hostels have different gateways to connect to the internet. Also they are on the same network. My config: ip: 172.x.136.y subnet: 255.255.252.0 gateway: ...
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IP tables gateway

I am trying to make an iptables gateway. I ordered 3 dedicated server from my hosting company all with dual nics. One server has been given all the ip addresses and is connected directly to the ...